Resident Life

There is a lot to do when you are a resident at Bassett whether you are single, married or married with children. Bassett holds events throughout the year geared towards helping you get to know the Bassett family as well as to stay involved. Below is a sample of the events and things to do in the area.

Bassett Resident Events

Christmas carolling at the hospital on Christmas Eve
Fernleigh Apartments yard sale
Halloween party in the Sugar Shack
Medicine vs. surgery annual softball game
Floatillas - kayaking/canoeing on Lake Otsego at night
New resident welcome barbecue
Resident goodbye dinner & awards ceremony
Surgery recruitment dinner weekend
Year-end resident party on Lake Otsego


Fun Stuff in Cooperstown

Baseball Hall of Fame
Brewery Ommegang
Clark Sports Center
Cooperstown Brewing Company
Cooperstown Farmer's Market
Cooperstown Fun Park
Fly Creek Cider Mill
Howe Caverns
Leatherstocking Railway Historical Society (Train Rides) - Great Train Robbery, Blues Express


Baseball Hall of Fame
Catskill Symphony
Cooperstown Art Association
Farmer's Museum
Fenimore Museum of Art
Glimmerglass Opera
Hyde Hall
Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center
Orpheus Theatre
Smithy Center for the Arts
Cooperstown Summer Music Festival

The Outdoors

New York State Parks

Clark Sports Center
Cross County Skiing
Downhill skiing
Floatillas - kayaking/canoeing on Lake Otsego at night
Golfing - Leatherstocking Golf Course, Meadow Links, Otsego Golf Club
Ice Skating
Water skiing


Seasonal Events

Antique shows/flea markets
Bassett New Year's Eve Gala
Boat tours on Lake Otsego
Canoe Regatta
Christmas candlelight service at the Farmer's Museum
Cooperstown Halloween parade
County fair
Farmer's Museum equestrian and livestock shows
Fourth of July fireworks over Otsego Lake
Fourth of July parade in Springfield Center
Sheep dog trials
Vintage car shows
Winter carnival

Other information:

  • Excellent local schools
  • Large cities nearby:

45 min. - Utica
1 hr - Albany
1 hr - Binghamton
1.5 hrs. - Syracuse
5 hrs - NYC
5 hrs - Boston

Cooperstown Community Profile
Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce
Otsego County Chamber of Commerce

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