Five Things Friday – May 29

Happy Friday! It’s hard to believe that May is coming to an end, and summer is almost here. Have a fun-filled weekend with friends, family and the north country.

 

Community events

1. Battle of Sackets Harbor anniversary

When: 2 p.m. Friday.
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Guided tour of battle route with War of 1812 re-enactors. Approximately 1.5 miles, 1.5 hours. Dress for weather.
Cost: Free; donations accepted.
INFO: Sackets Harbor Battlefield, 646-3634.

Friday / Sackets Harbor

2. Spring festival

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Hammond Presbyterian Church, 217 County Road 134, Hammond.
What: Includes crafters, antiques, artists, food vendors and more. Benefits church building and restoration fund.
INFO: Happily Ever After Florist, 324-6291.

Saturday / Hammond

3. Talons! Birds of Prey

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Boldt Castle.
What: Presented by Minna Anthony Common Nature Center. Master class falconers plan to lead programs. Artist, instructor and speaker Sandra Fioramonti-Sabene will lead guests in her “Drawing from Life” program.
Cost: Adults, $8.50; children ages 6 to 12, $6; ages 5 and younger, free.
INFO: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, 482-2479.

Saturday / Boldt Castle

4. Interact Against Hunger

When: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Where: Town of Clayton Cerow Recreation Park Arena, 615 E. Line Road, Clayton.
What: With Thousand Islands Interact Club and Feeding Children Everywhere. Will be hand packaging 60,000 meals that will be distributed to hungry children and families locally.
INFO: Donate online here; donations can be sent to Interact Club, P.O. Box 295, Clayton, NY 13624.

Saturday / Clayton

5. General Brown Festival

When: All weekend.
Where: Brownville.
What: Includes rummage sales, craft fair, food, rides, games, live music, fireworks and more. Full schedule can be found on event Facebook page.
INFO: General Brown Weekend Facebook page.

All weekend / Brownville

Battle of Sackets Harbor anniversary celebration is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site.

Battle of Sackets Harbor anniversary celebration is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site.

Music

1. John and Orion Kribs

When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Potsdam Public Museum, 2 Park St., Potsdam.
What: Locally renowned father and son duo play “roots” music. Cover charge benefits museum and musicians.
Cost: $10.
INFO: Museum, 265-6910.

Friday / Potsdam

2. Singer-songwriter cabaret

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: Hosted by Kate Crawford.
Cost: $10; advance, $8.
INFO: CNY Playhouse, 885-8960.

Friday / Syracuse

3. Wonderful World

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church, 5299 Jamesville Road, DeWitt.
What: With the Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus.
Cost: $20; advance, $18; students and senior citizens, $18; students and senior citizens advance, $15.
INFO: Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus.

Friday & Saturday / DeWitt

4. Trinity concert series

When: 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 227 Sherman St., Watertown.
What: Music of Gershwin and Hamlisch with pianist Thomas Pandolfi.
Cost: $14; senior citizens and military, $12; students, free.
INFO: Trinity concerts; Trinity Episcopal Church, 788-6290, ext. 3.

Saturday / Watertown

5. Professor Louie and The Crowmatix

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: With opening act The Waydown Wailers.
Cost: $20 to $30.
INFO: Clayton Opera House, 686-2200.

Saturday / Clayton

John and Orion Kribs plan to perform 7 p.m. Friday at Potsdam Public Museum.

John and Orion Kribs plan to perform 7 p.m. Friday at Potsdam Public Museum.

For sale

1. Mission Mini-Mall

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Jefferson County Fair Building, Exhibition Hall, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, 600 William T. Field Drive, Watertown.
What: Crafters, vendors, yard sales, more than 40 booths, swaps, 50/50 drawing, raffles, bake sale. Benefits Watertown Urban Mission. Hosted by Amy Raymond/Jo’s Trinkets of Hope.
Cost: Suggested donation of $2 or canned food item.
INFO: Facebook event page.

Saturday / Watertown

2. Farmers market

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Fores Park Pavilion, Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St., Lowville.
What: Opening day of the season.
INFO: Lowville Farmer’s Market Facebook.

Saturday / Lowville

3. Charity auction

When: Noon Saturday.
Where: St. Regis Falls Fire and Rescue Department, 7 N. River Road, St. Regis Falls.
What: Benefits the department and Falls Cat Palace Rescue.
INFO: 518-856-9474.

Saturday / St. Regis Falls

4. Spring indoor yard sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Henderson Fire District Building, 8939 State Route 178, Henderson.
What: Includes bake sale and lunch service.
INFO: 518-856-9474; event Facebook page.

Saturday / Henderson

5. Spring book sale

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington St., Watertown.
What: Prices range from $0.50 to $5. Sale scheduled to run through through Friday, June 12.
INFO: 785-7715, srenz-falge@ncls.org.

All weekend / Watertown

Outside

1. New York State safe boating course

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, 753 Waterman Drive, Watertown.
What: Hosted by Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. For ages 10 and older.
Cost: Boating safety certificate for ages 18 and older, $10.
INFO: 786-2671.

Saturday / Watertown

2. Family Fun 5/10K

When: 8 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Hand in Hand Early Childhood Center, 5780 Brookside Circle, Lowville.
What: Proceeds benefit children and families of Hand in Hand. To include small carnival games and refreshments. Check-in scheduled for 8 a.m.; 10K, 8:45 a.m.; 5K, 9 a.m.
Cost: $20.
INFO: Hand in Hand Center, 376-9414.

Saturday / Lowville

3. Nature hike

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, County Route 100, Fineview.
INFO: Nature center, 482-2479.

Saturday / Fineview

4. Stampede 5k and 10k Walk/Run

When: 8 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Begins at Dobisky Visitors’ Center, 100 Riverside Ave., Ogdensburg.
What: Hosted by The Frederic Remington Art Museum.
Cost: 5K, $20; 10K, $25.
INFO: Facebook event page.

Saturday / Ogdensburg

5. Primative Fire Starting and Sweat Lodge

When: 2 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Near Canton; location given with registration.
What: With Len Mackey, yoga and African music instructor at St. Lawrence University.
Cost: $24; couples, $45; students, $12.
INFO: 347-4223 or locallivingventure@gmail.com.

Saturday / Canton

Primative Fire Starting and Sweat Lodge is scheduled for 2 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday near Canton.

Primative Fire Starting and Sweat Lodge is scheduled for 2 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday near Canton.

Art of all sorts

1. Canoes To Go opening reception

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary St., Clayton.
What: Features portable and collapsible boats from 1840 through to today, and gallery of John Cooper Upham paintings, 25 pastels and gounches of 19th and 20th century ships. Exhibits slated to run through end of the season.
Cost: Museum fees.
INFO: Museum, 686-4104.

Friday / Clayton

2. Snow Queen

When:  11 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake.
What: Family show plays tribute to Hans Christian Andersen’s short story that inspired Disney’s Frozen.
Cost: General admission, $10; ages 4 and younger, free.
INFO: Theatre, 518-891-1854.

Saturday / Saranac Lake

3. Spark Series

When:  6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: WCNY Broadcast and Education Center, 415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse.
What: Features many Symphoria ensembles and musicians and showcase its musicians in a variety of formats.
Cost: $20 to $30; college students, $5; 18 years and younger, free.
INFO: Jon Garland, 299-5598; Symphoria Facebook page.

Saturday / Syracuse

4. A Musical Quilt

When: 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Park United Methodist Church, 2 Hubble St., Pulaski.
Cost: $7; senior citizens and students, $5; family, $20.
INFO: Donna Decker, 406-6901 or ddecke4@twcny.rr.com.

Sunday / Pulaski

5. Jazz vespers series

When: 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church, 5299 Jamesville Road, Syracuse.
What: Presented by CNY Jazz Central. Music from sacred and secular sources, accompanied by readings and hymns arranged in jazz styles.
Cost: Free.
INFO: CNY Jazz Central, 479-5299 or info@cnyjazz.org.

Sunday / Syracuse

A performance of Snow Queen is slated for  11 a.m. Saturday at Pendragon Theatre.

A performance of Snow Queen is slated for 11 a.m. Saturday at Pendragon Theatre.

Need more north country? Check out the Watertown Daily Times calendar for the extensive list.