Five Things Friday event calendar — Aug. 5

Happy First Friday of August!

Art & Art Exhibits

1. Hand-Sculpted Mermaid Broach

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
Where: Thousand Island Arts Center, 314 John St., Clayton
What: With Marla Niederer. This one-day class focuses on using tube watercolors and watercolor pencils to create skin tone and facial coloration on a needle-sculpted cloth doll head.
Cost: $95; members, $85.50
INFO: 686-4123;

Friday / Clayton

2. Juried Art and Craft Fair

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society Museum, 30950 Route 180, Stone Mills
What: Includes arts and crafts displays and wares for sale; food available on site
Cost: $5; children 11 and younger, free
INFO: 658-2353 or

Friday & Saturday / Stone Mills

3. Stained Glass 101

When: 10 a.m. Sunday
Where: Thousand Island Arts Center, 314 John St., Clayton
What: Includes living history demonstrations and military tacticals.
Cost: $135; members, $121.50
INFO: 686-4123;

Sunday / Clayton

4. Deborah Dudley’s ‘Brain Candy’

When: All Weekend (exhibit runs through Sept. 9)
Where: SLC Arts Gallery in Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St., Potsdam
What: “Brain Candy” is a series that removes photography from the social media context and examines it in an art context.
Cost: Free
INFO: 265-6860 or

All Weekend / Potsdam

5. Beth & Bill Monroe: Shared Images

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (Exhibit runs through Sept. 20.)
Where: Thousand Island Arts Center, 314 John St., Clayton
What: Beth Munro is a celebrated still life, abstract and landscape painter whose work has been exhibited throughout New England. Alongside her pieces is the photography of Bill Munro, who has a keen eye for capturing the beauty of our region’s wildlife.
Cost: $5; members are free.
INFO: 686-4123;;

All Weekend / Clayton


1. Lady Antebellum

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, 600 William T. Fields Drive, Watertown
What: Car-Freshner/F.X. Caprara Kia/Chrysler 2016 Summer Concert Series presented by DPAO and Watertown Savings Bank benefitting DPAO
Cost: $68, standing general admission
INFO: 1 (800) 533-2859; 782-0044 or

Friday / Watertown

2. Double Barrel Blues Band

When: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: The Double Barrel Blues Band, a four-piece modern blues group from Syracuse is known for its aggressive guitar and authentic blues sounds. The double guitar sound incorporates a blend of traditional and rock tones. Sponsored by the Sackets Harbor Historical Society.
Cost: Free
INFO: 646-2321 or

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

3. Music in the Vineyard

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday
Where: Venditti Vineyards, 42780 New Connecticut Road, Theresa
What: Live music in the vineyard with Jourdan Irene & David Michael. Sit back with a bottle of wine and enjoy the evening. Craft beer, sangria, and snacks also available. Children are welcome.
Cost: Free
INFO: 287-0500 or

Friday / Theresa

4. Neighborhood Rednecks concert

When: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Pine Grove Community Church, corner of Pine Grove and Austin roads, Watson
What: Band members are: Brent Walsemann, fiddle and banjo; Kevin Walsemann, rhythm guitar; Harvey Reape, juice harp; Jim Hoch, guitar; Loren Hoppel, rhythm guitar, Bob (Zeke), mandolin; Bill and Kevin Meyer, guitar; Lindsay McNeily, fiddle and vocals; and newest member, Kailyn Hammond, vocals.
Cost: Free admission. Hamburgers, hot dogs, cookies, chips and drinks to buy; 50-50 raffle. Money raised is used for maintenance and upkeep of the Pine Grove Church.
INFO: 376-3841

Saturday / Watson

5. Old Time Fiddle Concert

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Pavilion, 1121 Comins Road, Osceola
What: Featuring Sheena Sullivan Britton.
Cost: Free
INFO: 599-7009 or

All Weekend / Osceola

Out & About

1. 52nd annual Antique Boat Show and Auction

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday
Where: Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary St., Clayton
What: 52nd annual Antique Boat Show and Auction — complete daily schedule online at
Cost: Friday or Saturday, $15; Sunday, $14; children 7 to 17 Friday or Saturday, $10; children 7 to 17, Sunday $8; children 6 and younger or active and retired military, free; three-day pass, $30; children’s three-day pass, $20; Saturday-Sunday pass, $25; children’s Saturday-Sunday pass, $15.
INFO: Margaret Hummel, 686-4104 or

All Weekend / Clayton

2. Antwerp Old Home Day

When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Various locations in Antwerp
What: Sixth annual Renexk Starr Warz run / walk, 9 a.m., Antwerp American Legion; Antwerpian Auction, all day, American Legion; Chicken Barbecue, noon, American Legion; Frog-Jumping contest, 1 p.m.; Frozen T-shirt contest, 3 p.m.; Miss Tammy’s Fanciful Faces, face painting, 2 to 5 p.m.; Lawn Social, 3:30 p.m.; Lucky Ring Ranch Petting Zoo, 3 to 6 p.m.; Cubby T. Clown and Co., 4 to 6 p.m.; music from Russ Bridge, 4 to 6 p.m., downtown; Mr. Hoppy’s Parties and Promotions, 5 to 7 p.m.; parade, 6 p.m., Main Street; concert by Original Yanks Drum and Bugle Corps, following parade; auction drawings, 7:30 p.m., American Legion; glow party, 9 to 11 p.m., Fire Hall; dance to The Shoes, 9 p.m., American Legion.
Cost: Free admission; food and beverages available for purchase

Saturday / Antwerp

3. 3rd annual Iron Horse Day

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Railway Historical Society of Northern New York railroad depot, 9781 state Route 812, Croghan
What: Rides, historic depot tours, vendors, food, refreshments. Rides cost $10/family; $5 individual. Free tour of museum with paid ride. Vendors, food, refreshments.
Cost: Military, Railway Historical Society of NNY member and public appreciation event. Memberships available at depot. Discounts available for Rail Society members and active and retired military with valid ID; $10 families, $5 individuals to ride. Includes free museum tour.
INFO: 346-6848 or

Saturday / Croghan

4. 2nd annual Animals at the Ainsworth Memorial Library Day

When: 10:30 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library, 6064 Main St., Sandy Creek
What: Live animal demonstrations by Thompson Park Zoo, adoptable animals from United Friends of Homeless Animals, book readings, local authors.
Cost: Free
INFO: 387-3732 or

Saturday / Sandy Creek

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Where: Gouverneur and St. Lawrence County Fairgrounds, 85 E Barney St., Gouverneur
What: Grandstand events: Friday, Aug. 5: The Glorious Sons, 8 p.m. $10; Saturday, Aug. 6: Professional Tough Trucks, Quad and UTV Racing, 7 p.m. $15 adults, children 9 and younger, $10; Sunday, Aug. 7: Demolition Derby, 1 p.m. $12; children 9 and younger, $8.
Cost: $8 to $15
INFO: 287-3010 or

All Weekend / Gouverneur


1. Old Home Days

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Pulaski Historical Society Carriage House, 3428 Maple Ave., Pulaski
What: Old Home Days celebration special display that includes stories and photos from past festivities, advertisements, articles, pictures from the 1910 “Old Home Week” when the Memorial Boulder was installed and dedicated in South Park. Also, “Wedding Dresses and Organization Outfits” will be on display through the summer.
: Free and various

Friday and Saturday / Pulaski

2. Birds and Bugs at the Battlefield

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site picnic pavilion, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: Learn about insects and birds native to the area that are found on the battlefield.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

3. Climbing the Family Tree genealogy class

When: 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Henderson Historical Society, 12581 County Route 72, Henderson Harvor
What: Learn how to research your family tree with John Nichols
Cost: Free
INFO: 955-2800 or

Saturday / Henderson Harbor

4. Growin' Up With Granpa

When: 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Hammond Museum, 1 N. Main St, Hammond, Hammond
What: Children’s programs on local Main Street history
Cost: Free
INFO: 324-6628

Saturday / Hammond

5. River Keeper Training

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Save the River, 409 Riverside Drive, Clayton
What: Learn how to identify native and invasive species, pollution issues, and how to report them. Free T-shirt and River keeper identification guidebook.
Cost: Free
INFO: 686-2010 or

Saturday/ Clayton


1. Pot Roast Dinner

When: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Pillar Point Fire Station, 11430 Middle Road, Dexter
What: Dinner proceeds benefit the Pillar Point Fire Department Auxiliary
Cost: $10 adults; $7 children
INFO: 639-6080

Friday / Dexter

2. Fish Fry

When: 4 p.m. Friday
Where: John C. Londraville American Legion Post 832, 248 E. Broadway St., Cape Vincent
What: Menu: fried or boiled haddock, clam strips or chicken tenders, with coleslaw, French fries or baby browns, bread and butter. Benefits veterans’ and/or community projects and scholarships.
Cost: $10; seafood platter, $14
INFO: Pre-order: 654-2101

Friday / Cape Vincent

3. Eagles Club Cookout

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Watertown Eagles Club, 19260 U.S. Route 11, Watertown
What: Menu: Italian sausage sandwiches, cheeseburgers, hamburgers, hot dogs, salt potatoes and salad
Cost: Call for prices
INFO: 782-5495

Friday / Watertown

4. Chicken Barbecue

When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: American Legion, 1788 W. Main St., LaFargeville
What: Menu: Chicken, salt potatoes, macaroni salad, baked beans, roll, cupcake. Raffles, DJ from 2 to 5 p.m. Benefits Helen (Angus) VanTassel who was diagnosed with end stage renal disease.
Cost: Cost: $8; children 9 and younger, $4; half chicken only, $5.
INFO: Kathy Vincourt, 782-7305

Saturday / LaFargeville

5. Tug Hill Wheelers ATV Club Flea Market and chicken barbecue

When: Flea Market: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Chicken barbecue, 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: State Route 177, lot across from Louie’s, Barnes Corners
What: Tug Hill Wheelers ATV Club flea market and chicken barbecue. Rain or shine.
Cost: Varies

Saturday / Barnes Corners