Five Things Friday event calendar – Aug. 19

Happy Friday!

Out and About

1. Fort Drum Outdoor Adventure Day

When: 10 .am. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Between Great Bend and Wheeler Sack Airfield, Route 26, Fort Drum
What: The family-friendly event will provide live demonstrations and hands-on activities related to outdoor recreation and natural resources.
Cost: Free
INFO: 772-9636 or www.fortdrum.isportsman.net/outdoor-adventure-day

Saturday / Fort Drum

2. Clayton Rotary Outdoorsman Show

When: All day Saturday and Sunday
Where: Clayton Recreation Park & Area, 615 East Line Road, Clayton
What: Includes guide services, outdoor gear, decoys, leather goods and military memorabilia. The Belleville Henderson Central School Trap Shooting Team will be present as a special guest.
Cost: Adults, $5; military, $4; children under 12, free
INFO: 767-5643 or www.claytonnyrotary.com

Saturday & Sunday / Clayton

3. 26th Annual Pirate Invasion

When: All weekend
Where: Throughout Alexandria Bay
What: Includes music, exhibits, pirates, a children’s parade and games.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: www.visitalexbay.org

All Weekend / Alexandria Bay

4. Antique Raceboat Regatta

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary St., Clayton
What: Antique Raceboat Regatta
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 686-4104 or www.abm.org

All Weekend / Clayton

5. Faeland Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Arielle Acres, 2583 California Road, Gouverneur
What: Includes workshops, music, stories, crafting and a crafters circle.
Cost: $12; children under 12, free
INFO: faelandfestival.wix.com/faeland-festival

All Weekend / Gouverneur

Music

1. Cape Vincent Summer Concert Series

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent
What: Featuring The Crystal River Band
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-2481

Friday / Cape Vincent

2. Tina Turner Tribute

When: 7 and 9 p.m. Friday
Where: Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, Winter Ballroom, 873 State Route 37, Hogansburg
What: Live music by the Tina Turner Tribute band
Cost: $15
INFO: (518) 358-2222 or kathythompson@mohawkcasino.com

Friday / Hogansburg

3. Sun and Fun

When: 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Frink Park, 57 Riverside Drive, Clayton
What: Concert with Albert and Joe Bouchard. Donations collected to benefit Zenda Community Garden.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: Twyla, 783-5745

Saturday / Clayton

4. Concerts on the Waterfront

When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: Featuring Isaac Assor and David Baskeyfield
Cost: Free
INFO: Mary Jo Deans, 783-8910

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. Live Music by the Gwen Tracy Band

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday
Where: Old Forge Lakefront, Lakeview Avenue, Old Forge
What: The Summer Concert Series in Old Forge offers free concerts every Sunday at 7pm through Sept 3, 2016. Rain location is Hiltebrant Pavilion on North Street.
Cost: Free
INFO: www.OldForgeNY.com

Sunday / Old Forge

Kids Activities

1. Artful Antics Week Summer Program

When: When: All day Friday
Where: Deep Root Center for Self-Directed Learning, 2nd Floor, 7 Main Street, Canton
What: DRC offers fun, engaging activities and projects all week as well as a safe, supportive environment where kids can explore their individual interests and ideas.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 244-3034 or www.deeprootcenter.org

Friday / Canton

2. Children's Monotype Art Class

When: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: SLC Arts, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St, Potsdam
What: This class allows children to explore the methods and various techniques of monotype printing without the use of an etching press.
Cost: Members, $19; nonmembers, $24
INFO: 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org

Saturday / Potsdam

3. Family Fit 'N Fun Faire

When: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick Street, Lowville
What: The event is sponsored by Lewis County Public Health’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and hopes to promote healthy eating and active lifestyles for local families, while educating them about injury prevention and unsafe lead levels.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 376-8333 or www.lewiscountypublichealth.com

Saturday / Lowville

4. 'Working Wheels' Program for Kids

When: 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick Street, Lowville
What: Children can touch, climb on, and ask questions about a variety of working vehicles.
Cost: $5
INFO: 376-2131 or lowvillefreelibrary.org

Saturday / Lowville

5. Program for Kids: Try Karate!

When: 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
What: For kids ages 7-12
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 393-4325 or www.ogdensburgpubliclibrary.org/node/8600

Saturday / Ogdensburg

Art and Exhibits

1. Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show

When: All Day Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: From Albany to Buffalo and beyond, Central New York Watercolor Society (CNYWS) members encourage the study of watercolors and foster awareness through exhibitions and education. The works of this exhibit represent the Society’s Signature members.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

2. Ruth Clegg: Under & Over Adirondack Pond Life

When: All Day Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: From Albany to Buffalo and beyond, Central New York Watercolor Society (CNYWS) members encourage the study of watercolors and foster awareness through exhibitions and education. The works of this exhibit represent the Society’s Signature members.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

3. Art Exhibit: Deborah Dudley's 'Brain Candy' - A Collaboration

When: 9 a.m. Friday
Where: SLC Arts Gallery, Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm Street, 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 www.slcartscouncil.org

Friday / Potsdam

4. Massena Artists Open Art Show

When: All day Friday
Where: Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., Massena
What: The Massena Artists Association will host their Open Show at the Massena Public Library. The show will run from August 15 to the 26. The library is open weekdays.
Cost: Free
INFO: 265-2774 or www.massenapubliclibrary.org

Friday / Massena

5. Media Through the Ages

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: Jefferson County Historical Society, 228 Washington St., Watertown
What: An exhibit exploring more than 150 years of Newspaper, Radio and Television in Jefferson County.
Cost: $4 to $6
INFO: 782-3491 or www.JeffersonCountyHistory.org

Friday & Saturday / Watertown

Outdoors

1. Remington Museum Hosts 11th Annual Classic Golf Tournament

When: 11 a.m. Friday
Where: St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton
What: Golf tournament
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 229-5011 or www.stlawu.edu

Friday / Canton

2. Tai Chi On The Park

When: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Friday
Where: Canton Village Green, Corner of Main and Park Streets, Canton
What: No prior Tai Chi experience is expected or required. Rain location is in Canton’s First Presbyterian Church On The Park.
Cost: Free
INFO: 229-4003 or www.northcountrytaichi.com/free-summer-series.html

Friday / Canton

3. Seventh Annual Breast Cancer Tournament

When: 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: Cold Springs Golf Club, 1941 State Route 11, Mannsville
What: Charity golf tournament benefits Oswego County Cancer Services
Cost: $45
INFO: Arlene Bauer, 465-6515

Saturday / Mannsville

4. Kayaking with Molly

When: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, County Route 100, Fineview
What: Kayaking
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 482-2479

Saturday / Fineview

5. Sixth Annual Biggest Bass Fishing Tournament

When: 6 a.m. Saturday
Where: Chaumont Bay State Boat Launch, Route 12E, Chaumont
What: To benefit Blind and Visually Impaired of Jefferson County
Cost: $30
INFO: 782-2451

Saturday / Chaumont

Five Things Friday event calendar – Aug. 12

Happy Friday!

Out and About

1. 3rd Annual Clambake and Cocktails

When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary St., Clayton
What: Includes dinner buffet, beer and wine, live entertainment, live and silent auctions, and a cornhole tournament
Cost: $100
INFO: www.sunyjefferson.edu/clambake, 786-2458 or foundation@sunyjefferson.edu

Friday / Clayton

2. Wine-ding Down Summer Food and Craft Fair

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Cape Winery, 2066 Deerlick Road, Cape Vincent
What: Includes wine, food and crafts
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 654-3218 or www.thecapewinery.com

Saturday & Sunday / Cape Vincent

3. 52nd Annual Antique Show & Sale

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Clayton Recreation Park & Arena, 615 East Line Road, Clayton
What: This event features more than 50 antique dealers
Cost: $7; military, $6; children 15 and younger, free
INFO: 686-3512 or www.townofclayton.com/recreationpark.htm

Saturday & Sunday / Clayton

4. 159th Oswego County Fair

When: All Weekend
Where: Oswego County Fairgrounds, Franklin Street, Sandy Creek
What: Includes an agriculture day, senior day, children’s day, military day, and family day.
Cost: Free admission
INFO: wdt.me/2016OCFair

All Weekend / Sandy Creek

5. 26th Annual Pirate Invasion

When: All Weekend
Where: Throughout Alexandria Bay
What: Includes music, exhibits, pirates, a children’s parade and games.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: www.visitalexbay.org

All Weekend / Alexandria Bay

Music

1. Cape Vincent Summer Concert Series

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent
What: Featuring The Honey O’s
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-2481

Friday / Cape Vincent

2. Alex Bay Summer Concert Series

When: 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Bonnie Castle Resort, 31 Holland St., Alexandria Bay
What: Featuring Neil Deal, The Neil Young Tribute Band
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: www.bonniecastle.com

Friday / Alexandria Bay

3. Jack Kelley Big Band Concert

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Gazebo behind Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St., Ogdensburg
What: Music ranging from 1930’s lush big band to modern rock & pop.
Cost: Free
INFO: 600-3108 or www.facebook.com/tjkbb

Friday / Ogdensburg

4. Northern Lights Orchestra in Performance

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Donald Martin Civic Center, Pine Street, Waddington
What: Live music
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 388-5585 or dlsmith45@earthlink.net

Friday / Waddington

5. Concerts on the Waterfront

When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: Featuring Orquesta Antonetti
Cost: Free
INFO: Mary Jo Deans, 783-8910 or www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

Performance

1. Cuse Comedy Championship

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: The Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse
What: The best of our Cuse Comedy Showcases throughout the year gather for the title of the Cuse Comedy Champion.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 885-8960 or www.cnyplayhouse.com

Friday & Saturday / Syracuse

2. NCPR & ACW Present The Howl Story Slam

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Deckhand Cafe, 246 James St., Clayton
What: The Howl Story SLAM is an open microphone storytelling competition open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme, “Lesson Learned.”
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 229-5356 or www.ncpr.org/howl

Saturday / Clayton

3. The Frog Prince

When: 2 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Gouverneur High School Auditorium, 113 E. Barney St., Gouverneur
What: Produced by Missoula Children’s Theater
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 287-0524

Saturday / Gouverneur

4. The Best of Broadway

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Indian Lake Theater, 13 E. Main Street, Indian Lake
What: Hilarious skits & music by Sheldon Harnick & Charles Strouse. Part of the touring Adirondack Lakes Summer Theatre Festival.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 648-5950 or www.indianlaketheater.org

Sunday / Indian Lake

5. Shakespeare-In-The-Park: The Taming of the Shrew

When: 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Thornden Park, 201 Ostrom Avenue, Syracuse
What: Take a light-hearted, comedic romp through the ups and downs of love, class, money and wooing in 16th century Italy as the morés of society meet the affairs of the heart.
Cost: General, free; premium seating, $20
INFO: 476-1835 or http://syrsf.org/

All Weekend / Syracuse

Art

1. Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show

When: All Day Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: From Albany to Buffalo and beyond, Central New York Watercolor Society (CNYWS) members encourage the study of watercolors and foster awareness through exhibitions and education. The works of this exhibit represent the Society’s Signature members.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

2. Art Exhibit: Deborah Dudley's 'Brain Candy' - A Collaboration

When: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday
Where: SLC Arts Gallery, Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm Street, 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 www.slcartscouncil.org

Friday / Potsdam

3. Painted By The Elements

When: All Day Friday and Saturday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: An exhibition of abstract photography by award winning photographer Carl Rubino.
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday & Saturday / Old Forge

4. Finding Fibonacci

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Fibonacci 321 Art Gallery, 321 James St., Clayton
What: Works in concrete and abstract interpretations in clay, fiber, paint, wood, glass, metal, cotton and silk.
Cost: Free
INFO: 686-7069 or www.fibonacci321.com

Saturday / Clayton

5. 2016 Members' Juried Art Exhibit

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
What: This year’s exhibit has brought submissions from 66 artists, both long time members and new ones. This exhibit is centered around the theme of water.
Cost: Free
INFO: 393-2425 or www.fredericremington.org

All Weekend / Ogdensburg

Outdoors

1. Golfing for Community Action

When: 1 p.m. Friday
Where: Watertown Golf Club, 1 Thompson Park, Watertown
What: Charity golf tournament
Cost: $75; team, $100
INFO: Dawn Cole, 782-4900, ext. 250 or www.capcjc.org/golfing-for-community-action-supports-personal-care-items-for-children/

Friday / Watertown

2. Free Tai Chi On The Park

When: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Friday
Where: Canton Village Green, Corner of Main and Park Streets, Canton
What: No prior Tai Chi experience is expected or required. Rain location is in Canton’s First Presbyterian Church On The Park.
Cost: Free
INFO: 229-4003 or www.northcountrytaichi.com/free-summer-series.html

Friday / Canton

Watertown's Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, 600 William T. Field Drive, Watertown
What: Benefits the Mediation Program of Resolution Center of Jefferson and Lewis Counties
Cost: $15
INFO: www.facebook.com/events/1556247964684531

Saturday / Watertown

4. 16th Annual Dick Guyette Golf Classic

When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Cedars Golf Course, 9368 East Road, Lowville
What: Benefits Hospice of Jefferson County
Cost: $280 per team
INFO: Randy Guyette, 493-7520; Cedars Golf Course, 376-6267; Carthage VFW Post 7227, 493-0530

Saturday / Lowville

5. 11th Annual Horseshoe Tournament

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Oxbow Fire Hall, 37635 County Route 25, Oxbow
What: Registration, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; pitching begins at 12 p.m.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 287-9898 or oxbowfirelady@gmail.com

Saturday / Oxbow

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; www.tiartscenter.org

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 http://www.stonemillsmuseum.org

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; www.tiartscenter.org

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 arts@slcartscouncil.org

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; joy@tiartscenter.org; www.tiartscenter.org

All Weekend / Clayton

Music

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 www.dpao.org

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 http://sacketsharborny.com/event/2016-waterfront-concert-schedule/

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 www.vendittivineyards.com

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 www.nysotfa.com

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 www.abm.org
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 www.abm.org

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
INFO: https://www.facebook.com/events/411696032304903/

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 www.newyorktrains.com

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 www.ainsworthmemoriallibrary.org

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 www.gouverneurfair.net

All Weekend / Gouverneur

Learning

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.
Cost
: Free and various
INFO: www.facebook.com/Pulaskinewyorkoldhomedays

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
INFO: www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

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 www.hendersonhistoricalsociety.com

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 blog.savetheriver.org/?p=8762

Saturday/ Clayton

Food

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
INFO: www.tughillwheelers.com/

Saturday / Barnes Corners

Five Things Friday event calendar – July 29

Happy Friday!

Out and About

1. Classic Car Show & Craft Show

When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Throughout Chaumont
What: Includes more than 80 classic cars, an indoor auction, bake sale, petting zoo and face painting.
Cost: Free admission
INFO: Heather_jackson13@yahoo.com

Friday & Saturday / Chaumont

2. Day on the Farm

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Windsong Dairy, 20981 Fassett Road, Adams Center
What: Includes guided tours, family fun center and free samples
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: https://www.facebook.com/events/1248949648462600/

Saturday / Adams Center

3. Annual War of 1812 Living History Weekend

When: All day Saturday and Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: Includes living history demonstrations and military tacticals.
Cost: Free
INFO: www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Saturday & Sunday / Sackets Harbor

4. NYSOTFA Annual Fiddlers' Picnic Festival

When: All Weekend
Where: North American Fiddler’s Hall of Fame & Museum, 1121 Comins Road, Osceola
What: Includes fiddle and guitar workshops, a jam session and features Canadian Favorites Ivan and Vivian Hicks
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 599-7009 or lchere@hughes.net

All Weekend / Osceola

5. AmeriCU Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Columbus Circle, East Onondaga Street, Syracuse
What: The show features more than 160 artists representing 30 states and Canada. It includes art and craft exhibits and enjoy a wide variety of music, multi-cultural performances, summer refreshments, and participatory activities.
Cost: Free Admission
INFO: 422-8284 or http://downtownsyracuse.com/syracuse-arts-and-crafts-festival

All Weekend / Syracuse

Art Exhibits

1. The Friday Show

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Breakwater Gallery, 263 E. Broadway St., Cape Vincent
What: Featuring Dianne Burpee, “Northern Respite,” who works in oil and in watercolor
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-4750 or www.breakwatergallery.com

Friday / Cape Vincent

2. Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show

When: All day Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: From Albany to Buffalo and beyond, Central New York Watercolor Society (CNYWS) members encourage the study of watercolors and foster awareness through exhibitions and education. The works of this exhibit represent the Society’s Signature members.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

3. Art in Action in Clayton

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday
Where: Fibonacci 321, 321 James Street, Clayton
What: During the month of July, Fibonacci 321 artists and guests will be doing on-site demonstrations each Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 11am-2pm. The “action” will take place in front of the gallery, or inside if the weather is poor.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 686-7069 or www.fibonacci321.com

Friday / Clayton

4. 21st Dingman Point Open Art Studio Tour

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Galleries throughout Alexandria Bay
What: Meet artists and tour galleries, studios and workshops
Cost:Free
INFO: 482-5954

Saturday & Sunday / Alexandria Bay

5. 2016 Members' Juried Art Exhibit at Remington Art Museum

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
What: This year’s exhibit has brought submissions from 66 artists, both long time members and new ones. This exhibit is centered around the theme of water.
Cost: Free
INFO: 393-2425 or www.fredericremington.org

All Weekend / Ogdensburg

Music

1. Cape Vincent Summer Concet Series

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent
What: Featuring Bob Hicks
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-2481

Friday / Cape Vincent

2. Northbound in Concert

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Old Town Hall, Main St., Waddington
What: Live music
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 388-5585 or dlsmith45@earthlink.net

Friday / Waddington

3. Alex Bay Summer Concert Series

When: 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Bonnie Castle Resort, 31 Holland St., Alexandria Bay
What: Get the Led Out, The American Led Zeppelin
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: www.bonniecastle.com

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

4. 10th Mountain Division Band

When: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Visitors Center Gazebo, 301 Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: 10th Mountain Division Band concert
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 783-8910 or www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. Live Music by Kids Again

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday
Where: Old Forge Lakefront, Lakeview Avenue, Old Forge
What: The Summer Concert Series in Old Forge offers free concerts every Sunday at 7pm through Sept 3, 2016. Rain location is Hiltebrant Pavilion on North Street.
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6983 or info@oldforgeny.com

Sunday / Old Forge

Outdoors

1. 6th Annual Benefit Fishing Derby on the Black River

When: Daybreak to 3 p.m. Friday
Where: Black River, Black River, Lyons Falls to Carthage
What: Pre-register at Mud Puppy Bait Shop
Cost: Adults, $15; children, $5
INFO: 376-3047 or 408-9765

Saturday / Black River

2. 14th Annual Run for the River 5k/10k

When: 7:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Through downtown Clayton and along waterfront
What: Benefits Save the River’s advocacy, education and research programs
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 686-2010 or www.savetheriver.org/index.cfm?page=app.eventsRiverRun

Saturday / Clayton

3. Cubby Classic

When: 7:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Carlowden Country Club, 4105 Carlowden Road, Carthage
What: Benefits Copenhagen Fire Department
Cost: $50
INFO: 493-0624 or www.carlowden.com

Saturday / Carthage

4. 4th Annual Shootin' Trap for Trips

When: 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: Carthage Rod & Gun Club, 4500 Cold Spring Park Road, Carthage
What: 50 bird shoot. Ages 12 and older
Cost: $25; additional to shoot on a team, $5
INFO: 783-8935

Saturday / Carthage

5. Ives Park Concert Series MiniGolf Tournament

When: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: SwingTime Mini Golf, 7065 State Route 11, Potsdam
What: Prizes will be awarded for best overall score, most holes in 1, best musically themed team name, and most interesting uniform. Half of all proceeds support the Ives Park Concert Series.
Cost: $20 per pair
INFO: 274-0217 or swingtimeminigolf.com

Sunday / Potsdam

Performance

1. Clue: The Musical

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Bruce M. Wright Memorial Conference Center, 1291 Faichney Drive, Watertown
What: Live performance
Cost: $15; seniors and military, $12; children 12 and younger, $10
INFO: www.watertownlyrictheater.org

Friday / Watertown

2. 'Evita'

When: 2 to 5:30 p.m. Friday
Where: The Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse
What: Argentina’s controversial First Lady is the subject of this musical. As an illegitimate fifteen year old, Eva escaped her dirt-poor existence for the bright lights of Buenos Aires.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 885-8960 or www.cnyplayhouse.com

Friday / Syracuse

3. Ring of Fire

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday
Where: SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam
What: From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash, this unique jukebox musical tells a story of love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family
Cost: $15 to $25
INFO: 267-2277 or www.cpspotsdam.org

Friday / Potsdam

4. Aladdin When: 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton
What: Live performance
Cost: $3
INFO: www.claytonoperahouse.com

Friday & Saturday / Clayton

5. Cabaret, the Musical

When: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: The Oncenter Civic Center Theaters, 421 Montgomery St., Syracuse
What: Cabaret is set during the rise of the Nazi party in 1931. A Berlin cabaret hosts the romance of Sally Bowles (Sara Weiler), a nightclub performer, and Cliff Bradshaw (CJ Roche), an American writer. An ever-present Master of Ceremonies and his troupe of dancers showcase bawdy entertainments amidst the bleakness of pre-war Germany with the songs “Money”, “Maybe This Time” and “Cabaret”.
Cost: $30
INFO: 435-2121 or http://www.oncenter.org/event/syracuse-summer-theater-presents-cabaret

All Weekend / Syracuse

Five Things Friday event calendar – July 22

Happy Friday!

Out and About

1. Lewis County Fair

When: All day Friday and Saturday
Where: Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St, Lowville
What: Includes a children’s day, live entertainment, 4-H healthy living activities, a family day, and a demolition derby
Cost: $5
INFO: www.lewiscountyfair.org/

Friday & Saturday / Lowville

2. Hopkinton Field Day

When: 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Fort Jackson Fire Dept., 2876 State Route 11B, Hopkinton
What: Includes parade, bouce house, garden tractor pulls, chainsaw carving demos, live music, food, dunk tank, vendors and fireworks
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 328-4682

Saturday / Hopkinton

3. 42nd Annual Antique and Vintage Show & Sale

When: All day Saturday and Sunday
Where: Hiltebrant Recreation Center Pavilion, North Street, Old Forge
What: Antique show and sale
Cost: $6
INFO: info@viewarts.org or 369-6411

Saturday & Sunday / Old Forge

4. Ogdensburg Seaway Festival

When: All day Saturday and Sunday
Where: Throughout Ogdensburg
What: Includes Remington Canoe Race, Kid’s Fishing Derby, family feud and a wine, arts and craft show
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: www.ogdensburgseawayfestival.org/

Saturday & Sunday / Ogdensburg

5. Fred's Wild West BBQ & Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
What: Includes a petting zoo, chainsaw carving, face painting, lawn games and caricatures
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: info@fredericremington.org or 393-2425

Sunday / Ogdensburg

Art Exhibits

1. Branches, Brambles and Roots: An Exhibition Celebrating Trees

When: All day Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: An all-media, juried exhibition that explores all aspects of trees in art, from raw material to inspiration and everything in between.
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

2. East.West.Warp.Weft: Weaving Connects the World

When: All day Friday
Where: Thousand Islands Arts Center, 314 John Street, Clayton
What: This exhibit features the work of world-renowned fiber artisans, Nancy Kozikowski and Lin LeCheng.
Cost: Free
INFO: 686-4123 or www.tiartscenter.org

Friday / Clayton

3. Art Exhibit: Deborah Dudley's 'Brain Candy'

When: 9 a.m. Friday
Where: SLC Arts Gallery, 18 Elm Street, 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 www.slcartscouncil.org

Friday / Potsdam

4. Art by Atelier Four

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: Atelier Four are a group of four printmakers that create and exhibit together. This is the final week of display for this exhibit.
Cost:Free
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday & Saturday / Old Forge

5. 2016 Members' Juried Art Exhibit at Remington Art Museum

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
What: This year’s exhibit has brought submissions from 66 artists, both long time members and new ones. This exhibit is centered around the theme of water.
Cost: Free
INFO: 393-2425 or www.fredericremington.org

All Weekend / Ogdensburg

Music

1. Summer Concert Series

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent
What: Featuring Friends of God
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-2481

Friday / Cape Vincent

2. 'Meet Me at the Library Gazebo at 5'

When: 5 to 6:15 p.m. Friday
Where: Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Boulevard, Old Forge
What: Nick Piccininni will sing many of his own original songs while accompanying himself on the acoustic guitar, and it’s very possible he might also do some pickin’ on the banjo during his performance.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6008 or www.oldforgelibrary.org

Friday / Old Forge

3. The Adirondack Play Boys Band

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lewis County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6912, 7752 W. State St., Lowville
What: Live music
Cost: $5
INFO: 376-2733

Saturday / Lowville

4. Concerts on the Waterfront

When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: Featuring Loren and Mark, international guitar duo
Cost: Free
INFO: 783-8910 or www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. Sunday Concert Series

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: The Central Chapter of the NYS Old Tyme Fiddlers’ Association will play a concert of old time fiddle music.
What: Robert Vallee
Cost: Free
INFO: www.nysotfa.com or 599-7009

Sunday / Osceola

Outdoors

1. 16th Annual Dick Guyette Golf Classic

When: 8:30 a.m. Friday
Where: Cedars Golf Course, 9368 East Road, Lowville
What: Golf Classic for Hospice of Jefferson County
Cost: $280
INFO: Randy Guyette, 493-7520; Cedars Golf Course, 376-6267; Carthage VFW Post 7227, 493-0530

Friday / Lowville

2. Michelle Salisbury Memorial Golf Tournament

When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Ives Hill Country Club, 435 West Flower Ave., Watertown
What: All proceeds benefit The Michelle Salisbury Memorial Scholarship at NNY Community Foundation
Cost: $280
INFO: 779-3398 or marketing@mynorthern.com

Saturday / Watertown

3. Dirty Duck Fun Mud Run

When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Parishville Park, Parishville
What: A 2-mile obstacle course
Cost: $12
INFO: 265-9210

Saturday / Parishville

4. Dustin Crosby Memorial Archery Shoot

When: 7 a.m. Sunday
Where: Raquette Valley Fish and Game Club, 233 Cold Brook Dr., South Colton
What: Archery shoot
Cost: Adults, $10; youth aged 13 to 17, $5; Cubs and Peewees, $3
INFO: 262-2947

Sunday / South Colton

5. Rensselaer Falls Fire and Rescue Lawnmower Races

When: 1 p.m. Sunday
Where: Lisbon Firemen’s Field across Pray Road from the American Legion on County Route 10, Lisbon
What: Lawnmower races
Cost: $5; children 10 and younger, free
INFO: 344-8853

Sunday / Lisbon

Performance

1. Moose Comedy Night

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: This comedy night will feature at least three separate experienced comedians.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

2. 'Evita'

When: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday
Where: The Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse
What: Argentina’s controversial First Lady is the subject of this musical. As an illegitimate fifteen year old, Eva escaped her dirt-poor existence for the bright lights of Buenos Aires.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 885-8960 or www.cnyplayhouse.com

Friday / Syracuse

3. ‘I DO! I DO! I DO! I DO!'

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Colton-Pierrepont Central School, 4921 State Route 56, Colton
What: Presented by Sunday Rock Legacy Project
Cost: Adults, $10; kids, $5
INFO: 262-2100

Friday / Colton

4. The Snow Queen When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: The Oncenter Civic Center Theaters, 421 Montgomery St., Syracuse
What: Hans Christian Andersen’s coming-of-age adventure joins Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend Kai before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen’s palace.
Cost: $15
INFO: 432-5437 or www.sctkids.com/

Friday / Syracuse

5. Adirondack Storytelling and Music Festival

When: 12 to 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: The Forge Motel, 104 Lamberton Street, Old Forge
What: Musician, storyteller, and author Joe Bruchac will host. Entertainment by Joe, along with folksinger/songwriter Alex Smith, and Adirondack Storyteller Bill Smith
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6008 or www.oldforgelibrary.org

Sunday / Old Forge

Five Things Friday event calendar – July 1

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Happy Friday!

Out and About

1. Mare's Ware's Art Fest

When: All day Friday
Where: Mare’s Wares, 3938 SR 37, Morristown
What: Includes art displays, music, food, authors, and demonstrations.
Cost: Free admission
INFO: 375-8214

Friday / Morristown

2. Made in New York Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Madison Barracks, 85 Worth St., Sackets Harbor
What: This event promotes a “buy local” theme with it’s vendors of NYS Agricultural, farm and home based businesses from across New York State.
Cost: $10
INFO: 646-3374 or www.madeinnny.com

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

3. Zwanzigstein Fest

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Downtown Croghan
What: Includes demonstrations, displays, music, children’s activities, farm/house tours, food booths, bake sale, silent auction, marketplace, and vendors.
Cost: $5; under 18, free
INFO: 346-1122 or www.mennoniteheritagefarm.com

Saturday / Croghan

4. Cranberry Lake Boat Club Firecracker Race/Walk

When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: S Columbian Rd, Cranberry Lake
What: Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Cost: $30
INFO: www.cranberrylakeboat.club

Saturdayy / Cranberry Lake

5. Massena Family Fun Day

When: All Day Sunday
Where: St. Lawrence Centre, 6100 St. Lawrence Centre, Massena
What: Includes bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, craft and vendor show and carnival games
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 764-1001

Sunday / Massena

Art Exhibits

1. Art by Atelier Four

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: Atelier Four is a group of four printmakers that create and exhibit together
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

2. Art in Action

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday
Where: Fibonacci 321, 321 James Street, Clayton
What: During the month of July, Fibonacci 321 artists and guests will be doing on-site demonstrations each Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Cost: Free
INFO: 686-7069 or www.fibonacci321.com

Friday / Clayton

3. Watercolors from Central NY, Italy and Florida

When: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday
Where: Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Boulevard, Old Forge
What: A watercolor artist who paints with unconventional strong bold color and line, Drayton Jones prepares using sketches and composition studies so his final painting is quick and spontaneous.
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6008 or www.oldforgelibrary.org

Friday / Old Forge

4. Old Forge First Friday Artwalk

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Downtown Old Forge
What: Old Forge First Friday Artwalk offers a selecion of artists, events, artwork, refreshments, music and hand-on experience to engage everyone.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6346 or 3rivets@frontiernet.net

Friday / Old Forge

5. Members' Juried Art Exhibit at Remington Art Museum

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
What: This year’s exhibit has brought submissions from 66 artists, both long time members and new ones. This exhibit is centered around the theme of water.
Cost: Free
INFO: 393-2425 or www.fredericremington.org

All Weekend / Ogdensburg

Music

1. American Pops

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Thompson Park, Watertown
What: Orchestra of Northern New York, featuring Susquehanna String Band
Cost: Free
INFO: www.onny.org

Friday / Watertown

2. River Community Church Lighthouse Band

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent
What: Contemporary worship songs and hymns
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: sldilla@yahoo.com

Friday / Cape Vincent

3. The Classic Rock All-Stars Concert

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Madison Barracks, 85 Worth St., Sackets Harbor
What: Rock and roll artists and hall of fame inductees from the 1960s and 1970s
Cost: $45
INFO: 782-0044 or 800-533-2859

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

4. Concerts on the Waterfront

When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: Trio Rio
Cost: Free
INFO: 783-8910 or www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. Sunday Concert Series

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Road, Osceola
What: Robert Vallee
Cost: Free
INFO: www.nysotfa.com or 599-7009

Sunday / Osceola

Art Classes

1. Non-Objectve Painting: Acrylic

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
Where: Thousand Islands Arts Center, 314 John St., Clayton
What: With Lila Lewis Irving
Cost: $350; members, $315
INFO: 686-4123

Friday / Clayton

2. Children's Art Camp

When: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Lyme Free Library, 12165 Route 12E, Chaumont
What: For children 12 and younger
Cost: $15
INFO: 649-5454 or lymefreelibrary.org

Friday / Chaumont

3. Group Art Classes

When: 10 a.m. Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: Gather with a group of people and setup a glass fusion, pottery, or painting session
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

4. Painting Class

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Kaleidoscope Studio, 7518 S. State St., Lowville
What: Painting class
Cost: $30
INFO: 681-0878

Saturday / Lowville

5. 4th of July Sand Art

When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Barnhart Beach registration building, Massena
What: Create a picture using red, white, blue sand
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 705-5022 or massenanaturecenter@hotmail.com

Saturday / Massena

Independence Day

1. Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frink Park, Clayton
What: With performance by Wagner’s Agenda
Cost: Free
INFO: www.1000islands-clayton.com/clayton-fireworks

Sunday / Clayton

2. Concert & Fireworks

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday
Where: Old Forge Lakefront, Lakeview Avenue, Old Forge
What: Music at the Lakefront and fireworks over Old Forge Pond
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6983 or www.oldforgeny.com

Monday / Old Forge

3. Norwood Firemen's Field Day

When: 1 p.m. Monday
Where: Downtown Norwood
What: Includes a parade, demolition derby, lawnmower races, and fireworks
Cost: Free

Monday / Norwood

4. Symphoria's July 4th Celebration When: 8 to 10 p.m. Monday
Where: Lakeview Amphitheater, 490 Restoration Way, Syracuse
What: Includes music and fireworks over the lake
Cost: $10
INFO: 299-5598 or http://experiencesymphoria.org/concert/july-4th-celebration-fanfare-and-fireworks/

Monday / Syracuse

5. Fourth of July fireworks When: 9:30 p.m. Monday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Sackets Harbor
What: Fireworks
Cost: Free
INFO: www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Monday / Sackets Harbor

Summer 2016: The NNY Life

Renewing connections with old friends a reminder of blessed life

Kathy Hirschey

Kathy Hirschey

Today is the first day of summer. I am sitting outside the Ritz-Carlton in Miami, Fla., sipping a glass of expensive wine, looking at the ocean, watching palm trees, thinking I can’t believe I am here. [Read more…]

Summer 2016: Today’s Gardener

Sweet and savory shrub will make great use of fresh fruit

Editor’s note: Deanna Nelson and Paul Haldeman own Zoar Tapatree Co., Rodman, where they boil and bottle small batch maple syrup. Recently, Deanna partnered with The Farm House Kitchen, Sackets Harbor, to make her maple-infused strawberry shrub. Contact Deanna through Facebook or online at tapatree.com if you’re interested in trying these local products.

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Brian Hallett

This past spring, I walked into my friend’s kitchen anticipating some maple syrup tasting and she asked me if I had tried shrub. I have to say that I get a lot of gardening questions in the spring, but this was a first. I had never heard of shrub, but I tried the strawberry shrub that she had been perfecting and it was delicious. The brightness and flavor of fresh strawberry balanced with an interesting sweet acidity really got my attention. [Read more…]

Five Things Friday event calendar – June 24

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Happy Friday!

Out and About

1. St. James Fair

When: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 12 to 10 p.m. Saturday
Where: State Street, Carthage
What: Includes games, raffles, entertainment and amusement rides
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 493-3224

Friday & Saturday / Carthage

2. Strawberry Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Stone Mills Agricultural Museum, 30950 Route 180, Lafargeville
What: Includes games, music, vendors and food
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 658-2353 or www.stonemillsmuseum.org

Saturday / LaFargeville

3. Appraiser's Roadshow

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jefferson County Historical Society, 228 Washington St., Watertown
What: Annual appraiser’s roadshow
Cost: $5 per item
INFO: 782-3491

Saturday & Sunday / Watertown

4. Pirate Invasion of Cape Vincent

When: 10 a.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday
Where: Downtown Cape Vincent
What: Includes competitions, entertainment, children’s activities and Bawdy Musical Theatre
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: www.facebook.com/events/1693080520930773

Saturday & Sunday / Cape Vincent

5. Cape Vincent Historical Weekend

When: All Day Saturday and Sunday
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway & James Street, Cape Vincent
What: Includes history re-enactors, tall ships, and a battle skirmish re-enactments
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 654-2481 or www.facebook.com/capevincentwarof1812

Saturday & Sunday / Cape Vincent

Art

1. Going Viral

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Arts on the Square, Franklin Building, 52 Public Square, Watertown
What: Works by Tim Clary from Black River will be on display
Cost: Free
INFO: www.nnyart.org

Friday / Watertown

2. Art by Atelier Four

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: Atelier Four are a group of four printmakers that create and exhibit together
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

3. Branches, Brambles, and Roots: An Exhibition Celebrating Trees

When: All Day Saturday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: An all-media, juried exhibition that explores all aspects of trees in art, from raw material to inspiration and everything in between.
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Saturday / Old Forge

4. Art Workshop: Elegant Constructions

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: Discover the idiosyncrasies of working with porcelain on and off the wheel as Martha Grover demonstrates how to make her undulating functional forms.
Cost: $200; members, $180
INFO: www.viewarts.org

Sunday / Old Forge

5. 2016 Members' Juried Art Exhibit

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
What: This year’s exhibit has brought submissions from 66 artists, both long time members and new ones. This exhibit is centered around the theme of water.
Cost: Free
INFO: 393-2425 or www.fredericremington.org

All Weekend / Ogdensburg

Music

1. Meet Me at the Library Gazebo at 5

When: 5 to 6:15 p.m. Friday
Where: Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Boulevard, Old Forge
What: Jim and Bonnie Tracy Duo will perform. They have been playing music together since 1979 and enjoy performing traditional music, old time country, Piedmont blues and folk revival music from the 1960’s.
Cost: Free
INFO: 369-6008 or www.oldforgelibrary.org

Friday / Old Forge

2. Verismo Chamber Trio

When: 7:30 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main Street, Potsdam
What: Montreal-based Verismo Chamber Trio will play music by Brahms, Beethoven, Nino Rota
Cost: $15; children, $10
INFO: 265-7474 or sec@potsdamumc.org

Friday / Potsdam

3. Sunday Concert Series

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Road, Osceola
What: Oswego Valley Fiddlers Chapter of the NYSOTFA
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: www.nysotfa.com or 599-7009

Sunday / Osceola

4. Concerts on the Waterfront

When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor
What: The Sacci Big Band
Cost: Free
INFO: 783-8910 or www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. River Community Lighthouse Band

When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Frink Park, 57 Riverside Drive, Clayton
What: Sunday Sunset Series
Cost: Free
INFO: sdilla@yahoo.com

Sunday / Clayton

Performance

1. Moose Comedy Night

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday
Where: View, 3273 State Route 28, Old Forge
What: This comedy night will feature at least three separate experienced comedians
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 369-6411 or www.viewarts.org

Friday / Old Forge

2. West Side Story

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Cortland Repertory Theater, 6288 Little York Lake Road, Little York
What: Two rival gangs struggle for control of their west side New York City neighborhood. Amidst the chaos, star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria find themselves wrenched between their worlds.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: (607) 756-2627 or www.cortlandrep.org

Friday / Little York

3. Dance Performance

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday
Where: Norwood Village Green, Bernard Avenue and Park Street, Norwood
What: Featuring choreographed and innovative tap dancing by Michelle Dorrance
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 353-2437 or www.nvgcs.org

Sunday / Norwood

4. '1776'

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: The Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse
What: Live performance
Cost: $25
INFO: 885-8960 or www.cnyplayhouse.com

All Weekend / Syracuse

5. Syracuse Shakespeare Festival

When: 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Thornden Park, 201 Ostrom Avenue, Syracuse
What: Syracuse Shakespeare Festival, Central New York’s year-round Shakespeare company presents its gritty, modern take on Shakespeare’s Coriolanus
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 476-1835 or http://syrsf.org/

All Weekend / Syracuse

Outdoors

1. Roll, Stroll, Walk and Talk

When: 8:30 a.m. Friday
Where: Black River Trail, Route 3, Black River entrance
What: Black River Trail
Cost: Free
INFO: 785-9440

Friday / Watertown

2. Country Road Ramble 5K/10K

When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Madrid
What: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Cost: $12
INFO: 528-4773 or scott.hough@madridfire.org

Saturday / Madrid

3. Butterfly Walk

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Indian Creek Nature Center, Rensselaer Falls
What: Butterfly Walk with Steven Daniels
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: (585) 732-7095

Saturday / Rensselaer Falls

4. Ride and Run for the Rescue

When: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Long Branch Park, 3813 Longbranch Road, Liverpool, NY
What: USATF-certified 5K run/walk, a 2-mile family fun ride, as well as 10-mile, 20-mile, 40-mile and 62-mile bicycle courses
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 315-701-3891 or http://rescuemission.donorpages.com/SyracuseRideRun2016/

Saturday / Liverpool

5. Michael J. Cerroni Memorial 5K Run/Walk

When: 9 a.m. Sunday
Where: Maple Street Park, 101 Public Works Drive, Black River
What: 5K Run/Walk registration is at 7 a.m.
Cost: $30
INFO: michaelcerroni5K.com

Sunday / Black River

Five Things Friday event calendar – June 17

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Happy Friday!

Out and About

1. Tug Hill Bluegrass Festival

When: 10:30 a.m. 10:10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sunday
Where: Maple Ridge Center, 7421 East Road, Lowville
What: Live music all weekend
Cost: $35; weekend, $65
INFO: www.tughillbluegrass.com

All Weekend / Lowville

2. Annual Strawberry Festival

When: 10:30 a.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sixtown House, 33 E. Church St., Adams
What: Includes strawberry desserts, a craft show, silent auction, and bake sale
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 767-1295

Friday & Saturday / Adams

3. Oxbow Volunteer Fire Company Classic Car Cruise

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Oxbow Community Park, Park and Main Street, Oxbow
What: Includes community-wide garage sales, car cruise, craft fair and children’s activities
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 287-3292

Saturday / Oxbow

4. Syracuse Rose Society's Rose Show

When: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Destiny USA, 9090 Destiny USA Drive, Syracuse
What: INcludes public viewing of the exhibits
Cost: Free
INFO: 676-4850 or http://syracuserosesociety.org/

Saturday / Syracuse

5. CNY Pride Day Festival 2016

When: 12 to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Waterfront Park, Syracuse Inner Harbor, 360 West Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse
What: There will be food, merchandise and musical entertainment available
Cost: $5
INFO: (800) 234-4797 or http://cnypride.wix.com/cnypride

Saturday / Syracuse

Music

1. The Ruddy Well Band

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Kallet Theater, 4842 N. Jefferson St., Pulaski
What: Live music
Cost: $18
INFO: 298-0007 or www.kallettheater.com

Friday / Pulaski

2. An Evening of Stars with Dawna & Bob

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Old Town Hall, Main Street, Waddington
What: Live music
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 388-5585 or dlsmith45@earthlink.net

Friday / Waddington

3. Patti Stanford Band

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lewis County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6912, 7752 W. State St., Lowville
What: Live Music
Cost: $5
INFO: 376-2733

Saturday / Lowville

4. Sunday Concert Series

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Road, Osceola
What: Nick Piccininni
Cost: Free
INFO: www.nysotfa.com or 599-7009

Sunday / Osceola

5. American String Circus + Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday
Where: Norwood Village Green, Bernard Avenue and Park Street, Norwood
What: A double bill with American String Circus, a student band from SLU performing traditional string band music, and Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers, a Brooklyn-based roots quartet, led by SLU alumnus Greg Cornell performing original compositions.
Cost: Free
INFO: 353-2437 or www.nvgcs.org

Sunday / Norwood

Performance

1. '1776'

When: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday
Where: The Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse
What: Live performance
Cost: $25
INFO: 885-8960 or www.cnyplayhouse.com

Friday / Syracuse

2. Alice Isn't All There

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: St. John’s Conservatory Theater, St. John’s Parish House theater, 500 Caroline St, Ogdensburg
What: Steampunk re-telling of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ wit all local cast
Cost: $15
INFO: 213-3699

Friday / Ogdensburg

3. The Little Mermaid

When: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West St., Syracuse
What: Based on the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 425-0405 or www.theredhouse.org/our-shows/

Friday & Saturday / Syracuse

4. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

When: 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Le Moyne College Performing Arts Center, 200 Springfield Road, Syracuse
What: The show, full of wacky characters and silly songs, turns classic fairy tales on their heads. Among the tales are “Cinderumplestiltskin” and “The Princess and the Bowling Ball.”
Cost: Adults, $15; children, $10
INFO: 445-4230 or www.lemoyne.edu/Arts/Gifford-Theatre

Friday & Saturday / Syracuse

5. Syracuse Shakespeare Festival

When: 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Thornden Park, 201 Ostrom Avenue, Syracuse
What: Syracuse Shakespeare Festival, Central New York’s year-round Shakespeare company presents its gritty, modern take on Shakespeare’s Coriolanus
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 476-1835 or http://syrsf.org/

All Weekend / Syracuse

Outdoors

1. St. Lawrence Bowfishing Championship

When: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday
Where: Pillar Point Fire Station, 11430 Middle Road, Dexter
What: Weigh-in is at 5 p.m.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 639-6080

Friday / Dexter

2. Madden's 5K Color Blast

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Thompson Park, Watertown
What: Benefits programs and initiatives sponsored by Heartbeats for Madden
Cost: $27.37; children 10 and younger, $6.27
INFO: www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-maddens-5k-color-blast-tickets-22692870988

Saturday / Watertown

3. The Longest Day, Memory Ride and Run

When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Stone Presbyterian Church, 140 Chestnut St., Watertown
What: Includes a duathlon and 5K and 10K fun rides. Benefits respite program of local Alzheimer’s Association
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 405-4950 or act.alz.org/goto/shsnny

Saturday / Watertown

4. Smallmouth Bass and Walleye Fishing Derby

When: All Day Saturday
Where: Pillar Point Fire Station, 11430 Middle Road, Dexter
What: Weigh-in is at 5 p.m.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 639-6080

Saturday / Dexter

5. Costume Party 5K Fun Walk/Run

When: 9:30 a.m. Sunday
Where: Brier Hill Fire Department, 2704 State Route 37, Brier Hill
What: The course runs out to Langbrook Meadows Golf Course. Wagon rides available to return entrants back to the start line
Cost: $20; children 10 and younger, free
INFO: 323-6076 or cjwarren7@live.com

Saturday / Brier Hill

Father’s Day

1. Father's Day Dinner

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Norwood American Legion, 68 Maple St., Norwood
What: Meal includes chicken, ribs, salt potatoes, salads, rolls, and dessert
Cost: $10; children 5 and younger, free
INFO: 353-8889

Saturday / Norwood

2. Father's Day Breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday
Where: Oxbow Fire Department, 37635 County Route 25, Antwerp
What: Menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, pancakes, French toast, coffee, tea, juice, milk and syrup
Cost: $6; children 5 to 12, $4; children 4 and younger, free
INFO: 783-4798 or oxbowfirelady@gmail.com

Sunday / Antwerp

3. Father’s Day Chicken Barbecue

When: 11 a.m. Sunday
Where: LaFargeville Fire Department, 20411 Sunrise Ave., LaFargeville
What: Menu includes chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, salt potatoes, roll and butter, and dessert
Cost:$9; children’s meal, $6
INFO: www.facebook.com/events/756753841128362

Sunday / LaFargeville

4. Father's Day Breakfast

When: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday
Where: Amvets Post 1997, 107 State St., Heuvelton
What: Father’s Day breakfast
Cost: $6; fathers, free
INFO: 344-2364

Sunday / Heuvelton

5. Father's Day Compass Reading Basics

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Green Lakes State Park, 7900 Green Lakes Rd, Fayetteville
What: Participants will use their new skills on a scavenger hunt to earn a prize and also are invited to a pizza party after the scavenger hunt.
Cost: Contact for prices
INFO: 637-6111

Sunday / Fayetteville