5 Things Friday events calendar – Sept. 25

Happy Friday!

Shopping

1. Used book sale

When: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Lewis County General Hospital, 7785 N. State St., Lowville.
What: Includes books, cookbooks, DVDs, VHS, CDs, cassettes.
Cost: Dependent on item.
INFO: 408-2252.

Friday / Lowville

2. Farmers market

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St., Lowville.
What: Includes local produce and fruits, jewelry, hats, scarves and prints, wood crafts, wood furniture, baked goods, leather goods, and more.
Cost: Dependent on item.
INFO: Lowville Farmer’s Market; 783-8642.

Saturday / Lowville

3. Fall craft and flea market

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday .
Where: Donald Martin Civic Center, Pine Street, Waddington.
What: Hosted by Waddington Fish and Game Club. Antiques, crafts, jewelry, wood art, cloth goods, home decor and more.
Cost: $1 donation; ages 15 and younger, free.
INFO: 388-4251.

Saturday / Waddington

4. 29th annual antique show and sale

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday .
Where: Madrid-Waddington High School, 2582 state Route 345, Madrid.
What: Lunch slated to be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m..
Cost: $3.

Saturday / Madrid

5. Sampling Syracuse food tours

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Throughout downtown Syracuse.
What: Three-hour walking tour stops at award-winning restaurants in downtown Syracuse.
Cost: $39.
INFO: Sampling Syracuse food tours, (800) 979-3370.

Saturday / Syracuse

Fundraising

1. Bake sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: O.D. Greene Lumber, 10799 U.S. Route 11, Adams.
What: Benefits Rodman Community Church.
Cost: Dependent on item.
INFO: Rodman Community Church, 658-4797; O.D. Greene Lumber, 232-4800.

Saturday / Adams

2. North Country Challenge

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Oswegatchie Education Center, 9340 Long Pond Road, Croghan.
What: Registration slated for 9 a.m.; race, 10 a.m. Four mile race and two mile fun run/walk. Benefits Northern New York Community Foundation, Food Bank of Central New York and New York FFA.
Cost: Four-mile, $50; four-mile youth, $25; two-mile, $30.
INFO: Sign up here; North Country Challenge Facebook.

Saturday / Croghan

3. Walk for Suicide Prevention

When: 11 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Thompson Park, Watertown.
What: Registration slated for 11 a.m.; walk, noon. Benefits critical research and education programs to fight suicide.
INFO: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; Vicki Hill, 221-1240 or vic059@hotmail.com.

Saturday / Watertown

4. Alpaca farm open house

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Home Again Farm, 37098 Schell Road, Theresa.
What: To benefit Theresa Food Pantry, Theresa Youth Group and 4-H Program. Hand spinners, demonstrations, alpaca obstacle course, baby alpacas, food stand, music, alpaca yarn and clothing.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Farm, 628-5302.

Saturday & Sunday / Theresa

5. Benefit for Mike Loftus

When: Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Watertown Elks Lodge, 728 Bradley St., Watertown.
What: Barbecue chicken, pulled pork dinners, 50/50 raffle, children’s section with characters and activities. Live music by Tough Luck, Wagoner’s Agenda, FOGG, Hat Trick. To offset medical expenses following diagnosis of an inoperable malignant tumor that is attached to his spine and into his lungs.
INFO: Click here to donate; Facebook event page.

Sunday / Watertown

Community

1. Local Living Festival

When: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Corner of Main and Park Streets, Canton.
What: Presented by Local Living Venture. Workshops, demonstrations, exhibitors, children’s activities.
INFO: Click here for more info; 347-4223.

Saturday / Canton

2. Fall Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Camp Laurent, 6993 State Highway 37, Ogdensburg.
What: Includes making a scarecrow or ghost, mini hay ride, crafts, games and more.
Cost: $4; family, $14.
INFO: Camp Laurent, 854-6677; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Ogdensburg

3. OkTUPPERfest

When: 11 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Big Tupper Lake Ski Area, 485 Big Tupper Road, Tupper Lake.
What: Sponsored by Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce. Food, live music, adult beverages, free chair lift rides, helicopter rides, children’s activities, craft fair.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce, (518) 359-3328.

Saturday / Tupper Lake

4. Eighth annual Cape Vincent Oktoberfest

When: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent.
What: Featuring Autumn farmers market, German food, beverages and dancing.
Cost: $20 (must show ID at door); band tent, $5.
INFO: Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce, 654-2481.

Saturday / Cape Vincent

5. Sixth annual Model Train, Toy and Collectible Expo

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Massena Arena, St. Regis Boulevard, Massena.
What: Operating model train layouts, vendors, clinic on model railroad scenery. Miniature train rides, weather permitting. Concession food stand available.
Cost: $4; ages 9 and younger, free.
INFO: Jim Shaw, 769-2088.

Saturday & Sunday / Massena

Performance

1. Crane Songs: A Bicentennial Celebration of Band Music

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Helen M. Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam.
What: Presented by Crane Wind Ensemble.
Cost: Call for details
INFO: Crane School of Music, 267-2000.

Friday / Potsdam

2. 18th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid.
What: Festival spread across six continents.
Cost: $15.
INFO: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, (518) 523-2512.

Friday / Lake Placid

3. Cirque de la Symphonie

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Crouse Hinds Theater, 800 S. State St., Syracuse.
What: With conductor Sean O’Loughlin.
Cost: $36 to $65.
INFO: Symphoria, 299-5598.

Saturday / Syracuse

4. 9 to 5

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Book by Patricia Resnick. Based on 20th Century Fox Picture.
Cost: Fridays and Saturdays, $25; Sunday, $22.
INFOCNY Playhouse, 885-8960.

All weekend / Syracuse

5. 2015 Clayton Jazz Fest

When: Friday through Sunday.
Where: Throughout Clayton.
What: Friday, Sept. 25: Jazz on the Green, afternoon, 1000 Island Harbor Hotel; and Clayton Night, afternoon, local businesses and restaurants. Saturday, Sept. 26: Jazz on the River, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clayton Pavilion; New Orleans Night, 7:30 p.m., Clayton Opera House. Sunday, Sept. 27: Jazz Brunches, morning, closing party, 3 p.m., 1000 Island Hotel.
Cost: Dependent on event.
INFO: Clayton Jazz Festival, (561) 508-5737.

All weekend / Clayton

Learning

1. SLU lecture series: Kenneth Johnson

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Bloomer Auditorium, Brown Hall, St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton.
What: Part of St. Lawrence University Lecture Series.
Cost: Free.
INFO: St. Lawrence University, 229-5851.

Friday / Canton

2. Coffee tasting and book signing

When: 10 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Coffee Fever, 4256 State Highway 3, Star Lake.
What: Gourmet coffee tasting highlighting coffee from St. Lawrence Valley Roasters. Author Matthew Glavin signing copies of his books, “Adirondack Treasure – The Bonaparte Legacy” and “Adirondack Treasure – Isle Royale.”
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Coffee Fever, 848-4166.

Saturday / Star Lake

3. Family Wellness Day

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Lockwood Arena, 141 West River St., Ogdensburg.
What: Sponsored by Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. Free jump ropes, face painting, balloon twisting, healthy snacks, 18-foot slide, bouncie house, balloon bouncer, joust area, obstacle course, sports arena, free health screenings for adults.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, 393-3600.

Saturday / Ogdensburg

4. Thompson Park Zoo Animal Event

When: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Ainsworth Memorial Library, 6064 S. Main St., Sandy Creek.
What: Theme: Nature is Sense-Sational. Meet local animals looking for adoption from the United Friends of Homeless Animals following program.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Zoo, 782-6180.

Saturday / Sandy Creek

5. Seventh annual Sandy Feldstein music business roundtable

When: 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Proscenium Theater, Performing Arts Center, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam.
What: Scheduled panelists: Robert Breithaupt (Department Chair, Jazz Studies/Music Industry and Director of Percussion, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio), Jack Knight (President, Samson Technologies, Hauppage, NY) and David McAllister (Vice President, Jam Industries Ltd., Montreal, QC).
Cost: Free.
INFO: SUNY Potsdam, 267-2000.

Saturday / Potsdam

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5 Things Friday events calendar – Aug. 21

Happy Friday!

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Performance

1. White Liars and Black Comedy

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: Two performances presented by CNY Playhouse.
Cost: $20.
INFO: CNY Playhouse, 885-8960.

Friday & Saturday / Syracuse

2. Snow White

When: 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Spaghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse.
What: Interactive and comedic version of Snow White presented by the Magic Circle Children’s Theatre.
Cost: $5.
INFO: Magic Circle Children’s Theatre; Spaghetti Warehouse, 449-3823.

Saturday / Syracuse

3. Emerald Trio

When: 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Saranac United Methodist Church, 8 UMC Road, Saranac.
What: With New York City-based musicians Karen Bogardus, flutes, Orlando Wells, violin and viola, and James Matthew Castle, piano.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Saranac United Methodist Church.

Sunday / Saranac

4. Bob Hicks

When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Frink Park pavilion, 57 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: Part of the Sunday Sunset Series.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Sunday Sunset Series.

Sunday / Clayton

5. All's Well That Ends Well

When: 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Thornden Park Amphitheatre, 201 Ostrom Ave., Syracuse.
What: William Shakespeare’s play. Includes special appearance by the Syracuse City Ballet. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Syracuse Shakespeare Festival, 476-1835.

All weekend / Syracuse

Art

1. Adirondack Plein Air Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St., Saranac Lake.
What: Presented by Saranac Lake Artworks. Art show and sale produced throughout the previous week by more than 50 artists.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Saranac Lake Artworks; Sandy Hildreth, (518) 891-1388.

Saturday / Saranac Lake

2. Book signing: Susan Peterson Gateley

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Belle Epoque Gift Shop, 350 Broadway St., Cape Vincent.
What: With Lake Ontario author and one-time Watertown resident Susan Peterson Gateley.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Susan P. Gateley, 594-1906; Belle Epoque Gift Shop, 654-4466; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Cape Vincent

3. Arts and crafts show and sale

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Town of Clayton Cerow Recreation Park Arena, 615 E. Line Road, Clayton.
What: Hosted by Thousand Islands Arts Center. Featuring more than 50 vendors.
Cost: $5; military, $4; ages 15 and younger, free.
INFO: Thousand Islands Arts Center, 686-4123.

Saturday & Sunday / Clayton

4. 31st annual craft show

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Dodge-Pratt-Northam Art and Community Center, 106 Schuyler St., Boonville.
What: Includes handmade crafts, free tours of the historical manor, food, entertainment, face painting and more.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Facebook event page.

Saturday & Sunday / Boonville

5. Book signing and lecture: John Elder Robison

When:  5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Cheel Arena, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Ave., Potsdam.
What: With John Elder Robison, author of “Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s.” Reception and book signing slated for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Kodak Lounge; lecture at 7 p.m.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: John Elder Robison; Clarkson University, 268-6400.

Sunday / Potsdam

Music

1. Night at the Museum

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., Ogdensburg.
What: Featuring music of Ogdensburg singer/songwriter Allexa Hooper and Gouverneur talent Ben Foster. Light refreshments and cash bar included.
Cost: $10; members, $5.
INFO: Museum, 393-2425.

Friday / Ogdensburg

2. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: Performance by Grammy-winning Cajun group, sponsored by NCPR.
Cost: $25, $35 or $45.
INFO: Clayton Opera House, 686-2200.

Friday / Clayton

3. Jocelyn Arndt

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St., Syracuse.
What: Artist collaborates with brother, Chris, to produce music with elements of blues, indie-rock and jazz.
Cost: $10.
INFO: Westcott Theater, 299-8886, Jocelyn Arndt.

Friday / Syracuse

4. Oceans Below

When: 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent.
What: Indie/alternative/pop. Bring lawn chair or blanket.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce, 654-2481; Oceans Below.

Saturday / Cape Vincent

5. Concerts on the Waterfront

When: 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Sackets Harbor.
What: Featuring Joanne Shenandoah.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Sackets Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 646-3548; Joanne Shenandoah.

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

Outside

1. Fifth annual Biggest Bass Fishing Tournament

When: 6 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Chaumont Bay State Boat Launch, Route 12E, Chaumont.
What: Registration slated for 6 to 7 a.m. Benefits Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired of Jefferson County.
Cost: $35; blind or visually impaired, free.
INFOBlind and Visually Impaired of Jefferson County, 782-2451.

Saturday / Chaumont

2. Sixth annual breast cancer tournament

When: Registration slated for 8 a.m.; shotgun start, 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Cold Springs Golf Club, 1941 U.S. Route 11, Mannsville.
What: 18 holes, captain and crew. Food, beverage, cash bar, prizes. Benefits Oswego County Cancer Services.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Oswego County Cancer Services, 592-0830.

Saturday / Mannsville

3. Ninth annual Lewis County Public Health Family Fit N Fun Faire

When: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Where: Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St., Lowville.
What: Sponsored by LCPH Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. Vendors, bus safety, rock climbing, hay bale obstacle course, hockey challenge.
Cost: Free.
INFOFacebook event page; Lewis County Public Health, 376-5453.

Saturday / Lowville

4. Bridesmaids 5K Walk/Run

When: 1:15 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Canton Pavilion, Lincoln St., Canton.
What: Hosted by Canton Golden Bear Booster Club. Registration slated for 1:15 p.m.; race, 2 p.m. Wear bridal party formal wear, ends at Hoot Owl for reception with food and prizes. Benefits athletics at Canton Central School.
Cost: $20 per racer, includes free drink ticket, golden bear keepsake and post-race confection.
INFOCanton Golden Bears Booster Club; msieminski@twcny.rr.com.

Saturday / Canton

5. Sixth annual River Rat Triathlon

When: 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
Where: Centennial Park, Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: Kayak/SUP slated for 8:30 a.m.; swim start, 9 a.m. Stage 1: 600 meter swim or 3 mile kayak/canoe/stand up paddleboard (SUP); Stage 2: 16.75 mile road bike; and Stage 3: 3.3 mile run. Benefits Children’s Miracle Network of NNY at Samaritan.
Cost: Individual, $70; team, $60 per person.
INFORiver Rat Triathlon, 785-4053; Facebook event page.

Sunday / Clayton

Community

 

1. Hammond Barn Quilt Trail Grand Opening Extravaganza

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Hammond Museum, 1 N. Main St., Hammond.
What: Quilt show opening day slated for 2 to 4 p.m. Friday; quilt show and vendor hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; barn quilt trail bus tours, 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday; barn quilt dedication ceremony, 3 p.m. Saturday.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Hammond Barn Quilt Trail committee chairperson Lisa Sarfaty, (203) 627-3014; Hammond Barn Quilt Trail Facebook; Facebook event page; Visit Hammond Facebook.

Friday & Saturday / Hammond

2. Annual Firemen's Field Days

When: 6 to 11:30 p.m. Friday; noon to midnight Saturday.
Where: Redwood Volunteer Fire Department, 43676 Stine Road, Redwood.
What: Includes chicken barbecue, parade, rides, live music, games and more.
Cost: Dependent on event.
INFO: Redwood Volunteer Fire Department, 482-3962; Facebook event page.

Friday & Saturday / Redwood

3. Paddle For A Purpose: second annual Chippewa Bay Poker Run

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Schermerhorn Harbor, 71 Schermerhorn Landing Road,  Hammond.
What: Event held rain or shine. Registration at Schermerhorn Harbor slated for 8 a.m.; poker run starts, 9 a.m.; awards ceremony and after part at Fosters Harbor Inn, noon. Hosted by the Foundation for Community Betterment and Visit Hammond in an effort to promote tourism and awareness of Hammond and Chippewa Bay.
Cost: Adult registration, $35; child, $25.
INFO: Facebook event page; Visit Hammond; Foundation for Community Betterment.

Saturday / Hammond

4. Sixth annual Potsdam garage sale

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Pine Street Arena, 43 Pine St., Potsdam.
What: Hosted by the Potsdam Hospital Guild.
Cost: Dependent on items.
INFO: Joyce, 262-2746; Laurie, 265-6961.

Saturday / Potsdam

5. Christmas in August

When: 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Donald F. Getman Memorial Park, Franklin Street, West Carthage.
What: Presented by Secret Window Photography. Car cruise-in, vendors, food, beer, live music, poker run, silent auction, 50/50 raffle. Music schedule: Brian Topping, 1 p.m., Brodie, 2 p.m., Damian Morrow, 3 p.m., Lost Faculties, 4 p.m., Bruce Campbell (band), 5 p.m., Chasing Sokaris, 6 p.m., Ryan Hardy, 7 p.m., Militia, 8 p.m.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Secret Window Photography, (928) 848-1990; Christmas in August Facebook; Facebook event page.

Saturday / West Carthage

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Five Things Friday – Aug. 7

Happy Friday!

Performance

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1. Comedian Michael Bova

When: 9 p.m. Friday.
Where: Ramada Inn, 6300 Arsenal St., Watertown.
What: Award winning stand-up comedian Michael Bova. Opener: NYC comedian Andrew Lee. Ages 21 and older. Doors scheduled to open at 8 p.m.; show, 9 p.m.
Cost: $10.
INFO: Ramada, 788-0700; Facebook event page.

Friday / Watertown

2. 'Cuse Comedy Championships

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: Comedians from the ‘Cuse Comedy Showcase battle in this first comedy championship. Planned to continue on Thursday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 29.
Cost: $12.
INFO: CNY Playhouse, 885-8960.

Friday & Saturday / Syracuse

3. CNY Scottish Games and Celtic Festival

When: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Long Branch Park, 347 Long Branch Road, Liverpool.
What: Piping, drumming, dancing competitions, bagpipe bands and drum majors at noon, closing ceremonies and massing of bagpipe bands at 5 p.m., ceilidh from 6 to 8 p.m. Music by Searson and Sisters of Murphy.
Cost: Games tickets: $10; senior citizens, $7; ages 5 to 12, $4; ages 4 and younger, free.
INFO: CNY Scottish Games and Celtic Festival.

Saturday / Liverpool

4. Slab City

When: 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Rec Park Pavilion, 7247 state Route 374, Chateaugay.
What: Classic rock and country band from Malone.
Cost: $12; in advance, $10; ages 12 and younger, free.
INFO: Town of Chateaugay, (518) 497-3126.

Saturday / Chateaugay

5. The Lou Dacques Band

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Pouring Light Studios, 432 E. Main St., Malone.
What: Blues, folk, rock music.
Cost: $10; ages 12 and younger, free.
INFO: Pouring Light Studios, (518) 481-5150; Facebook event page; The Lou Dacques Band.

Saturday / Malone

Community

1. Autos on the River Vintage and Classic Car Show

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway Street, Cape Vincent.
What: Sponsored by Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce. Includes hula-hoop contest, bubble gum blowing contest, drawings, 50/50 raffle, farmers market. Benefits Cape Vincent Food Pantry.
Cost: $10.
INFO: Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce, 654-2481; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Cape Vincent

2. Car show

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Jefferson Community College, 1220 Coffeen St., Watertown.
What: Benefits the region’s Feed Our Vets program.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Robert J. Harding, JCC veterans services coordinator, 786-2256 or rharding@sunyjefferson.edu.

Saturday / Watertown

3. North Country Wine, Beer and Food Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Richard G. Lockwood Civic Center, 141 W. River St., Ogdensburg.
What: Includes local food, wine and beer tasting, as well as raffles, demos, music and more.
Cost: $5; military, $4; ages 11 and younger, free.
INFO: Laura Pearson, Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce, 393-3620.

Saturday & Sunday / Ogdensburg

4. 35th annual Pirate Invasion

When: All weekend.
Where: Alexandria Bay.
What: Scheduled through Sunday, Aug. 16. Friday, Aug. 7: Block Dance, features Upper James Street Dock, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 8: children’s crafts, 10 a.m., Scenic View Park Pavilion; children’s parade lineup, 11:30 a.m.; capture of scouting party, 1:15 p.m., Uncle Sam Boat Tours; and invasion, 2 p.m., Scenic View Park Pavilion Dock; Sunday, Aug. 9: children’s games with pirates, noon, Scenic View Park, and 2 p.m., Scenic View Park Pavilion; Sunday, Aug. 16: live drill and demonstration with Brockville Infantry, 11 a.m.; and Bill Johnston’s Pirate Days grand parade, 2 p.m. (winners announced after).
Cost: Most events are free.
INFO: Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, 482-9531.

All weekend / Alexandria Bay

5. Gouverneur and St. Lawrence County Fair

When: All weekend.
Where: St. Lawrence County Fairgrounds, 85 E. Barney St., Gouverneur.
What: Event include: Friday, Aug. 7: Craig Campbell concert slated for 7:30 p.m., $25; Saturday, Aug. 8: sanctioned amateur boxing, noon, $10 (ringside, $15; ages 4 and younger, free); Caroline Kole concert, 7 p.m., $20; Sunday, Aug. 9: demolition derby, 3 p.m., $12 (ages10 and younger, $8).
Cost: Dependent on event; check online for details.
INFO: Gouverneur fair, 287-3010.

All weekend / Gouverneur

Art

1. Exhibit opening

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: View Arts Center, 3273 state Route 28, Old Forge.
What: “Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors” and Andy Gilmore’s “Mountain Geometries” are scheduled to display through Sunday, Oct. 4.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411.

Friday / Old Forge

2. Exhibit opening: Close Encounters

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St., Saranac Lake.
What: Works by Saranac Lake painter Sandra Hildreth slated for display through Monday, Aug. 31.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Adirondack Artists Guild, (518) 891-2615; Sandra Hildreth.

Friday / Saranac Lake

3. Exhibit opening: Adirondack Landscape and Fine Art Photography

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd, Old Forge.
What: Solo exhibit by artist Carolynn McCann slated to display through Wednesday, Aug. 26.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Old Forge Library, 369-6008; Carolynn McCann.

Friday / Old Forge

4. Juried craft show

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Henderson Historical Society, 12541 Harborview Road, Henderson.
What: Includes silent auction, raffles, puppet show slated for 10 a.m. and barbecue, 11 a.m.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Henderson Historical Society.

Saturday / Henderson

5. Book signing

When: 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Bay House Artisans, 21 James St., Alexandria Bay.
What: “Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainability,” with author Nicole Caldwell, co-founder and CEO of Better Farm.
Cost: Copies of books, $20.
INFO: Bay House Artisans, 778-5968; Nicole Caldwell; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

Shopping

1. Book sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Hepburn Library, 30 Main St., Waddington.
What: Sponsored by the Friends of the Waddington Library. Huge selection of fiction and large print fiction.
Cost: Call for pricing.
INFO: Hepburn Library, 388-4454.

Friday & Saturday / Waddington

2. Ice cream social and pottery sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Point Park, across from Old Forge Hardware Store, 104 Fulton St., Old Forge.
What: With View Arts Center.
Cost: $10 to $25 per piece.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411.

Friday & Saturday / Old Forge

3. Annual rummage sale

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Dexter United Methodist Church, 210 W. Kirby St., Dexter.
What: Slated to run Thursdays to Sundays through Aug. 31.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Church, 639-3022.

Friday & Saturday / Dexter

4. Book, bake and art sales

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Lyme Free Library, 12165 Route 12E, Chaumont.
What: Includes used book sale, local art sale, silent auction, bake sale and raffle.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Library, 649-5454.

Saturday / Chaumont

5. 51st annual antique show and sale

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Cerow Recreation Park, 600 East Line Road, Clayton.
What: Public preview wine and cheese reception slated for Friday. More than 50 dealers.
Cost: $25 for entire weekend.
INFO: Thousand Islands Arts Center, 686-4123.

All weekend / Clayton

Outside

1. 2015 Hospice Hustle

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Henderson Harbor.
What: Sponsored by the Henderson/Henderson Harbor committee. Registration slated for 8:30 a.m.; walk/bike/run, 9:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit Hospice of Jefferson County.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Penny McCrea, 938-5069; Hospice, 788-7323 or nparatore@jeffersonhospice.org; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Henderson Harbor

2. Cruisin' in the Harbor

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Sackets Harbor Visitors Center lawn, 301 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Classic car and motorcycle show, presented by Greater Sackets Harbor Chamber of Commerce. Includes vendors, food, raffles, 50/50 drawings.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Chamber of commerce, 646-3548; Facebook events page.

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

3. Relay for Life softball tourney fundraiser

When: 10 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Lions Field, Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St., Lowville.
What: Includes concession stand, children’s activities, Chinese auction and more. Proceeds benefit fight against cancer.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Caree Turck, clt9802@yahoo.com or 376-6207; Relay for Life of Lewis County.

Saturday / Lowville

4. Save The River’s Riverkeeper Monitoring volunteer training

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Save the River, 409 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: All volunteers given Save The River’s Riverkeeper Identification Guide and free t-shirt.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Kate Breheny at Save the River, 686-2010.

Saturday / Clayton

5. Doggie Dash and Pet Fair

When: 9:25 a.m. Sunday.
Where: Starting and ending at Thompson Park Pavilion, Thompson Park, Watertown.
What: Registration slated for 8:25 a.m.; walk, 9:25 a.m. Music, food, pet contests, raffles, vendors. Benefits NINJAS Against Animal Cruelty.
Cost: With bracelet and tag, $5; with bracelet, tag and t-shirt, $15.
INFO: Danyon, 489-1359, or Julie, 2863-9721; Ninja’s Against Animal Cruelty of Jefferson County.

Sunday / Watertown

Need more NNY? Check out the Watertown Daily Times calendar for the extensive events list.

Five Things Friday – July 31

Happy Friday!

Shopping

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1. Sew What grand reopening

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.
Where: Sew What Quilt and Embroidery, 255 State St., Carthage.
What: Grand reopening, raffles and refreshments.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Facebook page.

Friday / Carthage

2. Village-wide sales

When: Friday.
Where: Around Lowville.
What: Village-wide garage sales, organized by Lewis County Chamber of Commerce.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Chamber, 376-2213.

Friday / Lowville

3. Farmers market

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway St., Cape Vincent.
What: Organic food, crafts, vegetables, local specialties and fruits and more.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Chamber, 654-2481.

Saturday / Cape Vincent

4. Saturday farmers market

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: JB Wise Place pavilion, 175 Black River Parkway, Watertown.
What: Offering food, baked goods, flowers and more.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Facebook page.

Saturday / Watertown

5. 51st 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: Featuring Lyman boats, presented by RBC Wealth Management.
Cost: Friday/Saturday, $15; Sunday, $14; ages 7 to 17 Friday/Saturday, $10; ages 7 to 17 Sunday, $8; ages 6 and younger, members and active/retired military, free; military spouse, $10; military children, $5; adult three-day pass, $30; children three-day pass, $20.
INFO: Antique Boat Museum, 686-4104.

All weekend / Clayton

Community

1. Iron Horse Day

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Railway Historical Society of Northern New York Museum, 9784 State Route 812, Croghan.
What: Train rides along Lowville and Beaver River Railroad.
Cost: Call for info.
INFO: Railway Historical Society of Northern New York, 346-6848.

Saturday / Croghan

2. KeithFest

When: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Coyote Moon Vineyards, 17371 E. Line Road, Clayton.
What: Annual music festival in memory of Keith Brabant. Music, food, children’s and family entertainment. Benefits the Keith Brabant Music Scholarship Fund.
Cost: $10; ages 11 and younger, 65 and older, $5; family, $25; military and family, half price.
INFO: KeithFest, kbmsfgeneralinfo@yahoo.com; KeithFest Facebook; Coyote Moon Vineyards.

Saturday / Clayton

3. Antwerp Old Home Day

When: All day Saturday.
Where: Throughout Antwerp.
What: Includes 5/10K run/walk, auction, contests, chicken barbecue, children’s activities, Cubby T. Clown and Co., live music, parade and more.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Operation Restore Antwerp Facebook; village of Antwerp, 659-8661.

Saturday / Antwerp

4. War of 1812 Weekend

When: All day Saturday and morning Sunday.
Where: Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Saturday: demonstrations slated for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; English country dance, 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday: living history demonstrations, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance, 646-3634.

Saturday & Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. Plein Air Festival 2015

When: 6 p.m. Friday; all day Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Bella-Brooke Vineyard, 2989 County Route 6, Hammond, on Friday; Morristown Public Library, 200 Main St., Morristown, Saturday; Chippewa Bay Community Club (next door to the Bay Post Office, 1176 County Road 6, Chippewa Bay), Sunday.
What: Friday: wine and hors d’oeuvres reception for artists and visitors slated for 6 p.m. Saturday: artists on sites; book sale slated for 9 a.m. to noon; concert on the river slated for 7 p.m. Sunday: silent auction and reception slated for 3 p.m.
Cost: Call for info.
INFO: Morristown Public Library, 375-8833.

All weekend / Morristown

Food

1. Chicken barbecue

When: 4 p.m. Friday.
Where: American Maple Museum, 9753 Route 812, Croghan.
What: Takeouts available.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Museum, 346-1107.

Friday / Croghan

2. Beer & Wine Tasting Train

When: 6 p.m. Friday.
Where: Adirondack Scenic Railroad, 321 Main St., Utica.
What: Featuring Hosmer Winery and beers of summer, with complimentary wine and beer glasses for all passengers. Slated to depart at 6:30 p.m.; arrive in Remsen, 7:15 p.m.; depart Remsen, between 7:45 and 8 p.m.; arrive in Utica, between 8:30 and 8:45 p.m.
Cost: First-class ticket, $45; coach, $25.
INFO: Adirondack Scenic Railroad, 1-800-819-2291.

Friday / Utica

3. Brew at the Zoo and Wine Too

When: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: New York State Zoo, 1 Thompson Park, Watertown.
What: Eighth annual event features 19 breweries, eight wineries, two distilleries, 12 restaurants and two distributors. Includes auctions, merchandise sales from vendors and live music.
Cost: $35.
INFO: Zoo, 782-6180.

Friday & Saturday / Watertown

4. Bake sale

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Crosby Public Library, 59 Main St., Antwerp.
What: To benefit library construction fund.
Cost: Call for info.
INFO: Crosby Public Library, 659-8564.

Saturday / Antwerp

5. Sampling Syracuse food tours

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Throughout downtown Syracuse.
What: Three-hour walking tour stops at award-winning restaurants in downtown Syracuse.
Cost: $39.
INFO: Sampling Syracuse food tours, (800) 979-3370.

Saturday / Syracuse

The arts

1. Sarah Hiltbrand

When: 7:30 to 9:30  p.m. Friday.
Where: Kallet Theater, 4842 N. Jefferson St., Pulaski.
What: Regional artist has played at other local venues such as Hafner’s, Funk ‘n Waffles and others.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Kallet Theater, 298-0007.

Friday / Pulaski

2. Quilt Week

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Oncenter Complex, 800 S. State St., Syracuse.
What: Presented by the American Quilter’s Society.
Cost: Daily, $14; two-day admission, $25; multi-day admission, $35.
INFO: Quilt Week.

Friday & Saturday / Syracuse

3. Scott Keen book signing

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Crosby Public Library, 59 Main St., Antwerp.
What: With local author Scott Keen. Refreshments available.
Cost: Copies of books: $15.
INFO: Library, 659-8564; Scott Keen.

Saturday / Anterp

4. Opening reception: Joan Applebaum

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Sackets Harbor Arts Center, 119 W. Main St, Sackets Harbor.
What: Watercolor, acrylics, pastels and fiber art exhibit scheduled to run through Sunday, Sept. 6.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Sackets Harbor Arts Center, 646-3502.

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

5. Exhibit: Monet to Matisse

When: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., Utica.
What: Features more than 60 impressionist and post-impressionist paintings and drawings from the collection of Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tenn. Exhibit slated to run through Sunday, Nov. 29.
Cost: $10; students, $5; children 12 and younger, free.
INFO: Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, 797-0000.

All weekend / Utica

Outside

1. Mennonite Heritage Farm open

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Mennonite Heritage Farm, 8778 Erie Canal Road, Croghan.
What: Tour historical farm.
Cost: Adult, $3; ages 6 to 12, $1; ages 5 and younger, free.
INFOMennonite Heritage Farm, 346-1122.

Friday & Saturday / Croghan

2. Wilderness Health Care Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament

When: 8 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Clifton-Fine Municipal Golf Course, 4173 Main St., Star Lake.
What: Registration slated for 8 a.m.; awards ceremony and luncheon, 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Clifton-Fine Hospital, 848-3351.

Saturday / Star Lake

3. Benefit Golf Tournament for Tom Olivas

When: 8 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Willowbrook Golf Club, 25075 state Route 37, Watertown.
What: To offset medical and travel expenses for Mr. Olivas who was recently diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma and is in the hospital dealing with complications of a stem cell transplant.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Facebook event page; Willowbrook Golf Club, 782-8192.

Saturday / Watertown

4. Return to the Wild

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Where: The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake.
What: Live wolf on campus, campus-wide treasure hunt with clues.
Cost: Adult, $20; ages 5 to 17, $13; ages 65 and older and military, $18; ages 4 and younger and members, free.
INFOThe Wild Center, 518-359-7800, ext. 116.

Sunday / Tupper Lake

5. Evan Williams Bourbon Basmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River

When: All weekend.
Where: Whittaker Park Boat Launch, Waddington.
What: Boats leaving scheduled to leave every morning at 6:15 a.m.; weigh-in, 3:15 p.m. Sunday. Family-friendly activities all weekend.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Bassmaster.

All weekend / Waddington

Need more NNY? Check out the Watertown Daily Times calendar for the whole list of events.

 

Five Things Friday – July 17

Happy Friday!

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Five Things Friday – June 10

Happy Friday!

 

Festivals

1. Potsdam Summer Festival

When: Friday and Saturday.
Where: Market Street block, Potsdam.
What: Live entertainment including New Horizons Band scheduled to play 11 a.m. Saturday at Ives Park Gazebo, crafts, parade. Laser tag slated for 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Ives Park.
Cost: Call for more details.
INFO: Potsdam Chamber of Commerce, 274-9000.

Friday & Saturday / Potsdam

2. Cheddar Cheese Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Throughout village of Adams.
What: Includes contests, wine tasting, artisans, dunking booth, live music, food, photo contest, John W. Cobb 5K Scholarship run and more.
Cost: Call for more details.
INFO: Cheddar Cheese Festival; Facebook page; 232-9979.

Saturday / Adams

3. Eighth annual Lyons Falls Festival

When: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Where: Riverside Park, 6904 Laura St., Lyons Falls.
What: Children’s parade scheduled for 9:30 a.m.; Lowville Village Band, 10:20 a.m. Includes games, bouncy house, food, and tailgate sale.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: anne.huntress@yahoo.com or 348-2521.

Saturday / Lyons Falls

4. 47th annual French Festival

When: Friday through Sunday.
Where: Throughout Cape Vincent.
What: Includes live music, food, exhibits, children’s activities, community worship, antique and classic car parade and more.
Cost: Call for more details.
INFO: Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce, 654-2481.

All weekend / Cape Vincent

5. Krebashia Kingdom Medieval Fantasy Faire

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Malone Recreation Park, Duane St., Malone.
What: Horseback jousting, fire spinning and breathing, sword swallowing, belly dancing, traveling minstrels. Theatrical fighting troupe routines, Kiddie Kingdom, horse rides, face painting. Food, archery, drum circle, costume parade and competition.
Cost: $10; senior citizens, $7; children 5 and younger, free; family maximum, $35.
INFO: Facebook page; 518-314-9886.

All weekend / Malone

Art

1. Exhibit closing

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
Where: View Arts Center, 3273 Route 28, Old Forge.
What: Last day of Denis Defibaugh’s “Afterlives of Natural History.”
Cost: $10; members, $5.
INFO: View Arts, 369-6411.

Friday / Old Forge

2. Art market

When: Noon to 6 p.m. Friday.
Where: Ives Park, Potsdam.
What: Meet local artists, view their work, buy directly from the artists.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: St. Lawrence County Arts Council, 265-6860.

Friday / Potsdam

3. Literary landmark dedication

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Almanzo Wilder Homestead, 177 Stacy Road, Burke.
What: Includes children’s art event, author and historian William Anderson to speak, Adirondack folksinger Roy Hurd to perform, food, craft vendors and more.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Homestead, 518-483-1207.

Saturday / Burke

4. Art open house

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Arts Association of Northern New York, 119 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Demos and refreshments slated for 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Arts association, 646-3502.

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

5. Workshop: Drawing a Hersey's Kiss

When: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Arts Association of Northern New York, 119 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Instructor: Sue deLearie Adair. Graphite and colored pencil, beginner to intermediate.
Cost: $50; members, $45.
INFO: Arts association, 646-3502.

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

Community

1. Almanzo Wilder Homestead Cocktail Soiree

When: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Malone Golf Club, 79 Golf Course Road, Malone.
What: Featuring special guest, writer and historian William Anderson.
Cost: $20.
INFO: Almanzo Wilder Farm, 518-483-1207.

Friday / Malone

2. Garden tour

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Throughout Henderson.
What: Garden tour of nine local gardens sponsored by Garden Club of Henderson. Ice cream social scheduled to follow tours, 3 to 4 p.m. Proceeds support scholarships for Belleville Henderson Central School agriculture students. Rain date, July 12.
Cost: $15.
INFO: 778-2642.

Saturday / Henderson

3. Tupper Lake Woodsmen's Days

When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Tupper Lake Municipal Park, Route 3, Tupper Lake.
What: Featuring Timberworks Lumberjack Show, chainsaw carving, auctions and All Star Motor Sports car crushing monster trucks and rides.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Woodsmen’s Days, 518-359-9444.

Saturday & Sunday / Tupper Lake

4. A Pirate's Life for Me!

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Rock Island Lighthouse State Park, 42247 Grassy Point Road, Alexandria Bay.
What: Featuring adventure hunt, free pirate hat and treasure map. Staff to assist.
Cost: $3; ages 6 to 12, $2; ages 5 and younger, free.
INFO: Rock Island Lighthouse State Park, 775-6886.

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

5. 1000 Islands Concours d'Elegance Classic Car Show

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary St., Clayton.
What: Theme: “British Royalty,” featuring Rolls Royce, Bentley, Jaguar and Aston Martin vehicles.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Antique Boat Museum, 686-4104.

Saturday / Clayton

1000 Islands Concours d'Elegance Classic Car Show is slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Antique Boat Museum.

1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance Classic Car Show is slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Antique Boat Museum.

Outdoor & health

1. Drumming circle

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Where: Kripalu Yoga Center, 14029 Route 11, Adams Center.
What: Scheduled for the second Friday of each month through September.
Cost: Donations accepted.
INFO: Kripalu Yoga Center, 583-5500.

Friday / Adams Center

2. 24th annual Henderson Harbor triathlon

When: 8 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Henderson Harbor boat launch, Route 178, Henderson Harbor.
What: Presented by Children’s Home of Jefferson County and Credo Community Center. Olympic race slated for 8:30 a.m.; sprint, 9 a.m.
Cost: Iron Person, $100; team, $150. Sprint fees: $75 or $125. Must be 12 years or older.
INFO: Kristin Stockwell, 777-9272 or kstockwell@nnychildrenshomecom; Henderson Harbor Triathlon; NNY Children’s Home.

Saturday / Henderson Harbor

3. Barrel horse show

When: 10 a.m. Sunday.
Where: Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society Museum, 30950 Route 180, LaFargeville.
What: Camping available, all ages of competitors, flea market, Museum gift shop open.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Barrel horse show; Amy Galway, 264-6840.

Sunday / LaFargeville

4. Guided walk: edible forest garden

When: Noon to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Wellesley Island.
What: “Magical Mystery Tour: A Guided Walk Through a Developing Edible Forest Garden.” With Local Living Venture and Cross Island Farms.
Cost: Suggested donation of $17; students, $10.
INFO: Local Living Venture, 347-4223 or locallivingventure@gmail.com; Cross Island Farms.

Sunday / Wellesley Island

5. Canoeing the Raquette River

When: 2 to 4 p.m. daily.
Where: Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake.
What: Geared for novices 5 and older. Children 5 to 15 must have at least one parent/guardian present for every two children.
Cost: $30; members, $25.
INFO: Wild Center, 518-359-7800, ext. 116.

All weekend/ Tupper Lake

Music & performances

1. A Grand Night for Singing

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Where: Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake.
What: Music of Richard Rodgers and lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II. Presented by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.
Cost: $25; members, $15; ages 5 and younger, $6.
INFO: Adirondack Arts, 877-752-7715 or info@adirondackarts.org.

Friday / Tupper Lake

2. Beatles Tribute

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: A collaborative tribute to The Beatles.
Cost: $12.
INFO: CNY Playhouse, 885-8960.

Friday / Syracuse

3. Scarborough Fair: A Simon and Garfunkel Experience

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: Presented by The Guthrie Brothers.
Cost: $25 or $30.
INFO: Clayton Opera House, 686-2200.

Saturday / Clayton

4. Into the Woods

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Proscenium Theater, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam.
What: Presented by Community Performance Series.
Cost: $25 to $50; discounts available for students and senior citizens.
INFO: CPS; box office, 267-2277.

Friday & Saturday / Potsdam

5. Orchard of Hid & Seek

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: St. John’s Parish House, 500 Caroline St., Ogdensburg.
What: Presented by St. John’s Conservatory Theater.
Cost: $15; in advance, $10.
INFO: Buy online here; St. John’s Conservatory Theater.

All weekend/ Ogdensburg

The Guthrie Brothers present "Scarborough Fair: A Simon and Garfunkel Experience" 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Clayton Opera House.

The Guthrie Brothers present “Scarborough Fair: A Simon and Garfunkel Experience” 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Clayton Opera House.

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

Five Things Friday – May 22

Happy Friday, Memorial Day and, for a lot of us, long weekend! Get out there and enjoy the festivities, enjoy the holiday and enjoy the north country!

 

Music and Art

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Five Things Friday – March 27

Happy Friday!

 

Shopping

1. 50th annual Credo Community Center Foundation antique show and sale

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St., Watertown.
What: Complimentary light desserts Friday evening; hot foods, sandwiches, snacks, beverages available for sale Saturday. 50/50 raffle.
Cost: $5 donation good for both days.
INFOCredo Community Center.

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Five Things Friday – Jan. 2

Happy Friday! With the first full week of 2015 under your belt, go out and celebrate winter in the north country with these Five Things Friday events.

 

Be sporty

1. Wounded Warrior tournament, 6:30 to 11 p.m. today; 10:30 a.m. to noon and 4:30 to 9 p.m. tomorrow; 3:10 to 6:10 p.m. Sunday, Watertown Municipal Ice Arena, 600 William T. Field Drive, Watertown.

Information: Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce, 788-4400.

2. Vintage snowmobile show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Tanner Valley Golf Course, 4040 Tanner Road, Syracuse. Cost: $5; two sleds, $10; three or more sleds, $12.

Hosted by Toad Willow Trail Riders Snowmobile Club. Chicken barbecue planned for 11 a.m. Event to include 50/50 raffle and door prize auction. Info: Ron, 415-5025; Tim, 447-2070.

3. Learn to cross-country ski, 10 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Nature Center at Robert Moses State Park, 19 Robinson Bay Road, Massena.

Equipment available at no charge to first eight. Preregister/info: park, 705-5022.

4. Snowmobile safety course, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Copley Foundation House, 12030 Route 12E, Chaumont. Free.

Offered by Thousand Islands Snowmobile Club Inc. For ages 10 and older. Limited seating; first come first serve. Reservations/info: Gary, 486-5230.

5. Register for the fourth annual River Hockey Classic, all weekend. Cost: $400 per team, includes minimum three games.

Register by Sunday, Jan. 11. Pond hockey tournament scheduled for Friday, Jan. 30 through Sunday, Feb. 1 at Clayton Marina, 50 State St., Clayton. Six co-ed divisions, three on three format, maximum of four players per team. No goalies, no goalie equipment. . Register/info: riverhockey.com.

Create art

1. Make your own snow dough, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington St., Watertown.

Event part of SnowtownUSA. Class for ages 6 to 11 only. Info: library, 785-7705.

2.  Facebook page snowman photo contest, all weekend, Potsdam.

Held by Potsdam Chamber of Commerce, until Feb. 28. Build snowman, include star in design (to show it was created this season), take photo and post it to chamber’s Facebook page photo contest 2015. Entries can also be emailed to potsdam@slic.com. Winner to be announced in March. Information: chamber, 265-5440.

3. Snow sculpture contest, all weekend, Cape Vincent.

Sponsored by Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce, through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Cash prize planned. For info and for a picture to be taken: chamber, 654-2481.

4. Bird feeder workshop, 1 p.m. tomorrow, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, County Route 100, Fineview.Cost: $2 per person.

Program plans to teach how to make suet and other natural bird feeders. For birders of all ages. Preregistration appreciated: nature center, 482-2479.

5. Make a bird feeder, 2 p.m. tomorrow, Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St., Ogdensburg. Free.

Program plans to teach how to make a bird feeder out of recycled materials. Ages 3 and up. Information: library, 393-4325.

Appreciate music

1. TAUNY jams, 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., Canton.

Event to be hosted by Gretchen Koehler and Barb Heller. All levels of musicians, singers, step dancers welcome. Info: center, 386-4289.

2.  Solar Garlic (Phish Tribute), 8 p.m. today, The Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St., Syracuse. Cost: $10.

Doors to open at 7 p.m. Openers planned: Steep and The New Daze. Info: theater, 299-8886.

 3. Black River concert series featuring Searson, tomorrow, Lewis County Historical Society, 7552 S. State St., Lowville. Cost: $20 at door; in advance, $18; family, $45; season tickets, $110 (includes two free guest passes). Info: historical society, 376-8957.

This event kicks off the Black River concert series. Searson is said to be “high energy fiddling, amazing vocals, Irish step-dancing.”

 4. Jeff Hunt, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, DeKalb Junction United Methodist Church4302 U.S. 11, De Kalb Junction.

International Angel Award-Winning vocalist and songwriter, 3ABN artist and former Heritage Singer to perform. Info:

 5. Under the Streetlamp, 7 p.m. Sunday, Turning Stone Resort and Casino, 5218 Patrick Road, Verona. Cost: $20.

Info: casino, 877-833-7469.

Family fun

1. One Enchanted Evening, 7 p.m. today, Italian American Club, 192 Bellew Ave. South, Watertown. Cost: $10.

Seatings at 7 and 8 p.m. Pasta dinner to benefit Rhonda’s FooteWorks Outreach Company. Entertainment and dancing planned. Info/tickets: 771-8089 5 or rfwdance@gmail.com.

 2. ‘The Maze Runner‘ showing, 7 p.m. today, Chateaugay Town Hall Theater5428 Shady Ave., Lowville. Cost: $3; family, $10.

Movie rated PG-13. Info: 518-497-3126.

3.  Craft and vendor show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St., Watertown.

Event planned to help with expenses to send Watertown Airsoft Team to Airsoft DEFCON in Long Island. Face painting, raffles, entertainment, and balloon art planned. Info: Samantha, 529-4893; Deb Catlin, 385-1622.

4.  Winter princess snow gala, 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, Adams Fire Hall, 6 N. Main St., Adams. Cost: $65 (one father and one daughter); additional girl, $25; and additional gentleman, $40.

Dinner, dancing and raffles planned. Reservations required. Info: 232-2426.

5.  Turin Ridge Riders trail fund, noon tomorrow, Myers Towpath, 4217 West Road, Turin.

Proceeds to benefit Turin Ridge Riders Trail Fund. Chicken BBQ and 50/50 raffle planned. Info: Towpath Lodge, 348-8122.

Art of all kinds

1. “Michiko Taylor: Life and Nature” exhibit, all weekend, St. Lawrence County Arts Council, 51 Market St., Potsdam.

This is the last weekend to catch this exhibit. Info: council, 265-6860.

 2. “Lend Me A Tenor” performance, 8 p.m. today and tomorrow; 2 p.m. Sunday, Central New York Playhouse, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse. Cost: $20 today and tomorrow; Sunday, $17.

Show planned to open today, and play through Saturday, Jan. 24. Info: playhouse, 885-8960, cnyplayhouse@gmail.com.

3. “Burdette Parks: Eye of the Beholder” exhibit, all weekend, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid.

Photography exhibit planned to run through Sunday, Jan. 25. Info: center, 518-523-2512.

 4. Benefit auction opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today, Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St., Saranac Lake.

Silent auction to run through Sunday, Feb. 1, and benefit Saranac Lake Fire Department. Artwork created by members of the guild on display and available for bids. Info: guild,518-891-2615.

5. “All aboard: Train Paintings in Pastel” reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today, Judith Lowenstein Cohen Memorial Wing, Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd., Old Forge.

Meet and talk with artist, Pamela Menotti. Show planned to run through Saturday, March 14. Info: 369-6008.

Looking for more events? Check out the Watertown Daily Times events calendar.

Five Things Friday – Dec. 26

Christmas might be over, but the fun is just beginning. We’ve had almost a full week of “winter,” by the calendar’s estimation, so this weekend brings indoor and outdoor events to fight off those winter blues. Check it out.

Family fun

1. Explore Sci-Tech, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow, Sci-Tech Center of Northern New York, 154 Stone St., Watertown. Cost: $1 donation.

The museum is collecting canned food for food bank. Info: museum, 788-1340 or scitech@scitechcenter.org.

2. “Christmas Carol,” 6 p.m. today, Wead Library, 64 Elm St., Malone. Free.

Movie rated PG. Don’t forget to bring your own snacks. Info: library, 518-483-5251.

3. Festival of trees, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow, Thousand Islands Museum, 312 James St., Clayton. Free.

Displays feature trees, snowmen and other Christmas themes. Baskets of products for raffles. Museum accepting non-perishable food items for local food pantry. Info: museum, 686-5794.

 4. Holiday movie, noon tomorrow, Hawn Memorial Library, 220 John St., Clayton.

Info: library, 686-3762.

5. “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” 1 p.m. Sunday, Chateaugay Town Hall Theater, 191 E. Main St., Chateaugay. Cost: $3 per person; family, $10.

Movie dated PG. Info: theater, 518-497-3126.

Move your body

1. Free ice skating, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. today, Pine Street Arena, 43 Pine St., Potsdam.

Offered by Potsdam Lions Club. Info: 244-9299.

 2. Sixth annual alumni basketball game, young guys at 4 p.m.; old guys at 5 p.m.; girls at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Sandy Creek Central School, 126 Salisbury St., Sandy Creek.

Players can preregister or register at the door, and should bring old jersey. Event to benefit SCCS Sports Booster Club and Sandy Creek Central School District Alumni Association, and is planning to offer concession stand, bake sale and 50/50 raffle. Info: Nate Hathway, 532-4942 (call or text).

3. Rock & skate, grades K-6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; grades 7 through 12 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, Lockwood Arena, 141 West River St., Ogdensburg. Cost: entrance, $3; skate rental, $3.

Event to benefit prom and graduation/scholarship funds, OFA’s class of 2016; sponsored by Ogdensburg Free Academy junior class with Ogdensburg Recreation Department. Info: free academy, 393-0900.

4. Junior bowling league, 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, Pappy’s Bowlmor Lanes, 277 E. Orvis St., Massena.

League for ages 5 to 20. Info: 842-8874.

5. Belly dance class, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Maplewood Campus, 205 State Street Road, Canton. Cost: four weeks, $40; eight weeks, $75; drop-in, $13.

Class offered through Yoga Loft. Register before coming with Nina Salaam Rivera, 322-7050 or rlightdc@gmail.com.

Live music

1. Annie in the Water, 9 p.m. today, Savory Downtown, 300 Washington St., Watertown.

Performing with New York May. Info: Savory Downtown, 788-0272.

2. Simple Jack,  9:30 p.m. today, The Paddock Club, 1 Public Square, Watertown.

Info: The Paddock Club, 786-6633.

 3. Lacey Stoddard, 8 to 11 p.m. today, The Ole Smokehouse, 3512 County Road 14, Madrid.

Info: The Ole Smokehouse, 322-4125.

 4. Joe Ramsey on piano, 7 to 10 p.m. tomorrow, Gran-View Restaurant, 6765 Route 37, Ogdensburg.

Info: Gran-View, 393-4550.

 5. Gallows Road, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. tomorrow, The Paddock Club, 1 Public Square, Watertown.

Info: The Paddock Club, 786-6633.

Get artsy

1. Karaoke, 6 to 10 p.m. tonight, Amvets Post 19, 215 Ford St., Ogdensburg.

Weekly festivities with Susie Q and the Agitator. Info: Amvets, 393-6140. 

2. Facebook page snowman photo contest, Potsdam.

Contest held by Potsdam Chamber of Commerce until Saturday, Feb. 28. Winner announced in March. Info: chamber, 265-5440.

3. Tie dye workshop, 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow, View (Arts Center), 3273 Route 28, Old Forge. Cost: $12 to $15.

Students will tie dye snowflakes on T-shirts or pillowcases. Instructions and materials to be supplied. Advance registration required. Info: arts center, 369-6411 ext. 201 or info@viewarts.org.

 4. Fused glass night light, 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow, View (Arts Center), 3273 Route 28. Cost: members, $15; nonmembers, $18.

Class planned for all ages; children under 10 restricted to pre-cut glass. Advance registration required. Info: arts center, 369-6411 ext. 201 or info@viewarts.org.

 5. Snow sculpture contest, Cape Vincent.

Contest is sponsored by Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Cash prize planned. Info: chamber, 654-2481.

On the stage

1. “Hairspray,” 8 p.m. today; 3 and 8 p.m. tomorrow; 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Syracuse Stage, 820 Genesee St., Syracuse.

Theater accepting donations of non-perishable food items and winter coats/gloves/hats for those in need. Tickets/info: Syracuse Stage, 443-3275; for group discounts, 443-9844.

2. “It’s a Wonderful Life,” 7 p.m. tomorrow, Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake. Cost: $15; seniors and children, $10.

Info: theatre, 891-1854.

3. Cuse comedy showcase featuring Jawaan Nelson, 8 p.m. tomorrow, Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse. Cost: $12; advance, $10.

Six local comics will be competing for a cash prize which the audience will vote on. Info: playhouse, 885-8960.

4. Dancing with the Stars Live, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Turning Stone Resort and Casino, 5218 Patrick Road, Verona. Cost: $50 or $60.

Info: Turning Stone, 877-833-7469.

5. Big Daddy DJ/ karaoke, 8 p.m. to midnight Sunday, The Paddock Club, 1 Public Square, Watertown.

Info: The Paddock, 786-6633.