Five Things Friday – July 24

Happy Friday!

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1. Christmas in July boat parade

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Henderson Harbor.
What: Line up scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in front of Henchen Marina, County Route 123, and West View Lodge, 13499 County Route 123.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Facebook event page; Henderson Harbor Performing Arts Association.

Friday / Henderson Harbor

2. Lewis County Fair

When: Friday and Saturday.
Where: Lewis County Fairgrounds, Lowville.
What: Featuring live music, shows, contests, demolition derby, animals and more. Children’s Day scheduled for Friday; Family Day, Saturday. Check online for schedules.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Lewis County Fair; Bonnie Murphy, 831-4285, 709-1150 or bonniemurphy.lcf@frontiernet.net.

Friday & Saturday / Lowville

3. Welcome Watertown

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Truscott Terrace, 435 S. Hycliff Drive, Watertown.
What: Music by Tunes 92.5, Evans Mills Speedway with race cars, autographs by Watertown Bucks, children’s events, Military Moms’ food truck, prizes, vendors.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Facebook event page, Truscott Terrace, (888) 614-6443.

Saturday / Watertown

4. Radio Control Fun Fly

When: Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Canton-Ogdensburg Road, Ogdensburg.
What: Drawings, food. During Ogdensburg Seaway Festival.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Mr. Phil Lord, 714-9717; Ogdensburg Seaway Festival.

Saturday & Sunday / Ogdensburg

5. Civil War Weekend

When: Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Nature center at Robert Moses State Park, 19 Robinson St., Massena.
What: Mock battles, military drills, talks on camp life, cooking demonstration, spinning, ladies’ aid, cannon firing, medical practices, game of Rounders (19th century baseball), Civil War Jeopardy, era fashion show, basket auction, displays, quilt raffle and period music.
Cost: $4; ages 6 and younger, free.
INFO: St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 386-8133 or info@slcha.org.

Saturday & Sunday / Massena

Shopping

1. Annual book sale

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Pulaski Public Library, 4917 N. Jefferson St., Pulaski.
What: Sponsored by Friends of the Pulaski Public Library. Selection includes hardcovers, paperbacks, audio books, DVDs, children’s books, puzzles, magazines and large print books.
Cost: 25 cents to $1.
INFO: Library, 298-2717.

Friday & Saturday / Pulaski

2. Summer book sale

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Macsherry Library, 112 Walton St., Alexandria Bay.
What: In library’s Gallery.
Cost: Call for pricing.
INFO: Library, 482-2241.

Friday & Saturday / Alexandria Bay

3. Artists on The Point

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Rustic Golf Club, 16451 County Route 59, Dexter.
What: Includes artisans selling ceramics, glass, photography, woodworking, jewelry, painting and textiles.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Artists on the Point; Donna or Ron McGregor, 639-3624.

Saturday / Dexter

4. Community vendors expo

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Sackets Harbor American Legion, 209 Ambrose St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Featuring local vendors.
Cost: Call for pricing.
INFO: American Legion, 646-3530.

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. Antiques and vintage show and sale

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center, 225 North St., Old Forge.
What: Wine and cheese preview party slated for Friday. To benefit View Art Center.
Cost: Saturday and Sunday, $6; preview party, $20 (includes Saturday and Sunday admission); parking, free.
INFO: View Arts Center; Antique Show Chairman Helene McAleese,  800-365-5217.

All weekend / Old Forge

Performance & art

1. Elemental opening reception

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Where: Arts on the Square, Franklin Building, 52 Public Square, Watertown.
What: Sculptural metal jewelry, Earth inspired photography and blown glass. Scheduled to display through Saturday, Aug. 22.
Cost: Nonmembers, $5; members, free.
INFO: North Country Arts Council, 661-6361; Facebook event page.

Friday / Watertown

2. Wizard of Oz

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Gouverneur High School auditorium, 133 E. Barney St., Gouverneur.
What: Presented by the North Country Players.
Cost: $7; senior citizens and students, $5.
INFO: 528-1851.

Friday & Saturday / Gouverneur

3. Chicago

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

Friday & Saturday / Potsdam

4. Dingman Point river artists studio tour

When: 10 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Dingman Point, Alexandria Bay.
What: Visit artists. Original work and new limited edition prints exhibited and for sale with raffle each day.
Cost: Free.
INFO: 777-3385.

Saturday & Sunday / Alexandria Bay

5. Aida

When: 8 p.m. Friday; 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: Music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice’s. Dinner and show planned for Saturday.
Cost: Friday and Sunday, $20; Saturday, $34.95.
INFO: CNY Playhouse, 885-8960.

All weekend / Syracuse

Festivals

1. Sterling Renaissance Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: 15385 Farden Road, Sterling.
What: Pirate invasion weekend.
Cost: $26.95; two-day pass, $47.95; children, $15.95.
INFO: Sterling Renaissance Festival, 947-5782.

Friday & Saturday / Sterling

2. Oswego Harborfest

When: Friday through Sunday.
Where: Breitbeck Park, Oswego.
What: Rides, vendors, concerts.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Oswego Harborfest, 343-6858.

All weekend / Oswego

3. Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival

When: Friday through Sunday.
Where: Clinton Square, Syracuse.
What: Jazz, wine, food and fun.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: CNY Jazz Central, 479-5299.

All weekend / Syracuse

4. Fiddlers' Picnic Festival

When: Friday through Sunday.
Where: North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame, 1121 Comins Road, Redfield.
What: Featuring workshops, live music and more.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Facebook event page.

All weekend / Redfield

5. 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, Syracuse.
What: Part of Syracuse ArtsWeek. Featuring more than 160 artists representing 30 states and Canada.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Arts and Crafts Festival; Facebook event page; CNY Arts ArtsWeek.

All weekend / Syracuse

Outside

1. Save The River’s Run for the River 5K/10K

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Frink Park, 57 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: Registration slated for 7:30 a.m.; race, 9 a.m.
Cost: 5K, $30; 10K, $35; Save the River members, $5 off.
INFO: Save the River, 686-2010.

Saturday / Clayton

2. Lyme Community Days craft fair and farmers market

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Lyme Community Foundation, 12030 state Route 12E, Chaumont.
What: Including craft fair, farmers market, live music, bouncy house, face painting, wine tastings, fireworks and more.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Facebook event page; Chaumont-Three Mile Bay Chamber of Commerce, 778-1191.

Saturday / Chaumont

3. Paddle for the Clifton Community Library

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Starts at Wanakena Town Dock; ends at Pinecone Grill, 68 Ranger School Road, Wanakena.
What: Benefits Clifton Community Library.
Cost: $15.
INFO: Cranberry Lake Boat Club.

Saturday / Wanakena

4. Saranac Lake SkatePark grand opening

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Saranac Lake SkatePark, 155 Church St., Saranac Lake.
What: Includes music, free food and beverage, skateboarding demo, raffle, t-shirts and free helmets.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Saranac Lake SkatePark.

Sunday / Saranac Lake

5. Railbike Summer 2015

When: Two tours leaving 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily.
Where: Saranac Lake Union Depot, 19 Depot St., Saranac Lake.
What: Pedal powered trailbike tours of historic railroad between Saranac Lake and Lake Clear. Children 16 and younger must be accompanied by adult. Trips lasts approximately two hours.
Cost: Two seats, $50.
INFO: Rail Explorers, (518) 460-1444.

All weekend / Saranac Lake

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Happy Friday! This weekend is packed with fun events and activities. Enjoy!

Festivals

1. Family Fest

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Where: Island View Park Pavilion, Waddington.
What: Donna Miller, Laura Burnett and Bob Miller present the opening concert in the event dedicated to families and family life.
Cost: Free admission; donations accepted.
INFO: Waddington Chamber of Commerce, 388-4079.

Friday / Waddington

2. Keb' Mo'

When: 9 p.m. Friday.
Where: Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse.
What: Part of Gala 2015, Syracuse Stage’s annual fundraiser. Doors scheduled for 8:45 p.m.; show, 9 p.m.
Cost: $45; students, $40.
INFO: Syracuse Stage, 443-2709 or 443-3275.

Friday / Syracuse

3. Strawberry Festival

When: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Sixtown House, 33 E. Church St., Adams.
What: Sponsored by South Jefferson Historical Association. Includes food, silent auction, craft and hobby show, petting zoo, children’s games and activities, vintage equipment displays and demonstrations. Ripley House Museum scheduled open for tours noon to 3 p.m. each day.
Cost: Call for pricing details.
INFO: 767-1295.

Friday & Saturday / Adams

4. Family Fun Day

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Boldt Castle, Alexandria Bay.
What: Sponsored by WPBS and Boldt Castle.  Meet your favorite PBS character, activities, gifts for the children, face painting and more.
Cost: $8.50; ages 6 to 12, $6; ages 5 and younger, free; military discount available.
INFO: Boldt Castle, 482-9724.

Saturday / Boldt Castle

5. Summer Solstice party

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Heritage Park, between bridges on Main Street, Canton.
What: Live music, desserts, beverages, cash bar.  Benefits maintenance of Heritage Park.
Cost: $20; children accompanied by adult, free.
INFO: Grasse River Heritage, ccoakley3@yahoo.com or 854-0887.

Sunday / Canton

Family Fest is planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Island View Park Pavilion, Waddington. Donna Miller, Laura Burnett and Bob Miller present the opening concert in the event dedicated to families and family life.

Family Fest is planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Island View Park Pavilion, Waddington. Donna Miller, Laura Burnett and Bob Miller present the opening concert in the event dedicated to families and family life.

Food

1. Farmers market

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Forest Park Pavilion, Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St., Lowville.
What: Local food and goods.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Facebook page.

Saturday / Lowville

2. Farmers market

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Ives Park, Potsdam.
What: Local food and goods.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Facebook page.

Saturday / Potsdam

3. Ladies Day Out

When: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: K & J Spirits, 8722 Noble St., Evans Mills.
What: Free wine tastings, samples and demonstrations from Venditti Vineyards, Bella-Brooke Vineyards, Thirty-One handbags, Jamberry Nails and Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Facebook event page.

Saturday / Evans Mills

4. Annual clam bake

When: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Evans Mills Fire Department, 8615 Leray St., Evans Mills.
What: Steamed clams, salt potatoes, clam chowder, sausage and steak sandwiches, chicken. DJ and karaoke.
Cost: $25.
INFO: Doc, 486-1032; Vicki Newberry, 771-3534.

Saturday / Evans Mills

5. Father's Day breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Where: St. Mary’s Parish Center, 769 Gale Road, Brushton.
What: Sponsored by St. Mary’s Catholic Church events committee. Eggs, bacon, sausage, hash, home fries, pancakes, French toast, homemade donuts, toast, coffee, tea, juice and milk.
Cost: Adults, $8; seniors, $7; ages 6 to 12, $4; ages 5 and younger, free; immediate family of 5 or more, $25.
INFO: Church, 518-529-6580.

Sunday / Brushton

Music

1. Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Gould Hall, View Arts Center, 3273 Route 28, Old Forge.
What: Acoustic treatment of bluegrass. Advance sale ticket purchase recommended.
Cost: $15.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411 or info@viewarts.org.

Friday / Old Forge

2. Bill Smith

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Meetinghouse Museum, 696 E. DeKalb Road, DeKalb Junction.
What: Adirondack teller of tales and singer of songs.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Linda Batt, 344-6592 or linda.batt06@gailmail.com.

Saturday / DeKalb Junction

3. Bee Children

When: 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Russell Theatre, Russell Town Hall, 4 Pestle St., Russell.
What: Canton group plays range of original pop, folk-rock and agit-folk songs. Includes light refreshments, 50/50 raffle.
Cost: Donation.
INFO: Tess Eells, 347-2358; Russell Theatre.

Saturday / Russell

4. Bollywood concert

When: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Storer Auditorium, Onondaga Community College, 4585 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse.
What: To benefit Nepal earthquake victims. Tea, sodas and Indian snacks for purchase.
Cost: $25.
INFO: Pravin Gupta, 491-9271.

Sunday / Syracuse

5. Carbon Doxology and Nick Brizee

When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Frink Park pavilion, 517 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: Part of Summer Sunset Series.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Sunday Sunset Series Facebook page.

Sunday / Clayton

Bee Children plan to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday. Where: Russell Theatre

Bee Children plan to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Russell Theatre

Shopping

1. Fundraiser garage sale

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Yoga Loft, 30 Court St., Canton.
What: To benefit Yoga Loft.
Cost: N/A.
INFO: Yoga Loft, info@yoga-loft.org or 605-8637.

Friday & Saturday / Canton

2. Annual book and attic treasure sale

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Ainsworth Memorial Library, 6064 S. Main St., Sandy Creek.
What: Hosted by Friends of Ainsworth Library.
Cost: N/A.
INFO: Friends of Ainsworth Library Facebook page.

Friday & Saturday / Sandy Creek

3. Town-wide garage sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Town of Waddington.
What: Free maps available at Town Hall, sponsored by the Waddington Fire Department Auxiliary.
Cost: N/A.
INFO: Waddington Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page.

Saturday / Waddington

4. Summer book sale

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Macsherry Library, 112 Walton St., Alexandria Bay.
What: Ongoing book sale through Labor Day of hardcover fiction and nonfiction, paperbacks, music, DVD’s and more.
Cost: Call for pricing details.
INFO: Library, 482-2241.

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

5. Annual arts and crafts show

When: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Constable Hall, 5909 John St., Constableville.
What: Includes car show, musical entertainment, silent auction, food, quilt raffle, free hall tours and parking. Benefits Constable Hall Preservation Fund.
Cost: $4; children 12 and younger/active military, free.
INFO: Constable Hall; Mary, 397-2771.

Sunday / Constableville

Outside

1. The Longest Day

When: 7:30 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Stone Presbyterian Church, 140 Chestnut St., Watertown.
What: Supports the Alzheimer’s Association. Organized by Seniors Helping Seniors. Registration slated for 7:30 a.m.; 5K run, 8:30 a.m.; 23-mile bike ride; 10:30 a.m.; 3.25-mile fun bike/run following start of 25 mile ride.
Cost: $25.
INFO: Joanne at Seniors Helping Seniors, 405-4950.

Saturday / Watertown

2. Anna Gert Arthur memorial walk

When: 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
Where: William H. Bush Memorial Library, 5605 Whittaker Road, Martinsburg.
What: Meet at 8:45 a.m.; walk at 9 a.m.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Nelson Schwartzentruber, 376-2972.

Saturday / Martinsburg

3. Biking for Books

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Morley Wesleyan Church, 7254 County Route 27, Canton.
What: Morley Library Association to host 31-mile ride. Registration slated for 9 a.m.
Cost: $25.
INFO: John Beaudette, 386-5235; Morley Library Facebook.

Saturday / Canton

4. Annual draft horse show

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Northern New York Agricultural Museum, 30950 Route 180, LaFargeville.
What: Four horse teams with wagon pulling and two horse teams.
Cost: Admission with parking, $5; admission, parking and raffle, $10.
INFO: Matt, 771-4401; museum, 658-2353.

Saturday / LaFargeville

5. Grace Peak Celebration

When: 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Where: North Hudson Town Park, Park Road, North Hudson.
What: Celebration of the official naming of Grace Peak in honor of Grace Hudowalski, first woman to climb the 46 High Peaks. Sponsored by the Adirondack Forty-Sixers and the Town of North Hudson. Includes food, drinks, music, games and more.
Cost: Donations accepted to benefit Town of North Hudson Fire Department and ADK Summit Steward Program.
INFO: Adirondack Forty-Sixers.

Saturday / North Hudson

The annual draft horse show is slated for 9 a.m. Saturday at the Northern New York Agricultural Museum.

The annual draft horse show is slated for 9 a.m. Saturday at the Northern New York Agricultural Museum.

Need more NNY? Check out the Watertown Daily Times calendar for an extensive event listing.

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