5 Things Friday events calendar – Sept. 18

Happy Friday!

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For sale

1. Craft sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.
Where: Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, 214 King St., Ogdensburg.
What: Hosted by Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Crafters. Featuring fall and Halloween items. Benefits hospital auxiliary.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, 393-1559.

Friday / Ogdensburg

2. Annual autumn showcase bazaar

When: 3 to 7 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Where: Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St., Potsdam.
What: Baked potato dinner slated for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Cost: Dinner, $7.
INFO: Church, 265-7474.

Friday & Saturday / Potsdam

3. Book sale

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Norwood Village Green, 7 Bernard Ave., Norwood.
What: Sponsored by The Friends of the Norwood Public Library. All purchases go toward library programs and services.
Cost: Select books will be $2/bag; other books priced as marked.
INFO: Church, 265-7474.

Saturday / Norwood

4. Potsdam Food Co-op open house

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Potsdam Food Co-op & Carriage House Bakery, 24 Elm St., Potsdam.
What: Celebrates co-op’s 4-year anniversary. Featuring food, music, face painting, art stations and more.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Co-op, 265-4630.

Saturday / Potsdam

5. Alexandria Bay wine festival and farmer's market

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Scenic View Park, Sisson St., Alexandria Bay.
What: Hosted by Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Featuring live music.
Cost: Admission for participation in tastings, $10.
INFO: Chamber, 482-9531.

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

Festivals

1. NNY Veterans and Community Day

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Jefferson Community College gym, 1220 Coffeen St., Watertown.
What: Learn about services for veterans, nutrition assistance, healthcare, disability, housing/homeless, education, aging, more. Children’s activities. Free refreshments.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Deb Baxter, 350-1412.

Saturday / Watertown

2. Cream Cheese Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Downtown Lowville.
What: Game Schedule: Painting the Cream Cheese Mural, all day, and Lowville Fire Hall Parking Lot; Feed Bag Shot Put Individual, noon to 1 p.m., Cream Cheese Plinko Individual, 1 to 2 p.m., Amazing Pet Contest, 2 to 3 p.m., “Lick it Clean” Individual, 3 to 4 p.m., Milk the Cow Individual, 4 to 5 p.m., and The Heaviest Catch (Team of Two), 5 to 6 pm., all at Key Bank Parking Lot.; Children’s events (held on South State Street): Hay Fever Individual, noon to 1 p.m., Milk the Cow Individual, 1 to 2 p.m., Cream Cheese Shoot Out Individual, 2 to 3 p.m., “Lick it Clean” Individual, 3 to 4 p.m., Dress Like a Farmer Individual, 4 to 5 p.m., and The Heaviest Catch (Team of Two), 5 to 6 p.m.; Music Line-up: Lewis County open Mike Night, 11 a.m. to noon, opening ceremony, noon to 12:30 p.m., Panigma Steel Drum Band, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Funky Blu Roots, 2:30 to 4 p.m., and Gray Matter, 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Cream Cheese Festival; Roger Abbey, 376-8688; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Lowville

3. Syracuse Gun Show

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Expo Center, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse.
What: More than 800 exhibits and displays.
Cost: Admission per day: $6; ages 11 and younger (with parents), free; senior citizens, $5.
INFO: Syracuse Gun Show.

Saturday & Sunday / Syracuse

4. 18th annual vintage and classic street meet

When: Beginning 9:30 a.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. Sunday.
Where: Mary, Merrick and Graves Streets, and Village Park Circle, Clayton.
What: Includes farmer’s market, crafters, artisans, food vendors. Check online for more details and schedule.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Clayton Chamber of Commerce, 686-3771.

Saturday & Sunday / Clayton

5. Fall Jamboree

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Ontario Orchards Farm, 7735 state Route 104, Oswego.
What: Includes food, games, corn maze, wagon rides, magic shows, wine tastings, u-pick apples and pumpkins, farm animals and more.
Cost: Free parking and admission.
INFO: Ontario Orchards, 343-6328.

Saturday & Sunday / Sterling

Learning

1. Guest lecture: Female Serial Killers: What We Know

When: 3 p.m. Friday.
Where: Kellas Hall, Room 103, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam.
What: Sponsored by SUNY Potsdam Department of Psychology. Lecture by Dr. Marissa Harrison, associate professor of psychology at Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg.
Cost: Free.
INFO: SUNY Potsdam, 267-2000.

Friday / Potsdam

2. War of 1812 Heritage Talks

When: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Eben Holden Conference Center, St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton.
What: Six speakers.
Cost: $9 general admission includes talks, continental breakfast and boxed lunch.
INFO: Fort La Présentation Association; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Canton

3. Introduction to Facebook

When: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington St., Watertown.
What: Aims to teach basics of Facebook.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Library, 785-7705.

Saturday / Watertown

4. Magical Mystery Tour: A Guided Walk Through a Developing Edible Forest Garden

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Wellesley Island.
What: Host Dani Baker plans to describe the process of planning and planting varieties of edible perennial plants in an accessible arrangement that is both pleasing to the eye and to the palate. RSVP required: LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com or 347-4223. Cosponsored by Cross Island Farms and Local Living Venture.
Cost: $17; couple, $30; student, $10.
INFO: SUNY Potsdam, 267-2000.

Saturday / Wellesley Island

5. Wes Moore talk and book signing

When: 6 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Cheel Arena, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Ave., Potsdam.
What: Book signing slated for 6 to 6:30 p.m.; talk, 7 p.m. Mr. Moore is an Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur and host of “Beyond Belief” on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Clarkson University, 268-4483.

Sunday / Potsdam

Performance

1. Gary Lewis and The Playboys

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Bonnie Castle Resort, 31 Holland St., Alexandria Bay.
What: Proceeds benefit 1 World Foundation.
Cost: $30; gold tickets (includes reserved seating and Uncle Sam boat cruise), $50.
INFO: Bonnie Castle Resort, 482-4511.

Friday / Alexandria Bay

2. Big Fish

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Red House Arts Center, 201 S West St., Syracuse.
What: Musical by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Stephen Svoboda.
Cost: $30; members, $25.
INFO: Red House Arts Center, 362-2785.

Friday & Saturday / Syracuse

3. Dance event with NYC choreographer JoAnna Mendl Shaw

When: Noon and 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Crane Plaza, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam.
What: Two performances. Chairs available or bring your own.
Cost: Free.
INFO: SUNY Potsdam, 267-2918.

Saturday / Potsdam

4. Rhythm Riders Band

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6912, 7752 W. State St., Lowville.
What: Food will be available.
Cost: $5.
INFO: VFW Post 6912, 376-2733.

Saturday / Lowville

5. Adirondack Music, Art & Food Festival

When: All weekend.
Where: View Arts Center, 3273 state Route 28, Old Forge.
What: Includes food, art and workshops and live music.
Cost: All access pass, $150; check online for individual event ticket prices.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411.

All weekend / Old Forge

Get moving

. 12th Annual Walk-A-Thon

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Amvets Post 265, 5 Catherine St., Parishville.
What: Benefits Hospice of St. Lawrence County and the Potsdam Animal Shelter and Paws with a Cause. Sponsored by The Amvets Ladies Auxiliary. Sign-in slated for 9 a.m.; walk, 9:30 a.m.
Cost: $10.
INFO: Amvets Post 265, 268-0851.

Saturday / Parishville

. Colton Fun Run

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Colton Town Hall, 94 Main St., Colton.
What: Registration slated for 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Two-mile walk/run. Free beverages. Block party slated for noon to 7 p.m. at the  Raquette River Pub, 102 Main St., Colton.
Cost: $10.
INFO: Town of Colton.

Saturday / Colton

. The Backpack Run

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Theresa Primary School, 125 Bridge St., Theresa.
What: 5 and 10K routes to benefit the Backpack Program at Indian River Central School District. Registration slated for 7:30 a.m.; races, 9 a.m.
Cost: 5K, $20; 10K, $25.
INFO: The Backpack Run; Lia Call at Indian River Middle School, 493-4938 or liacall@ircsd.org.

Saturday / Theresa

. Ninth annual Cheese Chase

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Fores Park Pavilion, Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St., Lowville.
What: 5K run. Registration slated for 7:30 a.m.; run start, 9 a.m. Looped course. Benefits USO Fort Drum.
Cost: $20; miliary, $15.
INFO: Facebook event page.

Saturday / Lowville

. Stan Bach & Martha Strouse Memorial Ride

When:10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Where: FX Caprara Harley-Davidson, 17890 Goodnough Road, Adams Center.
What: Kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. Meal included. Ends at O’Brien’s Restaurant, 226 Webb St., Clayton. Proceeds benefit local families battling cancer.
Cost: Driver, $20; rider, $15.
INFO: 686-1110, 778-9477 or 583-6177.

Saturday / Adams Center

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5 Things Friday events calendar – Sept. 11

Happy Friday!

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Music

1. TAUNY Jam

When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, 53 Main St., Canton.
What: Hosted by Gretchen Koehler, fiddler, and Barb Heller, singer/guitarist and host of NCPR’s String Fever.
Cost: Free.
INFO: TAUNY, 386-4289 or programs@tauny.org.

Friday / Canton

2. Top Light Observations

When: 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St., Syracuse.
What: Southern-retro-electro-rock artist band hailing from Charleston, South Carolina. All ages admitted.
Cost: $10 to $12.
INFO: Westcott Theater, 299-8886.

Saturday / Syracuse

3. Alex Smith

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, 53 Main St., Canton.
What: Adirondack folk singer-songwriter.
Cost: Suggested donation: $5 to $15, includes refreshments.
INFO: TAUNY, 386-4289.

Saturday / Canton

4. Cabin in the Woods

When: 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: View Arts Center, 3273 state Route 28, Old Forge.
What: Featuring award winning pianist Alyssa Filardo. Meet and greet with artist following concert. Beneifts Henry M. Kashiwa Gallery.
Cost: $100; View members, $50.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411, ext. 201.

Sunday / Old Forge

5. 1000 Islands International Piano Competition

When: Friday through Sunday.
Where: Maple Grove Estate, 596 W. Broadway St., Cape Vincent.
What: Competition slated to begin at 9 a.m.; lunch, noon; awards ceremony, 1 p.m. Sunday.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Cape Vincent Arts Council, 654-2413.

All weekend / Cape Vincent

Community

1. Northpole Ladies Auxiliary vendors fair

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Northpole Fire Department, 22334 Route 11, Watertown.
What: Lunch available. Nonperishable food donations accepted.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Northpole Fire Company; Lois Herman, 788-6949.

Saturday / Watertown

2. Library anniversary celebration

When: 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington St., Watertown.
What: For Flower Memorial Library. Refreshments and desserts, historic tours, programs for children and teens, raffles and giveaways.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Library, 785-7705.

Saturday / Watertown

3. Red Carpet Gala

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Ridgeview Inn, 6912 Bardo Road, Lowville.
What: Sponsored by Lewis County Hospital Foundation. Cocktails, silent auction, buffet dinner, live auction, photo booth, live entertainment.
Cost: $4; children, $2; family, $10.
INFO: Lewis County Hospital Foundation, 376-5110.

Saturday / Lowville

4. 29th annual Thousand Islands Train Fair

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Town of Clayton Cerow Recreation Park Arena, 615 E. Line Road, Clayton.
What: Sponsored by Watertown Area Model Railroad Club.
Cost: $4; children, $2; family, $10.
INFO: Tom, 489-1856.

Saturday & Sunday / Clayton

5. Scare-A-Con

When: Friday through Sunday.
Where: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, 5218 Patrick Road, Verona.
What: 96 hours of films, including northeast premier of John Schneider’s “Smothered,” two nights of parties and socializing, 54 hours of panel discussions, celebrity Q&A sessions and expert presentations, vendor hall, celebrity guests, cosplay (and costume contests), live music.
Cost: Celebrity VIP Experience, $175; three-day weekend pass, $50; and single day pass, $30.
INFO: Scare-A-Con.

All weekend / Verona

Outside

1. Run for recovery

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Agricultural Building, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, 600 William T. Field Drive, Watertown.
What: Registration slated for 6:30 a.m.; run/walk, 9 a.m. To benefit Watertown Urban Mission Bridge Program.
Cost: $25.
INFO: Watertown Urban Mission, 782-8440; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Watertown

2. Potsdam Junior Hockey Association Golf Tournament

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Potsdam Town and Country Club, 6194 Route 56, Potsdam.
What: Tee off slated for 9 a.m. Saturday.
Cost: $65 per person, includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.
INFO: 268-9611; Potsdam Junior Hockey Association.

Saturday / Potsdam

3. St. Lawrence County NYSARC's Autism Awareness Walk

When: 10 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Village Park, Main Street, Canton.
What: Hosted by Jeff Cole, WWNY-TV, and presented by Rose and Kiernan. Registration slated for 9 a.m.; walk, 10 a.m. Bounce houses, food, t-shirt for walkers who raise $50 or more.
INFO: St. Lawrence NYSARC, 583-6177; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Canton

4. Fourth annual Thunder for a Cause Bike Run

When: Noon Saturday.
Where: FX Caprara Harley-Davidson, 17890 Goodnough Road, Adams Center.
What: Registration slated for 11 a.m.; kick stands up, noon. Ride ends at Willies, Dexter, and makes stops at Sports Page, O’Briens and The Rustic Golf Course. Doughnuts, coffee and juice available at registration. Benefits Niemann-Pick Type B Foundation, for research for two local boys.
Cost: Per bike, $20; per passenger, $15.
INFO: FX Caprara Harley-Davidson, 583-6177.

Saturday / Adams Center

5. Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimers

When: 1 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Partridge Run Golf Course, 70 Sullivan Drive, Canton.
What: Registration slated for 11:30 a.m.; event, 1 p.m.
INFO: Alzheimer’s Association; Toni Ann Walsh, 621-4025 x 106 or cny-walk@alz.org.

Sunday / Canton

Fairs & Festivals

1. Book fair

When: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
Where: Claxton Hepburn Medical Center Auditorium, 214 King St., Ogdensburg.
What: More than 250 titles. Accept all major credit/debit cards, checks, cash and payroll deduction.
INFOClaxton Hepburn, 393-3600.

Friday / Ogdensburg

2. Hammond Fair

When: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Hammond Fairgrounds, 323 Lake St., Hammond.
What: Food booth, and cake decorating contest, both days. Friday, Sept. 11: judging contests (beef and dairy classes), 9 a.m.; homemaking and vegetable judging, morning; music by Hammond Central School, noon. Saturday, Sept. 12: Horse show, 9 a.m.; rabbit, sheep and goats judging, morning; children’s games, noon; awards and recognition, 3:30 p.m.; exhibits until 4 p.m.
INFO: Hammond Fair; Facebook event page.

Friday & Saturday / Hammond

3. Kids Fair and Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum, 250 River Road, Peru.
What: Old time games like hopscotch, sack races, corn box, bobbing for apples, pumpkin tic tac toe, egg races, bean bag toss; stagecoach and Thomas the Train rides; hayrides; face painting; visit the animals; climb the hay mound; watch the Blacksmith at work. Picnic area available. Lunch available from Kat’s Katering.
Cost: $7; ages 3 to 13, $4; ages 3 and younger, free.
INFO: Babbie Museum, (518) 643-8052.

Saturday & Sunday / Peru

4. Harvest Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Stone Mills Agricultural Museum, 30950 Route 810, LaFargeville.
What: Roast pork dinner served at noon. Classic car cruise in, music, cake walk, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, gift shop, games. Buildings open for tours.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Stone Mills Agricultural Museum, 658-2353.

Sunday / LaFargeville

5. Potsdam Sandstone Festival

When: All weekend.
Where: Potsdam.
What: Friday, Sept. 11: First Presbyterian Church Tour and Organ Recital with Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, 1 p.m., meet at church; Saturday, Sept. 12: Guided boat tour of Hannawa Falls Railroad, bring own boat, 10 a.m., meet at Ives Park (Rain date: Saturday, Sept. 19); guided tour of Trinity Episcopal Church, 1 p.m., with book signing of “The History of Trinity Church,” with Jim Carl; Sunday, Sept. 13: Guided tour of Zion Episcopal Church, Colton, with Joe Liotta, 1 p.m., meet at church, 91 Main St.
INFOPotsdam Public Museum, 265-6910.

All weekend / Potsdam

Performance

1. Lovers of Poetry, Unite!

When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Iva Smith Memorial Gallery of Fine Art, 627 state Route 37, Hammond.
What: With hosts Ray and Laurie Petersen.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Iva Smith Memorial Gallery of Fine Art, (718) 753-7947.

Friday / Hammond

2. Wild & Scenic Film Festival

When: 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Ave., Potsdam.
What: Hosted by Save the River and Clarkson University.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Save the River, Lindsey@savetheriver.org; Wild & Scenic Film Festival.

Saturday / Potsdam

3. Curated film screening: Blues by the Beach

When: 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid.
What: Film’s companion graphic novel, “Mike’s Place,” for sale.
Cost: $7.
INFO: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, (518) 523-2512; Adirondack Film Society, (518) 588-7275.

Saturday / Lake Placid

4. Symphonie Fantastique

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Crouse-Hinds Theater, 800 S. State St., Syracuse.
What: Pianist twins Christina and Michelle Naughton perform Poulenc’s Double Piano Concerto, followed by Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique.
Cost: $20 to $80; ages 18 and younger, free.
INFOSymphoria, 299-5598.

Saturday / Syracuse

5. 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

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5 Things Friday events calendar – Sept. 4

Happy Friday!

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Performances

1. Maybe You're Not the Worst Thing Ever

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: With husband and wife stars Korrie and Josh Taylor.
Cost: $12.
INFO: Central New York Playhouse, 885-8960.

Friday / Syracuse

2. Don't Feed The Actors

When: Dinner, 6:30 p.m., show, 8 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Central New York Playhouse, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse.
What: Featuring Syracuse longest-running improv comedy troupe.
Cost: Dinner and show, $25; show only, $12.
INFO: Central New York Playhouse, 885-8960.

Saturday / Syracuse

3. David Kim benefit concert

When: 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: View Arts Center, 3273 Route 28, Old Forge.
What: Benefits the center’s performing arts department.
Cost: $15; members, $12.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411.

Sunday / Old Forge

4. The Seagull

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake.
What: A new take on Chekhov’s play.
Cost: $30 ; ages 65 and older, $27; students with ID, $20 ; matinee shows, $15.
INFO: Pendragon Theare, (518) 891-1854.

All weekend / Saranac Lake

5. The Scintas

When: 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
Where: Bonnie Castle Resort & Marina, 31 Holland St., Alexandria Bay.
What: Featuring one of the most successful acts on the Las Vegas strip.
Cost: $30 to $45; dinner tickets, $47.50.
INFO: Bonnie Castle Resort & Marina, 482-4511 or 800-955-4511; Facebook event page.

All weekend / Alexandria Bay

Community

1. Twentieth annual Antique Car Show

When: 10 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Amvets Post 262, 5082 County Route 56, Colton.
What: Registration slated for 10 a.m. Several classes available. Prizes, crafts, vendors, food, beverages and games.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Amvets, 262-2507.

Saturday / Colton

2. Busted Grapes Winery grand opening

When: 11 a.m.  to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Busted Grapes Winery, Corner of State Route 126 and Ball Road., Black River.
What: Six varieties of wine made from New York State grapes available.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Busted Grapes Winery, 519-7574 or bustedgrapes@yahoo.com.

Saturday / Black River

3. Eddy's Caribbean Cuisine celebration

When: Noon  to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Eddy’s Caribbean Cuisine, 126 Franklin St., Watertown.
What: Includes live music.
Cost: Menu samples, $1 each.
INFO: Eddy’s Caribbean Cuisine, 863-7778.[/expand

Saturday / Watertown

4. Chicken barbecue and bake sale When: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Walmart, 25737 U.S. Route 11, Evans Mills.
What: Benefits Indian River Pop Warner football.
Cost: Dependent on item.
INFO: Facebook event page.

Sunday / Evans Mills

5. The Great New York State Fair

When: Gates open at 8 a.m. each day.
Where: New York State Fairgrounds, 601 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse.
What: Friday: Traditional Six Nations Dancers, 1 p.m.; The Ripcords, 2 p.m.; and Fifth Harmony, 8 p.m.; Saturday: TBA, 2 p.m.; and The Jacksons, 8 p.m.; Sunday: R5, 2 p.m.; and Steve Miller Band, 8 p.m. Grandstand concerts and events: Sunday, Sept. 6:P Demolition Derby, 1 p.m.; Monster Truck Show Party, 6 to 7 p.m.; All Star Monster Truck Show and Freestyle Motocross, 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 (includes both shows); party in the pit, $5.
Cost: Daily admission, $10.
INFO: The Great New York State Fair, 487-7711.

All weekend / Syracuse

For a good cause

1. Lowville Food Pantry annual garage sale

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: 5502 Trinity Ave., Lowville.
What: Benefits food pantry.
INFO: Lowville Food Pantry, 376-7431.

Friday & Saturday / Lowville

2. Watertown blood drive

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Fairgrounds YMCA, 585 Rand Drive, Watertown.
What: Run by the Red Cross.
INFO: Red Cross, 800-RED-CROSS.

Saturday / Watertown

3. Adams blood drive

When: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: American Legion Post 586, 10 S. Main St., Adams.
What: Run by the Red Cross.
INFO: Red Cross, 800-RED-CROSS.

Saturday / Adams

4. Carthage Lions Club can and bottle drive

When: 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday.
Where: The Church Street Diner, 107 Church St., Carthage.
What: Sponsored by Carthage Lions Club.
INFO: Carthage Lions Club.

Saturday / Carthage

5. Benefit for Joey Chapman

When: 11 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Mud Puppy Bait Shop, 6732 Pine Grove Road, Glenfield.
What: Food, 50/50 raffles, silent auction, bake sale. Proceeds to be used for medical and funeral expenses for Joey’s wife, Tina.
INFO: Muddy Puppy Bait Shop, 376-3047.

Saturday / Glenfield

Art

1. Opening reception: Re-imagine

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St., Saranac Lake.
What: Drawings and mixed media images by Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda slated for display through Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda; Adirondack Artists Guild, (518) 891-2615.

Friday / Saranac Lake

2. Opening reception: The Other Eye

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: NorthWind Fine Arts, 11 Woodruff St., Saranac Lake.
What: Work of Cat Micheels and Catherine Hartung slated for display through Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: NorthWind Fine Arts, (518) 354-1875.

Friday / Saranac Lake

3. Opening reception: 3 Artist Unchained

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd, Old Forge.
What: Featuring work by sculptress Suzanne Mulvihill Firsching, painter Stephen Fletcher and sculptor and painter Albert Casatelli. Exhibit slated to run through Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Old Forge Library, 369-6008.

Friday / Old Forge

4. Ruth Haley Collection of Postcards

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Where: Potsdam Public Museum, 2 Park St., Potsdam.
What: Circa United States, Europe and South America from 1930s to 1970s, slated for exhibit through Tuesday, Dec. 1.
Cost: Suggested $1 donation.
INFO: Potsdam Public Museum, 265-6910.

Friday & Saturday / Potsdam

5. Plein air paint out and art auction

When: Friday and Saturday.
Where: Paint out throughout Old Forge; Auction slated for 5:30 p.m. Saturday at View Arts Center, 3273 state Route 28, Old Forge.
What: Paint out slated for Thursday through Saturday.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411.

Friday & Saturday / Old Forge

Festivals

1. Farm 2 Fork Festival

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Riverside Park, Saranac Lake.
What: Vendors slated to show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; food tasting stations open, 11 a.m.; music, noon; food art judging, 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Tasting ticket, $15, allows “free-range graze” at stations of your choice.
INFO: Farm 2 Fork; (518) 586-1063.

Saturday / Saranac Lake

2. Upstate Comic Con

When: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Louisville Arena, 44 Arena Drive, Chase Mills.
What: Collectible card game tournaments, panels, special guests, art and cosplay contests, comic book vendors. Benefits Massena Boys and Girls Club.
Cost: $12; VIP, $20.
INFO: Casondra Arquitte, 296-4447; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Chase Mills

3. Blues at the winery

When: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Thousand Islands Winery, 43298 Seaway Ave., Alexandria Bay.
What: Live bands, wine and beer, wine tastings, tours.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: TI Winery, 482-9306.

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

4. Skewed Brew Fest

When: 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Madison Barracks Polo Field, Sackets Harbor.
What: Live music by Annie in the Water and Harrison B.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Skewed Brewing, 788-2337.

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

5. Hobofest

When: Noon Sunday.
Where: Riverside Park, Saranac Lake.
What: Showcase of American roots-style music. Featuring Kaatskillachia and Mike & Ruthy Band.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Hobofest, 523-5842.

Sunday / Saranac Lake

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5 Things Friday events calendar – Aug. 28

Happy Friday!

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Performance

1. Film premiere: AKA Alice

When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Kallet Theater, 4842 N. Jefferson St., Pulaski.
What: Film premiere of locally produced independent film, featuring several Watertown actors. Film is unrated, but does contain some violence and strong language. Door slated to open at 7 p.m.; show, 8 p.m.
Cost: $12.
INFO: SageCatMedia; AKA Alice Facebook; Facebook event page.

Friday / Pulaski

2. The Second City

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid.
What: “Fully Loaded” performance by the Chicago comedy group that launched such careers as Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell.
Cost: $25; advance, $20.
INFO: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 518-523-2512.

Friday / Lake Placid

3. Avenue Q Adult Comedy

When: 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Bruce M. Wright Memorial Conference Center, 1291 Faichney Drive, Watertown.
What: Presented by the Watertown Lyric Theater Summer Stock Program. Designed for ages 18 and older; 16 and older with parent.
Cost: $20; students, senior citizens 65 and older and military, $15.
INFO: Lyric Theater; Lyric Theater Facebook.

Friday & Saturday / Watertown

4. Wise Crackers Comedy Special Show

When: 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Sackets Harbor Anchor Bar, 210 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
What: With Mike Stankiewicz and Scott Bruce.
Cost: $15.
INFO: Sackets Harbor Anchor Bar, 646-2040.

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

5. Snow Queen

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

Saturday / Saranac Lake

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

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

Outside

1. Summertime Bash and Chicken BBQ

When: 9 a.m. Saturday.
Where: AMVETS, 1474 County Highway 25, Malone.
What: Softball tournament, jump house, face painting, Chinese auction, and more. Chicken barbecue slated for 1 p.m.
Cost: Chicken barbecue prices: adults, $9; ages 5 to 12, $4.50; ages 4 and younger, free.
INFO: AMVETS.

Saturday / Malone

2. SpiritFest

When: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Ives Park, Potsdam.
What: Hosting Reiki practitioners, information tables, smudging station, card readers, yoga, live music, gong meditation and closing dedication to Raquette River.
Cost: Free.
INFO: SpiritFest.

Saturday / Potsdam

3. 1812 challenge

When: 7 a.m. Sunday.
Where: Race start: Immaculate Heart Central School, 1316 Ives St., Watertown; race end: 1812 Battlefield State Park, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Both half marathon (13.1 mile) and 18.12-mile challenge offered. Registration available on Saturday at the pre-race expo, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1812 Battlefield State Park, 504 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor.
Cost: Half marathon, $80; 1812 challenge, $90.
INFO: 1812 Challenge; 1812 Challenge Facebook.

Sunday / Watertown

4. Railbike Summer 2015

When: Two tours leave 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

5. The Great New York State Fair

When: Gates open at 8 a.m. each day.
Where: New York State Fairgrounds, 601 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse.
What: Chevy Court Concerts: Friday: Orleans and Friends with Barrere and Tackett, 2 p.m.; Melissa Etheridge, 8 p.m.; Saturday: Dan and Shay, 2 p.m.; Buckcherry, 8 p.m.; Sunday: The Swon Brothers, 2 p.m.; Nate Ruess, 8 p.m. Grandstand Concerts and Events: Friday: Pride Day/Law Enforcement Day/New American’s Day; Jim Gaffigan, 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15 or $20; Sunday: Hank Williams Jr., 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15 or $20.
Cost: Daily admission, $10.
INFO: The Great New York State Fair, 487-7711.

All weekend / Syracuse

Community

1. 33rd annual River Valley Mennonite School auction

When: Preview, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday; auction, 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Where: River Valley Mennonite School, 5463 Route 410, Castorland.
What: Chicken barbecue slated for 11 a.m. Saturday.
Cost: N/A.
INFO: Neil & Tina Nortz, 346-1902.

Friday & Saturday / Castorland

2. TIPAF Endowment Fundraiser

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: With Scott Helmer.
Cost: $15 or $25.
INFO: Clayton Opera House, 686-2200.

Friday / Clayton

3. Scottish Fling

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Almanzo Wilder Homestead, 177 Stacy Road, Burke.
What: Bagpipers, dancers, folk music by Roy Hurd, traditional food and games, vendors, demonstrations.
Cost: $8.50; ages 6 to 16, $5; ages 5 and younger, free.
INFO: Almanzo Wilder Homestead, (518) 483-1207; Facebook event page.

Saturday / Burke

4. Antiques in the Park

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Gouverneur Village Park, Main Street, Gouverneur.
What: Hosted by Gouverneur Hospital Auxiliary. Baskets, food, bake sale, entertainment.
Cost: Dependent on items.
INFO: Gouverneur Hospital, 287-1000.

Saturday / Gourverneur

5. Make your own ice cream workshop

When: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Where: Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library, 6064 S. Main St., Sandy Creek.
What: Vanilla or chocolate ice cream.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Call Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library, 387-3732, to reserve space.

Saturday / Sandy Creek

Music

1. Dan Vellone and Doug Green

When: 5 to 6 p.m. Friday.
Where: Old Forge Library Gazebo, 220 Crosby Blvd., Old Forge.
What: Performance of local musicians. Bring blanket or folding chair. In event of inclement weather, concert moved into library.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Old Forge Library.

Friday / Old Forge

2. Alex Smith

When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: Athletic fields, Long Lake.
What: With Don Woodcock. Part of Cycle Adirondacks.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Alex Smith; Cycle Adirondacks, 525-9554.

Friday / Long Lake

3. Lee Terrace

When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: The Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St., Syracuse.
What: Syracuse jam band Lee Terrace’s send off show.
Cost: $10.
INFO: The Westcott Theater, 299-8886.

Friday / Syracuse

4. Thirsty Coyotes

When: 7 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Old Forge lakefront.
What: Part of the Summer Concert Series. Bring chair or blanket. Sponsored by town of Webb.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Old Forge Visitors Information Center, 369-6983.

Sunday / Old Forge

5. Opera and Broadway music

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Where: View Arts Center, 3273 Route 28, Old Forge.
What: Opera and Broadway music performed by David Pershall, baritone, and Krysty Swann, mezzo-soprano.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: View Arts Center, 369-6411.

Sunday / Old Forge

Art

1. Threaded

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
Where: Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St, Potsdam.
What: Mixed media by Ola Aldous, DeKalb Junction, scheduled to be on display through Wednesday, Oct. 7.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: St. Lawrence County Arts Council; Facebook event page.

Friday / Potsdam

2. Opening reception: Susurrus

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Where: Arts on the Square, 52 Public Square, Watertown.
What: Featuring drawings, paintings and sculptures by Stephanie Arney scheduled to be displayed through Saturday, Sept. 26.
Cost: $5; members, free.
INFO: Northern New York Arts Council, 661-6361.

Friday / Watertown

3. 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

4. Nature Up North photo contest

When: Deadline is Friday, Sept. 18.
Where: Photos must be submitted at www.natureupnorth.org.
What: For photos to be featured in 2016 wall calendar. Photos must be taken in Northern New York.
Cost: N/A.
INFO: Nature Up North.

All weekend / NNY

5. Art sought for exhibit

When: Deadline of Tuesday, Sept. 1.
Where: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., Ogdensburg.
What: For ninth biannual International Juried Art Exhibit, slated to open Saturday, Oct. 3 at the museum. All artists 18 and older within 100-mile radius of Ogdensburg eligible to submit works.
Cost: Up to three digital files will be accepted with a $10 entry fee for museum members, $20 for non-members.
INFO: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 393-2425 or lafo@fredericremington.org.

All weekend / Ogdensburg

Exhibit "Monet to Matisse" is slated for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute.

Exhibit “Monet to Matisse” is slated for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute.

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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

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Five Things Friday – July 17

Happy Friday!

Performance

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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.

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Five Things Friday – June 26

Happy Friday!

Art exhibits

1. Exhibit opening

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: The Gibson Gallery, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam.
What: Nearly 100 pieces of artwork by more than 50 local artists who are members of SLC Arts. Exhibit planned to run through July 31.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Gallery, 267-3290; SLC Arts, 265-6860.

Friday / Potsdam

2. Exhibit: Wedding Dresses and Organization Outfits

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Pulaski Historical Society, 3428 Maple Ave., Pulaski.
What: Showcasing 1870s to 1970s wedding fashions from Pulaski, and local sports and organization uniforms and team photos. Exhibit planned through Monday, Aug. 31.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Historical society, 298-4650 or phspulaski@aol.com.

Saturday / Pulaski

3. Multi-exhibit opening reception

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Where: View Arts Center, 3273 Route 28, Old Forge.
What: For seven new exhibitions: For the Birds; The National Side of Things: the Wildlife Art of David Kiehm; Melissa Groo: Glorious Birds; Heikki Jaason: 606 Birdhouses; Susan Luther Kiesel: Wild Wings; Ed Williams: Wildlife; and Obsessive Construction the Strip Mall Arts of Nate Katz.
Cost: Exhibit admission: $10; members, $5.
INFO: View, 369-6411.

Saturday / Old Forge

4. Exhibit: The St. Lawrence: Our River, Our Islands

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Thousand Islands Arts Center, 314 John St., Clayton.
What: Sponsored by Thousand Islands Arts Center and Save the River, photography exhibition of works by Chris Murray. Exhibit planned through Sunday, July 5. All photos sold benefit Save The River and the arts center.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: TI Arts Center, 686-4123.

All weekend / Clayton

5. Exhibit: Rising from the Ashes: A Journey to Healing

When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. all weekend.
Where: Bay House Artisans Gallery, 21 James St., Alexandria Bay.
What: Second annual River Community Wellness Soldier Art Exhibit, planned exhibition through Friday, July 3.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Gallery, 778-5968.

All weekend / Alexandria Bay

See “The St. Lawrence: Our River, Our Islands” at the Thousand Islands Arts center, Clayton, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The photography exhibition of works by Chris Murray is sponsored by Thousand Islands Arts Center and Save the River.

See “The St. Lawrence: Our River, Our Islands” at the Thousand Islands Arts center, Clayton, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The photography exhibition of works by Chris Murray is sponsored by Thousand Islands Arts Center and Save the River.

Community events

1. Sampling Syracuse food tours

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Through downtown Syracuse.
What: Three-hour guided tour includes stops at restaurants such as Pastabilities, Freedom of Espresso, Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant, Gannon’s Isle Ice Cream and more.
Cost: $39.
INFO: Syracuse Food Tours, (800) 979-3370 or (212) 209-3370.

Saturday / Syracuse

2. Home show

When: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Happy Hollow Campgrounds recreation hall, 4531 state Route 410, Lowville.
What: Home show to feature Pampered Chef, Party Lite and more. Raffle scheduled for 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit kids at the campground.
Cost: Call for details.
INFOHappy Hollow Campground, 376-4345.

Saturday / Lowville

3. Homeowner workshop

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Indian River Lakes Conservancy, Burns Road, Redwood.
What: Sponsored by Indian River Lakes Conservancy. Featuring Candace Balmer, RCAP Solutions, on the importance of effective waste water treatment, and Steve Wilson, The Private Well Class, on how wells work.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Conservancy, 482-4757 or indianriverlakes@gmail.com.

Saturday / Redwood

4. Community vendors expo

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Sackets Harbor American Legion, 209 Ambrose St., Sackets Harbor.
What: Concession stand will be available.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: American Legion, 646-3530.

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

5. Garden tour

When: Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Throughout Lowville.
What: Details, including garden tour stops addresses, found at Lowville Free Library.
Cost: $10.
INFO: Library, 376-2131.

Sunday / Lowville

Music performances

Dwight Yoakam performs 7 p.m. Fridayat Jefferson Community Collegeas part of Car-Freshner/FX Caprara Chrysler 2015 Summer Concert Series.

Dwight Yoakam performs 7 p.m. Fridayat Jefferson Community Collegeas part of Car-Freshner/FX Caprara Chrysler 2015 Summer Concert Series.

1. Dwight Yoakam

When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Where: McVean Gymnasium, Jefferson Community College, 1220 Coffeen St., Watertown.
What: Part of Car-Freshner/FX Caprara Chrysler 2015 Summer Concert Series, presented by Disabled Persons Action Organization and Watertown Savings Bank.
Cost: $49; preferred seating, $59.
INFO: DPAO, 782-0044.

Friday / Watertown

2. Lee Ann Womack

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
What: Country music artist to perfom.
Cost: $45 to $55.
INFO: Opera house, 686-2200.

Saturday / Clayton

3. Red Hedgehog Trio

When: 4 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Saranac United Methodist Church, 8 UMC Road, Saranac.
What: With Boston-based musicians Marina Krickler, horn, Marji Gere, violin, and Dan Sedgwick, piano.
Cost: $15; children 14 and younger, free.
INFO: Church, (518) 891-3473.

Sunday / Saranac

4. Thirsty Coyotes

When: 7 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Old Forge Lakefront, Old Forge.
What: Part of the Summer Concert Series. Country, rock and blues music. Bring a chair or blanket. Sponsored by Town of Webb.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Town of Webb, 369-6983.

Sunday / Old Forge

5. Madrid Bluegrass River Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Madrid Community Center, Madrid.
What: Featuring live music, workshops, fireworks and more. Camping available.
Cost: Friday, $10; Saturday, $20; Sunday, $10; weekend pass, $35; camping, $8.
INFO: Festival; Tammy Hawkins, 323-5060 or 322-4341.

All weekend / Madrid

 

Country music artist Lee Ann Womack slated to perform 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Clayton Opera House.

Country music artist Lee Ann Womack slated to perform 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Clayton Opera House.

Outdoor

1. Treads for a Cure Run/Walk

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Adirondack International Speedway, Artz Road, New Bremen.
What: Registration slated for 9;30 a.m.; 5K run/walk, 10 a.m. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society.
Cost: $25.
INFO: Facebook event page; bbuell@brcsd.org, 286-3903; ecampeau@live.com, 286-9898; paflint@frontier.com, 346-6480.

Saturday / New Bremen

2. Butterflies at the Nature Center

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Indian Creek Nature Center, Rensselear Falls.
What: Discuss butterfly life histories, plants they lay eggs on, where they get nectar from and special adaptations.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Leader Steven Daniel, (585) 732-7095.

Saturday / Rensselear Falls

3. Wounded Warrior Golf tournament

When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Emerald Greens Golf Course, 1486 Route 11, Gouverneur.
What: Sponsored by Gouverneur American Legion Post 65. Tee time scheduled for 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $50, includes cart, fees, hamburger and hot dogs at turn and chicken barbecue following event.
INFO: Golf course, 287-4497, or American Legion, 287-4590.

Saturday / Gouverneur

4. Canoe/Kayak the Marsh

When: 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.
Where: DEC’s middle access road, County Route 14, Rensselaer Falls.
What: Bring own canoe/kayak, life jackets and whistle.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Leader, Tom Vandewater and Mark Lee, 265-2723.

Sunday / Rensselaer Falls

5. Cerroni Memorial 5k run/walk

When: 7 a.m. Sunday.
Where: 101 Public Works Drive, Black River.
What: Hosted by Michael Cerroni Foundation, Inc. Registration slated for 7 a.m.; race start, 9 a.m.; awards ceremony, 10 a.m.
Cost: $30.
INFO: Michael J. Cerroni Memorial Run/Walk.

Sunday / Black River

Community events

1. 50th anniversary and rededication of city hall

When: 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Where: Watertown City Hall, 245 Washington St., Watertown.
What: Refreshments following ceremony.
Cost: Free.
INFO: Jeffrey E. Graham, 785-7720.

Friday / Watertown

2. 41st annual St. James Fair

When: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday.
Where: St. James Catholic Church, 327 West St., Carthage.
What: Rides, food, entertainment, Reptiles Forever, DJ.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: Church, 493-3224.

Friday & Saturday / Carthage

3. Strawberry festival

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society Museum, Stone Mills, 30950 Route 180, LaFargeville.
What: Family activities, camping available, concession stand, museum open.
Cost: Free admission.
INFO: Museum, 658-2353.

Saturday / LaFargeville

4. Family picnic fun day

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Crary Mills Playground, corner of County Route 35 and Post Road, Crary Mills.
What: Hosted by Crary Mills Playground Association.
Cost: Admission and games free, donations accepted.
INFO: Lily, 261-0510, Stephanie, 261-8181, or crarymillsplayground@outlook.com.

Sunday / Crary Mills

5. Mt. Carmel Feast

When: 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday; 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Where: St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 850 Arsenal St., Watertown.
What: Live entertainment: Friday, Les Gates; Saturday, Nick Mulpagano; and Sunday, Fred and the Eds. Rides, concessions, Sunday night fireworks, Sunday afternoon religious procession.
Cost: Call for details.
INFO: St. Anthony’s parish office, 782-1190.

All weekend / Watertown

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Five Things Friday – June 19

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.