A Day at the Spa: Treatments in Northern New York vary in healing, health and simple pampering

AMANDA MORRISON / NNY MAGAZINES Jennifer Bach, owner of River Day Spa and Salon in Clayton, enjoys a facial at her salon on Riverside Drive overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

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Hoot for Hygiene raises money, hygiene products for local neighborhood centers

JASON HUNTER / WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES Ellen Glasgow, Pierrepont, drops off hygiene products Tuesday upon arrival at the Hoot Owl Wednesday in Canton for the inaugural Hoot For Hygiene event. Also pictured is Julia Thompson, right, Star Lake.

JASON HUNTER / WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
Ellen Glasgow, Pierrepont, drops off hygiene products Tuesday upon arrival at the Hoot Owl Wednesday in Canton for the inaugural Hoot For Hygiene event. Also pictured is Julia Thompson, right, Star Lake.

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5 Things Friday- December 9th

A Visit With Santa

1. Breakfast with Santa

When: 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: Antwerp Fire Hall, 2 Van Buren St.
What: Menu: pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon, juice and coffee. Children’s activities, basket raffles. Benefits Operation Restore Antwerp, Antwerp Old Home Day and Antwerp Fire Department.
Cost: $6; children 5 and younger, $3. Pictures with Santa, with own camera, free.
Info: www.facebook.com/events/372351946446200.

Saturday / Antwerp

2. Breakfast with Santa

When: 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Basset-Baxter American Legion Post 789, 415 West St.
What: Co-hosted by Church Street Diner. Menu: scrambled eggs, toast, bacon, sausage, pancakes, milk, orange juice, apple juice, coffee. Also included: gift from Santa and photo. Limited to first 35 children, 12 years old and younger. Call prior.
Cost: $15 per child 12 and younger; $5 per accompanying adults or children older than 12.
INFO
: 519-7459

Saturday / Carthage

3. Breakfast with Santa at the Zoo

When: 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: New York State Zoo at Thompson Park, 1 Thompson Park
What: Enjoy breakfast at the Zoo while visiting with Santa.
Cost: $15; members, $10. Information
INFO: www.nyszoo.org/bws or 782-6180.

Saturday /Watertown

4. Santa’s Coming to Town

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Port Leyden Fire Hall, 3387 Douglas St.
What: For children 10 and younger, sponsored by ladies auxiliary, refreshments served, cookie decorating, Christmas card coloring, crafts.
Cost: Free
INFO: Eva Sessions, esessions44@gmail.com

Sunday / Port Leyden

5. A Santa Visit

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Port Leyden Fire Hall, 3387 Douglas St.
What: For children up to 12 years old. Sponsored by the ladies auxiliary. Refreshments. Cookie decorating, Christmas card coloring.
Cost: Free
INFO: Eva Sessions, esessions44@gmail.com

Sunday / Port Leyden

 

Celebrate the Holidays

1. Christmas in Croghan

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Croghan, Depot, 9781 Main St
What: Railway Historical Society of Northern N.Y. Museum open for Christmas in Croghan. Tours of depot, refreshments, gift shop. New drivable train simulator zone. Donations appreciated
Cost: Free
INFO: 346-6848 or www.newyorktrains.com

Friday / Croghan

2. Cape Vincent Christmas Parade

When: 4:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Downtown Cape Vincent
What: Holiday Parade. Bring canned good for local food pantry and Salvation Army.
Cost: Free
INFO: villageofcapevincent.org.

Saturday / Cape Vincent

3. Children’s Christmas Party

When: 3 to 5  p.m. Sunday
Where: Don Rounds American Legion Post 586, 10 S. Main St.
What: Children’s Christmas party. Canned or box food donations accepted at door to benefit local food pantry. Craft-making, desserts. Special guest: Santa.
Cost: Free
INFO: 232-2715

Sunday / Adams

4. Tree Lighting

When: 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Henderson Harbor Performing Arts Association field, 12469 County Route 123
What: Winners of Christmas home decoration contest announced following tree lighting. Hayride, 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
INFO: N/A

Sunday / Henderson

5. 7th Annual Lights on the River

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday
Where: Lisbon Beach and Campground, 9975 Route 37
What
:  Donations accepted to benefit local food pantries. View holiday lights displays along the river.
Cost: Free
INFO: Bob Santamoor, 250-6141

Saturday through Sunday / Ogdensburg

 

Holiday Sales

1. Christmas Tree Sale

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: McIntosh home in Pierrepont center, at the Best Western parking lot in Canton.
What: The Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department will be selling 7′ – 8′ Fraser Fir Christmas Trees. Proceeds will benefit the Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department.
Cost: Cost of tree
INFO: N/A

Saturday and Sunday / Canton

2. Holiday Cookie and Candy Sale

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 5457 Shady Ave.
What: Cookies and candy available for purchase.
Cost: Free
INFO: 376-6662

Saturday /Lowville

3. 2016 Holiday Bazaar

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Macsherry Parish Center, Trinity Episcopal Church, 227 Sherman St.
What: Assortment of hand-made gifts, white elephant treasures, Christmas decorations, baked goods. Admission: non-perishable food item or cash donation to Watertown Urban Mission.
Cost: Free
INFO: 788-6290

Saturday / Watertown

4. Christmas Craft Show

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Clayton Fire Department, 855 Graves St.
What: Food, raffles, free admission, Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: Free
INFO: Sherry, 482-3322

Sunday / Clayton

5. Alpaca Holiday Bazaar

When: 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Home Again Alpaca Farm, 37098 Schell Road
What: 10% of sales to benefit Theresa Food Pantry.
Cost: Free
INFO: www.homeagainfarmalpacas.com

Saturday and Sunday / Theresa

Leisure, Learning and More!

1. 23rd annual Victorian Faire

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jefferson County Historical Society, 228 Washington St.
What: Visit the Historical Society during the holidays. Children’s crafts.
Cost: Free
INFO: Jean 782-0272

Saturday / Watertown

2. Boater Safety Class

When: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary St.
What: Learn how to navigate and operate a boat safely.
Cost:  Free
INFO: 686-4104, ext. 235. Registration: cjenne35@hotmail.com.

Saturday / Clayton

3. Holiday Dinner Festival

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Carthage Elks Lodge 1762, 511 Fulton St.
What: Cocktails, 6:30 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. Dinner choices: apple and cranberry stuffed pork loin with smashed potatoes; roast beef with smashed potatoes; haddock scampi over linguine. Vegetarian option, also. Entertainment by Carthage High School Camerata Singers and Instrumentalists.
Cost: $25
INFO: Tickets must be purchased in advance: Kinney Drugs, 401 State St.; Carthage High School main office, 36500 State Route 26; and from select fine arts students. Sponsored by Carthage Central Fine Arts Booster Club.

Saturday / Carthage

4. Dance to the Nelson Brothers

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday
Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6912, 7752 W. State St.
What: Dance to the Nelson Brothers Band.
Cost: $5
INFO: N/A

Saturday / Lowville

5. Meditation Sunday

When: 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Arts on the Square, Franklin Building, 52 Public Square
What: Group meditation.
Cost: $10
INFO: 661-6361

Sunday / Watertown

Creative Activities

1. Holiday Card Making for Kids

When: 6 p.m. Friday
Where: Lyme Free Library, 12165 Route 12E
What: Make your own holiday cards.
Cost: Free
INFO: 649-5454

Friday / Chaumont

2. Ceramics exhibit

When: Friday through Sunday
Where: Fibonacci 321 Art Gallery, 321 James St.
What: With artist Cathie Ellsworth, native of Watertown, on display through Friday, Dec. 23
Cost: Free
INFO: www.fibonacci321.com

Friday to Sunday / Clayton

3. Holiday concert

When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: United Presbyterian Church, 101 S. Broad St.
What: Featuring Sackets Harbor Community Chorus and Community Chimers
Cost: Free
INFO: www.sacketsharborpresbyterian.org

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

4. Shoulder Season

When: Friday through Sunday
Where: Thousand Islands Arts Center, 314 John St
What: Exhibit of cashmere paisley shawls, on display through January.
Cost: Free
Info: 686-4123

Friday through Sunday / Clayton

5. Lowville Village Band concert

When: 1 p.m. Sunday
Where: South Lewis Central School, 4624 East Road.
What: Enjoy holiday songs with the Lowville Village Band
Cost: Free
INFO: www.facebook.com/lowvillevillageband1826

Sunday / Turin

5 Things Friday- November 4th

Musical Entertainment

1. The Lion King

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: Lyme Central School, 11868 Academy St.
What: Drama performance with over 50 students from Lyme Central School.
Cost: $7, both nights $10
Info: 469-2417

Friday and Saturday / Chaumont

2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: Carthage Central School, 36500 Route 26
What: Drama students perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the auditorium.
Cost: $4
INFO
: 493-5030

Friday / Carthage

3. 28th annual country gospel sing

When: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Pulaski Academy and Central School, 2 Hinman Road
What: Enjoy a free concert with
Cost: Free
INFO: 298-6924

Saturday / Pulaski

4. Black River Fiddlers

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Felts Mills Fire Hall, 30743 Route 3
What: Enjoy a musical performance with the Black River Fiddlers.
Cost: $4
INFO: 408-8062

Saturday / Felts Mills

5. Hymn Sing

When: 7 p.m. Sunday
Where: Beaver Falls United Methodist Church, 6508 LeFevre St.
What: Enjoy and sing with the Beaver Falls United Methodist Church. Refreshments to follow.
Cost: Free
INFO: N/A

Sunday / Beaver Falls

 

Something to Eat

1. Community Meal

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Croghan Mennonite Church social hall, 7048 Kirschnerville Road
What: Menu: roast turkey, ham, coleslaw, homemade rolls and butter, party potatoes, corn, gingerbread cake or pumpkin roll cake. Take-outs ready after 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Donation basis
INFO: 346-6016 day of meal

Friday / Croghan

2. Harvest Dinner

When: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: New Bremen Fire Department, 8154 Route 812
What: Menu: Roast beef, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberries, squash, rolls, butter, choice of apple or pumpkin pie, beverage.
Cost: $10 adults; $5 children 5-12; younger than 5 eat free.
INFO: 376-2377

Saturday / Lowville

3. Fall 2000 Turkey Dinner

When: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday
Where: Sixtown House, 33 E. Church St.
What: sponsored by South Jefferson Historical Association.
Cost: Free for club ticket holders. Guest meal tickets, at the door, $12.
INFO: 767-1295

Saturday / Adams

4. Pancake and French Toast Breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Salvation Army, 723 State St
What: Benefits adult and youth program.
Cost: $6; children 11 and younger, $3
INFO: 782-4470

Sunday / Watertown

 5. Luncheon Honoring Lady Veterans

When: 12 p.m. Sunday
Where: American Legion Post 1757, 209 Ambrose St.
What:  Open and free to all female veterans, active, retired or discharged. Enjoy a luncheon talking with area women veterans.
Cost: Free
INFO: 440-0817 or diannetmosher@gmail.com

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

 

Fun with Learning

1. Digital Photography

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lyme Free Library, 12165 Route 12E.
What: Bring digital camera and USB cord to learn basics of digital photography.
Cost: $35
INFO: 786-2385

Saturday / Chaumont

2. Quilting Christmas Ornament Class

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: William H. Bush Memorial Library, 5605 Whittaker Road.
What: S Supplies provided.
Cost: Free
INFO: 376-7490

Saturday / Martinburg

3. Children’s Fall Craft Classes

When: 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Gallery Lake Saint Lawrence Arts, 10 Main St.
What: Classes held every other Saturday afternoon. Materials are provided. No reservations required, just bring your kids.
Cost: $5
INFO: N/A  

Saturday / Waddington

4. Oyster Mushroom Class

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Bowman East and Bowman West, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Perrepont Ave.
What: Learn about oyster mushrooms and how to locate them.
Cost: $27; couple/family of two, $50; students, $15.
INFO: locallivingventure@gmail.com or 247-4223

Saturday / Colton

5. Chicken Processing Workshop

When: 9 a.m. to Noon Saturday
Where: Learning Farm, 2043 Route 28
What: Learn the art of processing chicken.
Cost: $25 per family.
INFO: Registration required: 379-9192, ext. 234, Bobbi-Jo, ext. 227, or Betsy, bmf9@cornell.edu.

Saturday / Canton

 

Leisure

1. Health Fair

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Potsdam Central School, 29 Leroy St.
What: Sponsored by the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS), a Clarkson University Professional Society.
Cost: Free
INFO: Nicole Clement Gomez, clemmen@clarkson.edu, or Robert Young, youngra@clarkson.edu.

Saturday / Potsdam

2. Bingo

When: 5 p.m. Friday
Where: Massena Marine Corps League 685, 166 Maple St.
What: Every Friday play bingo with friends.
Cost:  Free
INFO: N/A

Friday / Massena

3. Dance with Pure Country

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Amvets Post 1997, 107 State St.
What: Dance to country music at the Amvets Post.
Cost: Free
INFO: N/A

Saturday / Heuvelton

4. Family Game Night

When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, 320 W. Lynde St.
What: Bring a game to share, refreshments available, donations accepted.
Cost: Free
INFO: Kathy, 782-7305

Saturday / Watertown

5. Mediation Sunday

When: 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Arts on the Square, Franklin Building, 52 Public Square.
What: Group meditation
Cost: $10
INFO: 661-6361

Sunday / Watertown

 

Sales

1. All I Want for Christmas

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: 1,000 Islands Harbor Hotel, 200 Riverside Drive
What: Holiday craft fair.
Cost: Donation to Clayton Food Pantry
INFO: 777-1495

Sunday / Clayton

2. Friend of the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library Book Sale

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday
Where: Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library, Washington St.
What: Bag sale, fill a bag with books.
Cost: $1 per bag
INFOwww.flowerlibrary.org  

Friday-Sunday / Watertown

3. Rummage and Bake Sale

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: County View Apartments, 87 East Chruch St.
What: Bag sale and bake sale. Many household goods, clothes, puzzels, and books.
Cost:.
INFO: 203-4184

Saturday / Adams

4. Bazaar and Book Sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Ellisburg United Methodist Church, 4618 State Route 289
What: Homemade items, jams, jellies, beads, cookies and handcrafted items.
Cost: $9; children 6 to 12, $5; children 5 and younger, free.
Info: 846-5436

Sunday / Oxbow

5. Craft Fair

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Croghan Fire Department
What: Purchase locally crafted goods.
Cost: Free
INFO: suterfly@hotmail.com  

Saturday / Croghan

5 Things Friday- Halloween Weekend!

Halloween Events

1. Halloween Party

When: 6 p.m. Friday
Where: Henderson Free Library community room, 8939 Route 178
What: Games, stories in the haunted corner, costume contest, music, refreshments. Bring non-perishable food item to be donated to the local food pantry.
Cost: Free
Info: 938-7169 or email henlib@ncls.org

Friday / Henderson

2. Children’s Halloween Party

When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library
What: A spooktacular children’s Halloween party. Dress up in a costume, make a spooky craft, and watch Garfield’s Halloween Adventure. Treats will be provided.
Cost: Free
INFO
: N/A

Saturday / Sandy Creek

3. Children’s Halloween Party

When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lewis County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6912, 7752 W. State St.
What: Children’s Halloween party hosted by the Lewis County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6912 will have snacks, candy and games for area youth.
Cost: Free
INFO: 376-2733

Saturday / Lowville

4. Halloween Towne

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Veterans Memorial Park
What: Costume contest at 11 a.m.; costume parade, 11:45 a.m.; trick-or-treating at businesses, noon to 2 p.m.; carnival at Double Play Community Center. scavenger hunt, 2 to 2:45 p.m.; historical society open house, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; haunted house, noon to 3 p.m., Lowville United Methodist Church; adult Halloween costume party, 7:30 p.m., Tug Hill Vineyards, West Lowville.
Cost: Free
INFO: N/A

Saturday / Lowville

5. Black River Valley Fiddlers 6th Annual Halloween Costume Party

When: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Copenhagen Fire Department, 9950 Route 12
What: The Black River Valley Fiddlers 6th annual Halloween costume party with prizes, raffels, 50/50 and food. Sponsored by the Copenhagen Fire Auxiliary.
Cost: $5
INFO: 688-4103

Saturday / Copenhagen

 

Halloween Spookiness

1. Haunted Makeover

When: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: 12030 Route 12E
What: Haunted house and outdoor maze. Not recommended for those 11 and younger.
Cost: Free
INFO: 649-2200  

Friday and Saturday / Chaumont

2. Haunted Infirmary

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday
Where: Clarkson Hall, 59 Main St.
What: To raise funds for medical mission trip to Dominican Republic. Potsdam’s Third Annual Haunted Infirmary’s main goal is to give you the most horrifying experience in St. Lawrence.
Cost: $10
INFO: https://www.facebook.com/potsdamhauntedinfirmary

Friday and Saturday / Potsdam

3. The Haunted Walk of Sackets Harbor

When: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday
Where: St. Andrew’s Church Parish Center, 200E. Main St.
What: Tours leave approximately every 15 minutes. Not suitable for children 9 and younger. Ghosts. Graves. Bloody battles. A mansion’s mysterious presence that lingers….. The centuries-old village has many dark secrets. A benefit for the Sackets Harbor School fine and performing arts departments: including the Sentinels Marching Band
Cost: $5
INFOhttps://www.facebook.com/HauntedWalkOfSacketsHarbor/about

Friday / Sackets Harbor

4. Ghost Hunt

When: 6 and 7:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Annie Porter Ainsworth memorial Library, 6064 S. Main St.
What: An evening with local ghost hunters. For ages 16 and older.
Cost: Free
INFO: www.ainsworthmemoriallibrary.org

Friday / Sandy Creek

 5. Haunted Paddock Arcade

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday
Where: Paddock Arcade
What:  The Paddock Arcade in downtown Watertown will be taken over by ghosts, witches, and goblins. Sponsored by American Kang Duk Won Karate and the Watertown Downtown Business Association.
Cost: $5
INFO: www.facebook.com/hauntedpaddock

Friday and Saturday / Watertown

  

Halloween Happenings

1. Halloween Contra Dance

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday
Where: TAUNY, 53 Main St.
What: Costumes encouraged for an evening of dancing.
Cost: $5 to $10 suggested donation
INFO: www.tauny.org

Saturday / Canton

2. Halloween Dance

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Parishville Firemen’s Hall, 25 Rutman Road.
What: Sponsored by Parishville Fire Department ladies’ auxiliary and Parishville Amvets ladies’ auxiliary. Music by DJ Dick Wickwire. Prizes for unique costumes, raffles, silent auction, refreshments, cash bar.
Cost: $5
INFO: 265-3726

Saturday / Parishville

3. Halloween Party

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum, 250 River Road.
What: For children. Games, hay maze, apple bobbing, pumpkin tic-tac-toe, pumpkin painting, treats, prizes, come in costume.
Cost: Free
INFO: www.babbiemuseum.org

Saturday / Peru

4. Children’s Halloween Program

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Bowman East and Bowman West, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Perrepont Ave.
What: Hosted by Residence Life and First Year Experience Residence Halls. Trick-or-treating and other fun activities.
Cost: Free
INFO: Amanda Grazioso, grazioaj@potsdam.edu

Sunday / Potsdam

5. Trunk or Treating

When: 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Hamilton Gardens, 80 Lagrasse St.
What: Hosted by United Helpers. Children should come in costume.
Cost: Free
INFO: 393-3074

Sunday / Waddington

 

Halloween Parties

1. Halloween Craft Night

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Brushton-Moira Central in the west cafeteria
What: Costume contest, snacks, crafts for kids, and pumpkin painting.
Cost: Entry fee $5
INFO: N/A

Friday / Brushton

2. Halloween Party

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Madrid Hepburn Library, 11 Church St.
What: Games, Prizes, ages up to 14. Wear your costume.
Cost:  Free
INFO: 322-5673.

Friday / Madrid

3. Waddington Halloween Party

When: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Waddington Hepburn Library, 30 Main St.
What: Bring a pumpkin to carve, paint or decorate, enter it into contest. Crafts and more. All welcome, wear your costume.
Cost: Free
INFO: N/A

Saturday / Waddington

4. Halloween Party

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St.
What: Listen to slightly scary stories with radio host Todd Moe, do crafts and activities, and trick-or-treat in the library. Giving out free children’s books as long as supplies last.
Cost: Free
INFO: 353-6692

Saturday / Norwood

5. Halloween Party

When: 6 p.m. Friday
Where: Henderson Free Library community room, 8939 Route 178
What: Games, stories in the haunted corner, costume contest, music, refreshments. Bring non-perishable food item to be donated to the local food pantry.
Cost: Free
INFO: N/A

Friday / Henderson

 

Something to Eat

1. Fish Fry

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

Friday / Cape Vincent

2. Roast Beef Dinner

When: 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 19 Main St.
What: Takeouts available. Menu: roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, pickles, desserts, beverage. Benefits church winter heating fund.
Cost: $9; children 5 to 11, $4; children 4 and younger, free.
INFO: 778-3340 or bethj44@gmail.com

Friday / Philadelphia

3. Chicken Barbecue

When: 11 a.m. Sunday
Where: Forest Park Pavilion, Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St.
What: hosted by Lewis County Amateur Hockey Association.
Cost: Meals, $10; halves, $8.
INFOfundraising@lewiscohockey.org; president@lewiscohockey.org; vicepresident@lewiscohockey.org  

Sunday / Lowville

4. Harvest Dinner

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Oxbow Presbyterian Church, Church St.
What: Turkey, trimmings and pie. Take-outs available.
Cost: $9; children 6 to 12, $5; children 5 and younger, free.
Info: Ronald Sinclair, pastor, ronaldsinclair87@yahoo.com or 628-5993.

Sunday / Oxbow

Annual Polish Dinner and Dance

When: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Where: 3-G Fire Hall, 6229 Blue St.
What: Dance to John’s Steven’s Doubleshot and enjoy dinner.
Cost: $15 per person. Children younger than 16 admitted free.
INFO: N/A  

Sunday / Glenfield

 

5 Things Friday- October 21

It’s the weekend!

Halloween Events

1. Rocky Horror Picture Show

When: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday
Where: Flashback Lounge, 1309 State St.
What: Come in costume, dancing, audience participation. 21 and over. Movie starts at midnight.
Cost: Free
Info: 775-8378

Saturday / Watertown

2. Haunted House Spooktacular

When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday
Where: Franklin Building, downtown Watertown
What: North Country Arts Council, in partnership with The Tarot Café, Fire Magick, Watertown Little Theatre and special guest performers. View art works as you walk through a haunted Franklin building. Games, refreshments, crafts and more for all ages.
Cost: $7; $5 with canned food donation
INFOthetarotcafe777@gmail.com

Friday & Saturday / Watertown

3. The Haunted Paddock Arcade

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday
Where: Paddock Arcade
What: A family friendly and spooky haunted house held for two weekends. Children’s and adult costume contest held. Prizes and candy will be provided to all participants.
Cost: Free
INFO: www.facebook.com/hauntedpaddock

Friday & Saturday / Watertown

4. Zonta Witches’ Night Out

When: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Freight House Restaurant, 20 Market St.
What: To benefit club scholarships and community projects. Wear your best witch themed costume.
Cost: $12; $10 witch themed costumes
INFO: Kim Snyder, kimsnyder@twcny.rr.com or 276-5966

Saturday / Ogdensburg

5. Hocus Pocus (PG)

When: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington St.
What: Watch the movie Hocus Pocus with the whole family.
Cost: Free
INFO: www.flowerlibrary.org or 785-7705

Saturday / Watertown

Fun Runs & Walks

1. 5K Color Fun Run/Walk

When: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. registration; 9:30 a.m. start Saturday
Where: South Jefferson Central School parking lot, 11060 Route 11
What: Hosted by South Jeff Class of 2018, S.O.S., and LaFargeville Class of 2020. Benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer.
Cost: Free
INFO: jmesler@spartanpride.org

Saturday / Adams

2. Walk to Stamp Out Starvation

When: 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: First United Methodist Church, 189 Main St.
What: Sponsored by Greater Massena Ministerial Association. 5K and 1.5 mile courses.
Cost: Free
INFO: 769-6900

Sunday / Massena

3. Thousand Islands Zombie Walk

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Recreation Park, 602 South James St.
What: Portions of proceeds to benefit Riverside Preschool. Walk/run to Tibbetts Point Lighthouse. Bring canned or nonperishable food item, receive free zombie makeup. Vendors on site.
Cost: Donation
INFOwww.1000isalndszombiewalk.org

Saturday / Cape Vincent

4. The Haunted Walk of Sackets Harbor

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday
Where: St. Andrew’s Church Parish Center, 200 E. Main St.
What: Tours leave every 15 minutes. A benefit for the Sackets Harbor School fine and performing arts departments: including the Sentinels Marching Band. Event not suitable for children under the age of 9. Book signing with local author Amy Reade.
Cost: $5
Info: https://www.facebook.com/HauntedWalkOfSacketsHarbor

Friday & Saturday / Sackets Harbor

Exploring Fall

When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, County Route 100
What: Hike to search for signs of fall along the trails.
Cost: Free
INFO: 482-2479

Saturday /Wellesley Island

The Arts

1. Borderline Crazies performed by See-More Players

When: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Russell Opera House, 4 Pestle st.
What: It’s an avalanche of laughter with more twists and turns than a giant slalom.
Cost: Free
INFO: 347-2358  

Saturday / Russell

2. Framing the Scene

When: 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Lewis County Historical Society, 7552 South State St.
What: Day-long workshop. Held rain or shine. Must have own camera and tripod.
Cost: $50, includes lunch.
INFO: 779-2239

Saturday / Lowville

3. Lyric Encore!

When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Savory Downtown, 300 Washington St.
What: Songs from “Beauty and the Beast,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” “The Sound of Music,” “Spamalot,” “Oliver!,” “Avenue Q,” “South Pacific,” “Barnum,” “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and “Company.” Benefits the theater’s production of “White Christmas.
Cost: $30, includes dinner
INFO: 775-9996

Saturday / Watertown

4. Anne of Green Gables

When: 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday
Where: Indian River Theatre of Performing Arts, 32925 Route 11
What: Presented by Indian River Drama Club.
Cost: $5
INFO: Elaine Finley, 642-5521 or elainefinley@ircsd.org

Friday, Saturday / Philadelphia

 5. Ann Sweeten

When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Drive
What:  Award-winning, chart-topping concert pianist, composer, producer, poet, actress and singer.
Cost: $20 suggested donation
INFO: www.claytonoperahouse.com

Saturday / Clayton

Something to Eat

1. Fish Fry

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

Friday / Cape Vincent

2. Roast Pork Dinner

When: 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Alexandria Bay United Methodist Church, 2 Rock St.
What: Enjoy a roast pork dinner. Takeout available.
Cost: Free
INFO: 777-6360

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

3. Pancake Breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday
Where: Sixtown Meetinghouse, 33 E. Church St.
What: Sponsored by South Jefferson Historical Association. Menu: pancakes, waffles, French toast, maple syrup, eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, fruit and sticky buns.
Cost: $7.50; children 5 to 12, $6.50; children 4 and younger, free.
INFO: 767-1295

Sunday / Adams

4. Spaghetti Dinner

When: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Where: AMVETS Club on the Whippleville Road
What: sponsored by AMVETS Post 8 Riders, and FA football team, to benefit the FA football team. Open to the public.
Cost: $9
INFO: 486-8692; 486-4882; 725-3842.  

Sunday / Malone

5. Make a Difference Day Breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to Noon Sunday
Where: Malone Adult Center
What: sponsored by the correctional facilities. Raffles and 50/50
Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under, and children under 5 eat free.
INFO: N/A  

Sunday / Malone

Helping Hands

1. Kayak Raffle Tour

When: 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Westview Lodge, 13499 County Route 123
What: Kayak raffle tour, sponsored by Henderson Harbor Performing Arts Association. Hand-crafted, wooden kayak, valued at $6,000. Live entertainment by area musicians. Proceeds benefit building of HHPAA’s 60-by-30-foot, open-air stage.
Cost: Tickets $10 each.
INFO: 938-5285

Sunday / Henderson Harbor

2. Infant and Kids Klost

When: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Friday
Where: Constable United Methodist Church
What: Clothes, diapers, toys, shoes, etc. available for free to Constable residents with young children.
Cost:
INFO: Kay: 483-3256 or Martha: 483-1936

Friday / Constable

3. Fall Work Bee

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Almanzo Wilder Homestead, 177 Stacy Road
What: List of projects for volunteers, including putting garden to bed, cleaning lilac bed, painting picnic tables and house trim. Lunch provided.
Cost: Free
INFO: rlevitre@cornell.edu or 483-1207

Saturday / Burke

4. Book Sale

When: 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Richville School Snack Shack and Store, 53 School St.
What: Book sale to benefit Richville Library.
Cost:
INFO: 287-4378

8Saturday / Richville

5. Online Volunteer Tutor Training at Literacy of Northern NY

When: 7 a.m. Saturday
Where: Macomb Community Wesleyan Church, 12 County Route 7
What: Literacy of NNY always needs volunteer tutors in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties. If you have a busy schedule, consider taking the online tutor training. Both BLL (Reading) and ELL (English Language Learner) modules are offered.
Cost: Free
INFO: 782-4270 or visit www.literacynny.org

Saturday / Watertown-Online

 

5 Things Friday- October 7th

What will your weekend bring?

 

Arts & Entertainment

1. Kotchegna Dance Company

When: 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jefferson Community College, 1220 Coffeen St., Watertown
What: Music of the Ivory Coast and neighboring African communities, featuring regional dance and drumming traditions
Cost: Free
Info: www.sunyjefferson.edu

Saturday / Watertown

2. Hungry Hearts Tour

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: St. Lawrence University
What: A performance of “Our Town” presented in Holden Hall.
Cost: Free
INFOhttp://www.stlawu.edu

Saturday, Sunday / Canton

3. Squabbles

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday
Where: Bruce M. Wright Memorial Conference Center
What: The Little Theatre of Watertown presents “Squabbles” by Marshall Karp
Cost: $15 general; $12 members/military; $10 students. Tickets may be purchased at Kinney Drugs, Sherwood Florist or cast
INFO: 775-3212

Friday, Saturday / Watertown

4. Learning to work with clay

When: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday
Where: Thousand Islands Arts Center
What: Learn how to make boxes out of clay at the Thousand Islands Arts Center.
Cost: $65; members, $58.50
INFO: Registration required, contact 686-4123 

Saturday /Clayton

5. Common Threads

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Seaway Trail Inc., 401 W. Main St.
What: Exhibit by Jeannie Brenna, quilter, author and local historian. Quilt talk with Connie and Jeannie
Cost: Free, donations accepted.
INFO: http://www.ssacketsharborquiltshow.org

Saturday / Sackets Harbor

 

Festivals & Family Fun

1. Coyote Moon Harvest Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Coyote Moon Vineyards, Clayton
What: Live country music, award-winning wine, beer, mulled wine, farmers market, food and children’s activities.
Cost: $3 admission, $2 military
INFOwww.Coyotemoonvineyards.com  

Saturday / Clayton

2. Massena Harvest Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Near Orvis/Andrews St., Massena
What: Haunted house, clown, candy land, pumpkin painting, crafts, booths, haunted walk, live music with Atom Ghost and more!
Cost: Free
INFO: 769-3525

Saturday / Massena

3. Fall Festival at Nature Center

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island
What: A day full of fun for all ages. Craft venders, food, live music, dog mushing demonstrations, numerous live animals, many community organizations, and more!
Cost: Free
INFOhttps://www.facebook.com/events/282521055468115/  

Saturday / Wellesley Island

4. Old Fashioned Cider Making

When: 11 a.m. Saturday
Where:  Silas Wright House, 3 E. Main St., Canton
What: For children ages 8-12 and caregivers; St. Lawrence County Historical Association’s Second Saturday Children’s program. Learn how apple cider is made and use an old fashioned cider press. Apple treats and more available!
Cost: Free
INFO: 386-8133

Saturday / Canton

  5. 7th Annual Harvest Festival

When: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sackets Harbor
What: Stretching from Broad St. to Market Square in the village, visitors will be able to enjoy sidewalk sales, children and family activities, farmers market, beer & wine garden, and chicken BBQ.
Cost: Free
INFO: 646-1700

Sunday / Sackets Harbor

 

Fundraising & Helping Others

1. Car Wash

When: Noon to 4:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Price Chopper Plaza, near Aubuchon Hardware, 66 High St.
What: Sponsored by Carthage Central High School Music Department in conjunction with Carthage Central Fine Arts Booster Club. Proceeds benefit Wind Ensemble, Chorale and Camerata Singers trip to Hershey Park Music Festival competition in May, 2017.
Cost: Donations welcome
INFO: N/A  

Friday / West Carthage

2. Spaghetti and Meatball Benefit Dinner

When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: St. Mary’s Parish Center, 8412 Main St.
What: To benefit Theresa Free Library exterior repairs. Prepared by Indian River Knights of Columbus.
Cost: $7; senior citizens, $6; children 5 to 11, $5; children 4 and younger, free.
INFO: 629-4678

Saturday / Evans Mills

3. Chicken BBQ

When: 10 am until sold out, Sunday
Where: Colosse Cheese Shop lot, corner of Routs. 11 and 13
What: Hosted by Pulaski-Boylston Snowmobile Club. Benefits club’s maintenance of 100 miles of snowmobile trails.
Cost:
INFOwww.pulaski-boylstonsnow.com

Sunday / Pulaski

 4. Book Sale

When: 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Richville School Snack Shack and Store, 53 School St.
What: Book sales to benefit the Richville Library
Cost:
INFO: 287-4378

Saturday / Richville

5. Blood Drive

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: DeKalb Junction Fire Department, 4323 Route 11
What:  Blood Drive for the American Red Cross.
Cost: Free
INFO: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Saturday / DeKalb Junction

  

Educational

1. International Observe the Moon Night

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Perch River Wildlife Management Area, Watertown
What: Learn and observe the moon with the Sci-Tech Museum.
Cost: Free
INFO: 788-2738

Saturday / Watertown

2. History and Genealogy Fair: History of Tomorrow Starts Today

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jefferson County Historical Society, 228 Washington St.
What: Learn the history and genealogy of family history in Jefferson County.
Cost: $5
INFO:  Thomas F. LaClair, event chairman, tomlaclair624@yahoo.com, 285-5032.

Saturday/ Watertown

3. Maple Open House

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Ken Zehr’s, Frank Kirch Road
What: Seminar with Arthur Harris of Indiana Vacuum, 10 a.m., followed by RO seminar with Eric Miller of Lapierre Maple. Discounts offered during open house.
Cost: Free
INFO: 771-2368

Saturday / Croghan

 4. Tutoring and Computer Instruction

When: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Hawn Memorial Library, Clayton
What: Learn computer skills and ask questions.
Cost: Free
INFO:   

Saturday / Clayton

5. Computer Basics Class

When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Lyme Free Library, Chaumont
What: Learn how to operate a computer and ask questions. Registration required up until day of event.
Cost: $25
INFOwww.lymefreelibrary.org  

Saturday / Chaumont 

 

Sales

1. Rummage & Bake Sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Adams United Methodist Church, 36 E. Church St.
What: Furniture, floor lamps, pots and pans, women’s Tour Master golf clubs, Christmas decorations, winter clothing, shoes. Also: homemade mac and cheese and baked goods.
Cost: Free
INFO: 232-4824

Saturday / Adams

2. Fall Garage Sale

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: 5502 Trinity Ave., Lowville
What: Bag sale: $2 on all clothing. Donations accepted. To benefit the Lowville Food Pantry.
Cost: Free
INFO: 376-7431  

Saturday / Lowville

3. Sauce Sale

When: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Brownville United Methodist Church, 333 Brown Blvd.
What: Hamburger sloppy joe sauce for sale to benefit Brownville United Methodist Church
Cost: $9
INFO: 788-9076

Sunday / Brownville

4. Annual ‘Fall Classic’ Chicken Barbecue

When: Noon Sunday
Where: Depauville Fire Department, 15191 School St.
What: Take-outs only. To benefit the Depauville Fire Department
INFO: 686-3937

Sunday / Depauville

5. Book Sale

When: 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Richville School Snack Shack and Store, 53 School St.
What: Sale of books will go to benefit the Richville Library.
Cost: $15; faculty, staff and students, $10; senior citizens and children, $8.
INFO: 287-4378

Saturday / Richville

 

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