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5 Things Friday- November 18

Celebrate the Holidays

1. Home for the Holidays Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Lewis County Historical Society, 7552 S. State St.
What: Train display, silent auction, Christmas trees and wreaths, gingerbread houses on display. 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25; Adirondack Community Chorus concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26.
Cost: Free
Info: 376-8957

Friday to Sunday / Lowville

2. Baby It’s Cold Outside

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday
Where: Bonnie Castle Resort, 31 Holland St.
What: Part of Bonnie Castle “Pay it Forward” campaign, tastings and crafts.
Cost: Donation of a new or gently used winter outerwear item, given to local schools and churches for locals in need.
: Mariann, 482-4511, ext. 502, or

Friday / Alexandria Bay

3. Light up the Night Parade

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: State St.
What: The parade begins at OFA school and follows State Street to the Dobisky Center at 100 Riverside Avenue. Floats will be lit up with lights and song. Children can visit with Santa after the parade.
Cost: Free
INFO: 393-3540

Saturday / Ogdensburg

4. Holiday Shopper’s Poker Run

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Participating businesses in Alexandria Bay, Clayton and Cape Vincent.
What: Collect cards from local businesses as you shop for the holidays. Cards handed in, 5 p.m., O’Brien’s, 226 Webb St. Receive cards Friday, Nov. 18 as well. Auctions, prizes, food, benefits local food pantries.
Cost: Free
INFO: Clayton Chamber of Commerce, 686-3771

Saturday / Clayton, Alexandria Bay, Cape Vincent

5. 22nd Annual Festival of Trees

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday
Where: Thousand Islands Museum, 312 James St.
What: Local businesses, organizations and families bring in and decorate trees or other holiday displays.  Admission is free, but we ask that you bring in a non-perishable item for out “Fill the Boat” campaign which fills our St. Lawrence skiff with food for the local food pantry. Vote for your favorite display.
Cost: Free
INFO: 686-5794

Friday to Sunday / Clayton


Helping Others

1. Cancer Benefit for Kathy Ives

When: 5 p.m. Friday
Where: American Legion Post 586, 10 S. Main St.
What: 50/50 raffles, Chinese auctions. Proceeds to help family with medical bills and expenses.
Cost: Donation based
INFO: 232-2715

Friday / Adams

2. Third Annual Urban Mission Holiday Giveback

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Ramada Inn, 6300 Arsenal St.
What: Pictures with Santa, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring non-perishable food item or unwrapped toy for Urban Mission.
Cost: $10
INFO: or 529-4893

Saturday / Watertown

3. Bowl-A-Thon

When: 12:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Pla-Mor Lanes, 577 State St.
What: To benefit Jefferson County SPCA. Lunch provided during luncheon at 2:30 p.m. Prices and trophies.
Cost: $16; per couple, $30.
INFO: 782-3260

Saturday / Watertown

4. Turkey Dinner and Basket Drawing

When: 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: John C. Londraville American Legion Post 832, 248 E. Broadway St.
What: Benefits legion auxiliary.
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-2101

Saturday / Cape Vincent

5. Memory Wreath

When: All day
What:  To benefit Lacona Clock Tower maintenance, with Coterie Club, names and payment of donation accepted through Saturday, Nov. 26. Names read night of wreath lighting: 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. Music and refreshments.
Cost: N/A
INFO/PAYMENTS: Eleanor Slater, Coterie Club Treasurer, P.O. Box 201, Sandy Creek, NY 13145. Checks payable to Coterie Club.

Saturday / Lacona


Fun with Learning

1. Pencil Drawing

When: 6 p.m. Friday
Where: Lyme Free Library, 12165 Route 12E
What: Learn the fundamentals of sketching and basic drawing techniques. For ages 11 and older.
Cost: $35
INFO: 786-2385 to register.

Friday / Chaumont

2. Snowmobile Safety Class

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Copley Foundation House, 12030 Route 12E.
What: With Gary Kocher, New York Parks and Recreation instructor. Must be 10 or older.
Cost: N/A
INFO: 486-5230 or

Saturday / Chaumont

3. The Global Water Crisis, Abroad and at Home

When: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, 1425 Washington St.
What: Presentation with Dr. Adrienne Rygel, associate professor and department chair of civil and environmental engineering technology, SUNY Canton. Light refreshments served.
INFO: Free

Sunday / Watertown

4. Share Your French Heritage! Stories from Quebec

When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake
What: TAUNY has received funding to work with other partners in the region to research the historical connection between Northern New York and Quebec and to investigate the ongoing cultural influence of that connection. Participants are encouraged to bring your own photos of family members and homesteads, objects that represent family traditions, and other artifacts and heirlooms that tell the story of your French heritage. In addition to hearing your stories, we’d love to hear your ideas for future programs and projects that present this heritage to a wide audience. The program will be led by TAUNY’s Executive Director, Jill Breit.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Blue Mountain Lake

5. 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: $35

Saturday / Waddington


Something to Eat

1. Chicken and Biscuit Dinner

When: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: First Congregational Church of Lisbon, 9226 County Route 28
What: Menu: chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes and gravy, peas and carrots, coleslaw, pickles and cranberries, apple crisp, beverage. Benefits Camp Laurent Maintenance Fund
Cost: $9; children 10 and younger, $5.
INFO: 393-7780

Saturday / Lisbon

2. Haddock Dinner

When: 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday
Where: AMVETS Club, Whippleville Road
What: Open to the public.
Cost:  $9 per person

Sunday / Malone

3. Breakfast with Santa

When: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sandy Ogdensburg Elks Lodge, 322 Caroline St.
What/Menu: scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, juice and coffee. All are welcome. Enjoy breakfast with Santa.
Cost: $7 pp and kids under 5 years eat for free.

Sunday / Ogdensburg

4. Hunters Pancake Breakfast

When: 7 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday
Where: Adams Center Fire Hall, 13401 North St.
What: Enjoy a pancake breakfast to benefit the Ladies Auxiliary.
Cost: $7.50; children ages 12 and younger, $4.
INFO: 583-5533

Saturday / Adams Center

5. Comedy Dinner at Tavern 230

When: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
Where: Tavern230 at Snow Ridge, 4173 West Road.
What: 4 p.m., happy hour and seating; 5 p.m., Italian buffet dinner; 6 p.m., show begins. Comedians: Moody McCarthy and Nick Marra.
Cost: $35
INFO: or main office, 348-8456

Sunday / Turin


Family Fun

1. Lego fun day

When: 10:30 a.m. to Noon Saturday
Where: Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library, 6064 S. Main St.
What: Legos provided by library. Listen to Lego story. New theme every month. For ages 4-12. Ages 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: Free
INFO: 387-3732

Saturday / Sandy Creek

2. Maple Science Fair

When: 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: American Maple Museum, 9756 State Route 812, Croghan
What: Learn about the maple industry through science experiments, maple products, maple trees and more.
Cost: Free
INFO: 346-1107

Saturday / Croghan

3. Learning to Work with Clay

When: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday
Where: Norwood American Legion, 10 Maple St.
What: These classes will allow students to explore all aspects of creating with clay.  Hand building is the perfect way to get acquainted with this very flexible medium.  It is for all age and talent levels, and the projects that can be accomplished are infinite. All materials included.
Cost: $65 public; $58.50 members

Saturday / Clayton

4. Family Movies and Crafts

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Hawn Memorial Library, 220 John St.
What: Enjoy movies and making crafts with the whole family.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Clayton

5. Double Play 2016 Swim Lessons

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lowville Academy and Central School, 7668 N. State St.
What: Mommy and me class, any age. Pre-register at Double Play Fitness Center.
Cost: Ages 3+, $55.
INFO: or 376-7001

Saturday / Lowville

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

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
: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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.;;  

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, 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.

Sunday / Glenfield


Five Things Friday event calendar – September 30

Harvest Events

1. Adirondack Museum FallFest & Fiber Arts Fair

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Adirondack Museum, 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake
What: The campus-wide celebration of the season will include activities such as pumpkin painting; fall crafts and multimedia art workshops; and cider pressing and samples with Peru’s Rulfs Ochard. Kids will enjoy an action-packed FallFest Follies Scavenger Hunt, and leisurely hay and pony rides around the campus with Chestertown’s Circle B Ranch. A jump into the museum’s can’t-be-missed gigantic leaf pile will be perfect for Instagram. Demonstrations will include knitting “buff mittens,” the traditional mittens worn by Adirondack loggers, with Jane MackIntosh; quilting with Northern Needles, a sewing group from Long Lake; and wool processing with Serendipity Spinners. Other demos will include woodburning art with Vicki Virgil; Mohawk basket-making with Carrie Hill; and guideboat building with the museum’s boatbuilder-in-residence, Allison Warner.
Cost: Daily admission is $18 for adults, $16 for seniors 62 and over, $12 for teens 13-17 and students with a valid student ID, $6 for youths 6-12, and free for children five and under, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days.
Info: or call 518-352-7311

Saturday / Blue Mountain Lake

2. Lewis County Harvest of the Arts

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Maple Ridge Center
What: A celebration of local talent and family fun. 10 new artisans will be displaying their wares this year, live music with Due North, the Childrens Art Barn and lots of good food.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Maple Ridge

3. Oktoberfest at TI Winery

When: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Thousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay
What: Enjoy authentic German cuisine, a farmers’ market, hayrides, German dancers, live music, and back by popular demand, the annual Grape Stompin’ Competition.
Cost: ADVANCE SALE TICKETS: $4 for adults $3 for senior/military/ages 13-20 children 12 & under free; TICKETS AT THE GATE: $5 for adults , $4 for senior / military / ages 13-20 children 12 & under free

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

4. Fall Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Stone Mills Agricultural Museum, 30950 Route 180, LaFargeville
What: Pork Roast Dinner, Classic Car Cruise In, Music, Cake walk, Scarecrow making, Pumpkin Painting, Gift shop, Family fun and Games. Buildings open for tours. Public is invited to dress as scarecrows.
Cost: Free
INFO: Call the museum at (315) 658-2353 

Saturday / LaFargeville

5. Apple Fest and Craft Fair

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Brookside Senior Living, Lowville
What: Face painting, balloon animals, Fifi D. Clown, candy scramble and crafts. “Friends of God” to entertain 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; “Baileywix” from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
INFO: 374-2997

Saturday / Lowville



1. ‘Race for a Cure’

When: Registration 8:30 a.m., Race start 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Alexandria Central School, 34 Bolton Ave., Alexandria Bay
What: Alexandria Bay’s annual “Race for a Cure!” 5K and 1K fun runs will he held by Alexandria Central School in partnership with River Hospital. River Hospital will be holding its Fall Festival in conjunction with the run. The team is inspired to run by students, friends, and family members who have suffered through cancer. Last year’s run through the village raised around $5,000. Families with children of all ages are encouraged to take part.
Cost: $20 in advance and $25 on race day, with a $5 discount for all military personnel.
INFO: visit  

Saturday / Alexandria Bay

2. Mayor’s Charity Ball

When: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday
Where: Woolworth Building, Watertown
What: The Mayor’s Charity Ball 2016 will be hosted by Station WBVS, Inc. Their mission is “To enrich the lives of others affected by adverse conditions.” Their vision is furthering the scope of learning in leadership roles and assisting those adversely affected by current world affairs.
Cost: $65 individual; $120 a pair; $300 reserved table for four; $600 reserved table for eight.

Saturday / Watertown

3. Annual Chicken BBQ

When: 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: JK’s Tavern, Main Street, Redwood
What: To benefit the Redwood Historical Society and Museum. Food available and music provided by Ray and Patty Drake.
Cost: $9 adults; $5 children
INFO: 482-4600

Saturday / Redwood

 4. Ride for Recovery

When: 10 a.m. registration; ride begins at 12 p.m. Sunday
Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1400, 231 Bellew Ave.
What: Money raised from the Ride for Recovery will be donated to the Mercy Point Church, Watertown, to support the fight against addiction. Money raised will be used to assist area residents with detox, recovery and other services. 3 Stops – Mel’s Place – Sandy Creek; Hillbilly Inn – Copenhagen; Tom & Geri’s – Carthage. ACR Health will be at the ride giving Narcan training & kits (no fee to receive training or the kit). Music, 50/50, chinese auction, silent auction.
Cost: $25 per bike, includes lunch; $25 per vehicle (up to 2 people) includes lunch.

Sunday / Watertown

5. Mary Kay 5K

When: 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Sackets Harbor Gazebo, West Main St.
What:  Walk to benefit effects of cancers and domestic violence.
Cost: Free
INFO: 938-5319

Saturday / Sackets Harbor


Fun & Learning

1. Fungi Roles in the Ecosystem

When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Indian Creek Nature Center, Route 68, Rensselear Falls
What: Learn the roles of fungi in the ecosystem with Claire Burkum. Bring hand lens or magnifying glass, notepad and a pencil.
Cost: Free
INFO: 261-1884 or email:  

Saturday / Rennselear Falls

2. Spider's Fishing Program

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m./1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center dock, County Route 100, Fineview
What: Learn basic fishing techniques from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn the basics of fly fishing from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.. Donations to continue free programming at the Nature Center welcomed.
Cost: Free
INFO: 482-2479

Saturday / Fineview

3. Fall Birding at the Nature Center

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday
Where: Wilson Hill WMA, at the observation tower on Rte. 131, Massena
What: With Linnea Rowse, Golden Winged Warbler Project Specialist. Bring binoculars, water and snacks. Linnea will bring a spotting scope.
Cost: Free
INFO: (952) 451-0096 or

Sunday / Massena

4. Fall For History

When: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Schryer Center, Franklin County House of History, 51 Milwaukee St., Malone
What: Food, activities, learning, raffle and contests.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Malone

  5. Family Farm Day

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jones Family Farm, 3119 Cataract St., Copenhagen
What: Educational displays, hands-on activities, and a scavenger hunt. Event coordinated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County, Lewis County Farm Bureau and Lewis County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Cost: Free
INFO: 376-5270

Saturday / Copenhagen


Farmers Markets

3. Friday Farmers Market

When: 2:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Jefferson Bulk Cheese Store, 19401 Route 3, Watertown
What: Farmers market including produce and locally crafted wares.
Cost: Free
INFO: 788-1122

Friday / Watertown

 Lewis County Farmers Market

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Forest Park Pavilion, Main Gate, Lewis County Fairgrounds, 5485 Bostwick St., Lowville
What: Farmers market including produce and locally produced goods.
Cost: Free
INFO:  Sharon Bosert, 376-7743

Saturday/ Lowville

 3. Saturday Farmers Market

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Mayor Joseph Butler Pavilion, JB Wise Place, Watertown
What: Farmers market including produce and locally produced goods.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Watertown

4. Farmers and crafters market

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway St., Cape Vincent
What: Local produce, goods and products available.
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-2481

Saturday / Cape Vincent

5. Black River Farmers Market

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Former Whites Grocery Store, located at 27117 State Route 3, Black River
What: Farmers market including produce and locally produced goods.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Black River



1. River Hospital’s Soldiers Art Therapy Exhibit

When: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Art on the Square, Watertown
What: Opening reception. View 10th Mountain Division soldiers art works on display.
Cost: Free

Saturday / Saturday

2. Poets & Writers INK

When: 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Cape Vincent Community Library, 157 N. Real St.
What: the fine art of writing through original works, literary feedback, writing exercises, guest speakers, book signings, production of anthologies
Cost: Free
INFO: 654-2413

Saturday / Cape Vincent

3. Adult Art Class

When: Noon to 1:45 p.m. or 2 to 3:45 p.m. Saturday
Where: Carthage Free Library, 412 Budd St.
What: Ann Marie Alderman will instruct the class.
Cost: Cost depends on class materials needed.
INFO: 493-2620

Saturday / Carthage

4. Warmth, Remembrance, and Art

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton
What: A folklorist and a historian studied 1,000 North Country quilts, and the result is a big quilt exhibition.

Saturday / Canton

5. The Glass Menagerie

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Pendragon Theatre, Potsdam
What: SUNY Potsdam department of theatre and dance present The Glass Menagerie- a memory play, and its action is drawn from the memories of the narrator, Tom Wingfield. Tom is a character in the play, which is set in St. Louis in 1937. He is an aspiring poet who toils in a shoe warehouse to support his mother, Amanda, and sister, Laura. Mr. Wingfield, Tom and Laura’s father, ran off years ago and, except for one postcard, has not been heard from since.
Cost: $15; faculty, staff and students, $10; senior citizens and children, $8.

Saturday / Potsdam


Watertown Parks Department adding summer programs

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