What’s To do?
∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends.
∫ Kathy Klompas — guest artist: Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. Micropolis member artists work on display will include paintings, drawings, photographs, fiber art, batik, mixed media, woodwork, glass, digital art, sculpture, jewelry and pottery. The gallery, inside Mohawk Harvest, is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The show will run through June. For more information, go to www.MicropolisGallery.com.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ Boys in Blur Party: Murphy’s Irish Pub, 160 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 4 p.m.
∫ Bobby ‘Badfinger’ Motyl: Broadalbin Hotel, 59 W. Main St., Broadalbin, 8 p.m. Free.
∫ The Insolent Willies will perform in concert from 7 to 10 p.m., at Pine Lake Lodge, 1050 Route 10, Caroga.
∫ The Remnants: North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., Gloversville, 4 p.m. Donations appreciated. Refreshments served. All welcome.
∫ Free beginner lessons and dancing: Sharp Shooters Billiards and Sports Pub, 35 E. Main St., Amsterdam, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. New lessons and open dancing 7:30 to 10 p.m. $5 for those who stay or come in after 7:30 p.m. Sue Kaupelis, instructor.
∫ Family container gardening program: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 3:30 p.m. Families can attend this free program and learn about different fruits, vegetable and make their own container garden to take home. Register for this program by calling the library at (518) 725-2819. This is sponsored by the Capital District Child Care Council.
∫ Fulton County Historical Society and Museum ice cream social: Fulton County Museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave., Gloversville, 6 p.m. The tickets are $3.50. Gary Van Slyke will provide entertainment.
∫ Sheaman and the Mayfield Rover: Mayfield Grill, 8 School St., Mayfield, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Hell Cat Maggie: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9:30 p.m.
∫ DJ Freddy: Murphy’s Irish Pub, 160 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10 p.m.
∫ Wesley Thomas Band: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9:30 p.m.
∫ DJ Bane: Murphy’s Irish Pub, 160 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10 p.m.
∫ Aaron Mittler at Nick Stoner Inn and 19th Hole, 1810 Route 10 Caroga Lake from 6 to 9 p.m. There is no cover for this event.
∫ Aaron Mittler: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 6 p.m. No cover.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
∫ Schine on Spring: Schine Memorial Hall, 40 N. Main St., Gloversville, 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Entrance is adjacent to Storto Gloves. Take elevator to third floor.
∫ The Baby Boomer Comedy Show: Glove Performing Arts Center, 40 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 to 9 p.m. There will be concessions available. Advanced tickets online are $25; $30 at the door. To purchase tickets, call the United Way office at (518) 725-9817. All proceeds will benefit the United Way’s community campaign.
Saturday and Sunday
∫ The Fort Klock Historic Restoration will hold its opening weekend on Saturday and Sunday.
The event will feature a blacksmithing competition “Hammer-In.”
Also at the opening, hands-on activities, muster, demonstrations and 1776 beer brewing, bread making, weaving, blacksmithing and more will be demonstrated.
The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
∫ The Gloversville Farmer’s Market at the Elm Street Pavilion will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The market runs every Saturday through mid-October. The market is 100 percent producer market
∫ The North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., will be holding an Opioid Awareness Workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event will feature speakers from the department of drug enforcement and participants can learn about the risks of drug interactions.
The event is free to the public.
∫ The Johnson Jog 5k run/walk will be held starting at 9 a.m. at the Johnson Hall State Historic Site, 139 Hall Ave.
The 5k will begin with a cannon firing and the path will take runners by some of the best known sites in the city.
To register online to go: www.zippyreg.com, or day of registration will also be available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
The entry fee is $15 for those who pre-registered and $20 on the day of race.
∫ The Fulton County Museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave. in Gloversville, will be hosting an ice cream social from 5 to 7 p.m.
The event will feature music and a chance to socialize while attendees enjoy ice cream.
The museum will also be open for self-guided tours.
The cost to enter is $5.