What’s to do

Artwork

Ongoing

∫ Tyler Schrader of Johnstown — Nature’s Prospect: The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. This solo show features sculptures of wood and steel from the artist’s collection of works. Entry fee is $5 to see the show which runs through June 26; and free for members of the art center. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

∫ 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.

∫ Art exhibit: Window to the Garden, 9 Woodside Ave., Mayfield. The exhibit will feature four local artists, all original artwork for the home and garden includes pottery, jewelry, paintings and sculpture. By appointment or by chance, (518) 774-7175; www.alexandrahiggins.com. Open May until November.

Benefit

Sunday

∫ 22nd annual rhubarb festival: 1747 Nellis Tavern historic site, 7355 Route 5 east, St. Johnsville, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event includes a pie baking contest with guest judges, noon; lunch and rhubarb items available; raffles, free tours; and a free concert by Dick Solberg, 1 to 3 p.m.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ Scott Seeley: Gloversville Farmers Market, Elm Street Pavilion, Gloversville, 9 a.m. Free.

Sunday

∫ Malcolm Kogut — organ recital: Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., Gloversville, 3 p.m. Free.

Dances

Wednesday

∫ Free beginner lessons and dancing: Sharp Shooters Billards 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.

Library

Monday

∫ Adirondack Mountain Club will present a slideshow and lecture: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 6:30 p.m. The club will highlight five different local hikes and offer tips for backpacking safety. All programs are free to the public.

Nightlife

Today

∫ Vinny Michaels: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 6 p.m. No cover.

∫ Dan Lynaugh: Partner’s Pub, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.

Friday

∫ Aaron Mittler: Nick Stoner Inn and 19th Hole, 1810 Route 10, Caroga Lake, 6 p.m. No cover.

∫ The Tagaloons — beach party: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday

∫ Tim the Tune Man and karaoke: Broadalbin Hotel, 59 W. Main St., Broadalbin, starts 8 p.m. Free event.

∫ Doc Orloff Trio: Old Trail Inn, 232 N. Shore Road, Edinburg, 8 p.m.

∫ Fas4ward Band: Nick Stoner Inn and 19th Hole, 1810 Route 10, Caroga Lake, 7 p.m.

Tuesday

∫ Aaron Mittler: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 6 p.m. No cover.

Show

Friday

∫ 23rd annual quilt show: Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., Mayfield, 4 to 8 p.m. $5 for two day admission. The event includes a trunk show with Sue Schoch, quilt show preview and vendors.

Saturday

∫ 23rd annual quilt show: Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., Mayfield, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3 admission. The event includes quilt show, vendors; a chance to win a quilted prize; a bake sale and homemade lunch specials.

Theater

Saturday

∫ Hey Jude — Beatles Tribute Band: Glove Performing Arts Center, 40 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. General admission is $20; seniors, $15. Call the box office at (518) 773-8255, Ext. 25, to reserve tickets or online tickets are available on theater website at www.glovetheatre.com.

Sunday

∫ Sawyer Fredericks Gasoline Video Red Carpet premier and concert: The Glove Performing Arts Center, 40 N. Main St., Gloversville. VIP package includes a 5:30 p.m. catered reception — limited table seating, $30. General admission, $12 regular seating (everyone gets a red carpet treatment). Video premier, 6:30 p.m.; full band concert, 7 p.m.

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