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.
∫ Elizabeth “Betsy” Batchelor: 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. Also on display will be the ceramics of Katie Santomartino, the newest member. The gallery, inside Mohawk Harvest, is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The show will run through Labor Day. For more information, go to www.MicropolisGallery.com.
∫ Third annual New York State Summer Art Show: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Mayfield. Public can view the work from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Gallery admission is $5; free to PNAC members and children under 18. The show will hang until Sept. 25.
∫ 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 until November.
∫ Annual block party, South William Street, Johnstown, 6 to 11 p.m. Our Secret Love Society and J.D. Aldrich will be playing.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ Scott Seeley: Gloversville Farmers Market, Elm Street Pavilion, Gloversville, 9 a.m. Free.
∫ Doc Orloff Blues Elixir: Riverfest, Riverlink Park, Amsterdam, 2:30 p.m.
∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band with special guest Les Martin: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover.
∫ RandallPalooza: The Outlet, 2401 State Route 10, Caroga Lake, noon. All ages free admission. The bands include Andrew Kuder acoustic, No Limit, Cleen Street, The Vinny Michael’s Band, Dealt the Blues and DJ Drew and DJ G.
∫ Doc Orloff Blues Elixir: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 2 p.m. No cover.
∫ The Ody Show: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 4 p.m. No cover.
∫ 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.
∫ Creative textile fibers group: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, drop-in gathering. Participants share ideas, tips, and bring knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, beading, felting, and other individual, fiber-based projects to work on in casual setting. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.
∫ Writers at Fort Plain: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 3 to 5 p.m. The group is made up of writers from varied writing backgrounds, genres, interests, goals and experience levels who work on memoirs, novels, short stories, poems, and more. Facilitated by published writer, Joan Caska. Features constructive feedback in a supportive setting. Free. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.
∫ “Fun with Pool Noodles” — a family craft program: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 1 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Capital District Child Care Council.
∫ Libraries Rock art program for children — The Tang Museum: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 2 p.m.
∫ Gloversville Civic Band — “Music through the ages”: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 5:30 p.m. Free.
∫ “The History of Music in Fulton County” audio-video presentation by Samantha Hall-Saladino, Fulton County historian: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 5:30 p.m.
∫ “In-LawFully Yours” with Marilu Henner and Corbin Bernsen: The North Country Bible Fellowship, 132 Elm Lake Road, Speculator, 7 p.m. Free movie, popcorn, beverages and snacks.
∫ MaryJean Cleland and Maria Simone — organic convergence welcome reception: Caroga Historical Museum, 145 London Bridge Road, Caroga Lake, 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibit runs through Aug. 26.
∫ Wildlife Sports Education Museum, Route 30, Vail Mills, open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily June 15 to Sept. 3. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for youths.
∫ The Sophisticats: 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.
∫ Sam Whedon and The Unbelievers — Johnstown Midsummer Concert Series: Charles Jenner Bandshell, West Main Street, Johnstown, 7 p.m. In case of rain, the show will take place inside St. John’s Episcopal Church, next to bandshell.
∫ Legend — Classic Rock Band: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 10 p.m. No cover.
∫ Third Rail: Wells Old Home Days, Wells, 8 p.m. No cover.
∫ Doc Orloff Trio: Old Trail Inn, 232 N. Shore Road, Edinburg, 8 p.m.
∫ No Limit: Gloversville Moose, 140 E. State St., Gloversville, 8 p.m. All are welcome — open to the public. No cover.
∫ The Reservoir band: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 9 p.m. $5 cover.
∫ The Lustre Kings: Village marina, St. Johnsville, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free to public.
∫ Nancy Purcell — “Those were the Days”: Caroga Chapel, 106 Chapel Road, Caroga Lake, 7 p.m. Free.
∫ Gloversville Civic Band: Melchoir Park, Kingsboro Avenue, Gloversville, 7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free concert. Rainsite, Lexington Center, 127 E. State St., Gloversville.
Rodeo: Paradise Ranch, 3124 Route 29A, Caroga Lake. The cost is $10 per person; $5 for ages 7 to 12; and free for children under age 7. The rodeo will feature bull riding, barrel racing, break-away roping, sheep riding, dollar catch, chute dropping and banana eating contest. For more information, call (518) 848-9534.
∫ Caroga Lake Music Festival: The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 p.m. This is a free concert — donations will be accepted. Concession and wine will be available for sale. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
∫ Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS: Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 N. Main St., Gloversville.
General admission is $10 for adults; $8 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at the box office by calling (518) 773-8255, Ext. 25 to reserve tickets. Online tickets are available on the theater’s website at www.glovetheatre.com.
The show will begin Friday at 7 p.m. There will be two shows on Saturday at 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday’s showtime is 2 p.m.