What’s To do?

Artwork

Ongoing

∫ 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.

Christmas

Saturday

∫ A Polar Express celebration at the Paul Nigra Center, 2736 Route 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crafts, live entertainment, raffles inspired by the tale “The Polar Express.” A sensory santa will also be available from 10 a.m. to noon for those with special needs. Admission is $5 per person or an unwrapped toy to benefit Toys for Tots. Children 1 year of age and younger will be free.

∫ The Mayfield Christmas Parade and tree lighting, 6 p.m. starting at the Mayfield High School

Sunday

∫ Joyous Sounds of the Season: Church of the Holy Spirit, 149 S. Main St., Gloversville, 3 p.m. Free will donations and items for Mother Teresa’s closet. Performing: Olivia Esposito, Sue Shrader, Don Ambrosino, Paul Whitney, Jessica and Sam Zimmerman.

Wednesday

∫ Master Storyteller the Rev. Dr. Tim Coombs presents Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” from memory: The Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., Mayfield, 7 p.m. $5 admission fee.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ No Limit — pre-parade party: Mayfield Grill, 8 School St., Mayfield, 3 p.m. No cover.

∫ An Adirondack Christmas: The Revival, 1441 Route 30, Wells, 3 p.m. By donation. Refreshments.

Dances

Wednesday

∫ 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.

 

Library

Today

∫ 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.

Monday

∫ Warren Greene — a digital slideshow presentation of native species of the Adirondacks: Gloversville Public Library in the Carnegie Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 6 p.m.

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

∫ Mittler and Hansen — D’Raeled: Sam’s Seafood and Steakhouse, 281 N. Comrie Ave., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.

∫ DJ Craig Moore — Moore 2 Music: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m.

∫ Vinny Michaels: Sport Island Pub, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 8 p.m. No cover.

Saturday

∫ The Rock Junkies — classic rock: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m.

∫ Fas4ward: O’Connor’s Pub, 1 N. Perry St., Johnstown, 10 p.m.

Theater

Friday

∫ Gloversville Middle School Drama Club presents “Legally Blonde Jr.”: Gloversville Middle School in the auditorium, Gloversville, 7 p.m. $5 general admission.

Saturday

∫ Gloversville Middle School Drama Club presents “Legally Blonde Jr.”: Gloversville Middle School in the auditorium, Gloversville, 7 p.m. $5 general admission.

Sunday

∫ Gloversville Middle School Drama Club presents “Legally Blonde Jr.”: Gloversville Middle School in the auditorium, Gloversville, 2 p.m. $5 general admissions.

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