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.

∫ Winter art show: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. 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 younger than 18. The show will hang through March 26.

Benefit

Saturday

∫ Rough-n-Real Band: Robin’s Nest, 230 Stevers Mills Road, Broadalbin, 4 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door. The benefit is for the Pawlus family fire victims.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover. All are welcome.

∫The Mohawk Valley Chorus presents “A Patriotic Celebration” under the direction of David M. Rossi. Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main Street, Mayfield. Bradley Gregg is accompanist. Featuring the Mohawk Valley Chamber Ensemble, directed by Stephanie Boice. Come listen and sing along to some of America’s best loved patriotic tunes. $15 admission; $12 senior citizens/students; free to active duty military service personnel and children age 12 and younger.

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.

Events

Saturday

∫ Women of the Moose 685 7th Annual Bridal Show Loyal Order of the Moose — Johnstown, 109 S. Comrie Avenue, Johnstown from 1 to 4 p.m. Come meet with local wedding vendors: DJ Services, photographers, bakeries, limo services, hair salons, spa, and nail salons and many more. Book a catered wedding the day of the show to receive a $100 credit.

∫ Lapland Ladies Love to Skate Ski Clinic, Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, 139 Lapland Lake Rd., Northville from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A special cross country ski program for women, taught by women. Beginner and intermediate level female skiers age 18 and older, grouped by ability, will receive instruction in skate technique. Enjoy lunch with an equipment and clothing discussion, participate in a social group ski and enjoy a group skills wrap-up at the end of the day. The program is led by Lapland Lake’s PSIA-certified instructors. Cost for the five-hour program is $60 which includes facility use pass, lunch and equipment discount coupon. Cost of rental equipment, if needed, is additional. To ensure space, please pre-register online through the website or by phone.

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.

Nightlife

Today

∫ Matt Bosworth: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.

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

Friday

∫ Mike and the Monsters: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9:30 p.m.

Opera

Saturday

∫ Calleo Workshop for Performing Arts “Hansel and Gretel,” an opera by Engelbert Humperdinck: Fort Plain High School auditorium, Clyde Street, Fort Plain, 3 p.m. Donations will be accepted to defray the cost of the production. Open to the public.

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