What’s to do?
∫ Guest Artist Kathleen Oakes meet the artists reception: Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville, 5 to 7 p.m. French 75 will play 1920s jazz standards during the reception. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit: www.MicropolisGallery.com.
∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Fall Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends.
¯ Jane Riley artwork displayed: Frothingham Free Library, 28 Main St., Fonda. The display can be viewed during the library’s regular hours through March.
∫ The Bentley Benefit Music Festival: Sammonsville Volunteer Fire Department, 1362 Route 67, Johnstown, 2 p.m. Admission: $10. Featured: Third Rail, DJ Top Shelf, The Benefit Band, Our Secret Love Society, Saving Atlantis, Remedy, Doc Orloff Blues Elixir and MaddHaus. The event includes food and BYOB.
¯ Skippy and the Pistons — Johnstown Firefighters Chairity Ball Benefit: St. Patrick’s Masonic Lodge, 22 N. Perry St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 donation each — available at Johnstown Fire Department. Hors d’oeuvres provided by Union Hall Inn Catering. Formal attire suggested. $1,000 in cash door prizes.
∫ Line dancing: Sharp Shooters Billards and Sports Pub, 35 E. Main St., Amsterdam, 7 p.m. All-request dancing after lesson until 10 p.m. $6 cover. Lesson and music provided by Sue Kaupelis.
∫ Doc Orloff Duo: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m.
∫ Dustin Sawyer CD Release Party: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 8 p.m. Admission: $5; $12 presale includes CD, poster, sticker and ticket. Special guests: Dubb Agents, Tim Vee, Mike Gowans, Big Edna, Noise Between Stations, Positive Mental Trip.
∫ Third Rail: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 9 p.m. No cover.
∫ Aaron Mittler: Rustic Loft. 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 6 p.m. No cover.
∫ The Insolent Willies — traditional Irish music: Union Hall Inn, 2 Union Place, Johnstown, 6 p.m.
∫ Aaron Mittler: Plaza’s Italian Bistro, 130 N. Pine St., Gloversville, 6 p.m. No cover.