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 younger than 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.
Saturday and Sunday
∫ 32nd annual charity air show: The Lazy Eight Radio Control Model Airplane Club flying site, 144 Knoblauch Road, Johnstown (behind Rogers Family Orchard), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to the public. Donation: $5 per person; free for children younger than age 12. Bring lawn chairs.
∫ No Limit — Northville block party: In front of Timeless Tavern, Northville, 1 to 2 p.m. Open to public.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ Bill Ackerbauer: Gloversville Farmers Market, Elm Street Pavilion, Gloversville, 9 a.m. Free.
∫ Dominic Megna and Pete Jurgensen Duo: Lakeside Tavernand Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 4 p.m. No cover.
∫ Aaron Mittler: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 2 p.m. No cover.
∫ Accoustic Cactus Musical Duo: The Boathouse of Caroga Lake, 2090 Route 10, Caroga Lake, 3 p.m.
∫ Steve Cowles: 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.
∫ No Limit: Bannertown Fair, Mayfield, 1 to 4 p.m. Open to the public.
∫ Third Rail and fireworks during show: Bannertown Fair, Mayfield, 7 to 11 p.m. No cover.
∫ Fourth annual Feast of the Assumption festival: Knights of Columbus Council 209, 193 W. Main St., Amsterdam, noon to 6 p.m. The event includes a car show, games of chance, food and drinks. The entertainment by Peter Capobianco, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Louie and Lisa Velez, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.; Batman and Elsa from the movie Frozen, 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. and Bobby “Badfinger” Motyl, 3 to 6 p.m.
∫ The Mayfield Historical Society hosting Don Williams presentation — “Tools of Yesteryear”: Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., Mayfield, 7 p.m. Free admission. Refreshments will be served. For information, call (518) 332-0538 or www.facebook.com/ricehomestead.
∫ 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.
∫ Annual summer reading closing party with raffle drawings: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 3 p.m. There will be homemade apple crisp from the Friends of the Library.
∫ Medicare workshop for those wanting to learn the fundamentals: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 6 p.m. The class is aimed at making complex information easy to understand.
∫ “To Save a Life”: The North Country Bible Fellowship, 132 Elm Lake Road, Speculator, 7 p.m. Free movie, popcorn, beverages and snacks.
∫ The Tommy Gee Quartet: Fulton County Museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave., Gloversville, 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. In case of rain, the concert will be in the museum. No admission — donations will be accepted.
∫ MaryJean Cleland and Maria Simone — organic convergence: Caroga Historical Museum, 145 London Bridge Road, Caroga Lake. 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.
∫ Marco Johnson: 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.
∫ Cold Chocolate: The Revival, 1441 Route 30, Wells, 7:30 p.m. $10; free for younger than 12.
∫ Moore 2 Music featuring DJ Craig Moore: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m. No cover.
∫ Durey Creek Bluegrass Band: Peck’s Park Schoolhouse, State Route 29A, Pecks Lake, 5 to 7:30 p.m. $10 admission includes pork dinner.
∫ Doc Orloff Trio: Oxbow Inn, 1815 Route 8, Lake Pleasant, 9:30 p.m. No cover.
∫ Aaron Mittler: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 6 p.m. No cover.
∫ Aaron Mittler: Old Trail Inn, 232 N. Shore Road, Edinburg, 5:30 p.m. No cover.
∫ Rodeo: Paradise Ranch, 3124 Route 29A, Caroga Lake. The cost is $10 per person; $5 for ages 7 to 12; and free for children younger than 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.