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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.

∫ Kathleen T. Oughton — quilt-fabric artwork: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The work will be on display through September.

∫ 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.

Benefits

Saturday

∫ Seventh annual Woofstock to benefit the Regional Animal Shelter: The Concordia Club, 138 Concordia Club Road, Gloversville, 1 to 4 p.m. Admission fee: $15 for adults; $10 for children younger than 13; and free for children ages 5 and younger — picnic lunch included. The event includes puppy kissing booth, 50-50 raffle, raffles, and music by Sheaman and the Mayfield Rover.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ Cosby Gibson: Gloversville Farmers Market, Elm Street Pavilion, Gloversville, 9 a.m. Free.

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

∫ Third Rail: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 4 p.m. (after car show). No cover.

Craft fair

Saturday and Sunday

∫ The 24th annual Eagle Mills Art and Craft Show will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the mill, located at 383 County Highway 138 in Broadalbin. More than 100 crafters will be on hand. The event will continue on Sept. 22 and 23. Admission is free and on premises parking is $5 per car.

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.

Festivals

Saturday

∫ Foothills United Methodist Church fall festival: Church building site, Route 30A, Gloversville, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. The event includes live entertainment with Flame, Romano Acro-Dance Academy, performances by Miss Fulton County, Miss Montgomery County, Outstanding Teems and Foothills UMC choir. Also antique car show, hay rides, Bounce House, games, face painting and pumpkin painting.

Sunday

∫ The 18th annual Montgomery County Sundae on the Farm will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Dykeman and Sons, 250 Ingersoll Road in Fultonville.

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

∫ Bobby “Badfinger” Motyl: 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

∫ Bill Ackerbauer solo acoustic: Twilight Market, North Main Street, Gloversville, 6:30 p.m.

∫ DJ Jukebox Jim and karaoke: Ponderosa Pines Resort, North Shore Road, Edinburg, 9 p.m.

Saturday

∫ Tim the Tune Man and karaoke: Broadalbin Hotel, 59 W. Main St., Broadalbin, 8 p.m. Free event.

Sunday

∫ Bill Ackerbauer solo acoustic: Mohawk Harvest Cooperative annual dinner: Eccentric Club, corner of North Main and Spring streets, Gloversville, 6 p.m. Dinner tickets available at the co-op.

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