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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.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ Sheaman and the Mayfield Rover: Mayfield Grill, 8 School St., Mayfield, 4 p.m. No cover.

∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover. All are welcome. Holiday celebration — bring a covered dish to pass.

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.

Holiday

Saturday

∫ Snacks and stories with Advent Saints at Auriesville Shrine, 136 Shrine Road in Fultonville from noon to 3 p.m. Keep the children entertained while you shop for Christmas presents in the gift shop. Readings from religion picture books and craft projects for children. A bake sale will also be held.

∫ Walter Elwood Museum annual Holiday Open House, 1 to 4 p.m. at the museum, 100 Church St in Amsterdam. The event will feature live music, refreshments and holiday shopping.

Sunday

∫ Christmas cantata titled “And on Earth-Peace” with Linda Cramer and Ed Goodemote along with a choir at Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., Gloversville at 10:30 a.m.

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

∫ Tisch Family Band celtic holiday concert: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday

∫ Local History Round Table: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free, drop-in discussion group, hosted by the library. Share memories, family histories, vintage photo albums, post cards, memorabilia, scrapbooks and more. Facilitated by town and village historians. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.

Nightlife

Saturday

∫ The Insolent Willies: O’Connors, 1 N. Perry St., Johnstown, 8 p.m.

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