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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.

∫ Dan Bridge: Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. Micropolis member artists work on display will include paintings, drawings, pastels, photographs, fiber art, batik, mixed media, woodwork, glass, digital art, jewelry, pottery, woodland assemblages and fine art cards. 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 6 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 February. For more information, go to www.MicropolisGallery.com.

∫ Sierra Steele — Fonda-Fultonville Central School student: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The photography exhibit can be viewed during library hours through January.

Children

Saturday

∫ My Favorite Doll Tea Party 1 to 3 p.m. at Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam. Treats be consist of finger sandwiches, chocolate and vanilla cupcakes, and tea. Admission is $6 per person. Reservations are due by Saturday by calling Kim at (518) 853-4733.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Johnstown Moose Lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave., at 4 p.m. Johnstown. $10 cover. Open to the public — all are welcome.

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.

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.

∫ Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino — Famously Infamous — Fulton County’s Notorious Murderers: Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., Johnstown, 7 to 8 p.m. Registration required. To reserve a spot, call the library at (518) 762-8317.

Saturday

∫ Caroga Arts musicians and artists debut: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 1:30 p.m. This will be a combination and collaboration of musicians and artists in this performance.

Tuesday

∫ Slime-stravaganza from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S Market St, Johnstown. Come make slime at the library. All are welcome. Kids and families encouraged. There is no cost. For more information please contact: Robert Weatherby at (518)762-8317 or rweatherby@mvls.info.

Nightlife

Friday

∫ The Insolent Willies acoustic duo: Union Hall Inn, 2 Union Place, Johnstown, 6 p.m. For reservations (recommended), call (518) 762-3210.

∫ DJ Craig Moore — Moore 2 Music: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m. No cover.

Saturday

∫ Moore 2 Music: Wally’s Driftwood Park, 530 Vandenburgh Point Road, Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.

∫ Dashboard Anthem: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 9 p.m. No cover.

Tuesday

∫ Aaron Mittler: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 6 p.m. No cover.

Theater

Friday

∫ Hot Night at the Sock Hop — Sacandaga Musical Theater and Sacandaga Valley Arts Network: Sport Island Pub, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 7 p.m. for dinner, 8 p.m. for show. Tickets $25 per person — reservations required. Call (518) 684-0314 to reserve tickets.

Saturday

∫ Hot Night at the Sock Hop — Sacandaga Musical Theater and Sacandaga Valley Arts Network: Sport Island Pub, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 7 p.m. for dinner; 8 p.m. for show. Tickets $25 per person — reservations required. Call (518) 684-0314 to reserve tickets.

Winter

Ongoing

∫ Royal Mountain is open for skiing fun. See royalmountain.com for ticket prices and times.

Saturday

∫ Moonlight guided snowshoe tour from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Lapland Lake. 139 Lapland Lake Road, Northville.

These guided tours start out at with a bowl of chili and a side of cornbread at our Kuuma Feeding Station second floor of the main lodge building. Strap on your snowshoes (also available for rent) and head out with our guides on a moonlit tour, stopping at a lakeside campfire for a snack and hot beverage. 5:45 p.m. to approximately 9 p.m. Tour leaves the lodge building at 6:30 p.m. Please arrive at 5:30 p.m. if renting snowshoes.

Cost for the tour is $39 ($5 plus tax extra if renting snowshoes). Ages 18 and older, please. Space is limited; reservations are a must. Headlamps are strongly recommended. We have a limited number to loan on a first-come, first-served basis. Lapland Lake may be contacted at (518) 863-4974, vacation@laplandlake.com and online at www.laplandlake.com.

∫ Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides at Lapland Lake from 1 to 4 p.m. at Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, 139 Lapland Lake Road, Northville. Enjoy a winter wonderland as you travel by horse-drawn sleigh along a scenic, private road, passing beautiful Woods Lake midway. Cost for the approximate 30 minute adventure is $25 ages 15 and older, $15 ages 4 to 14, and those younger than 4 years old are free. Discount available with same day facility use pass purchase. (Call for information regarding private runs.) Register online through our website or by phone, (518) 863-4974 or at www.laplandlake.com.

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