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.
∫ 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.
∫ Winter art show: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. 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 through March 26.
∫ Shirley Jacobs: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The artwork exhibit can be viewed during library hours through February.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ Doc Orloff Blues Elixir: Mayfield Grill, 8 School St., Mayfield, 3 p.m. No cover.
∫ The Insolent Willies: Meadowbrook Saloon, 119 Meadowbrook Road, Glen, 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.
∫ 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.
Wednesday (each third Wednesday) Feb 20
∫ 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.
∫ Aaron Mittler: Partner’s Pub, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Rough-n-Real Band: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m. $5 cover.
∫ The Rock Junkies with DJ Moore2Music: Sharp Shooters Billiards and Sports Pub, 35 E. Main St., Amsterdam, 8 p.m.
∫ Third Rail with Jim Wilcox: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 9 a.m. No cover. Wilcox also recorded and toured with Scandal as well as Rick Derringer in addition to Blue Oyster Cult.