What’s To do?
∫ Kathy Oughton — fabric artist and quilter: Church of the Holy Spirit, South Main Street, Gloversville, doors open, 6:30 p.m. The Eclectic Collection of quilts and wall hangings including “Summer” will be shown at the Sew Busy Quilt Guild meeting.
∫ 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.
∫ Sandra J. Peters — photography artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The artwork exhibit can be viewed during library hours through April.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ The Insolent Willies Acoucstic Duo: Stump City Brewing, 521 W. Fulton St. Extension, Gloversville, 3 p.m.
Concerts/ family-friendly, alcohol free
∫ Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle — Adirondack Lumber Camp Songs: Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., Mayfield 7 p.m. Free admission. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (518) 725-5261.
∫ 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.
∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network and Sacandaga Musical Theater presents Swingin’ on a Sunday — a dessert cabaret: The Revival, 1441 Route 30, Wells, 3 p.m. Tickets: $10 per person includes dessert and performance. For reservations, call (518) 420-9591.
∫ Ukrainian Easter bazaar: St. Nicholas Ukkrainian Catholic Church, 24 Pulaski St., Amsterdam, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include homemade babkas and pastries and other traditional food for purchase to eat in or carry out. There will be Ukrainian-themed gift items with a limited quantity of Ukrainian Easter eggs (pysanky) and a pysanky demonstration at 1 p.m.
∫ Mayfield Community Group — annual Easter egg hunt: Mayfield Firehouse, 28 N. School St., Mayfield, 1 p.m. The event includes games, prizes, a visit from the Easter Bunny and raffle baskets. The Easter bonnet contest will be 1:05 p.m.; the Easter egg hunt is divided into age groups as follows: 1 to 3; 4 to 6; and 7 and older.
∫ Eighth annual Gloversville Easter egg hunt, Trail Station Park, West Fulton Street, noon to 2 p.m. Divided by age range: 0 to 2, 3 to 5, 6 to 8, and 9 to 12. After the hunt children can get their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny. Photos offered by Ciera Paige Photography (4-by-6-inch print for $5). The event will be hosted by the city of Gloversville Recreation Commission.
∫ Music by Bill Ackerbauer and others — Arkellebration event: Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie, noon to 5 p.m. Ackerbauer will give a performance at 2 p.m. Free admission.
∫ 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.
∫ Craft and story hour: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10:30 a.m. Free program.
∫ Essential oils class: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 5:30 p.m. Spring cleaning — learn how to use natural oils to clean a home. The attendees will be presented with a seven day spring cleaning challenge and samples to complete the challenge. Free program.
∫ 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.
∫ Vinny Michaels: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Our Secret Love Society: Partner’s Pub & Grill, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Bobby Motyl: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m.
∫ The Rock Junkies: Kelly’s Imperial Bowling Center, 249 Wallins Corners Road, Amsterdam, 9 p.m.
∫ Rough-n-Real Band: Robin’s Nest, 230 Stevers Mills Road, Broadalbin, 8 p.m. $5 cover.
∫ The Insolent Willies Acoustic Duo: The Brass Monkey, 52 Cayadutta St., Gloversville, 8 p.m.
∫ Deron Ebersole — acoustic solo: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
∫ Gloversville High School Drama Club presents Alan Menken’s “Little Shop of Horrors”: Gloversville High School, 199 Lincoln St., Gloversville, in the high school auditorium, 7 p.m. Ticket cost is $8 for adults; $5 for students and will be available at the door. Not recommended for young children.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
∫ 13 the Musical: Colonial Little Theatre, 1 Colonial Court, Johnstown. All tickets are $15. Reservations recommended. For reservations, call (518) 762-4325. Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m.