What’s To do?
∫ Year of the Glove grand opening: Fulton-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce in the rotunda gallery, 2 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibition by the Fulton County middle and high school student art and essay competition, sponsored by the Fulton County historian and Fulton County Historical Society, will be on display through June 11.
∫ 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 Tuesday.
∫ Early morning bird walk at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road, 6 to 9 a.m. A walk through the arboretum’s fields and forests looking for birds with instructor George Steele, Science Educator.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ Moore 2 Music — grand opening: Let’s Twist Again, 1778 Route 107, Perth, 10 a.m.
∫ Moore 2 Music — Legion Riders pig roast: John A. Baird Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 19 Pine St., Broadalbin, 4 p.m. $20 per person; $30 per couple. Presale tickets will be available at American Legion Post 337 and VFW Post 8690.
∫ Line dance lessons: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, in the SawMill Pavilion. Beginners lessons and dancing, 7 to 9:30 p.m. $5 cover charge. Sue Kaupelis, instructor.
∫ 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.
Saturday and Sunday
∫ Sammonsville Spring Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sammonsville Volunteer Fire Department, 1362 Route 67. The free event will feature vendors, food, music and more.
∫ Mike Hauser — “History of Sports in Fulton County”: Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., Gloversville, 1 p.m. Topics include baseball, basketball, football, skiing and world record fish. Refreshments will be served.
∫ Author Nancy Palkner joined by Judy Kelly, nurse practitioner: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda, 11 a.m. Palkner will discuss the book she wrote, “Magic and Tragic Rosebud” and the experiences she and Kelly faced as they worked at the Indian Health Services Hospital on the Lakota Sioux Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
∫ 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.
∫ The Dream Catchers concert: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10 a.m. Free program.
∫ Durey Creek Bluegrass Band: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 6 p.m. Free concert.
∫ Vinny Michaels: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Matt Bosworth: Partner’s Pub & Grill, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ The Insolent Willies acoustic duo: The Cock ‘n Bull, 5342 Parkis Mills Road, Galway, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Joe’s Boys Band — music social: Amsterdam Elks Lodge 101, 8 Fourth Ave., Amsterdam, 7 p.m. $10 at the door.
∫ Moore 2 Music: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m. No cover.
∫ Mike and the Monster: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m.
100 in 1 Day events
∫ Bill Ackerbauer — kids songwriting workshop: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 1 p.m. The workshop is for children ages 5 to 12. Free event.
∫ The 100 in 1 Day Gloversville kick-off celebration will be held at 10 a.m. at Trail Station Park, West Fulton Street and Frontage Road.