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.

∫ Janene Bouck — Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Gallery photography exhibit: Northville Library, 341 S. Third St., Northville. The exhibit will be on display through the end of August.

∫ Kevin Kuhne featured artist: Micropolis Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. Kuhne works in watercolor as the main medium and mixed media constructions. Paintings, drawings, pastels, photographs, fiber art, batik, mixed media, woodwork, glass, digital art, jewelry, pottery, woodland assemblages and fine art cards by Micropolis artists are also on display. The show, which is free and open to the public, runs through August) from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Block party

Friday

∫ 17th annual South William Street block party: South William Street, Johnstown, 6 p.m. Gates open 5 p.m. Price: Adult over 21 — $10 advanced sale; $15 at gate. The event will include JL Aldrich Band and Vinny Michaels Band. No coolers. The event to benefit Fulton-Montgomery Scholarship Fund and Johnstown Area Community Center.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ Joe and Amanda: Farmers Market, Elm Street pavilion, Gloversville, 9 a.m.

∫ Doc Orloff Blues Elixir: Riverlink Park, Amsterdam, 2 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.

Sunday

∫ Bob Moytl: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville. 3 p.m. No cover.

∫ Steve Cowles: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 4 p.m. No cover.

Concerts/ familyfriendly, alcohol free

Friday

∫ Ed Smyth’s Greek Comedy Hour with special guest Peter Betz: Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7:30 p.m. $10 admission — cash at door only.

Dances

Wednesday

∫ Free beginner lessons and dancing: Sharp Shooters Billards 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.

Festivals

Saturday

∫ RiverFest: Riverlink Park, 1 to 9 p.m. The event will include Bounce houses and inflatable activities, vendors, photo booth, X-Squad Water Ski show team; concerts — Doc Orloff Blues Elixir, 2 p.m. and Showtime, 7 p.m.; fireworks over the Mohawk River after concert.

∫ Railfest: Trail Station Park, 10 a.m to 9 p.m. The event will include live music by Emily Smith at 12:20 p.m., Flame at 3:20 p.m., Rough-N-Real at 6 p.m., and Perfect Landing at 7 p.m.; a Car Truck and Motorcyucle show from noon to 3 p.m.; the Miss Railfest Pageant from 1:30 to 3 p.m.; bounce houses; food; inflatable obstacle course; vendors; product vendors and fireworks at dusk.

Ice cream social

Today

∫ Ice cream social and bake sale: Tribes Hill Presbyterian Church, 116 Elizabeth St., 6 to 8 p.m. The event, rain or shine, will include music by The Dream Catchers. The price is $3 for adults; $1 for children ages 5 to 12; and free for children younger than age 5.

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

∫ Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladina– “History Mythbusters: Fulton County Tall Tales”: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday

∫ The Capital District Child Care Council — family workshop — “The Three Little Pigs Challenge”: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10:30 a.m. Use teamwork and Science Technology Engineering Math skills to build a house that will withstand the wolf. Event for the family

Museum

Today

∫ Anthony Garner, sculpture and George Diroff, paintings and prints opening reception: Caroga Historical Museum, 145 London Bridge Road, Caroga Lake, 7 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. Exhibit runs through Aug. 25. Museum and gallery is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

Nightlife

Today

∫ Lost Radio Rounders with special guest Mike Gowans — second annual Johnstown Midsummer Concert Series: Charles Jenner Bandshell, West Main Street, Johnstown, 7 p.m. In case of rain, shows will take place inside St. John’s Episcopal Church. Free and open to all.

∫ Dan Lynaugh: Partner’s Pub & Grill, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.

Friday

∫ Hitrick and Brooks concert: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville, 6:30 p.m. The tickets are $15. To register, visit: pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) 661-9932.

∫ Doc Orloff Duo: Kingsboro Golf Course, 301 N. Kingsboro Ave., Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.

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

Saturday

∫ That 80s Band: Pine Lake Park, 136 Timberline Lane, Caroga Lake, 8 p.m.

∫ Rock Junkies: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 9 p.m. $6 cover.

Sunday

∫ Susquehanna Travellers: Civil War Songs: Glen Conservancy Hall, 1538 Mill Point Road, Fultonville, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday

∫ Nancy Purcell presents “There’s a Reason” — hits of ’50s, ’60s and ’70s: Caroga Chapel, Route 10 and Chapel Road, Caroga Lake, 7 p.m. Free concert — donations will be accepted.

Wednesday

∫ Gloversville Civic Band — Summer Concert in the Park: Trail Station Park, West Fulton Street, Gloversville, 7 p.m. Concerts are free. Donations: Gloversville Citizens’ Band, P.O. Box 984, Gloversville, NY 12078. The rain site will be Lexington Center, State Street, Gloversville. Bring blankets or lawn chairs.

Show

Theater

Today

“Willy Wonka Kids”: The Glove Theatre, 42 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 p.m. $10 adults; $7 students.

Friday

“Willy Wonka Kids”: The Glove Theatre, 42 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 p.m. $10 adults; $7 students.

Saturday

“Willy Wonka Kids”: The Glove Theatre, 42 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 p.m. $10 adults; $7 students.

Sunday

“Willy Wonka Kids”: The Glove Theatre, 42 N. Main St., Gloversville, 2 p.m. $10 adults; $7 students.

Tours

Friday

∫ Tours: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 11 a.m. Tours take approximately one hour and conducted by Christine Pesses, board of trustees member.

Monday

∫ Tours: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 3:30 p.m. Tours take approximately one hour and conducted by Christine Pesses, board of trustees member.

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