What’s To do?
Today, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
∫ The Adirondack Mountains Antiques Show will be held this week in Indian Lake. The main space will be at the Indian Lake Central School, 6345 Route 30 in Indian Lake, on Friday and Saturday with other various spots townwide during the week.
∫ Great Adirondack Antique Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Adirondack Experience at The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 Route 30. Dealers of quality antiques and art from across the U.S. Furniture, fine art, rare books, sporting goods, quilts and much more.
∫ 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.
∫ Fourth annual New York state summer art show: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville, with artists from across the state. The artwork will be on display through Oct. 23. The public is welcome to view the show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Open to the public; free will donations will be accepted — (518) 661-9932.
∫ Lynda Naske, colored pencil artist — artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The artwork exhibit can be viewed during library hours. The work will be on display through September.
∫ Meet the artist reception for guest artist Linda Briggers at the Micropolis Cooperative Gallery at Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St. in Gloversville, from 5 to 7 p.m. Briggers is a mosaic artist.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ Tisch Family Band: Farmers Market, Elm Street pavilion, Gloversville, 9 a.m.
∫ The Red Haired Strangers will be playing at the Landis Arboretum Live at Landis Full Moon Music Series from 7 to 10 p.m. The cost is $10 and free for children 12 and younger.
∫ 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.
∫ Women Democrats — ice cream and video “Legalize Equality” by Kamila Lopez to support Equal Rights Amendment: Johnstown Area Community Center, 6 p.m. Ice cream sundaes will also be served to honor the iscream4equality campaign going on in Virginia until Nov. 4. The film will be followed by a 10-minute video detailing the history of the ERA. The Women Democrats are members of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Womens’ Consortium. To RSVP, contact Catherine Julius at: email@example.com.
∫ Canajoharie Street Fair, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the downtown of the village. Vendors, food and Live music all day. Parade at 1:30 p.m. Car show from 3 to 6 p.m. King of the Wing contest with $2 entry fee plus 50 cents per wing sampled at participating restaurants. Evening fireworks over the old Beech-Nut site. All events except the wing contest are free.
∫ The Johnstown Historical Society and Fulton County Historian, Samanatha Hall-Saladino will be at James Burk’s Inn, 200 S. William St., for a presentation on the role the people of the city of Johnstown played in making Fulton County the one time glove making capital of the world. Special focus will be given to the property itself and on the Younglove family who were long time owners and occupants of James Burk’s Inn and their neighbor across Montgomery Street Talmadge Edwards and their mark on the glove industry. Presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission will be a suggested $5 donation to the Johnstown Historical Society.
∫ 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.
∫ Author and Gloversville native Susan Ashline will be on hand at the Gloversville Public Library to discuss her new book “Without a Prayer: The Death of Lucas Leonard and How One Church Became a Cult,” about the killing of Lucas Leonard, 19. Ashline will do a free question and answer with the community, about the book and the cult. Nine cult members, including Lucas’ parents and sister, were convicted of killing the teen and wounding his brother Christopher, 17. The Gloversville discussion and book signing is on Saturday from 2 to 3:45 p.m., at the library, 58 E. Fulton St. The victims’ oldest sister, Kristel Leonard, is one of two former members of the Word of Life Christian Church who will be taking questions from the audience.
∫ Old-timey string circle jam: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 6:30 p.m. Come to listen or bring an instrument to join the jam. 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.
∫ Song Soup: A community collective: Glen Conservancy Hall, 1538 Mill Point Road, Fultonville, 7:30 p.m.
∫ Cross Fire Band: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 8 p.m. No cover.
∫ The Johnstown Senior Center and 50 Plus Club, 109 E. Main St. will be holding an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Free pizza and a tossed salad, music from members of the Johnstown High School band, demonstrations and information about activities. Auction items including a pair to tickets to see Trans Siberian Orchestra at the Times Union Center on Dec. 19.