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.
∫ Photography: An A to Z Scavenger Hunt — Linda Buckman, Trisha Johnson and Cindy Sagendorph: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The artwork exhibit can be viewed during library hours. The work will be on display through October.
∫ Poet David Graham — The Writers Circle author luncheon: Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., Gloversville, 11 a.m. to noon. A light luncheon will follow. Open to the public. $5 payable at the door. For more information, call Wally Truesdell at (518) 725-3886 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
∫ Author Richard Nilsen — Writer’s Block workshops: Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., Johnstown, 10:30 a.m. Registration preferred — call the library at (518) 762-8317.
∫ 125th anniversary celebration: Johnstown Reformed Church, 351 N. Perry St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. The celebration will include a musical variety program with soloists, the church choir, and featuring musicians from the Johnstown High School Music Department. Donations to benefit the JHS Music Support Group. All are welcome.
∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover.
∫ Durham County Poets: The Revival, 1441 Route 30, Wells, 2 p.m. $10 at the door. Refreshments.
∫ 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.
∫ Halloween Family Fun Night at the Fulton County YMCA, 213 Harrison St., 6 to 8 p.m. Wear a costume and bring a bag for tick-or-treating. Games, bounce houses, crafts and more. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is free.
∫ Not-so-Haunted Hayride and Pumpkin Party at Sandflats Orchard, 371 Martin Road in Fonda, 5 to 8 p.m. Visit the store to register and secure a spot.
∫ Halloween family event: Sammonsville Volunteer Fire Department, 1362 Route 67, Johnstown, 5 to 8 p.m. The ladies auxiliary event will include a DJ from 5 to 7 p.m.; trunk or treat, costume contest, face painting, “goodie” bags for the kids, child-friendly games, pumpkin painting, hay ride; and refreshments will be available.
∫ Trunk or Treat at the Fonda Village Recreation Park on Park St. 4 to 6 p.m. Prizes for costumes by age group, music and other kid-friendly activities. Regular door-to-door trick-or-treating from 6 to 8 p.m.
∫ Haunted Cemetery Tour, Drumm House in Johnstown, 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Guided ghost walk through in the Colonial Cemetery on Green Street.
∫ 26th annual Knox Mansion Haunted House, 104 W. 2nd Ave. in Johnstown, 5 to 9 p.m. Suggest donation is $10 per person. Proceeds go to the Knox Mansion Historical Foundation Inc.
∫ 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.
∫ Halloween craft and story hour: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10:30 a.m. This free program is suitable for children accompanied by an adult.
∫ Tri-City Paranormal Society returns: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 5:30 p.m.
∫ Fall-winter hours: Wildlife Museum, Vail Mills, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission. The museum is open to the public, museum exhibits, gift shop and outdoors Hall of Fame.
∫ Steve Cowles: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 6 p.m. No cover.
∫ Matt Bosworth: Partner’s Pub & Grill, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Moore 2 Music — Halloween bash: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m.
∫ Acoustic Cactus: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m.
∫ Moore 2 Music: Loopies Pub, 410 Mohawk Drive, Tribes Hill, 8 p.m. No cover.
∫ No Limit: Meadowbrook Saloon, 119 Meadowbrook Road, Fultonville, 9 p.m.