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.
∫ Fall art show: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville, featuring 120 pieces in all media with 54 artists from across the state and as far away as New Mexico. The artwork will be on display through Jan. 7, 2020. 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. Admission is a suggested $5 donation.
∫ Micropolis and Friends art show: Micropolis Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. The work of 27 artists will include the work of invited guests, Linda Batchelor, Julie Branch, Betty Hanson, Juliet Konieczny, Marion Kratky, Darlene Van Sickle and an Adirondack woodman. The artwork on display include paintings, pastels, photographs, fiber art, mixed media, woodwork, sculpture, glass, digital art, jewelry, pottery, drawings, woodland assemblages, baskets and collages of fine art cards. The show, which is free and open to the public, runs through December. The hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
∫ The Writers Circle: Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., Gloversville, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The writers group is open to all area writers regardless of age. Come and share work with other writers. All genres. For more information, call Wally Truesdell at (518) 725-3886 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concerts/ daytime music
∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover.
Concerts/ family-friendly, alcohol free
∫ Ed and Wally’s comedy show with special guests Mike Cecconi and Juan Soler Jr.: Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7:30 p.m. $10 admission — cash at door only.
∫ 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.
∫ Mayfield Historical Society’s 28th annual open house: Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, Mayfield, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include music by Gary Van Slyke from 1 to 3 p.m.; hot mulled cider and cookies, homemade pie sale, tours, and weaving and spinning demonstrations. Free event.
∫ Mayfield Historical Society’s 28th annual open house: Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, Mayfield, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include music by Irena Garin and Connie Chamberlain of Fleur de Lys with guest singer Gary Miller from 1 to 3 p.m.; hot mulled cider and cookies, homemade pie sale, tours, weaving and spinning demonstrations. Free event.
∫ 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.
∫ Wildlife Museum, Vail Mills, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for children; free for children ages 6 and under. The museum is open to the public, museum — wildlife on display.
∫ Moore2Music and karaoke: Dixie, 336 N. Perry St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ Rough-n-Real Band: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m. No cover.
∫ DJ Bane: Meadowbrook Saloon, 119 Meadowbrook Road, Fultonville, 9:30 p.m. $5 cover.
∫ The Insolent Willies with special guests Jonathan Blake and Brightside Duo: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 8 p.m. $5 cover.
∫ Third Rail — annual rock ‘n roll Christmas party: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 9 p.m. No cover.
∫ Girls night out male dance review: Meadowbrook, 119 Meadowbrook Lane, Fultonville, 8 p.m. $25 cover.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
∫ Gloversville Middle School presents “Elf the musical Jr.”: Gloversville Middle School auditorium, 7 p.m on Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. on Sunday Tickets are available at the door for $5.