What’s To do?

The insolent Willies will play an acoustic happy hour at Stump City Brewing on Friday at 5:30 p.m. There is no cover. (Photo submitted)



∫ 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.

∫ Dan Bridge: Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. Micropolis member artists work on display will include paintings, drawings, pastels, photographs, fiber art, batik, mixed media, woodwork, glass, digital art, jewelry, pottery, woodland assemblages and fine art cards. Also on display will be the ceramics of Katie Santomartino, the newest member. The gallery, inside Mohawk Harvest, is open 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 show will run through February. For more information, go to www.MicropolisGallery.com.

∫ Sierra Steele — Fonda-Fultonville Central School student: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The photography exhibit can be viewed during library hours through January.

Concerts/ daytime music


∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover. All are welcome.


∫ Flame Coffee House on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts and Transitions, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. Bring your lunch and rock out with Flame. We will have a coffee and cocoa bar to warm your soul just the way you like it. Cost is $25 for pre-registration and $40 at the door. To register visit pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518)661-9932.



∫ 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.



∫ 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.

∫ Get stuck on stamps: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 6:30 to 8 p.m. The library hosts an informal gathering for stamp lovers of all ages and experience levels. Free, drop-in group. Facilitated by stamp collector and American Philatelic Society member Keith Seeber. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.


∫ Creative Art Night from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S Market St, Johnstown. Come create the best-worst art you can. Use glitter, paint, pipe cleaners, and much more. Make a disasterpiece. There is no cost. For more information call Robert Weatherby at (518)762-8317 or email at [email protected]



∫ Bobby Motyl: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.

∫ Matthew Bosworth: Partner’s Pub, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.


∫ The Insolent Willies — acoustic happy hour: Stump City Brewing, 521 W. Fulton St. Ext., Gloversville, 5:30 p.m. No cover.

∫ Mittler and Hansen — D’Raeled: Sam’s Seafood and Steakhouse, 281 N. Comrie Ave., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.

∫ Moore 2 Music: Wally’s Driftwood Park, 530 Vandenburgh Point Road, Gloversville, 8 p.m. No cover.

∫ Primo Mobile DJ: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m. No cover.


∫ Trivia with John Lakata — HyGeer to follow: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

∫ Moore 2 Music: Gloversville Moose 351, East State Street Extension, 7 p.m. Community event.

∫ Third Rail: Mayfield Grill, 8 School St., Mayfield, 8 p.m. No cover.


∫ Aaron Mittler: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 6 p.m. No cover.



∫ Northville Winterfest 2019 will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 412 S. Main St. in Northville. It’s that time of year.  Come join us for a winter wonderland of fun in Northville. Join our group “Winterfest 2019 Northville NY” to keep up on the goings on.  Most activities are free.

∫ Royal Mountain Ski Area Snow Drag Racing from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Royal Mountain Ski & Vacation Center, Royal Mountain Ski Area, 3072 Route 10, Johnstown. Snowmobile Drag Racing is back at Royal Mountain for the 2018-19 season. Saturday is the second of three races this season. Classes, rules, and running order will be posted on the events page along with the Royal Mountain website. Questions on the rules or classes should be directed to the Renegade Racing or Royal Mountain Ski Area. Royal and Renegade Racing are teamed again for another successful season of snowmobile racing. For more information, call (518) 835-6445 or email [email protected]

By Josh Bovee

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