friday

booksigning

Willard Sterne Randall 7 p.m., Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, Vt. Author of "Ethan Allen: His Life and Times."

film

‘The Tree of Life' 7:30 p.m., Dee Sarno Theater, Saratoga Springs. Written and directed by Terrence Malick. Saratoga Film Forum event.

music

Christopher Shaw 7 p.m., Visitor Interpretive Center, Newcomb. Adirondack singer, songwriter and storyteller will perform traditional and original music and tales of the region.

outdoors

Paint Out 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Art in Chestertown Gallery, Chestertown. Artists conduct plein-air sessions throughout the weekend. Artists will show work from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Art in Chestertown Gallery.

reception

Walter McConnell 7 to 8:30 p.m., Willows Bistro, Warrensburg. Opening party for photographer's work featured through September.

social

Adirondack Nationals Car Show 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fort William Henry Resort, Lake George. Classic car show runs through Sunday. For more information, including a complete schedule, go to www.adirondacknationals.com.

Heroic Corn Maze Adventure 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Solve the 6-acre puzzle in the corn by testing knowledge of fort history. Fun for all ages; choose the full maze or the mini-maze experience. Separate admission ticket required. Check www.fort-ticonderoga.org for more information.

Sandy Hill Days 2 to 11 p.m., Juckett and Paris parks, Hudson Falls. Hudson Falls celebrates its heritage. Runs through Saturday.

SunKiss Balloon Festival 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Suny Adirondack, Queensbury. Balloon launch and special shapes display. Festival continues through Sunday at Kingswood Golf Course in Hudson Falls.

theater

Skin Deep 6 to 7 p.m. New comedy by Jon Lonoff at the Lake George Dinner Theatre. For all audiences. Dinner shows Wednesday through Saturday nights. Seating at 6:30 p.m.; Curtain at 8 p.m.. Luncheon matinees Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Seating at 11:30 a.m.; Curtain at 1 p.m. Show only tickets available. Box office at 668-5762, Ext. 411, or online at lakegeorgedinnerthe

saturday

film

‘Days of Heaven' 7:30 p.m., Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Written and directed by Terrence Malick. Part of Spring Street Classic Film Series.

for the kids

Baby Lap Time 11 to 11:30 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For infants younger than 14 months, accompanied by an adult. No siblings please. Call 792-6508, Ext. 4, to register.

lecture

Civil War Program 7:30 p.m., Widlung Gallery at Tannery Pond, North Creek. Historian Glenn L. Pearsall presents program that includes re-enactors in uniform reading diaries and letters. The talk will cover army life in the 22nd, 93rd, 96th and 118th New York Regiments. The program will be repeated at 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission cost will benefit Johnsburg Historical Society.

music

Open Mic 7 p.m., Hudson River Music Hall, Hudson Falls. For tickets and information, call 321-2620.

Sitar Concert 8 p.m., Arthur Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Veena Chandra performs. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 580-5321.

outdoors

Paint Out 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Art in Chestertown Gallery, Chestertown. Artists conduct plein-air sessions throughout the weekend. Artists will show work from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Art in Chestertown Gallery.

reception

Fall Show 5 to 7 p.m., Riverfront Studios, Schuylerville. Opening party for show featuring work by Leslie Parke, Noah Savett, John Van Alstine, Willie Marlowe and Gay Malin. Show runs through Oct. 22.

‘Present Being' 4 to 7 p.m., Buttowndown Gallery in Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. Opening reception for solo show by Jenny Hutchinson. Exhibit runs thorugh Oct. 6.

social

Adirondack Nationals Car Show 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fort William Henry Resort, Lake George. Classic car show runs through Sunday. For more information, including a complete schedule, go to www.adirondacknationals.com.

Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hudson Falls Free Library, Hudson Falls. Sandy Hill Days book sale.

Cheese Tasting 3 p.m., Gardenworks, Salem. Murray's Cheese Shop of Manhattan will present cheeses as part of Washington County tour.

Crusin' with SAIL: 6th Annual Set Sail For SAIL Benefit Cruise 5 to 9 p.m. Dinner cruise benefit on scenic Lake George on the Luc du Saint Sacrement with entertainment and a silent auction with a '50s theme.

HarvestFest 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Salem Art Works, Salem,. Annual celebration of the end of summer with local food, music, art and activities, including "Farm to Fork" dinner at 6 p.m. for information, go to www.salemnychamber.com.

Heroic Corn Maze Adventure 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Solve the 6-acre puzzle in the corn by testing knowledge of fort history. Fun for all ages; choose the full maze or the mini-maze experience. Separate admission ticket required. Check www.fort-ticonderoga.org for more information.

Roast Pork Dinner 5 to 7 p.m. The Cambridge Valley Lodge #481. Reservations are recommended, but walk-ins will be welcome as space allows. Tickets are $9 each. The dinner includes roast pork with gravy, potatoes, carrots, applesauce, coffee and ice cream. The dinner will be served at the Lodge at 6 Old Cambridge Road, Cambridge. Call 932-6680 or 854-7250 for reservations and information.

Sandy Hill Days 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Juckett and Paris parks, Hudson Falls. Hudson Falls celebrates its heritage. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

‘Struggle for Liberty' Re-enactment 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga. Two-day re-enactment focusing on the fall of 1776. Go to www.fort-ticonderoga.org for a complete schedule of activities.

SunKiss Balloon Festival 6:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Kingswood Golf Course, Hudson Falls. Mass launch is at 6:30 a.m. Meet the pilots at 4 p.m. Another launch planned at 5:15 p.m., with a special shape display.

theater

Skin Deep 6 to 7 p.m. New comedy by Jon Lonoff at the Lake George Dinner Theatre. For all audiences. Dinner shows Wednesday through Saturday nights. Seating at 6:30 p.m.; Curtain at 8 p.m.. Luncheon matinees Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Seating at 11:30 a.m.; Curtain at 1 p.m. Show only tickets available. Box office at 668-5762, Ext. 411, or online at lakegeorgedinnertheatre.com.

workshop

Quilters to Meet 9:15 a.m. to noon. The Wings Falls Quilter's Guild will begin their program year at the United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway in South Glens Falls. Individuals with varying quilting abilities from beginner to accomplished blue ribbon winners meet to share quilting techniques, learn from one another and hear inspiring national and local quilting presenters. Each year guild members participate in activities such as community service projects, workshop, and block of the month exchange. For more information about the guild or membership, contact Ann Kokosa at akokosa1@yahoo.com or 793-7173

Quilting Basics: Cathedral Windows II 9 a.m. to noon, Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. Half-day program. $25, plus materials. Call 696-2400 for information.

sunday

film

‘The Tree of Life' 7 p.m., Dee Sarno Theater, Saratoga Springs. Written and directed by Terrence Malick. Saratoga Film Forum event.

music

‘Come Together for 9/11' 7 to 8:30 p.m., Hudson River Music Hall, Hudson Falls, NY. Local clergy and Hudson River Music Hall present a free program of prayers, reflection and music by local musicians. For tickets and information, call 321-2620.

Phil Hoyt 2 to 4 p.m., Veterans Park, Granville. Original and traditional country music, plus patriotic tunes, in honor of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Free.

Trio Faculty Concert 3 p.m., Arthur Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Skidmore faculty Patrice Malatestinic, Josh Rodriguez and Evan Mack perform. Free. For information, call 580-5321.

outdoors

Paint Out 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Art in Chestertown Gallery, Chestertown. Artists conduct plein-air sessions throughout the weekend. Artists will show work from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Art in Chestertown Gallery.

Walk on the Wild Side 2 to 4 p.m. Joslin Lane Farm, Buskirk, Naturalist Howard Romack will lead a family-friendly walk on the ecologically diverse farm to find out what's flying and scurrying in the woods, wetlands and fields.

social

Adirondack Nationals Car Show 8 a.m. to noon, Fort William Henry Resort, Lake George. Classic car show runs through Sunday. For more information, including a complete schedule, go to www.adirondacknationals.com.

Cheese Tasting 2 p.m., Gardenworks, Salem. Murray's Cheese Shop of Manhattan will present cheeses as part of Washington County tour.

Heroic Corn Maze Adventure 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Solve the 6-acre puzzle in the corn by testing knowledge of fort history. Fun for all ages; choose the full maze or the mini-maze experience. Separate admission ticket required. Check www.fort-ticonderoga.org for more information.

‘Struggle for Liberty' Re-enactment 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga. Two-day re-enactment focusing on the fall of 1776. Go to

www.fort-ticonderoga.org for a complete schedule of activities.

SunKiss Balloon Festival 6:30 a.m., Kingswood Golf Course, Hudson Falls, NY. Mass launch is at 6:30 a.m. Meet the pilots at 4 p.m. Another launch planned at 5:15 p.m., with a special shape display.

workshop

Writers Workshop 3 to 5 p.m., Northsire Bookstore, Manchester Center, Vt. Authors Wendy Call and Midge Raymond share tips and writing prompts for writing about place. Free and open to the public.

monday

for the kids

Toddler Storytime 9:30 to 9:50 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For children ages 28 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers.

outdoor

Overlook Hike 5 to 7 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, Moreau. Park educator leads challenging hike. Bring water and a snack. Reservations requested at 793-0511.

social

Heroic Corn Maze Adventure 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Solve the 6-acre puzzle in the corn by testing knowledge of fort history. Fun for all ages; choose the full maze or the mini-maze experience. Separate admission ticket required. Check www.fort-ticonderoga.org for more information.

Tader Festival noon to 7 p.m., Pavilion on Route 9, Lake Luzerne. Music and an exchange of food.

workshop

Ticonderoga Junior Miss Program Information Meeting 6 p.m. Ticonderoga High School Auditorium, Ticonderoga. For more information, please contact Tracey Cross-Baker at 585-2525.

tuesday

booksigning

Discussion of ‘The Dirty Life' 1 to 3 p.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. As part of One Community One Book program, group will talk about Kristin Kimball memoir in the Community Room.

for the kids

Preschool Art Time 11 to 11:30 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. Open-ended art projects for children ages 3 to 5. Call the morning of the activity to sign up at 792-6508, Ext. 4.

Preschool Storytime 7 to 7:30 p.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For children ages 3 to 5 and their families and caregivers.

Preschool Storytime 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For children ages 3 to 5 and their families and caregivers.

Toddler Storytime 9:30 to 9:50 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For children ages 28 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers.

Walking Wonders 2:30 to 2:50 p.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For walking infants younger than 18 months, accompanied by an adult. No siblings please. Call 792-6508, Ext. 4, to register.

lecture

Barbara Walters interviewed by Dr. Gail Saltz. 8 p.m. Congregation Shaara Tfille and The Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs, located at 84 Weibel Ave., announces the Fall 2011 satellite broadcast of "Live from NY's 92nd Street Y."

Curator's Tour of ‘Whiting Tennis' noon, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. For information, call 580-8080.

‘Wolves: How a Key Predator Shapes Their Environment' 7 p.m., Adirondack Mountain Club, 814 Goggins Road, Lake George. Steve Hall of Adirondack Wildlife Refuge presents free program. Reservations requested by calling 668-4447.

outdoor

Full Mook Hike 7 to 9 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, Moreau. Park naturalist leads night program. Reservatiosn requested at 793-0511.

social

Heroic Corn Maze Adventure 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Solve the 6-acre puzzle in the corn by testing knowledge of fort history. Fun for all ages; choose the full maze or the mini-maze experience. Separate admission ticket required. Check www.fort-ticonderoga.org for more information.

theater

Skin Deep 6 to 7 p.m. New comedy by Jon Lonoff at the Lake George Dinner Theatre. For all audiences. Dinner shows Wednesday through Saturday nights. Seating at 6:30 p.m.; Curtain at 8 p.m.. Luncheon matinees Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Seating at 11:30 a.m.; Curtain at 1 p.m. Show only tickets available. Box office at 668-5762, Ext. 411, or online at lakegeorgedinnertheatre.com.

wednesday

for the kids

Baby Lap Time 2:30 to 2:50 p.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For infants younger than 14 months, accompanied by an adult. No siblings, please. Call 792-6508 to register.

Preschool Art Time 11 to 11:30 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. Open-ended art projects for children ages 3 to 5. Call the morning of the activity to sign up at 792-6508, Ext. 4.

Preschool Storytime 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For children ages 3 to 5 and their families and caregivers.

Toddler Storytime 9:30 to 9:50 a.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. For children ages 28 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers.

Weekly Story Hours 10 a.m., Schuylerville Public Library, Schuylerville. The stories are followed by a snack and a themed craft. Babies and children are always welcome. This is a free program. Same time Thursdays.

lecture

‘Rebecca Cameron: Civil War Widow' 6:30 p.m., Slate Valley Museum, Granville. Historian and performer Maxine Getty presents program on mourning during the Civil War era. For more information or to make a reservation, call 642-1417 or go to www.slatevalleymuseum.org.

music

Theremin Concert 7 p.m., The Sembrich Museum, Bolton Landing. Screening of documentary ‘Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey,' followed by a short concert by Jason Smeltzer and Wayne Smith. Free to members.

outdoor

Red Oak Ridge Hike 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, Moreau. Moderate hike. Reservations requested at 793-0511.

social

Heroic Corn Maze Adventure 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Solve the 6-acre puzzle in the corn by testing knowledge of fort history. Fun for all ages; choose the full maze or the mini-maze experience. Separate admission ticket required. Check www.fort-ticonderoga.org for more information.

theater

Skin Deep 6 to 7 p.m. New comedy by Jon Lonoff at the Lake George Dinner Theatre. For all audiences. Dinner shows Wednesday through Saturday nights. Seating at 6:30 p.m.; Curtain at 8 p.m.. Luncheon matinees Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Seating at 11:30 a.m.; Curtain at 1 p.m. Show only tickets available. Box office at 668-5762, Ext. 411, or online at lakegeorgedinnertheatre.com.

thursday

booksigning

John Nassivera 7 p.m., Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, Vt. Author of "The Devil's Dictionary for an Ungodly Age."

Maury Thompson 5 to 7 p.m., Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. Post-Star reporter and author of "The Biggest Kid at the Balloon Festival: The Walter Grishkot Story." Piano music by Andy Iorio. Free and open to the public in the Community Room.

Northshire 35th Anniversary 5:30 to 7 p.m., Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, Vt. Independent bookstore celebrates milestone with cake and refreshments.

film

‘Beginners' 7:30 p.m., Dee Sarno Theater, Saratoga Springs. Written and directed by Mike Mills. Saratoga Film Forum event.

lecture

‘The Temptation of Washington' 5:30 p.m., Scribner Library, Saratoga Springs. Gary L. Gregg presents program on the end of the Revolution and the birth of constitutional statesmanship in the Pohndorff Room on the Skidmore College campus. For information, call 580-5240.

music

Open Mic 6:30 to 10 p.m. Open Mic Night every Thursday at Witherbee's Carriage House, Route 9, Schroon Lake

Recorder Concert 7 p.m., Johnsburg Library, North Creek. Richie and Elaine Henzler of Courtly Music Unlimited present free program.

outdoor

Sherman Island Kayak Trip 1 to 3:30 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, Moreau. Park naturalist leads kayak trip on the Hudson River. Kayak rentals are available. Reservations requested at 793-0511.

reception

Rose Eichenbaum 5:30 p.m., National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs, NY. Dancer turned photojournalist has captured some of the greatest dancers of the era. Eichenbaum will discuss her work during the program. This event is free and open to the public. Make reservations by emailing info@dancemuseum.org or calling 584-2225, Ext. 3001.

‘West/East' 6 to 8 p.m., Visual arts Gallery/SUNY Adirondack, Queensbury. Opening party for show featuring from SUNY Adirondack poets and artists as well as poets and artists from Saga City, Japan. Show runs through Oct. 6.

social

Heroic Corn Maze Adventure 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Solve the 6-acre puzzle in the corn by testing knowledge of fort history. Fun for all ages; choose the full maze or the mini-maze experience. Separate admission ticket required. Check www.fort-ticonderoga.org for more information.

theater

Skin Deep 6 to 7 p.m. New comedy by Jon Lonoff at the Lake George Dinner Theatre. For all audiences. Dinner shows Wednesday through Saturday nights. Seating at 6:30 p.m.; Curtain at 8 p.m.. Luncheon matinees Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Seating at 11:30 a.m.; Curtain at 1 p.m. Show only tickets available. Box office at 668-5762, Ext. 411, or online at lakegeorgedinnertheatre.com.

workshop

Stream Bank Restoration and Riparian Plantings 5 to 7 p.m. Much of our most fertile farmland lies along the banks of streams and rivers. These lands are vulnerable to erosion and flooding, often resulting in loss of soil. ASA and Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) have sponsored Carl Schwartz, a nationally recognized expert, to lead us on a tour of several sites on the Battenkill River to view examples of riparian plantings and other methods of natural stream bank restoration. Free program, registration requested http://tinyurl.com/3jmusuv.

 

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