Live Entertainment

AMVETS POST 11, DeKalb; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Pure Country.

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; live band or DJ, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; info: 384-8998.

GRAN-VIEW RESTAURANT, Rt. 37, Ogdensburg, Joe Ramsey on piano, 7-10 p.m.

WAYSIDE TAVERN, Russell; guest DJ, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

RUSTY WHEEL, 32 Willow St., Massena, karaoke, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

HOTEL NADEAU, 43 Andrews St., Massena, DJ

MCDUFF'S, 59 Market St., Potsdam; live DJ, 11 p.m.


NORTHERN SYMPHONIC WINDS, Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam, 7:30 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 seniors; proceeds benefit Potsdam Community Dog Park.

Community Events

OGTOBERFEST,’ Dobisky Visitor Center, admission $3, kids under 12 free; fireworks at dusk; live music, bounce houses, kids activities,O’Burg GreenMarket, other vendors, German-themed food, pretzels, beer, wine; vendor tables, $30; contact Laura at 393-3620; lawn chairs, blankets encouraged.

NORTH COUNTRY HARVEST FESTIVAL, Honey Dew Acres, 169 Post Rd., Canton; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; admission $5 adults, kids over age 12; free for kids under age 12; free activities: hay maze, riding and driving demos, live music; ticketed activities: pony rides, petting zoo, games, cake-walk, bounce house, more; make and take activities: t-shirt spray, pumpkin painting; artisans, crafters; info: 379-1035 or visit North Country Harvest Festival on Facebook.

FALL BAZAAR, Madrid Community Building, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; craft fair, bake sale, luncheon, silent auction, white elephant sale; kickball tournament; proceeds benefit United Church of Madrid; info or register: Tonya Moulton at 323-0647 or scentedwarmer@gmail.com.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POTSDAM’S ANNUAL FALL RUMMAGE SALE, 42 Elm St., 9 a.m. to noon. Large assortment of fall and winter clothing, art and collectibles, toys, shoes, bedding, books, housewares, games, and jewelry. Bag sale, $1 per bag full of items. Info: 265-9434.

AUCTION, BBQ DINNER, Skunks Nest, 92 Main St., Hermon; pork, turkey BBQ from a smoker, veggies, sald, $8; live auction for items including pallet of pellets, basket of cheer, firewood, gift certificates; raffle for Honda 2000 generator, tickets $5 each, 3 for $10; info: 244-3856; hosted by “Have A Heart Charity.”

MARKETING CLASS FOR ARTISTS, SLC Arts, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; w/ Ruby Sprowls; 1-5 p.m.; pre-registration required: 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org and click “Calendar.”

ANNUAL AUTUMN SHOWCASE BAZAAR, Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St.; 9 a.m.-noon.; free admission; bazaar features craft goods, fresh veggies, candy and baked goods, miscellaneous items, knitted and crocheted items, books, decorative items, jewelry, small appliances; info: 265-7474.

ANIMAL BLESSING, St. Lawrence University, quad between Gunnison Chapel & new residence hall; 4 p.m.; photo ops; free; public welcome; info: mbradley@stlawu.edu or 229-5639.

FALL RUMMAGE SALE, First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam, 42 Elm St., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; $1 bag sale; assortment of fall and winter clothing, art and collectibles, toys, shoes, bedding, books, housewares, games, and jewelry available; info: 265-9434.

POTSDAM FARMERS’ MARKET MEETING FOR CURRENT & PROSPECTIVE INDOOR WINTER VENDORS, 3 p.m., Potsdam Civic Center upstairs Community Room. Market moves indoors Saturday, Nov. 1. Forms available thepotsdamfarmersmarket.org. More info: Laura Popielski, thepotsdamfarmersmarket@gmail.com or (716)725-7782.

KIDS STORY ACTIVITIES, Potsdam Public Library; kid books read by Kappa Delta Chi sisters followed by crafts that tie in w/ story; “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” 9-10 a.m.; “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” 10-11 a.m.; “Pete the Cat and the New Guy” 11 a.m.-noon; “The Rainbow Fish” noon-1 p.m.; “The Lorax” 1-2 p.m.

CRAFT FAIR, North Lawrence fire station; 9 a.m.; vendors sought, $10/table; reservations: 276-5069.

RUMMAGE SALE, First Presbyterian Church, corner of Ford & Franklin streets, O’burg; 9 a.m.-noon; info: 393-2510.

RICHVILLE COMMUNTIY FALL FESTIVAL, Richville Playground; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; games, face paitning, pumpkin contest, Chinese auction, wagon rides, bounce house, sno cones, cotton candy, music by Larry Holley, 30+ crafters, more.

JURIED ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION, Frederic Remington Museum, 303 Washington St., O’burg; 2-4 p.m.; artists include Patricia Brown, John Elwood Cook, Gary Larsen, Richard Margolis, Hope Marshall, Jeanna Neefe Matthews, John Morrow, Lynda Naske, William A. Newman, Paul N. Pedersen, Kari Ganoung Ruiz, Michiko Taylor, Jen Thomas; exhibit through Jan. 11; info: 393-2425.

NORTH COUNTRY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM’S PROGRAM ON AWKESASNE CULTURE, 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the University Bookstore, Market Street, Potsdam. Traditional Iroquois-Haudenosaunee food dish made from Iroquois white corn, strawberry drink made with maple syrup; traditional song and dance social; led by Akwesasne Mohawk artist and educator Natasha Smoke Santiago.

‘JEWELRY IS FUN’ SALE, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Ctr. auditorium; 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; jewelry, accessories $5 each; cash, check, card, payroll deduction for CMHC employees; proceeds to CHMC Auxiliary.

HARVEST TURKEY DINNER, Heuvelton Amvets, 107 State St.; 4 p.m.; menu: turkey, mashed potatos and gravy, stuffing, squash, cranberry sauce, rolls and fruit breads, pies, beverage; $8/adults, $4.50/children <13; portion of proceeds to local food pantry; takeout, in-town delivery: 344-2364.

SOUP & SANDWICH SUPPER, Proceeds to purchase care packages for soldiers; Gouverneur 1st United Methodist Church; 3:30-6:30 p.m.; $6; soup choices: cheddar broccoli, chili or vegetable beef, sandwich choices: turkey, egg salad, tuna or peanut butter and jelly, drink; takeouts; deliveries: Natalie Spilman, 323-3315.

‘FANTASTIC FUNGI,’ Potsdam Public Library; lessons, experiments; outdoors, weather-permitting; don’t wear best clothes, may get a little bit dirty; registration: ssachs@potsdamlibrary.org .

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, First Congregational Church, Lisbon,; 8-10 a.m.; menu: pancakes w/ real maple syrup, sausage gravy with homemade biscuits, scrambled eggs, home fries, homemade toast, juice, milk, coffee; $6, free for kids <6.

MANDAVILLE CAMP & RETREAT CENTER 40TH ANNIVERSARY, Winthrop, 165 Sheldon Rd.; family fun day w/ hayrides, corn maze, face painting, bounce house, family photos, crafts, archery contest; $10/adults, free/kids <17; info: www.campmandaville.org or 328-4581.

AARP LUNCH MEETING, American Legion Post 74, Potsdam-Madrid Rd.; noon lunch followed by talk by Bob Gormon of the United Way; reservations by Oct. 7: 265-4464.

ADOPT A HIGHWAY PROGRAM CLEAN-UP, Short stretch of SR 68, nine miles outside of Canton toward O’burg; 2-4 p.m.; carpools from Canton, Potsdam, possibly other areas; info: 347-4223 or locallivingventure@gmail.com .

FREE LUNCH, First Presbyterian Church of Ogdensburg, 423 Ford St.; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; info: 393-2510.

BOOK STORE, operated by Friends of the Potsdam Public Library, downstairs in Civic Center; used paperbacks, hardbacks and records, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norwood Recycling Center, 8:30 to 11 a.m.; help Norwood Kiwanis raise funds for the community by bringing clean glass, clear or green, without labels or tops.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, First Congregational Church, corner of Five Mile Line Road and Count y Route 28, Lisbon, 8-10 a.m.; adults $6, ages six-10 $3, under age five free

‘SATURDAY STORY TIME,’ Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St., stories, activities, crafts; info: www.norwoodnylibrary.org/storytime

MASSENA YU-GI-OH CARD CLUB, noon-4:30 p.m.; Massena Public Library; bring cards to play and trade; info: 250-5947.


DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Performing Arts Center, Proscenium Theater, SUNY Potsdam; 7:30 p.m.; tickets 415 general admission, $10 faculty, staff, students; purchase at 267-2277, www.cpspotdam.org or visit box office in Performing Arts Center lobby.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Eben Holden, St. Lawrence University campus; 7:30 p.m.; $5; tickets sold @ Brewer Bookstore, Sullivan Student Ctr.; leftovers sold @ door; show part of American Shakespeare Ctr. “Method in Madness” tour; info: 229-5125.


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, OFA at Gouverneur, St. Lawrence at Franklin Academy, 1:30 p.m.

HIGH SCOOL BOYS SOCCER, Chazy at OFA, 1 p.m.; Chateaugay at Heuvelton, 7 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER, Chateaugay at Heuvelton, 5 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER, Cazenovia at SUNY Canton, 1 p.m.; Union College at Clarkson, 2 p.m.; Cortland at SUNY Potsdam, 1 p.m.; Rensselaer Polytechnic at SLU, 2 p.m.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL, Skidmore at SLU, 2 p.m.; Vassar at SLU, 4 p.m.

COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY, Rensselaer Polytechnic at SLU, 1 p.m.

CLARKSON WOMEN’S HOCKEY TEAM BANNER RAISING/GAME/FAIR, Cheel Arena, 3 p.m., fair with food, fun, activities; 4 p.m., game versus SLU, free admission.

HANDGUN SAFETY COURSE, Massena Rod & Gun Club, Paterson Rd.; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; by Retlaw Personal Defense; safe use, handling of semi-automatic, revolver pistols, including loading, use of sights, storage, take down & cleaning; 2 hours of range exercise w/ live ammo; $20/club members, $50/non-members; seats ltd.; info: 323-6178.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, K of C, CR 50, Brasher; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; dealers w/ variety of sporting items; buy, sell, trade; check firearms @ door; concessions all day, breakfast until 11 a.m.; $3, free/<13; info: Phil Davis, 389-4627.

20TH FALL HORSE & TACK AUCTION, Loomis Quarter Horses, Waddington; tack auction 9 a.m., consignment horse auction 1 p.m.

RAQUETTE VALLEY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WALK-A-THON, Robert Moses beach, Massena; register 1:30 p.m., walk 2 p.m.; refreshments, t-shirt to top 10 fundrasiers afterward; info, sponsorship forms: Nancy Hewlett, 769-7828 or Norma LaPointe, 764-0787.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market Street, Potsdam; open bowling, noon-close; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-closing.

SELF-DEFENSE FAMILY KARATE CLASS, St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 Powers St., Canton; 9-10:30 a.m.; led by black belt instructors; info: Frank Palumbo at 386-3029 or visit www.americankangdukwon.org.

TURBOKICK WITH ALISAH TODD, 8:30 a.m.; Potsdam Tap to Toe Dance Studio; $5 per class; info: alisahtodd@gmail.com.

ZUMBA WITH MAGGIE, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls, 9-10 a.m., $5 class; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie

KRIPALU YOGA, Yoga Loft, Canton; with Cintia Hongay, certified instructor; 10:30 a.m.-noon; info: info@yoga-loft.org or 605-8637.

JUNIOR BOWLING LEAGUE, Pappy’s Bowling Alley, 277 E. Orvis St., Massena; 10:30 a.m.; for ages 5-20; beginners welcome; info: 842-8874.

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETS IN POTSDAM, 9 a.m., Trinity Church social hall (side door), Fall Island; 12-step program for recovery for all body sizes; info, Reachout, 265-2422. Newcomers are welcome.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital Rehab Unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 261-5954; Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education room, 7 p.m., info: 769-9240.

AL-ANON MEETING, 7 p.m., 39 East Orvis Street, Massena.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 6:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 9 E. Main St., Canton; for those addicted to alcohol, drugs, gambling, over-spending, etc.; info: 386-3714.

NAVIGATING HOPE SUPPORT GROUP, for those affected by cancer and their caregivers, 1 to 3 p.m., Hospice Center, 6805U.S. Rt. 11, Potsdam. Info: Kay DePerno at 265-3105.

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