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DJ RastaGanjaDoctor

CANTON: DJ RastaGanjaDoctor spins dancehall, hip hop and reggae to sooth your soul, 7-11 p.m., Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St.

Cross Country

DEKALB JUNCTION: Cross Country, 8 p.m.-midnight, Amvets Post 11.

Down Whiskey Inc.

NORWOOD: Down Whiskey Inc., 5 p.m., American Legion Post 68, 10 Maple St.; guest bartender fundraiser for All Night Party Parent Committee.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

POTSDAM: William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," 7:30 p.m., Proscenium Theater, by the SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance: production, tickets, contact the Community Performance Series Box Office at 315-267-2277 or visit

Pure Country

POTSDAM: Pure Country, 7-11 p.m., Amvets Post 282, 6771 State Highway 11.


Guest bartender fundraiser

NORWOOD: Guest bartender fundraiser, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 68, 10 Maple St.; benefits All Night Party Parent Committee for the Class of 2019 graduates of Norwood Norfolk Central School; live music from the band Down Whiskey Inc.; basket raffles, snacks, drinks.

Encountering Angels

POTSDAM: Encountering Angels - Celestial Beings in Byzantine Iconography topic of presentation by Mother Sophronia Hofstead, 7:30 p.m., Knowles Conference Center MPR at SUNY-Potsdam; free and open to the public; Mother Sophronia, a Byzantine iconographer and Orthodox Christian nun made her long-term home in the North Country earlier this year; she established her own hermitage and icon studio in Edwards, where she creates icons in prayer but also travels to teach icon painting and lecture on various aspects of this liturgical art form.

Financial Aid Day

CANTON: Representatives from both SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam providing a hands-on training session to help students and families maximize financial aid; SUNY Statewide Financial Aid Day, includes informational session and workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; registration in MacArthur Hall's Halford Lobby, workshops in Wicks Hall Rooms 006 and 008 at the SUNY Canton Campus. Parking will be available in lot 5; both area State University of New York colleges cohost the free event for students planning to attend any state or private college; register for the event in advance through SUNY's Financial Aid Day Website or by calling 1-800-342-3811; walk-ins welcome; 315-386-7616, [email protected].

Food pantry

NORFOLK: Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry distribution planned 9-11 a.m. at United Methodist Church of Norfolk, 9 West Main St.; bring own boxes; new clients must bring proof of income, proof of address, names and ages of people in household; emergency food info, 315-212-0520.


Strawberry DNA

POTSDAM: Strawberry DNA family program, 11 a.m.-noon, North Country Children's Museum, 10 Raymond St.; 315-274-9380, [email protected].

Basic pistol class

MASSENA: Massena Rod & Gun Club sponsoring basic pistol training course taught by Retlaw Personal Defense, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; NRA certified course designed to teach current and prospective handgun owners the proper and safe way to handle a handgun; registration deadline is Nov. 10; 315-323-6178, [email protected].

Portrait painting

OGDENSBURG: Portrait painting class for teens and adults, 10 a.m.-noon, Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 323 Washington St.; taught by Julie Pratt; all skill levels welcome, materials provided; $15 for members, $25 for non; register, info: 315-393-2425, [email protected],


Holly Berry Craft Sale

HOPKINTON: Annual Holly Berry Craft Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hopkinton Fort Jackson Fire Station; home made crafts, maple syrup products, jewelry, baked goods; lunch available, homemade soup, sandwiches, dessert; benefits Hopkinton Historical Group; [email protected], 315-261-1653.

Children’s Book Sale

CANTON: Canton Library's Children’s Book Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; children may also bring in their gently used books to trade for those already in the sale; Valerie at 386-3712 ext 4 for more information.

Vendor & Craft Show

OGDENSBURG: Thanksgiving Vendor & Craft Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ogdensburg Free Academy, 1100 State St.; benefits Ogdensburg Chamber; 315-393-3620.

Holiday bazaar

CANTON: Annual holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; homemade breakfast cinnamon rolls, donut balls, homemade soups, sandwiches, pies, homemade breads, jams, jellies, crochet, knitted, wooden crafts, holiday decorations, white elephant treasures, and mini spa (manicure and pedicure treatments) from local St. Lawrence BOCES Cosmetology Students.

Thanksgiving craft show

OGDENSBURG: Thanksgiving craft show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ogdensburg Free Academy; hosted by the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce; refreshments available; $4 admission plus a can of food to benefit the Ogdensburg Neighborhood Center.

Fall bazaar

WADDINGTON: St. Mary's Parish Hall will host their fall bazaar on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Soup and sandwich lunch will be available.


Perch fish fry

LOUISVILLE: Louisville Vol. Fire Dept. Auxiliary hosting perch fish fry, 4-7 p.m., Station #2 on Route 37; perch, mac-n-cheese, cole slaw, dinner roll; $10.