Lights on the River starts Saturday

The Lights on the River display will run from Dec. 15-23, this year at Lisbon Beach. It features holiday light displays made by local businesses and families. See story for details. Above is a scene from the event in 2014.

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GOUVERNEUR: Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter support group meeting; free, facilitated by trained individuals; 1-800-272-3900, [email protected]; Gouverneur Community Center, 4673 NYS Route 58; 1:30 p.m.

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LIVE ON SATURDAY Holiday pops concert MASSENA: Orchestra of Northern New York eighth annual holiday pops concert, “Celebrate the Holidays,” 7:30 p.m., Massena High School Auditorium, hosted by Massena Music Friends; will feature the Massena High School Mixed Chorus, under the direction of Chris Lincoln; tickets available at North Country Showcase, 122 Harte Haven Plaza, or 315-267-2277; advance... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- Anyone with cross-country skis that aren’t being used, an old bike, or other outdoor or sports gear in sellable condition, or those who might need or want equipment, can take advantage of an Outdoor and Sports Gear Sale on from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 at SUNY Potsdam’s Maxcy Hall Room G104. NorthCountry350 Alliance is sponsoring the sale to promote reuse and raise funds for the... Read More >>
SPORTS, RECREATION ON SATURDAY Santa Hustle 5K CANTON: Bucc Wild Run Club hosting 1st Annual Santa Hustle 5K(ish); complimentary and festive 3- to 4-mile run will start at 3 p.m. from the Cascade Diner parking lot, 4 W. Main St., followed by a drink or two at the Buccaneer Lounge under the Cascade; runners are asked to wear festive garb, and Santa Clauses are invited to participate; complimentary... Read More >>
CANTON -- The Youth Advocate Programs will wrap presents for free during the weekend of Dec. 14-16 and Dec. 21-23 at Rex Hardware, 125 E. Main St. There will be a Ladies’ Night Friday, Dec. 14, from 4-7 p.m. and a Men’s Night Friday, Dec. 21, from 4-7 p.m. Shoppers can enter to win an iPod Shuffle, get a Wheel of Fortune Spin, enjoy refreshments, receive up to 60 percent off items throughout the... Read More >>
STAR LAKE – The Little Theater in the Woods group is presenting “It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Stage Play” on Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Clifton Fine Central School. The beloved American holiday classic will come to life as live radio broadcast. A cast of 12 from the Clifton Fine community will be perform more than two dozen voice characters as they recreate the story of... Read More >>