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Alex Vangellow

POTSDAM: Alex Vangellow, 5-7 p.m., Maxfields, 5-7 Market Street.

Oswegatchie River Boys

LISBON: Lisbon Depot Museum annual Depot Days begin, 6 p.m., with a concert by the Oswegatchie River Boys; admission is free but donations towards Gazebo Fund appreciated; bring a lawn chair.


Benefit dinner, concert

MORRISTOWN: Benefit dinner and concert, annual spaghetti dinner in memory of Pat Ceresoli, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Morristown Fire Hall, proceeds benefit Gateway Museum; $10 for adults, $4 for children under 10; take-outs available; concert at 6:30 p.m. by Fort Drum group at Morristown Fire Hall pavilion.

Lisbon Homecoming

LISBON: Lisbon Homecoming 2019 will be held Aug. 16, 17 and 18 with live music, food, games, Depot Day, fireworks and other family activities; 3-7 p.m., Blood drive at Lisbon Hepburn Library; 4-6 p.m., Open house at 3 Seasons; 4-6 p.m., Car wash at Lisbon Wesleyan Church; 7-11 p.m., Dance at American Legion featuring the New Buckskins; 6-8 p.m., Oswegatchie River Boys perform at the Depot Museum.

Game night

CANTON: Game night at the Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St., play the Bucc's house games or bring your own.

Acting workshop

OGDENSBURG: ACT Children's Theater Summer Musical Theater Acting Workshop, 6 p.m., at the gazebo in the Ogdensburg Library Park; Musical Theater Workshop students will present selections from “Mary Poppins;” free to the public, donations to the theater are accepted; bring folding chairs or blankets to sit on; in case of bad weather, the event will occur upstairs in the St. John's Church Parish Hall, located at the corner of Knox and Franklin Streets.


Bassmaster Elite

WADDINGTON: 2019 Berkley Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River, Aug. 15-18, Whittaker Park, 37 Pine St.; fifth annual event; world class competitive bass fishing; the Elite Expo with product displays, demos, live aquarium and merchandise; Family Summer Festival in Waddington with music, fireworks, bounce houses, food trucks, vendors and kids activities; 8-10 a.m. breakfast, Martin Arena; 9 a.m. Bassmaster Angler Takeoff, Whitaker Park boat launch; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Family Summer Festival, vendors, DJ, food, Nature Nick’s Exotic Animal Show, more, Whittaker Park; 12:30-3 p.m. Tink Bennett & Taylor Made Band, Whittaker Park band stage; 3 p.m. Burn the Evidence, Whittaker Park band stage; 5-7 p.m. Bassmaster weigh-in, Bass Stage, Whittaker Park; 7:30-10 p.m. Six Foot Midget, Whittaker Park band stage.


Family art

OGDENSBURG: Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., offering “Family Fridays” art class, 10 a.m.-noon; class begins at the Frederic Remington Art Museum and finish at the Eva Caten Remington Education Center two doors down the street; hands-on artmaking; $5 per family, materials provided; class limited to 20; register: 315-393-2425, [email protected].

Earthworm magic

MASSENA: Learn about composting earthworms and help with the nature center bin; 2-3 p.m.; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.