The 12th Annual Art Show, sponsored by the Arts Association of Northern New York will continue through June 24, 2012 at the Sackets Harbor Art Center gallery at 119 W. Main St., Sackets Harbor, N. Y.
The public is invited to this show, Free Admission. Hours starting May 26 to June 24 are: Friday through Sunday, Noon – 4PM.
Jewelry artist Virginia Burnett will share her expertise and her extensive assortment of beautiful beads on Saturday, June 2nd. Teens and adults are invited to register for her Multi-Strand Bracelet class at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council. Students will learn how to use screw tight crimp beads to make a strong and secure multi-strand beaded bracelet with glass, pearl, and classy brass or pewter spacer beads. This class will meet from 1:00-3:00pm in room 229 at Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm Street, Potsdam. The cost is $20, plus an $18 materials fee. Students may choose to bring their own jewelry tools. Please call the SLC Arts Council at 315-265-6860 or click on the “contact us” button at www.slcartscouncil.org to register and pre-pay.
Heritage Days 2012 Saturday, June 2, from 10am-5pm at 228 Washington St. in Watertown. This family-friendly event has everything from “1800’s Living History” re-enactors and demonstrators to 1900’s antique and classic cars, an antique fire truck muster, a new car/truck expo, music, food and beverages.
The History Road Rally starts the day. Registration is from 9 – 10 am. The family car, van or truck is welcome to join the classic cars in search of Jefferson County’s “secret historic sites”. Certificates are presented to all participants who discover all secret locations and prizes awarded to the top three. Ceremonies are at 4pm. Highway Legends Car & Truck Club has volunteered their time again this year to organize and present the
History Road Rally & Cruise-In.
The 1800’s Living History “hands-on” activities and games, Cruise-In, Antique Fire Truck Muster, New Car/Truck Expo and live entertainment begin at 10 am in the JCHS’s Paddock Mansion and throughout the campus and parking lot. Living History includes 1812 Militia, Banjo, Bread & Butter Making, Candle Making, Copper Printing, Firefighting Bucket Brigade, Games, Ice Cream Making, Maple Syrup Making, Military Camp, One-room Schoolhouse, Paddock Museum, Quilting, Square Dancing, Spinning, Stenciling, Tools, Weaving and more. All family and friends are invited to participate in the making and the fun.
Over one hundred antique and classic cars are expected for the Cruise-In display. The JCHS’s own 1910 Babcock and 1914 Saxon are two highlights you don’t want to miss. Clarence Henry Coach returns as the Cruise-In sponsor and is also bringing its white 1954 Bentley. Entertainment is sponsored by FX Caprara Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep of Alex Bay, Watertown and Pulaski with live performances all day including “J and The Two Tones” singing songs from the 50’s & 60’s. New this year is a New Car/Truck Expo sponsored by Davidson Auto Group. Classic cars and trucks of yesterday and today will be side-by-side for the first time along with new car/truck displays. Mr. Sub from Public Square will be serving his famous freshly barbequed chicken, hot dogs and drinks.
The 1st Annual Antique Fire Truck Muster joins Heritage Days this year, sponsored by Waite Toyota. The Thousand Island Hose Haulers have arranged for over twenty antique fire trucks, hand drawn pumpers and drill cars to participate. All will be invited to join the water bucket brigade and help operate the 1800’s hand pumper.
Admission is $2 children, $5 adults (Maximum $10 per family). Military, JCHS Members & Seniors receive discounts. It’s an Operation Yellow Ribbon event. Free Parking is available thanks to our neighbors on Washington Street at Community Bank, Key Bank and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and on Clinton Street at the Watertown Daily Times and Watertown Savings Bank. Any questions please contact JCHS at 782-3491.
General Brown Days are this weekend –
As we know these field days are one of the best traditions of the North Country.
June 1-3, 2012
Craft Fair - June 1-3
Super Sale Days - June 1-3
Parade at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 2nd
Soap Box Derby at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 3rd
Grand Marshal - Robert Washer
The Thousand Islands Annual Bluegrass Music Festival is in LaFargeville
Daily at 10:00 AM until from June 1, 2012 until June 3, 2012
Location: Stone Mills Agricultural Museum, 30950 Rt 180, LaFargeville, NY 13656
Phone: (315)658-2679 or (315)658-2353
The Thousand Islands Bluegrass Preservation Society is holding their 22st Annual Bluegrass music Festival in LaFargeville, NY, RT. 180 at the Stone Mills Agricultural Museum on FRI, SAT., SUN. June 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Bill Knowlton will be the Master of Ceremonies. Kickin Grass are featured on Saturday and Sunday. Other great bands are Louie Setzer Appalachian Boys, Atkinsons. Bristol Bros., Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Spare Change, Lake Effect and the Foggy River Band
There will be a guitar raffle, workshops in mandolin, bass, fiddle, guitar, banjo, vocals. (Bring your instrument), crafts, vendors, food, covered viewing, dumping station, generator free area, security and lots of field picking!
Gates open 10:00 am Thursday. Tickets: ADVANCED WEEKEND: $40.00 U.S. and Canadian,.; AT THE GATE WEEKEND: $45.00 U.S. and Canadian; AT THE GATE: Friday: $10.00; Sat.: $20.00; Sun.: $15.00. Children free.
(315) 658-2679 or 658-2353. E-MAIL: TIBLUEGRASS@YAHOO.COM