12/2/2013 Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair- benefiting Potsdam Central School held at Lawrence Ave. Elementary KIVA. Monday Dec. 2 through Friday Dec. 6 from 8:30am to 3:30pm, plus on Thursday 6 to 8:30pm. Saturday Dec. 7 from 9am to 1pm. Monday Dec. 9 through Friday Dec. 13 from 8:30am to 3:30pm. For more information email Melissa Cummings at email@example.com
12/6/2013 Holiday Open House at Silas Wright House
A flurry of fun, a flood of food and fabulous floral arrangements are always part of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association's Holiday Open House at the Silas Wright House, 3 E. Main St., Canton. The free Annual Holiday Open Houe will be held frm 4 to 8pm and is open to the public. The Noteworthy Handbell Choir is among the musical treats of the Open House. They will be performing at 7pm.
12/6/2013 Art Exhibit
"The Dog Show" exhibit on display- Pastel paintings by Becky Harblin of West Potsdam of local dogs in their favorite places. On display through January 21 at the Town Hall, 18 Elm St. Potsdam. Free & open to the public. Sponsored by the SLC Arts Council. For info: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org
12/7/2013 TAUNY Holiday Open House
TAUNY will hold their Holiday Open House Saturday from 10am to 4pm. This also marks the opening of the annual Sugar & Spice exhibit. Refreshments will be served and the Vocal Skies Sacred Harp Singing Group will perform at 11:30am. TAUNY is located at 53 Main St., Canton.
12/8/2013 Annual Musical Holiday Brunch
Bring your family and friends to our festive buffet brunch, $30 per person, to benefit the Orchestra. Enjoy live music by orchestra musicians and get in some last minute shopping at the silent auction of wonderful items donated by lical artisans. Sponsored by the Orchestra of Northern New York, held at the Barben Room in Cheel Center from 11:30 to 2:00pm.
12/12/2013 Craft Sale at CHMC Lobby
The CHMC Crafters will hold a Craft Sale on December 12 from 9am to 3pm and on December 13 from 9am to 1pm. It will be held in the hospital lobby. The craft sale will feature items for Christmas and the Winter season as well as many other hand made crafts. It will be a great chance to buy locally made gifts for people on your Christmas list. All proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.
12/13/2013 Craft, Food and Wine Show
The 2013 edition of the popular Craft, Food and Wine Show hosted by the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at Clarkson University's Cheel Arena, will be Friday, December 13 from 12pm to 8pm and Saturday, December 14 from 10am to 5pm. The show's vendor booths are sold out. Last year, more than 5,000 people attended the show to get a jump on holiday shopping for everything from unique jewelry and Amish-made baskets to wines from local vineyards. Admission to the show is $3.00. For a complete listing of vendors, visit www.northcountryguide.com
12/14/2013 A Holiday Festival
A Holiday Festival- performed by the Orchestra of Northern New York. Experience the joys of the season as the Orchestra celebrates the holidays and rings in the New Year. This special concert of classics will include favorites such as White Christmas, Tchaikovshya's Nutcracker Suite, Leroy Anderson's Sleigh Ride and Corellia's Christmas Concerto. The audience will join singing selected carols and more. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for senior citizens (62 and older), $10 for students and free for children (12 years and under). Tickets are available through the Community Performance Series Box Office, via phone at 315-267-2277 or online at www.onny.org and can also be purchased at Northern Music & Video in downtown Potsdam.
12/14/2013 Lights on the River
Lights on the River is a holiday festival of lights and displays- Dec. 14 thru Dec. 22, 5pm to 9pm- designed for the entire family. The event is set against the backdrop of the St. Lawrence River and contains holiday themed light displays designed by the community. There is no fee/cost for admission, although donations will be accepted at the entrance. All proceeds will be donated to North Country Food Pantries. Located at Lisbon Beach, 9975 St. Hwy. 37. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.LightsOnTheRiver.org
12/14/2013 Make Braided Bird's Nest at TAUNY
Children and adults alike are invited to The TAUNY Center to learn the traditional art of rug braiding while creating a tiny braided nest to hide in their tree. From 10:30am to 12 noon, traditional Adirondack rug braider Helen Condon will offer a workshop for braiders age 7 and up to learn rug braiding skills. The cost is $20 per person ($15 for TAUNY Friends); all materials will be provided. Participation is limited and registration is required. Call 386-4289 or email email@example.com to register. TAUNY is located at 53 Main St., Canton.
12/17/2013 Tween Time at Canton Free Library
On Tuesday, December 17th from 3-4pm, tweens are invited to join us for cozy books, fun games, and a decoupage candleholder craft to light up winter nights. Register by December 16th by calling Val at 386-3712 x4 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org