The Arts 11.07.19

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Franny’s Farmhouse Crafts are coming to Sand Lake Center for the Arts Nov.10th

Join SLCA on Nov 10th at 12pm for another edition of Franny’s Farmhouse DIY Make and Take family event! Looking for something more personal for a loved one? Are Mom and Dad difficult to shop for? Well, try something personalized and from the heart. With Franny’s Farmhouse, you choose your craft and their staff walks through the process, leaving all the stress out in the cold. Bring the kids in for their chance to make Grandma and Grandpa something special this year. To reserve your spot, visit . Tickets are $40/Adult and $25/Children under 12. SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY 12018 and is handicapped accessible.

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Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers Perform at Hudson Valley Community College

All are welcome to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and learn more about American Indian history, culture and traditions on Thursday, Nov. 7 when the Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers perform at Hudson Valley Community College. The free event is noon to 1 p.m. in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium on the Troy campus. Mark Tayac and the Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers carry on the long-standing traditions and culture of their indigenous ancestors. The troupe travels from the Tayac Territory in Port Tobacco, MD with its colorful, educational and entertaining pow wow-style program of American Indian dance, drum and song. The Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers also appear frequently on the History and Discovery channels, and perform regularly at the Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC and at major Native American festivals throughout the United States. Successors of the Algonquin peoples, members of the Piscataway Nation were the first Native Americans to encounter Captain John Smith along the Potomac River in 1608. No advance tickets are needed to attend the Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers performance that is presented by the college’s Cultural Affairs Program. For more information, please contact Debby Gardner in Communications & Marketing at (518) 629-8071.

10/17/2019 – 11/07/2019

Lansingburgh Historical Society’s Open House

Lansingburgh Historical Society’s monthly open house is Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10 am to 2 pm and keeping with celebrating Melville’s 200th birthday we will have 2 young musicians from Troy Music Academy. Hannah and Zach Ryan will be playing acoustical music from 12 noon to 2 pm in the Melville House located at 2 114th St., Troy, NY 12182. Come tour the house and listen to music performed by these two talented young people. The Lansingburgh Historical Society appreciates your $5 donation at the the door. These donations help to support maintaining the history of Lansingburgh for future generations and help in the care of our historic home. For questions please contact John Ward and Mary Ellen Ward at 518-885-4295.

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Calling all Superheroes to Sand Lake Center for the Arts-Nov. 9

Calling All Superheroes! Join SLCA on Nov 9th from 12-4pm as heroes of all different shapes and sizes take over the Center for a day of crafts, shows and real life encounters with the men and women making the world a better place! Do you have what it takes? Then come on down and share your super powers with the world. Don’t miss out on your chance to meet some of your favorite Superhero’s. Don’t have a favorite? That’s no problem…Make one up! The SLCA Children’s Super Hero Day is fun for the entire family. Child admission is just $5. November 9th from 12-4pm. Tickets are $5. Child, no fee for accompanying parent(s). For prepaid reservations go to or call 518-674-2007. The center is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY 12018 The center is handicap accessible with plenty of free parking.

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Comedy Night

Join us on Saturday November 9 – 8pm for our 10th Annual Adult Comedy Night

Melvin Roads American Legion 200 Columbia Tpk. $25 pp, includes: 2 well drinks, sodas or beers.

Featuring Patty Rosborough, Molly Kornfeld and more. Snacks, 50-50 & Chinese Auction.

Tickets available now! Help support our programs for veterans and their families. Sponsored by Riders Chapter 1231,, 518-462-7006

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Valley Falls UMC Art Show

The Valley Falls United Methodist Church will be holding the 4th Annual Fine Arts Show on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 1 PM to 4 PM. The show will feature area artists and their artwork. There will be an artists’ reception during the show, and the public is welcome to vote for a “People’s Choice” award. Admission to the show is free. The Valley Falls United Methodist Church is located at 16 State Street, Valley Falls, New York and is handicapped accessible.

11/07/2019 – 11/14/2019

Back by popular demand, Bill Staines coming to SLCA

Sand Lake Center for the Arts invites you to see folk legend Bill Staines in Concert on November 16. Back by popular demand, sing along with this legendary folksinger/songwriter through his original songs of pure Americana. He has traveled around the country singing these songs for both children and adults since the early sixties, playing some 200 concerts per year and he has been the artist invited back to SJC more than any other and always to a packed house. One night only, Nov. 16, at 8pm. Tickets $18.00 adults, under 18 -$10.00. Reservations available at or call the office, 518-674-2007. The center is handicapped accessible with free parking. located at 2880 Rt. 43, Averill Park, NY 12018

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