Tuesday, Aug. 29

7:30 p.m. Writer’s series, “Murder of a Herkimer County Teacher: The Shocking 1914 Case of a Vengeful Student,” by Dennis Webster at the Old Forge Library, Old Forge. Free. (315) 369-6008, www.oldforgelibrary.org

Wednesday, Aug. 30

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.

10 a.m. Pickle ball at the Raquette Lake school.

10:30 a.m. Story hour at the Raquette Lake Library.

10 a.m.-noon Donation sorting for the Mission Boutique at Niccolls Church.

7-8:30 p.m. Mission Boutique thrift shop open at Niccolls Church.

Thursday, Aug. 31

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.
5:30 p.m. Kundalini Yoga at View.

Friday, Sept. 1

8-9:30 a.m. Yoga with Nanette Shovea at the Raquette Lake School.

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.

10 a.m.-noon Mission Boutique thrift shop open at Niccolls Church.

1-5 p.m. Old Forge Farmers Market behind Old Forge Hardware on Park Avenue.

5 p.m. First Friday Art Walk events throughout town. First Friday Artwalk is a community-wide celebration of the arts. Several area businesses will present art exhibits, demonstrations, live music, crafting opportunities, open houses, receptions and other special events throughout Old Forge. Maps of participating businesses are available at the Town of Webb Visitor Information Center.

5-8 p.m. First Friday Art Walk, exhibit opening “Figures and Flights of Fancy,” photography by Val De Visser and mixed media paintings by Sandra De Visser. Light refreshment will be served and acoustic music by Dan Vellone will be featured at the Old Forge Library, Old Forge. Free. Exhibit will be on display until Sept. 30. (315) 369-6008, www.oldforgelibrary.org

7-8:30 p.m. Mission Boutique thrift shop open at Niccolls Church.

Saturday, Sept. 2

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Falling Leaves Craft Fair in the Park Avenue building in Old Forge. This show features hand-crafted items only. There is delicious food available. Admission of $2 to benefit non-profit charities. Anyone interested in renting a booth space can call Pat Wuest at (315) 794-4850!

4-7 p.m. Plein Air Art Auction at View in Old Forge. The chance to own an original work of Adirondack art, created for and graciously donated to View by some of the region’s most highly regarded plein air painters. The event includes a live auction, with more artwork in the lobby by participating artists, consignments, a raffle and more. The event is free and open to the public and all proceeds will go to underwrite programming at View. If you are an artist interested in participating, contact View Curator, Cory E. Card, at [email protected] (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org, [email protected]

6-8 p.m. Live music, The Jam Bones at Arrowhead Park, Inlet. Part of the Sunset on the Lake Summer Concert Series. Bring a chair or a blanket and listen to some great music while watching one of the most spectacular sunsets in the Adirondack Park. Rain location Fern Park. (315) 357-5501, www.inletconcertseries.com

Sunday, Sept. 3

12:30 p.m. Cappy Duck Derby at the Old Forge dam near the information center. Watch as 3,000 rubber ducks sail down the Moose River. Adopt a duck and cheer it on to victory, there are many great prizes from local sponsors. Sponsored by CAP-21.

7 p.m. Enjoy a concert at the Old Forge Lakefront. This week Paul Case performs before the Labor Day fireworks. Bring a blanket or chair and relax by the Old Forge Pond while enjoying great music. The Central Adirondack Association’s raffle drawing will also be held this evening.

Monday, Sept. 4

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.

10 a.m. Kiwanis meet at Walt’s Dinner to draw the winning name for the Turning Stone weekend for four package. If you would like a ticket contact Mike at (315) 369-0073. Tickets will be sold up until the drawing time of 10 a.m.

10 a.m. Labor Day fun at the village green in Raquette Lake.

Ongoing

Through Sept. 3
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday, 10×10 Art Sale, Gould Hall and Balcony Galleries. The second annual 10×10 art sale, all works are available for purchase at $100 each at View in Old Forge. Gallery admission is $10 or $5 for members of View. (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org, [email protected], [email protected]

Through Oct. 22
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday, an exhibition by Old Forge based photographer Kurt Gardner. (Transitional Period) is a body of work based around Kurt’s utilization of natural world as a self-healing agent, in the Henry M. Kashiwa Eco Gallery at View. Gallery admission is $10 or $5 for members of View. (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org, [email protected], [email protected]

Through Oct. 29
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday, a collaborative exhibition between glass artist Robin Cass and designer Bill Klingensmith, in the Vandervort Gallery at View in Old Forge. Gallery admission is $10 or $5 for members of View. (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org, [email protected], [email protected]

Visitor Information
-Old Forge, Thendara, Eagle Bay, Big Moose (315) 369-6983
-Inlet (315) 357-5501
-Raquette Lake, Long Lake (518) 624-3077
-Blue Mountain Lake, Indian Lake (518) 648-5112
Libraries
-Old Forge Library
Open Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (315) 369-6008
-Inlet Public Library
Open Monday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-noon. Closed Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday (315) 357-6494
-Raquette Lake Library
Open Monday 2-8 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; closed Wednesday and Friday (315) 354-4005
-Woodgate Free Library
Open Monday 3-8 p.m.; Wednesday 2-6 p.m.; Thursday and Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Tuesday and Friday (315) 392-4814
Organizations
-Herkimer County Department of Motor Vehicles on Park Ave. in Old Forge. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; closed noon-1 p.m. for lunch. Call (315) 369-3301
-View: year-round art exhibits, performances, events and workshops. Open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday noon-4 p.m. Call (315) 369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org (Old Forge)
-Town of Webb Historical Association: year-round free museum open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment. Call (315) 369-3838 or visit www.webbhistory.org (Old Forge)
Services
-Meals on Wheels. Herkimer County Office for the Aging (315) 867-1414
-St. Elizabeth’s Health Center. Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call (315) 369-6619 for an appointment (Old Forge)
-HASCA. A licensed home care service agency. Call (315) 369-6183