Events

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May 2019

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Saturday, May 11, 2019 - Saturday, June 15, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TI Battlefield Roller Derby
All set up and ready for some roller derby. Now all we need is YOU! Doors open at 5, first whistle at 6! See you soon! Roller derby returns to Clayton. Doors will open to the public at 5pm, game at 6pm. The Beat City Bedrockers are coming from Hartford Area Roller Derby in Connecticut.
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Location: Clayton, NY - Cerow Recreation Park Arena 600 East Line Road
Contact: The Betties
[email protected]

Description
All set up and ready for some roller derby. Now all we need is YOU! Doors open at 5, first whistle at 6! See you soon! Roller derby returns to Clayton. Doors will open to the public at 5pm, game at 6pm. The Beat City Bedrockers are coming from Hartford Area Roller Derby in Connecticut. TIBB first face off against them on March 2nd of this year in CT. General admission- $10 Kids under 10 are FREE! Interested in tabling this event or sponsoring The Betties, email [email protected]

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Saturday, June 8, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spring Art Show
“Spring Art Show”  Opens May 18, 2019 and ends June 8, 2019 Open on Friday’s Saturday’s and Sunday’s for May and June Hours are from 1 pm – 4 pm

Location: Sackets Harbor, NY - 119 West Main Street
Phone: 315-646-3502
www.aanny.org

Description
"Spring Art Show"  Opens May 18, 2019 and ends June 8, 2019 Open on Friday's Saturday's and Sunday's for May and June Hours are from 1 pm - 4 pm

Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Froggy 97 Private Listener Summer Kickoff Showcase
Thousand Islands Winery will once again be joining with FROGGY 97 to bring you a special Private Listener Showcase at the Winery. What a great way to kick off the Summer!  Listen to Froggy 97 or stop by the the Winery Tasting Room to get your FREE ticket to this fun evening of music and
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Location: Alexandria Bay, NY - 43298 Seaway Avenue
Contact: Cory Johnston
[email protected]

Description
Thousand Islands Winery will once again be joining with FROGGY 97 to bring you a special Private Listener Showcase at the Winery. What a great way to kick off the Summer!  Listen to Froggy 97 or stop by the the Winery Tasting Room to get your FREE ticket to this fun evening of music and wine. Lookin' forward to seein' y'all there!

Friday, May 24, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hike at Redwood Hill Preserve
Join Indian River Lakes Conservancy’s Director, Wylie Huffman, for a hike along the Redwood Hill Preserve’s trails. Be one of the first to see the new overlook deck, and remember and observe the meaning of the holiday. See all our 2019 events at https://indianriverlakes.org/events/2019-events/

Location: Redwood, NY - 43982 Stine RD
Contact: James Huffman
Phone: 315-482-4757
[email protected]

Description
Join Indian River Lakes Conservancy's Director, Wylie Huffman, for a hike along the Redwood Hill Preserve's trails. Be one of the first to see the new overlook deck, and remember and observe the meaning of the holiday. See all our 2019 events at https://indianriverlakes.org/events/2019-events/

Friday, May 24, 2019 - Friday, September 13, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Weekly Farmer’s Market
Every Friday beginning on May 24th from 9am to 3pm vendors will be set up by Kinney’s on Route 12 in Alexandria Bay! Enjoy local produce, crafts, honey, wine and plants & flowers. This Farmer’s Market will run through September 13th.

Location: Alexandria Bay, NY - 21 State Route 12
Contact: Claire Dunlap
[email protected]

Description
Every Friday beginning on May 24th from 9am to 3pm vendors will be set up by Kinney's on Route 12 in Alexandria Bay! Enjoy local produce, crafts, honey, wine and plants & flowers. This Farmer's Market will run through September 13th.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ambush Cruise
Ambush, “Canada’s Rockin’ Country Band”, is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. The trio of Mark McDonell, Kris Lafontaine, and Danny Derue are a dynamic group of performers who share their talent, experience and contagious enthusiasm. Famous for their rockin’ shows, Ambush has built an intensely loyal fan base in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.
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Location: Gananoque, ON - 280 Main Street
Contact: Gananoque Boat Line
Phone: 888-717-4837
[email protected]
https://ganboatline.com

Description
Ambush, "Canada's Rockin' Country Band", is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. The trio of Mark McDonell, Kris Lafontaine, and Danny Derue are a dynamic group of performers who share their talent, experience and contagious enthusiasm. Famous for their rockin’ shows, Ambush has built an intensely loyal fan base in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. The Ambush Army is a quarter million fans strong and growing! Ambush has been recognized by the Canadian music industry with multiple nominations for Canadian Country Music Association awards and soon the world will know what their legions of fans have known for years. Ambush is raw energy, sheer entertainment and just plain fun! This 3-hour cruise will feature the famous Boldt Castle and views of the American and Canadian channels. For your enjoyment we offer a bar on both decks and a large dance floor. MUST BE 19 OR OLDER 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm $39.95 per person (taxes not included) Call 1.888.717.4837 for details.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Country Kickoff to Summer
Stop by Alexandria Bay for 2 days of live entertainment, a display from Fort Drum and maybe even a chicken wing contest and fireworks! Upper James Street will have live music from 3pm to 10pm Saturday and Sunday May 25 & 26. Monday at 11am join us for the annual Memorial Day Parade put on
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Location: Alexandria Bay , NY
Contact: Claire Dunlap
[email protected]

Description
Stop by Alexandria Bay for 2 days of live entertainment, a display from Fort Drum and maybe even a chicken wing contest and fireworks! Upper James Street will have live music from 3pm to 10pm Saturday and Sunday May 25 & 26. Monday at 11am join us for the annual Memorial Day Parade put on by the American Legion.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2019 Grape Blossom Festival
The 2019 Grape Blossom Festival is back! What a great way to kick off your summer!! The annual festival includes an artisan and craft market, live music, food, and weather permitting, hayrides. Live music starts at 2 PM with classic rock band Hot Kogan. At 5 PM, The Bad Husbands Club will take over performing
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Location: Alexandria Bay, NY - 43298 Seaway Avenue
Contact: c
[email protected]

Description
The 2019 Grape Blossom Festival is back! What a great way to kick off your summer!! The annual festival includes an artisan and craft market, live music, food, and weather permitting, hayrides. Live music starts at 2 PM with classic rock band Hot Kogan. At 5 PM, The Bad Husbands Club will take over performing all of your favorite classic rock hits. Food provided by Johnny D's. Admission to the Grape Blossom Festival is FREE and all ages are welcome. NO PETS ALLOWED. SERVICE ANIMALS SPECIFICALLY TRAINED TO AID A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY ARE WELCOME.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fishing & Fly Fishing with Spider
Join Spider on the Nature Center dock as he shares his knowledge and love of fishing. He will hold a fishing class from 11am-1pm followed by a fly fishing class from 1:30-2:30pm.  Spider brings a limited number of fishing poles, hooks, bobbers, and worms. If possible, please bring your own tackle to allow for more
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Location: Fineview, NY - Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park
Contact: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
Phone: 315-482-2479

Description
Join Spider on the Nature Center dock as he shares his knowledge and love of fishing. He will hold a fishing class from 11am-1pm followed by a fly fishing class from 1:30-2:30pm.  Spider brings a limited number of fishing poles, hooks, bobbers, and worms. If possible, please bring your own tackle to allow for more participation in the program.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Memorial Day Artists Studio Tour
This annual studio tour is self-guided. Maps are available by calling 315-777-3385.

Location: Alexandria Bay, NY
Contact: Cecilia Thompson
Phone: 315-777-3385
[email protected]

Description
This annual studio tour is self-guided. Maps are available by calling 315-777-3385.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Village Wide Garage Sale
Enjoy a day of exploring the village yard sales throughout Sackets Harbor.  Come find your treasures.

Location: Sackets Harbor, NY - Throughout the village
Contact: Sackets Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 315-6461700
[email protected]

Description
Enjoy a day of exploring the village yard sales throughout Sackets Harbor.  Come find your treasures.

Sunday, May 26, 2019
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Country Kickoff to Summer
Stop by Alexandria Bay for 2 days of live entertainment, a display from Fort Drum and maybe even a chicken wing contest and fireworks! Upper James Street will have live music from 3pm to 10pm Saturday and Sunday May 25 & 26. Monday at 11am join us for the annual Memorial Day Parade put on
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Location: Alexandria Bay , NY
Contact: Claire Dunlap
[email protected]

Description
Stop by Alexandria Bay for 2 days of live entertainment, a display from Fort Drum and maybe even a chicken wing contest and fireworks! Upper James Street will have live music from 3pm to 10pm Saturday and Sunday May 25 & 26. Monday at 11am join us for the annual Memorial Day Parade put on by the American Legion.

Sunday, May 26, 2019
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
42nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet
Blessing of the Fleet originated in the Greek Islands and has since been a community effort to bless the fleet of seagoing vessels and their crew for safe passage and prosperity.  Since 1977, Alexandria Bay has gathered boaters for the Blessing.  Join us this year for a great tradition aboard Uncle Sam Boat Tours and
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Location: Alexandria Bay, NY
Contact: Claire Dunlap
[email protected]

Description
Blessing of the Fleet originated in the Greek Islands and has since been a community effort to bless the fleet of seagoing vessels and their crew for safe passage and prosperity.  Since 1977, Alexandria Bay has gathered boaters for the Blessing.  Join us this year for a great tradition aboard Uncle Sam Boat Tours and Scenic View Park Pavilion, in Alexandria Bay. The Liberty will depart Uncle Sam Boat Tours at 2pm and vessels will begin to line up at 2:15pm by Bonnie Castle Resort and parade down in front of Casino Island.

Monday, May 27, 2019
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Memorial Day Observances
Cape Vincent John C. Londraville American Legion Family members will meet at Post 832 at 6:30 a.m. to coordinate cemetery services. At 9 a.m., there will be the services at the cemeteries and village monument in Chaumont. Members will return to Post 832, Cape Vincent by 10:45 a.m. to parade from the Post to the
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Location: Cape Vincent, NY
Phone: 3156542101

Description
Cape Vincent John C. Londraville American Legion Family members will meet at Post 832 at 6:30 a.m. to coordinate cemetery services. At 9 a.m., there will be the services at the cemeteries and village monument in Chaumont. Members will return to Post 832, Cape Vincent by 10:45 a.m. to parade from the Post to the monument on Esselstyne St. for public memorial services. Call 315-654-2101 for further details.

Monday, May 27, 2019
8:15 am - 12:00 pm
Memorial Day in Sackets Harbor
The annual Memorial Day observance in Sackets Harbor includes wreath laying’s, a parade, and a day’s observance speech. The 8:15am wreath laying at the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site sets the tone of the solemn observance of Memorial Day that continues to several cemeteries and War of 1812 Burial Ground in and near the
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Location: Sackets Harbor, NY - 504 West Main St.
Contact: Constance Barone
Phone: 315-646-3634
[email protected]

Description
The annual Memorial Day observance in Sackets Harbor includes wreath laying's, a parade, and a day's observance speech. The 8:15am wreath laying at the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site sets the tone of the solemn observance of Memorial Day that continues to several cemeteries and War of 1812 Burial Ground in and near the community.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - Saturday, June 15, 2019
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thousand Islands Playhouse Presents BOOM X
THE MUSIC, POLITICS, AND CULTURE OF GEN X Rick Miller returns with the sequel to his hit show BOOM that picks up at Woodstock in 1969 and weaves its way through the iconic moments that shaped Generation X. Featuring over 100 colourful characters from the days of disco, the oil crisis, Watergate, the Cold War,
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Location: Gananoque, ON - 185 South Street
Contact: Thousand Islands Playhouse
Phone: 613-382-7020
[email protected]
http://www.1000islandsplayhouse.com

Description

THE MUSIC, POLITICS, AND CULTURE OF GEN X

Rick Miller returns with the sequel to his hit show BOOM that picks up at Woodstock in 1969 and weaves its way through the iconic moments that shaped Generation X. Featuring over 100 colourful characters from the days of disco, the oil crisis, Watergate, the Cold War, video games, punk rock, the (second) British Invasion, and more. Written, Directed, and Performed by Rick Miller

Thursday, May 30, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Indian River Lakes Conservancy’s Planting Native Species Workshop
Join us at the Trailside Learning Center to discuss planting native species– why and how we can do so! Megan Pistolese and Sue Gwise will lead a discussion about natives and invasives, pollinators, and seed saving, and then Richard Kulibert of Nannyberry nurseries will go over specific plants and even have some available to buy.
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Location: Redwood, NY - 43982 Stine RD
Contact: James Huffman
Phone: 3154824757
[email protected]

Description
Join us at the Trailside Learning Center to discuss planting native species-- why and how we can do so! Megan Pistolese and Sue Gwise will lead a discussion about natives and invasives, pollinators, and seed saving, and then Richard Kulibert of Nannyberry nurseries will go over specific plants and even have some available to buy. Don't miss this chance to connect with other local gardeners just as the summer season approaches! See all our 2019 events at https://indianriverlakes.org/events/2019-events/ Sign up at http://weblink.donorperfect.com/NativePlants

Friday, May 31, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies
Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies is a 90 minute one woman show about the 1930’s icon on the night she walked out from the 1939 Academy Awards! Its and up close and personal conversation with the two-time Oscar winning actress.

Location: Clayton, NY - 403 Riverside Dr
Contact: Clayton Opera House
www.claytonoperahouse.com/bette-davis-aint-for-sissies.html

Description
Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies is a 90 minute one woman show about the 1930's icon on the night she walked out from the 1939 Academy Awards! Its and up close and personal conversation with the two-time Oscar winning actress.

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Sunday, June 2, 2019
The 42nd Annual General Brown Weekend Festival And Yard Sales
The 42nd Annual General Brown Weekend Festival will be held Friday, May 31st to June 2nd, 2019 Friday – Sunday: Village Wide Yard Sales Friday-Sunday: Crafts, Food, Vendors & Rides Saturday, 7 pm: Parade Saturday, Dusk: Fireworks Sunday 1pm: Soap Box Derby (Registration at 12pm) To preregister contact: Bob Gould: 315-286-1557 or Cathie MacNeil: [email protected]
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Location: Brownville, NY - Village of Brownville
Contact: General Brown Days Committee
Phone: 315-286-1557
[email protected]

Description
The 42nd Annual General Brown Weekend Festival will be held Friday, May 31st to June 2nd, 2019 Friday - Sunday: Village Wide Yard Sales Friday-Sunday: Crafts, Food, Vendors & Rides Saturday, 7 pm: Parade Saturday, Dusk: Fireworks Sunday 1pm: Soap Box Derby (Registration at 12pm) To preregister contact: Bob Gould: 315-286-1557 or Cathie MacNeil: [email protected] For more information, check out their event page on Facebook by clicking the button below