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Double Axel

WADDINGTON: Potsdam favorites Double Axel, playing rock and pop favorites; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 2018 Waddington Concert Series, Waddington’s Island View Park Pavilion; free.

Livestock music festival

LISBON: Live bands, camping, highland games, at Squaw Creek Cattle Company, 352 Keystone Road; Herb Hughes and Seaway, 4 p.m.; Russ Bridge, 7-8:30 p.m.; Alternative Motives, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Howie’s Food Cart; camping and parking at the event are free, guests can bring their own food and beverages, 315-393-2868.

Music at the Pub

COLTON: Friday night music series at the Raquette River Pub, 102 Main St., 6-10 p.m.; series held all summer long with local live solo musicians.

North Country

PARISHVILLE: Parishville Hilltoppers Senior Club dance featuring the band North Country, 6-10 p.m., Firemans Field Hall; $5 admission; refreshments available for purchase; all welcome.

Country music

POTSDAM: Echoes in Black (Dick Arlen and Jackie Brabant), 7-9 p.m., Ives Park Gazebo, Potsdam; free, but donations accepted; 315-386-1228; country music.

Story Slam

HAMMOND: NCPR North Country at Work’s Story Slam, 7-9 p.m. at the barn of the Hammond Historical Museum; 5-minute work stories from various local residents.

‘The Nerd’ stage play

STAR LAKE: “The Nerd” by Larry Shue, presented by Little Theater in the Woods, Clifton Fine Central School auditorium, 7 p.m.; starring George Cherepon, Chris Cooper, Darryl Cooper, Margeaux Davis, Kelly Houle, Will Sealander, Ted Tate, Jeremy Thompson; tickets: $7 for adults, $5 for children 5-17 years old, and children younger than 5 eat for free; group rates are available for groups of 10 or more; [email protected] or 315-848-7738.

Local events

Lisbon historical tour

LISBON: Historic tour of Lisbon led by town historian Nancy LaFaver; St. Lawrence County Historical Association’s Historic North Country Village Talk & Walks; audience will meet at Lisbon Train Depot Museum, 6963 County Route 10 at 6 p.m., for a talk on the town’s history; walk to follow until 7:30 p.m.; free, open to public; 315-386-8133, [email protected],

Workshops, programs

Leadership training

POTSDAM: Leadership training, 3 p.m., Clarkson University’s Peyton Hall; lead by DiMarco Consulting, leadership training firm, and Maine-based coworking space Anchorspace; $25/participant or are free for Anchorspace members (virtual memberships start at $19/month);,, 207-613-5433.

Family art class

OGDENSBURG: Family Fridays art class, Frederic Remington Art Museum, 10 a.m.-noon, for children 6-14 and parents; $5 per family, materials provided; class limited to 20; 315-393-2425, [email protected].