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Waydown Wailers

HEUVELTON: Waydown Wailers, 7 p.m., Pickens Hall, 83 State St.; $10 advance, $12 at the door:; Canton-based band plays unique blend of blues, swamp rock and Americana.

Comedy dinner theater

CANTON: Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St., will present a comedy dinner theater production of “Virgil Wins the Lottery;” dinner starts at 5 p.m., choice of homemade veggie or meat lasagna, rolls, salad, drinks, and “make your own ice cream sundaes” with brownies; tickets are $15 per adult, and $6 for children younger than 12: 315-379-9709 or through the church office from Oct. 9 through Oct. 11 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; 315-386-4500,

‘Samson et Dalila’

POTSDAM: Saint-Saëns' "Samson et Dalila," 2018-19 The Met: Live in HD season, Roxy Theater, 12:55 p.m., with an encore screening on Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m.; $18 for an adult, $15 for senior citizens, $12 for students and $9 for youth age 18 and under, discounts available for groups of 10 people or more; tickets at 315-267-2277, Roxy Theater in downtown Potsdam, CPS Box Office in the lobby of SUNY Potsdam's Performing Arts Center, Brick & Mortar Music in downtown Potsdam; reserve tickets online, at

Adirondack Playboys

PHILADELPHIA: Dance featuring Adirondack Playboys, 8 p.m.-midnight, Philadelphia American Legion; $5 admission.

Fulton Road Band

OGDENSBURG: Fulton Road Band perform, dance from 8 p.m.-midnight, Ogdensburg VFW Post 2936, 1112 Champlain St., Ogdensburg; 315-713-4477.


Halloween party

NORWOOD: Norwood Public Library annual Halloween party, noon-2 p.m.; costume contest with several categories; free prize books to keep for winners; spooky scavenger hunt, treats, games, and crafts; free, open to children of all ages.

Fall festival

OGDENSBURG: Fall festival, St. John's Episcopal Church, 500 Caroline St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Brown Bag Auction, crafts, bake sale, raffles, apple dumplings and more; $2 at the door, includes raffle ticket and refreshment; 315-393-5470.


Fall bazaar

CANTON: Canton First Presbyterian Church on the Park hold annual Fall Bazaar, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.; unique handcrafted items, elegant junk, jewelry, baked goods, home-made candy and more; soup and sandwich luncheon, featuring homemade dessert, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Massena bazaar, lunch

 MASSENA: Annual Fall Bazaar, Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 50/50 raffles, bake sale, flea market, crafts table, silent auction, Skilo, entertainment; lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with vegetable beef soup and sandwiches; sponsored by Massena Senior Citizens; info: 315-769-7810.

Book and bake sale

RENSSELAER FALLS: Book and bake sale, Rensselaer Falls Library, 9 a.m.-noon;treats and a wide array of children, youth and adult books to chose from.


Chicken, biscuits

LISBON: Chicken and biscuit dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., First Congregational Church, corner of Five Mile Line Road and Route 28; with mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, carrots, cole slaw, whole cranberries, sauce, apple crisp, beverages; benefits Camp Laurent Maintenance Fund; $9, $5 for 5-10.