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Carol Lowe

POTSDAM: Faculty recital, Carol Lowe, bassoon, Julie Miller on piano, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.

Local events

Potsdam Comic Con

POTSDAM: Potsdam Comic Con, Pine Street Arena, pro wrestlers, cosplayers, artists, Nerd-culture displays, more details forthcoming; follow Potsdam Comic Con online at and on Twitter @PotsdamComicCon; noon-6 p.m.

Model Train Expo

MASSENA: Ninth annual St. Lawrence Valley Model Train, Toy & Collectible Expo, sponsored by the Norwood Model Railroad Club, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Massena Arena, Route 37; operating club layouts from New York and Canada, vendors buying, selling and appraising new and used model trains, toys, coins, sports cards, a free clinic on model railroad scenery and more; ifweather permits, free miniature outdoor train rides for young and old; refreshments available to benefit Massena Recreation Commission; admission $4; children younger than 10 admitted free; [email protected], 315-267-6945.

Remembrance Walk

HOGANSBURG: 4th annual Remembrance Walk, 1-2:30 p.m., Generations Park; for parents, family and friends to come together to remember infant children who have passed on; no cost to participate; hot plates, bake sale and raffle baskets available for purchase; registration encouraged; register: .

Hunter’s service

DEPEYSTER: Depeyster United Methodist Church will host a hunter's service Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. The service is open to all and "especially to all those who will be participating in the upcoming hunting season," an announcement says. Church officials say they encourage people to come in hunting attire. There will be a potluck lunch after with several types of wild game and door prizes.

Sports & recreation

Gun show

WEST POTSDAM: Gun show, “Biggest Little gun show in Upstate New York,” 9 a.m.-3 p.m., West Potsdam Fire Department, 45 Blanchard Rd.; gun raffle, food and beverages; info: 315-268-1000.

Workshops, programs

Sauerkraut making

POTSDAM: Full Ferment: Making Sauerkraut workshop; hosted by Local Living Venture (LLV), with Potsdam Food Co-op & Carriage House Bakery, Adirondack author and columnist Yvona Fast with her mother, Dana Fast; 2-4 p.m.; register for location: [email protected], 315-347-4223,; donation suggestion of $24, $45 for couple, $12 for students; scholarships available.

Sand Mandalas

POTSDAM: Sand Mandalas, 11 a.m.-noon, North Country Children's Museum, 10 Raymond St.; learn about the sand Mandala;

On the menu

Cabbage roll sale

MASSENA: Marine Corps Ladies Auxiliary annual cabbage roll sale, noon-4 p.m., Massena Marine Corps Building, 166 Maple St.; $4 or 4 for $15; pick-up orders only, bring own containers if possible; pre-order: 315-769-7153, 315-769-5699, 315-600-0045.