What’s Going On: Canton Chautauqua, frog jumping in Massena, Night at the Museum in Ogdensburg
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 5:20 pm


Canton Chautauqua

CANTON: Canton Chautauqua, in honor of the first Chautauqua held here on July 17-21, 1919; Canton Island Park, Thursday, July 18 from 5-9 p.m.; Friday, July 19 from noon-9 p.m.; and Saturday, July 20 from noon-9 p.m.; music, nature activities, storytelling, and the Mysterious “Nerd” Tent will be part of the festivities; wine tastings, tai chi, yoga, folk dancing, spoken word, poetry and birdspotting are also planned; Feature Tent hosting regular “How to Start a Band” workshops to get young musicians and roadies on their way to performing live music; concerts by The Waydown Wailers, Odis, Rob Larrabee, Bill Vitek, Maxwell Howard, and members of Uprooted; attendees are advised to bring their own chairs and blankets; glass bottles however will not be permitted; for updates check @CantonChautauqua on Facebook.

Boss Frog Jumping Contest

MASSENA: Frog jumping contest at Massena Arena; 9 a.m.; divisions by age; trophies, ribbons, and prizes will be awarded. More info: 315-769-3161 or [email protected]

Night at the Museum

OGDENSBURG: The Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., will host Night at the Museum, 6-8 p.m.; open extended hours for guests to take in the museum’s exhibits, including the 2019 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit and hear live music in the Eleanor Vilas McNally Courtyard; light refreshments will be available and as well as a cash bar provided by Hosmer's Marina; admission will be $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers; classical guitarist and award-winning photojournalist Gary Walts will provide guests with live music in the Eleanor Vilas McNally Courtyard; Wimpy’s Inn food truck; 6-7 p.m., the Museum will offer a public educational program, “One Hour One Work,” in the Albert P. Newell Gallery; 315-393-2425 or [email protected].

Community connections

NORWOOD: music and celebrations from other countries, Norwood Public Library, 3 p.m. International students from St. Lawrence University Common Ground Connections Club discuss common cultural elements and how communities connect. Family program, free and open to the public.

Campfire storyslam

CANTON: Community Campfire StorySlam: Outdoor Stories, 7-9 p.m., Wachtmeister Field Station, Route 27; Join us for a community campfire in Canton for some s’mores and storytelling. Come tell at 5 minute story of your choice about an outdoor experience, or just come to listen. Wachtmeister Field Station is located at the south end of the SLU campus in Canton. Proceed south down Park St. approx. 1/4 mile past the campus athletic fields. The drive will be on the left coming from the SLU campus and right if coming from Route 27. This event is free and open to all ages. Water and restrooms available. RSVP by [email protected] or contacting @natureupnorth on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Men's clothing sale

NORFOLK: Men's clothing sale, The Whistle Stop Thrift Store, Main Street next to the United Methodist Church; 50 cents per item; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.