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Thursday, Feb. 20
Jay Lesage and Friends. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Mir Zaynen Do (We Are Here): Jewish Song from the Shtetl to the Promised Land. 7:30 p.m. McCarthy Arts Center, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, Vt. College vocal group, Counterpoint, performs concert in five parts. Free. (802) 654-2795.
Railroad Earth with The Ballroom Thieves. 8 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. $22 advance. $25 day of show.
The Snacks. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
Improvised Shakespeare Company. 8 p.m. FlynnSpace, 153 Main St., Burlington. Troupe creates fully improvised performance in Shakespearean style based on audience suggestion. $30 adults. $26 students. (802) 863-5966.
“The Punk Singer.” 7 p.m. Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St., Burlington. Profile of musician and activist Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band, Bikini Kill. Free.
Winter Warmup. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. Indoor and outdoor programs, exhibitions, deals and more. For full schedule, visit www.adirondackmuseum.org.
Winter Homes. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Discover how animals stay warm in winter. Naturalist walk begins at noon. Admission. 359-7800.
Anastasia Pratt Book Signing. 7 p.m. Alice T. Miner Museum, 9618 Route 9, Chazy. Author of the pictorial history book, “Clinton County,” will be on hand to sign copies.
Friday, Feb. 21
The Castaways. 3:30 p.m. Pine Harbour Assisted Living Facility, 15 New Hampshire Road, Plattsburgh. Classic country and rock. 561-5307.
Bernie Clifton and Ron Riddle. 6:30 p.m. Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, 538 Route 3, Plattsburgh. Guitar duo. 561-6420.
Live at BluStage: Tas Cru. 7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St., Saranac Lake. Blues. $15 adults. $12 members. 891-3799.