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Thursday, Dec. 19
St. Bernard’s Hand Bell Choir. Noon. Cantwell Community Room, Saranac Lake Free Library, Saranac Lake. Bring soup or sandwich and enjoy desserts and beverages. Free. 891-4190.
Castaways. 2 p.m. Neighborhood House, Main Street, Keene Valley. 576-4474.
”Oedipus.” 7:30 p.m. Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake. Sophocles’ haunting story of a man’s search to find the truth. $22 adults. $20 seniors. $12 students. 891-1854.
Champlain Valley Irish Dancers. 6 p.m. Beekmantown High School Auditorium, Beekmantown. $5 adults. Children under 12 are free. 225-4852.
The Twelve Moves of AVA. 7:30 p.m. Aleka’s, 103 Margaret St., Plattsburgh. Celebrate the holidays and Aleka’s one-year anniversary with world famous belly dancer Ava Fleming, a full buffet dinner and beverages. $40 advance. $45 day of event. 569-8626.
White Reindeer. 7 p.m. Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St., Burlington, Vt. Holiday-themed dark comedy. Two woman push away the ghosts of Christmas present falling into a world of dance parties, shoplifting and substances. Free. www.burlingtonfilmsociety.org.
Fri., Dec. 20
Castaways. 3:30 p.m. Pine Harbour Home, 15 New Hampshire Ave., Plattsburgh. 563-3261.
Cumberland Bay Barbershop Chorus. 4 p.m. Champlain Centre mall, Plattsburgh. The chorus will sing on behalf of the Salvation Army’s Bell Ringing Campaign.
Wadham’s Waddlers. 7:30 p.m. Turtle Island Cafe, Willsboro. Blue grass and fun.
Bruce Patenaude & Bill Jock. 8:30 p.m. Dana’s Downtown Grill, 14 Margaret St., Plattsburgh. 563-6001.
Kenny K and the Boogie Boyz. 9 p.m. Cue Club, 770 Route 3 Airport Plaza, Plattsburgh. R & B, rock, blues and oldies. 565-7706.
Spring Street Band. 9 p.m. Delta Blue, Northwoods Inn, Lake Placid. Acoustic and electric rock, folk and disco-grass. Free. 523-8925.