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Thursday, Jan. 16
Castaways. 4 p.m. Lake Forest Residence, Lake Forest Drive, Plattsburgh. 561-6431.
Charlie Stone and Split Rock. 6 p.m. Vilas Home, 61 Beekman St., Plattsburgh. 563-4960.
Jay Lesage and Friends. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Matt Sorenson’s Celebratory Sendoff. 7:30 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. LPCA’s Box Office Manager Matt Sorensen is leaving for graduate school. Funds from this cabaret concert will go towards a scholarship fund for Matt. 523-2512 or www.lakeplacidarts.org.
Village of Champlain Culture Series. 6:30 p.m. Samuel de Champlain History Center, 202 Elm St., Champlain. This week: Mark Richard, professor of history and Canadian studies at SUNY Plattsburgh will give a lecture, “The Ku Klux Klan Confronts Franco-Americans in the 1920s”. Limited seating.
Friday, Jan. 17
Castaways. 3:30 p.m. Pine Harbour Residence, Pine Harbour Drive, Plattsburgh. 561-5307.
Castaways. 7 p.m. United Methodist Church, Beekman Street, Plattsburgh. 561-7748.
Jim Shaw. 7:30 p.m. Turtle Island Cafe, 3790 Main St., Willsboro. Rock and folk.
Zip City Blues. 9 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Universal Transit. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
“Amazement 101: Life, The Universe and Everything!” 7 p.m. Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake. This week: The Majesty and Mystery of Gravity. 891-1854.
Saturday, Jan. 18
Castaways. 7 p.m. Coffee House #2014, Hemmingford, Quebec. 450-237-3775.
Jeff Rendinaro and Guest. 8 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Left Hand Black. 9:30 p.m. 8-Ball Billiards, 7202 Route 9N, Plattsburgh. 324-7665.
Haewa. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
The Royal Noise. 10 p.m. The Waterhole, Main Street, Saranac Lake.