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Thurs., Aug. 22
The Backroads Band. 2:30 p.m. Evergreen Valley Nursing Home, 8 Bushey Ave., Plattsburgh. 563-3261.
Charlie Stone & Split Rock. 3:30 p.m. Pine Harbour Assisted Living, 15 New Hampshire St., Plattsburgh. 561-5307.
Swamp Candy. 6 p.m. Waterhole, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake. Free. 891-9502.
Cumberland Head Barbershoppers. 6:30 p.m. Rouses Point Samuel de Champlain Stage, Civic Center, 39 Lake St., Rouses Point. Free. Bring lawn chair or blanket. 297-2954.
Jay LeSage and Friends. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Michael Chorney and Hollar General. 7 p.m. Ballard Park, Westport. Rain site: Westport Heritage House Visitors’ Center.
Madrigals, Motets and Merriment. 7:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, Long Lake. A collaboration between Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble and Four Winds Recorder Consort. Donations accepted. 624-2056.
“Funked Up Fairy Tales.” 5 p.m. The Depot Theater, Westport Train Station, Westport. A musical of delightfully twisted fairy tales for sophisticated children and grown-up kids. $24 to $29. 962-4449.
“Becky Shaw.” 7 p.m. Masonic Lodge, Lake Shore Road, Essex, N.Y. Gina Gionfriddo’s romantic comedy/drama of modern relationships presented by the Essex Theatre Company. Parental advisory for adult language and content. $10 advance. $12 at door. 526-4520.
“Dirty Blonde.” 8 p.m. Pendragon Theater, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake. Musical drama based on the legendary American icon Mae West. $12 to $22. 891-1854.
“The Weather Underground.” 7 p.m. The Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St., Burlington, Vt. Academy Award-nominated film about a group of young American radicals who intended to overthrow the government 30 years ago. Donations accepted. www.burlingtonfilmsociety.org.
Ah Real Magic. 7:30 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Stage magician Gary Ferrar delights magic fans of all ages with disappearing tricks and mind-blowing mental magic. $5 to $15. 523-2512.