January 26, 2013

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Complete listings of area events can be found in Thursday’s 8 Days calendar and in Friday’s Community Calendar, but here are some highlights:

Adirondack Wind Ensemble Concert. 4 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Professional musical ensemble of wind and percussion instruments comprising music educators and other community musicians from around the North Country. $10 adults, students free.

Brian Dewan. 7:30 p.m. Recovery Lounge, Upper Jay Art Center, Route 9N, Upper Jay. Dewan will present some of his “I-Can-See” filmstrips and sing original and historical songs with accordion and autoharp accompaniment. Free.

”Support.” 6:30 p.m. Champlain Valley Christian Center, 263 Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh. One-man performance by Tim Wagoner, who presents an exploration of human behavior and addiction. Free. Followed by talk-back session.

Artist Market. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh. Local artists selling handmade jewelry, clothing, paintings, photographs, prints and more. Free.

Wayne Handly Art Show. 5 p.m. ROTA Gallery, 50 Margaret St., Plattsburgh. Works by Wayne Handly.

David Davis Benefit event. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Peru Community Church, Activity Hall. $6 for lunch/dinner. Event features 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction, children’s face-painting. David Davis was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and is being treated at Brigham’s Women’s Hospital in Boston. He is retired from the U.S. Air Force and is a security supervisor at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in Rouses Point.

Storyteller Cailin Mulvey’s Tales from the Mists of Time. 2 p.m. Wells Memorial Library, Upper Jay.

Champlain Valley Winter Wine Festival. 4 to 6:30 p.m. Legends Bistro and Comfort Inn. Grand tasting, silent auction, live music by pianist Emily Carlin. Tickets: $25. Followed at 6:30 with a three-course dinner paired with wine. Wine dinner tickets: $75 per person and cover food, wine, tax, tip and a $35 donation to benefit Champlain Valley Transportation Museum and Kids’ Station. Ticket package for both the tasting and the wine dinner: $90. Tickets:

Meet Your New York State Legislators. 9:30 a.m. to noon, Peru Central High School. State legislators volunteer their time to educate and interact with students from area schools in Clinton and Essex counties (and members of the public) to learn how the State Legislature works. Sen. Betty Little, Assemblywoman Janet Duprey, Assemblyman Daniel Stec.

Adirondack Carnivores. 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake. Techniques, tools and skills used by Adirondack animals to help them survive throughout the cold Adirondack winters.

Cabin Fever Reliever and Resource Fair. 1 to 4 p.m. Plattsburgh City Gym, U.S. Oval. Free playtime with bounce houses, face-painting and crafts. Sponsored by the Autism Alliance of Northeastern NY.