Mohawk Valley Today Featured Weekend Events May 17-19

Mohawk Valley Today Featured Weekend Events

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We love the events we receive from all across the Mohawk Valley and this week we’re so happy to highlight weekend events in Amsterdam, Gloversville and Utica!

Featured Amsterdam Event

Amsterdam Spring Fling

The City of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Tourism, Marketing & Recreation Department presents Amsterdam Spring Fling Festival Sponsored by The Sentinel of Amsterdam on Saturday, May 18th from 11am-5pm.

Spring Fling Festival is the City of Amsterdam’s first big outdoor festival of the year, on Main Street in Downtown Amsterdam.

Families of all ages can enjoy kid activities, arts and crafts, vendors, food trucks, bounce houses, DJ from 11am- 2:00pm, then Karaoke from 2:30-5pm. Enjoy a nice spring day outside and visit our downtown businesses. View the event map here.

Featured Utica Events

The Tramontane Cafe continues its HOUSE CONCERT SERIES 2024

1105 Lincoln Ave. Utica, NY 315-790-5113

House Concert Series 2024 featuring Wammo! with special guest Home Visitor

Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Tram.

Saturday “Special Edition” Showcase Showdown #16

Featuring Adam Boom-Boom Rivera and Brook Danger Pridemore

May 18, 2024 beginning at 6 p.m. Also featuring Open Mic fun!

Featured Gloversville Events

Lucas Garrett and Collette McComb in concert at Dornspace

99 N. Main St., Gloversville, $10 (cash/door only) on Fri., May 17 @ 7:30 pm

Gloversville Citywide Garage Sale May 18-19

The Gloversville Citywide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19. Those having sales during the weekend are encouraged to email to have their addresses posted on May 17 with a promotion of the event.

Fulton County Historical Society


Friday, May 17th, 5-7pm at the Fulton County Historical Society

  • $18 Chicken dinner & make your own sundae
  • $15 Chicken dinner ONLY
  • $5 make your own sundae ONLY

Chicken BBQ by Sturgess Family Catering (includes chicken, potato, and roll) Beer from Stump City Brewing (available for purchase) Live music with Sheaman & Marty. Museum tours & exhibits. All proceeds benefit the FCHS. Visit for more info.

Sidewalk Chalk Contest on Saturday, May 18

44 Lakes Customized Gifts & Décor, 15 N. Main St., is hosting a Sidewalk Chalk Contest. To sign up, please message the store through its Facebook page or call (518) 775-8634. The rain date is May 25th. Contestants are split up into age groups. In the category for ages 12 to adult, the top two winners will split all the money donated. In the category for ages 11 and under, the two winners will each win a gift bag.

Floydian trip at The Glove

The Glove Theatre will host Floydian Trip, New England’s premier Pink Floyd Experience, at 7 p.m. on May 18. More than a tribute group, Floydian Trip brings the sights, sounds, and spirit of Pink Floyd in an immersive evening. Tickets can be purchased in advance at

Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Performance

66 Kingsboro Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12078

Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 7 p.m.

  • Julia Donnaruma – Voice
  • Chris Pasin – Trumpet
  • Michael Bisio – Bass

Suggested donation is $20.

The Karpeles Museum in Gloversville, New York opened in 2020 at 66 Kingsboro Avenue.

The Karpeles Museum in Gloversville, New York opened in 2020 at 66 Kingsboro Avenue.

Great Rentals Open House

Great Rentals, 59 N. Main St., will host an open house on May 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free shirts, flashlights, and koozies will be available, as well as a raffle, and local dirt track driver Stephen Gray will be on site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thanks to everyone who responded to our shout out on social media and sending events this week!

You helped us discover more events in the area many may not have known about and you’ve helped to raise awareness for local events and organizations doing great things in the Mohawk Valley!

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming events and keep a lookout on our Wednesday social media shout out and send us your weekend events so we can feature your events every Friday! Connect with Mohawk Valley Today and send us information about your upcoming events so we can share them! Be sure to include:

  • Name of the event
  • Host organization
  • Location
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We’ll feature the first ten responses in our weekly article highlighting submitted events in Mohawk Valley Featured Events This Weekend.

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