The sounds of the Grateful Dead return to Jamestown

Dark Star Orchestra descends on Jamestown
The country’s premiere Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra, returns to Jamestown as part of the Southern Tier Brewing Co. Live Concert Series at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. This Friday’s show comes one year after their first Jamestown performance where they entertained over 800 people with a level of musical skill and energy that brought the Grateful Dead’s music alive. The show starts at 7 pm and tickets are still available. Southern Tier will have a limited release special brew for the occasion. Tickets are also available for Galactic, the next concert in the Southern Tier Live Concert Series. Stop by to get your tickets to both shows today.
The fun doesn’t have to end Friday when the DSO show ends. Mojo’s and Shawbucks will have live music after the show at the Reg to keep the live music going downtown. Mojo’s will have the Manhattan Project and Shawbucks will have Funktional Flow. Both bars are within walking distance of the Reg and will provide a great way to spend the rest of your evening.
Reception at RTPI
On Friday, November 14 from 5 - 7 pm meet photographer Steve Cagan as you view his black and white photographs of birds in the style of portraits. "Bird Portraits" is at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute from November 14, 2014, through January 4, 2015. Refreshments will be served. This program is free and open to the public.
Crafts and Beer
Brazil Craft Beer and Wine Lounge will host a craft night this Thursday where you can learn how to arm-knit an infinity scarf in less than 90 minutes. Crafters are encouraged to bring two or three skeins of yarn. Check out the Facebook event where you can learn more and see pictures of what you will learn to create. The end product could make a great Christmas present.
Cooking Class at JCC
As part of their continuing education program, JCC offers a wide variety of classes to the public. This Thursday, chef Timothy Mills will teach a class focused on chicken. Learn how to prepare your poultry several different ways and how to make some great accompanying sauces. Garnishes and plate presentation will also be covered. Participants are asked to bring the following to class: plastic container for leftovers. The cost of the class is $39. You must pre-register by calling 338.1005. You can learn more about other continuing education opportunities at JCC here.
Toy Trains at Jamestown Train Station
The Train Collector Association Upstate New York Chapter will be hosting a toy train show at the Jamestown Train Station this Saturday, November 15, from 10 am to 3 pm. The event is $5 for adults. Admission is free for those 17 and under accompanied by a paying adult.

3rd on 3rd Gallery

The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching, and you’re in luck if you have artwork on your shopping list. The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, through its 3rd On 3rd Gallery, is organizing an art show to promote the purchasing of local art. “100 Under 100” will showcase 100 works of art from local, regional and international artists all priced under $100. The show will open on Black Friday at 6 pm and run through the holidays. When one piece is sold, another will take its place. Stop by the gallery throughout the shopping season to find that perfect present for someone on your gift list. 

Now, tell us what your plans are for this weekend on social media using #jtny or #jamestownny. For information about other events happening in the Jamestown area visit our calendar or head over to the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau's web site to learn about events happening throughout the region.