Area happenings

REMINDERS:

Tonight, 7 p.m. (lobby opens 6 p.m. for tickets, auditorium opens 6:30 p.m.) Multiple Dove award winner Carman Licciardello performs, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School Auditorium, 5275 State Route 31, Verona. $15 for general seating.

Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Rome Home Show, Kennedy Arena, 500 W Embargo St Free.

Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley Healthy Kids Day, 301 W Bloomfield St., Rome and 701 Seneca St., Oneida. Info: Rome Y at 336-3500 Oneida Y at 363-7788 or www.ymcatrivalley.org

Saturday, 9 a.m. preview, 10 a.m. Auction, Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center, 9627 Main St., Remsen. www.remsenartscenter.org.

Saturday, 4-7 p.m. Chicken barbecue, Western Fire Hall, 9305 Route 46, Westernville. $ 9.50, $5 ages 5-12. Take outs available. Benefit Steuben Methodist Church.

Gift basket event aids Elders

ONEIDA — The Oneida Nation Elders Program holds a public gift basket bonanza and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Ray Elm Children and Elders Center, 5000 Skenondoa Way (off Union Street).

Money raised at the gift basket raffle and bake sale helps pay for Oneida Nation Elders Program trips and special events, like the annual Christmas dinner.

Vendor Fair aids MOMSnext

TOWN OF LEE — Rome’s MOMSnext holds a Vendor and Craft Sale and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Delta United Methodist Church, Hawkins Corners Road at Turin Road.

MOMSnext is a ministry to mothers of school-age kids. It is a new arm of MOPS International. A MOMSnext group is an open, accepting place for all mothers of school-age kids to come, just as they are, to experience authentic community, personal growth, practical help and spiritual hope.

On the net: www.mops.org/forms/momsnext/10momsnext_information.pdf

Masons serve turkey Sunday

WESTMORELAND — The annual Spring Turkey Dinner will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in the Masonic Lodge , West Main St. Prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children and $10.50 for take outs. It’s sponsored by Clinton-Hampton Lodge & Oriskany-Westmoreland OES.