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Amie Brockway, Producing A’mrtistic Director
960 Main Street, P. O. Box 959, Margaretville, NY 12455
Tel/ fax:  845-586-1660; email: openeye@catskill.net
www.theopeneyetheater.org
Contact: Amie Brockway
    8455-586-1689

THE OPEN EYE ANNOUNCES CAST OF “SENECA FALLS”

When “Seneca Falls,” a new play by Karen Howes celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State, with music by Elliot Sokolov takes stage at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville NY, the role of Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be played by actor/singer Patricia Dell. Open Eye audiences remember Miss Dell from her recent solo performance as Fanny in “One Night with Fanny Brice.”  

As this story of extraordinary women on a crusade for equal rights unfolds, Elizabeth Cady Stanton tells her colleagues, I’m glad to be a woman.  We simply need to change a few of the rules that we’re made to operate under!”  

Sharing the stage with Patricia Dell in this play about the women who “changed the rules” are Jonathan Andrews as Henry Blackwell, Anne Barone as Martha Wright, Irene Kellogg as Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Kemble as Victoria Woodhull, Agnes Laub as Lucretia Mott, Roy Moses as Judge Daniel Cady, Jerrold Reinstein as Henry Stanton, Anne Saxon-Hersh as Susan B. Anthony, Ward Stevenson as John Tanner, Daniela Sumerano as Lucy Stone, Cedric Taylor as William Pelham Wright, and Madison Tobon as Flora McMartin.

Open Eye Producing Artistic Director Amie Brockway will stage “Seneca Falls;” Dick Tucker is music director; Erwin Karl designs the set and lighting; Marge Helenchild is choreographer; Yoshi Conover is costumer; Darlene DeMaille is Production Stage Manager; Gerry Conlon and Ron Nash are Assistant Stage Managers; and Linda Stevenson is Production Assistant.

Performances are July 20-30, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00.  Seating is limited.  Tickets may be purchased on line at www.theopeneyetheater.org, by phone at 845-586-1660, or e-mail openeye@catskill.net.  

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07/21/17 Amie Brockway


Every Friday Stop by Hanah's for our Special Prime Rib Night.8oz Fresh Roasted accompanied with fingerling potatoes and seasonal vegetable for only $17.Feeling Hungry try the 22oz for only $22. You will not be dissappointed and will come back for more. 

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07/21/175:00pm to 9:00pmKelley Edkins


July 1st 2017
BLACK EAGLE DIXIELAND BAND
Together since 1971.
Playing the best in New Orleans style Jazz, Gospel and Blues.

July 15th 2017
RICKY GORDON QUINTET
Ricky Gordon (a/k/a "Dirty Red") is a drummer and percussionist extraordinaire who rubs elbows with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Carolina Slim, to name a few

July 22nd 2017
PEDRITO MARTINEZ & FRIENDS
Pedrito has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D'Rivera, Bruce Springsteen, and Sting and has been described as a genius by Wynton Marsalis.

August 19th 2017
NANCY KAMEN AT THE PIANO
Acoustic Jazz, Piano and Vocals
Nancy Kamen is an American jazz pianist, vocalist, sound artist, composer and producer whose innovative combination of jazz and classical music has entertained audiences worldwide.

August 26th 2017
PRISCILLA BASKERVILLE VOICE
Pioneering jazz use of a vocalized melody on ''Creole Love Call"

September 2nd 2017
BRIANNA THOMAS GOSPEL PLUS
Brianna Thomas "may be the best young straight ahead jazz singer of her generation"
We have a new sound engineer and have adjusted the acoustics for the coming season.
 
 


Belleayre Conservatory | 845-254-6094 
belleayremusicfestival@gmail.com | http://www.belleayremusic.org
P.O Box 198
Highmount, NY 12441

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07/22/17 Carol Urban


Here is a brief outline of the 2017 Season at the Belleayre Music Festival

call for details: 845-254-6094 and visit: www.belleayremusic.org

July 1
Black Eagle Dixieland Band

July 15
Rickey Gorden Quintet

July 22
Pedrito Martinez & Friends

August 19
Nancy Kamen at the Piano

August 26
Pricilla Baskerville Voice

September 2
Brianna Thomas Gospel Plus

BelleayreMusicFestival@gmail.com

All concerts begin at 8pm

Deck Music begins at 6:30pm 
Included in Ticket Price


 

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07/22/17 Carol Urban


Amie Brockway, Producing A’mrtistic Director
960 Main Street, P. O. Box 959, Margaretville, NY 12455
Tel/ fax:  845-586-1660; email: openeye@catskill.net
www.theopeneyetheater.org
Contact: Amie Brockway
    8455-586-1689

THE OPEN EYE ANNOUNCES CAST OF “SENECA FALLS”

When “Seneca Falls,” a new play by Karen Howes celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State, with music by Elliot Sokolov takes stage at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville NY, the role of Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be played by actor/singer Patricia Dell. Open Eye audiences remember Miss Dell from her recent solo performance as Fanny in “One Night with Fanny Brice.”  

As this story of extraordinary women on a crusade for equal rights unfolds, Elizabeth Cady Stanton tells her colleagues, I’m glad to be a woman.  We simply need to change a few of the rules that we’re made to operate under!”  

Sharing the stage with Patricia Dell in this play about the women who “changed the rules” are Jonathan Andrews as Henry Blackwell, Anne Barone as Martha Wright, Irene Kellogg as Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Kemble as Victoria Woodhull, Agnes Laub as Lucretia Mott, Roy Moses as Judge Daniel Cady, Jerrold Reinstein as Henry Stanton, Anne Saxon-Hersh as Susan B. Anthony, Ward Stevenson as John Tanner, Daniela Sumerano as Lucy Stone, Cedric Taylor as William Pelham Wright, and Madison Tobon as Flora McMartin.

Open Eye Producing Artistic Director Amie Brockway will stage “Seneca Falls;” Dick Tucker is music director; Erwin Karl designs the set and lighting; Marge Helenchild is choreographer; Yoshi Conover is costumer; Darlene DeMaille is Production Stage Manager; Gerry Conlon and Ron Nash are Assistant Stage Managers; and Linda Stevenson is Production Assistant.

Performances are July 20-30, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00.  Seating is limited.  Tickets may be purchased on line at www.theopeneyetheater.org, by phone at 845-586-1660, or e-mail openeye@catskill.net.  

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07/22/17 Amie Brockway


What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a lamp whose switch won't work? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it? No way! Bring it to the Repair Café, a community event where volunteer Repair Coaches work with you to fix it - for free!

Repair Café will take place on Saturday, July 22nd from 10 am to 2 pm at the United Methodist Church, 204 Maple Avenue in Hobart. (Entry on the Pearl Street side of the building.)

Our first Repair Café was in Delhi in May, and it was a huge success. People brought in their beloved-but-broken items and walked away with functioning lamps, toaster ovens, vacuum cleaners and fans. They brought in chairs that wobbled and made them wobble-free. They brought in jeans, which require a special button, and got them to button closed again. One visitor even brought in an antique sewing machine and got help learning how to thread the bobbin. 

At a Repair Café, you learn from your skilled neighbors as they share their expertise. Bob Morris, who taught many of the area electricians at SUNY Delhi, will be on hand to repair appliances. At the last event, he was so busy, he hardly had time for lunch.

Fortunately, we have two more experienced repair specialists who can pitch in. Dave West and Steve Tomaszewski are driving down from Ballston, where they hope to start a Repair Café in the future. Dave is a licensed locksmith, and plans to help a local resident open a chest whose key is long gone. Dave will also have tools for furniture repair. Steve is a wizard at electronics.

Do you have a pile of clothes with missing buttons? We have a wide assortment of buttons in all colors and sizes. Bring them along and make your clothes wearable again while chatting with your neighbors. It's so much more fun than working alone.

Sometimes an item is beyond repair, but that's important to know, too. We can't guarantee that everything will be fixed, but we're fairly certain you'll have an interesting time. Come join us on Saturday for coffee, conversation and skill sharing. Or just stop by for a snack and a cup of coffee. All are welcome!

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07/22/1710:00am to 2:00pm


Indigenous elders hold deep, sacred and valuable perspectives that will open your heart to renew connections within yourself, with the people around you, and with the living world. Join us around the fire as we gather with Cherokee elder Dr. Jody Noe and Mohawk elder Gail Whitlow to experience their wisdom. 

Saturday Noon-8pm offerings at 1pm with pot luck dinner
Sunday 7pm-10pm Fire

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07/22/17
-07/23/17
12:00pm to 10:00pmBlue Deer Center


Amie Brockway, Producing A’mrtistic Director
960 Main Street, P. O. Box 959, Margaretville, NY 12455
Tel/ fax:  845-586-1660; email: openeye@catskill.net
www.theopeneyetheater.org
Contact: Amie Brockway
    8455-586-1689

THE OPEN EYE ANNOUNCES CAST OF “SENECA FALLS”

When “Seneca Falls,” a new play by Karen Howes celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State, with music by Elliot Sokolov takes stage at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville NY, the role of Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be played by actor/singer Patricia Dell. Open Eye audiences remember Miss Dell from her recent solo performance as Fanny in “One Night with Fanny Brice.”  

As this story of extraordinary women on a crusade for equal rights unfolds, Elizabeth Cady Stanton tells her colleagues, I’m glad to be a woman.  We simply need to change a few of the rules that we’re made to operate under!”  

Sharing the stage with Patricia Dell in this play about the women who “changed the rules” are Jonathan Andrews as Henry Blackwell, Anne Barone as Martha Wright, Irene Kellogg as Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Kemble as Victoria Woodhull, Agnes Laub as Lucretia Mott, Roy Moses as Judge Daniel Cady, Jerrold Reinstein as Henry Stanton, Anne Saxon-Hersh as Susan B. Anthony, Ward Stevenson as John Tanner, Daniela Sumerano as Lucy Stone, Cedric Taylor as William Pelham Wright, and Madison Tobon as Flora McMartin.

Open Eye Producing Artistic Director Amie Brockway will stage “Seneca Falls;” Dick Tucker is music director; Erwin Karl designs the set and lighting; Marge Helenchild is choreographer; Yoshi Conover is costumer; Darlene DeMaille is Production Stage Manager; Gerry Conlon and Ron Nash are Assistant Stage Managers; and Linda Stevenson is Production Assistant.

Performances are July 20-30, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00.  Seating is limited.  Tickets may be purchased on line at www.theopeneyetheater.org, by phone at 845-586-1660, or e-mail openeye@catskill.net.  

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07/23/17 Amie Brockway


Butterfly/Pollinator Garden Tours July 23 in Shokan
Stroll through the gardens with Maraleen Manos-Jones, Butterfly Woman,
 take a mindful walk through a labyrinth, adjourn to studio to sip iced garden teas,
nibble on butterfly cookies, and learn how you can help protect pollinators.

There are two tours on July 23rd: 10 a.m. till noon or 4 until 6 p.m.

Reservations please: mmjbutterfly@hvc.rr.com or 845- 657-8073

cost:  $10. For more info: www.spiritofbutterflies.com

There will be two more tour dates this summer:  August 6th and August 13th

Thank you for sharing this with those who might be interested.

Lush gardens this year!

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07/23/17 


Each Wednesday through August 30, numerous regional and out-of-state Bluegrass performers light up our Main Street lawn with music. Main Street Margaretville.

 

Delaware County’s determined spirit in response to adversity is something worth celebrating. It speaks to the heart of Americana at its best, and this fun, upbeat concert series fully encapsulates the worthy ideals of family, community and faith. Locals and visitors, young and old, men and women – great crowds show up week after week for wholesome music in the perfect Catskill Mountain setting.


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07/26/177:00pm to 9:00pmJessica Moore


Fire Towers from a Historical Perspective

Everyone enjoys the views from the cab of a fire tower, but why are they there in the first place? Please join Laurie Rankin, Director the NYS Chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association for an in depth look at why fire towers were placed on so many of the mountaintops in New York State. After you see and hear all of the details, you will be looking at things a bit differently on your next hike to one. Perhaps you will even want to get involved in restoring one. This one and one half hour slide show presentation and discussion is free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

When/Where: Thursday, July 27th at the Pine Hill Community Center in Pine Hill at 7:00 pm 


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07/27/177:00pm to 9:00pmLaurie Rankin


Amie Brockway, Producing A’mrtistic Director
960 Main Street, P. O. Box 959, Margaretville, NY 12455
Tel/ fax:  845-586-1660; email: openeye@catskill.net
www.theopeneyetheater.org
Contact: Amie Brockway
    8455-586-1689

THE OPEN EYE ANNOUNCES CAST OF “SENECA FALLS”

When “Seneca Falls,” a new play by Karen Howes celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State, with music by Elliot Sokolov takes stage at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville NY, the role of Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be played by actor/singer Patricia Dell. Open Eye audiences remember Miss Dell from her recent solo performance as Fanny in “One Night with Fanny Brice.”  

As this story of extraordinary women on a crusade for equal rights unfolds, Elizabeth Cady Stanton tells her colleagues, I’m glad to be a woman.  We simply need to change a few of the rules that we’re made to operate under!”  

Sharing the stage with Patricia Dell in this play about the women who “changed the rules” are Jonathan Andrews as Henry Blackwell, Anne Barone as Martha Wright, Irene Kellogg as Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Kemble as Victoria Woodhull, Agnes Laub as Lucretia Mott, Roy Moses as Judge Daniel Cady, Jerrold Reinstein as Henry Stanton, Anne Saxon-Hersh as Susan B. Anthony, Ward Stevenson as John Tanner, Daniela Sumerano as Lucy Stone, Cedric Taylor as William Pelham Wright, and Madison Tobon as Flora McMartin.

Open Eye Producing Artistic Director Amie Brockway will stage “Seneca Falls;” Dick Tucker is music director; Erwin Karl designs the set and lighting; Marge Helenchild is choreographer; Yoshi Conover is costumer; Darlene DeMaille is Production Stage Manager; Gerry Conlon and Ron Nash are Assistant Stage Managers; and Linda Stevenson is Production Assistant.

Performances are July 20-30, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00.  Seating is limited.  Tickets may be purchased on line at www.theopeneyetheater.org, by phone at 845-586-1660, or e-mail openeye@catskill.net.  

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07/28/17 Amie Brockway


Every Friday Stop by Hanah's for our Special Prime Rib Night.8oz Fresh Roasted accompanied with fingerling potatoes and seasonal vegetable for only $17.Feeling Hungry try the 22oz for only $22. You will not be dissappointed and will come back for more. 

more info...
07/28/175:00pm to 9:00pmKelley Edkins


Amie Brockway, Producing A’mrtistic Director
960 Main Street, P. O. Box 959, Margaretville, NY 12455
Tel/ fax:  845-586-1660; email: openeye@catskill.net
www.theopeneyetheater.org
Contact: Amie Brockway
    8455-586-1689

THE OPEN EYE ANNOUNCES CAST OF “SENECA FALLS”

When “Seneca Falls,” a new play by Karen Howes celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State, with music by Elliot Sokolov takes stage at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville NY, the role of Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be played by actor/singer Patricia Dell. Open Eye audiences remember Miss Dell from her recent solo performance as Fanny in “One Night with Fanny Brice.”  

As this story of extraordinary women on a crusade for equal rights unfolds, Elizabeth Cady Stanton tells her colleagues, I’m glad to be a woman.  We simply need to change a few of the rules that we’re made to operate under!”  

Sharing the stage with Patricia Dell in this play about the women who “changed the rules” are Jonathan Andrews as Henry Blackwell, Anne Barone as Martha Wright, Irene Kellogg as Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Kemble as Victoria Woodhull, Agnes Laub as Lucretia Mott, Roy Moses as Judge Daniel Cady, Jerrold Reinstein as Henry Stanton, Anne Saxon-Hersh as Susan B. Anthony, Ward Stevenson as John Tanner, Daniela Sumerano as Lucy Stone, Cedric Taylor as William Pelham Wright, and Madison Tobon as Flora McMartin.

Open Eye Producing Artistic Director Amie Brockway will stage “Seneca Falls;” Dick Tucker is music director; Erwin Karl designs the set and lighting; Marge Helenchild is choreographer; Yoshi Conover is costumer; Darlene DeMaille is Production Stage Manager; Gerry Conlon and Ron Nash are Assistant Stage Managers; and Linda Stevenson is Production Assistant.

Performances are July 20-30, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00.  Seating is limited.  Tickets may be purchased on line at www.theopeneyetheater.org, by phone at 845-586-1660, or e-mail openeye@catskill.net.  

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07/29/17 Amie Brockway


Catskill Forest Festival
July 29th, 10am-4pm
Margaretville Pavilion, Margaretville, NY 12455
9th Annual Celebration of the Catskill Mountain Forest. Live demonstrations, forest-based vendors, crafts, education, activities, food and more. Donations welcomed.
 

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07/29/1710:00am to 4:00pmJohn MacNaught Forest Program Manager


Visit AMROpenStudios.org
for artist information, art images and information to help you plot your tour.
Keep your brochure and conduct your own art tour any time of the year. Studios open by appointment.  FREE

July 8 - 9    
Stamford, Hobart, South Kortright and Delhi
11am - 5pm

July 29 - 30   
Margaretville to Roxbury & Surrounding Communities

Visit Catskill Area Mountain Studios
Potters, Weavers, Painters, Sculptors - Works in leather, fabric, paper, wood, metal, stone and more.

No Reservations. For Images, Artist Studios, & Directions.
AMROpenstudios.org

Follow us on: facebook.com/AMROpenStudios

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07/29/17
-07/30/17
11:00am to 5:00pm


Amie Brockway, Producing A’mrtistic Director
960 Main Street, P. O. Box 959, Margaretville, NY 12455
Tel/ fax:  845-586-1660; email: openeye@catskill.net
www.theopeneyetheater.org
Contact: Amie Brockway
    8455-586-1689

THE OPEN EYE ANNOUNCES CAST OF “SENECA FALLS”

When “Seneca Falls,” a new play by Karen Howes celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State, with music by Elliot Sokolov takes stage at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville NY, the role of Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be played by actor/singer Patricia Dell. Open Eye audiences remember Miss Dell from her recent solo performance as Fanny in “One Night with Fanny Brice.”  

As this story of extraordinary women on a crusade for equal rights unfolds, Elizabeth Cady Stanton tells her colleagues, I’m glad to be a woman.  We simply need to change a few of the rules that we’re made to operate under!”  

Sharing the stage with Patricia Dell in this play about the women who “changed the rules” are Jonathan Andrews as Henry Blackwell, Anne Barone as Martha Wright, Irene Kellogg as Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Kemble as Victoria Woodhull, Agnes Laub as Lucretia Mott, Roy Moses as Judge Daniel Cady, Jerrold Reinstein as Henry Stanton, Anne Saxon-Hersh as Susan B. Anthony, Ward Stevenson as John Tanner, Daniela Sumerano as Lucy Stone, Cedric Taylor as William Pelham Wright, and Madison Tobon as Flora McMartin.

Open Eye Producing Artistic Director Amie Brockway will stage “Seneca Falls;” Dick Tucker is music director; Erwin Karl designs the set and lighting; Marge Helenchild is choreographer; Yoshi Conover is costumer; Darlene DeMaille is Production Stage Manager; Gerry Conlon and Ron Nash are Assistant Stage Managers; and Linda Stevenson is Production Assistant.

Performances are July 20-30, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00.  Seating is limited.  Tickets may be purchased on line at www.theopeneyetheater.org, by phone at 845-586-1660, or e-mail openeye@catskill.net.  

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07/30/17 Amie Brockway


Each Wednesday from June 21 through August 30, numerous regional and out-of-state Bluegrass performers light up our Main Street lawn with music.

 

Delaware County’s determined spirit in response to adversity is something worth celebrating. It speaks to the heart of Americana at its best, and this fun, upbeat concert series fully encapsulates the worthy ideals of family, community and faith. Locals and visitors, young and old, men and women – great crowds show up week after week for wholesome music in the perfect Catskill Mountain setting.


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08/02/176:00pm to 8:00pmJessica Moore


Tickets available at www.phoeniciavoicefest.org
$5 students, $35 general, $90 VIP
845-688-3291

Friday, August 4
Voices of Distinction - A French Affair: Piaf, Offenback, Brel and CanCan
8 - 9:15pm, Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Saturday, August 5
Latte Lecture: About the opera La Boheme
10 - 11 am Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park donation
Sacred Harp: Shape Note Workshop for All
11am - 12pm Wesleyan Church  donation
Cambridge Chamber Singers:
The Renaissance of the Motet
12pm - 1pm Catholic Church

Masterclass
1:30pm - 2:30 pm Methodist Church  donation
Les Trois Mousquetaires, an opera premeire
3 - 5 pm Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Open Forum: Les Trois Mousquetairs
5:30 - 7pm Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park   donation
La Boheme, an opera in four acts by G. Puccini
8 - 10 pm ain Stage/Phoenicia Park

Sunday, August 6
Latte Lecture: Duke Ellington - An Amazing Life
10 - 11am Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park   donation

Sacred Harp:  Shape Note Workshop for All
11am - 12pm Wesleyan Church   donation

Masterclass
1 0 2:30pm Methodist Church   donation

The Spiritual Side of Duke
3:30 - 5pm Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Rain or Shine
 

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08/04/17 


Every Friday Stop by Hanah's for our Special Prime Rib Night.8oz Fresh Roasted accompanied with fingerling potatoes and seasonal vegetable for only $17.Feeling Hungry try the 22oz for only $22. You will not be dissappointed and will come back for more. 

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08/04/175:00pm to 9:00pmKelley Edkins


 BAM PLANS FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS STARTING AUG. 4, 5 – 8PM MAIN STREET, MARGARETVILLE, NY
     The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) has a full slate of First Friday events planned for summer and fall, starting August 4.
    The theme is Retro Cruise-In, featuring an assortment of classic cars lining Main Street. Live music by local favorites, Country Express, specialty foods, wine tasting, chocolate sampling, kids’ activities, Boy Scout derby cars and races is just a sampling of the family-sized fun.
    BAM’s next First Friday event is planned for September 1, also from 5-8 p.m., and will have a Roaring ’20s Street Party theme.The talented members of Blues Maneuver will supply music. There will also be vintage-era vehicles, a ’20s-era fashion show, a pie bake off, wine tasting, Gramophones, a pop-up by Foster Built Coffee and a picnic basket raffle featuring all local goods— for dining during the event.
        The season’s final First Friday festivities are set for October 6 from 4-7 p.m. This event is dubbed as a Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival and is geared toward letting kids get up close glimpses of a variety of  “big rigs,” including apparatus from area fire departments.
A DJ will supply musical entertainment. The fun will also include balloon animals, face painting, pumpkin painting and all kinds of kid-friendly treats.
    BAM members are also busy planning for the annual Holiday on Main event on Saturday, November 25. Included will be a parade starting at 11 a.m., a visit by Santa, hot chocolate, kids’ activities, eggnog tasting, tree lighting, chocolate tasting and a cookie baking contest. Holiday on Main is held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday.
 
For additional information, please visit: mainstreetmargaretville.com or call 845 586-4177.

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08/04/175:00pm to 8:00pm


Tickets available at www.phoeniciavoicefest.org
$5 students, $35 general, $90 VIP
845-688-3291

Friday, August 4
Voices of Distinction - A French Affair: Piaf, Offenback, Brel and CanCan
8 - 9:15pm, Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Saturday, August 5
Latte Lecture: About the opera La Boheme
10 - 11 am Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park donation
Sacred Harp: Shape Note Workshop for All
11am - 12pm Wesleyan Church  donation
Cambridge Chamber Singers:
The Renaissance of the Motet
12pm - 1pm Catholic Church

Masterclass
1:30pm - 2:30 pm Methodist Church  donation
Les Trois Mousquetaires, an opera premeire
3 - 5 pm Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Open Forum: Les Trois Mousquetairs
5:30 - 7pm Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park   donation
La Boheme, an opera in four acts by G. Puccini
8 - 10 pm ain Stage/Phoenicia Park

Sunday, August 6
Latte Lecture: Duke Ellington - An Amazing Life
10 - 11am Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park   donation

Sacred Harp:  Shape Note Workshop for All
11am - 12pm Wesleyan Church   donation

Masterclass
1 0 2:30pm Methodist Church   donation

The Spiritual Side of Duke
3:30 - 5pm Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Rain or Shine
 

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08/05/17 


Plattekill Mountain's FREE concert series returns for it's 3rd year this summer. "MEEKER HOLLOW STRING BAND" is back by popular demand for Concert #2 of the season. Come enjoy bluegrass, “newgrass”, swing and folk, and everything in between. 

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08/05/174:00pm to 7:00pmDanielle


Tickets available at www.phoeniciavoicefest.org
$5 students, $35 general, $90 VIP
845-688-3291

Friday, August 4
Voices of Distinction - A French Affair: Piaf, Offenback, Brel and CanCan
8 - 9:15pm, Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Saturday, August 5
Latte Lecture: About the opera La Boheme
10 - 11 am Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park donation
Sacred Harp: Shape Note Workshop for All
11am - 12pm Wesleyan Church  donation
Cambridge Chamber Singers:
The Renaissance of the Motet
12pm - 1pm Catholic Church

Masterclass
1:30pm - 2:30 pm Methodist Church  donation
Les Trois Mousquetaires, an opera premeire
3 - 5 pm Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Open Forum: Les Trois Mousquetairs
5:30 - 7pm Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park   donation
La Boheme, an opera in four acts by G. Puccini
8 - 10 pm ain Stage/Phoenicia Park

Sunday, August 6
Latte Lecture: Duke Ellington - An Amazing Life
10 - 11am Festival Lounge/Phoenicia Park   donation

Sacred Harp:  Shape Note Workshop for All
11am - 12pm Wesleyan Church   donation

Masterclass
1 0 2:30pm Methodist Church   donation

The Spiritual Side of Duke
3:30 - 5pm Main Stage/Phoenicia Park

Rain or Shine
 

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08/06/17 


Each Wednesday from June 21 through August 30, numerous regional and out-of-state Bluegrass performers light up our Main Street lawn with music.

 

Delaware County’s determined spirit in response to adversity is something worth celebrating. It speaks to the heart of Americana at its best, and this fun, upbeat concert series fully encapsulates the worthy ideals of family, community and faith. Locals and visitors, young and old, men and women – great crowds show up week after week for wholesome music in the perfect Catskill Mountain setting.


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08/09/176:00pm to 8:00pmJessica Moore


Saturday, August 12, at 7pm

HISTORY AS IT HAPPENED

Stories from the pages of the Catskill Mountain News, artfully told by guest readers.

HSM Hall
Cemetery Road, Margaretville


 

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08/12/177:00pm to 8:30pmDiane Galusha


Each Wednesday from June 21 through August 30, numerous regional and out-of-state Bluegrass performers light up our Main Street lawn with music.

 

Delaware County’s determined spirit in response to adversity is something worth celebrating. It speaks to the heart of Americana at its best, and this fun, upbeat concert series fully encapsulates the worthy ideals of family, community and faith. Locals and visitors, young and old, men and women – great crowds show up week after week for wholesome music in the perfect Catskill Mountain setting.


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08/16/176:00pm to 8:00pmJessica Moore


July 1st 2017
BLACK EAGLE DIXIELAND BAND
Together since 1971.
Playing the best in New Orleans style Jazz, Gospel and Blues.

July 15th 2017
RICKY GORDON QUINTET
Ricky Gordon (a/k/a "Dirty Red") is a drummer and percussionist extraordinaire who rubs elbows with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Carolina Slim, to name a few

July 22nd 2017
PEDRITO MARTINEZ & FRIENDS
Pedrito has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D'Rivera, Bruce Springsteen, and Sting and has been described as a genius by Wynton Marsalis.

August 19th 2017
NANCY KAMEN AT THE PIANO
Acoustic Jazz, Piano and Vocals
Nancy Kamen is an American jazz pianist, vocalist, sound artist, composer and producer whose innovative combination of jazz and classical music has entertained audiences worldwide.

August 26th 2017
PRISCILLA BASKERVILLE VOICE
Pioneering jazz use of a vocalized melody on ''Creole Love Call"

September 2nd 2017
BRIANNA THOMAS GOSPEL PLUS
Brianna Thomas "may be the best young straight ahead jazz singer of her generation"
We have a new sound engineer and have adjusted the acoustics for the coming season.
 
 


Belleayre Conservatory | 845-254-6094 
belleayremusicfestival@gmail.com | http://www.belleayremusic.org
P.O Box 198
Highmount, NY 12441

more info...
08/19/17 Carol Urban


Here is a brief outline of the 2017 Season at the Belleayre Music Festival

call for details: 845-254-6094 and visit: www.belleayremusic.org

July 1
Black Eagle Dixieland Band

July 15
Rickey Gorden Quintet

July 22
Pedrito Martinez & Friends

August 19
Nancy Kamen at the Piano

August 26
Pricilla Baskerville Voice

September 2
Brianna Thomas Gospel Plus

BelleayreMusicFestival@gmail.com

All concerts begin at 8pm

Deck Music begins at 6:30pm 
Included in Ticket Price


 

more info...
08/19/17 Carol Urban


Ginseng Walk
August 19th, 10am-12pm
CFA’s Office: 43469 State Route 28, Arkville, NY 12406
Learn 1st hand about where ginseng grows and how it can be preserved. CFA Members attend free of charge; $20/non-member
 

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08/19/1710:00am to 12:00pmRyan Trapani


2017 Shandaken Day will be Saturday, August 19th at Big Indian Park. 
10 am – 6pm
8293 Rt. 28, Big Indian NY 12410
2017 Shandaken Day Vendor Letter & Application

SHANDAKEN DAY History
Shandaken Day evolved from the Town of Shandaken’s Bicentennial Celebration in 2004. Since it’s inception Shandaken Day has been promoted as a day to explore everything that makes Shandaken a great place to visit and live. The day of the event boasts fifty vendors, LIVE music, a variety of food vendors, a fire department Tug-o-War and a multitude of Kids Games (including the crowd favorite watermelon-eating contest). We also take this opportunity to recognize local notables for leaving a positive lasting impression on our community with the Pride of Shandaken and Hamlet Hero Awards. Over the years the event has moved to different locations to highlight each of the twelve hamlets that comprise Shandaken.

So far Shandaken Day has been hosted by the following communities:

Mt. Tremper, Mt. Pleasant, Phoenicia, Allaben, Shandaken, Bushnellsville, Big Indian, Oliverea and Pine Hill.

Shandaken Day is usually the last Saturday in the Month of August.

ADVERTISING

Every year the Kingston Daily Freeman puts together a special advertising insert specifically for Shandaken Day. The insert highlights the activities and dignitaries to be honored at this year’s event as well as local businesses and organizations. They also provide us with considerably reduced ad rates for the insert. If you would like to place an advertisement, or If you have any questions, please email Brenda Williams at the Freeman at: bwilliams@freemanonline or call (845) 331-5000 [ext.467]

If you are interested in participating in the event, or would like to volunteer. Please contact the Supervisor’s Office.

 

 

more info...
08/19/1710:00am to 6:00pmTINA


Each Wednesday from June 21 through August 30, numerous regional and out-of-state Bluegrass performers light up our Main Street lawn with music.

 

Delaware County’s determined spirit in response to adversity is something worth celebrating. It speaks to the heart of Americana at its best, and this fun, upbeat concert series fully encapsulates the worthy ideals of family, community and faith. Locals and visitors, young and old, men and women – great crowds show up week after week for wholesome music in the perfect Catskill Mountain setting.


more info...
08/23/176:00pm to 8:00pmJessica Moore


July 1st 2017
BLACK EAGLE DIXIELAND BAND
Together since 1971.
Playing the best in New Orleans style Jazz, Gospel and Blues.

July 15th 2017
RICKY GORDON QUINTET
Ricky Gordon (a/k/a "Dirty Red") is a drummer and percussionist extraordinaire who rubs elbows with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Carolina Slim, to name a few

July 22nd 2017
PEDRITO MARTINEZ & FRIENDS
Pedrito has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D'Rivera, Bruce Springsteen, and Sting and has been described as a genius by Wynton Marsalis.

August 19th 2017
NANCY KAMEN AT THE PIANO
Acoustic Jazz, Piano and Vocals
Nancy Kamen is an American jazz pianist, vocalist, sound artist, composer and producer whose innovative combination of jazz and classical music has entertained audiences worldwide.

August 26th 2017
PRISCILLA BASKERVILLE VOICE
Pioneering jazz use of a vocalized melody on ''Creole Love Call"

September 2nd 2017
BRIANNA THOMAS GOSPEL PLUS
Brianna Thomas "may be the best young straight ahead jazz singer of her generation"
We have a new sound engineer and have adjusted the acoustics for the coming season.
 
 


Belleayre Conservatory | 845-254-6094 
belleayremusicfestival@gmail.com | http://www.belleayremusic.org
P.O Box 198
Highmount, NY 12441

more info...
08/26/17 Carol Urban


Here is a brief outline of the 2017 Season at the Belleayre Music Festival

call for details: 845-254-6094 and visit: www.belleayremusic.org

July 1
Black Eagle Dixieland Band

July 15
Rickey Gorden Quintet

July 22
Pedrito Martinez & Friends

August 19
Nancy Kamen at the Piano

August 26
Pricilla Baskerville Voice

September 2
Brianna Thomas Gospel Plus

BelleayreMusicFestival@gmail.com

All concerts begin at 8pm

Deck Music begins at 6:30pm 
Included in Ticket Price


 

more info...
08/26/17 Carol Urban


Sunday Cemetery Strolls

Learn about personalities from the past on guided 1-hour toures.

2pm

$5 per person
kids 12 and under free

August 27
Avery (Dry Brook Rd.,)
Gavette (Millbrook Rd.)

Meet at Margaretville Munidipal Parking Lot, across from Freshtown

 

more info...
08/27/172:00pm to 3:30pmDiane Galusha


Each Wednesday from June 21 through August 30, numerous regional and out-of-state Bluegrass performers light up our Main Street lawn with music.

 

Delaware County’s determined spirit in response to adversity is something worth celebrating. It speaks to the heart of Americana at its best, and this fun, upbeat concert series fully encapsulates the worthy ideals of family, community and faith. Locals and visitors, young and old, men and women – great crowds show up week after week for wholesome music in the perfect Catskill Mountain setting.


more info...
08/30/176:00pm to 8:00pmJessica Moore


 BAM PLANS FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS STARTING AUG. 4, 5 – 8PM MAIN STREET, MARGARETVILLE, NY
     The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) has a full slate of First Friday events planned for summer and fall, starting August 4.
    The theme is Retro Cruise-In, featuring an assortment of classic cars lining Main Street. Live music by local favorites, Country Express, specialty foods, wine tasting, chocolate sampling, kids’ activities, Boy Scout derby cars and races is just a sampling of the family-sized fun.
    BAM’s next First Friday event is planned for September 1, also from 5-8 p.m., and will have a Roaring ’20s Street Party theme.The talented members of Blues Maneuver will supply music. There will also be vintage-era vehicles, a ’20s-era fashion show, a pie bake off, wine tasting, Gramophones, a pop-up by Foster Built Coffee and a picnic basket raffle featuring all local goods— for dining during the event.
        The season’s final First Friday festivities are set for October 6 from 4-7 p.m. This event is dubbed as a Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival and is geared toward letting kids get up close glimpses of a variety of  “big rigs,” including apparatus from area fire departments.
A DJ will supply musical entertainment. The fun will also include balloon animals, face painting, pumpkin painting and all kinds of kid-friendly treats.
    BAM members are also busy planning for the annual Holiday on Main event on Saturday, November 25. Included will be a parade starting at 11 a.m., a visit by Santa, hot chocolate, kids’ activities, eggnog tasting, tree lighting, chocolate tasting and a cookie baking contest. Holiday on Main is held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday.
 
For additional information, please visit: mainstreetmargaretville.com or call 845 586-4177.

more info...
09/01/175:00pm to 8:00pm


July 1st 2017
BLACK EAGLE DIXIELAND BAND
Together since 1971.
Playing the best in New Orleans style Jazz, Gospel and Blues.

July 15th 2017
RICKY GORDON QUINTET
Ricky Gordon (a/k/a "Dirty Red") is a drummer and percussionist extraordinaire who rubs elbows with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Carolina Slim, to name a few

July 22nd 2017
PEDRITO MARTINEZ & FRIENDS
Pedrito has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D'Rivera, Bruce Springsteen, and Sting and has been described as a genius by Wynton Marsalis.

August 19th 2017
NANCY KAMEN AT THE PIANO
Acoustic Jazz, Piano and Vocals
Nancy Kamen is an American jazz pianist, vocalist, sound artist, composer and producer whose innovative combination of jazz and classical music has entertained audiences worldwide.

August 26th 2017
PRISCILLA BASKERVILLE VOICE
Pioneering jazz use of a vocalized melody on ''Creole Love Call"

September 2nd 2017
BRIANNA THOMAS GOSPEL PLUS
Brianna Thomas "may be the best young straight ahead jazz singer of her generation"
We have a new sound engineer and have adjusted the acoustics for the coming season.
 
 


Belleayre Conservatory | 845-254-6094 
belleayremusicfestival@gmail.com | http://www.belleayremusic.org
P.O Box 198
Highmount, NY 12441

more info...
09/02/17 Carol Urban


Here is a brief outline of the 2017 Season at the Belleayre Music Festival

call for details: 845-254-6094 and visit: www.belleayremusic.org

July 1
Black Eagle Dixieland Band

July 15
Rickey Gorden Quintet

July 22
Pedrito Martinez & Friends

August 19
Nancy Kamen at the Piano

August 26
Pricilla Baskerville Voice

September 2
Brianna Thomas Gospel Plus

BelleayreMusicFestival@gmail.com

All concerts begin at 8pm

Deck Music begins at 6:30pm 
Included in Ticket Price


 

more info...
09/02/17 Carol Urban


Plattekill Mountain's FREE concert series returns for it's 3rd year this summer.  "WYLD BLU BAND" will be entertaining for Concert #3 of the season. They will perform a powerful mix of smoky Texas-style blues, funky R&B, classic rock & original compositions. Wyld is well-known for soulful vocals, strong harmonies, extreme musicianship and driving, high-energy performances that take traditional blues, boogie & rock in a new direction! 

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09/02/173:00pm to 6:00pmDanielle


Announcing Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally

Commemoriating

1903 Automobile Endurance Run

September 23 and 24, 2017

Follow the 1903 route over the Catskill Mountains to the Susquehanna River over a 90-mile course with seven host/checkpoints, festivals and attractions.

From Kingston through Pine Hill to Unadilla, one of the most beautiful drives in NYS - inclused Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway. Run in either direction on the route - do a round trip. If you love your car, come and drive it on this route, all vintages welcome.

The Pilot Rally will open the route for an annual event. Come be a pioneer!

 

more info...
09/23/17 Robert Selkow


Mark Your Calendar for the 14th Annual Cauliflower Festival and Tractor Parade.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 
10 am - 4pm
11:30 am Tractor Parade

Village Park and Pavilion

Food, Fun, Music

Exhibits at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown's History Tent
Pure Catskills members at the Pure Catskills Tent

Food Court at the Pavilion

Music Tent features: Mike Herman and Jason Star

Kids Tent with face painting and crafts

Pony Rides and Farm Animals 

A Stop along the 1903 Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally



 

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09/23/1710:00am to 4:00pmCarol O'Beirne


Announcing Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally

Commemoriating

1903 Automobile Endurance Run

September 23 and 24, 2017

Follow the 1903 route over the Catskill Mountains to the Susquehanna River over a 90-mile course with seven host/checkpoints, festivals and attractions.

From Kingston through Pine Hill to Unadilla, one of the most beautiful drives in NYS - inclused Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway. Run in either direction on the route - do a round trip. If you love your car, come and drive it on this route, all vintages welcome.

The Pilot Rally will open the route for an annual event. Come be a pioneer!

 

more info...
09/24/17 Robert Selkow


 BAM PLANS FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS STARTING AUG. 4, 5 – 8PM MAIN STREET, MARGARETVILLE, NY
     The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) has a full slate of First Friday events planned for summer and fall, starting August 4.
    The theme is Retro Cruise-In, featuring an assortment of classic cars lining Main Street. Live music by local favorites, Country Express, specialty foods, wine tasting, chocolate sampling, kids’ activities, Boy Scout derby cars and races is just a sampling of the family-sized fun.
    BAM’s next First Friday event is planned for September 1, also from 5-8 p.m., and will have a Roaring ’20s Street Party theme.The talented members of Blues Maneuver will supply music. There will also be vintage-era vehicles, a ’20s-era fashion show, a pie bake off, wine tasting, Gramophones, a pop-up by Foster Built Coffee and a picnic basket raffle featuring all local goods— for dining during the event.
        The season’s final First Friday festivities are set for October 6 from 4-7 p.m. This event is dubbed as a Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival and is geared toward letting kids get up close glimpses of a variety of  “big rigs,” including apparatus from area fire departments.
A DJ will supply musical entertainment. The fun will also include balloon animals, face painting, pumpkin painting and all kinds of kid-friendly treats.
    BAM members are also busy planning for the annual Holiday on Main event on Saturday, November 25. Included will be a parade starting at 11 a.m., a visit by Santa, hot chocolate, kids’ activities, eggnog tasting, tree lighting, chocolate tasting and a cookie baking contest. Holiday on Main is held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday.
 
For additional information, please visit: mainstreetmargaretville.com or call 845 586-4177.

more info...
10/06/175:00pm to 8:00pm


Don't miss Plattekill Mountain's 8th Annual "PLATTEPALOOZA" Family Fall Festival.  Fun for all ages with kids activities, foliage chairlift rides, vendors, live music, fall fare and brew, kids bounce house, magic show at 1pm, s'mores roasting and so much MORE!  
 

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10/07/1711:00am to 6:00pmDanielle


 BAM PLANS FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS STARTING AUG. 4, 5 – 8PM MAIN STREET, MARGARETVILLE, NY
     The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) has a full slate of First Friday events planned for summer and fall, starting August 4.
    The theme is Retro Cruise-In, featuring an assortment of classic cars lining Main Street. Live music by local favorites, Country Express, specialty foods, wine tasting, chocolate sampling, kids’ activities, Boy Scout derby cars and races is just a sampling of the family-sized fun.
    BAM’s next First Friday event is planned for September 1, also from 5-8 p.m., and will have a Roaring ’20s Street Party theme.The talented members of Blues Maneuver will supply music. There will also be vintage-era vehicles, a ’20s-era fashion show, a pie bake off, wine tasting, Gramophones, a pop-up by Foster Built Coffee and a picnic basket raffle featuring all local goods— for dining during the event.
        The season’s final First Friday festivities are set for October 6 from 4-7 p.m. This event is dubbed as a Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival and is geared toward letting kids get up close glimpses of a variety of  “big rigs,” including apparatus from area fire departments.
A DJ will supply musical entertainment. The fun will also include balloon animals, face painting, pumpkin painting and all kinds of kid-friendly treats.
    BAM members are also busy planning for the annual Holiday on Main event on Saturday, November 25. Included will be a parade starting at 11 a.m., a visit by Santa, hot chocolate, kids’ activities, eggnog tasting, tree lighting, chocolate tasting and a cookie baking contest. Holiday on Main is held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday.
 
For additional information, please visit: mainstreetmargaretville.com or call 845 586-4177.

more info...
11/25/175:00pm to 8:00pm

Hanford Mills Releases its 2017 Events Calendar


 Explore the power of the past at Hanford Mills Museum

New Season Begins



We dug out from the three feet of March snow, and our thoughts and actions are now focused on spring. In addition to our signature festivals, we will offer more Free Family Saturdays. In June, we will open the Learning Lab, a special place designed to give young children and their families a place to build, create and explore. We open May 17 with guided tours of the water- and steam-powered historic site offered Wednesdays through Sundays. Hanford Mills features a Fitz overshot waterwheel, restored water turbine, and historic woodworking machines.

 

Hanford Mills Museum Events

July 22, August 12 and September 2

Free Family Saturdays


Come enjoy a field trip for families with special hands-on activities for kids. Up to two adults will be admitted free of charge when accompanied by a child (preschool through high school).  

 

July 4, 10 am – 4 pm

Independence Day Celebration


Celebrate an old-fashioned Fourth at Hanford Mills Museum. This family-friendly event includes a kids’ fishing derby, frog-jumping contest, homemade ice cream (chilled with ice from the Ice Harvest Festival), steam power demonstrations, Mill tours, field day games, vendors, and music.

 

September 9, 10 am – 4 pm

Dan Rion Memorial Antique Engine Jamboree


The 34th annual Dan Rion Memorial Antique Engine Jamboree & Powerfest will feature tractors, automobiles, steam and gas powered engines, outboard motors, model engines and boats, and much more. The Museum will be operating its steam boiler and steam engines. Plus music, food and kids' activities.  

 

October 14, 10 am – 4 pm

Woodsmen’s Festival


The Woodsmen's Festival showcases logging, sawing and woodworking history and celebrates the many ways people use and work with wood. This event features demonstrations of lumberjack skills, a variety of woodworking exhibitors, tree walks, kids’ activities, food and more.  

 

February 3, 2018, 10 am – 4 pm

Ice Harvest Festival


 And, if you can help us get ready for the season, please come to the Volunteer Clean Up Day on April 29. 

 Looking forward to welcoming you back to Hanford Mills, tours begin May 17.



Job Posting: Mill Operations Manager

Mill Operations Manager Dawn Raudibaugh will retire this year. It will be hard to fill her work boots so we are starting early.



The Mill Operations Manager is responsible for the safe operation and stewardship of Hanford Mills Museum’s unique and authentic Mill, an historic rural-industrial complex listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Please share this job posting with people who may be interested. 



Required Qualifications

Strong mechanical aptitude, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

Training, experience, and/or the ability to adapt his/her skill set to operating and maintaining water and steam-powered flat belt-driven power transfer systems.

An appreciation of historic preservation and the stewardship of historic industrial buildings, machinery, artifacts and landscapes

Preferred Qualifications:



Working knowledge of milling, woodworking, carpentry, steam boilers and engines.

Knowledge of the accepted practices, philosophy and ethics of museums and historic preservation activities, and a commitment to the stated Mission, Vision, goals and purposes of Hanford Mills Museum.

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Coming Soon...Liz Callahan

Plattekill Gearing Up for the Summer Fun

Roxbury, NY: Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury, New York, has announced changes to its summer operations for the 2017 season.



 



For more than 24 years, Plattekill has welcomed mountain bikers every weekend May through November for its lift-accessed summer mountain biking operation.  One of the first mountain bike centers to open in 1995 in the Northeast, Plattekill became an icon in the industry.  However, in the past few years, there has been a surge of mountain bike parks opening at ski resorts in the Northeast, Mountain bike "centers" have evolved into "parks" offering more manicured, flowy, machine built terrain: something that is extremely expensive for a small operation like Plattekill to compete with. 



 



With this increased competition, the market is now being spread out among many other facitilies.  Plattekill has had to restructure its biking operations to offer biking on a more limited basis this year.  "The Northeast bike park landscape has become increasingly more crowded, which has significantly affected our ridership," explains long-time owner, Laszlo Vajtay. "Simply put, we can’t afford to turn the lifts and staff the park on the same schedule we have in the past."



 



Plattekill will continue offering mountain biking for 2017, but on a smaller scale than in previous years. Biking will be open to the public the first weekend of each month in July, August, September, and October in conjunction with it's "Music on the Mountain" free concert series to create more of a "festival-like" setting. In addition the mountain will be open in conjunction with the "Eastern States Cup" series downhill race the weekend of July 8-9.  Lift hours on all operating weekends this year will be extended and will be open 9am - 5pm.  Guests will continue to have the opportunity to rent biking equipment. 



 



Plattekill will also be adding additional operating days by offering private mountain rentals for corporate groups, private parties and summer youth camps which may or may not include a biking component based on the individual group's needs.  These private rentals will afford groups the unique option of having the luxury of personalized service and privacy catered to individual interests including meeting space, team building, mountain biking, racing or a combination thereof. More information on mountain rentals can be obtained by contacting Plattekill's Marketing and Group Sales Manager, Christy Jaromack, at christy@plattekill.com or (607)326-3500, ext. 116.



 



More information can be found at the Plattekill Mountain website



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Coming Soon...

Pine Hill Community Center offers Daily and Special Programs
Kool Kamp

Every Monday and Friday 10 am - 3 pm

For Kids age 6-12 Starting July 7 and Ending August 25

Lots of fun and exciting activities planned for kids

No Fee



Iced Coffee and Iced Tea Available Daily

Public WIFI and Public Computers Available




Monday

Muffin Mondays: Freshly baked muffins with your coffee

Gentle Yoga: A fun class, lightly paced 

9 am - 10 am $3/ class



(New) Kool Kamp: Ages 6-12

10 am - 3 pm

No Fee: Donations benefit the center



(New) Stress and Pain Relief Skills Workshop

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This week focus is on: Understanding how trauma and pain affects us 

PTSD, Breath and Energy practice, environmental factors, individual concerns

No Fee: Donations benefit the center



Free Sitting and Walking Meditation

All are welcome

7 pm - 8 pm

Instruction available for new attendees

(Please bring a spare cushion as provided cushions go fast)



Tuesday

Monkey See Monkey Do

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exercise while seated in a chair imitate

the movements of Patti Rudge and get a great workout

No Fee



Building Your Family Tree

2 pm - 3 pm

Learn the tips and tools available to research and build your family tree

Bring a laptop computer if you own one

No Fee



Scrabble Night: Bring snacks to share starts 7 pm



Wednesday

Power Yoga: Emphasis on strength 


10 am - 11 am $10/class



Social Circle: Good conversation starts at 1 pm 



Pinochle: Card Game

Bring snacks to share

1 pm - 3 pm 



Swing Dance Class with Nanci: 

7 pm - 8 pm  $10/class



Thursday

Tai Chi Class: Unify the mind, body, spirit

9 am - 10:15 am $3/class



Beginners Tai-Chi Class:

10:30 am - 11:30 am $3/class

Learn with other new students 



Yoga Sculpt Class: Combines Yoga with traditional fitness techniques 

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm $3/class

 

Friday 

Gentle Yoga: A fun, lightly paced class 

9 am - 10 am $3/ class



(New) Kool Kamp: Ages 6-12

10 am - 3 pm

Drum Circle

No Fee



Monkey See  Monkey Do:

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Exercise while seated in a chair imitate

the movements of Patti Rudge and get a great workout



(New) Acoustic Slow Jam

6 pm - 9 pm

An evening for acoustic players both intermediate and advanced,

to learn new tunes, collaborate and discuss keys and chords.

A relaxed space where one can practice new techniques

without the pressure of an audience.



Saturday

Coffee's Ready w/Polly: Weekly baked goodies + good conversation starts 10 am 



Open Recreation: Pool table, Foosball and Ping Pong

11 am - 3 pm



(New) Club Pine Hill: Disco Party

The best of the 1970's

7 pm - 11 pm

$10.00 Suggested Donation



Sunday Funday

Open Recreation: Pool Table, Foosball and Ping Pong

11 am - 3 pm



(New) Make Dream Catchers w/Francesca

1 pm - 3 pm



Mah Jongg Anyone?  

Already know how to play and feel your skills are well honed. We are looking to set up a group of Mah Jongg players on Tuesdays begining July 18 starting at 2:30 pm. If you're interested email us at info@pinehillcommunitycenter.org. We need a total of at least 4 players or 8 to get 1 or 2 games going.

 

Upcoming Events

July 11

Conversations In Yiddish

Postponed until further notice 



July 14

Kool Kamp 

10 am - 3 pm

Drum Circle



July 14

Acoustic Slow Jam

An evening for acoustic players both intermediate and advanced,

to learn new tunes, collaborate and discuss keys and chords.

A relaxed space where one can practice new techniques

without the pressure of an audience.

6 pm - 9 pm



July 15

Club Pine Hill: Disco Party

The best of the 1970's

7 pm - 11 pm

$10.00 Suggested Donation



July 16

Sunday Funday

Dream Catchers w/Francesca



July 18

Mah Jonng 

2:30 pm

Know how to play? A group of players are getting together to start a weekly

Mah Jonng game. Please email if you haven't already info@pinehillcommuntiycenter

if you plan on attending the game. We need 4 players per game. 



July 21

Kool Kamp 

10 am - 3 pm

Betty Boomer: Insects and creatures



July 27

Fire tower slide show and discussion

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn why fire towers were placed on

so many of New York State's mountain tops.

Laurie Rankin, Director the NYS Chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association, will be your host



July 28

Kool Kamp 

10 am - 3 pm

Puppet Show



July 29

Save The Date

Annual Meeting

12 pm - 2 pm

Food + Fun + Information

More info to Follow

All Are Welcome



August 6

Puppet Show 

With Mindy Pfeffer

11:30 

Fun for the whole family. 



August 9

Farmer's Market Coupons

Ulster County Office For The Aging

10 am

Presentation about the Medicare Savings Program to save money on Medicare costs.

Distribution of Farmer's Market coupons for eligible seniors.



August 10

There's Iron in Your Future

7:00 pm

A one-person play about reaching for the unreachable, 

finding one's "inner athlete," and triathlon training. 

From the waters of the Hudson River to the hills of Lake Placid...  

Swimming onstage without a pool! 

Biking without a bike! 

Humor, pathos, and life lessons!

Come watch Mindy Pfeffer perform her one person play which she wrote



August 11

Alzheimer's Association: Dementia Tour

10 am - 3 pm

Ever wondered what it's like having dementia? This hands-on activity simulates Alzheimers and dementia symptoms to help caregivers identify and cope with behaviors. Nine spots available on this tour. Tour starts every 30 minutes beginning at 10 am. Sign up now to reserve your spot at info@pinehillcommunitycenter.org



August 11

Acoustic Slow Jam

An evening for acoustic players both intermediate and advanced,

learn new tunes, collaborate and discuss keys and chords.

A relaxed space where one can practice new techniques

without the pressure of an audience.

6 pm -9 pm



August 19

Club Pine Hill: The White Party

Come dressed in all white

Dance to current club music

Drinks and Snacks

$5.00 Suggested Donation



September 9

Catskill Cabaradio 


6 pm Potluck Supper

7 pm Live Show



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September 23

Endurance Run BBQ

11 am - 3 pm



September 24

Endurance Run BBQ

11 am - 3 pm



December 9

Catskill Cabaradio
 

6 pm Potluck Supper

7 pm Live Show



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Thrift Store: Open Daily 11 am - 3 pm

Artisan Shop: Open Daily 11 am - 3 pm

Center Hours

Monday: 11-3

Tuesday: 11-3

Wednesday 10-3

Thursday 10-3

Friday 11-4

Saturday 10-3

Sunday 11-3



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THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT

Our mailing address is:

287 Main Street  Pine Hill, NY 12465



Building Community -- Nurturing Creativity -- Encouraging Life Long Growth

Pine Hill Community Center · 287 Main Street · Pine Hill, NY 12465 · USA 



 

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