"Man on Wire Screening and Q & A with Philippe Petit
Nov
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

"Man on Wire Screening and Q & A with Philippe Petit

The Friends of the Phoenicia Library announced today that they will present a screening of the film Man on Wire and a post-screening Q&A with Philippe Petit, universal poet laureate of the high wire, on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Phoenicia Playhouse in Phoenicia, NY. The event will benefit the Phoenicia Library.

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Free Family Theater at Ashokan Reservoir
Oct
14
1:00pm 1:00pm

Free Family Theater at Ashokan Reservoir

The Catskill Watershed Corporation, in partnership with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, will sponsor the premiere performance by Arm of the Sea Theater of“City That Drinks the Mountain Sky, Part Two” on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Ashokan Reservoir fountains, 2389 Route 28A in Olivebridge.

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Oct
14
11:00am11:00am

Come Plant Trees for Trout

Come join us from 11AM to 2PM on Saturday, October 14th to plant trees and for a free lunch! Join the Ashokan-Pepacton Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU), and the Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District (DCSWCD), along the East Branch of the Delaware River in Halcottsville, NY to help protect the stream and improve habitat for trout. Trees along streams improve water quality, reduce streambank erosion, offer quality food and habitat for wildlife, and help to shade streams to keep water cool and help to improve trout habitat in this section of the East Branch Delaware River. Come to the event and learn more about why it's important to plant native trees and shrubs along streams, and have a free lunch!! 

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Oct
14
10:00am10:00am

Woodsmen’s Festival

The perennial fall favorite, the Woodsmen’s Festival at Hanford Mills Museum, will be held on Saturday, October 14. It features music, horse-drawn wagon rides, kids’ activities, and exhibits by woodworkers, forestry organizations, and local businesses and organizations. Visitors also can see the historic water-powered sawmill, gristmill and woodworking shop operating just as it did a century ago. 

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4th Annual Hikefest - Kaaterskill Rail Trail and the Falls.
Oct
7
9:00am 9:00am

4th Annual Hikefest - Kaaterskill Rail Trail and the Falls.

Exciting things are happening since we explored the Rail Trail and Falls last year. Plans for our contribution to the Lark in the Park will develop and be announced as the highly anticipated changes come in to clearer view.  Register by calling MTHS at (518) 589-6657 (leave name/phone number/# in party) or by email at mthsdirector@mths.org

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Barn Tour Fundraiser for the West Kortright Center
Oct
1
11:00am11:00am

Barn Tour Fundraiser for the West Kortright Center

HOBART-BOVINA AREA) On Sunday, October 1st, from 11AM to 4PM, the West Kortright Centre will hold its first Barn Tour fundraiser. Take a self-guided tour of the structures that characterize our region’s agricultural heritage and hilly farmland. Get an up-close look at iconic bank and ramp-style barns, the cupolas that decorate and ventilate them, their timber frames, and the stone foundations upon which they are built. 

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Sep
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

Presentation by Carolyn Bennett – Pratt’s Five Wives

7 pm @ U&D Train Station. A unique look at the role of women and the struggle for women’s sufferage from the Colonial period through the 19<sup>th</sup> century through the lives of Congressman Zadock Pratt Jr.’s five wives, Esther Dickerman, Beda Dickerman, Abigail Watson, Mary Watson and Susie Grimm. This is also the theme of the Zadock Pratt Museum’s 2017 exhibit, which will contain quilts, period clothing & jewelry, kitchen and cleaning items, magazines, books, paintings, etc. Reception following talk.  ($3.00 donation requested)

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The Fourth Annual Light Up the Night Event!!!
Sep
2
9:00pm 9:00pm

The Fourth Annual Light Up the Night Event!!!

On Saturday night September 2nd, we invite everyone to find a place with a view of your favorite fire tower on the horizon for our 4th annual Lighting of the Fire Towers Event! This event is meant to showcase the history of the five Catskill fire towers and some of our other friends around the state. Find an area in your neighborhood where you have a view of one of the fire towers.

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Resonant Bodies Festival at Mount Tremper Arts
Sep
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

Resonant Bodies Festival at Mount Tremper Arts

Resonant Bodies Festival features contemporary vocal music and artists in exploration of repertoire, format, or style. Join Kamala Sankaram, Kayleigh Butcher, Odeya Nini, and Davóne Tines for an evening of daring and impassioned premieres. General Admission $20 . Tickets at https://www.artful.ly/mount-tremper-arts/store/events/12084

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

Bee Walk with Chris Layman

Chris Layman maintains an apiary in partnership with the Catskill Center at Thorn Preserve at the base of Overlook Mountain in Woodstock. These 60 acres of native meadow and riparian zone are protected habitat for pollinators and provide lush sanctuary to our honeybee rescues. All equipment, fencing and labor was donated by Fox Farm Apiary, our gift to the bees and to the community.

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Double Vision Plein Air Painting
Aug
26
to Aug 27

Double Vision Plein Air Painting

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With Lisbeth Firmin & Richard Kathmann
Sponsored by Golden Artist Colors & Williamsburg Paints

Students ages 13 and up will benefit from the considerable skills of two well-known artists who live and paint in these hills. Participants of all levels (no prior painting experience necessary) will work outside, painting the vistas and the structures around The West Kortright Centre and The Centre itself.

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Aug
20
3:00pm 3:00pm

New Asia Chamber Music Society

Stamford) On Sunday, August 20, at 3PM, Friends of Music of Stamford NY presents the fifth concert of its 31st season: the New Asia Chamber Music Society, performing works by Mozart and Brahms, along with Chinese and Taiwanese folk songs. This concert is made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Grant Program by grants from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, administered in Delaware County by The Roxbury Arts Group, Inc., and by a generous grant from the Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation.

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Grand Canyon House- What Were Those Ruins
Aug
12
9:00am 9:00am

Grand Canyon House- What Were Those Ruins

We've planned a hike in the area of Platte Clove's early 20th Century resort known as the Grand Canyon House to replace the previously scheduled Thacher Park Hike. Although the actual site of the Grand Canyon House is now on private property there are some nearby areas of beauty and interest including some (to us at least) recently discovered ruins on the south side of Platte Clove Road.

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