BETHEL, NY — On Thursday, May 19, the entrance to the property of Jeryl Abramson and Roy Howard on Route 17B in Bethel was barred and traffic was being turned away as the owners sought to comply with the Town of Bethel’s orders to desist from their plans of hosting a crowd of about 5,000 people for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend. The planned event on the property was related to the Phish concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, scheduled to take place over all three days of the weekend. Read more
West African drumming & dancing at Grey Towers, 3pm, free. 570/296-9630.
Celtic & bluegrass music at Grey Towers, 12noon-3pm, free. 570/296-9630.
Native American flutist & dancer at Grey Towers, 4pm, free. 570/296-9630.
Folk & fiddle music at Grey Towers, 12noon-3pm, free. 570/296-9630.
Grey Towers, 5:30pm, free. 570/296-9630.
Sullivan County Historical Society, 9am-4pm. Vendors wanted. 845/434-8044.
"The Million Dollar Club: A Partnership of Giants" exhibit at the museum through 10/28, Fri.-Sun., 12noon-4pm. 845/754-8870.
Agatha Christie's classic at Rivoli Theatre, Fri. & Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm; adults $15, seniors $12, students $7. 845-436-5336.
In June 2004, I began the fishing column that I write for The River Reporter with this sentence: “I’m in love again, head over heels in love again.” Readers were momentarily startled by this seemingly public confession of being unfaithful. As they read further they found my new love was seven and one half feet tall and weighed only four ounces. I had gone back to casting an old, long-unused, five-strip bamboo fly rod made by that maverick among rod makers, Nat Uslan. The sweet feeling of casting that rod made me wonder why on earth I had forsaken bamboo for graphite these many years. Read more