The Wayne County Historical Society will hold its Taste of Wayne at Twisted Rail Restaurant, 505 Main St. A portion of the proceeds from the evening goes to support the Wayne County Historical Society. Make a reservation by calling 570/253-9923 or stop in to grab a bite.
Annual Memorial Day Parade. Parade line-up is at 10am at the corner of West Liberty and North Main Streets. The parade will start at 10:30am and travel south on Main Street through the business district turning down Church Street and will end at the Liberty Veterans Cemetery on Cold Spring Road.
Contra dance at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., 7:30-10pm. Music by Poison Love with Caller Laurie B. Beginners welcome, dancing lesson at 7:15. Suggested donation: $10, kids under 15, free. 570/253-2020.
Main Street in Callicoon will be closed at 11:30am. Parade starts at 12noon. Chicken BBQ and roast pork will be provided by the Callicoon Kristal Bowl, $12 per dinner, per sale tickets available at the Kristal Bowl. Tug of war benefit tournament starting at 3pm.
Auction at radio station WJFF, 11am-1pm preview, 1pm calling begins. Fine antiques, art, decorative items, kitchen wares, gardening equipment, small furnishings in excellent condition, electronics, games and more. 845/482-4141.
Book signing for poet Karen Morris and artist John Tomlinson at the Emerald Ballroom, 4-6pm. Introductory remarks by Daria Dorosh. Morris will read and speak about "Rage." Snacks and cash bar featuring specialty cocktails.
Equinunk United Methodist Church, Lordville Rd., will hold a bake, deli, and rummage sale in the basement of the church, 12noon-3pm. This event will be followed by a rummage sale (only) on Thursday, June 9, from 7-8:30pm, and a bag sale on Saturday, June 11, from 9am-1pm. 570/224-6361.
Penny social at the Long Eddy Firehouse, State Route 97. Doors open 5pm, calling starts 6:30pm. Special table, theme baskets, raffle, door prizes, 50/50. $1 admission includes refreshments. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary of the Long Eddy Hose Company.
Huge garage sale fundraiser benefiting Rocky's Refuge on Memorial Day Weekend at 185 Lake St., (former Roger's Small Engine building), 9am-4pm. 100% of items sold goes directly to the organization.Rocky's Refuge is a 501 c3 non profit animal rescue organization. 607/498-5445.
Third annual celebration of regional published authors, expanded to include dinner at Settlers Inn Friday, June 17. Keynote speaker Suzanne Fisher Staples. $50 per person. Saturday, June 18 all-day free event at Hawley Silk Mill. Morning workshops 9:30-11:45 for authors and aspiring authors, afternoon meet-and-greet with authors 12-3pm.