Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and local astronomer John Kocijanski for a free Star Watch program at the office in Bethel, NY. Watch the stars and planets, observe deep sky objects, and learn how to locate the constellations. Space is limited and registration is required. 845/583-1010.
Historic Watres Paddle on Lake Lacawac, 9-11:30am. Join historian Roy Chesseri for a guided paddle. Boats and life jackets are provided; personal life jackets may be used. Registration limited. Register by calling 570/689-9494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: $15, members $10.
As Mother Nature changes her colors for the Fall season, Steamtown National Historic Site is scheduling train excursions through some of the most beautiful fall countryside of the nearby Pocono Mountains. A total of ten fall foliage excursions, all powered by historic diesel locomotives, are planned for this season. Reservations open 9/23.
Bashakill Vineyards, 1131 South Rd., 1pm. Guided tour on trails/road, 1:30. Complementary wine or beer tasting and complementary glass. (Donated by Bashakill Vineyards). All proceeds to benefit local needs. Door prizes, 50/50, silent auction, snacks and water provided by the Mamakating Lions Club. 845/754-7146.
Sullivan County ATV Association annual fall ATV Run held September 17-18. It will take place on Poli Field at the corner of Sackett Lake Road and South Maplewood Road. Camping offered Friday and Saturday nights with rides on Saturday and Sunday. Food available for purchase throughout the weekend. $45 per person to ride, camping $20 per night.
Target competition, shooting events, gun raffle, youth events at Conservation Club, 140 Kortright Rd., 9am-3pm. Free admission. Participants are responsible for providing their own firearms/ammo. See website for details: www.sullivancountyconservationclub.org.
Join the Conservancy for a guided Fall Hike at the Tusten Mountain Trail from 10am until approximately 1:30pm. Learn about the ecology and history of the area with local author Heather Housekeeper. Free and open to the public; registration required. Email email@example.com, or call 845/583-1010 x6.
Field trip to find butterflies and birds at Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area, 9-11am. Meet at 9am at The Trading Post in Rock Hill. Call leader Renee Davis at 845/482-5044 before 7pm for more information.
Join entomologist Rob Anderson for a nature “sit” to discover insects at the Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve, 9pm. Dr. Anderson will set up a net made of very fine mesh, and shine a
light on it to attract a wide variety of insects. Free. Bring a chair and flashlight. 570/727-3362.
Wayne County Historical Society presents the 2016 Secret Gardenscape Tour, 10am and 4pm, rain or shine. Showcasing gardens and landscapes in Lake, Salem, Sterling and Dreher townships. Tickets sold at historical society, 810 Main St., and Countryside Floral & Greenhouse, 129 Mt. Cobb Hwy., Lake Ariel. Cost: $20. 570/253-3240.