"Annual Storytelling Dinner in the Undercroft" at The Settlers Inn, 6:30pm. Featuring professional storyteller Rich Pawling as Pennsylvania German Canal Captain John Hummel. $65 per person includes traditional storytelling, harvest season dinner and live music string band. firstname.lastname@example.org or 570/226-2993.
Dramatic reading by local Shohola actor. Get into the spirit of the season by listening to Greg Giblin perform some of Edgar Allen Poe's most famous and more intriguing pieces at the Port Jervis Free Library, 6:30pm. Enjoy an interesting evening at the latest "Chat with Friends." All are welcome. 845/856-3713.
The Catskill Art Society will present the storytelling group Yarnslingers for an evening of true stories titled “Reunions” at the CAS Arts Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $10. The show runs approximately 60 minutes with no intermission. Followed by a free reception with refreshments. 845/436-4227 or email email@example.com.
First Fridays Contemporary Author Series, open mic sign-up, 7pm, open mic, 7:30pm, visiting authors, 8pm at the Narrowsburg Branch library. With Rachel Mckibbens and Jacob Rakovan.
The Catskill Art Society will present a book reading “When You Live By a River,” a novel by local author Mermer Blakeslee at the CAS Arts Center, 3-4:30pm. Suggested donation $5 per person. Visit www.catskillartsociety.org.
the Alchemy Poetry Club will read their original poetry at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. The club has published several chapbooks over the years and has been published in a wide variety of literary magazines. 845/794-4660.
Moody Road Studios will present “Writers in Conversation,” book readings at Maude Alley, 7pm. Wine and cheese welcome in the garden from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., and a book signing after the reading. Visit www.moodyroadstudios.com or call 917/445-0613.
Sunshine Hall Free Library presents Barbara Listenik, local children's author and illustrator, 3:30pm. Children ages 5-12 are invited to meet Barbara, and hear her read from one of her books. Light refreshments. Free. 845/557-6258.
The Catskill Art Society will present author Laurie Graff reading selections from the new anthology “No Kidding: Women Writers on Bypassing Parenthood” at the CAS Arts Center, 2-3pm. Visit www.catskillartsociety.org.
Readings by Mermer Blakeslee and Tom Lisenbee at The Sanctuary of Oils, 7-8:30pm. Lisbenbee opens the evening with selections from his poetry. Blakeslee reads from "When you Live by a River," an historical novel of a Catskill mountain community soon to be flooded to create a reservoir for NYC. 570/468-7350.