YEL! FEST 7 at Bethel Woods, Hurd Rd., 5:30-8:30pm. Pre-sale tickets include dinner, two free drinks and two entries for pair of 2016 lawn passes. Tickets at door include dinner and one entry only. Cost: $25. RSVP by 9/15 at 3pm, call 845/791-4200, email email@example.com.
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free guided nature walk at the office in Bethel, 1pm. Special "Family Day" hike has activities including a treasure hunt and craft project especially for kids. www.DelawareHighlands.org.
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and local astronomer John Kocijanski for a free Star Watch program. Watch the stars and planets, observe deep sky objects, and learn how to locate the constellations. Bring binoculars and/or telescope (limited number available) and folding chairs. Registration required. 845/583-1010.
Annual free picnic outdoors at the Bethel Delaware Highlands Conservancy office, 12noon-4pm. Crafts, games, live bluegrass music, a guided nature walk on the woodland trail, monarch butterflies with Ed Wesely, live animals with the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, local food, and fun for all ages. RSVP requested. 845/583-1010.
LaMar performs at Catskill Distilling Company, 9pm. The group draws from the spirit of Spanish Flamenco music, the undefined force of Cuban music and the power of world music. 845/583-3141.
Mountain Ride, a Pennsylvania bluegrass band, will perform at the Dancing Cat, 8:30pm. Tickets cost $10. Mountain Ride is passing through the area on their Northeast tour. Visit mountainridebluegrass.com.
Charles Baran will bring his sold out New York City show "Recipes for Disaster" to the Dancing Cat Saloon, 8pm. An evening of song, zany comedy and all around Charles Baran madness under the musical direction of Ben Krauss with The Dill Pickle Club Orchestra. Tickets are $18 with a cash bar.
“Work Party” to clean up the grounds and do some painting and minor repairs to help them get ready for the summer, 10am-4pm. RSVP: 845/583-1010.
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free bird walk on the woodland trail at their office in Bethel, 8:30-10am. Learn about what you see and hear on the trail, and help collect data about the birds found on the property. RSVP: 845/583-1010.
"Visions of Improv" on the property of long-time patrons. Begins at 4pm with wine and mingling outdoors, concert of shorter works for string quartet and solo instruments, and finishes with dinner al fresco with the musicians in the gazebo and on the terrace. Reservations are required, and the minimum donation is $80. WCMconcerts.org.