Join Paul Stark for the grand opening of The Stray Cat Gallery, 4pm-4am. Casual outdoor event. RSVP: 541/815-4792,
Group riding lesson (1 hour), hands-on educational activity, learn about horses & related topics, arts, crafts & games at Rolling Stone Ranch through 8/31. Sign up for a week or a day. 845/583-1100.
Works by Tom Holmes on display at Bethel Woods (outside) through 10/8. 845/583-2000.
Taste the new "Wicked White Whiskey" & "Most Righteous Bourbon" at Catskill Distilling Co., noon-?, $12 donation, age 12 & under free. Live music, tasting, tours, BBQ, artisans, farmers' market & more. Benefits SPCA. 607/229-6087.
Teams of experts from outside Sullivan County will spend August 9 to 12 visiting 25 Sullivan Renaissance projects before selecting winners in three beautification categories and honoring one project for the best overall showing of flowers. For the first year, judges will also recognize one of 11 long-time maintenance participants for the abundance of flowers in their community. Read more
Peer-to-peer, original musical teaching children life lessons to cope w/ issues like bullying at Bethel Woods (Event Gallery), 4pm, $10 (incl. museum pass). BethelWoodsCenter.org or 800/745-3000.
Commemoration of the 1969 festival with 1960s costume contest (register to win prizes), "Woodstock: Three Days of Peace & Music" screening, & authors/artists on hand at Bethel Woods Museum. BethelWoodsCenter.org or 866/781-2922.
Photos by Roberta Price exploring commune life of counterculture on display at Bethel Woods through 12/31. Now-9/3: 7 days/week, 10am-7pm, 9/4-12/31, Thurs.-Sun., 10am-5pm. Adults $15, seniors $13, ages 8-17 $11, ages 3-7 $6, under age 3 free. BethelWoodsCenter.org or 866/781-2922.
The Janice Center presents special music sessions for ages 0-5 & 6-10 at Bethel Woods, 1st 4 Fri., $110/child, $90 each add'l sibling. RSVP: 845/482-3324.
Children's book reading, horse carriage rides, pony rides, & farm animals at Rolling Stone Ranch, noon-3pm, adults $6, ages 5-12 $4. sullivancountyfarmnetwork.org or 845/583-1100.