Hay rides, pumpkin picking & painting, costume contest, refreshments, music, treats & more at Rolling Stone Ranch, 12noon-4pm.
Bethel Senior Center, 12noon-4pm.
In the ongoing battle between the Town of Bethel and property owners Roy Howard and Jeryl Abramson, the latest round goes to the town. At a town meeting on October 12, town supervisor Dan Sturm announced that State Supreme Court Justice Christopher Cahill ruled against the couple, and said they violated a consent decree. Read more
Holiday classic w/ audience participation & Q&A at Bethel Woods, 2pm. 866/781-2922. SOLD OUT.
Musical celebration combining New Orleans rhythms w/ soul, roots, rock & more at Bethel Woods, 2pm, free. 866/781-2922.
Celebration of Brazilian culture through music, participatory song & samba percussion at Bethel Woods, 2pm. Make a carnival mask to wear during concert, 12:30pm. 866/781-2922.
School-day concert of blues, R&B & jazz w/ music history at Bethel Woods, 10am, free. Geared toward grades 3-6. 866/781-2922.
Free admission to The Museum at Bethel Woods, 10am-5pm. BethelWoodsCenter.org.
The 10-year battle over the public access point at the Toronto Reservoir may soon be settled as a judge in Albany considers the merits of the case. Read more
Three Democratic candidates for two seats on the town board will face off in a primary contest on September 13. Long-time incumbents Vicky Vassmer-Simpson and Bob Blais will be sharing the ballot with former highway superintendent Bernie Cohen.
The local Democratic Committee has decided not to back a candidate until after the primary, at which time it will presumably back the two winners. If Vassmer-Simpson wins and the committee supports her, it may signal the beginning of an end to a huge rift in the party that has defined it for the past couple of election cycles. Read more