The 23rd annual Liberty Harvest Festival and Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by the Liberty Museum & Arts Center, at the museum on Main Street, 12 noon. The festival features a vendor-packed sidewalk sale, a craft fair, live music all day, Chili cook-off and applesauce eating competition. 845/292-2394.
The 7th annual Poetry Festival will be held at the Liberty Museum and Arts Center, 2pm. Accomplished poets from across the region will each read a selection of their poems. Admission is free and there will be light refreshments after the readings. 845/292-6628.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St., 6-7:30pm. Open to all caregivers/family members of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. Provides an opportunity for caregivers to meet and develop a mutual support system. 845/866-3247.
The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering an Everyday Healthy Cooking class at the Rubin Pollack Education Center in the Culinary Arts Kitchen, 6-9pm. The cost is $30 plus $15 materials fees. 845/295-4915.
Professional Women of Sullivan County meeting at Oscar Brown restaurant, 2514 State Route 52, networking 6pm, meeting 6:30pm. $22 for members in good standing, $25 for guests and future members. RSVP no later than Sunday, September 18. 845/866-3247 or Nursevel@gmail.com.
Poetry Festival at The Liberty Museum & Arts Center, 46 S Main St., 2pm. Poets from around the region read their poetry. Wide variety of styles. Free admission and refreshments.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St., 6-7:30pm. Guest speaker will be Bonnie Lewis, RN, Community Educator of Cornell Co-Operative Extension, who will discuss issues relating to “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Bahavior.” 845/866-3247.
Liberty Aglow Brunch at Lighthouse Ministries, 5 Triangle Rd., 10am-12 noon. Guest speaker will be Eileen Brey.
Sullivan County Youth Basketball Tournament at Hanofee Park, 9am-3pm. Rain date August 26. Boys and girls separate, three age divisions. Ages 9-12 play from 9-11am; ages 13-15 play from 11am-1pm; ages 16-19 play from 1-3pm. Fee $10. Trophies, prizes, gift bags and BBQ. 646/201-8606.
The Liberty Museum & Arts Center hosts the 15th annual Catskills Preservation and History Conference, registration 9:30am. This year’s theme is “The Catskills – Miami Beach Connection: The People, The Hotels and the Architecture.” There are seven different presentations scheduled for the day-long event. Registration $45. 845/292-2394.