LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — More than one 100 friends and customers crammed into the Hamish & Henry Booksellers store in Livingston Manor on December 30, to share food, door prizes and to show appreciation for the independent bookstore that served the community for seven years.
Owners Sue Barnett and Jeff Christensen opened the store in July 2004 as a small renaissance was sweeping the hamlet and the county. “It’s been a great seven years,” Barnett said. Read more
The Catskill Art Society presents “Child’s Play” and “Wherever You Go,” a solo exhibition featuring the photography of Christopher Vernale, at the CAS Arts Center. Artist talk at 2pm, followed immediately by a free opening reception from 3-5pm. Light refreshments will be served. On display until April 6. 845/436-4227.
The Catskill Art Society will present the storytelling group Yarnslingers for the debut of their partnership series “Yarnslingers: Memoirs” at the CAS Arts Center, 7pm. Suggested donation $10. Advance reservations recommended. 845/436-4227.
Fly tyers from all over the Northeastern USA will gather at the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum for the 9th annual Flyfest, 10am-4pm. This annual event draws over 30 flytyers to demonstrate their fly tying skills an innovative patterns, while telling wild stories of the fish that got away. 845/439-4810.
Yiddish sing along in Livingston Manor, sing old favorites and learn new ones. Informal, free. 845/439-8109.
The CAS Arts Center will be open from 6-8:30pm with free candy for trick-or-treaters and “CAS by Candlelight,” an eerie evening gallery walk. Visitors will view the current exhibit “In Parallel,” which is on display until Nov 17. 845/436-4227.
Roast pork dinner at the Presbyterian Church, 568 Old Route 17, 4:30-7pm. Adults & take outs $10, under 12 $5. 845/439-4458.
The Catskill Art Society will present the Liberty Free Theatre for an encore performance reading of the play “Red” by John Logan at the CAS Arts Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $25. 845/436-4227.
Sullivan County Public Health Services flu clinic at the Town of Rockland Town Hall. $25. www.ehealthscheduling.com/sullivan. 845/292-5910.
A reception will be held at the CAS Arts Center for the winners of "Four Seasons of Nature & Landscapes in Sullivan County, NY," Jeff Bank photography contest, 6-8pm. The photographers will be on hand, light refreshments will be served and the public is invited. The 2014 Jeff Bank Calendars will be available for a suggested $5 donation to CAS.