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 an exhibition curated by Robin Winters entitled “Adrenaline Honey,” featuring artwork by Marianna Rothen and Mike Osterhout, at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., 3-6pm. On display through October 10. Both artists and the curator have residences in the Catskills. www.catskillartsociety.org.
Penny Social at the Masonic Lodge, 94 Main St. Doors open at 5:30pm, calling 7pm. Donation $1. Refreshments. Benefit: Sullivan-St. Tammany Chapter #298 Order of Eastern Star.
Widely regarded as one of the finest professional choral ensembles in the USA, The Antioch Chamber Ensemble will perform at the Shandelee Music Festival’s Sunset Concert Series at 442 J. Young Rd., 8pm. Specialty dessert reception to follow. 845/439-3277.
For the second concert of its 23rd season, the Shandelee Music Festival will present the Canite Quartet performing the music of Giuseppe Verdi, Samuel Barber, Dmitri Shostakovich and Felix Mendelssohn, 8pm. The Sunset Concert Pavilion is at 442 J. Young Rd. Specialty dessert reception.
The sounds of Beethoven, Schumann, Scriabin and Hsu will ring out from the mountain as the 23rd season of the Shandelee Music Festival opens with a performance by pianist Hanchien Lee, 8pm. The Shandelee Music Festival Sunset Concert Pavilion is located at 442 J. Young Rd. 845/439-3277.
The Catskill Brewery and Dan Smalls Presents host the Catskill Back Forty Revival at the Catskill Brewery, noon to dark. Music by The Felice Brothers, Steve Gunn, Big Mean Sound Machine, The Last Superpower and Kendy Gable. Local food and beer. Tickets $35.
The Catskill Art Society presents “Faces of India,” an exhibition of photographs by Doug Hilson, at the Laundry King, an alternative exhibit space of the Catskill Art Society located at 65 Main St., 4-7pm. On display through August 27. 845/436-4227.
The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM) holds its 2016 Summerfest and Anglers Market, 1031 Old Route 17. The public is invited to join with members and friends to celebrate the center’s 35th anniversary and enjoy all that Summerfest has to offer. 845/439-4810.
Supermarket Bingo at the Masonic Lodge, 94 Main St. Doors open at 5:30pm, calling starts 6:30pm. Admission $5. Refreshments. Benefit: Sullivan-St. Tammany Chapter #298 Order of Eastern Star.
Door prizes, raffles.