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 will present the artwork of Frank Shuback in “Hard Evidence” an exhibition in the Elevator Gallery, 4-6pm. “Hard Evidence” is a series of clues to current events, using design and color to draw together elements from around the world. 845/436-4227.
Good Friday Service at the Livingston Manor Presbyterian Church, 7pm.
The 14th Fly Tyers Rendezvous will be from 10am to 3pm at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center, Old Route 17, sponsored by the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild. Day of camaraderie, reunion and fly tying. There will be a silent auction from 10am to 2pm with unique items. Free to everyone.
Art.Write.Now.Tour 2014-15, a nationwide traveling exhibition showcasing more than 130 original pieces of art and writing from the talented teen winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, will open at the CAS Arts Center at 48 Main Street in Livingston Manor, NY. Free and open to the public. On display during regular hours.
Exhibit “Flux,” works by Claire Breidenback, Christopher Manning and Cathleen Parra, sponsored and presented by Catskill Art Society, CAS Arts Center, 48 Main Street. 845/436-4227.
Guitarist Marc Sloan, percussionist Pablo Shine, and violinist Guy Thillet bring hot rhythms to the CAS Arts Center for an evening of music. Tickets $10, reservations recommended. Call 845/436-4227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Catskill Brewery is holding a family-friendly opening celebration at its new craft brewery on Old Route 17. From 1-9 pm, the Halloween themed party will feature the brewery's "hard-working" fresh beer and other refreshments, live music with polka band Stanky and the Coal Miners as well as DJ, dancing and costume party at dark.
“The Snowflake Man” at the CAS Arts Center, 2-3pm. The Czech-style marionette show tells the true story of "Snowflake" Bentley, a self-educated farmer and scientist who attracted world attention by adapting a camera to a microscope, becoming the first person to capture a single snow crystal. Tickets $10, reservations recommended. 845/436-4227.
Trains on Main pulls into Livingston Manor for its 7th year. Grand opening party at the CAS Arts Center, 2-4pm. You can see the trains up close, talk to the model builders, listen to live music, and get your photo taken with Santa.