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
CAS will host an artist talk at 4pm, followed immediately by a free opening reception from 5-7pm for “Material Being,” an exhibition of artwork by Ed Smith and Joni Wehrli. All are welcome and light refreshments will be served. 845/436-4227.
Roast Pork Dinner at the Masonic Lodge, 94 Main St., 4:30-7pm. Adults $10, children $6. Benefits the Delaware-Sullivan Chapter Order of Eastern Star.
Ask Sullivan County Audubon your bird and butterfly questions at Garden Day. Come see what your local Audubon does while taking in the Garden Day celebration, complete with garden vendors and lecturers at the Catskill Art Society. Carolyn Summers speaks at 1pm on native gardening. www.livingstonmanor.org.
Garden Day held along the sidewalks of Main Street with free lectures offered at the Catskill Art Society, 10am-5pm. Rain or shine. Vendors with birdhouses, wind chimes, planters, plants, tools, gloves, hats, solar lighting, and honey and maple products. Raffles and food. 845/439-3567.
Italian Dinner at the Masonic Lodge, 94 Main St., 4:30-7pm. Adults $10, child $6. Benefit: Sullivan-St. Tammany Chapter #298 Order of Eastern Star. 845/439-3102.
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.