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
Trail U workshop at Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main St., 1pm. Learn how to maintain hiking trails. Wear hiking boots, dress appropriately for the outdoor conditions and trail work, pack plenty of water and bring work gloves. Register online at www.nynjtc.org/view/workshops. 518/628-4243.
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.
Sullivan New York for Bernie Sanders "Sulivan Berners" official meeting at host Jerry and Jane Neimand, 681 Stump Pond Rd., 7:30pm. 845/482-2266, call for directions.
Comedy Central's Teddy Smith headlines The Arnold House plus Rich Kiamco and Jonathan McBride, 8pm. Tickets: $20 (no drink min.) available at the door. 845/439-5070 to reserve your ticket and also to make a dinner reservations if applicable.
The 15th annual Fly Tyers Rendezvous sponsored by the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center, 10am-3pm. Silent auction from 10am–2pm, with flies, tools, books, bamboo rod by Chuck Neuner. Benefits the Educational Programs Fund. Everyone is welcome. Lunch is available.
The Catskill Art Society presents Intricate Realities, a group show featuring artwork by Hannah Raine Brenner-Leonard, Patrick Duffy, and Jayoung Yoon, at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St. Artist talk and opening reception from 3-6pm. On display through April 17.
The Catskill Art Society hosts an opening reception for Figurative Pastels, an exhibition by Galen Pittman, in the Elevator Gallery at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., from 4-6pm. On display through May 30. Pittman brings an insightful view to a multitude of human subjects with a lyrical flow of pastels.
Comedy Night at The Arnold House, 8pm. The Laugh Tour brings live stand-up comedy with Kara Buller and Rich Kiamco. Tickets: $20, available at the door. 845/439-5070.
Morgan Outdoors Valentine's Day event for single folks, easy hike along the Parksville Rail Trail followed by tapas and beverages at nearby Rolling River Cafe. Register, 845/439-5507.