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.
Election Day chicken & biscuit luncheon at the Masonic Lodge, 94 Main St., 11am-1:30pm. Donation: $7.50. Benefit: Sullivan-St. Tammany Chapter #298 Order of Eastern Star.
For one night only, the CAS Arts Center will be open late with free candy for trick-or-treaters and “CAS by Candlelight,” an eerie evening gallery walk, 6-8pm. “CAS by Candlelight” whisks visitors back in time to experience art with only candles for light, lending a spooky new perspective to the galleries.
The "River and Biota Exhibit," curated by Naomi Teppich, opening reception at the CAS Arts Center. Talks by the artists are at 2pm and the reception is from 3-5pm. The exhibit runs through November 16. Show features 18 artists. www.catskillartsociety.org.
Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum 2014 Hall of Fame induction ceremony in the museum, 3pm. A special dinner will follow at 5:30pm in the Wulff Gallery. During the evening, John Waldron will receive the Lee Wulff Conservation Award. Members $50, non-members $65. 845/439-4810.
Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Third Thursday Evening Mixer at The Arnold House, 839 Shandelee Rd., 5:30-7pm. Sponsor: Time Warner Cable Business Class. Networking, a 50/50 raffle and more. Cost: Members free. Call 845/791-4200/email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manor Hose Co. #1 spaghetti dinner at the Livingston Manor Firehouse, Main St., 4:30pm-8pm. Cost: $7; children 5 & under free. Fundraiser for Manor Hose Co. #1 and Manor Hose Co. #1 Ladies Auxiliary.
Penny social at the Masonic Lodge, 94 Main St. Doors open at 5:30pm, calling 7pm. Benefit: Sullivan-St Tammany Chapter #298 Order of Eastern Star. Admission:$1. Door prizes and refreshments.