"Preludes" a piano dedication recital with pianist Armen Boyajian and Mezzo-Soprano Janice Meyerson at Krause Recital Hall, Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main St., 7:30pm. The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance will dedicate its 1913 Mason & Hamlin grand piano, a recent gift from the family of the late Lea Lerner. Cost: $30. 845/252-7576.
The Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold hands-on demonstrations throughout the day at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library.
Folk band Low Lily will play the Tusten Theatre, 210 Bridge St., 7:30pm. Presented by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance in celebration of Narrowsburg’s Honey Bee Fest. Low Lily is an acoustic string and vocal trio. Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit www.delawarevalleyartsalliance.org or call 845/252-7576.
Day-long festival all about the amazing honeybees along Main Street, Bridge Street and Erie Avenue. Free exhibits, expert panel discussion, classes, hive demonstrations, live music, vendor market, parade at 3:30 with Wallenpaupack Area School Marching Band. Guinness World Record attempt for most people dressed as bees at 4pm at Narrowsburg Union.
Book signing with Marisa Scheinfeld author of "The Borscht Belt" at The River Gallery, 12noon-5pm. 845/252-3238.
Ned Lang and Ed Magilton of the Conservative Party of Sullivan County host an election forum at the Village Inn, 6-8pm. Hors d'oeuvres and Southwestern aperitivos. Guest speaker: The Honorable Frank J. Labuda. Topic: "The Second Amendment and You in Changing Times." Suggested donation: $25 to benefit local food pantries. 845/701-5468.
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Act Underground Theatre presents a staged reading of “ART” by Yasmina Reza at the Krause Recital Hall, Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main St. Two dates: Friday, Sept. 9 at 7pm and Saturday, Sept. 10 at 2pm and 7pm. Cost: $12. 845/252-9915.
The Delaware Valley Opera presents Bizet's "Carmen" for their 30th Anniversary Season Saturday August 20, 8pm and Sunday, August 21, 2pm at the Tusten Theatre. Opera in four acts by Georges Bizet, sung in English. Tickets at www.DelawareValleyOpera.org.
Join the Conservancy for a guided Fall Hike at the Tusten Mountain Trail from 10am until approximately 1:30pm. Learn about the ecology and history of the area with local author Heather Housekeeper. Free and open to the public; registration required. Email email@example.com, or call 845/583-1010 x6.