Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History: Paul Brennan as George Washington offers a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence to costumed interpreters of Cushetunk settlers, noon; John Conway speaks on the Declaration of Independence & the Upper Delaware river valley, 12:30pm; candle making, blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, musketry & gardening demonstrations, 2pm. Holiday hours: 10am-5pm. 845/252-6660.
NARROWSBURG, NY - A new store opened in Narrowsburg on June 2, By Delaine, featuring a variety of art and crafts created by American artists locally and from across the country.
The owners are Douglas and Judy Knight. Among the items for sale are handmade scarves and wraps made by Judy. Ten dollars from the sale of each of these goes to to RISE.
The opening was attended by, among others, Tusten town superintendent Carol Wingert and New York State Assembleywoman Aileen Gunther.
DVO presents Giuseppe Verdi's Otello based on William Shakespear's tragedy at Tusten Theatre, 8pm. 845/252-7272.
Group show on display at Loft Gallery, Delaware Arts Center, through 8/4. 845/252-7576.
Parade lineup 2pm, start 3pm, chicken BBQ 4:30-6:30pm, $9, fireworks at dusk. Floats wanted: float judged as best receives: trophy, Delaware River raft trip for 4, 911 address sign, a River Reporter subscription, & a kitchen fire extinguisher. firstname.lastname@example.org or 845/701-9126.
Collage by Fran Cox on display at Alliance Gallery, Delaware Arts Center, through 8/4. 845/252-7576.
Upper Delaware Council office, 7pm. Public welcome. 845/252-3022.
See a working blacksmith, candle maker, spinner, weaver, colonial schoolroom,& get a Blast from the Past from the cannon at Fort Delaware, Fri., Sat. & Mon. 10am-5pm; Sun. noon-5pm. Scouts (must be in uniform) $3, chaperones (must be 21) $3. 845/252-6660.
Tour Narrowsburg, 1:30-4:30pm, $30 before 6/8, $35 day of. Meet at Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History for registration, 1pm. Benefits Liberty Museum & Arts Center. RSVP: 845/292-2394.
The Town of Tusten now has an online calendar that shows the dates not only of the main town council and board meetings, but also meetings of committees like the zoning rewrite committee and design committee. Other events of importance to the town, like last weekend’s plant swap and the July 22 RiverFest, are also included. To see the calendar, go to www.tusten.org and click on “2012 calendar.” If you have an event you think should be listed, email email@example.com.