GREENE COUNTY EVENTS

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Department, Box 527, Catskill, NY 12414

or call 518-943-3223 or 1-800-355-2287 or visit:

www.greatnortherncatskills.com

GCCA Gallery Boutique – The Greene County Council on the Arts invites you to visit our gallery boutique, The Artful Hand, in Catskill. Open year-round, we offer fine arts and high quality crafts by local and regional artists, and books by area authors. Send boutique inquiries to niva@greenarts.org. The GCCA Catskill Gallery, located at 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY. Open Monday through Saturday, 10AM-5PM. For more information, contact gcca@greenearts.org or 518-943-3400.

CATSKILL MOUNTAIN FOUNDATION PIANO MUSEUM. 18 beautiful examples of piano making from 1783 to the present, plus fascinating related ephemera, includes pianos from Liberace, Sir Roland Hanna’s and a rare Clementi that was played by the Maestro himself.  Besides the Museum, the Doctorow Center includes 3 movie theaters and a performance space. Across the street is a newly revised restaurant, a fine Art and Craft gift gallery and an excellent Bookstore. Doctorow Center, Main Street, Hunter, NY. 518-263-2036. Hours: 12-4, Friday and Saturday, or by appointment. Groups welcome. 518-263-4908. www.catskillmtn.org

Prattsville Art Center and Residency. EXHIBITS, CONCERTS, LECTURES, ALL AGES MUSIC CLUB AND MUSIC FESTIVALS, NEXT GENERATION ART CLUB, WEEKLY DISCUSSIONS & LECTURES, E(ART)H Club for Young Artists. www.prattsvilleart.org, or facebook:  Prattsville Art Center and Residency.

Summer Programs at Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts. CERAMICS, PAINTING, PAPERMAKING AND MORE! 518-263-2001 or visit www.sugarmaples.org. Various locations in Tannersville & Hunter.

WORKSHOPS, CLASSES, OUTDOOR HIKES & ADVENTURES, SPECIAL EXHIBIT AND EVENTS.  Visit www.olana.org. Olana State Historic Site. 5270 Route 9G, Hudson.

HUDSON HALL AT THE HISTORIC HUDSON OPERA HOUSE. Full calendar of year round acitivies! PERFORMANCE, EXHIBITIONS, READING, SPECIAL EVENT, KIDS & FAMILY and after school events. hudsonhall.org.  327 Warren Street, Hudson. 518-822-1438

TINY TOTS PROGRAM.   Free and open to children ages birth to pre-K, along with their caregivers, Tuesdays, 1030-1130AM. Songs, fingerplays and rhymes, books, a simple craft, and free-play time. Come, have fun, and meet neighbors and friends, old and new!  Palenville Branch Library, 3335 Route 23A, Palenville, NY. For more info: cplpalenville@mhcable.com   http://catskillpubliclibrary.org/  (518) 678-3357.

Hikes, presentations & special events. MOUNTAIN TOP HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Haines Falls. Call 589-6657 or www.mths.org
Dance Performance Class for High School Students. Operation Unite. FREE Program. MORE info at 518-828-3612

Film Program: SELECTED FILMS. Popular Hollywood, independent; foreign screenings. Lobby café: espresso, cappuccino, tea, desserts; light suppers Saturday, open 1/2 hour before show. Catskill Mountain Foundation Film and Performing Arts Center, Rt. 23A, Hunter. 518-263-4702. www.catskillmtn.org.

HUDSON HALL AT THE HISTORIC HUDSON OPERA HOUSE. Classes, Workshops, Exhibits, Concerts, Music, Programs and Special Events. Year round roster of activities for people of all ages. 327 Warren Street, Hudson, NY. 518- 822-1438. hudsonhall.org

SUMMER IN OUR CATSKILLS: MOUNTAINS & VALLEYS IN LIVING COLOR, a group exhibition of art from the Catskills and Hudson Valley regions. Reception 4:30 to 7 PM. Open Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday, 10am to 5pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm. 917-428-3797 or tina.Accardi@gmail.com. Tannersville Pop-up Market & Gift Shop, 6055 Main Street, Tannersville.

A living museum. Arts, local history, horticulture, botany, environment. Individual, group tours, plant sale. Change of landscape in four seasons. Photogenic woodland walk, native trees, plants. Call for calendar. The Mountain Top Arboretum, Maude Adams Road, POB 379, Tannersville. 518-589-3903. www.mtarbor.org

FOLLIES WITH BOBBY:  Ballet and other smooth moves for women of a certain age and confident men.  Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 AM and Mondays 6- 7 PM. Improve balance and flexibility and transform your body awareness using techniques from ballet, modern dance, jazz, soft shoe, and 4th grade Physical Education class. Taught by Bobby Lupone. Drop-ins welcome. Athens Cultural Center, 24 2nd Street, Athens.  info@athensculturalcenter.org

 RIVERTIDE AIKIKAI, Martial Arts Instruction For All Ages. 3198 Old Kings Rd. just off of Rt. 23A in Catskill. Call 518-943-4000, email info@rivertideaikikai.org or visit www.rivertideaikikai.org.

 Last Monday

POETRY READINGS moderated by visual artist and poet, Robert Tomlinson. 394 Main Café, 394 Main Street, Catskill,

Tuesdays

HIP HOP FOR YOUTH. Operation Unite in collaboration with Hudson Hall.5-6pm. FREE. Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson.

LEGO CLUB FOR ALL AGES, 4:00 PM every Tuesday.  Come, explore the world of building with legos, and meet new friends at your library!  Catskill Public Library, 1 Franklin St, Catskill.  For more info: www.catskillpubliclibrary.org OR call (518) 943-4230.

Stamp Carving Workshop. Lynn Bindler of the Apogee Center leads a workshop in carving rubber stamps. Supplies and tools are provided. 11:00 to 1:00. Come enjoy this easy-to-learn art technique at the Catskill Community Center, 344 Main Street in Catskill. For more information, please call the Community Center at 518-719-8244.

Every Tuesday

KWANZAA Theater Group. Program AGES 10 and UP.  6-7:30pm. FREE. Operation Unite Education & Cultural Arts Center. 360 Columbia Street, Hudson.
First Tuesday

WGXC, PURPLE HOUSE: A MONTHLY FORUM FOR THE ARTS, hosted by visual artist and poet, Robert Tomlinson frequently explores the intersection between images and words. 2-3 pm. 90.7 FM.

 Wednesdays

Watercolor workshops for adults with painter. Washington Irving Senior Center, Catskill, 10AM to Noon. Free. Bring own supplies.

First Wednesday

HUDSON RIVER UKES. Ukulele Club. 6:00-7:30 PM.Contact group leader Ed Greenaway at egreenaway@statetel.com. Heermance Memorial Library at 1 Ely Street, Coxsackie. FREE.  www.heermancelibrary.org or 518-731-8084.

Thursdays

AFTER-HOURS TEEN TIME, 5-7 PM every Thursday.  Ages 12-17 welcome.  Spend an hour on Academic and/or Creative pursuits followed by an hour of relaxed socializing, games, music, etc.  Catskill Public Library, 1 Franklin St. Catskill.  For more info: www.catskillpubliclibrary.org OR speak to Jesse at 518-943-4230.

Seminars for HS Students: Senior Track. 4:30-6:30pm. College preparedness program designed to assist high school seniors through the daunting tasks of college applications, financial aid process, college visits and more. Operation Unite Education and Cultural Arts Center, 360 Columbia Street, Hudson. 518-828-3612. Visit operationuniteny.org

Second and Fourth Thursday

The Greene County Camera Club is a friendly group of intermediate and advanced photographers who meet twice monthly at the Greenville Library Art Gallery located at the intersection of routes 81 and 32 in Greenville.  On the second Thursday, we hold a “digital critique” in which members submitting images in advance receive constructive feedback on their work. Friendship and networking, occasional field trips, an e-Newsletter, member shows and exhibition opportunities and social gatherings are all benefits of membership. For more information: Eileen Camuto morninglight1@verizon.net or Nora Adelman brickrowphoto@icloud.com.

Fridays

Get Up & Stay Up Dance-Literacy Program. Operation Unite. FREE. Bliss Tower Community Room. 41 North 2nd Street, Hudson,

Kuumba Dance & Drum Academy. Operation Unite in collaboration with Hudson Hall. African Drum 10:30-11:30am. African Dance 11:45am-1:00pm. Adults $5.00 – Youth FREE. Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson.

ATHENS PRESQUE BALLET: Ballet and other smooth moves for women of a certain age and confident men.  10:30 -12 noon. Improve balance and flexibility and transform your body awareness using techniques from ballet, modern dance, jazz, soft shoe, and 4th grade Physical Education class. Taught by Bobby Lupone. FREE Drop-ins welcome. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens. Email to be notified of class cancellations or changes.

Saturdays

Ukulele Camp: Carmen Borgia leads a group who play ukuleles and sing on Saturday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:00 at the Catskill Community Center, 344 Main Street in Catskill. Beginners and experienced ukulele players are welcome. Ukuleles are available for use by people who do not have their own and would like to learn this easy and fun instrument. For more information, please call the Community Center at 518-719-8244.

Third and Fourth Saturdays

ART CLUB FOR KIDS.  Free and open to children of all ages.  11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.  Come, have fun, and be creative! Palenville Branch Library, 3335 Route 23A, Palenville.  For more info: vdombrowski@catskillpubliclibrary.org   http://catskillpubliclibrary.org/ (518) 678-3357.

Fourth Sunday

ATHENS COMMUNITY CHORUS. Anyone who loves to sing is welcome to join the Athens Community Chorus. There are no auditions or membership dues. All that we require is a little bit of talent and a big appreciation for good music. We will get together once a month to share our talents and to sing a rich and diverse selection of vocal works, from classical to jazz standards, and Broadway to madrigals. FREE Drop-ins welcome. Athens Cultural Center, 24 2nd Street, Athens. Email to be notified of class cancellations or changes.

TIME AND SPACE. Exhibits, classical movies on weekends. Time and Space Warehouse Cultural Center. 434 Columbia St., Hudson. 518-822-8448. www.timeandspace.org

September 4, 8pmThe Double Distress: Featuring the Labyrinth Baroque Ensemble. 

Tickets: $25 General Admission TICKETS ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets, or call 518 263 2001 All audience members must show proof of full vaccination and wear masks.

All safety protocols will be in effect for the protection of our audiences, performers and staff. CLICK HERE to view our full safety protocols.

Catskill Mountain Foundation presents the Labyrinth Ensemble’s “The Double Distress,” an evening of drama and intrigue in an eighteenth century London theater setting. Returning to the mountain top for the fourth time, Music Director Richard Kolb and Stage Director Tracy Cowart lead the Labyrinth Ensemble in a delightful mixture of florid virtuosity and comedy, solidly grounded on authoritative scholarship and a thorough command of historical performance practice. The ensemble brings to life the ravishing beauty and wit of 17th- and 18th-century chamber music on period instruments.

In this staged story within a story, the characters vie for affection and applause in a world where orange-sellers in the aisles carry flirtatious messages between box seats and into the wings. Featuring songs and instrumental numbers by Henry Purcell and John Eccles, two of the leading composers of theater music of the baroque era, and accompanied by lutes, baroque violins, recorders, and triple harp, “The Double Distress” unfolds a story of complicated relationships.

The Labyrinth Ensemble includes: Tracy Cowart (mezzo-soprano & stage director); Fiona Gillespie (soprano); Bradley King (tenor); Theresa Salomon (violin); Sian Ricketts (baroque oboe & recorder); Patricia Ann Neely (violone); Christa Patton (triple harp); Richard Kolb (theorbo, archlute, & music director).  Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center

6050 Main Street, Village of Tannersville

OCTOBER 3, 4; Colors in the Catskills: Second weekend of Oktoberfest will no longer feature the Motorcycle Rally. However, we are excited to announce that Colors in the Catskills will now feature off-roading! Doxie Derby. Rain or Shine. Saturday 11:00 am - 6:15 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 5:15 pm Sunday, Admission is FREE! Hunter Mountain 64 Klein Ave, Hunter

OCTOBER 10, 11; DAS LAUFWERK EUROCAR RALLY. Ring in October with our third weekend of Oktoberfest, featuring the Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally. Live Music. Rain or Shine. Saturday 11:00 am - 6:15 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 5:15 pm Sunday, Admission is FREE! Hunter Mountain 64 Klein Ave, Hunter

OCTOBER  17, 18; WINERIES IN THE CATSKILLS. Fourth and final weekend of Oktoberfest features a showcasing of local wineries to compliment the festivities, offering samples of their finest locally-crafted wines. Spitz Blitz Race to the Summit, Doxie Derby. Rain or Shine. Saturday 11:00 am - 6:15 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 5:15 pm Sunday, Admission is FREE! Hunter Mountain 64 Klein Ave, Hunter

OCTOBER 30 at 8 PM: virtual AFP International Fortepiano Salon 7, highlights from the summer festival. TICKETS for live performances are online only, at $25 each. Seating is limited. Visit catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2001 for more information. Catskill Mountain Foundation

NOVEMBER 6 at 8 PM: Academy of Fortepiano Performance Faculty Concert at the Doctorow Center for the Arts. TICKETS for live performances are online only, at $25 each. Seating is limited. Visit catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2001 for more information. Catskill Mountain Foundation

NOVEMBER 13 at 2 PM: American Music on American Pianos at the Doctorow Center for the Arts. TICKETS for live performances are online only, at $25 each. Seating is limited. Visit catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2001 for more information. Catskill Mountain Foundation

NOVEMBER 20 at 8 PM: virtual AFP International Fortepiano Salon 8, Improvisation. TICKETS for live performances are online only, at $25 each. Seating is limited. Visit catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2001 for more information. Catskill Mountain Foundation

NOVEMBER 27 at 8 PM: The Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Robert Manno at the Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center. TICKETS for live performances are online only, at $25 each. Seating is limited. Visit catskillmtn.org or call 518-263-2001 for more information. Catskill Mountain Foundation

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