GREENE COUNTY EVENTS
Greene County Tourism Promotion
Department, Box 527, Catskill, NY 12414
or call 518-943-3223 or 1-800-355-2287 or visit:
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 . The GCCA Catskill Gallery, located at 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY. Open Monday through Saturday, 10AM-5PM. For more information, contact 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. , 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 . Various locations in Tannersville & Hunter.
WORKSHOPS, CLASSES, OUTDOOR HIKES & ADVENTURES, SPECIAL EXHIBIT AND EVENTS. Visit . 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: (518) 678-3357.
Hikes, presentations & special events. MOUNTAIN TOP HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Haines Falls. Call 589-6657 or
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 . 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. email@example.com
RIVERTIDE AIKIKAI, Martial Arts Instruction For All Ages. 3198 Old Kings Rd. just off of Rt. 23A in Catskill. Call 518-943-4000, email or visit .
POETRY READINGS moderated by visual artist and poet, Robert Tomlinson. 394 Main Café, 394 Main Street, Catskill,
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: 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.
KWANZAA Theater Group. Program AGES 10 and UP. 6-7:30pm. FREE. Operation Unite Education & Cultural Arts Center. 360 Columbia Street, Hudson.
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.
Watercolor workshops for adults with painter. Washington Irving Senior Center, Catskill, 10AM to Noon. Free. Bring own supplies.
HUDSON RIVER UKES. Ukulele Club. 6:00-7:30 PM.Contact group leader Ed Greenaway at . Heermance Memorial Library at 1 Ely Street, Coxsackie. FREE. or 518-731-8084.
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: 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 or Nora Adelman .
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.
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
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 16-20; Catskill Mountain Thunder motorcycle rally at Blackthorne Resort - the largest motorcycle festival in Upstate New York! Enjoy stunt shows, rodeo games, live music, a vendor expo and bike show with cash prizes.
Wednesday night don’t miss the pub crawl & Thursday a pre-festival party. Onsite lodging, RV & camping always available. Free Demo rides all weekend long! Open to all bike brands, spectators welcome. Browse area Catskills lodging and hotel accommodations and don’t miss this popular annual event! Can’t make it or want to enjoy another great motorcycle rally in the Catskills? Take a ride through the Catskills at the beginning of October during the Color in the Catskills festival at Hunter Mountain! Enjoy scenic fall foliage, live music, and guided base to summit rides at this free motorcycle event. Blackthorne Resort 348 Sunside Road, East Durham 518-634-2541
SEPTEMBER 20; Annual "Tour of the Catskills" Pro-Am Bicycle Road Race This Pro-Am bicycle road race draws over 250 racers from throughout the world! The Tour of the Catskills is one of America’s premier cycling events held in the heart of the Catskill Mountains in scenic Upstate New York. The event captures the essence of the history, culture, and scenery of the Catskill Mountains. The addition of the famed ‘Devil’s Kitchen Climb’ in 2012 established the event as one of America’s toughest cycling events for amateurs and professionals alike. Please visit the website for event and registration information. Want more information about the road cycling loops in the Great Northern Catskills? Discover Nick Bove’s favorites, owner and operator of Windham Mountain Outfitters. Main Street, Tannersville
September 25- 27: FEST OF THRONES Witness live armored combat by the knights of History Channel's "Knight Fight." See medieval weapons forged by contestants from History Channel's "Forged in Fire." Watch dungeon duels take place in the square ring. Shop vendors, eat food and drink meade while live bands rock all day and late into the evening along with a burlesque show or two. Be they knight, Viking, vandal or troll, orc, hobbit, wizard, witch, fairy or elf, none shall be turned away. Blackthorne Resort 348 Sunside Rd, East Durham, (518) 634-2541
SEPTEMBER 26, 27; HUNTER MOUNTAIN OKTOBERFEST Offers Four Weekends of Bavarian Festivities! The first weekend of Oktoberfest features our Ciders in the Catskills tasting event showcasing some of the best cideries in NYS. Ciders in the Catskills. Monster Energy Aerial Stunt Show. 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 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