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July 2015

Seubert on exhibit at Ellenville Regional

Christopher Seubert’s selected paintings, prints and portraits are on display in the Healing Arts Gallery at Ellenville Regional Hospital and will remain until September 11. The show is free and open to the public, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.  Read more

Celebrating wood at Grey Towers

MILFORD, PA — The 11th annual Festival of Wood will be held this weekend at at Grey Towers National Historic Site. Hours on Saturday, August 1 will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on and on Sunday, August 2 will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival celebrates everything about wood: the forests it comes from, how to take care of them and the wildlife that depends on them; how wood is harvested and the products that can be made with it. The locale is appropriate: Grey Tower, which is run by the U.S.  Read more

The 2015 Antique Show & Sale

HAWLEY, PA — The Wayne, Pike (PA) and Sullivan County (NY) Antiques Dealer Association (WPSADA) will present its annual Antique Show & Sale on Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2 at the Wallenpaupack Area High School located on Route 6, one mile east of Hawley. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

“Quality dealers come from throughout the Northeast with specialties ranging from period furniture and primitives to a wide variety of glass to vintage linens and textiles, art, pottery, jewelry, porcelains, paper items, books, and more,” said WPSADA’s Lynne “Cookie” Astringer.  Read more

Blue Moon Festival in Jeff

JEFFERSONVILLE NY — It’s a Blue Moon on Friday, July 31. There will be a village-wide event that kicks off at 6 p.m. in the Backyard Park, located at 876 Swiss Hill Rd. North, with a bonfire and drum circle, followed by a Howl at the Moon contest.

Enjoy Blue Moon specials at Mullally’s Bar and other area businesses, then stroll over to enjoy music on the Main Street Events Stage, located directly across from the Jeffersonville Post Office, which begins at 8 p.m. Both events are free and are open-air events. Bring a chair to relax in. Email

Town historian presents ‘Traces of the Past’

CUDDEBACKVILLE, NY — The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation presents its fifth installment of its History Lecture Series on Wednesday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m., with Chester Town Historian Clif Patrick presenting “Traces of the Past.” The talk will be held at the D&H Canal Visitor’s Center, 58 Hoag Rd. Light refreshments will be served.  Read more

‘Expressions of the Moment’ at Old Stone House

HASBROUCK, NY — The Old Stone House will host an exhibit titled “Expressions of the Moment,” featuring the photographs of Beth Green and the paintings of Lynn Kaplan, opening on Friday, July 31 with a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. There will be a second reception on August 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The show will remain open through August by appointment. Call 917/499-9700.  Read more

Billy Joel backup Wade Preston returns

HAWLEY, PA — Wade Preston, Billy Joel’s back-up, returns for two shows in one night at Harmony Presents in the underground theater of the Hawley Silk Mill on Saturday, August 1. “Wade Preston’s dexterity alone is enough to drop a stadium full of jaws, but you don’t need to go to a stadium to experience the awe. This excellent musician and performer is best known for his role as the piano man in Billy Joel’s Broadway hit ‘Movin’ Out.’ He is an original cast member doing the full three-and-a-half-yearyear run on Broadway....  Read more

Watercolors by Connell at Starlight

STARLIGHT, PA — The Big D Arts and Crafts League will feature the artwork of member Jane Connell for the month of August in the gallery at the Inn at Starlight Lake. Local watercolorist Connell moved to upstate New York from Long Island almost 30 years ago. She has exhibited her work in a range of indoor and outdoor shows including the Inn at Starlight Lake, the NoHo Art Walk in NYC, the Hancock Town Hall, and the Town of Roscoe Summer Fair, and also does commissioned artwork of pets and homes.  Read more

‘Selfies of the Masters’ at Artists’ Market

SHOHOLA, PA — “Selfies of the Masters” will be on display at the Artists’ Market Community Center, 114 Richardson Ave., for the month of August. There will be a reception on August 1 from 4 to 6 p.m.

”Selfies” are nothing new. The favorite model of many celebrated artists was themselves. Self-portraits have probably been around since the first caveman saw his reflection in a stream and tried to recreate it on his wall.  Read more

Celebrating our firefighters

LIBERTY, NY — The Liberty Fire Department is celebrating 145 years of volunteer service to the community, with festivities culminating in the 87th annual Sullivan County Volunteer Firefighters Association (SCVFA) Parade on Saturday, August 1. The parade features fire departments from all over Sullivan County, and different towns take turns hosting it each year. This year, it’s Liberty’s turn.  Read more