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August 2015

Corn plot field day

COCHECTON, NY — A free, educational Corn Plot Field Day for farmers will be offered on Wednesday, September 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC). Participants will earn 2.0 in pesticide credits within New York State Department of Environmental Conservation categories 1A, 10, 21, and 23 as well as Pennsylvania 4.0 pesticide credits in categories PC, 01, 03, and 18. New Jersey credits are pending. Lunch will be provided to participants. The event site is located near Cochecton Mills on My Place Road.  Read more

Celebrate Daniel Boone Day

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Conservation Club will present Daniel Boone Day on Sunday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 140 Kortwright Rd. with awards immediately following. The day will include target competition, shooting events and a gun raffle, as well as other raffles, refreshments and vendor tables. There will be a special presentation of Civil War living history by the 143rd New York Volunteer Infantry.  Read more

Take a tour of the Delaware water system

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — As the last reservoir water supply system to be built in New York State, the Delaware System provides over 50% of New York City’s drinking water. If you’ve ever been curious about the history and construction of this system, you can take a narrated bus tour offered by the Time and the Valleys Museum on September 26.

The tour will take passengers to the Neversink, Cannonsville, Pepacton and Rondout reservoirs. A talk will give you the facts and figures along with stories about each.  Read more

Legendary bands coming to Bethel Woods; Chicago/Earth, Wind & Fire

On Tuesday, September 1, two of the world’s most popular musical groups will be performing their Heart and Soul Tour at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  Read more

Have I stayed too long at the fair?

Probably. The haunting ballad with that same title was composed by Billy Barnes in 1966 and plays repeatedly in my head annually, as various counties host down-home fairs that beckon throughout the Upper Delaware River region at this time of year. I try to hit at least one every summer and always look forward to seeing what the 4-H kids have been up to, log-rolling contests, rides, crafts, vendors galore and of course food, glorious food!  Read more

Big Eddy documentaries announced

NARROWSBURG, NY — The fourth annual Big Eddy Film Festival, which will take place from Friday, September 18 to Sunday, September 20, will showcase several new documentaries exploring those who make art and those who make art happen. Many filmmakers will be in attendance for talkbacks following their films at the festival.  Read more

Ramble Tamble live features Swampcandy

HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, September 3, The Cooperage Project will once again team up with WJFF Radio Catskill to present a simulcast performance at The Cooperage, starting at 7 p.m. The high-energy duo Swampcandy will perform on the stage at The Cooperage during Ramble Tamble. The live performance will also be broadcast on WJFF Radio Catskill, 90.5FM. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.  Read more

Big band and East Coast Swing at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — Moonlight on the Poconos Big Band will be at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St. on Tuesday, September 1. The Glenn Miller-style big band will play from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Moonlight on the Poconos Big Band is a non-profit group whose mission is to recreate and perpetuate the big band sound that was popular during the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s. Think Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey.  Read more

‘33 Demon Teeth’

HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — NACL continues its 15th season on Saturday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m., when it presents a popular young independent company called The Assembly from New York City in an original production titled “33 Demon Teeth.” The theatre is located at 110 Highland Lake Rd.

The play is an engaging drama that closely follows the aging process of a family over the years, eclectically incorporating Japanese Kabuki theatre technique.  Read more

Narrowsburg Music Day

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Delaware Valley Chamber Orchestra partners with local businesses to present Narrowsburg Music Day, a series of music events taking place in Narrowsburg, on Sunday, September 6.

At 2 p.m., a free concert by the Chacho Ramirez Quartet will be held on the Main Street deck. Overlooking the Big Eddy by the eagle observation post, drummer Ramirez will be joined by Brooklyn bassist Tehrin Cole, guitarist Meir Rosenberger and pianist Joe Piela. The performance is sponsored by Narrowsburg Electric.  Read more