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November 2016

WAA opens holiday show

WURTSBORO, NY — The Wurtsboro Arts Alliance will hold its Holiday Art Show starting on Saturday, November 26 with a reception from 2 to 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 27 with a reception from 12 noon to 4 p.m. The show will feature the work of many local artists, with gift items of jewelry, pottery and ceramics, one-of-a-kind ornaments, knitted and crocheted items, small paintings, handcrafted holiday cards, and more.

The show will continue every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. until December 18. The gallery is located at 73 Sullivan St.

WJFF annual music sale

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — WJFF Radio Catskill will host its 18th annual music sale on Saturday, November 26 at the Fireman’s Hall in White Sulphur Springs, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fundraiser is a music lover’s paradise, featuring records, tapes, CDs, vintage and contemporary musical instruments, stereos, speakers, recording equipment and more at bargain prices.  Read more

The Met in HD

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan has announced the schedule for the new season of “The Met: Live in HD” series, which kicks off in the Seelig Theater on Saturday, December 10 with Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s “L’amour de Loin,” starting at 12:55 p.m.  Read more

Cooperage concert features HHS alums

HONESDALE, PA — Honesdale High School (HHS) alumni Josh Craft and Adam Zielinski will play The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., along with members of the Josh’s Philadelphia-based band, Conversations, on Friday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will also feature the local band Jung Bergo and a toy drive for Toys for Tots. Marines will visit The Cooperage to help collect new, unwrapped toys, books, games and puzzles for children in our community for Christmas.

The suggested donation is $10. Cash bar; please do not BYOB. For more information call 570/253-2020.

Intimate harmonies, sonic landscapes

HAWLEY, PA — Harmony Presents will welcome back The Sea The Sea on Saturday, November 26 at 8 p.m. Managing director Jill Carletti says, “The ethereal, powerful and seemingly effortless song-craft and stage presence will easily take listeners on a journey through gorgeous sonic landscapes, and lovers of Simon and Garfunkel will swoon.”

Appointed by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism based on a recommendation by a panel of music professionals, The Sea The Sea serves as ambassadors of music and song to encourage cultural literacy and promote the State of Connecticut.  Read more

Ornament making

HONESDALE, PA — Lisa Ohliger will lead the Wayne County Historical Society’s Christmas ornament decorating session for kids. It will be held from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 26 in the main museum at 810 Main St. Children will each decorate a Victorian-style cinnamon ornament or holiday card. The event is free and open to all ages. For more information visit www.waynehistorypa.org or call 570/253-3240.

Haas opens photography show

HONESDALE, PA — George Haas, an Eldred, NY resident, opens a show of his works with a meet-the-photographer reception on Sunday, November 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Re/Max Wayne, located at 416 Main St. Haas has pursued the art of photography for over 40 years, working with a variety of formats from 35mm film to high-resolution, digital pictures. His images are from all over the world. Haas is also the photographer for the Yulan Fire Department, assisting in scene documentation and investigations since 1969.  Read more

Honesdale for the Holidays

HONESDALE, PA — This year’s Honesdale for the Holidays event will take place on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, sponsored by The Dime Bank. In addition to the many seasonal open houses offered by local shops and restaurants, there will be a variety of events and entertainment. The Fred Miller Pavilion on Main Street will be alive with holiday music on both days, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.  Read more

Contra dance

HONESDALE, PA — You can kick up your heels at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., on Saturday, November 26, at a contra dance that runs from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Contra dancing is a form of traditional American set dancing, similar to square dancing. You and your partner dance a series of figures, or steps, with each other and with another couple. The instructions given by the caller form a series of repeating figures that dancers eventually memorize.  Read more

Decorate a tree at the museum

HURLEYVILLE, NY — The Sullivan County Historical Society will present its popular Theme Tree Exhibit starting with an open house and reception on Sunday, December 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be refreshments. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Any group or individual is invited to decorate a tree at the Sullivan County Museum. The theme may be anything you wish, such as toys, birds, stars, flowers, or representative of your organization. For more information call 845/434-8044.