Weekend in the Catskills – 11/27/2015

Hobart Book Village – Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Sale Hobart, the Book Village of the Catskills, home to six independent bookstores, is hosting its traditional annual Thanksgiving Weekend Sale, this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Each bookstore has a unique vibe, and a distinctive focus: Adams’ Antiquarian specializes in rare and old books, Liberty Rock Books specializes in art and music … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 11/27/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 11/20/2015

This weekend: Bordering Utopia: Sculptures by Brian Tolle at the University at Albany’s Art Museum; Prometheus Bound at Franklin Stage Company; And, Classics on Hudson with violinist Benjamin Bowman and pianist Peter Longworth at the Hudson Opera House. Read more at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 11/20/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 9/11/2015

This weekend: Hobart Festival of Women Writers is celebrating its third anniversary this weekend with a variety of workshops from poetry and memoir to blogging and publishing. The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown is hosting its 37th Annual Harvest Festival. And, Basilica Hudson, co-founded by Melissa Auf der Maur, who once played with Smashing Pumpkins, is hosting SoundScape, a weekend of music and art. For more, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 9/11/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/1/2015

May Day, Park Day, Independent Bookstore Day, Kentucky Derby, and superb weather this weekend – many reasons to celebrate. Thomas Cole National Historic Site & Olana State Historic Site Thomas Cole National Historic Site in partnership with Olana State Historic Site are co-hosting River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home, an exhibition that opens this Sunday, May 3 at both sites. The exhibition, featuring twenty-eight contemporary … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/1/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 1/30/15

Bard Spring Season The Spring Season at Fischer Center at Bard College in Dutchess County begins this Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. with an Opera workshop called “Danger and Devotion,” staging operatic scenes from the 1600s to the 1900s. Students from the Bard College Opera Workshop will perform in the chorus and as soloists. Founded in 1860 in Annandale-on-Hudson, in Dutchess County, New York, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 1/30/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 11/28/14

A beautiful, snowy Thanksgiving weekend in the Catskills! Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra is performing this Saturday at 8 pm its Annual Thanksgiving Concert at the Doctorow Center for the Arts in Hunter. The orchestra, conducted by Robert Manno, and featuring 24 musicians, will perform compositions by Vivaldi, Shulman, Mozart, Mahler and Haydn. The program includes Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Horns and … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 11/28/14