Columbus Day Weekend in Roxbury

This weekend is filled with art in Roxbury. Several artists affiliated with the AMR Open Studios Tour, which traditionally takes place the last weekend in July, will once again open their studios Saturday and Sunday, October 10 – 11. Peter Yamaoka is a ceramic artist living and working in the Catskills. He maintains a fully equipped ceramic studio in Roxbury, New York, where he teaches … Continue reading Columbus Day Weekend in Roxbury

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/12/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: Livingston Manor celebrates its 12th annual Trout Parade; Olana State Historic Site is hosting a lecture exploring Frederic Edwin Church’s reading interests; Blakeley White-McGuire, principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, performs in Roxbury; And, Melissa Etheridge performs at the Bardavon Theatre in Poughkeepsie. For details, go to Upstater.com. Also, Saratoga Springs is celebrating its 100th anniversary. For more … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/12/2015

Memorial Day Weekend in the Catskills

Fenimore Art Museum Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, Otsego County, is hosting an Iroquois Cultural Festival Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum’s new Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater, located near the shores of the Otsego Lake, will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday. Otsego: A Meeting Place Iroquois Sites are located nearby. Native American music, dance and storytelling performances will be held … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend in the Catskills

Weekend in the Catskills – 5/8/2015

Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10: it’s going to be gorgeous weather in the Catskills. Our choices for this weekend are: Lady Day’s centennial concert at Fisher Center, a Balkan Dance Party in Staatsburg, and several art opening receptions in Woodstock, Saugerties and Roxbury. Fisher Center The Aaron Diehl Trio is paying tribute to Billie Holiday this Friday, May 8 at the Fisher Center in Annandale-on-Hudson, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 5/8/2015

Weekend in the Catskills – 3/6/15

For visual art lovers in the Catskills, this is going to be a full weekend – opening receptions at the Roxbury Arts Center, the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, and Mural Art Gallery in Hobart. Also, a basket weaving workshop at the Delaware County Historical Association in Delhi is among many choices this Saturday. Roxbury Arts Center Roxbury Arts Center is … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 3/6/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 2/13/15

We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day this weekend, leading into the Presidents’ Week – a traditionally good time for skiing in the Catskills. Roxbury Arts Group Roxbury Arts Group in Delaware County will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with poetry and music. From 1 to 3 p.m. poets Rebecca Andre and Esther de Jong will be on site talking with visitors, and in response writing short poems … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 2/13/15

Weekend in the Catskills – 12/19/14

You’ve bought all your gifts, and had them all wrapped up by now. But if you’re still looking for some last minute shopping, all galleries and museums have gift shops, some of them online as well. Those are great places to look for artful, stylish gifts, something with a signature. The Catskills has a lot to offer to art lovers this weekend: Handel’s Messiah at … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 12/19/14

Weekend in the Catskills – 12/05/14

Arts and crafts holiday markets have become quite popular in the Catskills over the past few years, to catch on a rising trend of shopping local, artisanal products. Bard College Prestigious Bard College is hosting its own annual Arts & Crafts Fair this Friday, December 5 from 11 am to 6 pm at Bertelsmann Center in Anandale-on-Hudson. The “Art and Craft of the Book,” presented … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 12/05/14

Weekend in the Catskills – 11/14/14

The Red Violin at Bard College   Fisher Center at Bard College presents “The Red Violin” this Saturday, November 15 at 8 pm, a concert featuring violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn, and pianist Cynthia Elise Tobey. Pitcairn performs on a 1720 Stradivarius – the famous “Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius” – you can read more about it here. Pitcairn and Tobey will perform pieces by Beethoven, Fauré and Schubert, … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 11/14/14

Weekend in the Catskills – 10/10/14

Columbus Day weekend in the Catskills: a great time for families to explore the countryside, and experience fabulous food, stunning scenery, and fine art – all in one place. Writers in the Mountains in partnership with Longyear Gallery in Margaretville will present an Artist – Writer Talk “Nature as Muse” Saturday, October 11 at 1 pm. Artists Ellen Wong and friends will be talking about their … Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 10/10/14