Arts & Leisure
“Drawing Basic Portraits, Simplified,” by Bernard Hoffman. Createspace, paperback, $24. Available from amazon.com or barnesandnoble.com.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Friday, December 15 through Sunday, December 17 you can find one-of-a-kind artisan gifts at the sixth annual Indie Mart, at the DVAA recital hall, 37 Main St. Indie Mart vendors this year will include The Outside Institute, Bryan Cronk Ceramics (see photo, left), herbalist Witchey Handmade and Melissa Easton Jewelry.
HORTONVILLE, NY — The Farmhouse Project, featured in The River Reporter’s fall Our Country Home, is holding a pop-up holiday shop on Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to launch its line of unique home goods designed and handcrafted by the proprietors and other local artisans throughout upstate New York.
BETHEL, NY — There will be a “Sip & Shop Stress Reduction Holiday PoP-Up” at the Catskill Distilling Company on Saturday, December 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. Enjoy holiday craft cocktails and an appetizer of chili or charcuterle at the tasting room bar.
Boy, is it ever! Even before the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone, Christmas & Co. is in full swing throughout the Upper Delaware River region—and beyond. Although Hanukkah is early this year, (12/13) I’m rarely overwhelmed by latkes, dreidels and chocolate coins, but Christmas? Uh huh.
NARROWSBURG, NY — “We’re here, we’re open to the community, that’s one of the main things we’d like people to know,” says Seiso Paul Cooper. “It kind of surprises me that although we have some outreach, people are surprised to hear about us. ‘How long have you been there?
CALLICOON, NY — It’s again time for the streets of Callicoon to be transformed into a Victorian wonderland for Dickens on the Delaware, scheduled this year for Saturday, December 9 from 12 noon to 5 p.m.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main St., will host “Wings,” an exhibition of oil paintings on wood and board by Helena Clare Pittman, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
WHITE MILLS, PA — The Wayne County Arts Alliance (WCAA) invites the public to stop by its one-day-only holiday art sale, “Art Under $100” on Sunday, December 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. at The Dorflinger Factory Museum at Route 6 and Elizabeth Street.