Yep, it’s that time of year again, when days grow shorter, the nights grow colder, and summer takes up residence in the past. I’m doing my utmost to follow my shrink’s advice and just “Embrace it—the good, the bad and the ugly,” while dusting my incredibly dusty house and waiting for company to arrive.
Arts & Leisure
MILFORD, PA — A fun, fee-free day on Saturday, September 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Grey Towers National Historic Site will feature an open house of the historic mansion; presentation of “Trees” by NACL stilt walkers, a magic show; a special historic exhibit; and balloon art for the kids.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — 52 & Vine Wine & Spirits will be holding a wine tasting on Saturday, September 15 between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. as part of the Jeff Jamboree. The venue is 4921 State Rte. 52, in the newly renovated building that the store moved into this past June.
BETHEL, NY — Summer is over, but fall is gearing up for a strong show of seasonal delights. Apple picking, wine tasting, cider sampling and even early Christmas shopping entice us, and most weekends our area boasts one or more special harvest-season festivals.
FORESTBURGH, NY — One of New York’s finest performers and songwriters, Joe Crookston, and one of Nashville’s most honest songwriters, Anthony da Costa, are doing their first tour together since they were both chosen as the “Falcon Ridge Most Wanted to Return Artists” in 2008. They will be playing both together and solo.
HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — North American Cultural Laboratory (NACL Theatre) will welcome back, by popular demand, the always awe-inspiring, gutter-trawling, jaw-dropping, side-splitting, dream-weaving acts and artists of Manhattan’s Lower East Side Palace of Variety.
HONESDALE, PA — This month’s Stourbridge Pie: A Market Gathering Place at The Cooperage will take place on Thursday, September 13, from 4 to 7 p.m.
NARROWSBURG, NY — “Home,” an exhibition of new paintings by David Barnett, opens at Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 37 Main St., on Friday, September 21, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The show will be on view at the Alliance Gallery through October 27.
MILFORD, PA — The downtown businesses of Milford Presents are keeping with tradition by hosting the 11th annual Share the Harvest party on Monday, September 17, to benefit the local Ecumenical Food Pantry.
HONESDALE, PA — RiverFolk Concerts welcomes the award-winning singer/songwriter Joe Jencks to The Cooperage in a long-awaited solo performance on Sunday, September 16 at 5 p.m.