LACKAWAXEN, PA — The Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 Sons of Norway will hold a Scandinavian Craft Fair at the Lackawaxen Volunteer Firehouse, 774 Rte. 590, on Saturday, September 8. There will be Scandinavian and American Arts and Crafts, Rosemaling folk art wood-carving demonstration, Scandinavian decorative and household items.
Arts & Leisure
CALLICOON, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library invites poets and poetry lovers to “The Poetry Vault,” an open-mic(less) reading venue for original work. Come recite your work, or get inspired while listening to others. “The Poetry Vault,” facilitated by Dorothy Hartz, will take place on Tuesday, August 28, 6 p.m.
REGION — A YouTube channel titled “Sullivan Sings!,” has been designed to showcase Sullivan County talent. All local talent is encouraged to participate in the project, so music lovers and music makers are encouraged to subscribe to the free YouTube channel to hear each new video as it is posted.
MONTICELLO, NY — There will be a concert featuring the world-renowned Andrew Trombley on double bass, Akiko Hosoi on violin and Anton Risti on clarinet on Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. Trombley and Hosoi both attended Juilliard and have thrilled audiences throughout the world.
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The Kurpil Family Fiddlers will perform at the Time and the Valleys Museum on State Route 55 on Sunday, August 26 at 2 p.m. They will perform their toe-tapping fiddle music while intermingling local fiddle music history, song history and the origins of fiddling.
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — The Bethel Council of the Arts (BCA) will host the next edition of Yarnslingers on Sunday, August 26 at 2 p.m. The theme is siblings, and the stories will be presented at ArtSpace, located at 3575 State Rte. 55.
Photo by Hunter Canning
‘A Woman Among Women’
HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — North American Cultural Laboratory (NACL Theatre) presents “A Woman Among Women” by New York City-based theatre company Nellie Tinder on Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. The theatre is located at 110 Highland Lake Rd.
HANCOCK, NY — On Friday, August 31, at 7:30 p.m., Hancock will welcome Cleghorn to The Town Square for the final performance of the 2018 “Summer Nights LIVE! on The Square” series.
HAWLEY, PA — Supported by a grant from The Greater Pike County Community Foundation Richard L. Snyder Fund, the short film “Signs of Aging” will be produced in Tafton and Newfoundland in early September. The film is a dark comedy about a mysterious woman who tries to stop a pushy skin-cream salesperson selling anti-aging potions.
Rumor has it that Labor Day is just around the corner, but I’m having a hard time accepting that as anything other than “fake news.” Last I looked, there were fireworks lighting up the sky and the lazy, hazy days of summer stretched out in front of us, beckoning with promises of fireflies and barbeques, tubing on the river and sultry afternoons