HAWLEY, PA — The Hawley Harvest Hoedown Bluegrass & Folk Concert, which will take place on Saturday, October 13, has named the bands that will be featured at the event: The Hickory Project, Serene Green and Man About a Horse.
Arts & Leisure
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Art Society will present “Overview (1993 – 2018),” a major exhibition of works by Joan Giordano, a Roscoe- and New York City-based artist, on view at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., from September 1 through October 27.
EAST STROUDSBURG, PA — The founding farmers of the Pocono Garlic Festival have expanded it to celebrate the abundant bounty of produce available in the Northeast, renaming the event “Pocono Garlic and Harvest Festival.” It will take place this year on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Rd.
WURTSBORO, NY — Wurtsboro Art Alliance will host a new exhibition, “Life Memories,” from September 1 to September 30 at the John Neilson Gallery. There will e an opening reception on September 8 from 2 to 4 p.m., along with free refreshments.
CALLICOON, NY — The Delaware Valley Opera will host its annual gala, “Opera Cabaret!” at the Western Hotel on Saturday, September 1, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — The Bethel Council of the Arts (BCA) will host its third annual BCA Silent Auction and Reception on Sunday, September 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the BCA ArtSpace, 3575 State Rte. 55.
LORDS VALLEY, PA — The Gallery at Chant Realtors LV will welcome back artist Nancy Pitcher in the months of September and October. A reception for the artist is scheduled for Saturday, September 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Union will hold an art opening for three unique women artists on September 1: Ula Nero, with the exhibit “Soul Artist”; Emma Switko, with “Next to Unconventional”; and Kum Mullen, with “Saws.” The opening reception will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
With end-of-summer events cascading throughout the Upper Delaware River region, I suffered from melancholia a bit, for once again, it all flew by too fast.
It’s no secret that Sullivan County has been awakening over the last several years with a revival of businesses, luxury services and a boost in tourism to fuel these blossoming enterprises. Some say it’s nostalgia for the days of Woodstock and Dirty Dancing when culture on the East Coast lived and breathed Sullivan County, NY.