I’ve written all sorts of Valentine’s Day columns over the years. In an effort to not repeat myself, I re-read several over the weekend, having pulled them from the archives here at The River Reporter. It wasn’t long before a theme emerged. Apparently, I’m not a big fan of the “L word.” Some essays were snarky, others were rude.
Arts & Leisure
The Great American Outdoor Show is my Mecca.
CALLICOON, NY — The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) and The Callicoon Theater will screen the Oscar-nominated film “The Favourite” as part of the 2019 winter film series CineArt from February 8 to 14.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Curator of The Narrowsburg Union’s art galleries Brandi Merolla announced that there will be an opening and reception for four new exhibitions Saturday, February 9 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The Time and the Valleys Museum is inviting artists to participate in its May exhibition, “WOW! Water on Water.”
MILFORD, PA — The TriVersity’s Got Talent competition is looking for performers this year, for its eighth annual Share Your Heart Fundraiser.
HAWLEY, PA — On February 8,9 and 10, the Ritz Company Players will perform the comedic farce “Jack of Diamonds,” at the Waterfront at Silver Birches, in a dinner theatre Valentine’s Day performance.
HONESDALE, PA — The popular art installation Paper Caves at Basin and Main at Lot 21 will close on Sunday, February 17, with a final chance to see the caves and an opportunity to bid on pieces of the wall.
Traditionally, I consider February my “slow” month—a period of time when more than a few businesses, art galleries, restaurants, theaters and the like, shutter for a few weeks in anticipation of the hustle and bustle that spring inevitably ushers in here in the Upper Delaware River region.
Livingston Manor. Population roughly 1,200. Charming hamlet on the southern edge of the Town of Rockland, bypassed by Route 17 and birthplace of local hospitality entrepreneur Sims Foster.