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Community art auction, photography exhibition, concerts and more

What's going on in arts & culture September 5 to September 11

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Growing garlic

HONESDALE, PA — PennState Extension of Wayne County is hosting a Growing “Garlic for Fun and Profit” workshop Wednesday, September 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the extension office, 648 Park St. Salem Mountain Farm’s Brian Fox will discuss how to begin growing garlic on any scale.

In lieu of a fee, attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to be given to a local food pantry.

Register at www.extension.psu.edu/growing-garlic-for-fun-or-profit.

Hemlock Farms golf tournament

HAWLEY, PA — The Church at Hemlock Farms invites all golfers to join its 25th annual golf tournament on Monday, September 9 at the Woodloch Springs Country Club.

Regisration costs $100, which includes cart and green fees for 18 holes, a continental breakfast at 10:30 a.m., prizes and a buffet following the tournament.

Play begins at 12 noon, rain or shine. The first person to achieve a hole-in-one will win a 2019 Chevrolet Equinox.

Registration forms are available by calling 570/775-6787.

‘Fly the Coop’ live auction

BARRYVILLE, NY — The Barryville Area Arts Association (BAAA) presented its community art event “Fly the Coop” earlier this month. Local merchants donated plywood and volunteers cut it into the shapes of hens and roosters for artists to paint. Original creations are on display at locations throughout Barryville, NY and in Milford and Shohola, PA.

The auction will take place on Saturday, September 7 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Artists’ Markey Community Center, located at 114 Richardson Ave. Shohola, PA. All proceeds go toward the BAAA’s mission of building community through art. For more information, visit www.barryvilleareaarts.org.

Poetry reading and workshop

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Union is hosting Suzanne Rancourt to lead a poetry reading and workshop as part of Karen Morris’s Poetry Sundays. The reading will take place on Saturday, September 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and the workshop will take place on Sunday, September 7 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
The reading is free and open to the public. The workshop cost $40 and requires registration by emailing klmplex108@gmail.com. Attendance is limited to 10 participants. 

‘Yasgur’ in concert

HURLEYVILLE, NY — The four-piece guitar and harmonica-driven band Yasgur will hold a concert on Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m. as part of the Sullivan County Historical Society’s Sunday Afternoon Music and History concert series. The event will be at the Sullivan County Museum at 265 Main St.

The band plays danceable swing, jump and Chicago-style blues and covers tunes by Muddy Waters, Tom Waits, Bruce Springsteen, The Grateful Dead, Chuck Berry and many others.

For more information, visit www.scnyhistory.org.

Forestburgh Playhouse opens its fall series

FORESTBURGH, NY — The Forestburgh Playhouse will present its fall series, five shows, from Setpember 6 through October 26.

On Friday, September 6 at 8 p.m., the season kicks off with “Dusty in Memphis: Live,” an evening of songs from Dusty Springfield’s hit album performed by Erin Crosby and her band.

Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For a full schedule of shows and more information, visit www.fbplayhouse.org.

First Friday with TriVersity

MATAMORAS, PA — Join TriVersity Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity for their “First Friday” event on September 6 at 8 p.m. There will be live music provided by Love & Moon along with other festivities at the Best Western Inn.

Admission cost $5. For more information, email cindy@udglbt.org.

Wildlife photography exhibition

LORDS VALLEY, PA — Award-winning photographer Nancy Hopping is bringing her wildlife photography to the gallery at Chant Realtors/Lords Valley this month. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Chant office and gallery is open seven days a week from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. The show will be on display through October 27.

Hiroya Tsukamoto returns to The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — On Saturday, September 7 The Cooperage will welcome back Hiroya Tsukamoto to “take us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.”
Doors will open at 7 p.m. with music starting at 7:30. There is a suggested donation of $15 with advance reservation or $20 at the door. To reserve, call 570/253-2020 or email info@thecooperageproject.org. This event is BYOB.

‘The Healing Power of Gardens’

BEACH LAKE, PA — Tom Lisenbee will read from “The Healing Power of Gardens” on Sunday, September 8, at 10:15 a.m. All are invited to this one hour service at Berlin Township Community Center located at 50 Milanville Rd. Directions and more information can be found at www.uduuf.org.

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