Warming up to the spirit

A calendar of holiday events.

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Thursday, November 21

HOLIDAY WREATH WORKSHOP

PORT JERVIS, NY — Foundry42’s holiday wreath workshop and party. Includes your own beautiful handmade wreath, house-made appetizers and cash bar. For tickets, call 845/858-4942 or email  kristi@thelightningco.com.

HURLEYVILLE ARTS CENTRE CLOTHING DRIVE

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Please drop off new, unworn, unopened and unwrapped children’s clothing in the holiday clothing drive boxes in the lobby of the Hurleyville Arts Centre or Gallery 222. Information at www.hurleyvilleartscentre.org. 

Friday, November 29

JAMES DWORETSKY HOLIDAY PARADE

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Enjoy Main Street all lit up plus wonderful festive floats and the sounds of Christmas. Santa will be at the firehouse from 4 to 9pm. Parade starts at 7pm.

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

CALLICOON, NY — The Delaware Community Center hosts a two-day craft fair, providing a unique assortment of merchandise for holiday shopping. Information at 845/887-5155 or craftfair@delawareyouthcenter.org.

WINTER WONDERLAND

HONESDALE, PA —  The highlight of the weekend, the Annual Santa Parade.  The tree lighting ceremony in the center of the park will delight young and old. Locally owned and operated small businesses will be eager and willing to make your day special. And don’t forget the Stourbridge Line rail excursions and their Santa Express rides. 

FIRST ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Holiday Market starts with a visit from Santa at 4pm on Friday. This free event will continue until 9pm on Friday and start again on Saturday from 11am to 4pm. The Market is held in the Jeffersonville Firehouse on Main Street.

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING

CALLICOON, NY — Callicoon’s 4th annual tree lighting to officially start the holiday season. For more info please contact events.callicoon@gmail.com.

Saturday, November 30

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

CALLICOON, NY — The holiday craft fair continues, providing a unique assortment of merchandise for holiday shopping. Information at 845/887-5155 or craftfair@delawareyouthcenter.org.

WINTER WONDERLAND

HONESDALE, PA — The festivities continue. Shop locally owned and operated small businesses who are eager and willing to make your day special. And don’t forget the Stourbridge Line rail excursions and their Santa Express rides. 

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

BEACH LAKE, PA — Over 40 vendors with door prizes and raffles. There is a kids’ coloring contest and a visit from Santa from 12 noon to 2pm. Refreshments will be available. $1 donation , kids 12 and under free.

PHOTOS WITH SANTA

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Visit with Santa and have your photo taken. Free crafts for children to take home. Hot chocolate and cookies. $4 suggested donation for photos with all proceeds going to the local food pantry. At the Jeff Bank Lobby from 12:30 to 3:30pm. Free horse and carriage rides, weather permitting.

HOLIDAY MAKERS MARKET

PORT JERVIS, NY — Come get all of your holiday shopping done iat Foundry42.  Locally made art, crafts, food and more. Free admission. Market runs from 10am to 3pm.

FIRST ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Holiday Market continues from 11am to 4pm. The Market is held in the Jeffersonville Firehouse on Main Street.

Sunday, December 1

THE SANTA EXPRESS

PORT JERVIS, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 5pm at Christkindlmarket, Front Street. For information, go to www.facebook.com/santaexpress.

MILFORD, PA — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 6:30pm at Milford Chrysler. Tuesday, DECEMBER 3

HOLIDAY ESSENTIAL OIL GIFT MAKING

HONESDALE, PA — Celebrate the joy of the holiday season by making handmade holiday essential oil gifts. 5:30 to 6:30pm at the Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St. For information call 570/253-1220.

Wednesday, December 4

GINGERBREAD COOKIE DECORATING

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Come listen to a fairy tale about the Gingerbread Man and decorate a gingerbread cookie to take home with you. 4 to 5pm at the Jeffersonville Branch Public Library. For more information, call 845/482-4350 or  email www.wsplonline.org/index.php.

Friday, Deccember 6

HOLIDY OPEN HOUSE

MILFORD, PA — Hand-crafted gifts for all occasions. All proceeds benefit PCDC Participants. 12 noon to 2pm at the Pike County Developmental Center Craft Store. For information call 570/296-6319 or email pcdc14@gmail.com.

Saturday, December 7

KIDS’ CRAFT DAY

MONTICELLO, NY — Make holiday crafts and enjoy some hot cocoa and treats. There will be crafts for all age groups. Free admission, 9am to 1pm at Action Toward Independence. Call to register at 845/794-4228.

CRAFT FAIR

WAYMART, PA — The best place to find that one-of-a-kind special gift, 10am to 3pm at Ladore Camp, Retreat & Conference Center. Call 570/488-6129 for more information.

WHOVILLE STORYTIME

PORT JERVIS, NY — Storytime with The Grinch and Cindy Loohoo and make your own Christmas ornament, $10 per child in advance, and $15 at the door, 10:30am to 12 noon at Foundry42. For information call 845/858-4942 or email kristi@thelightningco.com.

10TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET

BETHEL, NY — Artists, crafters and specialty food vendors gather in the Market Sheds and Event Gallery at Bethel Woods for the 10th Annual Holiday Market, providing guests the opportunity to shop a wide selection of unique holiday gifts, from 11am to 4pm.  For more information go to www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events.

HOLIDAY IN HURLEYVILLE

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Visit Main Street on Saturday for a festive day of arts and activities. Holiday in Hurleyville brings together the hamlet’s Main Street businesses for an all-day event that culminates with our community tree lighting. Shopping and food available all day. For information go to visithurleyville.org/events.

SANTA AT THE HURLEYVILLE ARTS CENTRE

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Make your list and letters for Santa, he is ready to meet you at The Hurleyville Arts Centre, 11am to 3pm. Parents and friends bring your own camera/phone/tablet and take your child’s photo with Santa. All are welcome and it’s free.

WINTER FORAGE

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Gather at 2pm for a guided foraging session in Sullivan County with the Outside Institute’s Laura Silverman. Exact meeting place will be emailed to participants. $40 advance registration is required. Go to theoutsideinstitute.org/events to register.

ORNAMENT HUNT

HONESDALE, PA — Come one, come all. No child goes home empty handed. 10 to 11am at Honesdale Central Park.

ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING

MILFORD, PA — Get in the holiday spirit at the historic Milford Pennsylvania’s Annual Tree Lighting on the grounds of the Milford Community House. Enjoy holiday antique train display, free hot cocoa and cookies, live nativity, children’s chorus singing holiday favorites, extended shopping hours and more. Don’t forget Santa’s arrival by firetruck at 5:15pm with his spectacular lighted motorcycle reindeer leading the way. The festivities start at 4:30pm and is free to all. For information call 570/296-8700.

BARRYVILLE TREE LIGHTING

BARRYVILLE, NY — Join us for our 14th Annual Tree Lighting. Share in the good cheer with goodies and hot chocolate. Bring your cameras to take photos with Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Join in carols sung by Nick Roes and friends. Old-fashion fun for kids of all ages, friends and family. Free event for all.

THE SANTA EXPRESS

LIBERTY, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 5pm on Main Street. For information, go to www.facebook.com/santaexpress.

BETHEL, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 7pm at Veterans Park. For information, go to www.facebook.com/santaexpress.

Sunday, December 8

10TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET

BETHEL, NY — The market continues. Enjoy artists, crafters and specialty food vendors in the Market Sheds and Event Gallery at Bethel Woods for the 10th Annual Holiday Market, providing guests the opportunity to shop a wide selection of unique holiday gifts, from 11am to4pm.  For more information go to www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events.

8TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY ARTISANS’ MARKET

HONESDALE, PA — The Market will showcase the work of many talented artisans of the Upper Delaware Region. 11am to 4pm at the Cooperage. For more information call 570/253-2020.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

SHOHOLA, PA — Area churches and local musical groups will be performing. Refreshments served after the concert. 3pm at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church. For information call 570/559-7676.

SANTA AT THE HURLEYVILLE ARTS CENTRE

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Make your list and letters for Santa, he is ready to meet you at The Hurleyville Arts Centre December 8, 2 to 6pm. Parents and friends bring your own camera/phone/tablet and take your child’s photo with Santa. All are welcome and  it’s free.

THE SANTA EXPRESS

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 5pm at the Senior Center. 

MONTICELLO, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 6:30pm on Jefferson St. For information, go to www.facebook.com/santaexpress.

Monday, December 9

GREY TOWERS HOLIDAY TOURS

MILFORD, PA — Each floor is decorated with a different theme or era. Two tours daily, 1 to 2pm and 3 to 4pm. $8 adults, $7 seniors, $5 youth and free for kids under 12 at Grey Towers. Runs through Dec. 22. For more information call 570/296-9630 or email info@greytowers.org.

Tuesday, December 10

1ST HOLIDAY COOKIE BAKE-OFF

MONTICELLO, NY — Taste test the best holiday treats Sullivan County has to offer. $6 entry fee includes five tasting tickets, beverages and your voting ballot. 5:30-7pm at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. For information call 845/794-4660.

Friday, December 13

CRAFT LOVERS AT WSPL

CALLICOON, NY — Join Raina Bowers and other craft lovers and make fun yarn hat ornaments, 4-6pm at Delaware Free Library. Register at 845/887-4040 or www.wsplonline.com.

HAWLEY WINTERFEST

HAWLEY, PA — Christmas harp concert, historic house tours and so much more. 50+ events in downtown Hawley. For more information, go to  hawleywinterfest.com.

Saturday, December 14

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

BARRYVILLE, NY — Holiday community breakfast with Santa. Adults $15.95, children under 12 $9.95 at Catskill Mountain Resort. For reservations, call  845/456-0195. Cookies with Mrs. Santa, $5 per child.

STORYTIME WITH BUDDY THE ELF

PORT JERVIS, NY — Join Buddy, Jovie and your friends at Foundry42 for a very special story time. Singing, dancing, cookie decorating, stories and fun. $10 per child with 2 shows, 11am to 12 noon and 1 to 2pm. For more information, call 845/858-4942 or email kristi@thelightningco.com.

DICKENS ON THE DELAWARE

CALLICOON, NY — Retailers, galleries and restaurants will highlight their holiday goods and dazzle town visitors with their holiday spirit. Shopkeepers will be dressed in Victorian garb, with stores, restaurants and the surrounding environs decorated to create the days of yore. For more information contact  events.callicoon@gmail.com.

GINGERBREAD COOKIE DECORATING

NARROWSBURG, NY — In celebration of Dickens on the Delaware, join us for a gingerbread cookie decorating workshop. 1 to 3pm at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch Public Library. For information call 845/482-4350 or go to www.wsplonline.org/index.php.

HOLIDAY AROUND THE GLOBE

MILFORD, PA — Croatian-born singer Astrid Kuljanic and  musicians of the Transatlantic Exploration Company including a holiday-related repertoire. $20 ticket price. 5:30 to 6:30pm at the Milford Theater. Call 570/296-2600 for tickets.

THE SANTA EXPRESS

YULAN, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 5:30pm at Crossroad’s Restaurant. 

ELDRED, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 6:30pm at Santa’s Village, Corner Piazza. For information, go to www.facebook.com/santaexpress.

THE SANTA EXPRESS

GLEN SPEY, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 7:30pm at the Lumberland Town Hall. For information, go to www.facebook.com/santaexpress.

HAWLEY WINTERFEST

HAWLEY, PA — Holiday house tour of Lakeville, and so much more, 50+ events in downtown Hawley. For more information, go to hawleywinterfest.com.

Sunday, December 15

HAWLEY WINTERFEST

HAWLEY, PA — Winterfest painting raffle and so much more, 50+ events in downtown Hawley. For more information, go to hawleywinterfest.com.

THE SANTA EXPRESS

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 5pm at Ted’s Restaurant. 

NARROWSBURG, NY — The magic begins again: the Santa Express. 7pm at The Narrowsburg Union. For information, go to www.facebook.com/santaexpress.

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