Datebook – Events Calendar

Updated Monday, May 20, 2024 at 2:45 AM

Please visit our Facebook page for events that were received after our submission deadline. https://www.facebook.com/groups/66208818746

Attention local organizations and nonprofits in the WRIP listening area.

(Greene, eastern Delaware, southern Schoharie, southern Albany and western Columbia counties)



—–>   Submission Guidelines   <—–

The WRIP Datebook is compiled each weekend based on the information that has been RECEIVED BY NOON ON SATURDAY. Please DO NOT wait until the week your event is scheduled to take place to submit your information.

If you would like to have your nonprofit and charity fundraiser events added to the WRIP online datebook and announced on the air, please send the information to WRIP979@gmail.com AT LEAST 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT, and certainly NO LATER THAN 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE, to allow us time to sufficiently promote it.

Information may also be mailed to WRIP, PO Box 979, Windham, NY 12496, or dropped off at our studio at 265 South Street in Windham.

Please DO NOT send notices of events through Facebook Messenger as they may not be seen before your event is scheduled to take place. You may post flyers for your event on WRIP’s Facebook page. Posts will remain in the pending approvals folder until action is taken by a group administrator, usually within 48 hours. https://www.facebook.com/groups/66208818746

Flyers for your event may be posted on our Facebook page, however, the attachment must be sent as a JPG or PNG image only. Please proofread your submission to ensure that everything is correct and complete.

Please remember to include ALL of the following information, if applicable:

  • WHO is sponsoring the event and who benefits from ticket sales? (Name of your organization.)
  • WHAT is the event? (Serving breakfast, lunch or dinner? Tell us what’s on the menu.)
  • WHEN is your event being held? (Day of the week, date and time.)
  • WHERE is it being held? (Name of building, street address and town.)
  • WHY is the event being held? (Is it a fundraiser?)
  • HOW MUCH is admission? (Prices for adults, children, seniors, members, donation, free-will offering, or free.)

Please include a contact number with area code, website and/or email address, and any other pertinent details. Make sure your website link works. Don’t make visitors click on half a dozen links before they can get to the information about your event.

Submissions are welcome from area not-for-profit organizations, civic groups, local police, fire and rescue squads, and all local churches. If you can hear us, we want to publicize your events.

PLEASE NOTE: Organizations that seek our free publicity in the Datebook, but place paid advertising elsewhere, are asked to give equal consideration to WRIP. We will pull any public service announcement we see run as paid advertising elsewhere. Organizations with event marketing budgets are urged to contact us about extremely low-cost radio ads for your event(s).



ROAD WORK & PARKING ISSUES

  • Traffic Advisory: Starting Monday, May 20, road construction for paving will start on County Route 19, aka North Settlement Road, which runs through the towns of Ashland and Windham. The road will be closed for a day or two between Steinmetz Road and Case Road during the hours of 8 AM until 3:30 PM. Traffic in either direction can use Case Road as a detour to access County Route 10 or State Route 23. Once cross culverts between Steinmetz and Case Roads are complete, County Route 19 will be closed from Case Road to Lawrence Drive during the hours of 8 AM until 3:30 PM. The detour for this section can be County Route 21 (Mitchell Hollow Road) or County Route 15 (Sutton Hollow Road).
  • A seasonal parking prohibition in the Kaaterskill Clove area of State Route 23A in the Town of Hunter will be in place from May through October. Expect to receive a ticket and to have your vehicle towed to the Town of Hunter Town Hall Impound Lot, 5748 Route 23A in Tannersville if you are illegally parked. There will be no parking along Route 23A, including the various pull-offs, ice-climbers lot and Molly Smith’s parking lot. Only park at designated parking lots: Laurel House Road, Scutt Road, South Lake Campground parking area, Kaaterskill Rail Trail lot by the Mountain Top Historical Society’s campus, and Harding Road parking in Palenville.
    Additional Resources
    Park your car and take the Kaaterskill Trolley: https://www.kaaterskilltrolley.com/
    Find other places to hike: https://www.alltrails.com/us/new-york/hunter
    Special Regulations in the Kaaterskill Wild Forest: https://dec.ny.gov/places/kaaterskill-wild-forest
    While accessing these areas: Leave No Trace: https://lnt.org/why/7-principles/
    Visit our area restaurants and shops https://www.greatnortherncatskills.com/tannersville-ny
  • The Cauterskill Road Bridge over the New York State Thruway in Catskill will be closed for about 6 months and a 12-mile detour will be in place. Motorists should take Cauterskill Road / County Route 47 north, turn right on State Route 23 east, then turn right to merge onto Route 9W south toward Catskill, stay right onto Cauterskill Avenue, then turn right onto Cauterskill Road. Detour signs will be posted once work begins.


FARMERS’ MARKETS

Wednesdays

  • The Coxsackie farmers’ market will take place, rain or shine, at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Wednesdays from May 22 until October 2 from 4-7 PM. Vendors will be offering produce, meat, baked goods, specialty items, beauty and wellness products, arts and crafts items, beverages and alcohol.

Saturdays

  • The Windham farmers’ market will be held, rain or shine, in front of The Windham Local, 5410 Main Street in Windham every Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM.
  • The Sugar Maples natural agriculture farm, 34 Big Hollow Road in Maplecrest will be open on Saturdays from 12-2 PM.
  • Fromer Market Gardens, 6120 Main Street in Tannersville will have fresh vegetables every Saturday from 9 AM until 2 PM. Offerings include arugula, arugula microgreens, broccoli microgreens, curly kale, pea shoots, salad mix, Siberian kale, and spinach. Summer and fall farmers’ markets will be held on Saturdays, May 25, July 6, August 31, and October 12.
  • The Hudson farmers’ market will take place at its outdoor location in the municipal lot at the corner of 6th and Columbia Street in Hudson every Saturday through November 23 from 9 AM until 1 PM. There will be over 30 vendors including farmers, producers and crafters, as well as live music. Bring your reusable bags. Cash is appreciated. NYS Ag and Markets will continue to fund their dollar-for-dollar FreshConnect match for the entire 2024 market season, effectively doubling SNAP recipients’ buying power. Visit https://www.HudsonFarmersMarketNY.org for a list of vendors, the products they offer, guest vendors and musicians.

Every other Saturday 5/25-10/12

  • The Lexington farmers’ market, 3542 County Route 42 in Lexington will be held, rain or shine, every other Saturday from May 25 through October 12, from 10 AM until 1 PM.
    May 25
    June 8 & 22
    July 6 & 20
    August 3, 17 & 31
    September 14 & 28
    October 12

Sundays

  • The Catskill farmers’ market will be held in the parking lot at 145 Water Street in Catskill on Sundays from May 26 through October 27 from 10 AM until 2 PM.
  • The Stamford farmer’s market will be held at the corner of Route 23 and Fisher Road, across from Mama Maria’s Restaurant in Stamford, every Sunday from June 30 through September 1 from 1-4 PM.


RECURRING EVENTS

  • The NYS Department of Health has announced that the COVID-19 and Vaccine Hotlines ended on Friday, March 29, 2024. NYS DOH is directing individuals to visit the CDC website at cdc.gov/respiratory-viruses/ for information regarding COVID-19 and vaccines.
  • Effective as of Monday, April 1, 2024, the Columbia County Department of Health will no longer provide COVID-19 vaccination for those ages 12+. Please check with local pharmacies or doctor’s offices for COVID-19 vaccination needs if you are 12 years or older. For those with children under 12 years of age, please call (518) 828-3358 to schedule an appointment.
  • Take a story walk on the Windham Path, starting at the Route 23 entrance, and enjoy reading the children’s book A Very Cranky Book, by Angela and Tony Diterlizzi. Sponsored by the Windham Arts Alliance in partnership with Briars and Brambles Books. All proceeds from the sale of this book benefit the Windham Arts Alliance.
  • The Town of Jewett is planning to erect a memorial to honor all known servicemen and women in Jewett history. Please email GiorBlueMtnExcavation@gmail.com, call (518) 734-5173 or stop by Giordano’s Blue Mountain Excavation shop, 11287 State Route 23 in Ashland, next door to the Greene County Highway Building, with any names or information you may have of service members from the Town of Jewett.
  • Looking for tech help? The Mountain Top Library Digital Navigators can assist you with a variety of technology needs. Call (518) 589-5707 to schedule an appointment for free individualized support at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville.
  • The website Mountain Top Resources has links to lots of everyday useful information. https://www.MountainTopResources.com/
  • Hours at Community Action of Greene County, 7856 Route 9W in Catskill have been expanded. Office hours will be from 8 AM until 4:30 PM. The food pantry will be available on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1-4 PM.
  • The Greene County Department of Human Services is always looking for volunteer drivers to assist Homebound Senior Citizens. Your schedule will be made around your availability, and you will receive a tax-exempt mileage reimbursement of 62.5 cents per mile. Please call Ruth at (518) 719-3555 for more information.
    Here’s how you can help:
    —– Home Delivered Meals – Deliver meals county wide
    —– Medical Transportation – Transport clients to appointments in nearby counties
    Other ways you can help:
    —– Department of Human Services – Congregate meal helper, Rivertown Thrift Shop Volunteer
    —– Outside Agencies – Libraries, Nursing Homes, Athens Cultural Center, Community Action, Community Hospice, Greene Medical Arts Center, AARP
  • Community Action of Greene County’s domestic violence hotline is (518) 943-9211.
  • The Conesville United Methodist Church is holding an ongoing food drive for their food pantry. Drop off donations at the church on Sundays from 10-11:30 AM or leave inside the back door by the Sunday School room. Needed items include pasta and sauce; vegetables (no green beans); fruit; canned protein like peanut butter and chicken (no tuna); soup; prepared meals like Hamburger Helper, mac and cheese; and breakfast items. If you or someone you know is in need, please email ConesvilleSundaySchool@gmail.com or call (607) 588-6407 or (607) 435-3258.
  • Message in a Bottle Can and Bottle Redemption Center, 9 Healy Boulevard in Hudson continues to accept recyclable beverage containers to benefit the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA. People can drop off their empty bottles and cans and ask them to credit the CGHS/SPCA. Visit Message in a Bottle redemption center on Facebook or call (518) 929-9418 for their hours.
  • The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA, 111 Humane Society Road in Hudson and the shelter’s pet food bank are now open 7 days a week from 11:30 AM until 4 PM each day. Please call (518) 828-6044, email info@cghs.org or visit https://cghs.org/ for more information on adoptions or any of the other programs and services they offer. If you wish to donate to the food bank, donations are accepted 7 days a week. Donors may also order food from Chewy or Amazon and have it delivered to CGHS/SPCA.

Tuesdays

  • The Columbia County Department of Health will hold immunization clinics, by appointment only, on Tuesdays from 1-4 PM, and select Tuesdays from 4-6 PM, at their office, 325 Columbia Street, Suite 100 in Hudson. Call (518) 828-3358 to make an appointment. The following insurance plans are accepted: CDPHP, Fidelis, MVP, Highmark (previously Blue Shield of Northeastern NY), Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicare, and Medicare Advantage plans with Aetna, CDPHP, Fidelis, MVP, and United Healthcare.

Wednesdays

  • Free community English classes will be held at the Main Street Community Center, 5494 Route 23 in Windham every Wednesday from 12-2 PM. Classes are designed for non-native English speakers of all skill levels who wish to improve their language abilities at their own pace. Participants can practice speaking, listening, reading and writing in English. No registration is required. Walk-ins are welcome. Lunch will be provided.

Until Further Notice

  • A collection box has been set up in the vestibule of Van Dusen’s Store, 4021 Route 42 in Lexington for those who wish to provide humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine. Needed items include thermal underwear, thermal socks, warm clothing, sleeping bags, night lights, flashlights, hand, foot and body warmers, and letters with messages of support. Van Dusen’s is open 7 days a week from 10 AM to 7 PM.


LOOKING AHEAD

Through Saturday 5/25

  • The Greene County Historical Society’s 44th annual Tour of Homes will be held, rain or shine, throughout the Town and Village of Coxsackie on Saturday, June 1 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Tour headquarters will be at the Vedder Research Library on the grounds of the Bronck Museum, 90 County Route 42, off Route 9W in Coxsackie. Picnic lunches prepared by the Coxsackie United Methodist Church will be for sale as long as they last. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the tour. This is a driving tour of 13 sites. Carpooling is encouraged as some sites have limited parking. Orders for advance sale tickets must be received by Saturday, May 25. Send a check payable to the Greene County Historical Society, PO Box 44, Coxsackie, NY 12051 for advance tickets. Proceeds from the sale of tour tickets support the Society, the Bronck Museum, and the Vedder Research Library.

Through Tuesday 5/28

  • A chicken barbecue, prepared by Miller’s Backyard BBQ, will be held at the Ravena Grange Hall, Route 143 in Coeymans Hollow on Friday, May 31 from 3:30-6 PM or until sold out. Take-outs only. Dinners include a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, cornbread, roll and dessert for $17. Please email RavenaGrange@cs.com or call (518) 756-8228 by Tuesday, May 28 to guarantee your dinner.

Through Saturday 6/1

  • A cook-out to benefit the Greene County Animal Alliance’s shelter fund will be held at Five Furlongs, 2478 Route 145 in East Durham on Saturday, June 8 from 2-5 PM. Cash bar. Tickets are $25 for adults before Saturday, June 1, $30 after June 1, and $20 for children ages 10 and under. Visit https://www.GreeneCountyAnimalAlliance.com/ for tickets.

Monday 7/1

  • The 12th annual Cancer Patient Aid car show will be held at the Ashland Town Park, Gravel Bank Road in Ashland on Sunday, August 11 from 10 AM until 3 PM. Registration runs from 9-11 AM. Pre-registration is $10 until Monday, July 1, $15 minimum donation thereafter. Open to all years, makes, models and motorcycles. Trophies will be awarded including $500 for best-in-show classic sponsored by Martinez Auto Body of Coxsackie. Goodie bags to the first 100 registered. There will be food vendors, ice cream and lemonade. Admission is free for spectators. Call (518) 734-5303 ext. 2 or email CancerPatientAidCarShow@gmail.com to pre-register.

Friday 7/19

  • The 14th annual Thunder in the Mountains car show will take place on the Lexington municipal grounds, 3542 Route 42 in Lexington on Saturday, July 27 from 9 AM until 3 PM. There will be food and beverages, a 50/50 and gift basket raffle, and trophies will be awarded. A pre-registration fee of $10 must be received by Friday, July 19. Make checks payable to West Kill-Lexington Community Improvement Association and send to Mary Palazzolo, 712 Tumbleweed Ranch Road, West Kill, NY 12492.

Sunday 8/11

  • Rip Van Winkle Lodge #468 F&AM will hold its 4th annual friends and family golf outing at Island Green Golf Course, 3822 Route 26 in Greenville on Sunday, August 11. Registration between 12 and 1 PM, tee off at 1. Early registration is $90 per player, $100 the day of the tournament, dinner only is $30 per person. Make checks payable to Rip Van Winkle Lodge #468 F&AM, PO Box 353, Cairo, NY 12413, Attn: Golf Committee. Please include names of players or if for dinner only. Call (518) 751-0224 with any questions.

Through Saturday 8/31

  • The Nicholas Juried Museum of Jefferson History, Judd Hall, 163 Main Street in Jefferson, and the Fuller District one-room schoolhouse, 695 North Harpersfield Road in Jefferson will be open to the public on Saturdays through August 31 from 10 AM until 2 PM. All events sponsored by the Jefferson Historical Society are free and open to the public.


MAY

Starting Monday 5/20

  • Traffic Advisory: Starting Monday, May 20, road construction for paving will start on County Route 19 (North Settlement Road) that runs through the towns of Ashland and Windham. The road will be closed for a day or two between Steinmetz Road and Case Road during the hours of 8 AM until 3:30 PM. Traffic in either direction can use Case Road as a detour to access County Route 10 or State Route 23. Once cross culverts between Steinmetz and Case Roads are complete, County Route 19 will be closed from Case Road to Lawrence Drive during the hours of 8 AM until 3:30 PM. The detour for this section can be County Route 21 (Mitchell Hollow Road) or County Route 15 (Sutton Hollow Road).

Monday-Friday 5/20-5/24

  • In celebration of EMS Week, Ashland Ambulance will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose checks. Stop by the Ashland Town Hall, 12094 Route 23 in Ashland, Monday, May 20 through Friday, May 24 anytime between 9 AM and 5 PM and someone will be happy to assist you.

Monday 5/20

  • Family, friends and fans are invited to the baseball sectional game at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School, Main Street in Windham on Monday, May 20 when the WAJ/Gilboa-Conesville team takes on Edmeston/Morris starting at 4:30 PM.
  • The Greene County Historical Society’s 44th annual Tour of Homes will be held, rain or shine, throughout the Town and Village of Coxsackie on Saturday, June 1 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Tour headquarters will be at the Vedder Research Library on the grounds of the Bronck Museum, 90 County Route 42, off Route 9W in Coxsackie. Picnic lunches prepared by the Coxsackie United Methodist Church will be for sale as long as they last. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the tour. This is a driving tour of 13 sites. Carpooling is encouraged as some sites have limited parking. Orders for advance sale tickets must be received by Saturday, May 25. Send a check payable to the Greene County Historical Society, PO Box 44, Coxsackie, NY 12051 for advance tickets. Proceeds from the sale of tour tickets support the Society, the Bronck Museum, and the Vedder Research Library.

Tuesday 5/21 – Vote on School & Public Library Budgets & Board of Education Candidates

  • The Hunter Chamber of Commerce will hold a Morning Members Mingle event at Shandaken Bake, 6036 Main Street in Tannersville on Tuesday May 21 from 8-10 AM. This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow members and expand your network. Stop by for coffee and baked treats.
  • The Cairo-Durham Elementary School art show, showcasing animal-themed artwork created by Pre-K through 5th grade students, will be on display in the Cairo-Durham Middle/High School hallway leading to the auditorium on Tuesday, May 21 at 5:30 PM. Check out the artwork when you go to vote on the school district’s 2024-2025 proposed budget and Board of Education election or attend the Kindergarten and 1st grade spring concerts.

Wednesday 5/22

  • Greene County Soil & Water Conservation District’s Watershed Wednesdays 5-week webinar series will take place through May 29 at 6 PM. Please click on the link below to register for the Zoom session.
    Session 4, Wednesday, May 22 – Unraveling the Gordian Knotweed: Management of Japanese Knotweed in the Catskills with Dan Snider-Nerp
    Register at https://tinyurl.com/52x9k4xc
  • The first Coxsackie farmers’ market of the season will take place, rain or shine, at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Wednesday, May 22 from 4-7 PM. Vendors will be offering produce, meat, baked goods, specialty items, beauty and wellness products, arts and crafts, and beverages and alcohol. This week the Coxsackie Athens Community Band will perform in the gazebo at 6 PM. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Wednesday, May 22 from 10 AM until 3 PM at CMH Support Services Building, 65 Prospect Avenue in Hudson. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.

Thursday 5/23

  • Windham VFW Post #1545 will perform the VFW Memorial Day ceremony in front of Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School, Main Street in Windham on Thursday, May 23 at 8:30 AM. The community is invited to attend.

Friday-Sunday 5/24-5/26

  • An opening reception of works by Canadian artists Mary and Will Davies will be held at Judd Hall, 163 Main Street in Jefferson on Friday, May 24 from 5-7 PM. Light refreshments will be served. The gallery will be open Saturday, May 25 from 10 AM until 2 PM, and Sunday, May 26 from 12-4 PM. All events sponsored by the Jefferson Historical Society are free and open to the public.

Friday 5/24

  • Community Action of Greene County will host a free movie night at the Greenville Drive-In Theater, 10700 Route 32 in Greenville on Friday, May 24 at 8:45 PM. The 2001 animated film, Shrek, will be shown. Free Stewart’s ice cream for the first 100 attendees.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, May 24 from 1:30-6:30 PM at the Margaretville Fire Department, 77 Church Street in Margaretville. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.

Saturday & Sunday 5/25 & 5/26

  • The 47th annual East Durham Irish Festival will take place at the Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, Route 145 in East Durham on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26. Over 30 bands will perform on four indoor stages. There will be special performances by Shilelagh Law, Eileen Ivers, and Ally the Piper. Other performers include the Pipes & Drums of Greene, The Narrowbacks, the Andy Cooney Band, Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, The Wooden Nickels, The Canny Brothers, the Screaming Orphans, Kitty Kelly & Catskill Fever, Pride of Moyvane, and several schools of Irish dance. Enjoy great Irish food and drink, Irish history, games, and a kids’ area with music lessons, Irish plays, workshops and more. For tickets and more information visit https://EastDurhamIrishFestival.com.

Saturday 5/25 through Sunday 6/8

  • The Academy of Fortepiano Performance will present two weeks of free and ticketed fortepiano and chamber music workshops, lectures, recitals and student concerts at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter from Saturday, May 25 through Sunday, June 8. Visit https://www.CatskillMtn.org/ for more information.

Saturday 5/25

  • The Windham farmers’ market will be held, rain or shine, in front of The Windham Local, 5410 Main Street in Windham on Saturday, May 25 from 9 AM until 1 PM.
  • A chili cookoff, with prizes to be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, will be held at VFW Post #1545, 5565 Route 23 in Windham on Saturday, May 25 from 11 AM until 2 PM, $5 donation at the door. Please call (518) 734-5173 if you would like to enter your chili. There is no entry fee for the chefs. Chili will be $2 per bowl. Live music by Bill Holdridge. There will also be a penny social and 50/50. Proceeds from the event will go toward the proposed veterans’ monument in Jewett.
  • The Sugar Maples natural agriculture farm, 34 Big Hollow Road in Maplecrest will be open on Saturday, May 25 from 12-2 PM.
  • The WAJ PTA’s 5K color run/walk will take place at CD Lane Park, 281 County Route 56 in Maplecrest on Saturday, May 25. Check-in opens at 10 AM, the race starts at 11 AM. $5 for children, $15 for adults. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Visit MemberHub.Give/WAJColorRun to register or text WAJPTA to (919) 626-3277 for a link to the registration form.
  • A farmers’ market will be held at Fromer Market Gardens, 6120 Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, May 25 from 9 AM until 2 PM.
  • When the Piano Was Young, an Academy of Fortepiano Performance Faculty Concert, will take place at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, May 25 at 7 PM. Hear classic pieces by Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart and other composers. Advance tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $7 for students, higher at the door. Tickets are available at https://www.CatskillMtn.org/ or call (518) 263-2063.
  • The Lexington farmers’ market, 3542 County Route 42 in Lexington will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 25 from 10 AM until 1 PM.
  • The Jake Blount, Nic Gareiss and Sammy Wetstein trio will perform at the Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury on Saturday, May 25 from 7:30-9:30 PM. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for senior, free for ages 16 and under. They can be reserved at https://RoxburyArtsGroup.org/ or by calling (607) 326-7908.
  • A chicken barbecue to benefit the Hobart Fire Department will be held at Mirabito’s Quickway, 1028 East Main Street in Hobart on Saturday, May 25 from noon until sold out. Full dinners and 3 pound halves will be available along with macaroni salad, potato salad and dessert.
  • A Brooks’ chicken barbecue will be held in the parking lot of Jefferson Central School, 1332 State Route 10 in Jefferson on Saturday, May 25 from noon until sold out. Chicken halves are $10. Salads will also be available. A bake sale, plant sale and sale of crocheted items by the Jefferson United Methodist Church’s United Women of Faith will take place at the Thrift Store. Proceeds from these events will benefit Jefferson Heritage Day, which will be taking place on Saturday, July 13.
  • The Haudenosaunee Singers and Dancers from Onondaga will perform Haudenosaunee social dances at the Iroquois Museum, 324 Caverns Road in Howes Cave on Saturday, May 25 at approximately 11 AM and 2 PM.
  • The Rensselaerville Library will hold their annual cocktail party fundraiser at Stonecrop, Hilltown Commons (formerly the Carey Institute), 100 Pond Hill Road in Rensselaerville on Saturday, May 25 from 4-7 PM. Tickets are $30 per person, which includes music, food and your first drink. Please bring a dessert or savory dish to share. There will also be an art auction. Everyone is welcome.
  • The Hudson farmers’ market will take place at the corner of 6th and Columbia Street in Hudson on Saturday, May 25 from 9 AM until 1 PM. There will be over 30 vendors including farmers, producers and crafters, as well as live music by Blackiston Brothers. Bring your reusable bags. Cash is appreciated. NYS Ag and Markets will continue to fund their dollar-for-dollar FreshConnect match for the entire 2024 market season, effectively doubling SNAP recipients’ buying power. Visit https://www.HudsonFarmersMarketNY.org for each week’s list of vendors and musicians.
  • Paws-N-Pints, a fundraiser for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA, will take place at Union Street Brewing, 716 Union Street in Hudson on Saturday, May 25 from 4-8 PM. Partial proceeds from every pint and meal will benefit the Society.

Sunday 5/26

  • American Legion Bunt-Brewer Post 165 will hold a Memorial Day parade in Tannersville on Sunday, May 26 at 1 PM. The parade will march from the Bottini parking lot to the veterans monument in the center of the village. Refreshments will be available behind the firehouse after the service.
  • War Dogs, a Memorial Day tribute to the brave and tireless canine companions of our military and law enforcement, will be presented by Ron Gabriele at the Mountain Top Historical Society’s 1913 Ulster & Delaware train station, 5132 Route 23A in Haines Falls on Sunday, May 26 at 2 PM. Refreshments will follow the presentation. $5 suggested donation.
  • The Catskill farmers’ market will be held in the parking lot at 145 Water Street in Catskill on Sunday, May 26 from 10 AM until 2 PM.
  • A chicken barbecue to benefit the Grand Gorge United Methodist Church will be held at the Grand Gorge Firehouse, 60753 State Highway 30 in Grand Gorge on Sunday, May 26 from 11 AM until sold out. Chicken halves will be $9 and side salads $1.

Monday 5/27 – Memorial Day

  • Memorial Day parades will be held in the following locations on Monday, May 27:
    Athens at 9 AM
    Greenville at 10 AM
    Cairo at 11 AM
    Prattsville at 1 PM
    Coxsackie at 1 PM
    Catskill at 2 PM

Tuesday 5/28

  • Enjoy a bowl of soup and a sandwich, free of charge, in the Blue Room of the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main Street in Tannersville on Tuesday, May 28 from 11 AM until 2 PM. This event will take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.
  • A chicken barbecue, prepared by Miller’s Backyard BBQ, will be held at the Ravena Grange Hall, Route 143 in Coeymans Hollow on Friday, May 31 from 3:30-6 PM or until sold out. Take-outs only. Dinners include a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, cornbread, roll and dessert for $17. Please email RavenaGrange@cs.com or call (518) 756-8228 by Tuesday, May 28 to guarantee your dinner.

Wednesday 5/29

  • Greene County Soil & Water Conservation District’s Watershed Wednesdays 5-week webinar series will take place through May 29 at 6 PM. Please click on the link below to register for the Zoom session.
    Session 5, Wednesday, May 29 – Wetlands of the Catskills and NYC West-of Hudson Watershed: Ecology and Characteristics with Frank Parisio
    Register at https://tinyurl.com/2chb2s3p

Thursday 5/30

  • Windham VFW Post #1545 will hold Memorial Day rituals at the grave of Sgt. James F. Carty at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Ashland and the Windham Cemetery, ending at the World War I monument in Hensonville on the morning of Thursday, May 30.
  • The Schoharie County Department of Health will hold a free rabies clinic for cats, dogs and ferrets at the Cobleskill Fairgrounds, 113 Sunshine Drive in Cobleskill on Thursday, May 30 from 6-8 PM. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins. Visit Health.NY.gov/GoToClinic or call (518) 295-8365 to register. Pets must be at least 3 months of age and properly restrained. Proof of previous vaccination is required to receive a 3-year certificate. Donations to offset clinic expenses are appreciated.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Thursday, May 30 from 9 AM until 2 PM at Hudson High School, 215 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.

Friday & Saturday 5/31 & 6/1

  • The Huntersfield Christian Training Center will hold a yard sale and rib event at 14203 Route 23 in Prattsville on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 from 8 AM until 7 PM both days. New items will be added on Saturday. Any items left unsold will be free on Sunday, June 2. They will have tools, household items, and much more. All proceeds will go toward supporting the Huntersfield men’s recovery program. Cash only.

Friday 5/31

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, May 31 from 1-6 PM at the Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main Street in Cairo. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.
  • The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Columbia and Greene Counties will take place at Coxsackie-Athens High School, 24 Sunset Boulevard in Coxsackie on Friday, May 31 at a time to be announced.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, May 31 from 1-6 PM at Charlotte Valley Central School, 15611 State Route 23 in Davenport. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.
  • A chicken barbecue, prepared by Miller’s Backyard BBQ, will be held at the Ravena Grange Hall, Route 143 in Coeymans Hollow on Friday, May 31 from 3:30-6 PM or until sold out. Take-outs only. Dinners include a chicken half, baked potato, coleslaw, cornbread, roll and dessert for $17.


JUNE

Saturday & Sunday 6/1 & 6/2

  • Works by Canadian artists Mary and Will Davies will be on display at Judd Hall, 163 Main Street in Jefferson on Saturday, June 1 from 10 AM until 2 PM, and Sunday, June 2 from 12-4 PM. All events sponsored by the Jefferson Historical Society are free and open to the public.

Saturday 6/1

  • An American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the WAJPL Golden Agers, will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 9 AM until 1 PM in the Town of Windham Ambulance building’s community room, South Street in Windham. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment. Enter the sponsor code WindhamAmbulance to get a voucher for a free pint of Stewart’s ice cream.
  • The Windham farmers’ market will be held, rain or shine, in front of The Windham Local, 5410 Main Street in Windham on Saturday, June 1 from 9 AM until 1 PM.
  • An art reception for Summer Bliss: The Catskills will take place at Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main Street in Windham on Saturday June 1 from 4-6 PM. This exhibit features works by Barry DeBaun, Kim Do and Rinaldo Skalamera.
  • The Sugar Maples natural agriculture farm, 34 Big Hollow Road in Maplecrest will be open on Saturday, June 1 from 12-2 PM.
  • Fromer Market Gardens, 6120 Main Street in Tannersville will have fresh vegetables every Saturday from 9 AM until 2 PM. Offerings include arugula, arugula microgreens, broccoli microgreens, curly kale, pea shoots, salad mix, Siberian kale, and spinach.
  • The Clematis Garden Club will hold its annual plant and garden-related sale, rain or shine, in the GNH parking lot, Route 32 in Greenville on Saturday, June 1 from 9 AM until noon, or until sold out. There will be a large selection of easy to grow perennials, annuals, shrubs, vegetable plants and potted containers, as well as some antiques, crafts and collectibles. Club members will happily answer gardening questions.
  • Celebrate National Trails Day and the five-year anniversary of the grand opening of the Hudson River Skywalk on Saturday, June 1 starting at 9 AM with guided hikes along the Hudson River Skywalk to the Thomas Cole Site and Frederic Church’s Olana, free activities at both historic sites, and a boat parade in honor of the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse’s 150th anniversary from 11 AM until 4 PM. Start from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge Office on the west side of the bridge in Catskill. Sturdy, closed-toe hiking boots or shoes required. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and bring your own water. No dogs or pets allowed. Registration is free at https://www.HudsonRiverSkywalk.org/events
  • The Greene County Historical Society’s 44th annual Tour of Homes will be held, rain or shine, throughout the Town and Village of Coxsackie on Saturday, June 1 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Tour headquarters will be at the Vedder Research Library on the grounds of the Bronck Museum, 90 County Route 42, off Route 9W in Coxsackie. Picnic lunches prepared by the Coxsackie United Methodist Church will be for sale as long as they last. Tickets are $30 the day of the tour. This is a driving tour of 13 sites. Carpooling is encouraged as some sites have limited parking. Proceeds from the sale of tour tickets support the Society, the Bronck Museum, and the Vedder Research Library.
  • A boat parade celebrating the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse’s 150th anniversary will pass by Henry Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson on Saturday, June 1 from 11 AM until 4 PM. There will be music, food, drinks, merchandise, and free park admission.
  • The 3rd annual Frank F. Lamport, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Stamford Golf Club, 163 Taylor Road in Stamford on Saturday, June 1 at a time to be announced. There will be food, cash prizes, a Chinese auction and raffles. $100 per player includes golf, cart, skins, breakfast to go, and afternoon buffet with cash bar at the Peppercorn on the Hill. Sign up in the Pro Shop or call (607) 652-7398.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Germantown Firehouse, 181 Main Street in Germantown. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.

Sunday 6/2

  • Conquer the Soil, a lecture by nationally-recognized horticulturalist and historian Abra Lee, will take place at the Mountain Top Arboretum’s Education Center, 4 Maude Adams Road in Tannersville on Sunday, June 2 from 1-2:30 PM. Registration is free for Mountain Top Historical Society and Mountain Top Arboretum members, $10 for non-members. Register at MtArboretum.org/events.

Wednesday 6/5

  • Columbia County Department of Health will hold a free, drive-thru rabies clinic for cats, dogs and ferrets that are at least 3 months old at the PJ Keeler training Facility, 50 Grandinetti Drive in Ghent on Wednesday, June 5 from 5-7 PM. Please being proof of prior rabies vaccination with you on the day of the clinic to ensure that your pet gets a proper expiration date. Pre-registration is required. Please call (518) 828-3358 to register. Donations are not required, but will be accepted and appreciated to help offset the cost of the vaccine.

Thursday 6/6

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Thursday, June 6 from 1-6 PM at the Hudson Elks Lodge No. 787, 201 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.

Saturday 6/8

  • The Windham farmers’ market will be held, rain or shine, in front of The Windham Local, 5410 Main Street in Windham on Saturday, June 8 from 9 AM until 1 PM.
  • The stroke support club for caregivers and stroke survivors will meet at the Main Street Community Center, 5494 Route 23 in Windham on Saturday, June 8 at 11 AM. Visit https://MainStreetCenter.org/Registration to register for this free meeting.
  • The Sugar Maples natural agriculture farm, 34 Big Hollow Road in Maplecrest will be open on Saturday, June 8 from 12-2 PM.
  • The Stony Clove Rod & Gun Club will hold a Brooks’ chicken and ribs barbecue at the old KeyBank, 6320 Route 23A in Tannersville on Saturday, June 8 from 3-5 PM. Take-outs only. Chicken dinners are $15 and rib dinners are $20. All dinners include a potato, coleslaw and roll. See any club member for tickets or call (845) 901-8510 or (845) 705-2557 and leave your name, phone number, what you want and how many.
  • The annual chicken barbecue will take place at the West Kill-Lexington Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road in Westkill on Saturday, June 8 from 3:30-6:30 PM. Take-outs only. Dinners are $15, chicken halves are $10. All proceeds will benefit the West Kill-Lexington Community Improvement Association.
  • A cook-out to benefit the Greene County Animal Alliance’s shelter fund will be held at Five Furlongs, 2478 Route 145 in East Durham on Saturday, June 8 from 2-5 PM. Cash bar. Tickets at the door are $30 for adults, $20 for children ages 10 and under.

Sunday 6/9

  • The Windham Rotary Foundation will sponsor a breakfast at VFW Post #1545, 5565 Route 23 in Windham on Sunday, June 9 from 8 AM until 1 PM. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will benefit the WAJ Scholarship Fund.
  • The Summer Concert Series in Stamford will kick off with Jim Kopp, Randy Miritello, Bobby Curious and Doug Decker performing at The Function at Catskills Junction, 28 Railroad Avenue in Stamford on Sunday, June 9 from 3-5:30 PM.
  • An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served at the Town of Broome Volunteer Fire Department, 453 State Route 145 in Middleburgh on Sunday, June 9 from 7:30-11 AM. Future breakfasts will be held on the second Sunday of every other month.

Monday 6/10

  • Delaware County Public Health will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at the Franklin Fire Hall, 351 Main Street in Franklin on Monday, June 10 from 5:30-7:30 PM. Pre-registration is suggested by calling (607) 832-5200 or visit http://health.ny.gov/go2clinic. Cats and dogs can get their first rabies vaccine at 3 months of age. Please bring your pet’s previous vaccination record to verify if they are eligible for 3-year coverage. Dogs must be on a leash and under proper control. Cats and ferrets should be in a carrying case.

Tuesday 6/11

  • Enjoy a bowl of soup and a sandwich, free of charge, in the Blue Room of the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main Street in Tannersville on Tuesday, June 11 from 11 AM until 2 PM. This event will take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Wednesday 6/12

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Wednesday, June 12 from 12-6 PM at the Chatham Firehouse, 10 Hoffman Street in Chatham. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.

Thursday 6/13

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Thursday, June 13 from 1-6 PM at Sacred Heart Hall, 27 Harper Street in Stamford. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.
  • Delaware County Public Health will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at the Arkville Fire Hall, 43365 State Highway 28 in Arkville on Thursday, June 13 from 4-6 PM. Pre-registration is suggested by calling (607) 832-5200 or visit http://health.ny.gov/go2clinic. Cats and dogs can get their first rabies vaccine at 3 months of age. Please bring your pet’s previous vaccination record to verify if they are eligible for 3-year coverage. Dogs must be on a leash and under proper control. Cats and ferrets should be in a carrying case.

Saturday 6/15

  • The Windham farmers’ market will be held, rain or shine, in front of The Windham Local, 5410 Main Street in Windham on Saturday, June 15 from 9 AM until 1 PM.
  • The Sugar Maples natural agriculture farm, 34 Big Hollow Road in Maplecrest will be open on Saturday, June 15 from 12-2 PM.
  • The 2nd annual Concert in the Catskills will be held at the Historic Catskill Point, 1 Main Street in Catskill on Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6 PM. Country music artists Jackson Dean and Alana Springsteen will be the headliners. Pre-sale tickets are $37 for general admission, $60 for a pit pass, and $85 for VIP. Visit https://www.ConcertInTheCatskills.com/ for tickets and more information.
  • Road rally Catskill Saturday, June 15
  • The Charlotteville Fire Department will hold a meatloaf with mac and cheese buffet dinner at their firehouse, 634 Charlotte Valley Road in Charlotteville on Saturday, June 15 from 5-7 PM.

Sunday 6/16 – Fathers’ Day

  • Bird watching with Nancy Allen, for all experience levels, will take place at the Mountain Top Historical Society’s pond, 5132 Route 23A in Haines Falls on Sunday, June 16 from 6:30-8:30 AM. Park in the Society’s parking lot. It’s a short walk to the pond. Binoculars, field guide and a sketch pad are nice to have, but not required. Heavy rain will cancel the event. Subsequent events will take place on the third Sunday of the month on July 21 and August 18.
  • Pegasus, the Orchestra will perform Brandenburg Concerti at the First Presbyterian Church and Stamford United Methodist Church, 96 Main Street in Stamford on Sunday, June 16 from 3-5 PM. Suggested donation is $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, free for ages 13 and under. No reservations required.

Monday 6/17

  • Board-certified health coach Gerard Friedman of Bell House Fitness in Maplecrest will speak at the WAJPL Golden Agers’ meeting at the Senior Center, South Street in Windham on Monday, June 17 at 1 PM. Potluck refreshments will follow the presentation. All seniors over 50 are welcome to attend.

Tuesday 6/18

  • An open house for Rifton Equipment, which makes adaptive equipment for people with disabilities, will be held at 2255 Platte Clove Road in Elka Park on Thursday, June 20 from 5-7 PM. Please email info@GreeneCountyChamber.com to RSVP by Tuesday, June 18.

Wednesday 6/19

  • The Greene County Public Health Department will hold a rabies clinic at Angelo Canna Town Park, 82 Joseph D. Spencer Lane in Cairo on Wednesday, June 19 from 5-7 PM. Pre-registration is required. Pre-register at https://www.GreeneGovernment.com/free-rabies-clinics or by calling (518) 719-3600. Donations requested. All proceeds go to Public Health. Bring proof of your pet’s prior vaccination (certificate, not tag) for a 3-year certificate. If no record is presented, your pet will be given a 1-year certificate. All cats, dogs and ferrets are required to be vaccinated for rabies starting at 12 weeks old. If you are feeding a stray, please bring them to be vaccinated. This is a drive-up only clinic. You must wear a face mask and remain inside your vehicle at all times. Please be prepared with proper leashes, carriers and muzzles, if necessary, for your animals to keep them and others safe.
  • The Driftwoods will perform in Veterans Memorial Park, 97 Main Street in Stamford on Wednesday, June 19 from 6-7:30 PM.

Thursday 6/20

  • An open house for Rifton Equipment, which makes adaptive equipment for people with disabilities, will be held at 2255 Platte Clove Road in Elka Park on Thursday, June 20 from 5-7 PM.

Saturday 6/22

  • The Windham farmers’ market will be held, rain or shine, in front of The Windham Local, 5410 Main Street in Windham on Saturday, June 22 from 9 AM until 1 PM.
  • The Sugar Maples natural agriculture farm, 34 Big Hollow Road in Maplecrest will be open on Saturday, June 22 from 12-2 PM.
  • A piano concert, with projected images and live-action drawing, will take place at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, June 22 at 1 PM. Pianist Yi-heng Yang will improvise as images from Judd Weisberg’s series, Woven Currents, and drawings created on the spot are displayed on the movie screen. There will be a reception in the Piano Performance Museum after the concert. This event is free, but reservations are recommended. Reserve a seat at https://www.CatskillMtn.org/ or call (518) 263-2063.

Tuesday 6/25

  • Enjoy a bowl of soup and a sandwich, free of charge, in the Blue Room of the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main Street in Tannersville on Tuesday, June 25 from 11 AM until 2 PM. This event will take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Wednesday 6/26

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours networking event at Nat’s Mountain House, 6589 Route 23A in Tannersville on Thursday, June 27 from 5-7 PM. Enjoy light bites and drinks, meet new members and catch up with old friends, share updates about your business, network and enjoy. Please email Info@GreeneCountyChamber.com by Wednesday, June 26 to RSVP.

Thursday 6/27

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours networking event at Nat’s Mountain House, 6589 Route 23A in Tannersville on Thursday, June 27 from 5-7 PM. Enjoy light bites and drinks, meet new members and catch up with old friends, share updates about your business, network and enjoy.
  • Delaware County Public Health will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at the Roxbury Highway Garage, 52508 State Highway 30 in Roxbury on Thursday, June 27 from 4-6 PM. Pre-registration is suggested by calling (607) 832-5200 or visit http://health.ny.gov/go2clinic. Cats and dogs can get their first rabies vaccine at 3 months of age. Please bring your pet’s previous vaccination record to verify if they are eligible for 3-year coverage. Dogs must be on a leash and under proper control. Cats and ferrets should be in a carrying case.

Saturday 6/29

  • The Windham farmers’ market will be held, rain or shine, in front of The Windham Local, 5410 Main Street in Windham on Saturday, June 29 from 9 AM until 1 PM.
  • The Sugar Maples natural agriculture farm, 34 Big Hollow Road in Maplecrest will be open on Saturday, June 29 from 12-2 PM.

Sunday 6/30

  • The FisherCats will perform in Veterans Memorial Park, 97 Main Street in Stamford on Sunday, June 30 from 3-4:30 PM. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Admission is free. In case of rain, the concert will be moved indoors to The Function at Catskills Junction, 28 Railroad Avenue in Stamford.


JULY

Monday 7/1

  • The 12th annual Cancer Patient Aid car show will be held at the Ashland Town Park, Gravel Bank Road in Ashland on Sunday, August 11 from 10 AM until 3 PM. Registration runs from 9-11 AM. Pre-registration is $10 until Monday, July 1, $15 minimum donation thereafter. Open to all years, makes, models and motorcycles. Trophies will be awarded including $500 for best-in-show classic sponsored by Martinez Auto Body of Coxsackie. Goodie bags to the first 100 registered. There will be food vendors, ice cream and lemonade. Admission is free for spectators. Call (518) 734-5303 ext. 2 or email CancerPatientAidCarShow@gmail.com to pre-register.

Tuesday-Saturday 7/2-7/6

  • The Margaretville Fire Department’s Field Days and Carnival will be held at the Village Park behind FreshTown in Margaretville from Tuesday, July 2 through Saturday, July 6, with fireworks on Thursday, July 4 and Saturday, July 6. WRIP will be broadcast live on July 6 from 11 AM until 3 PM.

Thursday 7/4 – Independence Day

Friday & Saturday 7/5 & 7/6

  • Performances of the Maude Adams Theater Hub’s production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Musical will take place at the Orpheum Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street in Tannersville on Friday July 5 at 6 PM, and Saturday, July 6 at 1 and 6 PM. There will also be a golden ticket treasure hunt.

Saturday 7/6

  • The Town of Hunter will celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 6. Activities will include local vendors and a farmers’ market at Fromer Market Gardens, a parade, a float contest, and fireworks.

Sunday 7/7

  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, July 7 for the first Music in the Park concert of the season. Award-winning rock, funk and blues band Nite Train will perform from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place every Sunday through September 1.

Thursday 7/11

  • Delaware County Public Health will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at the Walton Highway Garage, 25091 State Highway 10 in Walton on Thursday, July 11 from 5-7 PM. Pre-registration is suggested by calling (607) 832-5200 or visit http://health.ny.gov/go2clinic. Cats and dogs can get their first rabies vaccine at 3 months of age. Please bring your pet’s previous vaccination record to verify if they are eligible for 3-year coverage. Dogs must be on a leash and under proper control. Cats and ferrets should be in a carrying case.

Friday 7/12

  • The Catskill Mountain Foundation will hold its annual benefit at the Red Barn, 7970 Main Street in Hunter on Friday, July 12 starting at 5:30 PM. The evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner, dessert, and a performance of Julius Caesar, by Catskill Mountain Shakespeare, in the tent located outside the Red Barn. Tickets start at $200 per person and are available at https://www.CatskillMtn.org/. A limited number of tickets will be available.

Saturday 7/13

  • A junk in the trunk sale will be held at TGM American Legion Post 187, 94 Second Street in Athens on Saturday, July 13 from 9 AM until 4 PM. Vendors are welcome. Call (518) 965-1550 with any questions. Proceeds go toward the Post’s kitchen renovation project.
  • Jefferson Heritage Day will take place in Jefferson on Saturday, July 13 at a time and location to be announced.

Sunday 7/14

  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, July 14 for a Music in the Park concert. The Donna Tritico Band will perform a mix of rockin’ blues, R&B and rock from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place every Sunday through September 1.

Monday 7/15

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours networking event at Patrick Henry’s Waterfront Tavern, 48 South River Street in Coxsackie on Wednesday, July 17 from 5-7 PM. Enjoy drinks and light bites, meet new members, catch up with old friends, share updates about your business, and network. Please email Info@GreeneCountyChamber.com by Monday, July 15 to RSVP.

Wednesday 7/17

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours networking event at Patrick Henry’s Waterfront Tavern, 48 South River Street in Coxsackie on Wednesday, July 17 from 5-7 PM. Enjoy drinks and light bites, meet new members, catch up with old friends, share updates about your business, and network.
  • Off The Record will perform in Veterans Memorial Park, 97 Main Street in Stamford on Wednesday, July 17 from 6-7:30 PM.

Thursday 7/18

  • An AARP defensive driving class will be held at the Haines Falls Firehouse, 5425 Route 23A in Haines Falls on Thursday, July 18 from 8:30 AM until 3:30 PM with a break for lunch. $37 for AARP members, $42 for non-AARP members. Reservations required. Call (518) 821-8670 to make your reservation. This course is open to the public.

Friday 7/19

  • The 14th annual Thunder in the Mountains car show will take place on the Lexington municipal grounds, 3542 Route 42 in Lexington on Saturday, July 27 from 9 AM until 3 PM. There will be food and beverages, a 50/50 and gift basket raffle and trophies will be awarded. A pre-registration fee of $10 must be received by Friday, July 19. Make checks payable to West Kill-Lexington Community Improvement Association and send to Mary Palazzolo, 712 Tumbleweed Ranch Road, West Kill, NY 12492.

Saturday & Sunday 7/20 & 7/21

  • The 41st annual yard sale weekend will take place in Coxsackie on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21 from 9 AM until 3 PM both days. Maps will be available at the Coxsackie Village Police Department, 119 Mansion Street in the Village of Coxsackie.

Saturday 7/20

  • The Headwaters Music + Arts Festival will take place, rain or shine, along Main Street in Stamford on Saturday afternoon, July 20.
  • Mine Kill State Park North Blenheim annual summer festival
  • The Charlotteville Fire Department will hold their annual chicken barbecue and lawn sale at their firehouse, 634 Charlotte Valley Road in Charlotteville on Saturday, July 20. The lawn sale starts at 10 AM and the barbecue at 11 AM.

Sunday 7/21

  • Bird watching with Nancy Allen, for all experience levels, will take place at the Mountain Top Historical Society’s pond, 5132 Route 23A in Haines Falls on Sunday, July 21 from 6:30-8:30 AM. Park in the Society’s parking lot. It’s a short walk to the pond. Binoculars, field guide and a sketch pad are nice to have, but not required. Heavy rain will cancel the event. The final event will take place on Sunday, August 18.
  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, July 21 for a Music in the Park concert. The Hammerhead Horns will perform old-timey blues, ragtime and honkytonk from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place every Sunday through September 1.

Thursday-Sunday 7/25-7/28

  • The 70th annual Greene County Youth Fair will take place at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo, Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27 from 9 AM to 9 PM; and Sunday, July 28 from 9 AM to 3 PM. There will be fireworks on Saturday. Admission is free. Visit https://TheGreeneCountyYouthFair.com/ for more information.

Friday 7/26

  • Paws-N-Pints, a fundraiser for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA, will take place at Reifenberg Brewing, 3021 Main Street in Valatie on Friday, July 26 from 5-8 PM. Partial proceeds from every pint and meal will benefit the Society.

Saturday 7/27

  • The 14th annual Thunder in the Mountains car show will take place on the Lexington municipal grounds, 3542 Route 42 in Lexington on Saturday, July 27 from 9 AM until 3 PM. There will be food and beverages, a 50/50 and gift basket raffle. Trophies will be awarded. Call (518) 989-6813 for more information. All proceeds will benefit the West Kill-Lexington Community Improvement Association.

Sunday 7/28

  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, July 28 for a Music in the Park concert. The British Vinyl Band will perform ‘60s and ‘70s British rock from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place every Sunday through September 1.


AUGUST

Saturday 8/3

  • The Hunter Fire Company will hold a block party at the Hunter Firehouse, 17 Bridge Street in Hunter on Saturday, August 3 from 3-10 PM. The event will include food, a bouncy house, climbing wall, slide, foam machine, and music provided by DJ Frankieokie from 3-7 PM and The Lost Cowboys from 7-10 PM.

Sunday 8/4

  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, August 4 for a Music in the Park concert. Night Moves will perform classic rock, country and ‘50s through ‘90s from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place every Sunday through September 1.

Sunday 8/11

  • The 12th annual Cancer Patient Aid car show will be held at the Ashland Town Park, Gravel Bank Road in Ashland on Sunday, August 11 from 10 AM until 3 PM. Registration runs from 9-11 AM. Minimum donation per vehicle is $15. Open to all years, makes, models and motorcycles. Trophies will be awarded including $500 for best-in-show classic sponsored by Martinez Auto Body of Coxsackie. Goodie bags to the first 100 registered. There will be food vendors, ice cream and lemonade. Admission is free for spectators.
  • The Hunter Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser, Run for the Roses Mountaintop Derby, at Colonial Country Club, 55 Allen Lane in Tannersville on Sunday, August 11 from 3-7 PM. The event will feature top local chefs, bartenders and craft brews, silent and live auctions, outdoor games. Adult tickets start at $150. https://secure.givelively.org/event/hunter-foundation-inc/the-hunter-foundation-s-run-for-the-roses-annual-fundraiser
  • Rip Van Winkle Lodge #468 F&AM will hold its 4th annual friends and family golf outing at Island Green Golf Course, 3822 Route 26 in Greenville on Sunday, August 11. Registration between 12 and 1 PM, tee off at 1. Early registration is $90 per player, $100 the day of the tournament, dinner only is $30 per person. Make checks payable to Rip Van Winkle Lodge #468 F&AM, PO Box 353, Cairo, NY 12413, Attn: Golf Committee. Please include names of players or if for dinner only. Call (518) 751-0224 with any questions.
  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, August 11 for a Music in the Park concert. The HomeMade Band will perform classic rock & roll and blues from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place every Sunday through September 1.
  • Paws-N-Pints, a fundraiser for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA, will take place at Hudson Brewing Company, 99 South Third Street in Hudson on Sunday, August 11 from 2-6 PM. Partial proceeds from every pint and meal will benefit the Society.
  • An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served at the Town of Broome Volunteer Fire Department, 453 State Route 145 in Middleburgh on Sunday, August 11 from 7:30-11 AM. Future breakfasts will be held on the second Sunday of every other month.

Wednesday 8/14

  • The Greene County Public Health Department will hold a rabies clinic at Angelo Canna Town Park, 82 Joseph D. Spencer Lane in Cairo on Wednesday, August 14 from 5-7 PM. Pre-registration is required. Pre-register at https://www.GreeneGovernment.com/free-rabies-clinics or by calling (518) 719-3600. Donations requested. All proceeds go to Public Health. Bring proof of your pet’s prior vaccination (certificate, not tag) for a 3-year certificate. If no record is presented, your pet will be given a 1-year certificate. All cats, dogs and ferrets are required to be vaccinated for rabies starting at 12 weeks old. If you are feeding a stray, please bring them to be vaccinated. This is a drive-up only clinic. You must wear a face mask and remain inside your vehicle at all times. Please be prepared with proper leashes, carriers and muzzles, if necessary, for your animals to keep them and others safe.
  • Those Darn Cats will perform in Veterans Memorial Park, 97 Main Street in Stamford on Wednesday, August 14 from 6-7:30 PM.

Friday-Sunday 8/16 – 8/18

  • Gloaming Project presents The Ballad Tree at Kirkside Park pavilion in Roxbury on Friday and Saturday, August 16 at 17 and 6:30 PM; and Sunday, August 18 at 4 PM. Inspired by Appalachian ballads, old English, Scottish, and Irish folk songs carried over to early North America, the ballads are presented through live music, song, dance and puppetry.

Saturday 8/17

  • The Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra, with soprano Melissa Wimbish and baritone Andrew Garland, will perform works by Tchaikovsky, Scott Joplin and Robert Manno at the Orpheum Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, August 17 at 7 PM. There will be an open rehearsal that day from 10:30 AM until 1 PM, and a pre-concert talk at 6:45 PM. Advance tickets are $25, $20 for seniors, $7 for students, higher at the door. Tickets are available at https://www.CatskillMtn.org/ or call (518) 263-2063.

Sunday 8/18

  • Bird watching with Nancy Allen, for all experience levels, will take place at the Mountain Top Historical Society’s pond, 5132 Route 23A in Haines Falls on Sunday, August 18 from 6:30-8:30 AM. Park in the Society’s parking lot. It’s a short walk to the pond. Binoculars, field guide and a sketch pad are nice to have, but not required. Heavy rain will cancel the event.
  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, August 18 for a Music in the Park concert. The Lustre Kings with Mark Gamsjager will perform rockabilly and real roots rock & roll from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place every Sunday through September 1.
  • Cornell Hook & Ladder Fire Company will hold its annual golf tournament at Sycamore Country Club, 38 Tompkins Road in Ravena on Sunday, August 18 at a time TBD.

Thursday 8/22

  • Delaware County Public Health will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at the Delhi Fire Hall, 140 Delview Terrace Extension in Delhi on Thursday, August 22 from 5-7 PM. Pre-registration is suggested by calling (607) 832-5200 or visit http://health.ny.gov/go2clinic. Cats and dogs can get their first rabies vaccine at 3 months of age. Please bring your pet’s previous vaccination record to verify if they are eligible for 3-year coverage. Dogs must be on a leash and under proper control. Cats and ferrets should be in a carrying case.

Friday 8/23

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, August 23 from 1-6 PM at the Town of Ashland Ambulance, 12094 Route 23 in Ashland. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.

Saturday 8/24

  • Medusa Fest will take place at the Medusa Volunteer Fire Company, 28 County Route 351 in Medusa on Saturday, August 24 starting at noon. There will be a chicken barbecue, ice cream, shopping, a dunk tank, family fun and live music all day, as well as the 4th annual Battle of the Bands with a cash prize and raffles. Admission is free.

Sunday 8/25

  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, August 25 for a Music in the Park concert. Award-winning rock, funk and blues band Nite Train will perform from 6-8 PM. Performances will take place through Sunday, September 1.


SEPTEMBER

Sunday 9/1

  • Come to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Sunday, September 1 for the final Music in the Park concert of the season. The Playin’ with Fire Band will perform American classic rock and roots from 6-8 PM.
  • A Labor Day chicken barbecue will be held at the Town of Broome Volunteer Fire Department, 453 State Route 145 in Middleburgh on Sunday, September 1 from 11 AM until 4 PM.

Saturday 9/7

  • Columbia County Department of Health will hold a free, drive-thru rabies clinic for cats, dogs and ferrets that are at least 3 months old at the PJ Keeler training Facility, 50 Grandinetti Drive in Ghent on Saturday, September 7 from 10 AM until noon. Please being proof of prior rabies vaccination with you on the day of the clinic to ensure that your pet gets a proper expiration date. Pre-registration is required. Please call (518) 828-3358 to register. Donations are not required, but will be accepted and appreciated to help offset the cost of the vaccine.

Wednesday 9/11

  • Bourbon & Branch will perform in Veterans Memorial Park, 97 Main Street in Stamford on Wednesday, September 11 from 6-7:30 PM.

Thursday 9/12

  • Delaware County Public Health will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at the Stamford Fire Hall, 111 Main Street in Stamford on Thursday, September 12 from 5-7 PM. Pre-registration is suggested by calling (607) 832-5200 or visit http://health.ny.gov/go2clinic. Cats and dogs can get their first rabies vaccine at 3 months of age. Please bring your pet’s previous vaccination record to verify if they are eligible for 3-year coverage. Dogs must be on a leash and under proper control. Cats and ferrets should be in a carrying case.

Wednesday 9/18

  • The Greene County Public Health Department will hold a rabies clinic at Angelo Canna Town Park, 82 Joseph D. Spencer Lane in Cairo on Wednesday, September 18 from 5-7 PM. Pre-registration is required. Pre-register at https://www.GreeneGovernment.com/free-rabies-clinics or by calling (518) 719-3600. Donations requested. All proceeds go to Public Health. Bring proof of your pet’s prior vaccination (certificate, not tag) for a 3-year certificate. If no record is presented, your pet will be given a 1-year certificate. All cats, dogs and ferrets are required to be vaccinated for rabies starting at 12 weeks old. If you are feeding a stray, please bring them to be vaccinated. This is a drive-up only clinic. You must wear a face mask and remain inside your vehicle at all times. Please be prepared with proper leashes, carriers and muzzles, if necessary, for your animals to keep them and others safe.

Saturday 9/21

  • The Coxsackie Riverside Festival will take place at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard in Coxsackie on Saturday, September 21 from 11 AM until 10 PM. The day will feature live music, food vendors, craft vendors, and fireworks. Admission is free.
  • The Charlotteville Fire Department will hold a chicken and biscuit dinner at their firehouse, 634 Charlotte Valley Road in Charlotteville on Saturday, September 21 from 5-7 PM to benefit the Charlotteville Cemetery Association.

Sunday 9/22

  • A presentation on the Catskill Mountain House’s 200th anniversary will be given by Greene County Historian Jonathan Palmer on the grounds of the Bronck Museum, 90 County Route 42 in Coxsackie on Sunday, September 22 at 2 PM. Tickets are $10.


OCTOBER

Saturday 10/5

  • Columbia County Department of Health will hold a free, drive-thru rabies clinic for cats, dogs and ferrets that are at least 3 months old at the PJ Keeler training Facility, 50 Grandinetti Drive in Ghent on Saturday, October 5 from 10 AM until noon. Please being proof of prior rabies vaccination with you on the day of the clinic to ensure that your pet gets a proper expiration date. Pre-registration is required. Please call (518) 828-3358 to register. Donations are not required, but will be accepted and appreciated to help offset the cost of the vaccine.

Sunday 10/13

  • An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served at the Town of Broome Volunteer Fire Department, 453 State Route 145 in Middleburgh on Sunday, October 13 from 7:30-11 AM. Future breakfasts will be held on the second Sunday of every other month.

Saturday 10/19

  • The Charlotteville Fire Department will hold a roast pork buffet dinner at their firehouse, 634 Charlotte Valley Road in Charlotteville on Saturday, October 19 from 5-7 PM.


NOVEMBER

Sunday 11/3 – Daylight Saving Time ends, set your clocks back 1 hour & change the batteries in your smoke & CO detectors

Friday 11/15

  • The Charlotteville Fire Department will hold a roast pork and ham buffet dinner at their firehouse, 634 Charlotte Valley Road in Charlotteville on Friday, November 15 from 5-7 PM.

Sunday 11/17

  • The Charlotteville Fire Department will hold a pancake breakfast at their firehouse, 634 Charlotte Valley Road in Charlotteville on Sunday, November 17 from 8-11 AM.

Friday 11/22

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, November 22 from 1-6 PM at the Town of Ashland Ambulance, 12094 Route 23 in Ashland. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment.


DECEMBER

Sunday 12/8

  • The final all-you-can-eat breakfast of 2024 will be served at the Town of Broome Volunteer Fire Department, 453 State Route 145 in Middleburgh on Sunday, December 8 from 7:30-11 AM.


American Red Cross Blood Drives

Please note that appointments should be made as soon as possible. Time slots are quickly filling up and the blood drive you wish to attend may have a limited number of remaining time slots available or may already be full.

Appointments are required. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.RedCrossBlood.org/ to make an appointment to donate blood. Identification is required at the time of donation. The need for blood is constant – patients need your help.

Individuals who are at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in NY), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and donors 18 years of age and younger also must meet certain height and weight requirements.

May

  • Wednesday, May 22 from 10 AM until 3 PM at CMH Support Services Building, 65 Prospect Avenue in Hudson.
  • Friday, May 24 from 1:30-6:30 PM at the Margaretville Fire Department, 77 Church Street in Margaretville.
  • Thursday, May 30 from 9 AM until 2 PM at Hudson High School, 215 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson.
  • Friday, May 31 from 1-6 PM at the Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main Street in Cairo.
  • Friday, May 31 from 1-6 PM at Charlotte Valley Central School, 15611 State Route 23 in Davenport.

June

  • Saturday, June 1 from 9 AM until 1 PM at the Town of Windham Ambulance, 5657 State Route 23 in Windham.
  • Saturday, June 1 from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Germantown Firehouse, 181 Main Street in Germantown.
  • Thursday, June 6 from 1-6 PM at the Hudson Elks Lodge No. 787, 201 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson.
  • Wednesday, June 12 from 12-6 PM at the Chatham Firehouse, 10 Hoffman Street in Chatham.
  • Thursday, June 13 from 1-6 PM at Sacred Heart Hall, 27 Harper Street in Stamford.

July

August

  • Friday, August 23 from 1-6 PM at the Town of Ashland Ambulance, 12094 Route 23 in Ashland.

September

  • Tuesday, September 17 from 1-5 PM at the Durham Ambulance, 1 Milk Run Road in East Durham.

October

  • Tuesday, October 29 from 10:30 AM until 4:30 PM at Gilboa-Conesville Central School, 132 Wyckoff Road in Gilboa.

November

  • Friday, November 22 from 1-6 PM at the Town of Ashland Ambulance, 12094 Route 23 in Ashland.

December