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Giant, leaping trout used to hook visitors on local art scene

By Jay Braman Jr.
Alert. The Catskills have always been known as a place to see all sorts of wildlife. It is never unusual to see a large bear in a hamlet, a bald eagle on a reservoir, or a red fox on a roadside.
But now there are giant leaping trout all over the place too.


Catskill Cornucopia series examines life in the region

Arkville — The Catskill Heritage Alliance, Catskill Mountainkeeper and The Catskill Center for Conservation and Devel-opment are joining together to host Catskill Cornucopia, a series of monthly roundtables on a wide range of topics examining aspects of life in the Catskills as it is evolving today. 


The Great Train Robbery planned Saturday at DURR

Arkville — Reports are coming in from other railroads in the region of the return of the infamous Shadows of the Old West.  These bandits are making their presence known on every pay train that rolls on the rails.


Guitar/violin AM Duo plays Sunday in Denver

Denver — Chamber music returns to The Roxbury Arts Group’s Old School Baptist Church in Denver on Sunday, July 18, at 2 p.m. when the AM Duo performs a program of classical and romantic music for violin and guitar.


‘Virtue’s Reward’ melodrama plays Friday in Bovina

The Bovina Public Library is presenting the continuing story of 19th-Century Bovina and its virtuous (and some not so virtuous) inhabitants in Brushland Melodrama Part 3: “Virtues’ Reward!” this coming Friday, July 16 at 7 and 8 p.m.


Romantic classics featured the air Saturday at Belleayre

Highmount — Love will be in the air as Maestro John Covelli leads the Belleayre Festival Orchestra in an enchanted evening of romantic classics on Saturday, July 17 at 8 p.m.

Maestro Covelli will conduct the orchestra and will also perform as a soloist on Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto #1. Asher Raboy will serve as guest conductor.


‘Last Dragon’ at Cyr July 21

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Stamford — A seven-foot dragon and a life-size knight on horseback for a jousting scene the audience will never forget will be present on the lawn of the Cyr Center in Stamford on Wednesday, July 21.


Funny ladies lead laughs Saturday night at Roxbury

Roxbury — Two of New York’s funniest women will bring their comedic gifts to The Roxbury Arts Center on Saturday, July 17, at 7:30 in an evening that’s sure to leave the audience in stitches.


Shandaken art tour set for this weekend

Shandaken — It’s the new scene in Shandaken. This little town in the high peaks of the Catskills is fast becoming an alternative to the crowds of Woodstock and Hudson. 


Free Riparian Buffer Workshop aboard the Delaware & Ulster Railroad July 31

Arkville — Join the Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) for its First Annual Riparian Buffer Workshop on Saturday, July 31.


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