That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment: Events from March 4 - 14, 2015

Wednesday, March 4
The circus is coming to Margaretville: Families, friends, and neighbors of S.A.D.D. , get your tickets now for the Mike Naughton’s Yankee Doodle Circus. Experience family fun as amazing performers from around the globe dazzle you with astounding acrobats and thrills of wonder at 6:30 p.m. in the Margaretville Central School gymnasium. Tickets are limited and if you order now, Adults pay $14.75 per ticket and also will receive two free children and teen tickets. Go to: for advanced tickets.
The Andes Roundtable will begin its scheduled Wednesday night meetings with an appropriate presentation on “Spring Birds in the Catskills” given by Andy Mason. Andy will discuss the soon-to-return spring migrant birds and resident species, with songs and images. Andy is co-president of the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society  He is past chair of the Audubon Council of NYS and past president of the NYS Ornithological Association.  Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 7
Members of the Andes Fire Department will practice ice-rescue skills at Big Pond in the Town of Andes beginning at 11 a.m. Anyone interested, including potential members of the fire department, is invited to watch. Call AFD Chief Joe Berghammer at 676-3835 for more information.

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That's Entertainment: Events from Feb. 28 - March 13, 2015

Saturday, Feb. 28
Please plan to attend the first general membership meeting of the Middletown Republican Club at 10 a.m. at the Arkville Fire Department Meeting Hall, 43365 State Highway 28, Arkville. Club members and full- or part-time Middletown residents are welcome. “Coffee and …” will be served.
Sunday, March 1
“Trout Tales.” Spillian in Fleischmanns continues celebrating Voices from the Catskills, a series of music/spoken word performances beginning at 4 p.m. Running through the end of March, the series highlights acoustic music and stories, both historic and contemporary, rooted in the Catskills with a special evening of Trout Tales, a not-to-be-missed historic opportunity to sit around the table with some of the living legends of fly fishing as they join together in an evening of anecdotes, recollections and reminiscences of friendships and time spent with legendary names like Art Flick, Frank Mele, the Darbees and the Dettes, Herman Christiansen, and others of the great fish and the great streams from the birthplace of American fly-fishing, the Catskills Mountains. Trout Tale panelists include: Tony Bonavist, John Hoeko, Mark Loete, Lenny Millen, Roger Menard, and Judd Weisberg. For more information and dinner reservations, please call 800 811-3351 or

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That's Entertainment: Events from February 18-28, 2015

Through Feb. 21
“Buy One / Get One” Sale at the Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop February 14-21. Buy any item in the shop and get any other item of equal or lesser value free! Loads of items from which to choose. The Thrift Shop is located at 850 Main St. in Margaretville. Info: 845 586-3737.
Thursday, Feb. 19
The public is invited to a reception at the Catskill Recreation Center (CRC) in Arkville from 4 to 6 p.m. to honor Dana Lamsal, CEO. Dana is leaving her post and this will be an opportunity to say goodbye and thank her for her help in getting the center established in the community. Refreshments served. Info: 845 586-6250.
Saturday, Feb. 21
Louisiana Saturday Night, a fundraiser for the MARK Project. The hottest dance party of the season. Black Rock Zydeco, Shrimp and Andouille Gumbo, Jambalaya and Cornbread. BYOB. Also, great Cajun/Creole Cook-off. Roxbury Arts Center, 6 – 10 p.m. Reservations required for this annual sellout, call 586-3500.

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That's Entertainment: Events from Feb. 11 - 21, 2015

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Thursday, Feb. 12
Movie Night at the Andes Public Library, 7 p.m. This month, music is on the menu! We’ll be showing a 2014 biographical film about four New Jersey guys from “the wrong side of the tracks” who become Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. There is sure to be some heads bopping, toes tapping, and plenty of doo-whopping! Light refreshments will be available, but feel free to bring your own. Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted. Call the library at 676-3333 for more information.

Friday, Feb. 13
Catskill Mountain Acoustic Slow Jam from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center.  Come play music with your friends and neighbors!  A friendly group of local musicians meets on the second Friday of every month to play Irish, Bluegrass, Old Time, Catskill fiddle tunes, and Western Swing in a low-key, no-pressure, relaxed atmosphere.  We play most tunes at a slower pace so everyone can join in.  All acoustic instruments welcome!  Please call 254-5469 FMI.

That's Entertainment: Events from February 7 - 14, 2015

Saturday, Feb. 7
Snowmobile drag races at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, Walton. Snow or no snow. Gates open at 8 a.m. Race classes 340cc up to 1000cc. Stock, improved stock, studded, modified and 2 vintage classes. Preregistration for competitors, Feb. 2 – 6. Call 607 746-7479 to register. $5 general admission, $20 entry per sled, $25 pit pass for spectators. Also ice carving competition.

Sunday, Feb. 8
Square/Contra Dance with the Tremperskill Boys, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center. $10 admission includes light refreshments. It’s time to banish those winter blues with a lively afternoon of old fashioned country fun.   Whether or not you know your allemande lefts from your dos si dos, this event welcomes all. Ginny Scheer of Catskills Connections will be on hand to guide you through the steps and patterns.

Heart of the Catskills Humane Society (HCHS) Second Annual Benefit Fundraiser at Crazy River Cafe, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Route 28 in Margaretville. Order lunch and listen to live music by Ben Rounds. Chee-Chee the Clown will also be performing plus a magic show and 50/50 raffle. Family-fun for everyone! For more information, please call 586-6266.