Saturday, Feb 2
A highlight of the winter. The Hanford Mills Museum annual Ice Harvest Festival runs all day at the museum on 51 County Hwy 12, East Meredith. From 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Take part in a traditional ice harvest, just as communities did a century ago. Festival also features ice carving, ice fishing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowman village, hot soup buffet, food trucks, blacksmithing and cooking demonstrations, and exhibits by local businesses and farmers. For more information, www.hanfordmills.org or firstname.lastname@example.org or call 607.278.5744.
Sunday, Feb 3
Big Indian-Oliverea Fire Co. is having a Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on 8 Firehouse Road Big Indian. For more information call 845.254.9962.
Second Annual Catskill Amateur Cider Making Contest at Wayside Cider, Andes, NY from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Participants can enter their “famous” cider and win prizes. For more information email Irene.email@example.com.
Saturday, Feb 9
Treadwell’s Word and Image Gallery at Bright Hill Press will host an exhibit of the work of Bovina Farmer and Catskill Mountain News cartoonist Steve Burnett in February. The show opens with a reception from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Burnett will speak about the works at 4:00 p.m. For more information and directions to the 94 Church Street gallery, call 607.829.5055 or brighthillspress.org.
Another Transition Catskills Repair Café gets underway at 10:00 a.m. at the Carriage House behind the Jay Gould Church in Roxbury. As always, those who have repair skills they are willing to devote to a neighbor are encouraged to step up. Coffee and homemade cookies will be served. For more information or to volunteer, visit www.transitioncatskills.org.
The Delaware County Historical Association will give visitors an opportunity to learn to weave a traditional Adirondack Pack Basket in a hosted workshop from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Participants will weave a traditional Adirondack pack basket. All materials and tools are included though participants are asked to bring a small towel to soak up excess water. Advance registration is required so organizers know how much material to provide. Those interested should call by February 4. Call 607.746.3849 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register. DCHA is located 3 miles northeast of Delhi at 46549 State Hwy. 10.
Sunday, Feb 10
Native American Gathering and Honoring Ceremony at Pine Hill Community Center from noon to 4 p.m. Big Indian Native American Cultural Center will be holding an honoring ceremony for the late Ray Vaughn and Shirley Vaughn. There will be a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. and the honoring ceremony will be after.
Monday, Feb 18 – Friday, Feb 22
Roxbury Arts Group hosts Camp Over the Rainbow – A Winter Break Program for kids from 8 – 13. Participants will try both fine and performance arts from 9 :00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. The week closes with a performance on Friday evening, February 22, at 5:30 p.m., open to parents and community members. For more information or to register please visit roxburyartsgroup.org or call 607.326.7908.
Saturday, Feb 23
Winter Drag Race at Maple Shade Farm Delhi, NY from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hamden Hill Ridge Riders will be hosting their annual Winter Drag Races. Everyone can run their snowmobiles in certain stocks and classes with new and improved trails. Come out and support Hamden Hill Ridge Riders and the racers on this family fun friendly event. For more information call 607.865.4544 or 607.865.8888.