Saturday, June 15
Lansing Manor’s Bi-Centennial Celebration gets underway with “Civil War” stories at 11:30 a.m. and “The Lives of Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain” at 1:30 p.m, with reenactor/ author Peter Lindemann and re-enactor Don Coons. Interact with historic blacksmiths, basket weavers, etc. and tour the visitor center until 5:00 p.m. Compimentary popcorn and lemonade available with country picnic style lunches for sale. Free parking and admission. For directions to the Blenheim Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center in North Blenheim, or more info on the event, call 800.724.0309 or nypa.gov/BGVisitorsCenter.
The Delaware & Ulster Railroad on Route 28, Arkville hosts a Mystery on The Flyer Dinner Train, starting at the depot at 43510 State Highway 28, Arkville. To learn more, please call 800.225.4132 or 845.586.2929 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For the most current information, follow DURR on Facebook.
Father’s Day Art with Jenna Byer is featured at the Morton Memorial Library, 22 Elm Street, Pine Hill. The crafts for all ages program gets underway at 10:30 a.m. For more information on this and other free programs at the library, contact 845.254.4222 or e-mail email@example.com or visit pinehilllibrary.org.
Wednesday, June 19
Catskill Recreation Center annual fundraiser party at Binnekill Tavern. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. For tickets and information, catskillrecreationcenter.org or in person at the registration desk. Thursday, June 20
Another season of Essential Thursdays begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Old School Baptist Church in Denver. Saxophonist Jon Irabagon performs. For more information on the event or the series, call 607.326.7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org.
Saturday, June 22
Seventh Annual Living History Cemetery Tours sponsored by the Historical Society of Middletown. (Rain date June 23.) Costumed actors will showcase the stories of historic community figures buried in the Margaretville Cemetery on Cemetery Road in the village. Tours get underway at 4:00 p.m and start every 20 minutes. Reservations are required and can be made by 845.586.4736.
The Delaware County Historical Society joins the 144th Volunteer Regiment for two days of living history activities and exhibits including three different re-enactments of Civil War battles involving Delaware County Troops. The grounds at DCHA open at 9:00 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday, June 23 with activities going until 4:00 p.m. Saturday nad 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Battles are staged at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and again at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. For information and directions: www.dcha-ny or 607.746.3859.
The West Kortright Centre presents world-renowned vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sona Jobarteh for an evening of contemporary West African music at 8:00 p.m. For tickets and information, contact Caitlyn Davey, 607.278.5454 or Caitlyn@westkc.org.