Arts & Leisure

Soup and Sip brings flavors from around the globe to Roxbury

With more than a dozen soups on the roster for the Roxbury Soup and Sip on Saturday, Dec. 7, the Event Committee plans to deliver extraordinary and robust fare from around the globe. With Curried Lentil and Curried Parsnip, Moroccan Tomato and Chickpea, Portuguese Bean Soup, Creole Potato and Corn Chowder, Tuscan White Bean and Wonton to name a few, […]

Treadwell’s Bright Hill Press names winner

Mary Gilliland has been named the winner of the Bright Hill Press 2018 Poetry Chapbook Competition. Gilliland’s chapbook, The Ruined Walled Castle Garden, will be published in the spring of 2020. The Ithaca based poet began life in Philadelphia and after college apprenticed to Gary Snyder in the Sierra foothills where she studied Buddhism and helped to build a wood […]

Community Chorale to perform holiday concert

The Community Chorale of the Catskills, under the direction of Richard Tucker, will present two performances of its annual Holiday Concert this week. Performances will be Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 pm at the Margaretville Methodist Church and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2:30 pm at the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church in Roxbury. This year’s program will present a variety […]

Tree raffle puts the heart in the holiday

DELHI — In the season of giving, when families, friends, co-workers and others are busy with gift giving activities, there are a few dedicated and caring people who are also giving to homeless pets. Staff and volunteers at the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society work hard for their “wards” through the entire year, but during the holidays, they need […]

Artist grant deadline extended

ROXBURY — The Roxbury Arts Group, has announced the extension of the deadline for those artists and organizations seeking 2020 Decentralization (DEC) Grants for projects and events. As the administrators of the popular DEC grant program in Delaware County, RAG has extended the filing deadline to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5. DEC funds are used to support arts projects […]

Free concert opens December holiday season

STAMFORD — Friends of Music of Stamford will present a free chamber music concert featuring Robin Lacey (saxophone) and Dan Chien (piano) on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 3:00 p.m. Works by Eugene Bozza, J.S. Bach, Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, Robert Schumann, and Erwin Schullhoff will be featured. A graduate of South Kortright Central School (2012), now finishing her master’s degree in […]

Soup’s on! Mmm, Mmm Good!

ROXBURY — Soup season is here and with a nod to the old Campbell’s Soup commercials, Roxbury makes the season Mmm, Mmm Good! The community is serving up a healthy dose of holiday cheer, along with delicious soups and wine pairings in what is rapidly becoming one of the area’s most popular holiday season events. The Roxbury Soup & Sip […]

DURR Announces Fall into Winter schedule

Though summer season is long gone, the historic Delaware and Ulster Railride in Arkville keeps chugging along. One of the region’s most popular tourist attractions, the DURR has announced a robust fall, winter season that gives visitors a chance to see amazing views that can only be enjoyed when leaves have fallen from the trees. On Saturday and Sunday, November […]

Winter break day camp gets kids outdoors

CLARYVILLE — Frost Valley YMCA will host a winter camp for children while schools are closed for the holidays. For three days in December, children can get outdoors and burn energy and parents in need of childcare get a happy and healthy option. Frost Valley, whose summer camps are legend among both locals and visitors, will offer the Winter Break […]

Small works at Roxbury Arts Center in November

The Roxbury Arts Group is giving patrons an opportunity to “give the gift of the arts” this fall starting with the Opening Reception of Small Works in the Walt Meade Gallery at the Roxbury Arts Center, on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 4:00 p.m. to 6 :00 p.m. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, this exhibit features works that […]

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