Steve Burnett was the star at Bright Hill Press on February 9 when his solo show “Strange Love Thinking” drew the masses out from every corner of the Catskills and beyond. Known as the “Bovina Farmer” on the News’ pages, Burnett’s art features the whimsical, thought-provoking, and enigmatic qualities that have made him such a valued treasure in the community.

Local volunteers and professionals celebrated their wins in the Best Service Awards

Winners in the 21st annual Best Service Awards contest sponsored by the Catskill Mountain News packed Union Grove Distillery last Friday, Feb. 8, to celebrate the honors given them by voting readers. More than 100 of the 200 plus winners were on hand for the festivities. Among those present last week was Jim Whitney of Roxbury, a first time winner […]

That’s Entertainment

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 […]

Burnett to Showcase “Strange Love Thinking”

A vampire with hearts for fangs. A mafia hitman with a heartshaped violin case. A game of chutes and ladders played with heart icons. An angry couple sitting facing apart, emitting speech bubbles full of jumbled, uncomfortable angles and miscommunication while behind them, connecting them and uniting them, a glowing heart floats like a precious balloon. The heart is a […]

Harrison show opens in Pine Hill

The Pine Hill Community Center, in its “art gallery” capacity, opened its latest show on Saturday, Feb. 3 with 28 exciting color images created and printed by Highmount artist/photographer, Howard Harrison. The show, titled “A Catskills Winter Piece” captures the season’s environment and personality. The vivid color graphics present the essence of winter……it’s cold, and discomfiture balanced against a background […]

Roxbury celebrates love

Romance is in the air in Roxbury as the community kicks off a week-long celebration of love throughout the hamlet, with a variety of love-themed events at restaurants, galleries, and stores. Organizers say their visitors will want to cozy up to loved ones and fall in love with the Greater Roxbury area during the week. Strolls down Main St. and […]

Rec Center announces February classes

The Catskill Recreation Center has announced the following free classes which do not require a gym membership for participation. Those in the classes also earn credits from the Recreation Incentive Program that apply to a free membership when accumulated. Monday, Feb 11: Salsa Aerobics – Join instructor Maria from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. for a little dancing. Learn some […]

Music on the Delaware presents Whispering Tree

Walton — The Franco- American duo Whispering Tree will be welcomed to the Walton Theater on Sunday February 17, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. for a Coffeehouse at the Theatre performance. Singer/songwriter Eleanor Kleiner and multi-instrumentalist Elie Brangbour have been captivating audiences around the world since meeting in London. They perform a combination of folk, rock, and snatches of gypsy jazz […]

Area artists to lead winter break “camp” in Roxbury

Roxbury — Parents and kids will get a break during their break when “Camp Over the Rainbow” gets underway at the Roxbury Arts Group in February. The week-long camp giving kids a chance to try their hands at both visual and performing arts will take place this winter break from Monday, Feb. 18 through Friday, Feb. 22 and is open […]

That’s Entertainment

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 […]

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