Sat-Sun, May 30-31 Relic Hunt RESCHEDULED TO AUG 15-16

4th Annual Catskill Mountain Relic Hunt. Members of Nor’easters Metal Detecting Club return to see what’s beneath the sod at several historic homes and farms. Click here to become a club member and participate.

Sat., June 6, 10 a.m. Scottish Roots talk POSTPONED, DATE TBA

New Kingston’s Scottish Roots. Bovina Historian Ray LaFever brings an illustrated presentation on 19th-century Scottish immigrants. Focusing on New Kingston, he will talk about the Elliotts and Scotts and the interaction between New Kingston and Bovina Scottish families, particularly seen in their churches. This is a Headwaters History Days event. 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville 12455 […]

Sat., June 20, 4-7 p.m. Cemetery Tour CANCELED

8th Living History Cemetery Tour. Meet compelling characters from the past who now lie in Margaretville Cemetery. $20; children under 15 free. Reserve a tour time: 845-586-4736 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 2020. TENTATIVE NEW DATE: June 19, 2021

Sat., July 11, 10-3 Stone School Family Day CANCELED; Open House 10-4 instead

Family Day at the Stone School House: A Bicentennial Celebration, with authentic lessons, outdoor games, exhibits. Bring a picnic! 39579 NYS Rte 28/30 Margaretville (Dunraven), 2 miles south of Margaretville, 12455 Due to COVID, this event has been canceled, but the School House will be open from 10 to 4 to visitors. Wear masks and […]

Wed., July 22, 7-9 p.m. How to Weed Your Attic CANCELED

How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History. What makes documents and artifacts historically valuable? How do you decide what to toss, or give to a repository? How do you take care of the things you want to keep? This is an illustrated talk by archivist-authors Elizabeth Dow and Lucinda Cockrell. […]

Sat., Aug. 22, 4-6 p.m. History on Wheels CANCELED

History on Wheels. A tour of Denny Herzberg’s vintage 15- car collection, with the intriguing stories behind the vehicles. 885 Denver Run Road (end of Walker Road), Denver, 12421 This event has been canceled because of the COVID 19 pandemic. We expect to reschedule it for 2021.

Sat., Sept. 12, 3-5 p.m. Mappy Hour! CANCELED

Mappy Hour! 15 maps provide an up-close look at road, property ownership and place name changes over 200 years in Middletown. Maps presented by local historians. MTC community building, Academy St., Margaretville, 12455. Refreshments! This event has been canceled due to COVID 19. We hope to reschedule in 2021.

Sat., April 6 Genealogy for Beginners

1-4. The Past is Personal: Genealogy for Beginners. Doris Warner will explain where to find vital statistics, and residency data, personal info and much more to shed light on the lives of your ancestors. She will offer tips on organizing material and linking with other researchers. Fairview Library. $5

Sat., April 13 Writing About Your Ancestors

1-4. The Past is Personal: Your Family History, Writing a Narrative, a workshop to help you craft a narrative, for publication or posterity, using genealogical information you have collected. Led by journalist and family history hunter Violet Snow. Fairview Library. $5

Sat., May 4 The Art of Fishing

4 p.m. “The Art of Fishing,” a beautifully illustrated talk by noted writers and fishing experts Judy and Ed VanPut on how Catskill Mountain art and angling have long intertwined. HSM Hall. This is a FREE Headwaters History Days and Trout Tales event.