2022 Events

June 4-5

6th Annual Relic Hunt

SATURDAY-SUNDAY: Nor’easters Metal Detecting Club will search for buried history at various properties in Middletown.
Club members only.
www.noreasters.net

JUNE 18

9th Living History Cemetery Tour

SATURDAY: Meet 8 people from the past on a 1-hour guided walk through Margaretville Cemetery.

4pm First Tour / 6pm Last tour /
2pm Special Early-Bird Indoor Performance — for those with mobility issues, Open Eye Theater, Main Street, Margaretville

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Reserve tour time or Open Eye seat at:
845-586-4736
$20 Admission for performance or tour / Kids under 15 free.
RAIN DATE: June 19 / Some uphill walking.

Etta Easman Welch, shown with husband James J. Welch, will be portrayed at June 18 Cemetery Tour

JULY 9

Guided Tour of Pepacton Cemetery

SATURDAY, 10am: The Pepacton Cemetery, constructed by NYC for the remains of people who lived in the Pepacton and Cannonsville Reservoir areas. Historians Marianne Greenfield and Diane Galusha are your guides.

FROM ANDES: take County Rt 1 (Tremperskill Rd) to NYC Highway 30A, turn right, 4 miles, cemetery on left.

FROM DOWNSVILLE: take NYC Highway 30A at the DEP facility on Rt 206. Turn left, 11 miles, cemetery on right.

FREE Admission / Reservations NOT required.
RAIN DATE (In case of heavy rain) July 10.
FMI: 607-267-2708

Marianne Greenfield will lead tour of Pepacton Cemetery

AUGUST 20

Family day at the Old Stone School House

SATURDAY, 10am-3pm: Games, activities, lessons with a school m’arm at 11, 1 and 2, nature and art walks. Historic 1820 one-room schoolhouse and exhibits are open. BRING A LUNCH!

DONATIONS to Stone School Association welcome.
RAIN DATE: August 21.

Learn the 3Rs the old fashioned way at Stone School

september 24

18th Annual Cauliflower Festival

SATURDAY, 11am-4pm: Music, vendors, food, family activities, history exhibits. Vintage vehicles participating in the Catskill Conquest Endurance Run will visit at noon.
MARGARETVILLE VILLAGE PARK
FREE admission.

Cauliflower Festival 2021

OCTOBER 1

New Kingston Photographs

SATURDAY, 3pm: “World of My Own: The New Kingston Photographs of Irene Fay.”
An illustrated talk on the life and work of Irene Fay and the unique community she captured in the 1950s-1970s.
NEW KINGSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
ADMISSION by donation.

Sally Elliott, photographed by Irene Fay

OCTOBER 2

Horseshoe History Hike

SUNDAY, 1pm: Tramp the famous Double Horseshoe Curve on the former Ulster & Delaware Railroad and see the ruins of the Pine Hill Water Company, with historian John Duda.
$10 Admission / RESERVATIONS REQUIRED:
845-586-4973
Meet across from Highmount Post Office (Belleayre Rd. and Rte 28).
RAIN OR SHINE.
(This is NOT a developed rail trail — prepare for some rough/uneven terrain; duration approx. 3 hours.)

Entering Horseshoe Curve, Pine Hill

OCTOBER 22

Annual Meeting and Luncheon

SATURDAY, Noon:
“Rare Books Uncovered:
Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places”

with author Rebecca Rego Barry.
$20 Admission / RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, 845-586-3630
Margaretville Fire Hall, Church Street.

To Kill a Mockingbird Book Cover