As the director of education for Mohonk Preserve, she oversees a wide-ranging program of nature-based activities and instruction.
Olive Day, which takes place 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, September 8, in Davis Park, just off Route 28A at Watson Hollow Road, in West Shokan, started off as a political party fundraiser. But as the rest of the nation has turned more partisan, Olive Day’s become increasingly bipartisan, ecumenical almost, in its self-consciously old-style celebration of country living and lifestyles, and accompanying heartfelt display of a community’s love for itself and its uniqueness.
The Highland hamlet will be transformed into an Italian street festival on Saturday, September 8 from 2 to 8 p.m., as the Highland Business Association hosts its second annual Night in Little Italy.
The merged Saugerties High School and John A. Coleman Catholic High School boys varsity soccer team is off to a stellar 2-0 start to their 2018 campaign, a season that was never guaranteed at all.
“It’s a nice old-fashioned way of having a community come together,” says Cindy Dates.
Saturday, September 8: Interpreters in period garb, reenactments, performances, Colonial games and demonstrations will bring history to life throughout the day.
A renowned beauty and intellect of legendary sensuality and style, she was praised, envied, scandalized, even worshipped (for one, by Byrdcliffe’s founder Ralph Whitehead, who named the domicile he built for her “The Angel.”) But though she was the first great woman artist of Woodstock, her face remains all but unknown to us.
A six-mile loop trail connecting the village of New Paltz to the Shawangunk Ridge will officially open Saturday, Sept. 8, with an event featuring local dignitaries and a ceremonial First Bike Ride and Walk.
Repairs to the bulkhead, seawall and dock of the Saugerties Lighthouse are underway and are expected to finish up in mid-September.
John Cox of Quercus Cooperage is doing his best to meet the increased demand for American white oak whisky barrels.