The 2019 Women’s March on Woodstock will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday January 19, beginning on Playhouse Lane, and marching up Mill Hill Road to Rock City Road and on to Andy Lee Field, where a rally will take place.
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“When someone’s hungry, they can only think about where their next meal is coming from,” said Emily Sherry, co-owner of the Woodstock restaurant Provisions. “If we feed them, they can start thinking about the situation that prevents them from moving forward.”
Twenty-nineteen marks the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival, and the community that lent its name to event will be marking the occasion. How exactly it will be doing that has yet to be determined.
I’m not going to pretend, friends, that America in the year 2018 and The Spirit of Christmas are subjects easily corralled into the same article, except for the intervention of a truly weird coincidence. For in describing to you the enigma of the recently deceased Bud Sife we’ll be catapulted into a zone where a civilization in near collapse and A Merry Christmas can and do absolutely exist, side by side.
There are the tales — probably apocryphal but possibly not — that still pass around about Woodstock Times reporters from the paper’s earliest decades, as well as scribblers from earlier townie publications, who’d been captured and detained because of their Santa Arrival Knowledge.
The tree, now standing on the village green, was headed for the wood chipper.
The December 8 festivities kick off with the Phoenicia Library holiday open house, from noon to 2 p.m., with cupcakes and a family concert by Uncle Rock. At 5 p.m. is the tree-lighting ceremony, with Santa and live music in front of the Ice Cream Station. The party begins at 6 p.m. at Parish Hall, complete with crafts, face painting, photos with Santa, free refreshments, and more.
Kiriki Metzo, daughter Woodstock legend Julio de Diego and imbued with a colorful history all her own died at home in her Westbeth apartment in lower Manhattan on November 3. She was 90 years old.
On Sunday, December 2, and Sunday, December 9, events will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will include latkes, apple cider, music, and a Hanukkah gelt drop, in which the fire department will sprinkle down the traditional foil-wrapped chocolate coins.
The larger-than-life developer and former folk singer and manager who built the world’s largest kaleidoscope at what is now the Emerson Resort & Spa in Mount Tremper, envisioned and pushed forward the controversial Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park that’s finally set for building in the coming years, put a television tower with a red light on top on Overlook Mountain and proposed both a steam train village and then an Epcot-like world resort for the Catskills, passed away November 20 at the age of 83 in Questa, New Mexico, where he eventually settled after leaving the Ulster County hamlet of Big Indian.