Monday, May 28: The town will hold a parade and unveil a new street sign named for Richard Floyd Quinn, the only Woodstocker to lose his life during the Vietnam War.
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Land conservancies succeed in protecting land when they engage the communities they serve. In Woodstock, where the arts reign, the Woodstock Land Conservancy is highlighting creative people in this year’s programming. Their annual fundraiser, the Vernal Fling, will honor writers Michael Perkins and Will Nixon on Saturday, May 26, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Byrdcliffe Barn.
A few days before he and fellow Geezer Corps members Lorin Rose and Jim Hanson were set to release Paul Wesley Arndt’s 32 foot six inch long canvas painting from the Bank of America wall it has made beautiful for decades, town historian Richard Heppner had a slight note of apprehension in his voice.
On May 11, Peter M. Mayer, international publishing legend, founder of The Overlook Press, and Woodstocker of more than 50 years, succumbed to amyloidosis at the age of 82.
A spike in bear encounters has prompted the state Department of Environmental Conservation to encourage cooperation from area communities, particularly Woodstock and Shandaken.
The committee plans to build a pavilion for use by all park-goers, not just those attending Little League games. Similar to the structure at Andy Lee field, it will include grilling stands and space for up to 12 picnic tables.
The Women’s Woodstock Cycling Grand Prix (WWCGP) returns to the area on Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, bringing the sixth edition of the world-class women’s-only bicycle road race to Woodstock, Shandaken, Hurley and Saugerties.
Woodstock will mark the 48th Earth Day with a community event, presentation, films, and an interfaith event dedicated to reconnecting with nature.
Get dressed up like a zombie and walk, crawl, creep through the streets of Woodstock with the students of Rock Academy Friday, April 27 from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
“I began to grow from a person filled with hate, anger, and despair into a person who believes that he, too, is responsible for the protection, preservation, and enrichment of humanity.”