What To Do This Weekend
Haystock, a fundraiser for Farmhearts, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping our regional farmers, will be held at the Delaware Youth Center at 8 Creamery Road on Saturday, July 2 at 6 p.m. The event will also serve as the July meeting of Tusten Concerned Citizens. Come for great food, entertainment and speakers!
Audubon in the Manor
There will be a celebration of all things Audubon in Livingston Manor from Friday, June 24 through Sunday, July 3, sponsored by the Livingston Manor Chamber of Commerce, including artwork, special store and street displays, a birdhouse competition and chainsaw art demo and local birdwalk.
‘Flicks from the Underground’
DIGIT, sponsored by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, concludes its festival this weekend with a showing of various “Flicks from the Underground” from the 1970s to the present, curated by Ron Littke. Tusten Theater, Saturday, June 25, 7 pm, Tusten Theater, Narrowsburg, NY. Visit http://www.artsalliancesite.org.
‘Darwinii’ at NACL
NACL Theatre in Highland Lake will open its 11th season on Sunday, June 26 at 4 p.m. with “Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man.” Written by Glen Berger (author of Broadway’s “Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark”) in collaboration with performer/theatre maker Brett Keyser. It features Keyser in the role of Cristóbal, an Argentine man accused of various crimes, including stealing original Charles Darwin manuscripts from rare book libraries around the world. Says Cleveland Plain Dealer: “Performed in a bravura 75-minute flood of hilarious intrigue.” Call 845/557-0694.
Garden party benefits DVAA
There will be a garden party benefit for the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance’s (DVAA) Arts Alive Drive on Saturday, June 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Cutting Garden, 4055 State Rte. 52. Wear your best garden party outfit, and enter the contests for The Best Party Hat, The Best Gardening Hat and the Most Unique Hat. There will be prizes, punch and party food. Call 845/252-333.
Hudson at CAS
Singer-songwriter Karen Hudson’s one-woman show, “Compartments—Shedding Light on Dark Places,” will be presented on Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Catskill Art Society (CAS) Arts Center. The show is a concert and art exhibit that combines music, storytelling and mixed media art. Admission costs $8 for CAS members and $10 for non-members. Seating will be first come, first served with doors opening at 7:00 p.m. Call 845/436-4227.
Simon’s ‘Biloxi Blues’ at Forestburgh
Neil Simon’s hit, “Biloxi Blues,” will play at the Forestburgh Playhouse through Sunday, June 26. The coming of age World War II-era story centers on Eugene Morris Jerome, played by Tyler Bellmon, when he is drafted and sent to Biloxi, MI for basic training. Directed by Scott Evans. Call 845/794-1194.
Jazz at the museum
The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation in Cuddebackville will present an evening of jazz and blues with vocalist Ellen Kaye and guitarist Ethan Fein on Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. Kaye has recently been appearing at The Metropolitan Room, one of the premier cabaret rooms in NYC, and has performed in a range of other NYC venues including Carnegie Hall. Admission costs $7 general admission, $5 for museum members. Call 845/754-8870.