What To Do This Weekend 7/1

Primitive landscapes at River Gallery

An exhibit of paintings by local primitive artist Cheryl Korb is on display at The River Gallery – The Art of Living, 8 Main Street, Narrowsburg from now to August 20. A self-taught artist from Northeastern Pennsylvania, Korb still lives on the farm where she was born. After raising a family of three children, she had time to pursue her dream, which was to make paintings inspired by Grandma Moses. Hours: Monday – Thursday 11 to 5, Friday – Saturday 11 to 7 and Sunday 11  to 5. Visit http://www.rivergalleryny.com or call 845/252-3238.

Liberty Free comes to Kauneonga

The Liberty Free Theatre launches Rent Money Readings at the Beekman House Pavilion across from the Fat Lady Café in Kauneonga Lake on Thursday, July 7 at 7 p.m. The inaugural plays will be “In the Western Gardens,” by Stuart Spencer, with Thomas Bosket, Chet Carlin, James Sullivan and Karen Young; and the classic comedy, “The Love of Don Perlimplin,” by Federico Garcia Lorca, with James Heisel, Kathy McKenna and Dana Priebe. The readings are fundraisers to defray rental cost of the theatre’s home base in Liberty. Suggested donation – $15. Call 845/292-3788.

Malis read at First Fridays

Poets Taylor Mali and Mari-Elizabeth Mali will perform at First Fridays Contemporary Writers Series on Friday, July 1. The open mic starts at 7:30 p.m., with the authors reading at 8 p.m. Email lmoran@rcls.org.

The Great Train Robbery

Masked marauders on horseback, a sack of loot and a train full of passengers are all part of the Stourbridge Line Rail Excursions Great Train Robbery Runs, which depart every Saturday from now through September 3 from the Wayne County Visitors Center at 1 pm in Honesdale. Reservations recommended at 866/637-2457. Visit http://www.thestourbridgeline.com or call 570/253-1960.

Classical fireworks at Bethel Woods

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts hosts the New York Philharmonic 8 p.m. Sunday, July 3. Conducted by Bramwell Tovey, with special guest pianist Kirill Gerstein and the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps. Will conclude with a fireworks display. Visit http://www.BethelWoodsCenter.org.

 ‘Peaceable Kingdom’ at the Loft

“Peaceable Kingdom,” an exhibition about the world of animals curated by the Outsider’s Studio Collective, opens at the Loft Gallery at the Delaware Arts Center, Main Street, Narrowsburg on Friday, July 1. Reception 7 to 9 p.m. On view through July 23. The Outsider’s Studio is a mobile arts event entity dedicated to “Bringing the Arts to Other Places and Spaces” and showcasing artists, filmmakers, writers and musicians. Visit http://www.artsalliancesite.org.

‘Little Farm Show’ in Liberty

“The greatest show on dirt,” NACL Theatre’s “The Little Farm Show” will come to the Main Street stage in Liberty, NY Friday, July 1, at 4 p.m. This is an all-ages musical extravaganza about farming, food and the environment created and performed by NACL’s Tannis Kowalchuk and Brett Keyser. After the performance, the Liberty Community Garden team will offer refreshments in its garden on South Main Street.

‘Visions’ at Hemlock Farms

“Visions,” the annual summer group show and sale by artists from Hemlock Farms and friends, opens Friday, July 1 and runs through August 29. Artists’ reception July 1 from 5 to 8. The show is held in the gallery at Chant Realtors – Lords Valley, 631 Rt. 739 in Lords Valley, just off  I-84 Exit 34. Call 570/775-7337.

Artisan fair in Barryville

The Brookhouse Gallery Artisan Fair will be held on July 2 from 12 noon to 7 p.m. along Austin Road in Barryville. Featuring artworks by over 15 regional artist in a wide range of media. Email kim@kimlustpottery.com.

‘Odd Couple’ at the Rivoli

The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop will present Neil Simon’s classic comedy “The Odd Couple” at the Rivoli Theatre, Route 42, South Fallsburg, for six performances from July 1 through 10. Performances are Friday and Saturday, July 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 3 and 10 at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and $7 for students with a student ID. Friday performances: pay what you can. Visit http://www.scdw.net or call 845/436-5336.

‘Art on the Edge’

“Art on the Edge,” an exhibition of 60 regional artists curated by Rocky Pinciotti, will be presented by Hawley Silk Mill and the Wayne County Arts Alliance from Saturday, July 2 – September 10. Opening reception  July 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit is being shown in the newly remodeled 5,000 square foot space on the first floor of the Silk Mill. Visit http://www.events.hawleysilkmill.com.

The impossible dream in Forestburgh

The classic “Man of La Mancha” is running at the Forestburgh Playhouse, Forestburgh, through July 10. Showings Tuesday – Saturday at 8 p.m. and matinee performances on Wednesday and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.FBplayhouse.org or 845/794-1194.

A Becker retrospective

On Saturday, July 2 The Looking Glass Art Gallery & Studio, Ltd., 229 Main Ave. Hawley, presents a retrospective t featuring the art work of Howard D. Becker, an iconic figure in Wayne County’s rich artistic history. Opening reception on July 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will continue to August 2.. Email lookglas@ptd.net or call 570/226-0782.

Doo-Wop car show returns to Bethel Woods

The Doo-Wop Car Show returns to Bethel Woods in Bethel on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and is paired with a show from the same era: the New York Doo-Wop Extravaganza at 7 p.m. General admission to the car show is $5 per person or $10 per family at the gate. Proceeds go to the Town of Bethel Faith Ministries, which supplies the Shepherds Pantry. Visit http://www.BethelWoodsCenter.org or call 866/781-2922.

Global Groove Quartet at CAS

A performance features the Global Groove Quartet on Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Catskill Art Society (CAS) Arts Center, Livingston Manor. The group fuses music from around the world in a Silk Road tour of Europe, Japan, India, Africa and Brazil, with a stopover in the Big Apple. Admission: $8 for CAS members, $10 for non-members. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 845/436-4227.

Macro photography workshop at PEEC

The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) offers an “Introduction to Macro Photography” workshop on Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. John José, from Otter Creek Environmental Education Services, will lead the class. Beginner-level class that teaches the basics of up-close photography. Registration costs $65 and lunch is available for purchase. Visit http://www.peec.org/events-date.html or call 570/828-2319.

Wayne County Antique Show

The Women’s Club of Honesdale will hold its 49th annual Wayne County Antiques Show on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, July 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be held at the Wayne Highlands Middle School on upper Grove Street. Art, jewelry, estate jewelry, coins, silver, cut glass, rugs, fine porcelain, china, lamps and lampshades, Christmas ornaments, furniture, books, quilts and other collectibles. $6 or $5 with flyer or ad. Call 570/253-2492.

The Doors, Joplin and Hendrix at The Museum

The Museum at Bethel Woods will present “Strange, Kozmic Experience: The Doors, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix” from Saturday, July 16 through October 30. A touring exhibition, organized by The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA, “Strange, Kozmic Experience” commemorates the music and styles of these artists that still resonate in rock circles and popular culture. The Museum is the first to present this traveling exhibit. Visit http://www.BethelWoodsCenter.org.

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