Upcoming Events

Honey and the Bee

April 22 @ 2:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Join Son of a Bee from Grahamsville to learn about bee keeping, honey and the benefits of adding honey to your diet. Light refreshments are included

New Volunteer Day

May 20 @ 1:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Interested in helping at the Museum, but want to know more? Join us for an information session and tour of the Museum to learn how you can help and all the benefits of volunteering. Light refreshments are included.

The History of Ellenville

May 20 @ 2:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Henry “Bucky” Green, Town of Wawarsing Historian and member of the museum advisory board of the Ellenville Public Library & Museum will speak on his “Images of America” book on Ellenville. Books will be available for sale and light refreshments are included.

Denning and Claryville History Afternoon

June 10 @ 1:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

View our rich collections from Claryville and Town of Denning that brings life to the history of the Upper Neversink and Upper Rondout valleys. Includes a special program and speaker. We welcome the sharing of any items relating to the Claryville or Denning area. The Claryville Church and old schoolhouse will also be open to visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

O&W Railroad Talk & Display

August 12 @ 1:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Talk by Jeffrey Otto, President of the O&W Railway Historical Society covering the O&W from Young’s Gap (just north of Liberty) to Cadosia, concentrating on the many bridges in that section, plus the industries served by the railroad. Attendees can visit Charles Breiner’s O&W model railroad display in Claryville immediately following the presentation. Light refreshments are included.

Kurpil Family Fiddlers

August 26 @ 2:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

The Kurpil Family Fiddlers will perform their toe tapping fiddle music while intermingling local   fiddle music history, song history and the origins of fiddling. Includes an exhibit of fiddle photos and memorabilia. Light refreshments are included. 

Neversink History Afternoon

September 9 @ 1:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Photos, records, stories and artifacts from the Town of Neversink. Includes a special program and speaker. Come and share your Neversink history!

Waterwheel Demonstration

October 14 @ 2:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Come and see our waterwheel supplying water to the milk house and running early equipment! Learn how water has been used by farmers over time and how it is safeguarded today. Light refreshments are included.

Lost Towns

October 21 @ 2:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Wes and Barbara Gottlock, authors of  Lost Towns of the Hudson Valley will speak about the lost towns of the Ashokan Reservoir, brick making in the town of Roseton near Newburgh and Camp Shanks/Shanks Village in Rockland County. Light refreshments are included.

Needle Arts From the Past for Today: Cross Stitch

October 28 @ 2:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Cross stitch is one of the oldest needle arts and still very popular today. Join Penny Coombe and friends to learn some of the history of cross stitch, view examples and try your hand at a small project. Age eight and up are welcome – no experience is needed! Pre-registration required.

The Art and Craft of Catskill Leather

November 4 @ 2:00 pm EST | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

Ryan Trapani, Director of Forest Services for the Catskill Forest Association, will discuss the impacts of the hemlock bark tanning industry on Catskill communities and forests. He will also describe how he uses hemlock bark today to convert   deerskins into leather. Light refreshments are included.

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