Upcoming Events

RESCHEDULED – Denning and Claryville History Afternoon

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT | 332 Main Street
, Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States

The Denning and Claryville History Afternoon previously postponed has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 8th at 1 PM.

View our rich collections from Claryville and the Town of Denning that brings life to the history of the Upper Neversink and Upper Rondout valleys. Geoffrey Miller, Ulster County Historian, will be the speaker heading this very special program.

We encourage you to share 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.

1930s Catskill Farm Hoedown

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT | 332R Main Street
Grahamsville, NY 12740 United States
$30.00

Step back in time to the 1930s!

EAT 1930s-themed food catered by the Neversink General Store
DRINK prohibition cider and bathtub gin-ger ale
DANCE to the sounds of The Country Travellors
BID at the entertaining Pie Auction

CATCH A SNEAK PEAK of the 1930s Lost Catskill Farm

Only $30 per person ($35 at the door if available)
Click HERE to purchase your tickets today.

Join us at Time and the Valleys Museum 1930s Catskill Farm Hoedown for an evening reminiscent of a traditional farming community celebration. Each guest will be treated to hors d’oeuvres, a buffet dinner, and dessert as well as dancing with music performed by The Country Travelers. Swing your partner in a Square Dance in the barn just as farmers did in the 1930s, or sway to the sounds of other period music pieces. Take a break from the dancing and cool your brow with a drink of Prohibition Cider or Bathtub Gin-ger Ale.

All guests will also have a sneak peek of the Museum’s newest exhibit The Lost Catskill Farm which will be opening this coming September. To add to the theme of the evening, period dress is encouraged.

Although we love animals, pets are not permitted at this event. Please email events@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org for further information.

Proceeds from this fundraising event directly support the Lost Catskill Farm opening this September.

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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