Upcoming Events

CANCELLED Lost Catskill Farm Afternoon

CANCELLED In consideration for the well-being of our community, and to those traveling to be with us, this event is cancelled in accordance with New York State’s preventative cautions for COVID-19. Thank you ever so much for your support and understanding —————————————————————– Members: FREE, non-members $5 Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 12 PM – 4…

1930s Lost Catskill Farm Hoedown

Members: $30, non-members: $35 Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 5pm-10pm Eat 1930s-themed food, drink prohibition cider and bathtub gin-ger ale, dance to knee-slapping tunes, pitch a game of horseshoes, bid at the entertaining Pie Auction and socialize with family and friends at the Museum’s major annual fundraiser. Visit www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org to order tickets starting in March!

The History of Wintoon, A Grand Neversink Estate

Members: FREE, non-members: $5 Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM Local summer resident Laura Brock will speak about the history of Wintoon, an estate built by Clarence Roof after he bought out the Parker Place in 1882. Roof’s adopted daughter, “Frank” Hovey Roof Connell married surgeon and inventor, Karl Connell who…

The Suffragists- Fight for the Vote in Sullivan County

Members: FREE, Non-members: $5 Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM Women won the right to vote after decades of struggle and against strong opposition from men – and some women – who feared that government would be placed “under petticoat rule.” Ultimately, it was effective leadership and the development of what…

Tri-Valley Area One Room Schools

Members: FREE, non-members: $5 Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM Calling all Tri-Valley alumni! Take a look back at your school days through yearbooks, Townsman articles, photos, recorded interviews and the new one room schoolhouse exhibit. Includes a presentation by Phyllis Coombe, former TVCSD teacher, on the history of the Tri-Valley…

Denning History Afternoon

FREE Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 1 PM – 4 PM Have conversations and reunions while viewing rich collections from Claryville and the Town of Denning that bring life to the history of the Upper Neversink and Upper Rondout valleys. Town of Denning Historian, Tom McGee will be on hand with his growing collection of…

A Day in the Life of a Farm Wife at the Lost Catskill Farm

Members: FREE, non-members: $5 Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 1 PM – 4 PM Experience what life was like for a woman living on a 1930s family farm in the Catskills, with daily tasks included preparing three large meals, baking bread, churning butter, laundry, housework, making soap and candles, planting weeding and harvesting from the…

Neversink History Afternoon

FREE Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 1 PM – 4 PM Photos, records, stories and artifacts from the Town of Neversink will be available and researchers on hand to answer questions. The afternoon includes a special program highlighting the silent films made in Neversink during the first decade of the 20th century.

A History of the Root Cellar

Members: FREE, non-members: $5 Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM Talk by Museum Trustee David Forshay of Willowemoc on the importance of root cellars in the past as a place to store winter food supply, including vegetables, fruits, nuts or other foods. Includes info on how to construct a root cellar.

Events Leading to the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Members: FREE, Non-members: $5 Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM Military historian Charles Breiner will discuss Japan’s relationship with the United States, starting with Commodore Mathew Perry’s visit to Japan in 1853 until the war with the United States began on December 7, 1941. Topics include Japanese transformation from a feudal…