This Weekend in the Catskills….

  |  October 6, 2017

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Artist on Art Tour: Carrie Bradley at Olana
Olana, home of 19 th century landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church in Hudson,
is hosting Artist on Art Tour, a series of guided tours through Olana under the
tutelage of contemporary artists working in various disciplines. This Friday,
October 6 at 4:30 pm musician, poet and songwriter Carrie Bradley will lead the
tour and perform while discussing the legacy of Church and his influence on her
own work. To learn more about this event, visit

Photo courtesy of The Fisher Center at Bard.

Catskill Jazz Factory at Bard College
Fisher Center at Bard College is hosting pianists Fred Hersch and Sullivan Fortner
under the auspices of the Catskill Jazz Factory, Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 pm at
the Sosnoff Theater in Annandale-on- Hudson. The New York Times praised Hersch
as “A pianist of cultivated taste and erudition… the sort of jazz musician who
brings a lissome elegance to his playing.” For tickets and more information, visit

Photo courtesy of Hunter Mountain.

Oktoberfest at Hunter Mountain
Hunter Mountain is hosting Oktoberfest, a month-long event this year, with
themed-weekend activities scheduled at the scenic Greene Mountain resort.
Saturday and Sunday, October 7 – 8 there will be an Eurocar Rally, live music with
Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra, Bavarian dances, food and games, as well as Zip
Line Adventure tours. To learn more about this event, visit

About Simona David

Simona David is a writer living in the Catskill Mountains, New York. She is the author of Art in the Catskills (3rd edition, 2016), available on and Kindle. For more information, visit

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