Join Dr. Joe Diamond as he explores 8,000 years of Native American habitation in the region. Tonight’s presentation focuses on the Huyler Rockshelter, an archaeological site which was discovered to contain oysters well below the surface, suggesting that native populations may have collected oysters here long ago.
Join the founding editor of People.com Stephen Silverman, as he tells of the turning points that made the Catskills vital to the development of America through his book “The Catskills, Its History, and How it Changed America”. Stephen’s work has also been published in The New York Times, Vogue, and The Washington Post.
Join needle felters Going Gnome from the Berkshires in MA for a fun and interesting workshop. Leave with your own handmade felted creation and the knowledge of how to create one on your own! Kits will be available for purchase as well.
Bottle your memories of Mohonk Mountain House. Create a custom scent with local Perfumer & Scent Sommelier, Kelly Jones, selecting from a library of small batch perfumes & essential oils, all inspired by the essence of Mohonk. *Note: Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.
Join professor and author Ronald G. Knapp as he takes a walk through time viewing the topography of the Shawangunk Mountains with escarpments, boulders, cliffs, crevices, and “sky lakes.” Of the three Victorian hotels that were constructed in the northern Shawangunk Mountains in the decades after 1869, only Mohonk Mountain House remains.
Throughout the weekend a pop-up gallery will showcase works by a variety of Hudson Valley artists. Located at 11 Mohonk Road in High Falls, New York, and open Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Wired Gallery was named “one of Ulster County’s most high-profile, prolific sources of quality art exhibitions” by Almanac Weekly.
This session with Mike Losito is designed for beginning and even intermediate birders wishing to incorporate listening skills into their everyday birding experience. After a half-hour introductory session, participants will apply their listening techniques on a casual stroll through the Mountain House grounds.
Hang out for an hour with Mike as he talks about the biology and ecology of North American snakes. Mike’s collection of harmless live snakes from SUNY Cobleskill will be on hand to assist in this fun and factual presentation for the general audience.
Learn about one of the most interesting groups of birds found in the New World. This indoor program will explore the lives of some of the species found here in the U.S. and Canada and what makes these creatures so utterly fascinating!
Join Circle Creative Collective to make a handmade card for your loved one on paper made from wildflower seeds- you can plant them when you get home! We will provide envelopes and stamps and mail them when you are done.
Join some talented members of our beverage staff as they demo their tips and tricks to making delicious craft cocktails. *Note: Pre-registration is required and there is a $30 per person program fee for admittance to the tasting. Space is limited. Participants must be age 21 or over to attend.