Calendar

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: The Tapestry of Science: Engaging Poets, Preachers, and Prisoners as Partners, a talk by Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, forest canopy specialist. 7 p.m. Auditorium. 2801 Route 44 (Sharon Turnpike), Millbrook. (845) 677-5343.
Moviehouse, Millerton: Encore: Royal Shakespeare Company Live in HD: Two Gentlemen of Verona, 2014 Summer Season production directed by Simon Godwin. 7 p.m. $20. 48 Main Street. (518) 789-0022.
Pawling Free Library: From Memory to Family Memoir: An Invitation to Pawling Senior Citizens, with Robin Lester: learn how to write your family and personal history. 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Community Room-Annex. Registration requested. 11 Broad Street, Pawling. (845) 855-3444; www.pawlinglibrary.org.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Millbrook Free Library: Mira Fink, Art Play series for adults: Why Should Kids Have All the Fun? Printmaking Pandemonium. (This program is designed for adults.) 4 p.m.–6 p.m. 3 Friendly Lane at Franklin Avenue, Millbrook. (845) 677-3611.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Sherman Playhouse: Dividing the Estate by Horton Foote, directed by Katherine Almquist. Sept. 19-Oct. 12. Friday, Saturday, and Sundays. Call (860) 354-3622 for reservations. For more secure reservations online: http://shermanplayers.org/contact.php.
Bard College: Neil Gaiman in Conversation with Audrey Niffenegger. Presented by Live Arts Bard. Richard B. Fisher Center for Performing Arts. 7:30 p.m. Fisher Center for Performing Arts, Bard College.
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Bill Cain’s Equivocation, a dazzling blend of comedy, tragedy, magic and farce. What happens when England’s dirtiest politician tries to hire Shakespeare as his spin doctor?  Set your own ticket price. Rhinebeck Theatre Society production. Weekends through Sunday, October 12. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. $26 / $24. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Pawling Concert Series: Philharmonia Quartett Berlin, a quartet consisting of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster and first-chair string players. Music by Mozart, Bartók, and Brahms. 8 p.m. Adults, $30; students, $15; children under 12, free. All Saints Chapel, Trinity Pawling School campus. 700 Route 22, Pawling. (845) 855-3100; www.pawlingconcertseries.org.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Sherman Playhouse: Dividing the Estate by Horton Foote, directed by Katherine Almquist. Sept. 19-Oct. 12. Friday, Saturday, and Sundays. Call (860) 354-3622 for reservations. For more secure reservations online: http://shermanplayers.org/contact.php.
Eckert Fine Art: Exhibition: “just because,” recent paintings and some unique concepts by Realist painter Eric Forstmann. Through October 17. Artist reception, 5 p.m.–7 p.m. 34 Main Street, Millerton.  (518) 592-1330; www.janeeckertfineart.com.
Innisfree Gardens: Wildflower Walk: Explore Innisfree’s wild beauties with George Petty, a life-long naturalist and published poet who has led many wildflower and bird walks for the New Jersey Audubon Society. 11 a.m. $15; members, $10. 362 Tyrrel Road, Millbrook (off Route 44). (845) 677-8000.
Merritt Bookstore: Beginnings: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Lynda Youmans. Through November 22. Opening reception, Saturday, October 11, 6 p.m., Merritt Bookstore's Upstairs Gallery. 57 Front Street, Millbrook. (845) 677-5857.
Millbrook Bandshell: Opening ceremonies for Millbrook’s Museum in the Streets project, a free walking tour that fosters a sense of historical identity and encourages preservation of our local historic sites. 11 a.m. www.millbrookmits.org
Millbrook Bandshell: Author event: "My Two Italies," with Joseph Luzzi, sponsored by Merritt Bookstore. Following the opening ceremonies for Millbrook’s Museum in the Streets. 12 p.m. 3327 Franklin Avenue, Millbrook, NY 12545 . 57 Front Street, Millbrook. (845) 677-5857.
The Millerton Business Group presents "Fall for Arts", a village celebration of creativity. The celebration will run from Saturday, October 4 to Saturday, October 18. Check out individual listings for special events and openings.
Oblong Land Conservancy: First Saturdays October: Peckham Quarry hike. Join noted lepidopterist Billy Wallace in the Slocum-Mostachetti Preserve to explore the preserve’s unusual variety of butterflies and skippers. 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m. 3517 Pleasant Ridge Road, Wingdale. 845-855-3266; www.oblongland.org.
Scoville Memorial Library: Author event: Alix Christie: Gutenberg's Apprentice, evoking one of the most momentous events in history, the birth of printing in medieval Germany—a story of invention, intrigue, and betrayal, rich in atmosphere and historical detail. Presented in partnership with Oblong Books. 4 p.m.–5 p.m. 38 Main Street, Salisbury, CT.  (860) 435-2838.    
Southlands Foundation: Centennial Celebration to honor the life and legacy of Deborah Dows, the founder of Southlands, on her 100th birthday. Cocktails, dinner, live music/dancing, luminaries, silent auction. Celebrate the rich history of Southlands. 5:30 p.m. $60, $45 children, $150 patron Southlands Foundation, 5771 Route 9, Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4862; www.southlands.org.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sherman Playhouse: Dividing the Estate by Horton Foote, directed by Katherine Almquist. Sept. 19-Oct. 12. Friday, Saturday, and Sundays. Call (860) 354-3622 for reservations. For more secure reservations online: http://shermanplayers.org/contact.php.
Bard College: Conservatory Sundays: Bard Conservatory of Music students perform the program Music Alice! Dynamic Women Making Music from Around to Globe. Joan Tower and Blair McMillen, artistic directors. 3 p.m. $15, $20. Sosnoff Theater, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale campus. (845) 758-7900; fishercenter.bard.edu.