2009

These are SCCA activities:

February 14 - Clothesline Art Exhibit, with prizes for children's art, Kiwanis Winterfest at Camp Brule
Spring entertainment with wheelchair square dancing at the Dar-Way and Highlands care centers
April 4-16 - 17th annual Youth Art Exhibit and awards at Sullivan County Library in Dushore
May 16 - 12th annual Choice of Show purchase of a high school student's artwork for permanent display at the school
July 31, August  1 and 7 - "Dushore: Past and Present," the third production of the Roving Historical Theater at St. Basil's Hall, Dushore
August 13 -  Simple Gifts, ethnic music duo at St. Basil's Hall, Dushore
September 3 - SCCA board meeting, all members invited, 7:15 pm, the Highalnds, Laporte
September 11 - Contra dancing, 7 pm, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore
October 10-11 - annual juried Art Expo at the Sullivan County Fall Festival, Forksville Fairgrounds
October 17 - annual Members' Potluck Dinner, contra dancing, 6 pm., St. Basil's Hall, Dushore
December 5 - annual Holiday Craft Show, 10 am - pm, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore

Here is the all-encompassing Sullivan County calendar. Arts-related activities are highlighted in red.
For more detail on some of these activities, visit the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce calendar.
For more on Eagles Mere activities, visit www.eaglesmere.org/.

June 5- July 31, Norma J. Lines, art exhibit, reception June 13, 1-3 pm, hours: Wed. 9 am-12 pm, Thu.-Sat., 9 am-3 pm, Sense & Serendipity, Center St., Dushore, 570-928-7025
June 6, Sullivan County Relay for Life, Forksville Fairgrounds
June 10, Laporte Women's Club annual picnic, Laporte Community Hall
June 19, Fireman's parade, Carnival at fire hall, 7:00 PM, Downtown Dushore (annually, 3rd weekend June)
June 20, Muncy Valley Fire Company chicken BBQ, 2:00 PM (start), Muncy Valley Fire Hall
June 20, Dairy Parade, Milk - Past to Present, 7:00 PM, Downtown Dushore (annually, 3rd weekend June)
June 20-21, Eastern Delaware Nations Pow-wow, Native American gathering, Forksville Fairgrounds, $5.00 (annually, 3rd weekend June)
June 22, Monthly meeting, presentation of plans for multi-purpose county facility, 6:00 PM, Ag. Resources Center, Rt. 487, Dushore, Sullivan County Recreational Association, email
June 22-26, Children's art camp, Bonnie Bell teaches all-day art, 9 am-5 pm, Moon St., Evergreen, $135.00, 570-297-4752
June 23, American History Celebration, with fireworks, Red Rock Job Corps Center, Rt. 487, 570-477-0202
June 24, Senior Night Out, meal and entertainment for over-60s, 5-7 pm, Dushore Senior Center, Sullivan Terrace, Rt. 220, Dushore, 570-928-2316 for reservations
June 25, Online Marcellus Shale seminar, "Planning for community impacts," 1 pm, naturalgas.extension.psu.edu/Events.htm to register
June 26-28, Eagles Mere Photography Show, Wildlife photographers Joe & Mary McDonald at reception, June 26, 6-8 pm, Eagles Mere Community Hall
June 27, A Night at the Races, A night of fun with horse race games, 7:00 PM, Laporte Fire Hall, Sullivan County Recreational Association, $2.00
June 27, Star Party, astronomy with star watching, 7:30, Loyalsock Forest HQ, Rt. 220, Laporte, 570-946-4049 to register.
June 29-July 3, Swimming Instruction, ages 4-11, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Lucy Sick's Pool, $5 per session, register Dushore Municipal building by June 26
July 2, Sullivan County Historical society monthly meeting, 7 pm, Society Museum, Meylert Ave., Laporte, public welcome
July 3, First Friday and art reception for Maria Monachino, 3 pm, Covered Bridge Gallery, Forksville, 570-924-2787
July 3-5, Crazy Crow and Free Spirit Pow-Wow, native dances, food, etc., Buttermilk Falls Campground, $5, 570-924-3363
July 3-5, Ricketts Challenge,
3 days  of family survival activities, Ricketts Glen State Park, Rt. 487, 570-477-7780 (Judy) to register or info
July 4, Firecracker breakfast, bingo, flea market, 8m pm (start), Hillsgrove Fire Hall, Rt. 87, Hillsgrove
July 4, Bessie Miller/Neil Shatto Fishing Derby,
ages 15 and under, 9 am-noon, Richard Baumunk Pond, Rt. 87, Hillsgrove
July 4
, Carpenter Cruise, Classic vehicle parade, 10:00 AM, Main St., Laporte, 570-946-4251
July 4, Annual Artisan Exhibit, 11 am - 4 pm, Sullivan County Historical Museum, Mylert St., Laporte, 570-946-5020, email
July 4, Repasz Band, Traditional martial music, 5:00 PM, Village Green, Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, 570-525-3232, email, www.emfoa.org
July 4, Winestock, Roots, rock, reggae music, 3-9 pm, Bird Song Winery, Bahr Rd, Dushore, $15.00, 570-928-7170
July 4-5, County Arts and Crafts Show, All kinds, 10 am-3 pm, Rail Station, Railroad St., Dushore, 570-924-4264, email, www.craftsmenoftheendlessmountains.webs.com
July 5, Annual turtle race and chicken barbecue, AJ Bird VFW Post, Overton, registration 11 am, races 1 pm
July 5, Vietnam veterans tribute, noon-5 pm, Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum, Main St., Sonestown, 570-482-2610
July 5, St. Basil's Church Summer Festival, Catered dinner, games, music, etc., noon-10 pm, St. Basil's parish grounds, Dushore, 570-928-8865
July 6-10, Swimming Instruction, ages 4-11, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Lucy Sick's Pool, $5 per session, register Dushore Municipal building by June 26
July 7 - SCCA board meeting, all members invited, 7 pm, the Highalnds, Laporte, 570-928-8927, email
July 11, Keystone Jazz Group, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $30.00, 570-525-3232, email, www.emfoa.org
July 11, Eagles Mere Summer Antique Market, 9 am-4 pm, Eagles Mere Village Green, Eagles Mere Conservancy, $5.00, 570-525-3503, www.eaglesmerevillage.com
July 11, Pat McCarty Memorial Benefit for Cooner Smithkors, food, horseshoe tournament, rides, music, 1 pm Forksville Fairgrounds, $10 adults, children free
July 12, Philadelphia Trio, Classical music, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $15.00, 570-525-3232,  email, www.emfoa.org
July 13-17, Children's art camp, Bonnie Bell teaches all day art, 9 am-5 pm, Moon St., Evergreen, $135.00, 570-297-4752
July 13-17, Soccer Instruction, behind Ace Hardware, Center St., Dushore, $5, register Dushore Municipal building
July 15, Courtyard Jazz, Derf Nolde and others, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Terry Wild Gallery, Eagles Mere
July 15-17, Muncy Historical Society Quilt Show, antique and new quilts, hours vary, Muncy High School, 200 W. Penn St., $8, www.muncyhistoricalsociety.org
July 18, Library/Book Club Breakfast, 8 am-12:30 pm, St. Francis Hall, Rt. 487, Mildred, $10, $3.50 kids, 570-928-9352 or visit Dushore library for tickets
July 18, Muncy Valley Fire Company chicken BBQ, 2:00 PM (start), Muncy Valley Fire Hall
July 18, The Larkins, Country music, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $30.00, 570-525-3232,  email, www.emfoa.org
July 18, Softball Tournament, Area-wide , Sonestown ball field, Sullivan County Recreational Association
July 18, Silent Auction and Dinner, Italian buffet, live DJ, 6-10 pm, Laporte Fire Hall, $26, 570-433-3457
July 19, Taste Full Event, Wine, beer and food tasting, arts and vendors, 1-5 pm, Forksville Fairgrounds, Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, $25.00, 570-482-4088, email, www.sullivanpachamber.com
July 20,, Outdoor Recreational Planning session, public meetings and discussion, various meetings, various times, Sullivan Co. Courthouse, Laporte
July 20-24, Softball and Baseball Instruction, Dushore Park Field, $5, register Dushore Municipal building
July 20-August 17, Children's Summer Reading Program, 10-11 am every Monday, Sullivan Co. Library, Center St., Dushore,
July 22, Eagles Mere Flower Show, 5-8 pm, Eagles Mere Community Hall, Laporte Ave., 570-525-3128 or email for entry info
July 22, Independent Oil and Gas Association, public picnic and presentation, 4:30 pm, Laporte Park, 570-946-5201
July 22, 24, 26, Rosencrantz and Gildenstern Are Dead, Ensemble Theatre Community School, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $8.00, 570-525-3232, email, www.emfoa.org
July 23, Online Marcellus Shale seminar, "Water resource policy issues," 1 pm, naturalgas.extension.psu.edu/Events.htm to register
July 23, 25, 27, The Baker's Wife, Ensemble Theatre Community School, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $8.00, 570-525-3232,  email, www.emfoa.org
July 24, Night Golf Outing, 7:30-11 pm, Eagles Mere Country club, $78, 570-946-4746
July 25, American Cancer Society Gala, 6 pm, Castlebrook, Lake Makoma, $75,  570- 946-4521 or  570-946-4106.
July 25, Horseshoe Tournament, chicken barbecue, 4-7 pm, Sonestown American Legion,off Rt. 220, $10
July 27, Sullivan County Recreational Association meeting, 6 pm, Loyalsock Forest HQ, Rt. 220 N. of Laporte, www.4scra.com
July 27-31, Vacation Bible School, 9 am - noon daily, show July 30, 7 pm, St. Basil's Hall, Overton Rd., Dushore (annually, last week July)
July 29-August 1, Laporte Firemen's Carnival, Parade on July 29, 6:00 PM, Laporte Fire Hall
July 29-September 2, Free Crafting Classes, every Weds., 7-8 pm, Valley U.M. Church, Rt. 220 between Sonestown and Muncy Valley, 570-482-3906, 570-482-2395
July 31-August 1, Dushore: Past and Present, Roving Historical Theater production of the history of Dushore, 7:00 PM, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore, Sullivan County Council on the Arts, $ 8 (children $1), 570-928-8927, email, www.sullivanarts.org
July 31-August 2, Antique Machinery Show, Tractor pulls, lumberjack events, live music, Rt. 220, Loyalsock
August 1, Korean War veterans tribute, 10 am-5 pm, Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum, Main St., Sonestown, 570-482-2610
August 1, Open House, Picture It Here Framery, Railroad St., Dushore, 570-928-8202
August 1, Tim Stone, An Evening of Illusions, Magic show, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $30.00, 570-525-3232,  email, www.emfoa.org
August 1, Barbecue, 10 am-5 pm, Eagle Rock Winery, Rt. 42, Laporte, 570-946-7767
August 1-2, Blueberry Fields Festival, All things blueberry and organic, Berry Fields Farm, 9 miles N. of Forksville, 570-924-3019, www.berryfieldsfarm.net (annually, first weekend August)
August 2, Philadelphia Trio, Classical music, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $15.00, 570-525-3232,  email, www.emfoa.org
August 2, Lopez Old Home Day, Food, games, music, rides, noon-7 pm, Pavilion, Rt. 487, Lopez, Lopez Civic association, 570-928-9238, email (annually, first weekend August)
August 4, Endless Mountains Music Festival, classical music and reception, Manley-Bohlayer Farm, Canton, 570-787-7800 www.endlessmountain.net
August 7, Dushore: Past and Present, Roving Historical Theater production of the history of Dushore, 7:00 PM, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore, Sullivan County Council on the Arts, $ 8 (children $1), 570-928-8927, email, www.sullivanarts.org
August 8, Founder's Day 5k, 10k run/walk, Dushore, Sullivan County Recreational Association, 570-928-9537, email
August 8, Dushore Founder's Day, Parade, food, fun, music, basketball, keg rolls and outhouse races, 9 am-8 pm, Downtown Dushore, Dushore Lions, Founder's Day Committee, 570-928-8242, email (annually, first Sat. August)
August 8-9, Eagles Mere Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 am-5 pm, Downtown Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Museum Fund, $6.00, 570-525-3503, www.eaglesmerevillage.com
August 9, Walking tours of historic Dushore, 2 and 3 pm, Downtown Dushore, Sullivan County Historical Society
August 12, Eagles Mere/Laporte Lions' Night at the Races, 7 pm, Laporte Fire Hall
August 13, Simple Gifts, Ethnic music, with two women playing 12 instruments; spoons workshop and jam session, 7:00 PM, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore, Sullivan County Council on the Arts, $10 (children $2), 570-928-8927, email, www.sullivanarts.org
August 15, Music in the Mountains, Chamber music student concert, 7:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $15.00, 570-525-3248, email, www.musicinthemountainspa.com
August 15, Coyotes Foot-stomping Music, 9 pm, Community Hall, Laporte, 570-946-5261
August 15, Kerstetters Concert, 6 pm, New Albany Park
August 15, Sailing Regatta, 10 am, Eagels Mere Lake, register 570-525-3706
August 15, Muncy Valley Fire Company chicken BBQ, 2:00 PM (start), Muncy Valley Fire Hall
August 16, Victim Services Victorian Tea, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, Baldwin House, Laporte, $15, reservations req. by Aug. 10, 570-946-4215 or 946-5091
August 17, 4-H Roundup, Forksville Fairgrounds
August 20,  Sullivan Co. Historical Society annual dinner, followed by talk on ancient Native Americans, 7 pm, Forksville UM Church, Rt. 154
August 20, Red Rock Job Corps Center annual picnic, 6 pm, Lopez Pavilion, Rt. 487, RSVP 570-477-0202
August 20, Rep. Chris Carney Town Hall Meeting, 11 am, Sullivan County Courthouse, :aporte
August 22, Chestnut Brass Company, Classical music, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $30.00, 570-525-3232,  email, www.emfoa.org
August 22, Little Paris Jazz Trio, 7 - 10 pm, Manley/Bohlayer Heritage farm, Canton, PA, $15, 570-673-3985
August 26, Dushore Tuesday Book Club, trip to John Neumann Shrine, 10 am, Sullivan County Library, Center St., Dushore
August 27, Online Marcellus Shale seminar, "Marcellus Industry Direct Workforce Needs," 1 pm, naturalgas.extension.psu.edu/Events.htm to register
August 28-29, Overnight Backpacking Adventure, 4 pm Fri. - 12 pm Sat., World's End State Park, Forksville, register 570-924-1601
August 29, Gelber & Manning, Music and comedy, 8:00 PM, DeWire Center, Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $30.00, 570-525-3232,  email, www.emfoa.org
September 2-7, Sullivan County Fair, Everything you'd expect, Forksville Fairgrounds, 570-924-3843, email, www.sullivancountyfair.com (annually, Labor Day weekend)
September 4, 4-H Livestock Roundup, 10 am, Forksville Fairgrounds
September 5, Endless Summer Party, live music, 3-9 pm, Bird Song Winery, Bahr Rd.
September 5, Eagles Mere Fall Antique Market, 9 AM-4 PM, Eagles Mere Village Green, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, $5.00, 570-525-3503, www.eaglesmerevillage.com
September 5, Pacific Victory (WW II) tribute, noon-5 pm, Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum, Main St., Sonestown, 570-482-2610
September 5-6, County Arts & Crafts Show, All kinds, 10 am-3 pm, Rail Station, Railroad St., Dushore, 570-924-4264, email, www.craftsmenoftheendlessmountains.webs.com
September 9, Laporte Women's Club meeting, 7 pm, white elephant sale, Laporte Community Hall
September 10, Sullivan County Historical Society meeting, 7 pm, at the Museum, Meylert St, Laporte, 570-946-5020
September11, Contra Dancing, 7 pm, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore, 570-928-8654
September 17, Online Marcellus Shale seminar, "Community Response Options to Marcellus Shale and Energy Development," 1 pm, naturalgas.extension.psu.edu/Events.htm to register
September11, Contra Dancing, 6:45 pm, Highland Care Center, Laporte, 570-928-8654
September 15, Dushore Music Club annual dinner, Crestmont Inn, Eagles Mere (annual event)
September 18-20, Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival, Premier bowhunters event in the Northeast, Forksville Fairgrounds, www.pabowhunters.com (annually, 3rd weekend Sept.)
September 19, Cars, Trains and Biplanes, 10 am - 5 pm, Eagles Mere Village Shops, Rt. 42, Eagles Mere
September 19, Oktoberfest, Bird Song Winery, Bahr Rd, Dushore, 570-928-7170
September 20, Annual Tour de Shunk Century Ride, registration 7:30 am, Rocky's Bicycle Shop, Monroeton, Greg White, 570-833-4261 (annual event)
September 26, Laporte Women's Club yard sale, Laporte Community Hall
September 26, New Albany Fall Festival, 10 am - ??, New Albany Park, www.new-albany.com (annual event)
September 29, Chamber of Commerce strategic planning session, 5:30 pm, Ranger Conference Center, World's End State Park, 570-482-4088, sulchamc@epix.net
September 29, Tuesday Book Cub meeting, 7 pm, Sullivan County Library, Dushore,
October 1, Sullivan County Historical Society meeting, 7 pm, Museum, Laporte, public invited
October 3-4, Apple/Cheese Festival, Art, crafts, vendors, food and all, 10 am-5 pm, Off Rt. 414, Canton, 570-673-7222, www.paapplecheese.com (annual event)
October 3-4, Flaming Foliage Festival, Juried crafts and demonstrations, 10 am-4 pm, Forksville Fairgrounds, Craftsmen of the Endless Mountains, 570-247-2075, email, www.craftsmenoftheendlessmountains.webs.com (annually, first weekend Oct.)
October 10-11, Sullivan County Fall Festival, Chainsaw carving, lumberjack competitions, entertainment, SCCA Art Expo, 9 am-5 pm, Forksville Fairgrounds, Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, $5.00, 570-482-4088, email (annually, 2nd weekend Oct.)
October 10-11, Sonestown Heritage Days, Arts, crafts, music, parade, 10:00 AM, Sonestown baseball field, off Rt. 220 (annually, 2nd weekend Oct.)
October 10-11, Military heritage weekend and freedom festival, Re-enactments, parade, 10 am-5 pm, Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum, Main St., Sonestown, 570-482-2610
October 11, Sanctuary, sacred music for the season, 2 pm, St. Basil's Church, Dushore, 800-834-6250, sanctuary.villanova.edu
October 14, Laporte Women's Club meeting, 7 pm, Laporte Community Hall
October 17, Sullivan County Council on the Arts Annual Members' Potluck Dinner, contra dancing, 6 pm., St. Basil's Hall, Dushore, 570-928-8927(annual event)
October 20, Dushore Music Club monthly meeting, home of Eileen Wylie
October 21, Northeast District Music Club Fall Conference, Eagles Mere Community Church, $14
October 23, Sullivan Co, Victim Services Open House, 1 - 3 pm, 663 Main St., Laporte
October 23, 24, 20, 31, Albanyville Haunted Hayride, 9 am - 9 pm - 9 pm, New Albany Social Hall, adults $7, children $4, 570-363-2175 (annual event)
October 24, Sullivan County Health Fair, 7 am - noon, Sullivan Co. Elementary School, Laporte, 570-946-5101 (annual event)
October 31, Halloween Parade, 5:30 pm, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore (annual event)
November 8, WW I tribute, noon-5 pm, Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum, Main St., Sonestown, 570-482-2610
November 11, Combined Ag Agencies annual meeting, St. Francis Hall, Rt. 87, Mildred, 570-928-8941, sullivanext@psu.edu
November 27-29, Home for the Holidays at Eagles Mere, family events, throughout Eagles Mere
December 5 - annual Holiday Craft Show, 10 am - pm, St. Basil's Hall, Dushore, 570-928-8202, SCCA (annual event)
December 6, Pearl Harbor tribute, noon-5 pm, Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum, Main St., Sonestown, 570-482-2610
December 12, Breakfast with Santa, 8 - 11 am, Pam's Restaurant, Main St., Dushore, $3 adults, children free (annual event)
December 13, Dushore Music Club Christmas Concert, 2 pm, St. Basils Hall, Dushore (annual event)
December 13, Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Outstanding Teacher and Student Awards, Business Person of the Year, 5 pm, $30, 570-482-4088, email (annual event)
December 19, Battle of the Bulge tribute, 10 am-5 pm, Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum, Main St., Sonestown, 570-482-2610