Holiday on Main in Margaretville on Nov. 26
WHAT: Holiday on Main WHEN: Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. WHERE: Various locations in Margaretville DETAILS: Kick off the holiday season in style at Margaretville’s Holiday on Main. The event begins with a parade at 11 a.m. and will be capped off by a tree lighting at 4:30 p.m. Other activities include Santa Claus greeting visitors at the American Legion Hall from noon to 4 p.m. There will also be free hay rides throughout the day, a model train exhibit at the Presbyterian Church on Orchard Street and holiday crafts for children and face painting at the Masonic Building from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, there will be a gift-making fair at The Catskill Mountain Artisans’ Guild throughout the day. Other activities and a live Nativity scene at the Catskill Mountain Christian Center are also slated. CONTACT: Call (845) 586-4177 or visit mainstreetmargaretville. com for more information.
Roller derby action in Hyde Park on Nov. 5
WHAT: Hudson Valley Horrors roller derby contest WHEN: Nov. 5, with doors opening at 5 p.m. and the match starting at 5:30p.m. WHERE: Hyde Park Roller Magic, 4178 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park DETAILS: The Hudson Valley Horrors roller derby team will mark their 10th anniversary by taking on the Jerzey Derby Brigade from Morriston, N.J., in their only contest this season. There will be a special halftime performance by local musician Cally Mansfield and an open skate party after the game. Tickets are $15, $20 to stay for the open skate. Children ages 10 and under get in free. A portion of the proceeds from the bout will benefit the Ryan McElroy Children’s Cancer Foundation. CONTACT: Visit brownpapertickets.com to buy tickets in advance. They can also be purchased at the door. Visit horrorsrollerderby.com or facebook. com/hvhrd for more information.