Morgan Outdoors will host the Catskills Astronomy Club for a Pre-eclipse Solar Viewing on August 19th, out front on the sidewalk at 1pm. The Club will set up telescopes with solar filters. A great opportunity to learn more about our closest star AND the Solar Eclipse happening on Monday, Aug. 21st! Pick up a pair of Thousand Oaks Optical certified Solar Viewer glasses to protect those baby blues while looking at the sun.
Monday, Aug. 14th at 3:00pm, join John Kocijanski of the Catskills Astronomy Club at Morgan Outdoors for a Solar Eclipse poster-making workshop. We’ll make colorful posters that teach others about the upcoming eclipse. They’ll be on view during our Solar Viewing session on Saturday, Aug. 19th, and in our windows for passers by to enjoy. All participants enter drawing for a solar-powered Luci Light! RSVP: reserve a spot at 845 439 5507.
You can bring the current photography exhibition “Catskill Rivers & Trails” at Morgan Outdoors to life. Sunday, August 13, 10:00am come hike to the pond on the Shavertown Trail overlooking Pepacton Reservoir. Did you know Pepacton is actually the East Branch of the Delaware River? Total hike length is 2.3 miles. The trail leads to a beautiful view. More details at Morgan Outdoors RSVP: at (845) 439-5507 or email back.
Opening Reception July 22 at 9am – Paintings of trout by watercolorist Steven Weinberg will be exhibited in the Wulff Gallery at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum in Livingston Manor from July 19 through September 5. Opening reception will be held of July 22 at 9am. Steven Weinberg also writes and illustrates kids’ books when he’s not fly fishing in the Catskills and he and his wife run Spruceton Inn in West Kill, NY. For more about his work, go to stevenweinbergstudio.com.
Have you seen our special exhibition of photographs from the book “Land of Little Rivers” by Austin McK. Francis?
The exhibition includes stunningly beautiful photographs of the Beaverkill, Willowemoc, Neversink, East Branch, Esopus and West Kill by Enrico Ferorelli, on loan from the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum. And our map display illustrates the wealth of public trails throughout the Catskill Park. A tribute to the natural beauty of the Catskills and a great room to relax or host a meeting in.
Stay tuned for details on our guided hikes, July 30 and August 13th, and a program on the wonderful skill of reading topographic maps in early August.
Mondays at 5:45 pm During July, we’re holding hiking pole clinics on Mondays. They are free and will give you a chance to sample the great things hiking poles can add to your walking/hiking experience. All participants score a 25% off coupon, good for all Leki and Kelty poles in stock. To RSVP and ask any questions, call 845 439 5507.
The Catskill Brewery continues it’s “Shlo-mance” as they welcome Shlomo Franklin back to the brewery. The pride of Sullivan County comes back with band in tow and will play two sets starting at 6pm, Saturday July 15. Come check it out – and they will be debuting a new summer seasonal beer, our Citra Pale ale @ 4.4%.
Morgan Outdoors is psyched to host the free program “Invasive Plants – Who Gave Them A Passport Anyway?” with Sullivan Renaissance Horticulturist Diana Weiner,
Saturday, July 8 from 10:30am to 12:00pm
The program begins indoors at Morgan Outdoors and continue outdoors in Livingston Manor’s Renaissance Park, with its native plant garden and examples of invasive plants.
Diana presented this topic at the Philadelphia Flower Show!
Details & Registration: http://morgan-outdoors.com/?p=1512