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<bgsound src="scott.mp3" loop="infinite"> Events and Happenings in and around Hancock.

Current weather, and 5 day forecast is at the bottom of this column.

 


 

April

9th Annual One Bug

April 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 

Hancock Fireman's Park Hancock, NY 13783  

Fishing, food, drinks, live music (by Milkweed), and auction at this highly attended annual fundraising event for the Friends of the Upper Delaware River.  
Cost:$100.00
Event website.  For more info contact: Sherri Resti, Friends of the Upper Delaware River, 607-637-4499  sherri@fudr.org


 

May

The American Rogues
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

At Hancock Town Square

Celtic, rock, patriotic, military, and classical music. The American Rogues have performed around the world and have won multiple gold medals from the World Pipe Band Championships held in Scotland each year.

Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.


 

May

14th Annual Bobby Evans Memorial Good Kuggamugga Trail Ride

May 14 & 15

Coon Hill Road,  Hancock, NY 13783
Contact: bearcreeksportsmen@yahoo.com http://www.bearcreeksportsmen.com/kugga.html


 

May - Saturday & Sunday May 28 & 29

Greater Hancock- Community Wide Yard Sale. 

 

 


 

May

Memorial Day Salute

At Hancock Town Square

For the military men and women who gave for our community and country. Followed by “Picnic In The Square” . Chicken BBQ, refreshments, live music, games for all.


 

May

Black Sage Project

May 14  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

At Hancock Town Square

Black sage project is a talented group of musicians that performs a mixture of Celtic, Folk, Bluegrass, Gospel, Originals, and songs of historical value about mining and everyday life from days past.

Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.



June 4 & 5

Tar Hollow ATV Ride June 4th & 5th

Tar Hollow Road, Hancock, NY 13783
 

 

 

 

 

 


 

June-October

 

The Farmers Market @ The Town Square

Held the first, and third Saturday of each month from June to October, from 10 AM until 2 PM.

The market includes Mountain Dell Organic Farm, Bru’s Mountain Bath and Body (goats milk soap), The Hancock Bakery, and Wahl Dairy Farm (Meats, Cheeses, Dairy, and jams).


June 5th

10th Annual Walk for Education

Benefiting the Lisa DaBrescia Scholarship Fund

Balloon Launch in Memory of Lisa at 10:45 AM

Walk will begin at 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Fireman’s Park in Hancock.
$20.00 Entry Fee includes T-Shirt

Chicken BBQ to benefit the Mike Robinson Scholarship Fund open to the public at 12:00 Noon $9.00 Dinner $7.00 1/2. More information https://www.hancockeducationfoundation.org/events.php


 

June

2016 Equinunk Car Show
Pine Mill Road  Equinunk, PA
Free admission.

 


June

Art-Strings

June 17  7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

From Vivaldi to The Beatles, Art-Strings Ensemble breaks the barrier between classical and contemporary music, introducing every generation to the beauty, versatility, and excitement of stringed instruments.

Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.


 

June

Aspire Dance Company –

La Vie En Rose

June 11   7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Aspire Dance Company is an entertainment group dedicated to changing the perception of dance and disability. This group is comprised of mixed-ability dancers who are committed to challenging their physical limitations.

Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.


 

July

Hot Jazz Jumpers

July 1  7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

At Hancock Town Square

An eclectic musical mix of 20s/30s, New Orleans jazz, bluegrass & standards, influenced by Gullah Geechee and Calypso rhythms. 

Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.


 

July

July 15  7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Bernstein-Bard Quartet

At Hancock Town Square

 Their infectious grooves and eclectic repertoire. This group from the New Paltz area will having you dancing to tango, swing, waltz, latin, and reggae. At Hancock Town Square

Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.


 

July

40th Annual Deposit Lumberjack Festival

Jul 15 – Jul 17 all-day

Firemen's Field 55 Dublin St., Deposit, NY 13754

The Deposit Lumberjack Festival is a three day event with lots of fun, excitement, carnival rides, food vendors, craft fair, merchant vendors, a parade, live music, magic shows, tractor pulls, pony pulls, fireworks, lumberjack competition.


 

July

Fair on The Square

Jul 16  3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At Hancock Town Square

The Hancock Education Foundation is sponsoring a Fair on the Square on Saturday, July 16th, and you’re invited! Bring the kids and enjoy an afternoon of games, food, and activities. At 7 pm, the Gone Fishin’ Band takes the stage to perform folk and country tunes.


 

July  All-day Event
East Branch Firemen’s Field Days

Three days of fun, food, carnival rides, live music, flea market, softball. Town-wide lawn sale.

Fireworks Friday  Chicken BBQ Saturday.


 

July 12 
Joel Hill Sawmill Open House

Demonstrating the Power of Water. Tours and sawing demonstrations of the Civil War era water-powered sawmill. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


 

July Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Hancock Firemen Field Days and Lumberjack Festival

Chain saw carvers, great food, shrimp, clams, carnival rides, parades, games, beer tent, and the area's largest fireworks display. Watch this space for specific event times, and dates.

It's the summer must do!


 

August
2015 Quarry Run Dual Sport

Hancock Firemen's Park
The Quarry Run is a two-day event, averaging 100 miles per day. The event is mostly two track trail with some dirt roads and paved roads.

Sign up online

More info: http://www.bearcreeksportsmen.com/quarry_run.html


 

August
Delaware County Fair
Delaware County Fair Grounds

Walton, NY
The annual Delaware County Fair in Walton, NY, is one of the largest agricultural fairs in New York State.


 

August

The Dady Brothers

August 13 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Deposit Community Theatre & PAC
148 Front St., Deposit, NY 13754
More information, Contact:607-467-2016.

The Dady’s music transcends genres and generations by the melding of American Folk Roots and Irish Traditional influences into an amalgam of sound that is uniquely their own. John and Joe are highly skilled players


 

Arts in the Park

Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

At Hancock Town Square

Join us in Hancock for our first annual Arts in the Park fine arts and crafts show! A hand-picked selection of fine artists will display their juried art as well as other fine pieces of local crafts and art. Apply for booth space.


 

August

August 19  7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

At Hancock Town Square

This internationally touring dance theatre company merges ancient myths and magical storytelling with puppetry, mask theater, music, and blacklight for an original and unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The vision and voice of South African artist Alan Bell, who has performed by invitation at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the 2009 TED conference, and around the globe.

Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.


 

September

The Moanin’ Frogs

September 2  7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

We top off the 2016 performance season with something completely different… and undeniably fun! Rooted in the theatrical and musical history of the American Vaudeville show, the Moanin’ Frogs perform an expansive repertoire of classical.

 Part of the 2016 Gateway Cultural Arts “Summer Nights LIVE on The Square” performance series.


 

September
Bear Creek Blast
Harescramble, Observed trials and Motocross. More Major improvements have been made to the MX track to make it more fun for everyone! Club party Saturday night. Watch this space for details

Coon Hill Road, Hancock, NY

Contact: http://www.bearcreeksportsmen.com/bcblast.html


 

September 23-25
7th Annual Catskill Chill Music Festival

Formerly held at Camp Minglewood, Hancock, NY, The New Miglewood will be held in Lakewood, PA at a remote private summer camp.
Live music, free parking, free camping, on-site cabin rentals, daily yoga, live art, farmer’s market, craft and food vendors, open mic, and a communal bonfire. It will take you back to the days of Woodstock.

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/CatskillChill

http://www.catskillchill.com


 

December

The Sandra Karcher Christmas Parade of Lights. A spectacular array of lighted floats make up the parade, followed by the lighting of the Town Square Christmas and then....photos with Santa!

This is the highlight of the Holiday Season.