Middletown Area Events This October

October 2nd, 2013 by

Middletown Honda LogoAs a premier Orange County Honda dealer, we like to stay informed of all the fantastic things to do and see in the Middletown area. Our local community is filled with exciting places and events, and we want to help you experience some of the best ones. Below is just a glance at a few of the things going on in October.


Middletown Thrall Library Events

Free Charcoal Workshop

When: Saturday, October 5 (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Where: 2nd Floor Community Room at Middletown Thrall Library

Local artist Diane Ouzoonian will lead a free workshop focusing on various charcoal techniques like contour drawing, shading, relative values, and more. All necessary materials will be provided for students to complete their own charcoal drawing by the end of the session.

Enrollment is limited to 18 people, so interested individuals should RSVP by calling (845) 341-5483.


Reading and Book Signing by Local Author Bernard H. Cohen

When: Friday, October 25 (3:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

Where: 2nd Floor Community Room at Middletown Thrall Library

Former Middletown High School principal Bernard H. Cohen will be giving a book talk and signing copies of his book, Behind the Schoolhouse Doors.

For more information, please contact Gail Myker at (845) 341-5483 or [email protected]


154th Annual City of Middletown Firemen’s Inspection Parade

Saturday, October 5 @ 3:00 p.m.

Come out and celebrate with the brave individuals in our fire department! This year’s parade will run from Highland Avenue down West Main Street, then left onto North Street and right on Wickham Avenue before ending at Thrall Park.


Last Month for Hudson River Adventures Cruises!

With winter soon approaching, now is your last chance to enjoy the fall colors on a relaxing cruise from Hudson River Adventures. Running select dates through the end of October, Hudson River Adventures offers a number of cruise options, including walking tours through the castle ruins on Bannerman Island.

Click here for more information.


Landscape Sculpture Tours at Storm King Art Center

Wednesday – Sunday Through October

Art enthusiasts can enjoy the first-ever monographic museum exhibition in the U.S. devoted to the work of Thomas Houseago, with his outdoor sculpture installation “As I Went Out One Morning.” David Brooks’ “A Proverbial Machine in the Garden” is also installed on the property grounds, turning the landscape around the art center into an exhibit all its own.

Visit the Storm King Art Center’s website for more information, as well as dates and times.


Special Glass Blowing Demonstrations & Guided Tour

Saturday, October 19 (Every 20-30 minutes from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

Tour the Gillinder Glass Factory in Port Jervis and watch guest glass artists craft beautiful and unique creations via glass blowing techniques. The Gillinder Glass Factory has been run for 152 years by multiple generations of the Gillinder family, and features an on-site store with a wide range of custom-made glass sculptures and gifts.

For ticket prices, tour times, and other information, call 845-856-5375 or visit: //www.gillinderglassstore.com/


Of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to October events in the area. Leave us a comment if there’s anything you’re excited about this month that we’ve missed!

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