Much to Do in May

The weather is warming up and summer is on its way. Days leading up to Memorial Day Weekend are  when the start of the summer season really goes into overdrive in the Great Western Catskills. We are ready to kick off summer with a bang! Below are a few events to keep you busy in and in May. Stop back often, as we’re sure to be adding even more!

Vintage Base Ball
We’ve got some home games coming up this month featuring our local teams, Bovina Derrymen, Fleischmanns Mountain Athletic Club and Delhi Polecats. Visit the Delaware County Vintage Base Ball Association website for details.

Creamery Field Nineteenth Century Base Ball Invitational
May 21 & 22
Creamery Field Vintage Base Ball Park
County Route 6, Bovina Center, NY 13740
Featuring several vintage clubs, including all three or our local teams, playing 1864 rules over two days on two fields.

Fleischmanns Mountain Athletic Club Opening Day
Saturday, May 28. 2pmC
Versus Bovina Derrymen. This opening day celebrates the Life and Career of Judson “Jay” Kirke.

The Figgs and Sarah Borges Live
May 21, 5:30pm – 11:30pm
Livestock Headquarters
124 Bob Hall Rd, Bovina Center, NY 13740
Get your summer started early as the Livestock Foundation is thrilled to present Sarah Borges and The Figgs at Chico’s Barn. Your $30 ticket includes dinner catered by the Quarter Moon Cafe and an incredible night of live music. Full menu and more information is available here.

Totally 80s Dance Party
May 28, 8pm – 11pm
Castle on the Delaware
139 Stockton Ave, Walton, NY 13856
Tease your hair and grab your spandex for this throwback totally 80’s dance party. Whether you grew up in the 80’s or missed them, get ready to enter the big hair competition and moonwalking contest!

Summer Kick Off Party
May 28 & 29, begins at 12:30pm
Catskill Smokehouse
53 Main St, Delhi, NY 13753
The Smokehouse is reopening for the season and we’re kicking things off with live music all weekend long featuring many of the area’s favorite acts, The Blues Maneuver Band, Drew De Four, Mike Herman, Becca Frame & The Tall Boys.

Fleischmanns Street Fair 2022
May 29, 10am – 4pm
Main Street, Fleischmanns, NY 12430
Annual street fair celebration on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend in the Village of Fleischmanns. Food, crafts, vendors, live music, and fun!

Sloan Wainwright
May 29, 3pm – 6pm
West Kortright Centre
49 W Kortright Church Rd, East Meredith, NY 13757
The younger sister of witty singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III, Sloan Wainwright has taken her own path in building a musical career. A unique hybrid of pop, folk, jazz and blues, Wainwright’s music is unified by her melodious tone and rich, powerful contralto. Advance tickets are recommended as seating is limited; walk-ups are welcome.

H&R Vaudeville Variety Show
May 29, 5pm – 10pm
The Arts Inn
923 Main St, Fleischmanns, NY 12430
The H&R Vaudeville Variety Show” showcases a diverse line-up of artists from the Catskills and beyond. With over a dozen performers, the show includes live music, dance, art installations, spoken word and more. This is a free event.