Celebrate Columbus Day Weekend in Roxbury – A Weekend Filled with Live Music, Outdoor Recreation, Art, Poetry, Farm Tours, and Much More

Roxbury Columbus Day Weekend


Columbus Day in Roxbury!

Activities and Events:


* Plattekill Mountain will host its 9th annual Plattepalooza Family Fall Festival. Activities include pumpkin and face painting, scenic foliage chairlift rides, vendors, beer garden with seasonal brews, s'mores making, apple cider press as well as live music with Texas style blues and classic rock and roll band Wyld Blu. The mountain will also be open for mountain biking, bikes are available for rent.- Saturday October 6 12-4pm

* Bike rentals, unique shopping and Pumpkin Decorating with Markers:
Let your spooky creativity shine!
Stop by The Roxbury General. - Saturday  October 6th

* Ceramicists and printmakers Peter Yamaoka and Gerda Van Leeuwen, two artists affiliated with the AMR Open Art Studio Tour, will open their working spaces located at 777 Carroll Hinkley Road, Roxbury, NY, and show and talk about their craft. Saturday October 6th 11am-6pm

*Martin Lerner Gallery presents "MY PASSION", the original and collected art of Christopher Durham. Marting Lerner Gallery, 53470 Route 30 Roxbury. Opening reception Saturday October 6th 2-4pm

Writers In The Mountains will host a Poetry Workshop with Sharon Ruetenik at the Andes Public Library from 1 to 4 pm. Form and content provide a happy marriage in poetry. Line length is the foundation of this union. Does the poet choose a short or long line for expression? What are the most effective words to end a line? These are some of the questions that participants will explore. Saturday October 6th 1-4pm

* Roxbury Arts Group will celebrate FIDDLERS! 25, honoring the tradition of fiddle music in the Catskills with performances by The Tremperskill Boys, Jay Ungar, and others. Sunday October 7th noon - 7pm

*Friday through Sunday, October 5 – 7, Table to Farm Tours will be hosting their popular farm tours throughout the area. Spend a day visiting local producers, taste and learn directly from the farmers; enjoy a delicious farm to table lunch or dinner and drink tour. Table to Farm Tours will take you there departing from Roxbury General on Main Street in Roxbury. 

* Play golf at Shephard Hils, 18 holes - Oct 6,7 and 8