Upcoming Andes Events!

There are many fantastic things going on around town this summer and throughout the year. Join Andes Works! members on paddles, hikes on new trails in town, at musical performances and more. See what else is up in Andes!

Saturday, May 25th
The Hunting Tavern Museum & Gift Shop opens for the season!

10 am to 3pm. Tours are available every Saturday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., through Columbus Day weekend, or by appointment. Call the ASHC office at 845-676-3775 and leave a message


Saturday, May 25th
Paddle the Pepacton with the Catskill Mountain Club

Registration Required: Contact annroberti@yahoo.com

Join Andes Works! and Catskill Mountain Club Board Member Ann Roberti to kick off this year’s reservoir paddling season by paddling the beautiful Pepacton Reservoir.
Provide your own CANOE or KAYAK or rent from a local business.
We will launch promptly at 11AM at the Shavertown Bridge site on the Pepacton Reservoir. Life jackets required. All boats must be steam cleaned prior to arrival on site and have a valid DEP access sticker.

For more information on regulations click here to visit the NYCDEP website.


Saturday, May 25
The Plein Air Painters Exhibition at the Hunting Tavern Museum
OPENING Reception May 25th 3pm to 5pm
Runs through 10/12

The ASHC is hosting an opening reception for the art exhibit by the regional Plein Air group, at the HTM. Come and view the works of our local artists and enjoy the refreshments!


Monday, May 27

Andes Memorial Day Parade

10am – Come watch the parade and enjoy small town America at its best while strolling the streets of Andes



Sunday, June 1

National Trails Day hike with Andes Works!

See the Andes Rail Trail and the new Bullet Hole Spur hiking trail. The whole trail is now 3.9 miles round trip – come and see all that the trail has to offer.
Meet at the train depot on Cabin Hill Road at 11:00 for a walk on our
beautiful rail trail.


Saturday, June 15th

Live Music from The Tremperskill Boys

7:30pm The Tremperskill Boys Band perform at the Pleasant Valley Meeting House

The Tremperskill Boys are an old time string band whose core repertoire comes from fiddle tunes now native to the Catskill Mountains. It’s a special event for all ages!

Tickets $10 Refreshments following show


Saturday, July 6

Andes Strawberry Festival

Andes Presbyterian church, 4 to 8 pm. Nothing says summer like strawberry shortcake! Come sample tons of strawberry tasty delights prepared by the Andes Presbyterian Church.


Saturday, July 13

2nd Annual

Andes Battle of the Bands!

Keeping the Music Live!

Building on the success of last year’s event the Andes Battle of the Bands 2013 will broaden it’s scope by inviting musicians of all ages and experience to participate. First Round of competition is held from 2pm to 5pm. The 4 bands chosen from this round go on to battle in the Final Round – broadcast LIVE over WIOX Community Radio 91.3FM from 6pm to 8pm.

The Grand Prize: Perform at RoxFest,NY + $500 Musical Gear + Your Own one hour Radio Show on WIOX!

Andes Fire Department Pavilion – Free Admission

GOT BAND? Contact andesbobb@gmail.com for more info.


Saturday, August 10

Andes Community Day

All Day– Starting at 10am with a parade, exhibits, over 30 vendors, live music, tours of the historic Hunting Tavern, and hay rides. Come enjoy a variety of events for the family while strolling the streets of Andes in the heart of the Catskills, with many great restaurants, antique and gift shops and art galleries.


Sunday, September 1

Reservoir Town Day


The Andes Society of History & Culture is sponsoring “Reservoir Towns Day” at the Pleasant Valley Meeting House. Dish-to-pass meal at noon or shortly thereafter, many historical exhibits and lots of reminiscing at the dining hall. The film, “Beneath Pepacton Waters,” will be shown in the meeting house.


Saturday, Sept 7

Andes Chili Cook-Off


noon to 4pm-Andes Hotel-The folks at the Andes Hotel are hosting the Annual Chili Cook Off on Sept 7th, which coincides with the Town Wide Yard Sale. Come down to taste or enter yourself for a chance to be crowned the Catskill’s Chili cooking Grand Master. We’ve got live music and loads of chili, great prizes and culinary glory!!! $10 to enter and $10 at the door for tasting. For information or to enter call Ed @ The Andes Hotel @ (845)676-3980 or email us at edchef1850@yahoo.com. He’ll give you all the spicy details! Portion of proceeds donated to the Andes Stars & Stripe Fund which provides the flags and flowers for the village


Saturday, Sept 7

Andes Town Wide Yard Sale


10am to 4pm- Andes is hosting a town wide yard sale on Sept 10th! If you are a resident, empty those attics and make some money! If you are a yard sale goer, you are not going to be disappointed here! Andes residents are known for hanging on to some wonderful treasurers! While you are here, pop into the Andes Hotel for the chili cook-off or browse through some of Andes unique shops and galleries!


Monday, October 28

Andes Society for History and Culture

General Meeting

Andes Society of History & Culture General Meeting, 6 p.m. — The ASHC fall general meeting and dish-to-pass supper will be held at the HTM. The program will be announced as the date approaches.


Saturday, December 7

Andes Society of History & Culture “Soup & Bread Night”
5 p.m. — The ASHC will hold its annual “Soup and Bread Night” at the HTM, following the tree lighting in Bohlmann Park. Come and enjoy a wide variety of delicious homemade soups and breads, a variety of hot and cold beverages and some good conversation! Call Vera and Don Liddle for more information at 845-676-3345.

There’s lots going on in area businesses too.  The Andes Hotel always has something wonderful cooking – literally and figuratively – The Craft Beer Festival,  Trivia Nights, Doylestock, Karaoke Nights, and the summer long Cans and Clams with live Music.
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The Back Room at Hogan’s is an amazing surprise… Gourmet meals at the gas station.   If  you haven’t tried it, check it out – dinner Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Sunday brunch.hogans


Visit the new place in town, Puddingstone Books and Prints – used books, lithographs, watercolors


SIXTY ONE MAIN GALLERY — 61 Main St, Andes, NY — offering a rich collection of contemporary fine art, Sixty One Main reopened this weekend celebrating its sixth season with a collection of Oil Paintings by Kate Knapp, Plein Air paintings by Robin Kappy, Abstracts by Jim Chatelain, John Egner, James Walton Fox , Gary Mayer and Lynn Preston and Wood Block Prints and reproductions by Sandy Swan.

June:    Saturdays:    11am – 5pm and by appointment

July and August:     Friday – Sunday and Holidays and by appointment

Andes Works! OWN Michael Suchorsky is performing at the Andes Hotel June 1st from 6-9 pm.


Do not miss Andes Battle of the Bands!!


The Andes Rail Trail has been expanded with the opening of Bullet Hole Spur hiking trail.  The trail is now 3.9 miles round trip, and sports a lovely new arbor entryway.   Join the Rail Trail Crew for a hike on the Trail June 1.KioskRailTrailMap

Friday, May 24th is the opening day for paddling on the Pepacton Reservoir.   Read all about it in the DEP brochure.




2 Responses to Upcoming Andes Events!

  1. Barbara Felter says:

    Would it be possible for you to send vendor information and how to sign up for the Andes Community Day on August 10? thank you. Barbara Felter

    • annroberti says:

      I’m forwarding your request to the folks who handle that. They will email you. Thanks for your interest….Ann

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