Ski Jumping Exhibit
Wednesday December 19 - Sunday February 17
Salisbury Association, 24 Main Street
The Salisbury Association Community Events Committee and the Salisbury Winter Sports Association reprise the popular exhibit on ski jumping in Salisbury. Come see photos and text illuminating the exciting sport and its history in Salisbury. A reception celebrating the exhibit and SWSA's Jump Camp will be held December 27 from 5-7. At the Academy Building, 24 Main Street, open weekdays and Saturdays from 10-1.
Era of Elegance: Edith Wharton at the Mount
Saturday January 26, 4:00 PM
Scoville Memorial Library
Enjoy a lecture on Edith Wharton at The Mount: A Great American House with Gardens Designed by a Great American Writer, by Anne Schuyler, Director of Visitor Services at The Mount. This program will look at Wharton's life, and in particular her time at The Mount, her elegant estate in Lenox, Massachusetts. Wharton designed both house and garden, on principles of symmetry, proportion and moderation. Schuyler will trace the history The Mount from its creation in 1902 to its recent restoration. Co-sponsored by the Scoville Memorial Library and the Salisbury Association's Community Events Committee.
The Mountain Lion Returns
Friday February 22, 7:00 PM
Houstonic Valley Regional High School, 246 Warren Turnpike Road, Falls Village
Join us for a magnificently iIlustrated presentation by wildlife researcher Sue Morse. Mountain lions are not only being seen in eastern North America, some are attempting to recolonize their former ranges. Scientists have now documented mountain lion dispersal and even occupancy in a growing list of eastern states. Sue Morse has studied mountain lions in a broad diversity of habitats, from Alberta to the Arizona/Mexico border. She will discuss mountain lion biology and ecology, and give us the low-down on the latest confirmations of mountain lions in the east. Sponsored by the Salisbury Association, Audubon Sharon, Dutchess County Land Trust, Goshen Land Trust, Housatonic Valley Association, Norfolk Land Trust, Sharon Land Trust, and Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust.