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High Falls Pet Show Returns May 20, 2017

A Celebration of our Beloved Animal Companions...

The High Falls Pet Show will take place this Saturday, May 20 from 10:00am until noon in the parking lot of the Community Church of High Falls on Second Street. This popular annual event, created by the High Falls Civic Association, was postponed from last Saturday, due to inclement weather.

Admission to the Pet Show is free. Registration to show your pet is a single fee of $5.00. Each pet is allowed to enter as many of the competitive categories as desired.

Everyone's a Winner!
The day commences with ribbons bestowed upon all pets in attendance.

The main competition, helmed by emcee Edward Schoelwer, commences at 11:00AM in the Judge’s Circle. Registration to show your pet is a single fee of $5.00. Each pet is allowed to enter as many of the competitive categories as desired. Our Prize Categories
The main competition begins at 11:00AM in the Judge’s Circle. First-second- and third-place ribbons will be awarded in a number of categories. The categories are:

Honorary judges for the 2017 edition of the High Falls Pet Show are: Eric and Christina Silver, the new owners of the Eggs' Nest restaurant; Cathy and Bill Brooks, co-founders of the Rosendale International Pickle Festival (Bill is also Rosendale town historian); and Jim Harwood, a talent agent in the opera world.

All pets are the responsibility of their owners and must be leashed or in a suitable carrier. The High Falls Civic Association (HFCA) and the Town of Marbletown assume no responsibility for damages which might occur at the event.

Next Event is A Fair Day in High Falls


July 8, 2017

We are seeking volunteers, vendors, and Fair goers!

Our Hudson Valley Summer Festival Activities include:
  • Live Music;
  • Craft Vendors;
  • Local Food Vendors;
  • Wellness Tents for Massage and Holistic Health Services
  • Dunk Tank for All Ages;
  • Petting Zoo for Children;
  • Nature Walks on the D&H Canal Trail;
  • Antique Shopping;
  • Local Art Galleries;
  • Historic Canal Museum;
  • Hudson Valley Restaurants;
  • Near the Rail Trail (bike while your family goes to the Fair!);
  • Family Activities
  • Visit one of the oldest Whole Food Co-ops in the USA - High Falls Food Co-op!
  • See the Waterfalls!


January marked the start of our membership year. Your support and/or participation helps us bring these family-friendly events to our community each year. You may opt to pay your dues at any meeting or event or download this Membership Form and send it to the High Falls Civic Association at PO Box 471, High Falls, NY 12440


Next month's general meeting is May in the back room at the Kitchenette in High Falls. We welcome new members!

Any resident of High Falls and the surrounding area is welcome to join and that includes Stone Ridge, Cottekill, and beyond.