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Your Hero’s Journey® Redux: A Mythological Toolbox® PlayShop

Do you dare to re-imagine yourself? Are you hungering for a quest? Yearning to change your paradigm? Join JCF President Bob Walter for Your Hero’s Journey® Redux: A Mythological Toolbox® PlayShop this July! Five days of inspired, inspiring, creative, chaotic, joyful, and challenging play following your hero's journey at the extraordinary historic Catskills creative retreat center, Spillian: A [...]

Leigh Melander Blogging on YourTango – Spillian’s Co-Founder

Now Blogging on YourTango! Spillian Partner and Founding Fomenter Leigh Melander, Ph.D. is jazzed to be blogging on YourTango. She's been invited to contribute as an expert blogger on media site (and Google partner) YourTango.com. Here's a bit about YourTango: YourTango is the premier media company dedicated exclusively to love and relationships. We present compelling, brave, [...]

All Things Trout! Saturday!

All Things Trout! Trout Tales 2016: A Celebration of Fly-Fishing Are you coming? Fly-tying. Casting. The romance and history of Catskills fly-fishing. Boats. Cool toys. Trout cookies you can ice like rainbows or brookies... Happy hour. A raffle for kids of a rod and reel set.  And then a Trout Feast. What more could you ask for? [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:34+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Blog, News & Promos|0 Comments

Trout Tales 2016 Logo! Check it out!

A new Trout Tales 2016 Logo! We're way jazzed about our new Trout Tales 2016 logo. Trout Tales 2016: A Fly-Fishing Celebration on Saturday, March 26, is shaping up to be a truly amazing event... In addition to graphics we love (looks like an old fashioned patch, doesn't it?), there are lots of things to be [...]

Trout Tales: A Fly-Fishing Celebration

Trout Tales: A Fly-Fishing Celebration on the threshold of the new season, another gathering of the clan… Saturday, March 26, 2016 1-5 PM Fish Fest $10 admittance (includes donation to Trout Unlimited) 5-6 PM Happy Hour Cash Bar 6-8 PM Dinner $25 reservations required!                          Co-sponsored by: Ashokan Pepacton Chapter of Trout Unlimited Upstate Adventure [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:34+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Coming Soon, Events, Food and Drink, History, Imaginarium|0 Comments

Spillian in Love: Our favorite picture of Boris and Cindy’s Catskills wedding

We're celebrating this Valentine's Day season and the joys of a  Catskills wedding with Spillian in Love - a series of blog posts of some of our favorite images from some of our favorite couples who have gotten married at Spillian. Boris and Cindy are two of the really special people who have gotten us [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:34+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Spillian Catskills Wedding|0 Comments

Spillian in Love: Our favorite picture of Andy and Daniel

Spillian in Love...a series of blog posts capturing some of the most special moments of the weddings that have happened at Spillian. This picture of Andy and Daniel from summer, 2015 is so worthy of this list! This picture captures such an essence of their relationship - and the quiet, delighted love that sat underneath [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:35+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Spillian Catskills Wedding|0 Comments

No BS Brass at a grand Spillian Catskills Wedding!

We had a glorious wedding here at Spillian this weekend, with a whole host of amazing sights and sounds and flavors (pictures to come), and so much love. One of the extraordinary treats - a special guest performance by the guys from No BS Brass, the preeminent brass band in the US these days. Here's [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:35+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Spillian Catskills Wedding|0 Comments