‘The Rise & Fall of the Borscht Belt’ - BlueStone Press
July 21, 2017

‘The Rise & Fall of the Borscht Belt’

Event Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017

The 1986 documentary film by Peter Davis, “The Rise & Fall of the Borscht Belt,” tells the story of the summer pilgrimage from New York City to the Catskills made by nearly 1 million people every year. From bungalow colonies to budding entertainers, the Borscht Belt helped shape the cultural heritage. Co-sponsored by the Catskill Resort Museum, this free event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 20, in the Community Room, Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. For more information, call 647-5530 or visit eplm.org.


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