August 2011

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Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Poppy’s, Beacon, NY

Poppy’s Burgers in Beacon, NY

How to Make the Perfect Burger (According to Joshua Applestone of Fleischer’s Grass-Fed and Organic Meats in Kingston)

We asked Joshua Applestone of Fleisher’s Grass-Fed and Organic Meats in Kingston for tips on how to cook the perfect burger

Hudson Valley’s Best Burgers Review 2011

How do you like your burger? Well-done or medium rare? Topped with cheese and avocado, or onions and eggs? Served alongside French fries or zucchini blossoms? Prepared in an upscale restaurant or a (fresh!) fast-food joint? Whatever your preferences may be, we’ve got the scoop on where to find the perfect patty

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Burger Boyz, Newburgh, NY

Burger Boyz in Newburgh, NY

Hudson Valley Best Barbecue Event: RibFest 2011 in New Paltz, NY

Barbecue gets star billing at RibFest in New Paltz

Black Dirt Feast 2011: Warwick Valley Farmers Serve Up Market Fresh Fare in Pine Island, NY

Enjoy a gourmet five-course meal outdoors in Orange County

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Five Guys, Fishkill, Kingston, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Middletown, NY

Five Guys Burgers in Fishkill, Kingston, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Middletown, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Cave Mountain Brewing Company, Windham, NY

Cave Mountain Brewing Company in Windham, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: The Wherehouse, Newburgh, NY

The Wherehouse in Newburgh, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Sidewalk Bistro, Piermont, NY

Sidewalk Bistro in Piermont, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Vanderbilt House, Philmont, NY

Vanderbilt House in Philmont, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011: Best Veggie Burgers in the Hudson Valley, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Armadillo Bar & Grill, Kingston, NY

Armadillo Bar & Grill in Kingston, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Woody’s All Natural Burgers and Fries, Cornwall, NY

Woody’s All Natural Burgers and Fries in Cornwall, NY

On the Valley’s Best Burgers and Bard’s Leon Botstein (Editor’s Letter)

A word from Hudson Valley Editor in Chief, Olivia J. Abel

Annual Bethel Woods Volunteer Recognition Celebration

Journey Arts in Woodstock, NY, Uses Sound Therapy to Heal, Relax

A form of healing that uses sound vibrations is gaining a following in the Valley

Best Shopping Deals in Ulster County This Week: Back to School Sale at Uptown Attic in Gardiner, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Aug. 25-31): 30% off entire store when you bring in your new or gently used school supplies to Uptown Attic in Gardiner, NY

Hurricane Irene: New York and Hudson Valley Survival Guide (What to Do When the Power is Out)

A Hudson Valley foodie’s guide to surviving Hurricane Irene

Turning 50: One Writer Reflects on Mom, Friends, and Her Relationships with Both

Ten women forge friendships on the run; one reflects on turning 50 and bonds with mom

Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: EB Anniversary Sale and Facebook Haiku Contest at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Aug. 18-24): 20% off one $50 item at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and HV Mag Facebook haiku contest for $50 gift certificate

Restaurant Review in Dutchess County: Il Barilotto, Fishkill, NY

Traditional Italian cuisine gets a modern-day twist at Fishkill’s Il Barilotto

Historical Society of Rockland County Unveils Photography Exhibit: World War II Ghost Army 603rd Camouflage Engineers

A Rockland Historical Society exhibit celebrates an unusual WWII unit

Twilight’s Edward Cullen, Pirates of the Caribbean’s Captain Jack Sparrow, and DC Comics’ Wonder Woman: Favorite TV Characters Become Tonner Dolls, Kingston, NY

As it enters its third decade, Kingston’s Tonner Dolls continues to design high-end collectible dolls and action figures

Letters to the Editor in August 2011

Read our letters to the editor for August 2011

Chatter

A unique WWII exhibit, radio goes live in Sugar Loaf, and a collector’s gold mine in Kingston

Events: Out & About in August 2011

The Dutchess County Fair rolls into town; feeling blue in the Catskills; and beautiful voices in Ulster County

Small Bites

Two popular food fêtes — the Black Dirt Feast and RibFest — return, and a new café opens at a renowned local winery

Pulitzer Prize Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop, Austerliz, NY

Writer Edna St. Vincent Millay’s home-turned-museum

Lycian Centre’s Radio Theater in Sugar Loaf, NY, Features Air Pirates Radio

Radio theater comes to Sugar Loaf

Best Shopping Deals in Dutchess County This Week: Summer Sale at Women’s Work in Poughkeepsie, NY

This week’s best shopping deal (Aug. 11-17): 25%-50% off summer clothes at Women’s Work in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Events: Polly’s Picks in August 2011

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for August 2011

Restaurant Recommendation in Orange County: Chateau Hathorn, Warwick, NY

Eat out at Chateau Hathorn in Warwick, Orange County, this month

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: Mary Booth Gravestone Near Hudson Valley Library

Do you know where this Hudson Valley landmark is located?

Millbrook Vineyards and Winery Offers Wine Tastings and Fine Dining at Vineyard Grille & Café in Millbrook, NY

A new café opens at a renowned local winery

Best Dining Deals in Dutchess County This Week: Kids Eat Free at Gigi Market in Red Hook, NY

This week’s best dining deal (Aug. 4-10): Kids under 6 eat free at Gigi Market in Red Hook, N.Y.

Events: Kid’s Korner in August 2011

Back-to-school season is just around the corner. Fill your final days of summer with all the fun you can handle — and that means live music, kids’ theater, and museum activities

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson, NY, Displays Photographer Brandt Bolding’s Photos of Farms in Dutchess, Columbia, and Montgomery Counties and the Berkshires, MA

One local photographer captures the beauty of a rapidly disappearing way of life

Legs Diamond: A History of Kingston, NY’s Most Notorious Gangster

Eighty years ago, a raid on a Kingston bootlegging operation helped bring down notorious gangster Legs Diamond

Interview with Leon Botstein: 35 Years (and Counting) as President of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

After 35 years at Bard College, Leon Botstein reflects on his life as a public intellectual

Hudson Valley Colleges on Princeton Review’s Best 376 Colleges List in 2012

Six Hudson Valley colleges named best northeastern schools in Princeton Review’s “Best 376 Colleges” list

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011: Best Sides for Your Burger

Every burger needs a partner in crime. Here are some of our favorite, sumptuous sidekicks

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Café Les Baux, Millbrook, NY

Café Les Baux in Millbrook, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Raccoon Saloon, Marlboro, NY

Raccoon Saloon in Marlboro, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: The Daily Planet, LaGrangeville, NY

The Daily Planet in LaGrangeville, NY

Hudson Valley Burgers 2011 Review: Terrapin Restaurant, Rhinebeck, NY

Terrapin Restaurant in Rhinebeck, NY

Orange Regional Medical Center Opens New Hospital in Middletown, NY

The new Orange Regional Medical Center offers top-of-the-line care
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This indoor farmers market offers vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, jams, breads and baked goods (gluten-free, too!), eggs, mushrooms, and specialty items from local growers and producers.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
15 Mt. Ebo Road South
Brewster, NY  12563
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
Telephone: 845-878-9078
Contact Name: Clark Cameron-Gonzalez
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Twenty-two artists open their studio doors to the public at eighteen locations in Gardiner during Sixth Annual Gardiner Open Studio Tour. This self-guided tour is a juried event that boasts a...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
(Various artist studios)
Gardiner, NY  12525


Sponsor: DM Weil Gallery (GOST Artist HQ)
Telephone: 845-255-3336
Contact Name: DM Weil
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Art can manifest itself in myriad different forms, and furniture is no exception. In Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now, works by nearly a dozen contemporary artisans are on display, drawing...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 ages 6-14, under 6 free

Where:
Boscobel House and Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

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Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

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Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
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Telephone: 682-564-5613
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Last year for the first time, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art issued an open call for regional artists to submit their works for a new exhibition called WORD. Fittingly, the only...

Cost: $5, $4 seniors & educators, $2 students & children

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Artist Jylian Gustlin’s background isn’t rooted in art. In fact, the San Fransisco native is well versed in the technological and scientific languages so common in Silicon Valley. Yet...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

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Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 65+, $8 students, children under 12 free

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Dia:Beacon
Telephone: 845-440-0100
Website »

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The "I'm Tired" Project, featuring UK-based artists Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans, aims to highlight the significance of micro-aggressions, stereotypes, and other forms of...

Cost: $5

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
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Still-lifes, portraits, and landscape photographs created in the 1930s by West Coast artists Ansel Adams, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

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Built around the camera’s unique ability to capture movement, this exhibit includes works by name-brand artists (such as Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol) culled from the museum’s...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Husdon River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. Celebrating the 2016 expansion of the Panama Canal, the Oh, Panama! exhibit features works by Jonas Lie, who painted the...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Presented by Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, this free, family-friendly festival celebrates the musical and humanitarian legacy — and what would have been the birthday — of the late...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Rd.
Putnam Valley, NY  10579
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Sponsor: Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
Telephone: 845-528-7280
Contact Name: Judy Allen
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If your little ones love Daniel Tiger on PBS, you’ll want to catch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood tour, which makes a stop in Poughkeepsie. Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel takes...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Mid-Hudson Civic Center
14 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: WM Concerts
Telephone: 845-454-5800
Contact Name: Susan
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Sewing circles were all the rage back in the 19th-century. This event, the first of a series, provides instruction and supplies to create embroidered art projects. Following the session, wine and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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Two up-and-coming choreographers present their works in separate programs collectively entitled May Day Dances at Bard’s Fisher Center. Faye Driscoll is a Bessie Award-winning choreographer;...

Cost: $25 single performance, $40 for both

Where:
Bard College
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
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The tale of Romeo and Juliet is played out on the streets of New York City with music by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. Schedule: Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 3 & 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.

Cost: $22-$27

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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A professional production of Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of knight-errant Don Quixote and his sidekick, Sancho Panza, as they strive to restore chivalry to a...

Cost: $59-$91

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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The characters from Sesame Street are ready to boogie! Kids can dance along with Elmo as he does the robot, the Cookie Monster teaches the audience some of his best moves, and Ernie shares the fun...

Cost: $21-$63

Where:
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-465-3334
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Visitors have the opportunity to tour Poughkeepsie Day School’s 35-acre campus, including the historic Kenyon House, science labs, art and dance studios, James Earl Jones Theater, gym, and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Poughkeepsie Day School
Elizabeth C. Gilkeson Building
260 Boardman Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Telephone: 845-462-7600, ext. 201
Contact Name: Tammy Reilly
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Art can manifest itself in myriad different forms, and furniture is no exception. In Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now, works by nearly a dozen contemporary artisans are on display, drawing...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 ages 6-14, under 6 free

Where:
Boscobel House and Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 65+, $8 students, children under 12 free

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Dia:Beacon
Telephone: 845-440-0100
Website »

More information

Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
View map »


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

Sewing circles were all the rage back in the 19th-century. This event, the first of a series, provides instruction and supplies to create embroidered art projects. Following the session, wine and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
View map »


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

Artist Jylian Gustlin’s background isn’t rooted in art. In fact, the San Fransisco native is well versed in the technological and scientific languages so common in Silicon Valley. Yet...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 65+, $8 students, children under 12 free

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Sponsor: Dia:Beacon
Telephone: 845-440-0100
Website »

More information

Still-lifes, portraits, and landscape photographs created in the 1930s by West Coast artists Ansel Adams, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Built around the camera’s unique ability to capture movement, this exhibit includes works by name-brand artists (such as Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol) culled from the museum’s...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

Sewing circles were all the rage back in the 19th-century. This event, the first of a series, provides instruction and supplies to create embroidered art projects. Following the session, wine and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Darkside Records and Gallery presents its bi-weekly DJ Night, a free event that features a local deejay spinning a variety of music. All are invited to attend, shop, and enjoy the party....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Darkside Records and Gallery
611 Dutchess Tpke.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Sponsor: Darkside Records and Gallery
Telephone: 845-452-8010
Contact Name: John Bryan
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In order to get ahead in today’s professional world, one needs more than just talent, one needs the grit and perseverance to stay the course. Such is the advice given by Angela Duckworth, a...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Chappaqua Library
195 S. Greeley Ave.
Chappaqua, NY
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Telephone: 914-238-4779
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Art can manifest itself in myriad different forms, and furniture is no exception. In Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now, works by nearly a dozen contemporary artisans are on display, drawing...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 ages 6-14, under 6 free

Where:
Boscobel House and Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
View map »


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

Artist Jylian Gustlin’s background isn’t rooted in art. In fact, the San Fransisco native is well versed in the technological and scientific languages so common in Silicon Valley. Yet...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 65+, $8 students, children under 12 free

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Sponsor: Dia:Beacon
Telephone: 845-440-0100
Website »

More information

The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. Celebrating the 2016 expansion of the Panama Canal, the Oh, Panama! exhibit features works by Jonas Lie, who painted the...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

Still-lifes, portraits, and landscape photographs created in the 1930s by West Coast artists Ansel Adams, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Husdon River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

Built around the camera’s unique ability to capture movement, this exhibit includes works by name-brand artists (such as Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol) culled from the museum’s...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

Enjoy $4.95 wings and drink specials, and free trivia.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Walsh’s Town Tavern
1118 Rte. 311
Patterson, NY  12563
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Telephone: 845-319-6442
Website »

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Sewing circles were all the rage back in the 19th-century. This event, the first of a series, provides instruction and supplies to create embroidered art projects. Following the session, wine and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Al proceeds from the Vassar Haiti Project’s Art and Soul Reception and Fundraiser benefits the staffing, supply, and operation of a medical center in rural northwest Haiti that serves...

Cost: $65

Where:
Vassar College Alumnae House
161 Collegeview Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Telephone: 845-797-2123
Contact Name: Lila Meade
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Learn to dance the East Coast Swing and Lindy Hop — no partner necessary. Beginner lessons from 7:30-8 p.m., social dancing (with deejay) from 8-10 p.m. Notes: Parking available close to...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Aula at Ely Hall
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie , NY  12604
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Free Story Hour at High Meadow School Ages 4 years and under Thursdays 9:15 - 10:15 High Meadow School 3643 Main Street Stone Ridge, NY 12484 (845) 687-4855

Cost: Free

Where:
High Meadow School
3643 Main Street
Stone Ridge, NY  12484
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Sponsor: High Meadow School
Telephone: (845)687-4855
Contact Name: Doris Easton
Website »

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Art can manifest itself in myriad different forms, and furniture is no exception. In Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now, works by nearly a dozen contemporary artisans are on display, drawing...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 ages 6-14, under 6 free

Where:
Boscobel House and Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 65+, $8 students, children under 12 free

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Sponsor: Dia:Beacon
Telephone: 845-440-0100
Website »

More information

Artist Jylian Gustlin’s background isn’t rooted in art. In fact, the San Fransisco native is well versed in the technological and scientific languages so common in Silicon Valley. Yet...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
View map »


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

Assisted living facility Braemar at Wallkill hosts an open house event to showcase its medical care, amenities, programs, and 130 fully furnished one- and two-bedroom apartments.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Braemar at Wallkill
21 Riverside Dr.
Middletown, NY  10941
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Telephone: 845-695-5600
Contact Name: Marlene Vance
Website »

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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Husdon River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. Celebrating the 2016 expansion of the Panama Canal, the Oh, Panama! exhibit features works by Jonas Lie, who painted the...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Built around the camera’s unique ability to capture movement, this exhibit includes works by name-brand artists (such as Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol) culled from the museum’s...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
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Still-lifes, portraits, and landscape photographs created in the 1930s by West Coast artists Ansel Adams, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
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Sewing circles were all the rage back in the 19th-century. This event, the first of a series, provides instruction and supplies to create embroidered art projects. Following the session, wine and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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Pianist Louis Landon — a Steinway artist who has collaborated with the likes of Bonnie Raitt; James Taylor; Mikhail Baryshnikov; and Crosby, Stills & Nash — performs favorites by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenwood Lake Public Library
79 Waterstone Rd.
Greenwood Lake, NY  10925
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Telephone: 845-477-8377
Contact Name: Chris Wheeling
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Art can manifest itself in myriad different forms, and furniture is no exception. In Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now, works by nearly a dozen contemporary artisans are on display, drawing...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 ages 6-14, under 6 free

Where:
Boscobel House and Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
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Founded in 1994, Step Afrika! is the first African American dance troupe dedicated to the art of stepping. The percussive dance style (practiced by historically African American fraternities and...

Cost: $10, $6 children

Where:
Bardavon 1869 Opera House
35 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-473-2072
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Last year for the first time, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art issued an open call for regional artists to submit their works for a new exhibition called WORD. Fittingly, the only...

Cost: $5, $4 seniors & educators, $2 students & children

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Artist Jylian Gustlin’s background isn’t rooted in art. In fact, the San Fransisco native is well versed in the technological and scientific languages so common in Silicon Valley. Yet...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 914-332-4554
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Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
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Telephone: 682-564-5613
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Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 65+, $8 students, children under 12 free

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Dia:Beacon
Telephone: 845-440-0100
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Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
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Still-lifes, portraits, and landscape photographs created in the 1930s by West Coast artists Ansel Adams, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

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Built around the camera’s unique ability to capture movement, this exhibit includes works by name-brand artists (such as Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol) culled from the museum’s...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. Celebrating the 2016 expansion of the Panama Canal, the Oh, Panama! exhibit features works by Jonas Lie, who painted the...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Husdon River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Sewing circles were all the rage back in the 19th-century. This event, the first of a series, provides instruction and supplies to create embroidered art projects. Following the session, wine and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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There’s a whole lot more than movies on tap at the Greenville Drive-In this year. Kicking off the 2016 season is a festive opening party and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the venue’s new...

Cost: $50

Where:
Greenville Drive-In
10700 Rte. 32
Greenville, NY  12083
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Telephone: 917-755-2452
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Guests dress to impress at Westchester’s premier LGBT food and wine event, which features tastings, cocktails, and seasonal wines from guest chefs and vendors. Enjoy live music from DJ Catch...

Cost: $75-$125

Where:
Ritz-Carlton Westchester
3 Renaissance Sq.
White Plains, NY  10601
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Sponsor: Björn & Company
Telephone: 646-524-6342
Contact Name: Björn VW
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Warrior Productions presents a weekend of short theatrical productions featuring original works written by Hudson Valley writers. This year’s selection spotlights eight plays that focus on...

Cost: $10

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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Located in a charming 1870s schoolhouse, the annual Palisades Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market returns for its eighth season and provides shoppers with everything needed to enjoy seasonal meals....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Palisades Community Center
675 Oak Tree Rd.
Palisades, NY  10964
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Sponsor: Palisades Community Center
Contact Name: Carol Baxter
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The inaugural Hudson Valley Comic Con combines sci-fi, fantasy, comics, pop culture, anime, and video games all in one expo. All children ages 12 and under receive a free comic book. Door prizes...

Cost: $20, $10 children, 5 and under free

Where:
Gold’s Gym
258 Titusville Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Sponsor: DCAC Entertainment
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Art can manifest itself in myriad different forms, and furniture is no exception. In Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now, works by nearly a dozen contemporary artisans are on display, drawing...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 ages 6-14, under 6 free

Where:
Boscobel House and Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
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During this program, meet (and even pet) a variety of animals, including a chinchilla, ferret, bearded dragon, and African pygmy hedgehog. Notes: For children ages 2-11; all children seven and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenwood Lake Public Library
79 Waterstone Rd.
Greenwood Lake, NY  10925
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Telephone: 845-477-8377
Contact Name: Chris Wheeling
Website »

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Last year for the first time, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art issued an open call for regional artists to submit their works for a new exhibition called WORD. Fittingly, the only...

Cost: $5, $4 seniors & educators, $2 students & children

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
View map »


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

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Explore the visual world with artist Keith Gunderson and his students. Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Opening reception and special demonstration on May 14 from 5-7 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Betsy Jacaruso Studio and Gallery
43 E. Market St.
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Telephone: 845-516-4435
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Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 Seniors 65+, $8 students, children under 12 free

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Sponsor: Dia:Beacon
Telephone: 845-440-0100
Website »

More information

Artist Jylian Gustlin’s background isn’t rooted in art. In fact, the San Fransisco native is well versed in the technological and scientific languages so common in Silicon Valley. Yet...

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Husdon River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

Still-lifes, portraits, and landscape photographs created in the 1930s by West Coast artists Ansel Adams, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

Built around the camera’s unique ability to capture movement, this exhibit includes works by name-brand artists (such as Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol) culled from the museum’s...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. Celebrating the 2016 expansion of the Panama Canal, the Oh, Panama! exhibit features works by Jonas Lie, who painted the...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors, $3 children 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

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The wildly popular Met Live in HD series continues with their first ever staging of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux. The final installment in the Tudor trilogy, this opera centers around an...

Cost: $27, $25 members, $20 under 12

Where:
Bardavon Opera House
35 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-473-2072
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Brush up on your theater history with Theater On The Road’s production of A Taste of Shakespeare. This one-act play features key scenes from four of the masterful playwright’s most...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students

Where:
Columbia-Greene Community College
4400 Rte. 23
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-4181, ext. 3344

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Join us at Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College for a concert featuring two of ESYO’s performing groups, the Repertory Orchestra and the String Ensemble. Repertory Orchestra...

Cost: Tickets available at the door: $10 Adults / $5 Seniors & Students

Where:
Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866
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Sewing circles were all the rage back in the 19th-century. This event, the first of a series, provides instruction and supplies to create embroidered art projects. Following the session, wine and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

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People of every age and ability can take part in fun, simple dances from the U.S. and around the world, including circles, contras, and squares. Guests enjoy yummy a dessert potluck during...

Cost: $8, free children 12 and under

Where:
Old Songs Community Arts Center
37 South Main St.
Voorheesville, NY  12186
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Sponsor: Old Songs Inc.
Telephone: 518-765-2815
Contact Name: Andy Spence
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Warrior Productions presents a weekend of short theatrical productions featuring original works written by Hudson Valley writers. This year’s selection spotlights eight plays that focus on...

Cost: $10

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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