August 2013

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Win Tickets to Hudson Valley Magazine's Burger and Beer Bash

Hudson Valley RibFest 2013 at Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz

Smoked out: New Paltz becomes a mecca for barbecue. PLUS: Recipes for Skillet Smoked Jalapeño Cheese Potatoes and Raspberry Skirt Steak Sandwiches

Beer Cocktails: Black Eye Flip, Smoke Signal, and Shandy (Recipes)

Mix it up: Beer cocktails are popping up all over the place. PLUS: Three recipes courtesy of Paul Maloney, owner of Stockade Tavern in Kingston

Ultimate Hudson Valley Guide to Local Beer and Breweries in 2013

Today, new microbreweries are appearing in the region faster than you can say “bottoms up.” Discover these hot spots, learn about their pilsners and IPAs, and see which local beers make our expert’s “can’t miss” list

Top Five Hudson Valley Beer Bars in 2013

The Valley’s top five bars that take their craft brew collection to a new level

The King of Beers: Half Time Beverage, Poughkeepsie

Alan Daniels’ Half Time Beverage remains one of the world’s best places to buy — or just browse — brews

New Restaurants, Openings, Closings, and Hudson Valley Food and Dining News for August 2013

News and notes from the Valley’s dining scene for August 2013

North Plank Road Tavern Restaurant Review in Newburgh: New American Food and Dining in Orange County

North star: The North Plank Road Tavern offers New American cuisine in a vintage setting

Events: Out & About in August 2013

Art in the abstract; singers and Stravinsky; old-time fun at the fairgrounds

Events: Kids’ Korner in August 2013

Have fun in the sun while learning about the Valley’s diverse wildlife — or relax at local performances

Events: Editor Polly’s Picks in August 2013

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for August 2013

A Year of Beer: Craft Breweries in 2013, New Beer Blog, and Burger and Beer Bash News (Editor’s Letter)

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

Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (August 2013)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our August 2013 gallery of party pictures and event photos

Letters to the Editor in August 2013

Read our letters to the editor for August 2013, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “Twisting Timber” contest answer

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Pitched Pavilion” Log Gazebo

A tranquil resting spot called the Overlook Pavilion provides panoramic Valley views

Cystic Fibrosis: How the Cassalina Family of Milton Cope With the Disease

Breathing room: Facing the unfathomable, an Ulster County family becomes active advocates against cystic fibrosis

Local Golden Retriever Remembered Through Service to War Veterans and Residents of Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie (The Final Word Opinion Column)

Best friend: The legacy of retired service dog, Ivy

Another Fork in the Road, Milan: American Dining and “Finer Diner” Cuisine in Dutchess County (Mini Restaurant Review)

American dining and cuisine at Another Fork in the Road in Milan, NY

Keegan Ales, Kingston

The best brews and news to come out of Kingston’s Keegan Ales in 2013

The History of Beer: Albany, New York, Once the Largest Brewing Hub in America

Sudsy state: The Valley’s extensive beer history is rediscovered

Gilded Otter Brewery, New Paltz

The best brews and news to come out of New Paltz’s Gilded Otter in 2013

Defiant Brewing Company, Pearl River

The best brews and news to come out of Pearl River’s Defiant Brewing Company in 2013

Crossroads Brewery, Athens

The best brews and news to come out of Athens’ Crossroads Brewery in 2013

Dutchess Hops Cooperative at Eastern View Farm in Lagrangeville to Create First Major Commercial Hop Yard in the Hudson Valley

Things are hopping: A new Lagrangeville co-op brings hops production back to the Valley

Brown’s Brewing Company, Troy

The best brews and news to come out of Brown’s Brewing Company in Troy in 2013

Cave Mountain Brewing Company, Windham

The best brews and news to come out of Windham’s Cave Mountain Brewing Company in 2013

Chatham Brewing Company, Chatham

The best brews and news to come out of Chatham Brewing Company in 2013

Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, Elmsford

The best brews and news to come out of Elmsford’s Captain Lawrence Brewing Company in 2013

C.H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station, Albany

The best brews and news to come out of Albany’s C.H. Evans Brewing Company in 2013

Burger & Beer Bash 2013 (Photos)

Photographs from Hudson Valley Magazine's Burger and Beer Bash, held at Shadows Marina in Poughkeepsie on August 1, 2013

Rushing Duck Brewing Company, Chester

The best brews and news to come out of Chester’s Rushing Duck Brewing Company in 2013

Five Can't-Miss Hudson Valley Brews in 2013

Alan Daniels of Half Time Beverage in Poughkeepsie weighs in on his bucket list of local suds

Skytop Steakhouse and Brewing Company, Kingston

The best brews and news to come out of Kingston’s Skytop Steakhouse and Brewing Company in 2013

Peekskill Brewery, Peekskill

The best brews and news to come out of Peekskill Brewery in 2013

Sloop Brewing, Poughkeepsie

The best brews and news to come out of Poughkeepsie’s Sloop Brewing in 2013

Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in August 2013

The buzz on honeybees, Kingston’s busy arts calendar, and Native Americans mark a special anniversary. PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley contest, Commuter Corner travel column, and On the Town party pictures

Hudson Valley Beekeeping: How to Raise a Bee Colony, Harvest Honey, and Prevent Colony Collapse Disorder

The bee’s knees: The Valley is abuzz with honeybees and their keepers

Hyde Park Brewing, Hyde Park

The best brews and news to come out of Hyde Park Brewing Company in 2013

Newburgh Brewing Company, Newburgh

The best brews and news to come out of Newburgh Brewing Company in 2013

Culture in Kingston: Arts and Film Festivals, San Severia Belgian Eatery and Spiegeltent-Style Arts Space

Arts and culture in the old capital: An uptick in festivals and other artsy events draws fans to Kingston

Thirteen-Day Voyage on Hudson River Marks Anniversary of Two Row Wampum Treaty Between Dutch Settlers and Hudson Valley Native Americans

Commemorative journey: Communities celebrate a 400-year-old bond

New York State Outdoor Guides Association Provides Tours and Guidance for Hudson Valley Activities

Outdoor escorts: Make the most of your adventures by hiring a trained leader

Black Dirt Feast 2013, Farm-to-Table Dinner Event, Celebrates Fifth Year in Warwick

Feast in the fields: Orange County celebrates its Black Dirt region

Foreclosure: Tips and Advice for Buying (or Walking Away from) a Foreclosed House

Fear and loathing in foreclosure: After falling in love with a house in foreclosure, a local couple decided to play “real estate roulette.” They lost. Or did they?

Hudson Valley Events

October 2014

THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

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A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

Artist Melissa McGill’s exhibit, “Palmas,” includes site-specific sound installations in which visitors listen to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

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Join Grandmaster Richard Chun and senior USTA masters for an exciting and rewarding seminar highlighting poomsae, self-defense, basic technique and sparring drills. Pre-registration...

Cost: $50.00 USTA members/$65.00 non-members

Where:
Monroe Woodbury High School
155 Dunderburg Road
Central Valley, NY  10917
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Sponsor: United States Taekwondo Association
Telephone: 845-986-2288
Contact Name: Douglas Cook
Website »

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The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Inspired by scenes from film and television, Silvera explores the world of psychotherapy, focusing on themes found in Hopper’s works such as solitude, alienation, and dream-like...

Cost: Admission $5-Seniors $7-Adults $2-Students

Where:
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 N. Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960
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This year, we’re offering two weekends of spook-tacular events to prepare your family for Halloween. With costume parades, pumpkin painting, mask making, and apple cidering, Halloween has never...

Cost: contact reservations@frostvalley.org for prices

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Telephone: 845-985-2291 ext 450
Contact Name: Reservations Department
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The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus October 12 – December 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, October...

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

More information

Steve Paxton: Selected Works Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 24–26, 2pm Dia Art Foundation will present a selection of works created by choreographer Steve Paxton from 1964 to 2010,...

Cost: $22 Dia members, $35 adult, $25 seniors, $15 under 12

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Website »

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Steve Paxton: Selected Works Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 24–26, 2pm Dia Art Foundation will present a selection of works created by choreographer Steve Paxton from 1964 to 2010,...

Cost: $22 Dia members, $35 adult, $25 seniors, $15 under 12

Where:
Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Website »

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New Paltz’s Historic Huguenot Street is transformed into the Haunted Huguenot Street as patrons explore the Jean Hasbrouck House and the Deyo House, as well as local art.

Cost: $25

Where:
Historic Huguenot Street
81 Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY
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  Sunday Sounds is a weekly show of Blues, Rock N Roll, jazz and R&B entertainment. Every Sunday 6pm - 9pm A portion of each weeks show will be giving to local charities to assist with...

Cost: $5

Where:
Virgo's
469 Fishkill Avenue
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Virgo's
Telephone: 845-831-1543
Contact Name: Mike
Website »

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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

Cost: $24-$26 evenings, $20 matinees

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

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THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

Artist Melissa McGill’s exhibit, “Palmas,” includes site-specific sound installations in which visitors listen to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
View map »

More information

Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
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Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

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THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
View map »


Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

This staged reading of Henry James’s ghost story — performed by actors from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival — is sure to send chills down your spine. Get your equilibrium...

Cost: $50

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


Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
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This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
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Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

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Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
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Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
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The Arlington Business Improvement District kicks off another season of the weekly Arlington Farmers' Market. The market features more than 20 vendors selling local vegetables, fruits,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar Alumni Flats Lawn
Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Sponsor: Arlington Business Improvement District
Telephone: 845-462-4979
Contact Name: Filomena E. Fanelli
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 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
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Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
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Enjoy this Halloween treat & Overnight Stay Special combo. The talented folks from 'Theater on the Road" & The Rhinecliff Hotel bring you a Halloween Show & 3 course dinner at The Rhinecliff!...

Cost: $39.00

Where:
The Rhinecliff Hotel
4 Grinnell Street
Rhinecliff , NY  12574
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Rated: G; Year: 1949; Pre-Activity Scavenger hunt starts at 5:30PM Directed by: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi and Jack Kinney; Cast: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore, J. Pat O'Malley,...

Cost: 8 regular admission, $6 members, $5 Kids

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY
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Sponsor: Museum Theater
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This staged reading of Henry James’s ghost story — performed by actors from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival — is sure to send chills down your spine. Get your equilibrium...

Cost: $50

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

Cost: $24-$26 evenings, $20 matinees

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
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This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
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Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

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In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
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Telephone: 845-534-3115
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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

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Artist Melissa McGill’s exhibit, “Palmas,” includes site-specific sound installations in which visitors listen to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

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The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
View map »

More information

The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus October 12 – December 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, October...

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
Website »

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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

More information

New Paltz’s Historic Huguenot Street is transformed into the Haunted Huguenot Street as patrons explore the Jean Hasbrouck House and the Deyo House, as well as local art.

Cost: $25

Where:
Historic Huguenot Street
81 Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY
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Website »

More information

 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
MLKMPC , EELEF, SVHS
Spring Valley
Spring Valley, NY  10977
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Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

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Moms and dads, take a break! On the last Friday of each month, Art Adventure hosts Parents Night Out: drop off your little one for a fun-filled evening of crafts, games, pizza, and juice....

Cost: $35

Where:
Art Adventure
60 Dutch Hill Rd., Ste. 8
Orangeburg, NY  10962
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Sponsor: Art Adventure
Telephone: 845-680-6780
Contact Name: Alysson or Eric
Website »

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This staged reading of Henry James’s ghost story — performed by actors from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival — is sure to send chills down your spine. Get your equilibrium...

Cost: $50

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


Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

More information

Cleoma's Cajun String Band will appear at Unison Arts Center on Halloween for some old and traditional Cajun music for the final Fifth Friday Dance Meet Up of 2014. Buffy Lewis will teach a dance...

Cost: $10-$15. Students are half price with a valid ID.

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mt. Rest Road
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: Unison Arts Center
Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Christine Crawfis
Website »

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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

Cost: $24-$26 evenings, $20 matinees

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

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Come in costume to catch the campy cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show on the big screen.

Cost: $10

Where:
Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-739-0039
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Progressive folk-rock from Renaissance, the band best known for hits like “Northern Lights” and “Ashes Are Burning.”

Cost: $38

Where:
The Egg
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-473-1845
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THANN Sanctuary's First Anniversary Package When you book the popular THANN Sanctuary Signature Massage and the Nano Shiso Anti-Aging Facial, you will receive a complimentary 30-minute Body...

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »


Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

This juried biennial show presents natural history illustration; works are chosen based on their scientific accuracy as well as aesthetic achievement. Tues.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

Cost: $17, $14 seniors, $8 children 6-14

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

Cost: $9, $8 seniors & students, under 12 free

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Home and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This exhibition features information about...

Cost: Free, $5/vehicle charge applies on weekends

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Coachman's House Gallery
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

In 1844, renowned artist Thomas Cole invited an 18-year-old painter named Frederic Church to study with him at his home in Catskill. Over the course of the next two years, teacher and student...

Cost: $10, $9 senior citizens, free under 12

Where:
Thomas Cole Historic Site
218 Spring Street
Catskill , NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

The new exhibit,  “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of...

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
View map »


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
Website »

More information

Along with its permanent collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, the art center features a special exhibit of works by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan. The centerpiece of the show...

Cost: $15, $12 seniors, $8 students & children 5-18.

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

The Valley’s cultural calendar regularly includes both art shows and music performances. But it’s not every day that we can tell you about a “sound art” exhibition. In...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
100-150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Artist Melissa McGill’s exhibit, “Palmas,” includes site-specific sound installations in which visitors listen to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move...

Cost: $20, $15 seniors & students, $10 children under 12

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

Forbidden Fruit Gallery owner Nick Zungoli exhibits black and white photos taken during his monthlong visit to Cuba in 2013.

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
View map »

More information

The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus October 12 – December 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, October...

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

Learn the Meisner Method of acting Group A age 6-11, Group B age 12-17 Classes designed specifically for young actors Course will include:  Independent Activities, Building a Character,...

Cost: $295

Where:
222 Greenwich Ave
Goshen, NY  10924
View map »


Sponsor: Willy Gilly Productions
Telephone: 845-294-7500
Contact Name: Nan Gill-Wilson
Website »

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Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
View map »


Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
Website »

More information

A workshop for youth ages in grades 2-6, Drawing on History: An Intro to Drawing uses important messages and themes of the 1960s to introduce beginners to creative expression through the art of...

Cost: $100 for the series or $15 for each individual session

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Road
Bethel, NY
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Sponsor: Conservatory at Bethel Woods
Website »

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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
Website »

More information

New Paltz’s Historic Huguenot Street is transformed into the Haunted Huguenot Street as patrons explore the Jean Hasbrouck House and the Deyo House, as well as local art.

Cost: $25

Where:
Historic Huguenot Street
81 Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY
View map »


Website »

More information

Pier 701’s Supper Series features all-inclusive gourmet dinners and performances featuring critically acclaimed Broadway actors. The series kicks off tonight with “Night of Broadway...

Cost: $95

Where:
Pier 701
701 Piermont Ave.
Piermont, NY  10968
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Sponsor: Pier 701
Telephone: 845-848-2550
Website »

More information

This staged reading of Henry James’s ghost story — performed by actors from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival — is sure to send chills down your spine. Get your equilibrium...

Cost: $50

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


Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

More information

Featuring cinematic storytelling lyrics of a Hollywood film and the perfect blend of classical piano and violin melodies, hard rock rhythms, energetic guitars, and powerful female vocals; Direct...

Cost: $15

Where:
Lobby at the Ritz Theater
107 Broadway
Newburgh, NY  12550
View map »


Sponsor: Safe Harbors of the Hudson
Telephone: 845-784-1109
Contact Name: Gina Babbage
Website »

More information

If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

Cost: $24-$26 evenings, $20 matinees

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

More information

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