February 2004

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Cheap Eats

Gas up the car and take a trip around the world- the culinary world, that is- without putting a dent in your wallet. Here are more than two dozen Valley restaurants, from fancy to downright funky, where you can sample great international fare and go home.

Restaurant Review: Le Bouchon

Classic French fare at Cold Spring's Le Bouchon.

Frank Lloyd Wright and Us

When the author and his wife commisioned the acclaimed architect to design their home, they recieved one of the Valley's most stunning residences and a lifetime of happy memories.

Putting It In Writing

Craig Lucas survived a harrowing start to lifeand now pens some of Broadway's- and Hollywood's- most soul-searching works. Just ask anyone who saw The Secret Lives of Dentists, one of last year's surprise hits.

Hudson Valley Events

July 2014

What it is: Between 15 and 20 hot air balloons dot the sky during this three-day festival. The balloons lift off twice a day — at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. — from various locations...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Dutchess County
, NY


Sponsor: Health Quest, Zott Construction & MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
Telephone: 845-454-1700
Contact Name: Loren Hoffman
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Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp provides a magical summer experience to children, ages 4-15, from the local community. Counselors experienced in childcare and recreation lead kids through days of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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A juried exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, ceramics, and sculptures created by SUNY college students during the last academic year. 

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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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
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In 1964, photojournalist Bill Eppridge covered the U.S. visit of a relatively unknown music quartet from England for Life magazine. He followed the band for six days, taking dozens of photos of...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY  12720
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

Where:
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-463-4478
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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
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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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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
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Twelve artists have contributed artworks, which are installed outdoors along the museum’s Pond Trail. The works range from oversized insects to painted tree stumps that double as benches....

Where:
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Muser Drive
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY  12520
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Telephone: 845-534-5506
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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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Bazaar-on-Hudson is a thoughtfully curated indoor flea market established by the proprietors of two Cold Spring businesses to help revitalize the area. Find some of the finest goods from local...

Where:
Bazaar-on-Hudson
103 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Composed of images of natural and man-made objects; her latest work is on view along with paintings by Woodstock artist Lila Bacon. Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & by appt. 

Where:
Galerie BMG
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY
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Telephone: 845-679-0027
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  Spin & Knit – Sunday July 6, 11 AM – 1 PM, Barn F. Calling all spinners and knitters, beginning or experienced! Come gather in an informal atmosphere and be part of a monthly spinning...

Cost: Free

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
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The gallery features artwork by two female painters — Martha Diamond (July 1-13) and Brenda Goodman (July 17-Aug. 10) — in the main rooms. Thurs.-Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & by appt.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren Street
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-5907
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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
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Joining forces: Woodstock’s Galerie BMG — a gallery that specializes in fine art photography — and the Sweetheart Gallery have moved in together, sharing a newly renovated...

Where:
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Telephone: 845-679-0027
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Along His Own Lines, which opens this month at the Dorsky Museum, is the first museum survey of the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962) since 1963. Born in Buffalo, Speicher...

Where:
SUNY New Paltz campus
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Gallery 66 NY opens the month of July with two shows. The first, called “Form and Fantasy,” features works by photographer Cali Gorevic and painter Polly King.  The second,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Gallery 66 NY
66 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Sponsor: Gallery 66 NY
Telephone: 845-809-5838
Contact Name: Barbara Galazzo
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What it is: This diverse fest offers music of all types — rock, blues, country, jazz, even opera — in the bucolic setting of the Catskills high peaks. What’s...

Where:
Belleayre Ski Center
181 Galli Curci Road
Highmount, NY  12441
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Telephone: 800-942-6904, ext. 1344
Website »

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At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, singing, storytelling around the campfire, and sleeping underneath a canopy of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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A star-studded line-up appears at this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations (including the 1,700-seat Venetian Theater, the outdoor Spanish Courtyard, and...

Where:
Various Locations
Katonah, NY  10536


Telephone: 914-232-1252
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The artist exhibits six contemporary sculptures based on works by neoclassical artist Hiram Powers.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Historians and art lovers alike will want to check out the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s latest exhibit. Works by painter Katharine L. McKenna can be viewed at the Walls of White...

Where:
Walls of White Pines
454 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd
Woodstock, NY
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Telephone: 845-679-2079
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America’s longest-running early-music festival that uses only historically accurate instruments, this five-week series takes place in four venues in Massachusetts and New York —...

Where:
Various Locations
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 413-528-3595
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Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and performance art.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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PVRC presets the eighth season of the Putnam Valley Farmers Market. Located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY

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American Landscapes III: California StyleThomas Adès: Arcadiana, Op. 12 (1994)Leoš Janáček: String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters”Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op....

Cost: $25, $40, $50

Where:
Maverick Concert Hall
120 Maverick Rd.
Woodstock, NY  12498-2503
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Sponsor: Maverick Concerts
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On Sunday, July 6th from 4-6pm, Unison Arts Center will celebrate two openings: the outdoor Sculpture Garden and "Fissures," featuring the work of acclaimed artist Hanna Eshel.  Hanna's work...

Cost: Reception is free and open to the public

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
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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
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The basis of the 1998 hit movie You’ve Got Mail, this musical focuses on a pair of work colleagues who bicker constantly while on the job, and unknowingly write love letters to each other...

Cost: $24-$26

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Route 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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The ’70s progressive rock band plays its LP Fragile in its entirety, along with material from 1972’s Close to the Edge and their current release, Heaven and Earth.

Cost: $69.75-$99.75

Where:
The Egg
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-473-1845
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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From blues to Broadway, there is something for every music fan at this diverse festival. The fun begins with the Belleayre Festival Orchestra performing the music of Queen (July 5). Blues legend...

Where:
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Rte. 28, Highmount, , ext. 1344
, NY
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Telephone: 800-942-6904
Website »

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Braves Travel Baseball is seeking competitive players 7-14 years old for for Spring, Summer, and Fall Baseball. Contact Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or go to kentbraves.com for more...

Cost: Vary

Where:
, NY

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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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More than a few of the Valley’s summer concert series have been around for years — but none tops the Maverick Concerts in Woodstock, which has been offering “music in...

Cost: $25, $5 Students

Where:
Maverick Music Hall
Maverick Road
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Telephone: 845-679-8217
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Variety is the spice of this 12-week-long multi-arts festival, which features a variety of music, dance, theater, and film presentations.

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
PO Box 364
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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Adapted to the stage from the beloved film, this musical introduces us to a magical nanny who uses her special powers to transform a dysfunctional family in Edwardian London. Songs you’ll...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Boradway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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The region’s only resident Shakespeare company celebrates the Bard’s 450th birthday with three productions that run in repertory throughout the summer. Performances take place...

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
140 Main Street
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
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Documents on display illustrate the contribution to American history made by John, John Quincy, Samuel, and Abigail Adams. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m.

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
94 Broadway
Newburgh, NY  12550
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Telephone: 845-569-4997
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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

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With bold geometric shapes and vivid colors, the art created in the 1980s has an unmistakable look. But do the asymmetric lines and Day-Glo colors suggest a deeper message than simply artistic...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival —...

Where:
Fisher Center at Bard College
Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
Website »

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For 30 years, this collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film has brought both well-known and emerging writers, directors, and actors to Poughkeepsie to develop new works...

Where:
Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Telephone: 845-437-5907
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Among the offerings are perennial favorites The Music Man (June 5-8 & 11-15), 42nd Street (July 3-6, 9-13, 16-20), and Guys and Dolls (August 7-10 & 13-17), along with the kid-pleasing...

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Route 203
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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Enjoy the well being, community and expressive nature of dance. Experience moving in strong and creative ways. Full body warm-up from jazz and modern dance forms; multidirectional movements...

Cost: $55/$50 members/$40 students 18 and under (for the week)

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
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Join the Hudson Valley Writing Project this summer durring the week of July 7th to the 11th as they offer a great summer camp for children ages 9-12.  One of the world’s most beautiful...

Cost: $295

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Writing Project
Telephone: 845-257-2836
Contact Name: Jessica Majestic
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Radio dramas used to be a prime form of American entertainment; now the art is nearly lost. Why not revive it with a modern twist? At this weeklong camp, kids in grades three through five write,...

Cost: $250, $20 materials fee

Where:
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
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Telephone: 518-273-0552
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Exploring Artistic Practice: Field Trips & Studio Visits Instructors: Beth Thielen & Melissa Sarris Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM, July 7 - 18 $600 + museum entrance fees. Ages 13 +. A...

Cost: Tuition is $600 for the entire program, plus any museum entrance fees.

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY  12075
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Sponsor: Omi International Arts Center
Telephone: 518-728-9256
Contact Name: Sasha Sicurella
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Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp provides a magical summer experience to children, ages 4-15, from the local community. Counselors experienced in childcare and recreation lead kids through days of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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Join us for this unforgettable adventure as we dive into eastern culture this summer at Olana. In addition to learning about Frederic Church's travels east, we will discover the work of Church's...

Cost: Non-members: $180/child one wk; $320/child two wk package. Call for member rate.

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Wagon House Edu. Center
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah Hasbrook
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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
Website »

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In 1964, photojournalist Bill Eppridge covered the U.S. visit of a relatively unknown music quartet from England for Life magazine. He followed the band for six days, taking dozens of photos of...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY  12720
View map »


Telephone: 866-781-2922
Website »

More information

The gallery features artwork by two female painters — Martha Diamond (July 1-13) and Brenda Goodman (July 17-Aug. 10) — in the main rooms. Thurs.-Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & by appt.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren Street
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Telephone: 518-828-5907
Website »

More information

Joining forces: Woodstock’s Galerie BMG — a gallery that specializes in fine art photography — and the Sweetheart Gallery have moved in together, sharing a newly renovated...

Where:
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY  12498
View map »


Telephone: 845-679-0027
Website »

More information

At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, singing, storytelling around the campfire, and sleeping underneath a canopy of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
View map »


Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
Website »

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What it is: This diverse fest offers music of all types — rock, blues, country, jazz, even opera — in the bucolic setting of the Catskills high peaks. What’s...

Where:
Belleayre Ski Center
181 Galli Curci Road
Highmount, NY  12441
View map »


Telephone: 800-942-6904, ext. 1344
Website »

More information

A star-studded line-up appears at this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations (including the 1,700-seat Venetian Theater, the outdoor Spanish Courtyard, and...

Where:
Various Locations
Katonah, NY  10536


Telephone: 914-232-1252
Website »

More information

America’s longest-running early-music festival that uses only historically accurate instruments, this five-week series takes place in four venues in Massachusetts and New York —...

Where:
Various Locations
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 413-528-3595
Website »

More information

PVRC presets the eighth season of the Putnam Valley Farmers Market. Located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY

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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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Sheri Bauer Mayorga teaches and leads a series of three Community Sings exploring Rounds Traditional and Classic including the trickier rounds no one ever gets to sing by Mozart, Haydn,...

Cost: $10/$8 members, $25/$20 members for the series of three

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
Website »

More information

These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival —...

Where:
Fisher Center at Bard College
Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
View map »


Telephone: 845-758-7900
Website »

More information

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, Columbia County’s summer arts fest, offers everything from live theater to films, jazz concerts to community sings. This season, dance takes...

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Rte. 66
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
Website »

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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary...

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


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

For 30 years, this collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film has brought both well-known and emerging writers, directors, and actors to Poughkeepsie to develop new works...

Where:
Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Telephone: 845-437-5907
Website »

More information

With bold geometric shapes and vivid colors, the art created in the 1980s has an unmistakable look. But do the asymmetric lines and Day-Glo colors suggest a deeper message than simply artistic...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Adapted to the stage from the beloved film, this musical introduces us to a magical nanny who uses her special powers to transform a dysfunctional family in Edwardian London. Songs you’ll...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Boradway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

Variety is the spice of this 12-week-long multi-arts festival, which features a variety of music, dance, theater, and film presentations.

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
PO Box 364
Chatham, NY  12037
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-6121
Website »

More information

From blues to Broadway, there is something for every music fan at this diverse festival. The fun begins with the Belleayre Festival Orchestra performing the music of Queen (July 5). Blues legend...

Where:
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Rte. 28, Highmount, , ext. 1344
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 800-942-6904
Website »

More information

Braves Travel Baseball is seeking competitive players 7-14 years old for for Spring, Summer, and Fall Baseball. Contact Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or go to kentbraves.com for more...

Cost: Vary

Where:
, NY

More information

This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-9292
Website »

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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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The region’s only resident Shakespeare company celebrates the Bard’s 450th birthday with three productions that run in repertory throughout the summer. Performances take place...

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
140 Main Street
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

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Leave it to the folks at the Jacob Burns Film Center to help us beat the heat by providing a good excuse to spend a couple of hours in an air-conditioned theater. The center’s...

Where:
Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Rd
Pleasantville, NY
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Telephone: 914-7474-5555
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Enjoy the well being, community and expressive nature of dance. Experience moving in strong and creative ways. Full body warm-up from jazz and modern dance forms; multidirectional movements...

Cost: $55/$50 members/$40 students 18 and under (for the week)

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
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Exploring Artistic Practice: Field Trips & Studio Visits Instructors: Beth Thielen & Melissa Sarris Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM, July 7 - 18 $600 + museum entrance fees. Ages 13 +. A...

Cost: Tuition is $600 for the entire program, plus any museum entrance fees.

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY  12075
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Sponsor: Omi International Arts Center
Telephone: 518-728-9256
Contact Name: Sasha Sicurella
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Join us for this unforgettable adventure as we dive into eastern culture this summer at Olana. In addition to learning about Frederic Church's travels east, we will discover the work of Church's...

Cost: Non-members: $180/child one wk; $320/child two wk package. Call for member rate.

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Wagon House Edu. Center
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah Hasbrook
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Join the Hudson Valley Writing Project this summer durring the week of July 7th to the 11th as they offer a great summer camp for children ages 9-12.  One of the world’s most beautiful...

Cost: $295

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Writing Project
Telephone: 845-257-2836
Contact Name: Jessica Majestic
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Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp provides a magical summer experience to children, ages 4-15, from the local community. Counselors experienced in childcare and recreation lead kids through days of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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Radio dramas used to be a prime form of American entertainment; now the art is nearly lost. Why not revive it with a modern twist? At this weeklong camp, kids in grades three through five write,...

Cost: $250, $20 materials fee

Where:
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
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Telephone: 518-273-0552
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A juried exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, ceramics, and sculptures created by SUNY college students during the last academic year. 

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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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
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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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In 1964, photojournalist Bill Eppridge covered the U.S. visit of a relatively unknown music quartet from England for Life magazine. He followed the band for six days, taking dozens of photos of...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY  12720
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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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
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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
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Joining forces: Woodstock’s Galerie BMG — a gallery that specializes in fine art photography — and the Sweetheart Gallery have moved in together, sharing a newly renovated...

Where:
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Telephone: 845-679-0027
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What it is: This diverse fest offers music of all types — rock, blues, country, jazz, even opera — in the bucolic setting of the Catskills high peaks. What’s...

Where:
Belleayre Ski Center
181 Galli Curci Road
Highmount, NY  12441
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Telephone: 800-942-6904, ext. 1344
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America’s longest-running early-music festival that uses only historically accurate instruments, this five-week series takes place in four venues in Massachusetts and New York —...

Where:
Various Locations
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 413-528-3595
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A star-studded line-up appears at this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations (including the 1,700-seat Venetian Theater, the outdoor Spanish Courtyard, and...

Where:
Various Locations
Katonah, NY  10536


Telephone: 914-232-1252
Website »

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At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, singing, storytelling around the campfire, and sleeping underneath a canopy of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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PVRC presets the eighth season of the Putnam Valley Farmers Market. Located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY

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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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The Orange County Pop, Rock & Doowop Series 2014.  The line up includes music of the 50s and 60s like doowop, motown, pop and classic rock.  The concerts are held every Tuesday in July and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
OC Arboretum Thomas Bull Memorial Park
41 Grove Street
Campbell Hall, NY  10916
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Sponsor: Ferry Godmother Productions
Telephone: 225-366-2442
Contact Name: Aquanetta Wright
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The Greenwood Lake Public Library presents “Independent Film Night” with Steve Regan showing free independent and foreign films to an adult audience the second Tuesday monthly at the...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenwood Lake Public Library
79 Waterstone Rd.
Greenwood Lake, NY  10925
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Sponsor: Greenwood Lake Public Library
Telephone: 845-477-8377
Contact Name: Steve Regan
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Raul Paz brings together fellow musical stars for a concert in Havana. This film highlights how the country’s musical expression is evolving in the 21st century. Directed by David Grubin, who...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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For 30 years, this collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film has brought both well-known and emerging writers, directors, and actors to Poughkeepsie to develop new works...

Where:
Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Telephone: 845-437-5907
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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New Yoga Classes Opening at Path to Bliss Yoga Studio! Pleasant Valley welcomes Cynthia Glynn, ERYT-500, who will be teaching two new classes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings: Tuesdays,...

Cost: 16 drop in

Where:
Path to Bliss Yoga
1558 Main St.
Pleasant Valley, NY  12569
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Sponsor: Cynthia Glynn, ERYT500
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From blues to Broadway, there is something for every music fan at this diverse festival. The fun begins with the Belleayre Festival Orchestra performing the music of Queen (July 5). Blues legend...

Where:
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Rte. 28, Highmount, , ext. 1344
, NY
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Telephone: 800-942-6904
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Braves Travel Baseball is seeking competitive players 7-14 years old for for Spring, Summer, and Fall Baseball. Contact Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or go to kentbraves.com for more...

Cost: Vary

Where:
, NY

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The region’s only resident Shakespeare company celebrates the Bard’s 450th birthday with three productions that run in repertory throughout the summer. Performances take place...

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
140 Main Street
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

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PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, Columbia County’s summer arts fest, offers everything from live theater to films, jazz concerts to community sings. This season, dance takes...

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Rte. 66
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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Adapted to the stage from the beloved film, this musical introduces us to a magical nanny who uses her special powers to transform a dysfunctional family in Edwardian London. Songs you’ll...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Boradway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Leave it to the folks at the Jacob Burns Film Center to help us beat the heat by providing a good excuse to spend a couple of hours in an air-conditioned theater. The center’s...

Where:
Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Rd
Pleasantville, NY
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Telephone: 914-7474-5555
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With bold geometric shapes and vivid colors, the art created in the 1980s has an unmistakable look. But do the asymmetric lines and Day-Glo colors suggest a deeper message than simply artistic...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Variety is the spice of this 12-week-long multi-arts festival, which features a variety of music, dance, theater, and film presentations.

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
PO Box 364
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival —...

Where:
Fisher Center at Bard College
Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
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Enjoy the well being, community and expressive nature of dance. Experience moving in strong and creative ways. Full body warm-up from jazz and modern dance forms; multidirectional movements...

Cost: $55/$50 members/$40 students 18 and under (for the week)

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
View map »


Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
Website »

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Exploring Artistic Practice: Field Trips & Studio Visits Instructors: Beth Thielen & Melissa Sarris Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM, July 7 - 18 $600 + museum entrance fees. Ages 13 +. A...

Cost: Tuition is $600 for the entire program, plus any museum entrance fees.

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY  12075
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Sponsor: Omi International Arts Center
Telephone: 518-728-9256
Contact Name: Sasha Sicurella
Website »

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Join the Hudson Valley Writing Project this summer durring the week of July 7th to the 11th as they offer a great summer camp for children ages 9-12.  One of the world’s most beautiful...

Cost: $295

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson Valley Writing Project
Telephone: 845-257-2836
Contact Name: Jessica Majestic
Website »

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Join us for this unforgettable adventure as we dive into eastern culture this summer at Olana. In addition to learning about Frederic Church's travels east, we will discover the work of Church's...

Cost: Non-members: $180/child one wk; $320/child two wk package. Call for member rate.

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Wagon House Edu. Center
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah Hasbrook
Website »

More information

Radio dramas used to be a prime form of American entertainment; now the art is nearly lost. Why not revive it with a modern twist? At this weeklong camp, kids in grades three through five write,...

Cost: $250, $20 materials fee

Where:
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-273-0552
Website »

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Our beloved ’Gades take to the field with future superstars in tow. Current Renegades coaches and players teach kids the ins and outs of baseball by offering tips and instruction on how to...

Cost: $125

Where:
Dutchess Stadium
500 Rte. 9D
Wappingers Falls, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-0094
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Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp provides a magical summer experience to children, ages 4-15, from the local community. Counselors experienced in childcare and recreation lead kids through days of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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A juried exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, ceramics, and sculptures created by SUNY college students during the last academic year. 

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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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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All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

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

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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Master Cole was already an established artist when a young Frederic Church came to study with him at his Catskill home. This show examines the close relationship between these two icons of the...

Cost: $10, $9 seniors, under 12 free

Where:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring St., Catskill
, NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

Where:
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-463-4478
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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
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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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In 1964, photojournalist Bill Eppridge covered the U.S. visit of a relatively unknown music quartet from England for Life magazine. He followed the band for six days, taking dozens of photos of...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY  12720
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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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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This survey exhibit showcases the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962). A Buffalo native, Speicher split his time between NYC and Woodstock. Closely associated with William...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

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Joining forces: Woodstock’s Galerie BMG — a gallery that specializes in fine art photography — and the Sweetheart Gallery have moved in together, sharing a newly renovated...

Where:
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY  12498
View map »


Telephone: 845-679-0027
Website »

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Along His Own Lines, which opens this month at the Dorsky Museum, is the first museum survey of the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962) since 1963. Born in Buffalo, Speicher...

Where:
SUNY New Paltz campus
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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What it is: This diverse fest offers music of all types — rock, blues, country, jazz, even opera — in the bucolic setting of the Catskills high peaks. What’s...

Where:
Belleayre Ski Center
181 Galli Curci Road
Highmount, NY  12441
View map »


Telephone: 800-942-6904, ext. 1344
Website »

More information

America’s longest-running early-music festival that uses only historically accurate instruments, this five-week series takes place in four venues in Massachusetts and New York —...

Where:
Various Locations
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 413-528-3595
Website »

More information

At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, singing, storytelling around the campfire, and sleeping underneath a canopy of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and performance art.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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A star-studded line-up appears at this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations (including the 1,700-seat Venetian Theater, the outdoor Spanish Courtyard, and...

Where:
Various Locations
Katonah, NY  10536


Telephone: 914-232-1252
Website »

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The artist exhibits six contemporary sculptures based on works by neoclassical artist Hiram Powers.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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PVRC presets the eighth season of the Putnam Valley Farmers Market. Located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY

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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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The Capital Region’s free Thursday evening concert series returns for its 25th summer. This month, catch indie folk band Lord Huron (July 10); Albany Invasion, a trio of local bands (July...

Where:
Albany Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Corning Preserve
Albany, NY  12207
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Telephone: 518-434-2032
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Wonder by R.J.Palacio 5:30-6:30pm for Students Entering 3 and 4 6:30-7:30pm for Students Entering Grades 5 and 6 In collaboration with Hudson City School District, students and their...

Cost: free

Where:
Hudson Opera House
327 Warren Street
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: hudson opera house
Telephone: 518-822-1438
Contact Name: joe
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Whether you are an enthusiast interested in creating bouquets for yourself, an event, a Bride, or toying with a career change; these hands on workshops will give you a great foundation of both...

Cost: 75.00

Where:
Good Old Days Ecoflorist
270 Walsh Ave
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Telephone: 845-562-2820
Contact Name: Lynn
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Do you often run out of time to prepare a healthy lunch when you’re heading out for a hike, a day at the beach or simply to work? With just a little planning, you can make delicious...

Cost: 60.00

Where:
Valley Variety
705 Warren Street
Apt/Suite
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: Valley Variety
Telephone: 518-828-0033
Contact Name: Chuck Rosenthal
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Following the business meeting, internationally recognized photographer, Yvonne Gunner will talk about techniques, including image transfer, Photoshop, encaustic and shooting with an i-Phone....

Cost: 0

Where:
Town of Esopus Port Ewen Library
128 Canal St.
Port Ewen, NY  12466
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Sponsor: Ulster County Photography Club
Telephone: 845 338-5580
Contact Name: Anita Hadley
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The Newburgh Jazz Series 2014 line up includes swing, world jazz, Latin jazz, contemporary jazz, bluesy jazz and much more.  The concerts are held every Wednesday in July and August at 6:30 to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
OC Arboretum Thomas Bull Memorial Park
41 Grove Street
Campbell Hall, NY  10916
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Sponsor: Ferry Godmother Productions
Telephone: 225-366-2442
Contact Name: Aquanetta Wright
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The NY Film Critics Series presents live interviews and interactive Q&A sessions with stars and filmmakers, such as Rob Reiner, Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, and Yaya Alafia. The event is...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Moviehouse
48 Main Street
Millerton, NY  12546
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Telephone: 518-789-0022
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Director: Gregory DoranStarring: Antony Sher as the infamous comic knight Falstaff, Jasper Britton as Henry IV & Alex Hassell as Prince Hal The third play in the histories covering the reigns of...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Moviehouse
48 Main Street
Millerton, NY  12546
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Telephone: 518-789-0022
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Leave it to the folks at the Jacob Burns Film Center to help us beat the heat by providing a good excuse to spend a couple of hours in an air-conditioned theater. The center’s...

Where:
Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Rd
Pleasantville, NY
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Telephone: 914-7474-5555
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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New Yoga Classes Opening at Path to Bliss Yoga Studio! Pleasant Valley welcomes Cynthia Glynn, ERYT-500, who will be teaching two new classes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings: Tuesdays,...

Cost: 16 drop in

Where:
Path to Bliss Yoga
1558 Main St.
Pleasant Valley, NY  12569
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Sponsor: Cynthia Glynn, ERYT500
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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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Adapted to the stage from the beloved film, this musical introduces us to a magical nanny who uses her special powers to transform a dysfunctional family in Edwardian London. Songs you’ll...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Boradway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, Columbia County’s summer arts fest, offers everything from live theater to films, jazz concerts to community sings. This season, dance takes...

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Rte. 66
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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From blues to Broadway, there is something for every music fan at this diverse festival. The fun begins with the Belleayre Festival Orchestra performing the music of Queen (July 5). Blues legend...

Where:
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Rte. 28, Highmount, , ext. 1344
, NY
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Telephone: 800-942-6904
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Variety is the spice of this 12-week-long multi-arts festival, which features a variety of music, dance, theater, and film presentations.

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
PO Box 364
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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From classical and opera to jazz and roots music, this fest has a star-studded lineup that caters to all tastes. A few of the many highlights this month: Donizetti’s opera Lucrezia Borgia...

Where:
Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts
149 Girdle Ridge Rd
Katonah, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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For 30 years, this collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film has brought both well-known and emerging writers, directors, and actors to Poughkeepsie to develop new works...

Where:
Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Telephone: 845-437-5907
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Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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The Ecstatic Moment Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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With bold geometric shapes and vivid colors, the art created in the 1980s has an unmistakable look. But do the asymmetric lines and Day-Glo colors suggest a deeper message than simply artistic...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Among the offerings are perennial favorites The Music Man (June 5-8 & 11-15), 42nd Street (July 3-6, 9-13, 16-20), and Guys and Dolls (August 7-10 & 13-17), along with the kid-pleasing...

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Route 203
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival —...

Where:
Fisher Center at Bard College
Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
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Braves Travel Baseball is seeking competitive players 7-14 years old for for Spring, Summer, and Fall Baseball. Contact Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or go to kentbraves.com for more...

Cost: Vary

Where:
, NY

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The region’s only resident Shakespeare company celebrates the Bard’s 450th birthday with three productions that run in repertory throughout the summer. Performances take place...

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
140 Main Street
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
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Enjoy the well being, community and expressive nature of dance. Experience moving in strong and creative ways. Full body warm-up from jazz and modern dance forms; multidirectional movements...

Cost: $55/$50 members/$40 students 18 and under (for the week)

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
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Radio dramas used to be a prime form of American entertainment; now the art is nearly lost. Why not revive it with a modern twist? At this weeklong camp, kids in grades three through five write,...

Cost: $250, $20 materials fee

Where:
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
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Telephone: 518-273-0552
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Exploring Artistic Practice: Field Trips & Studio Visits Instructors: Beth Thielen & Melissa Sarris Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM, July 7 - 18 $600 + museum entrance fees. Ages 13 +. A...

Cost: Tuition is $600 for the entire program, plus any museum entrance fees.

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY  12075
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Sponsor: Omi International Arts Center
Telephone: 518-728-9256
Contact Name: Sasha Sicurella
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Our beloved ’Gades take to the field with future superstars in tow. Current Renegades coaches and players teach kids the ins and outs of baseball by offering tips and instruction on how to...

Cost: $125

Where:
Dutchess Stadium
500 Rte. 9D
Wappingers Falls, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-0094
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Join us for this unforgettable adventure as we dive into eastern culture this summer at Olana. In addition to learning about Frederic Church's travels east, we will discover the work of Church's...

Cost: Non-members: $180/child one wk; $320/child two wk package. Call for member rate.

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Wagon House Edu. Center
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah Hasbrook
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Join the Hudson Valley Writing Project this summer durring the week of July 7th to the 11th as they offer a great summer camp for children ages 9-12.  One of the world’s most beautiful...

Cost: $295

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Writing Project
Telephone: 845-257-2836
Contact Name: Jessica Majestic
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Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp provides a magical summer experience to children, ages 4-15, from the local community. Counselors experienced in childcare and recreation lead kids through days of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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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
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A juried exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, ceramics, and sculptures created by SUNY college students during the last academic year. 

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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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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Photography as Fine Art Local photographers Tom Doyle and Mel Kleiman exhibit works depicting both rural and urban scenes. 

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
94 Broadway, Newburgh
, NY
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Telephone: 845-569-4997
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Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

Where:
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-463-4478
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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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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
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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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All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

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

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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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
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In 1964, photojournalist Bill Eppridge covered the U.S. visit of a relatively unknown music quartet from England for Life magazine. He followed the band for six days, taking dozens of photos of...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY  12720
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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Master Cole was already an established artist when a young Frederic Church came to study with him at his Catskill home. This show examines the close relationship between these two icons of the...

Cost: $10, $9 seniors, under 12 free

Where:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring St., Catskill
, NY
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Telephone: 518-943-7465
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The gallery features artwork by two female painters — Martha Diamond (July 1-13) and Brenda Goodman (July 17-Aug. 10) — in the main rooms. Thurs.-Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & by appt.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren Street
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-5907
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The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
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This survey exhibit showcases the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962). A Buffalo native, Speicher split his time between NYC and Woodstock. Closely associated with William...

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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A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-4100
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Joining forces: Woodstock’s Galerie BMG — a gallery that specializes in fine art photography — and the Sweetheart Gallery have moved in together, sharing a newly renovated...

Where:
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Telephone: 845-679-0027
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Along His Own Lines, which opens this month at the Dorsky Museum, is the first museum survey of the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962) since 1963. Born in Buffalo, Speicher...

Where:
SUNY New Paltz campus
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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ndulge in the benefits of Mommy and Me Yoga with Mary Mashburn, RYT Attach deeply while finding balance with baby! This class focuses on a gentle flow of movement and breath, while connecting...

Cost: $90 for 6 week workshop

Where:
, NY

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At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, singing, storytelling around the campfire, and sleeping underneath a canopy of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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The artist exhibits six contemporary sculptures based on works by neoclassical artist Hiram Powers.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and performance art.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Gallery 66 NY opens the month of July with two shows. The first, called “Form and Fantasy,” features works by photographer Cali Gorevic and painter Polly King.  The second,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Gallery 66 NY
66 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Sponsor: Gallery 66 NY
Telephone: 845-809-5838
Contact Name: Barbara Galazzo
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America’s longest-running early-music festival that uses only historically accurate instruments, this five-week series takes place in four venues in Massachusetts and New York —...

Where:
Various Locations
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 413-528-3595
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What it is: This diverse fest offers music of all types — rock, blues, country, jazz, even opera — in the bucolic setting of the Catskills high peaks. What’s...

Where:
Belleayre Ski Center
181 Galli Curci Road
Highmount, NY  12441
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Telephone: 800-942-6904, ext. 1344
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A star-studded line-up appears at this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations (including the 1,700-seat Venetian Theater, the outdoor Spanish Courtyard, and...

Where:
Various Locations
Katonah, NY  10536


Telephone: 914-232-1252
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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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PVRC presets the eighth season of the Putnam Valley Farmers Market. Located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY

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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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The Capital Region’s free Thursday evening concert series returns for its 25th summer. This month, catch indie folk band Lord Huron (July 10); Albany Invasion, a trio of local bands (July...

Where:
Albany Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Corning Preserve
Albany, NY  12207
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Telephone: 518-434-2032
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The Nyack Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that classic cars will once again roll into the center of Nyack and park on Main Street for the third annual Classic Car Cruise...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Main Street
Main Street
Nyack, NY  10960
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Sponsor: Nyack Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 845-353-2221
Contact Name: Mark Mangan
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Post-Game Soccer Clinic Under the Lights at Dutchess Stadium. The first 1,250 fans through the gates will receive a Renegades soccer jersey. For more information on how to get your youth soccer...

Cost: Call us at 845-838-9400 or visit us at hvrenegades.com for more information

Where:
Dutchess Stadium
1500 Rt. 9D
Wappingers Falls, NY  12590
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Renegades
Telephone: 845-838-9400
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Tito's Handmade Vodka will be at Zulu Time Rooftop Bar and Lounge for a tasting. Come try vodka produced in Austin, Texas, in the first legal distillery in Texas, established by Bert Butler...

Cost: No Entry Fee

Where:
Zulu Time Rooftop Bar and Lounge
674 Thayer Road
West Point, NY  1
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Telephone: 845-446-4731
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This rock opera, loosely based on the story of Jesus Christ, was transformed into a Broadway musical in 1971 and a film in 1973.

Cost: $28-$40

Where:
Woodstock Playhouse
103 Mill Hill Road
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Sponsor: Woodstock Playhouse and the Pan American Dance Co.
Telephone: 845-679-6900
Contact Name: Randy Conti
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The Ecstatic Moment Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth 3-18

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

From classical and opera to jazz and roots music, this fest has a star-studded lineup that caters to all tastes. A few of the many highlights this month: Donizetti’s opera Lucrezia Borgia...

Where:
Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts
149 Girdle Ridge Rd
Katonah, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

From blues to Broadway, there is something for every music fan at this diverse festival. The fun begins with the Belleayre Festival Orchestra performing the music of Queen (July 5). Blues legend...

Where:
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Rte. 28, Highmount, , ext. 1344
, NY
View map »


Telephone: 800-942-6904
Website »

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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary...

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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PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, Columbia County’s summer arts fest, offers everything from live theater to films, jazz concerts to community sings. This season, dance takes...

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Rte. 66
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-6121
Website »

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For 30 years, this collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film has brought both well-known and emerging writers, directors, and actors to Poughkeepsie to develop new works...

Where:
Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Telephone: 845-437-5907
Website »

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The region’s only resident Shakespeare company celebrates the Bard’s 450th birthday with three productions that run in repertory throughout the summer. Performances take place...

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
140 Main Street
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
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Documents on display illustrate the contribution to American history made by John, John Quincy, Samuel, and Abigail Adams. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m.

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
94 Broadway
Newburgh, NY  12550
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Telephone: 845-569-4997
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Leave it to the folks at the Jacob Burns Film Center to help us beat the heat by providing a good excuse to spend a couple of hours in an air-conditioned theater. The center’s...

Where:
Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Rd
Pleasantville, NY
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Telephone: 914-7474-5555
Website »

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Variety is the spice of this 12-week-long multi-arts festival, which features a variety of music, dance, theater, and film presentations.

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
PO Box 364
Chatham, NY  12037
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-6121
Website »

More information

This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-9292
Website »

More information

Among the offerings are perennial favorites The Music Man (June 5-8 & 11-15), 42nd Street (July 3-6, 9-13, 16-20), and Guys and Dolls (August 7-10 & 13-17), along with the kid-pleasing...

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Route 203
Chatham, NY  12037
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-9292
Website »

More information

With bold geometric shapes and vivid colors, the art created in the 1980s has an unmistakable look. But do the asymmetric lines and Day-Glo colors suggest a deeper message than simply artistic...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
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Adapted to the stage from the beloved film, this musical introduces us to a magical nanny who uses her special powers to transform a dysfunctional family in Edwardian London. Songs you’ll...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Boradway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival —...

Where:
Fisher Center at Bard College
Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
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Braves Travel Baseball is seeking competitive players 7-14 years old for for Spring, Summer, and Fall Baseball. Contact Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or go to kentbraves.com for more...

Cost: Vary

Where:
, NY

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Enjoy the well being, community and expressive nature of dance. Experience moving in strong and creative ways. Full body warm-up from jazz and modern dance forms; multidirectional movements...

Cost: $55/$50 members/$40 students 18 and under (for the week)

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
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Our beloved ’Gades take to the field with future superstars in tow. Current Renegades coaches and players teach kids the ins and outs of baseball by offering tips and instruction on how to...

Cost: $125

Where:
Dutchess Stadium
500 Rte. 9D
Wappingers Falls, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-0094
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Join us for this unforgettable adventure as we dive into eastern culture this summer at Olana. In addition to learning about Frederic Church's travels east, we will discover the work of Church's...

Cost: Non-members: $180/child one wk; $320/child two wk package. Call for member rate.

Where:
Olana State Historic Site-Wagon House Edu. Center
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.1872 x 109
Contact Name: Sarah Hasbrook
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Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp provides a magical summer experience to children, ages 4-15, from the local community. Counselors experienced in childcare and recreation lead kids through days of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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Join the Hudson Valley Writing Project this summer durring the week of July 7th to the 11th as they offer a great summer camp for children ages 9-12.  One of the world’s most beautiful...

Cost: $295

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Writing Project
Telephone: 845-257-2836
Contact Name: Jessica Majestic
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Radio dramas used to be a prime form of American entertainment; now the art is nearly lost. Why not revive it with a modern twist? At this weeklong camp, kids in grades three through five write,...

Cost: $250, $20 materials fee

Where:
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
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Telephone: 518-273-0552
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Exploring Artistic Practice: Field Trips & Studio Visits Instructors: Beth Thielen & Melissa Sarris Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM, July 7 - 18 $600 + museum entrance fees. Ages 13 +. A...

Cost: Tuition is $600 for the entire program, plus any museum entrance fees.

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY  12075
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Sponsor: Omi International Arts Center
Telephone: 518-728-9256
Contact Name: Sasha Sicurella
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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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A juried exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, ceramics, and sculptures created by SUNY college students during the last academic year. 

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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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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In 1964, photojournalist Bill Eppridge covered the U.S. visit of a relatively unknown music quartet from England for Life magazine. He followed the band for six days, taking dozens of photos of...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY  12720
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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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
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All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

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

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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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
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Master Cole was already an established artist when a young Frederic Church came to study with him at his Catskill home. This show examines the close relationship between these two icons of the...

Cost: $10, $9 seniors, under 12 free

Where:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring St., Catskill
, NY
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American Impressionist Paintings, watercolors, and drawings by this Catskills native are on view. A self-taught artist who spent his life in the village of Stamford, Hasbrouck (1860-1934) is...

Where:
Zadock Pratt Museum
Main St./Rte. 23
Prattsville, NY
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Telephone: 518-299-3258
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Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

Where:
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-463-4478
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Photography as Fine Art Local photographers Tom Doyle and Mel Kleiman exhibit works depicting both rural and urban scenes. 

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
94 Broadway, Newburgh
, NY
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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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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
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The gallery features artwork by two female painters — Martha Diamond (July 1-13) and Brenda Goodman (July 17-Aug. 10) — in the main rooms. Thurs.-Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & by appt.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren Street
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-5907
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Along His Own Lines, which opens this month at the Dorsky Museum, is the first museum survey of the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962) since 1963. Born in Buffalo, Speicher...

Where:
SUNY New Paltz campus
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-4100
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The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
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This survey exhibit showcases the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962). A Buffalo native, Speicher split his time between NYC and Woodstock. Closely associated with William...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Joining forces: Woodstock’s Galerie BMG — a gallery that specializes in fine art photography — and the Sweetheart Gallery have moved in together, sharing a newly renovated...

Where:
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Telephone: 845-679-0027
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ndulge in the benefits of Mommy and Me Yoga with Mary Mashburn, RYT Attach deeply while finding balance with baby! This class focuses on a gentle flow of movement and breath, while connecting...

Cost: $90 for 6 week workshop

Where:
, NY

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The artist exhibits six contemporary sculptures based on works by neoclassical artist Hiram Powers.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and performance art.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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America’s longest-running early-music festival that uses only historically accurate instruments, this five-week series takes place in four venues in Massachusetts and New York —...

Where:
Various Locations
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 413-528-3595
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Gallery 66 NY opens the month of July with two shows. The first, called “Form and Fantasy,” features works by photographer Cali Gorevic and painter Polly King.  The second,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Gallery 66 NY
66 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Sponsor: Gallery 66 NY
Telephone: 845-809-5838
Contact Name: Barbara Galazzo
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The latest entry in the region’s multi-day music events calendar debuts this year at the 800-acre Winston Farm — site of the shindig that marked the 25th anniversary of the 1969...

Where:
Winston Farm
Saugerties, NY  12477


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At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, singing, storytelling around the campfire, and sleeping underneath a canopy of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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What it is: This diverse fest offers music of all types — rock, blues, country, jazz, even opera — in the bucolic setting of the Catskills high peaks. What’s...

Where:
Belleayre Ski Center
181 Galli Curci Road
Highmount, NY  12441
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Telephone: 800-942-6904, ext. 1344
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A star-studded line-up appears at this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations (including the 1,700-seat Venetian Theater, the outdoor Spanish Courtyard, and...

Where:
Various Locations
Katonah, NY  10536


Telephone: 914-232-1252
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PVRC presets the eighth season of the Putnam Valley Farmers Market. Located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY

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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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The Capital Region’s free Thursday evening concert series returns for its 25th summer. This month, catch indie folk band Lord Huron (July 10); Albany Invasion, a trio of local bands (July...

Where:
Albany Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Corning Preserve
Albany, NY  12207
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Telephone: 518-434-2032
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Exhibition Dates:July 11 – August 8, 2014Free Opening Reception and All-Age Art Workshop:Friday, July 11, 6:30-8:00pm Pelham Art Center is pleased to present its highly popular Faculty and...

Cost: free

Where:
Pelham Art Center
155 5th Ave
Pelham, NY  10803
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Sponsor: Pelham Art Center
Telephone: 914-738-2525
Contact Name: Gallery and Public Program Manager
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In this crime-based comedy, chaos results when two rookie cops and a pretty accountant plan to catch their town’s mayor in the act of embezzling funds. Note: Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2...

Cost: $39 evenings, $34 matinees

Where:
Shadowland Theatre
157 Canal St.
Ellenville, NY
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Telephone: 845-647-5511
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Shadowland Theatre presents this comic-thriller in its renovated facilities. Thursday-Saturday at 8:00 pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm.

Where:
Shadowland Theatre
157 Canal Street
Ellenville, NY  12428
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Telephone: 845-647-5511
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  Dutchess County Singles Dance, 8 p.m. to midnight, The Southern Dutchess Country Club, 1209 North Avenue, Beacon. There will be a wide range of music by DJ Johnny Angel and a light dinner...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Southern Dutchess Country Club
1209 North Avenue
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Dutchess County Singles
Telephone: 845-464-4675
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Presented by PS21 in collaboration with Hudson Air, Hudson Opera House, and WGXC 90.7 FM Stories of crime and mystery are performed with live music and sound effects so the audience can watch...

Cost: Tickets: $18/$15 members/$10 youth 18 years and under

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
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The basis of the 1998 hit movie You’ve Got Mail, this musical focuses on a pair of work colleagues who bicker constantly while on the job, and unknowingly write love letters to each other...

Cost: $24-$26

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Route 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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It’s 1939 and famed Hollywood producer David Selznick has a crisis: He’s weeks into shooting his latest epic, Gone With the Wind, but the script just isn’t working. What...

Cost: $22 includes dessert at intermission

Where:
The Playhouse at Museum Village
1010 Rte. 17M
Monroe, NY  10950
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Sponsor: Creative Theatre Group
Telephone: 845-294-9465
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The Valley’s own alternative rock/Americana band plays a style of music that has been described as “hillbilly Pink Floyd.”   Note: Call for ticket information. 

Where:
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St., Beacon,
Beacon, NY
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Telephone: 845-855-1300
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This large-scale “sound art” exhibit, which features 15 installations at five Valley sites, including the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. The center hosts Aaron Taylor...

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

Where:
150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Among the offerings are perennial favorites The Music Man (June 5-8 & 11-15), 42nd Street (July 3-6, 9-13, 16-20), and Guys and Dolls (August 7-10 & 13-17), along with the kid-pleasing...

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Route 203
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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From blues to Broadway, there is something for every music fan at this diverse festival. The fun begins with the Belleayre Festival Orchestra performing the music of Queen (July 5). Blues legend...

Where:
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Rte. 28, Highmount, , ext. 1344
, NY
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Telephone: 800-942-6904
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The region’s only resident Shakespeare company celebrates the Bard’s 450th birthday with three productions that run in repertory throughout the summer. Performances take place...

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
140 Main Street
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
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For 30 years, this collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film has brought both well-known and emerging writers, directors, and actors to Poughkeepsie to develop new works...

Where:
Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Telephone: 845-437-5907
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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Braves Travel Baseball is seeking competitive players 7-14 years old for for Spring, Summer, and Fall Baseball. Contact Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or go to kentbraves.com for more...

Cost: Vary

Where:
, NY

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PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, Columbia County’s summer arts fest, offers everything from live theater to films, jazz concerts to community sings. This season, dance takes...

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Rte. 66
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival —...

Where:
Fisher Center at Bard College
Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
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More than a few of the Valley’s summer concert series have been around for years — but none tops the Maverick Concerts in Woodstock, which has been offering “music in...

Cost: $25, $5 Students

Where:
Maverick Music Hall
Maverick Road
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Telephone: 845-679-8217
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With bold geometric shapes and vivid colors, the art created in the 1980s has an unmistakable look. But do the asymmetric lines and Day-Glo colors suggest a deeper message than simply artistic...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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Documents on display illustrate the contribution to American history made by John, John Quincy, Samuel, and Abigail Adams. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m.

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
94 Broadway
Newburgh, NY  12550
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Telephone: 845-569-4997
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Variety is the spice of this 12-week-long multi-arts festival, which features a variety of music, dance, theater, and film presentations.

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
PO Box 364
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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From classical and opera to jazz and roots music, this fest has a star-studded lineup that caters to all tastes. A few of the many highlights this month: Donizetti’s opera Lucrezia Borgia...

Where:
Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts
149 Girdle Ridge Rd
Katonah, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Leave it to the folks at the Jacob Burns Film Center to help us beat the heat by providing a good excuse to spend a couple of hours in an air-conditioned theater. The center’s...

Where:
Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Rd
Pleasantville, NY
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Telephone: 914-7474-5555
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Adapted to the stage from the beloved film, this musical introduces us to a magical nanny who uses her special powers to transform a dysfunctional family in Edwardian London. Songs you’ll...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Boradway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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The Ecstatic Moment Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Sinbad One of Comedy Central’s Top 100 comedians of all time, this stand-up specialist has also made his mark on TV (A Different World, Celebrity Apprentice) and in the movies (Jingle All...

Where:
Tarrytown Music Hall
13 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 877-840-0457
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Take your heart for a walk and join us at 9:00AM for a stroll through Kingston’s charming downtown waterfront area.  We will meet at the Visitor’s Center.  This community walk is one in a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Rondout
20 Broadway
Kingston, NY  12401
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Sponsor: HealthAlliance Foundation
Telephone: 845-334-2760
Contact Name: Cheryl McKeever
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Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp provides a magical summer experience to children, ages 4-15, from the local community. Counselors experienced in childcare and recreation lead kids through days of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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This course covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator. Instruction provided for Adult, Child & Infant....

Cost: $100.00

Where:
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: Health Quest
Telephone: 845-475-9742
Contact Name: Wendy Perruna
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A juried exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, ceramics, and sculptures created by SUNY college students during the last academic year. 

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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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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Twelve artists have contributed artworks, which are installed outdoors along the museum’s Pond Trail. The works range from oversized insects to painted tree stumps that double as benches....

Where:
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Muser Drive
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY  12520
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Telephone: 845-534-5506
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Master Cole was already an established artist when a young Frederic Church came to study with him at his Catskill home. This show examines the close relationship between these two icons of the...

Cost: $10, $9 seniors, under 12 free

Where:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
218 Spring St., Catskill
, NY
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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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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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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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All the Raj Sketches and paintings, as well as a selection of furniture and accessories, created by Lockwood de Forest can be seen at Hudson River School artist Frederic Church’s...

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

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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The Newburgh Urban Market is please to announce their new outdoor market for the 2014 season. The market will take place on the empty lot adjacent to Washington’s Headquarters on Liberty Street...

Cost: Free

Where:
Next to Washington's Headquarters
84 Liberty St
Newburgh, NY  10458
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Sponsor: Newburgh Urban Market
Contact Name: Cher
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American Impressionist Paintings, watercolors, and drawings by this Catskills native are on view. A self-taught artist who spent his life in the village of Stamford, Hasbrouck (1860-1934) is...

Where:
Zadock Pratt Museum
Main St./Rte. 23
Prattsville, NY
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Telephone: 518-299-3258
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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
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In 1964, photojournalist Bill Eppridge covered the U.S. visit of a relatively unknown music quartet from England for Life magazine. He followed the band for six days, taking dozens of photos of...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Blvd
Bethel, NY  12720
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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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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For all ages What’s it like to live in a lighthouse? Captain Guy Falkenheimer joins environmental educator Fran Martino and the friends of the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse to take participants on...

Cost: free

Where:
Hudson Opera House
327 Warren Street
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: hudson opera house
Telephone: 518-822-1438
Contact Name: joe
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Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History and Art has a (well-deserved) reputation for its collection of items produced in centuries past. But Small and Seductive, the group exhibit...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors & students, $6 children under 13, under 6 FREE

Where:
Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
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Photography as Fine Art Local photographers Tom Doyle and Mel Kleiman exhibit works depicting both rural and urban scenes. 

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
94 Broadway, Newburgh
, NY
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Telephone: 845-569-4997
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For the 40th year, this riverfront Greene County village whoops it up with a themed parade, three stages of demos and live entertainment, a classic car show, loads of vendors, carnival rides,...

Where:
Water Street
Water Street
Athens , NY
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Composed of images of natural and man-made objects; her latest work is on view along with paintings by Woodstock artist Lila Bacon. Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & by appt. 

Where:
Galerie BMG
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY
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Telephone: 845-679-0027
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This survey exhibit showcases the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962). A Buffalo native, Speicher split his time between NYC and Woodstock. Closely associated with William...

Where:
Dorsky Museum of Art
SUNY New Paltz campus. 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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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
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Joining forces: Woodstock’s Galerie BMG — a gallery that specializes in fine art photography — and the Sweetheart Gallery have moved in together, sharing a newly renovated...

Where:
17 Cricket Ridge
Woodstock, NY  12498
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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
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Along His Own Lines, which opens this month at the Dorsky Museum, is the first museum survey of the works of realist painter Eugene Speicher (1883-1962) since 1963. Born in Buffalo, Speicher...

Where:
SUNY New Paltz campus
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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The gallery features artwork by two female painters — Martha Diamond (July 1-13) and Brenda Goodman (July 17-Aug. 10) — in the main rooms. Thurs.-Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & by appt.

Where:
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren Street
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-5907
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Maverick Concerts’s weekly Young People’s Concert series presents Kim and Reggie Harris. The duo’s repertoire consists of performances at the Kennedy Center;...

Cost: $5, free 16 and under

Where:
Maverick Concert Hall
120 Maverick Rd.
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Sponsor: Maverick Concerts
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The first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, furniture, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her acclaimed videos.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4038
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
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A time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room Mills Mansion opens for the season with a new exhibit highlighting the life of Ogden Livingston Mills, who was born into wealth yet devoted himself...

Cost: $8, $6 seniors, children under 13 free

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
9 Old Post Road
Staatsburgh, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-4100
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ndulge in the benefits of Mommy and Me Yoga with Mary Mashburn, RYT Attach deeply while finding balance with baby! This class focuses on a gentle flow of movement and breath, while connecting...

Cost: $90 for 6 week workshop

Where:
, NY

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At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, singing, storytelling around the campfire, and sleeping underneath a canopy of...

Cost: Contact info@frostvalley.org

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Sponsor: Frost Valley YMCA
Telephone: 845-985-2291
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Gallery 66 NY opens the month of July with two shows. The first, called “Form and Fantasy,” features works by photographer Cali Gorevic and painter Polly King.  The second,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Gallery 66 NY
66 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Sponsor: Gallery 66 NY
Telephone: 845-809-5838
Contact Name: Barbara Galazzo
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The latest entry in the region’s multi-day music events calendar debuts this year at the 800-acre Winston Farm — site of the shindig that marked the 25th anniversary of the 1969...

Where:
Winston Farm
Saugerties, NY  12477


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Historians and art lovers alike will want to check out the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s latest exhibit. Works by painter Katharine L. McKenna can be viewed at the Walls of White...

Where:
Walls of White Pines
454 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd
Woodstock, NY
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Telephone: 845-679-2079
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Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary artists. Using...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art.
1701 Main St., Peekskill
, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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America’s longest-running early-music festival that uses only historically accurate instruments, this five-week series takes place in four venues in Massachusetts and New York —...

Where:
Various Locations
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504


Telephone: 413-528-3595
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Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and performance art.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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A star-studded line-up appears at this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations (including the 1,700-seat Venetian Theater, the outdoor Spanish Courtyard, and...

Where:
Various Locations
Katonah, NY  10536


Telephone: 914-232-1252
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The artist exhibits six contemporary sculptures based on works by neoclassical artist Hiram Powers.

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth ages 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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What it is: This diverse fest offers music of all types — rock, blues, country, jazz, even opera — in the bucolic setting of the Catskills high peaks. What’s...

Where:
Belleayre Ski Center
181 Galli Curci Road
Highmount, NY  12441
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Telephone: 800-942-6904, ext. 1344
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Local performers play Beatles music all day while guests enjoy crafts, vendors, food, and wine. Lawn chairs recommended. Donations benefit Woodbury Police PBA charities.

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Where:
Palaia Vineyards
10 Sweet Clover Rd.
Highland Mills, NY
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Telephone: 845-928-5384

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This Father’s Day, shop for gifts and treat Dad to the Wine Farmers’ Market, a new wine-tasting event series. WFM is styled around popular farmers’ markets, but focused on...

Cost: $0 (FREE); discounted bottles

Where:
Hudsonn Valley Wine Market
119 Main Street
Gardiner, NY  12525
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Wine Market & Hudson Valley Wine Magazine
Telephone: 845-255-0500
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  Preserving the Harvest: Pickling – Saturday July 12, 1 PM – 4 PM, Barn F. One of the pleasures of a heavy summer harvest is being able to preserving your excess produce for the winter....

Cost: $25

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
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Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) offers a Hart-Cluett House tour - Collection Focus. The tour will look at the furniture and fixtures created by 19th century furniture maker Elijah...

Cost: $10 per person, $5 for RCHS Members

Where:
Rensselaer County Historical Society
57 Second Street
Troy, NY  12180
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Sponsor: Rensselaer County Historical Society
Telephone: 518-272-7232
Contact Name: Ilene Frank
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PVRC presets the eighth season of the Putnam Valley Farmers Market. Located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY

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The Capital Region’s free Thursday evening concert series returns for its 25th summer. This month, catch indie folk band Lord Huron (July 10); Albany Invasion, a trio of local bands (July...

Where:
Albany Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Corning Preserve
Albany, NY  12207
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Telephone: 518-434-2032
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Art Omi Weekend Saturday and Sunday, July 12-13th   On Saturday, join us for a new offering as we lead private tours of selected artist studios. At night, enjoy Dinner and Dancing on the...

Cost: Price varies.

Where:
Omi International Arts Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY  12075
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Sponsor: Omi International Arts Center
Telephone: 518-392-4747
Contact Name: Akemi Hiatt
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Exhibition Dates:July 11 – August 8, 2014Free Opening Reception and All-Age Art Workshop:Friday, July 11, 6:30-8:00pm Pelham Art Center is pleased to present its highly popular Faculty and...

Cost: free

Where:
Pelham Art Center
155 5th Ave
Pelham, NY  10803
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Sponsor: Pelham Art Center
Telephone: 914-738-2525
Contact Name: Gallery and Public Program Manager
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Lady Day Remembered Piano interpretations of music made famous by Billie Holiday. Plus Impressionist gems from the year of her birth (1915) by Debussy, Prokofiev, and Fauré.

Cost: $25, $40, $50

Where:
Maverick Concert Hall
120 Maverick Rd.
Woodstock, NY  12498-2503
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Sponsor: Maverick Concerts
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Nick Zungoli Photographs: Cuba - Forbidden Fruit  Since opening his Exposures Gallery in the Art and Craft Hamlet of Sugar Loaf over thirty years ago, his wanderlust has taken him to many...

Cost: Free

Where:
Exposures Gallery
Art & Craft Hamlet of Sugar Loaf
1357 King's Highway
Chester, NY  10918
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Sponsor: Exposures Gallery
Telephone: 845-469-9382
Contact Name: Casey Bryant
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Bring your tents and camp out on the field for the all-scout sleepover.  All campers will have the opportunity to enjoy a great Renegades’ game followed by a fireworks show.  After the game,...

Cost: $25/per person

Where:
Dutchess Stadium
1500 Rt. 9D
Wappingers Falls, NY  12590
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Renegades
Telephone: 845-838-9400
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Chronogram hosts an evening of local cuisine, live music, beer, wine — and a 16-court Bocce tournament — under the full moon. Notes: Rain date is Sun., July 13 at 4-9 p.m.

Cost: $20-$75

Where:
Riverfront Park
Beacon, NY  12508


Sponsor: Chronogram
Telephone: 845-334-8600
Contact Name: Samantha Henkin
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The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will open its 2014 season with performances by its string trio with flute.  The program will be performed on Saturday, July 12th at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary in...

Cost: $10 general admission; $9 for seniors and students

Where:
St. Mary in the Highlands Episcopal Church
1 Chestnut Street
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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Sponsor: Doansburg Chamber Ensemble
Telephone: 845-228-4167
Contact Name: Kyle Kayler
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Jon B. Woodin — a young local artist who has been compared to James Taylor, Jim Croce, and Gordon Lightfoot — performs two sets tonight at the Bridge Street Theatre’s Speakeasy.

Cost: $10

Where:
Bridge Street Theatre
44 W. Bridge Street
Catskill, NY  12414
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Sponsor: Bridge Street Theatre
Telephone: 518-943-3894
Contact Name: John Sowle
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Get a double dose of classic rock with Frampton (best known for 1976’s mega-seller Frampton Comes Alive!) and the Doobies (whose hits have included “What a Fool Believes” and...

Where:
Bethel Woods
200 Hurd Rd.
, NY
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Telephone: 866-781-2922
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In this crime-based comedy, chaos results when two rookie cops and a pretty accountant plan to catch their town’s mayor in the act of embezzling funds. Note: Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2...

Cost: $39 evenings, $34 matinees

Where:
Shadowland Theatre
157 Canal St.
Ellenville, NY
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Telephone: 845-647-5511
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The basis of the 1998 hit movie You’ve Got Mail, this musical focuses on a pair of work colleagues who bicker constantly while on the job, and unknowingly write love letters to each other...

Cost: $24-$26

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Route 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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SUNY New Paltz’s annual celebration of piano music includes master classes, recitals, and the Jacob Flier Piano Competition. Two highlights: Russian-American master pianist Vladimir...

Cost: $24-$29

Where:
McKenna Theatre at SUNY New Paltz
SUNY New Paltz campus, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz
, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3880

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Original jazz compositions by Dafnis Prieto with Cuban jazz roots Dafnis Prieto, drums, Roman Filiu, alto saxophone, Manuel Valera, piano, Johannes Weidenmueller, bass Dafnis Prieto’s arrival...

Cost: Tickets: $30/$25 members/$18 students 18 and under

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY  12037
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Sponsor: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Telephone: 518.392.6121
Contact Name: Susan Davies
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It’s 1939 and famed Hollywood producer David Selznick has a crisis: He’s weeks into shooting his latest epic, Gone With the Wind, but the script just isn’t working. What...

Cost: $22 includes dessert at intermission

Where:
The Playhouse at Museum Village
1010 Rte. 17M
Monroe, NY  10950
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Sponsor: Creative Theatre Group
Telephone: 845-294-9465
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Shadowland Theatre presents this comic-thriller in its renovated facilities. Thursday-Saturday at 8:00 pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm.

Where:
Shadowland Theatre
157 Canal Street
Ellenville, NY  12428
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Telephone: 845-647-5511
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Adapted to the stage from the beloved film, this musical introduces us to a magical nanny who uses her special powers to transform a dysfunctional family in Edwardian London. Songs you’ll...

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Boradway Plaza
Elmsford, NY  10523
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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With bold geometric shapes and vivid colors, the art created in the 1980s has an unmistakable look. But do the asymmetric lines and Day-Glo colors suggest a deeper message than simply artistic...

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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More than a few of the Valley’s summer concert series have been around for years — but none tops the Maverick Concerts in Woodstock, which has been offering “music in...

Cost: $25, $5 Students

Where:
Maverick Music Hall
Maverick Road
Woodstock, NY  12498
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Telephone: 845-679-8217
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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary...

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, Columbia County’s summer arts fest, offers everything from live theater to films, jazz concerts to community sings. This season, dance takes...

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Rte. 66
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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Documents on display illustrate the contribution to American history made by John, John Quincy, Samuel, and Abigail Adams. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m.

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
94 Broadway
Newburgh, NY  12550
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Telephone: 845-569-4997
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These two fests are joined at the hip. SummerScape presents seven weeks of music, theater, film, and cabaret performances, many of which tie directly into the theme of the Music Festival —...

Where:
Fisher Center at Bard College
Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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Among the offerings are perennial favorites The Music Man (June 5-8 & 11-15), 42nd Street (July 3-6, 9-13, 16-20), and Guys and Dolls (August 7-10 & 13-17), along with the kid-pleasing...

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Route 203
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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From blues to Broadway, there is something for every music fan at this diverse festival. The fun begins with the Belleayre Festival Orchestra performing the music of Queen (July 5). Blues legend...

Where:
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Rte. 28, Highmount, , ext. 1344
, NY
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Telephone: 800-942-6904
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For 30 years, this collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film has brought both well-known and emerging writers, directors, and actors to Poughkeepsie to develop new works...

Where:
Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Telephone: 845-437-5907
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Braves Travel Baseball is seeking competitive players 7-14 years old for for Spring, Summer, and Fall Baseball. Contact Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or go to kentbraves.com for more...

Cost: Vary

Where:
, NY

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The region’s only resident Shakespeare company celebrates the Bard’s 450th birthday with three productions that run in repertory throughout the summer. Performances take place...

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
140 Main Street
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
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This large-scale “sound art” exhibit, which features 15 installations at five Valley sites, including the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. The center hosts Aaron Taylor...

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

Where:
150 N. Water St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Leave it to the folks at the Jacob Burns Film Center to help us beat the heat by providing a good excuse to spend a couple of hours in an air-conditioned theater. The center’s...

Where:
Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Rd
Pleasantville, NY
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Telephone: 914-7474-5555
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This Tony-winning musical follows the efforts of a dictatorial director as he tries to mount a Broadway extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression.  Note: Call or visit Web...

Cost: $29-$30, matinees $28, children $12

Where:
Mac-Haydn Theatre
1925 Rte. 203
Chatham, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-9292
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From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Fredericka Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Open daily, call or visit Web...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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Water Way From the fjords of Norway to our own Hudson River, artist Foster’s vibrant oil paintings depict water in all its many colors and configurations. Note: Open daily, call or...

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St., Beacon, ext. 10.
, NY
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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The Ecstatic Moment Greer, a Seattle-based artist, creates installations inspired by mythology and fairy tales. This site-specific work encompasses sculpture, photography, fabric, video, and...

Cost: $6, $4 seniors & students, $3 youth 3-18

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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From classical and opera to jazz and roots music, this fest has a star-studded lineup that caters to all tastes. A few of the many highlights this month: Donizetti’s opera Lucrezia Borgia...

Where:
Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts
149 Girdle Ridge Rd
Katonah, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Variety is the spice of this 12-week-long multi-arts festival, which features a variety of music, dance, theater, and film presentations.

Where:
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
PO Box 364
Chatham, NY  12037
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Telephone: 518-392-6121
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