February 2013

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Where to Buy Chocolate Candies and Treats for Valentine’s Day

For the love of chocolate: Sweet treats abound for Valentine’s Day

Best Hills and Places to Go Snow Tubing in the Hudson Valley

Snow tubing: The rising star of the slopes

Continuing Care Retirement Communities Offer Lifelong Care, Activities, and Amenities

Peace of mind

Valentine's Day Guide

Hudson Valley's Valentine's Day Guide for 2013: where to buy chocolates and wine, make your own jewelry, and more

Marist College Graduates Launch Indira Jewelry Line Featuring Both Exotic and Local Designers

Two Marist grads launch their own jewelry line

Carve Your (He)Art Show by The Goonies Actress Kerri Lee Green at P. Ross: Where Art Meets Fashion Boutique in Nyack

A Rockland County artist and boutique owner team up to offer one-of-a-kind Valentines

Design Your Own Jewelry at “Jeweler’s Bench” Silversmithing Classes at I Dream of Beading in Poughkeepsie

Get your bling on with these jewelry-making classes

Lucas Candies in Haverstraw Uses Classic Chocolate Recipe, Still Going Strong

Lucas Candies proudly uses the same 117-year recipe for its chocolate goodies

Big Air Bag at Windham Mountain a Big Hit for Skiers and Snowboarders

Try aerial freestyle tricks on the slopes with Windham Mountain’s Big Air Bag

New Restaurants and Hudson Valley Food and Dining News for February 2013

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

Ca’Mea Restaurant Review in Hudson: Northern Italian Food and Dining in Columbia County

Tuscan temptation: Traditional Northern Italian fare — and a lively atmosphere — are the hallmarks of Ca’Mea in Hudson

The English Language: Writer Randy Ross Ponders the Complexities of the Way we Speak (The Final Word Opinion Column)

So to speak: The vicissitudes of the English language

Café Le Perche Restaurant and Bakery, Hudson: French Food in Columbia County (Mini Restaurant Review)

French dining at Café Le Perche Restaurant and Bakery in Hudson, NY

Choosing the Best School, Senior Housing — and Chocolate (Editor’s Letter)

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

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

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

Letters to the Editor in February 2013

Read our letters to the editor for February 2013, including our Where in the Valley “Bronze Bravery” contest answer

Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in February 2013

Snow shenanigans, make-your-own jewelry, and heart-y art PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley and On the Town

Events: Kid’s Korner in February 2013

Baby, it’s cold outside! Escape the chill by spending a day at the theater

Events: Out & About in February 2013

Dance fever — Celtic style, Met Opera antes up, and spring comes early to the Capital Region

Events: Polly’s Editor’s Picks in February 2013

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

The Best High Schools in the Hudson Valley in 2013

Private school? Public school? Magnet school? With so many options available, it’s hard to decide which is the best fit for your teenager. Here, we profile five institutions — and offer the vital stats on many others — to help make this decision easier

Senior Living and Retirement: Best, Most Affordable Places for Senior Housing in the Hudson Valley in 2013

Senior living: the next chapter. Here in the Valley, there are a number of unique housing options for retirement-age residents

Middletown Enlarged City School District Wins Federal “Race to the Top Award” in 2012

Last December, Middletown became the only school district in New York State — indeed the only one in the Northeast, and one of only 16 nationwide — to win a federal “Race to the Top” district award

The Albany Academies, Albany

History in the making: The Albany Academies celebrate 200 years of educating students in the Capital Region and beyond

New York Military Academy, Cornwall-on-Hudson

A structured environment with a focus on academics and leadership-building

Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh

One of the oldest public schools in New York State with a diverse student body

Woodstock Day School, Saugerties

A progressive school where students thrive with independent, individualized study

Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling

Independent boys’ school in Pawling, Dutchess County, offers traditional education with close-knit family feel

55-Plus Communities: Senior Housing in Luxury Developments

Low-maintenance luxury

Affordable Senior Housing Offers High Quality Living at a Low Price

High quality, lower price

Co-Housing Communities For Seniors

Cooperative convenience

Culinary Institute of America Professor and Chef Phil Crispo Wins Food Network Cooking Competition Chopped

Slice and dice: A CIA prof shows his chops on Chopped

Ice Age in the Hudson Valley: A Geographical History

Ice capades: Journeys into the Hudson Valley’s past — the way, way past, that is
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Twenty-two artists open their studio doors to the public at eighteen locations in Gardiner during Sixth Annual Gardiner Open Studio Tour. This self-guided tour is a juried event that boasts a...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
(Various artist studios)
Gardiner, NY  12525


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

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

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

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This indoor farmers market offers vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, jams, breads and baked goods (gluten-free, too!), eggs, mushrooms, and specialty items from local growers and producers.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
15 Mt. Ebo Road South
Brewster, NY  12563
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
Telephone: 845-878-9078
Contact Name: Clark Cameron-Gonzalez
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Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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The "I'm Tired" Project, featuring UK-based artists Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans, aims to highlight the significance of micro-aggressions, stereotypes, and other forms of...

Cost: $5

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
Website »

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Husdon River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

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Presented by Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, this free, family-friendly festival celebrates the musical and humanitarian legacy — and what would have been the birthday — of the late...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Mid-Hudson Civic Center
14 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: WM Concerts
Telephone: 845-454-5800
Contact Name: Susan
Website »

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

Cost: $25

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

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Two up-and-coming choreographers present their works in separate programs collectively entitled May Day Dances at Bard’s Fisher Center. Faye Driscoll is a Bessie Award-winning choreographer;...

Cost: $25 single performance, $40 for both

Where:
Bard College
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
Website »

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The tale of Romeo and Juliet is played out on the streets of New York City with music by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. Schedule: Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 3 & 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.

Cost: $22-$27

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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The characters from Sesame Street are ready to boogie! Kids can dance along with Elmo as he does the robot, the Cookie Monster teaches the audience some of his best moves, and Ernie shares the fun...

Cost: $21-$63

Where:
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-465-3334
Website »

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A professional production of Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of knight-errant Don Quixote and his sidekick, Sancho Panza, as they strive to restore chivalry to a...

Cost: $59-$91

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Visitors have the opportunity to tour Poughkeepsie Day School’s 35-acre campus, including the historic Kenyon House, science labs, art and dance studios, James Earl Jones Theater, gym, and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Poughkeepsie Day School
Elizabeth C. Gilkeson Building
260 Boardman Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Telephone: 845-462-7600, ext. 201
Contact Name: Tammy Reilly
Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Darkside Records and Gallery
611 Dutchess Tpke.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Sponsor: Darkside Records and Gallery
Telephone: 845-452-8010
Contact Name: John Bryan
Website »

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In order to get ahead in today’s professional world, one needs more than just talent, one needs the grit and perseverance to stay the course. Such is the advice given by Angela Duckworth, a...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Chappaqua Library
195 S. Greeley Ave.
Chappaqua, NY
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Telephone: 914-238-4779
Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $65

Where:
Vassar College Alumnae House
161 Collegeview Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Telephone: 845-797-2123
Contact Name: Lila Meade
Website »

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Learn to dance the East Coast Swing and Lindy Hop — no partner necessary. Beginner lessons from 7:30-8 p.m., social dancing (with deejay) from 8-10 p.m. Notes: Parking available close to...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Aula at Ely Hall
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie , NY  12604
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Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Braemar at Wallkill
21 Riverside Dr.
Middletown, NY  10941
View map »


Telephone: 845-695-5600
Contact Name: Marlene Vance
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Pianist Louis Landon — a Steinway artist who has collaborated with the likes of Bonnie Raitt; James Taylor; Mikhail Baryshnikov; and Crosby, Stills & Nash — performs favorites by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenwood Lake Public Library
79 Waterstone Rd.
Greenwood Lake, NY  10925
View map »


Telephone: 845-477-8377
Contact Name: Chris Wheeling
Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

Founded in 1994, Step Afrika! is the first African American dance troupe dedicated to the art of stepping. The percussive dance style (practiced by historically African American fraternities and...

Cost: $10, $6 children

Where:
Bardavon 1869 Opera House
35 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-473-2072
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

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

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

Cost: $25

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

Cost: $50

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

Cost: $75-$125

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

Cost: $10

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

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

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

Where:
Boscobel House and Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
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Since 2002, the Shirt Factory and its sister buildings — all of which lived former lives as industrial edifices but are now a hub for the arts — have been drawing a variety of artists,...

Where:
Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd.
High Falls, NY
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Telephone: 682-564-5613
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Explore the visual world with artist Keith Gunderson and his students. Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Opening reception and special demonstration on May 14 from 5-7 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Betsy Jacaruso Studio and Gallery
43 E. Market St.
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Telephone: 845-516-4435
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During this program, meet (and even pet) a variety of animals, including a chinchilla, ferret, bearded dragon, and African pygmy hedgehog. Notes: For children ages 2-11; all children seven and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenwood Lake Public Library
79 Waterstone Rd.
Greenwood Lake, NY  10925
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Telephone: 845-477-8377
Contact Name: Chris Wheeling
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Last year for the first time, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art issued an open call for regional artists to submit their works for a new exhibition called WORD. Fittingly, the only...

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

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

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main St.
Tarrytown, NY
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Telephone: 914-332-4554
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Winter is finally over, and a quartet of contemporary artists — Christopher Engel, Scott Nelson Foster, Paul Chojnowski, and Dai Ban — welcome the new season with a springtime show at...

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
22 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

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

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

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

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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Still-lifes, portraits, and landscape photographs created in the 1930s by West Coast artists Ansel Adams, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6100
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Built around the camera’s unique ability to capture movement, this exhibit includes works by name-brand artists (such as Edward Steichen and Andy Warhol) culled from the museum’s...

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
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The wildly popular Met Live in HD series continues with their first ever staging of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux. The final installment in the Tudor trilogy, this opera centers around an...

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

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

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students

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

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

Cost: $25

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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People of every age and ability can take part in fun, simple dances from the U.S. and around the world, including circles, contras, and squares. Guests enjoy yummy a dessert potluck during...

Cost: $8, free children 12 and under

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

Cost: $10

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