July 2010

Current Issue

Polly's Picks

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top picks for July 2010

Fourth of July Guide 2010

Your guide to celebrating July 4th in the Valley

The Clintons are Coming!

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton is rumored to tie the knot in Rhinebeck this weekend — and we’ve got the scoop

Vineyards & Wineries of the Hudson Valley

Outdoor Adventures!

The dog days of summer may be upon us, but don’t let the heat and humidity stop you from enjoying the great outdoors here in the Valley. Looking for a low-key outing? Take a hike or a bike ride, or perhaps a sail on the Hudson. Need a little more excitement? How about tubing, rock climbing — or skydiving? No matter what thrill level you seek, these 10 invigorating excursions are guaranteed to get your heart racing

Sale of the Week: July 29-Aug. 4

This week’s big sale: Clinton Wedding sale at Pique Boutique in Rhinebeck

Sale of the Week: July 22-28

This week’s big sale: Vogue vs. vintage at Surviving Sisters Boutique in Hyde Park

Sale of the Week: July 15-21

This week’s big sale: 50-80% off summer clearance sale at Pegasus Footwear in Woodstock

Kid's Korner

As the temperature increases, so does the fun. This month, watch Peter Pan take flight, try to catch butterflies, and see what it’s like from the inside of a bubble

Out & About in July 2010

A classical Sting, Powerhouse packs them in, and experimental works (and barbecue) in the Catskills

Sale of the Week: July 8-14

This week’s big sale: Break from the Valley at Seaview Resort in Galloway, New Jersey

Chatter

The “greenest” Valley destinations, an evening ride through Ulster County, and a kid’s camp that encourages kindness PLUS: Where in the Valley and On the Town

Al Fresco Adventures

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

Mailbox

See what’s in our mailbox for July 2010

Empire State Plaza — of Future’s Past

A local architect offers an appreciation of Albany’s oft-derided modern buildings

Round and Round

Where in the Hudson Valley...? This unique carousel shows hometown pride. Do you know where it is?

Iron Grads Cook-Off

A cooking competition heats up

Sale of the Week: July 1-7

This week’s big sale: Fourth of July Summer Sale at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 2010 Man & Woman of the Year Awards

Nightlife

Attention night owls: If you prefer to live it up when the sun goes down, check out the party scene at these hip Valley hot spots.

Game, Set, Match

Backyard games are big business at Hudson Valley Sport Court

Hudson Valley Home

A Dutchess County man builds his dream house from the ground up; sculptural elements infuse the work of six local furniture makers; and backyard sports get a home of their own

Form Meets Function

The handmade, custom work of these six accomplished Hudson Valley furniture makers blurs the distinction between fine art and craftsmanship

Details, Details!

Inspired by a Shingle Style house featured in a Diane Keaton movie, a Dutchess County man oversees the construction of his 6,400-square-foot dream house in Poughkeepsie

Summer Shades

From ’80s-inspired Wayfarers to oversized Jackie Os, it seems you can’t go wrong with a pair of sunglasses this season. Here, we reveal our favorite fashionable frames — in all sorts of styles and colors — that we’re sure you (and your baby blues) will love

Multicultural Magic

At Serevan, Serge Madikians uses Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors as the jumping-off point for his popular eclectic cuisine

Meatless Mondays

A meat-free fad hits Hudson

Bountiful Black Dirt

Feasting in black dirt country

Small Bites

Feasting in black dirt country, a meat-free fad, and a cooking competition heats up

Destination Green

“I Love NY” reveals its greenest hot spots

On the Night Train

An old-fashioned way to tour the Valley stays out past curfew

Please Do Feed the Animals

A local animal rescue shelter aims to teach kids about life on the farm

Hudson Valley Events

October 2014

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

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

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

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

More information

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

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

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

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

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

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

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

Cost: contact reservations@frostvalley.org for prices

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Telephone: 845-985-2291 ext 450
Contact Name: Reservations Department
Website »

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

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

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

More information

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: $25

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

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

Cost: $5

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: 0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: 0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: 0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $50

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


Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

The 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
View map »


Sponsor: Arlington Business Improvement District
Telephone: 845-462-4979
Contact Name: Filomena E. Fanelli
Website »

More information

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

Cost: 0 (FREE)

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

Cost: $39.00

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

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

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

Cost: $50

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

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

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

Cost: $345

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

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12201
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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A series of 20 hand-colored prints, sketched in the 1820s, depict views of the river from north of Troy to Governor's Island. This group of etchings is credited with first awakening pride in...

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

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-265-3638
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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 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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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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Artist Melissa McGill’s exhibit, “Palmas,” includes site-specific sound installations in which visitors listen to a recording of professional palmero clapping as they move...

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

Where:
Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center
584 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
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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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Worlds of Wonder Curated by the director of Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, this group exhibit highlights the output of 16 regional artists. The works on view — paintings, photos,...

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

Where:
Exposures Gallery
1357 Kings Hwy., Sugar Loaf
, NY
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Telephone: 845-469-9382
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Jewelry designers Manya and Roumen will be showing their award-winning collection at Open Concept Gallery in Cold Spring.

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St,
Cold Spring, NY  10516
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The Women’s Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation Curated by Marcy B. Freedman and Livia Straus October 12 – December 7, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, October...

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

Where:
Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
Garrison, NY  10524
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Sponsor: Collaborative Concepts
Telephone: 845-528-1797
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New Paltz’s Historic Huguenot Street is transformed into the Haunted Huguenot Street as patrons explore the Jean Hasbrouck House and the Deyo House, as well as local art.

Cost: $25

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

Cost: $35

Where:
Art Adventure
60 Dutch Hill Rd., Ste. 8
Orangeburg, NY  10962
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Sponsor: Art Adventure
Telephone: 845-680-6780
Contact Name: Alysson or Eric
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This staged reading of Henry James’s ghost story — performed by actors from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival — is sure to send chills down your spine. Get your equilibrium...

Cost: $50

Where:
Boscobel House & Gardens
1601 Rte. 9D
Garrison, NY
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Telephone: 845-265-9575
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Cleoma's Cajun String Band will appear at Unison Arts Center on Halloween for some old and traditional Cajun music for the final Fifth Friday Dance Meet Up of 2014. Buffy Lewis will teach a dance...

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

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mt. Rest Road
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: Unison Arts Center
Telephone: 845-255-1559
Contact Name: Christine Crawfis
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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

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

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY
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Telephone: 845-876-3080
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Come in costume to catch the campy cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show on the big screen.

Cost: $10

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

Cost: $38

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

Cost: $345

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
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Learn the Meisner Method of acting Group A age 6-11, Group B age 12-17 Classes designed specifically for young actors Course will include:  Independent Activities, Building a Character,...

Cost: $295

Where:
222 Greenwich Ave
Goshen, NY  10924
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Sponsor: Willy Gilly Productions
Telephone: 845-294-7500
Contact Name: Nan Gill-Wilson
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Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season throughout the summer and fall! All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers....

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
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A workshop for youth ages in grades 2-6, Drawing on History: An Intro to Drawing uses important messages and themes of the 1960s to introduce beginners to creative expression through the art of...

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

Where:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Road
Bethel, NY
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Sponsor: Conservatory at Bethel Woods
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Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this...

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $25

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

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

Cost: $95

Where:
Pier 701
701 Piermont Ave.
Piermont, NY  10968
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Sponsor: Pier 701
Telephone: 845-848-2550
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This staged reading of Henry James’s ghost story — performed by actors from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival — is sure to send chills down your spine. Get your equilibrium...

Cost: $50

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


Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

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

Cost: $15

Where:
Lobby at the Ritz Theater
107 Broadway
Newburgh, NY  12550
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Sponsor: Safe Harbors of the Hudson
Telephone: 845-784-1109
Contact Name: Gina Babbage
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If you are a baby boomer of a “certain age,” you might well remember watching Peter Pan (aka actress Mary Martin) flying around the Darling family nursery when that beloved...

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

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


Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

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