July 2014

Current Issue

The Hudson Valley's Farm-to-Table Movement Is Growing Faster Than Ever

From milk to mushrooms, our bountiful Valley is the source of straight-from-the-farm fresh products

Hudson Valley Farmers Markets

Dig into the region’s farmers markets, each with its own personality. PLUS: Find out which ones are open through winter

Hudson Valley Winter (Year-Round) Farmers Markets

Love farmers markets, but hate that they wrap up in autumn? No worries: here are a few that are open through the season of freezin’

6 Tips to Help You Manage Your CSA

Here’s what you need to know about starting up a CSA

Hudson Valley CSAs (and Choosing the CSA That’s Right for You)

Here’s the dirt on local community supported agriculture programs and farms

What Is Organic? A New Photo Documentary Reveals the Truth About Organic Food and Farmers

Products labeled “organic” sound like they’re worth the extra bucks you pay for them. But the term can be misleading

How to Plant an Organic Garden (Without Touching Any Dirt)

The Hudson Valley Backyard Farm Company allows you to enjoy the fruits of your garden — without the labor

Where to Buy Organic, Cage-Free, and Free-Range Eggs

Organic, cage-free, free-range — here’s what you need to know about eggs (and where to buy them)

Rockland Roots Farm-to-Table Food Truck

Meet a food trucker on a mission

School Kids Drink Up Hudson Valley Fresh Milk

Milking it: A local company delivers farm fresh dairy to schools across three counties

Hudson Valley Farm to School Program Teaches Kids About Organic Farming (and Eating Healthy)

Fresh farm products make the grade at area schools

Once Upon a Time, A Young Couple Had a Farm: Hearty Roots Community Farm

Stronger than dirt: How Benjamin and Lindsey Shute’s farm is taking root

Farm Workers: Do You Know the People Who Pick Your Produce?

How much do you know about the working conditions of those who pick the food you eat?

6 Ways You Can Support Local Farmworkers

Learn more about farmworkers and the issues they face — and how you can help

6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Hudson Valley Farms

Hudson Valley Home Summer 2014

Featured Home: An Ulster County Retreat for the Whole Family

Family planning: An Ulster County couple creates the ideal multi-generational country retreat

Farm to Furniture: Our Favorite Handmade Finds for Your Home

Two local businesses — Sawkille Company and After the Barn — create farm-inspired furniture

3 Hudson Valley Farm-to-Table Restaurants We Love Right Now

Local farmers and chefs are forming relationships that blur the line between their usual roles. The result? Fabulously fresh food for lucky diners

3 Hudson Valley Distilleries Offer Tastings and Tours; PLUS: Recipes

Di-still my heart: A trio of Valley distilleries churns out bourbon, applejack, and other spirits

Get the Scoop on the World’s Longest Ice Cream Sundae

Kingston’s Boice Brothers Dairy Company celebrates 100 years

Restaurant Spotlight: Bocuse Restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park

Enjoy French fare at this très chic Dutchess County restaurant

Our Favorite Hudson Valley Dog Parks

See Spot run: Dog parks are in demand

Two Summer Camps Help Kids with Disabilities

Camp Sundown and Camp Carton offer summer fun to children with rare disorders

How to Wear Sunscreen Properly; PLUS: Kiss My Face’s Secret Ingredient

Slather it on! Here’s the lowdown on using sunscreen to fight skin cancer

Best Clinton Ever? Why New York’s First Governor, George Clinton, Totally Rocks

It’s not Hillary or DeWitt, but George Clinton who belongs in the pantheon of Founding Fathers

Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (July 2014)

See who’s been out and about in the Hudson Valley in our parties and events photo gallery

Events: Out & About in July 2014

Natalie Merchant mesmerizes, power players come to Potown, and bravo to the Bard

Events: Polly’s Editor’s Picks in July 2014

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for July 2014

Events: Kids' Play Dates in July 2014

Catch the fireworks (and fireflies), try your hand at podcasting, and take a turn rounding the bases

Why You Can’t Enjoy a Quiet Summer Afternoon in the Hudson Valley Anymore

“Disturbing the peace” has a different meaning for one Valley homeowner

Exploring the Hudson Valley’s Farms and Freshest Food Sources

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

Letters to the Editor in July 2014

Read our letters to the editor for July 2014, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “Wayward Whale” contest answer

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: Marble Maiden “Barefoot Kate”

This beautiful sculpture of a nymph is the highlight at an oft-visited Valley garden

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 »

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

Cost: Free

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

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

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

Cost: contact reservations@frostvalley.org for prices

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY  12725
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Telephone: 845-985-2291 ext 450
Contact Name: Reservations Department
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
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Sponsor: RoCA & Wells Fargo Bank
Telephone: 845-821-5657
Contact Name: Julian Palmer
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: 0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: 0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $50

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


Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: $345

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
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
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Sponsor: Arlington Business Improvement District
Telephone: 845-462-4979
Contact Name: Filomena E. Fanelli
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 The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) announced that it is launching Art Worlds, a pilot after school art program for students (grades 1–12) in Spring Valley, NY. This exciting new...

Cost: 0 (FREE)

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

Cost: $39.00

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

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

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

Cost: $50

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

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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
Website »

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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
Website »

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

Cost: $10

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

Cost: $38

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

Cost: $345

Where:
THANN Sanctuary at Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Sponsor: Castle Hotel & Spa
Telephone: 914-524-6392
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518.828.0135
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 518-943-7465
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-424-3812
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 845-469-9382
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: Members Free, $5 non-members

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


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

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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
Website »

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

Cost: Varies

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: $95

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

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

Cost: $50

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


Telephone: 845-265-9575
Website »

More information

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
Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-876-3080
Website »

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