June 2014

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The Hudson Valley's Tastiest Granola Brands Right Now

Granola gets an upgrade. PLUS: See which local brands win our hearts (and stomachs) during our unofficial taste-test

Fairs and Festivals 2014

The trees are green, the sun is hot, and festival season is in full gear. Our roundup of local fests includes all sorts of events that are sure to please everyone from music lovers to county fair hoppers

What to Do on Father's Day 2014

Need ideas for Father's Day? You've come to the right place

Westchester Magazine’s Wine and Food Event Extended

Our sister publication’s annual foodie festival now runs for an entire week

Middletown's Cleanthony Early Drafted By New York Knicks

Wichita State forward and Hudson Valley resident Cleanthony Early was picked up by Knicks in the second round of the NBA Draft on June 26

Did Your Doctor Make the 2014 Top Docs List?

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

Letters to the Editor in June 2014

Read our letters to the editor for June 2014, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “Hydro-House” contest answer

Restaurant Review: Murphy’s Bistro and Tavern in High Falls

Fancy free: This Ulster County eatery offers good bistro cooking in a friendly, relaxed setting

Restaurant Spotlight: The Roundhouse at Beacon Falls in Beacon

Industry meets luxury at this Dutchess County restaurant and hotel

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Wayward Whale” Park Sculpture

This seagoing sculpture makes its home in a Hudson Valley park

Eco-Friendly “Breezeway” House Debuts in Copake

A California-based company hosts an open house of its latest project in Columbia County

How We Chose Our 2014 Top Doctors

View the full list of the Valley’s 2014 Top Doctors and their specialties — and find out how they were selected

The 10 Things You Need to Know About Mountain Jam

To celebrate Mountain Jam’s 10th anniversary this year, we present you with our top 10 insider’s tips about the beloved music fest

New Yorkers Are Everywhere

Never far from home: Wherever you go, New Yorkers are there to greet you

How a Shoemaker Turned Into a Spy

One of America’s first spies, a cobbler from Putnam County named Enoch Crosby, remains largely unknown

Top Doctors 2014

We profile six of this year’s Top Doctors

Our Daily Bread... And Pierogi... and Borscht

While church dinners and coffee hours may seem like quaint get-togethers from days of yore, local churches provide a variety of often-elaborate eats

These Trees Hug Back: Church’s Memorial Garden a Place for Therapy

At St. Gregory’s garden in Woodstock, everyone is welcome to walk the labyrinth, meditate in the shady grove, perhaps get some horticultural therapy, or simply find a peaceful retreat

Learn How to Bake “Really Good” Granola Muffins

A Kingston farm’s granola muffin recipe is true to its name

13 Father's Day Gift Ideas for Dad

Don’t want to give Daddy Dearest the same old thing this year? You’re sure to please Pops with one of these funky finds

Meet Top Doctor 2014: Dr. Samira Khera

Meet 2014 Top Doctor Samira Khera of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley in Kingston

Meet Top Doctor 2014: Dr. Christopher Gorczynski

Meet 2014 Top Doctor Christopher Gorczynski of Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson

Meet Top Doctor 2014: Dr. Kathleen Ozsvath

Meet 2014 Top Doctor Kathleen Ozsvath of the Vascular Group in Troy

Meet Top Doctor 2014: Dr. Ramamohana (“Ram”) Kancherla

Meet 2014 Top Doctor Ram Kancherla of Hudson Valley Hematology and Oncology Associates in Poughkeepsie

President Obama to Deliver West Point Commencement Address, Discuss Foreign Policy

Fresh from his visit to Afghanistan, the President discusses foreign policy at the military school

A Fighting Chance at the Newburgh Boxing Club

A sanctuary from the city’s mean streets, the Newburgh Boxing Club gives local youth a chance to turn their lives around

Now Open for Business: Consciousfork

A new eatery in Warwick specializes in vegan fare

Now Open for Business: Naked Food Concepts

A new eatery in Poughkeepsie specializes in vegan fare

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

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

Kingston: The IBM Years Gives a Peek Into Tech Giant’s History

A new book and exhibit highlight IBM’s Kingston facility and its effect on the tech industry — and the region

High School Students Travel the Valley to Restore Historic Sites

A local teen establishes Youth for Restoration, which gathers community volunteers to repair historic spots

New Windsor Mom Creates Foreign Language Program for Kids

The Global Kids Learning Center provides a head start to learning foreign languages

Hudson Valley Sports-Talk Celebrates Two Decades On-Air

We chat with host Carl Garofolo, Jr. of the 20-year-old local radio program

St. Joseph School in Kingston Escapes the Chopping Block

The elementary school avoids shutdown and boasts higher enrollment
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Twenty-two artists open their studio doors to the public at eighteen locations in Gardiner during Sixth Annual Gardiner Open Studio Tour. This self-guided tour is a juried event that boasts a...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
(Various artist studios)
Gardiner, NY  12525


Sponsor: DM Weil Gallery (GOST Artist HQ)
Telephone: 845-255-3336
Contact Name: DM Weil
Website »

More information

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

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

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
15 Mt. Ebo Road South
Brewster, NY  12563
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Sponsor: Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy
Telephone: 845-878-9078
Contact Name: Clark Cameron-Gonzalez
Website »

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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The "I'm Tired" Project, featuring UK-based artists Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans, aims to highlight the significance of micro-aggressions, stereotypes, and other forms of...

Cost: $5

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Rd.
Putnam Valley, NY  10579
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Sponsor: Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
Telephone: 845-528-7280
Contact Name: Judy Allen
Website »

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If your little ones love Daniel Tiger on PBS, you’ll want to catch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood tour, which makes a stop in Poughkeepsie. Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel takes...

Cost: $25-$35

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

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

Cost: $25

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

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

Cost: $25 single performance, $40 for both

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

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

Cost: $22-$27

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

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The characters from Sesame Street are ready to boogie! Kids can dance along with Elmo as he does the robot, the Cookie Monster teaches the audience some of his best moves, and Ernie shares the fun...

Cost: $21-$63

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

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

Cost: $59-$91

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Walsh’s Town Tavern
1118 Rte. 311
Patterson, NY  12563
View map »


Telephone: 845-319-6442
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $65

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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $10, $6 children

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


Telephone: 845-473-2072
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

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

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

Cost: $25

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

Cost: $50

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

Cost: $75-$125

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

Cost: $10

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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

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

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

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students

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

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

Cost: $25

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

Cost: $8, free children 12 and under

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

Cost: $10

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