May 2014

Current Issue

Summer Fun in the Hudson Valley

The long, brutal winter is now just a distant memory! Here’s our go-to guide for dozens of fun ways you can get going, get outside — and enjoy this spectacular season

Amusement Parks

Ride on: An iconic Westchester amusement park is at a turning point

Beaches

In the swim of things: Get your fill of sun and sand at local beaches

Drive-In Theaters

Movies by moonlight: Drive-in theaters offer old-fashioned fun

Flying

Fly high: Experience the early days of aviation

Hiking

Hiking the Long Path: A little-known trail stretches 350 miles

Kickball

Alive and kicking: A popular playground sport is revived for adults — with a social twist

Rowing

Motley crew: Today’s Hudson River rowers rock the boat

Cruises and Sailing

On the waterfront: Get up close and personal with the Hudson River

Sculpture Parks

Open-air art: The summer is the perfect time — and the Hudson Valley the perfect place — to enjoy outdoor sculpture

Water Parks

Slip ’n slide: Fast-paced fun at the region’s water parks

Trampolining

Leaps and bounds: Locals flip for a new trampoline park in Poughkeepsie

Summer Fashion 2014: The Perfect Match

In honor of Mother’s Day, here are three fashion-forward outfits that allow moms and daughters to share the spotlight

Albany Guide 2014

Arts and Events in Albany in 2014

Small city, big excitement: From ancient mummies to Dutch festivals to a trendy downtown area, an Albany getaway offers something for everyone

Food and Dining in Albany in 2014

Dining destination: Move over Manhattan! From the famous Jack’s Oyster House to fun and funky eateries, today’s Albany dining scene is second to none

Musician Profile: Q&A with Simone Felice

Singer/songwriter Simone Felice on second chances, the nuances of family, and his love affair with the Catskills

Inaugural Catskill Mountains Film Festival Spotlights Local Filmmakers

Movies in the mountains: The Hollywood Hills meet the Catskills

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

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

Dharma Valley: Buddhism As Popular As Ever in the Hudson Valley

Buddhism is one of the world’s fastest growing faiths — and that growth is especially evident here in the Valley

Lost Amusement Parks of the Hudson Valley

Amusement parks were all the rage at the turn of the last century

The Tale of the Lost Amusement Park at Orange Lake

A closer look at one of the Hudson Valley's long-lost amusement parks

18 Riverside Restaurants

Dock ’n dine: Whether you’re in the mood for a leisurely lunch, sunset dinner, or cocktails alfresco, the Valley’s riverside restaurants have it all

How to Make: Ostrich Egg Custard

Where to Buy Organic and Ostrich Eggs

In honor of National Egg Month, we’ve highlighted two Columbia County farms that offer more than just your average egg

Now Open for Business: Pyro Gyro

A new Greek eatery in Poughkeepsie offers fare for $10 or less

Now Open for Business: Beacon Bread Company

A new Beacon bakery and eatery offers fare for $10 or less

Restaurant Spotlight: Alain’s Bistro in Nyack

French fare shines at this Rockland County eatery

Events: Out & About in May 2014

A multi-Grammy winner hosts the Bardavon’s gala and a Broadway “gypsy” comes to Tarrytown

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

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

Events: Kids' Play Dates in May 2014

Enjoy the warm weather with an outdoor Mother’s Day tea and watch stellar shows based on your favorite books

Summer Memories of Playland and Other Seasonal Fun

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

Letters to the Editor in May 2014

Read our letters to the editor for May 2014, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “Store of Lore” contest answer

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Hydro-House” Catskill Aqueduct Pump Station

This structure — and others like it — is all that can be seen of a monumental engineering achievement

Oh, Deer: Battling Backyard Bucks to Save the Bulbs

Under attack: A local homeowner declares war on the insidious “eating machines”

Memorial Day Parades, Exhibits, and More

How to spend Memorial Day 2014

LIGHTSCAPES Exhibit Dazzles Croton-on-Hudson

Van Cortlandt Manor’s new nighttime display enchants kids and grown-ups alike

President Obama to Visit Tappan Zee, Call for More Bridge Spending

The President, who approved a $1.6 billion loan last fall for the Tappan Zee’s replacement, is expected to ask for more federal spending on infrastructure

7 Ways to Treat Mom This Mother's Day

Here’s how to treat the number one lady in your life for Mother’s Day

Walkway Salutes Firefighters and Police on 40th Anniversary of Bridge Fire

On May 8, Walkway Over the Hudson marks the 40th anniversary of the railroad bridge’s historic fire by honoring local emergency response teams

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

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

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

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 »

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
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Telephone: 845-424-3812
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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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

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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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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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
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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  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: $8 adults. $5 children

Where:
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY  12092
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Sponsor: Iroquois Indian Museum
Telephone: 518-296-8949
Contact Name: Kathy Condon
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Olana, painter Frederic Church's 250-acre estate and Persian-style mansion, ushers in its summer season with an exhibit entitled All the Raj. The show focuses on the relationship between...

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

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Telephone: 518-828-0135
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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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
Website »

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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
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

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

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 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

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

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

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
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
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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 »

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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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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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