May 2014

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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”

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

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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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
View map »


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $65

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

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
Website »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25

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


Telephone: 518-828-0135
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


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

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

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

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


Telephone: 845-265-3638
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $10, $6 children

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


Telephone: 845-473-2072
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 682-564-5613
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 914-332-4554
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

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

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $5, $3 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-251-6100
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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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The Hudson River Museum honors rivers and waterways in its newest exhibit. In Thomas Doyle: If The Creek Don’t Rise, the artist explores the idea of heightened anxiety in our culture...

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

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

Cost: $25

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

Cost: $50

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

Cost: $75-$125

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

Cost: $10

Where:
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Rte. 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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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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