Greene County

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Introduction to Greene County Neighborhoods


From the low-lying plains along the Hudson River to the top of 4,000-foot Hunter Mountain, and from its undisturbed natural preserves to its historic villages, Greene County offers a wealth of activity just two hours north of New York City. Named for Revolutionary War Gen. Nathaniel Greene, the county is less developed than some of its neighbors. A large section of the county is actually within Catskill Park, and thousands of acres of forest preserve lure outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year. Greene County is a fisherman’s paradise, with numerous streams home to trout, bass and other prizes. And the Hudson River itself is available for boating and exemplary bird watching (keep an eye out for bald Eagles). Hiking, biking and mountain climbing opportunities abound. A must-see is Kaaterskill Falls, in the town of Hunter. One of New York's highest cascading waterfalls, Kaaterskill Falls is a two-drop waterfall that cascades a total of 260 feet. The falls have been attracting tourists for centuries, and can be found mentioned in books, essays, poems and paintings of the early 19th century by such luminaries as Alexis de Tocqueville, William Cullen Bryant and painters of the Hudson River School, including Thomas Cole. In the winter, Hunter and Windham mountains feature some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the state. Indoor treats include Cole’s home in the town of Catskill, a National Historic Site and museum. The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, an architectural gem that has guided ships up and down the river since 1874, is open for summer tours.

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Hudson Valley Events

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    2017.03.31

    TV Channel 23 Spectrum Public Access Empowering Women Everywhere is a program that showcases successful and progressive women who are making a...

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  • A Hudson Valley Journal

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    A Hudson Valley Journal The Gardiner Library is presenting an exhibit of paintings by artist Natalie Wargin. Based on journal sketches the...

  • Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar

    2017.12.03

    Dec. 3 - 21, 2017 Have you wanted to attend the Affordable Art Fair in New York but didn’t care to travel to the city?  Now Rockland Center for...

  • Anne Truitt

    2017.05.05

    Dia presents a new collection display of recently acquired works by Anne Truitt. The installation will trace Truitt’s formal evolution from early...

  • 845 384 2445, Dial-a-Poem

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  • Engineering Fun and Learning Series Fridays

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    Join us as we explore fun engineering challenges and experiments.

  • First Thursday Gallery Hop

    2017.07.06

    View contemporary art from emerging & established artists the 1st Thursday of every month at participating galleries. Visit Multiple galleries in...

  • 12th Annual Millbrook Library Holiday Silent Auction

    2017.12.01

    The 12th Annual Millbrook Library Holiday Silent Auction will take place from December 1st to the 16th at Millbrook Library.  Organized by The...

  • Clay Art Center Presents Clay Holiday: Annual Sale and Studio Tour

    2017.11.18

    Featuring hundreds of pieces of functional pottery and ceramic sculpture by local and nationally recognized artists. It is an opportunity to...

  • A Frosty Fest

    2017.11.24

    PLEASE NOTE: Hours of Operations - Friday - 6pm - 8pm; Saturday - 4:30 - 8pm; Sunday - 4:30pm - 7pm For more...

  • A Candlelight Christmas Concert

    2017.12.15

    Please join us Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7pm for our annual concert of joyful Christmas music at the Church of the Assumption in Peekskill,...

  • Cladies Night at Clay Art Center

    2017.09.15

    Clay Art Center One-Time Cladies Night for Adults Interested in Learning to Use the Potter’s Wheel   Looking to get your hands dirty and learn...

  • Cookie & Recipe Exchange

    2017.12.15

    Looking to share one of your favorite, holiday cookie recipe?  Looking to learn some new ones, too?  Come to the Town of Esopus Library Cookie &...

  • Empowering Women Everywhere

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  • BYOB Karaoke

    2017.12.15

    BYOB Karaoke   This  December 15, Friday,  from 8 to 12 AM, BYOB  Karaoke at Green kill. Sol Invictus was the Roman Sun God who died every...

  • Eileen Ivers' A Joyful Christmas Part of the 2017 Event Gallery Concert Series

    2017.12.15

    World renowned violinist Eileen Ivers and her band capture the spirit and magic of the season in her heartwarming Christmas holiday show. Nine-time...

  • After Some Time

    2017.11.11

    Solo exhibition of paintings and mixed media drawings by Thomas Huber. 


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