November 2012

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Olivia's Art for Animals: Olivia Pedrick of Windham Donates Paintings of Pets for Charity

A 10-year-old from Greene County does her part to help our furry friends

Big W’s Roadside Bar-B-Q, Wingdale

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Big W’s Roadside Bar-B-Q, Wingdale

Top Dentists in the Hudson Valley 2012

Our annual list of the Valley’s top dental health professionals — as chosen by their peers. Plus, learn more about teeth whitening, recent advances in sedation techniques, and other hot topics in dentistry

Events: Kid’s Korner in November 2012

See a stage light up, play the way Native Americans did, and learn to battle Jedi-style

New Restaurants and Hudson Valley Food and Dining News for November 2012

News and notes from the Valley’s dining scene for November 2012

Hudson Valley Magazine Editors Discuss Favorite Affordable Places to Eat (Editor's Letter)

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

The Crimson Sparrow Restaurant Review in Hudson: New American Food and Dining in Columbia County

There’s culinary magic in the air at the Crimson Sparrow, Hudson’s new hot spot

Brasserie 292 Restaurant, Poughkeepsie: American and French Food in Dutchess County (Mini Restaurant Review)

American and French dining at Brasserie 292 Restaurant in Poughkeepsie, NY

What Is Upstate New York Anyway? Writer Kathleen Norton Finds Out (The Final Word Opinion Column)

On location: Defining where we live depends on who you ask

Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (November 2012)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our November 2012 gallery of party pictures and event photos

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: "Majestic Memorial" Civil War Statue

This towering statue pays tribute to soldiers lost during the Civil War

Letters to the Editor in November 2012

Read our letters to the editor for November 2012, including our Where in the Valley “Eastern Edifice” contest answer

Events: Out & About in November 2012

A meeting of banjo bigwigs, industrial designer Russel Wright gets a retrospective, and new plays merit their own festival in Tivoli

Events: Polly’s Editor’s Picks in November 2012

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for November 2012

Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in November 2012

A little girl with a very big heart raises thousands for charity with her artwork PLUS: Reading Room, Where in the Hudson Valley, and On the Town

Local Politics: 2012 Elections in the Hudson Valley

Where do you stand? A look at two local races — and at a Stormville politician in the making

Cheap Eats: Affordable and Inexpensive Restaurants and Places to Eat in the Hudson Valley

The Valley is home to some of the most sophisticated restaurants on the planet — but sometimes, you just want a really good hot dog. These 19 eateries provide a wide range of wallet-friendly dishes representing a number of cultures and types of cuisine

Phil-Asian Foods, Poughkeepsie

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Phil-Asian Foods, Poughkeepsie

BJ’s Restaurant, Beacon

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: BJ’s Restaurant, Beacon

Janet’s Jerk Stop, Poughkeepsie

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Janet’s Jerk Stop, Poughkeepsie

Kosiner Brothers Organic Hot Dog Cart, New Paltz

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Kosiner Brothers Organic Hot Dog Cart, New Paltz

Coney Island Café, Middletown

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Coney Island Café, Middletown

Soul Dog, Poughkeepsie

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Soul Dog, Poughkeepsie

Toro, Fishkill

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Toro, Fishkill

American Burger, Mac and Cheese Company, Carmel

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: American Burger, Mac and Cheese Company, Carmel

Rambler’s Rest, Monroe

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Rambler’s Rest, Monroe

Billy Joe’s RibWorks, Newburgh

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Billy Joe’s RibWorks, Newburgh

Mix N Mac, Middletown

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Mix N Mac, Middletown

Garden Café, Woodstock

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Garden Café, Woodstock

Safari African Restaurant, Poughkeepsie

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Safari African Restaurant, Poughkeepsie

Cheryl’s Fried Fish and Soul Food, Middletown

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Cheryl’s Fried Fish and Soul Food, Middletown

The Spot, Hopewell Junction

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: The Spot, Hopewell Junction

Fiesta Mexicana, Brewster

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Fiesta Mexicana, Brewster

Noshi’s Coney Island, Poughkeepsie

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Noshi’s Coney Island, Poughkeepsie

Mexicali Blue, New Paltz

Best place to eat on the cheap in 2012: Mexicali Blue, New Paltz

Olive Oil Tasting Bars in the Hudson Valley

One slick business: First it was coffee houses, then it was wine bars. The latest hip culinary hangout? Olive oil tasting bars

Nick D'Angelo: "Mr. Conservative" of Stormville

We can’t talk local politics without mentioning Nick D’Angelo. Just 20 years old, Stormville’s young “Mr. Conservative” is the campaign manager for Republican Kim Izzarelli, who hopes to win the state Assembly’s 95th District seat

James F. Brown, Freed Slave, Becomes Master Gardener for Verplanck Family at Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill

The Godfather of Soil: Meet James F. Brown: former slave, master gardener, Hudson Valley diarist, and American icon

Faith Wilkins: Warwick Teen Author of Wacko Academy and Camp Wacko: The Drones of Summer

On the write track: A teenage author from Orange County pens a pair of books for young adults
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Support the Rombout Fire Company and enjoy a pancake breakfast. On the menu: pancakes, eggs, omelets, sausage, bacon, orange juice, tea, and coffee.

Cost: $10, $9 seniors, $7 children, under 5 free

Where:
Rombout Fire House
901 Main St.
Fishkill, NY  12524
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Sponsor: Rombout Volunteer Fire Company
Telephone: 845-896-8620
Contact Name: Rombout Catering
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This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5632
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The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
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
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Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
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The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
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Now that the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art is currently between exhibits, you might think that means there’s nothing going on. Think again! For the second year in a row, the...

Cost: $10, $25 per family (up to five people)

Where:
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY
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Telephone: 914-788-0100
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The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-8851
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Meet the real-life counterparts of the Downton Abbey characters during these themed tours throughout Mills Mansion. A costumed interpreter explains how servants prepared for a busy weekend of...

Cost: $10, $8 students and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-8851
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Tivoli Artists Gallery kicks off its 2016 season with “Chiaroscuro: Play on Light and Dark,” featuring fellow artists from Arts Mid-Hudson. An opening reception on Sat., Jan. 16 from...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Tivoli Artists Gallery
60 Broadway
Tivoli, NY  12583
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Sponsor: Tivoli Artists Gallery
Telephone: 845-757-2667
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Take a tour of the heavens and see what the sky is like alongside a planetarium educator. Notes: Recommended ages 8 and up.

Cost: $4, $3 seniors and students with ID, $2 children ages 3-18, free for members

Where:
Husdon River Museum
511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Elizabeth DeLucia
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This five-time Grammy winner has been hailed as the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius.

Cost: $45

Where:
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-855-1300
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Elwood P. Dowd is a kind soul, and only a little out of his mind: His best friend is a six-foot-tall invisible rabbit named Harvey. He introduces Harvey to everyone he meets and by doing so —...

Cost: $24, $21 seniors and students

Where:
Elmwood Playhouse
10 Park St.
Nyack, NY
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Telephone: 845-353-1313
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Combining Irish folklore with some supernatural intrigue, this show centers on a local pub called the Weir and its patrons who are all vying for the attention of the town’s newest resident....

Cost: $20, $10 students

Where:
Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Pl.
Ghent, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6264
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More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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With beloved music like “Ol‘ Man River” from Oscar Hammerstein II, the show follows a group of performers on a Mississippi steamship and examines the cultural changes that were...

Cost: $50-$84

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Back for its fourth year, the Winter Hoot music and arts festival — produced by folk-roots duo Mike + Ruthy — is a spirited midwinter celebration of music and nature. The three-day...

Cost: $30-$60 suggested donation per adult for weekend

Where:
Ashokan Center
477 Beaverkill Rd.
Olivebridge, NY
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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
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The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
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Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

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This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

Catch this variety show featuring stand-up comedy, master puppeteer Jennifer Beard, and live music by Jeffy Bones and friends.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Temple Hill Tavern and Catering
171 Temple Hill Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
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Sponsor: Pooky Bear Productions
Telephone: 845-522-2632
Contact Name: Damon Lewis
Website »

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Bill Murray stars in this 1993 film about a TV weatherman with the really bad attitude who inexplicably finds himself reliving the same day of his life over and over again.

Cost: $6-$9

Where:
Proctors
432 State St.
Schenectady, NY
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Telephone: 518-346-6204
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This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany , NY  12222
View map »


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

Nine artists display their photographic images. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson , NY  12534
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Sponsor: Carrie Haddad Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
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

Why settle for mass-market cards when children can make their own for the same price? Kids can stamp, paint, and create cards for everyone in their class (up to 25 cards). Notes: Weekday...

Cost: $10

Where:
Poughkidsie
50 Springside Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
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Telephone: 845-243-3750
Contact Name: Stacey
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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
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany , NY  12222
View map »


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
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The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5632
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The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
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Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 518-828-1915
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Nine artists display their photographic images. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson , NY  12534
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Sponsor: Carrie Haddad Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
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The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

Where:
Neuberger Museum of Art
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY
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Telephone: 914-251-6110
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The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-8851
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This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany , NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

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This show is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with a fan from Texas. The plot follows the two as they correspond through letters; it includes songs like ”Crazy,”...

Cost: $59-$91

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
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This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-838-1600
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The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
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Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

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In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
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Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
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Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

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Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
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Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

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The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

Nine artists display their photographic images. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson , NY  12534
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Sponsor: Carrie Haddad Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
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Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

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Tivoli Artists Gallery kicks off its 2016 season with “Chiaroscuro: Play on Light and Dark,” featuring fellow artists from Arts Mid-Hudson. An opening reception on Sat., Jan. 16 from...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Tivoli Artists Gallery
60 Broadway
Tivoli, NY  12583
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Sponsor: Tivoli Artists Gallery
Telephone: 845-757-2667
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Called “brilliantly original” by the Seattle Times, this violin duo plays selections from American folk traditions as well as a wider range of classical music.

Cost: $24-$29

Where:
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 Second St.
Troy, NY
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Telephone: 518-273-0038
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Elwood P. Dowd is a kind soul, and only a little out of his mind: His best friend is a six-foot-tall invisible rabbit named Harvey. He introduces Harvey to everyone he meets and by doing so —...

Cost: $24, $21 seniors and students

Where:
Elmwood Playhouse
10 Park St.
Nyack, NY
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Telephone: 845-353-1313
Website »

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This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany , NY  12222
View map »


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Combining Irish folklore with some supernatural intrigue, this show centers on a local pub called the Weir and its patrons who are all vying for the attention of the town’s newest resident....

Cost: $20, $10 students

Where:
Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Pl.
Ghent, NY
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Telephone: 518-392-6264
Website »

More information

This show is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with a fan from Texas. The plot follows the two as they correspond through letters; it includes songs like ”Crazy,”...

Cost: $59-$91

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

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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
Website »

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This exhibit takes a look back in time at the Valley’s treasured railway that once was a booming source of entertainment and revenue. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
199 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
View map »


Telephone: 845-838-1600
Website »

More information

The St. James Camera Club of Goshen displays 50 of its members’ photographs depicting scenes and events of the lower Hudson Valley. Schedule: Feb. 1-29 from Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr.
Warwick, NY  10990
View map »


Sponsor: St. James Camera Club of Goshen
Contact Name: Peter Styczek

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life. The striking images capture the Shaker culture and helped...

Cost: $0 (FREE)); donations accepted

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Artist Keltie Ferris’s works are on display, each of which showcases her professional evolution from body prints made from singular black and white impressions to multiple and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-4035
Website »

More information

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center owns a vast collection of American paintings, but does not often display them. This month, however, the curtain is lifted off many of the treasured works in a new...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-437-5632
Website »

More information

The city that never sleeps — the good, the bad, and the ugly — is captured by artist Claudia Gorman’s lens.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Locust Grove Estate
Transverse Gallery
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
View map »


Sponsor: Locust Grove
Telephone: 845-454-4500
Website »

More information

Dynamic photographers Kahn and Selesnick present their new series entitled Dreams from a Drowning World. Other selections on display include works from eight other artists that examine what it...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

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


Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

The first museum exhibit of artist Andrew Lyght since he moved to Kingston in 2006, the show presents paintings that reflect his experiences gained from living in different cultures.

Cost: $5

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


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Nine artists display their photographic images. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St.
Hudson , NY  12534
View map »


Sponsor: Carrie Haddad Gallery
Telephone: 518-828-1915
Website »

More information

The 1960s were undoubtedly a turbulent political time. This exhibit features works from the year 1965 onward that examine the social problems and cultural changes of the era.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors and students, $6 parking

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


Telephone: 914-251-6110
Website »

More information

Following their smashingly successful staging of Macbeth in both Manchester and Manhattan, directors Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford team up again for The Winter’s Tale. This stage production...

Cost: $20

Where:
Bardavon Opera House
35 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-473-2072
Website »

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Tivoli Artists Gallery kicks off its 2016 season with “Chiaroscuro: Play on Light and Dark,” featuring fellow artists from Arts Mid-Hudson. An opening reception on Sat., Jan. 16 from...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Tivoli Artists Gallery
60 Broadway
Tivoli, NY  12583
View map »


Sponsor: Tivoli Artists Gallery
Telephone: 845-757-2667
Website »

More information

The year 1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. This special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life slowly withered away in the...

Cost: $10, $8 seniors and students, $5 members

Where:
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
7 Mills Mansion Dr.
Staatsburg, NY  12580
View map »


Telephone: 845-889-8851
Website »

More information

The Beefsteak was a New York City institution from the mid-1800s to early 1900s. At the male-only banquet, beef, beer, and singing were the order of the day and no utensils were used....

Cost: $150 (prepaid; includes dinner, beer, tax, and service charge)

Where:
Culinary Institute of America
Farquharson Hall
1946 Campus Dr.
Hyde Park, NY  12538
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Sponsor: Culinary Institute of America
Telephone: 845-905-4416
Contact Name: Elissa Betterbid
Website »

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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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Students of opera present a series of fully staged scenes that were written between the 17th and 20th centuries. Notes: Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Reservations required.

Cost: $0 (FREE); reservations required

Where:
Fisher Center for the Arts at Bard College
60 Manor Ave.
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
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Telephone: 845-758-7900
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The ’60s rock and roll sensation comes to the Valley to perform some of her most famous hits like “He’s a Rebel” and “The Boy I’m Gonna Marry.”

Cost: $48-$68

Where:
Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
1351 Kings Hwy.
Sugar Loaf, NY
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Telephone: 845-610-5900
Website »

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Elwood P. Dowd is a kind soul, and only a little out of his mind: His best friend is a six-foot-tall invisible rabbit named Harvey. He introduces Harvey to everyone he meets and by doing so —...

Cost: $24, $21 seniors and students

Where:
Elmwood Playhouse
10 Park St.
Nyack, NY
View map »


Telephone: 845-353-1313
Website »

More information

A multiple Grammy Award-winning blues artist, Walker has recorded with the likes of BB King, James Cotton, and Bonnie Raitt.

Cost: $20

Where:
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St.
Beacon, NY  12508
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Telephone: 845-855-1300
Website »

More information

This exhibition — featuring photography, books, and video — includes the work of 20 artists from Woodstock’s Center for Photography artists-in-residence program that unpack the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University Art Museum at University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany , NY  12222
View map »


Sponsor: University Art Museum
Telephone: 518-442-3300

More information

This show is based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with a fan from Texas. The plot follows the two as they correspond through letters; it includes songs like ”Crazy,”...

Cost: $59-$91

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

Combining Irish folklore with some supernatural intrigue, this show centers on a local pub called the Weir and its patrons who are all vying for the attention of the town’s newest resident....

Cost: $20, $10 students

Where:
Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Pl.
Ghent, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-392-6264
Website »

More information

More than 50 paintings, all done between 1750 and 1904, along with a bevy of artifacts displays how closely connected early American history and culture is to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Where:
New York State Museum
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

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