A Magazine About Food, Art & Exchange In Midtown Kingston, Published By The Hudson Valley Current.

August Events 2023

135th Ulster County Fair: Promoting local agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry and fun! Admission includes all entertainment, shows, and exhibits. WHEN: August 1-6, 10am-10pm WHERE: Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz. ulstercountyfair.com

Phoenicia Festival of The ArtsA 3-day event celebrating The Arts with live performances, Night & Art Markets, Psychics, Community Yoga & Tai Chi, Children’s Arts & Crafts, Improv, Poetry, and much more! WHEN: August 4-6, 10am-8pm. WHERE: Main Street, Phoenicia.. tinyurl.com/33d4h5rd

Hudson Valley Craft Beverage Festival:  20+ producers of cider, wine, beer, spirits and mead to enjoy a 2-hour session of tastings. Vendors/music all day! WHEN: Saturday, August 5, 12-6pm WHERE: Twin Star Orchards, 155 N. Ohioville Rd, New Paltz. $20-55. For more info and fees visit twinstarorchards.com

Matisyahu + G. Love & Special Sauce: Radio Woodstock 100.1 and Impact Concert presents Matisyahu + G. Love & Special Sauce with Special Guest Cydeways. 8pm. $65-150. WHERE: Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St., Woodstock. bearsvilletheater.com

Blueberry Festival: Celebrate the Blueberry in Ellenville! Blueberry themed festival including over 100 Vendors, Food, Music & Blueberry Contests. WHEN: Saturday, August 12, 9am-4pm WHERE: Canal St. & Liberty Square, Ellenville. ewcoc.com/blueberry-festival

4th Annual Caribbean Carn-ival: A celebration of Caribbean culture with authentic food, music and events as if you were in the West Indies. WHEN: Saturday, August 12, 11am-5pm WHERE: Cantine Field, Pavilion St., Saugerties. seasonedgives.org/events

Mazzstock: 3-day music festival with jam bands, blues, reggae, alternative, country and more, this fest has it all! Camping, art, yoga, food, and craft vendors. $80-100. WHEN: August 17-20, WHERE: Mazzstock Field, 35 Hampton Rd., Marlboro. mazzstock.com.

11th Annual Summer Hoot: Three days of Live Music, Nature, & Community. Extensive line-up. “One of the best song gatherings I’ve seen in my 94 years” –Pete Seeger. $30-90+ WHEN: August 25-27 WHERE: The Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Rd, Olivebridge. hoot.love