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Ulster County Event Highlights

Fall for Art. 20th anniversary of this juried art show, sale, and cocktail reception benefiting area charities (including the Hudson Valley Food Bank, Family of Woodstock, CASA, People’s Place, Angel Food East, and Jewish Family Services) and featuring 33 Hudson Valley artists. The 2016 Special Recipient is the YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County.  Visit […]

Dutchess County Event Highlights

Wings of Freedom Tour. The tour features rare treasures of aviation history including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII Heavy Bomber, Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber, North American B-25 Mitchell “Tondelayo”, and WWII P-51C Mustang dual-control fighter. Visitors to the airport will be provided a unique and rare opportunity to […]

Ulster County Events: August 2016

Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice. The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice promotes the human voice as an instrument of healing, peace and artistic expression through the presentation of world-class performances. From opera to gospel, world music to Broadway, the Festival celebrates the human voice in all its multi-faceted glory. This year’s theme celebrates […]

Dutchess County Events: August 2016

Upper Landing Park Community Day. An array of family friendly entertainment and activities including Jarana Beat, Kim & Reggie Harris, Sonando, Miss 360 Hoops, Paris the Hip Hop Juggler, Stilt Walkers, Arm of the Sea Theater, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Performers, and many more. There will also be children’s activities including Two by Two Petting Zoo, […]

Dutchess Events–July 2016

Bard Summerscape Dance: “Fantasque.” Magical new family-friendly dance event created by brilliant contemporary artists John Heginbotham and Amy Trompetter. “Fantasque” is a new ballet set to the gorgeous music of Giacomo Puccini’s contemporaries Ottorino Respighi and Gioachino Rossini. Show presents a realm of color and fantasy where larger-than-life puppets and jubilant dancers turn the usual […]

Ulster Events–July 2016

Let Freedom Ring. There will be a patriotic ceremony with dramatic readings and stirring songs. The Third Ulster Militia will be encamped on the grounds demonstrating 18th century camp life, including hearthside cooking and colonial medicine. In addition, Ben Franklin will be here with some science experiments and hands-on activities. The Phoenicia Festival of the […]

Ulster Events–June 2016

Saugerties Farmers Market. The Saugerties Farmers Market, a mainstay of delicious fruits and vegetables during each year’s growing season, will open for the 15th year. In addition to a bountiful selection of fresh local vegetables, baked goods, meats, fish, cheese and other goodies, there will be great fun for everyone of all ages, including live […]

Dutchess Events–June 2016

Arlington Farmers Market. The Arlington Farmers Market opens for the season on Thursday, June 2. This year many past vendors return, as well as a host of newcomers, selling local vegetables, fruits, honey, meat, wool, baked goods, soaps, and jewelry. The market also participates in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, which enables veterans and families […]

Dutchess Events–May 2016

by JD Eiseman   Hudson Valley Fair. There is plenty to see and do at the all new Hudson Valley Fair including a huge carnival midway, delicious food, games, and live entertainment and shows including The World Famous Fearless Flores Thrill Show (America’s Got Talent), Lance Gifford’s Magic & Illusion Show, Monkeys Riding Dogs, a […]

Ulster Events–May 2016

by JD Eiseman   A Sound Meditation (Film) and Live Skype Q&A with Tom Kenyon. This lyrical documentary is about one man’s quest to integrate modern science and ancient mysticism through the transformative power of music and sound. For information on this event please visit rvhhc.org or rosendaletheatre.org and for more information on the film […]

Ulster Events–April 2016

by JD Eiseman Scaling Up Solar. While it is urgent and important to install renewables as the backbone to the emerging green energy economy, large landowners are being offered seemingly lucrative long-term leases (as much as $1,000 – $2,000 per acre per year), but which run the risk of stripping landowners of virtually all their […]

Dutchess Events–April 2016

by JD Eiseman Seed Saving Workshop and Seed Swap. Learn how to save open-pollinated garden seeds. Attendees are encouraged to bring their leftover or saved seed to swap with others. Speaker will be Jamie Levato, Education Director of Poughkeepsie Farm Project. This event is sponsored by Green Mountain Energy. Free. events.heritagecenter@gmail.com. Mid-Hudson Heritage Center, 317 […]

Ulster Events–March 2016

Holistic Self-Care Class: What is Thai Yoga? An introduction to this ancient wisdom (guided by Elizabeth Gross), this class will explore Thai Yoga massage, a modality of healing that has been on the rise within communities interested in yoga and forms of bodywork which are dynamic and variant from standard Western practices. However the origins […]

Dutchess Events–March 2016

by JD Eiseman Legendary Guitarist Marc Ribot. Quinn’s is proud to present a rare solo appearance by legendary guitarist and composer Marc Ribot, who helped Tom Waits refine a new weird Americana on 1985’s Rain Dogs and since then has become a go-to guitarist for all kinds of roots-music adventurers. With a tough-to-pin-down back catalog […]

Ulster Events–February 2016

compiled by JD Eiseman Holistic Self-Care Class: Ayurvedic Health of the She: Womyn. Tues. This class, led by Lauryn Bellafiore, will discuss the sacred art of self oil massage, care of the breasts and Yoni, and herbal medicines specifically for womyn. Lauryn Bellafiore, is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner. Sponsored by The Rondout Valley Holistic Health […]

Dutchess Events–February 2016

compiled by JD Eiseman 3rd Annual Beefsteak at the CIA. The Beefsteak is an event that originated in New York City in the mid-1800s, typically hosted by organizations wishing to raise money. Originally, Beefsteaks were men-only, all-you-can-eat (and drink) events, with diners sitting on crates and eating with their fingers—no utensils were provided. Beef, beer, […]

Dutchess Events–Jan 2016

Dutch Foodways in the Old and New World. As an independent study project at The Culinary Institute of America, an Applied Food Studies major has curated a foodways exhibit at the college’s Conrad N. Hilton Library in Hyde Park. The word “foodways” describes all of the practices related to the production and consumption of food […]

Ulster County Events–Jan 2016

New Year’s Day Musical Odyssey. Awakening the dream of a new world via the power of collective voice. Be an integral voice in an uplifting event to release the past, align with the present, and empower intentions for personal and collective transformation. Original, ambient, world-fusion, and mantra music with instruments from eastern and western traditions—crystal […]

Ulster Events–Dec 2015

by JD Eiseman Mitten Tree Drive. Please bring new or gently used mittens, scarves and hats to Bell’s Christmas Trees from November 27 to December 13 to help trim the Mitten Trees. All of the clothing will be donated to Family of Ellenville and given to families in need. Bell’s Chrismas Trees, 647 Mettacahonts Road, Accord. […]

Ulster Events-January 2015

by Alecia Eberhardt  Ellenville Community Blood Drive at Ellenville Regional Hospital. Every 2 seconds, a patient in the United States needs blood, and the only source is healthy volunteers. Local blood donors are needed year-round to ensure the blood supply stays strong. The American Red Cross will bring its traveling donor center to the Ellenville […]