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

June Events 2023

Queer Summer Nights | Orchard Disco: Dance under the stars!  Big Gay Hudson Valley’s Queer Summer Nights events series is returning for Summer 2023 with an Orchard Disco. Spend a queer summer night of dancing with the full spectrum of our community as Superior Sounds serves up the beats & the tap room offers pizza & snacks from their food truck. Rain or shine. All ages FREE event. WHEN: June 10, 6-10pm WHERE: Bad Seed Cider Company, 43 Baileys Gap Rd, Highland, NY. biggayhudsonvalley.com

CATSKILLS GREAT OUTDOOR EXPO Features the best the Catskills have to offer in hiking, paddling, bicycling, and other outdoor recreation activities. The one-day Expo will be filled with dozens of exhibitors from the outdoor tourism industry and non- profits in the Catskills. There will be activities for all ages, food, presentations, raffle prizes, and the Catskills Great Outdoor Gear Sale. Family-friendly. Food, raffle prizes, and more.WHEN: Saturday, June 10, 10am-3pm. WHERE: Catskills Visitor Center, 5096 Rte. 28, Mount Tremper, NY catskillsvisitorcenter.org

REGGAE ON THE ROCK W/ MYSTIC BOWIE’S TALKING DREADS 5PM Gates (w/ DJ Sarah The Selector) / 6PM Show (2 sets!) $25 adv / $30 gate / All Ages. Bring a chair or picnic blanket. We also have a limited number of wooden folding chairs and picnic tables on site. No Outside Food or Alcoholic Beverages. Outside snacks and non- alcoholic beverages are OK (small coolers only). Every show has 1-2 food local vendors onsite as well as cocktails/beer/wine at the Stockade Tavern barcart. WHEN: Saturday, June 17,
6-8:30pm WHERE: Opus 40, 356 George Sickle Rd, Saugerties, NY. opus40.org/events.

HARAMBEE’S JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION We invite you to celebrate the 6th Annual Juneteenth Celebration with us at Harambee, home of the Pine Street African Burial Ground. Join us for a FREE outdoor community celebration featuring LIVE jazz music and DJ, special guests, community drum circle, fun children activities, art exhibits, food and craft vendors, museum/garden tours, and ceremony honoring the Pine Street African Burial Ground. WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 12-7pm. WHERE: Pine Street African Burial Ground, 157 Pine St, Kingston, NY. facebook.com/harambeekingston

2ND ANNUAL FOLLOW THE ARROW FESTIVAL Marco Benevento & Impact Concerts present Follow The Arrow Festi- val 2023 featuring Marco Benevento, Rub- blebucket, The Barr Brothers, LaMP (Scott Metzger, Russ Lawton, Ray Paczkowski), Upstate, and Karina Rykman. With special guests Duane Betts, Arleigh Rose & Jackson (of Sister Sparrow), Mikaela Davis, and Stuart Bogie. All ages. WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 12-7pm. WHERE: Arrowood Farms, Accord, NY arrowoodfarms.com

2ND ANNUAL MUSHROOM FESTIVAL Where Mycology Talks, Waxes Poetic, and Meets the Big Screen! Guided walks, education, short films, a culinary workshop, a panel on psychedelics, a music/poetry show, mushroom-related vendors, and more. The outdoor portion starts at 10 am at Willow Kiln Park with mushroom forays in Rosendale, followed by a quick ID session, before entering the Rosendale Theatre for the indoor festivities. WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 10am–9pm WHERE: Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St, Rosendale. rosendaletheatre.org

ST. AUGUSTINE’S FOOD TRUCK BAZAAR Fun for the whole family support- ing St. Augustine School. Amusement rides, food trucks & local restaurants, Roadhouse Band, DJ/Karaoke, Made- line’s Dance, Cash raffle and more! BBQ, Seafood, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Fried Dough, Melts, Fresh Fruits and More! For further assistance and info please call Carole at 845 235-4771. WHEN: Thursday, 6/22, 6-10pm; Friday 6/23 & Saturday 6/24: 5-11pm; Sunday 6/25: 2-8pm. WHERE: Au- gustine School, 35 Phillips Ave, Highland. facebook.com/St. Augustine’s Annual Bazaar

POLLINATOR PARTY Join our Master Gardeners as we celebrate pollinators in honor of National Pollinator Week. Did you know pollinators provide one-third of our food and most of our flowers? They do essential work, and it’s time to honor them. Bring the whole family for a day of pollinator fun, filled with activities for the kids, informative talks, Pollinatours of the garden, door prizes, giveaways, and more! WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2023, 10:00am–2pm WHERE: CCEUC Master Gardener xeriscape garden at SUNY Ulster, 491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge, NY ulster.cce.cornell.edu/events/2023/06/24/pollinator-party