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

OCTOBER EVENTS

U-PICK PUMPKINS & SUNFLOWERS

Come on down to the farm for fall fun. Pick a pumpkin from our patch or make a bouquet from the flowers. Admission includes 1 Sunflower! Other U-pick Flowers priced per flower. Pricing (sliding scale): Regular/Sliding Child(2-15) $7/ $4. Adult $10/ $8. Family of 4-5 $30/ $20. Family 6-8. $45/$30. If you are able to Pay It forward we invite you to make a donation of any extra amount towards accessibility for others. More info at seedsongfarm.org/pumpkins WHEN: Saturday’s 11am-5pm. WHERE: Seed Song Farm Center, 160 Esopus Avenue, KIngston.

BOO AT THE ZOO

Join us for this FREE EVENT at Forsyth Nature Center. Come in costume, enjoy some snacks provided. Bring your own chair and/or blanket and enjoy! 5:30pm – FUN STARTS Show off your costume, enjoy snacks, set up your blanket and chairs. 6:30pm– MOVIE BEGINS (at dark) WHEN: Friday, October 21, 5:30-8:30pm. WHERE: Forsyth Nature Center, 125 Lucas Avenue Ext. Kingston.

Voice Theatre presents ‘ART’ by Yasmina Reza

Set in Paris, the play revolves around three friends, Serge, Marc and Yvan. These long time friends find their previously solid 15-year friendship on shaky ground when Serge buys an expensive painting. Setting: The Paris apartments of Serge and Marc and Yvan. WHEN: October 22nd 7:30pm. WHERE: Bethany Hall at Old Dutch, 272 Wall Street, Kingston.

FALL FUNDRAISER

Lil learners fundraiser will feature live music, hors d’oeuvres and libations, program information, silent auction, and special performances. It will be an indoor outdoor fundraising event benefiting the Center for Creative Education Lil Learners Preschool. A dressy casual event $100.00 per ticket. WHEN: October 23rd – 4:00pm to 7:00pm WHERE: 10 East Chestnut Street, Kingston.

MYKINGSTONKIDS HALLOWEEN FEST: MONSTERS BALL

This free community event is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and will produce one of Kingston’s biggest kids parties.The festivities starts with the MyKingstonKids Halloween Parade leaving Kings Plaza near Hannaford Supermarket and will end at the Kingston YMCA on Broadway. WHEN: October 28th Rain Date: October 30th Parade: 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Festival: 3:00pm to 8:00pm WHERE: Parade Line up at Kingston Plaza Parking Lot. Parade starts and continues down Broadway and will end at the YMCA Parking lot for the festival..

LUMINOUS: TALES FOR SEEING IN THE DARK

A powerful celebration of the thinning of the veil between worlds, gifting us a unique way to honor our ancestors, the beloved departed, and even buried aspects of ourselves. Through story, song, community, a journey into the earth and our own hearts, LUMINOUS is a beautiful balm that will help bring light to these coming darker months of introspection. No Children under age 12. Come dressed, if you like, in a costume that honors and fits the intention of this event (NO horror, gore, or commercial characters please). WHEN: October 29th and 30th, 5:00pm & 8:00pm WHERE: Widow Jane Mine 668 Route 213, Rosendale.

LIVING HISTORY CEMETERY TOURS

During the one-hour tour guests will meet George Clinton, a Revolutionary War hero and first Governor of New York; American abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth; John Jay, the first Supreme Court Justice, along with James Lindsley, the first mayor of Kingston. Matthewis Persen, a local tavern owner during the time of Revolution will talk about the history of his infamous house and Mama Nuchwe, a member of the Esopus tribe, will tell you what life was like in the area before the Dutch arrived in 1658. WHEN: October 29, 7-8pm. Where: Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall Street, Kingston.

OF OBJECTS AND SHADOWS / DE OBJETOS Y SOMBRAS

Of Objects and Shadows/ De Objetos y Sombras, a group exhibition of Latinx artists living and working upstate, including recent and former participants of the CPW artist-in-residence program. Curated by Qiana Mestrich. WHEN: Through December 31st WHERE: CPW Gallery, 474 Broadway, Kingston.