Calendar for August 26-September 1

Richard Maar, a painter in Red Hook, works on his “Self Portrait.” Richard is one of 33 artists participating in this weekend’s Art Studio Views.  Photo by Alice Seeger, Seeger Solutions. More info:   LINK

Richard Maar, a painter in Red Hook, works on his “Self Portrait.” Richard is one of 33 artists participating in this weekend’s Art Studio Views. Photo by Alice Seeger, Seeger Solutions. More info: LINK


Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market
Mondays, 3-6:30pm • Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, 75 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie. Rain or shine, extended through September 30 • More info: LINK


Stand-Up SuckFest: A Comedy Open Mic
Tuesday, August 27 • 8pm • The Beverly, 224 Foxhall Ave., Kingston • Every last Tuesday of the month • Five minute sets, sign-up begins at 7:30pm • $5 admission • More info: FB Link


Public Forum on the Danskammer Power Plant
Wednesday, August 28 • 6pm • Scenic Hudson’s River Center in Beacon • Learn about the proposed fossil fuel plant in Newburgh • Event flyer: LINK + More info: LINK

Long Live the Monarchy!
Wednesday, August 28 • 6:30pm • Morton Memorial Library, Rhinecliff • Join Thomas Johnson, local Monarch advocate, and learn more about this fascinating and imperiled species. – Find out how to identify them, what their favorite food sources are, why they are endangered and ultimately, how to rescue and raise these amazing caterpillars • FREE! • 845-876-2903.


Movies Under the Starrs: Spider Man – Into the Spiderverse
Thursday, August 29 • 8pm • Pavilion at the Thompson-Mazzarella Town Park, Starr Library, Rhinebeck • Free • 914-329-8615.


Upcycle Fair
On view through August 30th • Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn • More info: LINK

Hudson Valley Lobster Festival
August 30 • 4-8pm • 3J Ranch, Patterson, NY • $85 Admission plus All-You-Can-Eat Lobster, $15 general admission, $30/lobster – must be pre-ordered • More info + tickets: LINK

Hot Air Balloon Festival and Polo Match
Friday, August 30 at 4pm and Saturday, August 31 at 7am and 4pm • Stage Barn, 683 Route 311, Patterson • Hot air balloon launches are weather permitting • More info: LINK

Sunset Sessions at Opus 40
Fridays through Labor Day • 5-8pm • Opus 40, 50 Fite Road, Saugerties • Concert with food trucks, beer/wine, lawn games and more • Free admission • More info: LINK

Newburgh Jazz Series
Friday, August 30 • 6:30pm • Unico Park, Newburgh Waterfront • Free! • More info: FB Link

A Journey of Song
Friday, August 30 • 7-9pm • Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson • Three local artists join forces to take us on a romantic journey of songs and duets. Travel through England, France, Germany and back to America with Purcell, Vaughan Williams, Schumann, Brahms, Fauré, Chausson, Cole Porter and more • $15 • More info: LINK


Mind: Body: Earth
August 31 and September 1 • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts • Workshops on Ayurveda, meditation, pilates, yoga sessions, discussions and more • $20, $12 seniors/students • More info: LINK

Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market
Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 • 8am-4pm • Stormville Airport, 428 Route 216, Stormville • Free admission, free parking • More info: LINK

Make Your Own Ice Cream at Westchester Land Trust's Family Garden Days
Saturday, August 31 • 10 am – 1 pm • WLT's Sugar Hill Farm, Bedford Hills • More info: LINK

CelebrateWomxn845 Vendor Market
Saturday, August 31 • 10 am - 3 pm • BSP, 323 Wall Street, Kingston • Free admission • Indoor market supporting local women, femme and non-binary creators • More info: FB Page

Art Studio Views Tour
Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 • 11am-5pm • Studios in Hyde Park, Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Tivoli, and Germantown • Self-guided tour featuring 33 local artists in their studio space • More info: LINK

Hudson Valley Vegan Food Festival
Saturday, August 31 • 1-7pm • 1 Washington Street, Newburgh • $5, free for kids under 12 • More info: LINK

Opus 40 End of Season Concert
Saturday, August 31 • 4pm • Opus 40, 50 Fite Rd, Saugerties. Concert by Miss Maybell, dance and barbecue from Grille Wagon and drinks from Dutch Ale House • $20 • More info: LINK

Hudson River Estuary Sunset Paddle
Saturday, August 31 • 5:30pm • Departs from the Hudson Waterfront Park and heads up to the North Bay with views of the Greenport Conservation Area • Advance registration required: LINK


Beacon Flea Market
Every Sunday through November 10 • 6 Henry and South Chestnut Street, Beacon. More info: LINK

Hooley on the Hudson
Sunday, September 1 • 11:30am - 9pm • JR Gallo Park in the Rondout of Kingston • Irish festival with live music, step dancing, and traditional music for all ages • FREE admission! • More info: FB Link

Music Under the Stars – Labor Day Celebration with Fireworks!
Sunday, September 1 • 7:30pm • Trophy Point Amphitheater, 117 Washington Rd., West Point • Rain date: September 2 • FREE! • More info + to RSVP:

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"Made One-Of-A-Kind: Monotypes, Lithographs & Etchings by Ted & Melissa Braggins, Louise Kalin & Pondside Press", and "Summer Salon"
On view through September 8 • Albert Shahinian Fine Art, Upstairs Galleries, 22 East Market Street, 3rd Floor, Rhinebeck • Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 11-6; Sunday, 12-5, & by appointment or chance • Exhibition includes paintings by Gary Fifer, Yale Epstein, Eline Barclay, Karl Dempwolf and James Coe • 845-876-7578 • More info: LINK

New York Renaissance Faire
Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day through October 6 • 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo • More info: LINK

Wilderstein’s 5th Outdoor Sculpture Biennial Exhibition
On view through October 31 • Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck • 25 works by Hudson Valley and regional artists installed throughout Wilderstein’s landscape • 845-876-4818.

Madness in Vegetables: Hudson Valley Artists 2019
On view through November 10 (Saturdays and Sundays only through August 25) • Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz • More info: LINK


Miles of Hope Free pottery class for breast cancer survivors starting this September
Mondays, 10am to 12:30pm September 16 through October 21 (no class 10/14) Fall Kill Creative Works, 485/489 Main Street, Poughkeepsie • Coil building, slab building, wheel throwing, glazing techniques and more • Registration includes access to open studio time • To register, or for more info, email Jessica Murphy at

Alien Invaders Strike the Catskills
Sunday, September 8 • 1pm • Catskills Visitor Center, Route 28, Mount Tremper • Learn about the invasive plants and forest pests that plague the Catskills with with Cary Institute Forest Ecologist Gary Lovett and Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership Coordinator John Thompson at this informative talk • FREE • Register: LINK

Basilica SoundScape
September 13 - 15 • Basilica Hudson • Weekend of art and music featuring the ‘imaginary movie scores’ of Jim Jarmusch and Carter Logan’s SQÜRL, a one-woman all-hardware electronic orchestra Ela Minus, punk-poet-performer-cyborg Andrea Abi-Karam to CRICKETS - a supergroup featuring Roddy Bottum (Faith No More), JD Samson (Le Tigre) and more • $45 and up • More info: LINK

The Great Wallkill River Race
Saturday, September 14 • 10am to 3pm • Sojourner Truth Park, Plains Road, New Paltz • Join us for this fun race on the Wallkill River. Enjoy its scenic beauty and the serenity of being on a flat water, slow-moving river. $25 entrance fee, registration required:

Family Farm Festival
Saturday, September 14 • 4-7pm • Stuart’s Fruit Farm, Somers • Celebration of the preservation of the farm, which is the oldest working farm in Westchester County dating back to 1828. The festival will feature family-friendly activities, live music, craft beer, food trucks and more • FREE admission! • More info:

“The Luminous Landscape 2019” Opening Reception
Saturday, September 14 • 5-8pm • Albert Shahinian Fine Art, Upstairs Galleries, 22 East Market Street, 3rd Floor, Rhinebeck • Opening of the 22nd Annual National Invitational, a solo installation: "CHRISTIE SCHEELE: Atlas Project/Forms of Water". Holdings Gallery: "Fall Salon.” On view through November 17 • FREE • 845-876-7578 • More info: LINK

Clarion Concerts Presents: Xavier Foley
September 15 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • Double bassist Xavier Foley plays Schubert, Mozart, Khaleghi, and Gliere, plus a new work commissioned by Clarion Concerts • $25 • More info LINK

Sunday, September 15 • 7pm doors, 8pm show • BSP Back Room Theater, Wall Street, Kingston • $25 advance, $30 door • 18+ • Tickets available online or locally for cash-only (no fees) at Outdated cafe, Rocket Number Nine, Jack’s Rhythms, Darkside Records, Woodstock Music Shop • Tickets: LINK

Riverkeeper’s 1st Annual Rally on the River
Saturday, September 21 • 1-10pm • RAIN OR SHINE! • Factoria at Charles Point, 5 John Walsh Blvd., Peekskill • Come together to support a common cause: The Hudson River with a 5K run and paddle, yoga, live music and more • Registration is required for the 5K run, paddle and yoga session • More info: LINK

Graham Nash
Sunday, September 22 • 7pm • Bardavon, Poughkeepsie • $50-$75 • More info: LINK

Woodsist Festival
Saturday, September 28 • Gates open at noon • Arrowood Farms, Accord • Featuring music by Whitney, Real Estate, Woods, Kevin Morby • Waxahatchee and more • $75, free for kids under 10 • Tickets: LINK

Demetri Martin
Friday, September 29 • 8pm • Bardavon, 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie • $47-$57 • Tickets: LINK

Rockland Arts Festival
Sunday, September 22 • noon - 4pm (raindate: September 29) • Piermont Pier, 95 Ferry Road, Piermont • Over 100 regional artists on display with live music, food and kids activities • Free! • More info:

Moby Dick
October 4 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • One man show of Melville's epic novel starring Irish actor Conor Lovett and 10-string fiddler Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh • $35 • More info: LINK

O+ Festival
October 11-13 • Kingston • Parades, murals, performances, workshops, cycling, and more with music from Elvis Perkins, Tall Juan, Lady Moon and the Eclipse, The Mystical Arts of Tibet and more • More info:

Jay Leno
Friday, October 18 • 8pm • UPAC, Kingston • $75-$125 • Tickets: LINK

Clarion Concerts Presents: Hai-Ting Chinn Science Fair: An Opera with Experiments
October 26 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • Mezzo-soprano Hai-Ting Chinn performs a libretto created from the words of scientists, and original music to illuminate our current understanding of the natural world • $25 • More info: LINK

Brooklyn Raga Massive & Go: Organic Orchestra
Saturday, November 2 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • Two large ensembles explore raga, India’s classical music and contemporary creative music • $35 • More info: LINK

John Malkovich in “Just Call Me God”
Saturday, November 2 • 8pm • UPAC, Kingston • John Malkovich collaborates with author Michael Sturminger and musician Martin Haselböck to chart the last hour of a dictator’s life, in the company of a TV interviewer and organist as he gives his sardonic final speech, engages in game-playing (and foreplay) with the journalist then enacts a sudden role reversal • $65-$110 • Tickets: LINK

White House Photographer Pete Souza
Sunday, November 3 • 7pm • Bardavon 1869 Opera House, 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie • Pete Souza - Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and the Director of the White House Photo Office - will give a dramatic visual presentation of exclusive photographs contained in his #1 New York Times bestseller SHADE: A Tale of Two Presidents which tells the tale of the Obama and Trump years through visual juxtapositions that begin on Inauguration Day and move through the release of the Mueller report. • $38 includes a paperback copy of the book, $60 VIP meet-and-greet • Tickets on sale to the general public on Friday, August 2nd • More info:

Catskill Jazz Factory: The Steven Feifke Big Band - Standards Old, New & Blue
November 16 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • The Steven Feifke Big Band delivers a night of selections from Feifke’s library of original and arranged works for 17-piece big band • $25 • More info: LINK

The Orchestra Now
November 24 •3-5pm • Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson • TŌN’s resident conductor, Zachary Schwartzman, leads the orchestra in selections from Mendelssohn’s score for a Shakespeare classic, Ravel’s tribute to composer François Couperin, and one of Mozart’s final symphonies, his 39th • FREE • More info: LINK

Catskill Jazz Factory: Dan Tepfer: Natural Machines
December 14 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • A Yamaha Disklavier responds in real time to the music Tepfer improvises at the piano, while another program turns the music into stunning animated visual art • $25 • More info: LINK

Miss Queen City of the Hudson Pageant
April 25, 2020 • 11am - 3:30pm • Courtyard Marriot, Goshen/Middletown, 24 Crystal Run Crossing, Middletown • More info: LINK

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