Calendar for September 23-29, 2019


Road still closed for filming of “A Quiet Place” Sequel in Dover and Pawling
A section of West Dover Road (County Route 20), located in the towns of Dover and Pawling, will be closed through September 24, 2019 for the production of the Paramount Pictures feature film sequel to “A Quiet Place,” which filmed in the region in 2017. The film production is a closed set and the road will be re-opened to all traffic on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. A quarter-mile section of West Dover Road near Blackberry Road will be closed and a detour posted, redirecting traffic over Route 22 via Pleasant Ridge Road and River Road. Residents will have full access to their properties throughout the production. Emergency services, local school districts and the post office have been notified of the closure to ensure emergency services and school bus transportation is accessible • For more info, contact the Dutchess County Department of Public Works: 845- 486-2925.


National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 • 11am - 7pm • Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff • 845-876-2903.

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


Lecture: Protecting the Olana Viewshed
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • 7pm • Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston • Dr. Harvy Flad will give an overview of the fight to protect the viewshed of the Olana State Historic Site (home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church) from industrial development • $5, free for HRMM members • LINK


Apple Picking Volunteer Night
Thursdays, through October 31, 2019 • 3-7pm • Greig Farm, Red Hook • Come by the apple orchard to help pick "ugly" apples to donate to the food bank. After you've picked a bushel of apples, visit the market to use the antique cider press to make a fresh batch of apple cider. Cider pressing starts at 5pm • More info: LINK

“FDR As A Stamp Collector: The 1932 Election, the H. R. Harmer Auctions and a Wide Selection of Items from his Personal Collection”
Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 7pm • Wallace Center, FDR Presidential Library and Home, Hyde Park • Special program with with Paul M. Holland -- a specialist stamp collector of the FDR era • FREE with registration required: LINK

Lecture: The Life and Legacy of Sybil Ludington
Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 7-8:30pm • Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, 690 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery • Through family documents and correspondence, local author Vincent T. Dacquino charts the incredible life and legacy of Sybil Ludington • $5 • Call 845-446-2134 to register.


The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
September 26-29; October 3-31; November 1-3; 8-10 • Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson • Meander through an 18th-century landscape and discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site by our team of artisans15-17; 22-23; 29-30 • $23 and up • More info: LINK

Final Friday Night Food Truck
Friday, September 27, 2019 • 5pm • St. Mary’s Benevolent Society, 188 North Street, Kingston •  Gathering of a variety of food trucks • More info: FB LINK

“Labyrinth” at the Drive-In
Friday, September 27, 2019 and Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 7pm • Greenville Drive-In Outdoor Cinema, 10700 Route 32, Greenville • $8, $4 kids ages 5-12 • More info: LINK

History of War Dogs
Friday, September 27, 2019 • 7pm • Starr Library, Rhinebeck • Program from the Rhinebeck Historical Society • LINK 


Tivoli Street Painting Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 9am - 5pm • Free to register, spaces will be assigned in the order in which the registration was received with remaining spaces available on the day of the festival • To register, visit: LINK

Golden Gathering
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 9:30am - 12:30pm • Arlington High School, 1157 Route 55, Lagrangeville • Free senior health screenings, flu and pneumonia vaccines, food and more • For more info, contact Sen. Sue Serino’s office: 845-229-0106 or email

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 10am to 5pm • Cantine Field, Saugerties • $10 admission (cash only) • More info: LINK

Wine, Cider and Food Truck Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 11am • Stormville Airport • $5 admission plus wine tasting tickets ($25), free under 12 • More info: FB LINK

Hudson Valley Irish Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 11am • Hudson Valley Irish Fest and Center, 920 1st Street, Peekskill • Full day of music, fun and family • $10 • More info: FB LINK

Porchfest in Rhinebeck
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 11:30am - 6pm • Porches on Chestnut Street, Livingston Street and Platt Avenue in the Village of Rhinebeck • Over 100 musicians will perform, followed by a New Orleans-style parade to the grand finale at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds • Free! • More info: LINK

Woodsist Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 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

Newburgh Open Studios
September 28-29, 2019 • noon - 6pm • Maps available at Newburgh Art Supply, 5 Grand Street • Ferry service available from Beacon for $2 • More info: LINK

Kites Over the Hudson
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 2-4pm • Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh • Free kites for the first 150 children ages 15 and under • Free admission • 845-562-1195.

2nd Annual New Paltz Film Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 7:30-10:30pm • Studley Theatre, Hawk Drive, New Paltz • A night of short narrative films, documentaries, music videos and more from local and regional filmmakers • Free • LINK


Catskill Fall Foliage Adventure Train Ride
Sunday, September 29, 2019 • 11am, 1pm, 3pm • Catskill Mountain Railroad Co., 55 Plaza Road, Kingston • All trains depart from Westbrook Station at Kingston Plaza and travel through the Hurley Flats and return. Fall rides are about an hour and fifteen minutes long and are approximately 8 miles round trip • $14 • 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, 2019 • More info: LINK

Arlington Farmers’ Market
Thursdays, 3-7pm • Vassar College, Alumnae Flats Lawn, Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie • Through October 31, 2019 • More info: FB Link

New York Renaissance Faire
Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day through October 6, 2019 • 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo • More info: LINK

“Take A Selfie of Me”
On view through October 26, 2019 • Wassaic Project, 37 Furnace Bank Road, Wassaic • Opening of a six-person contemporary art exhibition installed in public spaces across the hamlets of Wassaic and Amenia • More info: LINK

Wilderstein’s 5th Outdoor Sculpture Biennial Exhibition
On view through October 31 , 2019 • Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck • 25 works by Hudson Valley and regional artists installed throughout Wilderstein’s landscape • 845-876-4818.

Beacon Flea Market
Every Sunday through November 10, 2019 • 6 Henry and South Chestnut Street, Beacon. More info: LINK

Madness in Vegetables: Hudson Valley Artists 2019
On view through November 10, 2019 • Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz • More info: LINK

‘Tonalism: Pathway from the Hudson River School to Modern Art’
On view through December 8, 2019 • Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz • More info: LINK


Psychological First Aid Training
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 • Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response, 392 Creek Road, Poughkeepsie • Free training by the Medical Reserve Corps of Dutchess County • Registration required: LINK

‘Path to Promise’ Meetings for Teens
Friday, October 4, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Grace Church; 3328 Franklin Avenue, Millbrook • Regional meetings for students, giving teens the opportunity to provide critical feedback on the innovative “Path to Promise” initiative to ensure every child in Dutchess County has access to the assets they need to become successful young adults • Continues Friday, September 13, 2019 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the The Bee Hive, 291 Main Street, Beacon; RSVP by emailing:

Moby Dick
Friday, October 4, 2019 • 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

Oktoberfest Handcrafted at Rhinebeck: A Family Harvest Celebration
October 5, 2019 • 10am - 6pm • Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck • A creative spin on the traditional celebration, highlighting all things handcrafted — from beer and wine to homewares and seasonal grub. Also featuring carriage rides, master pumpkin carving demos, live music, a petting zoo and an extensive children’s center • $10 • More info: LINK

‘Poppins’ in the Park
Saturday, October 5, 2019 • 7pm • Bowdoin Park, 85 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls • Food trucks and a free outdoor screening of the 1964 movie, “Mary Poppins” • FREE • RSVP

First-Time Homebuyers Workshop
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 • 5:30 - 7pm • Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory, 8 North Cherry Street, Poughkeepsie • Learn more about available community housing grants with this program presented by Rhinebeck Bank and United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region • Free • Register: LINK

O+ Festival
October 11-13, 2019 • 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:

Paula Cole Benefit Concert
Saturday, October 12, 2019 • 7pm • Utopia Soundstage, Woodstock • A Pink October Benefit Concert, !00% of event proceeds benefit the Radio of Woodstock Cares Foundation supporting breast cancer research and patient services in the Hudson Valley • $40, $65 VIP includes meet-and-greet with Paula Cole • Tickets: LINK

Jay Leno
Friday, October 18, 2019 • 8pm • UPAC, Kingston • $75-$125 • Tickets: LINK

10th Annual UlsterCorps Zombie Escape
Saturday, October 26, 2019 • Registration begins at 10am • Williams Lake, Williams Lake Road, Rosendale • 5K race and zombie escape, 1K kids fun run and more • Register and more info: LINK

Halloween Weekend Celebration at Opus 40
Saturday, October 26, 2019 • 1-7:30pm • Opus 40, 50 Fite Road, Saugerties • A Kid-Friendly (Weekend Before) Halloween Celebration on the Hallowed Grounds of Opus 40 with scary stories, pumpkin carving, spooky puppet shows, a Tiny Carnival from Lucky Chocolates, apples and cider, and more • Free with regular admission • More info: FB LINK

Clarion Concerts Presents: Hai-Ting Chinn Science Fair: An Opera with Experiments
October 26, 2019 • 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

“Love It or Swap It” Sinterklaas Fundraiser
Sunday, October 27, 2019 • noon - 4pm • Fellowship Hall of the Rhinebeck Methodist Church, 83 East Market Street, Rhinebeck • Bring clothes in good condition to swap with others! Plus tarot card readings, free mini-makeovers and more. Drop off clothes on Saturday, October 26 between 11am and 2pm • $25 entry donation benefits Sinterklaas • More info, email:

Brooklyn Raga Massive & Go: Organic Orchestra
Saturday, November 2, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 •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, 2019 • 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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