Events for May 13-19, 2019

Rumored to be the UFO capital of the East Coast, Pine Bush in Orange County has been experiencing out-of-this-world encounters since the 1960s with tales of alien sightings, abductions and strange objects in the sky. Check it out for yourself during this Saturday’s free annual family-friendly festival. More info + events below.

Rumored to be the UFO capital of the East Coast, Pine Bush in Orange County has been experiencing out-of-this-world encounters since the 1960s with tales of alien sightings, abductions and strange objects in the sky. Check it out for yourself during this Saturday’s free annual family-friendly festival. More info + events below.

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MONDAY

Public Meeting on the Former YMCA Site in Poughkeepsie
Monday, May 13 • 6pm • Family Partnership Center, 29 North Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie. [ Add to Calendar ] • More info on the YMCA redevelopment project: LINK

CANCELED: Aziz Ansari: Road to Nowhere
Monday, May 13 • 8pm • Ulster Performing Arts Center • Please note: Monday night’s Aziz Ansari: Road to Nowhere show at UPAC in Kingston has been canceled due to a “scheduling conflict.” Refunds at point of purchase. Internet and phone orders will be automatically cancelled and refunded. UPAC says a new makeup date will be announced in the future. 

TUESDAY

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WEDNESDAY

Dive into the history of baseball through America’s ballparks
Wednesday, May 15 • 6-7:30pm • Oblong Books and Music, 6422 Montgomery Street (Route 9), Rhinebeck. Oblong Books’ Dick Hermans will talk to Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger about his new book on the history of baseball told through the ballparks around the country. Free with RSVP requested: LINK


THURSDAY

Are you a Poughkistoryphile?
Thursday, May 16 • noon - 1pm • Local history-lovers are invited to join, and bring along a friend, a quote, story, snippet or artifact from Poughkeepsie to share with others over tea every third Thursday of the month at the Glebe House on Main Street in Poughkeepsie. Free and open to the public. More info: LINK

FRIDAY

Lunar Weekend at Bethel Woods
May 17 - May 19 • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts • Just before Woodstock took over Bethel, another monumental moment occurred – the first moon landing. Head truly out-of-this world with a star-gazing sleepover, an inflatable planetarium, live music and more • $30 adults • bethelwoods.org


Maifest 
May 17, 18 and 19 • noon - 10pm • Enjoy the German celebration of Spring with German beer, Bavarian pretzels, vendors, kids entertainment, and the Bandltanz Around the Maypole! Rain or shine •  $5, free for kids under 16 • germaniapok.com/maifest2019/

SATURDAY 

Pine Bush UFO Fair
Saturday, May 18 • 10am-4pm • Main Street, Pine Bush • Family-friendly activities including an Alien Stroll down Main Street at 1:30pm, the Alien Beauty Pageant, walk-through UFO and paranormal center attraction, speakers, live music, vendors, characters, street performances, Eye Spy an Alien and more • LINK + [ Add to Calendar ]

11th Annual Millbrook Literary Festival
Saturday, May 18 • 10am - 5pm • Millbrook Library, 3 Friendly Lane • Full day of programs and panels for all ages featuring author Dani Shapiro (New York Times Bestseller “Inheritance”), James Patterson collaborator Maxine Paetro, author Jennifer Castle introducing the newest American Girl, Blaire; and more • Free • millbrookliteraryfestival.org.
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Community Day at Opus 40
Saturday, May 18 • 10:30am - 5:30pm • Opus 40, 50 Fite Road, Saugerties • Free • Live music, food truck, craft beers, kids games and more to ring in the opening season of this awesome man-made structure park created by artist Harvey Fite. [ Add to Calendar ]

11th Annual Beacon Open Studios
May 18 and May 19 • noon - 6pm • Artists throughout the City of Beacon will open their studio doors for this free event. More info: LINK


SUNDAY

Northeast Outdoor Show
May 19 • 10am - 4pm (Saturday too) • Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck • Lumberjack show, reptile show, fish tank, seminars, vendors for hunting to hiking, fishing, camping, biking and more • $12, $20 two-day admission • More info: LINK


COMING UP: 

Woodstock Vinyl Co-Op: Huge Record & CD Yard Sale 
Saturday, May 25 • 10am - 5pm • 18 Wardwell Lane, Woodstock • Free admission •  After taking a year off, the Woodstock Vinyl Co-Op is back with more dealers than ever before: Rock, pop, disco, punk, new wave, lots of jazz, reggae, world music, soul and R&B, blues and more! What are you looking for? Rain or shine. Cash or credit accepted. More info: LINK

WWII Military Show
Saturday, May 25 • 10am • FDR Presidential Library and Museum, Hyde Park. 

Dirty Projectors
Saturday, May 25 • 8pm • Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson • $35 • hudsonhall.org

Birding Walks at the Cary Institute
Sunday, June 16 • 8-10am • 2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44), Millbrook • Bring comfortable walking shoes, water and binoculars for free birding walks led by the Cary Institute and the Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club. Registration required: 845-677-7600 ext. 121

Moon, Serpent and Bone Oddities and Curiosities Summer Solstice Night Market
Friday, June 21 • 6pm-midnight • University Settlement Camp, 724 Wolcott Avenue, Beacon. unique crafters, makers, artists, taxidermists, witches, magick makers, psychics, soothsayers, and the unusual to show their wares and talents in this one of a kind Oddities and Curiosities Night Market. Admission: $3 • MoonSerpentandBone.com

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ONGOING EVENTS

Kingston Farmers’ Market
Saturdays • 9am - 2pm • 272 Wall Street, Kingston • Every Saturday rain or shine through November 23. Opening day events include plant giveaways, free bicycle diagnostics, live music and more. More info on area farmers’ markets: LINK + [ Add to Calendar ]

Beacon Flea Market
Every fair-weather Sunday • 8am - 3pm • 6 Henry and S. Chestnut St., Beacon • . More info: Link

Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library Media Sale
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through May 28 • 10am-4pm • Friends’ Book Store, 141 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie (entrance is behind the library) • Stock up with 50-cent records, $1 DVDs, $1 audiobooks, 50-cent games and more.

Brush Pick-Up in Millbrook
Through May 31, with additional days during the summer: July 8, August 12 and September 9. Branches less than five inches in diameter, and less than ten feet in length should be placed unbundled on the curb with all cut ends facing the same way. Please do not leave leaf piles, tree trunks or stumps. (Leaf pick-up begins October 1.)