(Courtesy of Dutchess Dragon Race and Festival)

Dutchess Dragon Boat Race on Poughkeepsie waterfront

We all know that most dragons fly. Some, however, glide along the top of the water with great speed and accuracy, as if driven by an ancient necessity to appease the gods or…

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Mary Louise Wilson to discuss her new book, My First Hundred Years

  Mary Louise Wilson: She’s an actor you’ve probably seen often, and still might not know her by name. On Broadway, she was Big Edie in Grey Gardens, for which she received a…

Ted Baker, who has worked at Marlboro’s Benmarl Winery for the past 16 years, poses for a photo in the vineyard. (photo by Lauren Thomas)

Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival in Marlboro this weekend

The Hudson Valley abounds in food and fun, not the least so when growers and vendors come together to celebrate their products. And this weekend’s Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival…

Doors open at 9:15 a.m. on July 19 at Samuel Morse Estate at Locust Grove (pictured above) so that participants can make their way to the ballroom and get themselves settled in for a day of physical and mental challenge. It will be BYOM – bring your own mat – for 45-minute-long sessions with teachers of Vinyasa Yoga, Qigong, Baptiste Power Yoga, Ayurvedic Yoga and Yin Yoga.

Yoga for Nepal fundraiser at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie

A benefit for relief efforts in Nepal is being held at the Samuel Morse Estate at Locust Grove this Sunday, July 19. When the devastating earthquake rocked the Himalayas on April 25, it took…

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Jack Walls exhibit opens with performance and screening at Basilica Hudson

For one who has reported that he doesn’t believe in the art world, Jack Walls must be counted among the singularly in outsiders. Finding himself as a young man at the center of…

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Take the Phoenicia Art Studio Tour

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit some of the artists’ studios that are clustered in tiny hamlets and tucked away up country roads, from Belleayre to Boiceville. The Phoenicia Art Studio Tour offers…

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Start your engines: Sawyer Motors Car Show in Saugerties

Photos by Will Dendis   Bob Siracusano says that he has always, as long as he can remember, been enamored with cars and hot rods. You know the type: a young guy who…

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Ukrainian Cultural Festival in the Gunks this weekend

The ninth annual Cultural Festival at the Soyuzivka Ukrainian Heritage Center takes place this weekend, July 10 through 12: a three-day zabava guaranteed to make you feel it. Nonstop music will be provided…

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Stone House Day in Hurley this Saturday

Back when the Dutch came to the fertile territory bordering the Esopus Creek (a mere 354 years ago!), they constructed dwellings from the abundantly available material of the region: stone. Many of these…

Olana (photo by Dion Ogust)

Plein Air Paint-Out at Olana

It’s only fitting that Frederic Church’s famed Olana State Historic Site, the 250-acre home and landscape that he designed on a bluff overlooking the Hudson Valley, should be the location of a partnership…

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