Saugerties Lighthouse (photo by Don Ogust)

Between the Tides Festival at Saugerties Lighthouse

Support the continued preservation of the circa-1869 Saugerties Lighthouse at the 19th annual Between the Tides Festival on Sunday, August 17 from 2 to 7 p.m. The event is scheduled “between the tides”…

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Celtic Festival at Hunter Mountain

Cock your ears late Sunday afternoon. If fully attentive, you’ll be likely to hear a distant sound of pipers and drums when the thousand or so musicians who take part in the Hunter…

(Photo by Lauren Thomas)

Hudson Valley RibFest in New Paltz

It’s mid-August? Time to head over to the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz, where the tenth iteration of the Hudson Valley RibFest will be found Friday through Sunday, August 15 to 17….

(Photo by Bob Krasner)

Block Party in Uptown Kingston

This Saturday, August 16, our neighbors a few doors down Wall Street in Uptown Kingston will be hosting their second annual Chronogram Block Party between North Front and John Streets with a stream…

On August 14 at 8 p.m., the Kingston Film Festival will screen Cold in July, starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Sheperd and Don Johnson. This thriller was filmed in and around Kingston.

BSP hosts Kingston Film Festival

Trevor Dunworth, co-director and co-founder of the Kingston Film Festival that unspools for its third outing in the Uptown section of the county seat this Thursday through Sunday, August 14 to 17, says…

Kingston Greenline hike last June along the future site of the Kingston Point Rail Trail. (EA Photo)

Tracking history: Take a Kingston Greenline Tour

Rail trails have been a big hit since they began appearing 20 years ago, and now they’re expanding into trail networks. Here in Ulster County, the obvious hub for such a nexus is…

(Photo by Julie O’Connor)

Kids’ Almanac (Aug. 14-21)

“Ninety percent of success is achieved by knowing you have something incredible to offer and having tenacious persistence.” – Jesse Saperstein, best-selling author and autism/anti-bullying advocate   Get in the swim! Now that…

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Head “back to the field” for 45th anniversary screening

This August marks the 45th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair that kicked off on August 15, 1969. To celebrate, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is inviting guests to…

The Upper Landing Park Community Celebration on Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Poughkeepsie will include music, food and family-friendly entertainment and activities. The free public event is being offered to thank the Poughkeepsie community for its support in the development of the new riverside park.

Free Family Day at new park in Poughkeepsie

The Upper Landing Park Community Celebration on Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will include a rich array of family-friendly entertainment and activities. Music will be provided by the Spirit…

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Evening of Joni Mitchell songs at Bearsville

The confessional singer/songwriters of the ’70s took their clan name and their rulebook from the confessional poets of the ’50s and ’60s. But, like hipsters and grunge rockers, few confessional poets would ever…

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