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British Invasion music films this weekend

The Rosendale Theatre recognizes Independence Day weekend this year in a somewhat counterintuitive way: by celebrating the British Invasion – not the one by land or by sea, silly, but the one by…

More than 75 balloon takeoffs are scheduled from July 4 - 6, weather permitting.

Look up: Hot-air balloons over the Hudson

The 23rd annual Dutchess County Balloon Festival will take to the skies this holiday weekend. Several locations on the Poughkeepsie waterfront will offer prime viewing spots to see hot-air balloonists from all over…

Making summer box guitars at Poughkidskie

Kids’ Almanac (July 3-10)

“We the People…” – The Declaration of Independence   Poughkidsie offers all-day imaginative fun for kids, coffee & wi-fi for parents I went to Poughkidsie yesterday with my daughter, and we both loved…

(Photos by Will Dendis)

Saugerties to host parade, fireworks & car show this weekend

Saugerties will hold its Fourth of July Parade on Friday, July 4 at 11 a.m. on Washington Avenue. Lineup starts at 10 a.m. All veterans are invited to be part of the parade….

(Photo by Mookie Forcella)

Hudson Valley firework displays & other patriotic festivities

Ulster County:   Ellenville’s Independence Day Celebration, July 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arts and craft vendors will set up at Liberty Square. The parade steps off at 12 noon. Fireworks will…

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild executive director Jeremy Adams (photos by Dion Ogust)

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild conducts popular House Tour this Saturday

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild will host its sixth annual Woodstock House Tour on Saturday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an optional benefit cocktail party following from 5 to 7…

(Photo by Dion Ogust)

Kids’ Almanac (June 26-July 3)

“I hold you as high as the stars.” – Steve Maraboli   FRIDAY, JUNE 27 Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum celebrates summer The annual refrain of No more pencils, no more books… means that it’s…

Soprano Ellie Dehn will star in the Bard SummerScape production of Carl Maria von Weber’s opera Euryanthe (Photo by Todd Norwood)

Bard fêtes Franz Schubert during 25th composer-themed SummerScape

Arguably the mid-Hudson’s premier summer performing arts showcase, Bard SummerScape brings topnotch performers in the fields of music – including classical, opera and cabaret – as well as theatre, dance and cinema to…

Boston (photo by Ron Elkman)

Boston & Cheap Trick to play Bethel Woods

Props to Tom Scholz and rock legends Boston for sounding exactly like Boston on their 2012 album Life, Love & Hope. Although never a fan of the band even in their ’70s heyday,…

(Photo by Dion Ogust)

Maverick Concerts bring chamber music, jazz & more for 99th season

The opening of Maverick Concerts’ 99th summer season this Saturday is an accomplishment – and true point of celebration – that reaches out to an international stage and audience. The place is magically…

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