Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (October 9-18)

Saturday 10/11

Annual O+ Festival (10/10-10/12). A three day, community-run celebration of music, art and wellness. Locations at various venues throughout Kingston. Info: www. Kingston.

Catskill’s Lark in The Park (thru 10/14). Hiking, paddling, mountain biking or road cycling, backpacking, fishing, natural history walks, birding, , writing or photography workshops, lectures & educational events. For complete details log onto:

Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Hiking Club: Fahnestock State Park Hike, moderately strenuous 7-8 mile loop. Leaders: Jean-Claude Fouere, 845-462-1909, and Georgette Weir, Call for meeting time and place. Fahnestock State Park,.

7AM John Burroughs Natural History Society: Sparrow Walk at the Farm. Leader: Peter Schoenberger ( or 914- 466-2707). Destination is private and all attendees should treat this as the privilege it is. Info: Meet at Kingston’s Park and Ride, Kingston Traffic Circle, Kingston.

9AM-3PM American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course. Covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an automated external defibrillator. Pre-registration and payment are required. Info: 845-475-9742.Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck, $75.

9AM-2PM Heart of the Hudson Valley Farmers’ Market. Offering local produce, fruit, specialty/farm items - wine, honey, pickles, condiments, hot sauce, homemade pasta & sauce, jams & jellies, cheese, cured meats, eggs, baked goods, woven baskets & kitchen items, vendors - crafts, unique & specialty items. Info: or 616-7824 Cluett Schantz Park, 1801-1805 Rt. 9W, Milton.

9AM-2PM Kingston Farmers’ Market. Wall St, Kingston.

9AM Object de Junque. . Vintage items, jewelry, clothing, organic veggies. Something for everyone! 679-6744. Woodstock Flea Market, Maple Ln, Woodstock.

9AM-12PM YMCA Bike It! 2014. For kids aged 10-14. Bike all over. The program will continue through 11/8. Noone is turned away for financial reasons. Reg reqr’d. Info: or 845-338-3810, x102. YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County, 507 Broadway,

9AM-5PM Fall Harvest Weekends. Live bands, hay-rides, barbecue, cider donuts, pumpkin picking (starting in late Sept) and lots of delicious, Eco-Certified apples for picking. Info: or 845-897-4377. Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction.

9AM Waterman Bird Club Field Trip: Vassar Farms. Call: Barbara @ 845-297-6701. Web: Vassar Farms, Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie.

9AM-10:30AM Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going, every Saturday, 9-10:30am. Everyone welcome. Info: 679-8800. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), 2578 Rte 212, Woodstock.

9AM Saugerties’ Christian Meditation. Meets every Saturday, 9-10:30am. All welcome. No charge. 246-3285. Trinity Episcopal Church, Rte 9W, Saugerties.

9:30AM-3PM Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing - Undivided Lot. Aged 18 and above. No reservations required. A strenuous, 8-mile hike led by Jill Abrahamsen (845-389-7756). Info: 845-255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, Spring Farm Trailhead, New Paltz, $12.

9:30AM-12:30PM 22nd Annual Columbia County Golden Gathering. Co-sponsored by C-GCC and & State Senator Kathy Marchione. Info: 518-828-4181 ext. 3344 or SUNY Columbia-Greene, Gymnasium, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, free.

9:30AM-3:30PM Fall Family Day. Hands-on nature activities for the whole family with Leaf Animals and Posters, and Make Map for ages 3 to 8 years; Acorn Investigation and Deer Ecology for ages 8 and up; and Three Peaks Ecology Challenge for ages 12 and up. Resvsug. Info: 845-534-4517,x 26, Black Rock Forest, 65 Reservoir Rd, Cornwall, $25 /per family.

10AM-5PM Gardiner Open Studio Tour. 18 artists. Maps available online. Info: 845-255-3336, Gardiner.

10AM Public Walking Tours of the Historic Vassar College Campus. Tour leader: Colton Johnson, Dean Emeritus of the College and Professor Emeritus of English. Info: 845-437-7400. Vassar College, Main Building, Front Entrance, Poughkeepsie.

10AM-1PM Overlook Mountain Center’s Fall Foliage Hike. A 3 hour hike with guides Dave Holden & Glenn KreisbergNYS DEC Licensed Guides and OMC members. Register: 845-679-2159 or Meet at Andy Lee Field, Woodstock.

10AM-5PM “Quilts in the Valley” Quilt Show (10/11-10/12) .This exhibit of over 200 quilted items includes bed quilts, wall hangings, home d‚cor, challenge block contest and clothing. Info: or Rondout Valley Middle School, 122 Kyserike Rd, Accord. $7.

10AM-5PM Second Blueberry Fields Arts and Crafts Show. Offering a great variety of works by local artists and artisans. Live music and food vendors. Rain date 10/12. Blueberry Fields, corner of Main St and Water St, New Paltz.

10AM-4PM Art in the Wild - Naturally Inspired Trailside Creations. An outdoor art exhibit of playful sculptures and installations by regional artists relating art and nature in ways that help people deepen their appreciation of both. Free. 845-534-5506, x204, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Muser Dr, Cornwall.

10AM-2PM Saugerties’ Farmers Market. Offering fruits & vegetables, greens, herbs, asparagus, apples, pastured meats &poultry, eggs, fresh-caught fish, local cheeses, baked goods (bread and pastries, including gluten-free), jams & pickles, & artisanal foods. 115 Main St.Parking Lot - Across from Cahill School, Saugerties.

10AM-12PM Walking in this World: Artist Cluster for Women. Open to all women whether they are professional artists or just creative in their spare time. Every second Saturday of the month. Info: 845-481-8224. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

10AM-5PM Belleayre Mountain Fall Festival (10/11 & 10/12). Live music, German fare food & beverages, Sky Ride, Kids Entertainment. Info: 845-254-5600. Belleayre Mountain, 181 Galli Curci Rd, Highmount.

10AM-2PM Red Hook Village Farmers’ Market. Offering organically grown local produce, pastured meats and eggs, baked goods, cheeses, pickles, wine, flowers, honey, jams, soap and other great local products.On-going Saturdays 10am-2pm thru October. Across from the Village Hall, South Broadway at Prince, Red Hook.

10AM-2PM Book Sale Columbus Day Weekend. Also, soups donated by local restaurants, baked goods, mums and pumpkins for sale as well as hand-crafted items made by the Saturday Knitters. Info: Stone Ridge Library, Stone Ridge.

10AM-12PM Saturdays at the Woods (9/27-11/15). Acting Out! For youth in grades 2-6 is an introduction to acting class that uses improvisation and acting games as a way to teach self-expression. Info: BethelWoods Center for the Arts, Bethel, $100, $15 /per session.

10AM-12PM Saturdays at the Woods (9/27-11/15). BigBooks/Bigger Voices for youth ages 4, 5 & 6 is an excellent introduction to the arts designed to inspire creative expression through storytelling, art, music, and games. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, $90, $12 /per session.

10AM-12PM Knitting Group. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main Street, Stone Ridge, 687-7023.

10AM-9PM Candlewax Recycling Drop-off. Open every Saturday, 10am-9pm. Candlewax in any condition to be recycled. Pachamama Store (near food court), Hudson Valley Mall, Kingston.

10AM-4PM Weekend Whirlwind Filmmaking Intensive. Middle school age students (10-13), youth will learn animation as well as radio and film production. In just one day. Reg reqr’d. Info: 845-485-4480 or Howland Public Library, 313 Main St, Beacon.

10AM-11AM Hudson Valley Garden Association - Spring Blooming Bulbs Class. Must pre-register. Learn how to select, plant and care for spring bulbs. With Laura Wilson, Hudson Valley Garden Association. Info: Chester Public Library, 1784 Kings Hwy,Chester.

10AM Taste of the Catskills Festival (10/11-12). A family-friendly event that showcases food, beer, crafts, & wine of the region. With a variety of vendors including farmers. Kids activities will include arts & crafts, pet the farm animals, sack races, egg tosses, puppets. Info: Maple Shade Farm, Delhi.

10AM Windows on Warren, CCCA’s ArtsWalk. A guided walk through Windows on Warren, a display of the Hudson Valley’s most spirited and creative artists. Over 100 CCCA member-artists’ works will be on display. Info: 518-822-1438. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

10:30AM-12PM What You Need To Know About Medicare Bill Vargas from Omni Financial Advisory Group will be covering the basics of the various Medicare programs, including Medigap, Medicare Advantage. Registration required. Info: or 845-724-3414. Beekman Library, 11 Town Center Blvd, Hopewell Junction, free.

10:30AM Super Saturday Performance Series: Halloween Spooky (But Not Scary) Stories! Storyteller Jonathan Kruk will perform. Info: 845-331-0507, x 7. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St, Kingston.

10:30AM Super Saturday Story Adventures. Special guests and activities. Info: 845-679-2211 or Woodstock Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

10:30AM-11:30AM Silent Vigil for Global Peace & Non-Violence. Sponsored by The Kingston Women in Black. Meet outside Cornell St PO, Kingston, 339-0637.

11AM-4PM Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. A shelter for over 300 pigs, goats, sheep, cows & chickens. Meet the animals, hear their heartwarming stories and walk away with a deeper understanding of who they are. Tours every Sat & Sun - 11:30am, 1:15pm, 3pm.$10 /adults, $5/ kids 12 & under. Info: or 679-5955. Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, 35 Van Wagner Rd, Willow.

11AM-5PM Catskill Animal Sanctuary 13th Annual Shindig. Featuring Vegan Food Trucks. Park at Tech City. Free shuttle buses will be available throughout the day. More than twice as many as last year. Limited on site parking for additional $25. Tech City Commerce Park, 300 Enterprise Dr, Kingston, $15, $5 /6-12, free /under 6.

11AM-7PM Phoenicia Flea Market. Info: The Graham & Co, 80 NYS Route 214, Phoenicia.

11AM-4PM Third Annual Gardiner’s Bounty -Books, Beats and BBQ! Pig Roast with Live Cake Auction Fundraiser. Book Faire, Music Festival and Kids’ Flea Market. Majestic Park, Murphy Ln, Gardiner, $30.

11AM-5PM Samascott’s Corn Maze. 7-acre maze. Find all 8 hidden punch stations throughout the maze and receive a free soft ice cream or $1 off any hard ice cream. Samascott’s Garden Market, 65 Chatham St, Kinderhook, $7, free /4 and under.

11AM-6:15PM Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally. In conjunction with Oktoberfest. Info: Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, 64 Klein Ave, Hunter.

11AM-2:30PM Catskill Animal Sanctuary Weekend Tours. Meet 300+ rescued farm animals on this beautiful 110-acre haven. Every Saturday and Sunday, through October. Info: 336-8447 or Catskill Animal Sanctuary, 316 Old Stage Rd, Saugerties.

11AM Delaware & Ulster Railroad Train Rides. Two-hour round trip excursion. Every Saturday and Sunday, through the end of October. 11am & 2pm from Arkville to Roxbury. Info: 586-DURR. Rt 28, Arkville.

11:30AM Penny Social. Special drawings, raffles ,cake table, 50/50 & light refreshments. Blue Mountain Reformed Church, 10 Blue Mountain Church Rd, Saugerties.

12PM-6PM Oktoberfest 2014. German food, traditional entertainment & artisan crafts. Info: or 845-786-2791. Bear Mountain State Park, Seven lakes Dr, Bear Mountain.

12PM ArtsWalk Literary Arts Festival. This two-day annual reading series features New York State writers and poets. 12 noon: Dara Lurie, Mark Lamoureaux; 1:45 pm: Dorothy Albertini, Veronica Wong; 3:30pm: Gretchen Primack, Norm Magnusson. Info: Opera House, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

12PM-4PM The New Paltz Church of the Nazarene Harvest Festival. A family friendly event with food, music, games, children’s story time, chalk drawing, & hay rides! Info: 845-633-8127 or New Paltz Church of the Nazarene, 170 State Route 32, New Paltz.

12PM-7PM Benmarl’s October Harvest Grape Stomping Festival(10/11-10/12). Stomp grapes, drink wine and dance to live music. Admission includes souvenir wine glass, wine tasting, tours. Info: 845-236-4265 or Benmarl Winery, 156 Highland Ave, Marlboro.

12PM-4PM Second Annual Craft Beer Festival and Chili Cook-off. Craft beers from over 20 breweries will be available for sampling. 21+ only. Food. Info: Bethel Woods, Bethel, $45, $15 /designated driver.

12PM-2PM Apple Butter Demonstration. See how apple butter is made over an open fire. Apple butter was a popular way of using apples in Colonial America. Info: 845-338-2786. Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St, Kingston, free.

12PM ArtsWalk Literary Festival. (10/11-10/12) Writers reading from recent works. Gretchen Primack & Manuel Borras at noon; Dorothy Albertini & Veronica Wong at 1:45pm; Geoffrey Gatza & Celia Bland at 3:30pm. Info: 518-671-6213 or or Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

12PM-3:30PM Children’s Day at Headless Horseman. legendary hometown haunts tones it down for a more mild, daytime experience for children, including a hayride with a spooky story told by a friendly storyteller, corn maze, games, face painting. Info: or 845-339-2666. Headless Horseman, 778 Broadway, Ulster Park, $11.

12PM-6PM First Annual Italian Festival. Italian delicacies & food, kids spaghetti eating contest, adults meatball eating contest, music & entertainment, specialty vendors. Preregistration is required to participate in the food eating contest. Forms at Town of Marlborough: Town Hall. Cluett-Schantz Memorial Park, 1801-1805 Route 9W, Milton.

12PM-5PM Fall Foliage Half Marathon and 5K Pre-Race Expo. Packet pickup. Registration suggested. Info: Dutchess Country Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.

1PM Met Live in HD: Macbeth. Info: 845473-5288 or Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie.

1PM Downton Abbey Themed Tour. 90 minute tour, led by a costumed interpreter, explores the parallels between the family and servants at Staatsburgh and the characters on the show. Info: 845-889-8851 Staatsburgh State Historic Site, 75 Mills Mansion Dr, Staatsburg.

1PM Public Walking Tours of the Historic Vassar College Campus. Tour leader: Colton Johnson, Dean Emeritus of the College and Professor Emeritus of English. Info: 845-437-7400. Vassar College, Main Building, Front Entrance, Poughkeepsie.

1PM-3PM Saturdays at the Woods (9/27-11/15). Creative Voices - Creative Writing for youth in grades 2-6 will teach the art of storytelling through the themes and ideals of 1960’s. Creative expression, empathy, civic engagement, and point-of-view will all be explored. Info: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, $100, $15 /per session.

1PM Mohonk Preserve - How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing. No reservations required. Info: 845-255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, Trapps Bridge, New Paltz, $12.

1PM-4PM Wine Farmers’ Market. A new wine-tasting event series. Info: 255-0600. Hudson Valley Wine Market, 119 Main St, Gardiner.

1PM-3PM Saturdays at the Woods (9/27-11/15). Intro to Drawing - Drawing on History for youth in grades 2-6 uses important messages of the 1960s to introduce the art of sketching. Artists of all levels are welcome! Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, $100, $15 /per session.

1PM Create A Poem Using Erasure, Redaction & Collage. Poet Katrinka Moore is offering a free poetry workshop. Registration is suggested, but not required. Info: 518-263-2050 or Corner Bookstore, Kaaterskill Fine Arts & Crafts Gallery, 950 Main St, Hunter.

1PM Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk with Dina Falconi. Info: 845-657-2482 or Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan.

1:30PM-3:30PM The Woodstock Poetry Society Meeting. Featured poets and open mic to follow. Free admission. Meets 2nd Saturday of every month at 2pm. Info: 679-8000 or The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

1:30PM -3:30PM LEGO Club.   For ages 4 to 14. Are you a LEGO- Maniac? Bring your imagination. We’ll bring the Legos. Registration Required. West Hurley Public Library. 42 Clover St. West Hurley, NY. 845-679-6405 or

2PM Gallery Talk: Manuel Cirauqui on Carl Andre. Free with museum admission. Info: 845-440-0100 or Dia:Beacon, 3 Beekman St, Beacon.

2PM-5PM Tantra: The Loom of Ecstasy with Mary Reilly Nichols. Explore the history of Tantric philosophy and methodology, which is the matrix in which Hatha Yoga has it’s root. Practice of posture, pranayama and meditation, experience the ecstasy and learn how to use it to enrich our established yoga practice or start a new one. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $25.

2PM Free Meditation Instruction. On-going every Saturday, 2pm in the Amitabha Shrine Room. 60-minute class requires no previous meditation experience. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 845-679-5906, 1012. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

2:30PM Two Lectures. In conjunction with the opening of George Malkine: Perfect Surrealist Behavior, curator Derin Tanyol and well-known art historian and translator of Surrealist literature, Mary Ann Caws will discuss George Malkine’s life and career. $12. Info: 845-679-2940.Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker St, Woodstock.

2:30PM-6PM Super Saturdays. Francesca Warnes will be on hand to offer arts and crafts, games, and fun. From time to time they’ll have special guest artists with different programs such as circus arts, nature walks. Info: 845.254.5469 or Pine Hill Community Center, 287 Main St, Pine Hill.

4PM-6PM Opening Reception: “Perfect Surrealist Behavior.” Retrospective exhibition of Georges Malkine works. Exhibits through 1/4/2015. Info: 845-679-2940 or Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, 28 Tinker St, Woodstock.

4PM-7PM VFW Post 7765 Pasta Night.Adults $12.00 Seniors $10.00 Kids $5.00 Under 6 freePost is located at 30 Elizabeth St, Red Hook, 845-758-6212.

5PM   -7PM Oriole 9 Restaurant presents its 81st Monthly Art Show Opening Reception. This will be a special solo show by artist Catherine Sebastian. The show, entitled “Tis The Season” (named in honor of our leaf-peeper season), is Catherine’s first venture into mixed media. These canvases started life as photographs. Catherine lived and worked with them for the last year. They’re printed on clay-coated linen canvas using pigment ink and then judiciously worked with acrylic paint. Oriole9 is located at 17 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY. All shows are curated by Lenny Kislin. For info call 845- 679-8117.

5PM-8PM Indigenous People’s Day Poet’s Potluck, Sunset Bonfire, Reading & Celebration for all those who love & support indigenous peoples from all over the planet. Everyone is welcome to perform. Please bring poems, vegetarian snacks & drinks to share.The Shivastan Poetry Ashram, 6 Hillcrest Ave. Woodstock.All events are free & open to the public. Donations are welcome.Info 845-679 8777.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: Judy Pfaff. Exhibits through 11/9. Info: 845-424-3960; Garrison Art Center, Riverside Galleries, 23 Garrison’s Landing, Garrison.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: Christopher Kurtz / Martin Puryear / Jeff Shapiro. Exhibits through 11/16. Info: PS 209 Art Gallery, 3670 Main St, Stone Ridge.

5PM The United Methodist Church of Shady Roast Beef Dinner & Bake Sale. Dinner complete with all the trimmings! Take-outs available from 5 to 6:45 pm. Adults $13 Children $7. Reservations: 340-1599 or 845-679-2982. Shady United Methodist Church, Rt 212, Shady.

5PM-8PM Opening Reception: Witness: The Cedar Tavern Phone Booth Show. Exhibits through 11/1. Info: Star House Gallery & Studio, The Shirt Factory, 77 Cornell St, Suite #316, Kingston.

5PM-7PM The Art of Leah Rhodes: Myths & Milagros. Show exhibits thru 11/15. Galler hours: M-F, 10am-5pm, Sat, 12-5pm. Info: or 518-943-3400. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main St, Catskill.

5PM-11PM Wild Earth’s Harvest BBQ & Dance. Dinner: 5-8pm. Dancing: 8-11pm. Res reqr’d. Info: Stone Ridge Orchard, Stone Ridge, $35 /dinner, free /after 8pm.

5PM-9PM Beacon Second Saturday. A city-wide celebration of the arts held on the second Saturday of every month where galleries and shops stay open until 9pm, most of which are right along Main Street. Art exhibits from around the globe, the event oftenincludes free gallery talks, live music, & wine tasting. Main Street, Beacon.

5PM Hudson Valley Dance Festival. Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Tickets & info: or 212-840-0770, x 229. Historic Catskill Point, Catskill, $250, $40.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: “Rock, Paper, Scissor.” Contemporary New York State Collage and Assemblage. Exhibits through 11/15. Info:, or 518-943-3400. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main St, Catskill.

5:30PM Opening Reception: Tatiana Rhinevault. Info: 845-876-5232. Rhinebeck Smoky Rock BBQ, 6367 Mill St, Rhinebeck.

6PM Open Reception: Beginnings. A Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Lynda Youmans. Exhibits through 11/22. Info: 845-677-5857. Merritt Bookstore, Upstairs Gallery, Millbrook.

6PM-9PM Indigenous People’s Day Weekend: Native American-themed poetry open mic. Info: 845-679-8777. Shivastan Poetry Ashram, 6 Hillcrest Ave, Woodstock.

6PM-8PM Opening Reception: Group Works. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday11am-5pm. 518-828-5907 or via John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

6PM Teen Groups with Jake. Sat. evenings. For kids to hang out and play games, fooze ball, basket ball etc. Info: 1-877-576-9931. Empowering Ellenville, 159 Canal St, Ellenville, free.

6:30PM Book Reading: Clark Strand, Author of Waking the Buddha. Info: 845- 679-8000, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 34 Tinker St, Woodstock.

7PM-11:30PM The Gallery/Open Mic/Open Stage Jam. Music, fine art, and meet new friends! Every 2nd Sat. Feel free to bring a plate and or beverage to share responsibly. Info: 607-652-4030 or The Gallery, 128 Main St, Stamford, $5.

7PM Kingston Spoken Word. Memoirists Abigail Thomas and Jennifer Waddell will perform as featured readers. Host Annie LaBarge. Info: 845-514-2007. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Rd, Kingston, $5, $2.50 /open mic.

7PM Live Music Featuring Marc Von Em. Info: or 845-255-9463. Robibero Winery, 74 Albany Post Rd, New Paltz.

7PM The Woodstock Smart Meter Forum will feature a free film detailing how one person got off-the grid. After the screening, Steve Romine, of will discuss additional ways to leave the grid and implement a viable Smart Meter Opt-Out plan. Info:845-679-8111. Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock, free.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: The Mose Allison Project w/ The John Chin Quartet & Richard Julian. Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Lantern Tour of Lindenwald. From among the shadows they will have a glimpse of Lindenwald, President Martin Van Buren’s mansion, in the dimming twilight. Reservations are required. Info: 518-758-9689. Martin Van Buren NHS, 1013 Old Post Rd, Kinderhook.

7PM Live at Kindred Spirits: Acoustic Jazz featuring Grammy winner Malcolm Cecil on bass, guitarist Steve Raleigh, pianist Peter Tomlinson, NYC saxophonist Al Guart and local guest artists. No cover or minimum! Kindred Spirits, 334 Rte 32A, Palenville, 518-678-3101.

7PM Book Launch Event: Barbara Ballinger, author of “The Kitchen Bible: Designing the Perfect Culinary Space.” Info: 845-876-0500 Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, free.

7PM Classics on The Hudson: Horszowski Trio. Jesse Mills, Violin. Raman Ramakrishnan, Cello. Rieko Aizawa, Piano. Info: 518-822-1438 or Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

7PM St. James’ Episcopal Church 5th Annual Graveyard Tours. Tours every half hour, with the last tour at 8:30 pm. Not recommended for children under 5. Rain or shine. Res reqr’d. Info: St. James’ Episcopal Church, 4526 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park.

7PM Marc Von Em. Info: 845-255-9463 Robibero Family Vineyards, 714 Albany Post Rd, New Paltz.

7:30PM Clarion 2014 Leaf Peeper Concert Series: The Newell Jenkins Baroque Concert. Music director - World-renowned flutist Eugenia Zukerman. Performers include Sanford Allen, Zukerman, oboist Virginia Brewer and harpsichordist Anthony Newman. Info: 518-329-5613 or and to purchase tickets. Copake United Methodist Church, Copake, $25 /per concert, $80 /series, free /students w/parent.

7:30PM-10:30PM Third Saturday Contra Dance. Bill Fischer calling & music by Wry Bred. Info: or 845-473-7050. Admission $10/5 full time students. St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 55 Wilbur Blvd, Poughkeepsie.

7:30PM Saturday Night Live Music & Noodles. 2nd set at 9pm.No cover, $5 donations to musicians recommended. Info: 845-255-8811 or Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

8PM B+ Annual John Lennon B’day Beatle Bash with Pete Santora. Info: 845-331-2662 or AIR Studio Gallery, 71 O’Neil St, Kingston.

8PM Vassar College Orchestra. Conducted by Eduardo Navega (lecturer in music). Info: 845-437-7294 or Vassar College, Skinner Hall of Music, Poughkeepsie.

8PM Equivocation. Info: Center for the Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

8PM Benefit Concert. Featuring Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury on sitar. He will be accompanied by Sanjib Pal on tabla. Benefiting the Matagiri Sri Aurobindo Center. Info: 845-679-2926. Kleinert James Arts Center, 34 Tinker St, Woodstock, $25.

8PM Live Music. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

8PM Bonnie & Clyde. Book by Ivan Menchell. Lyrics by Don Black. Music by Frank Wildhorn. Directed by Jovan Bradley. Musical Direction by Amy Gustin. Info: 845-227-7855 or Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, 12 Vassar St, Poughkeepsie, $19.95, $16.95 /senior/student, $16.95 /child.

8PM Sight of Sound. A multi-arts performance featuring a synthesis of the visual artistry of Maureen Maliha and the music of Steve Rust. Guests include harpist Julia Haines, and the Hudson Valley soundpainting ensemble. Info: 845-706-6309. Trillium Gallery, 228 Main St, Saugerties.

8PM David Sedaris. One of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. Info: 845-339-6088 or Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, $48.

8PM Joey Eppard & Friends. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

8PM Bryan Gordon solo in the Taproom. Info: or 845-229-8277. Hyde Park Brewing Co, 4076 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park.

8PM Amy & Leslie ! Featuring Amy Fradon and Leslie Ritter. Info: 845-255-1559 or Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, $26.

9PM Riverfront Music Series. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. Info: 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave, Rhinecliff, free.



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