Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (June 18-27)

Saturday 6/20

Path Through History Weekend (6/20 6/21).  Hundreds of museums and heritage sites offering special programming Info:

23nd Famous 50’s Hot Rod Weekend. (6/19-6/21) Featuring hot rods, street rods, rat rods, custom cars and trucks, muscle cars and classics. Live music featuring your favorite songs of the 50’s and 60’s. Info: 518-588-0814 or 845-626-8888. Hudson Valley Resort, 400 Granite Rd, Kerhonkson.

Caramoor International Music Festival. June 20-August 2 (various dates). A star-studded lineup for the festival’s 70th anniversary appears in this Italian-style villa, with performances taking place at multiple locations. Info: Katonah.

Mid-Hudson ADK Outing: Dutchmans Landing to Ramshorn Creek Paddle. Leader: Dave Belarge: 914-497-1698 (8am-8pm please) or [email protected] Bring PFD, lunch, and water. Please confirm with leader. Info: Catskill.

8AM Waterman Bird Club Field Trip: Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Call: Barbara @ 845-297-6701. Web: Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Gifford House parking lot, 65 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook.

9AM 2015 Guided Art Trail. Catskill Mt. House and North-South Lake (easy). Pre-registration is required. Info: 518-943-7465 or The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring St, Catskill.

9AM-1PM Pawling Farmers’ Market. Info:845-855-0633. Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling.

9AM Lap4Life 4 mile run/walk. 4 mile run or walk around scenic Chadwick Lake in Newburgh NY. Kid’s run, health fair, bouncy houses. Info: or 845-325-3685. Chadwick Lake Park, 1702 Route 300, Newburgh.

9AM Saugerties’ Christian Meditation. Meets every Saturday, 9-10:30am. All welcome. No charge. 845-246-3285. Trinity Episcopal Church, Rte 9W, Saugerties.

9AM The 2015 Clearwater Festival. Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21. Info: Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson.

9AM-1PM Millbrook Farmers’ Market. Info:845-592-2945. Front St & Franklin Ave, Millbrook.

9AM-2PM Hyde Park Farmers’ Market. Info: 845-229-9336. 4390 Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

9AM-1PM Millerton Farmers’ Market. Info: 518-789-4259. Main St (at Railroad Plaza), Millerton.

9AM-2PM Kingston Farmers’ Market. Celebrate Father’s Day special Father’s Day raffle giveaway! Free face painting & live music. Over 30 vendors offering fresh fruits and vegetables, organic and natural meats, a wide assortment of cheeses, wine, breads andother baked goods, honey & fresh-cut flowers. Live music.Rain or shine. Info: 347-721-7386. between Main & John Streets, Kingston.

9AM-5PM A Standard Flower Show (6/19-6/21). This Show includes include floral arrangements, horticulture exhibits and both floral and horticulture youth entries. Judging: at 2pm. Newburgh Free Library, Auditorium, 124 Grand St, Newburgh.

9AM Northeast Off-Road Adventures Father’s Day Beginner Class. Covers all the basics of off-road driving on natural terrain trails. A seminar on safety aspects of off-road driving. Instructor-led trail ride, through a wide variety of terrain obstacles. Reg reqr’d. or 845-514-9895. Northeast Off-Road Adventures, Ellenville.

9:30AM-11AM Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going, every Saturday, 9-10:30am. Everyone welcome. Info: 845-679-8800. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), 2578 Rte 212, Woodstock.

9:30AM-12:30PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Backcountry Basics at Sam’s Point. Bring your backpack and hiking essentials and learn to be well prepared for all of your outdoor adventures. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam’s Point at 845-647-7989. Sam’s Point , Visitor’s Center, Cragsmoor.

9:30AM John Burroughs Natural History Society Field Trip: Thorn Preserve Butterflies. Trip leader Steve Chorvas ([email protected] ). Info: Woodstock Land Conservancy’s Thorn Preserve, 55 John Joy Rd, Woodstock.

9:30AM-2PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Hamilton Point Loop Hike. An approximately eight mile outing. Come well prepared with appropriate footwear, food and water. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Lake Minnewaska Beach, Gardiner.

9:45AM 12th Annual Roosevelt Reading Festival. Sixteen authors of recently published books. Author book signings will be conducted throughout the day. Info: or 845-486-7745. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Henry A. Wallace Center, Hyde Park.

10AM Spring for Sound Music Festival. Multiple stages of music. Refreshments, with an emphasis on local, high-quality ingredients, and locally produced beers and wines, will be available for purchase. Info: 518-789-4259. Village of Millerton, Millerton.

10AM-2PM Saugerties Farmers’ Market. Info: 845-246-6491. 115 Main St, Saugerties.

10AM Free Public Walking Tours of the historic Vassar College campus. Tour leader: Randy Cornelius, professor of psychology. All tours run for approximately 90 minutes. Rain or shine. Info: 845-437-7400. Vassar College, Front entrance, Main Building, Poughkeepsie.

10AM Teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche on Meditation Training & Meditation in Retreat. Drupon Rinchen Dorje is a highly accomplished yogi and meditation master, the Spiritual Director of Ratna Shri in Chicago andThree-Year Retreat Master at Garchen Buddhist Institute.Session runs 10am-12noon and 2-4pm. Come for any portion of the teaching. Advance reservation appreciated.  Info: 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, 875 Rt 28, Kingston, $45 /suggested donation.

10AM-3PM Hudson Valley Farmers’ Market Sponsored by Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest. Info: Greig Farm, Pitcher Ln, Red Hook.

10AM-12PM Ikebana. Flower Arrangement Lesson, instructor: Suzumi Adams, Fee: $25. Reservations required. Info: 845-255-8811 or Gomen-Kudasai Noodle shop, Rite Aid Plaza, 232 Main St, New Paltz, $5.

10AM Mid Hudson ADK Outing: Castle Rock Unique Area. Leader: John Ragusa Phone: 917-692-1159; [email protected] Heavy rain cancels. Info: Castle Rock Unique Area, Route 9D, Garrison.

10AM-12PM Byrdcliffe Trail Hike: Mountain Laurels in Bloom. Join NYSDEC-licensed Hiking Guide, Dave Holden, for a hike on the Byrdcliffe Trail. Moderate hike approximately 2 hours with some steep slopes. Bring water and rain-gear. Info: 845-594-4863. $10 suggesteddonation. Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock.

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 Chuggington: A Traintastic Adventure! Young Trainees have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, complete several challenges, and earn rewards for their participation. Music, face painting, temporary tattoos. Info: www.catskillmtrailroad.comor 845-688-7400. Kingston Plaza, 149 Aaron Court, Kingston.

10AM-3PM Saunderskill Farms 1st Annual Strawberry Festival. Info: 845-626-2676 or [email protected] Saunderskill Farms, 5100 Route 209, Accord.

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

10:30AM-11:30AM Silent Vigil for Global Peace & Non-Violence. Sponsored by The Kingston Women in Black. Meet outside Cornell St PO, Kingston, 845-339-0637.

11AM-4PM Historic 1812 House Tour. View the private collection of 18th and early 19th century furnishings and decorative arts of noted antiquarian Fred J. Johnston in eight elegant room settings. Info: 845-339-0720 or Friends of Historic Kingston, corner Wall-Main St, Kingston, $5, $2 /16 & under.

11AM-3PM Aiming to Please at Knox’s Headquarters. Learn about the use of 18th century artillery and how the Americans, at New Windsor, prepared some of the guns, howitzers and mortars that were used at the siege of Yorktown, Virginia. Info: 845-561-1765 ext. 22. Knox’s Headquarters, 289 Forge Hill Rd, Vails Gate, free.

11AM-12PM Story Time by the Lake. A free, outdoor, kid-friendly story time. Take along a picnic blanket and join the Morgan Lake Stewards for an hour of lakefront fun, including stories, sing-alongs, and activities. Info: or call 845-485-3445 x 3320.Morgan Lake, intersection of the Dutchess Rail Trail and Creek Rd, Poughkeepsie.

11AM Capturing Our Past: Visiting Washington’s Headquarter in the mid-late 19th Century. Hear the story of how Washington’s Headquarters was purchased by New York State and why it was saved before so many other landmarks. Explore how Headquarters functioned.Info: 845-562-1195. Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh.

11AM-5PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Lake Awosting Beach . Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve:, Lake Awosting Beach, Gardiner, $10 /per car.

11AM-7PM Woodstock Commune to host Phoenicia Flea. A curated market of makers and sellers from the Catskills, Hudson Valley area and beyond. Phoenicia Flea showcases handcrafted food, beverage, confection, jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings and vintage. Rain or shine. Bearsville Theater/Woodstock Commune outdoor grounds, 291 Tinker St, Woodstock.

11AM Newburgh Illuminated. The all-day and free to the public Festival will shine a spotlight on one of the most diverse communities in the Hudson Valley by showcasing its food, music, art, and history. Info: Liberty and Broadway, Newburgh.

12PM-3PM 46rd Annual Strawberry Festival. A white elephant sale will take place in the rear yard. The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, old fashioned potato salad, beverages and fresh strawberry desserts. Info: 845-331-8109. Klyne Esopus Museum, 764 Broadway, Ulster Park, $12, $8 /4-10, free /3 & under.

12PM-5PM Alf Evers Library Opens at Byrdcliffe. The Library will be open for browsing on Fridays from 1 to 3 and by appointment by calling 845-679-2079 or emailing [email protected] White Pines, The Loom Room, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock.

12PM-3PM 46rd Annual Strawberry Festival. White elephant, food and refreshments. Dessert only including beverage is $7. Info: 845-331-8109. The Klyne Esopus Museum, 764 Broadway (Rt9W), Ulster Park, $12 /adults, $8 /4-10 yr olds, free /3 & under.

12PM-4PM Cider Tasting. Vendors will be selling ciders and other products from their farms, as well as offering tastings of their various hard ciders. Info: Deyo House, Lawn, New Paltz, $5.

12PM International Yoga Day Celebration at Shanti Mandir. In honor of Father’s Day! Teachers from the Hudson Valley, New York, and Australia will gather together on the lawn in the afternoon and each teach small sessions. Meditation, kirtan and picnic. Free. Info:845- 778-1008. Walden Ashram 51 Muktananda Marg, Walden.

12PM-5PM  Alf Evers Library Opens at Byrdcliffe: Path Through History Weekend 6/20 & 6/21). Presented by The Hudson Valley Broads’ Regional Arm Wrestling League (B.R.A.W.L.). Music by the Rosendale Improvement Association Brass Band and Social Club. White Pines, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock.

12PM-6PM One Year Anniversary Party. Complimentary tours and tastings, live music, food for sale on site, kid friendly: lawn chairs and blankets encouraged. Info: 518-537-6820. Hudson Valley Distillers, 727 Route 9, Clermont.

12PM-1PM Free Yoga Pizza Party. Recurring event every Saturday. Join Women’s Power Space and My Place Pizza for a rejuvenating yoga class and pizza. Families, beginners, and children welcome (mats will be provided). Donations appreciated. Info:[email protected] My Place Pizza, 322 Main St, Poughkeepsie.

12:30PM-6:30PM Tarot Readings with Stephanie. Every Saturday. Walk-ins welcome or call for appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $25 /15 minutes, $40 /30 minutes.

1PM Free Public Walking Tours of the historic Vassar College campus. Tour leader: Randy Cornelius, professor of psychology. All tours run for approximately 90 minutes. Rain or shine. Info: 845-437-7400. Vassar College, Front entrance, Main Building, Poughkeepsie.

1PM-2PM Art Talk by Steve Dolan - Atmospheres of Hunter & Beyond. Show will exhibit thru 7/5. Gallery hours: Friday & Saturday, 10am-4pm & Sunday, 10am-3pm. Info: 518-263-2060. Kaaterskill Fine Arts & Crafts Gallery, 7950 Main St, Hunter.

1:30PM -2:30PM How to Take Great Cell Phone Photos.  Participants should bring their phone. West Hurley Firehouse. 24 Wall St. West Hurley. 845-679-6405 or

2PM Shipwrecked! An Entertainment uses just three actors and a foley artist to spin a swashbuckling 19th-century tale of high-seas adventure. Info: 845-647-5511 or Shadowland Theatre, Ellenville, $39.

2PM Teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche on Meditation Training & Meditation in Retreat. Drupon Rinchen Dorje is a highly accomplished yogi and meditation master, the Spiritual Director of Ratna Shri in Chicago andThree-Year Retreat Master at Garchen Buddhist Institute.Session runs 10am-12noon and 2-4pm. Come for any portion of the teaching. Advance reservation appreciated.  Info: 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, 875 Rt 28, Kingston, $45 /suggested donation.

2PM-4PM Elemental Astrology and 2015 Planetary Transits with astrologer Sue Wilens. You will delve into the Elements of your individual birth chart and study the major transits as they pertain to the elements of Water, Fire, Earth and Air. Provide your birthdate, place and time of birth when pre-registering. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $20.

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.

2PM Hudson Pride - Parade & Festival. Theme: Loud & Proud!  Line-up begins at noon near Hudson’s 7th Street Park. Parade steps off at 2pm and continues down Warren St. to Waterfront Park.Followed by The Pride Festival including entertainment, vendors, food, beer, bouncy castles, soft-sided slides &carnival games. Hudson, free.

2PM-6PM Beer, Bourbon, & Bacon 2015. Presented by the Hudson Valley Craft Brew Fest. Beer samples, live music, bourbon samples, food vendors. Info: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.

2PM-11PM Morse Rocks Festival (6/19 - 6/20). Proceeds benefit the Dennis Jones Performing Arts Center Project. Children under 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Tickets and info: Smokin’ Pony BBQ, 963 Old Kings Hwy, Saugerties.

4PM-7PM Opening Reception: Vibrant Visions, Expression in Color. Over 90 works by 30 featured artists. Outside in the courtyard a blend of world music including folk, jazz & folk-rock, will be performed byWill Play & Nina Mars. Show will run thru 9/7.Gallery hrs:Saturdays and Sundays 1-5pm, and by appt. 845-255-5482. Unframed Gallery, 173 Huguenot St, New Paltz.

4PM-7PM  4th Annual Cemetery Tour. Eight men and women, their voices silenced long ago, will return to tell their stories. Reservations required by 6/18. Rain date is 6/21. Info: 845-586-4736 or New Kingston Valley Cemetery, Thomson Hollow Rd, New Kingston, $15.

4PM Book Reading: Bill Braine, author of Bone Hollow. Info: 845-679-8000 or The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

4PM Curator’s Tour with Mary-Kay Lombino. The Stories We Tell: Hudson Valley Artists 2015 Exhibit. Info:, or 845-257-3844. SUNY New Paltz, The Dorsky Museum, New Paltz.

4:30PM-6PM Book Signing: Mark Fried. Author of From the Other Side, elections from his columns written for the Shawangunk Journal. Info: 845-647-6487, or Cragsmoor Historical Society, 349 Cragsmoor Rd, Cragsmoor.

5PM Storm King’s Summer Solstice Celebration. The evening begins with cocktails at dusk and private tours of the grounds before guests sit down to a crafted farm-to-table menu. Live Music. Reg reqr’d. Info: Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Rd, New Windsor.

5PM-8PM Opening Reception: By Chance: A Meeting of Minds, Material and Meaning. Exhibits through August. Info: 845-469-9459. The Seligmann Center, 23-26 White Oak Dr, Sugar Loaf.

5PM Roast Pork & Strawberry Dinner. Serving 5 & 6:15pm. Takeouts available. Info: 845-340-1599 or 845-679-2982. The United Methodist Church of Shady, Rt  212, Shady, $14, $7 /child.

5PM-7PM Wired Gallery presents Two Openings.  A Show Within a Show - Alchemical Diptychs & Triptychs by Robin Larsen, is shown on flat displays while Richard Corozine’s solo show Meetings with the Remarkable is on view on the walls. Lasting only the weekend of 6/20 & 6/21. Wired Gallery, 11 Mohonk Rd, High Falls.

5PM-7PM Artist Reception: “A Variety of Images”. Works by photographer Andrew Halpern. Refreshments served. Info: 845-876-4030. Starr Library, 68 West Market St, Rhinebeck.

5PM In the Woods. Siren Baroque will perform spirited pastoral songs for the solstice. Info: 845-657-2482 or Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt. 28A, West Shokan, $15.

5PM-7PM Opening  Reception: The Stories We Tell: Hudson Valley Artists 2015.  Info:, or 845-257-3844. SUNY New Paltz, The Dorsky Museum, New Paltz.

5PM Library Forum: An Update on Woodstock’s Zero Carbon Initiative. The third In a series of updates by Ken Panza, Woodstock Town Council. Free. Info: 845-679-2213. Woodstock Library, Woodstock.

5PM-9PM Beacon Second Saturday. Join 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 often includes free gallery talks, live music, & wine tasting. Main Street, Beacon.

5PM-7PM Rochester Reformed Church Beef and Berry Dinner. Ea t In or Out. For take out orders call 845-626-7319. Rochester Reformed Church, Rte 209, Accord, $14, $12 /senior/under 12.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: “Microcosm.” Group Exhibition. Exhibits through 7/25. Info:, 518-943-3400. GCCA Catskill Gallery, 398 Main St, Catskill.

5PM-7PM Artist Reception: “A Variety of Images.” Works by Photographer Andrew Halpern. Info: or 845-876-4030. Starr Library, 68 W Market St, Rhinebeck.

5:30PM-7:30PM Music in The Woods: Joakim Lartey. Info: 845-399-4800. Rail Trail Café, River Road Ext, New Paltz.

5:30PM die Schlauberger. Genre: world. Info: 518-622-9584 or Riedlbauer’s Resort, 57 Ravine Dr, Round Top, free.

5:30PM-7PM Say Cheese! with Olde Hudson and Dish Hudson. Enjoy a variety of small batch cheeses made at local farms. Proceeds of the series will benefit the Campaign for the New Hudson Area Library. Second event on 7/18. Reg reqr’d. Dish Hudson, 103 Warren St, Hudson, $20, $35 /both events.

6PM 4th Annual Benefit Splash!   Gala reception catered by New World Home Cooking.Honoring Milton and Shirley Glaser & Kate McGloughlin Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the WAAM Education Program Silent and live auctions of goods and services by Cherwin Auctioneers Special sale of  Little Gems - small works of art by regional artists.Live acoustic music by the Paul Green Rock Academy. Tickets $60 in advance / $75 at the door.Info: or or call 845-679-2940.SPAF - Saugerties Performing Arts Factory,169 Ulster Avenue, Saugerties.

6PM-8PM Republican Committee Italian Night.  Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright is the guest speaker. The menu will feature salad, bread and a pasta buffet. Cash bar. RSVP. Info:845-258-8955 or [email protected] Glasco Firehouse, Glasco, $20.

6PM-7PM Artists Reception: A Taste of Summer, a solo photography show by Jim Smith. Featuring a collection of Jim’s still lifes of familiar foods and fruits of the summer season captured in his amazing “painterly” light. Friends and Family II Hillside Restaurant, 4802 Rt 209, Accord.

6PM-9PM Art Opening Reception at Phoenicia Arts Upstairs. Solo Room Artist Anthony Margiotta and Group Show. 60 Main Street, Phoenicia,  Info: 845-688-2142 or    [email protected]

7PM Rent. A modern day “La Boheme” set in Greenwich Village and filled with Bohemian and slightly bizarre characters, each with a problem that the others help resolve. Info: 518-392-9292; May-Hayden Theatre, Chatham.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Ben Willaims. Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Movie Premier: “Saving The Planet” with a personal appearance by Dr. Gary Null. A benefit for Woodstock 104 FM Radio. Suggested donation $20 no one turned away. Receive 2 free DVD’S of Saving The Planet. Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

7PM Saturday Night Jazz! New York City saxophonist Al Guart leads ensembles comprised of the best Hudson Valley Jazz musicians. A rotating roster of performers includes pianists John Esposito & Peter Tomlinson, guitarists Steve Raleigh & Peter Einhorn, bassists Lew Scott & Rich Syracuse. Other musicians regularly sit in with the band. Info: 518- 678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM Movies With Spirit: One: The Movie. A documentary that asks life’s “big questions” of ordinary people and diverse religious leader. Info: 845-389-9201. Vivekananda Retreat, Ridgely, 101 Leggett Rd, Stone Ridge, $5.

7PM-9PM Summer Music Series with Kurt Henry Parlour Band. Info: Phillipsport Community Center, 657 Red Hill Rd, Wurtsboro.

7PM Actors & Writers: A reading of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Admission by donation. Info: 845-679-8217 or Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock.

7PM The Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle Series: Concert 2: Les Amies: Carol Wincenc, flute; Cynthia Phelps, viola; and Nancy Allen, harp. Info: 845-339-7907 or Bard College, Olin Hall, Annandale-on-Hudson, $30, $5 /student.

7PM-9PM Jazz, Blues and Funky Stuff. Every Saturday, 7-9pm. Info: 845-255-1234 or Village Market & Eatery, Main St, Gardiner.

7PM The  Whispering Tree. A Beacon-based duo.The Village Market and Eatery is located at 125 Main Street in Gardiner. For more information, call 845-255-1234 or

7PM Book Signing: Guy Lawson, author of Arms and the Dudes: How Three Stoners from Miami Beach Became the Most Unlikely Gunrunners in History. Info: 845-856-0500. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, free.

7:30PM “Music Under the Stars.” Saturday in the Park, an energetic set of current and classic Funk, Soul, and R&B hits performed by the West Point Band. Info: 845-938-2617 or West Point, Trophy Point Amphitheatre, West Point, free.

7:30PM Davey O. RSVP & Info: 845-688-9453 or or Empire State Railway Museum, 70 Lower High St, Phoenicia, $12 /adv, $10 /door.

7:30PM Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra. Music from Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein. Dancers from the Poughkeepsie City Ballet will join the orchestra for Copland’s Billy the Kid and Bernstein’s Times Square Ballet. Info: or 845-635-0877.Rhinebeck High School Auditorium, Rhinebeck, $20, $15 /senior, $5 /student.

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.

7:30PM-10PM Live Music: Alan Silverman Trio. Jazz. Info: 845-255-8811 or Gomen-Kudasai Noodle shop, Rite Aid Plaza, 232 Main St, New Paltz, $5.

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 Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. Info: 845-757-5106 x2. Kaatsbaan, 120 Broadway, Tivoli, $30, $10 /student rush/child.

8PM Widowspeak with Jessical Pratt. BSP, Kingston.

8PM Gala Event: Spring Awakening. Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater. Music by Duncan Sheik. Based on the play by Frank Wedekind. Rock musical. Info: or 845-679-6900. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /goldencircle, $36 /blue tier, $32 /green tier.

8PM Sonny & Perley Cabaret Night: Brazilian Romance. Info: or 845-255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, $24.

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

8PM Loud & Proud Cabaret with Hedda Lettuce and Tom Judson. Info: or 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

8PM Other Desert Cities. Play by Jon Robin Baitz. Directed by Nicola Sheara. Info: 845-679-7900 or The Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock, $20, $15 /senior/student.

8PM Shipwrecked! 19th-century tale of high-seas adventure. Info: 845-647-5511 or Shadowland Theatre, Ellenville, $39.

8:30PM The Men’s Beauty Pageant. Presented by The Hudson Valley Broads’ Regional Arm Wrestling League (B.R.A.W.L.). Music by the Rosendale Improvement Association Brass Band and Social Club. Info: Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St, , Rosendale, $15, $25 /1st three rows.

9PM Abraham and the Groove. Info: 845-687-2699 or e-mail [email protected] High Falls Cafe, Stone Dock Golf Club, 12 Stone Dock Rd, High Falls.

10PM Hudson Pride - Dance Party. Featuring DJ, Tedd Patterson. Info: Half Moon, Hudson, $10.

11PM Coyote Love. Genre: blues. Age Limit: 21+. Info: 845-255-9800. Snug Harbor Bar & Grill, 38 Main St, New Paltz, $5.



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