Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (July 16-25)

Friday 7/24

Call For Entries: “PHOTOgraphy 2015” - Submission Deadline Aug 7. Any Photography work created from original photographic process. For Prospectus and Entry form: or [email protected]. RHCAN, 7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook.

8AM-5PM HITS-on-the-Hudson IV: AIG Grand Prix. World-class equestrian show jumping. Info: 845-246-5515 or—2. HITS-on-the-Hudson, 454 Washington Ave Ext, Saugerties.

9:45AM-10:45AM Senior Chi Kung with Corinne Mol. Meditative, healing exercise consisting of 13 movements. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older for a $1 donation. Town Hall, Main Room, Woodstock.

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.

12:05PM-1:15PM Senior Basic Pilates with Christine Anderson. A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Fire Co #1, Rt 212, Woodstock.

12:30PM-6:30PM Soul Readings and Intuitive Guidance with psychic medium Maureen Brennan-Mercier. Every Friday at Mirabai. Walk-ins welcome or call for appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /45 minutes, $30 /25 minutes.

12:30PM Be Happy, Get Crafty! Drop by the library between 12:30 and 2:30 pm to create a craft to take home. Ages 6 and up. Info: 845-246-4317 or Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties.

4PM Knitting Club “Knit Wits.” Saugerties Public library, Washington Avenue, Saugerties, 845-246-4317, x 3.

4PM-11PM The Orange County Fair. Info: or 845-343-4826 or 845-343-4894. Orange County Fairgrounds, 100 Carpenter Ave, Middletown.

4:30PM-5:30PM Lego Club. All welcome. Children 7 and under must be with an adult. Duplos available for younger kids. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

5PM Woodstock Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing. Performed by Bird-On-A-Cliff Theatre Company. Folding chairs or blankets are suggested. 45 Comeau Dr, Woodstock, free.

5:30PM - 7:30 PM Singles Night - Meet & Weed Mixer. Want to visit the farm, get a tour, and meet some other seedy folks?Light refreshments provided. Bring your own picnic dinner to share at sunset and watch the fireflies come out. Register by email to [email protected]. Seed Farm, Accord.

6PM-9PM Jazz with Teri Roiger. No cover. Info: 845-687-9794. Lekker, 3928 Main St, Stone Ridge.

6:30PM Swing Dance Workshops with Professional Dance Instructors. 6:30-7:15pm and 7:15-8pm. Admission $20 both/$15 one. Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances. Info: or 845 454-2571. The Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie.

6:30PM-9:30PM Friday Blues Happy Hour: Abraham and Too Hot. (21+ please.) Uncle Willy’s Tavern and Kitchen, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

6:30PM-7:30PM Lego Club for ages 7 -12. Bring your creativity to the library and build! They supply the bricks. Info: 845-246-4317 or Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties.

7PM Actors & Writers presents   Eats Shorts and Leaves. An evening of short plays written by members of the company. Admission by donation. Info: 845-679-8217 or Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock.

7PM Friday 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 LewScott & Rich Syracuse. Other musicians regularly sit in with the band. Info: 518- 678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7:30PM Brad Paisley. Featuring Justin Moore and Mickey Guyton. . Info: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel.

7:30PM Opening Night! Footloose the Musical Special . Stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford. Info: 845-610-5900 or Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, 1351 Kings Hwy, Sugar Loaf.

7:30PM Bard Summerscape: The Wreckers. Opera by Ethel Smyth. American Symphony Orchestra. Conducted by Leon Botstein, music director. Directed by Thaddeus Strassberger. Info: 845-758-7900 or Bard College, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25.

8PM Vassar & New York Stage and Film 2015 Season: The Light Years. A new play written by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen. Developed and directed by Oliver Butler. Info: 845-437-5599 or https://[email protected]. The Powerhouse Theater, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie,

8PM Moon Over Buffalo. Classic comedy by Ken Ludwig. Info: 845-647-5511. Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St, Ellenville, $39.

8PM West Side Story. Leonard Bernstein’s iconic musical. Info: 518-392-9292; May-Hayden Theatre, Chatham, $34, $33.

8PM The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. Poking antic fun at the more ridiculous aspects of “show biz” and the corny thrillers of Hollywood’s heyday. A Comedy By John Bishop. Info:! Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, $40 /golden circle, $36

8PM Swing Dance to Gordon Au & the Grand Street Stompers. Beginner’s lesson 8-8:30pm ; Dance 8:30-11:30pm . Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances. Admission $15/$10 full time students.Info: or 845 454-2571. The Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie.

8PM Singin’ in the Rain. Directed and choreographed by Kevin Archambault, produced by Diana di Grandi for Up In One Productions. Info: or 845-876-3080. Center of Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $27, $25.

8PM Our Country’s Good . Play by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Info: 845-679-0154. Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock, $25, $20 /senior/student.

8:30PM Movies Under the Stars 2015: Beetlejuice (PG). Bring your chair or a blanket and don’t forget the snacks! Alcohol and tobacco are prohibited. Forsyth Park, Kingston, free.

8:30PM Movies Under The Stars: “Frozen.” Bring your own chairs and/or blankets! Forsyth Park, Lucas Ave, Kingston.

9PM Blake Mills. Info: 845-679-4406. Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St, Woodstock, $20.

9PM The Cagneys. Info: 845-229-8277. Hyde Park Brewing Company, Hyde Park.

10PM-12:30AM Bard SummerScape 2015: After Hours with Justin and Friends: DJ Musty Chiffon. Info: 845-758-7900 or Bard Spiegeltent, Annandale-on-Hudson.

10PM Lucid. Genre: rock. Age Limit: 21+. Info: 845-255-9800. Snug Harbor Bar & Grill, 38 Main St, New Paltz, $5.



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  1. Do you publish something like the Almanac for Dutchess County?

    • Yes, Almanac Weekly is on newsstands every Thursday, tucked inside each issue of our sister papers, Woodstock Times, New Paltz Times, Saugerties Times & Kingston Times, but it is also distributed a stand-alone publication throughout Ulster, Dutchess, Columbia & Greene counties.
      It includes events and interesting things to do from all those areas.

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