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

Saturday 7/25

Gold Hope Duo. Call for time. Info: 845-876-6992. Grand Cru Beer & Cheese Market, 6384 Mill St, Rhinebeck.

Warrior Dash. Participants will bound over fire, trudge through mud and scale over 12 obstacles during this extreme 5K. Info: https://www.warriordash.com or 518-734-4300 Windham Mountain Resort, 19 Resort Dr, Windham.

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

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

9AM Rip Van Winkle (RVW) Hiking Club: Ferncliff Forest. Easy walk with Fire Tower: 3+ miles. Info: 845-758-6143 or https://www.newyorkheritage.com/rvw. Ferncliff Forest, Rhinebeck.

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

9AM-2PM Kingston Farmers’ Market. Over 30 vendors offering fresh fruits and vegetables, organic and natural meats, a wide assortment of cheeses, wine, breads and other baked goods, honey & fresh-cut flowers. Live music.Rain or shine. Info: 347-721-7386. between Main & Wall Streets, Kingston.

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

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

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

9:30AM-11:30AM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: The Other Way to the Waterfall. 2.5 mile hike. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Peter’s Kill Park Office porch, Gardiner, $10 /car.

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-4PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: High Point and Verkeerderkill Falls Hike at Sam’s Point. Five miles of challenging hiking on a rocky footpath with some steep, scrambling sections. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam’s Point at 845-647-7989. Sam’sPoint, Cragsmoor.

10AM-2PM Saugerties Farmers’ Market - Summer Fun Day! The Saugerties Farmers Market is celebrating summer with activities for children. Sprinklers, hula hoops, bubbles, Ivy VinePlayers puppets, face painting?. Sponsored by the Town of Saugerties. Info: 845-246-6491.

10AM-5PM Old Time Fair. Held rain or shine Featuring old fashioned fun at old fashioned prices as well as Miller’s Famous Chicken Barbeque. There is no charge for admission or parking.Main fund raising event for the Time and the Valleys Museum. Grahamsville Fairgrounds,NYS Rt. 55,Grahamsville.

10AM-4PM Photographing the Nude in Nature with Dan McCormack Over four Saturdays this summer: July 11, 18, 25 and August 1 from 10am-4pm. Participants can sign up for a single session or for the entire series. Info: 845-255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 MountainRest Rd, New Paltz, $150 /session, $450 /all.

10AM-1:30PM Beginning Reiki Level One Workshop. Reiki is a Japanese form of “laying on hands” healing that helps release problematic stress patterns while supporting deeper levels of natural health and joy. To register contact Michael 845-389-2431 [email protected] more info https://www.whitecranehall.com. $60. Shirt Factory, 77 Cornell St, #116, Kingston.

10AM-12PM Knitting Group. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main Street, Stone Ridge, 845-687-7023.

10AM-3PM Hudson Valley Farmers’ Market Sponsored by Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest. Info: https://www.greigfarm.com/hudson-valley-farmers-market.html. Greig Farm, Pitcher Ln, Red Hook.

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.

10:30AM-6PM River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home Free Shuttle (Saturdays, thru 10/31). For full details and schedule visit https://www.rivercrossings.org/directions Olana, 5720 St Rt 9G, Hudson, free.

10:30AM-12PM Read to Zoey! Come meet Zoey, a registered Reading Therapy toy poodle and Debbie Lee, her handler. Children can read aloud to Zoey to gain confidence and skills. .Info: 845-246-4317 or saugertiespubliclibrary.org. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties.

11AM-11:30AM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Secrets of Minnewaska: Get to Know Your Park Preserve. An informative introduction to Minnewaska, including a short walk to points of interest in the vicinity of the Nature Center. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State ParkPreserve, Nature Center, Gardiner, $10 /car.

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 https://www.fohk.org. Friends of Historic Kingston, corner Wall-Main St, Kingston, $5, $2 /16 & under.

11AM-4PM Summer at Slabsides. Slabsides open for tours. John Burroughs Nature Sanctuary, Slabsides, West Park.

11AM Artists on Art - Special River Crossings Exhibition Tours (every Saturday thru 10/31). Featuring Shehbaz Safrani is a scholar-artist, independent curator, and lectures on art and art history; w/expertise in an expertise in 18-20th century American & EuropeanArt. Exhibits focus on specific rooms, landscapes, art, and objects of their choosing. Info: https://www.olana.org or 518-828-1872. Olana, 5720 St Rt 9G, Hudson, $18 /pp, $12 /srs & students.

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.

12PM-5PM 20th Annual Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival. (7/25-7/26). This two-day wine and food festival is a unique opportunity to enjoy side-by-side tastings of the Hudson Valley’s finest wines. Live music. Food trucks. Ages 21 and up to enter. Info:www.gunkswine.com. Benmarl Winery, 156 Highland Ave, Marlboro, $28, $10 /designated driver.

12PM-6PM Inaugural Beacon Jazz Festival. Celebrating the music, distilleries, artisan crafts and culture of the Hudson Valley. Info: https://www.beaconjazz.com. The Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park, Beacon, $45.

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

1PM Rocks in My Pockets. The Hudson Valley Programmers Group presents Signe Baumane’s feature film debut. Baumane will present an in-depth Q&A following each screening. Info: https://www.HVPG.org. Upstate Films Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck, $7.

1PM-12AM The Orange County Fair. Info: https://www.orangecountyfair.com or 845-343-4826 or 845-343-4894. Orange County Fairgrounds, 100 Carpenter Ave, Middletown.

1PM-4PM Shiatsu & Lunch. Johanna & Youko invite you to a shiatsu session by donation & 10% discount on lunch. Info: 845-255-8811. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, 232 Main St, New Paltz.

1PM The First Walking Tour of the Rondout National Historic District. Tour guide: Pat Murphy. Some uphill walking is involved. Info: 845-339-0720 or https://www.fohk.org. Ulster County Visitors Center, 20 Broadway, Kingston, $10, $5 /16 & under.

1PM-5:30PM Native American Stories with Dennis Yerry. Ages 7 to 12. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

1PM-4PM Mystery Box: Student Artists at Work (Saturday & Sundays thru 8/30). Gallery has been transformed into an experimental work space for Bard College students who have been selected to experiment with “research-based” art-making practices at Olana. Info:www.olana.org or 518-828-1872. Olana, Coachman’s House Gallery, 5720 St Rt 9G, Hudson.

1:30PM-2PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Secrets of Minnewaska: Get to Know Your Park Preserve. An informative introduction to Minnewaska, including a short walk to points of interest in the vicinity of the Nature Center. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State ParkPreserve, Nature Center, Gardiner, $10 /car.

2PM Author Event: Vinyl Day. Featuring an appearance by Kate Pierson, B-52’s Lead Singer. Kate will be signing her Barnes & Noble exclusive vinyl edition of Guitars and Microphones. To reserve a copy of her album or for info: 845-336-0590. Barnes & Noble, Kingston.

2PM 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,

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 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 https://www.SugarLoafPAC.org. Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, 1351 Kings Hwy, Sugar Loaf.

4PM-7PM Opening Reception: “Pop Up” exhibition. Light refreshments, street parking available. 10% of the proceeds from sales will be donated to Family of Woodstock. Lucinda’s Painting studio, Rt 212, Shady.

4PM West Side Story. Leonard Bernstein’s iconic musical. Info: 518-392-9292; https://www.machaydntheatre.org May-Hayden Theatre, Chatham, $31, $14 /under 12.

5PM-8PM Opening Reception: Solo Exhibition: “Christie Scheele - Contours/Distillations”. Holdings Gallery: “Annual Summer Salon”- landscapes, photography, works on paper & sculpture. Through 9/20. Info :845-876-7578 or https://www.ShahinianFineArt.com. Albert Shahinian FineArt, Upstairs Galleries, 22 East Market St, Rhinebeck.

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.

5PM-8PM Rhinebeck ArtWalk. Every third Saturday of each month, 5-8pm. Village of Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

5PM Bard SummerScape Film Series: “Reinventing Mexico” Viridiana. Luis Bu¤uel, 1961, Spain, 90 minutes. Info: 845-758-7900 or https://www.fishercenter.bard.edu/ Bard College, Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, $10.

5PM-6:30PM Laura Ludwig presents poetry and performance art. Info: 845-246-5775. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition St, Saugerties.

5PM-6:30PM Annual Chicken Barbecue. Take-outs available. RSVP: 845-895-2952. The Reformed Church of Shawangunk, 1166 Hoagerburgh Rd, Wallkill, $15, $13 /senior/veteran, $10 /5-12, 90 & up.

7PM 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,

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 Free Movie Nights Under the Walkway: How To Train Your Dragon 2. Musical entertainment will begin at 7 pm, followed by the feature film at sundown, approximately 8:30 pm. Info: https://www.mhrfoundation.org and https://www.walkway.org. Walkway, Highland.

7PM-8:30PM Third Saturday Christian Open Mic (Coffee House). Come play or to listen. Meets every third Saturday, 7pm. Doors open 6:30pm.Acoustic solo, duo, groups welcome, perform original Christian songs & hymns. Hosted by Patrick Dodge.Refreshments available.Free will offering for Smile Train - info:www.smiletrain.org. Overlook United Methodist Church, 233 Tinker St, Info: [email protected], Woodstock.

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

7PM Free Movie Nights Under the Walkway. A series of free, family-friendly movie nights. Pre-show of live entertainment and local vendors will be on hand for the purchase of food and beverages. Info: https://www.mhrfoundation.org and https://www.walkway.org. Walkway Over the Hudson, UpperLanding Park, 83 North Water St, Poughkeepsie.

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 https://www.SugarLoafPAC.org. Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, 1351 Kings Hwy, Sugar Loaf.

7:30PM-10PM Live Music: The Hudson Valley Bluegrass Boys. Info: 845-255-8811. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, 232 Main St, New Paltz, $5 /suggested donation.

7:30PM The Arm of The Sea. Rain date -Sunday, 7/26. Info: www. saugertieshistoricalsociety.org or 845-246-9529. Saugerties Historical Society, Front lawn, 119 Main St, Saugerties.

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

8PM Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga. Info: https://www.bethelwoodscenter.org or 1-866-781-2922. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel.

8PM Holy Crow Jazz Band. Info: 845-658-9048 Rosendale Cafer, 434 Main St, Rosendale, $10.

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

8PM Petey Hop Solo in the taproom. Info: 845-229-8277. Hyde Park Brewing Company, Hyde Park.

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

8PM Dutchess County Singles Dance. Info: https://www.meetup.com/Dutchess-County-Singles or https://www.dutchesscountysingles.org or [email protected]. There will be a wide range of music by DJ Johnny Angel and a light dinner buffet with desert and coffee. Admission is $20.There will be door prizes and 50/50 raffle. 845-464-4675. Meets every 4th Sat at 8pm. The Southern Dutchess Country Club, 1209 North Ave, Beacon.

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: https://www.woodstockplayhouse.org/#! Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, $40 /golden circle, $36/blue, $32/green.

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

8PM Maverick Concert: Steve Gorn. Info: 845-679-8217 or https://www.maverickconcert.org. Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock, $40 /reserved seating, $25 /gen adm.

8:30PM Bard SummerScape 2015: Cabaret: Lea DeLaria: House of David. Info: 845-758-7900 or https://www.fishercenter.bard.edu/summerscape. Bard Spiegeltent, Annandale-on-Hudson, $65, $25.

9PM Wind and Stone - Acoustic Duo. Bangkok Cafe 119 Main Street New Paltz, 845-255-1026.

 

9PM Hiss Golden Messenger. Opener Mail The Horse. Info: 845-679-4406. Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St, Woodstock, $15.

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

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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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