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

Sunday 7/19

Vietnamese Speaking Retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery. 7/15-7/19. Enjoy sitting, walking, and eating meditation, talks by senior monastics, and simply being together. Info: https://www.bluecliffmonastery.org or 845-213-1785. Blue Cliff Monastery, 3 Mindfulness Rd, Pine Bush.

Yoga for Nepal. All proceeds will go to Direct Relief, one of the most highly rated charities. a variety of experiences including chair massage, reflexology, as well as yoga. Info: 845-236-3939. Samuel Morse Estate, Locust Grove, 2683 South Rd, Poughkeepsie.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival (7/16-19). 40+ Bands. 5 Stages. Workshops. Emerging Artist Showcase. Dancing. Children’s Performers. Bluegrass Academy for Kids. Camping. Jamming. Food & Craft Vendors. Info: 315-404-5738 or https://www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/festival. Walsh Farm, 141 Co Rd 22, Oak Hill.

Mid-Hudson ADK Outing: Hike Hunter and Southwest Hunter Strenuous Catskill hike, 10 miles, 2500’Leaders: Shari Aber 914-489-0654, [email protected] and Joe Ferri 914-489-1582. Contact leaders for details. Info: https://www.MidHudsonADK.org. Hunter.

8AM-5PM HITS-on-the-Hudson IV: Equestrian Grand Prix. World-class equestrian show jumping. All proceeds from the gate go directly to Family of Woodstock, Inc. Info: 845-246-5515 or https://www.hitsshows.com/saugerties-ny/saugerties-ny—2. HITS-on-the-Hudson, 454 Washington Ave, Saugerties.

9AM Mid-Hudson ADK Outing: Paddle the Wallkill River New Paltz to Rifton. 8.5 miles. Leader: Dave Belarge 914-497-1698 (8am-8pm please) or [email protected]. Bring snacks and water. PFDs must be worn while on the water. This is a beginner trip. Info: https://www.MidHudsonADK.org. Sojourner Truth Park, New Paltz.

9AM-2PM Rosendale Farmers’ Market. Locally produced vegetables, fruits, meat, jams, baked goods, cheeses & sauerkrauts. Live acoustic music (11-1) and children’s activities at every market. Info: [email protected]. Held at 1055 Rt.32, Rosendale.

9:30AM-1:30PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Ice Caves and Lake Maratanza Loop at Sam’s Point. Three and a half miles of hiking on old woods roads and a half mile of hiking on the ice caves footpath. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam’s Point at 845-647-7989. Cragsmoor.

9:30AM-12:30PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Mossy Glen Meander. 3-mile hike. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Awosting Parking Area, Gardiner, $10 /car.

10AM-2PM Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market. 61 East Market St, Rhinebeck.

10AM-6PM Thunder in the Valley Inter Tribal Pow-wow. Info: 845-254-4238. Big Indian Valley Park, 8293 Rt. 28, Big Indian.

10AM-3PM New Paltz Farmers’ Market. 3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz.

10AM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Summer Wildflowers. A hike through their trails and fields to enjoy nature’s colorful summer array of wildflowers. For adults with or without children ages 7 and up. Info: https://www.hhnm.org or 845-534-5506 x204. Hudson Highlands NatureMuseum, Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Dr, Cornwall, $7, $5 /child.

10AM-2PM Ellenville Farmers’ Market. Rain or shine. Info: 845-647-4620 corner of Market and Center streets, Ellenville.

10:30AM-12:30PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Ctr. Meets every Sunday. Sitting and walking meditation with short teaching and discussion from Pema Chodron books or video. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 orwww.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

10:30AM-12PM Sunday Morning Vocal Village. Personal and Collective Wellbeing through Voice, Music and a Vision for a better world. Every other Sunday thru 12/20. Info: 914-388-0632 or https://www.amymctear.com/events/. Unison Arts, New Paltz.

11AM-4PM Local Artisan and Farm Shop. Locally roasted coffee, local hand crafted wines, florist style flowers, basil, kombucha, soaps. Info: [email protected]. Creative Co-op, 402 Main St, Rosendale.

11AM-7PM Phoenicia Art Studio Tour (7/18-19). “Phoenicia Flea Market”. Info: 845-688-7871. Pick up free catalog & map at places all over Shandaken, or go to website: https://www.ShandakenArt.com . Graham & Co, 80 State Rt214, Phoenicia.

11AM-6PM Phoenicia Flea. Offering food, drink, confection, jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares and vintage. Every month. Rain or shine. Parish Field, Phoenicia.

11AM-4PM Hungry For Music - gently used instrument drive/ drop off location. Info: [email protected]. Creative Co-op, 402 Main St, Rosendale.

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-5PM Phoenicia Art Studio Tour (7/18-19). Open Studios. Over 30 Studios, galleries, art parks and events on a free self-guided tour through the town of Shandaken. Pick up free catalog & map at places all over Shandaken, or go to website: https://www.ShandakenArt.com .

12PM-9PM The Rosendale Street Festival. 6 stages, 74 bands, 100 vendors, kids crafts, children’s film festival and parades. For more information please see https://www.RosendaleStreetFestival.org. Main Street, Rosendale.

12PM-3PM Square Dance with The Tremperskill Boys. Ice cream social and 10th birthday party for Historical Society of Middletown. Info: https://www.mtownhistory.org. Historical Society of Middletown Hall, 778 Cemetery Rd, Margaretville, $10.

12:30PM-1:45PM Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Practice Group. Learn to communicate more compassionately with yourself and others. Info: 914-584-9593. Flatbush Reformed Church, 1844 Rt 32, Saugerties, free.

12:30PM-6:30PM Astro-Tarot Readings with Diane. Every Sunday. Provide your birth date. Walk-ins welcome or call for appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /45 minutes, $20 /20 minutes, $50 /1 hour.

1PM-2PM Silent Peace Vigil by Woodstock Women in Black. Info: 845-679-7148 or [email protected]. Village Green, Tinker St, Woodstock.

1PM-3PM Summer Student Art Show. Refreshments will be served. Info: 845-565-2076. Mount Saint Mary College, Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh, $10 /car.

1PM-4PM Free Tour: Vanderbilt Garden Association interpreters will offer free tours of the formal gardens. (weather permitting). Tours begin at the entrance to the gardens. Info: https://www.vanderbiltgarden.org or call 845-229-6432. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic

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.

1PM-3PM Pallet Puppet Theatre offers Spanish Puppet Lesson. Ongoing on Sundays, 1-3pm. Materials for kids provided. The Green Palette, 215 Main Street inside of the Medusa Antique Center Building, New Paltz.

1PM-6PM 2nd Annual Sal Cracchiolo Memorial Clambake Fundraiser. Music by DEKADES. Also, tickets are 3 for $100. Info: 845-401-2696, 845-566-9560 or 845-527-3431. Black Rock Fish & Game Club, Route 32, Mountainville, $35, $20 /6-12, free /under 6.

1:30PM-3:30PM New Chess Club for Adults. Will meet the first and third Sunday of each month. This club is geared for chess players with some experience. For more information call Peter at 845-851-8171. Gardiner Library, Community Room, Gardiner.

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 The Winter’s Tale. Play by William Shakespeare. Directed by Melania Levitsky. Info: https://www.wtdtheater.org. Hawthorne Valley School Hall, 327 County Route 21C, Ghent, $30, $15.

2PM “The Hollow.” Agatha Christie’s murder mystery. Info: 845-331-2476 or https://www.coachhouseplayers.org. Coach House Theater, 12 Augusta St, Kingston, $20, $18 /senior, $18 /12 & under.

2PM Bard SummerScape presents Oklahoma! Play by Rodgers and Hammerstein. New Music Arrangements Daniel Kluger. New Choreography John Heginbotham. Directed by Daniel Fish. Tickets start at $25. Info: 845-758-7900 or https://www.fishercenter.bard.edu. Bard College, LUMA Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson.

2PM-3PM Rhinebeck Culinary Crawl - Guided Walking/Tasting Tour. Includes a farmers market, with food and beverage tastings from local artisans, and tales of history and culture. These food tour events run every Sunday through the end of October. $45, $25/children. RSVP on facebook. Village, Rhinebeck.

2PM Moon Over Buffalo. Classic comedy by Ken Ludwig. Info: 845-647-5511. Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St, Ellenville, $34.

2PM “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Adapted for the Stage by Jeremy Sams. Info: https://www.woodstockplayhouse.org/#!chitty-chitty-bang-bang-summer-2015/cgb5. Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, $40 /golden circle, $36 /blue, $32/ green.

2PM Mountain Top Historical Society hosts Larry Tompkins, present ing photos from his Windham collection in the Ulster & Deleware Train Station in Haines Falls. Larry will have copies of his book Out Windham Way available for purchase and signing during the reception following his presentation A $3 per person donation appreciated. Mountain Top Historical Society, Inc., 5132 Rt. 23A,Haines Falls. Info: https://www.mths.org or 518-589-6657.

2PM Vassar & New York Stage and Film 2015 Season: The Last Match. Written by Anna Ziegler. Directed by Gaye Upchurch Taylor. Post-show discussion following 2pm performance. Advance reservations required. Info: 845-437-5599 or https://[email protected]. TheSusan Stein Shiva Theater, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, $30.

2PM “The Hollow.” Agatha Christie’s murder mystery. Info: 845-331-2476 or https://www.coachhouseplayers.org. Coach House Theater, 12 Augusta St, Kingston, $20, $18 /senior, $18 /12 & under.

2PM Vassar & New York Stage and Film 2015 Season: Loving v. Virginia. A new musical with book and lyrics by Marcus Gardley, music composition by Justin Ellington. Directed and additional lyrics by Patricia McGregor. Advance reservations required. Info:845-437-5599 or https://[email protected]. The Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, $30.

2PM Our Country’s Good . Play by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Info: 845-679-0154. Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock, $25, $20 /senior/student.

3PM Book Signing: Vivian Gornick, author of “The Odd Woman and The City.The Golden Notebook , 29 Tinker St, Woodstock, 845-679-8000 or https://www.goldennotebook.com.

3PM Rip! The Musical. A new musical valentine to the Hudson Valley based on Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle, celebrating life, love and home. Info: 845-876-3080 or RipTheMusical.com. The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $26.

3PM-4PM Firehouse Stage with The Kurt Henry Band. Info: 845-246-6222. The Rosendale Street Festival, Main St, Rosendale.

3PM Folk Songs of the Early 60’s featuring Caroline Doctorow. Info: https://www.stoneridgelibrary.org. Marbletown Community Center, Main St, Stone Ridge.

4PM-6PM Sound Movement and Meditation Benefit. To benefit Circle of Friends for the Dying. $25-$35 sliding scale donation. Info: [email protected] or 516-542-1100. Mountain View Studio, 20 Mountainview Ave, Woodstock.

4PM Maverick Concert: Cassatt String Quartet. Info: 845-679-8217 or https://www.maverickconcert.org. Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock, $40 /reserved seating, $25 /gen adm.

4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Hosted by Birds of a Feather. Singers & dancers are all welcome. Bring your drums and percussion instruments. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. No experience necessary. Free. Village Green, Woodstock.

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.

6PM Bobby Gould in Hellby David Mamet with special guests : Amy Lemon Olson, Audrey Rapoport, Michael Rhodes,Greg Skura | stage directions Steven Young. Free admission.Lite-bites menu available before the show,come early for best seating (doors open 5pm).Traghaven Whiskey Pub,66 Broadway, Tivoli.

7PM Vassar & New York Stage and Film 2015 Season: Loving v. Virginia. A new musical with book and lyrics by Marcus Gardley, music composition by Justin Ellington. Directed and additional lyrics by Patricia McGregor. Advance reservations required. Info:845-437-5599 or https://[email protected]. The Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, $30.

7PM Bard SummerScape Film Series: “Reinventing Mexico” The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz. Luis Bu¤uel, 1955, Mexico, 89 minutes. Also, Mexican Bus Ride. Luis Bu¤uel, 1952, Mexico, 85 minutes. Info: 845-758-7900 or https://www.fishercenter.bard.edu/ BardCollege, Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, $10.

7PM Vassar & New York Stage and Film 2015 Season: The Last Match. Written by Anna Ziegler. Directed by Gaye Upchurch Taylor. Advance reservations required. Info: 845-437-5599 or https://[email protected]. The Susan Stein Shiva Theater, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie.

7:30PM Bard SummerScape presents Oklahoma! Play by Rodgers and Hammerstein. New Music Arrangements Daniel Kluger. New Choreography John Heginbotham. Directed by Daniel Fish. Tickets start at $25. Info: 845-758-7900 or https://www.fishercenter.bard.edu. Bard College, LUMA Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson.

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

8PM Summer Shorts. 10-minute comedies. Info: 845-298-1491. Falls Theater, 2681 West Main St, Wappingers Falls.

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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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