Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (July 7-16)

Sunday 7/10

Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival. July 8-10. About 125 launches between Friday and Sunday. petting zoo, crafts, hay mazes, hayrides, food trucks and vendors, a tap room, bakery and farmer’s market, fire pits, ball toss, live music entertainment. Info:

8:30AM-9:30AM Yoga Workout with Terry Fister. For those of you who want to get up and go a little earlier on Sunday.A multi-level Vinyasa flow class combining traditional asana with modern core exercises designed to enhance mobility, stability and strength. Info:845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock, $18.

8:30AM “Hospitality” Talk by Reverend Fredric Jackson. Second talk at 10:45am. Luncheon to follow. Info: 845-625-8087 or United Methodist Church,  1 Grove St, New Paltz.

9AM-1PM Hudson Valley Holistic Market. HV Holistic Market is a family-friendly outdoor market featuring natural, organic products, local hand crafted products, holistic healing practitioners, weekly classes, and a drum circle. Runs thru 10/2. Info: 845-729-8999. Overlook Drive-In, Poughkeepsie.

9AM Mower’s Flea Market. Held every Saturday and Sunday. Maple Lane · Woodstock,· 845-679-6744.

9AM-2PM Rosendale’s Farmers’ Market. Info: Rosendale Community Center, 1055 Rt 32, Rosendale.

9AM-4PM High Falls Flea Market. Art, antiques, collectibles, crafts & treasures. Market runs thru 10/30. Grady park, 23 Mohonk Rd & Rt 213, High Falls.

9:30AM Pilates Equipment Group Class. A full body work out! Core stability and strengthening, full upper body and lower body program, classical and contemporary Pilates exercises. Info: 845-658-2239 or Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

10AM-2PM Sunday Brunch @ The Falcon. Times Square (Classic A Cappella Doo Wop). Info: or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

10AM-11:30AM Iyengar Yoga Level II with Barbara Boris. New Time! For students who are well-practiced in Iyengar Yoga Level I. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris, this class focuses on refining basic postures and introducing more advancedasanas. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

10AM-2PM Ellenville Farmers’ Market. Market and Center streets, Ellenville.

10AM-3PM New Paltz Farmers’ Market. Info: 24 Main St, New Paltz.

10AMThe Art of Storytelling: Family-Friendly Tours of Olana. Free. Ages 5 and up. Space is limited/reservations required.Calling all families! Explore the main house like never before; this tour is perfect for Olana’s first-timers and well-seasoned visitors.  This will not be a traditional house tour; instead it will be a complete participatory experience. Visitors will join storyteller Tom Lee to interpret the house using their own noodles and to create their own fictional stories about the objects they find inside. Lee has worked as a professional arts educator in schools and museums for over 20 years through telling traditional stories, myths, and legends from cultures around the world.  For more information visit Olana, 5720 St Rt 9G, Hudson.

10AM  13th International “Songs for Sharing” Suzuki Voice will perform during the coffee hour directly following the service (around 11:15 a.m.)  Suzuki Voice graduate Tiia Ruikkala from Finland, will perform a fifteen minute recital.  Free and open to the public. Poughkeepsie Reformed Church, 70 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, 845-462-6209.

10AM-4PM Orange County Day. Orange County residents with ID receive free admission. Historical ballads will be performed at 11am by Lydia Adams Davis, Pat Lamanna, and Susan Bozso. Info: 845-236-3126, Gomez Mill House, Marlboro.

10AM-11AM ECK Worship Service - Discover theSource of All Truth. Everyone invited! Religion of theLight and Sound of or 845-243-7790.(Deyo Hall between 32N and Huguenot St) ECKANKAR – 6Broadhead Ave, New Paltz.

10:15AM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Dover Stone Church Trails .  Easy Hike. 3 to 4 miles. Leader: Sue Mackson, 845-471-9892; [email protected] Trails are wooded. Path to the grotto has slippery wet stones. Wear appropriate gear and bring water, snacks.Info: Dover Plains Elementary School, Rt 22, Dover Plains.

10:30AM-12:30PM Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Center. Ongoing. 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 or SkyLake Meditation Center, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale, Free.

10:45AM “Hospitality” Talk by Reverend Fredric Jackson. Luncheon to follow. Info: 845-625-8087 or United Methodist Church, , 1 Grove St, New Paltz.

11AM-4PM Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Weekend Tour. 150-acre life-long sanctuary for rescued farm animals. Learn about vegan living. A new Visitors Center and Cafe, open to the public for tours on weekends from 11am-4pm through October, $10/adults, $5/kids;group tours & private vegan events (including weddings) during the week. Info:845-247-5700 or Woodstock Animal Sanctuary, 2 Rescue Rd (formerly Epworth Lane), High Falls.

11:15AM Coffee Hour Solo Recital. immediately following service Immediately following service. Free and open to the public, all ages welcome. Info: 845- 462-6209. Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie, 70 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie.

11AM Historical Ballads at the Gomez Mill House.  Featuring Lydia Adams Davis, a recording artist and singer/songwriter.  $10for adults, $7for seniors 55 or older, $4 for students with ID and children age 7to 17; childrenunder age 5 are admitted freeGomez Mill House, 11Mill House Rd, Marlboro. Info: 845- 236- 3126 .

11:30AM 23Arts Summer Music & Jazz Festival: Chamber Series Pt II: Dueling Fiddles with Jasmine Lin and Wayne Lee. Info: All Souls’ Church, Junction of County Road 23C and 25, Tannersville, free.

12PM-6PM Summer Fest Music Festival. Music by Feast of Friends, Skydaddy, and Midnight Train playing rock and roll hits, spacefunk, and more. Wine tastings, food, and special door prizes. 12-6pm. Palaia Winery, Highland Mills. Info:

845-786-4441 or 845-786-4627.

12:30PM– 6PM  Astro-Tarot Readings with Diane.  Every Sunday at Mirabai.  Walk-ins welcome or call for appt.  Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock.  845-679-2100.  $40 for 45 minute Astrology and Tarot reading; $60 for one hour in-depth Astrology.

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

1PM-4PM Sketch Class. A traditional sketch class (drawing the figure) format of numerous poses which will lengthen in duration as determined by the monitor. $50/4 consecutive classes. Sundays, January 17 - December 4. Info: WoodstockSchool of Art, Woodstock, $20 /session, $50 /4 classes.

1PM Meeting of the Jewish War Veterans of The United States of America, Private Herman Siegel Post 625, Poughkeepisie. The Annual Installation of Officers. The keynote speaker will be Bernard Storch, member, JWV National Executive Committee . Coppola’s on 9, 2373 South Rd, Poughkeepsie, $25.

1PM Scandalized at Staatsburgh. Gilded Age Scandals Theme Tour. 90 minute tour - Led by a guide in costume. Recommended for 17 and older. Reservations are required: Call 845-889-8851 Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Staatsburg, $10, $8 /senior/student.

1:30PM Brilliant Traces. Play by Cindy Lou Johnson, directed by Sande Shurin, with Maria Elena Maurin and Chris Grady. Info: or 845-679-7900. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock, $23, $20.

2PM  Art  Bastard  Reception. Featuring Robert Cenedella,  fiercely independent New York artist.  $15/$12 seniors. Hosted by Upstate Films & WAAM. Tickets are avail at Theaters + WAAM. Woodstock Artists Association –, Tinker St, Woodstock.

2PM Chicago. Kander and Ebb’s mega-hit full of jazz, murder, and mayhem. Info: or 518-392-9292. Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham.

2PM Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.$40, $36, $32. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.  Info & tix: 845- 679-6900

2PM Red. Play by John Logan. Directed by James Glossman. Info: 845-647-5511, or Shadowland Stages, at 157 Canal St, Ellenville, $39, $34.

2PM Bard SummerScape 2016. Demolishing Everything with Amazing Speed. Futurist puppet plays by Fortunato Depero. Translated, designed, and directed by Dan Hurlin. Created by the ensemble. Info: [email protected] or 845-758-7900 Bard College, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25 /starting price.

2PM Assassins. By Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman . $26/adults, $24/srs. Info: 845-876-3080 or Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Rt 308, Rhinebeck, $26 /adults, $24 /srs & students.

3PM-6PM Sirens: An All Female Showcase. Six singer-songwriters. Varied in ages and experience, eclectic in sound. Info: 845-518-1915. The Enchanted Cafe, 7484 S Broadway, Red Hook, $5 /suggested donation.

3PM Woodstock Ultimate Disc. Ongoing games - Sundays at 3pm; & Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:30pm. A free, casual, co-ed pickup game. See for details. Athletic fields, 98 Comeau Dr, Woodstock.

3PM Hearts Content Ensemble. Bridge Street Theatre Speakeasy, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill. All tickets are $10 and go on sale at the door one half hour prior to the performance. For more information, visit or call 518-943-3818.

4PM The Glaring Ommisions, “City/Country.”  Dialogue by Anique Taylor, Suzanne Bennell & Violet Snow.  The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock, 845-679-8000.

4PM Shanghai String Quartet. Frank Bridge: Three Novelletten for String Quartet.Maverick Concert Hall,120 Maverck Rd,  Woodstock.$25/gen adm, $5/students, free/ 12 & under. Tix 800-595-4849.

4PM Poetry Reading: Jeffrey Davis, author of Coat Thief, a collection of poems attuned to quiet moments of loss and gain, the tensions of female-male relationships. Info: 845-255-8300. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church St, New Paltz, free.

4PM Hudson Valley YA Society. Jennifer Castle, Tara Altebrando, Laura Stampler & Sarvenz Tash. Ages 12 to Adult. RSVP requested. Info: Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, free.

4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Hosted by Birds of a Feather and Timekeeper Drums invite all to drum and dance. Free, donations appreciated. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. Meets in the end room in the back of the building. Village Green, Woodstock.

4:30PM -7:30PM Journey Blue Heaven & Emmaretta Marks.  Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Cafe@ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

5:30PM-7PM Restorative Yoga with Kate Hagerman. A gentle, completely supportive practice that is designed to bring stillness to the body and the mind. The perfect way to wrap up the weekend. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

5PM-8PM Olana “66” Summer Party.  $125  |  Ages 21+.Join The Olana Partnership for a mind-bending trip of food, music, and movement as we flash back to 1966 and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the saving of Olana.  Enjoy delicacies with an “OLANA ’66” twist from top Hudson Valley restaurants and chefs as you watch the sunset behind the Catskills and move to the music of the past and future.  Public welcome!   For more information visit, 5720 St Rt 9G, Hudson.

6PM CATCH Takes Basilica. Presented by CATCH series curators Andrew Dinwiddie, Jeff Larson and Calebs. Info: / Basilica Hidson, 110 S. Front St, Hudson.

7PM Chicago. Kander and Ebb’s mega-hit full of jazz, murder, and mayhem. Info: or 518-392-9292. Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham.

8PM Kimberly with Bruce Hildenbrand. Info: or 845-687-2699. High Falls Cafe, High Falls.

9PM Tom Depetris Band.  Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Cafe @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

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