Mondays, Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 338-5580, esopuslibrary.org. Pokemon Club: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-4317. LEGO Club: 4 p.m. Wednesdays Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. (845) 757-3771. Art Hour: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays Ages 3 to 103 with Francesca. Frannie will cook up something creative to do each week. She is known for her work with natural found objects, as well as jewelry. Phoencia Library, 48 Main St., Phoencia, (845) 688-7811.
Concerts and music
Music: 7 p.m. Sept. 30. Woodstock. Open Field: New Music For Percussion. Music by Bard music professor Matt Sargent and emerging composers Henry Birdsey and Nora Knight. Admission $8/$5 members, students. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker St., Woodtock. (845) 6792940 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music: 9 p.m. Sept. 30. Ian Hunter and the Rant Band. Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. 518-828-4800
Live Music: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Live 60’s music. Prizes! Best 60’s costume & limbo contest. The Arts Upstairs, 60 Main St., Phoenicia. Potluck bring a savory dish. Drinks & fabulous desserts are available for donation.
Concert: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Jerry Mitnick headlines community concert. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike,
Gardiner. (845) 255-1255 or visit www.gardinerlibrary.org
Music: 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Slam Allen – has been entertaining audiences with his unique blend of soul and blues. Rosendale Café, 434 Main St., Catskill. (845) 6589048. Live Music: 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Dead on the Tracks. High Falls Café, High Falls. (845) 687-2699.
Live Music: 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Graham Nash “This Path Tonight Tour”. Showtime 8 p.m. Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St., Woodstock. info@ woodstockcommune.com
Concert: 8 p.m. Oct. 4. Nadia and Max Shepard. Recital Hall, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. $8 general admission $6 senior (62+) & New Paltz Faculty/ staff, $3 students. Tickets available at the door. www. newpaltz.edu/music Bridge Music radio broadcasts: Public sound-art installation featuring the music of Joseph Bertolozzi using sounds from the Mid Hudson Bridge. Site-specific radio broadcasts at 95.3FM from Johnson-Iorio Park, Ransom Road, Highland. Year round.
Men’s Choir: 7 to 9:15 p.m. Mondays, Men of all ages, who would enjoy singing in a men’s choir, are welcomed to join the Catskill Glee Club. Community Life Church, 20 W. Main St., Catskill. This season, the group will host a massed choir at the First Reformed Church, Catskill on April 16, with men’s choirs from Kingston, Albany and East Greenbush participating. For questions, contact CatskillGleeClub@gmail.com or call Bob at (845) 3891503.
Dance: 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Conversion/After Afghanistan German Theatre company costa compagnie will present a multimedia work with Vassar Students from the dance dept. and the Posse Veterans Program. Kenyon Dance Theater, Loeb Center, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. (845) 437-5541.
Dance: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Emily Coates, choreographer. Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, 120 Broadway, Tivoli. Tickets $20. (845) 757-5106 ext. 2 or 10.
Dance: 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 5. Annual “Doo Wop” dance Fund-raiser, benefit Phoenicia Food Pantry. St. Francis deSales Parish Hall, 109 Main St., Phoenicia. Limited seating. $15 per person, adults only. No tickets available at door. Pam, (845) 688-2642 or Judy (845) 688-9912.
Line Dancing: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesdays Adult senior line dancing for beginners, 10 to 11 a.m. for intermediate. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston. No fee. Contact Pat Johnson, (845) 481-7332.
Lectures and workshops
Medicare 101 Seminar: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sept. 30. . Hover Rd., Germantown Library.Contact Columbia County office for the Aging. 518-828-4258. Preregistration is encouraged. 518-537-5800. Ashokan Reservoir talk: Oct. 1 at 2 p.m., Community Room of the Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. The Friends of Historic Saugerties will present a talk, “The Last of the Handmade Dams: The Story of the Ashokan Reservoir,” by Bob Steuding, a writer on Catskill Mountain and Hudson River Valley subjects. Admission is free. Call (845) 246-0858.
Gallery Talk: 2 p.m. Oct. 2. Guest educator Kevin Cook. Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. Free. Lecture: 2 p.m. Oct. 2. By Mari-Claire Charba: ArtTheater-Performance Art. Woodstock Artists Association and Musem, 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 6792940. Admission $8/$5 WAAM members. Stories from the Field: 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 2. Preserving Olana: Stories from the Field to celebrate the 50th Anniversary season. Olana, Hudson. 518-828-1872 www.olana.org. Shawangunk Garden Club: 7 p.m. Oct. 3. The Shawangunk Garden Club is having an Open to the Public meeting. Community Room of Ellenville Library, 40 Centre St., Ellenville. The topic will be “Kingston Buried Treasure”. Free admission, refreshments will be served. Classics in Religion Series:
10:30 a.m. Oct. 5. Parables of Jesus: Oct. 5, 12, 19,25. Leading the series will be Rev. James Krueger. Community Room, Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston.
Talk: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Religion and race scholar Josef Sorett will examine the influences religion has had on recent Black Music in the talk Between Blessing and Light Beams: Surfing the Sacred/Secular Divide in black popular music. Taylor Hall, room 203, Vassar Campus, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Free and open to the public. Film Series: 7:15 p.m. Oct. 5. in the 20th century Frank Zappa made his mark as a musician unlike any other in America. This film covers his life work through various archival footage over the decades. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. (845) 658-8989 www. rosendaletheatre.org. Talk: 5 p.m. Oct. 6. Silke von der Emde, German Stidies Dept., talk about the exhibition “When Light Touches Paper.” Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie.
Talk: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Renowned Twin Towers high wire artist Philippe Petit will give talk “Cheating the Impossible,” Martel Theater of the Vogelstein Center for Drama and film. Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Free and open to the public. Registration required. (845) 437-7690
Olana Tour: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Join internationally recognized storyteller Tom Lee on a tour through the main house at Olana, 5720 State
Route 9G, Hudson. (518) 828-1793. Firehouse Open House: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 1. Rhinecliff Vol. Fire Co. and Rescue Squad, corner of Shatzell and Orhcard Streets, Rhinecliff. will hold an open house. Ladies Auxiliary Harvest bake sale, help support our community. Narrated Walk: 2 p.m. Oct. 1. 1658 Stockade National Historic district walking tour. Adult $10, child under 16 $5. Departs from the Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery, corner of Wall & Main St., Kingston. (845) 339-0720. “Mystic Whaler” Public
Tour: 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 3. The reproduction of a late 19th century coastal cargo schooner will offer free public deck tours. Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston (845) 338-0071 ext. 15. A foliage sail takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 4. $40/$45. (845) 338-0071 ext. 15.
Hike: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, Explore the Peter’s Kill area of Minnewaska. Snowshoes may be reserved and rented from the Park Preserve Office, for a discounted rate of $5 per person for this program. Sam’s Point Preserve, Minnewaska State Park Reserve, (845) 255-0752, email@example.com, www.nysparks.com. Preregistration is required. Kingston Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Wall Street, Kingston. Hudson Valley Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Fresh and local products. Every Saturday year-round. Creig Farm, Pitcher Lane, Red Hook. Smorgasburg Upstate: 200 North St. Kingston, Saturdays through October from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Historic 1812 House Tours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through October. View the private collection of 18th and early 19th century furnishings and decorative arts. Adults $5; child under 16 $2. Friends of Historic Kingston, corner of Wall and Main Streets, Stockade District of Kingston (845) 339-0720 www.fohk.org
“Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal.”: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Free screening of Historic Documentary film by Lynn Woods and Stephen Blauweiss. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 338-5580.
Documentary: 3 p.m. Oct. 2. Live Arts Bard presents a Special Community Event Storyhorse documentary theater’s “Good Dirt.” Community picnic follows the performance. Bring your own picnic& blanket, or sample the offerings available onsite for purchase. Fisher Center’s Sosnoff Theater lawn, Bard Center, Annandale-onHudson. Tickets $15-20; $5 students. (845) 758-7900 Special events Hudson Valley Garlic Festival: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Cantine Field, Washington Avenue Extension, Saugerties. $10 at the gate. http://hvgf.org/
Heritage Day: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1. Friends of Historic Rochester, 12 Main St., Accord. Pie baking contest, youth talent show, games, food, vendors, etc. No charge. Antique Appraisal Day Event: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1. St. Joseph’s School, 25 St. Joseph Drive, Millbrook. Marbletown Founder’s Day Celebration: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1. Celebrates the 313th anniversary of Marbletown’s original land patent grant with a display of history, local art, food, and period demonstrations at the Ulster County Historical Society at the Bevier House. Free and open to the public. Annual Apple Festival: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1. Rhinebeck Reformed Chruch, 6368 Mill Street, Rhinebeck. Rain or shine. Apple pies for sale, baked goods, crafts, second time around tables. Lunch available. 11 a.m. to l2 p.m. Call church office at (845) 876-3727.
Clothing Swap: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1. Clothing Swap for Success! New Paltz ReUse and Recycling Center, 3 Clearwater Rd., New Paltz. Bring sorted clean, dry and odor free clothing. No clothes with stains or rips. Bring an
empty bag to take home your new wardrobe. Wine & Chefs: 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 2. Fundraiser for Locavores, to benefit Cornel Cooperative Extension of Ulster County. Stoutridge Vineyard, Ann Kaley Lane, Marlboro. Pre-purchase tickets, $100, (845) 340-3990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blessing of the Animals: 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Oct. 2. After the 8 a.m. and the 10:30 a.m. service. All are invited to bring their pets for blessing by the Rev. Robin L. James. Please have animals leashed or in carriers. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 163 Main St., New Paltz.
Theater and performance
Comedy: 8 p.m. Sept. 30. “Born Yesterday,” Garson Kanin’s delightful and timely comedy about money, politics and sex – very funny. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. (845) 876-3080 or www.centerforperformingarts.Org
Theatre: 1 p.m. Oct. 1. Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet. Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie. $20 all tickets. (800) 745-3000.
Theatre on the Road: 3 p.m. & 4:15 p.m. Oct. 1. “Poe’s Last Mystery.” Tickets $65 per show which includes cruise to and from the island on The Estuary Steward and a self-guided tour of the island. Tickets www.Bannermancastle.org or by call (845) 237-2636.
Theatre: 8 p.m. Oct. 1. “Masterful. Magical. Married.” Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge Street, Catskill. (518) 943-3818.
“Sly Fox”: A play by Larry Gelbart. Byrdcliff Theatre, 144 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd., Woodstock. Oct. 6,7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., Oct. 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. $23, $20 Senior Citizens and students. Reservations/tickets (845) 679-7900.