Art shows and displays
Art Exhibit: 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7. 96.8 Miles: Brooklyn to Saugerties: a Group Exhibit of Artists from Brooklyn. Opening Reception, Emerge Gallery and Art Space, 228 Main St., Saugerties. (845) 2477515. Art Exhibit: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Opening reception. Community of Brookmeade Explorations in Art. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4030; starrlibrary.org/ Fiber Arts Exhibition: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Opening Reception. Morton Memorial Library, 82Kelly St., Rhinecliff. (845) 8762903 Photography Exhibit: 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 8. Opening Reception. Flower Power and More photographs by Howard Harrison, Erpf
Gallery, Route 28, Arkville. (845) 586-2611
Art Exhibition: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. The Luminous Landscape-The Long View. Upstairs Galleries, 22 East Market St., 3rd floor, Rhinebeck. (845) 8767578
Art Exhibit: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Zoe Bellot, HOH’s Artist-in-Residence. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St., Hudson.
Exhibit: 1 p.m. The Work of William AuerbachLevy from Dard Hunter to Broadway. Presentation by Dr. Amy Loewenhaar-Blauweiss, historical Sociologist. Gomez Mill House, 11 Mill House Road, Marlboro (845) 236-3126; gomez. org. Exhibition: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 8. Opening Reception. It’s All Politics” is perfectly timed. Greene County Council on the Arts, 398 Main St., Catskill. Free.
Books, readings and signings
Book Signing: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 7. “Two Live, Many Dances” Author Francesca Pratten. Greene County Council on the Arts, 398 Main St., Catskill. Free and open to the public.
Indie Author Day: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7. We are hosting a panel of local self-published authors who will discuss the process of self-publishing. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 338-5580.
Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 8. Stone Ridge Library, Route 209, Stone Ridge; Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a bag sale with a bag of books selling for $10. stoneridgelibrary.org. Indie Author Day: 12:30. Oct. 8. Learn about selfpublishing, promotion, and more as part of the Indie Author day! Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Village of Tivoli. (845) 757-3771.
Poetry: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Barry Wallenstein “At The Surprise Hotel and Other Poems”. The Golden NoteBook, 29 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 6798000. Reading: 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Elizabeth Lesser, “Marrow.” Story of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant one the donor and one the recipient begin a quest for acceptance, authenticity, and most of all love. The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 679-8000.
Reading: 6 p.m. Oct. 12. National Book Awardwilling poet Robin Coste Lewis to give the 20167 Elizabeth Bishop reading. Taylor Hall, room
203, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Free and open to the public.
Author Discussion: 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Susan Quinn author of Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped A First Lady. Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library & Home, 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park. (845) 486-7770.
Book Signing: 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Vedder Research Library, located on the grounds of the Bronck Museum, just off US 9W 1.5 miles south of the intersection of routes 9W, 385, and 81 near Coxsackie. Local historian Shirley Dunn will present her new book, for Crailo and the Van Rensselaers. Free and open to the public.
Science Saturday: 1 p.m. Oct. 8. first session, second session is 2:30 p.m. From Oct. 8 through Dec. 3. Conduct experiments, do hands-on activities, and learn about the major branches of science. Free and open to students in grades 3-5. Sign-up in person at the library. Red Hook Library and Bard College’s Center for Civic Engagement. Red Hook Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241.
Gamer’s Lounge: 4to 5:30 p.m. Fridays Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. Attention, gamers: Gamers’ Lounge is here! Grab your laptop and join us for some Minecraft, or go low-tech and play Pokemon, Magic: The Gathering or another card or board game with us. For children 9 and up. No registration necessary. Limited public laptops available on a first-comefirst-served basis.
LEGO Club: 4:15 p.m. Fridays For children ages 5 and up. Ellenville Public Library and Museum, 40
Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-5530. Novice Guitar Jam: 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 3385580, 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
Live Music: 9 p.m. Oct. 7. Grant Gordy & Ross Martin * The Lucky 3. Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. (518) 828-4800.
Concert: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Flying Cat Music Presents: The Trapps in Concert, $15 admission. Empire State Railway Museum, 70 Lower High Street, Phoenicia. (845) 688-9453.
Jazz Concert: 8 p.m. Oct. 8. Bard Fisher Center and Catskill Jazz Factory present Two Americas, Sosnoff Theater, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson. Tickets $25-50. Students $5. (845) 758-7900
Classical Guitar: 3 p.m. Oct. 9. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. Admission $10. (845) 876-2903
Music: 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Twotime Grammy Award nominee fiddler, Bruce Molsky to perform as part of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center’s Celebrating Heroes exhibition. Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. (845) 4375632
Bridge Music radio
broadcasts: Public soundart 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. Free. http://www.josephbertolozzi.com/bridge-music/
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) 389-1503.
Dance: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. White Eagle Hall, 487 Delaware Ave., Kingston. Music by the Internationals. Admission $7.50 per person. (845) 339-5685 for more information. Contact Improvisation: 5 p.m. Oct. 9. Meet people who move you! No partner. Dance exp. or shoes necessary. 7 p.m. Potluck Snax & all age dance party. MaMA/Marbletown MulitArts, 3588 Main St. (Route 209), Stone Ridge. (845) 658-8319 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) 4817332.
Dance: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Bessie Award winning choreographer Beth Gill maker her Fisher Center debut with Catacomb. Bard Fisher Center, LUMA Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson. (845) 758-7900. Tickets $25, $10 students with ID.
Entry calls, auditions
Talent Showcase: 12 to 2 p.m. Oct. 10. Registration day Grades K-12 and adults! King’s Kids Community Performing Arts Kids Program. Holiday Variety Talent Showcase. B.S.P., 323 Wall St., Kingston. $10 per person. Register by end of Oct. Actual show date Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. For more info. (845) 3390327 Ralphine Childs at Ralphine@gmail.com.
Lectures and workshops
Workshop: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 7. Real food for busy families and why it matters. The Gardiner Library, Community Room, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255.
Lecture: 2 p.m. Oct. 9. Tad Wise Talk; The Maverick Colony: Brigadoon of the Catskills. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 6792940 email@example.com. Admission $12/$8 members.
Lecture: 2 p.m. Oct. 9. 11th annual Raymond Beecher Lecture at the Arts Center Theater of Columbia Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson. (518) 828-4181.
Public Lecture: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Best-selling Iranian author and illustrator Marjane Satrapi. Vassar College Chapel, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. (845) 437-5370.
Lecture: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11. “The Importance of knowing Ernest: Lessons on Life and Literature I Learned from Papa” lecture by Valerie Hemingway. Sanders Classroom Building, Spitzer Auditorium Room 212, At Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie.
Talk: 5 p.m. Oct. 13. Holly Hummel, drama department. Speaking on costumes in Universal Collection:
A Mark Dion Project. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie.
Talk: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Expert Forager Russ Cohen will give a talk about native edible plants. The Vassar Barns in Vasssar Farm and Ecological Preserve, 50 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie.
Graveyard Tour: 7 p.m. Oct. 7. St. James’ Historic Graveyard Tour, 4526 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park, every Fri. & Sat. through 10/22. Rain or shine. Tickets $7 each for children 5-12 and $17 for all 13 and older. www.stjameshydepark.org.
Sunset Cruise: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8. The Morton Memorial Library and Community House, 6th annual. Fall Foliage Fundraiser Cruise, check in for departure at 4:30 p.m. at
the Rhinecliff Dock. Reservations $75. Call (845) 876-2903 to register. All proceeds benefit The Morton Library. Rosendale Runs: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 8. All ages and ability. For complete schedule, registration fee and more info. 917-3449374 or visit rosendaleruns.org
Save Native Sites: 10 a.m. top 2 p.m. Oct. 8. Matthewis Persen House Museum, 74 John St., Kingston (845) 340-3040.
Walking Tour: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 8. Free public walking tours of Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. (845) 4377400. Tours will be held the same time on Oct. 15 & 29. Autumn Harvest: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8. Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St., Kingston. Free and open to the public.
Guided tours of the Senate House will be provided $4 adults, $3 sr. citizens, ages 12 and under are free. (845) 338-2786 or visit www.nysparks.com. Feeding the Hudson Valley: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8. 100’s of members of the public will be provided a delicious free feast, sourced from fresh top-quality produce that would have been wasted. Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie.
Cemetery Tour: 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Living history cemetery tour. The Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St., Kingston. $10 per person, children under 12 free. Theatre on the Road. www. theatreontheroad.com
Observe the Moon: 7to9 p.m. Oct. 9. International Observe the Moon Night. Smolen Observatory, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. Free and open to the public.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
Film: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7. The War Around Us, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Rd., Kingston (access to UU is from Rt. 209/Sawkill Road). Free.
Film: 3 p.m. Oct. 9. Vampire Ballet. British choreographer Matthew Bournes does it again with Sleeping Beauty. Admission $12 non-members, $10 members, $6 children 12 and under. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale (845) 658-8989 www. rosendalethetre.org.
Fall Health Fair: 7to11 a.m. Oct. 7. Exhibitors offering preventive healthcare, medical screenings and education on a wide variety of health, wellness and lifestyle improvements. Margaretville Hospital, 42084 State Route 28, Margaretville. (845) 586-2631, ext. 3145. Modern Maker’s Craft Fair: 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7. Carefully-curated selection of makers highlighting goods, old and new, from a variety of studios and workshops representing a wide range of crafts and food, live music and handson activities. Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 pm. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hasbrouck House, 3805 Route 209, High Falls. Fieldandsupply.com. Seventh annual O+ Festival: 5 p.m. through Oct. 9, 11 a.m. Bartering the art of medicine for the medicine for the arts. 40 Live bands, visual and performing arts, film screenings, dance party and more. Held at various venues and times in Uptown Kingston. Full line-up: opositivefestival.org/kingston. Saugerties First Friday: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7. and every month, village businesses stay open late and offer special activities and discounts. Partition, Market and Main Streets, Saugerties. Whiskers and Wine: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7. Banquet and dance. Dutch Barn at Kiersted house, 119 Main St., Saugerties. Buffet, cash bar, live music, silent auction. $25 available at Town and Country liquors, Sue’s
RestaurantHardware. Proceedsand PC Smithbenefit Animal the Shelter.Town of Info. Saugerties(845) 246-0784 5th 6:30 Annualp.m. Oct. Star7. Offers Party: parents, students and staff a way to bond under the stars. Free event. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. Saugerties High School, 310 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 247-6650. Yard/Bake Sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 8. Benefit Saugerties Animal Shelter. All proceeds go directly to the animals to keep them safe, healthy and happy. Saugerties Transfer Station, Route 212, Saugeries. Pumpkin Festival & Craft Fair: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8. Family fun day with local craft vendors, u-pick pumpkins, horse-drawn hayrides, corn maze, more. Saunderskill Farms, 5100 Rt. 209, Accord. (845) 626-2676. Quilt Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8. Hosted by the Wiltwyck Quilters Guild of Upstate NY. Adults $7, children under 10 free. Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rondout Valley Intermediate School, 122 Kyserike Road., Accord. Wiltwyckquilters.org. Fall Antiques Fair: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8. Sun. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rhinebeck Fair Grounds, 6550 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck. Harvest Grape Stomping Festival: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Enjoy Fall by stomping on grapes, drinking local wine and dancing to live music at the winery’s most popular event of the year. Tickets $20. Benmarl Winery, 156 Highland Ave. , Marlboro. (845) 236-4265 benmarl. com. Farm Day: 12 to 6 p.m. Oct. 8. Woodstock Land Conservancy. Food, Music, Art, Activities. Longyear Farm Day, 46 Schoonmaker Lane, Woodstock. Family admission $20. Individuals $8. Woodstocklandconservancy.org. Farm-Warming: 1to4 p.m. Oct. 8. hosting a free Farm-Warming with live farm-themed music (3:30 p.m.), farm snacks, a presentation about their participatory farm model (1:30) and a walking tour (2:30). Seed Song Farm, 160 Esopus Ave., Kingston. (845) 902-8154. Fall Barbecue Blast: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8. St. Gregory’s Church, 2578 Route. 212, just east of Woodstock. Platter of Ribs $16 or one-half barbecued chicken $14. Take out or eat in. Roast Beef Dinner: 5 and 6:15 p.m. Oct. 8. Adults $14, children $7. Shady United Methodist Church, Church Rd.- Rt. 212, 5 miles West of Woodstock. (845) 679-2982. 14th Annual Forsyth Nature Center Fall Festival: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9. Live entertainment, music, children’s games, food interactive nature center demonstrations and more. Free. 157 Lucas Ave., Kingston. (845) 3393053. Highland Hudson Fest: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. Celebrate the contributions of taste, sound, vision and artistry to the Hudson Valley and the hamlet of Highland. Hudson Valley Rail Trail, 75 Haviland Rd., Highland. Hudsonfest.com.
Italian Festival: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 9. 9th Annual Italian Festival. Italian music, specialty foods, desserts and pastries, Italian beer and wines. Free admission. Kingston Waterfront, lower Broadway, Kingston. (845) 338-9111 ucitalianamericanfoundation.org. 51st Annual Mum Festival: 12 to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. Live music, art, crafts, food arts contest, face painting and 1000’s of colored mums. Seamon Park, 5 Malden Ave., Saugerties.
Asian Tea Ceremony: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. Tradi-
tional Asian Tea Ceremony. Gardiner Library, Community Room, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255 or www.gardinerlibrary.org. Catskill Walk Against Hunger: 1 p.m. Oct. 9. The First Reformed Church, 310 Main St., Catskill. (518) 943-3292.
Fall Benefit Gala: 5to8 p.m. Oct. 9. for Catskill Interpretive Center. 5096 Rt. 28, Mount Tremper. (845) 688-3369 catskillinterpretivecenter.org
Ceremony: 3 p.m. Oct. 11. Eleanor Roosevelt’s Birthday and Gravesite Ceremony. Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park. (845) 486-7770. Hudson Valley’s 5th Green Building Expo: 5to 8 p.m. Oct. 13. The Dollars and Sense of Green. Student Union Building (SUB) on the SUNY New Paltz campus, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. $20at the door. USGBC members free.
Theater and performance
“Sly Fox”: 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Larry Gelbart’s “Sly Fox” at Byrdcliff Theater, 34 Tinker St., Woodstock. 10/7,8,14,15; Sunday matinees 10/9 & 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets $23 for adults, $20 for seniors and students. Call (845) 6797900 or go to performingartsofwoodstock.org Live Reader’s Theater: 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 8. Nostalgia and ghostly fun. Performance based on the works of Washington Irving is ripe autumn family entertainment. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. (845) 6783473. Reading and Performing: 3 p.m. Oct. 8. Performer Brian Dewan will take participants through key moments in Federic Church’s life. Olana’s Education Dept., Wagon House Education center, 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson. (518) 828-1872 ext. 105. Members $15; non-members $20. All ages.
Sinatra Show: 5 p.m. Oct. 8. former TV news anchor and regional actor and musician Jerry Gretzinger, Jr. to perform Sinatra 101. Benefit UCSPCA. St. Mary’s Hall, 188 North Front St., Kingston. $55 per person and include dinner and show.
Entertainment: 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Mikhail Horowitz & Gilles Malkine, Hopeless, But Not Serious. Woodstock Artists Assoc. & Museum, 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. Admission $12/$8 (WAAM members). (845) 679-2940.
“Frankenstein”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre, Mainstage, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill. Oct. 13 performance is “Pay What You Can.” “Mad Forest”: 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Mad Forest: A Play from Romania by Caryl Churchill. Performance on Friday Oct. 14, 8 p.m. Sat. Oct. 15, 2 p.m., Sunday Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. as well. General public $18, $16 senior (62+). Parker Theatre, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. (845) 257-3880.