Today, Oct. 9
O+ Festival: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout Uptown Kingston, featuring murals, salon, art concerts and more. Visit opositivefest.com for schedule and details.
14th Annual Forsyth Nature Center Fall Festival:
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live entertainment, music, children’s games, food interactive nature center demonstrations and more. Free. 157 Lucas Ave., Kingston. (845) 339-3053.
Highland Hudson Fest:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate the contributions of taste, sound, vision and artistry to the Hudson Valley and the hamlet of Highland. Hudson Valley Rail Trail, 75 Haviland Road, Highland. Hudsonfest.com.
Italian Festival: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 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. Live music, art, crafts, food arts contest, face painting and 1000’s of colored mums. Seamon Park, 5 Malden Ave., Saugerties.
Exhibit: 1 p.m. The Work of William Auerbach-Levy from Dard Hunter to Broadway. Presentation by Dr. Amy Loewenhaar-Blauweiss, historical Sociologist. Gomez Mill House, 11 Mill House Rd., Marlboro (845) 236-3126 gomez.org.
Lecture: 2 p.m. Tad Wise Talk; The Maverick Colony: Brigadoon of the Catskills. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 6792940 firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission $12/$8 members.
Dance: 1 to 5 p.m. White Eagle Hall, 487 Delaware Ave., Kingston. Music by the Internationals. Admissiion $7.50 per person. (845) 339-5685 for more info.
Film: 3 p.m. 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.
Asian Tea Ceremony: 1 to 5 p.m. Traditional 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. registration. The First Reformed Church, 310 Main St., Catskill. (518) 943-3292.
Lecture: 2 p.m. 11th annual Raymond Beecher Lecture at the Arts Center Theater of Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Rt. 23, Hudson. (518) 8284181.
Classical Guitar: 3 p.m. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. Admission $10. (845) 876-2903.
5 p.m. Meet people who move you! No partner. Dance exp. or shoes necessary. 7 p.m. Potluck Snax & all age dance party. MaMA/Marbletown Mulit-Arts, 3588 Main St. (Rt 209), Stone Ridge. (845) 658-8319.
Fall Benefit Gala: 5to8 p.m. for Catskill Interpretive Center. 5096 Rt. 28, Mount Tremper. (845) 688-3369 catskillinterpretivecenter.org.
Observe the Moon: 7to9 p.m. International Observe the Moon Night. Smolen Observatory, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. Free and open to the public.