Art shows and displays
Art Exhibit: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Opening Reception. Cross Contemporary Art, 81 Partition St., Saugerties.
Exhibit: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30. The Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History announces the exhibit Rondout Revisited. Reher Bakery, 101 Broadway, Kingston.
Books, readings and signings
Writers Night: 7 p.m. Oct. 28. poet Djelloul Marbrook will read from his new book “Shadow of the Heron”. New Work Home Cooking, 1411 Route 212, between Woodstock & Saugerties. (845) 246-0900.
Book Signing: 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 29. Don Freeman will sign his latest publication “Styling Nature: A Masterful Approach to Floral Arrangements”. Olana State Historic Site, Wagon House Education Center, 5720 Rt. 9G, Hudson. (518) 8281872.
Reading: 4 p.m. Oct. 29. James Lasdun “The Fall Guy”. The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 679-8000.
Book Talk: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Authors A.J. Schenkman and Elizabeth Werlau will be discussing their upcoming book and research on Big Bad Bill Monore, also known as the Gardiner Desperado. Gardiner
Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255.
A Poetry Reading: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Inquiring Minds Book Store, 66 Partition
St., Saugerties.(845) 246-5775.
Book Club: 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson. WStarr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4030.
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Kids Version”: 11 a.m. Oct. 29. Center for Performing Arts, 661 Rt. 308, Rhinebeck. (845) 876-3088. Ages 5 & up. $7 for children, $9 for adults. Sensory-Sensitive
Shows: 10 a.m. Nov. 1. Performances are specially designed for children and adults with autism or sensory sensitivities. “Fantastic Forces.” For grades K-8. Tickets $8. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. (845) 8763088. Gamer’s Lounge: 4 to 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
Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28. Falcon main stage. Jim Weider’s Project Percolator (Guitar rock). 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970.
Concert: 7 p.m. Oct. 28. The West Point Band will present a collaborative concert at Arlington High School, 1157 NY-55, Lagrangeville. Performance is free and open to all. No tickets required.
Music: 8 p.m. Oct. 28. Chris Smither brings impassioned blues-folk to Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. (518) 828-4800. email@example.com
Music: 10 p.m. Oct. 28. The Falcon Underground. VM Project (Power Rock Trio). 1348 Route. 9W, Marlboro. (845) 2367970. Concert: 3 p.m. Oct. 29. Cappella Festiva Chamber Choir and The Bruderhof Community collaborate. Shubert: Mass in G Major and Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden. The Mount Academy Chapel, 1001 Broadway, Esopus. Cappellafestiva.org for tickets.
Live Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 29. Jim Weider’s Project Percolator (guitar rock). The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970.
Orchestra: 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Elgar’s Enigma variations. The Fisther Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-the Hudson. (845) 758-7900; will be performed on Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.
Music: 10 p.m. Oct. 29. VM Project (Power Rock Trio). The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970 Woodstock Chamber Orchestra: 3 p.m. Oct. 30. 103 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock. Tickets Adult $20; senior $18; students $5.
Vocal Chamber Jazz: 8 p.m. Nov. 1. Chambers Singers and concert choir. Julien Studley Theatre, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. Tickets $8/general, $6/senior (62+) faculty/staff, $3 student. 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. 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.
Halloween Dance: 7to11 p.m. Oct. 29. Saugerties Elks Adopt a Soldier. $15 per person incl. food & beverage. Live music. Prizes awarded to best costume, but costumes not required. Saugerties Elks Lodge, Route. 32N, Saugerties. (845) 2464247 or Dotty (845) 246-6419.
Ballet: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29. The York Theatre Ballet at Kaatsbaan, 120 Broadway, Tivoli. Adults $30; student rush (with ID) and children $10. 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
Workshop: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28. Fun and functional movement for the family – stay strong
and mobile through the years workshop. $15 and pre-registration is requested through 10⁄27. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255.
Forum: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 28. SUNY Ulster will host its 4th Annual Domestic Violence forum, College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall, SUNY Ulster, Cottekill Rd., Stone Ridge. Public is invited to attend, this is a free event. Friday Gallery Conversations: 12 p.m. Oct. 28. Sanford Levy on Julia Dillon, Artist in Kingston. Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery, corner of Main and Wall Streets, Kingston. (845) 339-0720 www. fohk.org. Womens Health Symposium: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 29. High Meadow School, performing Arts Center, 3643 Main St., Stone Ridge. Register www.WomensHealthSymposium.org Tickets at the door $125. iPad/iPhone Training: 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Registration required. West Hurley Library, 42 Clover St., West Hurley. (845) 679-6405. Forestry for Wildlife: 12:30 to 2 p.m. Oct. 29. Speakers on how you can improve quality wildlife habitat in the forest. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255
Forum: 5 p.m. Oct. 29. Recent Food Writing with Gary Allen. Woodstock Library Forum. 5 Library Lane, Woodstock. (845) 679-2213. Free. Food, laughter and recipes.
Career Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1. Ulster VOCES Literacy Zone and Ulster Works Career Center are hosting a free Career Fair at the Business Resource Center, 651 Development Court, Kingston.
Lecture: Nov. 1. 4 p.m. Concert at 7 p.m. Jewish Music Culture Eastern Europe will begin Slepovitch lecture at 4 p.m. Both events will be h3eld on the second floor of the Students’ Building, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Free and open to the public. (845) 437-7690.
Program: 7 p.m. Nov. 1. How to put together a selling book proposal for a major publisher with Joanne Michaels. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4030
Lecture: 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Submerged Maritime History-Mark Peckham, retired NYS Historic Preservationist. Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. (845) 338-0071.
Talk: 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Why Libraries (and Research Skills) Matter” with Googles Daniel Russell. Henry A. Wallace Center at FDR Presidential Library and Home, 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park. Free and open to the public.
Talk: 5 p.m. Nov. 3. Science, Technology, and Society Program. Speaking on scientific paradigms in Universal Collection: A Mark Dion Project. The Frances Lehman Loeb Center, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie.
Talk: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Hidden Corners of the Hudson Valley with local author, Joanne Michaels. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 3385580 Lecture: 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Submerged Maritime History, with retired NYS Historic Preservationist Mark Peckman. Riverport Wooden Boat School, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. Suggested donation $5. Decoding Your Dreams: 7 to 8:30- p.m. Nov. 3. Holistic self-care class with Nurit Nardi. Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St., Stone Ridge.
Lecture: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3. Distinguished speaker series: Dr. Holly Atkinson, “Health and Human Rights”. Lecture Center, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. $18 general public, $13 New Paltz alumni/faculty/staff, New Paltz students free with ID. Outings
Ghost Tour: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28. Legends by Candlelight ghost tours at Clermont State Historic Site. Reservations required. Oct. 28 & 29. (518) 5374240. Ghost Walk: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Main St. Hurley and the cemetery. Admission: adults $10, students (12-16 yrs) $7. Reservations recommended call (845) 338-7686. Star Party: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Lake Taghkanic State Park. Bring your own telescope or view the view the stars through one brought by our members. Free and open to the public RSVP is required, midhudsonastro. org.
Haunted House: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Saugerties UMC Youth Group. Saugerties United Methodist Church, 67 Washington Ave., Saugerties. Come for a guided tour through out haunted building. Free.
Farmer’s Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29. Halloween Tricks & Treats. Frankenstein photo booth, pumpkin painting, apple bopping, costume contest, hayrides. 115 Main St., Saugerties. Train Rides: 11 a.m. Oct. 29. Enjoy a 3 mile round trip on our fully decorated train out to the Pumpkin Patch where everyone gets to pick a pumpkin. All train
rides arrive and depart from the Westbrook Station in Kingston Plaza. Trains leave, 11 a.m., 12:30 pm.., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tickets Adults $18, seniors/ military $17, children $12, 2 and under ride for free with paid adult fare. (845) 688-7400. Celebration: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29. “A Red Hook Halloween”, sponsored by Ulster Savings Bank. Rain or shine at the Municipal lot on Prince Street, Village of Red Hook.
Walking Tour: 1 p.m. Oct. 29. Rondout National Historic district walking tour. Hear how immigrants and entrepreneurs transformed into a thriving maritime village during the era when Rondout was the terminus for the D&H Canal that opened in 1828. Some uphill walking. Adults $10, children $5. FOHK members free. Heritage Visitors Center, 20 Broadway, Kingston. (845) 3390720. Harvest Fun: 4 p.m. Oct. 29. Hayrides, crafts, face painting, kids games, pumpkin painting, bale sale & musical entertainment. Children are encouraged to wear friendly costumes for trunk or treating. The Reformed Church of Shawangunk, 1166 Hoagerburgh Rd., Wallkill. (845) 895-2952. 7th Annual Zombie Escape Run: 11 a.m. Oct. 29. 7th Annual Zombie Escape. Williams Lake, Rosendale. Music, awards, costumes, 50⁄50 raffle. All proceeds benefit Ulstercorps. www. ulstercorps.org Harvest Carnival: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Trunk or Treat/Harvest Carnival. Wear your best family friendly costume (please no scary, dark or gloomy costumes). Grace Church, 160 Seremma Court, Lake
Katrine. Rain date 10⁄30 same time. Fun, carnival games, bounce houses, food, etc. Cemetery Tour: 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Living history Cemetery Tour, The Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St., Kingston. $10 per person, children under 12 free. www.theatreontheroad.com
Train Ride: 3 p.m. Oct. 29. Mt. Tremper Station. Music, cider & donuts, souvenir coffee mug (only adults receive coffee mug), spaghetti dinner & square dance (5 p.m. at St. Francis deSales Parish Hall). Tickets available at the Mt. Tremper or Phoencia RR Stations. Fundraiser to Save our Rails. Full package is $40 adult, child (2 to 11) $15, under 2 free. Please be there 30 min. prior for train ride. info@ udrrcorp.com.
Train Ride: 3 p.m. Oct. 29. Mt. Tremper Station. Music, cider & donuts, souvenir coffee mug (for adults only). Adult $25; childL: (2 to 11), $10, under 2 free. Tickets available at the Mt. Tremper or Phoencia RR Stations. Fundraiser to Save our Rails. Full package is $40 adult, child (2 to 11) $15, under 2 free. Please be there 30 min. prior to train ride. Fundraiser to Save the Rails. info@ udrrcorp.com Spooky Events: Oct. 30. 1 to 4 p.m. at 2 p.m. costume parade. From 4 to 6 p.m. the Hudson River Maritime Museum will host spooky storytelling on the museum grounds and in the Kingston Home Port Education Center. Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. Free no-scare children’s activities. (845) 338-0071
Halloween Party: 2to4 p.m. Oct. 30. The Rhinecliff
Auxillary and Voluteer Fire Company will present its Annual Halloween Party at the Rhinecliff Firehouse. Geared for children 10 and under, although everyone is welcome. Costume contest, games, crafts, snacks and entertainment. At the corner of Shatzell and Orchard Streets, Rhinecliff. (845) 876-5738.
Halloween Fun: 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Hudson River Maritime Museum will host free no-scare children’s activities including deck tours, games, face painting, and 4 p.m. costume parade. From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. , the Hudson River Maritime Museum will host spooky
storytelling on the museum ground and in the Kingston Port and Education Center, The real-life “Creatures of the Deep” will be on display. Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. (845) 338-0071. Halloween Story Journey: Oct. 31. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. make your way from the Halloween Parade on the Green to the Woodstock Library for al magical journey filled with nonscary stories and surprises for children ages 2+. Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Lane, Woodstock. (845) 679-2213
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. Saturdays through Nov. 19, 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. 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
A Night in the Museum”: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. . Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-1497.
“Lost Rondout”: 7 p.m. Oct. 28. “A story of Urban Renewal.” Film Q&A with Lynn Woods and Stephne Blauweiss, history of the Rondout starting with the Esopus Indians and Thomas Chambers. The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum, 23 Mohonk Road, High Falls. (845) 6872000 canalmuseum.org.
Film: 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Documentary film Crossing Waters-about immigration and Poughkeepsie’s First Ward. Henry A. Wallace Center at FDR Presidential Library & Home, 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park. Free and open to the public.
Film: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. box office opens. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, show starts at 8 p.m. $10/$8 in costume. Rrated. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. (845) 658-8989
Silent Film: 7 p.m. Oct. 30. 1925 silent fil, “Phantom of the Opera.” Jay Gould Reformed Church, 53837 State Highway, Roxbury. Suggested donation at the door is $25,but any contribution is graciously accepted and appreciated. Fundraiser for the Gould church pipe organ restoration. Film Series: 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Israel in the Bible. Exlpre the ancient connection between Israel and the Bible dating back to Abraham. Congregation Ahavath Israel, 100 Lucas Ave., Kingston.
Halloween Bash: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Mad Science! Join us for an afternoon of Halloween family fun and a visit from a spooky Mad Scientist! Please register at www.starrlibrary.org or call us (845) 876-4030.
Roast Beef Dinner: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Coxsackie United Methodist Church, 103 Mansion St., Coxsackie. For delivery call (845) 694-4143 by Oct. 28th. Adults/seniors $12; children 5-12 $7; children under 5 free. Handicapped lift available.
Fundraiser: 6 p.m. Oct. 29. Vampire Ball to feature Local artists, vendors and haunted fairway. The HealthAlliance Foundation’s 4th Annual Ball. Tickets: $135. Call (845) 334-2760 or visit FoundationUpdate.org to make reservation. Dinner Dance: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. includes silent auction. Support of Syrian Refugee Relief. Single admission is $100. For reservations contact Spense Rohrlikc, email@example.com. Jewish Congregation of New Paltz. (845)
255-1557. Energy Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29. Sun shining & Wind Blowing for renewable energy. Maple Hill High School, 1216 Maple Hill Rd., Castleton, Hudson. Admission and parking are free.
Roast pork dinner: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. St. John’s Reformed Church, 126 Old Post Road North, Red Hook. The menu will feature herb-roasted pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, garlic-roasted green beans, stuffing, coleslaw, mashed butternut squash and pear crisp with ice cream. Take-out orders are available. Tickets at the door are $16 for adults and $8 for children ages 6 to
12 years. Children ages 5 and under eat free. Trustees’ Fall Roast Pork
Dinner: Oct. 29. Takeout pickup at 5 p.m., sit-down dinner at 6 p.m. Standfordville United Church of Christ, 5928 Route 82, Stanfordville. Dinner includes roast pork, baked potator, vegetable, salad, dessert and beverages. Cost is $13 for adults and $7 for children ages 6 to 12. Children 5 and under eat free. Call (845) 8687444 for reservations.
Roast Pork Dinner: 5to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 22 Livingston St., Kingston. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $6 children 6 to 12 years old, children 5 and under are free. (845) 331-3090. Take-outs 4:30-5 p.m.
Ham Dinner: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. 75th Annual Harvest Ham Dinner, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 207 Albany Ave., Kingston. Adults $14, seniors $13, children $8, children under 5 free. Call (845) 3312252. Roast Beef Dinner: 5to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Coxsackie United Methodist Church, 103 Mansion St., Coxsackie. Adults/seniors $12; children 5-12 $7; children under 5 free. Handicapped lift avail. Roast Beef Supper: 5:15 p.m. Oct. 29. Lanesville Church, Rt 214, Lanesville. Adults $12; children $6-under 5 free. Take-out
4:30-5 p.m. eat in 5:15-7 p.m.
Spaghetti Dinner: 5 p.m. Oct. 29. and square dance. Adults $15, child (2 to 11) $5, under 2 free. St. Francis deSales Parish Hall, 109 Main St., Phoenicia. Fundraiser to Save the Rails. firstname.lastname@example.org
Hobby Show: 10 a.m. to 4p.m. Oct. 30. Kingston Model train and railroad hobby show. Murphy Midtown Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston (next to Rite Aid Pharmacy). Adults $6, Children (under 12) $1. www.kingstontrainshow.com. Omelet Brunch: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30. Omelets made to order, French toast, sausage gravy & biscuits, apple crisp, juice, coffee, tea and more!. Lloyd United Methodist Chruch, 476 New Paltz Rd., Highland. (845) 25508058. Adults $7; children 10-5 $3.50; under 5 free. All Hallows’ Eve Service: 5 p.m. Oct. 31. followed by Halloween treats and festivities on the front lawn in conjunctin with the New Paltz Halloween parade. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 163 Main St., New Paltz, at the corner of North Oakwood Terrace. All welcome.
Theater and performance
Play: 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Two short plays, “Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth”. St. George’s Church, 105 Grand St., Newburgh; also performance on Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. Theatre: 1 p.m. Oct. 30. National Yiddish Theatre (Folksbiene) to perform at Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike.