Art shows and displays
Art Exhibit: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fourth Annual Veteran Arts Showcase. FDR Library/Wallace Center, 4079 Albany Post Road (Route 9), Hyde Park. Free weekend program. Activities include a free writers workshop on Nov. 19 and an open jam session later in the day with veteran musicians. www.veteranartsshowcase.org, (914) 522-5518.
Art Exhibition: 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19, Artist Reception. “Explorations” by Lauree Feldman. Roost Studios & Art Gallery, 69Main St., second floor,
New Paltz. Through Dec. 12. (845) 255-5532.
Exhibition & Sale: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19, opening reception. Salon 2016 & Handmade Holidays. Greene County Council on the Arts, 398Main St., Catskill. Through Jan. 7. (518) 9433400, www.greenearts.org.
Exhibition: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Opening reception for “Warm Woods, Crisp Reflections.” Through Jan. 4. Windham Fine Arts, 5380 Main St., Windham. (518) 7346850.
Art Exhibit: Watercolors by Betsy Jacaruso & Cross River Fine Arts. Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Courtyard, 43-2 East Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 516-4435. Through Jan. 29.
Art Bazaar: 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 20. A lively bazaar featuring handmade arts and crafts items and tamales and sangria. Benefit for the nonprofit organization Artists for Soup, a group that works to empower women in Nicaragua. The Aula of Ely Hall at Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Admission free.
Displays: Historical Treasures from our vault. John Burroughs, historical documents about Port Ewen, and artworks. On display through Nov. 26. Town of Esopus Library, Duck Pond Gallery, 128Canal St., Port Ewen. Free admission. (845) 3385580.
Art Exhibit: Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster to host, The Invisible Wall: Works by Wayne Montecalvo and Laura Moriarty, 491 Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge. Through Dec. 9. (845) 687-5113.
Art Exhibit: Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art. Emerge Gallery, 228 Main St., Saugerties. Through Nov. 28. (845) 247-7515.
Exhibition: “Treasures of Our Back Yards.” Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. Through Nov. 30. (845) 876-2903.
Art Exhibit: Zoe Greenburgh will speak of her work with oysters. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. Through Nov. 30. (845) 876-4030.
Art Exhibit: “LRA at Cornell,” Cornell Street Studios, 168 Cornell St., Kingston. On display through Dec. 31. (845) 594-4428.
Art Exhibit: “Last Picture Show — Forces & Artifacts.” The Gallery at R&F Paints, 84 Ten Broeck Ave., Kingston. Through Jan. 15. (845) 331-3112.
Art Exhibit & Music: “LRA at Cornell.” Mondays through Thursdays from noon to 7 p.m., Fridays by appointments and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment. The Lace Mill, 165 Cornell St., Kingston. (845) 679-4937. Through Nov. 30.
Photo Exhibit: “Morning Walks” by Nancy Donskoj. The Storefront Gallery, 93 Broadway, Kingston. Through Nov. 19. Accompanying the show will be a book with selected morning walk photographs.
Exhibition: “Exploring the Tarot: “hand-hooked rugs.” Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second St., Athens. www. athensculturalcenter.org. On view until Nov. 20.
Exhibit: 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 13. Unison Arts Center is hosting a unique twoperson exhibit featuring works on paper of Shanti Grumbine and paintings of Claire Lofrese. 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. (845) 255-
1559. On view until Dec. 10.
Books, readings and signings
Reading and Book Signing: 2p.m.
Nov. 19. Eugene Mirabelli, “Renato After Alba.” The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 679-8000.
Reading and Book Signing: 4p.m. Mov. 19. “Silent Beaches, Untold stories: New York City’s Forgotten Waterfront.” The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 679-8000.
Book Signing: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19. The Boombox Project. Lyle Owerko’s fine art portraits of vintage boomboxes. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St., Hudson. (518) 828-1438.
Reading: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Shamanic healer Mikki Baloy. In addition to her reading from her book, she will offer a guided meditation with healing songs. Marbletown Multi-Arts, 3588 Main St., Stone Ridge.
Literary Event: 7 p.m. Nov. 19.
Author Sarah Micklem and poet Cornelius Eady will perform at Kingston Word, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston. Suggested donation is $5. (845) 331-2884.
Fundraiser: 3 p.m. Nov. 20, doors open. Ellenville Nursery School Auction and Benefit. “Peace, Love and Happiness”. Silent auction until 4:30 p.m. Admission $32, includes appetizers, dinner, entertainment,
cash bar and gift. The Eagle’s Nest, 58 Eagles Nest Road, Bloomingburg. (845) 647-6405. Play Reading Series: 7 p.m. Nov. 20. The play is Widower by David Jacobi. Panzure Restaurant, 69 Broadway, Tivoli. (845) 757-1071.
Science Fair: 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Fourth Annual Saugerties Junior/ Senior High School Science Fair. There will be a reptile show. Food/ bake sale to raise money for the science club. 310 Washington Ave. Ext. Saugerties. (845) 247-6500. Performance: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19. “The Industrious Mr. Franklin” by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Free. Community Room at Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. (845) 331-0507, ext. 7. Play: 11 a.m. Nov. 19. Approximately 50 minutes. “Grace the Pirate” by Kit’s Interactive Theatre. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Tickets $7 for children, $9 for adults. (845) 876-3080. Gamer’s Lounge: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. Grab your laptop and join 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-come-first-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: 3:30p.m. Mondays, Town of Esopus Library, 128Canal 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.
Disco Dance Party: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Preschool disco dance party. Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to put on their boogie shoes and show off their dance skills. Suggested donation is $5. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255, www. gardinerlibrary.org/
Concerts and music
Music: 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Acoustic performance. ASK for Music, 97 Broadway, Kingston. (845) 3380333, askforarts.org.
Acoustic Show: 8 p.m. Nov. 18. U-Guys, Kurt and Cheryl Henry, Paul Maloney, Graham Dawson, Regina Simmons. Donations to benefit Morton Library are suggested. Refreshments provided. Morton
Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. (845) 876-2903. Live Music: 9 p.m. Nov. 18. The Bush Brothers. High Falls Café, High Falls. (845) 687-2699.
Live Music: 9 p.m. Nov. 18. The Lustre Kings. Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson (518) 8284800.
Live Music: 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Rennie Cantine & Band; special guest Sabrina, “The Sparkle Poetess.” The Lodge, 20 Country Club Lane, Woodstock. (845) 853-5115.
Live Music: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thursdays, Station Bar & Curio, Veronica Nunn with Peter Einhorn Trio in the heated pavilion. 101 Tinker St., Woodstock.
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.
Jazz: 7 p.m. Nov. 19. Roswell Rudd at Eight One! The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970, liveatthefalcon.com.
Live Music: 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Leonisa Ardizzone Quartet. $10. The Rosendale Café, 434 Main St., Rosendale. (845) 658-9048, rosendalecafe.com.
Symphony: 8 p.m. Nov. 19. and 2 p.m. Nov. 20, “Cai Condutcts Rachmanioff.” Tickets $25 to $35. Conducted by Jingdong Cai. Sosnoff Theatre, Bard College, 30 Campus Road, Annandale-on-Hudson. (845) 758-7512.
Jazz: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 20. RoigerLevin-Menegon Jazz trio. New York Restaurant, 353 Main St., Catskill. (518) 943-5500.
Live Music: 2 p.m. Nov. 20. The Fabulous Hackers. A group of golf buddies get together and play favorites ranging from folk to classic rock to country interspersed with a growing list of original songs. High Falls Café, 12 Stone Dock Road, High Falls. (845) 687-2699.
Concert: 3 p.m. Nov. 20. “Give Thanks: Concert for Haiti.” Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. A concert for the Haitian People’s Support Project, which is shipping food and medicine to Jeremie, a Haitian town destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. It is also helping with rebuilding. Performers will include Daniel Extra, Open Book, Jacob and David Bernz, Lydia Adams Davis, Chris Ruhe, EC Lorck, Marji Zintz and others. A donation of $20 is suggested. (845) 399-5359 or Zoo Zoo Songwriter’s Beacon Sloop Club.
Classical Guitar: 3 p.m. Nov. 20. Frank Wallace performs three Spanish Guitars. Morton Memorial Library & Community House, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. Admission is $20.
Live Music: 7 p.m. Nov. 20. Big Head Todd & The Monsters with special guests Mud Morganfield, Billy Branch & Ronnie Baker Brooks: The Songs of Willie Dixon. Tickets $39 to $65. Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie. (845) 473-2072.
Lectures and workshops
Medicare talk: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 19. “Medicare 101.” Talk is appropriate for people currently enrolled in Medicare, soon to be eligible for Medicare, or turning 65 over the next year. Community Room, Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-125, gardinerlibrary.org.
Workshop: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Holiday soap making. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, 174 Angola Road, Cornwallon-Hudson. Prepaid registration required. $75, $60 for museum members. (845) 534-5506, ext. 204, or hhnm.org.
Lecture: 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Vernon Benjamin, journalist, author, and college teacher, will speak. He will talk about what happened to the commercial fishing industry on the Hudson River and how waterfront communities have adapted to economic changes. Esopus Town Hall, 284 Broadway, Port Ewen. (845) 338-8109.
Forum: 5 p.m. Nov. 19, Steve Charney: Ventriloquism on the Radio. Woodstock Library Forum, 5 Library Lane, Woodstock.
Interactive Workshop: 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 20. Environmental sustainability, social justice and spiritual fulfillment. Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. (917( 902-7466. Free and open to the public. Talk: 2 p.m. Nov. 20. Bill Merchant, president of the D&H Canal Historical Society. Time and the Valleys Museum, Route 55, Grahamsville. Admission $3, members are free. Includes museum admission and light refreshments. Computer Class: 11 a.m. Nov. 21. Learn how to set up and utilize an online library account. Preregistration required. Seating is limited. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 338-5583.
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, laura.conner@ parks.ny.gov, www.nysparks.com. Pre-registration is required.
Kingston Farmer’s Market: 9a.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.
Hike: Nov. 19. 9:30 a.m. MidHudson ADK Overlook Mountain hike. Five miles easy hike. Meet at the trail head. Confirm with leader, Brenda Harding, email@example.com.
Screenings Movie: 7 p.m. Nov. 18. “Honey I Shrunk the Kids.” Enchanted Café, 7483 South Broadway, Red Hook. Free and open to the public. (845) 758-3241.
Movies With Spirit: 7 p.m. Nov. 19, “4 Little Girls.” New Progressive Baptist Church, 8 Hone St., Kingston. Part of the Movies with Spirit Film Series. (845) 3899201, movieswithspirit.com.
Screening: 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20. “Screenagers,” acclaimed documentary reveals how tech time affects children’s development and offers solutions on how to find balance. Upstate Films, 132 Tinker St., Woodstock.
Film: 7:15 p.m. Nov. 20. Artist’s New Work Forum: “Gone Postal: The Documentary.” Rosendale Theatre Artist’s Forum, 408 Main St., Rosendale. (845) 658-8989, rosendaletheatre.org/
Blood Drive: 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 Livingston Pumper Company 1, Route 9, Livingston.
Blood Drive: 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov 18. The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital & Mountainside Residential Care Center, 42158 state Route 28, Margaretville. (Red Cross Blood Drive.)
Greek Bazaar: 4 to 10 p.m. Nov. 18. Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Delicious Greek food, fabulous Greek pastries, bake sale. St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church, 294 Greenkill Ave., Kingston. (845) 331-3522.
Fundraiser: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Wreaths, sweets and Dutch treats. Sinterklaas kickoff. Cocktail party and silent auction. Live classical music. Tickets at the door are $40. Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St., Kingston. Sinterklaashundsonvalley.com.
Holiday Fair: 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Handmade crafts, baked goods, specialty pecans, and gifts. Saugerties
United Methodist Church, 67 Washington Ave., Saugerties.
Holiday Penny Social: 6 p.m. Nov. 18, doors open. Benefit toy drive for local children in need. Esopus Town Hall, 284 Broadway, Port Ewen.
Apple Pie Fundraiser: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19. St. Mary of the Snow and St. Joseph Paris (one combined Parish), Cedar Street behind Cahill School, Saugerties. (845) 246-6381.
Volunteers Needed: 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Every fall there is a lot to do around the beautiful Ashokan campus to prepare for the winter months. Email Peter Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Christmas Fair: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Pictures with Santa 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Auction, cookie walk, raffles, homemade soups and more. Our Lady’s Guild-Church of St. Christopher’s and St.
Sylvia, St. Christopher’s School Hall, 30 Benner Road, Red Hook. (845) 758-3732, Stchrisredhook.org/ Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Seventh Annual Buy Local Extravaganza & Thanksgiving Farmer’s Market. Marlboro Elementary School, 1380 Route 9W, Marlboro. (845) 616-7824, meetmeinmarlborough.com
Holiday Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Homemade soup, sandwiches, Handmade crafts, baked goods and gifts. Used books and household items. Saugerties United Methodist Church, 67 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-7802.
Fourth Annual Hudson Valley Hullabaloo: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19. and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 20. More than 70 artisan vendors, complete with delicious food and amazing music. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, Broadway, Kingston. $2 Admission fee and children under 12 get in free.
Free Bike Repair: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Repair Café of the Hudson Valley, Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church, 122 Clinton Ave., Kingston.
Workshop: 1 p.m. Nov. 19. Artist Kathy Yacoe will offer a free watercolor painting workshop. No previous painting experience required. Olive Free Library, 4033 Route 28A, West Shokan.
Workshop: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Crowns and Branches carried by children in the Nov. 26 Sinterklaas procession. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston.
Bicycle Ride: Noon Nov. 20. Hullabaloo Chill bicycle ride, hosted by Bike-Friendly Kingston. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston. BikeFriendlyKingston.org.
Dinner/Fundraiser: 1to4 p.m. Nov. 20. SOS (Support our Service People) will be holding its annual dinner with music honoring veterans. All veterans and members of the military and one guest will receive dinner free of charge. Admission for others is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors. No charge for children under 10 years old and no charge for widows and widowers of veterans. Bring some form of relationship proof. Frank Greco Senior Center, 207 Market St., Saugerties. To reserve a spot, call Gaetana Ciarlante at 9845) 246-3390 or email patriot246@ gmail.com.
Pancake Breakfast: 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nov. 20. Adults $9, children ages 5-11, $5, under 5 years old free. Claryville Fire Dept., 1500 Denning Road, Claryville. (845) 985-7270.
Pickle Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 20. 19th Annual Pickle Festival, Community Center, 1055 Route 32, Rosendale. $5 per person. Children free. No pets. Handicap accessible. Admission $5. email@example.com.
Artisan Craft Fair: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 20. Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80 E. Market St., Rhinebeck. Admission is free.
Fundraiser: 3 p.m. Nov. 20, doors open. Ellenville Nursery School Auction and Benefit. “Peace, Love and Happiness”. Silent auction until 4:30 p.m. Admission $32, includes appetizers, dinner, entertainment, cash bar and gift. The Eagle’s Nest, 58 Eagles Nest Road, Bloomingburg. (845) 647-6405.
Blood Drive: 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Town of Gardiner, 2340 U.S Route 44/state Route 55, Gardiner. Redcrossblood.org, (800) REDCROSS.
Bake Sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. Thanksgiving bake sale. Northern Dutchess Hospital, Main Lobby, 6511 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck. (845) 871-1720.
Native American Thanksgiving
Service: 3 p.m. Nov. 20. Singing, drumming, scripture, celebration of the Lord’s supper. Following the service, share a Thanksgiving meal. Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St., Kingston. All are welcome.
Turkey Trot Run/Walk: 8 a.m., registration; races 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 24. Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot: 3.1-mile run/walk and a fun run for children. Registration 8 a.m. Water Street Market, 10 Main St., New Paltz. Newpaltzturkeytrot.com.
Turkey Trot: 9a.m. Nov. 24. Fourth Annual Kingston Turkey Trot. Presented by the Junior League of Kingston. Running, distance running, one mile, 5K and beginner. Forsyth Park, Lucas Avenue, Kingston. Tickets $15-$20 available online at turkeytrotkingston.com. (845) 481-3534.
Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24, Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Road, Woodstock. With support from local businesses and individuals, Family of Woodstock provides a feast each year. Free of charge. Volunteers are needed. (845) 679-2485.
Theater and performance
Theater: 8 p.m. Nov. 18. “Oklahoma.: Based on the play “Green Grow the Liliacs” by Lynn Riggs. SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz. Also Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets, general $20; Senior (62+) $18, non-New Paltz student $18, New Paltz Faculty/staff $18, SUNY New Paltz student $10. (845) 257-3800.
Play: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 “Phantom of the Country Opera” A splashy, hilarious country-western sendup of the classic horror tale. Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets $20, seniors & children under 12 $18. Coach House Players, 12 Augusta St., Kingston. (845) 331-2476, coachhouseplayers.org.
Play: 7 p.m. Nov. 18 and 19 and 2 p.m. Nov. 20. “The Big Meal.” John Quimbly Theater, SUNY Ulster, 491 Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge. Runs through Nov. 20. Sunday performance 2 p.m. Suggested donation for tickets is $10 at the door. Students are free. (845) 688-1959.