Today, Nov. 24
Turkey Trot Run/Walk: 8 a.m. Races 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 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: 9 a.m. 4th Annual Kingston Turkey Trot. Presented by the Junior League of Kingston. Running, distance running, one mile, 5K and beginner. Forsyth Park, Lucas Ave., Kingston. Tickets $15-20 available online. turkeytrotkingston.com, (845) 481-3534. Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner: 1 p.m., doors open, Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Road, Woodstock. With support from local businesses and individuals, Family provides a spectacular feast each year. Free of charge. Volunteers are needed. (845) 679-2485.
Friday, Nov. 25
Museum Shop Holiday Sale: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Find some unique items for holiday gift-giving. Museum & Shop open at the Hurley Heritage Society, 42 Main St., Hurley. (845) 331-1661, hurleyheritagesociety.org. Black Friday Pack Walk: 11 a.m. Black Friday Pack Walk, the healthy, family-friendly and furry alternative to shopping will begin at the Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241. Hurley Heritage Museum Shop sale: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 52 Main St., Hurley. Special discounts on select merchandise. Santa on the Walkway: 1to 3 p.m. Santa will make a surprise visit on the Walkway Over the Hudson, 87 Haviland Road, Highland. (845) 454-9649, walkway. org. Black Friday Party: 8:30 p.m. Black Friday, Black Light party with Breakaway featuring Robin Baker. High Falls Café, 12 Stone Dock Road, High Falls. (845) 687-2699.
Saturday, Nov. 26
6th Annual Turkey Trot: 8 a.m. A 2.4 mile fun run, ramble, trot, walk or wobble benefit Morton Memorial Library, Pine Hill. Open to all. Main race event starts at 10 a.m. Rain or shine. No dogs please. Meet at Parish Hall, Main St., Phoenicia. Phoeniciaturkeytrot.com. Holy Cross Thrift Shop: 9 a.m. Holy Cross Church, 30 Pine Grove Ave., Kingston. To 12 p.m. (845) 331-6796. Thrift Store: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Basement of the sanctuary, Church of the Comforter, 26 Wynkoop Place, Kingston, off Foxhall Avenue. (845) 338-6126. Cardio Camp: 9 to 10 a.m. With Renee. Zumba with Alicia from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cornell Street Studios, 168 Cornell St., Kingston (second floor). Fairly New Thrift Shop: 10a.m. to 4 p.m. 58 Pearl St., Kingston. (845) 481-4171. Teen Geek Squad: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Available to answer tech questions at the Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241, redhooklibrary.org. Kingston Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wall Street, Kingston. Cardio Camp: 9 to 10 a.m. With Renee. Zumba with Alicia from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cornell Street Studios, 168 Cornell St., Kingston (second floor). Annual Craft, Art & Design Fair: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 26 and 27. Unison’s 26th Annual Craft, Art & Design Fair. SUNY New Paltz, Student Union Building’s (SUB) stunning multi-purpose room, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz. Signs will be posted. Workshop: 10 a.m. Beeswax Candle Making. Traditional method used in the 19th century. To pre-register, visit www.olana. org/eduction/ or call Olana’s Education Dept. at (518) 828-1872, ext. 105.; $40 family (up to 5 people), $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Hudson Valley Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fresh and local. Every Saturday year-round. Creig Farm, Pitcher Lane, Red Hook. Teen Geek Here to Help: 10:30 a.m. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. Do you have questions about how to operate your NOOK, iPod, iPad, Kindle, laptop or other electronic device? Bring it in to the library and one of our trained “Teen Geeks” will help you. We will have someone available between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. most Saturdays to assist you. Free and open to the public. Call (845) 757-3771 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Super Saturday Story Adventures: 11 a.m. Woodstock Library District, 5 Library Lane, Woodstock. Reading fun for the whole family with special guest storytellers. Check the website for weekly story events. www. woodstock.org. Happy Paws Thrift Store: 11 a.m. 282 Main St., Saugerties. To 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Ulster County SPCA. Open House: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sinterklaas send off celebration. Day of open houses, musical performances, workshops, Children’s Maritime Parade down Broadway with stars and puppets galore. Holiday on Main St.: 11 a.m. parade kicking things off and a tree lighting capping the events at 4:30 p.m. Main St., Margaretville. 845-586-4177 Magic and Beyond: 11 a.m. Illusionist David Garrity. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. $7 children, $9 for adults. (845) 876-3080 or www.centerforperformingarts.org. Parrots of Peace: noon to 1 p.m. A family of blue and gold macaw parrots, will be storytellers of the magic of togetherness between all people, animals and nature as we live in harmony. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. (845) 331-0507. Thrift Store: Noon to 4 p.m. Margaretville Hospital Auxilary Thrift Shop, 850 Main St., Margaretville. Stories and crafts: 12:30p.m. Ages 4-7. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-4317. Family Program: 1 p.m. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. Read, make crafts, play and even cook to learn more about our traditions, art, history and culture. (845) 338-5580, esopuslibrary.org. Workshop: 1 p.m. Holiday wreath-making class. Hurley Heritage Society Museum, 52 Main St., Hurley. $20 per person, includes wreath and decorations. Call (845) 331-4852 for reservations. Hablemos Español: 2 to 3 p.m. Tivoli Free Library 86 Broadway, Tivoli. Hablemos Español is a playgroup for boys and girls 5-8 who speak Spanish. Reading and Signing: 3 p.m. Christine Reilly, “Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday.” The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 679-8000. Workshop: noon to 3 p.m. Crowns and Branches. A Sinterklaas event. Rondout Neighborhood Center, 105 Broadway (at Spring Street), Kingston. Book Signing and Reading: 6 p.m. Whispering Pines: The Band, Woodstock, and the 40th Anniversary of the Last Waltz. Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Tinker Street., Woodstock. Poetry Reading: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Inquiring Mind Bookstore, featuring two writers who will read original work. 66 Partition St., Saugerties. (845) 246-5775. Book Reading: 7:30 p.m. “Uncanny Valley” by Thomas Gibbons. The reading will feature Dana Patton, Nichola Sheara, Jonathan Van Gieson. TheaterSounds. The Universalist Unitarian Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston. Live Music: 7:30 p.m. Top Cat. Uncle Willy’s, North Front St., Kingston. No cover, 21 and older. Theater: 8 p.m. doors open. The Slambovian Circus of Dreams. The Day After the Day After Thanksgiving show & food drive benefitting Family of Woodstock. Show is at 9 p.m. Tickets $25 day of show. (845) 679-4406. Live Music: 9 p.m. Simi Stone brings “Mountain Motown” to Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. (518) 828-4800.