Narrowsburg Honey Bee Festival
Sep
23
11:00am11:00am

Narrowsburg Honey Bee Festival

Learn about beekeeping, taste different types of honey and enjoy honey-centric foods and desserts. This festival in Narrowsburg NY, Sullivan County, which promotes awareness, demonstration and education about our declining honey bee population.

People flock to Narrowsburg every summer to enjoy the pristine waters and natural beauty of the Delaware River, camping and canoeing. 

http://www.narrowsburghoneybeefest.com/

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Fall Farm Fest at Hilly Acres Farm
Sep
23
11:00am11:00am

Fall Farm Fest at Hilly Acres Farm

  • 32 Wahl Road Jeffersonville, NY United States (map)
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FALL FARM FEST - HILLY ACRES FARM
Saturday September 23, 2017
11 am - 3 pm
32 Wahl Rd. in Jeffersonville, NY

Hay rides & Music. Old time ice cream making demonstrations. Meet the animals. Antique tractors. Pumpkin decorating. Local craft and vendors.

FREE Admission!

For more info call 845.482.4296 http://hillyacresfarmhome.weebly.com/

 

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Traditional Longbow Making with Rolando Negoita and Jason Wayne Beever
Sep
28
3:30pm 3:30pm

Traditional Longbow Making with Rolando Negoita and Jason Wayne Beever

  • 2307 Lucas Turnpike High Falls, NY, 12440 United States (map)
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Join expert craftsmen, Rolando Negoita and Jason Wayne Beever, as you are guided through the process of making a traditional longbow.

The icon of traditional bows, longbows are considered easier to shoot as the longer length disperses bow weight over a larger area making for a smoother drawback to most draw lengths.

In this 5-part workshop, you will make a bow of local wood fit for your own size and strength. All materials and tools will be supplied.

Adults, teens and older children (ages 12+) are invited to register. Space is limited to only 6 participants.

NOTE: As the workshop overlaps with dinner time, participants will be asked to bring food to share.

For:

Adults, Teens, Children (12+)

Dates:

5 Thursdays
Sept 28 & Oct 5, 12, 19, 26

Time:

3:30pm-7:30pm each day

Location:

2307 Lucas Turnpike, High Falls, NY

Price:

$475 per participant, includes all materials

Financial aid and sibling discount not available for this program.

Additional Questions?

Drop us an email or give us a call and we'll be happy to answer your questions.
 hello@wildearth.org
 (845) 256-9830

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Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
Sep
30
to Oct 1

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival

The perfect way to kick off a new season, Hudson Valley's Garlic Festival will take place at the end of September to early October. The unique festival is where visitors can come and enjoy things like garlic ice cream to garlic chocolate bars and garlic knots to garlic rice balls. You'll leave this festival with enough garlic in you to fight off an entire squad of vampires. 

Daily admission at the gate is $10 (cash only), ATM on Site. No discounts are available after the festival is open. No pets, soliciting, bicycles, scooters or skate boards allowed.

http://hvgf.org/

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Roscoe Beer Company Oktoberfest
Sep
30
12:30pm12:30pm

Roscoe Beer Company Oktoberfest

  • 145 Rockland Road Roscoe, NY, 12776 United States (map)
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You do not want to miss the brewery’s largest festival of the year, the third annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 30th, 2017.

With plenty of traditional food and craft beer to choose from, the Roscoe NY Beer Co will feature its very own Troutoberfest beer as well as some other autumn favorites. This a true family day of fun with an area for children to paint their very own pumpkins, enjoy the carriage hay rides, wind through the challenging hay maze, pick a pumpkin to take home and listen to live music. Come hungry because sticking to a true Oktoberfest there will be authentic German dishes that will sell out fast!

Roscoe Cares will join us to sell hot cider and doughnuts raising funds for local families in need. Oktoberfest is a fun way to enjoy the great outdoors and take in the amazing Catskill fall foliage before the winter takes a hold of us.

https://roscoebeercompany.com/events/?age-verified=549c9b60ba

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Screech Owl: 3 Autumn Sundays (for children)
Oct
1
10:00am10:00am

Screech Owl: 3 Autumn Sundays (for children)

Screech Owl: 3 Autumn Sundays

This fall, we will gather in the forest to play games, tell stories around the fire, craft, track, build and so much more!

We warmly welcome you to Screech Owl: Autumn Soaring. Together, we will safely explore the elements and build lasting friendships with each other and the land as we nurture the village the children have enriched each summer at camp.

Children walk away from Screech Owl feeling at home in nature and at home in themselves. Our staff is filled with seasoned teachers and naturalists who meet children where they are and help them to find harmony and joy both in the group and in the forest.

Each day begins with a morning circle where thanksgiving, songs and silly movement games bring us further into our bodies. During the day we’ll play amongst the trees, create bridges across the stream, build fairy houses and explore nature’s treasures. We’ll also take plenty of time during the day to recharge with snacks, rest and lunch. At the end of the day, with leaf and flower crowns on our heads, our faces painted and smiles on our faces, we’ll return, energized from a day in the woods!

Screech Owl is where your child will:

  • Play and explore the beautiful outdoors.
  • Experience a variety of wilderness skills and crafts, story and song.
  • Practice awareness, quiet-mind, telling the story of their day, animal forms, curiosity, exploration, and gratitude.
  • Be in a nurturing environment to build self-awareness, confidence and group unity.

Our Screech Owl instructors are experts in guiding children to safely and freely move in the direction of their own curiosity.

For: Boys & Girls ages 4 – 7.

Dates: 3 Sundays

  • Sunday, October 1, 2017
  • Sunday, October 15, 2017
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017

Location: Stony Kill Road in Accord, NY

Additional Questions? Drop us an email or give us a call and we'll be happy to answer your questions. hello@wildearth.org (845) 256-9830

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Artemis Moon Girls Camp
Oct
7
11:30am11:30am

Artemis Moon Girls Camp

  • Stony Kill Road Accord, NY, 12404 United States (map)
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We cultivate self-assuredness by teaching girls survival skills and the ability to make useful and beautiful crafts. Girls learn fire-by-friction, use and care of wild edibles, primitive archery and bow-making, basketry, natural dyeing, wildlife tracking, use of natural fibers, navigation, shelter-building and other related skills.

We find that as girls become physically capable, strong and agile, they feel powerful and become increasingly confident and vocal.

We’ve also found that creative physical pursuits such as circus appeal to girls, and provide the kind of collaborative environment that elicits healthy risk-taking. We foster girls’ physical and creative development by teaching acro-balancing, poi (traditional Maori juggling), slack-line walking and other fun physical pursuits. We also foster self-expression and creative development through singing and song-writing, nature-journaling and drawing, storytelling and other expressive arts.

A Typical Day at Artemis Moon

A typical day begins with welcoming games, followed by an opening circle. Girls, parents and staff say what they feel thankful for that day, and sing a song. Parents depart and girls and staff venture into the forest.

In the forest we play warm-up games and then settle into a focused activity. Girls work in small teams to accomplish a task, such as building a fire that is strong enough to burn brightly, untended, for five minutes. We then debrief the activity, helping girls articulate what they learned about themselves, their unique styles of facing challenges, and the natural world.

We then have lunch together, explore the woods, and play team-building games like creating a human obstacle course. In the afternoon, we do physical activities that teach intuition, agility and sensory awareness, such as having participants put on blindfolds and follow the sound of a beating-drum. As the girls face these safe but risky-feeling challenges, we tell them about the unique leadership qualities we see emerging in each of them, helping them notice and develop these capacities.

Meanwhile, elders work nearby on advanced art projects and wilderness skills, such as making bows, creating large weavings and making cooking pots. When the girls arrive back at the main camp, they see and are inspired by the work of these mature women who ask them evocative questions to fuel group discussion, like “Who is a woman that you admire, and why?” The girls make crafts as they talk, such as weaving nets for holding water-bottles, or making a natural remedy like an herbal balm.

We finish the day by holding a closing circle with families in the afternoon, during which girls will share stories about their day, and staff offer reflections about the growing group. At the end of the day, after the girls and parents leave, elders stay to support the program coordinator and staff as they debrief the day and learn more about ways they can grow further.

Artemis Moon Activities May Include:
– Archery/bow making
– Singing and music making
– Playing awesome games
– Making friction fire
– Harvesting and using wild foods
– Natural dyeing
– Wildlife tracking
– Juggling and poi spinning
– Processing and using natural fibers
– Stalking and the art of camouflage
– Making natural remedies
– Building shelters
– Slack-line walking
– Group and partner acrobatics
– Earth-based crafts

New to Wild Earth?

*New twelve to fourteen year olds will be asked to interview before being included in this program.

Dates:

8 Saturdays, 2 Overnights
Starting in October, ending in May.

  • Sat, October 7, 2017
  • Sat, October 21, 2017*
    *Optional Overnight for Oldest Girls (+$75)
  • Sat-Sun, November 11-12, 2017
  • Sat, December 16, 2017
  • Sat, January 20, 2018
  • Sat, February 10, 2018
  • Sat, March 17, 2018
  • Sat-Sun, April 28-29, 2018
  • Sat, May 19, 2018

Hazardous Weather Make-Up Days:

  • Sat, June 2, 2018
  • Sun, June 3, 2018

Times: Saturdays: 10am-3:30pm Overnights: 10am-11am

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2017 Sheep & Wool Festival
Oct
21
to Oct 22

2017 Sheep & Wool Festival

  • Dutchess County Fairgrounds (map)
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The New York State Sheep and Wool Festival is one of the largest annual gatherings of fiber-arts enthusiasts in the United States. It is held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York.

Check out all of the festival's offerings & a complete schedule on their website here.

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Fall Mushroom Retreat
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Fall Mushroom Retreat

  • 1155 County Route 6 Margaretville, NY (map)
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This 2-day mushroom retreat will cover how Fungi can help people and regenerate the planet. We will immerse ourselves in identification, life cycle and ecology, medicinal properties & preparations, & mushroom cultivation.

Whether you are a beginner or expert mycologist there is much to learn about the world of Fungi. This retreat is relevant to teachers, wilderness educators, farmers, chefs, gardeners, homesteaders, hobbyists, DIY-ers or anyone excited to learn about fungi.

All participants will leave with:

• A deeper appreciation & understanding of fungi

• A self-made mushroom tincture

• A self-made oyster mushroom inoculation

• A self-made Wine-cap Stropharia mushroom inoculation

http://www.bluedeer.org/events/2017-09/fall-mushroom-retreat-fungi-for-food-heal...

 

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Drum Boogie Festival of Woodstock
Sep
9
11:11am11:11am

Drum Boogie Festival of Woodstock

Drum Boogie Festival is a free, one-day, family-oriented, multi-cultural arts and educational event, celebrating and promoting the many styles of high quality percussion music found throughout the world. The festival strives to keep a balance of entertainment, enlightenment, excitement and equality.

All performances will highlight percussion instruments and percussion performers while sometimes including other instrumentalists, dancers and singers. Garry Kvistad, founder and CEO of Woodstock Chimes®, is a professional musician and creator / Executive Director of the Drum Boogie Festival.

www.drumboogiefestival.com

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Nomad's Summer Yoga Series
Sep
6
6:30pm 6:30pm

Nomad's Summer Yoga Series

  • 23 Long Dock Road Beacon, NY, 12508 United States (map)
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nOMad's Summer Series is an opportunity to get the community together to practice yoga with one of the most beautiful backdrops in the Hudson Valley. Join us at Scenic Hudson's Long Dock Park in Beacon every Wednesday from June 28th through September 20th from 6:30 until sunset with a new participating studio each week.   Our Summer Series schedule of studios is as...

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Sep
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Qigong Tai Chi

 

Safe Harbors of the Hudson Cornerstone Fitness and MHA Vet2Vet are sponsoring Qigong and Tai Chi Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. in the multipurpose room. This is a FREE class, open to the public. For more information, contact Bryon Abrams at (845) 672-4391 or babrams@mhaorangeny.com

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THE HARVEST FESTIVAL at Bethel Woods
Sep
3
11:30am11:30am

THE HARVEST FESTIVAL at Bethel Woods

THE HARVEST FESTIVAL

The Harvest Festival presents a unique blend of farmers market, artisan and crafters, live music, fresh food, special events, children’s activities, and education and historical programming. Each week close to 100 local and regional vendors converge on site in order to connect with the community. The Festival provides friends and neighbors a gathering place in order to enjoy the bounty of our region, wonderful local talent, and a connection that is often absent from a traditional retail setting.

The Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods occurs Sundays in the fall from 11am - 4pm. Admission is FREE and Parking is $3.00. Parking lots open at 10:30 a.m, and festival opens at 11:00am. Pets are not allowed on the grounds. 

http://www.bethelwoodscenter.org/festivals-overview

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Resonant Bodies Festival
Sep
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

Resonant Bodies Festival

  • 647 South Plank Road Mount Tremper, NY, 12457 United States (map)
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This annual festival of contemporary vocal music invites artists to curate and perform their own sets, with no restrictions on repertoire, format, or style. Join superlative singers Kamala Sankaram, Kayleigh Butcher, Odeya Nini, and Davὁne Tines for an evening of daring and impassioned premieres that include dance, percussion, and sculptural audio,

http://www.mounttremperarts.org/resonant

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Belleayre Music Festival
Sep
2
6:30pm 6:30pm

Belleayre Music Festival

  • 181 Galli Curci Road Big Indian, NY, 12410 United States (map)
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Join us for our final concert of the season and don't miss our September 3rd Fundraiser at a private residence in Woodstock with music, cocktails and sumptuous buffet.

The best music to experience this summer is at the Belleayre Music Festival. Join us as we celebrate our 25th season of bringing talented and excellent musicians to the Catskills! Witness the beautiful summertime of the mountain and enjoy the exciting performances by master musicians of the jazz world. Experience a 5 star performance without needing to drive to New York City! 

The Belleayre Music Festival is located on Belleayre Mountain in Highmount, NY. 

Our concerts are held in the Discovery Lodge. 

The night offers two concerts, a main act and opening act. Food and drink is available on the WIOX Discovery Deck. 

The evening starts at 6:30 on the outdoor WIOX Discovery Deck with free music to the public. Food is available, including a cash bar. This year we have "The Smoker" which double cooks delicious barbecue food to juicy perfection. Picnics are welcome on the Deck. 

At 7:30 the inside doors open as we welcome our main performers at 8:00 p.m.Tickets are still available for our final two concerts of the season on Saturday, August 26th and September 2nd.

  College students can enjoy the concerts at a 30% discount by presenting a student ID.

https://belleayremusic.org/lineup/ 

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Kingston First Saturday Art Gallery Receptions
Sep
2
5:00pm 5:00pm

Kingston First Saturday Art Gallery Receptions

When: First Saturday of every month, 5-8 p.m. 
Phone: (845) 338-0331
www.AskforArts.org

ASK's openings are elegant affairs with wine, hors d'oeuvres and art enthusiasts. These monthly events are part of Kingston's First Saturday art events.

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COLUMBIA-GREENE GARDEN PARTY
Sep
2
3:00pm 3:00pm

COLUMBIA-GREENE GARDEN PARTY

Get ready to mix and mingle as the Alliance for Positive Health’s Columbia~Greene Garden Party returns to the Hudson Valley on Saturday, September 2nd. Acclaimed film producer James Ivory is delighted to share his Claverack home with you for an afternoon of gourmet food and wine samplings, exquisite surroundings and live, musical entertainment. All funds raised from this event stay LOCAL and help those within your community impacted by HIV/AIDS and other chronic conditions.

http://www.allianceforpositivehealth.org/news-events/columbia-green-garden-party/

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Rosecoe Beer Company Labor Day {Block Party}
Sep
2
12:00pm12:00pm

Rosecoe Beer Company Labor Day {Block Party}

  • 145 Rockland Road Roscoe, NY, 12776 United States (map)
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Brought to you by RBC & Rockland House

September 2, 2017//Starts at 12pm

Come join us for our Labor Day Block Party. Live music all day and continuing into the evening on the Rockland House patio. There will also be a chicken BBQ courtesy of Rockland House, various vendors, and fun activities for the kids!

https://roscoebeercompany.com/events/?age-verified=549c9b60ba

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Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair
Sep
2
to Sep 4

Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair

  • 249 Libertyville Road New Paltz, NY, 12561 United States (map)
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The fairs, now celebrating their 36th anniversary year, feature high quality juried creations of over 200 artists and craftspeople from across America. Features include furniture, architectural crafts, demonstrations, handcrafted specialty foods, healthcare products and live performances by the Hudson Valley’s best musical talent. Fall show: Sept. 2 - 4,  Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10 a.m. to Monday, September 4, 2017 - 4 p.m.

Ulster County Fairgrounds

249 Libertyville Road

New Paltz

12561

(845) 679-8087 or (845) 246-3414

quailhollow.com

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Yoga on The Farm
Sep
2
9:30am 9:30am

Yoga on The Farm

  • 9 Fishkill Farm Road Hopewell Junction, NY, 12533 United States (map)
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Enjoy the fresh farm air for weekly Saturday morning Yoga sessions with Maureen Benedict, our very own CSA member, and certified Yoga instructor. All levels are welcome and encouraged.

Class will take place just below our quiet pond and the corner of our orchard and vegetable fields. “Sky above, Earth below, Peace within”.

Timing
Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for check-in at the farm store and to drive down to our yoga location. Class begins promptly at 10:00 am.

Pricing
$16 for walk-ins | $70 for a 5-class card | $140 for a 10-class card.
All yoga members receive free pick-your-own admission! Please note that Pick-your-own will not begin until June. 

*We will not hold class if it is raining. Please listen for cancellations or call the farm store to check on class status.

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Tivoli Artists Gallery "Small Works" Exhibit
Sep
1
5:00pm 5:00pm

Tivoli Artists Gallery "Small Works" Exhibit

  • 60 Broadway Tivoli, NY, 12583 United States (map)
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Tivoli Artists Gallery presents its annual exhibit:

SMALL WORKS (and Art Studio Views)

Featuring members’ work on the smaller scale, using miniature canvases, mixed media, found objects and more. This show in conjunction with Art Studio Views (Labor Day weekend).

Aug. 25 - Sept. 17, 2017 opening reception Sat. Sept. 2 @ 6pm

(note: reception is second weekend of the exhibit, in alignment with the Art Studio Views weekend)

Entry is free; opening reception will include light snacks and drinks, with an opportunity to meet the artists, TAG members and the community. Curated by members Barbara Walter, Janice Potter and Frana Baruch.

Gallery Summer Hours: Fri. 5pm-8:30pm; Sat.10 am-8:30pm; Sun. 10am-5pm; or by appointment

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177th Columbia County Fair
Aug
30
to Sep 4

177th Columbia County Fair

  • 182 Hudson Avenue Hudson NY United States (map)
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Welcome to the 177th Columbia County Fair

August 30 through Labor Day, September 4, 2017

Get ready for six days of fun August 30 through Labor Day in Chatham, New York with all your fair favorites as well as new entertainment that will fill the stages, exhibit buildings, barns, midway and grandstand.

The Columbia County Fair proudly welcomes two-time Grammy-winning country music star Travis Tritt to our grandstand stage on Sunday (7 pm) for an evening of Southern Rock, Gospel, R&B and Country hits from the famous Georgian singer.

On Friday, the Cincinnati Circus pulls into the fairgrounds to amaze us with their BIG show of juggling, magic, comedy, aerial acrobatics, hula hooping, bed of nails, whipcracking and more.

Motorheads will get their dose of metal-smashing mayhem with two nights of Demolition Derby produced by Stoney Roberts. On Wednesday night, catch 4 cylinders, mini vans, mini pick-ups and mini SUVs heats plus 6 and 8 cylinders and full-size pick-ups and vans on Thursday night.

The excitement of bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding thrills fairgoers on Labor Day with professional cowboys throughout the country competing for cash prizes and a chance at the year-end trophy buckle at the Painted Pony Rodeo. Team roping, calf roping, steer wrestling and ladies barrel racing contest fill out the event.

On Saturday, the raging Monster Tractors will once again pull their heavy loads past the grandstand crowd, testing fairgoers eardrums while earning points towards the circuit championship. Our annual Firefighters Parade steps off at 11 am with Columbia County Fire and EMS companies marching along with the Ghent Band.

For acts of illusion and jaw-dropping acrobatics, Variety Extreme, takes the North Gate stage for the first time along with The Kenya Safari Acrobats who will perform a non-stop ride of gravity-defying human pyramids, balancing, tumbling, limbo dancing, hurling through hoops and breathtaking contortions all to a Benga beat.

Also, new to the Fair is TerranceB Celebrity Mentalist & Hynoptist. TerranceB’s hypnosis show is hysterical fun for the whole family while his mentalist show proves his ability to unbelievably predict what’s in your pocket or what your birthday is.

Back again for 2017 are all of our favorite competitions of livestock, talent, bounty cooking, beverage making, domestic arts & crafts, antique tractors, quilts, produce, sunflowers, scarecrows, school work, photography, school girl queen, flowers, scouting, wool, watermelon & ice cream eating, 4-H and Grange plus the new giant pumpkin contest.

And the beat goes on throughout the Fair with musical performances by Grit N WhiskeyHard Luck BandAcoustic RyeEli’s Gin BandAllen & AzzaamDJ Jeff OuelletteMoonshine Junkies, Music Box Productions Karaoke and DJ Jack Bogarski. Plus thrilling midway rides, games of chance, fabulous food concessions and products and services vendors galore.

We can’t wait to see all the Faces of the Fair once again at the 177th Columbia County Fair. See you soon!

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CATSKILL MOUNTAIN BBQ FEST
Aug
26
11:00am11:00am

CATSKILL MOUNTAIN BBQ FEST

  • Fleischmanns Park Road Fleischmanns, NY, 12430 United States (map)
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THE GREAT CATSKILL MOUNTAIN BBQ FEST 2017, a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned professional bbq competition and festival.

The professional competition, designated a “State Championship” with cash prizes and trophies, provides the backdrop for an all-day event that also includes an amateur BBQ competition, The Fire Company Throw-Down (local volunteer fire companies BBQ for bragging rights), live music, a craft beer tent, vendors galore, kid’s activities and all things associated with outdoor food, cooking, entertainment and lots and lots of people who love great BBQ!

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SILK SCREEN POSTER WORKSHOP at Bethel Woods
Aug
26
10:30am10:30am

SILK SCREEN POSTER WORKSHOP at Bethel Woods

In a day-long on-site workshop at the Conservatory, participants will learn the art of silk screening. Counterculture embraced the art form throughout history for its quick and graphically stunning results. From design basics to materials to equipment and the history of the poster and its impact on grass roots movements, this is an enticing prototype for adult arts programming. Participants will leave with a poster designed that day.

Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
200 Hurd Road
Bethel, NY

http://www.bethelwoodscenter.org/events/detail/woodstalk-live-presents-art-knowledge-2

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Hudson Valley Rib Fest
Aug
18
to Aug 20

Hudson Valley Rib Fest

  • 249 Libertyville Road New Paltz, NY, 12561 United States (map)
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BBQ, BEER, BANDS & MORE

Included in your entry fee is parking, musical entertainment, entry to the contest areas and free re-entry. Children under 12 are free. No pets are permitted on the fairgrounds. For more information leave a message on our Info Phone 845-306-4381. 

Barbecue is growing in the North-East. The proof is in the numbers. More teams are competing, and festival attendance grows every year. Last year 50 teams fired up their cookers, and the crowd grew to over 16,000. The RibFest goal this year is for 50 teams to put their barbeque skills against some sharp competition for bragging rights and a portion of the prize money.

ULSTER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, NEW PALTZ, NY

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Delaware County Fair
Aug
14
to Aug 19

Delaware County Fair

Get ready, because the 131th annual Delaware County Fair will be here before you know it! The Delaware County Fair in Walton, NY is the largest agricultural fair in the region and has something for everyone. Over 80,000 people flock to the six day spectacular in Walton, NY to enjoy our local events, shows, contests, rides, cuisine and more. If you’re looking for family friendly local events, go ahead and mark Delaware County Fair from August 14-19, 2017 down on your calendar for family fun and excitement!

http://delawarecountyfair.org/

What’s your favorite part of the county fair?


When the Delaware County Fair offers so much fun and excitement, it’s hard to choose! All of the fun and excitement of an agricultural fair is in Walton, NY! As a guest, you and your family can expect tons of fun with attractions such as:

      • Tractor and farm equipment displays and demonstrations
      • Livestock contests and encounters with over 1,000 animals
      • Great Food from corn dogs to cotton candy and local favorites.
      • Live entertainment all day long

Come share the fun!


We would like to invite you and your family to come spend some time with us at the Delaware County Fair. Our volunteer board of directors features local residents who are familiar with the agricultural industry and dedicated to providing you and your family the best experience at the Delaware County Fair. We are always welcoming of individuals and organizations that would like to help the Delaware County Fair of Walton, NY, be the best it can be for our visitors. If you would like to be a volunteer or sponsor at the upcoming fair, please reach out to us!

Daily Admission-$8.00 children 12 and under free!
Purchasing available at the gate only.
Free Parking
Advantage Pass(All week admission pass)-$18.00
Purchasing available at the gate or at Hodges Sales and Service in Walton, NY.
Mega Pass(One all day admission and midway pass)-$22.00
ticket info at www.delawarecountyfair.org

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Monticello Bagel Festival
Aug
13
11:30am11:30am

Monticello Bagel Festival

  • Bagel Boulevard Monticello, NY, 12701 United States (map)
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Monticello New York , the birthplace of the bagel, and official bagel capital of the world, is becoming known not only for the quaint charm of the town, but for the annual Bagel Festival. That’s right, Bagel Festival. The world wide food commodity has become the centerpiece of an annual event in New York’s Catskills, and a piece of the pride and joy of a community. With over 5,000 attendees at the 1st event last year, crowds are expected to triple this August, to over 15,000. 

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The Blueberry Festival
Aug
12
7:30am 7:30am

The Blueberry Festival

The Blueberry Festival was designed as an annual family fun festival. It gives reference to the Blueberry Industry that once was an important part of our area and culture. The Blueberry Festival also gives our community the opportunity to showcase itself to those from outside our area.  It is a "give-back" for all the hard work each and every one of us contributes to making our community what it is. The Blueberry Festival is a "street fair" type of event.

Our theme is Blueberry, but our event offers much, much more.

LOCATION:  Canal Street & Liberty Square, Ellenville, NY 12428

Blueberry Pancake Breakfast:   7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  FIRE COMPANY FUNDRAISER
hosted BYPioneer Engine Co. No.# at Norbury Hall, Center St.

Live Music:  in Liberty Square

Blueberry Pie Sale - EWCOC fundraiser of pies baked by Cohen's Bakery using local blueberries

Homemade Blueberry Pie Judging Contest: Entries due by 11:00 a.m. at The Pie Tent by the Hunt Memorial Building stage, Liberty Square. There is no fee to enter. Judging is at NOON. Winners will be announced immediately thereafter..

Over 175 Vendors: of Arts, Crafts, Handmades, Clothing, Jewelry, Accessories - and more. Lots of  "Blueberry Goodies".  But it is not just Blueberries.  We always present a huge variety of delicious foods to be enjoyed from one end of the festival to the other along with the foods of our local eateries.   Local Businesses & Organizations are also represented. 

Children's Activities: Face Painting, Interactive Inflatables, Games & more.

FREE ADMISSION - FREE PARKING
Follow "Festival Parking" Signs

PLEASE NOTE: No Animals - No Dogs are allowed at The Blueberry Festival.

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SAUGERTIES ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR
Aug
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

SAUGERTIES ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR

Celebrating our 15th year, this year’s tour will feature 38 painters, sculptors, ceramic artists, photographers, printmakers, collagists, and digital artists.  Come to the kickoff at the Gallery at Opus 40 on Friday, Aug. 11, 5-7 p.m., for a preview of all the participating artists’ work and to pick up your free tour map.  Or contact us at event@saugertiesarttour.com to request a map by surface mail.

http://www.saugertiesarttour.org

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The Soirée on the Railway
Aug
5
6:30pm 6:30pm

The Soirée on the Railway

Traveling through the midsummer Catskill Mountains on a vintage train, we invite you to join us for The Soirée on the Railway, a lavish gathering to honor the bygone glamour of train travel to the Catskills’ famed resorts.

Arrive dressed to the nines at the Ulster and Delaware Railroad for a journey through the bucolic landscape, coasting by scenery only visible from these heritage tracks.

As the trailing sun sets, champagne will pour as Brushland Eating House presents their Catskills-inspired menu, a roving meal comprised of small plates to enjoy while wandering the train cars. When the train reverses course, the evening will culminate in the open-air car, where we'll gather for a live musical performance under the full moon.

Travel back in time with us for a true celebration of the Catskills then and now.

The Soirée on the Railway will benefit The Catskill Center whose mission it is to protect and foster the environmental, cultural, and economic well-being of the Catskill region.

BUY TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-soiree-on-the-railway-tickets-36039635520

 

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El Galeon visits KINGSTON
Aug
5
to Aug 8

El Galeon visits KINGSTON

  • Hudson River Maritime Museum (map)
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The 170-foot long Spanish Galleon Replica, El Galeon will be making her final stop in North America in Kingston, NY before crossing the Atlantic back to Spain.

 El Galeon will be open for deck tours to the public from August 5th-8th at the Hudson River Maritime Museum's waterfront on the Rondout Creek. 

Tickets will cost $10 Adults and $5 kids (11- 5, below 5 are free).

http://www.hrmm.org/

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Bridge Street Belly Dance
Jul
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Bridge Street Belly Dance

  • 44 West Bridge Street Catskill, NY, 12414 United States (map)
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Experience an evening of accomplished performance artists traveling to Catskill from all over New York, New Jersey, and New Hampshire! Hosted by Francesca Avani, this evening is dedicated to the exciting art form that is Fusion Belly Dance.

Featuring performances from Jo Boring and The Lunachix, Lauren Robbiani, Serena Spears, Danielle Hutton, Lauren Jeanette, Cherish Holmes, Brenna Crowley,  Rose Calavera, Makeda, Jessica Lee LoBello, Gerudo Vagrants, and Francesca Avani.

Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY 12414.

Saturday July 29, 2017 at 7:30pm.

$22 in advance at bridgestreetbellydance.brownpapertickets.com, $25 at the door. For more details, visit Bridgest.org or www.francescaavani.com.

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PRINTING WITH PRESSED PLANTS WITH CAITLIN PARKER
Jul
29
3:00pm 3:00pm

PRINTING WITH PRESSED PLANTS WITH CAITLIN PARKER

  • 442 Warren Street Hudson, NY, 12534 United States (map)
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Are you inspired by nature, plants and botanical prints? Want to learn a fun technique to bring some of these patterns into your home? Come learn how plants can be pressed and then used as stamps to print on paper and fabric. All pressed specimen will be provided as well as information about how to press more at home. We will start printing plants with ink on paper to create beautiful stationery or a unique piece of art. Then we will switch to fabric ink and make a plant printed throw pillow cover.  You will leave with the knowledge to create many more projects at home!

Drop Forge & Tool
442 Warren St.
Hudson, NY

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Summerfest with Roscoe Beer Co
Jul
29
11:00am11:00am

Summerfest with Roscoe Beer Co

 

Our third annual summer fest will take place on Saturday, July 29th 2017 at the Roscoe NY Beer Co. The last two years were a huge success with plenty of craft beer to sample, local cuisine and dozens of local vendors selling their handmade goods ranging from soaps to jewelry to hand painted glasses.This is wonderful event to come out with the entire family to enjoy a great summer afternoon with live music, new beer releases, food and plenty of outdoor activities with the whole family.

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Grahamsville Old Time Fair
Jul
29
10:30am10:30am

Grahamsville Old Time Fair

The Old Time Fair is our annual fundraiser and takes place rain or shine. The fair features old fashioned activities such as corn shucking, the very popular skillet toss and games for both children and adults. There are also demonstrations of old time crafts as well as vendor booths of local craftspeople and merchants. There is live music to entertain you throughout the day and the ever popular pie auction will be held before the kick off of Miller's Famous Chicken Barbecue dinner. With fair food galore, plenty of free parking and free admission this event will be a day of fun to be long remembered.

http://www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org

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Summer Healing Camp
Jul
26
to Jul 31

Summer Healing Camp

  • 1155 County Road 6 Margaretville, NY United States (map)
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Healing Camp is composed of five days of Huichol Shamanic Healing at the sacred ground of the Blue Deer Center. Through Eliot Cowan’s authentic training and apprenticeship with Huichol Indian shaman don Guadalupe Gonzalez Rios, you will discover that the medicine of the old cultures runs deep and exerts a powerful effect.

Eliot Cowan, a fully initiated Tsaurirrikame (Huichol shaman), has lead over 50 healing camps in the past two decades. Over the years he has gathered extensive experience working with the full spectrum of life events from birth to death.

Your stay at Healing Camp includes daily private sessions with Eliot, time for contemplation and reflection, gathering in community around the warmth of the fire, and opportunities to connect with the natural world under the guidance of Marakame Justin Starting and Marakame Scott Sheerin.

The Camp provides a rare opportunity to experience a temporary village created for the express purpose of bringing Huichol healing to you, because living even briefly within a healthy community contributes to your well-being.

The sacred land of the Center will support the Camp, where music and celebration will light up our days and nights, while our wonderful chef and staff ensure you enjoy the right conditions to open yourself to healing.

http://www.bluedeer.org/events/2017-07/summer-healing-camp#details

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27th Annual Riverfest
Jul
23
10:00am10:00am

27th Annual Riverfest

Celebrate the beauty of the Delaware River and the artistic bounty of our community at Narrowsburg’s 27th annual Riverfest, a free event presented by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance on Sunday, July 23 from 10 am to 4 pm.

This annual gathering is the flagship event for the hamlet of Narrowsburg as well as the Upper Delaware River region, attracting far-flung visitors with a full day of art and activities surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

This year’s Riverfest will include over 40 artists booths, seven information booths, a Kids Korner, and a food court. Joyce Prince will offer face painting for the kids. Narrowsburg businesses will be open, and many will feature Riverfest specials. Artists booths include handcrafts in wood, ceramics, textiles, jewelry and stone, and fine art mediums of photography, sculpture, and painting.

Among the exhibiting painters, sculptors and photographers are Gregory Pelly, Jim Kingston, Judith Reeve, Seema Goldstein, Rachel Mruczkewycz, Charlie Hoffman and Eli Rodrigues. Jewelry artists include Stephanie Marquette, Louis Marquette, Milton Garland, Darlene Clark, Barbara Raymond, and James Hemmel among others. Returning this year are ceramic artists Kay Schuckhart, Rachel Brown, Bayard DeNoie and Anthony Biancoviso. The popular chain saw artist Brian Harnett will be making his chain saw creations throughout the day and woodworkers Chris Weslowski and Hank Schneider will be selling their finely crafted wood creations along side the Catskill Artists Gallery who will have a wide range of artists work all in one booth.

Authors are well represented, too. You can meet local authors selling their autographed books including works by Lindsay Barrett George and Natural Contents selling their new cookbooks.

WJFF Radio, The National Park Service, Catskill Mountainkeeper, and Catskill Regional Medical Center, will all have information booths and the Delaware Highlands Conservancy will have telescopes and binoculars to view eagles on the Delaware River.

The centerpiece of the day is the 12:30 pm. Riverfest poster auction, which has become an unmissable tradition and community favorite. Over five dozen original posters created by local artists in every conceivable medium donate their work to be sold, live, to the highest bidder by auctioneer Tony Staffieri. The posters are on display in the gallery windows of the Delaware Arts Center and can also be previewed here. Don’t miss this exciting event, or the opportunity to bid on a one-of-a-kind treasure.

Riverfest features live, local music throughout the day and a performance by NACL theatre In the morning, enjoy the blues trio Peter Florance and the New Kings from 10:30 am – 12 pm, featuring Peter Florance on guitar, Don Knothe on bass, and Josh Florance on drums. After the art auction, folk/Americana group Little Sparrow will perform from 2:30 – 4 pm, featuring Carol Troiani on guitar and vocals, Aldo Troiani on mandolin and guitar, and Lester Wilson on bass. Both bands will perform on the balcony of the Elaine Giguere Arts Center (DVAA) overlooking Main Street.

Enjoy our food court near the Wayne Bank, offering delicious treats from sesame noodles and hot dogs and hamburg to and tabbouleh and Italian ice. Main Street’s spectacular restaurants will also be open for business throughout the day.

Bring the whole family and check out our Kids’ Korner, full of fun games and activities just for children in the paved area between the Delaware Arts Center and the post office.

Environment and energy efficiency information booths will help you wade through the complexities of clean water, clean air, and energy conservation.

Frontier Communications provides free Wi-Fi hot spots throughout Main Street. Visitors and vendors alike can join “FrontierCommunicationsFreeWiFi” network and enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the day.

Ample free parking can be found at the Fireman’s field/ball field on DeMauro Lane. A complimentary shuttle service from the parking area to the Tusten Theatre will be provided again this year with assistance from First Student.

Follow the signs to Riverfest—we can’t wait to see you!

Admission is free. For more information call 845-252-7576.

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Heather Massee & Roswell Rudd @ Byrdcliffee Kleinert/James Center for the Arts
Jul
22
8:00pm 8:00pm

Heather Massee & Roswell Rudd @ Byrdcliffee Kleinert/James Center for the Arts

Back by popular demand, vocalist Heather Masse and world-class jazz trombonist Roswell Rudd perform at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, on Saturday July 22, 2017. Masse and Rudd released the album AUGUST LOVE SONG in 2016, a mix of standards and originals which Michael Bailey of All About Jazz calls “music that makes you wish you could live forever just to hear more of it.”

Called “one of jazz’s greatest trombonists” by the Wall Street Journal, Roswell Rudd is famous for his combination of jazz and world music and his groundbreaking collaborations with Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, and Steve Lacy. Singer/songwriter Heather Masse is a great interpreter of songs, and combines this with a wide range of sonic resources. Masse is a regularly featured guest on Garrison Keillor’s “Prairie Home Companion” and a member of the Wailin’ Jennys. Masse recorded a duo CD with Dick Hyman and is the vocalist on Funky Little Sweet Thing with John Medeski, Matthew Finck, Ira Coleman, Roswell Rudd, and T Xiques.

Also performing are Rolf Sturm, guitars, and Mark Helias, bass.

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