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Dutchess County Events November 2013

Annandale-On-Hudson
Moderation Dance Concert. Bard College Dance Program presents Moderation Dance Concert. Choreographed and performed by Bard students, assisted by professional lighting and costume designers, this concert gives students a chance to explore new territory in dance making. Some dances are presented in partial fulfillment for acceptance into the program. Free. Bard College, The Richard B. Fisher Center. 60 Manor Road, Annandale-on-Hudson. 845-758-7900. November 8, 9 and 10. 7:30pm. November 10. 2pm.
Fishkill
Van Wyck Craft Boutique. Holiday shopping begins. Craft boutique and artisans show and sale in the colonial setting of a 1755 farmhouse. Van Wyck Homestead Museum. 504 Route 9, Fishkill. vanwyckhomestead@aol.com. 845-896-9560. Saturday, November 30.
Hyde Park
Hyde Park Brewing Company. No cover. Lil’ Caesar. Friday, November 1. 9:30pm. Harvey Citron Duo. Saturday, November 2. 8:30pm. The Cagneys. Rock from the ’60s-’80s. Friday, November 8. 9:30pm. Petey Hop. Solo in the taproom. Saturday, November 9. 8:30pm. The Dangling Success. Jazz-funk dance party. Friday, November 15. 9:30pm. Steve Black solo in the taproom. Saturday, November 16. 8:30pm. Reality Check. Friday, November 22. 9:30pm. Johnny Dell & Nite Life. Saturday, November 23. 8:30pm. (To Be Announced). Friday, November 29. 9:30pm. (To Be Announced) solo in the taproom. Saturday, November 30. 8:30. Hyde Park Brewing Company. 4076 Albany Post Road (Route 9), Hyde Park. hydeparkbrewing.com. 845-229-8277.
ARToberfest. Artists’ collective of Hyde Park presents ARToberfest. Artists’ Collective of Hyde Park. 4340 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park. 914-456-6700. Thursday through Sunday through Sunday, November 17. 11am-7pm.
St. Peter’s Annual Craft Fair. Holliday shopping. St. Peter’s School. Route 9G, Hyde Park. Sunday, November 24. 9-4pm.
Tenth Anniversary Celebration of the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library-Museum. 4079 Albany Post Road (Route 9), Hyde Park. 845-486-7770. Friday, Novmeber 15. Reception. 6pm. Program: “The Visitor Center Revisited” with Frances Halsband, FAIA. 7pm. Film: “Henry A. Wallace: An Uncommon Man.” 8pm.
Poughkeepsie
Swingin’ on the Hudson. A festive afternoon of live jazz at its finest featuring the Metta Quintet, plus the Poughkeepsie High School Jazz Ensemble performing live with the pros. Featuring a variety of jazz standards and classic favorites from the great American songbook. $6 suggested donation. Bardavon 1869 Opera House. 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie. info@bardavon.org. 845-473-2072. Thursday, November 14. 2pm.
FOODSTOCK 6: Concert to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley and Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie. Presented by Turning Point Entertainment. Donations by check must be payable to “CFDC/Foodstock Fund” and mailed to Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, 80 Washington Street, Suite 201, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. To make an online donation please visit www.communityfoundationc.org/page30001.cfm. Please specify “Foodstock Fund” as the organization you wish to donate to. Bands TBA. The Chance Theater. 6 Crannell Street, Poughkeepsie. info@the chancetheater.com. 845-471-1966. Saturday, November 23. 7pm.
School Food Forum with Janet Poppendieck. The National School Lunch Program is the second largest nutrition assistance program in the United States with real potential to address childhood hunger and ensure good nutrition. Sociologist Janet Poppendieck will discuss current school food issues, while Al Muhlnickel (Poughkeepsie City School District Food Service Director) and Sarah Brannen (Coordinator of the PCSD Farm to School Project) will talk about best practices, and ideas for bringing more healthy, fresh food to Poughkeepsie schools. Together the panelists will provide a rich opportunity for dialogue and considering ways to make changes for the benefit of our city’s youth. Mid-Hudson Heritage Center. 317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie. Thursday, November 7. 5:30pm.
Roomful of Teeth. Vassar Guest Event. Dedicated to re-imagining singing in the twenty-first century, the dynamic young octet performs new music for voices including Partita, the Pulitzer Prize-winning work composed for the group by member Caroline Shaw, and works by Merrill Garbus, Brad Wells, and others. Vassar College, Skinner Hall of Music. 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie. 845-437-7000 or 437-7394. Friday, November 8. 8pm.
Spackenkill Leo Club’s Zombie Run. The Spackenkill Leo Club and Locust Grove have teamed up to provide a fun 5K running event for the whole family. The run is non-competitive and is full of spooky surprises. Zombies and other physical challenges are only a part of what you will face. Benefit for the Spackenkill Community Services Club. 9am registration. 10:15am race. $15. Locust Grove Estate. 2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie. info@lgny.org. 845-454-4500. Saturday, November 9. 9-11am.
Applebee’s Free Meal for Veterans. Vets Day Menu Give our Veterans the Thanks they Deserve. Selected items on special menu, dine-in only. Say thank you every day by going to thankyoumovement.com/. The most thankful neighborhood hosts a Gavin DeGraw concert. Applebee’s. 3450 North Road, Poughkeepsie. news@email.applebeesneighborhood.com. 845-486-0052. Monday, November 11.
West Point Band : Three Free November Concerts. The West Point Band’s String Band and Reed Quintet is part of the West Point Band’s 2013 chamber series. These concerts mark each ensemble’s debut performance. Christ Episcopal Church. 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie. rector@christchurchpok.org. 845-452-8220. West Point Band Woodwind Quintet: “From the Melting-Pot to the Concert Hall”, the sounds of America in Art Music. Friday, November 15. 7:30pm. West Point Band Chamber Ensemble: “The American Songbook”, with the Jazz Knights Combo and vocalist Alexis Cole. Sunday, November 24. 4:30pm.
Red Hook
The Match Game with host Trixie Starr. Join us for a great night of Retro TV inspired fun. Food and drink specials, prizes, and we’ll be serving a special pizza named after our hostess. Two Boots Hudson Valley. 4606 Route 9G, Red Hook. ditvmike@gmail.com or facebook.com/events/168448586685529/. 845-758-0010. Wednesday, November 13. 8-10pm.
Rhinebeck
“At Your Service” Auction. Bid to win the services of our members and friends. In addition to a variety of useful services, gift cards and specialty holiday food items will be sold via silent auction. Absentee bids available. Hot dogs with fixings, cookies, brownies, drinks available to purchase. The Rhinebeck Reformed Church. 6368 Mill Street, Rhinebeck. bklaproth@ymal.com. 845-876-3727 or 845-876-2436. Saturday, November 16. 5:30pm.
“The Last Dragon” by The Puppet People. Are all princesses helpless? Are all knights brave and strong? Are all dragons evil? Find out in this whimsical retelling of the fairy tale by E.Nesbitt. Explore the issues of stereotypes, discrimination, self-esteem, greed, and friendship with this vivid puppet production. $9 adults and seniors, $7 children. Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. erikah@centerforperformingarts.org. 845-876-3088. Saturday, November 23. 11am.
Fifth Annual Artisan Faire. To benefit Rhinebeck Sinterklaas Celebration. Combination art exhibit, market, café, includes framed art, pottery, woodworking, jewelry, needlecrafts, photography, basket weaving and more by local artists for sale as holiday gifts. Free admission, door prizes will be raffled, tasty treats available. Rhinebeck Town Hall. 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck. village.clerk@rhinebeck-ny.gov. 845-876-7015. Sunday, November 24. 10-4pm.
Holiday House Tours at Wilderstein. Florists and designers transform the Wilderstein mansion into a magical holiday wonderland. Tour the mansion at your own pace, with guides in each room to share information and answer question. Some traditional, some contemporary themes. $10, $9 students and seniors, under 12 free. Wilderstein Historic Site. 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck. gsokaris@wilderstein.org. 845-876-7439. Friday, November 29. 1-4pm.
The Rhinebeck Garden Club. “Autumn Vegetables: Educating Ourselves Through Cooking and Tasting Our Favorite Recipes.” Members prepare a dish and information about that autumn vegetable. Guests are welcome if they pre-register and are willing to prepare a dish for program participation. Cordes Hall at The Rhinebeck Reformed Church. 6368 Mill Street, Rhinebeck. 914-475-3502, 845-876-4280 or 845-876-2436. Wednesday, November 20. 11am.
Rhinecliff
Cicada Series “A Once in Their Lifetime Event.” Photography, sculpture, watercolor, mixed media, audio, video, etc. Available to view and/or buy. See the community’s work revolving around the cicadas of the summer of 2013. Morton Memorial Library and Community House. 82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff. mortonmemlibrary@hvc.rr.com. 845-876-2903. Tuesday. 2:30-6pm. Wednesday. 2:30-7:30pm. Thursday. 10-12:30pm, 2:30-6pm. Friday. 10-12:30pm, 2:30-6pm. Saturday. 10-12:30pm.
Tivoli
Kaatsbaan. Adults $30, Children and Students (with ID) $10, reserved seating/café table $45. Kaatsbaan. 120 Broadway, Tivoli. pgrkaats@bestweb.net. 845-757-5106 x2 or 10. Zvidance. November 2. 7:30pm. Project 44. November 16. 7:30. Noche Flamenca. November 30. 7:30pm. December 1. 2:30pm.
Tivoli Artists Gallery Holiday Show. Co-op members and guests presenting affordable fine art and handicrafts for the holidays. Includes paintings, prints, photos, fiber arts, paper crafts, hand-made baskets, pottery, jewelry and other holiday gifts. Tivoli Artists’ Gallery. 60 Broadway, Tivoli. 845-757-2667. Reception. Saturday, November 23. 6-8pm. Friday. 5-9pm. Saturday. 1-9pm. Sunday. 1-5pm.
Teen Geek Squad at the Library. 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. Help is also available for Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher or Power Point as well as downloading books, Facebook, and email. Tivoli Free Library, Watts dePeyster Hall. 86 Broadway, Tivoli. tivoliprograms@gmail.com. 845-757-3771. Saturday, November 23. 10-2pm.
Wappingers Falls
Fourth Annual Holiday Light Parade. The parade has doubled in size each year and is sure to please again this year. Be a part of the spectacular parade. Floats, boats, bikes, dogs, characters, carriages, tractors; the possibilities are endless. Prizes will be awarded to the most spectacular, creative and adorable entry. To register for the parade, leave a message at 297-8773 x7 or email dcalabrese@wappingersfallsny.gov. Mesier Homestead Museum. Mesier Park, South Avenue, Wappingers Falls. info@wappingershistoricalsociety.org. 845-297-9520. Saturday, November 30. 6:30pm.
Village of Wappingers Veterans’ Memorial Service. MIA/POW Park. Route 9, Wappingers Falls. 845-297-8773. Monday, November 11. 11am.