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Dutchess County Events: November 2016

Christmas in November Antique Show & Flea Market.With over 600 hundred vendors from more than eight states there is always something new and exciting at the Stormville Flea Market. Shoppers come to the Stormville Flea Market and discover everything from antiques and collectibles; arts and crafts to new merchandise. Sunday, Nov 6th, 2016. 8am-4pm. 428 Route 216, Stormville.

Holiday House Tours at Wilderstein Historic Site. 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 questions. $11 adults, $10 students/seniors, children under 12 free. November 25, 26 & 27. 1-3pm. 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck.

45th Annual Craft Fair at Dutchess Community College. DCC hosts a Craft Fair with more than 100 artists on the weekend following Thanksgiving. The Fair has become a much-anticipated event as it allows people to get a head start on their holiday shopping by purchasing one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family. November 26-27. 9am-4pm. 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie.

American Soldier at Arts at the Chocolate Factory – Three Performances! The American Soldier (Edinburgh Festival Fringe) is a solo show that reveals the struggles American soldiers face at war and their internal struggles to come back home. Based on real stories and accounts from soldiers’ letters written from the American Revolution through current day Afghanistan. Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 at 8pm. Sunday, November 13 at 3pm. $20 per person. 54 Elizabeth Street, Suite 2 Red Hook.

Cocktails & Canvas at Piano Piano Wine Bar. Saturday November 5th will include live music with Rhythm and Jules which will begin at 8:30pm.  On Sunday, November 6th, there will be canvas painting and cocktails at 2:30pm, advance is registration required. 1064 Main Street Fishkill.

“Young Frankenstein” at The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. Based on Mel Brooks’ comedy masterpiece, “Young Frankenstein” the musical is the hilarious story of Dr. Frankenstein’s grandson, Frederick, who after years of living down the family reputation, inherits his grandfather’s castle and is lured into repeating the experiment of old. October 14 – November 6, at The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm,  Sundays at 3pm. Tickets are $27 for adults, $25 seniors.

“Celebrating Heroes” Exhibit at Vassar College. The 1930s and 1940s were a golden age for murals in America where the everyday worker rose to the status of a primary hero. Wall paintings about larger than life miners, farmers, and others covered walls in public buildings across the country, preliminary ideas played out in sketches, however, and almost fifty of these are displayed in this exhibition. Exhibit runs until December 18, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am-5pm, Thursday 10-9pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm. 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie.

Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Event @ Locust Grove. Delicious wine pairing and food samplings featuring local chefs! Back for the 11th year, “Sunset Sensations” is inspired by heirloom vegetables from the Locust Grove Estate kitchen gardens. Thursday, Nov 10th, 2016.  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. $27/person, $29 at the the door. 2683 South Rd. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Mini Maker Faire. Looking for established and emerging “makers” from the mid-Hudson Valley and beyond for this family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, bicycles, unique handmade crafts, music and local food, and educational workshops and installations. The more interactive and hands-on, the better! Saturday, November 12, from 10am to 4pm, at Poughkeepsie Day School, 260 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie.

German Experimental Ensemble. Currently on their 20th anniversary tour, the German experimental electronic ensemble centrozoon will play Quinn’s.The core members are Markus Reuter, and Bernhard Wöstheinrich. The group’s music is flexible and has altered from album to album, but frequently-used elements include ambient music, improvisation, electronica, progressive rock and IDM (intelligent dance music). November 13 at 8pm. Free. 330 Main Street, in Beacon..