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Dutchess County Events October 2013

Beacon
Beacon Flea Market. 50+ vendors selling glassware, furniture, antiques, clean-out, books, jewelry, and crafts. Beacon Flea Market. Henry Street Parking Lot, Beacon. 845-202-0094. Sundays in October. 8am-3pm.
Hyde Park
Hyde Park Brewing Company. Chain Gang. No cover. Friday, October 4. 9:30pm. Johnny Dell and Nite Life. No cover. Saturday, October 5. 8:30pm. 11th Hour. No cover. Friday, October 11. 9:30pm. Bryan Gordon solo in the taproom. No cover. Saturday, October 12. 8:30pm. Breakaway featuring Robin Baker. No cover. Rock N’ Soul Dance Party! Friday, October 18. 9:30pm. O’Solo Vito. No cover. Saturday, October 19. 8:30pm. Jukebox Junkies. No cover. Friday, October 25. 9:30pm. Rudy Solo in the taproom. No cover. Saturday, October 26. 8:30pm. 4076 Albany Post Road (Route 9), Hyde Park. hydeparkbrewing.com or info@hydeparkbrewing.com. 845-229-8277.
St. James’ Tea Room and Craft Fair. Enjoy tea and a heavenly treat, and find that special handmade gift. More than 20 vendors. St. James Episcopal Church. 4526 Albany Post Road/Route 9, Hyde Park. stjamesoffice@stjameshydepark.org. 845-229-2820. Saturday, October 19. 10am-4pm.
Hudson Valley Folk Guild: Happy Traum. Happy Traum’s skillful musicianship and avid interest in traditional and contemporary music has brought him worldwide recognition. He has performed extensively throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and Japan, and has appeared on recordings as a featured artist and as a member of various ensembles. He has recorded and/or performed with many top artists. An expert guitar and banjo player, Happy produces all of the lessons for Homespun Music Instruction and brings to it his many years of experience as a performer, writer, editor, folklorist, teacher and recording artist. $12, $10 seniors. Hyde Park United Methodist Church. Route 9 and Church Street, Hyde Park. events@hydepark-umc.corg. 845-229-2114. Friday, October 11. 8pm.
Millbrook
Tour of Dutchess County Agriculture. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County and the Dutchess County Heritage Days Committee. Experience the heritage, diversity and vitality of Dutchess County agriculture. Meet the people who provide us with local food and fiber and enhance the quality of life in our communities. Morning tour. Registration and light breakfast. 8:30am. Depart. 9am. Planned stops at Wlabridge Farm, Millbrook; Duhallow Stable, Millbrook; Coon Brothers Dairy Farm, Amenia; Sisters Hill Farm CSA, Stanfordville; and Hahn’s Farm, Salt Point. Return to the Farm and Home Center for lunch. 12:30pm. Afternoon tour. Afternoon registration and lunch. 12:30pm. Depart. 1:30pm. Planned stops at Abel’s Christmas Tree Farm, Verbank; Dutchess Hops, Lagrange; Sprout Creek Farm, Poughkeepsie; Sabellico Greenhouses, Hopewell Junction; and Fishkill Farms, Hopewell Junction. Return. 5pm. Farm and Home Center. 2715 Route 44, Millbrook. RSVP by October 2. nh26@cornell.edu. 845-677-8223 x115. Wednesday, October 9. 8:30am-5pm.
Millerton
Discovery Garden and Events at McEnroe Organic Farm. The Discovery Garden and 1/4 mile Farm-Walk is a self-guided farm tour with activities and information about farm practices. Enjoy the landscape, seasonal changes and biodiversity of the organic farm with a gentle hike. Picnic Tables and Garden Seating are available for your enjoyment. Family Farm Day. McEnroe Organic Farm. 5409 Route 22, Millerton. market@mcenroefarm.com. 518-789-4191. Saturday, October 12. 10am-5pm. Farm tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.
Pawling
Brine Garden Open Days, Tours and Talks. Brine Design: a seminar in the Brine Garden. New England Wild Flower Society of Framingham, Massachusetts. Registration Required. October 5. 1-4pm.
GardenLarge’s Brine Garden. Garden Conservancy Open Day. Open to all. $5. October 12. 12-6pm.
GardenLarge’s Brine Garden. ArtEast Open Studio Tour. Open to all. October 19 and 20. 11am-5pm. Frogs. Great swamp celebration and art show. Open to all. October 26-27. 11am-5pm. GardenLarge’s Brine Garden. 21 Bluebird Inn Road, Pawling. Julia@gardenlarge.com. 855-855-9023.
Poughkeepsie
Carrie Newcomer in Concert. Carrie Newcomer’s music has always explored the intersection of the spiritual and the daily, the sacred and the ordinary. Over the course of her career she has become a prominent voice for progressive spirituality, social justice and interfaith dialogue. The concert is a fundraiser for Rural Migrant Ministries and is sponsored by Spiral Web, a chapter of CUUPS (the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans). $20. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie. 67 South Randolph Avenue, Poughkeepsie. bpt.me/449533 or uupok.org. 845-453-6927. Sunday, October 13. 7pm.
Bella Winds, Woodwind Chamber Ensemble. A performance by the woodwind chamber ensamble, whose members include bassoon faculty member Elisabeth Romano. Faculty and guest recital. Free. Vassar College, Skinner Hall of Music. 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie. 845-437-7000 or 845-437-7394. Friday, November 1. 8pm.
Swing Dance. The Big Band Sound. Free. Beginner lesson at 8pm. Vassar College. 124 Raymond Avenue, College Center, Poughkeepsie. 845-437-5370. Wednesday, October 30. 8:30-10:30pm.
Poughquag
Harvest Festival and Maze. Entertainment including live music, a playground, activities, a petting zoo, hayrides, and a giant corn maze. Stop by an pick pumpkins and apples, plus stock up on a wide selection of vegetables and fruits. Make sure you visit the country store. The Concession Stand has cider donuts, great food and refreshing beverages. $3 for farm, $12.50 for wristband for activities. Barton Orchards. 63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag, NY. pbarton@bestweb.net. 845-227-2306. Saturday, October 26.
Rhinebeck
Apple Festival. Fresh apple pies for sale, crafts, bake and second time around tables. Lunch available from 11am-2pm. Rhinebeck Reformed Church. Route 9 and South Street, Rhinebeck. 845-876-3727. Saturday, October 5. 10am-2pm.
The Rhinebeck Garden Club. Wreath making with dried flowers taught by owner Lisa Riso. Guests are welcome, but registration two weeks in advance is required for this workshop. Cost to members and non-members, $20. The Greenhouse in Rhinebeck. 914-475-3502. 10am.
14th Annual Woodstock Film Festival. An innovative variety of films, first-class concerts, workshops, celebrity-led panels, an awards ceremony, and fantastic parties. Festival mainstays include industry executives, television anchors, network k and cable executives, magazine and newspaper editors, record label executives, writers, painters, models, entertainment lawyers, producers, critics, and publishers. Upstate Films. 6415 Montgomery Street/ Route 9, Rhinebeck. info@upstatefilms.org. 845-876-2515 or 866-345-6688. Saturday, October 5.
Healing From Military Trauma: A Retreat for Military Women and Women Veterans. Significant combat stress and trauma can cause anxiety, depression, homelessness, unemployment, and substance abuse. With the current epidemic of sexual assault in the military, the wounds o f war often run deeper and longer for military women and women veterans. This women-only retreat for the military-veteran community (active duty, reserve, guard, and all brancejes of the uniformed services) builds a safe and healing environment to explore facing and releasing traumatic stress and increasing resilience. No application necessary. $75. Omega Institute for Holistic Studies. 150 Lake Drive, Rhinebeck. registration@eomega.org. 845-266-4444. Sunday, October 20. 1pm.
Rhinecliff
Morton Memorial Library. Read for the Record: “Otis” by Loren Long. Join us as we help to beat the record for the most people reading/listening to “Otis”. We will read the story together, make a craft, and have a moovelous treat. Thursday, October 3. 4pm.
Guitar Virtuoso Jerome Mouffe. Presented by Mid-Hudson Classical Guitar Society. Jerome Mouffe is a virtuoso guitarist from Belgium who has dazzled international audiences with his passionate and spontaneous playing. Jerome has toured throughout the United States and Western Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. $20 at the door. mhcgs.blogspot.com or midhudsonsoncgs@gmail.com. Sunday, October 6. 3pm.
Rhinecliff Waterfront Fall Ball Dance Party. A fundraising event to benefit the Rhinecliff Waterfront. Rock N Roll Music provided by the amazing U-GUYS. $10 admission includes a take home gift. Refreshments available. Saturday, October 12. 7pm.
Morton Fall Fundraising Cruise. Morton’s fourth annual Fall Foliage Fundraising River Cruise. Cruise includes lunch, cash bar, and live music by Bob and the Boys. Dessert party to follow at River’s Edge, a private home overlooking the Hudson River along Morton Road. Reservations, $75 per person. 845-876-2903. Departure from Rhinecliff Dock. Sunday, October 13. Check in, 1pm.
Rockin’ Rooks: Morton Youth Chess Club. The award winning club for students grades K-12. Learning and tournament competition. rockinrookschess.com. 845-876-5810. Every Monday. 5:30-7pm.
Morton Yarn Nights with Cher. Bring projects to work on, get advice from others, share your expertise, or just come to enjoy the company of other yarn enthusiasts. yarn.witch@gmail.com. 845-876-1085. Every Tuesday. 7pm.
Mini Matisse Red-Autumn Art. Join With Flying Colors and make art Picasso style with a Mommy and Me sensory adventure for kids aged 2 through 5. One hour classes include “process” oriented art projects, movement, music, and sensory explorations. with-flying-colors.com. 845-399-9918. Every Wednesday. 10am.
Reading of the Work of Jacques Lacan. Hosted by the Lacan Reading Group. Moderated by Dr. Anna McLellan, member of the Apres-Coup Psychoanalytic Association. Subject: Lacan’s Seminar V; The Unconscious. Please register. Every Thursday. 7pm. Morton Memorial Library and Community House. 82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff. morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us/. 845-876-2903.
Tivoli
Teen Geek Squad. Do you have questions about how to operate your NOOK, iPod, iPad, Kindle, laptop, or other electronic devices? Bring it in to the library and one of our trained “Teen Geeks” will help. Need help using Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher or PowerPoint? Want to learn how to down load books from Overdrive to your e-reader, or audio books to your MP3 player or iPod? Can’t figure out how to post pictures to Facebook? Need help creating an email account? Free. Tivoli Free Library. Watts dePeyster Hall. 86 Broadway, Tivoli. tivoliprograms@gmail.com. 845-757-3771. Saturday, October 19. 10am-2pm.