A Magazine about the Hudson Valley’s local economy, published by Hudson Valley Current.

ULSTER & DUTCHESS EVENTS

DUTCHESS COUNTY

Country Living Fair. Magazine celebrates its subject at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, rain or shine. All exhibitions will be under cover in barns and tents. June 1-3. 10am to 5pm. 6550 Springbrook Ave Rte. 9, Rhinebeck.

A Taste of Arlington. Local restaurants along create a culinary trail of sampling cuisines alongside music, sidewalk sales & shopping, kids activities and much more all benefiting Hudson Valley Seed, a non-profit that educates children in school gardens. June 7. 5-8pm. Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie.

Corning Glass Barge. Corning Museum of Glass celebrates its 150 anniversary of glassmaking with a stop at Waryas Park on Poughkeepsie waterfront, offering glassblowing demonstrations. Pre-registration required. June 8-11. 11am to 3pm. cmog.org/glassmaking/demos/hot-glass-demos/glassbarge.

Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival. Over 40+ craft beers and ciders showcased rain or shine. Must be 21 and over with valid photo ID. June 9. 11am – 6pm. Stormville Airport, 428 Rt. 216, Stormville,

Family Fun Farm Day. Clover Brooke Farm and The Spitters Club host a day for kids and adults with farm activities and refreshments, with proceeds going to support youth clubs. June 10. 11am- 4pm. Clover Brooke Farm, 175 Ruskey Lane, Hyde Park.

Poughkeepsie Greek Festival. A celebration of the food, music, and culture of the Hellenic people at the Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church. June 14-17. 11am-9pm. 54 Park Ave, Poughkeepsie.

Garden Conservancy Open Day. A celebration of  Broccoli Hall, recreated into a series of enchanting garden “rooms.” June 16. 10am-4pm. 23 Flint Hill Road, Amenia. gardenconservancy.org/open-days/open-days-schedule/dutchess-county-ny-open-day-10.

Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival. Major folk festival returns to Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. June 16–17. Activism alive! Clearwaterfestival.com.

Music at Bannerman Island. Take a boat ride over to Bannerman Island for a self-guided tour and a live music concert. Leave from Beacon Institute Floating Dock, Red Flynn Road, Beacon. June 17. 12:30pm. bannermancastle.org.

Powerhouse Theater Reading Festival. The 34th season of Vassar College’s Powerhouse Theater festival kicks off with a free festival of new play readings. June 22-24. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. powerhouse.vassar.edu.

Martha Plimpton – All the Presidents Mann. Actress pays tribute to songwriter Aimee Mann, dedicating songs to some of her most (and least) favorite U.S. presidents. Bard College’s Spiegeltent, Annandale-on-Hudson. June 29. 9:30pm.

ULSTER COUNTY

Haydn in Ellenville. The13-concert world music concert Music on Market series in downtown Ellenville with chamber music. June 7. 7:30–9pm. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 40 Market St. Ellenville.

Get Outdoors Day in Mount Tremper. Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day with hands-on activities and demos from outdoor recreation experts. June 9. 10am –3pm. Catskill Interpretive Center, 5096 Route 28, Mt. Tremper. catskillinterpretivecenter.org

Kingston Kayak Festival. Kayak demos, new skills lessons, and loads of new gear. June 9. 10am–4pm. Kingston Point Beach, Delaware Avenue, Kingston.

June Jamboree with Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. Award-winning veggie food trucks and booths, live music, sustainable wines as well as a bouncy castle and waterslide. Meet over 400 friendly rescued cows, pigs, goats, turkeys and more. June 9. 10:30am–4pm. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, 2 Rescue Road, High Falls.

TRENDS: The Runway Experience Fashion Show. Clothing and accessories from local Hudson Valley shops and designers, benefiting Hudson Valley Rescue and Sanctuary. June 10. 4:30pm. T.R. Gallo Park, Lower Broadway, Kingston.

Anita Williams Peck Public Speaking Competition. High school students compete for $6,000 in scholarships for the best public speaking presentations. June 14. 7pm. SUNY Ulster College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall 203, Stone Ridge.

Forsaken in Life, Forgotten in Death. A talk about the old poorhouse system in Ulster County. June 15. 7pm. Matthewis Persen House, 74 John St., Kingston.

Phoenicia Flea. Nomadic market of makers and merchants from the Catskills, Hudson Valley and beyond with handcrafted food, drink, jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings, curated vintage and more. June 16. 11am-6pm. Emerson Resort & Spa, 5340 Route 28, Mt. Tremper.

Make a Difference Day. Food, music, activities and community information provided by local agencies. June 16. 11am–3pm. Everette Hodge Community Center, Franklin Street, Kingston.

 

Community Holistic Healthcare Day.  FREE holistic healthcare, first-come first-served, offered by a variety of practitioners including holistic medical doctors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, psychologists and a wide variety of energy healers.  June 19. 4–8pm. Marbletown Community Center, Main Street, Stone Ridge. rvhhc.org.

Hudson Valley Celtic Festival. A sanctioned Pipe Band Competition with more than 70 soloists (pipers and drummers) perform individually before internationally-recognized judges.  June 23. 8am until dark. Hudson Valley Sportsdome, 240 Milton Turnpike, Milton.

Junk Menagerie. Help create a group sculpture out of recycled materials, all ages with adult supervision! June 23. 12-5pm. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker Street, Woodstock.

Brightwork: A Makers’ Festival. Artists, artisans and craftspeople will demonstrate their craft, including woodworking, metalworking, maritime crafts and more both days. National Boatbuilding Challenge will be held on Saturday, where teams of two compete to build a boat from start to finish in four hours, then race on the water. Live music, food, children’s activities, workshops and classes both days. June 23. 10am–5pm. Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston.

13th Annual Tour De Kingston and Ulster. Bike races and rides for all abilities and interests, presented by the YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County. All rides start and finish at the Forsyth Park Pavilion with parking at Dietz Stadium, 170 North Front Street in Kingston. June 24. 9am–2pm. tourdekingston.com.