What Happens in Mid-Hudson Valley on June 24, 2022 – The Daily Freeman

• The next Esopus Repair Café will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ascension Church at 1585 US Route 9W, West Park. Participants can bring their beloved but broken items to volunteer coaches to repair for free while watching. Attendees are welcome to bring a non-perishable item to the church store. Please no gas powered items. This is not a delivery service, those who bring an item should stay with it. We welcome volunteers. Call (845) 340-1293 or send an email to [email protected]

• The Olana Music and Nature Sustainability Partnership will host trail sessions, hiking and a concert at the Olana State Historic Site on Saturday, June 25, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Hudson River and Catskill Mountains which includes Hudson-based Murmore and Naomi Westwater, a multiracial black singer-songwriter from Boston. Tickets for children 12 years of age or younger can be purchased free of charge.

• The Good Work Institute is hosting “Resisting Erasure,” an exhibition featuring Poughkeepsie-based artist Shirley Parker Benjamin and photographer Onagi Benjamin until October 8. Opportunities to engage in work on the second Saturday of every month. The Good Work Institute Greenhouse is located at 65 James Street, Kingston. For more information, visit https://goodworkinstitute.org/resisting-erasure/

• Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle Series at Olin Hall at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson concludes with “Beloved Piano Quartets” Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. Single tickets $35; $5 for students. (845) 758-7900; Fishercenter.bard.edu.

• Gardiner Library, 133 Farmers Turnpike, Gardiner, will have a repair café on Sunday, June 26, 1-4 p.m. Repair Café is a free event where community members bring their broken items and, in collaboration with volunteer repair coaches, repair them. Broken items include small appliances, lamps, tires, chairs, and more. Visit www.repaircafehv.org for more information.

• Stewart House and Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society will conduct a fundraiser on Sunday, June 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the River Grill at The Stewart House, 1 N. Water St. , Athens. Tickets are available at The Stewart House, by visiting halps.org/fundraiser.html or by calling (518) 828-5294.

• The Vassar College Music Department and the Hudson Valley Musicians’ Association host choir and orchestra on Sunday as part of the College’s Bach Festival, June 26, at 2 p.m. at the College’s Skinner Music Hall, 100 Raymond Avenue, Arlington. Directed by Christine Howlett, theme for Der Herr Denket an uns BWV 196, Concerto Brandenburg No. 5 BWV 1050 and Christ Lag at Todes Banden BWV 4 S. To get tickets, visit vassar.edu/music/concerts. For a complete listing of Vassar’s BachFest event, visit www.hvsocietyformusic.org.

• The exhibition Holy Cross / Santa Cruz Church “Celebration of the Holy Cross / Santa Cruz … Its Artists, Its Mission, its Preservation” Saturday 25 June, from 1 pm to 4 pm, showcasing works by the parishioners of talented craftsmen. See paintings, jewelry, quilts, embroidery, and textile artists on display in the church and parish hall at 30 Pine Grove Ave. Kingston, and meet a recently published children’s book author. Tours of the church and the history of the sculptures at the sanctuary will be available, the Ulster Immigrant Defense Network will have an information table and a thrift store will open. For more information, call the church office at (845) 331-6796.

• The Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase arrives at Bearsville Center, 277 – 297 Tinker Street, Woodstock, October 21-23. See exquisite, handcrafted contemporary acoustic guitars and string instruments, presented by their creators in an intimate gathering of string builders, instrumentalists, collectors and hobbyists and enjoy continuous live music, from 11am-6pm every day of the event at the Pierceville Theater. Additional seminars, workshops and concerts with separate admission. General admission is $25 per day. The three-day pass is $60. Advance tickets will go on sale at the Bearsville Theater box office in June.

• United Methodist Church, 12 Lafayette Ave. Coxsackie will sponsor a chicken-only BBQ party on Thursday, June 30th from 4-6 p.m. Dinner will include half a chicken, roast potatoes, corn, coleslaw, rolls, butter and cookies. Requests can be collected from the Lafayette Avenue car park. Tickets are available from any church member or by calling (518) 428-9600 or (518) 731-8072. Call (518) 428-9600 for delivery.

• Bicyclists can celebrate summer at the Summer Party at the Kingston Food Coop and have their bike checked out by Bike Friendly Kingston volunteers on Saturday, July 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Big Bubble Laundromat at 718 Broadway in downtown Kingston. No pre-registration is required, but participants must log in by 1:30 PM. Bells, lights and bicycle helmets will be available at this event. The event is free but donations are welcome For more information contact the YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County Bicycle Educator, Tom Polk by calling (845-338-3810, Ext 102 Email: [email protected]

• Summer outdoor concert series, “Twilight Music in the Parks,” takes place Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Ulster Visitor Center on the Highland side of Walkway Over the Hudson off US Route 9W, through September 1.

• People Place, in partnership with the Animal Happiness Institute, has returned the Happy Cart to the parking lot at 17 St. Taste and free. happyvegancart.org.

• The monthly evening organized by the Center for Promoting Wellness in People’s Place continues on holistic health in cooperation with the holistic health community. The first Wednesday evening of every month from 3-7pm at 775 Broadway, Kingston. https://peoplesplacewec.simplybook.me/v2/.

• Coach House Players will be presented on 12 Augusta St. , Kingston, “On Golden Pond” for six shows from Friday, July 1, through Sunday, July 10. Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m., with a Sunday performance. 2 p.m. Prices $20, $18 for seniors age 62 or older and $10 for students age 18 or younger. Tickets can be purchased by calling (845) 331-2476 or online at www.coachhouseplayers.org.

• The People’s Place Health Empowerment Center offers free weekly workshops, featuring wellness classes, health checks, nutritional guidance, alternative health methods, and financial education. 775 Broadway, Kingston. For more information and to register for the workshops, visit www.peoplesplace.org/wellness-empowerment-center or call (845) 338-4030.

• People Place Food Pantry is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM and on Wednesday evenings from 5-7 PM at 17 St. James St. , Kingston. Donations of fresh, shelf-stable foods are accepted. Call (845) 338-4030.

• The People’s Place Bounty table, located just outside the doors, offers free produce, bread, baked goods, dairy and protein. Items change daily and are first-come, first-served during business hours, 10am-1pm Call (845) 338-4030 for additional information.

• The Hurley Heritage Society Museum at 52 Main St, Hurley opened for the season. Watch the ongoing exhibition Winslow Homer in Hurley – an Artist’s View. It features reproductions of paintings and illustrations made by Homer while visiting Hurley between 1870 and 1875. The exhibition features five new paintings this year. Museum opening hours are Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 to 4 p.m.

• Sunday Ice Cream Train rides run at Catskill Mountain Railroad from Sunday to September 18th. Trains leave from Westbrook Lane Rail Station in Kingston near Hannaford Supermarket in Kingston Plaza at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm for an approximately one hour ride. Tickets $20 for adults; $14 for children (2-12 years old); $19 for seniors, active military, and veterans; It’s free for toddlers age 2 and under on a lap. Visit catskillmountainrailroad.com.

• Bike-friendly Kingston hosts a monthly ‘Slow Ride’ on the first Thursday of every month through October. Guided tours, which range from five to 20 miles, depart from the YMCA parking lot in Kingston and Ulster at 507 Broadway at 6 p.m. Dates are July 7, August 8, September 9, and October 6. Send an email to [email protected] .gov. for more information.

• The Tivoli Wide Yard Sale, in its 33rd year, will take place on Saturday 30 July, beginning at 9am, and a map showing the locations of each sale will be posted and distributed at Four Corners. For more information, call the village office at (845) 757-2021.

• Thomas Cole’s National Historic Site exhibition “Thomas Cole Studio: Memory and Inspiration” is scheduled to run until October 20, 2022 at location 218 Spring Street, Catskill. The exhibition examines the last years of the famous Hudson River School artist before his death in February 1848. For more information and exhibition hours, visit www.thomascole.org/visit.

• Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 State Road 213, Stone Ridge, will host Findings, a robust marketplace of 40 sellers and curators of specialty farmers, nurseries, antiques dealers from around the world, and local artisans from the Catskills, Hudson Valley and beyond. The market will display a large number of plants, garden relics, handcrafted goods and fresh goods. Tickets are $15 and available at Eventbrite by visiting https://bit.ly/3kdNPPG

• Hudson’s Wednesday Market returns to 7th Street Park in Warren Street, Hudson, every Wednesday from 4-7 pm through October 26. The grassroots farmers market features a variety of vendors. Local craftspeople interested in selling and displaying their crafts can send an email to [email protected] Visit upstreetmarket.wixsite.com/hudsonwedmarket/

• Girl Named Tom performs at Bardavon, 35 Market, St., Poughkeepsie on July 15 at 8 p.m. at a private concert for Mid-Hudson Love Inc. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased by calling (845) 473-5288, (845) 339-6088 by emailing [email protected], at Bardavon and at UPAC in Kingston, 601 Broadway. Tickets can also be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com (but fees will apply).

• The New York City Opera and Teatro Gracello are at the forefront of the Venice International Sound Festival in Phenicia from August 5-7. Featured shows include Mozart’s Teatro Gratacello production “Don Giovanni” on August 5, 8:30 p.m., New York City Opera Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” on August 6, 8:30 p.m. and “Opera at Film” in partnership with Woodstock Film Festival On August 7 at 8:30 pm visit https://www.phoeniciavoicefest.org/.

• This season’s Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market has opened in the municipal car park at 61 E Market Street, Rheinbeck. The market will be held every Sunday from 10am to 2pm, except for December 4th, until December 18th, visit rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com for more information.

• Scenic Catskill Flyer Train rides of the Catskill Mountain Railroad are back on the Old Ulster and Delaware Railroad. Flights run on Saturdays until September 17th. Trains leave from Westbrook Lane Rail Station near Hannaford supermarket on Kingston Plaza in Kingston at 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. for a journey of about one hour. Tickets $16 for adults; $10 for children (2-12 years old); $15 Seniors, Military, and Veterans: And free for toddlers 2 and under cuddles. Visit catskillmountainrailroad.com/

• The Senate Historic Site in Uptown Kingston is open. Opening hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm until Halloween. Tours depart around the clock, with the last tour leaving at 4 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors. Children 12 years old or younger are free. For more information, call (845) 338-2786, or visit https://parks.ny.gov.

• The Kingston Farmers Market has returned to its outdoor location at Ulster County Courthouse Parking Lot, 285 Wall Street, and the market will be every Saturday from 9am to 2pm until 19 November.

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