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What's Happening in Columbia County

  • October 27-28
    Legends By Candlelight Ghost Tours

    ​The highlight of Clermont’s fall season. Guests who arrive at Clermont will find themselves welcomed into a 1921 Halloween party complete with a spiritual medium, crystal ball, and a Ouija board. When the seance goes wrong, the house is filled with ghosts from throughout the mansion’s 250 year history. Tours followed by roasted marshmallows. a rare ‘Clermont After Dark’ tour which features hand carved flickering jack-o-lanterns! Reservations required!

  • October 27-28
    Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tours

    ​A stunning carriage and draft team saunter Frederic Church’s gravel roads bringing travelers to majestic views and stellar landscapes while viewing the sky, the Hudson River, and the Catskill Mountains. Reservations required.

  • Octover 22-29
    FilmColumbia 2017

    ​Eight day Film Festival screening over seventy major studio and independent features, award winning foreign films, documentaries, animation and meet-the-filmmaker events in the Village of Chatham…...The Crandell Theatre, The Tracey Memorial and The Morris Memorial.

  • October 28 & 29
    Fine Auction

    ​Auction featuring fine English and Continental and American fine art, furniture, porcelain, silver, Asian and jewelry, including property from the Collection of Princess Frederika Ann Guirey, Lyford Key, Estate of Dr. Heinrich Medicus, and Estate of Anne Lichtblau….and much more!

  • October 28
    Trick or Treat in The Fields

    ​Join us at Art Omi for a free afternoon of Halloween fun! We’ll provide art making, hayrides and a candy hunt amongst the sculptures. Come in your favorite, craft your own treat bag and enjoy cider, popcorn and fresh apples in the park! Free and open to the public!

  • October 28
    Halloween Vintage Release Party!

    ​The winery is heating up the annual Halloween Party this year by lighting a fire in our new venue: The Tin-Barn. Come and enjoy this spook-tastic event…..taste 4 new vintages including the Grim Reaper, prizes for best costume (encouraged but not required), admission includes 1 drink ticket and a bag of treats, live music and dinner menu available to purchase. Ages 21+

  • October 29
    Hudson Halloween Trick or Treat & Parade

    ​Trick or Treat along Warren Street from 2-4pm, then gather at 7th Street Park for the parade to Hudson Hall.

Getaway and Play in Columbia County!

If you are looking for a perfect weekend getaway, vacation destination or just a place to kick back and relax, Columbia County, NY is the ideal place to visit. The County offers unsurpassed rural beauty, a rich cultural scene and active recreational opportunities.

An abundance of theater, dance, and music options as well as all kinds of festivals fill the seasons with non-stop entertainment. While over 50 public heritage sites capture the county's distinctive place in U.S. history. No matter what you choose to explore, come and visit the Columbia County country hospitality.

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