EVENTS

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2015 Walking Guide
of Hudson

Columbia County offers a variety of entertainment to balance out your visit.  Between artistic venues to fairs and festivals, there is always something happening in Columbia County.

 
Jun 1

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

 
Jun 2

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Classics on Hudson

Pianist Christopher O'Riley & Cellist Matt Haimovitz

7:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House
518-822-1438 www.hudsonoperahouse.org

Known to millions as the host of NPR’s From the Top, O’Riley is also an accomplished pianist who frequently works with Grammy-award winning cellist Matt Haimovitz. Together they will perform a preview of their upcoming all-Russian album, Troika. Tickets: $40/premium, $25 general admission

True West

8:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

 
Jun 3

Open Farm Weekend

10:00am – 3:00pm
FarmOn! Foundation: 556 Empire Road, Copake NY 12516
518-329-3276 www.farmonfoundation.org

We Invite You To FarmOn! With Us. Stop by and tour historic Empire Farm, our 220 acre youth educational farm. Our teaching kitchen will be baking organic treats to eat. Get your hands dirty in organic soil and pick your own salad greens - we will show you how! Shop our Historic Barn Tag Sale, help us plant our pollination garden, sign up to volunteer, or plant a dedicated Fix Farm, apple tree! Free admission.

Ag Day

10:00am – 3:00pm
Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson
518-828-4181 www.sunycgcc.edu

Join Columbia-Greene Community College 50th Anniversary and Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 100th Anniversary for this free event celebrating Agriculture with animals, demonstrations, food and local artisans.

The Garden Conservancy: Open Day

​Fee: $7/person

Garden of Peter Bevacqua and Stephen King (Claverack), Ketay Garden (Claverack), Texas Hill (Hillsdale), Versailles on Hudson (Hudson), and Hudson Hood (Hudson).

Abracadabra: It’s Melvin the Magnificent!

Free!

10:30am
FASNY Museum of Firefighting: 117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson NY
518-822-1875 www.fasnyfiremuseum.com

Spend a magical morning with us and watch Melvin perform an interactive magic show that is sure to amaze you! Kids will learn about fire safety while being astounded by magic. After the show, kids will make their own magic wands.

Fine Auction

11:00am
Stair Galleries, 549 Warren Street, Hudson
518-751-1000 www.stairgalleries.com

Sale will feature 20th Century, Modern and Contemporary paintings, works on paper, decorations and a large selection of sculpture and three-dimensional constructions. Included in the sale is a curated group of fine and decorative arts from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection representing a life of collecting and friendships with artists Larry Rivers, Brice Marden, Robert Graham, Jasper Johns and many others.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

4:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Overlook: Harper Montgomery on Reading Teresita Fernandez’s Art

4:00pm
Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $20/person

Join Harper Montgomery, Ph.D, Distinguished Lecturer and Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Professor in Latin American Art at Hunter College, for a lecture and discussion about Teresita Fernandez. Montgomery will focus on avant-gardism, social activism, institutions, and cross-cultural conditions for making and displaying art.

Paint and Sip

Fee: $45/person

4:30pm – 7:30pm
Hudson-Chatham Winery: 1900 NY-66, Ghent, NY
518-392-9463 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

​Create an original work of art, with local artist, Christine Flood, while enjoying wine - always a great time! Fee includes instruction, materials and a glass of wine.

The 5th Annual JC Flach Modified Memorial Event

5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Fee: $11-16/adults, $2/children

$3000 to win modified memorial event with all weekly divisions plus sportsman.

The Abstract Universe

Opening Reception Tonight!

5:30pm – 8:30pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

JARO Geometric Abstractions on view thru July.

True West

8:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

21st Century Blues Tour

Chris Thomas King

8:00pm
Valatie Community Theatre: 3031 Main Street, Valatie NY
518-758-1309 www.valatietheatre.org

Award-winning Louisiana-based musician comes to Valatie. Initially known for his audacious fusion of blues and hip-hop, Chris reaches a whole new audience with the Coen Brothers’ film O Brother, Where Art Thou? not only appearing on the award-winning soundtrack but playing a prominent supporting character as well. Tickets: $25

Matt Lorenz & The Suitcase Junket

9:00pm
Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

Lorenz, the Northampton, MA based indie-blues singer-songwriter, brings his box of creative tricks to Hudson.

Live Comedy at The Crandell

10:30pm – 12:00am
The Crandell Theater: 48 Main Street, Chatham, NY 12037
518-965-1465 www.crandellcomedy.eventbrite.com

Headliner, local native Danny Mahar, hosts and All-Star lineup of New York’s funniest up and coming comedians. Tickets: $15 in advance/$20 at the door

 
Jun 4

Open Farm Weekend

10:00am – 3:00pm
FarmOn! Foundation: 556 Empire Road, Copake NY 12516
518-329-3276 www.farmonfoundation.org

We Invite You To FarmOn With Us. Stop by and tour historic Empire Farm, our 220 acre youth educational farm. Our teaching kitchen will be baking organic treats to eat. Get your hands dirty in organic soil and pick your own salad greens - we will show you how! Shop our Historic Barn Tag Sale, help us plant our pollination garden, sign up to volunteer, or plant a dedicated Fix Farm apple tree!

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

True West

2:00pm
The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent
800-838-3006 www.ghentplayhouse.org

Fee: $20/adults, $10/students

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

7:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

You’ve seen it here before but not like this! This fresh and new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s enduring masterpiece will make you want to Go-Go-Go! Hit songs include “Any Dream Will Do,” “Those Canaan Days,” and the rousing “Mega-Mix.”

Jazz and Sculpture Pay Tribute to Sun Ra

8:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

​Artist Reginald Madison and jazz groups Triage and the Late Regulars will pay tribute to the late jazz visionary and bandleader Sun Ra. Triage is a jazz trio committed to creating deep, uncompromising, and relevant improvised music. The Late Regulars play post-bop jazz and original compositions. “Heliocentric Omni Verse,” a sculptural installation opens the evening at 6pm. The sculptures are of Sun Ra’s band and stand ten-14’ high. Music starts at 8pm.

Jazz and Sculpture Pay Tribute to Sun Ra

8:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

Artist Reginald Madison and jazz groups Triage and the Late Regulars will pay tribute to the late jazz visionary and bandleader Sun Ra.Triage is a jazz trio committed to creating deep, uncompromising, and relevant improvised music. The late Regulars play post-bop jazz and original compositions. “Heliocentric Omni Verse,” a sculptural installation opens the evening at 6pm. The sculptures are of Sun Ra’s band and stand ten to 14’ high. Music starts at 8:00pm.

 
Jun 5

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

 
Jun 6

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
Jun 7

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
Jun 8

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

Musical Innovation: Jonathan Scales

8:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

The Jonathan Scales Fourchestra brings its steel pans and jazz-funk fusion to Hudson. Scales is to the steel pan what Bela Fleck is to the banjo.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

 
Jun 9

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Opening Reception: Susan Anthony

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Chatham Bookstore: 27 Main Street, Chatham, NY
518-392-3005 www.chathambookstore.com

In a show entitled “Troy, New York: A Tarnished City Alive Again,” Susan Anthony shows photographs of the store of Troy’s history through early prosperity to decay to rebirth. Exhibit runs from June 9 through August 6.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

 
Jun 10

Portraiture/aka Caricature/ with graphic artist Barbara Slate

Fee: $15/pp, $25/Family (up to 5)

10:00am
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Join Barbara, a pioneer among women in comics, to make a portrait or self-portrait in cartoon style. Instructor Slate illustrated hundreds of Betty and Veronica stories for Archie Comics. Participants will learn how to create a comic drawing of a face. All materials will be provided. refreshments will be served.

Antiques and Treasures Roadshow

10:00am – 4:00pm
Malden Bridge Community Center: 1087 Albany Tpke, Malden Bridge, NY
518-794-5654 www.ridersmillsschoolhouse.org

​Determine the value of your most beloved treasures be they antiques, collectibles or just that gorgeous broach grandma left you. If you do not have an item, admission is free. The cost is $10, up to three items for appraisal. there will also be face painting, food vendors, and delicious baked goods.

Hudson Flag Day Parade

10:00am – 9:00pm
City of Hudson
www.hudsonflagdayparade.org

The day starts with entertainment, info displays and vendors at the 7th St from 10am-11am, followed by the Elks Annual Flag Day Ceremony at 11am, park activities continue until 1:30pm. The Parade steps off at 2pm, at Green & State Street and will march down Warren St, ending at the Amtrak Train Station. Activities continue at the water front and at 9pm, the night will finish with the area’s largest fireworks display!

Open Day - Meet the Animals

11:00am – 4:00pm
Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary, 3212 Route 66, Chatham
518-392-0175 www.equineadvocates.org

Come spend a few hours walking around and meeting our 80+ horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, most of whom were rescued from slaughter, abuse and/or neglect. All are now happily enjoying their life at the sanctuary. It will be a fun, educational experience for all. Feel free to picnic at our pond.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

4:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

Explore & Create: History of the Handwritten Note

Fee: $20/person

4:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Make your own stationery and greeting cards using antique papers which reflect travel and life in the 19th century. Hands-on exploration into the history of travel advertising, correspondence, printing methods, and the art of handmade cards during the Victorian era. Abridged tour of the main house followed by art-making. Refreshments will be served.

The 20-Lap Meltz Lumber Purestock Inaugural Race

5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Fee: $11-16/adults, $2/children

20-lap purestock race with all weekly divisions plus 4-cylinders.

Klemmer & Jazz in the Stacks

Tickets: $40/person

6:00pm
Hudson Area Library: 51 North 5th Street, Hudson NY
518-282-1792 www.hudsonarealibrary.org

Featuring Paul Green’s Two Worlds….come hear the sounds resounding in the magnificent main library of the Galvan Armory. Wine and appetizers will be supplied by Ca’Mea.

First Columbians 2017

Honoring: Our Rural Properties

6:30pm – 10:30pm
Van Alen House: 2589 Route 9H, Kinderhook, NY
518-758-9265 www.cchsny.org/first-columbians---2017.html

Live Music by Stone Soup trio, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and Silent Auction on the lawn of the Van Alen House. Festive Attire! Tickets: $225/pp, please RSVP online by May 31, 2017

Volume Reading & Music Series

7:00pm
Spotty Dog Books & Ale, 440 Warren Street, Hudson
518-671-6006 www.facebook.com/volumehudson

Free reading and music series featuring prose, poetry, and a short DJ set.

Music of Nat King Cole

7:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

Teresa Broadwell, jazz vocalist, violinist, band leader and arranger, brings her jazz sextet to the Spencertown Academy for an evening devoted to the music of Nat King Cole.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

World-Fusion Psychedelic Jams: Kimock

9:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

This group promises a listening experience that spotlights Steve Kimock’s (guitarist, long associated with the Grateful Dead and its offshoots) remarkable tone in an intuitive flow of Eastern and Western folk music, heartfelt acoustic guitar, ambient electronic expressions, inventive covers and reinvented classics and contemporary compositions.

 
Jun 11

Sunday Brunch at the Winery

Cost: $30/person - reservations strongly suggested

11:30am – 1:30pm
Hudson-Chatham Winery: 1900 NY-66, Ghent, NY
518-392-9463 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

​Brunch will be a team effort with the neighbors at Little Ghent Farm to feature an assortment of fresh-made breakfast foods, along with a glass of wine. Brunch will be served under the tent (weather permitting).

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

Historic Hudson: Chamber Music Series

Construction and Elaboration

2:00pm
Dr. Oliver Bronson House: Worth Ave Entrance at NYS Correctional Facility Grounds, Hudson NY
518-828-1785 www.historichudson.org

Program I: Musicians from The Orchestra Now of Bard College. Ensemble pieces: Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven String Quartets. Cost: $35

Swords in the Hands of Children

Reflections of an American Revolutionary by Jonathan Lerner

5:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House
518-822-1438 www.hudsonoperahouse.org

Book reading and signing followed by a reception. Free, reservations recommended.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

7:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

Ahn Trio to Play Bowie, Hendrix and Prince

7:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

The internationally acclaimed Ahn Trio will perform in the inaugural concert of The Rogovoy Salon, a new music and literary series curated and hosted by cultural journalist and music critic Seth Rogovoy.

 
Jun 12

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

A Mix of Jazz-Funk and Spoken-Word: Gypsy Bed

8:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

An all-acoustic band, Gypsy Bed, brings its new collection of tunes from its recent “Dazed and Confused” album to Hudson. This new album is about relationships and change, combing jazz, urban and spoken word.

 
Jun 13

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
Jun 14

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

 
Jun 15

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

Opening Reception - New Worlds: Lois Dickson

6:00pm – 8:00pm
John Davis Gallery: 362 1/2 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

Dickson makes her paintings in response to images that emerge from her imagination. A painting can evolve using spontaneous sweeping and interlocking gestures. As images appear on her canvas, and colors ask to be present, the process of working and solving the painting begins.The result is a conflagration of images that are simultaneously imaginative and engineered, deliberate and accidental.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

 
Jun 16

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Hidden Gardens Event: Twilight in the Garden Party

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Falling Waters:Spencertown, NY
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org/events/hidden-gardens

Good friends paired with delicious food and festive libations, all served up in a pastoral, bucolic setting. That’s the recipe for this year! The party will be held at “Falling Waters” in Spencertown, the historic home of John & Denise Dunne. Tickets are available for the party only or as a package with the Hidden Gardens Tour.

Wild QUEENdom

Pride Weekend 2017

7:00pm
Hudson
www.outhudson.com

Pride Weekend 2017 kicks off with a Sunset Boat Cruise (7-9pm) and Trixie’s Whorehouse (10pm-?) at Half Moon.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

 
Jun 17

Hidden Gardens Event: Breakfast & Garden Lecture - Vegetable Gardening: It’s Never Too Late to Start

8:30am – 10:00am
Spencertown Academy Arts Center: 790 Route 203, Spencertown NY
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org/events/hidden-gardens

Start your day with a Continental breakfast of home-baked goodies and more while enjoying an illustrated lecture by the co-author of the Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook. To many veteran vegetable gardeners, mid-June may seem late for starting the gardens. This presentation will include some basic information on preparing the garden for planting, planting tips, how to make up for lost time, and planning for fall harvests.

Hidden Gardens Event + Garden Market on the Green

9:00am – 3:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

Hidden Gardens celebrates the art of the garden with a full line-up of events designed to inform, inspire, and intrigue garden enthusiasts. The Garden Market on the Green is a lovely outdoor marketplace offering rare and the unexpected at affordable prices.

Ride Along with Women’s Suffrage History

10:00am
Clermont: 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown NY
518-537-4240 www.FriendsofClermont.org

Come celebrate the centennial of Women’s Suffrage in NYS with “Woman on a Wheel,” a history ride program. Guest historian Kjirsten Gustavson will visit in her reproduction 1890’s bicycle costume to talk about the impact of the bike on women’s social status in the years before the vote. After a short discussion, visitors will be invited to jump on their own bikes for a 5 mile trip on the site’s wooded trails. Lemonade and treats will be served at the ride’s end. Cost: $5/adult, Children under 12 are free. Children 14 years of age and younger are required to wear a helmet.

Wild QUEENdom

Pride Weekend 2017

11:00am
Hudson
www.outhudson.com

Pride Weekend celebration continues with OUT HUDSON Parade (2pm), ETSY Craft Fair (2:30-4pm) at Promenade Hill Park, POKE the BEAR Beer Blast (3-6pm) at Half Moon, Wild KIDDOM (2:30-5pm) at Wm. Farmer and Sons, and Cabaret Night (8pm) at Club Helsinki.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Headless Horseman visits Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse

2:00pm
Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse: 2589 State Route 9H, Kinderhook NY
518-758-9265 www.cchsny.org

Celebrate “Legends & Lore” historic marker dedication honoring Washington Irving’s “Sleepy Hollow” character ‘Ichabod Crane’ - who was patterned after Jesse Merwin, the original Kinderhook Schoolteacher. The Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse is a rural 19th-century building that served as a local single-room public school into the 1940’s.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

4:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

The 12th Annual 23-Lap Bubba Tanner Prostock Classic

5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Fee: $11-16/adults, $2/children

Prostock classic along with a $3000 to win big block feature “Racing For Colon Cancer” all weekly divisions plus sportsman.

Cigars & Wines Night

5:00pm – 9:00pm
Hudson-Chatham Winery: 1900 NY-66, Ghent, NY
518-392-9463 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

​If you love a good cigar with a nice glass of wine - and the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts - you’ll love this event. Oh, and did we mention live jazz guitar music too? That, too. In partnership with the Habana Cigar Shoppe, you‘ll enjoy live music; 2 fresh, hand rolled cigars; 6 wine tastings; and cheese & charcuterie to nibble on, for $25/person. Please call ahead for reservations.

Shaker Museum Opening Reception + Community Picnic

6:00pm
Shaker Museum|Mount Lebanon, 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon
518-794-9100 www.shakerml.org

All will be welcome, to a community picnic to celebrate the opening of the 2017 season and welcome visitors to the historic site. Soft drinks and various sides will be available. Guests are welcome to bring additional beverages. Food is free and available until it runs out!

Music in the Park: The Ghent Band

7:00pm
Copake Town Park, 305 Mt. View Road, Copake
www.townofcopake.org

Enjoy live music and vendors. Rain or shine.

The ‘Ghent Band’ in the Park

7:00pm – 9:00pm
Copake Memorial Park: 230 Mountain View Road, Copake, NY
www.townofcopake.org/event/the-ghent-band-in-the-park/

Copake Memorial Park - Free

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

Zora String Quartet

8:00pm
Tannery Pond, 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon
1-888-820-1696 www.tannerypondconcerts.org

​Fee: $30-39/person

The Zora String Quartet won the Grand Prize and Gold Medal of the 2015 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the 2015 Coleman National Chamber Music Competition in California, and the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. During the 2016-2017 season, the Zora gives its New York and Washington, DC recital debuts in the Young Concert Artists Series and performs throughout the U.S.

 
Jun 18

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast

8:00am – 12:00pm
American Legion Post 42: Woodbridge Ave, Chatham, NY

​$10/adults, $5/children under 12

Hiking Steepletop

Fee: $25 - reservation recommended

10:00am
Steepletop: 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, NY
518-392-3362 www.millay.org

This tour allows visitors an expanded view of the wonders of Steepletop, the home of Edna St. Vincent Millay. You will explore areas of the property not included in the regular House or Grounds & Gardens tour. Please where appropriate hiking gear and arrive 15 minutes early.

Dad’s Climb FREE!

10:00am – 5:30pm
Catamount Adventure Park: Route 23, Hillsdale, NY (17 Nicolson Road, S. Egremont, MA - for GPS)
518-325-3200 www.catamounttrees.com

On Father’s Day, Dads climb free with the purchase of a full-priced son or daughter ticket. Come check out the challenging/fun 12 separate courses and over 170 elements, along with over 50 zip lines.

Fathers’ Day Celebration Cruise

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Hudson Cruises: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson, NY
518-822-1014 www.hudsoncruises.com

Celebrate Dad on the beautiful dinner yacht Marika for a fun afternoon on the Majestic Hudson River. Brunch, music and fully stocked cash bar (Bloody Mary Special). Dad gets a complimentary mimosa. $42/adult, $20/children 12 and under, Children under 5/free. *Boarding starts at 11:30am*

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Art from Farm to Table

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Music in the Park: New Lebanon

Additional times: 2:30pm and 3:30pm

1:30pm
Shatford Park/Weisbuch Pavilion (Behind New Lebanon Town Hall): 14755 NY Route 22, New Lebanon NY
www.facebook.com/NewLebMusic

Three sets today - Bobby Sweet and Lara Tupper, David Grover and Linda Worster, and Missy Blues (Gina Coleman) - Rain or Shine - FREE

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

Author Event: Ann Elizabeth Barnes

3:00pm – 4:30pm
Camphill Ghent: 2542 NY-66, Ghent, NY
518-669-0105 www.ruralintelligence.com/community_section/lectures_and_classes

Barnes discusses her book “The Rev. Samuel Harrison: Abolitionist, Activist, and Chaplain of the Massachusetts 54th, the First Black Regiment Raised in the North to fight in the Civil War”. This event is held in partnership with the Chatham Bookstore. Free. Refreshments.

Wild QUEENdom

Pride Weekend 2017

4:00pm – 9:00pm
Hudson
www.outhudson.com

LIONS & TIGERS & QUEENS, oh my… Tea Dance at Red Dot Restaurant & Bar

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

7:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Featuring a delightfully jazzy score, this 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way till the end.

 
Jun 19

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

 
Jun 20

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Eve of Destruction

5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Fee: $15-25/adults

One night of extreme racing mayhem, with school bus race, trailer race, roll over contest, hood & trunk race, truck tug of war, 4-cylinders, purestocks, stunts and much more.

 
Jun 21

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

 
Jun 22

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Anything Goes

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

Food Truck Village Night

5:00pm – 9:00pm
Kinderhook Village Square: Intersection of Route 9 & Hudson Street, Kinderhook, NY
518-758-9882 www.villageofkinderhook.org

Join us at the Kinderhook Village Square, rain or shine for The Chuck Wagon, El Danzante, Lekker, Hungry Traveler, Slidin’ Dirty, Sweet Central Express, Enjoy-A-Ball, Charcoal Dole, Pippy’s Hot Dog Truck, along with Chatham Brewing and S & S Farm Brewery AND live music!

Harmonies on the Hudson Concert Series: Kayla Rae

6:00pm
Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown
518-537-6622 www.friendsofclermont.org

As a soulful, jazzy-pop vocalist, with influences from Amy Winehouse, Lana Del Ray, and Lady Gaga; Kayla Rae likes to stick to her dark and mysterious side, despite the upbeat vibe of the music.

Anything Goes

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

 
Jun 23

Buds, Blooms and Blossoms: A Flower Show

10:00am – 8:00pm
Verdigris Tea: 135 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
518-828-3139 www.verdigristea.com

Members of the Greenport Garden Club will be displaying their skills in 12 flower arrangements situated throughout the store. Each arrangement will utilize both garden-grown and wild flowers selected by the members. In addition, there will be a live demonstration at 2pm, during which time, members will share their artistic skills. The public is encouraged to attend and watch as these flower experts create beautiful arrangements from buckets of cut flowers and foliage. There is no charge for this event.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

5th Annual Summer Market

4:00pm – 9:00pm
Hudson Riverfront Park: 1 Water Street, Hudson NY
www.hudsonriverexchange.com

A weekend of commerce & exchange….makers, collectors, food trucks and live music. Enjoy the cool summer nights and shop under the stars. We will be kicking off festivities Friday evening and continue all day Saturday. Watch the sunset over the river, listen to great music and enjoy a warm summer evening at the park surrounded by creativity and innovation of Hudson makers & collectors, farmers and musicians.

Anything Goes

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

A Comedy of Tenors

8:00pm
The Theater Barn, 654 Route 20, New Lebanon
518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

In this sequel to Lend Me a Tenor, it’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride full of mistaken identities, bedroom hi-jinks, and madcap delight.

Jazzy Soul: Lady Moon & The Eclipse

9:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

​With roots right here in Hudson, jazzy soul-funk outfit Lady Moon & The Eclipse is a multicultural seven-piece band based in Brooklyn. Through soaring vocal textures and R&B and Afrobeat-influenced rhythms, their music sheds light on social issues. With a marked emphasis on inclusivity and spiritual unity, the band explores relevant topics through a unique tapestry of cultural perspectives borne out of its African, Asian and European members.

 
Jun 24

Opening Reception: 3 Artists New Work

12:00am
Wasserbach Fine Art at The Warehouse: 99 S. 3rd Street, Door 21, Hudson NY
315-702-4653

​Be the first to preview the new collection from these three acclaimed artists in Hudson, NY - Barney Bellinger, Mark Wasserbach and Jonathan Sweet will have sculpture, paintings, photography and furniture design on view from 6/24-7/16/17

Museum Storytelling: Family Tours

9:00am
Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Master storyteller Tom Lee has spent winter writing and tracking the adventurous travels of Frederic Church to craft an original story to tell inside the main house at Olana. Lee uses art, objects and stories to help young people (and grown-ups!) fall in love with museums.

Music and More in the Park: Garden Tractor Pull + Old News Band

9:00am
Copake Town Park, 305 Mt. View Road, Copake
www.townofcopake.org

Day of festivities starting with a tractor pull at 9am, then cap your day off with live music at 7pm. Rain or shine.

Happy Dogs and Trails for All

9:00am – 10:15am
Ooms Public Conservation Area: 480 Rock City Road, Chatham, NY
518-392-5252 www.clctrust.org

​Learn how you and your dog can have fun and be safe and respectful on the trails with trainer Peg Munves.

The Garden Conservancy: Open Day

Fee: $7/person

Adams-Westlake Garden (Ancram) - Rabbit Hill (Craryville) - Alice Platt (Taghkanic)

Buds, Blooms and Blossoms: A Flower Show

10:00am – 6:00pm
Verdigris Tea: 135 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
518-828-3139 www.verdigristea.com

Members of the Greenport Garden Club will be displaying their skills in 12 flower arrangements situated throughout the store. Each arrangement will utilize both garden-grown and wild flowers selected by the members. In addition, there will be a live demonstration at 2pm, during which time, members will share their artistic skills. The public is encouraged to attend and watch as these flower experts create beautiful arrangements from buckets of cut flowers and foliage. There is no charge for this event.

5th Annual Summer Market

11:00am – 6:00pm
Hudson Riverfront Park: 1 Water Street, Hudson NY
www.hudsonriverexchange.com

​A weekend of commerce and exchange ....makers, collectors, food trucks and live music. Enjoy the cool summer nights and shop under the stars. We will be kicking off the festivities Friday evening and continue all day Saturday. Watch the sunset over the river, listen to great music and enjoy a warm summer evening at the park surrounded by creativity and innovation of Hudson makers and collectors, farmers and musicians.

Tom Lee Question Tour: Olana

11:30am
Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $15/person

Master storyteller, Tom Lee, presents a special tour about what happens when your questions about Olana get layered with myths, stories and more questions. You will learn many truths, but you will be surprised how you get there.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

Inspiration for capturing an image arrives at times unexpectedly, while at other times, just as you had hoped. Either way, our spirit sings when we successfully record what we see through the lens.

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Garden Dialogues: Olana, Margie Ruddick & The Cultural Landscape Foundation

Fee: $60/person, for ages 12+

3:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Working in collaboration with The Cultural landscape Foundation (TCLF) this tour of Olana focuses on the significance of the landscape and its impact on art.

Unreserved Estate Auction

3:00pm
Copake Auction Inc: 266 Route 7A, Copake NY
518-329-1142 www.copakeauction.com

​Featuring Estate fresh 18th and 19th c. furniture, artwork, folk art, period accessories, china, glass, primitives and more (with selected additions).

Barbacoa: Sunset on the Solstice

3:00pm – 8:30pm
Art Omi: 1405 County Route 22, Ghent NY
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

​Join in celebrating the launch of two-year installation: Barbacoa Omi. This solstice-aligned installation sets the stage for people to interact with, and within, its environment in Architecture Field 02. As the day fades into evening, the lit kitchen and dining area glow as a beacon for visitors and diners invited to celebrate an international chef exchange and engage in dialogue. Preview 3pm-5pm, Food Served: 5pm-7pm, Solstice Contemplation: 7pm-8:35pm

Special Film Screening: “Femmes de Jazz”

3:30pm
Germantown Library: 31 Palatine Park Road, Germantown NY
518-537-5800 www.germantownlibrary.org

The Germantown Library and Jazz in GTown will host a special film screening discussion surrounding “Femmes de Jazz”. The film runs 80 minutes followed by a community discussion.

Anything Goes

4:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

A Comedy of Tenors

4:00pm
The Theater Barn, 654 Route 20, New Lebanon
518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

In this sequel to Lend Me a Tenor, it’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride full of mistaken identities, bedroom hi-jinks, and madcap delight.

Artists Reception

6:00pm – 8:00pm
John Davis Gallery: 362 1/2 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-828-5907 www.johndavisgallery.com

There will be an exhibition of six artists in the Main Galleries, Sculpture Garden and Carriage House…......Farrell Brickhouse, Howard Kalish, Jenny Snider, Alison Fox, Rosie Lopeman and Kathy Osborn. Items on display through July 16.

Opening Reception: 3 Artists New Work

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wasserbach Fine Art at The Warehouse: 99 S. 3rd Street, Door 21, Hudson NY
315-702-4653

​Be the first to preview the new collection from these three acclaimed artists in Hudson, NY - Barney Bellinger, Mark Wasserbach and Jonathan Sweet will have sculpture, paintings, photography and furniture design on view from 6/24-7/16/17

Murder on the Marika

7:00pm – 9:30pm
Hudson Cruises: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson NY
888-764-1844 www.hudsoncruises.com

​Murder mystery dinner cruise - Enjoy dinner, a show and great views of the Hudson River. Show courtesy of The Two Of Us Productions. Tickets: $58/adult for 12 and older. * Boarding starts at 6:30pm*

Anything Goes

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

A Comedy of Tenors

8:00pm
The Theater Barn, 654 Route 20, New Lebanon
518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

In this sequel to Lend Me a Tenor, it’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride full of mistaken identities, bedroom hi-jinks, and madcap delight.

Real People Real Stories

8:00pm
Ancram Opera House: 1330 County Route 7, Ancram NY
518-329-0114 www.ancramoperahouse.org

​Our summer edition of local residents telling personal tales. Each storyteller weaves their own unique and authentic narrative that undoubtedly touches on themes that resonate for all. The intimate setting of the Ancram Opera House fosters an exchange that is immediate and, often, profoundly affecting.Anyone with a story is invited to pitch it for this or an upcoming edition. To be considered, call the AOH pitch line at (518) 250-9791, and leave a one-minute excerpt.

Grammy Award-Winning Country-Folk: John Paul White

9:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

One half of the Grammy Award-winning duo the Civil wars, brings his country-flavored neo-folk music to Hudson. White’s latest album is “Beulah,” is a remarkably and assuredly diverse collection spanning plaintive folk balladry, swampy Southern rock, lonesome campfire songs, and a dark acoustic pop.

 
Jun 25

Buds, Blooms and Blossoms: A Flower Show

10:00am – 6:00pm
Verdigris Tea: 135 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
518-828-3139 www.verdigristea.com

Members of the Greenport Garden Club will be displaying their skills in 12 flower arrangements situated throughout the store. Each arrangement will utilize both garden-grown and wild flowers selected by the members.

Take Care Fair

11:00am – 4:00pm
Henry Hudson Riverfront Park: Front Street, Hudson, NY
www.hudsonriverexchange.com

Hudson River Exchange and Reiki master Stella Fay launch the Hudson Valley’s first interactive marketplace. Take Care Fair will showcase healing arts, living food and a broad spectrum of supportive services for physical, mental and spiritual health. Participating vendors represent a variety of fields including acupuncture, massage therapy, personal training, nutrition coaching, mental health and more.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

Inspiration for capturing an image arrives at times unexpectedly, while at other times, just as you had hoped. Either way, our spirit sings when we successfully record what we see through the lens.

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Anything Goes

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

A Comedy of Tenors

2:00pm
The Theater Barn, 654 Route 20, New Lebanon
518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

In this sequel to Lend Me a Tenor, it’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride full of mistaken identities, bedroom hi-jinks, and madcap delight.

Plays in Progress: Taking a Stand

3:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House
518-822-1438 www.hudsonoperahouse.org

​Plays in progress presents Taking a Stand, an afternoon of staged readings of short pieces (both music and serious) written and produced by the playwrights, actors, and directors of Plays in Progress. The program includes never before performed plays about different forms of love and fear of commitment; William Shakespeare’s improbable gentlemanly aspirations; the turning point of the Dreyfus Affair; a contest between hummus-makers, and more. Not to be missed! Tickets: $20

Trivia Night Series

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Hudson Valley Distillers: 1727 US 9, Germantown NY
518-537-6820 www.hudsonvalleydistillers.com

​Grab a crew (the smartest ones you know) and come on over for cocktails**, fun and TRIVIA! It’s free to play with bragging rights to the winners! Come each and every Sunday! (With the exception of July 9th when T. McCann band will be here!). **Beer, wine and light local fare also available.

Slide Show & Conversation by Peter Jung: The Hudson River School

4:30pm
Stair Galleries: 549 warren Street, Hudson NY
518-758-9265 www.cchsny.org

​The mid-19th century landscape painters of the Hudson River Valley depicted the new American landscape in bucolic, pastoral and sublime terms, where humans and nature were united in peaceful co-existence. These realist paintings were quite detailed, and often combined many images from diverse natural scenes and vistas observed along the Hudson River as well as the extended geography including the Catskills and Adirondacks. Reception starts at 4:30pm.

Anything Goes

7:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

Multilingual Dance: Brazilian Girls

8:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

They are neither Brazilian nor all girls, but they bring their singular, sophisticated, and catchy fusion of electronic dance music and world-beat styles to Hudson.

 
Jun 26

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

 
Jun 27

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

In the Biz Night

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Hudson Valley Distillers: 1727 US 9, Germantown NY
518-537-6820 www.hudsonvalleydistillers.com

We’re opening up for those of you who are “in the biz” and don’t have the opportunity to see us on the weekends. Please feel free to spread the word and come out for evening of fun with friends!

Roots-Rock: Lucero

8:00pm
Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

Memphis-based Americana outfit Lucero brings its Southern-inflected roots-rock to Hudson. Over the past decade, Lucero has evolved from a country-punk outfit into a mature Americana band with a hint of Southern soul. Nashville rock ‘n’ rollers Banditos will be warming up the crowd.

 
Jun 28

Drop In Hudson

11:00am – 2:00pm
Hudson Riverfront Park: 1 Water Street, Hudson NY
518-828-4386 www.ccswcd.org

Come fishing with Mud Creek Environmental Learning center! Ever wonder what kids of fish live in the Hudson River? Are you interested in learning how to fish but do not know where to start? Are you looking for something FREE and FUN to do with your family? Come fish with us this summer! Just bring yourself and we will handle the rest. We run a fully stocked fishing program. We will also have a fish display tank where you can observe some of the Hudson’s finned residents!

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

Anything Goes

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

 
Jun 29

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Anything Goes

2:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

Protecting and Restoring New York Birds of Prey

6:30pm
Columbia County Soil and Water: 1024 State Route 66, Ghent NY 12075
518-828-4386 www.ccswcd.org

​Fly on over for a birds of prey extravaganza! The New York Wildlife rescue center will be bringing over ten different birds of prey to introduce to program attendees! Get up close and personal with a hawk, observe an owl, and learn what you can do to create a brighter future for these important predators. Program is free, RSVP appreciated

New Story Slam Series Debuts: On the Fly

7:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

​A new monthly story slam event open to the public, starting with the theme “Coincidence”. Author Eric Wybenga will host. Doors open and signups begin at 6pm. On the Fly welcomes local storytellers and those who love stories to participate by telling a story, volunteering to judge, or simply by enjoying the event. These stories are told, not read. No notes are allowed onstage. Storytellers selected at random from those who sign up.

Anything Goes

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

A Comedy of Tenors

8:00pm
The Theater Barn, 654 Route 20, New Lebanon
518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

In this sequel to Lend Me a Tenor, it’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride full of mistaken identities, bedroom hi-jinks, and madcap delight.

 
Jun 30

The Trials of Alice in Wonderland

10:30am
Mac-Haydn Theatre: 1925 NY State Rte 203, Chatham NY
518-392-9292 www.machaydentheatre.org

The Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre opens for the season with this great show…...for all ages! This update takes the girl who fell down the rabbit hole to brand-new adventures as she is on trial for daring to grow and change.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson Hall, 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

To celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Hall and the much anticipated “unveiling” of the magnificent restorations at this historic landmark, the renowned artist Michael St. John has been commissioned to make 20 paintings of flowers to benefit Hudson Hall. Each work will bear a hand-written name of one of the many distinguished speakers, poets, artists, and performers who appeared at the Opera House over the generations. All works are priced at $1,200.

The Abstract Universe

12:00pm – 6:00pm
FRG Objects & Design / Art, 217 Warren Street, Hudson
www.frgdesignart.com

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Anything Goes

8:00pm
The Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham
518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org

Fee: $36/general, $33/matinee, $15/children

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American! This hilarious boy meets girl comedy on the high seas features some of the most magical songs in musical theatre history. Hits like “DeLovely,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “Friendship,” and the show stopping “Blow Gabriel” are sure to please.

A Comedy of Tenors

8:00pm
The Theater Barn, 654 Route 20, New Lebanon
518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

In this sequel to Lend Me a Tenor, it’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride full of mistaken identities, bedroom hi-jinks, and madcap delight.

Blackout: Hudson’s Dark Dance Party

9:00pm – 2:00am
Or Gallery & Tavern:93 South 3rd Street, Hudson NY
518-828-0798 www.orgalleryandtavern.com

Featuring E.I.S.H.A (Albany Darkwave). No cover.

Psychedelic Folk-Rock: Woods

9:00pm
Club Helsinki: 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

Brooklyn-based psychedelic folk outfit Woods , brings its distinctive, Ethiopian-tinged sounds to Hudson. Woods released “Love is Love,” its 10th album on May 19th.