EVENTS

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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.

 
Aug 1

Summer Cruise In - Car Show

5:30pm – 8:30pm
O'Kenny's Express: 3321 Route 9, Valatie
518-784-2491

​All summer long, the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Come see a gathering of beautiful vehicles.

 
Aug 2

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

 
Aug 3

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

Pre-Fest Tasting Day & Farm Market

2:00pm – 7:00pm
Dodd's Farm: 44 County Road 7D, Hillsdale, NY
www.falconridgefolk.com

​In a joint partnership, Copake Hillsdale Farmers Market & Falcon Ridge Folk Festival are holding a Pre-Festival Event. Over 25 local farmers, food producers, distilleries, wineries & breweries will come together to create a tasting experience of locally grown & produced food, drink & artisanal items. This event will be held in the Family Stage Tent at the festival grounds. **** Guests are invited to stay for the evening & visit the Lounge Stage over in the fest’s huge Dance Tent from 5-11pm, another pre-fest tradition.

Nunsense

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

The nuns are back! Called inspired madness, this wacky and outrageous musical takes place at a fundraiser being put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters that were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). Guaranteed to lift your spirits!

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

 
Aug 4

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

12:00am – 12:00pm
Dodd's Farm: 44 County Road 7D, Hillsdale, NY
www.falconridgefolk.com

A three-day community event of Folk music and dance at the foot of the Berkshires.

Parsons Dance

1:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

This internationally renowned dance company performs a special, fun program just for kids.

Program presented especially for kids and their families.

Opening Reception, Your Turn: A Collaborative Art Show

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Hudson Area Library: 51 North 5th Street, Hudson NY
518-828-1792 www.hudsonarealibrary.org

​All work exhibited was created through a series of workshops, Your Turn, at the library this past July. Working artists Jacinta Bunnell & Cindy Hoose are Hudson Valley-based who have been collaborating for over a decade on various projects. They have spent some time making art with re-purposed game boards as canvases, taking turns on the works in a manner reminiscent of Exquisite Corpse. They scavenged yard sales and thrift stores for the games & framing materials. This process was the foundation for the series of workshops held at the library.

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
Town of Kinderhook Village Square: Intersection of Route 9 and Hudson Street, Kinderhook NY

Town of Kinderhook Village Square

Nunsense

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

The nuns are back! Called inspired madness, this wacky and outrageous musical takes place at a fundraiser being put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters that were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). Guaranteed to lift your spirits!

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

We’re Gonna Die

Tickets $25

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

Drawing from true stories of people’s experiences with tragedy. Young Jean Lee creates a surprisingly life-affirming show about the one thing we all have in common. Smart and catchy pop songs, heart-rending storytelling, humorous moments of stand-up and even a short dance break make this show a powerful, even joyful experience. And, let’s face it, since many of us would rather not talk about it, why not sing about it?

Parsons Dance

Chatham Dance Festival

8:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Parsons Dance, a perennial favorite at PS21, returns to present a breathtaking program of energized, athletic ensemble work.

Folk-Rock: Marc Cohn

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

Grammy Award-winning Marc Cohn, best known for the hit song, “Walking in Memphis,” will performing an intimate gig in Hudson. His distinctive, soulful vocals and his gift for melody have made him one of his generation’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters.

 
Aug 5

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

12:00am – 12:00pm
Dodd's Farm: 44 County Road 7D, Hillsdale, NY
www.falconridgefolk.com

A three-day community event of Folk music and dance at the foot of the Berkshires.

Copake Park Celebrates 35 Years!

12:00am – 12:00pm
Copake Town Park, 305 Mt. View Road, Copake
518-329-4242 www.townofcopake.org

Town wide celebration featuring a car show, “Trash & Treasure” (at Fire House), car wash, magic show, balloon tying, water slide, horseback rides, live music and a huge fireworks display.

Kinderhook Walks: Early European Immigration

9:00am – 10:00am
Kinderhook Memorial Library: 18 Hudson Street, Kinderhook, NY
518-758-6192

Free informative talk while walking with an expert around the historic Village of Kinderhook. The place name Kinderhook appears on maps as early as 1614. Which Europeans arrived here first? What’s the oldest surviving house in the village? Get the answers to your questions about early European settlers.

Cruisin’ in Copake Car Show

10:00am – 2:00pm
Dad's Diner: 178 County Rte 7A, Copake
518-329-3237

​First 100 to register receive a dash plaque. Registration ($10) 9am. Food available from many local establishments. Music from Oldies 93.5. General Admission: FREE

The Wizard of Oz

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

​The Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre series presents: A musical version of the beloved L. Frank Baum tale with all the familiar characters and songs.

Dance Omi: Showing

2:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Omi’s Dance Residents show works created in collaboration with each other during their stay at Omi. The residency emphasizes process over product, so the artists will present the fruits of their exchange int he form of unique pieces. Each year’s iteration varies, but almost always involve site-specific performance events leading hundreds of visitors throughout Omi’s beautiful campus.

One World, Many Rhythms: Zydeco Connection

3:00pm – 4:00pm
Kinderhook Memorial Library: 18 Hudson Street, Kinderhook, NY
518-758-6192 www.kinderhooklibrary.org

​This group has been bringing the infectious rhythms of zydeco from Southwestern Louisiana to New England since 2004. Dominated by the button or piano accordion and a form of washboard called the rubboard, zydeco is guaranteed to get your toes tapping!

Nunsense

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

The nuns are back! Called inspired madness, this wacky and outrageous musical takes place at a fundraiser being put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters that were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). Guaranteed to lift your spirits!

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

Opening Reception: Contemporary Painting on Cardboards

5:30pm – 8:30pm
FRG Objects & Design/Art: 217 Warren Street, 2nd Floor, Hudson NY
646-483-9109 www.frgdesignart.com

This highly unusual work by Philippe Halaburda is inspired by his move to NYC. The adjustment to his new surroundings and financial circumstances, along with having to rethink the standard paint on canvas approach, had an unconventional but surprisingly of-the-moment effect on his work. On view through Sept 2017.

Nunsense

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

The nuns are back! Called inspired madness, this wacky and outrageous musical takes place at a fundraiser being put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters that were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). Guaranteed to lift your spirits!

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

We’re Gonna Die

Tickets: $25

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

Drawing from true stories of people’s experiences with tragedy, Young Jean Lee creates a surprisingly life-affirming show about the one thing we all have in common. Smart and catchy pop songs, heart-rending storytelling, humorous moments of stand-up and even a short dance break, make this show a powerful, even joyful experience. And, let’s face it, since many of us would rather not talk about it, why not sing about it?

Early Soul Music: Don Byron & Friends

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

​Jazz legend Don Byron and his group of musician friends play tribute to early soul, featuring the music of R&B legends Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Junior Walker, and other soul, funk and jazz artists.

 
Aug 6

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

12:00am – 12:00pm
Dodd's Farm: 44 County Road 7D, Hillsdale, NY
www.falconridgefolk.com

A three-day community event of Folk music and dance at the foot of the Berkshires.

Landing Day Celebration

11:00am – 2:00pm
Shaker Museum/Mount Lebanon: 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, NY
518-794-9100 www.shakerml.org

Landing Day represents the beginning of the American story of the Shakers. August 6,1774 is traditionally marked by the Shakers as the day that Ann Lee & her small group of followers landed in America, at the time comprised of several colonies of the British Empire and in the midst of growing political unrest. It was in this new land that Mother Ann, as she is known to Shakers, established the Shaker Church just outside of Albany, New York before founding their first organized community at New Lebanon. FREE admission

Nunsense

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

The nuns are back! Called inspired madness, this wacky and outrageous musical takes place at a fundraiser being put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters that were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). Guaranteed to lift your spirits!

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

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.

Ryder Cooley at Basilica

4:00pm – 7:00pm
Basilica Hudson: 110 South Front Street, Hudson NY
607-588-9828 www.helpsyriaskids.org/projects/

​Ryder Cooley and her band will perform, food provided by Taste of India and Mr. Ding-a-Ling Ice Cream will be available for purchase. Documentarian Lucas Jedrzejak and Don Downey will have films shown where Hudson’s children interact with those at a refugee camp in Syria.

Sweeney Todd

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

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

Set against the backdrop of 19th century London, this witty and delicious Tony Award winning classic is sure to shock, awe, and thrill you like no other. This worldwide smash hit soars with hit songs like “The Worst Pies in London,” “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and the hauntingly beautiful “Pretty Women.”

 
Aug 7

Theater Arts Intensive Workshop

8:30am – 1:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Join Actors Eddie Allen and Nancy Rothman for this four-day intensive workshop in theater improvisation, mime, recitation, and other performance skills. Ages 8-13

August 7-10, 8:30am-1:00pm

 
Aug 8

Trivia Night

6:30pm
The Spotty Dog Books & Ale: 440 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-671-6006 www.thespottydog.com

​Join us for Spotty Dog Trivia Night! Teams of up to 4 people compete against each other over 4 rounds of 15 questions, a worksheet of 20 questions, and 4 bonus questions. The winning team gets their bar tab on the house. Anyone can play - see you there!

 
Aug 10

Contemporary Tap Dance Workshops

10:00am – 11:30am
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Taught by the Caleb Teicher and Company dancers. Ages 12-18

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

 
Aug 11

Contemporary Tap Dance Workshops

10:00am – 11:30am
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Taught by the Caleb Teicher and Company dancers. Ages 12-18

The Wizard of Oz

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

​The Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre series presents: A musical version of the beloved L. Frank Baum tale with all the familiar characters and songs.

Caleb Teicher and Company

1:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Caleb Teicher and his dancers will show off and share their awesome tap skills.

Program presented especially for kids and their families.

Movie Night in Valatie

7:00pm – 9:00pm
Glynn Square: 3212 Church Street, Valatie NY
518-758-9806 www.villagevalatie.com

​“Inside Out” Disney Pixar animated film - screening outdoors @ Glynn Square….bring your own blanket! ** 7pm: refreshments served, free hot dogs (7pm-8:15pm - while they last), free popcorn & free snow cones! 8:30pm: movie begins: free! - In the event of rain, the movie will be screened in the MH Glynn Gymnasium (across the street).

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
Town of Kinderhook Village Square: Intersection of Route 9 and Hudson Street, Kinderhook NY

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

We’re Gonna Die

Tickets: $25

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

Drawing from true stories of people’s experiences with tragedy, Young Jean Lee creates a surprisingly life-affirming show about the one thing we all have in common. Smart and catchy pop songs, heart-rending storytelling, humorous moments of stand-up and even a short dance break make this show a powerful, even joyful experience. And, let’s face it, since many of us would rather not talk about it, why not sing about it?

Caleb Teicher and Company

Chatham Dance Festival

8:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

A radiant performance of tap, jazz, and modern dance by one of the rising stars of the contemporary tap and jazz dance scene. “Mixing super-charged energy with tossed-off charm, Teicher is among the more promising figures in tap dance.” - The New Yorker

Finely Carved Folk-Pop: Suzanne Vega

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

A rare, intimate nightclub gig. One of the most literate and poetic singer-songwriters of the rock era, Vega, is also a folk-pop craftsman, with a string of radio-ready hits.

 
Aug 12

Lighthouse Tours from Hudson

Tours leave at Noon, 1pm or 2pm

12:00am – 12:00pm
Hudson Cruises: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson
888-764-1844 www.hudsoncruises.com

​Learn about life on the lighthouse in the 1930’s from the daughter of the last civilian lighthouse keeper, who served as keeper from 1930-1949, and the importance of the lighthouse in making navigation on the river safe, and the role the river played in the development of the Upper Hudson River towns. Reservations strongly suggested.

2017 Hudson Black Arts & Cultural Festival & Parade

12:00am – 12:00pm
Henry Hudson Riverfront Park: Front Street, Hudson, NY
518-828-3612

​Join us for a weekend of festivities! **August 12th: Parade down Warren Street at 2pm, starting at 7th Street Park & travelling down to the Henry Hudson RiverFront Park for a Family Day of dance, music, youth activities, games, etc. **August 13th: Gospel Celebration at the Henry Hudson RiverFront Park from 4-7:30pm

Kinderhook Walks: Native Son - Martin Van Buren

9:00am – 10:00am
Kinderhook Memorial Library: 18 Hudson Street, Kinderhook, NY
518-758-6192

Free informative talks while walking with an expert around the historic Village of Kinderhook. Our 8th POTUS and a resident of Kinderhook. Van Buren was nicknamed the Red Fox of Kinderhook for his red hair and his birthplace….and this series wouldn’t be complete without him.

Guided Hike

9:00am – 12:00pm
Round Ball Mountain Conservation Area: 503 Carson Road, Ancram, NY
518-392-5252 www.clctrust.org

Join us for an intermediate hike with Columbia Land Conservancy staff from our new property to the top of Round Ball Mountain.

Contemporary Tap Dance Workshops

10:00am – 11:30am
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Taught by the Caleb Teicher and Company dancers. Ages 12-18

The Wizard of Oz

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

​The Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre series presents: A musical version of the beloved L. Frank Baum tale with all the familiar characters and songs.

Hillsdale Historic Houses Tour

11:00am – 3:00pm
Hillsdale Town Hall: 2609 NY-23, Hillsdale, NY
www.hillsdaleny.com/housetour

​This year the Houses Tour has a ‘twist’......you will be visiting ‘future historic houses’: the best 21st century design, as well as highly efficient and green building. The six houses range from boxy and sleek to a wood and window-filled home with touches of whimsy and include a certified passive house, a net zero one and an energy-efficient pre-fab house. Tickets:$40

Sangria Festival

11:00am – 6:00pm
Hudson-Chatham Winery: 1900 NY-66, Ghent, NY
518-392-9463 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

Featuring fresh-made sangrias, fresh-made Mexican food, live music, henna tattoos, tarot card readings, and more!

As you Wish….A Princess Bride Extravaganza

11:00am – 7:00pm
House Rules Cafe: 757 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-5938 www.houserulescafe.com

​A swashbuckling-filled day of themed menu items, board games, and costumes. Something to sate even the most die-hard fan’s appetite! Have a nice MLT, test your tolerance for locane powder, and recite the entire “Mawwidge” speech for a special treat!

The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom, NY

1:00pm
Malden Bridge Community Center: 1087 Albany Tpke, Malden Bridge, NY
518-794-5654 www.ridersmillsschoolhouse.org

Explore the plight of slaves on their journey to freedom; hear Sojourner Truth deliver her “Ain’t I a Woman” speech. Lean how the underground railroad worked in this area and visualize the plight of the slaves and their journey to freedom. FREE.

Lobster Boil

2:00pm
Old Klaverack Brewery: 150 Thielman Road, Hudson NY
518-965-1437 www.oldklaverackbrewery.com

​Each ticket holder will receive a fresh steamed Maine lobster, corn, potato and a pint of your favorite OKB beer. Tickets are pre-sale only: $30

The Millay Tapes

Katie Barbato in Concert at Steepletop

2:00pm
Steepletop: 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, NY
518-392-3362 www.millay.org

On her first visit to Steepletop, Katie pays tribute to Edna St. Vincent Millay with songs from her album, The Millay Tapes. This collection of 12 songs is set to poetry of the late great Pulitzer Prize winning poet Millay. Fee: $10 (reservations recommended)

Music Omi Improvises in the Cafe

3:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Residents will perform “guerilla” collaborations in groupings randomly selected by the audience. The improvisational evening offers the public an opportunity to experience the diverse backgrounds of the residents early in their residency and participate in the process of creative exploration, live.

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Opening Reception -  Up River: The Journey Home

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Walnut Hill Fine Art: 551 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
843-324-5614 www.walnuthillfineart.com

​For artist Kingsley Parker, the Hudson River has served as a metaphor for his personal and professional journey from NYC to the Hudson Valley. His 67-foot-long multimedia installation is his deeply-felt and lovingly-executed mediation on the waterway that continues to shape commerce, history, environment, recreation, politics, art and daily lives in New York State. Artwork on display from 8/12-9/24.

Opening Reception & Artist Talk: 2017 LightField Festival

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

JUST THE FACTS…...exhibits still photography & multimedia work by six distinguished artists. Their focus is on working class people who struggle daily to keep their dignity in a social landscape that is increasingly hostile to immigrants and the working poor. “Just the Facts” investigates how marginalized people, largely invisible to mainstream culture, have been left behind by technology and globalization. The exhibit will be on display 8/12-9/30/17.

Opening Reception: Abstractions

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Carrie Haddad Gallery: 662 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-828-1915 www.carriehaddadgallery.com

​The group exhibit features new abstract paintings, 3-D wooden wall sculpture, enamel sheet metal paintings, minimalist watercolors, paintings and minimalist metal sculpture.

Tea & Cookie Tasting

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Verdigris Tea: 135 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
518-828-3139 www.verdigristea.com

​Taste specially selected teas. Taste delicious SAVOR shortbreads.

Summer in the Square

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Kinderhook Village Square: Intersection of Route 9 & Hudson Street, Kinderhook, NY
www.villageofkinderhook.org

Family fun….........DJ, barbecue from Broad Street Bagel Co, face painting, magic show, beer & wine from Chatham Brewing and Dyad Wine Bar, desserts from Ben & Jerry’s and Eat.Sip.Smile, plus paint your own, sprinkler, flash mob and more!

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 in the Park: 217 Band

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

Music and vendors - rain or shine.

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Caleb Teicher and Company

Chatham Dance Festival

8:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

A radiant performance of tap, jazz, and modern dance by one of the rising stars of the contemporary tap and jazz dance scene. “Mixing super-charged energy with tossed-off charm, Teicher is among the more promising figures in tap dance.” - The New Yorker

We’re Gonna Die

Tickets: $25

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

Drawing from true stories of people’s experiences with tragedy, Young Jean Lee creates a surprisingly life-affirming show about the one thing we all have in common. Smart and catchy pop songs, heart-rending storytelling, humorous moments of stand-up and even a short dance break make this show a powerful, even joyful experience. And, let’s face it, since many of us would rather not talk about it, why not sing about it?

 
Aug 13

2017 Hudson Black Arts & Cultural Festival & Parade

12:00am
Henry Hudson Riverfront Park: Front Street, Hudson, NY
518-828-3612

​Join us for a weekend of festivities! **August 12th: Parade down Warren Street at 2pm, starting at 7th Street Park & travelling down to the Henry Hudson RiverFront Park for a Family Day of dance, music, youth activities, games, etc. **August 13th: Gospel Celebration at the Henry Hudson RiverFront Park from 4-7:30pm

Hiking Steepletop

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 wear appropriate hiking gear and arrive 15 minutes early. Fee: $25 (reservations recommended)

Sunday Brunch at the Winery

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). Cost: $30/pp - reservations strongly suggested.

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Music: Guerilla Basilica Improvisations

2:00pm
Basilica Hudson: 110 South Front Street, Hudson NY
518-392-4747 www.omiartscenter.org

​Join us for a mid-afternoon, world music avant-garde celebration as we welcome our newest cohort of Art Omi: Music international musician fellows. As part of their initial weekend together, the musicians will participate in a Cagean game of “guerrilla improvisations” - spontaneously created ensembles picked from a hat by you, the audience! Free

Concert at Hudson Hall

4:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

​Pianist Armen Donelian and saxophonist Marc Mommaas’ immersive Hudson Jazz Workshop culminates with a concert featuring guitarist Freddie Bryant.

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.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Soulful, Jazzy ‘Urban Folk’: Jen Chapin

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

As part of the Rogovoy Salon, a new music and literary series curated and hosted by cultural journalist and music critic Seth Rogovoy, singer-songwriter Chapin brings her unique style to Hudson. She defies genre in a similar way to her fellow Brooklynite, Norah Jones.

 
Aug 14

West African Dance and Drum Workshop

8:30am – 1:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Dance and drumming workshop with Jamal Jackson and Frank Malloy, culminating in a public performance. Ages 9-18

Workshop dates August 14-18.

 
Aug 15

Summer Cruise In - Car Show

5:30pm – 8:30pm
O'Kenny's Express: 3321 Route 9, Valatie
518-784-2491

​All summer long, the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Come see a gathering of beautiful vehicles.

 
Aug 16

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

 
Aug 17

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Sip & Stroll: Pinot & Pollinators

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Greenport Conservation Area: 54 Daisy Hill Road, Lorenz Park/Hudson, NY
518-392-5252 www.clctrust.org

This evening series focuses on the pollinators and how to create habitat for them.

Harmonies on the Hudson Concert Series: Sin City

6:00pm
Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown
518-537-4240 www.friendsofclermont.org

Need a break from your week? Join us with Sin City Woodstock. Relax on our beautiful grounds.

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

 
Aug 18

Just for Fun: West African Dance & Drum Workshop Performance

1:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

A high energy display of West African dance with choreographer/dancer Jamal Jackson, drummer Frank Malloy IV, and kids from the dance and drum workshop.

Program presented especially for kids and their families.

Paint & Sip

4:30pm – 7:00pm
Hudson-Chatham Winery: 1900 NY-66, Ghent, NY
518-392-9463 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

​Soak up some summer sun on the hillside and enjoy great wines & great views. Get your weekend off to a fun and relaxing start at our Paint & Sip event. Local artist, Christine Flood, will be guiding you through the creation of a gorgeous grape painting. Christine will provide all materials & instructions, and we provide a glass of wine! Cost: $45/person - Please RSVP

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
Town of Kinderhook Village Square: Intersection of Route 9 and Hudson Street, Kinderhook NY

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Monica Bill Barnes & Company

Chatham Dance Festival

8:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Monica Bill Barnes & Company creates and produces each work entirely from its own rulebook with wit and heart. “Think of Buster Keaton in Vegas - unapologetically human and refreshingly relatable.” - The New York Times.

 
Aug 19

The Power Show

8:00am – 4:00pm
Hudson Valley Old Time Power Association, 390 Fingar Road, Hudson
www.oldtimepower.weebly.com

Exhibition of antique machinery, tractors, hand tools, cars and trucks, stationary gas engines, and a flea market.

Copake Falls Day

8:00am – 7:00pm
Copake Falls
518-329-3251 www.copakefallsday.org

​Columbia County’s biggest little historic district’s annual celebration! Many options for the day…...5K Run, museum visits, kids activities, Farmers’/Crafters Market, sheep herding and shearing/pony rides, Scavenger hunt, face painting, bbq and more!!

The Garden Conservancy: Open Day

Fee: $7/person

Garden of Margaret Roach (Copake Falls), Mansfield Garden (Hillsdale)

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.

Hudson SummerFest

11:00am – 7:00pm
Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Ferry Street, Hudson
www.hudsonsummerfest.com

Event will feature live music and audience engaging performances by the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. Food and beverage vendors will provide the best of our local resources, organized by the FarmOn! Foundation. There will be a craft and maker tent to showcase the work of local artisans, and much more. Admission: $25/adult, $13/children 7-17, Free/6 & under.

The Last Flapper

2:00pm
St. John in the Wilderness Church: 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, NY
800-838-3006 www.taconicstage.com

Taconic Stage Company presents a play about Zelda Fitzgerald, The Last Flapper, starring Diedre Bollinger. Diedre has made you howl with laughter in every one of our past nine seasons. Now she will break your heart in an emotional tour-de-force portraying Zelda’s final day in an Asheville, NC asylum.

Unreserved Estate Auction

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

​Unreserved estate auction (with selected additions) featuring Estate fresh 18th and 19th c. furniture, artwork, folk art, period accessories, china, glass, stoneware, primitives and more. Also to feature a One Owner Nova Scotia Folk Art Collection!

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Chatham Hop Fest

4:00pm
Chatham Brewing: 59 Main Street, Chatham, NY
518-697-0202 www.chathambrewing.com

​The hops are finally ready to be harvested, and Chatham Brewing is celebrating the arrival of their precious crop with the community, and all those who love their beer. The hops that are harvested at this event are an integral part of one of the brewery’s highly anticipated beers, Hop Crop IPA - a wet hopped harvest IPA.

Opening Reception: Collage and Found

4:00pm – 6:00pm
The Joyce Goldstein Gallery: 16 Main Street, Chatham NY
518-392-2250 www.joycegoldsteingallery.com

​Collage and Found, an exuberant exhibition of inventive intention by artists Dennis Lick ( Somerset, NJ) and George Spencer (Kinderhook, NY). Lick is a highly prolific artist who draws, paints, designs art furniture and creates collages in eye-dazzling colors. Spencer is a self-taught multimedia artists, published poet, filmmaker and documentarian who uses found materials to explore abstraction and political satire, color, form, incompleteness and impermanence. Works on display through 9/17/17.

Celebrating The Shakers, Gender Equality, and Women’s Suffrage

5:30pm
Shaker Museum/Mount Lebanon: 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, NY
518-794-9100 www.shakerml.org

​A gala with guests of honor: Frances McDormand, Suzzy Roche & Kate Valk presenting an excerpt from The Wooster Group’d Early Shaker Spirituals: A Record Album Interpretation (based upon the record album of the same name recorded by the Sisters of the Sabbathday Lake, Maine, Shaker Community in 1976.Admission: $300/pp, $1000/group of 2 - Festive attire/sensible shoes.

Opening Reecption: Two Worlds

5:30pm – 8:00pm
Neumann Fine Art: 65 Cold Water Street, Hillsdale, NY
413-246-5776 www.neumannfineart.com

​Artists Dan Peterson and Christina Painter. Work on display through October 7th.

Artist Reception

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

​Exhibition of six artists in the main Galleries, Sculpture Garden and Carriage House. Artists include Michael David, Bruce Gagnier, Larry Brown, Linnea Paskow, Daisy Craddock & Stephen Reynolds. The work will be on display through Sept 10th.

Chip & Sip

6:00pm – 11:00pm
New York Golf Park: 5490 Route 9H, Hudson
855-467-9464 www.nygolfpark.com

The entire New York Golf Park will be lit up until 11pm! Beer provided by Hudson Brewing Company, Food sponsored by Red Dot and Helsinki Hudson, tunes brought to you by DJ T-bone - Tate Cozza, batting cages, mini golf, driving range

Music in the Park: Elvis Tribute

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

Music and vendors - rain or shine.

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

Monica Bill Barnes & Company

Chatham Dance Festival

8:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Monica Bill Barnes & Company creates and produces each work entirely from its own rulebook with wit and heart. “Think of Buster Keaton in Vegas - unapologetically human and refreshingly relatable.” - The New York Times.

Three Sacred Flutes in a Sacred Place

8:00pm
Sadhana Hudson: 403 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-828-1034 www.sadhanayogahudson.com

​Art Omi: Music Alumnus-in-Residence Ron Warren on Native American flute, Eric Fraser on Indian bansuri flute, and Art Omi: Music Director Jeffrey Lependorf on Japanese shakuhachi flute will perform together.

Inbal Segev, cello + Alon Goldstein, piano

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

​Fee: $30-39/person

Hard Rain: Barb Junger

Tickets: $25

8:30pm
Ancram Opera House: 1330 County Route 7, Ancram NY
518-329-0114 www.ancramoperahouse.org

​The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. Jungr brings together these two colossal talents, to reinterpret some of their most political and monumental work.These brilliant writers’ sardonic wit coupled with Barb’s unquenchable life force and freewheeling humor make this a thrilling and cathartic evening.

 
Aug 20

The Power Show

8:00am – 4:00pm
Hudson Valley Old Time Power Association, 390 Fingar Road, Hudson
www.oldtimepower.weebly.com

Exhibition of antique machinery, tractors, hand tools, cars and trucks, stationary gas engines, and a flea market.

Music in the Park: New Lebanon

1:30pm
Shatford Park/Weisbuch Pavilion, 14755 Route 22, New Lebanon
www.facebook.com/newlebmusic

Three sets of music featuring The Echoes (Tistra Houghtling), Housatonic Philharmonic (Paul Rice), and Phil N the Void (Tony Gubelman) - rain or shine.

Godspell 2012

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Our most requested show! Messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life in this masterful retelling of the 1976 Broadway sensation. This high-octane musical continues to touch audiences with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

The Last Flapper

2:00pm
St. John in the Wilderness Church: 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, NY
800-838-3006 www.taconicstage.com

Taconic Stage Company presents a play about Zelda Fitzgerald, The Last Flapper, starring Diedre Bollinger. Diedre has made you howl with laughter in every one of our past nine seasons. Now she will break your heart in an emotional tour-de-force portraying Zelda’s final day in an Asheville, NC asylum.

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.

Spamalot

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

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

Monty Python and The Holy Grail is the inspiration for this outrageous Tony Award winning best musical! Follow King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table while they encounter killer rabbits and beautiful showgirls on the quest to find the Holy Grail. Get ready for big laughs here folks!

 
Aug 24

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

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!

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Frank Loesser’s celebrated score about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. This timeless classic was the winner of multiple Tony Awards in 1950 and again in 1992, featuring many standards like “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat”.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

 
Aug 25

Celebrate the 101st Birthday of the National park Service at Lindenwald

9:00am – 4:00pm
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site: 1013 Old Post Road, Kinderhook, NY
518-929-9698

​A full day of activities at the Martin Van Buren Historic Site to celebrate the founding of the National Park Service. Share your past, present & future by taking a selfie that the park will print to create a community photo collage. There will be 19th century games and clothing, activities to learn more about the history of the National Park Service. Cake at noon. Special tours guided by the site’s Youth Ambassadors will be at 10am and 1pm. House tours are offered every day, on the hour, from 9am to 4pm.

Artist on Tour: Catherine Lord

4:30pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

This is not a traditional house tour! Artist-led tours are accompanied by The Olana partnership’s Director of Education and end with a glass of wine on the piazza near sunset. Tickets:$20

The Last Flapper

7:00pm
St. Johns in the Wilderness Church: 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, NY
800-838-3006 www.taconicstage.com

Taconic Stage Company presents a play about Zelda Fitzgerald, The Last Flapper, starring Diedre Bollinger. Diedre has made you howl with laughter in every one of our past nine seasons. Now she will break your heart in an emotional tour-de-force portraying Zelda’s final day in an Asheville, NC asylum.

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise

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

Murder on the Oriental Rug! A murder mystery brought to you by The Two of Us Productions and Hudson Cruises. Come enjoy a buffet dinner, a show & great views of the Hudson River on the beautiful Marika. Boarding starts at 6:30pm.

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
Town of Kinderhook Village Square: Intersection of Route 9 and Hudson Street, Kinderhook NY

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Frank Loesser’s celebrated score about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. This timeless classic was the winner of multiple Tony Awards in 1950 and again in 1992, featuring many standards like “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat”.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Chatham Dance Festival

8:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

An urban dance theater company that combines the rawness of underground styles with a contemporary dance aesthetic.

Brassy Gypsy-Punk: Royal Jelly Jive

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

Fronted by the streetwise, soulful vocals of Lauren Bjelde, Royal Jelly Jive plays a fusion of the jumpin’ jive of the 1940s, brass band music of the 1950s and ‘60s, and today’s Gypsy punk.

 
Aug 26

Museum Storytelling: Family Tours

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

Master storyteller Tom Lee has crafted an original story to tell inside the main house, using art, objects and stories to help young people (and grown-ups!) fall in love with museums. He integrates traditional stories, myths and legends from countries and cultures around the world to expand and collapse history. FREE!

Tom Lee Question Tour

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

This special tour, led by master storyteller Tom Lee, is what happens when your questions about Olana get layered with myths, stories and more questions. You will learn many truths - but you might be surprised how you get there. Tickets: $15

Garden Dialogues

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 focuses on the significance of the landscape and its impact on art. The tour will be led by landscape architects, artists and other featured participants who will offer their personal insights and observations about Olana and its influence on them. Tickets: $60/pp

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Frank Loesser’s celebrated score about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. This timeless classic was the winner of multiple Tony Awards in 1950 and again in 1992, featuring many standards like “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat”.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

Halloween in August!!!!

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

Gates Open at 5pm - A King of Dirt Prostock Series Event, plus all weekly divisions. All kids in costume get in for free!

Music Omi Concert in The Fields Sculpture Park

5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Omi invites you to experience a unique concert of new global music, presented in The Fields Sculpture Park. Enjoy an afternoon of unforgettable new music collaborations amidst over 80 works of contemporary sculpture set in Omi’s stunning 120+ acre pastoral landscape.

Grillsdale 2017

6:30pm – 11:00pm
Roeliff Jansen Park: 9140 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY
www.grillsdale.com

​One of the most tantalizing evenings of the summer! Inventive grilled small plates from top restaurants, chefs, and purveyors in the area. Enjoy live music with wine, local crafts beers and cider and watch the sun set. Tickets available online.

The Last Flapper

7:00pm
St. Johns in the Wilderness Church: 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, NY
800-838-3006 www.taconicstage.com

Taconic Stage Company presents a play about Zelda Fitzgerald, The Last Flapper, starring Diedre Bollinger. Diedre has made you howl with laughter in every one of our past nine seasons. Now she will break your heart in an emotional tour-de-force portraying Zelda’s final day in an Asheville, NC asylum.

Music in the Park: The Blurbs

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

Music and vendors - rain or shine.

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Frank Loesser’s celebrated score about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. This timeless classic was the winner of multiple Tony Awards in 1950 and again in 1992, featuring many standards like “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat”.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Chatham Dance Festival

8:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

An urban dance theater company that combines the rawness of underground styles with a contemporary dance aesthetic.

 
Aug 27

The Last Flapper

2:00pm
St. John in the Wilderness Church: 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, NY
800-838-3006 www.taconicstage.com

Taconic Stage Company presents a play about Zelda Fitzgerald, The Last Flapper, starring Diedre Bollinger. Diedre has made you howl with laughter in every one of our past nine seasons. Now she will break your heart in an emotional tour-de-force portraying Zelda’s final day in an Asheville, NC asylum.

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Frank Loesser’s celebrated score about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. This timeless classic was the winner of multiple Tony Awards in 1950 and again in 1992, featuring many standards like “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat”.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

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.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

 
Aug 30

Columbia County Fair

12:00pm – 11:00pm
Columbia County Fairgrounds, 182 Hudson Avenue, Chatham
518-392-2121 www.columbiafair.com

Fee: $10-15/person

Nightly grandstand entertainment including demolition derby, monster tractor pull, rodeo and national country singing stars. Volunteer firefighting parade, daily animal shows, midway entertainment and much more!

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

 
Aug 31

Columbia County Fair

10:00am – 11:00pm
Columbia County Fairgrounds, 182 Hudson Avenue, Chatham
518-392-2121 www.columbiafair.com

Fee: $10-15/person

Nightly grandstand entertainment including demolition derby, monster tractor pull, rodeo and national country singing stars. Volunteer firefighting parade, daily animal shows, midway entertainment and much more!

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”

The $17,500 to Win Mr. Dirt Track USA

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

Gates open at 5pm. This is a 101-Lap Modified Super DIRTcar Series Modified Event, along with The King of Dirt Sportsman Series.

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Frank Loesser’s celebrated score about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. This timeless classic was the winner of multiple Tony Awards in 1950 and again in 1992, featuring many standards like “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat”.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love. That’s right! Dolly is back and ready to change lives including her own. Hit songs include “Before The Parade Passes,” “Dancing,” “It Only Takes A Moment,” and the title song “Hello Dolly!”