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.

 
Nov 2

Roots Music Legends to Join Forces

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

​In one of the oddest but also most perfect pairings, roots music legends Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dave Alvin will share the stage. The two will swap songs, tell stories, and share their life experiences in an intimate acoustic environment.

 
Nov 3

Roots-Reggae Sounds - The Meditations

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

Roots-reggae outfit The Meditations brings its classic 1970s-style Jamaican rhythms to Hudson. This group was originally formed as a reggae vocal trio in Jamaica in 1974. They sang backing vocals on several Bob Marley recordings, along with others by Jimmy Cliff and Gregory Isaacs.

 
Nov 4

Fire Truck Pine Box Derby!!

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

​Perplexed by pumpers? Limited knowledge about ladder trucks? Really confused about rescues? Come join us for the “Wheel of Fire Trucks” game show to help you learn about them all!!! Then pick your favorite truck to build and decorate, and send your racer down the track. Kids will be able to keep their racers, and prizes will be awarded to the fastest times. This program is suitable for ages 5 and up. Reservations are required to ensure your child has a racer to build.

Ukulele Jam

10:30am – 12:00pm
Chatham Public Library: 11 Woodbridge Ave, Chatham
518-392-3666 www.chatham.lib.ny.us

​Sing, strum, play! It’s more fun to play in a group. All ages are welcome to our Ukulele Jams, led by Carmen Borgia, singer, songwriter and ukulele player extraordinaire! Leave your inhibition at home. Please register by calling or stopping in at the library. Ukes will be available, including several you can borrow to take home.

Peripheral Natural Wine Festival

2:00pm – 12:00am
BackBar: 347 Warren Street, Hudson
518-828-0567 www.peripheralwine.com

​Last year we launched the Hudson Valley’s first Natural Wine Festival to overwhelming success. So, of course we are bringing it back this year. We already have commitments from twice as many natural wine vendors over last year. Also, we will have food available from our restaurants and our friends: Lil’ Deb’s Oasis, Gaskins, Peck’s Arcade and Prairie Whale. There will be live music and the unique opportunity to order complete or mixed cases of all the wines in the tasting. Tickets $25-$70

Opening Reception: the Annual Winners Show

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center: 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

Inspiration & Influences - ​This show will feature works by Amelia Toelke, the winner of our 2016 Regional Juried Show and Linda Horn, the winner of our recent Juried Photography Show. (Exhibits on display through 11/12)

 
Nov 5

34th Annual Super Swap Meet

8:00am – 4:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 Route 20, West Lebanon
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Over 500 vendors: circle track, dirt, asphalt, drags, carts, collectibles and much more. Rain or shine.

Drinkers and Thinkers Unite

5:00pm
Copake Country Club and The Greens Restaurant: 44 Golf Course Road, Craryville
518-325-0019 www.copakecountryclub.com

​Stump Trivia makes it’s triumphant return on November 5th (and continues every other Sunday through winter)....great fun, prizes, snack specials, $3 beers all day long, football on tv….what more could you ask for on Sunday Funday? NEW THIS YEAR…..register your team in advance for the chance to win a GRAND PRIZE for having the best scores all season long! Email kyleigh@copakecountryclub.com for details.

 
Nov 9

Drip & Sip

7:00pm – 9:30pm
Hudson Valley Distillers: 1727 US 9, Germantown
518-537-6820 www.eventbrite.com/e/drip-and-sip-tickets-38962504901

​Come celebrate Fall with us as we host our first Drip & Sip! (We’ll be painting a Fall scene) Doors open at 6pm for cocktail hour! Cocktails, local beer, wine and lighter fare available for purchase. “Let your brush hit the canvas and drip everyday life away for a few hours, as you sip on some spirits and unwind in color.” $40 includes all painting supplies and a cocktail.

 
Nov 10

Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”

7:00pm
Columbia Greene Community College Arts Center Theater: 4400 Route 23, Hudson
518-828-4181, ext 3344 www.sunycgcc.edu/event/ibsens-a-dolls-house/

Classics at the Point Theatre Ensemble will perform “A Doll’s House”.....Nora Helmer, wife of Torvald and mother of three children, appears to enjoy living the life of a pampered, indulged child. But as her economic dependence becomes brutally clear, Nora’s acceptance of the status quo undergoes a profound change.

Alt-Country: Lydia Loveless

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

​Alt-country singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless brings her “hillbilly punk with a honky-tonk heart” to Hudson. Loveless has been described as “Neko Case’s tough little sister,” and should appeal to fans of Lucinda Williams, Stevie Nicks, Loretta Lynn and Ani DiFranco.

 
Nov 11

12th Annual Valatie Veterans 5K Race

10:00am – 11:00am
Glynn Square: Church Street, Valatie
www.bsa2114.legrego.com

Race registration begins at 9am. Race starts at 10am, followed by a Veterans Memorial Ceremony at 11am. Race awards and raffle are held after the ceremony.

Stuyvesant Train Depot Flea Market

10:00am – 4:00pm
Stuyvesant Train Depot: 55 Riverview Street, Stuyvesant
518-758-6474 www.facebook.com/traindepotflea/photos/a.223390738103625.1073741828.218462548596444/363694800739884/?type=3&theater

​What better way to get into the holiday spirit than a friendly neighborhood get-together? The Stuyvesant Train Depot is coming together with members of the community to host our third Flea Market. Vendors are selling handmade jewelry, artwork, primitive and country home decor, handmade Christmas decor, small antiques and collectibles, handmade crafts, baked goods and more! To add to the excitement, there will also be live music with Marilyn Miller.

Fine Auction: The Collection of Paul F. Walter

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

Property from the Walter Estate will be offered for sale. Walter was a legendary connoisseur, collecting in many fields including Southeast Asian and Indian works of art, Indian and English silver, textiles, the Aesthetic Movement and Contemporary Art. The collection represents Walter’s expansive taste and honed eye, combining simple, modern lines with ancient patinas, and delves deeply into the subjects of architecture, design and eastern philosophy.

Have a Blast at Furnace Fest!

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Copake Iron Works: 33 Valley View Road, Copake Falls, NY
518-329-3251 www.friendsoftsp.org

​Celebrating another great year at the Copake Iron Works…..with Furnace Fest! A fun filled afternoon with music, burgers and dogs, raffles, and of course guided tours of the Iron Works grounds and museum.

Stage Russia HD - The Suicide

1:00pm
TSL - Time & Space Limited: 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

A young, unemployed man desperate enough to contemplate ending it all. As soon as he declares his will to die he finds himself surrounded by a variety of characters begging him to kill himself as a gesture for their cause. Flattered by this notoriety but panicked at the prospect of actually having to go through with it, he must find a way out that somehow leaves his dignity intact. Tickets: $15/general and $10/students.

Victorian Nutting Party

2:00pm
Clermont State Historic Site - Clermont Cottage: 87 Clermont Ave, Germantown
518-537-6622 www.FriendsofClermont.org

​Come and spend an afternoon like the Victorians did! Join us for a walk of the grounds at Clermont to learn how to identify black walnuts and shagbark trees, then come back to the Cottage to sip hot cocoa and learn how to process nuts for eating. We’ll then make a sweet treat for all of us to enjoy. (Note: all the nuts used in this process will be purchased off premises). We welcome children age 8 and older and an adult companion for only $10; an additional child is $5/extra. Please register online.

Author Event: Al Roker

3:00pm
Chatham Bookstore: 27 Main Street, Chatham
518-392-3005 www.chathambookstore.com

​Al Roker, author, meteorologist and co-anchor for NBC’s “Today Show,” brings his first children’s book, “Extreme Weather: Tornadoes, Typhoons, and Other weather Phenomena,” to Chatham! Dive deep into a world of fascinating weather!

The Mother of Us All

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

A new production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s rarely performed opera, The Mother of Us All, directed by R. B. Schlather, stars a cast of Hudson Valley residents.

Author Reading & Conversation

4:30pm
Ellen Lynch Photography: 34A Main Street, Chatham
208-390-9088 www.ellenlynch.com

​In partnership with the Chatham Bookstore, Dancer, horsewoman and author Paula Josa-Jones will read from her new book, “Our Horses, Ourselves” and participate in a conversation facilitated by Tom Chulak of the Chatham Bookstore. This is a free event. Part of a pop-up series running through the end of December in celebration of light, beauty and community.

Artist Reception: Pamela Blum

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

Like and Unlike….a solo exhibition in the Main Galleries. Pamela Blum says, “My works are improbable combinations of familiar components. The works’ titles imply a search, meaning. Their forms refer to animals, plants, tools, grammar and punctuation. Just as energy and entropy are opposites, so are whites and blacks, extremes that transition into each other. Surfaces, marks, and values emerge and submerge. paper suggests effects of time and natural forces. Different contexts give arrangements of my work different meanings.”

Murder on the Oriental Rug

6:30pm
The Theater at The Copake Grange: Empire Road, Copake
518-758-1648 www.TheTwoOfUsProductions.org

Come out for some thrills with the who-dun-it murder mystery, presented by ​The Two of Us Productions & The Copake Grange. Tickets: $15

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.

Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”

7:00pm
Columbia Greene Community College Arts Center Theater: 4400 Route 23, Hudson
518-828-4181, ext 3344 www.sunycgcc.edu/event/ibsens-a-dolls-house/

Classics at the Point Theatre Ensemble will perform “A Doll’s House”.....Nora Helmer, wife of Torvald and mother of three children, appears to enjoy living the life of a pampered, indulged child. But as her economic dependence becomes brutally clear, Nora’s acceptance of the status quo undergoes a profound change. Tickets: $10/pp & $8/students and seniors

Distillery Comedy Night

8:00pm – 10:00pm
Hudson Valley Distillers: 1727 US 9, Germantown
518-537-6820 www.eventbrite.com/e/distillery-comedy-night-tickets-38966137767

​“Laughter is the best medicine”.....add a cocktail and you’re more than good to go! Join for an evening with lots of laughs! Grab some friends and grab your tickets because this will SELL OUT! Larry Digregorio brings us 2 funny guys who will be sure to have us all ROTFL! John Mulrooney of Coop & Mulrooney from 101.5 WPDH and Ryan Denisco, voted funniest person in the HV will be on our stage! Join us for pre-show cocktails and light local fare! 10% off bottle sales for show-goers.

Award-Winning Blues: Alexis P. Suter

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

​Award-winning vocalist, Alexis, brings her her hearty mix of blues, gospel and blues-rock, along with her smoking-hot band, to Hudson. She is especially known for her extraordinary bass/baritone voice; she includes Ruth Brown, Barry White, and B.B. King as her greatest influences.

 
Nov 12

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.

Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”

2:00pm
Columbia Greene Community College Arts Center Theater: 4400 Route 23, Hudson
518-828-4181, ext 3344 www.sunycgcc.edu/event/ibsens-a-dolls-house/

Classics at the Point Theatre Ensemble will perform “A Doll’s House”.....Nora Helmer, wife of Torvald and mother of three children, appears to enjoy living the life of a pampered, indulged child. But as her economic dependence becomes brutally clear, Nora’s acceptance of the status quo undergoes a profound change. Tickets: $10/pp & $8/students and seniors

Concerts in the Village - Handel: Israel in Egypt

3:00pm
Kinderhook Reformed Church: 21 Broad Street, Kinderhook
www.concertsinthevillage.org

​90 singers and instrumentalists perform Handel’s monumental masterpiece! Broad Street Chorale. Cantilena Chamber Choir, Andrea Goodman, Director. Broad Street Orchestra. David Smith, Artistic Director and Conductor. Reception to follow. Tickets: 20

The Mother of Us All

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

A new production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s rarely performed opera, The Mother of Us All, directed by R. B. Schlather, stars a cast of Hudson Valley residents.

Spoken Word Art: Slam Poet Taylor Mali

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

​Champion slam poet, Mali, brings his tender and funny spoken word art to Hudson. Author-poet Taylor Mali is one of the few genuine celebrities to emerge from the competitive slam-poetry scene. He is perhaps best known for the poem “What Teachers Make,” a question he expanded upon in his bestselling book. His incisive work, which spares no one, especially himself, if often about family, masculinity, marriage, divorce, fatherhood, race, and education. It is also mostly funny.

 
Nov 15

The Mother of Us All

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

A new production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s rarely performed opera, The Mother of Us All, directed by R. B. Schlather, stars a cast of Hudson Valley residents.

 
Nov 17

Opening Reception: Georgia Landman

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

​In a a show entitled “Soul of our Soil,” Hudson photographer Georgia Landman displays her photographs inspired by farms in Columbia County. Exhibit runs from 11/17 - 1/21/18.

 
Nov 18

Holiday Bazaar

10:00am – 2:00pm
United Methodist Church of Copake: 1669 Church Street, County Route 7A, Copake
518-392-3565 www.townofcopake.org

​A wonderful way to get an early start on the holiday season. There will be many gift items - including toys and gifts for children, Christmas decorations and freshly cut wreaths for sale. Delicious baked goods are always popular at the bazaar - pies, cakes, fudge, cookies and popcorn balls. The church will be decked out with Victorian style Christmas decorations and set up with tables so that visitors and shoppers can enjoy tea and conversation.

Ukulele Jam

10:30am – 12:00pm
Chatham Public Library: 11 Woodbridge Ave, Chatham
518-392-3666 www.chatham.lib.ny.us

​Sing, strum, play! It’s more fun to play in a group. All ages are welcome to our Ukulele Jams, led by Carmen Borgia, singer, songwriter and ukulele player extraordinaire! Leave your inhibition at home. Please register by calling or stopping in at the library. Ukes will be available, including several you can borrow to take home.

Bread, Wine & Cheese Celebration

12:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson-Chatham Winery: 1900 NY-66, Ghent
518-392-9463 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

For many, great bread with fabulous cheese and a perfect wine is a combo that’s as satisfying as it gets. Well, we agree, which is why we started this late fall tradition of having creameries and a bakery here at the winery. This year, our 10th! - we have Little Ghent Farm bringing baked goods, Four Fat Fowl bringing their Triple Creme rounds, and Churchtown Dairy bringing a variety from their creamery. Come in to eat, drink, and stock up for the holidays and every day! Hudson-Chatham Winery

Met Opera HD Live -  Ades’ Exterminating Angel

12:55pm
TSL - Time & Space Limited: 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Ades. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Bunuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Bunuel film. Tickets: $27.50/general and $15/students

Unreserved Estate Auction

3:00pm
Copake Auction Inc: 266 Route 7A, Copake
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 & more.

The Mother of Us All

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

A new production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s rarely performed opera, The Mother of Us All, directed by R. B. Schlather, stars a cast of Hudson Valley residents.

Exhibit Opening: Ellen Lynch

4:00pm – 7:00pm
Ellen Lynch Studio: 34A Main Street, Chatham
208-390-9088 www.ellenlynch.com

​Touched By Light features large-scale images of horses and landscapes illuminated by sun - paying homage to the dance between light and shadow.

THEM: Dean Taylor

7:30pm
First Reformed Church: 52 Green Street, Hudson
518-851-2061 www.hrc-showcasetheatre.com

​From earliest childhood we are encouraged to share. It’s a simple message. Living the message is another matter. THEM, takes a lighthearted look at that reality. THEM is about a tight little neighborhood wishing to keep out any perceived foreign elements, as well as anyone who does not “fit in.” HRC Showcase Theatre will present a staged reading and as always, the performance will be followed by a reception. Admission: $15/pp

Dazzling Roots Sounds: Tim O’Brien

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

​Bluegrass legend Tim O’Brien brings his encyclopedic knowledge of bluegrass and roots music, as well as his dazzling skills on every stringed instrument known to mankind, to Hudson.

 
Nov 19

NT Live - Follies

1:00pm
TSL - Time & Space Limited: 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​New York 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tickets: $20/general and $15/students.

The Mother of Us All

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

A new production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s rarely performed opera, The Mother of Us All, directed by R. B. Schlather, stars a cast of Hudson Valley residents.

Drinkers and Thinkers Unite

5:00pm
Copake Country Club and The Greens Restaurant: 44 Golf Course Road, Craryville
518-325-0019 www.copakecountryclub.com

​Stump Trivia makes it’s triumphant return on November 5th (and continues every other Sunday through winter)....great fun, prizes, snack specials, $3 beers all day long, football on tv….what more could you ask for on Sunday Funday? NEW THIS YEAR…..register your team in advance for the chance to win a GRAND PRIZE for having the best scores all season long! Email kyleigh@copakecountryclub.com for details.

Original Folk-Rock: Justin Townes Earle

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

​Americana music scion, Justin Townes Earle - the son of Steve Earle - will bring his country-inflected brand of folk-rock to Hudson. Nashville singer-songwriter Joshua Hedley warms up the crowd for Earle.

 
Nov 21

Author Event: “Benedict Arnold The Traitor Within”

7:00pm – 8:30pm
Van Buren Hall/Kinderhook Village Hall: 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook
518-758-9265 www.cchsny.org/events-2017.html

​Award-winning author David C. King is set to give a lecture and sign his new book, “Benedict Arnold The Traitor Within.” Admission: Free

 
Nov 24

Miniature Theater: Czech-American Marionettes

9:00am
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-0135 www.olana.org

​Join us during the holiday weekend for a marionette show to thrill the young at heart. This program celebrates theater in miniature, an ancient art form with popular 19th century links. The New York City-based troupe, Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre, are dedictaed to the preservation and presentation of traditional and not-so traditional puppetry. Their work incorporates marionette traditions of Central Europe with histories layered with adventure and travel. Tickets: $10-$30

Handmade Holiday

10:00am – 4:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center: 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

​Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high-end curated sales that features jewelry, quilts, band boxes, cards, children’s toys, bread boards, baskets, scarves, hand-knit socks, ceramics, handmade books and papers, tin sconces, scherenschnitte (cut paper art), holiday ornaments, including over-the-top decorated wreaths, and delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster and Berkshire area artisans.

Miniature Theater: Czech-American Marionettes

10:30am
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-0135 www.olana.org

Join us during the holiday weekend for a marionette show to thrill the young at heart. This program celebrates theater in miniature, an ancient art form with popular 19th century links. The New York City-based troupe, Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre, are dedictaed to the preservation and presentation of traditional and not-so traditional puppetry. Their work incorporates marionette traditions of Central Europe with histories layered with adventure and travel. Tickets: $10-$30

Basilica Farm + Flea: Holiday Market

12:00pm – 9:00pm
Basilica Hudson: 110 S. Front Street, Hudson
518-822-1050 www.basilicahudson.org

In collaboration with Hudson River Exchange, the marketplace consists of a diverse group of regional makers, farmers and vintage collectors. Visitors can shop, hear music and eat locally sourced farm-fresh foods. Event runs through 11/26

The Art of Wrapping Paper

1:00pm – 4:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-0135 www.olana.org

​Making your own holiday wrapping paper is so fun and easy. Drop-in and have a go at our four decorating stations including paper marbling, potato and apple block printing, stencils, and paint splattering. Learn techniques that you can continue at home! Tickets: $10-30

The Little Mermaid - Beyond the Sea

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

​It’s time again for the Annual Holiday Panto and this year the Loons will be serving surf and turf with their zany twist on the popular fairytale, The Little Mermaid. Come join them for a rollicking good time “under the sea” and beyond! Tickets: $22/pp, $10/students w/ ID

 
Nov 25

Traveling Talks: Walking in Search of the Gobble

10:00am
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-0135 www.olana.org

​Join us on a hike to learn all about the bird at the center of this holiday weekend. Environmental educator, Fran Martino, will guide us on the carriage roads.Tickets: $10-$25

Handmade Holiday

10:00am – 4:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center: 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

​Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high-end curated sales that features jewelry, quilts, band boxes, cards, children’s toys, bread boards, baskets, scarves, hand-knit socks, ceramics, handmade books and papers, tin sconces, scherenschnitte (cut paper art), holiday ornaments, including over-the-top decorated wreaths, and delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster and Berkshire area artisans.

Basilica Farm + Flea: Holiday Market

10:00am – 6:00pm
Basilica Hudson: 110 S. Front Street, Hudson
518-822-1050 www.basilicahudson.org

In collaboration with Hudson River Exchange, the marketplace consists of a diverse group of regional makers, farmers and vintage collectors. Visitors can shop, hear music and eat locally sourced farm-fresh foods. Event runs through 11/26

Met Opera HD Live -  Ades’ Exterminating Angel

12:55pm
TSL - Time & Space Limited: 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Ades. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Bunuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Bunuel film. Tickets: $27.50/general and $15/students.

Explore & Create: Paper Windows

1:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-0135 www.olana.org

Join Scherenschnitte artist, Pamela Dalton, to craft your own beautiful masterpiece inspired by Church’s windows. Her work is created in the tradition of early American paper cutting popular in the Pennsylvania Dutch regions of this country in the early nineteenth century. Scherenschnitte is a German term meaning “scissor cutting”. Dalton will lead participants on a guided tour of the windows inside the Main House at Olana, followed by a lesson on how to make your own paper-cut design. Abridged tour of the main house followed by rt-making. Refreshments will be served. Tickets: $30-35

Author Event: Jim Carroll

2:00pm
Ellen Lynch Photography: 34A Main Street, Chatham
208-390-9088 www.ellenlynch.com

​Chatham resident and internationally-acclaimed children’s bok author and illustrator will present his two books, ‘The Boy and the Moon’ and ‘Papa’s Backpack’. Children ages 6-9 will be delighted to meet animals of these stories and howl at the moon. This is part of a pop-up series being offered as a celebration of light, beauty and community. Admission: Free

NT Live - Follies

6:00pm
TSL - Time & Space Limited: 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

New York 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tickets: $20/general and $15/students.

The Little Mermaid - Beyond the Sea

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

​It’s time again for the Annual Holiday Panto and this year the Loons will be serving surf and turf with their zany twist on the popular fairytale, The Little Mermaid. Come join them for a rollicking good time “under the sea” and beyond! Tickets: $22/pp, $10/students w/ ID

Raw Roots-Rock: Tarbox Ramblers

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

Longtime favorites of Helsinki audiences going back to the club’s roots in Great Barrington, MA, the Tarbox Ramblers are left-field traditionalists whose rough-hewn, direct sound has drawn raves from Rolling Stone, All Things Considered, the New Yorker and many more.

 
Nov 26

Churchtown Craft/Vendor Fair

10:00am – 3:00pm
Churchtown Fire House: 2219 County Route 27, Hudson
www.facebook.com/events/545506042274854

​Get some of your holiday shopping done….locally. Jewelry, handmade crafts, seasonal decorations, and more! Hot food and cold beverages will also be available for purchase.

Handmade Holiday

10:00am – 4:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center: 790 Route 203, Spencertown
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

​Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high-end curated sales that features jewelry, quilts, band boxes, cards, children’s toys, bread boards, baskets, scarves, hand-knit socks, ceramics, handmade books and papers, tin sconces, scherenschnitte (cut paper art), holiday ornaments, including over-the-top decorated wreaths, and delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster and Berkshire area artisans.

Basilica Farm + Flea: Holiday Market

10:00am – 5:00pm
Basilica Hudson: 110 S. Front Street, Hudson
518-822-1050 www.basilicahudson.org

In collaboration with Hudson River Exchange, the marketplace consists of a diverse group of regional makers, farmers and vintage collectors. Visitors can shop, hear music and eat locally sourced farm-fresh foods

The Bolshoi Ballet -  Live in Cinemas - The Taming of the Shrew

12:55pm
TSL - Time & Space Limited: 434 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

​Baptista struggles to marry off his tempestuous daughter Katharina, a shrew who denies that any man could possibly be her match. However, when she meets Petruchio, who is as ill-tempered as she, the two forces of nature ignite an unexpected and explosive encounter. Tickets: $20/general and $15/students.

The Little Mermaid - Beyond the Sea

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

It’s time again for the Annual Holiday Panto and this year the Loons will be serving surf and turf with their zany twist on the popular fairytale, The Little Mermaid. Come join them for a rollicking good time “under the sea” and beyond! Tickets: $22/pp, $10/students w/ ID