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.

 
Jul 1

The Trials of Alice in Wonderland

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

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

Vintage Release Summer Party!

11:00am – 7:00pm
Tousey Winery: 1774 Route 9, Germatown NY
518-567-5462 www.touseywinery.com

Come celebrate as we throw open the doors to our newly expanded Tasting Room, enjoy excellent food at Cafe Gerard and relax to some music. We are excited to feature our latest releases: 2016 Rebellion Rose, 2011 Blanc de Blanc and 2016 Bloome. If you are not in the mood for wine, we’re pleased to announce we now have a couple beers on tap!

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

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

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

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Anything Goes

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

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

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

A Comedy of Tenors

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

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

Opening reception: Eve Stuart

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

New York photographer, Stuart, will have her images on display July 1-August 5. Her images are poetic vignettes that give the viewer a look into a world that melds both the past and the present. She “strives for a dream-like, ethereal lyricism, filtering images into evocative glimpses of a serene and gentle world, a more beautiful and less hurried time.”

Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks!

4:00pm – 10:00pm
Palatine Park: 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown, NY
518-537-6687 www.germantownny.org

Fun for families, kids, couples and friends. Come enjoy live music, food vendors, games and activities for the kids. Gates open at 4pm and fireworks at 9:30pm. Admission: $3/pp or $15/car load

The Most Unbelievable Fireworks Show!!

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

All weekly divisions plus Sportsman. Gates open at 5pm. Admission: $2/General Admission Kids, $12/General Admission adults, $14/Reserved, $20/Tower or Roof

Opening Reception: Creative Growth

5:00pm – 8:00pm
Kea Carpets and Kilims: 238 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
917-952-1654 www.keacarpetsandkilims.com

Please join us for an exhibit of Hand Hooked Rugs from Creative Growth in Oakland, CA. At Creative Growth, artists with disabilities have gathered to communicate, express themselves, draw, paint, sculpt, and seek innovative ways toward creative self-realization and identity.

Opening & Artist Reception: Rebecca Hannon

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Ornamentum Gallery: 506 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-671-6770 www.ornamentumgallery.com

​Life Preserver - Can your jewelry save your life? Not likely, but it does provide vital information, insight into our true selves, and perhaps hope for the future. Bold, graphic works reflect Hannon’s preoccupation with dazzle camouflage, warning coloration found in nature and secret languages associated with chroma.

Declaration of Interdependence

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Hawthorne Valley Farm: 327 County Route 21C, Ghent, NY
518-672-4465 www.hawthornevalley.org

Join us for a celebratory evening featuring dinner and dancing overlooking our Corner Garden, with special guests, live entertainment, field-to-table dinner sourced from our farm, as well as a silent auction with an array of items up for bidding. Country elegant attire (heels not recommended). Admission: $125/pp

Music in the Park: Mark Rust

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

Live music and vendors - rain or shine.

Anything Goes

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

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

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

A Comedy of Tenors

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

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

Fireworks for America’s Celebration

8:30pm – 10:00pm
Hudson Cruises: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson, NY
518-458-8993 www.hudsoncruises.com

Celebrate! A fun night on the majestic Hudson River…....cruise, music and drink specials. Boarding starts at 8pm. Fee: $25/adult

 
Jul 2

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

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

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

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Anything Goes

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

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

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

A Comedy of Tenors

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

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

Pop-Up Party

2:00pm – 5:00pm
Hudson-Chatham Winery: 1900 NY-66, Ghent, NY
518-392-9463 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

Sure we have great wine, and lots of it, but it’s fun to try other stuff too, so we invited friends from Albany Distilling and Old Klaverack Brewery to share their amazing produced beverages for the afternoon….....they’ll be sampling (and selling) at the winery. We have cheese and crackers for sale in the tasting room, but if you want to bring a picnic, you are welcome to! Relax and enjoy with a view of the vineyard.

Opening Celebration: Love Apple Art Space

2:00pm – 5:00pm
Love Apple Farm: 1421 Route 9H, Ghent Ny
518-282-5048 www.loveapplefarm.com

​In partnership with Art-in-Buildings, Love Apple is pleased to announce its new exhibition space in the farms’s classic, late 1800’s farm house situated on their 80-acre working apple orchard. The inaugural exhibition, Art Work: An Exploration of Labor, will include paintings, sculptures and video by emerging and mid-career artists whose practices examine a wide range of under-acknowledged forms of work.

Anything Goes

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

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

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

Inventive New Sounds: Krakauer/Tagg Duo

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, the Krakauer/Tagg Duo brings its innovative blend of world music, jazz, classical, experimental techniques to Hudson.

 
Jul 3

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Jamaican Sounds: Wailing Souls

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

Wailing Souls, one of the original Kingston, Jamaica, groups to popularize a then-new music called “reggae” in the mid-1960’s, bring their trademark vocal harmonies and dancehall rhythms to Hudson for a special holiday-weekend dance party.

 
Jul 4

Peoples Parade

11:00am
Kinderhook Village: Rothermel Park
www.kinderhookbusiness.com

Parade route starts in Rothermel Park & proceeds down Rothermel Lane to Eichybush Road, then onto Broad Street (US 9) to the Village Green (rain cancels). Make your own float, decorate your car, stroller, wagon, garden tractor, lawn mower or bike. Anything you can push or ride, decorate it with good old American pride! Wear your red, white & blue and bring your patriotic spirit! Join the crowds who bring a chair to relax and watch the parade from the sidelines.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

An Old-Fashioned Independence Day

2:00pm – 10:00pm
Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown
518-537-4240 www.friendsofclermont.org

Fee: $12/per vehicle

18th century crafts, Reenactors, music and entertainment. A great day for young families. Later, enjoy live music and delicious hot food, while waiting to view the Saugerties Fireworks over the Hudson River.

 
Jul 5

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

Traveling Talks: Silent Sparks of Fireflies

Fee: $10

7:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Discover the fascinating world of fireflies with environmental educator, Fran Martino. Bring a mason jar with holes punched in the lid, or borrow one of ours. Learn about their communication, behavior, and role in our ecosystem. Catch and release.

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
VFW Gazebo: 2237 NY-66, Ghent NY

Town of Ghent VFW Gazebo

 
Jul 6

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

 
Jul 7

The Trials of Alice in Wonderland

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

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

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Artist on Art Tour: Carrie Bradley

Fee: $20

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

During this series artists use many mediums and “poetic license” to talk about Olana and the exhibition with concepts and connections that inspire them. This is not a traditional house tour! Artist-led tours are accompanied by The Olana Partnership (TOP’)s Director of Education and end with a glass of wine on the piazza near sunset.

Free Concert - John Farrell

7:30pm – 9:00pm
Roeliff Jansen Park: 9140 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY
518-325-5073 www.hillsdaleny.com

​A celebration concert featuring award-winning singer-songwriter John Farrell, along with Grammy-winning keyboard player Jeff Miller and harmonica wizard Jeff Neumann. Come discover the Roe Jan Park, a uniquely beautiful place that has become a community center for all ages.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

 
Jul 8

Full Moon Dance

12:00am – 12:00pm
Shaker Museum|Mount Lebanon, 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon
518-794-9100 www.shakerml.org

Dance underneath the full moon inside the vault of the historic Great Stone Barn, built in 1859.

Hiking Steepletop

Fee: $25 - reservations recommended

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

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

SummerFest

10:00am – 4:00pm
Chatham
www.visitchathamny.com

Street fair that showcases many varied local organizations as well as performers, artists, and vendors. All event are free and will take place along Main Street, Park Row, and Hudson Avenue. In addition to the popular sidewalk sale and Artisan Fair, three stages throughout the village will host a variety of entertainers.

The Trials of Alice in Wonderland

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

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

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

The Pied Piper

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Crandell Theatre: 48 Main Street, Chatham NY
518-392-3331 www.crandelltheatre.org

​The Columbia County Youth Theatre (CCYT) will present a free performance on stage at the Crandell. The performance will be directed by Edgar Acevedo, CCYT founder, as part of the 2017 Chatham SummerFest hosted by Chatham Area Business & Arts. This is only the second live performance on the Crandell Theatre stage since the early 1950’s.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

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

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

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

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: Rhythm & Brews

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

Music and vendors - rain or shine.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Shai Wosner, pianist

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

​Fee: $30-39/person

Shai Wosner has received international acclaim for his insightful performances of a broad repertoire - from Schubert and Beethoven to Schoenberg and Kurtag. As a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician known for his imaginative programming, Shai links music of the past and present, most recently by pairing concertos and capriccios by Haydn and Ligeti on his Onyx Classics recording with the Danish Symphony. Hie is a recipient of Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award, and Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award - a prize that he used to commission Michael Hersch’s concerto Along the Ravines, which he then performed with the Seattle Symphony and Deutsche Radio Philharmonie.

Art Omi Weekend: Dancing Under the Stars

8:30pm – 12:00am
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres and live music overlooking the firefly-lit sculpture park at Omi, in the company of our artists-in-residence and upstate arts community. Celebrate the culmination of this year’s artists residency and Open Studios the following day. Fee: $25/pp

 
Jul 9

A Special Conversation with Neighbors - Join the Garden Revolution

9:30am – 12:30pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center: 790 Route 203, Spencertown NY
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

Natural Landscapes Workshop - Learn how an ecological approach to planting can lead to beautiful and healthy landscapes with experts Linda Horn, Heather Grimes, and Barbara Hughey. Fee: $55/pp

Art Omi Weekend: Country Brunch

11:00am – 1:00pm
Omi International Arts Center: Ledig House, 59 Letter S Road, Ghent NY
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Omi honors our international artists-in-residence and celebrates with a country brunch on the lawn of Ledig House. Join us for mimosas, French toast, and fresh fruit to fuel up for a day of art-seeking before you head down to the Studio Barns! Fee: $50/pp

Sunday Brunch at the Winery

Fee: $30/pp - reservations suggested

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

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

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

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

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

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Art Omi Weekend: Open Studios

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Omi International Arts Center: The Studio Barns, intersection of County Rte 22 and Letter S Road, Ghent NY
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

Where else in Columbia County can you see the work of 30 international artists in one place? After our relaxing Country Brunch, take a short stroll down to the studio barns, and see what the artists have been working on for the past four-weeks, along with additional events and installations to be announced.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

 
Jul 10

Theater Arts and Playwriting Workshop

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

Join NYS Certified Theater Arts Teacher Emilia Teasdale for this theater and playwriting skills workshop for ages 5-12. A public performance will take place at the end of the workshop.

Mondays and Wednesdays, July 10-August 11

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Summer Dragonflies & Butterflies Walk

1:00pm – 3:00pm
KEEP Preserve parking area: County Route 8, Germantown NY
518-537-5800 www.germantownlibrary.org

Hosted by the Germantown Library and the KEEP Conservation Preserve, the walk will be led by Linda Atkins, of KEEP, and Claudia Knab-Vispo & Conrad Vispo of Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program. Participants should bring water, binoculars, and lunch if desired. The walk will start at the KEEP Preserve parking area at County Route 9 - across from Orr Road, Germantown.

 
Jul 11

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

 
Jul 12

Parsons Dance Dance Classes

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

Modern Dance classes with the acclaimed Parsons Dance company are designed for students of all levels. Ages 12-18

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
VFW Gazebo: 2237 NY-66, Ghent NY

Town of Ghent VFW Gazebo

 
Jul 13

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Blues Pro Jam

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

​The Hudson Valley region’s top blues musicians will join together for an evening of jamming on the blues. The event welcomes all working musicians in the region to sit in for a freewheeling blues jam.

 
Jul 14

Parsons Dance Dance Classes

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

Modern Dance classes with the acclaimed Parsons Dance company are designed for students of all levels. Ages 12-18

The Trials of Alice in Wonderland

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

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

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

An Evening of Games

6:30pm – 8:30pm
House Rules Cafe: 757 Columbia Street, Hudson
518-828-5938 www.houserulescafe.com

​Join us and wander through the diverse worlds created by game master Stephen Finn of Doctor Finn’s Games. He specializes in fast, strategy based game strategy that are good for all levels. Stephen will likely be bringing his most recent Kickstarter success, C.O.G.

A Collaborative Concert featuring The National

7:00pm
Basilica Hudson: 110 South Front Street, Hudson NY
www.eventbrite.com/e/the-national-guilty-party-tickets-35737901024?aff=national

The National have released the single “Guilty Party” off their forthcoming album, Sleep Well Beast. To celebrate, the band will be throwing a ‘Guilty Party’. Also performing will be Buke & Gase, Nadia Sirota, Mouse on Mars, So Percussion and more. Tickets: $50

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

The Holler Sessions

Tickets: $25/person

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

​Staged as a live radio show, this show centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and a mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly gorgeous music and lots of space for listening.

Souther Roots Music: The Deslondes

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

The New Orleans-based roots-music outfit brings its Americana mix to Hudson. Their music blends together influences from folk, rock ‘n’ roll, bluegrass, R&B, American roots music, blues, gospel, country, and zydeco.

 
Jul 15

Kinderhook Walk: First Peoples

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. Prior to the arrival of Europeans, it’s estimated that the Native American population in Columbia County might have been as large as that of Hudson today. Come find out about the first settlers here.

Explore & Create: Botanical Drawing

Fee: $35 (ages 12+)

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

Learn the art of botanical drawing from Wendy Hollender, renowned botanical illustrator and author. Abridged tour of Olana’s collection followed by art-making. materials and refreshments will be provided.

The Trials of Alice in Wonderland

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

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

Car Show

11:00am – 2:00pm
Copake Community Park: 230 Mountain View Road, Copake
518-965-5540

Food, Music, Trophies, Prizes! General Admission is FREE. Registration begins at 9am and car fee is $10 - RAIN DATE is July 16

Open Day - Meet the Animals

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

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

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Historic Toll Houses

Free!

1:00pm
Riders Mills Schoolhouse: Riders Mills and Drowne Road, Old Chatham NY
518-794-5654 www.ridersmillsschoolhouse.org

Explore the story of the historic toll houses and The 1799 Columbia Turnpike, its part in demonstrating the Hudson Rivers’s importance as an artery of inland commerce and its place in Columbia County’s history.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

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

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

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Lake Taghkanic Kayak Paddle

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Lake Taghkanic State Park: 1528 New York 82, Ancram, NY
518-392-5252 www.clctrust.org

​Float your cares away while finding out more about this area’s unique features.

Paint & Sip

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

Christine Flood will be back to lead everyone through the painting of a beautiful wine-themed sunset. The perfect picture for summer - and to create while sipping Hudson-Chatham wine under the tent on a summer night. The cost for all materials, instruction, and a glass of wine is $45/pp. Please RSVP.

Farm to Table

6:00pm
Katchkie Farm, 745 Fischer Road, Kinderhook
518-755-3661 www.sylviacenter.org

The Sylvia Center invites you to our 10th Annual Farm to Table in the fields of Katchkie Farm, hosted by Great Performances. Dinner will feature dishes inspired by The Sylvia Center’s Learning Garden - which proudly grows over 250 varieties of vegetables, fruits and herbs.

Proceeds will benefit The Sylvia Center’s farm to table programs serving Columbia County youth.

A Collaborative Concert Featuring The National

7:00pm
Basilica Hudson: 110 South Front Street, Hudson NY
www.eventbrite.com/e/the-national-guilty-party-tickets-35737901024?aff=national

The National have released the single “Guilty Party” off their forthcoming album, Sleep Well Beast. To celebrate, the band will be throwing a ‘Guilty Party’. Also performing will be Buke & Gase, Nadia Sirota, Mouse on Mars, So Percussion and more. Tickets: $50

Music in the Park: Fender Bender Band

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

Music and vendors - rain or shine.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Comedy Night

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

It’s back! The first two were a huge success so be sure to sign up now as the tickets will sell out! Come early to grab your seat, enjoy a cocktail, local beer or wine and some local eats from our extended menu! *online reservations with payment required to reserve your seat: (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/distillery-comedy-night-tickets-32907127103)

The Holler Sessions

Tickets: $25/person

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

Staged as a live radio show, this show centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz.Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly gorgeous music and lots of space for listening.

PS21 Opening Night Celebration: Alicia Svigals’ Klezmer Fiddle Express

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

An evening of joyful Klezmer music with violinist Alicia Svigals, accordionist Lauren Brody, and double bassist Brian Glassman to celebrate the opening of PS21’s 12th Season!

Almost Unplugged: An Evening of Acoustic Music

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

Two sets of acoustic music by some of the area’s most talented singers, songwriters, and instrumentalists. Modeled after Nashville’s coffee house song circles, performers will take the stage furnished with living room furniture and lighting and present their songs in ‘round robin’ style. It will be a cozy and intimate evening filled with a great variety of styles and genres. Tickets: $8

 
Jul 16

Stones and Stories Workshop

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

Native Hawaiian choreographer Christopher K. Morgan shares stories about the role of stones in traditional Hawaiian culture and incorporates storytelling, movement, and chanting in the workshop. Open to all ages.

Columbia County Cruisers Car Show

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Claverack Town Park: Route 217, Philmont (GPS use 91 Church Street, Claverack)
518-672-6523

​All welcome….pick ups, tuners, motorcycles! Registration ($10) 9am-12pm, Judging 12:30pm, Awards 2pm - General Admission: $2

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Juried Photography Show: Awakening

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

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

Opening Reception: June 24, 4-6pm

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Lincoln Mayorga: Chopin & Candlelight

2:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

A musical and dramatic presentation. Pianist Lincoln Mayorga performs Chopin’s Twenty-six Preludes. Actors Nancy Rothman and Martin Anderson read selected Chopin diary entries and letters between Chopin and his lover, George Sand.

Monster Jam

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

Fee: $17-35/adults, $10/children

4-nights of Monster Jam fun.

Dance in Focus

6:30pm – 8:30pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

​In conjunction with the performances of Adam H. Weinert’s MONUMENT, Hudson Hall puts a spotlight on contemporary American dance with two artists talks and a screening that celebrate the form.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

The Holler Sessions

Tickets: $25

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

Staged as a live radio show, this show centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly gorgeous music and lots of space for listening.

 
Jul 17

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Monster Jam

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

Fee: $17-35/adults, $10/children

4-nights of Monster Jam fun.

 
Jul 18

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

Monster Jam

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

Fee: $17-35/adults, $10/children

4-nights of Monster Jam fun.

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.

 
Jul 19

Parsons Dance Dance Classes

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

Modern Dance classes with the acclaimed Parsons Dance company are designed for students of all levels. Ages 12-18

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Monster Jam

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

Fee: $17-35/adults, $10/children

4-nights of Monster Jam fun.

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
VFW Gazebo: 2237 NY-66, Ghent NY

Town of Ghent VFW Gazebo

 
Jul 20

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Harmonies on the Hudson Concert Series: James Morgan

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

Need a break from your week? Join us with James Mongan of Star Children (solo acoustic set). Relax on our beautiful grounds.

Parsons Dance: Open Rehearsal

6:30pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

The renowned Parsons Dance Company is in residency at PS21 for four weeks. Audiences get an inside look at the creative process.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

The Holler Sessions

Tickets: $25

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

​Staged as a live radio show, this show centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly gorgeous music and lots of space for listening.

 
Jul 21

Parsons Dance Dance Classes

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

Modern Dance classes with the acclaimed Parsons Dance company are designed for students of all levels. Ages 12-18

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Stories from the Longhouse told by Stephanie Marie Fox

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

Stories shared from the rich oral tradition of the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy).

Program presented especially for kids and their families.

Monument

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

​Monument combines beautifully revived works by legends of modern dance with original choreography by Hudson-based dance artist Adam H. Weinert. Tickets: $30

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Staged Reading: Dishwasher Dreams

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

Aladdin Ullah’s one man show draws from his father’s immigrant experience and his own childhood. Accompanied by a tabla player.

The Holler Sessions

Tickets: $25

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

Staged as a live radio show, this show centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly gorgeous music and lots of space for listening.

Country-Rock: Western Centuries

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

With upbeat, barroom dance numbers, lilting, introspective tunes of heartbreak, and everything in between, Western Centuries strike an oft-strived-for but rarely achieved balance between genre-busting experimentation and thoughtful country.

 
Jul 22

Valatie Tag Sale!

8:00am – 2:00pm
Valatie Village, Valatie NY
518-758-6393 www.veravalatie.com

Check out the tag sales all over the village for fabulous finds including antiques, collectibles, toys, books, clothing, housewares, tools and much more. Enjoy the day and stay in the village for lunch and shop at the eclectic mix of stores.

Kinderhook Walks: Human Hand Upon the Land

9:00am
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. Since the earliest human settlements, Kinderhook may owe at least parts of its location to its rich ‘intervales’ - the flatlands along the Creek. Come explore how the landscape influenced human behavior and how we in turn have shaped the land.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

SuperTone Music Festival

1:00pm – 12:00am
Roeliff Jansen Park: 9140 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY
www.oldtonemusicfestival.com/supertone/

Music and Arts Day Festival featuring a unique blend of young & fresh Country, Rock and Roots music in an intimate setting. Family-friendly community atmosphere with local food and arts vendors. Discount tickets available through website until 7/11 for $35. Day of: $45

Unreserved Estate Auction

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

​Featuring Estate fresh 18th and 19th c. furniture, artwork, folk art, period accessories, china, glass, stoneware, primitives & more. Also to feature outdoor items, a handmade Aleutian wood strip & fiberglass kayak, Cormorant canoe, and a selection of instruments including Guild t-100, Martin D-28, William L. Lange banjo, several violins, acoustic & electric guitars, brass instruments and more!

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Opening Reception: “The Curator as Artist” Exhibit

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

This exhibit features mixed media collages, photographs, drawings and paintings by Academy curators Norma Cohen, Leslie Gabosh, Barbara Lax Kranz, Lynn Rothenberg, and Barbara Willner. Admission: Free (the show will remain on display through August 13)

Dance Salon

5:00pm
Art Omi: Studio Barns, intersection of CR22 & Letter S Road, Ghent NY
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

​The annual Dance Salon is a forum for the Art Omi: Dance residents to share their individual work with the public before exhibiting their collaborative projects later in the month. The Salon offers an intimate evening of live performances by dancers from around the world. FREE

Olana ‘67: A Public Work of Art

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson
518-828-0135 www.olana.org

The Olana Partnership invites you to imagine 1967 and celebrate the 50th anniversary of when Olana opened to the public. Top regional chefs will create 1967-inspired hors d’oeuvres and a DJ will spin to this era on Olana’s East Lawn.

Music in the Park: Jarred

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

Music and vendors - rain or shine.

Monument

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

Monument combines beautifully revived works by legends of modern dance with original choreography by Hudson-based dance artist Adam H. Weinert. Tickets: $30

Family Moth Night in the Park

7:00pm – 10:00pm
Copake Iron Works: 33 Valley View Road, Copake Falls, NY
www.friendsofTSP.org

We’ll start with some “Moth 101” and then head into the woods along a trail where we set up special backlight stations to view the night’s visitors. BYO supper/picnic if you like (we will have cookies and other treats).

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

12th Annual Paul Grunberg Memorial Bach Concert

Simone Dinnerstein performs the Goldberg Variations

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

Pianist Dinnerstein gained an international following with the remarkable success of her recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in 2007. “An utterly distinctive voice in the forest of Bach interpretation…” - New York Times

The Holler Sessions

Tickets: $25

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

​Staged as a live radio show, this show centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly gorgeous music and lots of space for listening.

 
Jul 23

The Garden Conservancy: Open Day

Fee: $7/person

Rockland Farm (Canaan) - Garden of Linda Horn (Spencertown)

Sunday Music on the Patio

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Art Omi: Cafe Omi - 1405 County Route 22, Ghent, NY
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

​NYC-based Cassandra Jenkins, a songwriter who uses musical clarity and a smoldering sense of longing conveyed by her ” smoky vocals” to transcend her urban surroundings to connect to a deeper, quintessentially American vein of expression that showcases a sophisticated art heart and a mature point of view about the masks and complications of desire. Cafe serves from 11am-4pm

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

Agatha Christie’s: Spider’s Web

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Clarissa is adept at spinning tales of adventure until a murder takes place in her drawing room! Clarissa’s fast-talking places her in some hair-raising experiences, as she comes to learn that the facts are much more terrifying than fiction. This is one of Christie’s best with thrills and comedy that is sure to offer shocks and laughs.

Staged Reading: Jim Farrell’s The Velocity of Geography

2:00pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

This new play explores the complexities of a father/daughter immigrant experience from Romania to New York. Directed by Robert Zukerman.

Monument

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

​Monument combines beautifully revived works by legends of modern dance with original choreography by Hudson-based dance artist Adam H. Weinert. Tickets: $30

Saturday Night Fever

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

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

Here it is folks! The most requested show of the summer! Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee-Gees, this disco inferno of a show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin Alive!”

The Holler Sessions

Tickets: $25

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

​Staged as a live radio show, this show centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly gorgeous music and lots of space for listening.

New Jazz Sounds

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

​A supergroup of jazz talent featuring keyboardist Rachel Z, will bring its new jazz sounds to Hudson. The ensemble also includes guitarist David Gilmore, reed player Erik Lawrence, bassist Scott Petito and percussionist Roberto Juan Rodriguez.

 
Jul 24

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

 
Jul 25

Pathways to Prevention: Nutrition and Brain Health

5:30am – 5:30pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

​Join Columbia Memorial Health dietitian and nutrition expert Sarah Thomsen-Ferreira as she discusses new and exciting research findings that connect nutrition and brain health. Participants will experience a 20-minute talk, followed by a short walk with the expert on Olana’s carriage roads. Snacks will be served.

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

 
Jul 26

Parsons Dance Dance Classes

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

Modern Dance classes with the acclaimed Parsons Dance company are designed for students of all levels. Ages 12-18

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

Winds in the Wilderness Concert

5:00pm
The Church of St. John in the Wilderness: 261 NY Route 344, Copake Falls
518-329-1577

​Come to this historic landmark church with exquisite acoustics in a rural setting to enjoy classical and jazz music. Reception following concert. Admission $15, Children: Free

Ghent Band Concert

7:30pm
VFW Gazebo: 2237 NY-66, Ghent NY

Town of Ghent VFW Gazebo

Mettawee River Theatre: Before the Sun and Moon

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

Drawn from an ancient Korean folktale, this magical story incorporates masks, puppets and other visual elements created by master puppeteer Ralph Lee.

 
Jul 27

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

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.”

Parsons Dance: Open Rehearsal + Work-in-Progress

6:30pm
PS21, 2980 Route 66, Chatham
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

Audiences get an inside look at the creative process while the renowned Parsons Dance Company is in residence at PS21.

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.”

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!

 
Jul 28

Parsons Dance Dance Classes

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

Modern Dance classes with the acclaimed Parsons Dance company are designed for students of all levels. Ages 12-18

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Songs and Sounds of Freedom

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

Sheri Bauer Mayorga leads kids in song accompanied by pianist Lincoln Mayorga.

Program presented especially for kids and their families.

Artist on Art Tour: Catherine Lord

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

During this series artists use many mediums and “poetic license” to talk about Olana and the exhibition with concepts and connections that inspire them. This is not a traditional house tour! Artist-led tours are accompanied by TOP’s Director of Education and end with a glass of wine on the piazza near sunset. Fee $20

Sunset Cruise

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

​Relax and enjoy a night on the water with a view of a beautiful Catskill Mountain romantic sunset. Cocktail specials! Fee: $25/pp

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.”

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!

The Campbell Brothers

The Rory Block Gospel & Blues Fest Weekend

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

Compelling, rich material from the African-American Holiness-Pentecostal repertoire with a new twist: the steel guitar.

All-Star Lineup to Pay Tribute to Gregg Allman

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

Reedman Jay Collins, a former bandmate of the late Gregg Allman, will be joined by an all-star cast of Hudson Valley-based musicians. Allman helped create the sound of blues-drenched Southern rock, and, along with the Grateful Dead, gave birth to jam-rock.

 
Jul 29

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.

Kinderhook Walks: Enslaved People

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. Town & Village of Kinderhook Historian Ruth Piwonka will offer insight into this chapter while Warren Applegate leads the walk to the village’s Person of Color Cemetery, which was recently placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Slide Guitar Workshop with Rory Block

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

​Rory Block, a master of the blues slide technique, is offering an inspiring workshop on the use of the bottleneck to create the soulful slide guitar sound. “Rory Block is one of the greatest living acoustic blues artists…” - Blues Revue

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

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

Burgers, Brews & Bacos

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

​We’ve got the Bacos (our varios Baco Noirs), and we know they pair exceptionally well with burgers, but so do brews, so we’ll have them too. All local, of course. Join us for a summer Saturday of great wine, beer and food.

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Author Reading: Sam J. Miller

2:00pm – 3:30pm
Hudson Area Library: 51 North 5th Street, Hudson NY
518-818-1792 www.hudsonarealibrary.org

Author reading to celebrate the release of his debut YA novel, The Art of Starving. Inspired by Miller’s childhood growing up in Hudson, NY, this is a tale of Matt, a young boy coming to terms with his sexuality while battling an eating disorder.

A Starry Road to Freedom

3:00pm
Clermont: 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown NY
518-537-6622 www.FriendsofClermont.org

A one-man show about the life and legacy of famed former slave, abolitionist, and orator Frederick Douglas. An exploration of his life from childhood to his career as a diplomat and statesman told through monologues, poetry, and song. Admission: $8/adult, Children 12 and under are free

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.”

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!

Third Annual Group Show: Reception for Artists

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Davis Orton Gallery: 114 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-567-4056 www.davisortongallery.com

​Photography & photo based works of 50 artists! This year’s ensemble has definite emotional overtones. It has experiential rhythm and gesture. It is a performance at root. Exhibition dates: 7/29 through 8/28/17.

HOOT! Farm Fresh Benefit Dinner

6:00pm
FarmOn! Foundation, 556 Empire Road, Copake
www.farmonfoundation.org

Fee: $40-75/person​

Come - Join - Celebrate - Shake the hand that feeds you! Shop local at the farmer’s market cocktail hour complete with live music, vendors, silent auction and local libations in the student run Victory Garden with tour and tasting in the fields the students grow! Indulge in a Hudson Valley cheese course, oyster boat and save room for an organically grown sustainable farm fresh feast. Chef Terrence Brennan will prepare a family-style dinner capped off with a night of music and dancing under the stars.

Music in the Park: Southbound

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

Music and vendors - rain or shine.

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise

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

Dinner and a show aboard The Marika! ​The Two of Us Productions pairs up with Hudson Cruises for ‘Eat, Drink & Be Murdered’......the Irish version of the The Hatfields & The McKoys. Boarding at 6:30pm/Fee: $59/pp

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.”

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!

Jasper String Quartet

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

​Fee: $30-39/person

Formed at Oberlin Conservatory, the Jaspers began pursuing a professional career in 2006 while studying with James Dunham, Norman Fischer, and Kenneth Goldsmith as Rice University’s Graduate Quartet-in-Residence. In 2008, the quartet continued its training with the Tokyo String Quartet as Yale University’s Graduate Quartet-in-Residence.

“My Second Farewell Concert” - Linda Lavin

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

​Back for the fourth record breaking time, Two Time Tony Award and Golden Globe winner Miss Linda Lavin, backed up by her band with musical direction and pianist, famed Billy Stritch, will be making her only Hudson Valley cabaret appearance this year at Club Helsinki. Also on hand to wow the crowd is the incredible jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein.

Sisters of Slide

The Rory Block Gospel & Blues Fest Weekend

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

An evening of the blues with five-time blues music award winner Rory Block and Texas Music Hall of Famer Cindy Cashdollar.

 
Jul 30

Harlem Valley Rail Ride

7:00am
Eddie Collins Field, 5980 North Elm Avenue, Millerton
917-847-2150 www.harlemvalleyrailride.com

Choose from 23, 33, 45, 57, 72, or 100 mile fully supported bicycle rides. A portion of the registration fees are donated to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association.

18th Annual Blueberry Festival

Fee: $7/adults, Free/Children under 12

9:00am – 4:00am
Old Austerlitz: 11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz NY
518-392-0062 www.oldausterlitz.org

This ever-popular event features early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment, activities for children, animals, birds of prey, sheep-shearing, plus many unique and highly talented craft vendors and artisans. NEW: Introducing a special ‘Natural Fiber Arts’ area this year, with a focus on wool, linen and other natural fibers, including handmade arts, crafts, yarn goods, fabrics, dyes, etc, - like a mini festival within the Blueberry festival itself! As always there will be blueberries galore and a blueberry pancake breakfast, in addition to a wide variety of tasty food items and baked goods. Back again - Silent Auction! Rain or Shine. Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, 9am-11:30am, $8/adults and $4/children under 12

Michael St. John: Bouquet

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

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

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

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 by The Ukeville Stringband (Berni McMahon), Hale Mountain Pickers (Joni Charbonneau), and Shut Up and Dance (Jim Dignum) - rain or shine.

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.”

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!

A Gospel Choir Fest

The Rory Block Gospel & Blues Fest Weekend

2:00pm
Old Methodist Church, 8 Church Lane, Chatham Center
1-800-838-3006 www.ps21chatham.org

A gathering of local gospel choirs caps off this weekend of Gospel & Blues music.

One World, Many Rhythms: Caprice Rouge

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

An acoustic ensemble from the Mid-Hudson Valley will entertain us with Balkan, Roma-Gypsy, and Klezmer dance tunes. The group performs on traditional instruments including accordion, violin, clarinets and percussion.

Tony Stewart’s All Star Sprint Car Series

6:00pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway: 1746 US Route 20, West Lebanon, NY
518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

Your’re not going to want to miss Tony Stewart’s 410 Outlaw All Star Sprint Series at “The Valley of Speed”.....this is definitely not your Grandads Sprint car show!!! Sprint cars along with a $1500 To Win Small Block Modified Event. *Special guest appearance by Tony Stewart!* Gates open at 4pm. Admission: $25/General, $7/Kids, $27/Reserved, $35/Pits

Pajama Plays

6:00pm – 7:00pm
Hudson Area Library: 51 North 5th Street, Hudson NY
518-828-1792 www.hudsonarealibrary.org

​Performances of original short plays created from childhood stories by the Hudson Area’s Library own Teen Theatre Players! Kids ages 4-8, and their families are invited to arrive in their pajamas with their pillows for this magical theatre experience - with milk and cookies following the show, along with free book giveaways.

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.”

 
Jul 31

The Abstract Universe

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

Exhibition of JARO Geometric Abstractions.

Pajama Plays

6:00pm – 7:00pm
Hudson Area Library: 51 North 5th Street, Hudson NY
518-828-1792 www.hudsonarealibrary.org

​Performances of original short plays created from childhood stories by the Hudson Area’s Library own Teen Theatre Players! Kids ages 4-8, and their families are invited to arrive in their pajamas with their pillows for this magical theatre experience - with milk and cookies following the show, along with free book giveaways.