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.

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Sep 1

Columbia County Fair

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

Fee: $10-15/person

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

Drinks on the Waterfront

4:00pm – 7:00pm
The Dunn Warehouse Yard: Corner of Broad Street & Water Street (behind the Hudson train station), Hudson
518-828-1785 www.historichudson.org

​Come and enjoy a selection of Central European Wines from Hudson Wine Merchants, paired with delicious late-summer food prepared by Talbott & Arding Cheese and Provisions, while experiencing the remarkable riverfront setting and imagining a future for this historic site. Tickets: $40

Hudson Hall Performance

7:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

​Brooklyn Raga Massive, the wildly popular collective of forward thinking musicians influenced by the classical music of India, performs Terry Riley’s In C.

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

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

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

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

Neo-Rockabilly: Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys

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

Led by Robert Williams, aka Big Sandy, the Fly-Rite Boys have expanded its musical scope over the last three decades from its roots in rockabilly - which garnered them a place in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame - to incorporate a wide range of pre- and early-rock “n” roll influences, including Western swing, honkytonk, doo-wop, and country boogie.

 
Sep 2

Festival of Books

12:00am – 12:00pm
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
www.spencertownacademy.org

The Festival features a giant used book sale, one of the biggest in the region, featuring more than 10,000 gently used books, including fiction and non-fiction, hard and soft covers - all offered at very affordable prices. Three days of reading and book signings by nationally known and local authors, and a children’s program. Time: 9/2 & 9/3: 10am-5pm and 9/4: 10am-2pm

The Cat in the Hat!

9:30am – 11:15am
Spencertown Academy Arts Center: 790 Route 203, Spencertown NY
518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

​Special Children’s Event! An appearance by The Cat in the Hat…...kids can take home a souvenir picture taken with The Cat, listen to experienced, animated readers of some of Dr. Seuss’ popular books and browse for books (or curl up and read) in our dedicated Children’s Book Room. The annual books sale also starts today at 10am!

Sound Nidra with Ruthie and Eric Fraser

10:00am
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson NY
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

​As in traditional Yoga Nidra, Sound Nidra is designed to invoke deep relaxation. In Sound Nidra, live music accompanies supported yoga postures that progressively open and unwind the body. Instrumentation includes a combination of bansuri, overtone singing, frame drum, carnatic violin, and guitar courtesy of “The Unstruck Sound Sound”, an experimental project by Brooklyn raga Massive musicians.

Columbia County Fair

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

Fee: $10-15/person

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

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

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

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

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

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

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

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

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

Christopher K. Morgan’s Pohaku

Chatham Dance Festival

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

​An evening-length solo dance performance incorporates choreographer Christopher Morgan’s personal story into the larger story of Hawaii’s native people.

‘60’s Cabaret: Charles Busch

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

​Actor and cabaret artist, Busch, brings his new show, “My Kinda ‘60’s” to Hudson as part of the Helsinki on Broadway series. This new show weaves tales of Busch’s childhood and coming of age through the lens of the tumultuous decade of the 1960’s, with songs by the likes of Burt Bacharach, the Beatles, Henry Mancini, Stephen Sondheim, and Kander and Ebb.

 
Sep 3

Festival of Books

12:00am
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
www.spencertownacademy.org

The Festival features a giant used book sale, one of the biggest in the region, featuring more than 10,000 gently used books, including fiction and non-fiction, hard and soft covers - all offered at very affordable prices. Three days of reading and book signings by nationally known and local authors, and a children’s program. Time: 9/2 & 9/3: 10am-5pm and 9/4: 10am-2pm

Fall Musclepalooza - A Muscle Car Show & Drag Racing Event

9:30am – 1:30pm
Lebanon Valley Speedway: 1746 US Route 20, West Lebanon, NY
518-794-7130 www.hemmings.com/musclepalooza/

Presented by Hemmings Motor News - Gates open at 7:30am - Bracket Racing Time Trials: 9:30am, Eliminations: 1pm - Trophies Awarded - Car Show Registration closes at Noon, Judging at 1pm - Admission: Racers $35, Car Show Entry: $15, Spectators: $10, Children 6-12: $2

Columbia County Fair

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

Fee: $10-15/person

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

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

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

Guys and Dolls

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

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

Hello, Dolly!

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

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

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

Christopher K. Morgan’s Pohaku

Chatham Dance Festival

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

​An evening-length solo dance performance incorporates choreographer Christopher Morgan’s personal story into the larger story of Hawaii’s native people.

Noirish Retro-Rock: Eilen Jewell

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

​Jewell leads a tight quartet that blends influences of surf noir, early blues, rockabilly, and 1960’s era rock ‘n’ roll. She has established herself as a solidly rootsy vocalist and American songwriter. Her influences are as varied as Billie Holiday and Bob Dylan, Gillian Welch and Bessie Smith, Patsy Cline and Howlin’ Wolf.

 
Sep 4

Festival of Books

12:00am
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown
www.spencertownacademy.org

The Festival features a giant used book sale, one of the biggest in the region, featuring more than 10,000 gently used books, including fiction and non-fiction, hard and soft covers - all offered at very affordable prices. Three days of reading and book signings by nationally known and local authors, and a children’s program. Time: 9/2 & 9/3: 10am-5pm and 9/4: 10am-2pm

Columbia County Fair

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

Fee: $10-15/person

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

 
Sep 7

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

12:00am – 12:00pm
Cool Whisper Farm: 1011 C. Road 21, Hillsdale, NY
www.oldtonemusicfestival.com

​Music festival 9/7 - 9/10, featuring traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, cajun and contra music. Family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dancing, hand-on instrument workshops and much much MORE! Gates open at 2pm on 9/7.

 
Sep 8

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

12:00am – 12:00pm
Cool Whisper Farm: 1011 C. Road 21, Hillsdale, NY
www.oldtonemusicfestival.com

​Music festival 9/7 - 9/10, featuring traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, cajun and contra music. Family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dancing, hand-on instrument workshops and much much MORE! Gates open at 2pm on 9/7.

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

 
Sep 9

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

12:00am – 12:00pm
Cool Whisper Farm: 1011 C. Road 21, Hillsdale, NY
www.oldtonemusicfestival.com

​Music festival 9/7 - 9/10, featuring traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, cajun and contra music. Family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dancing, hand-on instrument workshops and much much MORE! Gates open at 2pm on 9/7.

Mushroom Ecology Walk

9:00am – 11:00am
Schor Public Conservation Area: 58 Shore View Drive, East Chatham, NY
518-392-5252 www.clctrust.org

​Have fun-gi in the forest as we find out more about mushrooms and how to identify them!

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.

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

Axel Strauss, violin + Todd Palmer, clarinet + Ilya Poletaev, piano

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

Fee: $30-39/person

 
Sep 10

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival

12:00am – 12:00pm
Cool Whisper Farm: 1011 C. Road 21, Hillsdale, NY
www.oldtonemusicfestival.com

​Music festival 9/7 - 9/10, featuring traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, cajun and contra music. Family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dancing, hand-on instrument workshops and much much MORE! Gates open at 2pm on 9/7.

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

Punk-Poetry: John S. Hall

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

​Punk-poet John S. Hall, best known as a founder/leader of avant-rock group King Missile, brings his new group, Unusual Squirrel, to Club Hudson Hudson as part of the monthly Rogovoy Salon series curated and hosted by music journalist Seth Rogovoy. Hall’s witty lyrics and spoken-word poems tell absurdist stories that entertain while simultaneously serving as cutting critiques of contemporary culture.

 
Sep 15

Basilica Soundscape

A Weekend of Music + Art

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

Far from a typical music festival, Basilica SoundScape features live concert performances, conceptual sound performances, author readings, installations, collaborations, curated local vendors and artisans, on-site activities and more, creating an immersive, innovative weekend of art, music, and culture. This year will feature a lineup of some of the most innovative and genre-pushing musicians, visual artists, and writers working today, with unique collaborations across disciplines.

Ethel Returns to Hudson

7:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

ETHEL returns to Hudson with exclusive preview performances of its fully realized Circus-Wandering City, the acclaimed string quartet’s new multimedia work inspired by the American circus and its people.

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

 
Sep 16

Basilica Soundscape

A Weekend of Music + Art

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

Far from a typical music festival, Basilica SoundScape features live concert performances, conceptual sound performances, author readings, installations, collaborations, curated local vendors and artisans, on-site activities and more, creating an immersive, innovative weekend of art, music, and culture. This year will feature a lineup of some of the most innovative and genre-pushing musicians, visual artists, and writers working today, with unique collaborations across disciplines.

North Bay Paddle

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Greenport Conservation Area: 54 Daisy Hill Road, Lorenz Park/Hudson, NY
518-392-5252 www.clctrust.org

Explore the Hudson River’s North Bay with Columbia Land Conservancy and the Hudson Sloop Club.

Light Into Night

5:00pm – 10:00pm
Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent
518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

LIGHT INTO NIGHT brings together visual artists, writers, musicians and dancers for an unforgettable event. Experience a rare and exclusive evening of art happenings set against the striking back-drop of the Omi Studio Barns an the autumn equinox.

Ethel Returns to Hudson

7:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

ETHEL returns to Hudson with exclusive preview performances of its fully realized Circus-Wandering City, the acclaimed string quartet’s new multimedia work inspired by the American circus and its people.

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

 
Sep 17

Basilica Soundscape

A Weekend of Music + Art

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

Far from a typical music festival, Basilica SoundScape features live concert performances, conceptual sound performances, author readings, installations, collaborations, curated local vendors and artisans, on-site activities and more, creating an immersive, innovative weekend of art, music, and culture. This year will feature a lineup of some of the most innovative and genre-pushing musicians, visual artists, and writers working today, with unique collaborations across disciplines.

Music in the Park: New Lebanon

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

Five sets featuring Berkshire Ukulele Band, Sarah Kohrs, The Picky Bastards, Robin O’Herin and Five Gun Draw - rain or shine.

The Fairy Circus: Tanglewood Marionettes

2:00pm – 11:18am
Performing Arts Center at Columbia-Greene Community College: 4400 NY-23, Hudson NY
518-828-4181 www.sunycgcc.edu

​This performance by the nationally recognized touring troupe the Tanglewood Marionettes, along with more than twenty hand-crafted puppets, will present The Fairy Circus, based upon a children’s book by writer & illustrator Dorothy P. Lathrup, who was born in Albany, NY in 1891. The show is ideally suited for pre-Kindergarten audiences - young toddlers in particular. Admission: $5/General Public, $4/Students & Senior Citizens.

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

Ethel Returns to Hudson

3:00pm
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House: 327 Warren Street, Hudson
518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

ETHEL returns to Hudson with exclusive preview performances of its fully realized Circus-Wandering City, the acclaimed string quartet’s new multimedia work inspired by the American circus and its people.

 
Sep 20

Brilliant Pop-Rock: Matthew Sweet

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

Sweet’s music revels in the harmonies of the Beatles, the psychedelic jangly guitar of the Byrds, and the moody poeticism of Jim Morrison of the Doors.

 
Sep 22

Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art

Fee: $15

6:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic work draws inspiration from Church’s painting, letters, family life and celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

Blues-Rock: Ana Popovic

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

​Come enjoy singer-guitarist, Ana Popovic, with her funky mix of blues and rock. With vocals that recall Tina Turner and jazzy, hot guitar chops that have earned praise from Bruce Springsteen and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top.

 
Sep 23

5th Annual Roe Jan Ramble Bike Tour

10:00am
Copake Town Park: 230 Mountain View Road, Copake, NY
www.roejanramble.org

Calling all cyclists and Rail Trail enthusiasts! The popular non-competitive community cycling event features four routes geared to both the occasional bicycle rider and the experienced cyclist. Regardless of ability, riders will enjoy the area’s spectacular scenery on lightly traveled country roads. *Due to the popularity of the event, this year’s ridership is expected to be limited to 300 lucky participants. Riders are encouraged to sign up early* - Check in starts at 8:30am, day of the event.

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.

Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art

2:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $15 - Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic works draws inspiration from Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.

Unreserved Estate Auction

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

​Unreserved estate auction (with select additions) featuring estate fresh 18th and 19th c. furniture, artwork, folk art, period accessories, china, glass, stoneware, primitives & more.

Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art

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

Fee: $15 - Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic works draws inspiration from Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.

Aleksey Semenenko, violin + Inna Firsova, piano

6:00pm
Tannery Pond, 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon
1-888-820-1696 www.tannerypondconcerts.org

Fee: $30-39/person

Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art

6:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $15 - Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic works draws inspiration from Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.

Four on the Floor: Jasper String Quartet

7:30pm
St. James Church: 117 Hudson Ave, Chatham, NY
www.leafpeeperconcerts.org

​This young quartet is much in demand. They are currently the Professional Quartet in residence at Temple University’s Center for Gifted Young Musicians. They will perform music by Haydn, Debussy, and two American composers, Greenstein & Foote. Tickets: $25 or $35

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

Gay Cabaret: Backdoor Boys

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

​Come see the debut of the brand new satirical revue, “Better with a Man”, by Backdoor Boys. They are not quite like any other boy bands….they draw on material from the musical theater, pre-rock pop standards, and the counterculture music scene. The Backdoor Boys put a new spin on some old favorites and explore lesser-known socially and politically satirical numbers.

 
Sep 24

Lucky Me

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

Fee: $27/general, $25/matinee

Sara’s having a bad week. Really bad! The light bulbs in her apartment keep burning out, there’s a leak in the roof, the aquarium is full of dead fish, the cat’s gone awol, and her father - who chased off her last beau - is suspicious of their new neighbor, a TSA agent, who brings Sara home from the emergency room on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss this ball-dropping comedy.

Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art

2:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $15 - Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic works draws inspiration from Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.

Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art

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

Fee: $15 - Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic works draws inspiration from Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.

Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art

6:00pm
Olana: 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY
518-828-1872 www.olana.org

Fee: $15 - Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic works draws inspiration from Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church’s art.

 
Sep 28

Rootsy Americana: Cowboy Junkies

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

​This family-based band, recently celebrated its 30th year of making alt-country, Americana, or “No Depression” music. They return to Hudson with their patented, hypnotic style of country-roots rock.