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  • 24-Hour Drone: Experiment in Sound and Music

    Basilica Hudson and Le Guess Who? present in collaboration with Sarah Van Buren the return of 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC.

    An immersive event and all-encompassing experience, 24-HOUR DRONE is a roving, international series featuring musicians and sound artists experimenting within the spectrum of drone to created 24 hours of unbroken, uninterrupted sound. An event that embodies Basilica Hudson at its most experimental and experiential, pushing the boundaries of what a communal, conceptual experience can be.

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  • Basilica Farm + Flea: Spring Market & Holiday Market

    With over 100 local independent artists, collectors, farmers, makers and chefs you are sure to find something special at either the Spring Market in May or the Holiday Market in November. Both markets are filled to the rafters with vintage and handmade clothes, as well as handcrafted jewelry to suit all tastes and budgets. For those looking for handcrafted items, look no further! Everything from specialty soaps and home goods, botanical tea blends, and a diverse collection of home and garden items are available at both markets. Food lovers need not worry, you will find a whole range of packaged and prepared foods, and some sweet treats too.

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  • Blueberry Festival

    Popular festival featuring early American craft demonstrations, live music, “famous” blueberry pancake breakfast, specialty food purveyors, children’s activities, special animal exhibits, a wide array of crafters and artists, and much more.

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  • Chatham Summerfest

    Chatham SummerFest

    Street fair atmosphere highlighting Chatham’s one-of-a-kind stores and restaurants as well as performers, artists, and vendors.

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  • Cider Week New York 2022

    Cider Week New York 2022 will include a hybrid mix of both virtual and in-person events including special flights, virtual tastings, local events, panels, and dinners.

    For more information and to stay up to date with all the events and happenings of Cider Week New York 2022, follow us on Instagram at @newyorkcider.

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  • Columbia County Fair

    Six days of fun for the whole family with nightly grandstand entertainment including demolition derby, monster tractors, rodeo, live music, volunteer firefighting parade, daily animal shows and much more!

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  • Dalmation Day

    Celebrate the Dalmatian and National Fire Prevention Week at the FASNY Museum of Firefighting! Live Dalmatians, games, shows, demonstrations and more make the FREE family friendly event an annual favorite.

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  • FilmColumbia

    Ten-day festival of world-class films representing major studios, independents, international films, animated features, documentaries, and children’s short films. In addition to screening approximately 50 films, the festival also features panels, Q&A sessions with filmmakers and screenwriting workshops.

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  • Hillsdale Pumpkin Festival

    Celebrate the season with events at businesses and locations throughout the Hamlet of Hillsdale.

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  • Hudson Children’s Book Festival

    Our annual festival strives to create, sustain, and nurture a culture of literacy in partnership with our community and schools. This free, public event fosters a love of reading as families meet and greet world-class creators of books for children of all ages.

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  • Hudson Jazz Festival: The Shape of Jazz Today

    Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House announces the 2023 Hudson Jazz Festival: The Shape of Jazz Today. Curated by creative producer Cat Henry, the 2023 festival brings together adventurous, inventive artists whose bold vision take jazz in new directions while honoring traditions of the past.

     

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  • Independence Day Celebration

    Clermont State Historic Site welcomes you to celebrate Independence Day, while taking in one of the most spectacular views of the Hudson River Valley from anywhere along the river. Enjoy 18th century music and entertainment, children’s activities, and house tours. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a picnic and music while waiting for the Saugerties fireworks display.

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  • Oldtone Roots Music Festival

    An amazing lineup of traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, and cajun music. A family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dance tent, workshops, instrument and band contests, Hudson Valley farm-to-table food and libations, and exceptional national and regional performers. Camp all weekend or come for the day.

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  • The Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase

    A family festival that celebrates historic fiber arts, culture, and craft. We host a shopping concourse featuring over 30 skilled artisans and local craftspeople. The Showcase boasts over two dozen local vendors, and is a great place to support small businesses.

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  • Winter Walk

    Hudson’s favorite winter street festival returns for its 26th year bigger and brighter than ever. Take an evening stroll down the mile-long length of historic Warren Street and enjoy performances, art installations, family-friendly attractions, local food and drinks, holiday shopping, fireworks, and festive cheer.

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  • WinterWalk & Winter Parade

    Santa Claus accompanied by the Winter Parade will ring in festivities throughout the village of Valatie. An eclectic mix of shops are open and teeming with holiday goodies, live music and entertainment, and holiday food items will greet visitors young and old to this charming historic village.

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