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  • 24-Hour Drone: Experiment in Sound and Music

    Basilica Hudson presents: 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 Soundscape

    Basilica Soundscape presents: Godspeed You!, Black Emperor and Irreversible Entanglements for an incredible evening of unmissable music and more.

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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 many boutique stores and restaurants; as well as live performances and local artisans.

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  • Chatham WinterFest

    Celebrate the Holiday’s in Chatham! Looking for that special gift for those nearest and dearest? Chatham’s many one-of-a-kind stores and restaurants are sure to have something to meet your gift giving needs. WinterFest has something for everyone young and old with free activities for kids, live music, and a visit with Santa.

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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 Berkshire Wine & Food Spring Fest

    This unique interstate festival will feature award-winning wineries, distilleries, cideries and craft breweries from the Hudson Valley and the Massachusetts Berkshire Region all together under one roof! There are displays by local crafters, jewelers, and artisans. Our Taste NY and Berkshire Grown food producers will be selling and sampling gourmet cheeses, olives and pickles, jams and jellies, maple syrups, baked items and more.

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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

    Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House announces the 2024 Hudson Jazz Festival!


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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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  • 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

    For over 25 years, Winter Walk offers a magical evening of family friendly attractions, performances, beautifully decorated shop windows, unique holiday shopping, delicious local food, and spectacular fireworks, all up and down Hudson’s historic Warren Street.

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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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