Parade, fireworks & It’s a Wonderful Life at Celebration of Light in Poughkeepsie, Snowflake Festival in Kingston, Holiday on Huguenot Street in New Paltz, Holiday Open House in Woodstock, Sinterklaas in Rhinebeck, Winter Walk in Hudson, Holiday in the Village in Saugerties
Woodstock’s holiday-themed open house as well as tree-lighting and caroling in Phoenicia both take place this weekend, with more activities to come. Also, a look at local fine art, the display and sale of which always booms this time of year.
Take 131 bicycles, dozens of TVs, dolls, footballs and assorted other toys. Add 50 baseball gloves and balls. Combine that with 42 wreathes and garland. Throw in about 1500 light bulbs and add one large Christmas tree. That’s the recipe for the biggest Holiday in the Village celebration that Saugerties has ever held.
It’s often the case that survivors of a life-threatening disease really know how to celebrate life. They’ve come through
The Sussin Family of 123 Patch Road in Saugerties invites the public to view the third iteration of their annual Christmas light show every night until Jan. 1, weather permitting, from 5-10 p.m.
“My goal is for children to walk away with a better understanding of the Huguenot story.”
“Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding!” takes place this Friday, December 2 in the church’s sanctuary, located at 90 Route 32 South.
Dutchess Habitat for Humanity faced a challenge: to move an intact house from Staatsburgh and reposition it on an empty lot in Poughkeepsie, and do it fast.
Originally the “Turkey Trot” was a lively ragtime dance condemned by the Vatican. Today, it’s a footrace, usually for charity, designed to assuage people’s feelings of guilt over their excessive caloric intake on holidays like Thanksgiving.
This year’s Sawyer Motors Foundation fundraiser benefited the Raise Your Awareness About Narcotics (R.Y.A.N) program and the Saugerties choir program. The event featured America’s Got Talent winner Landau Murphy Jr. and local comedian and Saugerties High School graduate Mike Speirs.