The Rhinebeck Arts Festival will run from Friday through Sunday, September 26 to 28. It will feature artistic expression in its many forms, with a focus on craft and visual art. It will include a showcase of Hudson Valley furnituremakers and artisans working in ceramics, glass, fiber, mixed media, photography, jewelry and more. There will be a Musical Petting Zoo, an Art Bus, featured dance performances and gourmet food and drink.
The show opens each day at 10 a.m. General admission costs $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $4 for ages 6 to 16 and is free for kids under age 6. Group discount rates are available. The Dutchess County Fairgrounds are located at 6550 Spring Brook Avenue (Route 9) in Rhinebeck. The show goes on rain or shine. Most exhibits are indoors. For information, visit www.rhinebeckartsfestival.com.