Despite the cruel season, Saugerties has gotten a jump on spring, thanks in part to a village-wide display of sculpture including a knock-out show at Cross Contemporary in honor of International Sculpture Day.
The breakthrough movie to put the Hudson Valley on the map is John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place, which was filmed at recognizable locations – a farmhouse in Pawling, a market in Beacon, the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail bridge in New Paltz.
Friday, April 20: The 420 Funk Mob features a revolving cast of musicians that includes veterans of Bowie, D’Angelo, Outkast, Amy Winehouse, Lenny Kravitz, Bad Brains, Bootsy Collins, Kung Fu, the MuzikMafia posse and Parliament-Funkadelic.
A food truck rally will be held this Saturday, April 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Lazy River, located at 50 Bevier Road in Gardiner.
Saturday, April 21: Physical media – in other words “things” and “stuff” – changing hands with the bacteria and bills in cramped rooms with real people leaning on racks, some of whom know what they are talking about: Record Store Day remembers and celebrates what we used to just call reality.
Sunday, April 22: Emily Wilson’s new translation of Homer’s epic poem will be read by local poets, artists and actors.
Saturday, April 21: Lowell Thomas (1892-1981), who long made his home in Pawling, was a pioneer broadcaster, journalist, lecturer, author, globetrotter, raconteur and media technology innovator.
Saturday, April 21: Perhaps the greatest (and certainly the most employed) living player of the Dobro resonator guitar, the 14-time Grammy-winner has played with…let’s call it everybody and move on.
Sunday, April 22: Products from some favorite local coffee roasters and tea blenders will be highlighted, including Irving Farms and Harney and Sons Fine Teas. There will also be a variety of coffee- and tea-themed desserts, all made in the Hudson Valley.
A dozen ways to celebrate Earth Day, family fishing, Hudson Valley Comic Con and more.