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Artists’ Soapbox Derby rolls again in Kingston

Artists’ Soapbox Derby rolls again in Kingston

The heavens smiled down on the revival of one of Kingston’s favorite summertime traditions, the Artists’ Soapbox Derby, August 15. The oppressive heat and humidity of the earlier part of the week had finally broken, and crowds came out in a festive mood to line the lower blocks of Broadway, seeking a shady spot or a place to sit while awaiting the 1 p.m. order for the entrants to roll (or, in a couple of cases, simply to amble).

Hudson Valley Fireworks guide: 2021 edition

Hudson Valley Fireworks guide: 2021 edition

Looking to see July 4 fireworks near you? This year there will be many more Hudson Valley events than 2020, though still not as many as usual. Here’s our annual list of Independence Day activities, including those with fireworks as well as daytime activities with a July 4 theme.