Matt Maley has hit the big time: He’s about to appear on national TV, as a contestant in Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship Gingerbread Showdown.
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).
All entertainment is FREE with admission to the Ulster County Fair. Kids Daily Show on our Small Stage.
And as of today, the cultural/business initiative known as BluePrint is, materially, just a series of Covid-safe summer events on a makeshift stage in the parking lot on the former IBM campus. But BluePrint is a vision of, and a proposal for, something much more: a kind of making good on the defaulted promise this building represents.
Enjoy a beer or hard cider while being regaled with macabre tales from the past.
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.
Hudsy descries itself as, “[k]ind of like if Netflix and high-quality public access television had a sultry romance that produced a digital TV baby.”
Due to the impending tropical storm, the fireworks scheduled for Tuesday evening, August 4, at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in
The 29th annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, scheduled for July 10-12, is being postponed until a later date in the fall of this year.
Saturday, October 5: The section of North Front Street between Crown and Wall Streets in Uptown Kingston will be transformed into a festive autumnal block party with curated vendors and entertainment.