Comedian Kevin Hart announced 100 new dates for ‘The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour,’ including a July 15 show at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Sullivan County.
The village of Saugerties will sponsor the fourth annual New Year’s Eve celebration in the village on Sunday, December 31 at 10 p.m.
Local ways to ring in 2018.
Public community celebrations, dance and musical acts: A variety of ways to ring in 2018.
Saturday, Nov. 4: At the height of production, 20,000 pounds of chocolate were produced each day in Red Hook. The Chocolate Factory was founded in Red Hook in 1888 by William H. Baker. Baker was no relation to the older and more famous Walter H. Baker Company, whose production of chocolate began in 1780 and whose name was synonymous with chocolate in America for a time; but Red Hook’s Baker was not above exploiting the coincidence to promote his business, starting what became known as the “chocolate wars.”
Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 21-22: The difference between the yarns available at chain stores and the yarns brought to the festival is the difference between fast food and fine dining: One will tide you over and fill a need, but the other fills the soul.
Sunday, Sept. 3: The festival on the Rondout waterfront has bagpipers, food, libations, music, step dancing, storytelling, Celtic wares and more. Plus there will be a Gaelic football and hurling clinic the day before the Hooley at Dietz Stadium in Kingston.
Got a barn or basement full of all manner of miscellany? Know someone who does? This could be your time to shine: The History Channel program “American Pickers” will be coming to New York State next month.
Saturday-Tuesday, Aug. 5-8: Hop aboard the El Galeón Andalucía, a modern replica of the type of vessel used by the Spanish Crown for maritime exploration and trade expeditions from the 16th to the 18th centuries.
Tuesday-Sunday, Aug. 1-6: B. J. Thomas and Oak Ridge Boys headline this year’s musical offerings.