Thursday, Nov. 23 & Saturday, Nov. 25: Thanksgiving marks the traditional beginning of the season of overindulgence in America. A neat thing about these running/walking events is that they benefit worthy local causes.
Expect admiring crowds and chilly weather for this Sunday’s annual Shamrock Run, a two-mile Kingston road race beginning on the Academy Green and ending at the Strand.
Ever more ceremonial and ritualized, Uptown Kingston is now adding a Mardi Gras celebration to its yearly calendar of chaos.
The Rondout wouldn’t be nearly the charming place that it is today without the Hudson River Maritime Museum, which organizes exhibits and waterfront festivals and antique boat gatherings all year ‘round.
The Dorsky Museum at SUNY-New Paltz was recently praised by Huffington Post for hewing close to its mission to serve both the college campus and the artistic culture of the mid-Hudson region, “the Cradle of American Art,” calling it “unlike any other regional museum.”
The Thursday, February 16 poetry gathering at New World Home Cooking, 1411 Route 212, between Woodstock and Saugerties, will feature poets
Psychology professor and director of the Evolutionary Studies Program at SUNY New Paltz, Glen Geher, will lead a panel including a few of his students to talk about their work in evolutionary psychology.
Storytellers for Hope: St. Baldrick’s and Relay for Life Fundraiser this Sunday, February 19 from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Twin Lakes Lodge. Bring the kids to this one for 15-minute family photo sessions for only $15, fresh baked goods, hot food, music, raffles, free face-painting; and at 3 p.m., a Cup, Corks & Canvas session begins, the proceeds of which benefit Relay for Life. No appointment is necessary for the photos; just show up, and a cash bar is open all day.
Saugerties Pro Musica welcomes the return of the esteemed pianist Yalin Chi, principal pianist of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m.
At 63, former co-frontperson of the seminal California punk band X John Doe now looks and sounds the part of the dark-but-tender American roots bard.