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Hooley on the Hudson returns to the Rondout

Hooley on the Hudson returns to the Rondout

Sunday, Sept. 1: Taking place at the T. R. Gallo Waterfront Park on the Rondout Creek, the Hooley’s four main venues feature live music, step dancing, storytelling and traditional music for all ages. Many food and craft vendors will be on-site. Focused on family, this event is free to all, Irish or not. For a full schedule of events and performances, visit the website below.

Columbia County Fair begins on August 28

Columbia County Fair begins on August 28

Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 28-Sept. 2: We’re getting late into summer. The light has begun to look autumnal. NFL teams are heading into their third preseason game, and those children possessed of a tragic disposition have begun to mourn the passing of summer. Despair not, however, as fair season still has some kicks left.

Saugerties hosts Caribbean Carnival at Cantine Field

Saugerties hosts Caribbean Carnival at Cantine Field

Sunday, August 11: Last year, Martin and Tamika Dunkley threw a party, expecting a few hundred people to show up and enjoy some good food and music. Thousands arrived. This Sunday, the Dunkleys invite the greater community to come get a sense of what island culture is all about.