Saturday, July 21: Feed watermelon to rescued pigs and learn how to cook vegan delicacies at Catskill Animal Sanctuary’s celebration
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The festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, July 21-22.
Sunday, July 8: What’s called the Best Little Car Show in the Northeast is about to roll into Saugerties.
Saturday-Sunday, June 23-24: Watch teams of two people construct a seaworthy boat from scratch in just four hours! The Boatbuilding Challenge is just one component of Brightwork: A Makers’ Festival, a community celebration of “the art of craft” happening this weekend at the Maritime Museum. There’s no charge to attend Brightwork, which will feature maker demonstrations, live music, hands-on activities for children, art, craft and food vendors.
Saturday, June 9: Meet more than 400 rescued farm animals and enjoy vegan food trucks, live music and kids’ activities. Speakers include award-winning photographer, author and educator Jo-Anne McArthur, as well as vegan personal trainer and social media influencer Berto Calkins.
Friday-Sunday, June 1-3: Always a big draw, the Fabulous Beekman Boys will do their cooking demo/book-signing thing on Sunday, but there’s lots else going on all weekend. More than 200 vendors will be hawking their wares, and one particularly eyecatching workshop features HGTV.com writer Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, who will share tips on how to “speak chicken.”
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Saturday-Monday, May 26-28: There will be two huge vendor tents and rows of outdoor craft booths, plus separate tents for furniture, architectural crafts, specialty foods and healthcare products, crafts supplies and live demonstrations.
Saturday-Sunday, May 26-27: This weekend you can go at your own pace on a self-guided tour of the Bronson House and six other architecturally significant Hudson homes, each with a room that showcases the work of a local designer.
Saturday-Sunday, May 26-27: There will be 140 antiques dealers on hand, displaying their wares, including Americana, “High Country” and Mid-century Modern furniture and accessories, fine art, estate jewelry, silver, glassware, primitives, Oriental rugs, garden decorations, marine accessories, books, toys, decorated stoneware and so on.