Friday-Sunday, May 24-26: It’s billed as “a modern interpretation of a traditional arts and crafts fair.”
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Saturday-Sunday, May 25-26: Antique fair season gets off to a roaring start on Memorial Day weekend, when 140 top antiques and decorative arts dealers will put their best foot forward feeding your collecting passion and decorating style.
Recalling a time when the Hudson River needed a lot of help, reflecting on how conditions in the river have improved, and remembering there’s still much to be done to protect our seminal waterway, the Sloop Clearwater marked the 50th anniversary of its May 17, 1969 launching last Friday in Beacon.
Saturday, May 18: The Rondout Valley/Route 209 corridor has been a hotbed for UFO sightings since long before Whitley Strieber wrote his 1987 best-seller Communion, about his alleged alien abduction.
Saturday, May 18: This unique new shelter provides a homelike setting for those senior dogs in need.
Saturday, May 11: In celebration of warming weather and a long history of apple-growing in the Hudson Valley, the Village of Red Hook will once again fill the streets with May merriment.
Saturday, May 4: The annual family festival brings historic fiber arts, culture and crafts to a bucolic scenario where live sheep, angora rabbits and alpacas take center stage.
Sunday, Apr. 28: Admission is free, and it’s an event offering hands-on activities for attendees of all ages. “Space” is this year’s featured theme.
Not only was he one of the primary moving forces in the Black Studies Department for decades (and its longtime chair), he is also the former director of the New York African American Institute, a member of the New York State Freedom Trail Commission, historian for the African Burial Ground Interpretive Center in New York City and a much-published historian.
In Newburgh, where the districtwide motto is “We Are One,” a third-grade teacher with 21 years in the classroom is taking the message halfway around the globe in May.