Saturday, Sept. 15: Attendees can test drive electric cars and speak with energy efficiency and renewables experts. There will also be activities for kids, including a bicycle-decorating contest with prizes and wildlife education from Eric the Reptile Guy.
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Saturday-Monday, September 1-3: A rite of summer for artisans and their avid community, the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair returns to the Ulster County Fairgrounds with rows of one-of-a-kind, handmade art and crafts with live craft demonstrations.
Sunday, September 2: Four venues will feature live music, step dancing, storytelling and traditional music for all ages.
Saturday, Aug. 11: Blueberry season is still raging full-force along the Shawangunk Ridge – especially the easy-to-pick highbush species, with their paler-blue, large, juicy, small-seeded fruits. Sunnier spots where the berries ripen early are probably already picked-over, whether by birds, humans or other mammals; but now would be a good time to check your favorite shadier troves.
July 21-22: The brickyards along the Hudson will once again host a festival featuring live music, food, beverages, crafts and games.
Friday-Sunday, July 6-8: Scattered in years past over many locations, the 2018 Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival will be concentrated in one spot: the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck. Nearly 100 balloon launches are scheduled, as well as aerial thrills of all kinds.
Saturday, May 19: To the Mets faithful, they are a vivid memory of the pride and second-to-no one attitude that are, theoretically, possible for New York’s second team. Their local appearance will benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie.
Saturday-Sunday, May 12-13: More than 90 farmers, artisans, vintage collectors, chefs and makers of handmade goods converge on Hudson’s sprawling performance space to share handcrafted home goods, all-natural foods, personal wellness products and much more.
Saturday, April 21: Robert Livingston was among the first to bring prized Merino sheep to the United States.
Thousands of Americans in the nation’s capital and beyond are expected to take part in a coordinated rally March 24 demanding legislative solutions to mass shootings. Dubbed “March For Our Lives,” the event follows close on the heels of a national school walkout on March 14, in which many local students participated.