Historic Huguenot Street became an immersive experience in history as dozens of reenactors and costumed interpreters offered demonstrations and performances throughout the day.
New Paltz Times | Community
Put on by a dedicated committee who raise most of their funding at a variety of events throughout the year, Gardiner Day is conceived as a way of giving back to the community. With the exception of food and crafts that are for sale, every activity is free — even the pony rides, face-painting and henna tattoos.
As the director of education for Mohonk Preserve, she oversees a wide-ranging program of nature-based activities and instruction.
The Highland hamlet will be transformed into an Italian street festival on Saturday, September 8 from 2 to 8 p.m., as the Highland Business Association hosts its second annual Night in Little Italy.
“It’s a nice old-fashioned way of having a community come together,” says Cindy Dates.
Saturday, September 8: Interpreters in period garb, reenactments, performances, Colonial games and demonstrations will bring history to life throughout the day.
On September 15, the New Paltz Climate Action Coalition and New Paltz Climate Smart will celebrate National Drive Electric Week with a parade of pedestrians, bicycles, electric vehicles and e-bikes.
Megan Napoli is a research ecologist at the Mohonk Preserve.
Rambling Rose boutique on Main Street in New Paltz celebrated its 25th anniversary in July. Proprietor Julie Mazur credits the longevity of her business to “a loyal cadre of people who believe in shopping local.”
Nearing its second anniversary, The Grille at Novella’s has a new manager, Cheryl Valentino.