The Week Ahead

Edited by Pamela Doan ([email protected])

For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SAT 10
Urgent Knead: For Goodness Bake
BEACON
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
145 Main St. | 845-518-4194
facebook.com/forgoodnessbakebeacon
Bakers are donating goods to sell to raise money to help a family stay together. Now in its sixth year, For Goodness Bake has raised nearly $15,000 for local causes.

SAT 10
Unity Vigil
COLD SPRING
7:45 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut St. | 845-265-8011
Members of the Philipstown Reform Synagogue will host a 30-minute candlelight vigil to remember and honor victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27 and to “stand up against anti-Semitism and hatred in all its forms.”

SUN 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
BEACON
11 a.m. Memorial Building
413 Main St.
Lt. Col. Caroline Pegge will speak at this memorial organized by VFW Post No. 666.

SUN 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. Veterans’ Memorial
Main Street at Route 9D

SUN 11
Mount Beacon Eight Ceremony
FISHKILL
12:30 p.m. Veterans Park
A ceremony will remember the eight service members who have died in crashes on Mount Beacon.

SAT 17
Harvest Sale
GARRISON
9 a.m. – Noon. St. Philip’s Church
1101 Route 9D
The Friends of St. Philip’s present their annual fundraiser, with white elephant items, baked goods, cheese, pecans and a 50-50 raffle.

SUN 18
Putnam History Museum Thanksgiving Dinner
COLD SPRING
5 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut St. | 845-265-4010
putnamhistorymuseum.com
The 60th annual event begins with a candlelight service followed by cocktails and dinner at 6 p.m. at The Garrison, 2015 Route 9, where Bryan Dunlap will receive the Elizabeth Todd Healy Volunteer Service Award. Cost: $100

MUSIC

SAT 10
Daisy Jopling Band
PEEKSKILL
7:30 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The band will celebrate Brian Delma Taylor, a composer and instrumentalist from Peekskill who died in 2017, with music arranged, produced and inspired by him. Cost: $25 to $50

SAT 10
Christine Dominguez
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Christine Dominguez, who was voted best local singer/vocalist by the readers of Hudson Valley Magazine, performs songs from her new album, Soul Shake. Proceeds will be shared with Safe Harbors of the Hudson. Cost: $15 ($20 at door)

SUN 11
Modigliani Quartet
BEACON
4 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandmusic.org
As part of the ongoing Howland Chamber Music Circle series, Amaury Coeytaux (violin), Loic Rio (violin), Laurent Marfaing (viola) and Francois Kieffer (cello) will perform works by Haydn, Ravel and Brahms. Cost: $30 ($10 students)

SUN 11
Trio Kisosen
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
Matheus Sardinha Garcia Souza (violin), An-Lin Bardin (cello) and Naomi Niskala (piano) will perform works by Beethoven, Shostakovich and Dvorak. Free (donations welcome)

SUN 11
Boz Scaggs
PEEKSKILL
7 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The singer, songwriter and guitarist and former member of the Steve Miller Band will perform as part of his Out of the Blues tour. Cost: $73 to $240

SUN 11
Blue October
Poughkeepsie
8 p.m. Bardavon
35 Market St. | 845-473-2072
bardavon.org
This alternative rock band from Houston has had 11 hit singles, including “Hate Me” and “Into the Ocean.” Cost: $30 to $50

SAT 17
Windborne Singers
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road | 845-528-7280
tompkinscorners.org
Traditional folk acapella. Cost $18 ($20 at door), $15 students and seniors

SAT 17
Christine Lavin
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Peekskill Central Market
900 Main St. | 914-287-0300
bit.ly/christine-lavin
The singer-songwriter returns to her hometown. Cost: $35

SAT 17
Hudson Valley Philharmonic: The Silk Road
Poughkeepsie
8 p.m. Bardavon
35 Market St. | 845-473-2072
bardavon.org
The philharmonic will perform works by Tallis, Azmeh, Stravinsky and Bartok. Cost: $20 to $57

SUN 18
Sound/Peace
BEACON
3:30 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Gina Samardge conducts pianist/accordionist Andy Rinehart, bass clarinetist/percussionist J Why and guitarist Craig Chin with members of the Beacon Rising Women’s Choir. The concert will follow the setting sun. Cost: $10

SUN 18
Dark Star Orchestra
PEEKSKILL
7 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The band has been performing Grateful Dead covers for more than 20 years. Cost: $30 to $35

SUN 18
Clear Light Ensemble
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
John Dubberstein (sitar), Scott Beall (guitar), Steve Franchino (flute), Lindsey Horner (bass) and Tem Noon (percussion) will perform improvised raga-jazz world fusion. Cost: $10 ($15 at door)

SECOND SATURDAY

SAT 10
Autumn in the Hudson Valley
BEACON
5 – 7 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Works by 16 members of the Beacon Photography Group. Through Dec. 1

SAT 10
Annual Holiday Show
BEACON
5 – 8 p.m. RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main St., Beacon | 845-838-2880
riverwindsgallery.com

SAT 10
Joan Phares and Kirsten Lyon: Potpourri
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. bau Gallery
506 Main St. | 845-440-7584
baugallery.com
Phares, in mixed media, and Lyon, in ceramics, create their own version of potpourri. Jerika Broussard’s She is Magic and Medicine also will be on view.

SAT 10
Bioluminecence
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Clutter Gallery
163 Main St. | 212-255-2505
shop.cluttermagazine.com/gallery

SAT 10
Stanley Lindwasser: Paintings 2018
BEACON
6 – 8 p.m. Oak Vino
389 Main St. | 845-765-2400
stanleylindwasser.com
This exhibit of conceptual paintings by the Beacon artist is an exploration of the emotion and relational experience of color found in layers of rock or clouds.

SAT 10
Abstract Paintings by David Kendrick
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
catalystgallery.com
“For me, painting is a daring adventure into the unknown, a quest for truth assisted by the actions of the paintbrush,” says the artist.

SAT 10
Travelers
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main St. | 845-440-0068
Hudsonbeachglass.com
A group show of glass art inspired by travel

VISUAL ARTS

SAT 17
Holiday Pottery Show & Sale
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
The center’s annual sale features pottery both whimsical and sophisticated from more than 30 artists from the region, along with jewelry, handmade soaps and paper goods. Through Nov. 25

By Nancy Bauch

SAT 17
Little Boxes
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. River Center Red Barn
Long Dock Park | 845-527-8671
littleboxes2018.brownpapertickets.com
Purchase a 3-by-3-inch canvas for $25 (additional are $5 each) and submit the artwork you create on the theme of the Hudson River by Nov. 15. The pieces will be auctioned with 50 percent of proceeds benefiting the Beacon Sloop Club. Cash awards for people’s choice, most creative, most spectacular and funniest. Cost: $15

SAT 17
Richard Bruce and Kathy Feighery: Recent Work
NELSONVILLE
6 – 9 p.m. Create Community
11 Peekskill Road | 845-416-1427
The painters will exhibit complementary work from years of working in shared studios. Both are inspired by and interpret nature.

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 10
Virginia Sole-Smith: The Eating Instinct
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | 845-265-2080
splitrockbks.com
The Cold Spring author’s book explores how we learn about food and eating. Free

SUN 11
Chris Hughes: Rethinking Inequality
GARRISON
12:30 p.m. Highlands Country Club
955 Route 9D | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, will discuss his book, Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn, at a benefit for the Desmond-Fish Library. Cost: Pay what you wish

SUN 11
Get Lit Beacon Literary Salon
BEACON
5 p.m. Oak Vino
389 Main St. | 845-765-2400
getlitbeacon.com
Sign up at the door to read five minutes of original work. Repeats on second Sunday. Free

TUES 13
Fall Cleanup for Responsible Gardeners
GARRISON
1 p.m. 18 Normandy Grange
914-588-4782
In this presentation, Master Gardener Janis Butler will discuss how a less-tidy approach to fall cleanup can provide shelter and habitat for birds, insects and especially pollinators. Host Annie Patton will also provide a tour of her garden and talk about the benefits of “doing nothing.” RSVP by phone or email [email protected]

WED 14
Thinking Outside the Flower Box
BEACON
6 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Diane Roberts will demonstrate for the Tioronda Garden Club how to create unique floral arrangements.

WED 14
Future of Retail and our Communities in the Age of Amazon
BEACON
6:30 p.m. Beahive
291 Main St. | 845-765-1890
beahivebzzz.com
Lionel Binnie, author of The Future of Omni-Channel Retail: Predictions in the Age of Amazon, will discuss community development, localism and sustainability. Free

FRI 16
Jeffrey Yang: Hey, Marfa
Cold Spring
7 p.m. Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | 845-265-2080
splitrockbks.com
Drawing on history and culture, the poet at this reading will delve into the southwest Texas town’s draw for artists, immigrants and ranchers. See Page 2.

SUN 18
Bryan Dunlap: The Boys from Canaan
GARRISON
2 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Dunlap will discuss his book on brothers Henry and Thomas Warner, who lived in the Highlands in the early 19th century. Henry, a lawyer, was the father of novelists Susan and Anna, who planned to develop tourism and agriculture at their Constitution Island home. Thomas was an Episcopal priest and well-regarded member of the West Point faculty.

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 10
The Mitten
BEACON
11 a.m. & 3 p.m.
Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandculturalcenter.org
A musical based on the popular children’s book by Jan Brett tells of animals seeking shelter inside a mitten. Recommended for children ages 3 to 7. Cost $10 (children free)

MON 12
Writing Your College Essay
Cold Spring
6:30 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Led by Elise La Rocco, this workshop for high school seniors will cover how to write, edit and submit essays for college applications. Bring drafts and questions about the Common Application. Free

SAT 17
Singing Books
BEACON
2 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
An interactive concert by Lydia Adams Davis and Steve Kirkman draws on popular children’s stories. Free

SUN 18
I Am Not a Fox
COLD SPRING
10:15 a.m.
Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | 845-265-2080
splitrockbks.com
Karina Wolf reads from her new picture book. Free

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 10
James and the Giant Peach Jr.
GARRISON
7 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
brownpapertickets.com/event/3634193
The Youth Players present Roald Dahl’s tale of a boy who travels across the ocean on a piece of fruit. Also SUN 11. Cost: $12

SAT 10
The Importance of Being Earnest (Audition)
GARRISON
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
philipstowndepottheatre.org
Rehearsals begin in January and the play will be performed in March. Email a headshot and resume to [email protected]

SUN 11
Art Thieves Conservatory
GARRISON
7 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
brownpapertickets.com/event/3741711
Led by Bill Coelius, the Teen Players will share an immersive theatrical experience with improv, singing, dancing, monologues, YouTube videos and smeared clown makeup. The eighth-graders this year will be stealing and performing their own version of James and the Giant Peach. Cost: $10

WED 14
Annie Kids
BEACON
7 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Road | 845-350-2722
beaconperformingartscenter.com
An orphaned child escapes her evil caretaker and finds a home with a billionaire. Also FRI 16, SAT 17. Cost: $10 ($5 students)

WED 14
Music in the Hudson Valley
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St. | 845-855-1300
townecrier.com
Mark Gamma will share two documentaries produced by the Newburgh Actor’s Studio about Hudson Valley musicians: The Valley of Music and The Beat Goes On. Free

FRI 16
The Eagle Huntress
BEACON
7 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
As part of its International Film Series, the library will screen this documentary about a 13-year-old girl training to become the first female in 12 generations to become an eagle huntress. Shot in Britain, Mongolia and the U.S. Rated G. Free

SAT 17
They Will Say I Killed Them
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Magazzino
2700 Route 9 | 845-666-7202
magazzino.art
Danilo Correale uses the untold stories of lost screenplays to investigate genres and themes after the fall of Fascism in Italy. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion at 5 p.m. and a second showing at 6:15 p.m. Free

SAT 17
The Winning of Barbara Worth
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
The library’s Silent Film Series presents this 1926 western about water rights that starred Ronald Colman, Vilma Banky and Gary Cooper. Free

SUN 18
A Bread Factory, Parts 1 & 2
BEACON
1:30 p.m. Beahive
291 Main St. | 845-765-1890
beahivebzzz.com
The Beacon Film Society will screen these two films about the Time & Space Limited Building in Hudson and change in a small town. Part 1 screens at 1:30 p.m. and Part 2 at 3:45 p.m., followed by a discussion with director Patrick Wang. Cost: $10 ($15 for both)

HEALTH & FITNESS

SAT 17
Castle to River Run
GARRISON
7:30 a.m. Philipstown Recreation Center
107 Glenclyffe Drive | 845-424-4618
bit.ly/castle-to-river
Runner check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. The 50K begins at 8 a.m., the half-marathon at 9 a.m., the 5K at 9:30 a.m. and the kids’ mile at 11:30am. Cost: $65 (50K), $45 (half-marathon), $25 (5K) and free (kids)

CIVIC

TUES 13
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
85 Main St. | 845-265-3611
coldspringny.gov

WED 14
Village Board
NELSONVILLE
6:30 p.m. Village Hall
258 Main St. | 845-265-2500
nelsonvilleny.gov

THURS 15
Philipstown Comprehensive Plan
GARRISON
7 p.m. Continental Village Clubhouse
49 Highland Drive | 845-265-5200
philipstown2020.org
Residents are invited to discuss proposed revisions to the plan, which was adopted in 2006. A draft is online. Residents can also submit comments by email to [email protected]. Additional meetings are planned for spring.

SUN 18
Philipstown Comprehensive Plan
COLD SPRING
1 p.m. North Highlands Firehouse
504 Fishkill Road | 845-265-5200
philipstown2020.org

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