The Week Ahead

Edited by Pamela Doan ([email protected])
For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SAT 17
Harvest Sale
GARRISON
9 a.m. – Noon. St. Philip’s Church
1101 Route 9D | 845-424-3571
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

SAT 24
Holiday Boutique
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Browse crafts from 75 artists and artisans, along with used books and baked goods. Open Thursday to Sunday during library hours through Dec. 9.

SAT 24
Alumni Games
BEACON
10 a.m. Girls’ soccer (Sargent)
Noon. Boys’ soccer (Sargent)
Noon. Basketball (High School)
beaconk12.org

SAT 24
Alumni Basketball Game
COLD SPRING
5 p.m. Haldane High School
15 Craigside Drive | haldaneschool.org
Alumni will play the 2018-19 basketball team. Cost: $5 adults/$2 children

MUSIC

SAT 17
Blood, Sweat & Tears
BEACON
4 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church
15 South Ave. | 845-765-3012
howlandmusic.org
In a pop-up concert presented by the Howland Chamber Music Circle, soprano Rachel Hall, cellist Daniel Blair Frankhuizen and pianist Joseph Bush perform Bach, Faure, Massenet, Glass, and Rodgers and Hammerstein. Free

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
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)

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 and accordionist Andy Rinehart, bass clarinetist and 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
Puddles Pity Party
POUGHKEEPSIE
7 p.m. Bardavon
35 Market St. | 845-473-2072
bardavon.org
Don’t be fooled by the clown suit. This singer, with a rich baritone, has built a following on YouTube and with a run on America’s Got Talent. His signature work is a “smoosh-up” of The Who’s “Pinball Wizard” and Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues.” Cost: $36 to $56

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

MON 19
Lindsay Mendez
BEACON
7:30 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Road | 845-350-2722
beaconperformingartscenter.com
The Broadway singer won a Tony earlier this year for best performance by an actress in a featured role (in a revival of Carousel) and also has appeared in Wicked and Godspell. Cost: $25 ($15 students)

FRI 23
Wizards of Winter
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Former members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rainbow, Alice Cooper and the Ted Nugent Band will perform a symphonic holiday rock opera called Tales Beneath a Northern Star, in which they search for the true meaning of Christmas. Cost: $40 to $65

SUN 25
Broadway in Beacon
BEACON
4 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
The Hudson Valley Theatre Initiative presents a program of holiday favorites. Cost: $10 ($15 door)

SUN 25
Breakneck Ridge Revue
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St. | 845-855-1300
townecrier.com
In a performance dedicated to the late Dan Einbender, the folk jam band returns with Andrew
Revkin, David A. Ross, Patrick Stanfield Jones, Todd Giudice, Mark Murphy and the Trouble Sisters, along with guests Jeremy Schonfeld, Daniel Garcia and NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu. Cost: $15

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
This 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

SAT 17
Little Boxes
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. River Center Red Barn
Long Dock Park | 845-527-8671
littleboxes2018.brownpapertickets.com
Works created on 3-by-3-inch canvases 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

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.

FRI 23
Twilight Tours
GARRISON
3:30 – 7 p.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | 845-265-3638
boscobel.org
The mansion will be candlelit and decorated for a 19th-century Christmas, with music by the Greater Newburgh Symphony Quintet and guitarist Dan Stevens. Also SAT 24, SUN 25. Cost: $26 ($16 children, ages 5 and younger free)

SUN 25
Romance Authors Reading
GARRISON
2 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Garrison residents Linda Behrens (Tomorrow Moments) and Krystal Ford (Love, Across the Divide) will read from their novels.

KIDS & FAMILY

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

SAT 17
Middle School Night
GARRISON
7 p.m. Philipstown Recreation Center
107 Glenclyffe Drive | 845-424-4618
philipstownrecreation.com
Philipstown residents in grades 6 to 8 are invited for three hours of soccer, basketball, volleyball, ping pong, pool, air hockey and foosball, as well as a knockout contest, game-show challenges and laser tag. Cost: $5

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 will read from her new picture book. Free

TUES 20
Poet Laureate Induction
BEACON
6:30 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
The city’s 2019-20 poet laureate will be introduced before a reading. Free

FRI 23
Meet the Animals
CORNWALL
1 & 2:30 p.m. Wildlife Education Center
25 Boulevard | 845-534-7781
hhnm.org
What do they eat for Thanksgiving dinner? Also SAT 24, SUN 25. Cost: $5 (free for members)

SUN 25
Wild Turkey Trek
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
100 Muser Drive | 845-534-5506
hhnm.org
A guided hike along the McKeon Loop Trail will cover the natural history and adaptations of the wild turkey. Cost: $3 to $10

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 17
Annie Kids
BEACON
2 & 6:30 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. Cost: $10 ($5 students)

SAT 17
Our Town
WAPPINGERS FALLS
8 p.m. County Players Theater
2681 Main St. | 845-298-1491
countyplayers.org
The players present Thornton Wilder’s 1938 drama that explores community bonds. Cost: $20 ($15 for seniors and children age 12 and younger)

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)

Patrick Wang

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)

THURS 22
9th Annual Turkey Trot
COLD SPRING
9 a.m. 2 Main St. | bit.ly/cs-turkey-trot
This 5K run or walk, held to benefit the Kristen and Fred Faust Spirit Award, given each year to a Haldane senior, weaves through the village. Cold Spring Fitness will lead a warm-up from 8 to 8:50 a.m. on the dock. Cost: $15 with T-shirt ($20 day, no shirt)

CIVIC

SUN 18
Philipstown Comprehensive Plan
COLD SPRING
1 p.m. North Highlands Firehouse
504 Fishkill Road | 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.

MON 19
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
1 Municipal Plaza | 845-838-5011
cityofbeacon.org

MON 19
School Board
BEACON
7 p.m. High School
101 Matteawan Road | 845-838-6900
beaconk12.org

MON 19
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane Music Room
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org

MON 19
Village Board
NELSONVILLE
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
258 Main St. | 845-265-2500
nelsonvilleny.gov

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