The Week Ahead

Edited by Pamela Doan (calendar@highlandscurrent.org)
For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

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

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

FRI 30
Celebration of Lights Parade
POUGHKEEPSIE
6:30 p.m. Walkway Over the Hudson
Parker Avenue | walkwaywalk.org
Watch fireworks from the Upper Landing Park.

SAT 1
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
KENT
9 a.m. – Noon. Fahnestock Park
Canopus Beach Parking Lot, Route
301 | 845-808-1390 ext. 43125
putnamcountyny.gov
Registration required. No electronics, paint, batteries or tires. Household products such as cleaners, solvents, herbicides, kerosene and more accepted. See full list at putnamcountyny.com/green-putnam.

SAT 1
Christmas Craft Fair
COLD SPRING
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
1 Chestnut St. | 845-228-4167
stmaryscoldspring.org
Find gifts for anyone on your list at this annual church fundraiser.

SAT 1
Zoning Forum
BEACON
10 a.m. Beahive | 291 Main St.
845-765-1890 | beahivebzzz.com
Come to discuss how zoning works, what the current zoning laws are, and what proposed changes would do.

SUN 2
BHA + BeaconArts Bicycle Menorah Lighting
BEACON
5:30 p.m. Polhill Park | Main Street
and Route 9D | beaconarts.org
During each night of Hanukkah, a different wheel of the bicycle menorah will be illuminated to honor a part of the Beacon community. Continues nightly at 5:30 p.m. until SUN 9 except 4:30 p.m. on FRI 7 and SAT 8.

MUSIC

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

WED 28
Kris Davis and David Leon
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandculturalcenter.org
Davis, on piano, and Leon, on saxophone, will perform as part of the Mentorship Program, with Davis leading on composition. Cost: $10 advance, $15 door

SAT 1
Chris Botti
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and composer will perform original jazz and covers classics in his own style. Cost: $62 to $110

SAT 1
Wayne Horvitz Trio
NEWBURGH
8 p.m. Atlas Studios
11 Spring St. | 845-391-8855
atlasnewburgh.com
The trio includes Eric Eagle on drums and Geoff Harper on bass playing music from their upcoming record Snowghost Sessions. Cost $15 advance, $20 door

SUN 2
Handel’s Messiah
WEST POINT
3:30 p.m. West Point
Cadet Chapel | westpoint.edu
Performed with the largest all-pipe church organ in the world. Free

SUN 2
Fedora
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
Alan Kay (clarinet), Jesse Mills (violin), Gregg August (bass) and Alon Yavnai (piano) perform dance music and holiday classics. Free (donations welcome)

Alon Yavnai

SUN 2
Michael McDonald
PEEKSKILL
7 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The Grammy Award-winner performs selections from his new holiday release, Season of Peace, and other hits. Cost: $60 to $110

 

VISUAL ARTS

SAT 24
Holiday Pottery Show & Sale
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
This annual sale features pottery both whimsical and sophisticated from more than 30 artists throughout the region, along with jewelry, handmade soaps and paper goods. Also SUN 25.

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 24
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 SUN 25, SAT 1, SUN 2. 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.

WED 28
Neglected Historic Structures of the Hudson Valley (Talk)
BEACON
7 p.m. St. Anthony’s Church
17 South Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Rob Yasinsac, co-author of Hudson Valley Ruins, talks about his work. Co-sponsored by the Beacon Historical Society and the Butterfield Library.

THURS 29
Town Hall: Legalization of Marijuana
CROTON-ON-HUDSON
8 p.m. Croton Free Library
171 Cleveland Drive | 914-941-1111
Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will bring experts on both sides of the issue to speak and answer questions. Free

KIDS & FAMILY

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 history and adaptation of the wild turkey. Cost: $3 to $10

SUN 2
Storytime with Jerry Pinkney
COLD SPRING
10:15 a.m. Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | splitrockbks.com
Join illustrator Jerry Pinkney for a reading of Margaret Wise Brown’s newly released A Home in the Barn, which he illustrated.

STAGE & SCREEN

FRI 30
Miracle on 34th Street Radio Play
FISHKILL
6 p.m. Clove Creek Dinner Theater
18 Westage Business Center Drive
clovecreekdinnertheater.com
The classic story of a department store Santa who believes he is the real thing performed as an old-fashioned radio program. Weekly performances through Dec. 23. Cost: $30 to $56

FRI 30
Movies That Matter: Eating Animals
BEACON
7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church
50 Liberty St.
moviesthatmatterbeacon.org
The documentary explores the impact of factory farming on human health, the economy and the environment. Free

FRI 30
Word of Mouth: Madelyn Folino (Storytelling)
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library | 10 Morris Ave.
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
In this adult program, hear tales from the veteran storyteller that draw from the personal, family and folktales. Free

FRI 30
Gertrude Stein and a Companion
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandculturalcenter.org
Charlotte Hampden and Lucy McMichael perform the concert reading. Cost $10

CIVIC

MON 26
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
1 Municipal Plaza | 845-838-5011
cityofbeacon.org

MON 26
Fire District
GARRISON
Garrison Firehouse
1616 Route 9 | 845-424-4406
garrisonfd.org

TUES 27
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
85 Main St., | 845-265-3611
coldspringny.gov

WED 28
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School | 1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

THUR 29
Philipstown Comprehensive Plan
GARRISON
7 p.m. Continental Village Clubhouse
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 philipstown2020@gmail.com. Additional meetings are planned for spring.