The Week Ahead

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

COMMUNITY

SAT 8
Army-Navy Football Party
COLD SPRING
2:30 p.m. Whistling Willies
184 Main St. | 845-265-2012
whistlingwillies.com
Proceeds will benefit the VFW and American Legion posts. Admission includes one beer and a buffet. Raffles and prizes. Cost: $10

MUSIC

SAT 1
Meredith Monk: Art as Spiritual Practice
GARRISON
8 p.m. Garrison Institute
14 Mary’s Way | 845-424-4800
garrisoninstitute.org
A talk focuses on spiritual transformation in performance. Cost: $25

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 cover 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
Horvitz, with Eric Eagle on drums and Geoff Harper on bass, will play songs from the group’s forthcoming album, Snowghost Sessions. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

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) will perform dance music and holiday classics. Free (donations welcome)

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, as well as his chart hits. Cost: $60 to $110

THURS 6
The Wynotte Sisters
BEACON
7 p.m. Dogwood
47 E. Main St. | dogwoodbar.com
In this benefit for Planned Parenthood, Daria Grace, Sara Milonovich and Vibeke Saugestad will perform their own holiday hits with guest Greg Anderson. Free (donations welcome)

FRI 7
Westchester All-Stars Christmas for Veterans
PEEKSKILL
7:30 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
John Sebastian of Lovin’ Spoonful and other musicians play rock, soul and the blues to benefit veterans’ charities. Cost: $35 to $100

SAT 8
Tim Haufe with Strings Featuring Whiskey Girls
BEACON
7 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandculturalcenter.org
“Neo-folk-pop-jazz chamber music.” Cost: $10

SAT 8
Nate Wood’s fOUR
BEACON
8 p.m. Quinn’s
330 Main St. | 845-202-7447
facebook.com/quinnsbeacon
A solo performance features Wood on drums, keyboards, bass and vocals. Free (donations welcome)

SUN 9
Merry Christmas Darling
PEEKSKILL
3 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Singer Michelle Berting Brett leads a theatrical show featuring The Carpenters’ music and story. Cost: $29 to $49

SUN 9
A Musical Holiday Evening with Sloan Wainwright and Friends
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier Cafe |
379 Main St. | 845-855-1300
townecrier.com
Brooks Williams joins singer-songwriter Sloan and the Sloan Flakes for a celebration of the season. Cost: $30 to $35

VISUAL ARTS

FRI 7
Surface/Substance
COLD SPRING
6 – 8:30 p.m. Buster Levi Gallery
121 Main St. | 845-809-5145
busterlevigallery.com
A group show of works by gallery artists opens with a reception and continues through Dec. 30.

SAT 8
Cedric van Eenoo
GARRISON
5 – 7 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-809-5750
garrisonartcenter.org
A reception opens a solo exhibit of van Eenoo’s monochromatic canvases that speak to the essence of painting. Also on view is smallWORKS 2 1/2, with works by 70 artists. Through Jan. 6

SAT 8
Small Works Show
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
catalystgallery.com
A reception kicks off the sixth annual show with 130 pieces from 60 artists including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, prints and mixed media. Through Jan. 6

SAT 8
Gift Wrapped
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Clutter Gallery
163 Main St. | 212-255-2505
shop.cluttermagazine.com/gallery
This show has a mix of 2D, 3D, wall-hanging and standing pieces, all priced at $200 or less. Through Jan. 4

SUN 9
Frederick Johnson and Daniel Kelly Quartet
NELSONVILLE
4:30 – 6 p.m. Create Community
11 Peekskill Road | 845-202-3494
createcommunityspace.com
Johnson will paint with accompaniment from the quartet. Free

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 1
Jannis Kounellis
COLD SPRING
3:30 p.m. Magazzino Italian Art
2700 Route 9 | 845-666-7202
magazzino.art
This event celebrates the late artist’s career with the launch of a monograph by curator Philip Larratt-Smith, who will converse with scholar Francesco Guzzetti and historian Bruno Corá. Free

SAT 1
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 2, SAT 8, SUN 9. Cost: $26 ($16 children, ages 5 and younger free)

THURS 6
A New York History of Five Wild Animals
FORT MONTGOMERY
7 p.m. Fort Montgomery Historic Site
690 Route 9W | 845-446-2134
Carl Heitmuller of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will explain how the sturgeon, beaver, box turtle, wolf and bald eagle have survived 400 years of human settlement. Reservations required. Cost: $5 ($3 members)

FRI 7
Pearl Harbor
BEACON
Noon. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Matt Soltis will discuss the 1941 attack and its aftermath. Free

SAT 8
Hell’s Angels: A B-17 Bomber in WWII
PUTNAM VALLEY
10 a.m. Putnam Valley Free Library
30 Oscawana Lake Road | 845-528-1024
Jon Fiorella will discuss the bombing runs of World War II. Cost: $5

KIDS & FAMILY

SUN 2
Storytime with Jerry Pinkney
COLD SPRING
10:15 a.m. Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | 845-265-2080
splitrockbks.com
Pinkney will read Margaret Wise Brown’s newly released A Home in the Barn, which he illustrated.

WED 5
Bakeology 101
BEACON
3:30 – 5 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Dana Devine O’Malley will lead a two-session class on baking for young people. Registration required. Free

SAT 8
Kids’ Make-and-Take Holiday Craft
BEACON
1 – 3 p.m. Beacon Historical Society
17 South Ave. | 845-831-0514
beaconhistorical.org
Children ages 4 to 10 are invited to make a craft and watch the decoration of the historical society’s dollhouse for the holidays. Free

SUN 9
Grinch Party
COLD SPRING
1 – 3 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
This annual holiday party includes crafts, games and a visit from the Grinch. Registration required. Free

SUN 9
No Strings Marionettes
BEACON
1 & 4 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
At 1 p.m., the puppet troupe will present A Dragon’s Tale and, at 4 p.m., The Snow Maiden. Presented with the Howland Public Library. Cost: $10 adults, children free

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 1
Hansel & Gretel
GARRISON
3 & 7:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
philipstowndepottheatre.org
The ongoing Dialogues with Drama series presents a classic suitable for all ages adapted by Carin Jean White. Cost: $20 donation

WED 5
Sacred
BEACON
6:30 p.m. Beahive
291 Main St. | beaconfilmsociety.org
A screening of this 2016 documentary, shot by more than 40 teams around the world to explore practices of faith and spirituality, will be followed by a Q&A with its executive producer, Bill Baker. Presented by the Beacon Film Society. Cost: $10

FRI 7
Romeo and Juliet
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane High School
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org
Haldane Drama presents Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and love lost. Also SAT 8. Cost: $12 ($5 students, seniors free)

FRI 7
A Chorus Line
BEACON
7:30 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Road | 845-838-6900
beaconplayers.com
The Beacon Players perform the 1975 Broadway hit. Also SAT 8, SUN 9. Parental guidance suggested. Cost: $12 ($5 students, seniors)

SAT 8
The Colonial Nutcracker
PEEKSKILL
2 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Set in Yorktown, this version of Tchaikovsky’s ballet includes narration. Cost: $28.50

SAT 8
Doubt: A Parable
GARRISON
3 & 8 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
brownpapertickets.com/event/3626372
In this play by John Patrick Shanley, set in a Catholic school in the Bronx in 1964, a nun suspects a priest of having an inappropriate relationship with a male student. With Julia Boyes, Dawn Brown-Berenson, Robin Gorn and Duane Rutter. Also SUN 9. Cost: $25 ($20 students, seniors)

SAT 8
The Nutcracker
POUGHKEEPSIE
2 & 7:30 p.m. Bardavon
35 Market St. | 845-473-2072
bardavon.org
The New Paltz Ballet Theatre and dancers from the New York City Ballet present the classic holiday story of a magical journey. Also SUN 9. Cost: $27 to $32

CIVIC

MON 3
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
1 Municipal Plaza | 845-838-5011
cityofbeacon.org

TUES 4
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane Music Room
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org

TUES 4
Putnam County Legislature
CARMEL
7 p.m. Historic Courthouse
44 Gleneida Ave. | 845-208-7800
putnamcountyny.com

TUES 4
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
85 Main St. | 845-265-3611
coldspringny.gov

THURS 6
Town Board
PHILIPSTOWN
7:30 p.m. Town Hall
238 Main St. | 845-265-5200
philipstown.com