Edited by Pamela Doan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.
Hops on the Hudson
Noon – 6 p.m. Mayor’s Park
105 Fair St. | hopsonthehudson.com
Enjoy liquid delights from 45 breweries, as well as performers, games, and food trucks. No one under age 21 admitted. Cost: $18 to $84
2 – 8 p.m. St. John’s Church
35 Willow St. | nybloodcenter.org
Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Trinity Council No. 445. Walk-ins welcome.
Animal Response Team Info Session
6 p.m. Department of Emergency Response
392 Creek Road | 845-486-2493
Learn how to join the Medical Reserve Corps, a team of volunteers that works with the county’s departments of Emergency Response and Health to take care of pets and livestock in crisis situations. Registration required. Free
Chef’s Farm Fresh Award Dinner
3 p.m. Bannerman Island
Boats leave Beacon dock at 3 and 4 p.m.
Join the Hudson Valley Chefs’ Consortium as members prepare a five-course farm-to-table meal. The fundraiser will honor Mark and Sue Adams of Adams Greenhouses and Fairacre Farms. Cost: $135 ($125 members)
TALKS & TOURS
Hudson Valley Press Fair
7 p.m. Atlas Studios
11 Spring St. | 845-391-8855
Editors and publishers from small presses in the Hudson Valley will discuss their projects and introduce their writers and poets for readings as part of the ongoing Spring Street Reading series. Free
Hudson Highlands Poetry Series
1:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
Gillian Cummings, author of The Owl was a Baker’s Daughter, and Daniel Wolf, whose most recent collection is The Names of Birds, will read from their works, followed by an open mic.
Il Mondo di Putti
6 – 8 p.m. Buster Levi Gallery
121 Main St. | 845-809-5145
This solo show, by Maria Pia Marrella, includes playful paintings focused on the traditional cherubic figures of the Renaissance. Through July 28.
4 – 7 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
See new works by Jamie Taylor, Rachel Williams and Sunwha Gil. Through July 29.
KIDS & FAMILY
Colonial Children’s Games
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Historic Site
690 Route 9W 845-446-2134
Ever play hoops, Jacob’s ladder or walk on stilts? See firsthand how children and adults entertained themselves in a world without television, radios or electricity.
International Mud Day
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Outdoor Discovery Center
100 Muser Drive
845-534-5506 x204 | hhnm.org
Bring a change of clothes and prepare to get dirty. Cost: $5 (members free)
Storytime with Allison Pataki
10:15 a.m. Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | 845-265-2080
The Garrison resident will read from her children’s book, Nelly Takes New York: A Little Girl’s Adventures in the Big Apple.
3 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
Happenstance Theater will present a family-friendly clown circus. Cost: $10 ($15 door, $5 children)
STAGE & SCREEN
7:30 p.m. Boscobel | 1601 Route 9D
845-265-9575 | hvshakespeare.org
Longtime Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival company member Jason O’Connell leads a five-person cast in this preview of an adaptation he wrote with Brenda Withers of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play. Cyrano de Bergerac (1619-1655) was a French thinker, wordsmith and swordsman. In this fictionalization of his life, HVSF notes, “he’s a thorny romantic with an outsized reputation and a barely-contained love for his childhood sweetheart, Roxane. Can she sniff out the truth in this sophisticated suitor’s heart before it’s too late?” Also SUN 30. Cost: $10 to $100
8:45 p.m. Dockside Park
The Cold Spring Film Society’s ninth annual free summer movies series begins with this 1987 comedy by the Coen brothers starring Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter as a couple who will do anything to be a family. The screening begins at dusk and popcorn will be available. Bring blankets, chairs and bug spray. Free
The Wizard of Oz
Boats leave Beacon dock at 7 & 8 p.m.
This classic 1939 film was based on the L. Frank Baum story of a girl from Kansas and her dog, Toto, who end up in Oz via a tornado and follow a yellow brick road. Cost: $40
Tail Winds Music Festival
11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Hudson Valley Regional Airport
263 New Hackensack Road
Eight bands, including the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, will perform in this daylong event with food trucks and craft-beer vendors. Cost: $65 to $125
Beacon Chamber Ensemble
2 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church
15 South Ave.
Cellists Ericka, Naomi, Jean, Nathaniel and Choi Fairbanks will play pieces by Fitzhagen, Werner and de Blaser. Free
Benny Havens Band
7:30 p.m. Trophy Point
The band, led by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Gaynor, a former contestant on The Voice, will perform everything from rock to hip-hop and R&B. Free
Music Appreciation Sunday
10:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church
10 Academy St. | 845-265-3220
The service will include performances by jazz, classical and contemporary musicians led by music director Tom McCoy. Free
shye. / Dylan Owen
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
In this double bill, two New York musicians will share their work. The first, who performs as shye., began writing at a young age and in 2017 began recording. Owen is a rap artist known for his confessional storytelling. Cost: $10 ($15 door)
Neil Alexander & NAIL
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
The funky world-jazz fusion band — pianist and composer Alexander, drummer Nadav Snir-Zelniker, bassist Brian Mooney and saxophonist Steven Frieder — is on tour to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Cost: $15 ($20 door)
6 p.m. Garrison School
1100 Route 9D | 845-424-3689
The board will discuss its capital project plans and swear in returning trustee Jill Corson Lake and newcomer Sarah Tormey.
7 p.m. City Hall
1 Municipal Plaza | 845-838-5011
Putnam County Legislature
7 p.m. Historic Courthouse
44 Gleneida Ave. | 845-208-7800
Board of Trustees
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
85 Main St. | 845-265-3611
5 p.m. Haldane School
15 Craigside Dr. | 845-265-9254
The board’s annual reorganization meeting will include the swearing-in of Jen Daly, who returns for her third term, and newcomer Sean McNall.