The Week Ahead

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

COMMUNITY

SAT 3
Bird Festival
BEAR MOUNTAIN
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Trailside Zoo
3006 Seven Lakes Drive
845-786-2701 | trailsidezoo.org
Celebrate the birds of New York state with a visit to see a bald eagle, owls and hawks. At 1 p.m. Brian Robinson of Robinson Wildlife will present a raptor show. Parking is $10 and entrance to the zoo is $1 per person.

SAT 3
Sun & Earth Festival
WAPPINGERS FALLS
3 – 8 p.m. Common Ground Farm
79 Farmstead Lane | 845-231-4424
commongroundfarm.org
Celebrate sustainable agriculture and environmentalism with yoga, kids’ activities, food trucks, cooking demonstrations, music and a dance party. Free

SUN 4
Club/Draw Picnic
BEACON
2 – 9 p.m. University Settlement Camp
724 Wolcott Ave.
facebook.com/clubdrawbeacon
This fifth annual fundraiser by the club for Beacon’s Parks & Recreation Department will feature burgers and hot dogs from Barb’s Butchery, comedy improv, chess, hoops, lawn games and, of course, drawing. Musicians scheduled to appear include Caldera, Common Tongue, Kidaudra, Stephen Clair, Matt Harle, Shana Falana, Dirt Bikes and Liz Kelly.

THURS 8
Citizen Preparedness Training
BEACON
6:30 p.m. Lewis Tompkins Hose Co.
13 South Ave. | 845-838-5010
prepare.ny.gov
This state program gives participants the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible. It will include active shooter training. Call to register, or email cityofbeacon@cityofbeacon.org.

SAT 10
Putnam County Wine & Food Fest
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mayor’s Park
61 Fair St. | 800-557-4185 x3
putnamcountywinefest.com
The two-day festival, in its ninth year and its first in Cold Spring, will include wine tastings, a beer garden, cider, spirits and vineyards from the Hudson Valley and around New York. There will also be food, music, arts and crafts vendors, and cooking demos. The Current will have a booth, so say hello. Also SUN 11. Rain or shine. Use code PTFP2019 to have 45 percent of ticket cost donated to the Philipstown Food Pantry. Cost: $20 ($30 gate; $10 designated driver)

SAT 10
Great Hudson River Fish Count
COLD SPRING
2 – 3:30 p.m. Little Stony Point
dec.ny.gov/lands/97891.html
The state Department of Environmental Conservation will hold its eighth annual inventory of aquatic life up and down the Hudson River. Volunteers are welcome. See website for other locations.

SAT 10
Farm Dinner
COLD SPRING
6:30 p.m. Glynwood | 362 Glynwood Road
845-265-3338 | glynwood.org
The team from Juanita’s Kitchen in Nelsonville will take over the monthly dinner series at the peak of the season. Share a meal and meet the farmers. Cost: Pay what you can

SUN 11
Corn Festival
BEACON
Noon – 5 p.m. Riverfront Park
2 Red Flynn Drive | 845-463-4660
beaconsloopclub.org
At this annual harvest event hosted by the Beacon Sloop Club, enjoy your fill of corn, live music, craft and food vendors and, until 4 p.m., a school bus converted into a mobile gym for children ages 18 months to 9 years. The sloop Woody Guthrie will also provide free public sails. New this year: a contest for corn muffins made from scratch. Drop off entries at the Contest Tent before 2 p.m. The festival takes place rain or shine. Free

VISUAL ART

FRI 2
Tim D’Acquisto and Grace Kennedy
COLD SPRING
6 – 8:30 p.m. Buster Levi Gallery
121 Main St. 845-809-5145
busterlevigallery.com
This new show of paintings continues through Sept. 1.

SAT 3
Timeless Art: The American Quilt
BEACON
2:30 – 6 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Curators Carole Peterson and Carol Weber and 13 other artists from the First Dutchess and the Northern Star quilters’ guilds will present antique, traditional and contemporary works. There will be demonstrations on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the show, which continues through Aug. 25.

MON 5
Felting Workshop
GARRISON
10 a.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
Learn the basics of 2D and 3D needle felting, a skill with endless applications: jewelry, figures, applique, embellishments, decor and patching. A variety of fabrics and wool will be provided by instructor Erin von Holdt-Gilbert. Registration required. Cost: $70

TUES 6
Pop-Up Construction Workshop
GARRISON
10 a.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
Learn how to pleat, fold, cut and create three-dimensional structural paper pieces with Courtney McCarthy, a paper engineer and graphic designer who has published nine pop-up books, including Gaudi Pop-Ups, Hokusai Pop-Ups and ABC Pop-Up. Registration required. Cost: $60

WED 7
The Art of Photographing Your Art
GARRISON
10 a.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
Rick Holbrook will explain how to photograph artwork, including lighting, setting up a shot and editing the images. Registration required. Cost: $50

THURS 8
Responsive Drawing/Collage
GARRISON
10 a.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
Andrea Moreau will lead this workshop in which participants create collages that combine drawn and found elements taken from old encyclopedias, postcards, patterned paper, children’s stickers and other detritus. Registration required. Cost: $60

FRI 9
Techniques in Shibori
GARRISON
9:30 a.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
Shibori is cloth that is given three-dimensional shape and then dyed. This workshop by Katrin Reifeiss will examine folding, binding and stitching techniques. Registration required. Cost: $60

SAT 10
Juried Exhibition
PEEKSKILL
4 – 6 p.m. Hudson Valley MOCA
1701 Main St. | 914-799-0100
hudsonvalleymoca.org
This reception will open the first juried exhibition at the museum, with works from 22 artists, many of whom will be present. Cost: $10 ($5 seniors, students, veterans, children; members free)

SAT 10
Zac Skinner and Susan Walsh
GARRISON
5 – 7 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
Skinner’s paintings and sculptures in Anthropocene Drifter depict a nomad’s life after ecosystem destruction. Walsh’s exhibit, Vibrant Traces, features works on paper marking time with changes in nature.

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 3
Shellabration
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Wildlife Education Center
25 Boulevard | 845-534-7781
hhnm.org
Learn about and meet aquatic and terrestrial turtles. Cost: $8 ($6 children, $5/$3 members)

SAT 3
Star Wars Party
BEACON
Noon – 2 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
With music from the films as background, test your knowledge of Star Wars trivia, work on a jigsaw puzzle of R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8 and play Star Wars-themed Mad Libs. Free

MON 5
Jedi Academy
GARRISON
2 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Children ages 4 and older are invited to learn from a Wise Master how to use the force, mind tricks and light-saber techniques. Free

FRI 9
Introduction to Babysitting
BEACON
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134 x103
beaconlibrary.org
The four-hour course, led by Amanda Tucker for students ages 10 and older, will include instruction on safety and first aid, feeding and diaper changing, as well as job skills such as interviewing. Registration required by phone, or email youth@beaconlibrary.org. Free

SECOND SATURDAY

SAT 10
Thursday Painters
BEACON
5 – 7 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Seniors instructed by Jan Dolan will share their artwork depicting their favorite dishes, including the recipes.

SAT 10
Swarm
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. bau Gallery | 506 Main St.
845-440-7584 | baugallery.org
Ceramics artist Faith Adams will exhibit hand-thrown plates and tea sets adorned with screen-printed endangered and threatened insects. Cali Gorevic will show her work in Arborealis in the Beacon Room and Gallery 2 will have works by a variety of Beacon Artist Union members.

SAT 10
Lost & Found
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main St. | 845-440-0068
hudsonbeachglass.com
Deborah Davidovits and Andrea Moreau start with found materials (stamps and book pages) and “through acts of removal, expansion, replication of style and invention of context,” according to the artists, “transform these cultural artifacts into works that seek to make visible that which is hidden or implied.”

SAT 10
Mark Darnobid and Keely Sheehan
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
catalystgallery.com
This is the closing reception for the exhibit, which ends Aug. 12.

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 3
History of Glynwood Walk
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. Glynwood Center
362 Glynwood Road | 845-265-3338
glynwood.org
Walk the property and tour the historic houses while discovering the rich history of the families who lived at Glynwood. Cost: Pay what you can

WED 7
Butterfield History Walking Tour
COLD SPRING
6:30 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Learn about the history of the Butterfield’s estate, Cragside, that once stood at the present location of the Haldane campus. Free

SAT 10
Quarry to Quarry
GARRISON
10 a.m. Manitoga | 584 Route 9D
845-424-3812 | visitmanitoga.org
Take a guided, 1.5-mile moderate hike from the Quarry Pool at Dragon Rock to the wilderness of Lost Pond Quarry. Email tours@visitmanitoga.org to register. Cost: $5

SAT 10
The Space Race: 1957-1975
PUTNAM VALLEY
10 a.m. Putnam Valley Library
30 Oscawana Lake Road | 845-528-3242
putnamvalleylibrary.org
The Putnam Valley Historical Society will present a lecture by local historian and space enthusiast Kevin Woyce about the dramatic events that led to the first moon walk. Cost: $5 donation

SUN 11
Canning and Preserving
COLD SPRING
1 – 4 p.m. Glynwood Center
362 Glynwood Road | 845-265-3338
glynwood.org
Michaela Hayes, a farmer and the founder of Crock & Jar, a food preservation company, will lead a hands-on process of using a hot-water bath to can sweet preserves and savory tomatoes. Cost: Pay what you can

SUN 11
Get Lit Beacon
BEACON
5 p.m. Oak Vino Wine Bar
389 Main St. | getlitbeacon.com
This month’s guest in the group’s reading series will be poet Catherine Arra, whose latest collection is Writing in the Ether.

SAT 10
Cork and Knife
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Utensil
480 Main St. | 845-202-7181
nerdswithknives.com
Matt and Emily Clifton of Beacon will prepare recipes from their new cookbook.

MUSIC

SAT 3
Doansburg Chamber Ensemble
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut St. | 845-228-4167
doansburg.org
The ensemble — Christine Smith on flute, John Frisch on oboe, Susan LaFever on French horn, David Miller on bassoon and Alexander Negruta on clarinet — will perform Quintet Op. 56 No. 1 by Danzi, Pavanne by Gould, Trois Pieces Breves by Ibert and Roaring Fork Quintet by Ewazen, along with works by Grainger, Joplin and Sousa. Cost: $10 ($9 students, seniors)

THURS 8
Hudson Valley Jazz Fest
SUGAR LOAF
6:30 p.m. Sugar Loaf Crossing
1405 Kings Highway
hudsonvalleyjazzfest.org
The Hudson Valley Jazz Ensemble will open the four-day festival, now in its 10th year, which takes place at venues in Warwick, Ellenville, Monroe and other locales, including Newburgh (the Robert Kopec Project at the Wherehouse at 9 p.m. on SAT 10) and Beacon (Shannon Early, Tom Deptris and Lou Pappas at Chill Wine Bar at 8:30 p.m. on SAT 10). See the website for details. Also FRI 9, SAT 10, SUN 11.

SAT 10
Joe Louis Walker
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Walker, who is member of the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and whose 2015 album, Everybody Wants a Piece, was nominated for a Grammy, has recorded with B.B. King, James Cotton, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Branford Marsalis and Ike Turner. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

SUN 11
Bernstein Bard Quartet
BEACON
6:30 p.m. Inn and Spa at Beacon
151 Main St. | 845-205-2900
innspabeacon.com
Take a free lesson at 6:30 p.m. and get ready to dance at 7 p.m. as part of the Dancing Under the Stars series. Cost: $20

SUN 11
Back to the Garden 1969
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Hear the hits of the Woodstock era performed by seasoned musicians — one of whom attended the festival. Cost: $30 ($35 door)

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 3
Ruth: A Musical Witness to Love
GARRISON
2 & 7 p.m. Capuchin Ministries
781 Route 9D | 845-424-3609
This musical about the Book of Ruth, performed by the teens attending the Catholic Literature and Arts Summer Program, is the third staged by Friar Erik Lenhart. Cost: $15

SAT 3
Into the Woods
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Boscobel | 1601 Route 9D
845-265-9575 | hvshakespeare.org
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival presents its first musical, the Broadway hit and Tony Award winner that weaves together fractured fairy-tale favorites. Cost: $10 to $100

TUES 6
Julius Caesar
GARRISON
2 p.m. Boscobel | 1601 Route 9D
845-265-9575 | hvshakespeare.org
A war hero is celebrated by the Roman people but mistrusted by some of his closest friends in this family performance by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s touring company. The tickets have all been distributed, but the festival notes it has never had to turn anyone away and suggests calling the box office for availability. Cost: Free

TUES 6
HVSF2: Hook’s Tale
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-265-9575
hvshakespeare.org
This reading by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival company members and other actors of a script by John Pielmeier will reveal the life of Captain Hook, the villain from Peter Pan. Cost: $20

THURS 8
The Wrecking Crew
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The 2008 documentary brings the studio musicians who played behind some of the great pop songs to the front of the stage. As the backing band for the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Cher, Elvis and many other top artists, they influenced the songs that became a cultural force. Free

SAT 10
Brave Tailor Maid
BEACON
3 & 8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988 | hvti.org
The Hudson Valley Theatre Initiative will present this musical adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, “The Brave Little Tailor,” in which the heroine conquers giants, befriends a unicorn and adjusts to change. Also SUN 11. Cost: $18 ($25 door)

SAT 10
Rosemary’s Baby
COLD SPRING
8 p.m. Dockside Park | coldspringfilm.org
In director Roman Polanski’s 1968 film, which will be screened by the Cold Spring Film Society as part of its summer movie series, Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes move into a building with an ominous reputation, and Farrow’s character becomes pregnant. Is she paranoid or is the devil in the details? Bring bug spray and blankets. Free

SUN 11
HVSF2: Storyhorse Documentary Theater
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-265-9575
hvshakespeare.org
The project, led by Mary Stuart Masterson and Jeremy Davidson, tells stories inspired by transcribed conversations with members of local communities, historical documents and other sources on the social, political, environmental and medical issues we face. Cost: $20

CIVIC

MON 5
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall | 1 Municipal Plaza
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

TUES 6
Putnam County Legislature
CARMEL
7 p.m. Historic Courthouse | 44 Gleneida Ave.
845-208-7800 | putnamcountyny.com

TUES 6
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall | 85 Main St.
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

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