The Week Ahead

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

COMMUNITY

SAT 17
Book and Media Sale
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org/booksale
At this annual fundraiser organized by the Friends of the Library, browse a selection of 18 tons of donated books, CDs and records priced from 25 cents to $2 (rare and signed books are priced separately). Shop early for the best selection or wait for reduced prices during the second weekend. Runs daily through SUN 25.

SAT 17
Butterfly Weekend
CORNWALL
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive
845-534-5506 x204 | hhnm.org
Learn about butterflies and tag-and-release monarchs as part of the citizen-science project from Monarch Watch. Cost: $10 ($7 children; $8/$5 members)

TUES 20
Dutchess County Fair
RHINEBECK
10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fairgrounds
6636 Route 9 | dutchessfair.com
The annual fair, hosted by the Dutchess County Agricultural Society and held nearly every year since 1842, is the second largest in the state, covering 147 acres. It features live music, carnival rides, performing pets, 12 barns of livestock, shows and activities for children, horse rings, horticulture, a museum of antiques, an arts & crafts competition, a wildlife exhibit, a marketplace and a lumberjack competition. Unlimited rides for $25 on WED 21 and THURS 22. Gate admission is $10 on TUES 20 and $7 after 5 p.m. on THURS 22. Continues daily through SUN 25. Cost: $12 ($15 gate; $8 seniors, military; children 11 and younger free)

SAT 24
New York International Air Show
NEW WINDSOR
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Stewart Airport
1180 1st St. | 321-395-3110
airshowny.com
The Navy Blue Angels and Royal Air Force Red Arrows will headline the annual show that features aircraft on display as well as aerial performances. Also SUN 25. Cost: $18.75 to $214

KIDS & FAMILY

TUES 20
The Hate U Give
BEACON
5 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Teens are invited to watch the 2018 adaptation of Angie Thomas’ bestseller. Rated PG-13. Free

TUES 20
Space Buddies
GARRISON
6 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
The lovable dogs and their friends have to get to the moon and back in this 2009 film. Rated G. Free

THURS 22
Summer Reading Ice Cream Party
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Celebrate summer and the finale of the reading program. Free

SAT 24
Back-to-School Block Party
BEACON
Noon – 2 p.m. South Avenue Park
Learn about the many organizations that help students in and out the classroom. The first 150 participants will receive a starter school supply kit. Sponsored by I Am Beacon and Key Food.

VISUAL ART

SAT 17
Riverside Crafts Fair
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Garrison’s Landing
845-424-3960 | garrisonartcenter.org
The Garrison Arts Center’s 50th annual fair will feature more than 60 artists and artisans selling furniture, photography, jewelry, gourmet food, glass items, textiles, fine art, ceramics, wooden utensils and tableware. Parking is free at the Metro-North station or at the Garrison School, where a shuttle will run to and from the site. Also SUN 18. Cost: $8 (children free)

SAT 17
Two From Brooklyn
BEACON
4 – 8 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
catalystgallery.com
See works by fabric artist MC Kirton and photographer Collette Fournier.

SAT 17
1,000 Cranes
BEACON
5 – 7 p.m. Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main St. | 845-440-0068
hudsonbeachglass.com
This origami installation consists of hanging paper cranes made by inmates at Fishkill Correctional Facility who are members of Rehabilitation Through the Arts.

WED 21
Arts & Culture Funding Info Session
BEACON
3 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
artsmidhudson.org
All applicants for an individual artist commission, project or arts-learning grant from Arts Mid-Hudson must attend an info session, such as this one to be held in Beacon.

THURS 22
Environmental Poster Exhibition
BEACON
6 – 8 p.m. The Lofts at Beacon
18 Front St. | 845-202-7211
loftsatbeacon.com
See posters designed by artists of all ages to inspire healing solutions in response to environmental challenges. Coordinated by Laurel Shute. Through Sept 16.

MUSIC

SAT 17
Benny Havens Band
WEST POINT
7:30 p.m. Trophy Point
westpointband.com
Dance under the stars to swing, disco, Latin, country, funk, hip-hop and Motown hits. Free

SAT 17
Lucky 5 Jazz Band
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m.
Tompkins Corner Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
845-528-7280 | tompkinscorners.org
This six-piece group from Great Barrington, Massachusetts, blends swing with gypsy jazz. Cost: $20 ($15 seniors, students)

SAT 17
Manticore
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The four-piece tribute band explores the legacy of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake and Carl Palmer. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

SUN 18
Akiko Kobayashi and Eric Siepkes
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
Kobayashi, a violinist, will be accompanied on piano by Siepkes in a program that includes pieces by Bach, Beethoven and Stravinsky. Donations welcome. Free

SUN 18
Songwriters’ Showcase
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Jacob and David Bernz, Andy Stack and Steve Kirkman will perform. Free

TUES 20
Lanco
RHINEBECK
7:30 p.m. Dutchess Fairgrounds
6636 Route 9 | dutchessfair.com
This American country band’s name is short for Lancaster and Company, after its lead singer Brandon Lancaster. Their 2018 album Hallelujah Nights and 2017 single “Greatest Love Story” both hit No. 1 on the country charts. Cost: $35

WED 21
Dylan Scott
RHINEBECK
7:30 p.m. Dutchess Fairgrounds
6636 Route 9 | dutchessfair.com
The country singer and Louisiana native had hits with “My Girl” and “Hooked,” and his most recent album, Nothing to Do Town, reached No. 3 on the country charts. Cadillac Three will also perform. Cost: $35

WED 21
Roscoe & Etta
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
philipstowndepottheatre.org
Maia Sharp and Anna Schulze return to the Depot to play songs from their forthcoming album. Cost: $25

THURS 22
LoCash
RHINEBECK
7:30 p.m. Fairgrounds
6636 Route 9 | dutchessfair.com
The duo of Chris Lucas (Baltimore) and Preston Brust (Kokomo, Indiana), formerly known as the LoCash Cowboys, have had seven singles on the country charts, including the No. 1 “I Know Somebody.” Ross Ellis will also perform. Cost: $35

FRI 23
Daughtry
RHINEBECK
7:30 p.m. Fairgrounds
6636 Route 9 | dutchessfair.com
The rock band, fronted by Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol, has sold more than 8 million albums since its first in 2006. Cost: $37

FRI 23
AteBit
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
The punk band will perform songs from its latest release, Couch Surfer. Semi-Pro and NeckScars will open. Cost: $10

SAT 24
New World Jazz Orchestra
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
This ensemble of Hudson Valley musicians will present a fresh take on standards and contemporary jazz. Cost: $20

SAT 24
Luiz Simas and Wesley Amorim
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
imasamorim.bpt.me
The duo will perform original Brazilian music on piano and guitar as well as standards by composers such as Jobim and Caetano Veloso. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

SUN 25
MusicThon: Salon Celebration
BEACON
3 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Since its move to Beacon in 2013, the weekly Salon Series has showcased Hudson Valley talent ranging from singer-songwriters to folk to rockabilly. The Costellos, Boom Kat, Patrick Stanfield Jones, Russell St. George, Jerry Lee (Kitzrow), Tony DePaolo, Judith Tulloch, Open Book, Vickie Raabin, Carla Springer, Abigail Lilly, Lydia Adams Davis, Van Robison, Chihoe Hahn, Pat McGinn, Rob Daniels, Caswin Moon, Len Xiang, Adam Falcon, and Robert & Paulina Hill are scheduled to perform. Free

SUN 25
The Costellos
COLD SPRING
5 – 7 p.m. Waterfront
The “maverick pop” band will close the summer music series sponsored by the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce. Free

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 17
Farm with your Farmer
PHILIPSTOWN
9 a.m. – Noon. Glynwood
362 Glynwood Road | 845-265-333
glynwood.org
Learn about small-scale farming by hand and storing and drying crops while assisting with the onion harvest.

SUN 18
Prison Land
BEACON
7 p.m. Binnacle Books | 321 Main St.
845-838-6191 | binnaclebooks.com
Brett Story will discuss her book about prisons as a set of social relations —including property, work, gender, and race — enacted across American life. Co-hosted by Beacon Prison Rides. Free

SUN 25
The Battle of Stony Point
GARRISON
10 a.m. Boscobel | 1601 Route 9D
845-265-3638 | boscobel.org
Military reenactors will bring history to life as General George Washington inspects the troops at encampments from the Revolution. Cost: $22 ($18 seniors, $13 children, free for 5 and under, discounts for members)

SUN 25
White Glove History Tour
BEACON
1 – 3 p.m. Mount Gulian
145 Sterling St. | 845-831-8172
mountgulian.org
See rare items from the collection using archival gloves to examine artifacts. Cost: $12 ($10 seniors; $5 children; free for children under 6, members)

SUN 25
Story Slam Open Mic
BEACON
6 p.m. Oak Vino | 389 Main St.
Share a 5-minute true, personal story or just listen. Free

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 17
Songs for a New Season
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
stonesthrowtheatre.org
Members of the newly formed Stones Throw Theatre Co. will perform songs from Next To Normal, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Urinetown, Once and Godspell. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

WED 21
Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook
BEACON
7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church
50 Liberty St.
moviesthatmatterbeacon.org
The monthly Movies That Matter series presents this new documentary, narrated by Jeffrey Wright, examining a decade of gerrymandering, voter purges and intimidation. Free

FRI 23
Broken Wings
BEACON
7 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
This 2002 Israeli film, screened as part of the library’s international film series, examines how family members cope with a tragedy. Free

FRI 23
Footloose
BEACON
7:30 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Ave. | 845-350-2722
beaconperformingartscenter.com
In this show by members of the Beacon Performing Arts Center, a high school boy from the city comes up against a ban on dancing in a conservative small town. Also SAT 24. Cost: $10 ($5 ages 18 and younger)

FRI 23
Above All Things
GARRISON
8 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
The PG-13 film, filmed locally and released in 2018, will be shown outside on the side of the library. It follows Bobby Larsen, who retreats to the family cottage to deal with the death of his wife, who comes back to haunt him. The rain date is FRI 30. Free

SAT 24
Field of Dreams
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Dockside Park
coldspringfilm.org
In this screening by the Cold Spring Film Society of the classic 1989 film, Kevin Costner stars as an Iowa farmer who feels compelled to build a baseball field in his cornfield and discovers it’s a place for second chances. Bring blankets and insect repellent. Free

SAT 24
The Ancient Law
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m.
Tompkins Corner Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
845-528-7280 | tompkinscorners.org
This screening of Ewald André Dupont’s 1923 silent film, Das alte Gesetz, which was digitally restored in 2017, will be accompanied with music composed and performed by klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals and pianist Donald Sosin. Cost: $20 ($15 seniors, students)

CIVIC

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

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

WED 21
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School | 1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

THURS 22
School Board
COLD SPRING
2:30 p.m.
Haldane High School (Room 211)
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org