The Week Ahead

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

COMMUNITY

SAT 31
3rd New Jersey Garrison Day
FORT MONTGOMERY
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fort Montgomery Historic Site
690 Route 9W | 845-446-2134
nysparks.com/historic-sites
Witness a day of Revolutionary War tactical demonstrations, drills, camp life and cooking presented by re-enactors from Capt. Bloomfield’s company of Jersey Greys. Free

SAT 31
Vegan Food Festival
NEWBURGH
1 – 7 p.m. People’s Park
Washington and Renwick
hvveganfoodfest.com
Sample food from more than 30 Hudson Valley vegan and vegetarian restaurants at this fourth annual event. There will also be live music, yoga workshops, nutrition clinics and artisan vendors, as well as activities for children. Cost: $5

THURS 5
Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases
PUTNAM VALLEY
6:30 p.m. Town Hall
265 Oscawana Lake Road 845-229-0106
State Sen. Sue Serino, whose district includes the Highlands, and Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Oliverio will host this event to provide residents with the latest information regarding prevention and tick removal. Free

FRI 6
First Friday
COLD SPRING
5 – 8 p.m. Main Street
coldspringnychamber.com
Many shops will have extended hours and Hudson Hil’s (fried chicken and biscuits) and Hudson House (burger night with Boomkat) are serving special meals. In addition, Ascend will host a workshop, Flowercup Wine and the Cold Spring Cheese Shop will have tastings, Supplies for Creative Living plans an opening celebration and The Highlands Current will have office hours. Look for the orange flags.

SAT 7
Road to Hope Motorcycle Rally
GARRISON
9 a.m. Walter Hoving Home
40 Walter Hoving Road
845-424-3674 x151| hovinghome.org
Join a ride during a visit by the Disciple Christian Motorcycle Club to raise funds for the Hoving Home. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and kickstands are up at 11 a.m. for an hour-long, scenic ride through Dutchess and Putnam counties. It will conclude at Hoving Home with live music, games, raffle and food. Rain or shine. Cost: $20 per person

SAT 7
Farm Fresh Dinner
BEACON
3 & 4 p.m. Boats leave Beacon dock
bannermancastle.org
For this 10th annual fundraiser to benefit the Bannerman Castle Trust, Noah Sheetz and colleagues from the Hudson Valley Chefs’ Consortium will create a five-course meal on Bannerman Island from local ingredients. Enjoy the views, music and a tour. Cost: $135

SAT 7
Farm Dance Gala
PHILIPSTOWN
4:30 – 9:30 p.m. Glynwood Center
362 Glynwood Road | 845-265-3338
glynwood.org
Enjoy a meal prepared by Bruce Kazan of The Main Course featuring ingredients from Glynwood and other local producers. There will also be live and silent auctions and a barn dance with music by the Edith and Bennet Band and caller Eric Hollman. Cost: $300

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 7
Estuary Day
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | 845-265-3638
boscobel.org
Learn from Lisa DiMarzo about the ecology and dynamics of the Hudson River’s tidal estuaries. Bring a picnic lunch. Cost: $12 ($6 children and teens)

SUN 8
Jonathan Kruk
BEACON
12:30 p.m. Boat leaves Beacon dock
bannermancastle.org
As part of a weekly tour of Bannerman Island, the master storyteller will share legends and folklore of the Hudson Highlands. Cost: $35 ($30 children)

SUN 8
Got Questions? We Have Answers!
GARRISON
2 – 4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3343
philipstowngardenclubny.org
In the first of a series of workshops organized by the Philipstown Garden Club, participants will learn practical strategies to reduce their carbon footprints. The speakers will be Victoria DiLonardo on recycling in Putnam County and Jeff Domanski, director of Hudson Valley Energy, who will discuss Community Choice Aggregation (CCA). Free

SUN 8
Get Lit Literary Salon
BEACON
5 p.m. Oak Vino Wine Bar | 389 Main St.
facebook.com/getlitbeacon
The monthly series features writers sharing their work five minutes at a time. The featured writers for September are Lyn Miller-Lachman and Melanie Challenger. Free

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 7
Sing-a-Long
COLD SPRING
10:30 a.m. Tots Park | 4 High St.
facebook.com/mtwithalexia
Parents are invited to bring a blanket and children are invited to sing and dance with Music Together with Alexia. Free

STAGE & SCREEN

FRI 6
POSTPONED to 9/14
House of Wax

BEACON
5:30 & 6:30 p.m. Boats leave Beacon dock
845-203-1316 | bannermancastle.org
Vincent Price stars as Professor Henry Jarrod, an artist with a macabre way of making his lifelike wax sculptures in this screening of the 1953 classic on Bannerman Island. Cost: $40

FRI 6
Aery Theatre 20/20 One-Act Festival
GARRISON
8 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
philipstowndepottheatre.org
This annual festival, now in its 13th year, will feature 21 original plays by 19 writers performed five or six at a time over two weekends. It opens on FRI 6 with Plays the Thing, by Rich Landers, Kousa Mahshi, by Debbie Broshi, Viable, by Stephen Hersh, Z.etaO.megaE.ps, by Pat Oneill and Coming to Town, by Keith Whalen. Also SAT 7, SUN 8. Cost: $23 ($18 students, seniors)

HEALTH & FITNESS

SUN 8
Breastfeeding Basics
BEACON
Noon. Wyld Womyn | 378C Main St.
845-440-8300 | wyldwomynbeacon.com
Cindy Flynn from Best Beginnings will cover the basics of breastfeeding and answer questions in this two-hour class. Cost: $50

SUN 8
CPR for Families
BEACON
3 p.m. Wyld Womyn | 378C Main St.
845-440-8300 | wyldwomynbeacon.com
Flynn will help participants become certified by the American Red Cross in CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) for infants, children and adults. Cost: $150

MUSIC

SAT 31
Doansburg Chamber Orchestra
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
1 Chestnut St. | 845-228-4167
doansburg.org
The ensemble and flutist Christine Smith will perform Symphony in C Major Z21 by Pichl, Arriaga’s Symphony in D Major, Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major, and Symphony 74 in E Flat Major by Haydn. Cost: $10 ($9 students, seniors)

SAT 31
Anthony Geraci and the Boston Blues All-Stars
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The pianist, organist and composer, an original member of Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, as well as Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, topped the blues and roots charts with his latest recording, Why Did You Have To Go. Fishkill George will also perform. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

SUN 1
Concert Band, Benny Havens Band, The Hellcats
WEST POINT
7:30 p.m. Trophy Point
westpointband.com
For the finale of its summer concert series, the military academy’s bands will perform pop hits and favorites and conclude with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and cannon fire. The rain date is MON 2. Free

THURS 5
Sarah Potenza
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
The blues vocalist will perform as part of the ongoing Restoration Roadhouse series. Cost: $25

FRI 6
John Gorka
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The baritone will perform his original songs. Kelly Flint will join him. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

VISUAL ART

SAT 31
The Farm Show
GARRISON
2 – 6 p.m. Saunders Farm
853 Old Albany Post Road
845-528-1797
collaborativeconcepts.org
For this 14th annual show, artists such as Max Yawney, Hildreth Potts, Cristina Biaggi, Jill Enfield and James Cannell have created works on one of two themes: abstract and nature, or women and migration. Watch your step: the sculptures are displayed in a field shared with the farm’s cows and horses. The Bert Rechtschaffer Trio, Chris Knoeppel, Al Hemberger and the Acoustic Vagabond will perform. The rain date is SUN 1. Continues daily from 10 a.m. to dusk through Oct. 28. Free

FRI 6
Mokuhanga Woodcuts
COLD SPRING
6 – 8:30 p.m. Buster Levi Gallery
121 Main St. | 845-809-5145
busterlevigallery.com
This show features works created between 1993 and 2018 by Ursula Schneider, whose influences include Albrecht Durer, Paul Gauguin, Edvard Munch and, more recently, Ansei Utchima. It runs through Sept. 29.

SAT 7
The Things Between Us
BEACON
6 – 8 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
catalystgallery.com
Samantha Palmeri presents an exhibit of her latest paintings.

SUN 8
Fine Arts & Craft Fair
FISHKILL
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Main Street between Bedford and Cary
fishkillbusinessassociation.com
The Fishkill Business Association will host its 26th annual curated show. There will also be shopping, food and entertainment. Rain or shine. Free

SUN 8
Cross-pollination
GARRISON
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | 845-265-3638
boscobel.org
A study earlier in the year of plants admired and cultivated in early America led to this exhibit of works on paper inspired by plant life, subtitled “an evolution in foliate forms.” It will have contributions from Austin Ballard, Livia Cetti, Jeri Eisenberg, Matthew Friday, Marian McEvoy, Jill Parisi, Wendy Small, Sara Story, Lori Van Houten, Erin Walrath and Eleanor White. Cost: $12 ($6 children and teens)

By Jill Parisi

CIVIC

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

TUES 3
Putnam County Legislature
CARMEL
7 p.m. Historic Courthouse
44 Gleneida Ave. | 845-208-7800
putnamcountyny.com

TUES 3
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane High School (Room 211)
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org

TUES 3
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall | 85 Main St.
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

WED 4
PISA Capital Project Presentation
GARRISON
10:15 a.m. Garrison School
1100 Route 9D | 845-424-3689
gufs.org

WED 4
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School | 1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

WED 4
Philipstown Town Board
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Town Hall | 238 Main St.
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com
At this workshop, the board will hear a proposal to support a solar farm in Rochester through the Hudson Valley Community Power CCA, of which the town is a member.

THURS 5
Philipstown Town Board
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Town Hall | 238 Main St.
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com

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