The Week Ahead

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For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SAT 26
Harvest Beer & Cider Fest
COLD SPRING
Noon – 5 p.m. Mayor’s Park
55 Fair St. | hopsonthehudson.com
Nearly 60 New York breweries will offer samples. There will also be food trucks, live music and, of course, hatchet throwing. Cost: $20 to $77 ($25 to $98.50 gate)

SAT 26
HHLT Young Friends
GARRISON
2 – 5 p.m. Winter Hill
20 Nazareth Way | hhlt.org
This seventh annual fundraiser will include activities for families and children, a hike to the Revolutionary War redoubt and cider-pressing. Climate activist Krystal Ford will be recognized with the Timothy Osborn Roberts Young Friends Conservation Award. Cost: $25 (ages 12 and under free)

Krystal Ford

SUN 27

Community Dinner
GARRISON
6 p.m. Garrison Institute
14 Mary’s Way | csfarmmarket.org
Support the nonprofit Cold Spring Farmer’s Market while enjoying dinner and drinks made from local produce and Fresh Company specialties. Come in costume and you could win dinner for two at Dolly’s. Cost: $90

TUES 29
Trailblazer Awards
MAHOPAC
11:30 a.m. Villa Barone
466 Route 6 | pcctrailblazers.com
The Putnam County Business Council will present its annual awards to “the best and brightest” businesses and nonprofits, including a number from Philipstown, in the areas of promotion, economic development and leadership. Cost: $55

FRI 1
First Friday
COLD SPRING
5 – 8 p.m. Main Street
coldspringnychamber.com
Look for orange flags outside storefronts on Main Street, which indicate participating retailers. The Current will be open at 161 Main from 6 – 8 p.m.

SAT 2
Free Dinner for Veterans
BEACON
2 – 5 p.m. VFW Hall | 413 Main St.
State Sen. Sue Serino and the Mental Health America of Dutchess County Vet2Vet Program will offer a free dinner and program about resources for veterans. RSVP to 845-229-0106 by WED 30.

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 26
Smartphone Filmmaking
BEACON
10:30 a.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
In this workshop, children and teens ages 12 and older will learn how to use a smartphone to create high-quality short films. Registration required.

WED 30
New Parent Basics
BEACON
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Madeleine DeNitto of Garrison Concierge will discuss the importance of being organized and keeping a daily routine. Free

SAT 2
Sights and Sounds of Beacon
BEACON
10:30 a.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Using story prompts from the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read, students ages 12 and older will create multimedia projects to share the story of Beacon. Registration required. Free

SUN 3
Art, Books and Chocolate
GARRISON
2 – 4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Children’s book author Lesa Cline-Ransome and illustrator James Ransome  will lead families in collaborative storytelling. Cost: Pay what you can ($25 suggested; children free)

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 26
Hudson Highlands Poetry
GARRISON
1:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Heller Levinson, Edwin Torres and Ruth Danon will read from their most recent collections.

SAT 2
Buried Treasures
COLD SPRING
9 a.m. Stonecrop Garden
81 Stonecrop Lane | 845-265-2000
stonecrop.org
Learn how to naturalize bulbs in your lawn and pot up paperwhites in this four-hour workshop. Take home bulbs to plant. Cost: $60 ($40 members)

SAT 2
Translating for Writers
GARRISON
1:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Poets and writers Ann Cefola, Beth Gersh-Nešic and Ann Lauinger will discuss how translation has influenced their literary careers and process.

SUN 3
Pete Souza
POUGHKEEPSIE
7 p.m. Bardavon | 35 Market St.
845-473-2072 | bardavon.org
The former White House photographer will talk about his book, Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents, that juxtaposes the Obama and Trump presidencies. Cost: $38 to $60

VISUAL ART

SAT 26
Ghent Altarpiece
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Roberta Shayo will discuss six centuries of the early 15th-century altarpiece, also known as the “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb,” which may be the most often stolen artwork of all time. It hangs at St. Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium, and has been attributed to the brothers Hubert and Jan van Eyck.

FRI 1
Lucille Tortora and Nancy Steinson
COLD SPRING
6 – 8 p.m. Buster Levi Gallery
121 Main St. | 845-809-5145
busterlevigallery.com

SAT 2
Lattimore Studio Student Exhibit
BEACON
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculuturalcenter.org
Students of Andrew Lattimore, a contemporary realist artist with a studio in Cornwall, will exhibit their work.

STAGE & SCREEN

SUN 27
Compassion and Mercy: Tales for Our Times
BEACON
2 p.m. St. John’s Church
35 Willow St. | stjoachim-stjohn.org
Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Jonathan Heiles, Muriel Horowitz, Karen Pillsworth, Mary Platt and Ron Sopyla will share original and traditional stories.

THURS 31
Young Frankenstein
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
philipstowndepottheatre.org
This 2007 Broadway musical version of the 1974 Mel Brooks film will be directed by Nancy Swann. Also FRI 1, SAT 2, SUN 3. Cost: $25 ($20 Thursdays, $22 seniors, students)

THURS 31
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
PEEKSKILL
9 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The 1975 cult classic is known for audience members who dress like their favorite characters, talk back to the screen and do the “Time Warp” dance. The Apoca-Lips Shadow Cast will perform. Rated R. Cost: $10

FRI 1
Creed Bratton
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Best known for his role on The Office and his rock group, the Grass Roots, the actor, comedian and guitarist will combine his talents in this one-man show. Cost: $25 to $30

SUN 3
Full House (With One Up the Sleeve)
PUTNAM VALLEY
5 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
845-528-7280 | tompkinscorners.org
Six one-act comedies will explore everyday life. Cost: $15 ($10 seniors, students)

MUSIC

SAT 26
Blame It On the Bossa Nova
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Bring your masks and join in a Brazilian masquerade with the Judith Tulloch Band. Cost: $10 ($15 door)

SAT 26
Dalton Ridenhour
COLD SPRING
8 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
As part of the Jazz at the Chapel series, the pianist will perform ragtime, stride and blues as well as songs from his album, Eccentricity. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

SAT 26
Lucy Kaplansky
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The folk and Americana chart-topper blends country, folk and pop in her melodies. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

SUN 27
Stop Gun Violence Concert
BEACON
5 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
A group of musicians led by Tom Chapin will perform to benefit the nonprofit AfterLead, which assists victims of gun violence. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

FRI 1
Tribute to Hayden Wayne
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
haydenwayne.bpt.me
Kelly Ellenwood, Rowan Parsaca, Leah Siegel and Michael Bonanno will perform music written by Wayne, who is credited with some 400 compositions, including film scores and classically infused pop. Cost: $10 ($15 door)

SAT 2
Munich Philharmonic String Quartet
NEWBURGH
2 p.m. St. George’s Church
105 Grand St. | 845-534-2864
newburghchambermusic.org
The ensemble will perform the last quartets of Haydn, Victor Ullmann and Mendelssohn as part of the “turning points” theme of the Newburgh Chamber Music season. Cost: $25 ($5 students)

SAT 2
Autumne
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
The Chamber Music Society of New Paltz will present this art song recital with Nicholas Tamagna, Medina and Inessa Zaretsky performing Gesange, by Brahms; Automne, by Hahn, Faure and Ropartz; and Before and After Summer, by Finzi. Cost: $20

SAT 2
Who’s Who
PEEKSKILL
7:30 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Rock violinist Daisy Jopling and her band will play her arrangements of hit songs by The Who to support her latest release of an album by the same title. Cost: $25 to $50

SAT 2
James Emery
NEWBURGH
8 p.m. Atlas Studios | 11 Spring St.
845-391-8855 | atlasnewburgh.com
Guitarist Emery will lead a chamber jazz trio featuring Rob DeBellis on alto saxophone, clarinet and flute and Kim Cass on bass. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

SUN 3
Rolston String Quartet
BEACON
4 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandmusic.org
Luri Lee (violin), Emily Kruspe (violin), Hezekiah Leung (viola) and Jonathan Lo (cello) will perform Haydn’s String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 76, No. 4 “Sunrise,” Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 and Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 13 in Bb Major, Op. 130.

CIVIC

MON 28
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall | 1 Municipal Plaza
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

TUES 29
Community Energy Forum
GARRISON
6 – 8 p.m. Dolly’s Restaurant
7 Garrison’s Landing
hudsonvalleycommunitypower.com
Philipstown Supervisor Richard Shea and Jeffrey Domanski of the Community Choice Aggregation program will discuss a solar-farm program recently approved by the town.

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