The Week Ahead

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COMMUNITY

SAT 23
Harvest Sale
GARRISON
9 a.m. – Noon. St. Philip’s Church
1101 Route 9D | 845-424-3571
stphilipshighlands.org
Browse white elephant treasures, baked goods, cheeses, pecans and costume jewelry in this annual fundraiser.

SAT 23
Turkey Bowl Flag Football
BEACON
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Memorial Park
clubs.bluesombrero.com/beaconbears
This second annual event, organized by the Beacon Bears, will feature 45-minute games for children ages 5-8, 9-12, 13-15, and older teens and adults. Register online. Cost: $20 ($10 ages 15 and younger)

SAT 23
Etsy Holiday Market
BEACON
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Shop for crafts, art and jewelry created by members of Mid Hudson Etsy Makers.

SAT 23
Holiday Pottery Sale
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
The sale will feature works by more than 30 ceramic artists, jewelers and artisans, along with paper goods, soaps and toys. Open daily through SUN 1, except Thanksgiving.

SUN 24
Putnam History Museum Thanksgiving
COLD SPRING
5 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut St. | 845-265-4010
putnamhistorymuseum.com
The museum’s 61st annual celebration begins with a free candlelight service at St. Mary’s, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. at The Garrison, 2015 Route 9. Cathy and David Lilburne of Garrison will be honored with the Elizabeth Todd Healy Volunteer Service Award. Cost: $90 ($75 members)

SAT 30
Holiday Boutique
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Shop for unique, handcrafted and locally made gifts from dozens of artisans. See the library website for a preview. Open Thursday to Sunday during library hours until Dec. 15.

SAT 30
City of Beacon Tree Lighting
BEACON
4 – 6 p.m. Beacon Welcome Center
Main Street and Route 9D
Make an ornament, enjoy hot drinks and cookies, enjoy carols sung by Scouts and welcome Santa Claus. The tree will be lit at dusk.

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 23
Battling Butler
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Buster Keaton directed and starred in this 1926 comedy that will be screened with live musical accompaniment by Cary Brown as part of the library’s Silent Film Series. Free

SUN 24
Bake-Off Playwriting Performance
GARRISON
2 & 7 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-265-9575
hvshakespeare.org
Earlier this year, the staff of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival led workshops and invited submissions on the theme of Hudson Valley harvest. Actors will read the short plays of seven writers — Lila Nawrocki, Eileen Burns, Steve Chizmadia, Ellen O’Neill, Julie Smith, Stephanie Buckley and Jennifer Pereschino. Free

SAT 30
It’s a Wonderful Life
PUTNAM VALLEY
2 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
845-528-7280 | tompkinscorners.org
Judy Allen, Chris Blossy, Elizabeth Breslin, Nancy Maloy, Joe Niola, Simon Skolnik, Curtis Watkins and Lew Zwick will bring the popular film to life in a live radio play by Joe Landry. Cost: $10 donation

VISUAL ARTS

SAT 23
Jessica Bell Brown on Sam Gilliam
BEACON
2 p.m. Dia:Beacon | 3 Beekman St.
845-440-0100 | diaart.org
As part of the Dia:Talks series, the writer, curator and art historian will discuss the work of Gilliam, whose work from the 1960s and 1970s is on display. Cost: $15 ($12 students, seniors; free for members and Beacon residents)

Sam Gilliam, Double Merge

SAT 23
Little Boxes Art
BEACON
6 p.m. Red Barn
Long Dock Park | beaconsloopclub.org
This reception will include a silent auction of submitted artworks done on 3-by-3-inch canvases to raise money for the sloop Woody Guthrie. Cost: $20

MUSIC

SAT 23
Remember Jones
POUGHKEEPSIE
7 p.m. Revel 32 | 32 Cannon St.
845-345-1722 | revel32.com
The latest music venue to open in Poughkeepsie will debut at the former Masonic Temple with a “dress to impress” party and two sets from Jones and his 12-piece orchestra, including a performance of the Amy Winehouse album, Back to Black. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

SAT 23
Chris Forbes
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
The jazz pianist returns to the Howland for a solo recital. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

SUN 24
Putnam Symphony Orchestra
BREWSTER
3 p.m. Brewster High School
50 Foggintown Road | 914-924-8925
putnamsymphonyorchestra.org
Led by Christine Smith, the orchestra will perform holiday classics, and Santa is scheduled to appear. Cost: $12 ($30 families, $8 students, seniors)

SUN 24
4×4 Music Off Road
BEACON
5:30 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
ezraguitar.bpt.me
In this performance hosted by the center and Ezra Guitar, Maoz Ezra, Anna Mnich and Jordan Dodson will perform with percussionist Joshua Breslauer. Cost: $25 ($15 students)

SUN 24
Breakneck Ridge Revue
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Andy Revkin, David Ross, Patrick Stanfield Jones, Todd Giudice and Mark Murphy will be joined by the Trouble Sisters. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

FRI 29
Sara L’Abriola and Friends
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
As part of the Jazz at the Chapel series, the Garrison native will perform on guitar with Jasper Dütz on clarinet, Thor Jensen on guitar and Scott Colberg on bass. Cost: $10

FRI 29
Almost Queen
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The tribute band returns after a sold-out show last year. The concert was postponed from its original Nov. 16 date. Cost: $35 to $60

FRI 29
Loudon Wainwright III
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The actor, songwriter, musician and producer will perform some of his hits from decades of recording. Cost: $40 ($45 door)

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 23
Civil Resistance 101
GARRISON
2:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
This discussion, led by Hudson Highlands Extinction Rebellion, will focus on various types of civil disobedience and provide an overview of the Extinction Rebellion social justice movement, which advocates nonviolent techniques to address the climate emergency, ecosystem collapse and mass extinction.

SAT 23
Heart of Darkness
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Split Rock Books | 97 Main St.
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
Peter Kuper will discuss his latest book, an interpretation of the Joseph Conrad classic, with fellow graphic novelist Summer Pierre.

TUES 26
1,000 Places to See Before You Die
BEACON
7 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church
15 South Ave. | 845-831-0514
beaconhistorical.org
Beacon resident Patricia Schultz will talk about her bestselling North American travel guide series and share some of her favorite destinations.

FRI 29
Twilight Tours
GARRISON
3:30 – 8 p.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | 845-265-3638
boscobel.org
Tour the candle-lit mansion, stroll the lit grounds and enjoy music and a reception. Tours depart from 3:30 to 7:15 p.m. Also SAT 30, SUN 1. Cost: $26 (children $16, 5 and younger free)

SAT 30
Spring Street Reading Series
NEWBURGH
7 p.m. Atlas Studios
11 Spring St. | 845-391-8855
facebook.com/atlasnewburgh
Writers will explore their relationship to food in this month’s event. The evening includes Emily and Matt Clifton, authors of Cork and Knife: Build Complex Flavors with Bourbon, Wine, Beer and More; Myra Kornfeld and Stephen Massimilla, authors of Cooking with the Muse, and poet Elizabeth Cohen, whose collection is Patron Saint of Cauliflower.

Emily and Matt Clifton

Emily and Matt Clifton

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 23
A Night at the Movies
BEACON
5 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Road
845-831-0759 | yanarelladance.com
Students from the Yanarella Dance Studio will perform many styles. Also SUN 24. Cost: $20

SAT 23
Middle School Night
GARRISON
7 – 10 p.m. Philipstown Rec Center
107 Glenclyffe Drive | 845-424-4618
philipstownrecreation.com
Students in grades 6 to 8 can take the escape-room challenge, use the gym and tournament room, and participate in game shows. Registration required. Cost: $5

SUN 24
Basketball Clinic
COLD SPRING
Noon – 2:30 p.m. Haldane School
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org
The Haldane varsity basketball team will lead clinics for boys and girls in grades 3 and 4 at noon; grades 5 and 6 at 1 p.m.; and coaches at 2 p.m. Cost: $5

SAT 30
Alumni Basketball Game
COLD SPRING
5 p.m. Haldane School
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org
Watch former Haldane male and female players compete in the 14th annual game hosted by the Blue Devil Booster Club. If interested in playing, call Joe Virgadamo at 845-265-9254, ext. 129 (must have been on team during senior year). Cost: $5 ($2 children; $10 players)

CIVIC

MON 25
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
1 Municipal Plaza | 845-838-5011
cityofbeacon.org

MON 25
School Board
BEACON
7 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Road | 845-838-6900
beaconk12.org

TUES 26
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
85 Main St. | 845-265-3611
coldspringny.gov

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