The Week Ahead

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft, Nov. 21

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

COMMUNITY

SUN 15
Artist Market Festival
BEACON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Lofts
18 Front St. | rivervalleyguild.com
The River Valley Guild presents artisan crafts with live music.

THURS 19
Public Trust in Science
GARRISON
11 a.m. The Hastings Center
thehastingscenter.org
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease official, and Mildred Solomon, the center’s president, will discuss via Zoom the ethical issues raised by the loss of trust in science and explore how to improve public understanding. Register online.

THURS 19
Remote Work
GARRISON
8 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
Editor and writer Sarah Crow, who has worked remotely for nine years, will discuss via Zoom resources to find an office-less job, the benefits and how to set up a home office. Register online. 

SAT 21
Holiday Craft Fair
WAPPINGERS FALLS
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dutchess Stadium
1500 Route 9D
milb.com/hudson-valley
Shop from dozens of artisans and vendors while enjoying live music and refreshments from food trucks. 

SAT 21
Small Gift Show
BEACON
1 – 5 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Find handmade and artistic jewelry, ceramics and other gifts priced at $100 or less. Also SUN 22, FRI 27, SAT 28, SUN 29. Continues through Dec. 23. 

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 14
The Artichoke
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
845-831-4988 | artichokeshow.com
Drew Prochaska will host this livestream of the storytelling series with John Blesso, Kambri Crews, Christian Finnegan, Jim O’Grady, Michele Carlo and Martin Dockery. Cost: $15 

bad lucky goatFRI 20
Bad Lucky Goat
GARRISON
7 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
An accident with their father’s truck and a goat takes teen siblings on a journey. Register online to watch this 2017 film via Zoom. 

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 14
Make Your Own Grapevine Wreath
BREWSTER
10 a.m. – Noon.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
putnam.cce.cornell.edu/events
Register to pick up materials and join a Zoom workshop. Cost: $10 to $30 

SUN 15
Revolutionary Tarrytown
TARRYTOWN
2 p.m. Warner Library | rw250.org/events
Erik Weisberg, the historian for Revolutionary Westchester 250, will discuss “traitors, spies, patriots, allies, British boats and Hessian ghosts” via Zoom. 

SUN 15
Bountiful
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | bit.ly/charityshumway
Charity Shumway, who lives in Garrison, will discuss her new novel over Zoom with Melissa Inouye. 

TUES 17
How to Get Your Photos into the Media
GARRISON
7 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 |
bit.ly/DFPLpress
Doug Cunningham, editor of the Putnam County News & Recorder, will give a tutorial over Zoom on how to choose and submit the best photos to media outlets. 

WED 18
Current Conversation
BEACON
7 p.m. Via Zoom
highlandscurrent.org/current-conversations
Dr. Anil Vaidian, commissioner of the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health, will discuss the fight against COVID-19 and answer questions. Register online.

THURS 19
Fiction Book Club
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Split Rock
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
Join the Zoom group to discuss The Other, by Thomas Tryon. 

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 14
Teen Mandala Workshop
COLD SPRING
1 p.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Pick up paint and tools after registering and learn how to make a mandala using rocks. 

TUES 17
Genre Teen Book Club
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
This month the group discusses their horror selections.

THURS 19
Teen Book Club
BEACON
5:30 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
Email community@beaconlibrary.org to register for a Zoom discussion of Eleanor and Park, by Rainbow Rowell. 

SUN 22
Turkey Tales
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive
845-534-5506 x204 | hhnm.org
Learn about how to spot signs of wild turkeys and then take a guided hike to test your knowledge. Cost: $8 to $10 (members $6 to $8)

VISUAL ART

SAT 14
Chairs Re-Created
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing
garrisonartcenter.org
Chairs donated by supporters and re-created by 44 artists as a fundraiser for the art center will be on exhibit.

SAT 14
Transposed
BEACON
Noon – 8 p.m. BAU Gallery
506 Main St. | 845-440-7584
baugallery.org
Pamela Zaremba’s photographs, created during the pandemic, explore domesticity. 

SAT 14
Kik.Kake Toys
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. Clutter Gallery
163 Main St. | 212-255-2505
shop.cluttermagazine.com/gallery

FRI 20
Mario Merz
BEACON
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Dia Beacon
3 Beekman St. | 845-231-0811
diaart.org
This exhibit by the Arte Povera artist is his first institutional show in the U.S. in three decades. Register online to visit. 

mario merz

MUSIC

SUN 15
Jesse Mills and Rieko Aizawa
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
howlandmusic.org
As part of the AliveMusica series, the violinist and pianist will present a livestreamed program that includes Messiaen’s Theme and Variations, Beethoven’s Sonata No. 10 and Chihara’s Storm and Ravel’s Violin Sonata No. 2. Cost: $20 donation 

SAT 21
Jamie Saft
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
845-831-4988
our.show/howland-cultural-center/75277
The pianist, producer and composer will perform via livestream. Cost: $15 

SAT 21
Tall County
GARRISON
8 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
Garrison residents Liz and Ned Rauch will perform on violin and guitar via Crowdcast. Register online. 

Tall Country

CIVIC 

MON 16
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

MON 16
Village Board
NELSONVILLE
7:30 p.m. Via Zoom
845-265-2500 | nelsonvilleny.gov

TUES 17
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane School
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org

WED 18
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

THURS 19
Budget Town Hall
6 p.m. Dutchess County
facebook.com/DutchessCoGov


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