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Turkey

Turkey Tales, Nov. 22

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

HOLIDAY MARKETS  

SAT 21
Pottery Show & Sale
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing
garrisonartcenter.org
Visitors will find a range of sophisticated art objects as well as children’s items created by more than 30 regional ceramicists, jewelers and artisans. Proceeds benefit the artists and the Center’s programs. Also SUN 22, MON 23, TUES 24, WED 25, FRI 27, SAT 28 and SUN 29. 

Holiday Market

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.

COMMUNITY

SAT 21
Policing and Public Safety
BEACON
10 a.m. Zoom and YouTube
cityofbeacon.org
Share your views during this community forum hosted by John Perez, chairman of the Beacon Human Relations Commission, and the Rev. John Rembert, a former councilman. Another forum is planned for Dec. 19. 

SUN 22
Thanksgiving Service
COLD SPRING
5 p.m. Putnam History Museum
putnamhistorymuseum.com
During PHM’s 62nd annual Candlelight Service, local personalities will read presidential Thanksgiving proclamations linked to local history in the years 1870, 1920 and 1970. Register to join the online event. Donations welcome. 

TUES 24
Managing the Highlands’ Popularity
PHILIPSTOWN
1 p.m. Hudson Highlands Land Trust
845-424-3358 | hhlt.org
The HHLT will hosts forum on how it is responding to the ever-increasing demand on local trails and parks. Register for the zoom link.

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 21
Story Walk and Take-Away Craft
COLD SPRING
Noon – 2 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Walk the library’s grounds and take home a bag of materials to make a craft. Open to all ages. Register in advance. 

SUN 22
Turkey Tales
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive
845-534-5506 x204 | hhnm.org
Learn 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)

SUN 29
Bird Feeding 101
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive
845-534-5506 x204 | hhnm.org
Learn how to identify commonly seen birds and what to offer them at a home bird feeder. Cost: $8 to $10 (members $6 to $8)

VISUAL ART

Let's Face ItSAT 21
Let’s Face It
PUTNAM VALLEY
Ongoing
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
tompkinscorners.org
The online art exhibit features portraits by Mujgan Agardici, Beth DeWit, Emmanuel Faure, Regina Gelfer, Goodness + Truth Studio, Barbara Masterson, Patricia McDermond, Jessica Miller, Ocean Morisset, Sharon Rubinstein, Roseanne Spano Swider, Ellen Saltzman and Maureen Winzig. It will be on view until Dec. 19. 

MUSIC

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. 

TALKS & TOURS

TUES 24
Graphic Novel Book Club
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Split Rock Books
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
The group will discuss Watchmen, by Alan Moore, via Zoom. 

CIVIC 

MON 23
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

MON 23
School Board
BEACON
7 p.m. Beacon Central School District
845-838-6900 | beaconk12.org

TUES 24
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov


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