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Pottery

Pottery Show & Sale, Nov 28 - 29

Edited by Pamela Doan ([email protected])
For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

HOLIDAY MARKETS  

SAT 28
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 ceramicists, jewelers and artisans. Book a time online to browse. Also SUN 29. 

SAT 28
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 29, FRI 4, SAT 5, SUN 6. Continues through Dec. 23.

SAT 5
Handmade Pop-Up Shop
POUGHKEEPSIE
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Trolley Barn
489 Main St. | 845-454-3222
artsmidhudson.org
Browse jewelry, decorations, prints, paintings, glasswork and textiles from more than 50 artisans. Also SUN 6. 

COMMUNITY

Beacon Tree LightingSAT 28
Virtual Tree Lighting
BEACON
5 p.m. bit.ly/beacon-tree-lighting
Instead of an in-person event, the city will post a video that includes the tree lighting, a visit from Santa and performances by Joe Schuka, Stephen Gara, the Yanarella Dancers, Nicole Tori, Dick Murphy and Mary Kerr, Cub Scout Pack 3001, Girl Scout Troops 10293 and 10459, the Beacon School of Rock and the Beacon Music Factory. There will also be a raffle of donated prizes. 

WED 2
Forum on Managing the Popularity of the Highlands
PHILIPSTOWN
7 p.m. Hudson Highlands Land Trust
845-424-3358 | hhlt.org
The pandemic has increased demand for trails, parks and real estate. Learn at this Zoom webinar how the land trust is responding. Register online.

KIDS & FAMILY

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)

WED 2
Middle School Book Club
BEACON
3 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
Email [email protected] for details on how to get a copy of An Elephant in the Garden, by Michael Morpurgo, and sign up for the Zoom discussion. 

WED 2
Kids’ Book Club
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
This month the group will discuss via Zoom the final chapters of The Fourteenth Goldfish, by Jennifer Holm. 

STAGE & SCREEN

SUN 6
A Christmas Carol
POUGHKEEPSIE
3 p.m. Bardavon
845-473-2072 | bardavon.org
The Ulster Ballet will perform the holiday classic online. Free  

VISUAL ART

TUES 1
Requiem for Ashokan
COLD SPRING
10:30 a.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Kate McGoughlin will share a multimedia presentation of her work that centers on the Catskills and the Ashokan Reservoir. Register online to join the Zoom event.

SAT 5
Glasshouse of New Americans
GARRISON
5 – 7 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
This is the opening reception for Jill Enfield’s exhibit of wet plate collodion portraits of immigrants who came to the U.S. since the 1960s. Through Jan. 3.

SAT 5
smallWORKS
GARRISON
5 – 7 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
This is the opening reception for a show of 70 works chosen by Pauline Lethen from more than 500 submissions. They are no larger than 12 inches long and high. Through Jan. 3.

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SAT 5
Let’s Face It
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m.
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
tompkinscorners.org
Bring your own wine or cocktail for this virtual reception with artists who contributed portraits for the online show, which continues through Dec. 19. Each contributor will talk briefly about his or her work.

MUSIC

 lucinda williamsTHURS 3
Lucinda Williams: A Night of ’60s Country Classics
POUGHKEEPSIE
8 p.m. Bardavon
845-473-2072 | bardavon.org
In a series of streaming concerts, Williams is raising money for venues closed by the pandemic. This episode of Lu’s Jukebox covers “every high and lonesome corner.” Cost: $20

SAT 5
Love for the Holidays
BEACON
8 p.m. Towne Crier
showclix.com/tickets/darlene-love-towne-crier
This streaming holiday concert by Grammy winner Darlene Love will feature classics and her hits. The concert benefits the venue. Cost: $35 

TALKS & TOURS

MON 30
Flash Writing
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Current reporter Mike Turton will lead participants over Zoom as they write a complete story in 75 words or less. 

TUES 1
Nature in Winter
BEACON
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
Master Gardener Johanna Tomik will discuss via Zoom the trees and plants that can grab our attention in winter. Email [email protected] to register.

THURS 3
History Book Club
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Split Rock Books
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
This month the group, which meets via Zoom, will discuss This Land is Their Land, by David Silverman. 

SUN 6
Elizabeth Kolbert
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
The author of The Sixth Extinction will discuss climate change and the future of the planet with David Gelber, co-creator of Years of Living Dangerously, via Crowdcast.

CIVIC 

TUES 1
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
6:30 p.m. Village Hall
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

TUES 1
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org

TUES 1
Putnam County Legislature
CARMEL
7 p.m. Via audio conference
845-208-7800 | putnamcountyny.com

WED 2
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

THURS 3
Town Board
PHLIPSTOWN
7:30 p.m. Community Center
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com


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