Celebrate the birthday of one of America’s greatest presidents at his longtime home and presidential library. Following a special ceremony in the Rose Garden, cake and refreshments will be served and guests are encouraged to tour the recently refurbished museum.
With music, dancing, food, film and art & nature activities for all ages, The Winter Hoot invites the community, one and all, for a spirit-raising good time in mid-winter. Come for a few hours or the whole weekend.
Famous for their chart-smasher, “Pick Up the Pieces,” the Average White Band brings the soul to funk and back again. Their gold-selling albums and multiple Grammy nominations are a testament to their musical success. The original Scottish band members have been replaced with their American counterparts, but they maintain their trademark sound.
Cosy Sheridan has been called “one of the era’s finest and most thoughtful singer-songwriters.” Based in New England, she won both the Kerrville Folk Festival’s NewFolk Award and The Telluride Bluegrass Festival Troubadour Contest. Matt Nakoa is also a winner of the NewFolk Award and has played at the White House. This show is a benefit for Crawford Park
Bonfire, ice hockey, broom ball, ice skating, poker run, music, games and more.
The Peekskill Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Peekskill Business Improvement District (BID), has added an expanded winter season.
These workshops offer studio experiences for children ages 4 1/2-12. Themes and activities are connected with the artists, artworks and ideas featured in the current exhibition in The Fields Sculpture Park. Workshops begin with an adventure in The Fields focusing on artworks pertinent to a weekly theme.
This introduction workshop with Matthew Chase is for people who are new to bluegrass banjo or interested in learning the basics. We’ll focus on the three finger banjo style, also known as Bluegrass or Scruggs style. We’ll start with fingerpicking ‘roll’ patterns, banjo tuning, basic chords, learning from tab, picking out the melody, simple bluegrass songs, and how to jam with others.
Bring a beloved but broken item to be repaired for free. Mechanical, electrical, including small appliances, digital products, clothing, jewelry, furniture and things made of wood, dolls & stuffed animals, bicycles, books, knife & tool sharpening.
The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production. Hibla Gerzmava, Erin Morley, and Christine Rice sing the three heroines—each an idealized embodiment of some aspect of Hoffmann’s desire. Thomas Hampson portrays the shadowy Four Villains, and Yves Abel conducts the sparkling score.
The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production.
All levels welcome.
Complimentary weekly tastings of mouth-watering wines. Tell us which wines you want to taste by Thursday (review our website) and we’ll try to include your selection that weekend! We are a “destination” boutique wine and spirits shop for locals and tourists alike. We offer dozens of Hudson River Region wines (possibly the largest selection anywhere), and dozens more of the best values in artisanal and complimentary varietals and blends from around the world.
Want to grow your best vegetable and herb garden ever? Join garden expert Margaret Roach, originator of www.AWaytoGarden.com. Bring your questions and go home with empowering handouts including a seed-starting calendar and succession-sowing schedules. Garden resources including Turtle Tree Seeds and Hudson Valley Seed Library will be on hand to entice you with their offerings. Benefit for the Campaign for the New Hudson Area Library.
Charles Stein, poet, scholar, and translator of classical texts. The author of eleven books of poetry, he is widely known both for his sound poetry and his translations of Homer. Mikhail Horowitz is a performance poet and comic who plays to packed houses wherever he goes. In a more serious vein, he has published 3 books of poetry.
Launch of a new reading series. First event honors the gently unyielding literary (and art!) journal “Sensitive Skin,” with two mind-rustling contributors, Carl Watson & Rob Hardin.
Catch the NYC-based jazz collective Walking Distance at the Millbrook Free Library for an exclusive upstate album release and performance of their debut record, Neighborhood. Admission is FREE! This event is the first installment of the Millbrook Arts Group’s 4th Annual Winter Concert Series. The concert will be accompanied by a local student art exhibit entitled ART BLAST featuring artwork from Dutchess Day School and the Millbrook Central School System. “If any group can turn the concept of ebb and flow into a fully realized art form, it’s Walking Distance.”-AllAboutJazz, Dan Bilawsky
The Beefsteak is an event that originated in New York City in the mid-1800s, typically hosted by organizations wishing to raise money. This 2nd Annual Beefsteak welcomes both men and women to celebrate the pleasure and camaraderie of the communal table. There will be food, beer, and song to mark this great occasion.
Author of The Reluctant Psychic.
An evening of poetry and ambient rock n’roll.
Windy Mule up first at 7PM followed by the lovely Sarah Hulse with her band.
Five time Grammy winner and member of The Blues Hall of Fame Robert Cray leads this electric blues quartet. Famous for their funky bass lines and Cray’s soulful vocals, they’re celebrating 35 years of jams, opening with the Myles Mancuso Band.