Things to do in Dutchess County, New York;
Dutchess County Calendar of Events: Things to do in Rhinebeck, Beacon,
Pine Plains, Poughkeepsie, Maple Grove, Wappinger Falls, Hyde Park, NY etc..
Our calendar of events listings include things to do for kids,
singles, restaurants, entertainment, concerts, theatre, parades, classes,
shows, special events, golf tournaments, etc.
Calendar of Events
for Dutchess County, NY
BARDAVON LAUNCHES SKYFEST: ASTRONOMY & THE ARTS WITH ASTRONOMER BOB BERMAN
SkyFest, is six weeks of low cost or free events including a second lecture with Mr. Berman, two visual art exhibitions, and ongoing celestial observation. The Hudson Valley Philharmonic will close the festivities with a performance of Holst’s The Planets with simultaneous projection of rare NASA/Hubbell Space Telescope images.
The SkyFest schedule to date is listed below (subject to change). All events are free unless otherwise noted:
November 16-17 Leonids Meteor Shower
November 17 Full Moon
November 19 Bob Berman “Light and Color in the Universe” lecture at the Bardavon. Tickets: $5 Suggested Donation.
November 23 Hudson Valley Philharmonic performs Holst the Planets featuring rare images provided by Nasa and the Hubbell Space Telescope at the Bardavon.
November 28 Comet Ison closest approach to the Sun
Contact Info : ***For further information and a prospectus for the SkyFest exhibitions, visit www.bardavon.org. Bardavon Box Office UPAC Box Office 35 Market Street 601 Broadway Poughkeepsie Kingston 845.473.2072 845.339.6088
Germania of Poughkeepsie Annual Christkindl Markt (Christmas Market)
Friday, November 22. from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday, November 23. from 10 AM to 4 PM.
The Christkindl Markt (Christmas Market) will be held at Germania Hall, 37 Old DeGarmo Road , Poughkeepsie . Celebrate a German Christmas Tradition. Enjoy a quick lunch or dinner while
shopping for Christmas gifts from our vendors. Food will be available on both days for purchase along with Gluehwein and pastry goods. Available also for sale will be imported German Christmas Candies, Lebkuchen and Christmas Stollen baked by our own bakers. There will also be Herring Salad, Red Cabbage and Sauerkraut available for purchase, along with Craft items made by several members of Germania .
Contact Info : For further information you may call Helga Nowak-Razey 845-797-7519
Sat. Nov 23 & 24
Old Fashion Christmas In Beacon
Imagine a dream like room, lit with old fashioned laterns and sales people dressed in period attire. There will be beautiful and affordable gifts especially. A Fun Time can be had by all. Don't miss this two day event that brings back the Old Fashioned Romantic Memory of Christmas.
Contact Info : Reformed Church of Beacon 1113 Wolcott Ave Beacon, NY 12524 845-216-7982
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
November 22, 23, 29, 30, December 6 and 7 at 8:00 p.m. November 30 at 2:00 p.m.$17 Adult
$14 Seniors/Children under 12
County Players Falls Theatre 2681 W. Main Street, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Ticket Reservations: Box Office: 845-298-1491
County Players continues its 56th season with The Best Christmas Pageant Ever on Friday, November 22, at 8:00 p.m. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever tells the story of Imogene, Claude, Ralph, Leroy, Ollie, and Gladys, six delinquent Herdman children. They go to church for the first time after being told that the church offers snacks. Despite protests from other church members, they are given roles in the Sunday school's Christmas play, in which they tell the Christmas story in a non-conventional fashion.
Contact Info : County Players Falls Theatre is located at 2681 W. Main, Wappingers Falls, NY. Url: http://www.countyplayers.org
Sunday, Nov 24
Bowl-A-Thon For Animals
Help raise funds for the new animal shelter to be built in the town of Beekman. Free bowling, rental shoes, bowl slice of pizza, and drink for participating bowlers. Invite freinds to join and make a team of 4. Each bowler is required to get sponsors or make a minimum donation of $40/person. Prizes for highest, lowest scores and for the most dollars raised. FISHKILL BOWL, 110 RTE 82 FISHKILL,NY
Contact Info : 845-392-5300, Bowl@safehaven4animals.org Email : Bowl@Safehaven4animals.org Url: http://www.Safehaven4animals.org