Ulster County Calendar of Events
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“Along His Own Lines: A Retrospective of New York Realist Eugene Speicher:” Exhibition will explore his role in the Woodstock art colony & reevaluate his place in the canon of the early 20th-century American Art. Reception: Feb 8, 5-7pm. Exhibit,11 am-5pm; Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz,1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz.257-3844;newpaltz.edu/museum
Belleayre Mountain: Two Day Bump Clinic. Ski Only. Registration required. Ages: 16-Adult, Sign-in 8:30 am; Cost: $200 (Includes lift ticket), $180 for passholders. Belleayre Mountain, 181 Galli Curci Rd, Highmount; 800-942-6904
Saugerties First Friday: Explore the Village & its many delightful galleries, shops & eateries along Main and Partition Streets. Open late every First Friday. Facebook.com/SaugertiesFirstFriday
National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978): 7:30pm. $6. UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. 339-6088; upac.org
Mystery Weekend: Watch a mystery unfold before your eyes at Mohonk Mountain House, 1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. Reservations, (855) 590-9829; mohonk.com
New Paltz Winter Sun Farms Market: 10am – 3pm. Held 2nd Saturdays. New Paltz Community Center, Veteran Drive (off Rt. 32 behind Town Hall), New Paltz. 347-721-7386; WinterSunFarms.com; & on Facebook.
John Street Jam: Music played in an intimate setting. $5. Doors open at 6:45pm, music starts 7:30pm. Refreshments available. Dutch Arms Chapel. 16 John Street, Saugerties, (near Main Street Stewart's); 943-6720; johnstjam.net
Byrdcliffe Annual Members Show RUCKUS: Annual eclectic exhibition, showcasing the inspiring work of our artist members, in all media and methods. Reception, March 8, 4-6pm. Gallery: Noon-6pm or by appointment on Tuesday-Thursday, 10am - 5pm; Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock. Contact for more info: email@example.com or visit woodstockart.org
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International Women’s Day: Pre-registration recommended – limited space. Workshops - “A Celebration of Women’s Voices: Women Writers Past & Present Conference. Conference for writers of all levels. In honor of Women’s History Month. In New Paltz. More info: 255-1660 X 104; firstname.lastname@example.org; Huguenotstreet.org
Rosendale Winter Farmers Market: 10am – 2pm. Many fine vendors. Children’s activities, live music by local musicians. Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 Rt. 32, Rosendale. Info: Billy, 658-8348; Sally, 658-3805; Deb, 658-3401
Lynn Saoirse & Abby Newton: Pre-St. Patrick’s Day music. Advance: $20/$15 Member, Door:$25/$20 Member, 1/2 Price/Students(valid ID). 2pm. Unison Theater.68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz;255-1559; unisonarts.org
The Joys of Hiking: Listen to Lalita Malik give information about hiking tips and more! 6-7 pm. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties. 246-4317;saugertiespubliclibrary.org
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week: Presented by The Valley Table. Great dining and great deals at participating Ulster County Restaurants. No tickets or passes are required, reservations are strongly encouraged. See website for listings. Lunch $20.95; Dinner $29.95 (Note, beverages, tax & tip are additional). 561-2022; hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com
Art of the Bag – A Speed Bag Story: 7:15 pm, Q&A with filmmaker and cast members after the film. $7/$5 members. 408 Main St, Rosendale. 658-8989; rosendaletheatre.org
Catskill Mountains Acoustic Slow Jam: Play music, have fun with other acoustic musicians playing Bluegrass, Old Time, Irish, & Catskills fiddle tunes in a low-key, non-competitive atmosphere. 6pm-9pm. Pine Hill Community Center, 287 Main St., Pine Hill; 254-5469; pinehillcommunitycenter.org
March 2014 Calendar of Events
Gardiner Greenmarket Winter Market: 11:30am – 2:30pm. 3rd Saturdays thru May. Community Room, Gardiner Library, 133 Farmers Turnpike, Gardiner. email@example.com; 255-0087
Clearwater’s Winter Open Boats: Potluck & Open Jam. Refreshments, stories, live music. Bring a favorite dish & instrument. Free & open to the public. Donations appreciated. In the “barn” in Kingston Home Port & Education Center, Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. 265-8080x7105; clearwater.org
A Film Series about Human Rights: Starring Matt Damon & Morgan Freeman. Film tells the story of how a football team helped unite a newly post-Apartheid South Africa. Free and open to the public, ages 14 and up. 1 pm. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center Street, Ellenville. 647-5530
Magic with “The Amazing Meldini”: Comedy, magic & ventriloquism with Melody Newcombe. Family Fun! 1pm. Advance: $12/$8 Member/$5 Kids; Door: $14/$10 Member/$7 Kids. Unison Theater. 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz; 255-1559; unisonarts.org
Sangria & St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrate the Irish with some great local wine. 11 am – 6 pm. Robibero Winery, 714 Albany Post Rd., New Paltz. 255-9463; RnewYorkWine.com
26th Annual Shamrock Run: Check-in 10:00am - 12:30pm. Race starts 12:50 sharp. Check-in across from Academy Green at Gov. Clinton Apts., 1 Albany Ave., Kingston. 2 mile race finishes at the foot of Broadway. Followed by St. Patrick’s Day Parade. More info and registration forms at shamrockrunners.org
St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Celebrate the “Wearing of the green” down Broadway, with numerous bands, floats & marchers. Starts 1pm at Kingston Plaza, finishes in the Rondout Waterfront District. Ulster AOH.com
Brazilian Trio: 3pm. $12/Adults, $10/Seniors, Students free. Saugerties United Methodist Church, corner Washington Ave. & Post St., Saugerties. 679-5733; 256-5021; saugertiespromusica.org
Jim Brickman: The Love Tour: Award-winning recording artist & pianist. 5 pm. $55/$40/$30. UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. 339-6088; upac.org
Scottish Fiddle & Cello Concert: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas for cutting edge fiddle & cello explorations of Scottish & global music. The Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Rd, Olivebridge. 657-8333; ashokan.org
Unplugged Acoustic Open Mic: A fun & friendly atmosphere. 4pm-6pm. Performers sign-up 3:30pm. $5/members, $7/non-members. Unison Theater. 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz; 255-1559; unisonarts.org
Music of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement: Pat Lamanna & Lydia Adams Davis. A Heritage Folk Music, Inc. event. 3pm-5pm. Kiersted House, 119 Main St., Saugerties. 452-4013
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Maple Sugar Open House: Learn about how pure maple syrup is made. See the tap to table process, identify a sugar maple tree, see our evaporator, & try a sample of fresh syrup. 10am-4pm. Frost Valley YMCA, 2000 Frost Valley Road, Claryville. 985-2291; More info visit: frostvalley.org or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Very Hungry Caterpillar & other Eric Carle Favorites: Suitable for Pre-K – 2nd grade. 10 am. $6/Schools & Members; $6/Children; $10/Adults. UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Call Kay Churchill, 473-5288 x106 or to e-mail her, go to upac.org, calendar, to March 18, click onto event name.
Gardiner Winter Greenmarket: 11am - 3pm. Community Room, Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.
ASK for Music: Acoustic performances in an intimate setting by Whispering Tree, Shane Loverro & Fred Gillen, Jr. Refreshments served. 8 pm. $6. Arts Society of Kingston, 97 Broadway, Kingston. 338-0331; askforarts.org
Kingston’s Buried Treasures: “Kingston in the Civil War-The 20th, 120th, & 156th Regiments” by Civil War Historian Gary Schussler. 5:30pm. Free. Vanderlyn Gallery, Senate House Museum, 296 Fair St., Kingston. 340-3055
Mohonk Sampler: Celebrate our 145 Anniversary simply by enjoying a sampling of all that our house has to offer. Mohonk Mountain House, 1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. Reservations, (855) 590-9829; mohonk.com
21-23 & 28-30
Shrek The Musical: Relive the magic all ogre again!!! Fri & Sat: 7:30 pm, Sun: 3pm. Free. John A Coleman Catholic High School. 430 Hurley Ave., Hurley; 338-2750; colemancatholic.net
15th Annual Fur Ball: Please RSVP BY March 12. Fundraiser for the Ulster County SPCA. 5 pm. RSVP - call 331-5377. Held at Diamond Mills, 25 South Partition St., Saugerties. UCSPCA.org for more details & events.
31st Annual Festival of Dance: An exciting celebration of dance, with performances featuring various styles of dance & top notch dance companies, showcasing choreographers & dancers. Produced by the Ulster Ballet Company (ulsterballet.org). 8pm. Tickets: $20/Adults, $15/Seniors & Students, $12/ UPAC or Bardavon members & Groups of over 10. UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Tickets: UPAC, 339-6088; Ticketmaster 800-745-3000
Esopus Chamber Orchestra: The best classical musicians from the Hudson Valley, linking music, history & art to provide a concert of rarely heard music & well-known masterpieces. 8pm. $30/ $15 student tickets (valid College ID). Quimby Theater, SUNY Ulster, 491 Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge. 687.5000; esopuschamberorchestra.com.
March 2014 Calendar of Events
Maple Weekend: See firsthand how real maple syrup is made & get a tour of our creek-side maple farm. 9am-3pm. Platte Creek
Maple Farm, 808 Glasco Turnpike, Saugerties. 853-4240; mapleweekend.com
Kingston Model Train & Railroad Hobby Show: Largest model train & hobby show in Ulster County. Train layouts, dealer tables,
operating toy trains, food, raffles, Thomas the Tank trains, more! Handicap accessible. 10am-4 pm. $6/Adults, $1/Kids under 12.
Murphy Midtown Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston. 481-4198; kingstontrainshow.com
St. Patrick's Day Concert: All-time Ireland Fiddle Champion Dylan Foley & friends perform traditional Irish music and more. 2 pm.
Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center Street, Ellenville. 647-5530
Hudson Valley Beer & Cheese Festival: Aroma Thyme's chef/owner Marcus Guilano has teamed up with Tommy Keegan to throw a
big beer and cheese party in the Keegan brewery. 1pm-4pm. Tickets only $40 pre-sale, $45 at the door, which includes the beer and
food. RSVP, 647 3000; 165 Canal St, Ellenville; aromathymebistro.com
SUNY New Paltz Excavations: Dr. Joseph Diamond, Chair of the Anthropology Department at SUNY New Paltz, will be presenting
the findings of the 2013 excavations of the Reformed Church. 7 – 8pm. $8/General, $5/ Seniors & Students. Historic Huguenot Street,
6 Broadhead Ave, New Paltz; 255-1660; huguenotstreet.org
Mohonk Mountain Stage Company: Equivocation: A play about truth