Beahive is a collaborative workspace with two locations—Beacon and Kingston—with community events after-hours. This month, music and film dominate are on tap. For a full schedule visit the Beahive websites:
Hudson Valley Green Drinks
The traveling networking event for the eco-committed meets at Chill Wine Bar in Beacon on January 13. (845) 454-6410; www.hvgreendrinks.org
Hudson Valley Brawl
The outrageous ladies of Hudson Valley BRAWL (Broads Regional Arm Wrestling League) wrestle for you live at the Steelhouse in Kingston on January 29.
Woodstock Writers Festival
Literary heavy-hitters Susan Orlean, Jane Smiley,Shalom Auslander and many more read, perform, and offer advice and guidance February 12-15.