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Upstate Art Weekend Returns This Summer

Upstate Art Weekend Returns This Summer

The three-day, self-guided festival takes place July 22-24 and explores the diversity of visual arts around the region.
Upstate Art Weekend (UPAW) returns for its third year July 22-24 with over 100 special exhibitions and projects spanning eight Hudson Valley counties.


Mayfest Farmers and Makers Market: A Springtime Celebration at Walkway Over the Hudson Historic State Park

The event on May 21 and 22 brings more than 190 of the region’s producers together, with a tasting event too
This Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22 Walkway Over the Hudson Historic State Park's Mayfest Farmers and Makers Market will gather over 190 of the region’s finest producers at the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and the Walkway’s Ulster Welcome Center Plaza.


Newburgh Illuminated Festival Returns After a Two-Year Hiatus

A Light that Never Goes Out
After a two-year pandemic break, Newburgh's beloved arts and music festival Newburgh Illuminated will return to the city's streets Saturday, June 4.


Three-Day "Gilt & Fanfare" Steampunk Fair at Blackthorne Resort in East Durham

The Gilt & Fanfare Magical Market will take place at the Blackthorne Resort, April 8-10.


Calling Local Artists and Makers: Vendor Applications Now Open for April’s The Festival Marketplace in Kerhonkson

If you’re a local maker or vendor looking for a day of good vibes and a spot to exhibit your goods and gifts, The Festival Marketplace, a one-day event highlighting local wares, skills, and crafts popping up at The Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson might be the perfect place to kick off your festival season.


The 2022 Hudson Jazz Festival Kicks Off February 10

Ahead of the Hudson Jazz Festival, which will return to Hudson Hall over two weekends, February 10-13 and 17-20, an interview with Anneice Cousin of local youth advocacy group Beautiful Racket.


Experience “Peace, Love & Pumpkins” - Halloween artistry at the Woodstock site

During this Halloween season, gather your friends and family for Peace, Love & Pumpkins, a dazzling walk-through experience at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts that’s bound to become a favorite fall tradition.


Stockade Faire Returns to Uptown Kingston October 2

The Block Party Takes Over Wall & North Front Streets & Coincides with a New Art Festival
Stockade Faire was conceived of as a collaboration between the Uptown Kingston businesses and the Phoenicia Flea—a sort of one-day, one-stop-shop retail extravaganza with a focus on makers and small shops set to a backdrop of danceable music. This year's event brings together 55 business sponsors, 28 maker booths, 10 DJs, seven live music acts, and a family fun area, plus a vintage car show.


Let’s Get Crafty: 12 Local Craft Fairs to Visit This Fall

Celebrate the fall season with these upcoming craft fairs and festivals
Fall is about to be in full swing in the Hudson Valley, and there’s lots to see and do for crafting enthusiasts.


Parting Shot: Faces of the Hudson Eye | August 2021

The Multidisciplinary Festival Returns August 27-September 6
Presented by the Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation, the Hudson Eye Festival returns to the waterfront city for a week of programming in the arts from August 27 through September 6.


Back in the Holler: Summer Hoot Returns to the Ashokan Center August 27-29

Last year the tradition of the Summer Hoot at the Ashokan Center was postponed due to COVID, but this August the three-day celebration of folk and family is back.


Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice Returns to Parish Field

Back to the Garden, Errr, Town Park
In 2009, Phoenicia made history and put the small mountain town of 300 on the international music map with the first outdoor opera festival.


Catskill Mountain Yoga Festival Debuts This Month at Plattekill Mountain

The one-day, family-friendly event features over 30 classes and workshops for all ages and abilities.
During the last year of the pandemic, many Hudson Valley and Catskills yoga enthusiasts discovered a love of practicing in the great outdoors. But the combo of movement and fresh mountain air was one that Delhi fitness instructor Raegan Reed had long ago realized was the perfect fit. Now, after years of dreaming and a pandemic-driven delay, she's finally realizing her dream of launching the Catskill Mountain Yoga Festival. The inaugural one-day event at Plattekill Mountain on Saturday, July 24 features over 30 indoor, outdoor, and mountaintop classes and workshops for all ages and abilities, as well as a farm-to-table dinner and concert.



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Trolleys, Trails and Tales: Interpreting the Empire State Trail’s Albany-Hudson Electric Trail @ Hudson Area Library

Trolleys, Trails and Tales: Interpreting the Empire State Trail’s Albany-Hudson Electric Trail

Thu., May 26, 6-7:30 p.m. — Join the Hudson Area Library on May 26 at 6 PM for...
Spring Fever @ Windham Fine Arts

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