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6 Signs that Things Are Returning to Normal in the Hudson Valley

6 Signs that Things Are Returning to Normal in the Hudson Valley

The masks are (mostly) off, live events are back, and businesses are open. Here are 6 exciting signs that some semblance of normality is returning to the Hudson Valley after over a year of pandemic precautions.

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The Dig on Millerton's Main Street is Both Restaurant and Creative Community Hub

The Dig on Millerton's Main Street sells pantry staples, smoothies, sweet and savory crepes on weekends, and has a daily changing breakfast and lunch menu. The Dig has become a hub for the work of local artists as well as a community gathering place, hosting food-themed events featuring traditional dishes made by locals, live music, and artist pop-ups.

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Celebrating Juneteenth 2021 in the Hudson Valley

Juneteenth marks the official end of slavery in America on June 19, 1865. Today, the holiday focuses on Black achievements and culture, recognition of inequality and systemic racism in the United States, and the ongoing fight for equal rights. 2021 brings an expanded list of ways to celebrate Black freedom and to reckon with the racial past and present of the United States.

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The Reher Center Holds Kingston's Ninth Annual Multicultural Festival

This June 13, 20, and 27, the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History hosts its ninth annual Kingston Multicultural Festival. Participants will be able to watch performances by dancers, musicians, and poets from diverse backgrounds in the TR Gallo Park gazebo. There will be pop-up eateries, each with their own informational posters about the history and culture of the food they’re making and serving. Central to this year's festival is the Worry Dolls Project, or "Proyecto Muñecas Quitapenas" in Spanish, a Guatemalan craft tradition brought to over 700 local Kingston students.

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Fun in the Sun: 6 Ways to Enjoy Putnam County This Summer

Just about an hour from Manhattan or Kingston is picturesque Putnam County, a slice of the Hudson Valley with a personality all its own. Whether you’re looking for a day trip out of New York City or you’re a local out to enjoy the surrounding area, this jewel of a county boasts plenty of the region’s rustic appeal—from outdoor fun to dining, nightlife, shopping, and more—that are sure to keep you coming back to stay a while. Want to explore it for yourself? Here are six activities that will give you a taste of what Putnam County has to offer this summer.

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Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair Returns This Memorial Day Weekend

Lovers of art and handmade wares rejoice! This Memorial Day weekend, the beloved Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair is making its triumphant return to New Paltz after a long pandemic hiatus. Whether you’re looking for that perfect bench for your mudroom, handcrafted Adirondack chairs for your porch, or an original painting to brighten up your hall, the outdoor market's diversity of creations from over 150 exhibitors is sure to have something for everyone to love.

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Mixed Media: 5 Cultural Tidbits You Need to Know | May 2021

This month, as the weather warms, we make note of several area arts venues that are cautiously reopening under New York State guidelines, congratulate an award-winning upstate filmmaker, and observe the passing of a musical maverick.

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Summer is for Fresh-Air Flicks: Hudson Valley Drive-Ins

Bring some lawn chairs or pop open the hatch and kick back to view a movie under the stars at these Hudson Valley drive-in theaters. From throwback thrillers to blockbuster to releases to cult classics, these local outdoor cinemas screen it all.

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Mixed Media | April 2021

Arts & Culture News Tidbits from Around the Region
As area residents line up to get their shot in the arm, these vital arts outlets getting their own shot of new life.

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Art Stays Steady

How Galleries Are Managing the Pandemic
Although COVID forced the Hudson Valley's arts community to change the ways it reaches its audience, 2020 was not such a bad year.

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4 Exhibits To See This Month

Gallery listings plus highlights from standout exhibitions around the region, including Lisa Winika at the Queen City 15 gallery, Will Squibb at D'arcy Simpson Art Works, and Bruce Cahn at Lockwood Gallery.

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Figures on Vibrating Ground - Paintings and Drawings by Chloe Mosbacher, Morgan Suter and Rick Price @ Studio 89

Figures on Vibrating Ground - Paintings and Drawings by Chloe Mosbacher, Morgan Suter and Rick Price

May 22-June 21, 1 p.m. — "Figures on Vibrating Ground" explores the ways our emotions and imagination affect...
True to Form: Lalique Glass, Small Sculpture, and Garden Statuary from the Arkell Museum Collection @ Canajoharie Library & Arkell Museum

True to Form: Lalique Glass, Small Sculpture, and Garden Statuary from the Arkell Museum Collection

June 8-Dec. 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. — From around 1890 to 1930, fountain and garden statuary flourished in the...

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