Ellen's Picks  (by Ellen Thurston)

July 6 - July 15

 

Monday, July 6

Rounds! Rounds! Rounds! –“ Not your grandmother’s Frere Jacques” – Community Sings with Conductor Sheri Bauer-Mayorga – Open to singers of all levels and all ages – This Tenth Summer Sing will focus on traditional and classic rounds over the course of three Mondays– July 6, 13, and 20 – Composers are invited to submit a round for possible inclusion in this series  – Information at 392-6121; tickets at 1-800-838-3006 or at ps21chatham.org  – 7:30 pm – PS21 Barn Studio, 3016 Route 66, Town of Chatham

 

Monday-Tuesday, July 6-7

Geek Show – A community art exhibition featuring work from a variety of Hudson-area artists and makers, 28 in all – Food by chefs Tyler Viggiano and Steve Hernandez – 5 to 9 pm – 533 Warren Street, 2nd Floor

 

Tuesday, July 7

Helsinki Open Mic – Try out new material on the big Helsinki stage – Hosted by Cameron Melville and Ryder Cooley – Information at 828-4800 – Sign-up begins at 6:30 pm – Performance from 7 to 10 pm – Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street

 

Trixie Starr hosts Match Game, the Hudson version of the 60s/70s television show – Prizes and frivolity – Information at 301-4398 – 8 to 10 pm – (pm) Wine Bar, 119 Warren Street

 

Movie Tuesdays – Genghis Blues (New Zealand 1999) – San Francisco bluesman and composer Paul Pena makes a musical pilgrimage to the land of Tuva with Richard Feynman, B.B. King, and Kongar-ol Ondar – Oscar nominee for Best Feature Documentary – Free – Information at ps21chatham.org or 392-6121 – 8:30 pm  – PS21 Tent, 2980 Route 66, 1 mile north of Chatham

 

Wednesday, July 8

Bach’s Lunch on the Square – Christ Church Episcopal offers a new free musical experience – Bring a bag lunch and enjoy recordings of music by favorite classical composers while enjoying the ambiance of this beautiful historic church.  Cold beverages will be available for sale, and docents will be available to answer questions about the music or the building. – The featured composer this week is J.S. Bach – We will listen to his Keyboard Concertos – Information at 828-1329 – Church doors open at 12 noon – Program takes place from 12:15 pm to 1 pm – Christ Church Episcopal, East Court Street at Union Street

 

Hudson Cruises Mid-week Sightseeing Cruise – Close-up views of wildlife such as bald eagles and cormorants – Views of the Catskills, Mount Merino, Olana and the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse – Information and tickets at www.zerve.com/HudsonCruise/SightSee or 888-764-1844 or 518-348-8993 – Boarding at 12:30 pm, cruise from 1 pm to 2:30 pm – City dock behind the gazebo, Water Street, Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, access via Broad Street grade crossing past the Amtrak Station on Front Street.

 

Upstreet Market, Hudson’s weekly mid-week farmers’ market, is open for business every Wednesday during the summer months – Last week I  tried Mexican food from Magdalena’s in Valatie, and the locally-made shortbread from Barley Farms—both delicious – Vendors offer fresh produce, local meats, cheese, eggs, baked goods, herbal medicines, and prepared foods to eat on the spot or take home for supper – Information on the Market’s Facebook page or by e-mail to UpstreetMarket@gmail.com – 4 to 7 pm – Seventh Street Park (The Public Square), between Seventh Street and Park Place

 

Wednesday-Sunday, July 8-12

Mac-Haydn Theatre presents the Broadway musical Hairspray – Information, schedule and reservations at 392-9292 or machaydntheatre.org – Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham

 

Thursday, July 9

Hudson Cruises Evening Sunset Sightseeing – Close-up views of wildlife such as bald eagles and cormorants during the evening. – Views of the Catskills, Mount Merino, Olana and the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse during sunset – Information and tickets at 888-764-1844or 518-348-8993 or at www.zerve.com/HudsonCruise/SightSee  – Boarding at 12:30 pm, cruise from 1 pm to 2:30 pm – City dock behind the gazebo, Water Street, Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, access via Broad Street grade crossing past the Amtrak Station on Front Street.

Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant Program, 1968-1971 – Part of the season-long series, Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986 – Inside Bed-Stuy was produced by Charles Hobson and aired on WNEW (better known as Channel 5).  This weekly show was originally conceived by Robert F. Kennedy’s organization and community boosters to counter images of black neighborhoods as presented in the mainstream news.  It is considered the first African-American produced television series in the USA.  Hosted by Roxie Roker and Jim Lowry, the program reflected the home of 400,000 people as it transitioned into a new era, featuring open and unscripted dialogues with residents, guest celebrities, and, most notably, a powerful public forum with Harry Belafonte.  This program will feature a selection of episodes, and will be introduced by producer Charles Hobson, followed by Q&A with Hobson and programmer Jake Perlin – Information at basilicahudson.com – 8 pm – Basilica Hudson, 110 South Front Street

Wilber Forest Band and Lorkin O’Reilly – This evening of melodic folk-rock features two of the Hudson Valley’s most promising talents… Founded in 2012 by Ezra Glatt, Wilber Forest is deeply rooted in harmony, often containing three vocal parts and various instrumental harmonies.  Each of five band members plays multiple instruments and sings diverse harmonies….Arriving in Hudson from his native Scotland last year, Lorkin O’Reilly has made a name for himself around the Hudson Valley, headlining his own shows and sharing bills with established artists…. – This double bill represents Helsinki Hudson’s commitment to featuring regional and emerging talent – Information at helsinkihudson.com or 828-4800 – 8 pm– Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street

Thursday-Sunday, July 9-12

Films at TSL – On summer break

 

Creating Landscapes Within the Landscape – The Fourth Annual en plein air event co-hosted by The Olana Partnership and the Columbia County Council on the Arts – Thirty artists from across the country have been competitively selected to participate and will be painting the views within and from Frederic Church’s 250-acre artist designed landscape.  Visitors to Olana will be able to engage with the artists as they paint.  On Friday, participating painter Maria Kolodziej-Zincio will conduct an artist’s led tour of the artists at work in the landscape.  OnSaturday,  artists will bring their canvases, some still wet, to the Wagon House Education Center, where the works will be exhibited during a reception with the artists from 4 to 6 pm. Guests may submit their vote for the Viewers’ Choice Award to be given to one participating artist.  Awards will also be given for Best in Show, as well as Second Place and Third Place, all selected by special guest judge, Bob Bahr, editor of the weekly e-newsletter, Plein Air Today.  At 5 pm, the exhibited artworks will be sold via a live auction conducted by Rupert Finnell of Stair Galleries in Hudson.  The auction continues until all works are sold. Students from Olana’s Panorama summer program will also be painting plein air and exhibiting their work.    On Sunday, from 10 am to 2 pm, the participating artists will continue to sell works either created at Olana or other locations. – Information, a full event schedule and tickets at www.olana.org or www.artscolumbia.org, or 828-1872, ext. 103. – Olana State Historic Site, Route 9G, Greenport   

 

Friday, July 10

Joseph Bruchac performs as part of the Just For Fun Fridays program.  He is a traditional storyteller from the Adirondack region who draws on his Abenaki Indian ancestry and other Native American traditions for a variety of lively stories – He is a skilled teller of traditional tales, a professional musician, and an award-winning author of more than 120 books for children and adults –– Free admission – Information and reservations at ps21chatham.org or 392-6121 – 1 pm – PS21 Tent, 2980 Route 66, 1 mile north of Chatham

 

Wine Tasting – Tradizione Imports is a small company importing wines from traditional Italian estates.  Stephen Strumza, one of the wine buyers, will be on hand to introduce some of his great finds. – Information at 828-0934 – 4 to 7 pm – Fairview Wines & Spirits, Fairview Plaza, 160 Fairview Avenue, Greenport

 

Olde News performs as part of the Music at Sunset concert series – Information at 828-4656 – 7 to 9 pm – Greenport Town Park, Joslyn Boulevard, Greenport

 

Summer Shtick – An evening of comic mayhem conjured up by Andrew Joffe and Nancy Rothman and friends, with musical guest Amanda Boyd – No mimes.  No puppets.  Just a few hours of laughter and delight – Information and reservations at ps21chatham.org or 392-6121 – 8 pm – PS21 Tent, 2980 Route 66, 1 mile north of Chatham

 

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys – Texas-raised Mexican-American Alejandro Escovedo, the uncle of pop-funk star Sheila E., is a one-time punk-rocker whose music today “ranges from Velvet Underground-style drone rock to classic punk to Los Lobos-like Chicano rock to idiosyncratic, character-based visionary music along the lines of Tom Waits.” – Information at helsinkihudson.com or 828-4800 – 9 pm – Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street

 

Friday-Saturday, July 10-11

Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre presents Sleeping Beauty – “The witch has cast a spell—can the Prince fight through it to save lovely Aurora?” – Information and reservations at 392-9292 or machaydntheatre.org – Free tickets available for children with a parent with current or past service in a branch of the armed forces – (Call 392-9292, use code FREESERVICE and show military ID) – 10:30 am – Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham

 

Hudson-Athens Ferry – Hudson Cruises provides a regular evening Hudson-Athens Ferry  service during the summer months  – Tickets available on the boat for cash only – Advance purchase of 10 tickets available at a discounted price on the boat – Show your ferry ticket to participating restaurants for discounts  –Information at 822-1014 or hudsoncruises.com – The ferry departs Hudson on the hour and Athens on the half hour from 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm – Board at the City dock behind the gazebo, Water Street, Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, access via Broad Street grade crossing past the Amtrak Station on Front Street

Saturday, July 11

Behold! New Lebanon – “A living museum of contemporary rural American life” – This new  museum without walls is described as “Local people opening their homes, farms, workshops, places of business, sharing their secrets of living successfully in today’s Rural America.”  The season spans 13 weekends, from July 4 through September 26.  A variety of tours and workshops are offered including a tour of a commercial-scale hops farm, a conversation with a reptile rescuer, and a walk to the Shaker Swamp to learn how the Shakers harnessed the swamp for productive use, etc.– Information and tickets at 720-7265 or www.beholdnewlebanon.org – Behold! Visitors Center, 438 State Route 20, New Lebanon

Hudson Farmers’ Market – Liv Carrow will be performing in the Music Tent  – The Hudson River Historic Boat Restoration & Sailing Society will be in the Community Tent – For a list of vendors and information on their products, or to sign up for a weekly newsletter, visit www.hudsonfarmersmarketny.com – 9 am to 1 pm – Rain or shine – Corner of Sixth & Columbia Streets

Random House presents Off the Page – A day of literary discovery, filled with surprises and plenty of great reads to take home and devour – The day starts with an inspiring talk by bestselling author and legendary food critic Ruth Reichl, followed by a variety of book-inspired sessions and interactive workshops on book clubs, cooking, and travel – Gretchen Rubin, the author of the blockbuster bestseller The Happiness Project, will end the day with an energizing conversation about habits and happiness  – Information at basilicahudson.com – 9 am to 6 pm – Basilica Hudson, 110 South Front Street

High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding & Driving Center Mane Event Annual Fundraiser to support the work of the Center – Discover the True Meaning of Horsepower – The event celebrates the powerful relationship between humans and equines through different disciplines and modalities – Demos, exhibits, games, silent auction, food and fun for all ages – Information at high-n-mighty.org or 672-4202 – 10 am to 3 pm – High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding & Driving Center, 71 County Road 21C, Ghent

Chatham Summerfest – A street fair including special sales, food, face painting, horse-drawn wagon rides and a kids parade – The Arts Spotlight Stage on Main Street will provide entertainment and performances by local groups throughout the day – Information at www.chathamsummerfest.,com or events@chathamareabusinessalliance.com or 269-1057 – 10 am to 4 pm – Main Street, Park Row and Hudson Avenue, Chatham

41st Annual Athens Street Festival – Antique and classic car show from 10 am to 4 pm, a parade at 11 am,  live music on three stages, fireworks and much more – Information atathensstreetfestival.com or 945-1551 – 10 am to 9:45 pm – Village of Athens, Greene County

No Monster Power Lines announces that Bard Research Professor Gidon Eshel, PhD, will present vital new information related to the plan to construct new power lines in Columbia and Dutchess Counties – Information at www.nomonsterpowerlines.com – 10:30 am to 12 noon – Pleasant Valley Town Hall, 1554 Main Street, Route 44, Pleasant Valley

Tours of the historic 1874 Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, sponsored by the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society – Reservations at hudsoncruises.com or 888-764-1844 –Tours also available the second Saturday of August, September and October – Information at www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org or 828-5294 – 11 am to 2:30 pm – Tours depart from Henry Hudson Riverfront Park on the hour and Athens Riverfront Park on the half hour – In Hudson, board at the City dock behind the gazebo, Water Street, Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, accessed via Broad Street grade crossing past the Amtrak Station on Front Street

 

“Betsy Ross:  Life Behind the Legend” – A lecture by Dr. Marla Miller, Director of the Public History program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst – Part of a Summer Lecture Series called Fabric of America: History of Our Flags – The series is in honor of the Historical Society’s current textile exhibition, and celebrates one of the most recognizable textiles in American history—the American flag.  Drawing on new sources, the lecture brings a fresh look at the fabled creation of “the first flag” and the woman who made it.  Dr. Miller’s bookBetsy Ross and the Making of America, (2010) was named one of the best nonfiction books of the year by The Washington Post – Information and tickets at 758-9265 or cchsny.org – 4 pm– McNary Center, St. Paul’s Church, 6 Silvester Street, Kinderhook

Opening Reception – TRANS-FORM represents the first manifestation of the Rumsey Street Project and the first collaboration between Site:Lab and CR10 Arts.  The exhibition installation is composed of architectural and functional artifacts extracted from the de-sanctified Rumsey Street Church and re-contextualized in the CR10 Arts 7,000 square foot upper gallery.  Once the exhibition installation is complete the artifacts will once again be deconstructed and returned to Grand Rapids where they will be reconstructed and reinstalled as part of the ongoing Rumsey Street Project.  – The project was conceived and curated by Paul Amenta.  Participating artists include Paul Amenta, Hubert Dobler, Nick Kline, Francine Hunter McGivern, and Monika Wuhrer. On view through August 2 – Also, Roundabout3 (kinetic object) – a performance by Hubert Dobler – Information at www.cr10.org – 4 to 6 pm – CR10 Arts, 283 County Route 10, Linlithgo (Route 10 can be accessed from Route 9G or Route 31)

 

Media Stream – A film and video compilation which articulates the interconnectivity of data in  the internet era – Curated by Boshko Boskovic – Information at www.cr10.org – 4 to 6 pm – The Screening Room, CR10 Arts, 283 County Route 10, Linlithgo (Route 10 can be accessed from Route 9G or Route 31)

 

Exhibition Opening – Related:  Artwork by Tom, Frank, and Margot Curran – The Curran family resided in Spencertown in the 1950s.  From a family of ten creative siblings, these three emerged as visual artists.  Current Columbia County residents Tom, Frank, and Margo are excited to offer a curated selection of their recent prints, paintings, and drawings.  The work on display reflects their shared interest in the novel application of classic techniques – On view through August 2 – Information at spencertownacademy.org or 392-3693 – 4 to 6 pm – Spencertown Academy, 790 Route 203, Spencertown

 

Herbalist Lauren Giambrone, founder of the Good Fight Herb Company, will give a guided plant tour to help participants recognize the wealth of edible plants that grow wild in our urban landscape. – She says, “Many of the most beautiful and useful plants for medicine are common weeds, and are often overlooked.  It thrills me to introduce folks to these plants growing all around, so they can recognize them and utilize them with confidence.” – The walk is given in partnership with Verdigris Tea and Chocolate Bar – Information and reservations (required) at 828-3139 or email VerdigrisTea@gmail.com – The tour begins and ends at Verdigris – At the conclusion of the tour, participants will re-assemble at the store for herbal ice tea and a discussion of how the plants found can be used at home – Participants will be given a 15% discount on Good Fight Herb products on the day of the tour – 5 to 7 pm – Verdigris Tea & Chocolate Bar, 135 Warren Street (at Second Street)

 

Exhibition Opening – Mostly Grimm: Works by Pamela Dalton – An exhibition primarily depicting classic fairy tales, made with a cut paper technique called Scherenschnitte (scissor cuts.)  The tradition of early American paper cutting was popular in Pennsylvania Dutch regions of this country in the early nineteenth century.  The show is unique because the artist has deviated from her usual style and cut these pieces in black paper, mounted on white.  The result is that the works resemble line drawings – The exhibition is on view through August 16 – Information at www.roejanlibrary.org or 325-4101 – 5:30 pm – Roeliff-Jansen Library, 9091 Route 22 (1 mile south of the intersection of Routes 22 & 23), Hillsdale

Declaration of Interdependence: A Celebration of Education, Agriculture, and the Arts to benefit the Hawthorne Valley Association educational programs – Cocktails and dinner prepared by the Chefs’ Consortium – Information and reservations at 672-4465 x 231 – 6 pm – Hawthorne Valley Association, 330 County Route 21C, Ghent

Two Exhibition Openings – (1) Todd Knopke: BrightAirBrilliantFire – An exhibition of new work – Knopke combines the American tradition of quilting and the European tradition of tapestry making wall-based works that reference both collage and painting.  Using friend’s and family’s used clothing, sheets, towels, totes or duffles, Knopke breaks them apart and reassembles them through sewing.  Two works in the exhibition are site-specific and cover two walls of the gallery.  (2) Irena Jurek: Smooth Jazz – An exhibition of new drawings, painted assemblages, and sculpture – Jurek’s drawings are populated by a host of suave characters.  Hirsute men, luscious ladies and human/animal hybrids seductively interact in Edenic landscapes or stage-like settings…Jurek celebrates life in all  its forms…and always with a sense of humor.  Her assemblage paintings employ dollar store items such as hair rollers and plastic fruit, which she pushes beyond banality.  Both exhibitions are on view through August 2 – Information at baileygallery.com or 828-6680 – 6 to 8 pm – Jeff Bailey Gallery, 127 Warren Street

Simultaneous Exhibition Openings in Retrospective’s two galleries – (1)  Tears on my Mirror Milk: Works by Violet Dennison – 727 Warren Street  and (2) Context Burger: Works by Scott Reeder, followed by a screening of his first feature length filmMoon Dust (2014) – 711 Warren Street  – Both exhibitions on view through August 9 –  Information at 828-2288 orretrospectivegallery.com – 6 to 8 pm plus film at 9 pm at TSL, 434 Columbia Street

Dom Flemons Trio – Dom Flemons has been called the “American Songster.”  He has pulled from traditions of old-time folk music including ragtime, Piedmont blues, Southern folk, jug band, string band, spirituals and ballads to create new sounds.  He has performed music professionally since 2005.  As part of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, which he co-founded with Rhiannon Giddens and Justin Robinson, he has played at a variety of festivals from Newport to Bonnaroo, in addition to renowned venues such as the Grand Old Opry – Information and reservations at ps21chatham.org or 392-6121 – 8 pm – PS21 Tent, 2980 Route 66, 1 mile north of Chatham

Eilen Jewell – Seth Adam opens – Crafting a unique style that mixes poetic ballads with swinging rockers, Eilen Jewell, a favorite of Helsinki audiences, ranks among the best in the Americana genre today…. – Information at helsinkihudson.com or 828-4800 – 9 pm – Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street

Saturday-Sunday, July 11-12

Annual Art Omi Weekend celebrating ArtOmi International Visual Artists – This  community event celebrates the culmination of the Art Omi residency program, which this year hosted 30 artists from 24 countries – Saturday, from  6 to 7 pm, dinner ticket holders are invited for Sneak Preview Tours of selected artist studios, to experience the work firsthand and to hear the artists speak about their artistic practices – From 7 pm until 12 midnight:  Dinner Under the Stars overlooking the sculpture park, with music by Sambaland performing a variety of Brazilian music including samba to bossa nova  – Sunday, from 11 am to 1 pm, a Country Brunch on the Ledig House lawn, followed by Open Studios from 1 to 5 pm – Information and tickets at www.omiartscenter/art  or 392-4747 – Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent

 

Hudson Cruises Weekend Sightseeing Cruises – Close-up views of wildlife such as bald eagles and cormorants – Views of the Catskills, Mount Merino, Olana and the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse – Information and tickets at www.zerve.com/HudsonCruise/SightSee or 888-764-1844 or 518-348-8993 – Boarding at 12:30 pm, cruise from 1 pm to 2:30 pm – City dock behind the gazebo, Water Street, Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, access via Broad Street grade crossing past the Amtrak Station on Front Street.

 

Sunday, July 12

Raga & Tala:  The Art of North Indian Music – With Steve Gorn on bansuri flute and Samir Chatterjee on tabla – Grammy winner Steve Gorn is an internationally respected interpreter and innovator of Indian classical and new American music.  Samir Chatterjee is one of the leading tabla players of India, appearing frequently as a soloist and accompanist throughout India and abroad – Information and reservations at ps21chatham.org or 392-6121 – 2 pm – PS21 Tent, 2980 Route 66, 1 mile north of Chatham

 

Monday, July 13

Taconic Stage Company presents I Know I Came in Here for Something…(The Middle-aged Musical) – Book, lyrics and direction by Carl Ritchie, with music by Wayne Moore – With Diedre Bollinger, Kathy Lee-Visscher, Brian Litscher and Mark “Monk” Schane-Lydon, with accompaniment by Joe Rose – Last two performances – Information and tickets at 392-9292 or machaydntheatre.org – 3 pm and 7:30 pm - Mac-Haydn Theatre, 1925 Route 203, Chatham

 

The Columbia County Chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting – The group will discuss their trip to Washington in June and the reaction of lawmakers to the group’s proposal for a revenue-neutral, market-based, consumer friendly solution to encourage clean, renewable energy.  For information about the organization go to citizensclimatelobby.org or call 917-282-2395 – 6:30 pm – Offices of PS21, 11 Kinderhook Street, Chatham

 

Rounds! Rounds! Rounds! –“ Not your grandmother’s Frere Jacques” – Community Sings with Conductor Sheri Bauer-Mayorga – Open to singers of all levels and all ages – This Tenth Summer Sing will focus on traditional and classic rounds over the course of three Mondays– July 6, 13, and 20 – Composers are invited to submit a round for possible inclusion in this series  – Information at 392-6121; tickets at 1-800-838-3006 or at ps21chatham.org  – 7:30 pm – PS21 Barn Studio, 3016 Route 66, Town of Chatham

 

Joe Pug – A Greenbelt, Md singer-songwriter by way of Austin, Pug has toured far and wide with a trio and as the opening act for Steve Earle, a kind of trial-by-fire and university-on-the-road. – Information at helsinkihudson.com or 828-4800 – 8 pm – Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street

 

Tuesday, July 14

Helsinki Open Mic – Try out new material on the big Helsinki stage – Hosted by Cameron Melville and Ryder Cooley – Information at 828-4800 – Sign-up begins at 6:30 pm – Performance from 7 to 10 pm – Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street

 

Movie Tuesdays – Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazon – Les Blank’s complex, insightful looks at the Chicano experience as mirrored in the lives and music of the most acclaimed Norteno musicians of the Texas-Mexican border.  Selected in 1993 for preservation in the US National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. –  Information at ps21chatham.org or 392-6121 – 8:30 pm  – PS21 Tent, 2980 Route 66, 1 mile north of Chatham

 

Wednesday, July 15

Bach’s Lunch on the Square – Christ Church Episcopal offers a new free musical experience – Bring a bag lunch and enjoy recordings of music by favorite classical composers while enjoying the ambiance of this beautiful historic church.  Cold beverages will be available for sale, and docents will be available to answer questions about the music or the building. – The recording this week is George Frideric Handel’s Concerti Grossi, Opus 3, with John Eliot Gardiner conducting the English Baroque Soloists – Information at 828-1329 – Church doors open at 12 noon – Program takes place from 12:15 pm to 1 pm – Christ Church Episcopal, East Court Street at Union Street

 

Hudson Cruises Mid-week Sightseeing Cruise – Close-up views of wildlife such as bald eagles and cormorants – Views of the Catskills, Mount Merino, Olana and the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse – Information and tickets at www.zerve.com/HudsonCruise/SightSee or 888-764-1844 or 518-348-8993 – Boarding at 12:30 pm, cruise from 1 pm to 2:30 pm – City dock behind the gazebo, Water Street, Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, access via Broad Street grade crossing past the Amtrak Station on Front Street.

 

Upstreet Market, Hudson’s weekly mid-week farmers’ market, is open for business every Wednesday during the summer months – Vendors offer fresh produce, local meats, cheese, eggs, baked goods, herbal medicines, and prepared foods to eat on the spot or take home for supper – Information on the Market’s Facebook page or by e-mail to UpstreetMarket@gmail.com – 4 to 7 pm – Seventh Street Park (The Public Square), between Seventh Street and Park Place

 

 

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