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40 Hudson Valley Parent n December 2018 37th Annual Woodstock Holiday Open House. Woodstock's shopkeepers will pull out all the stops while you stroll the town enjoying musical entertainment, demonstrations, decorated windows, refreshments and Saint Nick himself. There will be a tree lighting, Victorian caroling, face painting, and so much more. 3-9pm. 23 Mill Hill Rd., Woodstock. A Holiday on Huguenot Street. Join us to celebrate the season with Historic Huguenot Street and the Reformed Church of New Paltz. Event features holiday tours, a craft fair, horse drawn wagon rides and more. 5pm. Historic Huguenot Street. 81 Huguenot St., New Paltz. 2: Sunday West Point Holiday Show. This spectacular, family-friendly production features the talented vocalists and instrumentalists of the West Point Band as they perform festive holiday songs in a variety of musical styles. As always, the perfor- mance will conclude with a visit from Santa. This concert is free and open to the public. No tickets are required, but please RSVP so that we can save you a seat! 1:30pm. Eisenhower Hall Theatre. 685 Hardee Pl., West Point. 938-2445. 28th Annual Craft, Art & Design Fair. Twen- ty-four master craftspeople and fine artists will be displaying a wide range of handmade crafts. Enjoy a local and intimate shopping experience for those special holiday gifts and support local artists. $4 Adults, $3 Adult Members, 12-years- old and under are free. 10am-5pm. Unison Arts Center & Sculpture Garden. 68 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz. 255-1559. Holiday House Hunt. Enjoy a holiday-themed scavenger hunt through the historic mansion, featuring lavish holiday decorations. Begin your adventure with a sweet treat and holiday performance by storyteller Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi. Then use a special poem to guide you through the rooms of glittering decorations. 12-4pm. $8/person, kids under 4 are free. Locust Grove Estate. 2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 454-4500. Holiday Market. Artists, crafters, and specialty food vendors gather to provide guests the opportunity Calendar Seasonal Fun Sinterklaas Festival Day. December 1. A day-long, colorful celebra- tion that features children's workshops, dance, theatre and music all over the village of Rhinebeck. The spectacular Children's Starlight Parade begins at 6pm. 11am. Village of Rhinebeck. 493-4000. Joshua R Peters Memorial Electric Fire Truck Parade. December 1. Come to Ellenville for this festive parade followed by a tree lighting with Santa and guests. 5-7pm. 124 Canal St., Ellenville. Pawling Decemberfest. December 7. Enjoy horse drawn wagon rides and more at this special holiday celebration. 6pm. 59 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. Snowflake Festival. December 7. Enjoy a day of family fun and holiday festivities. 5-9pm. Senate Garage. 4 N Front St., Kingston. 802-5900. Museum Mates- What to do when the river freezes? December 15. When the Hudson River and other waterways in the Hudson Valley froze over, boat traffic and seasonal summer jobs such as brick building would end for the winter. Come learn about the jobs and activities people did during the winter months, including ice harvesting, ice boating, skating and more. For kids ages 5-12-years-old. 1-3pm. Hudson River Maritime Museum. 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. Jingle Bell Moon Hike. December 21. Join us in celebrating the holiday season and the winter solstice. Wear your holiday gear for a 4.5 mile holiday walk around Chadwick Lake. This is a group event that you must pre-register for. $5 fee. Ages 8 and up. 6pm. Town of Newburgh Recreation Department – Chadwick Lake. 311 Rte. 32, Newburgh. Find a complete list of Seasonal Fun events at and see all that Warwick has to o er for your holiday shopping. There will be free horse and buggy rides. 11am-5pm. Railroad Green, Warwick. Make a Sled with Reindeer. Build your own model sleigh pulled by a reindeer in this hands- on workshop. Decorate your sleigh with paint and stickers and put your imagination to work! All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free workshop apron. 9am-12pm. Home Depot. 450 Rte. 9, Fishkill. 896-0824. 1: Saturday 1st Annual Festival of Lights. Join us to kick o the holiday season with some light refreshments, holiday music, caroling and an opportunity to take a picture with Santa. 4:30-6pm. Town of Union Vale Recreation Senior Room. 8 Tymor Park Rd., Lagrangeville. A Gilded Age Christmas. Enjoy lavish turn-of-the- century style holiday decorations while touring the historic Mills Mansion. Children 12 and under are free. 12-4pm. Staatsburgh State Historic Site. 75 Mills Mansion Drive Rd., Staatsburg. Home for the Holidays. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the upcoming holiday season Unless otherwise indicated, phone numbers are within the 845 area code

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