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HVP August 2019

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Page 26 of 31 n Hudson Valley Parent 27 We Were Named As A 2019 Top Family Friendly Place To Go By Hudson Valley Parent Magazine! FOR TIX & INFO VISIT FBPLAYHOUSE.ORG OR CALL 845-794-1194 W By H Family Friendly Place To Go p r e s e n t s And Join Us This Summer For The Family-Friendly Show... EVERY THURSDAY & SATURDAY! GROUPS WELCOME! New York Renaissance Faire. Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join her majesty on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th century English village. Cheer your favorite night at the joust tournament, meet Robin Hood and his Merry Band, feast on savory sweets and tempting treats, see amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates and more! There will be 300 costumed characters, dancers, strolling minstrels and storytellers in a Tudor style marketplace of period crafts and games. 10am-7pm. 600 Rte. 17A, Tuxedo. 351-5171. Walkway Lecture Series. Learn about the rich history of the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge and the majestic Hudson Valley at the 2019 Walkway Lecture Series. Local historians, civic leaders and other experts share stories and information about a wide range of fascinating topics celebrating our region's past, present and future. Walkway Over the Hudson West Entrance. 61 Haviland Rd., Poughkeepsie. 454-9649. 19: Monday Family Camp at Ashokan. An all-ages, hands-on experience in music, dance, storytelling, puppetry, nature, crafts and pure play! Something for the whole family. Times vary. The Ashokan Center. 477 Beaverkill Rd., Olivebridge. 246-2121. Watercolors by OTTO Exhibit. Otto Miranda, a local artist from Stuyvesant, has been a watercolor painter for over 20 years. This exhibition represents his many different interests including flowers, landscapes, birds, and historical venues. The exhibit is open through August 31 for viewing during library open hours and is wheelchair accessible. Daily during regular library open hours. Hudson Area Library. 51 N 5th St., Hudson. 518-828-1792. 20: Tuesday Dutchess County Fair. For six days each August, the bucolic fairgrounds on Route 9 in Rhinebeck plays host to nearly half a million patrons. The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 147 acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the beautiful setting for thousands of farm animals, agricultural exhibits and horticul- tural displays.The fairgrounds becomes an enter- tainment destination where big name talent can be enjoyed, "thrill a minute" excitement can be experienced at one of the finest carnivals in the entire country, free shows and attractions can be viewed almost constantly from the time you arrive to the time you leave. General Fair Hours: Open 10am-10pm. Dutchess County Fairgrounds. 6636 U.S. 9, Rhinebeck. 876-4000. 21: Wednesday Music in the Grove. Enjoy live music every Wednesday! Free refreshments provided by Hannaford Supermarket. In case of rain, concerts move indoors at the John Howland Teen Center (same location). 7-8:30pm. Wooster Memorial Grove. 185 East Main St., Walden. 778-7621. Town of Cornwall Farmers Market. Join us for an exciting farmers market season with new products, vendors and a few surprises. Come out and shop with us Wednesdays through October 30. 11am-5pm. Munger Cottage. 40 Munger Dr., Cornwall. 534-2070. 22: Thursday Prenatal Yoga. Prepare for birth with focused postures, meditative breathing and strengthening exercises in this prenatal yoga class. You will feel challenged and restored all in one class. 10:30- 11:30am. Sapling Shop. 6423 Montgomery St., Ste. 1, Rhinebeck. 876-5952. 23: Friday Summer Hoot. This 3-day music festival is your source for family fun in nature, local food and crafts, and lyric-laden, foot stomping, soul-soothing, fiddle-infused live music. Discover your new favorite bands, try your hand at blacksmithing, visit the sheep, go on a group hike to Cathedral Gorge, participate in cool music and dance workshops, eat local food, drink local beer, sing an old song and get an inspiration for a new one. The Ashokan Center. 477 Beaverkill Rd., Olivebridge. 24: Saturday NY Air Show. The NY Air Show will return to Stewart International Airport featuring the Blue Angels along with some of the nation's top military and civilian performers. Independent Helicopters will be there offering Helicopter rides again this year! 9am-6pm.Stewart International Airport. 1180 1st St., Newburgh. New Windsor Community Day. Join us for a fun filled day for the entire family. There will be vendors, live music, fireworks and many more activities for the whole family. Free parking and admission. Kristi Babcock Memorial Park. 660 Mt. Airy Rd., New Windsor. 563-4606. (Continued on Page 28) For more great calendar listings visit us online at

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