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Page 22 of 31 n Hudson Valley Parent 23 Honey Crisp Hysteria Festival. Everyone goes crazy for our Honey Crisp apples and we have a beautiful and bountiful crop this year! Come and pick from several varieties of apples, peaches, nectarines, tomatoes, assorted veggies and color- ful flowers this holiday weekend. All Day. DuBois Farms. 209 Perkinsville Rd., Highland. 795-4037. 3: Tuesday Shake, Rattle and Read. A music and movement program featuring songs, books, instruments, and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. 1-1:30pm. Newburgh Free Library Town Branch. 1401 Rte. 300, Newburgh. 563-3601. Tail Waggin' Tutors! A school-aged program for kids who would like to develop confidence in their reading ability by reading with our non-judgemental, Certified Therapy Dogs! Bring your own books or choose one from our collection. 6-7pm. Newburgh Free Library Town Branch. 1401 Rte. 300, Newburgh. 563-3601. Tiny Tots Theater. Preschool aged children are invited weekly for "Tiny Tots Theater," a morning of imaginative play, costume and puppetry. We will explore the ocean, visit castles and blast o for outer space adventures at 10:30 every Tuesday morning in the Children's Library. 10:30-11:15am. Red Hook Public Library. 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. 758-3241. 4: Wednesday Evening Garden Tour. Tour the gardens with Locust Grove's Director of Horticulture as she explores Locust Grove's restored kitchen garden then sip iced tea on the porch. Reservations required. 5:30-6:30pm. Locus Grove Estate. 2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 454-4500. Mommy and Me Class. Our Mommy and Me class is designed for children 18-36 months and their caregivers. The class will include singing, story-time, a sensory based activity/game, snack and a craft! Classes meet every Wednesday. 10- 11:15am. Montgomery Nursery School. 21 Wallkill Ave., Montgomery. 457-7415. 5: Thursday Libratory. We will cover STEM subjects such as chemistry, biology, physics, etc. as well as other topics such as geography, art, music, and more. The program is designed for students aged 6+ but we can accommodate a wide range of skill levels. 10:30-11:45am. Red Hook Public Library. 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. 758-3241. Petit Picasso. Little artists are welcomed to create beautiful masterpieces weekly at Petit Picasso! The program is intended for toddlers and preschoolers. Our non-toxic, washable paints and a variety of brush types make this program per- fect for a range of developmental abilities. Smocks Find a complete list of Festivals and Fairs at Festivals and Fairs Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome The Black Baron's Oktoberfest. September 2. Enjoy a full day of fun. There will be authentic German food and beer. There will be live music by the Alpine Squeeze, photos with the Baron and his planes and kids' activities. Fall foliage biplane rides available. Free parking and fun all day. 11am-6pm. Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. 9 Norton Rd., Rhinebeck. 752-3200. Oktoberfest. September 6-8. Enjoy this authentic, festive and family-friendly annual event. Event features delicious German food and baked goods, performances by Bavarian dancers and German singers, and great German bands all weekend. There will be pinatas, clowns, and a playground for children. $5 daily admission, 16 and under free. Free parking. Event is rain or shine. Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 11am- 10pm, Sunday 12-6pm. Germania's Festival Grounds. 51 Old Degarmo Rd., Poughkeepsie. 471-0609. General Montgomery Day. September 7. Richard Montgomery was an Irish-born soldier who first served in the British Army and later became a Brigadier General in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. The Village of Montgomery, named for him, celebrates General Montgomery Day every fall with a day of vendors, live country, rock and blues music, fun events, a terrific parade, an 8K race, a soap box derby, and an evening of fireworks. Village of Montgomery. Clinton and Union St., Montgomery. 457-9661. Poughkeepsie Greek Festival. September 13-15. For three days, the outside of the Hellenic Center is filled with the exciting sights, smells, tastes and sounds of the Poughkeepsie Greek Festival. Come enjoy traditional Greek delicacies and our famous pastries. Sit and enjoy the Greek music and dancing under the tent. Don't forget to pick up some souvenirs at the church bookstore and take a tour of our beautiful church. Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday 11am- 9pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm. Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church. 140 South Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie. 452-0722 OCNY West Sunflower Fest. September 14. Join us at Pierson's Farm for a day of festivities for the whole family. Sunflower Fest will showcase a collaboration of the OCNY West community of agriculture and businesses. There will be local food and drink, local goods and activities like corn mazes, a giant slide, petting zoo, chalk house and more. Admission is $15 at the door, $10 for children 16 and under, free for kids 2 and under. 1448 Rte. 211, Middletown. 46th Annual Fall Festival. September 22. Bring your family to Main Street and enjoy food, two stages of live entertainment, vendors, train rides, a hay maze, animals, pony rides and much more! Event is rain or shine. 10am-5pm. Main St., Cornwall. Hudson Valley Garlic Festival. September 28-29. Garlic lovers celebrate the product with music, food, crafts, vendors and children's activities at this annual event. Fun for the whole family! Daily admission is $10 at the gate. Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Cantine Field. Washington Ave. Extension, Saugerties. 246-3090. an inspiration for a new one. The Ashokan Center. 477 Beaverkill Rd., Olivebridge. National Alpaca Day at Lilymoore Farm. September 28. Come to Lilymoore Farm for our biggest event of the year. Meet the alpacas, enjoy live music, shop our vendor village, do the chicken dance with a chicken and have a ton of fun. Watch the animals as they participate in our tutu parade and wear a tutu so you can participate too. 12-4pm. Lilymoore Farm. 21 Moore Rd., Pleasant Valley. 605-7002. (Continued on Page 24)

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