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Page 21 of 57 n Hudson Valley Parent 21 Q Hudson Valley Parent 19 JUNE 5th Annual Carlys' Kids Day ($/A). June 1 (11am-4pm). Face painting, bouncy houses, a dunk tank, crafts, cookie decorating, performances, tattoos, games and more. Children who donate a new book will receive a voucher for their choice of a free cotton candy, snow cone or popcorn item. Orange County Choppers. Rte. 17K, Newburgh. 845-742-6370. Greek Festival (Free/A). June 6-9 (Thu. 5:30pm-10pm; Fri. noon- midnight; Sat. 11am-midnight; Sun. 12pm-8pm). The largest cultural festival in Rockland County. Foods, pastries, music, handicrafts and children's activities. 1 Marycrest Rd., West Nyack. 845-623-4023. 7th Annual REACH Foundation Fun Run ($- $$$$/A). June 9 (8am). There will be refreshments, t-shirts, entertainment and lots of family fun! 5K awards will be given in 5 different age categories. Fees: $5/student walk; $10/adult walk; $25/5K runner. Torne Valley Sports Complex. 115 Torne Valley Rd., Hillburn. 914-414-3069. 14th Annual Kingston Kayak Festival ($$/A). June 8 (10am- 4pm). Thinking about getting into kayaking? If so, this is a great opportunity to get instruction, paddle a few boats and check out the latest gear. Refreshments, vendors and on-water demos. Kingston Point Beach. 53 Delaware Ave., Kingston. 845-338-5021. JULY Mid-Hudson Balloon Festival ($/A). July 5-7. Be there for the incredible sight of hot air balloons launching over the Hudson. There will be an early morning and an evening launch on Saturday and Sunday. This year Dutchess County is celebrating 300 years of Democracy with a Freedom 5K on Saturday (9-10am) 845-454-1700. Festa (Free/A). July 18-20 (6pm- 11pm). Two days of Children's rides and games, specialty foods, music, and craft vendors. St. Joseph's Church grounds. 34 South Chestnut St., New Paltz. 845-255-5635. Hurley Stone House Day ($/T). July 13 (10am-4pm). Explore America's oldest private homes with costumed guides, militia re-enactors, crafts and colonial era demonstrations along with the Town Library fair. Rain or shine. Main Street, Hurley. 845-331-4121. Grey Fox Annual Bluegrass Festival ($$$$/A). July 18-21 (8am-12am). Enjoy four days of world-renown bluegrass & acoustic music, outstanding food, crafts, and vendors. $170/whole festival inc. Great Places... Let's Go! Kid-friendly rating: P - Preschoolers S - School age T - Teens A - All ages Please call ahead to verify times and fees. Dates are subject to change, please call to confirm. $$$ - $10-$20 $$$$ - $20 & up Fees: $ - $5 & under $$ - $5-$10 Hudson Valley ANNUAL EVENTS The Hudson Valley never ceases to amaze us with it's multitude of kid-friendly events! Break out of your routine by heading out to a great event! (Continued on Page 20) tyville Rd., New Paltz. 845-255-1380. AUGUST 135th Little World's Fair ($-$$$/A). Aug. 15-17. Enjoy rides and entertain- ment. Grahamsville Fairgrounds, Route 55, Grahamsville. 845-985-7367. graha- New York Renaissance Faire ($$$/A). Aug. 2- Sept. 21 (10am-7pm) Satur- days, Sundays and Labor Day. Enjoy storytellers, jousting, living chessboard, mud show, costume, vendors and more. Admission: $22/adults; $11/kids, free/ under 4. Sterling Forest. 600 Rte. 17A, Tuxedo Park. 845-351-5174. Shawangunk Mountain Wild Blueber- ry & Huckleberry Festival (Free/A). Aug. 9 (9am-4pm). Featuring live music, health fair, blueberry pie contest and pancake breakfast, BBQ, delicious blue- berry goodies of all kinds and 175+ ven- dors. On Canal Street and liberty square., Ellenville. 845-647-4620. Annual Hurley Heritage Society Corn Festival ($/A). Aug. 16 (10am-4pm). Sweet corn and corn chowder, husking bee and musical entertainment. Hurley Reformed Church. 11 Main St., Hurley. 845-338-1661. $3/adults; free/under 12. 10th Annual Hudson Valley Rib- fest ($/A). Aug. 15-17 (Fri. concert 7-10:30pm, Sat. 11am-10pm, Sun. 11am-5pm). Contests, entertainment, cooking demos, children's games. Admission: $5/adults; Free/under 12. Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Liber- tyville Rd., New Paltz. 845-306-4381. 169th Dutchess County Fair ($/A). Aug. 19-24 (10am). Livestock and agricultural shows, exhibits, horse shows, carnival rides, arts and cras, kids' entertainment. Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Rte. 9, Rhinebeck. 845- 876-4001. Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Cra Fair ($$/A).Aug. 31- Sept. 2 (10am-5:30pm). Features a blend of high quality work, exciting demonstrations, and wonderful food. Admission: $8/adults, $7/seniors Free/under 12. Ulster County Fair Grounds in New Paltz. 845-246-3414. SEPTEMBER FDR Pow Wow ($$$/A). Sept. 21-22 (11am-7pm). Join us for Native Ameri- can dancing, drumming, singing, food, cras, and more! FDR State Park, York- town Heights. Admission: $14/adults, $8/seniors and children 6-12, free/under 5. 718-686-9297. OCTOBER 26th Annual Warwick Applefest (Free/A). Oct. 5 (10am-5pm). Rain or shine event. 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