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30 Hudson Valley Parent n July 2018 Independence Day Celebration. Celebrate the 4th at a site hallowed by the soldiers who won our independence. There will be a firing of a small cannon at 1pm and 4pm. Free admission! 10am-5pm. Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site. 289 Forge Hill Rd., Vails Gate. 561-5498. Liberty Festival. There will be tons of local vendors, bouncy houses, face painting, a car show, and more! Parade kicks off at 12:05pm. Fireworks at dusk! Rain date 7/7. All Day. Main St., Liberty. 5: Thursday Warwick Food Truck Festival. This festival includes food, drinks, live music and kids' activities. Fun for the whole family! Join us to celebrate summer nights in picturesque Warwick in food-truck style! 4-9pm. St. Stephens Soccer Field. 100 St. Stephens Pl., Warwick. 6: Friday Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks. Celebrations start at 6pm with live music and vendors plus a bounce house for the kids. Fireworks at dark. Festivities take place in Town Field, behind the Methodist Church. Town of Lloyd. 691-7417. 27th Annual Hudson Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival. There will be the Majestic Hot-Air Balloon Illumination Moon Glow, tether rides, and rides in hot-air balloons throughout the weekend! In addition to 100 balloon launches, we will offer helicopter rides, hayrides, games, live music, adult and children's activities and so much more. Friday, 4-9:30pm, Saturday 5am-8:30pm, Sunday, 5am-6pm. Dutchess County Fairgrounds. 6636 Rte. 9, Rhinebeck. 7: Saturday Farming with Kids. Children of all ages from toddler to teens perform farm chores and have a great time. Activities vary with the season. Kids do real farm chores: milking goats, feeding chickens, collecting eggs, grooming horses, harvest from the garden. Available every Saturday from May - October. No reservations needed. Adults - $8, Children - $6. 10am. Apple Pond Farm. 80 Hahn Rd., Callicoon Center. 482-4764. Calendar Berries grow in waves. Please call your favorite spot before you make a trip out to the farm. Find a full list of berry-picking spots at Best spots for berry picking Fishkill Farms 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Junction 845-897-4377 July brings sweet and sour cherries as well as certified organic raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Lawrence Farms Orchards 306 Frozen Ridge Rd., Newburgh 845-562-4268 Late June and early July are still great times to pick Strawberries. At the start of July, black, red and white sweet cherries begin to ripen as well as sour cherries. Later in July, gooseberries and red and white currants are ready to be picked. Prospect Hill Orchards 340 Milton Tpke., Milton 845-795-2383 It's cherry season at Prospect Hill Orchards. Pick sweet and sour cherries during the weekends in July. Kelder's Farm 5755 Rte. 209, Kerhonkson 845-626-7137 Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and currants are available throughout the summer. 1: Sunday Annual Fourth of July Fireworks. Annual 4th of July Fireworks display at Memorial Park in Beacon. Food, fun and music in the evening. 5-10pm. Memorial Park. 285 Main St., Beacon. Children and Families Series. Become a scientist and examine what the physical and biological traits of the ponds teach us about changes in our environment. Perform water quality tests, grab a dip net, and sketch your observations. 1-3pm. Storm King Art Center. 1 Museum Rd., New Windsor. 534-3115. Great American Weekend. 37th Annual 2-day celebration featuring over 150 craft vendors, antiques, exhibits, live entertainment, 5K/10K race, children's rides, food vendors and more. Saturday, 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. First Presbyterian Church Park. 33 Park Pl., Goshen. 294-7741. 2: Monday Hobby Night. Model trains, slot cars, model kits and scenery. First Monday of each month. 7pm. The Hyde Park Station. 34 River Rd., Hyde Park. Newburgh Coding Club. 1st meeting of the Newburgh Coding Club 6:30-8:30pm. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. 3: Tuesday Community Day. Food, games and more. Something for everyone with a fireworks display just after dark. 6-10pm. Cronomer and Algonquin Park. Powder Mill Rd., Newburgh. 564-7815. 4: Wednesday 4th of July Celebration. Family day with vendors and artists on the river at Unico Park. Music from 7-9pm. Fireworks at People's Waterfront Park at 9pm. 12-9pm. UNICO Park and People's Waterfront Park. Newburgh Waterfront, Newburgh. 565-2138. Unless otherwise indicated, phone numbers are within the 845 area code

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