The Hudson Valley is brimming with seasonal and year-round events. Check here for news and information on upcoming events and activities in the region, from summertime fireworks to cozy winter destinations. You can also see archives here.
December 3, 2019

Dutchess County St. Patricks Day Parade & Shamrock Dash in Wappingers Falls

Enjoy the 25th Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Wappingers Falls with 2020 Grand Marshall Kieran Lalor!  Marchers line up at noon and the parade begins at 1pm. Parade Route Map Click Here Participate in the Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Dash!  – just before the parade! 12:45pm Start […]
October 10, 2019

48th Annual Craft Fair at Dutchess Community College

Each year, DCC hosts a Craft Fair with more than 100 artists on the weekend following Thanksgiving. The Fair has become a much-anticipated event as it allows people to get a head start on their holiday shopping by purchasing one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family. The DCC Foundation Annual Craft […]
October 10, 2019

The Craft Boutique at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Thanksgiving Weekend – Saturday and Sunday, November 30th and December 1st at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum Support the Society and Local Juried Craftspeople by finding treasures, having lunch by the fire in the c. 1732 kitchen and actually enjoy holiday shopping in our little oasis. Come Have your Photo […]
October 2, 2019

A Gathering of Old Cars at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

See classic cars in a Great Gatsby setting during peak leaf peeping season. This annual event is one of our most popular! Free to browse cars (admission charge to tour the house) Facebook Event Page – Click Here
October 10, 2019

The Biennial Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show at Dutchess Community College

The Dutchess Community College Foundation will host the Biennial Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct.12th and 13th on DCC’s main campus in Poughkeepsie. The show will include vendors, quilt judging, lectures, food concessions, workshops and two presentations by award-winning quilter Debby Brown. Additionally, a recently created quilt inspired in part by […]
October 3, 2019

The Biennial Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show at Dutchess Community College

19th Biennial Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show  in Falcon Hall on DCC’s main campus in Poughkeepsie.  The show will include vendors, quilt judging, lectures, food concessions, workshops and two presentations by award-winning quilter Debby Brown. Additionally, a recently created quilt inspired in part by the grand-prize-winning quilt made for the 1933 […]
October 2, 2019

St. James’ Historic Graveyard Tours in Hyde Park

Tours offered three times per evening beginning at 7pm.  Friday & Saturdays until October 19th As seen on Ken Burns’ “The Roosevelts”! Free parking – Tailgaters Welcome! Tours last 1 hour and go rain or shine. Suitable for ages 5 and up.  We offer family-friendly living history tours, with tour […]
July 12, 2018

Beacon Second Saturday

A city-wide celebration of the arts held on the second Saturday of every month.  Special events, art gallery openings, artist receptions and culinary tastings. Many galleries and shops stay open until 9pm! Visit www.beaconarts.org for an up to date listing. A Little Beacon Blog Link – great source of current […]
March 30, 2018

Beacon Sloop Club Pumpkin Festival

The Beacon Sloop Club holds several festivals and events each year to raise funds for the club’s activities. Enjoy food, fun and music down by the beauitiful Hudson Riverside. Environmental booths and vendors bring awareness to many environmental and social issues. This is a festival for all ages. Hudson valley […]