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Myths & Mysteries Historic House Tour

The Armour-Stiner Octagon House 45 West Clinton Avenue, Irvington

18 miles north of New York City, high on a bank along The Hudson River sits The Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House. Built in 1860, this enigmatic, eight-sided, domed landmark is the pride of the Village of Irvington, in the heart of “Sleepy Hollow Country.” During the month of October, The Octagon House is pleased to announce […]

The 23rd Annual Woodstock Film Festival

The fiercely independent Woodstock Film Festival returns to venues throughout the bucolic Hudson Valley towns of Woodstock, Kingston, Rosendale and Saugerties, and online for its 23rd Anniversary, September 28 - October 2, 2022. Hailed as a “True American Maverick Among Festivals,” and named among the top 50 film festivals worldwide, the Woodstock Film Festival continues […]


Women in Sculpture Outdoor Exhibition

Rockland Center for the Arts 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK

Women in Sculpture The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park @ RoCA Opening October 15, 2021 – October 2023 Free to the Public, Open Dawn to Dusk Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) is proud to present the Women in Sculpture exhibit as a part of a tribute to the 20th Century artist and feminist, Dorothy Gillespie. […]


Women in Sculpture Outdoor Exhibition

Rockland Center for the Arts 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK

Women in Sculpture The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park @ RoCA Opening October 15, 2021 – October 2023 Free to the Public, Open Dawn to Dusk Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) is proud to present the Women in Sculpture exhibit as a part of a tribute to the 20th Century artist and feminist, Dorothy Gillespie. […]


Hudson Valley Project

(Various artist studios) Gardiner

A collection of songs from a collection of friends - a compilation album with artists from the Hudson Valley. All proceeds go to familyofwoodstockinc.org

Bridge Music – 13th Season

Mid Hudson Bridge Rte 44-55, Poughkeepsie

Bridge Music, Joseph Bertolozzi's musical opus celebrating the iconic Mid Hudson Bridge (and sister project to Tower Music from the Eiffel Tower in Paris) opens its 13th season April 1. Free and open to the public, this sound-art installation is located at each of the bridge's towers, accessed from the Mid Hudson Bridge's pedestrian sidewalks […]


EXPERIENCE MANITOGA: Design • Art • Nature Tour

MANITOGA / The Russel Wright Design Center 584 Route 9D, Garrison

FRI, SAT, SUN and MON May 13 through November 14 90 minutes; Fridays through Mondays at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm* $30 General Admission *Times and availability vary by season. Visit MANITOGA, the House, Studio and Woodland Garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Experience Dragon Rock, Wright's experimental home which he built onto […]


Boat and Lighthouse Tours – Limited Time Only!

Henry Hudson Riverfront Park 1 Water Street Rd., Hudson

Finally, it's here for a limited time only! Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Summer tours! Learn about the important role that the Hudson River played in the development of the upper Hudson River Towns and the role that the Hudson-Athens lighthouse plays in the safe navigation of river transportation. Learn how the Lightkeepers and their families lived at […]


Contemporary Rockland Artists: RoCA Faculty Exhibit

Rockland Center for the Arts 27 South Greenbush Road, West Nyack

Contemporary Rockland Artists: RoCA Faculty Exhibit September 12 – October 1, 2021 Free to the Public Contemporary Rockland Artists: RoCA Faculty Exhibit celebrates its teaching artists who continually inspire students of all ages and skill levels. The exceptional faculty actively creates, teaches and exhibits throughout the Hudson Valley, and all fifty United States. They are […]



Ferrin Contemporary 1315 Mass MoCA Way, n

Ferrin Contemporary is proud to present OUR AMERICA/WHOSE AMERICA?, a dynamic group show featuring 23 contemporary artists in response to specific and deeply problematic histories in the history of mass market ceramics. This collection of historical objects, collected over many years by Founding Director Leslie Ferrin, are in the form of plates, souvenirs, and figurines […]


71st Annual Herb Fair

John Jay Homestead 400 Jay St., Katonah

The Herb Fair is organized by the N.Y. Unit of the Herb Society of America. This year's program will feature an Herb Table, Bake Table, and Ways and Means table, containing many garden and household items for sale. Deborah Needleman will discuss the art of blending herbs to make teas, and how to use herbs […]

Sacred Site at Olana

Olana State Historic Site 5720 Rte. 9G, Hudson

Sacred Site presents a rare opportunity to encounter the full scale and impact of Frederic Church’s monumental canvases in the landscape he designed at Olana. The installation comprises twelve replicated works created by Diana Wege, who engaged with Church’s Niagara Falls, from the American Side (1867) over a decade. Just as Church’s large-scale paintings called […]


Out of the Darkness Rockland County Walk

Rockland State Park, North Entrance, Field 1, the Pavillion 299 Rockland Lake Road, Valley Cottage

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.


John Jay’s Not-So-Big City: A Walk Through the History of Old New York

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site 400 Jay st., Katonah

Founding Father John Jay was a native son of New York City, but the city he knew was not the metropolis we know today. This tour takes us along many of the same streets John Jay walked as we visit locations where he lived, worked, played, and prayed. Plan to walk approximately 2 miles during […]

$15 – $20

Celebration of Woodworking & Kingston Boat Builders Challenge

Hudson River Maritime Museum 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston

Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:00am-5:00pm The Hudson River Maritime Museum is thrilled to be hosting the Celebration of Woodworking on October 1st, 2022! This event will include artisans and craftspeople sharing their woodworking skills with the public, youth activities, build-your-own demonstrations, the Kingston Boat Building Challenge and more! We are hosting this event in collaboration […]

see www.hrmm.org for details

Harvest Hunt at Locust Grove!

Locust Grove Estate Transverse Gallery, Poughkeepsie

Harvest Hunt at Locust Grove! 2683 South Rd, Poughkeepsie Every Saturday and Sunday in October and Monday October 10 A very special story walk-scavenger hunt for kids and families! Come find over two dozen fabulous, decorated pumpkins hidden among the flowers and trees on our historic estate. We will provide a map, you bring your […]

$4 – $10

Children’s program: Shaping Staatsburgh: Explore the Language of Architecture

Staatsburg State historic Site Staatsburg

Buildings come in many different sizes and styles, designed for different uses and tastes. Join site staff for a 1-hour walk around the estate to examine the mansion and other estate buildings while learning the language of architecture and why buildings look the way they do. Appropriate for children ages 9-15; must be accompanied by […]

$2 – $5

Theatre on the Road Presents Historical Figures of the Persen House

Matthewis Persen House Museum 74 John Street, Kingston

Meet Matthewis Persen and Governor George Clinton!  Both men will be there to talk about their lives during the Revolution, the roles they played, and the aftermath of the burning of Kingston by British forces.  Was Matthewis Persen’s tavern a hub for likeminded patriots?  How did George Clinton balance being Governor and serving in the […]



John Jay Homestead 400 Jay St., Katonah

Jay Heritage Center is thrilled that the Fall Family Festival is back – the first Jay Day in three years! It will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from noon to 4pm. Activities include: • Three amazing balloon twisters – Revolutionary War swords and butterfly wings are their specialties! • Hay ride and petting […]

Please see website for pricing

WALKTOBERFEST Friday & Saturday October 1&2 @ 12 PM to 5 PM

The Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Site 61 Parker Avenue, Poughkeepsie

Are you set - for another great Walktoberfest? Saturday and Sunday October 1&2 - 12 PM to 5 PM - well we certainly are! 200+ vendors that show off what the Hudson Valley offers! Great start to the Fall and shop to your heart's content for early Holiday Gifts. There is a shuttle bus ready […]

$20 – $25

The REAL Gilded Age: America’s Elite in the Downton Abbey Era

Staatsburg State historic Site Staatsburg

This tour highlights the real-life characters and themes at Staatsburgh that parallel Downton Abbey and HBO’s The Gilded Age. Led by a costumed interpreter, the tour shows how servants and the Mills family conducted a busy weekend of high society entertaining, comparing Staatsburgh to what viewers saw on TV. Reservations required: www.bookeo.com/StaatsburghSHS Cost: $10/Regular, $8/Seniors […]

$8 – $12

Young at HeArt: Songs of Olana

Olana State Historic Site 5720 Rte. 9G, Hudson

During this eight-session course, participants will be invited to learn more about the basics of songwriting with award-winning performing songwriters, Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle. This course will introduce participants of all skill levels to the basics of songwriting, use Olana’s immersive environment as a framework to explore diverse musical genres, connect students’ developing skills […]

Please see website for details

Teens Ceramics Workshop Series

Explore your creative side by designing, building, and creating 3D clay projects through hand building and wheel throwing! No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Choose from white, brown, or red clay. Instruction (bilingual English or Spanish), clay, and tools are included. Firing fees are separate and cost 6¢ per cubic inch. You might get dirty, […]


String Busters Benefit Concert at TCCC

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center 729 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam County

String Busters, formerly the WMD2 String Band, will generously present another benefit for TCCC on Saturday, October 1st at 4:00 pm. With roots in classic Americana and bluegrass, this acoustic string band sings and plays their instruments - guitar, dobro, slide guitar, banjo, mandolin, upright bass - even suitcase percussion! - with high energy. Band […]


“Franklin and Eleanor, and the Power of Words: A Conversation with Paul Sparrow”

FDR Presidential Library & Museum 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park

The FDR Library presents a fall forum, "Franklin and Eleanor, and the Power of Words: A Conversation with Paul Sparrow" at 4:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, October 1, 2022. The event will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home and streamed live to the official FDR Library […]



Visitor Center 233 Liberty street, Newburgh

One of the most innovative street artists in the world, Federico Massa (known professionally as iena Cruz) has been selected as VISITOR CENTER’s inaugural artist-in-residence. On Saturday, October 1st , VISITOR CENTER will present a series of new works by Cruz created during his two-week residency in Newburgh with a never-before-showcased series of glazed ceramics.Spanning […]

The Royal Scam- A Steely Dan Celebration

Paramount Hudson Valley Theater 1008 Brown Street Peekskill, Peekskill

The ROYAL SCAMS’ meticulous performances of Steely Dan classic rock hits has garnered a loyal following as “One of the Top Ten Tribute Acts to Experience”- NJ Monthly. The Royal Scam radiates a spirit of vitality, authenticity, and intimacy that breathes new life and emotional energy into the music they perform. Catch all the hits […]

$27.50 – $39.55