Bring on Spring at These 7 Hudson Valley Happenings

A Super Smash Bros night in Newburgh, a beer release party in Poughkeepsie, and more from this week’s picks for things to do around the Hudson Valley.


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Super Smash Bros. Game Night

Newburgh Brewing Company, Newburgh
March 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

If you like beer and you love Super Smash Bros., you’ll be in your element at Newburgh Brewing’s epic Thursday evening event. Styled as a king of the hill tournament, the game night lets players keep the controls until they lose. With multiple gaming stations and a chance to play both new games and old favorites, this fun-for-all evening is sure to be a blast. P.S. Did we mention there’s beer?


Historic Preservation Expo

Ulster County Historical Society, Marbletown​
March 30, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Anyone who dreams of one day renovating an old home in the Hudson Valley should make a point to attend this free event on Saturday. Hosted by the Ulster County Historical Society, the expo features local craftspeople and designers along with Marbletown preservation commissioners. Throughout the day, presentations on the “Road Map to Preservation” and “Teamwork in Historic Conservation” shed light on the intricacies of historic renovation procedures in the region.

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March 30, 2019, Sat. 7:30PM Elynn Diamond Presents… MELBA MOORE In Concert with Guest Artist Jermaine Paul Tickets Now Available Get your tickets today and for more details, visit 103 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, NY 12498 845-679-6900 MELBA MOORE is an elegant living legend, humanitarian, a star of stage, screen, and recordings. She’s done it all and has done it beautifully. Tony Award Winner, 4 Time Grammy Nominee, and an inductee into the R&B Hall Of Fame, Melba Moore made her recording debut on Mercury Records with “I Got Love” followed by “Look What You’re Doing To The Man”. Read more at our website. #Woodstock #Festival #Concert #MontclairStateUniversity #MelbaMoore Woodstock, New York #Tickets #UlsterCountyNewYork #HudsonRiverValleyNewYork #GreaterNewYorkCity #nbcthevoice @melba1moore

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Melba Moore in Concert

Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock
March 30, 7 p.m.

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On Saturday night, Woodstock Playhouse welcomes the talented Melba Moore to the stage for an unforgettable springtime show. A Tony Award winner, four-time Grammy nominee, and R&B Hall of Fame inductee, Moore will be joined by Jermaine Paul, the winner of NBC’s The Voice. Stick around after the show to meet and greet with the “I Got Love” and “Look What You’re Doing to the Man” songstress.



Taco got his ticket for our Cucumber Blessings Release Party! Have you? March 31st from 12-3pm we’ll be releasing our first batch of Cucumber Blessings for 2019 and you can only get it at this event! Otherwise, you’ll be waiting until April to get your hands on this award-winning beer. Ticket includes a draft Cucumber Blessings on us, cucumber infused food, ‘lawn’ & board games, and a 4-pack to bring home. Think ‘backyard BBQ’ and come dressed to welcome in the warm weather! Cucumber cocktails, Chef’s Cucumber Jalapeño hot sauce, and Cucumber swag all available for purchase, as well as pre-sale for cases available (must call before event to order). Link in bio for more information and ticket sales. #CucumberBlessings

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Cucumber Blessings Beer Release Party

Mill House Brewing Company, Poughkeepsie
March 31, 12-3 p.m.

As any beer-loving local knows, it’s not spring in the Hudson Valley until Cucumber Blessings returns. Luckily, the 2019 beer drop happens on Sunday, and first dibs are available only for attendees at this exclusive event. On top of the fresh sips, Mill House will also treat visitors to finger food, lawn games, and springtime vibes galore. Pro tip: Pick up tickets to this one early, since the public release doesn’t go down until April.


Latinos in Business Expo

The Armory, Newburgh
March 31, 12-4 p.m.

Get ahead in your business game at the 2019 Latinos in Business Expo this weekend. The second annual event, which is organized by Latinos Unidos of the Hudson Valley, is free and open to the public throughout the course of the afternoon on Sunday. As for what to expect, attendees can pick up new skills at workshops that cover topics ranging from “How to Be Your Own Boss” to “Secret Language of Success.”



4th Annual Bowl-A-Thon for the Animals

Quinnz Pinz, Middletown
March 31, 1-3 p.m.

Show your furry friends how much your care at this family-friendly bowling afternoon. Tickets include bowling, rental shoes, pizza, and soda, so register early if you want to support the Pets Alive program. To add to the excitement, a silent auction, raffles, and a bake sale help to make the afternoon a blast for kids and adults alike.



Westchester Magazine Event: Westchester Home Design Awards

The Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, Chappaqua​
March 28, 6-9 p.m.

Head to The Chappaqua Performing Arts Center on Thursday evening to celebrate Westchester Home’s annual Design Awards. Come for the cocktail hour at 6 p.m., then stay to chat with the innovative interior designers, architects, and building professionals that call Westchester County home. As a bonus, all attendees who register to attend the Home Design Awards receive a complimentary subscription to Westchester Home Magazine.

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