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Parties, Weddings & Celebrations

It’s time to schedule those special events, from weddings and anniversaries to graduations, birthdays, and other important milestones. When you do, let Hudson Valley event planners help make your celebrations beyond-your-dreams easy, worry free, and ensuring that you look and feel your absolute best.

Dental Design StudioGracie’s LuncheonetteThe GreenportDr. Michael KoumasLola’s Café & Gourmet CateringMilea Estate VineyardThe RoundhouseSmoky Rock BBQVilla BorgheseWindsor Dental CenterHudson Valley Wine & Food Festival

Look special, feel special: Dental Design Studio

Feel and look your best on your special day. Beautiful smiles aren’t just about veneers and Hollywood smiles…sometimes simple things, like whitening, re-contouring, bonding, etc., can make a world of difference. A truly experienced practitioner can provide many options to help you improve your smile! Remember that your smile is one of the first things others notice about you. You never have a second chance to make a first impression!

Richard K. Whalen, DDS
Dental Design Studio
46 Fox St, Suite 3
Poughkeepsie
845.452.7653
www.dentaldesignstudio.net

Remain calm and carry on: Gracie’s Luncheonette

Gracie’s Luncheonette’s best event advice: Don’t stress— plan ahead! We stay with you throughout the entire process, making sure that you have everything you need and answer your questions. We try to make the process as easy as possible by offering a selection of pre-set catering packages, as well as being flexible for your customization. For on-site catering, our large dining rooms are perfect for bridal and baby showers, birthday bashes, wedding rehearsal dinners, small weddings, and other celebratory events. Our off-site catered events range from food truck service to full-service buffet to family-style service with all items scratch-made in-house. We also offer special order cakes, pies, donuts, and other desserts from our in-house bakery! We love teaming with local event planners, including A Charmed Affair, our partner in creating the super trendy Donut Wall (A Charmed Affair supplies the wall, we supply the yeast- and cake-made donuts from our extensive donut menu) — yes, even for weddings.

Gracie’s Luncheonette
969 Main St
Leeds
518.943.9363
www.graciesny.com

Choose a location that’s more than just a venue: The Greenport

Planning a wedding or event? The first step to an unforgettable event is choosing the perfect venue. The Greenport, one of the Hudson Valley’s most elegant spaces, offers everything to create the perfect event. Our venue accommodates up to 250 guests with plenty of room for dancing, dining, and entertaining. Dedicated to making your event a success, our staff will help you create a custom menu, décor, and entertainment plan. Our wide range of amenities includes a full-service bar, state-of-the-art sound lighting systems, and ample guest parking. Greenport is more than just a venue, it’s an experience. From the moment you step in, you’ll feel its warmth and historic charm. Make The Greenport your first choice for your celebration. Contact us today to schedule a tour and see for yourself why we’re the premier event venue.

The Greenport
158 Union Turnpike
Hudson
518.719.1600, ext 140
www.eventsatthegreenport.com

Put your best smile forward: Dr. Michael Koumas

Weddings are unarguably one of the most memorable life events. It’s also a time you want to look your best in person, as well as in photos. I believe that a healthy mouth is a cornerstone of a healthy body and a healthy life. I work with each of my patients to determine what services are best for them. In cosmetic work, not everyone needs veneers or elaborate dental work. I will inform you of the honest pros and cons of a variety of treatments so that together, we can decide what works best for you. Before your wedding, let us help you create one of your most treasured memories and put your best smile forward.

Michael N. Koumas, DDS, PC
4 Hudson Valley Professional Plaza
Newburgh
845.562.1108
www.drkoumas.com

Bring local flare to seasonal dishes: Lola’s Café & Gourmet Catering

In the Hudson Valley, every food has its season. Using local, fresh ingredients makes meals taste even better. At Lola’s Catering, a full-service, boutique-style catering company, menus are custom designed with the highest quality local ingredients to give any party a local flare. The expansive catering menu is perfect for any occasion, whether small or large, formal, or informal. Lola’s lets you blend traditional and ethnic fare to make your celebrations truly your own! Work with an experienced and trustworthy staff to create an experience that leaves a lasting impression. Lola’s has been voted by WeddingWire as one of the top wedding caterers in the area 10 years in a row. Come check out Lola’s Café in its two locations, in New Paltz and Poughkeepsie!

Lola’s Café & Gourmet Catering
131 Washington St
Poughkeepsie
845.471.8555

49 Main St 
New Paltz   
845.255.6555
www.lolascafeandcatering.com

Savor award-winning wines and soak in the view: Milea Estate Vineyard

Milea Estate Vineyard is excited to be putting the finishing touches on our brand new 80-person capacity event center. Located next to our iconic Farmhouse, the event center boasts panoramic Hudson Valley views. Host your next wedding, corporate affair, bridal shower, or other private event with us. Contact Milea Estate Vineyard at 845.266.0384 to schedule a site visit and book your function today. 

Milea Estate Vineyard
450 Hollow Rd
Staatsburgh
845.264.0403
www.mileaestatevineyard.com

A flexible space for every taste: The Roundhouse

Choose the waterfall room, our sunny indoor atrium, our creek-side outdoor space or the lush Roundhouse lawn. Indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony and cocktail hour options allow for flexible and creative use of the space. Our industrial past — original wood beams, exposed brick walls, and floor-to-ceiling windows — is met with sleek, modern steel railings, sweeping high curtains, and contemporary lighting. The space can host everything from weddings and showers to spectacular birthday celebrations, cocktail parties, galas, and corporate events. Connect with one of our event specialists to schedule a tour!

The Roundhouse
2 E Main St
Beacon
845.765.8369
www.roundhousebeacon.com

Treat your guests to the Original NY-Style BBQ: Smoky Rock BBQ

Celebrate with friends and family for any special event or gathering with our 1st Original NY Style BBQ. With passion, we crafted our own authentic recipes, rubs, and artisan flavors highlighted through exclusively wood-smoked meats that you will find at our location in the Village of Rhinebeck. Our event menu is available for dining in-house or off premises, and we offer a number of packages for daily take-out as well as custom catering for any event. At Smoky Rock, our barbecue provides an exceptional experience that will leave your guests in awe.

Smoky Rock BBQ
6367 Mill St
Rhinebeck
845.876.5232
www.smokyrockbbq.com

Choose a venue that keeps you front and center: Villa Borghese

When choosing a venue, remember that the guests of honor should be the center of it all. When it comes to elegance, beauty, and service in the Hudson Valley, Villa Borghese has the expertise to make the most of its exquisite location, staff talents, and ambiance. Accommodating guest lists from 50 to 500, the experienced, highly trained staff guides guests through the entire wedding experience. That includes the culinary experience guests will savor from our exceptional cuisine, from hors d’oeuvres and appetizers to entrees through dessert. The Villa Borghese is where brides come for perfection.

Villa Borghese
70 Widmer Rd
Wappingers Falls
845.297.8207
www.thevillaborghese.com

Have a smile you’ll be proud of forever: Windsor Dental Center

The pictures you take on your wedding day will be remembered and cherished forever. Why not make sure that your smile looks as spectacular as you do? Smile makeovers are Windsor Dental Center’s specialty and right now, you can receive a free digital smile design if you are newly engaged or are newlyweds ($200 value). You’ll be happy you did. Windsor Dental Center strives to offer the most progressive techniques in cosmetic dentistry, including porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, Invisalign®, and All-on-4 teeth restoration, featuring Zirconia Implant Bridges. Flexible, early-morning, late-evening, and Saturday appointments are available to make sure that looking great for your big day is both easy and convenient.

Windsor Dental Center
375 Windsor Hwy
New Windsor
845.565.6677
www.windsordental.com

Enjoy a weekend filled with delight: Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival 

Discover an event that caters to all at the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival, a delightful convergence of wine, food, and fun! Whether you’re organizing a bachelorette party, a reunion, or a weekend with friends, this festival held on September 9 and 10 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, guarantees an unforgettable experience. Savor offerings from top wineries and distilleries, alongside delectable gourmet foods that will captivate your taste buds. Immerse yourself in the world of wine and food through captivating cooking demonstrations and seminars all weekend long. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with passionate winemakers from New York’s finest wineries. Come join us for a weekend filled with delight! 

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival
845.658.7181
info@hudsonvalleywinefest.com 
www.hudsonvalleywinefest.com 

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