Calendar of events

Saturday, November 30

Holiday Craft Fair

9:00 AM
Vendors Galore! Hand-crafted items, bake sale, 50/50 raffle. Hosted by the Dan Leghrn Ladies Auxiliary. 

Holidays shopping with the finest local vendors

10:00 AM
Only few weeks away from HVArtMarket !!! You can find the most interesting gifts for your holiday shopping. Check out our vendors on our website, and follow us on social media for product features to help with your gift list! Hope to see you at the shopping party!

Learn how to use a quill pen

11:00 AM
Create your own distinctive way of writing – a la 18th century style - using a quill pen and ink when you come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, during Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, November 29th and Saturday, November 30th, 11 AM until 3 PM.

Still Lives and Abstracts With a Twist!

12:00 PM
Portraying People Through Objects: A group exhibit of still life works, with a focus on subject matter with personal meaning or importance. Juried by Maaike Weigman-Leavey SET-UP: A Collection of Still Life Works A solo show by William Noonan showcasing his new expressive still lives done in Oil Creative Diversity: Abstraction Using Different Artistic Mediums A solo exhibit of experimental abstract works by Judi Silvano

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center

12:00 PM
Enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center, celebrating the Nature Museum’s live animals!

Orange County Arboretum Holiday Boutique

2:00 PM
Volunteers are busy using their time and creative skills to ensure that the boutique is filled with wonderful handcrafted items including holiday ornaments, gnomes, Santas, winter apparel; local honey, succulents, Holiday Baskets and much more. All available for your holiday shopping. A shopping event stress free and fun for the whole family. The proceeds from the Holiday Boutique support The Orange County Arboretum. Cash, check and credit cards accepted. For Boutique information call 845-239-7506.The Friends of the OC Arboretum look forward to welcoming you to this wonderful holiday event.

Sunday, December 1

Annual Holiday Breakfast

8:00 AM
Santa will be available for pictures. Proceeds will be donated to local food pantries.

Holidays shopping with the finest local vendors

10:00 AM
Only few weeks away from HVArtMarket !!! You can find the most interesting gifts for your holiday shopping. Check out our vendors on our website, and follow us on social media for product features to help with your gift list! Hope to see you at the shopping party!

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center

12:00 PM
Enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center, celebrating the Nature Museum’s live animals!

Pine Bush Community Band

2:00 PM
Get into the Holiday season with the Pine Bush Community Band. The group will be gracing the Montgomery Senior Center for a lovely afternoon of music on December 1 at 2 p.m. Admission is free

Orange County Arboretum Holiday Boutique

5:00 PM
Volunteers are busy using their time and creative skills to ensure that the boutique is filled with wonderful handcrafted items including holiday ornaments, gnomes, Santas, winter apparel; local honey, succulents, Holiday Baskets and much more. All available for your holiday shopping. A shopping event stress free and fun for the whole family. The proceeds from the Holiday Boutique support The Orange County Arboretum. Cash, check and credit cards accepted. For Boutique information call 845-239-7506.The Friends of the OC Arboretum look forward to welcoming you to this wonderful holiday event.

Wednesday, December 4

ANIMALIA - A group exhibition

9:00 AM
For information regarding, ANIMALIA or the Ann Street Gallery contact Virginia Walsh, Director at (845) 784-1146, vwalsh@annstreetgallery.org, or visit www.annstreetgallery.org. Virginia Walsh curated the exhibition - it will be on view through Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Make Your Own Holiday Wreath

6:00 PM
Please join the Recreation Department on Wednesday December 4th from 6-9pm for a class on how to make your own Holiday Wreath. Keep it for yourself or give it away, you will go home feeling good about what you created. Why buy a wreath when you can have fun making your own! Bring your own pruners, and gloves if you have them. The class is $30 which includes all supplies and his held at the Community Center at the New Windsor Town Hall Complex 555 Union Avenue. To register go to nwrecisfun.com .

Thursday, December 5

ANIMALIA - A group exhibition

9:00 AM
For information regarding, ANIMALIA or the Ann Street Gallery contact Virginia Walsh, Director at (845) 784-1146, vwalsh@annstreetgallery.org, or visit www.annstreetgallery.org. Virginia Walsh curated the exhibition - it will be on view through Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Women in Business Luncheon

11:30 AM
Attendance: 200+ Guests Description: Hudson Valley Magazine hosts its 4th annual Women in Business Luncheon to be held in conjunction with the magazine’s December issue showcasing leading area businesswomen. This sit-down luncheon features a keynote speaker and recognizes the accomplishments of the women profiled in the issue.

Figure Drawing Open Studio: Drawing With Live Model.

6:00 PM
Every Thursday evening from 6-9pm, artists of all levels are invited to refine their drawing skills working from a nude model in a relaxed, informal setting. Held in ASK's spacious second-floor …

Holiday Concert

7:00 PM
Great music and fun are the tradition at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame’s annual Holiday Concert. Celebrating its 45th year, this community event kicks off the holiday season so mark your calendars for Thursday, December 5, at 7 p.m.

Friday, December 6

Ulster Ballet Company Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

12:00 AM
On Friday, December 6th through Sunday, December 8th, 2019, the Ulster Ballet Company (UBC) will present a unique rendition of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol,” at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) in Kingston, NY. The Ulster Ballet Company is proud to be in its 25th season of this spectacular production, which has become a holiday tradition among Hudson Valley audiences. Featuring a cast of more than 60 dancers, actors and stage professionals from the Hudson Valley, the company presents this heartwarming and emotional tale of redemption through the use of narration and dance. With spectacular lighting and special effects, colorful costumes, and stunning set design, this classic production captures the rapt attention of audiences of all ages. “A Christmas Carol” boasts breathtaking backdrops designed and painted by Leslie Bender, a highly acclaimed local artist who has worked extensively with Ulster Ballet Company. Performance and Ticket Information: Friday, December 6th at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 7th at 4:00 p.m., and Sunday, December 8th at 2 p.m at UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston, New York. Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for senior citizens, and UPAC/Bardavon members. For groups of ten or more, and children 12 and under, tickets are $18. To purchase tickets, call the UPAC box office at 845-339-6088; visit Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com, or call 800-745-3000.

ANIMALIA - A group exhibition

9:00 AM
For information regarding, ANIMALIA or the Ann Street Gallery contact Virginia Walsh, Director at (845) 784-1146, vwalsh@annstreetgallery.org, or visit www.annstreetgallery.org. Virginia Walsh curated the exhibition - it will be on view through Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Filmmaking Class with Allyson Ferrara

4:00 PM
This class will teach students the fundamentals of filmmaking. Students will learn what is necessary in order to create a movie by going through the processes of preproduction, production, and post …