2018 Area Events
Hudson Valley Rail Trail Winterfest
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come out and enjoy the day. Chili cook-off, bonfire, roasted chestnuts, hayrides, games and more. Admission $2, children eight and under free.
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hudson Valley Rail Trail Depot, 101 New Paltz Road, Highland, 12528
Sweet & Sinful Revenge Wine & Cupcake Pairing
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate Valentine's day and come discover the romance of pairing wine with some of life's greatest pleasures. Indulge yourself with cupcakes and wine in sinful combinations. Featuring Moxie Cupcakes. Tickets are $20 per person and include three mini cupcakes paired with three wines and a tasting of three additional wines after the pairing. Seating is limited and this event sells out fast. Ticket sales end four days before the event. Seatings at 11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Robibero Family Vineyards, 714 Albany Post Road, New Paltz, 12561
21st Annual Chili Bowl Fiesta Presented by Women's Studio Workshop
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nearly 1,000 bowls and tumblers handmade in the Women’s Studio Workshop’s ceramic studio on sale. Fill with chili donated by favorite local chefs. Early admission 2 p.m.-4 p.m. $5. Free admission 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Ulster County Community College, 491 Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge, 12484
New York State Maple Weekend
March 17-18 and 24-25. Maple Weekend presents a chance for the public to come to the farm to learn about New York’s maple sugarmaking processes and traditions and to provide a chance to taste pure maple syrup in its many forms - right from the source. This event is organized by and sponsored the New York State Maple Producers Association. The event takes place at various locations throughout New York State March 17-18 and 24-25.
New Beginnings Farmstead, 2585 Route 209, Kingston, NY 12401
Corey's Fall Harvest Farm, 105 Hawleys Corners Road, Highland, NY 12528
The Beach Boys at UPAC
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 3 p.m. Often called America's first rock band with over 80 songs charting worldwide, 36 of them US Top 40 hits, the most by any American rock band. Classics include Surfin' USA, I Get Around, Help Me Rhonda, California Girls and Good Vibrations. The Beach Boys are listed No. 12 on Rolling Stone's magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time." Tickets range from $48-$128. Box office: 845-339-6088; upac.org; ticketmaster.com
UPAC, 601 Broadway. Kingston, 12401
Area Farmer's Markets
May 31–Nov. 22
3 Veterans Drive
Milton–Heart of the Hudson Valley
(also Thanksgiving Market)
Cluett Schantz Pk.,
1801–1805 Rte. 9W
May 8–Oct. 2
Main St. (next to Pasquale’s