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8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-3:00 pm Off the Walls Artwork from our patron’s collections. Curated by Paula Nelson and John Kleinhans. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

9:00 am-10:00 am Senior Kripalu Yoga with Susan Blacker A gentle yoga class with each student encouraged to move and stretch at his or her own pace. Includes warm-ups, poses for strength and balance and breath work for relaxation. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1/donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

9:00 am-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: Internal Architecture Paintings by Stephen Niccolls will be on view thru 11/27. Vassar College Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY.

9:15 am-10:15 am Bliss Body Yoga with Linda Freeman Gentle, Individualized and Therapeutic Yoga for your body and soul. Ongoing classes Wednesdays 9:15-10:15am at the New Paltz Community Center and Fridays and Sundays, 9:30-10:30am at Studio87. $10 drop in. Linda Freeman is certified in Integrative Yoga Therapy. Visit blissbodyoga.com or 845-236-3939. New Paltz Community Center, New Paltz.

9:30 am-10:30 am ACTing Up! Free weekly program for 2-4-year-olds and their adults. Creative time of songs, stories, games and crafts all facilitated by Jessica Coons. Doesn't occur on holidays or school vacations. Athens Cultural Center, Athens.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am Student Art Show: Unmasking Stigma: Ableism & Ability Through Student Art On view in the Old Bookstore thru 11/27. Main Building at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-11:30 am JCC Go Time Wednesdays in the gym. Playtime for Kids 5 and under. $3 + $1 per addt'l (children 18 months and under are free). Children must be accompanied by a caregiver at all times. Follows NECSD closures and holiday schedule. Info: 845-561-6602. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

10:30 am-11:30 pm Woodstock Senior Strengthening with Linda Sirkin Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1/ donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

10:30 am-12:30 pm Woodstock Senior Writing with Lew Gardner Rock City Writers provides new and experienced writers a venue for self-expression and sharing. Meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1/donation. The workshop is led by experienced writer, editor, and instructor Lew Gardner. Info: woodstockny.org. Woodstock Town Hall, Woodstock.

10:30 am Preschool Story Time For ages 3-5. Storyteller Michael will lead the group through stories, songs, games, and crafts. Each week, the group will explore a different theme and have fun learning at each step of the way. Free and open to the public. Red Hook Public Library, Red Hook.

10:30 am-11:30 am Toddler Tales Toddler Tales with early literacy games, stories, music, and hands on art explorations. Woodstock Library, Woodstock.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

12:00 pm Rotary Club of Kingston Meeting Fellowship, lunch, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. Meets every Wed at noon. Christina’s Restaurant, Kingston.

12:00 pm-1:00 pm Yoga Rolla with Terry Fister This lunchtime class will leave you feeling less chronic pain, more stretched out and walking taller than before. Let's get rolling! Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: New Exhibitions at WAAM Members Holiday Show; Marcia Slatkin: Correspondences; BOOK ART curated by John Yau; Small Works + Sea Stories: Bennett Elementary 5th Grade. Exhibitions continue thru 12/31. Info: 845-679-2940. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock.

1:30 pm Weekly Senior Citizen’s Bingo Seniors 50 and older. Ongoing every Wednesday at 1:30pm & Friday at 7pm. 50/50 tickets available at 3 tickets/$2. Half-time complementary refreshments. Shawangunk Valley Senior Center, Southwyck Square, Napanoch.

2:00 pm-3:30 pm Mah Jongg Learn to play this ancient Asian game. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Members’ Holiday Show Everything is small & reasonably priced, just the thing for that perfect gift! Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

4:00 pm-5:00 pm Family of Woodstock Fall Youth Anger Management Open to: Youth ages 13-18. First Floor Conference Rm. Signup is not necessary, but participants must attend all five sessions. Contact/Questions: Jonas Bers- 845-647-2443 x115 Family of Woodstock, Inc, Kingston.

4:30 pm-5:30 pm Tunezday A youth musical jam session! Bring your own instrument (and any power supply/batteries and such) and let’s start making some music. Free, for 10-16 yrs. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

4:30 pm-6:00 pm Iyengar Yoga Level II with Barbara Boris For students who are well-practiced in Iyengar Level I. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

4:30 pm-5:30 pm Art Hour Fun for ages 3 to 103! From paper flowers to crazy critters, we are always up to something creative. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

4:30 pm Emotional Stability Yoga (Wednesday, 11/22, 4:30-6pm) With Barbara Boris - Level I-II Class. B.K.S. Iyengar’s yoga sequence from his biography "Light on Life" helps one develop ease and calm. Inversions, back extensions and restorative asanas relax one totally. Variations offered for beginning students and those not inverting. This is not a completely passive restorative sequence, but one that balances all the koshas progressively: physical to mental/emotional. Info: www.woodstockyogacenter.com; 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

5:00 pm Red Hook Ultimate Frisbee Ongoing games – Wednesdays 5pm & Sundays 3pm. Casual, co-ed pickup games. Red Hook High School, Red Hook.

5:30 pm-7:30 pm Prenatal Class Ongoing on Wednesdays. 845-563-8043 for more info. Mackintosh Community Room, Newburgh.

5:30 pm-6:30 pm Woodstock Informal Service Followed by reflections and spiritual discussions. Everyone welcome. 845-679-9534 First Church of Christ Scientist, Woodstock.

5:30 pm-7:30 pm Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Yin Yoga and Sacred Sound with Jessica Caplan This yin class will be slower, where asanas are held for longer periods of time. For beginners and advanced students. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

6:30 pm-7:30 pm New Baby Workshop A complimentary workshop led by Donna Bruschi, IBCLC and Dr. David Lester. Lester Chiropractic, New Paltz.

6:30 pm Gurdjieff Study Group Meets on Wednesdays, 6:30pm in Stone Ridge. For information and directions, respond to Jim by email: gstudygroup@gmail.com. .

6:30 pm-7:05 pm Learn Remembrance A very holy and deep form of prayer (with roots in the Old Testament – Remember my name in the night) which connects you with the Divine within. All are welcome, RSVP please. Info: 845-679-8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, Woodstock.

6:30 pm-8:00 pm MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) A Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the "New Jim Crow"). Info: 845-475-8781. African Roots Library/ Family Partnership Center, Poughkeepsie.

6:30 pm-8:00 pm Yin Yoga & Sacred Sound for the Nervous & Digestive Systems with Jessica Caplan A special Yin Class on Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving. Yin Yoga is a naturally contemplative practice allowing one to 'drop in' and savor inner stillness. It also offers a perfect complement to dynamic forms of Yoga. This class will focus on calming the mind and stimulating digestion in advance for Thanksgiving. The passive poses with mental-emotional integration and sacred live music allows for deep relaxation. Jessica will get you relaxed and home in time Wednesday night to start cooking! Info: woodstockyogacenter.com; 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm “Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism” Class Free 90-minute program includes 30 min of Quiet Sitting Meditation followed by 1 of 8 lectures on the history, practices & principles of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 845-679-5906 for more info. Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Calling all Trivia Nerds – Trivia Night Flex your mental muscles and compete for prizes at our weekly Trivia Night! Play solo or as part of a team while enjoying extended Happier Hour Specials. Think of it as “Jeopardy Night“ – Catskills style! For more information, contact us at 845-688-2828 or emersonresort.com. The Emerson Resort and Spa, Mt. Tremper.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Volleyball A pickup volleyball game. Ongoing every Wednesday, 7-9pm. Enter the Center at the entrance on the left side, as you face the school from Lucas Ave. 845-616-0710. Rondout Municipal Center, Cottekill.

7:00 pm-11:00 pm Chess Night Free every Wednesday. Players should bring their own boards & pieces. Info: 845-658-9048. The Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale.

7:00 pm Ashokan-Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited, #559 Meeting General membership meeting. Info: 845-657-8500. Boiceville Inn, Boiceville.

7:00 pm Towne Crier’s Open Mic Night Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon.

7:15 pm-8:00 pm Silent Spiritual Practice For people who would like to do spiritual practice together to increase the potency of the practice. For those who would like to learn Remembrance, come to a teaching at 6:30pm. All are welcome RSVP please. 845-679-8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, Woodstock.

7:30 pm The Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus All male a cappella group, that sings in the uniquely American “Barbershop Style” of close four-part harmony. Guests are always welcome. Sight-reading not required. Meets every Wednesdays at 7:30pm. Crown Heights Clubhouse, Poughkeepsie.

7:30 pm Chess Club Meets every Wednesday. Free admission. Info: 845-419-2737, albiebar@aol.com. Woodland Pond, New Paltz.

8:00 pm-10:00 pm Trivia Wednesday No cover. The Derby, Poughkeepsie.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Thanksgiving Eve! A Tradition Alpha Male Gorillas, Jason Gisser Band, Mazzstock AllStars - Classic Rock. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Main Stage, Marlboro.

8:30 pm-11:30 pm Salsa Dance Night: Holiday Inn Middletown A night of dancing featuring Cuboricua Salsa Band. Performance by Rap Artist. Holiday Inn/Middletown, Middletown.

9:00 pm Pre-Thanksgiving Rock Party – Fiction Rock (classic). 12 Grapes Music & Wine Bar, Peekskill.

8:00 am-12:00 pm Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot 2017 Annual 5K run and walk supports the Family of New Paltz Food Pantry and Crisis Services. $25; $15/srs & children, includes t-shirt Water Street Market, New Paltz.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Rhinebeck Ferncliff Forest 5k Turkey Trot Walkers Welcome! You dont have to be a runner. $25 Adults, $20 Age 11-17, $10 Under age 10, early bird race fee includes timing of 5K course, Tech shirt, other cool give aways for first 400 entries and post race food. Fees increase after 11/13. Course: Montgomery St /Mt Rutsen Road from W. Market St to Ferncliff Forest and back. Paved road course out and back. Gentle rolling Hills. Event benefits projects and operating expenses for maintaining Ferncliff Forest, the area’s privately funded nature preserve. Pre-registrants get a T-shirt; those who show up and race can start their celebration early with free food, too. The course begins on Montgomery Street, goes through gently rolling hills in the forest, and back. The participant who wears the best Thanksgiving-related costume gets another reward: more food with a free dinner for two at The Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck. Info: runsignup.com .

8:00 am-5:00 pm Fifth Annual Kingston Turkey Trot Earn your gobbling rights this Thanksgiving, and join the Junior League of Kingston for this 5K and a 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk! Both start at Dietz Stadium and end at Forsyth Park. Rain or shine, registration begins at 8am, which will provide you with plenty of time to limber up your drumsticks before the race commences at 9am. In lieu of goodie bags this year we will be making a donation to the People’s Place food pantry. Complimentary parking will be available at Dietz Stadium. Register online now: turkeytrotkingston.com/. .

8:45 am Mid-Hudson Runner’s Club Turkey Trot At the Arlington High School on Thanksgiving day, November 23. Kid's 1 Mile starts 8:45, 5 Mile starts 9:15, 2 mile fun run starts 9:25 (no awards), and 25K starts 8:30. Info: mhrrc.org. .

9:00 am-9:50 am Joint Lubricating Qi Gong with Marilyn St. John Uses gentle movement and relaxation to circulate the life energy. All ages and fitness levels. A reduced-price class. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

9:00 am Mass of Thanksgiving Bring a new unwrapped toy suitable for infant to teen which will be distributed locally at Christmas through the Area Council of Churches Toy Store. A basket will also be available for a monitory donation. Info: 845-246-3986. St. Mary/St. Joseph Church, Saugerties.

10:00 am-11:30 am Thanksgiving Day Yoga With Barbara Boris. A meditative and fun open level class full of thanks and gratitude. All are invited. Come away refreshed and ready to eat and party! Info: woodstockyogacenter.com; 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

1:00 pm Caring Hand’s Thanksgiving Dinner 2017 A community sit-down Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings will be served. For those who needs a meal delivered - call 845-331-7188 to place your reservation. First Baptist Church, Kingston.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm 42nd Annual Thanksgiving Feast Stuff yourself with festive food. No charge. Hosted by Family of Woodstock. People who are homebound or don't have access to transportation are welcome to call or text the Family hotline, 845-679-2485, and request delivery of a dinner. Anyone wishing to volunteer, please call 845-331-7080. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

1:30 pm-4:00 pm Thanksgiving Luncheon M will include traditional dishes, trimmings plus vegetarian options. Break bread and share pie with others. New Paltz United Methodist Church, New Paltz.

3:00 pm Thanksgiving Performance with Ang ‘n Ed Acoustic Duo Acoustic. Pamela’s on the Hudson, Newburgh.

7:00 am-7:30 pm Art Exhibit: by Joseph Randell Bard Art Graduate, Avian portrait color photography from all over the world. Eye-to-eye portraits of exquisite birds. Come enjoy! Exhibit will display thru 1/2018. Alternative Baker, Rosendale.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:00 am Troy Turkey Trot 5k and 10k distance races, a one-mile walk, and Grade School Mile races or walks. It’s been taking place since 1916, when six runners entered, and now has grown into one of the country’s largest. The 10k serves as the USATF Adirondack 10k championship. Wear your Halloween costume -enter the costume contest! Packet Pick-up 6:30-9:45am on the 2nd floor of the Troy Atrium. Info: troyturkeytrot.com. 4th and Fulton Streets, Troy.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Special Thanksgiving Weekend During your visit, check out some amazing local wildlife and hear about what they had for their Thanksgiving meal! Enjoy “Meet the Animals” presentations at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m, where you will hear about some of our resident animals and meet them up close. Visitors can also enjoy the “Birds on the Wing” exhibit with fun interactive elements for all ages. Info: 845-534-5506 x204. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum/ Wildlife Education Center, Cornwall-On-Hudson.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-3:00 pm Off the Walls Artwork from our patron’s collections. Curated by Paula Nelson and John Kleinhans. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

9:00 am Office for the Aging’s Senior Walking and Biking Outings Outings meet on Fridays at 9am. Bike or walk the Rail Trail. Info: 845-486-2555. Gold’s Gym, Poughkeepsie.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) Master Gardener Horticulture Hotline Diagnostic Lab open on Fridays only. Need help, call 845-340-DIRT. .

9:00 am-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: Internal Architecture Paintings by Stephen Niccolls will be on view thru 11/27. Vassar College Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY.

9:00 am Shamatha Meditation with Angelina Birney Through shamatha meditation (calm abiding), we develop concentration, inner strength, stability and confidence, in addition to fostering numerous health benefits. Lama Angelina Birney completed a 3-year meditation retreat in the Karma Kaygu Tradition and has been a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism for over 30 years. Free and open to all. Info: info@tibetancenter.org; 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, Kingston.

9:00 am Miniature Theater: Czech-American Marionettes Celebrating theater in miniature, an ancient art form with popular 19th century links. The New York City-based troupe, Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre, are dedicated to the preservation and presentation of traditional and not-so-traditional puppetry. Their work incorporates marionette traditions of Central Europe with histories layered with adventure and travel. Info:olana.org or call 518-828-1872. $15, Family (up to 5): $30 | Ages 2+. 2nd show at 10:30am. Olana State Historic Site, Hudson.

9:45 am-10:45 am Woodstock Senior Chi Kung with Corinne Mol Meditative, healing exercise consisting of 13 movements. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am Art Exhibit: The Force of Fragility Internationally acclaimed master painter, Anamario Hernandez has created unique representational works that are both classical and modern. Exhibit will show thru 12/03. The Inn and Spa at Beacon, Beacon.

10:00 am-11:00 am Moving for Life (NYC-based non-profit) Free Exercise Class Hosted by the Kingston Library in partnership with the oncology department of Health Alliance of Westchester with funds received from a grant from the New York State Department of Health. The classes meet on Fridays, 10-11. Free, open to all with preference to Breast Cancer Survivors. Info: 212-222-1351, caroline@movingforlife.org or www.movingforlife.org. Kingston Library, Kingston.

10:00 am Student Art Show: Unmasking Stigma: Ableism & Ability Through Student Art On view in the Old Bookstore thru 11/27. Main Building at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market Shop local, farm-fresh, handmade & vintage. $5/full weekend admission, free/ 12 & under. Basilica Farm & Flea Market, Hudson.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Locust Grove Christmas Tours Celebrates the magic of Christmas past with special holiday tours of the mansion's 25 rooms, decorated with trees and elegant embellishments. Home of telegraph inventor Samuel F.B. Morse, but the mansion's original owner, Henry Livingston, Jr., also has a claim to fame. Some scholars believe he's the true author of the classic Christmas tale, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Holiday tours of the historic mansion. 10am – 5pm (last tour at 3:15pm). $11/adults, $6 kids. Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend @ Hudson Valley Artisan Marketplace Shop a wide selection of gifts, art, small batch and fair trade merchandise from artists, artisans and makers from the Hudson Valley! Sample craft beer and gourmet chocolates. Saturday December 2 – Mansion open for tours Holiday house tours. 10am – 5pm (last tour at 3:15pm). 11/adults, $6 kids Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

10:00 am Basilica Farm + Flea – Holiday Market A holiday marketplace showcasing the variety of talent the Hudson Valley region has to offer. Visitors can shop handmade and vintage goods, purchase locally-made added value food products and eat farm-fresh food. Basilica Hudson, Hudson.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Annual Grow Against Poverty Woodcraft Sale To raise funds for education and community development projects in the Busia district in Kenya. Items for sale include salad bowls, platters, cutting boards, utensil holders, rolling pins, tea boxes (with a starter set of Harney & Sons teas), candleholders, toys, photo frames, and note holders. Local craftsman John Roccanova makes these from fine woods such as oak, walnut, mahogany, maple, and cherry. This year’s projects will be to start an agriculture and garden education program in the Igero Primary School and also to provide bicycles for student transportation in this school and Irondale Schoolhouse, Millerton.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art The artwork is a collection of various styles and mediums all sized 12” x 12” and under by 0ver 50 artists from the HV and NY metro area Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am-3:00 pm Tour the historic Hasbrouck House where General and Mrs. Washington, several aides, guards, servants and slaves were housed during the last 16 ½ months of the Revolutionary War. While there, visit the Museum that houses over 1,300 artifacts. Stop by the Community Gallery and design your own take-home craft, a personalized bookplate for your favorite book as a reminder of your visit to the first publicly owned historic site in the nation. Info: 845-562-1195. Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh.

11:00 am-3:00 pm Pablo Glass on the Millstream Glassblowing demonstrations. Free. Info: 914-806-3573. Pablo Glass, Woodstock.

11:30 am Gyrotonic Tower Class Using natural body spinal movements to decompress and strengthen the spine. It emphasizes full mobility of the joints and lengthening of the fascia and skeletal system. Ulster Pilates, Kingston.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm On View: Breschi: Acrylic Paintings on Canvas FRG Objects & Design / Art is pleased to exhibit a selection of acrylic paintings on canvas by Italian artist Fabrizio Breschi. FRG Objects & Design, Hudson.

12:00 pm Dial-a-Poem Info: 845-384-2445. Featured poet, Phillip X. Levine will read! Green Kill, Kingston.

12:00 pm Santa Parachuting at Hurds Family Farm Outdoor family event. Santa and his Elves parasail into Hurds Family Farm bringing gifts for each child. Free hayrides to Christmas trees for Choose & Cut. Farm provides saws, netting, drilling if needed. Fresh wreaths, stand straight stands for purchase. Farm open weekends for season Nov. 24- Dec. 17. Info: 845-883-7825. Hurds Family Farm, Modena.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: New Exhibitions at WAAM Members Holiday Show; Marcia Slatkin: Correspondences; BOOK ART curated by John Yau; Small Works + Sea Stories: Bennett Elementary 5th Grade. Exhibitions continue thru 12/31. Info: 845-679-2940. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-4:00 pm Art Doll Exhibit Eclectic and unique selection of art dolls and figurative sculpture. Unique, Whimsical, Sublime, Disquieting. Show exhibits thru Dates:12/25. Uncanny Gallery, Kingston.

12:00 pm-2:30 pm Post-Thanksgiving Digestion Class SPECIAL 2 1/2 HOUR CLASS! - $30 or use your Class Card + $5. Woodstock Yoga Center Members no extra charge!The Apana Vayu prana is the main downward energy of the body. Most yoga classes are done to stimulate the upward flow of prana to lead one towards Enlightenment. Unless the downward flow is moving correctly, congestion, blockages, sluggishness, constipation, and dullness will result. After a feasting holiday, we work on asanas to stimulate this downward flow. This will be a STRONG yoga class. Besides stimulating the Apana Vayu, we will work to stimulate the Agni Gastric Fire. Some abdominal asanas are not appropriate during menstruation. Alternate postures will be offered. Open to all levels and students of all styles of yoga. No absolute beginners or major injuries for this class. We will be moving too fast for your safety. Join Barbara at the Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock. Info: woodstockyogacenter.com; 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Shop Woodstock Art Exchange Featuring one-of-a-kind hand blown glass, art, painting, sculpture, gifts and more. Black Friday sale, 10% off all Pablo Glass items. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, West Hurley.

12:05 pm-1:00 pm Senior Pilates – Mixed Level with Christine Anderson A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility. $1/donation. Open to Woodstock residents 55 & older. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Wilderstein Holiday House Tours Florists and designers transform the Wilderstein Mansion into a magical holiday wonderland. Tour the mansion at your own pace, with guides in each room to share information and answer questions. Museum store will be open for holiday shopping. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm David Kraai live for Record Store Day Black Friday! Stop in for a set of live music and to snag some limited edition Record Store Day releases & a copy of David's new album! Woodstock Music Shop, Kingston.

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Scrabble Club Join us for our new Scrabble Club! Bring your extensive vocabulary and your enjoyment for games to our Scrabble events. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Make your own Holiday Wrapping Paper Drop-in and have a go at four different decorating stations including paper marbling, potato and apple block printing, stencils, and paint splattering. Learn techniques that you can continue at home! Info: olana.org or call 518-828-1872. $15, Family (up to 5): $30 | All Ages. Olana State Historic Site, Hudson.

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Santa On The Walkway Santa will make a surprise visit on the Walkway's West (Highland) approach. Walkway Over the Hudson/Highland, Highland.

1:30 pm CMRR – The Polar Express Additional ride at 3:30, 6 & 8pm. Info: CMRRevents.com. Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR), Kingston.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Members’ Holiday Show Everything is small & reasonably priced, just the thing for that perfect gift! Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

4:00 pm-6:30 pm Dungeons & Dragons Join your Dungeon Master Patrick to create and play characters for a Storm King's Thunder campaign. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

4:45 pm-10:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Included attractions: Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus. Join us each night under the big top. Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus is great fun for all ages. SHOW TIMES: Weekdays and Sundays – 5:30, 6:30, 7:30; Fridays and Saturdays – 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30. The Santa Experience. RangersTown Rink. As you stroll the grounds this year, you will see your favorite light features from years past, including Candy Cane Lane as you enter Winter Wonderland. Our Christmas Tree will be over 40’ tall this year with the star at the top and centered on the Plaza. Musical Light Show. Dancing lights magically light up the night throughout the evening, choreographed to your favorite music. Your pay-one-price admission includes unlimited visits with Santa skating, walks through Candy Cane Lane, winter amusement rides, our spectacular light show and more. Buy a snack or a warm-up beverage at a selection of food trucks and vendors, and warm up in the Holiday Spirits warming tent. Info: 914-231-4600. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla.

5:00 pm-8:00 pm Holiday Lights in Bloom At Orange County Arboretum. The Arboretum is all decked out for Christmas. Enjoy beautiful, garden themed light features in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Montgomery.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

5:30 pm-7:00 pm Restorative Yoga with Barbara Boris Rejuvenating and supported postures that soothe the nervous system and alleviate tension. Lots of props and dim lights. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

5:30 pm Marji Zintz Acoustic. The Commune Saloon, Woodstock.

6:00 pm-7:30 pm Woodstock – Kabbalat Shabbat Services Music filled services and Torah study. Connect to tradition and open your heart. Families welcome. Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Woodstock.

6:00 pm A Frosty Fest Enchanted forest with animated light displays, glistening gardens, magical mansion, Santa’s North Pole, Frosty’s Adventures - a 3-D experience, 30-foot train, stage shows, food, cafes, gift shops and more. Info: 845-339-2666. Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses, Ulster Park.

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Free Dinner Show Every Friday & Saturday. The Anchor, Kingston.

6:45 pm-8:30 pm Children & Teen Ministries Meets Fridays: 6:45-8:30pm. Class for adults also offered. Info: 845-876-6923 or cdfcirone@aol.com. Grace Bible Fellowship Church, Rhinebeck.

7:00 pm Weekly Senior Citizen’s Bingo Seniors 50 and older. Ongoing every Wednesday at 1:30pm & Friday at 7pm. 50/50 tickets available at 3 tickets/$2. Half-time complementary refreshments. Shawangunk Valley Senior Center, Southwyck Square, Napanoch.

8:00 pm-11:30 pm Swing Dance Dance to the high-energy Lustre Kings! No partner needed. Beginner's lesson 8:00. Music starts 8:30pm. No experience necessary. Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, Poughkeepsie.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Soul Sacrifice Soul Ensemble. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Underground, Marlboro.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Jeremy Baum: JB’s Go-Go Boogaloo Dance Party Boogaloo Dance + R&B Organ ensemble. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Main Stage, Marlboro.

8:00 pm-10:30 pm Tribute to THE BAND – The Last Waltz 41st Anniversary Celebration, featuring The THE BAND Band with the TTBB Horns and Special Guests Join us for a very special 41st anniversary celebration of The Last Waltz featuring The THE BAND Band. Daryl’s House, Pawling.

8:00 pm-11:00 pm Monica Rizzio Recently nominated for an Independent Music Award for Country Album of The Year. Info: 413-528-1570; info@theegremontbarn.com. The Barn at Egremont Village Inn, South Egremont.

8:30 pm Tangent – Classic Rock & Roll Limoncello at the Orange Inn, Goshen.

8:30 pm-11:30 pm Black Friday Black Light Party with Breakaway with Robin Baker Continue your Thanksgiving celebration at The High Falls Cafe with the Black Friday Black Light Party. High Falls Cafe, High Falls.

9:00 pm Jimmy Eppard and the Hobo Rock (50's-60's). Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, Woodstock.

9:00 pm Flash Band Funk. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, Woodstock.

10:00 pm David Kraai with Chris Macchia Country. Birdsall House, Peekskill.

Southern Ulster Rotary Club Fund Raiser Hannaford Supermarket in Modena will donate one dollar for Rotary’s community activities for each reusable shopping bag purchased in Nov. Info: 845-399-5785; dazzle7@optonline.net. Hannaford Supermarket Modena, Plattekill.

Small Business Saturday The start of the holiday shopping season is near and as residents get ready to hit the stores to find the perfect addition to seasonal celebrations, the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to Think Local First. .

12:00 am-9:00 pm Kevin McCurdy’s Holiday Spirit Festival One of a kind, family holiday event. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Holiday Spirit Festival is like no other event, offering your family a place to make new memories and relive old ones. From its inception, The Holiday Spirit Festival was designed to take you back to those days of yesteryear, with holiday tunnels and twinkling light displays, while adding a new twist. Info: 845-297-9627. Kevin McCurdy’s Holiday Spirit Festival, Wappingers Falls.

7:00 am-7:30 pm Art Exhibit: by Joseph Randell Bard Art Graduate, Avian portrait color photography from all over the world. Eye-to-eye portraits of exquisite birds. Come enjoy! Exhibit will display thru 1/2018. Alternative Baker, Rosendale.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Meditation – Free Buddhist Meditation Appropriate for beginners and for anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of meditation or just meditate with a group. Kagyu Thubten Choling, Wappingers Falls.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Gamer’s Lounge Attention Tweens/Teens: the Wii is back in business! Join our new clerk, Andy for two fun-filled hours of Wii video games and other game. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Special Thanksgiving Weekend During your visit, check out some amazing local wildlife and hear about what they had for their Thanksgiving meal! Enjoy “Meet the Animals” presentations at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m, where you will hear about some of our resident animals and meet them up close. Visitors can also enjoy the “Birds on the Wing” exhibit with fun interactive elements for all ages. Info: 845-534-5506 x204. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum/ Wildlife Education Center, Cornwall-On-Hudson.

8:30 am-9:30 am Yoga Level I-II with Aaron Dias An energetic class that focuses on the breath as it relates to body alignment. Great for kickstarting the weekend. Come be inspired and move! Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Comforter Cobblestone Thrift Store Located on one of the two remaining cobblestone streets in Kingston. Open every Saturday 9-12. A not-for-profit store featuring previously enjoyed clothing for men/women/children, household and miscellaneous items. Located in the basement of the Church. Entrance to the left of the Church steps. Comforter Cobblestone Thrift Store, Kingston.

9:00 am-3:00 pm Off the Walls Artwork from our patron’s collections. Curated by Paula Nelson and John Kleinhans. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

9:00 am Saugerties’ Christian Meditation Meets every Saturday. All welcome. No charge. 845-246-3285 for more info. Trinity Episcopal Church, Saugerties.

9:00 am-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: Internal Architecture Paintings by Stephen Niccolls will be on view thru 11/27. Vassar College Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY.

9:30 am-11:00 am Centering Prayer Open to people of all faiths. Info: 845-679-8800. Centering prayer emphasizes prayer as a personal relationship with God and as a movement beyond conversation. On-going, Saturdays from 9:30-11am. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), Woodstock.

10:00 am Annual Holiday on Main This event held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday! Hosted by The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM). Free admission. Info: mainstreetmargaretville.com or call 845 586-4177. Margaretville’s Main Street, Margaretville.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am-11:00 am 7th Annual Phoenicia Turkey Trot 2.4 mile fun run, ramble, trot, walk or wobble to benefit the Town of Shandaken Parks and Recreation Board to help fund a Skate Park at the Smith Park, Pine Hill. Free Tot Trot 5 and under at 9:30am. Registration from 8-9:45am at the Parish Hall. Advance registration: $10/pp, $20/per family;'race day registration: $15/individual, $25/per family. To pre-register: runreg.com. Rain or shine. Main St/Phoenicia, Phoenicia.

10:00 am Art Exhibit: The Force of Fragility Internationally acclaimed master painter, Anamario Hernandez has created unique representational works that are both classical and modern. Exhibit will show thru 12/03. The Inn and Spa at Beacon, Beacon.

10:00 am-11:30 am Iyengar Yoga Level I with Barbara Boris For students new to Iyengar, the basis of the method is taught in standing poses. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Shabbat Morning Services Music filled services and Torah study. Connect to tradition and open your heart. Family's welcome. Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Woodstock.

10:00 am-12:00 pm New Baby New Paltz’s Saturday Social Circle This group is for mamas looking to meet other mamas, babies and toddlers for activities, socialization and friendship. Whether you are pregnant, have a new baby or older kids, you are welcome to join. More info: 845-255-0624 or newbabynewpaltz@yahoo.com New Baby New Paltz, New Paltz.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Saturday Knitters All ages and experience levels can participate and drop-in knitters are also welcome. Bring your own supplies. 845 687-7023 for more info. Stone Ridge Library, Stone Ridge.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Sinterklaas: Mask Coloring Sessions Help color the 500 masks needed for the Sinterklaas parade. This year's animal is the elephant which makes for colorful and imaginative decorating. They need all hands on board to fulfill the 500 mask goal. Please join them during the following coloring sessions: Saturday, October 28th 10am to noon, Wednesday, November 8th 2pm to 4pm and Saturday, November 25th 10am to noon. There are also coloring kits with two masks to check out at Starr Library. Starr Library, Rhinebeck.

10:00 am Student Art Show: Unmasking Stigma: Ableism & Ability Through Student Art On view in the Old Bookstore thru 11/27. Main Building at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Phoenicia Open Market A new venture in an old space! The historic Phoenicia Pharmacy building is now open on weekends hosting local vendors and makers ~ indoors! Historic Phoenicia Pharmacy Building, Phoenicia.

10:00 am Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market Shop local, farm-fresh, handmade & vintage. $5/full weekend admission, free/ 12 & under. Basilica Farm & Flea Market, Hudson.

10:00 am Traveling Talks: Walking in Search of the Gobble Hike to learn all about the bird at the center of this holiday weekend. Environmental educator, Fran Martino, will guide us on the carriage roads. Info: olana.org or call 518-828-1872. $15, Family (up to 5): $25 | All ages. Olana State Historic Site, Hudson.

10:00 am-6:00 pm Crafts all day! Drop in and create a craft! Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

10:00 am-4:00 pm 46th Annual Holiday Craft Fair More than 100 artists on the weekend following Thanksgiving. Invited participants include some of the favorite artists from previous craft fairs, along with new artists. The juried fair features works from artists who hand-craft their own items. Some of the pieces are considered fine art. Additionally, there are many specialty food vendors. There always is something for everyone. All proceeds go to providing deserving students with scholarships. Info: 845-431-8402. SUNY Dutchess/Falcon Hall & Drumlin Hall, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Locust Grove Christmas Tours Celebrates the magic of Christmas past with special holiday tours of the mansion's 25 rooms, decorated with trees and elegant embellishments. Home of telegraph inventor Samuel F.B. Morse, but the mansion's original owner, Henry Livingston, Jr., also has a claim to fame. Some scholars believe he's the true author of the classic Christmas tale, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Holiday tours of the historic mansion. 10am – 5pm (last tour at 3:15pm). $11/adults, $6 kids. Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend @ Hudson Valley Artisan Marketplace Shop a wide selection of gifts, art, small batch and fair trade merchandise from artists, artisans and makers from the Hudson Valley! Sample craft beer and gourmet chocolates. Saturday December 2 – Mansion open for tours Holiday house tours. 10am – 5pm (last tour at 3:15pm). 11/adults, $6 kids Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Basilica Farm + Flea – Holiday Market A holiday marketplace showcasing the variety of talent the Hudson Valley region has to offer. Visitors can shop handmade and vintage goods, purchase locally-made added value food products and eat farm-fresh food. Basilica Hudson, Hudson.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Farm & Flea Explore and shop the best of what our Hudson Valley makers, farmers, vintage collectors and food artisans have to offer. The whole family can see a performance by young singers and actors from Riverside Theatre Arts and watch films produced for kids and by kids (for children ages 7 and up) projected inside a train car. Motorcyclepedia Museum, Newburgh.

10:30 am-11:30 am Silent Vigil for Global Peace & Non-Violence Sponsored by The Kingston Women in Black. Meet outside Cornell St PO. Cornell St PO, Kingston .

10:30 am Story Time Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

11:00 am-1:00 pm Teen Gaming Three computers with League of Legends installed. Bring your own laptop. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

11:00 am-11:30 am Super Saturday Story Adventures Join us for Story Adventures with special storytelling guests and amazing art projects. Check our website calendar for weekly activities. Free. Woodstock Library, Woodstock.

11:00 am Saturday Morning Family Series: Magic & Beyond Featuring Illusionist David Garrity. A one-man illusion show featuring unique theatrical and visual magic, audience participation and lots of laughs! Sunglasses appear in a flash of fire, a table mysteriously floats around the stage and into the audience, and ordinary Hula Hoops perform extraordinary magic! Info: 845-876-3080. The Center For Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Annual Grow Against Poverty Woodcraft Sale To raise funds for education and community development projects in the Busia district in Kenya. Items for sale include salad bowls, platters, cutting boards, utensil holders, rolling pins, tea boxes (with a starter set of Harney & Sons teas), candleholders, toys, photo frames, and note holders. Local craftsman John Roccanova makes these from fine woods such as oak, walnut, mahogany, maple, and cherry. This year’s projects will be to start an agriculture and garden education program in the Igero Primary School and also to provide bicycles for student transportation in this school and Irondale Schoolhouse, Millerton.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art The artwork is a collection of various styles and mediums all sized 12” x 12” and under by 0ver 50 artists from the HV and NY metro area Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Sinterklaas! An Old Dutch Tradition in the Hudson Valley Send-Off Celebration in Kingston A full day of store and gallery “open houses”, musical performances, workshops creating Crowns and Branches, and the Children’s Maritime Parade down Broadway, with stars and puppets galore. Kingston sends off Sinterklaas on a tugboat across the river to his destination (Rhinebeck). After his send off, there will be a Sinterklaas Soiree and plenty of specials at all of the local restaurants. Send-off parade steps off at 4pm. Free admission. Kingston’s Waterfront, Kingston.

11:00 am-2:00 pm Ulster County Marines Toys for Tots Drop off toys for children. Toys R Us, Kingston.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am-3:00 pm Tour the historic Hasbrouck House where General and Mrs. Washington, several aides, guards, servants and slaves were housed during the last 16 ½ months of the Revolutionary War. While there, visit the Museum that houses over 1,300 artifacts. Stop by the Community Gallery and design your own take-home craft, a personalized bookplate for your favorite book as a reminder of your visit to the first publicly owned historic site in the nation. Info: 845-562-1195. Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Annual Holiday on Main Included will be a parade starting at 11 a.m., a visit by Santa, hot chocolate, kids’ activities, eggnog tasting, tree lighting, chocolate tasting and a cookie baking contest. Holiday on Main is held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday. Info: 845-586-4177. .

11:00 am-4:00 pm Art Doll Exhibit Eclectic and unique selection of art dolls and figurative sculpture. Unique, Whimsical, Sublime, Disquieting. Show exhibits thru Dates:12/25. Uncanny Gallery, Kingston.

11:00 am-1:00 pm Open Barn at Stony Kill Farm Visit a working farm housing chickens, cows, pigs, and sheep. Info: 845-831-8780. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center, Wappingers Falls.

11:00 am-3:00 pm Pablo Glass on the Millstream Glassblowing demonstrations. Free. Info: 914-806-3573. Pablo Glass, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-1:00 pm Free Yoga Pizza Party Join Women’s Power Space and My Place Pizza for a rejuvenating yoga class and pizza. Families, beginners, and children welcome (mats will be provided). Ongoing. My Place Pizza, Poughkeepsie.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm On View: Breschi: Acrylic Paintings on Canvas FRG Objects & Design / Art is pleased to exhibit a selection of acrylic paintings on canvas by Italian artist Fabrizio Breschi. FRG Objects & Design, Hudson.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Opening Reception at Bannerman Island Gallery Art exhibition of representational landscape paintings by renowned American Impressionist painter, Gary Fifer. Gallery hours are Saturdays & Sundays from 12noon – 5pm and weekday afternoons by chance or appointment. Show display thru 12/3. Info: 845-416-8342. Bannerman Island Gallery (BIG), Beacon.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Kingston Model Railroad Club Open House A complete “O” scale railroad system in action! Scale models of steam and diesel locomotives, old fashioned and modern trains, complete villages and scenery. Railroad museum, trolleys and circus train. Thomas the Tank. Info: 845-334-8233. Kingston Model Railroad Club, Kingston.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: After Some Time Solo exhibition of mixed media paintings and drawings by Thomas Huber. On view through 12/17. Matteawan Gallery, Beacon.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Crystal Trunk Show in Mirabai’s Gallery Space Join us on Small Business Saturday for the bi-annual Rocko Crystal and Mineral Trunk Show, just in time for the holidays. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, Woodstock.

12:00 pm Dial-a-Poem Info: 845-384-2445. Featured poet, Phillip X. Levine will read! Green Kill, Kingston.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: New Exhibitions at WAAM Members Holiday Show; Marcia Slatkin: Correspondences; BOOK ART curated by John Yau; Small Works + Sea Stories: Bennett Elementary 5th Grade. Exhibitions continue thru 12/31. Info: 845-679-2940. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Shop Woodstock Art Exchange Featuring one-of-a-kind hand blown glass, art, painting, sculpture, gifts and more. Black Friday sale, 10% off all Pablo Glass items. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, West Hurley.

12:30 pm-4:00 pm Sinterklaas of the Hudson Valley Celebrating Dutch Heritage. vindora wixom.

12:45 pm-1:30 pm New Paltz Women in Black Vigil for Peace Held in front of the Elting Library, corner of Main and North Front Streets. Vigil is in its 15th year of standing for peace and justice. .

1:00 pm-4:00 pm “Thinking Flat” An Exhibition of Sculptors Works on Paper Drawings by 14 artists with well-established reputations as sculptors. Athens Cultural Center, Athens.

1:00 pm-3:30 pm Minnewaska Preserve: Post-Thanksgiving Walk to Echo Rock Participants should pack water and food and wear appropriate shoes. Meet at the Minnewaska Nature Center. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska Preserve, Gardiner.

1:00 pm Explore & Create: Paper Windows Join Scherenschnitte artist, Pamela Dalton, to craft your own masterpiece inspired by Church's windows. Her work is created in the tradition of early American paper cutting popular in the Pennsylvania Dutch regions of this country in the early nineteenth century. Scherenschnitte is a German term meaning “scissor cutting”. Dalton will lead participants on a guided tour of the windows inside the Main House at Olana, followed by a lesson on how to make your own paper-cut design. Abridged tour of the main house followed by art-making. Refreshments will be served. Info: olana.org or call 518-828-1872. $35 | Ages 12+. Olana State Historic Site, Hudson.

1:00 pm The Rhinebeck Theatres Society’s Audition Notice: A Doll’s House Play by Henrik Ibsen. Translation by Joan Tindale. All roles open, all ethnicities encouraged to audition. Performances Feb. 9-18. Info: dorothyluongo@gmail.com. The Center For Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

1:00 pm Author Jim Carroll – Reading & Conversation Chatham resident and internationally-acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator Jim Carroll will present his two books, “The Boy and the Moon” and “Papa’s Backpack”. Children 6-9 will be delighted to meet the animals in his stories and howl at the moon. Ellen Lynch Photography, Chatham.

1:00 pm Santa Arrives at Minard Farm Enjoy a hayride with Santa and his elves, play on the Tumble Bus, make your own Holiday apple cider donut ice cream sundae, make a gingerbread house or your own Christmas ornaments, enjoy sand art and face painting, make your own pizza, and have fun! Info: 845-325-0222. Minard’s Family Farm, Clintondale.

1:30 pm CMRR – The Polar Express Additional ride at 3:30, 6 & 8pm. Info: CMRRevents.com. Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR), Kingston.

1:30 pm-3:00 pm Michael Korda at the Merritt Bookstore Discusses ALONE Join esteemed author Michael Korda for a talk about his new book, Alone | Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory. Merritt Bookstore, Millbrook.

1:30 pm Blessing of the Animals This year, the Sinterklaas Send-off Celebration introduces a new event, the Blessing of the Animals. Have your family pet blessed by Pastor Renee House of the Old Dutch Church. While Sinterklaas is known as the patron saint of children, we know that he was also a caretaker of animals. Join us for this new tradition in this celebration of Sinterklaas. Info: 845-339-4280. Armadillo Restaurant patio, Kingston.

2:00 pm-4:00 pm The Five Elements: A Restorative Sound Healing Workshop Thanksgiving is a holiday that can often leave us feeling unbalanced and overwhelmed. Together we will calm our senses and restore peace and wholeness to our being through yoga and sacred live music. We will tend to the five elements that make up the whole of human experience: fire, earth, water, air and ether. In this special 2 hour Restorative Yoga workshop, Barbara Boris, Lea Garnier and Beth Ylvisaker of Sage Sound Academy will help us transition into a place of greater stillness and harmony. All levels welcome. Online registration available under “workshops”, $40. Please register in advance, only 20 spaces available. Woodstock Yoga Center Members 10% discount. Info: woodstockyogacenter.com; 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Members’ Holiday Show Everything is small & reasonably priced, just the thing for that perfect gift! Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

4:30 pm-8:00 pm A Frosty Fest Enchanted forest with animated light displays, glistening gardens, magical mansion, Santa’s North Pole, Frosty’s Adventures - a 3-D experience, 30-foot train, stage shows, food, cafes, gift shops and more. Info: 845-339-2666. Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses, Ulster Park.

4:45 pm-10:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm Marji Zintz Acoustic. The Bear Café, Woodstock.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Included attractions: Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus. Join us each night under the big top. Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus is great fun for all ages. SHOW TIMES: Weekdays and Sundays – 5:30, 6:30, 7:30; Fridays and Saturdays – 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30. The Santa Experience. RangersTown Rink. As you stroll the grounds this year, you will see your favorite light features from years past, including Candy Cane Lane as you enter Winter Wonderland. Our Christmas Tree will be over 40’ tall this year with the star at the top and centered on the Plaza. Musical Light Show. Dancing lights magically light up the night throughout the evening, choreographed to your favorite music. Your pay-one-price admission includes unlimited visits with Santa skating, walks through Candy Cane Lane, winter amusement rides, our spectacular light show and more. Buy a snack or a warm-up beverage at a selection of food trucks and vendors, and warm up in the Holiday Spirits warming tent. Info: 914-231-4600. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla.

5:00 pm-8:00 pm Holiday Lights in Bloom At Orange County Arboretum. The Arboretum is all decked out for Christmas. Enjoy beautiful, garden themed light features in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Montgomery.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

5:30 pm Christmas Tree Lighting – Marigold Home Hot cider, Bourbon Pecan cookies, and 10% off Storewide from 5:30-6:30pm. S Marigold Home ofWoodstock, Woodstock.

6:00 pm Anthony from Reality Check Acoustic. The Mill Restaurant and Bar, Poughkeepsie.

6:00 pm 8th Annual Holiday Light Parade Parade line up at 6 pm, step-off at 6:30 pm from Elm St. Santa will arrive in Mesier Park by 7pm in time to light the tree. Be a part of this spectacular parade! Floats, boats, bikes, dogs, characters. Mesier Park & Homestead, Wappingers Falls.

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Free Dinner Show Every Friday & Saturday. The Anchor, Kingston.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm Sacred Sound Ceremony Within the Indigenous Realms Using sacred sound tools, sacred song and cleansing limpias, our ceremonies help us find our way back to Oneness. Sage Academy of Sound Energy, Woodstock.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Open-mic Storytelling at Green Kill Green Kill invites you to participate in an evening of open-mic storytelling hosted by Joanne Pagano Weber. Green Kill, Kingston.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Candlewax See what happens when these seasoned musicians hit it! Joe Giardullo - sax, Neil Alexander - keys, Chris Bowman - drums, Mark Usvolk - bass. Lydia’s Cafe, Stone Ridge.

7:30 pm Monica Rizzio For information or reservations, email flyingcatmusic@gmail.com or call 845-688-9453. Empire State Railway Museum, Phoenicia.

8:00 pm-10:00 pm The Sebastians The Sebastians present a journey back in time through through two of Mozart’s important artistic centers—Salzburg and Vienna. Doctorow Center for the Arts, Hunter.

8:00 pm-11:30 pm HVCD Ballroom Dance One hour of ballroom dance instruction. Dance to be taught is chosen by students from last month's ballroom dance. After the lesson, the dance consists of a mix of music usually from a live band, with DJ requests taken during the breaks: Waltzes, Foxtrots, Tangos (Ballroom and Argentine), Swings (West Coast, Lindy, Jitterbug, Balboas & Charlestons), Cha Chas, Rumbas, Mambos, Salsas, Merengues, Hustles, and Sambas. $15. For more information, call: 845-204-9833. Hudson Valley Dance Depot, Lagrangeville.

8:00 pm Tony Jefferson & Groovocity Derrick James (alto sax), Derrick James (alto sax), Jay Azzolina (guitar), Rusty Holloway (bass). For reservations call 914-737-1701. BeanRunner Cafe, Peekskill.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Soul Purpose Soul R&B ensemble. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Underground, Marlboro.

8:00 pm-10:30 pm Aztec Two-Step’s ‘Home for the Holidays’ & CD Release Show Aztec Two-Step will perform their annual Thanksgiving Homecoming Show and celebrate the release of their new CD Naked. Tsechen Kunchab Ling’s Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center, Walden.

8:00 pm The Compact Eclectic, Electric, Deep Grooves, Rock, Funk, and Blues! Paula’s Publick House, Poughkeepsie.

8:00 pm-10:00 pm Tom Pacheco’s Annaul Peace Concert Singer-songwriter Tom Pacheco with Brian Hollander on the Dobro. $15. Info: 845-658-9048; francinevidal@yahoo.com; francinevidal@yahoo.com. The Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale.

8:30 pm Willow Blue Heather and Steve are sure to wow you with tunes from the 60s through today. Always a great night of music with them. Piano Piano Wine Bar, Fishkill.

8:30 pm Ryan Clark Covers. A little bit country. A little bit rock & roll. Enjoy the music with Ryan. Piano Piano Wine Bar, Fishkill.

9:00 pm Tarbox Ramblers 6pm show. Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson.

9:00 pm Flash Band Funk. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, Woodstock.

12:00 am-9:00 pm Kevin McCurdy’s Holiday Spirit Festival One of a kind, family holiday event. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Holiday Spirit Festival is like no other event, offering your family a place to make new memories and relive old ones. From its inception, The Holiday Spirit Festival was designed to take you back to those days of yesteryear, with holiday tunnels and twinkling light displays, while adding a new twist. Info: 845-297-9627. Kevin McCurdy’s Holiday Spirit Festival, Wappingers Falls.

7:00 am-12:00 pm After Thanksgiving Breakfast Cooked to order eggs, omelette station, pancakes, french toast, sausage, bacon. Support your fire company. Kids under 10 and seniors $7, adults $9, kids under 3 free. Coldenham Firehouse, Walden.

8:00 am-3:00 pm Beacon Flea Market Open every fair weather Sunday. Free parking. Selling vintage housewares, local antiquities, ephemera, vintage clothes and accessories, costume and estate jewelry, refinished furniture, unique hand made products. Info: beaconfleamarket@gmail.com, or call 845-202-0094. Beacon Flea Market, Beacon.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Special Thanksgiving Weekend During your visit, check out some amazing local wildlife and hear about what they had for their Thanksgiving meal! Enjoy “Meet the Animals” presentations at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m, where you will hear about some of our resident animals and meet them up close. Visitors can also enjoy the “Birds on the Wing” exhibit with fun interactive elements for all ages. Info: 845-534-5506 x204. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum/ Wildlife Education Center, Cornwall-On-Hudson.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

8:30 am-9:30 am Yoga Workout with Terry Fister For those who want to get up and go on a Sunday morning. Combines traditional asanas with modern core exercises. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

9:00 am-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: Internal Architecture Paintings by Stephen Niccolls will be on view thru 11/27. Vassar College Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am Art Exhibit: The Force of Fragility Internationally acclaimed master painter, Anamario Hernandez has created unique representational works that are both classical and modern. Exhibit will show thru 12/03. The Inn and Spa at Beacon, Beacon.

10:00 am-11:30 am Iyengar Yoga Level II with Barbara Boris For students who are well-practiced in Iyengar Level I. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am Student Art Show: Unmasking Stigma: Ableism & Ability Through Student Art On view in the Old Bookstore thru 11/27. Main Building at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-3:00 pm Churchtown Craft/Vendor Fair Do some holiday shopping while supporting local vendors and the firehouse. Kitchen will be open selling hot food and beverages. Tables are $20/1 or $35/2. Vendors from last year are given 1st preference, and then it's first come first serve. Churchtown Fire House, Hudson.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Phoenicia Open Market A new venture in an old space! The historic Phoenicia Pharmacy building is now open on weekends hosting local vendors and makers ~ indoors! Historic Phoenicia Pharmacy Building, Phoenicia.

10:00 am Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market Shop local, farm-fresh, handmade & vintage. $5/full weekend admission, free/ 12 & under. Basilica Farm & Flea Market, Hudson.

10:00 am-4:00 pm 46th Annual Holiday Craft Fair More than 100 artists on the weekend following Thanksgiving. Invited participants include some of the favorite artists from previous craft fairs, along with new artists. The juried fair features works from artists who hand-craft their own items. Some of the pieces are considered fine art. Additionally, there are many specialty food vendors. There always is something for everyone. All proceeds go to providing deserving students with scholarships. Info: 845-431-8402. SUNY Dutchess/Falcon Hall & Drumlin Hall, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-6:00 pm Christkindlmarkt An enchanting family event with the sights, sounds and aromas of the holidays. There will be handcrafters, specialty foods, gifts and live entertainment. 100+ Vendors can be found downtown in historic Port Jervis. The Santa Express will arrive at Dusk. Jingle Bell Christmas rides between 12pm and 4pm! Christkindlmarkt, Port Jervis.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Locust Grove Christmas Tours Celebrates the magic of Christmas past with special holiday tours of the mansion's 25 rooms, decorated with trees and elegant embellishments. Home of telegraph inventor Samuel F.B. Morse, but the mansion's original owner, Henry Livingston, Jr., also has a claim to fame. Some scholars believe he's the true author of the classic Christmas tale, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Holiday tours of the historic mansion. 10am – 5pm (last tour at 3:15pm). $11/adults, $6 kids. Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend @ Hudson Valley Artisan Marketplace Shop a wide selection of gifts, art, small batch and fair trade merchandise from artists, artisans and makers from the Hudson Valley! Sample craft beer and gourmet chocolates. Saturday December 2 – Mansion open for tours Holiday house tours. 10am – 5pm (last tour at 3:15pm). 11/adults, $6 kids Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Basilica Farm + Flea – Holiday Market A holiday marketplace showcasing the variety of talent the Hudson Valley region has to offer. Visitors can shop handmade and vintage goods, purchase locally-made added value food products and eat farm-fresh food. Basilica Hudson, Hudson.

10:30 am-12:30 pm Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Center Sitting and walking meditation with short teaching and discussion from Pema Chodron books or video. Free and open to the public. Ongoing. Info: 845-658-8556. Sky Lake Meditation Center, Rosendale.

11:00 am-12:00 pm Conversations over Coffee An open forum for discussions and opinions of topics relevant to the world around us. The Crafted Kup, Poughkeepsie.

11:00 am-2:00 pm Sunday Brunch @ The Falcon: Saints of Swing Swing & More. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Main Stage, Marlboro.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art The artwork is a collection of various styles and mediums all sized 12” x 12” and under by 0ver 50 artists from the HV and NY metro area Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am-1:00 pm Open Barn at Stony Kill Farm Visit a working farm housing chickens, cows, pigs, and sheep. Info: 845-831-8780. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center, Wappingers Falls.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm On View: Breschi: Acrylic Paintings on Canvas FRG Objects & Design / Art is pleased to exhibit a selection of acrylic paintings on canvas by Italian artist Fabrizio Breschi. FRG Objects & Design, Hudson.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Opening Reception at Bannerman Island Gallery Art exhibition of representational landscape paintings by renowned American Impressionist painter, Gary Fifer. Gallery hours are Saturdays & Sundays from 12noon – 5pm and weekday afternoons by chance or appointment. Show display thru 12/3. Info: 845-416-8342. Bannerman Island Gallery (BIG), Beacon.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Kingston Model Railroad Club Open House A complete “O” scale railroad system in action! Scale models of steam and diesel locomotives, old fashioned and modern trains, complete villages and scenery. Railroad museum, trolleys and circus train. Thomas the Tank. Info: 845-334-8233. Kingston Model Railroad Club, Kingston.

12:00 pm-4:00 pm Repair Cafe Gardiner Community members bring broken items, and together, with volunteer Repair Coaches, fix them. Meets the 4th Sunday of every other month. Free admission. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: After Some Time Solo exhibition of mixed media paintings and drawings by Thomas Huber. On view through 12/17. Matteawan Gallery, Beacon.

12:00 pm Dial-a-Poem Info: 845-384-2445. Featured poet, Phillip X. Levine will read! Green Kill, Kingston.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: New Exhibitions at WAAM Members Holiday Show; Marcia Slatkin: Correspondences; BOOK ART curated by John Yau; Small Works + Sea Stories: Bennett Elementary 5th Grade. Exhibitions continue thru 12/31. Info: 845-679-2940. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Shop Woodstock Art Exchange Featuring one-of-a-kind hand blown glass, art, painting, sculpture, gifts and more. Black Friday sale, 10% off all Pablo Glass items. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, West Hurley.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm Silent Peace Vigil by Woodstock Women in Black Village Green, Woodstock.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm “Thinking Flat” An Exhibition of Sculptors Works on Paper Drawings by 14 artists with well-established reputations as sculptors. Athens Cultural Center, Athens.

1:00 pm-2:30 pm Feed the Birds! at Sam’s Point Make a snack that will help energize the birds in your backyard as the colder weather sets in. We’ll use pine cones to make a delicious treat for the birds that you can hang in trees near your house. After the craft, we will go for a one mile roundtrip hike to the scenic Sam’s Point Overlook where we will use binoculars to watch for birds that may be flying by. All children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-647-7989. Sam’s Point Area, Cragsmoor.

1:30 pm-3:30 pm Elting Library Scrabble Club Scrabble Club will meet every Sunday, 1-:30-3:30pm. Play is free and open to all. Elting Memorial Library, New Paltz.

1:30 pm CMRR – The Polar Express Additional ride at 3:30, 6 & 8pm. Info: CMRRevents.com. Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR), Kingston.

2:00 pm-3:30 pm Akashic Records Revealed with June Brought The Records offer one of the most powerful tools to help us remember our oneness with God/Spirit/Source & to create action in our lives. Sage Academy of Sound Energy, Woodstock.

2:00 pm National Theatre Presents Peter Pan JM Barrie's much-loved tale with Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, Wendy, Tiger Lily, and the vengeful Captain Hook! Rosendale Theatre, Rosendale.

3:00 pm Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China The Martial Artists and Acrobats of the People's Republic of China perform a fast moving mix of martial arts, acrobatics and even magic! Established in 1957 this company is considered among the finest Chinese acrobatic troupes and martial artists in the world. Info: 518-473-1845. The Egg, Albany.

3:00 pm Woodstock Ultimate Disc Ongoing games – Every Sunday through all seasons. A free, casual, co-ed pickup game. Comeau Property, Woodstock.

3:00 pm Red Hook Ultimate Frisbee Ongoing games – Wednesdays 5pm & Sundays 3pm. Casual, co-ed pickup games. Red Hook High School, Red Hook.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Members’ Holiday Show Everything is small & reasonably priced, just the thing for that perfect gift! Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Thanksgiving Sunset Stroll to the top of Burger Hill, enjoy stunning views of the setting autumn sun, and the meditative sounds of the ancient gong & Didgeridoo. $5. 845-876-4213; contact@winnakee.org; sara@winnakee.org. Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill, Rhinebeck.

3:00 pm Hudson Valley Bluegrass Express Bluegrass. Glenmere Brewing Company, Florida.

4:00 pm-6:00 pm Woodstock Community Drum Circle Sponsored by Birds of a Feather and Timekeeper Drums. Broadcast on Woodstock 104 at 8pm. All drummers, dancers are welcome. Meets every Sunday, 4-6pm. Admission is free, donations appreciated. At the community center when raining or cold, on the green when warm. Village Green, Woodstock.

4:30 pm-7:00 pm A Frosty Fest Enchanted forest with animated light displays, glistening gardens, magical mansion, Santa’s North Pole, Frosty’s Adventures - a 3-D experience, 30-foot train, stage shows, food, cafes, gift shops and more. Info: 845-339-2666. Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses, Ulster Park.

4:45 pm-9:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm-6:30 pm Restorative Yoga A gentle, supportive practice designed to bring stillness to the body and mind. A perfect way to wrap up the weekend. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

5:00 pm-8:00 pm Holiday Lights in Bloom At Orange County Arboretum. The Arboretum is all decked out for Christmas. Enjoy beautiful, garden themed light features in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Montgomery.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

7:00 pm The Rhinebeck Theatres Society’s Audition Notice: A Doll’s House Play by Henrik Ibsen. Translation by Joan Tindale. All roles open, all ethnicities encouraged to audition. Performances Feb. 9-18. Info: dorothyluongo@gmail.com. The Center For Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

7:30 pm The Troubled Sisters Dogwood, Beacon.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Crispell Fonda Sorgen Trio International Jazz Artists. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Main Stage, Marlboro.

7:00 am-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: by Joseph Randell Bard Art Graduate, Avian portrait color photography from all over the world. Eye-to-eye portraits of exquisite birds. Come enjoy! Exhibit will display thru 1/2018. Alternative Baker, Rosendale.

7:00 am Free Shuttle for Low Cost Spay/Neuter Services T.A.R.A.’s FREE “Spay Shuttle” will now be in Poughkeepsie (7am) and Fishkill (7:30am) on Mondays. Appointment required. Multiple locations.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Meditation – Free Buddhist Meditation Appropriate for beginners and for anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of meditation or just meditate with a group. Kagyu Thubten Choling, Wappingers Falls.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-9:50 am Woodstock Senior Fit Dance with Adah Frank Dance and movement for strength and flexibility. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

9:00 am-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: Internal Architecture Paintings by Stephen Niccolls will be on view thru 11/27. Vassar College Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY.

9:30 am Settled and Serving in Place (Kingston Chapter) A social self-help group for seniors who want to remain in their homes and community. Info: 845-332-6483. Olympic Diner, Kingston.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Woodstock Senior Drama with Edith Lefever Comets of Woodstock focuses on improvisation, acting exercises, monologues and scenes, and offers public performances. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am-11:30 am Iyengar Yoga Level I with Barbara Boris For students new to Iyengar, the basis of the method is taught in standing poses. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am Student Art Show: Unmasking Stigma: Ableism & Ability Through Student Art On view in the Old Bookstore thru 11/27. Main Building at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art The artwork is a collection of various styles and mediums all sized 12” x 12” and under by 0ver 50 artists from the HV and NY metro area Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am-6:45 pm Shamanic Spirit Doctoring with shamanic healer Adam Kane Adam brings healing spirits into direct contact with you through medicine songs, drums, rattles and laying on of hands facilitating healing on physical, mental and emotional levels. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm On View: Breschi: Acrylic Paintings on Canvas FRG Objects & Design / Art is pleased to exhibit a selection of acrylic paintings on canvas by Italian artist Fabrizio Breschi. FRG Objects & Design, Hudson.

12:30 pm-6:00 pm Crystal Readings and Chakra Energy Attunements with medicine woman Mary Vukovic Walk-ins welcome or call to schedule an appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, Woodstock.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm Needlework Group Knitters, crocheters, rug hookers & stitchers of all types and beginners welcome. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

2:00 pm-4:00 pm Woodstock Senior Painting with Jennifer Schimmrich In addition to instructions, art supplies and periodic group exhibitions, the calss offers freindship adn camaraderie. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

2:00 pm-3:30 pm The Stoop A presentation by author, John Roche, on the generations of families who spent hours socializing on stoops throughout NYC. Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Math Help Get those pencils sharpened! Phyllis Rosato is here to answer all of your math questions, from kindergarten to calculus. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Members’ Holiday Show Everything is small & reasonably priced, just the thing for that perfect gift! Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

3:30 pm-4:30 pm Amateur Guitar Jam Join this casual gathering of acoustic musicians. Bring your own guitar. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

4:00 pm-5:30 pm Girls Inc at Family of New Paltz For girls ages 13-15 learn how to make Zines. Free. 845-255-7957. Family of New Paltz, New Paltz.

4:15 pm-5:30 pm Healthy Back Class w/ Anne Olin Build strength and increase flexibility and range of motion with attention to your special needs. Class is on-going and meets on Mondays. 28 West Gym, Glenford.

4:30 pm-5:30 pm Fitness Hour Drop in for a workout on Mondays at 4:30pm & Thursdays at 4pm. Class will be an aerobic warm-up followed by a combination of band and body work. Instructed by Connie Scuitto. Connie is an RN and certified Reiki Master. 845-246-4317. Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties.

4:30 pm-5:30 pm Outsmart: STEAM Series Interactive Children’s STEAM Workshop with Bard CCE: Using various forms of candy the kids will create their own cells. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

4:45 pm-9:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Meditation Mondays: meditation, chanting, sound healing & more! Start your week off with our free Meditation class. Rotating teachers and styles. See website or Facebook for details. Free class! Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

6:00 pm-9:00 pm Responding to Emergencies: First Aid 7-week workshop to learn First Aid for use in emergency situations. Class meets Mondays, thru 11/27. Call 254-4126 to sign up. Free admission. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

6:00 pm-8:00 pm MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) A Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the "New Jim Crow"). Info: 845-475-8781. New Progressive Baptist Church, Kingston.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Mindfulness Meditation with Evie Preston This practice allows us to accept whatever arises & to let go of the story lines that accompany our thoughts. Free and open to all levels, Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Model Mondays @ Roost Studios Life drawing classes that focus on gesture drawings of short, medium and long poses. Bring drawing board and materials! Every Monday! A donation based open figure drawing session. Roost Studios and Art Gallery, New Paltz.

7:00 pm Towne Crier’s Open Mic Night Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon.

8:00 pm Monday Night Celtic Jam Every Monday, 7:30pm, listen of join in. No cover. 845-246-0900 for more info. New World Home Cooking, Saugerties.

8:00 pm-9:30 pm Jazz Ensembles The Department of Music presents three performances by Jazz Studies student ensembles during the fall '17 semester. Each evening's program features different jazz classics. Info: degnanl@newpaltz.edu; 845-257-2700. SUNY New Paltz/ Studley Theatre, New Paltz.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-3:00 pm Off the Walls Artwork from our patron’s collections. Curated by Paula Nelson and John Kleinhans. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

9:00 am-10:00 am Woodstock Senior Dance with Inyo Charbonneau The emphasis is on fun while benefiting from strengthening and aerobic exercise and celebrating life. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

9:00 am-10:00 am Free Weekly Community Meditation On-going on Tuesdays 9-10am. All are welcome for silent sitting and walking meditation. For optional beginner instruction, please arrive 10 minutes early. Drop-in attendance welcome. Cushions, back-jacks, and chairs available. Check website for cancellations: wellnessembodiedcenter.com. Wellness Embodied: A Center for Psychotherapy and Healing, New Paltz.

9:30 am-10:00 am Bouncing Babies Storytime Laptime stories, songs and fingerplays. Birth to 24 months old. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

9:30 am-11:00 am Iyengar Yoga Level I-II with Barbara Boris For all students new to Iyengar Yoga. The basis of the method is taught in standing poses, and other fundamental postures. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

9:30 am Gyrotonic Tower Class Using natural body spinal movements to decompress and strengthen the spine. It emphasizes full mobility of the joints and lengthening of the fascia and skeletal system. Ulster Pilates, Kingston.

9:30 am Serving and Staying in Place – SSIP/New Paltz Regular Tuesday social breakfast meeting for seniors who want to remain in their own home and community. Info: 845-255-0609. Plaza Diner, New Paltz.

9:30 am The Saugerties Seniors Meeting Settled and Serving in Place (SSIP) is a social self-help group for seniors who want to remain in their homes and community. Village Diner, Saugerties.

9:30 am-2:00 pm Minnewaska Preserve: Tuesday Trek- Millbrook Mountain Hike Five-mile hike along the Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road, Millbrook Mountain Carriage Road and Millbrook Mountain Footpath. The footpath does feature a steep hill up and down, as well as a stream crossing and some potentially tricky footing. Participants should pack water and food and wear appropriate shoes. Meet at the Minnewaska Nature Center. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska Preserve, Gardiner.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am-10:45 am Community Play Space Rugs, toys and books are spread out for kids to play with after laptime. Everyone welcome. Meet new friends, see old friends. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

10:00 am-10:45 am Terrific Two’s and Three’s Story Time Books, action rhymes, music and crafts. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

10:00 am The Country Scrappers & Stampers Meeting Come for the whole day or drop by for an hour or two. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Ongoing. Walker Valley Schoolhouse, Walker Valley.

10:00 am Outside Three friends, two high schools, one lunch hour. Outside is the story of Daniel, a teen who triumphs over homophobic bullying, depression and suicide. For Grades: 8th to 12th. The performance is followed by a talk-back session. Presented by The Roseneath Theatre of Toronto, Canada. Info: aborman@bardavon.org; 845-845-473-5288. Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

10:00 am-12:00 pm New Mother’s Social Circle This group is for mamas looking to meet other mamas and babies (ages 0-8 months) for friendship, answers about your new baby, and socialization. (Siblings are welcome.) A different weekly discussion topic with Q & A. Continues through May 31. Info: 845-255-0624. New Baby New Paltz, New Paltz.

10:30 am-11:30 am Together Tuesdays Story, craft, and play with Janice. Babies to preschoolers. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

10:30 am-11:30 am Preschool Story Time with Miss Penny Join Miss Penny for reading, singing, & crafting fun! For children ages 2-5. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

10:30 am Children’s Story Hours Toddler Time Tuesday (18 months to 3 years). Followed by crafts and music. Info: 845-331-0507. Kingston Library, Kingston.

11:00 am-11:00 pm Free Adult Exercise Class Low impact movements, strength/flexibility training and exercises to help with balance and focus. Drop-ins welcome. Info at 845-626-2115. Town of Rochester Community Center, Accord.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

12:05 pm-1:00 pm Woodstock Senior Basic Pilates with Christine Anderson A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility.Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Woodstock.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm Esopus Artist Group Join this ongoing session of art making. Bring your own supplies. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

1:30 pm-4:30 pm Play Bridge New Paltz Community Center, New Paltz.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Knitting & Crocheting with Tea & Cookies In the Art Books Room. Some yarn, crochet and knitting needles available for beginners. Crafters share your knowledge! Woodstock Library, Woodstock.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Members’ Holiday Show Everything is small & reasonably priced, just the thing for that perfect gift! Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

3:30 pm-6:30 pm Free Math Tutoring Algebra, Geometry, Precalculus, Trigonometry, and Calculus AB (or college level Calc 1). Call to sign up 845-255-1255. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

4:00 pm-5:15 pm Stress Reduction through Meditation Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a great way to find inner balance and deep relaxation. This program is free and all are welcome.The event is on-going,e very Tuesday, 4-5:15pm, Info: 845-339-8567. Kingston Library, Kingston.

4:00 pm Scrabble Come test your vocabulary against your friends and family. Info: 845-246-4317. Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties.

4:45 pm-9:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm-7:00 pm Paint ‘n Party Benefit FUNdraiser Save the Date November 28 5-7pm Paint 'n Party Benefit FUNdraiser at Bite Me Bakery - Rt 28 Phoenicia to benefit an historic 1879 Landmark. Bite Me Bakery, Phoenicia.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

5:30 pm-7:30 pm Talk: Female Genital Mutilation, Child Marriage, and Breast Feeding Across Cultures Elisabeth Ubbe, the Swedish photojournalist and a midwife for 10 years, will be speaking. Vassar College / Villard Room of Main Building, Poughkeepsie.

6:00 pm-7:15 pm Vinyasa Community Class with Selena Reynolds A $10 drop-in community class to make Yoga financially accessible to all. This class is open to all levels and is fun and informative. $10. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Writing Through the Autumn Wind: Youth Workshop – Fairy Tales Write a short story that includes a moral. It can feature magic, be full of whimsy, and a little fanciful. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

6:30 pm-7:00 pm The Body’s Inner Wisdom Part of the Complimentary Half-Hour to Health series led by Dr. David Lester and held at Lester Chiropractic, 3 Paradies Lane, New Paltz. Lester Chiropractic, New Paltz.

6:30 pm-8:00 pm The Creative Seed Artist Group A support group for artists to have a space to develop & share their work in progress- Actors, poets, playwrights & musicians welcome. Every Tuesday. Info: bluehealing or 203-246-5711. By donation. Call ahead. Blue Mountain Co-op Retreat Center, Woodstock.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Open Mic in Saugerties On-going. Free admission. Inquiring Minds Saugerties Bookstore, Saugerties.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Open Mic Nite at Woodnotes Grille Hosted by Ben Rounds. Open Mic Nite makes Tuesday night the new Friday night for great entertainment. Listen to talented local singers and bands or showcase your own talents! No cover. For more information, contact us at 845-688-2828 or emersonresort.com. The Emerson Resort and Spa, Mt. Tremper.

7:00 pm-8:00 pm Community Drum Circle with Fre’ Atlast More info: 845-658-4136 or info@transndancendrum.com. TRANSnDANCEnDRUM Center, Rosendale.

7:00 pm Jazz Trivia Acoustic No cover. The Derby, Poughkeepsie.

7:00 pm The Rhinebeck Theatres Society’s Audition Notice: A Doll’s House Play by Henrik Ibsen. Translation by Joan Tindale. All roles open, all ethnicities encouraged to audition. Performances Feb. 9-18. Info: dorothyluongo@gmail.com. The Center For Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

7:30 pm SUNY Ulster Wind and Percussion Ensembles Concert The Wind Ensemble under the direction of Vic Izzo & the Percussion Ensemble directed by Chris Earley of SUNY Ulster will perform. These music groups include SUNY students and community members and their exciting performances will make you smile. Free admission. Info: earleyc@sunyulster.edu; 845-688-1949. SUNY Ulster/Vanderlyn Hall, Stone Ridge.

8:00 pm-9:30 pm Jazz Ensembles The Department of Music presents three performances by Jazz Studies student ensembles during the fall '17 semester. Each evening's program features different jazz classics. Info: degnanl@newpaltz.edu; 845-257-2700. SUNY New Paltz/ Studley Theatre, New Paltz.

10:00 pm Singer-Songwriter Tuesday A musical performance showcase. Meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday. The Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-3:00 pm Off the Walls Artwork from our patron’s collections. Curated by Paula Nelson and John Kleinhans. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

9:00 am-10:00 am Senior Kripalu Yoga with Susan Blacker A gentle yoga class with each student encouraged to move and stretch at his or her own pace. Includes warm-ups, poses for strength and balance and breath work for relaxation. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1/donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

9:15 am-10:15 am Bliss Body Yoga with Linda Freeman Gentle, Individualized and Therapeutic Yoga for your body and soul. Ongoing classes Wednesdays 9:15-10:15am at the New Paltz Community Center and Fridays and Sundays, 9:30-10:30am at Studio87. $10 drop in. Linda Freeman is certified in Integrative Yoga Therapy. Visit blissbodyoga.com or 845-236-3939. New Paltz Community Center, New Paltz.

9:30 am-10:30 am ACTing Up! Free weekly program for 2-4-year-olds and their adults. Creative time of songs, stories, games and crafts all facilitated by Jessica Coons. Doesn't occur on holidays or school vacations. Athens Cultural Center, Athens.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am-11:30 am JCC Go Time Wednesdays in the gym. Playtime for Kids 5 and under. $3 + $1 per addt'l (children 18 months and under are free). Children must be accompanied by a caregiver at all times. Follows NECSD closures and holiday schedule. Info: 845-561-6602. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

10:30 am-11:30 pm Woodstock Senior Strengthening with Linda Sirkin Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1/ donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

10:30 am Preschool Story Time For ages 3-5. Storyteller Michael will lead the group through stories, songs, games, and crafts. Each week, the group will explore a different theme and have fun learning at each step of the way. Free and open to the public. Red Hook Public Library, Red Hook.

10:30 am-11:30 am Toddler Tales Toddler Tales with early literacy games, stories, music, and hands on art explorations. Woodstock Library, Woodstock.

10:30 am Children’s Story Hours Preschool Wednesday (3 years to 5 years). Followed by crafts and music. Info: 845-331-0507. Kingston Library, Kingston.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am-12:00 pm Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Daniel Bozhkov Each semester the Student Art Alliance invites artists, historians, critics and curators to give presentations on their work or on current issues in contemporary culture. Info: 845-257-7869; artlectures@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu. Coykendall Science Building, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz.

12:00 pm Rotary Club of Kingston Meeting Fellowship, lunch, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. Meets every Wed at noon. Christina’s Restaurant, Kingston.

12:00 pm-1:00 pm Yoga Rolla with Terry Fister This lunchtime class will leave you feeling less chronic pain, more stretched out and walking taller than before. Let's get rolling! Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: New Exhibitions at WAAM Members Holiday Show; Marcia Slatkin: Correspondences; BOOK ART curated by John Yau; Small Works + Sea Stories: Bennett Elementary 5th Grade. Exhibitions continue thru 12/31. Info: 845-679-2940. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock.

1:30 pm Weekly Senior Citizen’s Bingo Seniors 50 and older. Ongoing every Wednesday at 1:30pm & Friday at 7pm. 50/50 tickets available at 3 tickets/$2. Half-time complementary refreshments. Shawangunk Valley Senior Center, Southwyck Square, Napanoch.

2:00 pm-3:30 pm Mah Jongg Learn to play this ancient Asian game. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

2:00 pm The Art of Seasonal Greens: 19th Century Wreath Making Two Sessions: 2pm & 6pm. Mary Hughes, Olana’s Master Gardener, will teach the art of creating seasonal evergreen wreaths in these hands-on workshops. Please bring a pair of pruning shears. All other supplies and refreshments will be provided. Info: olana.org or call 518-828-1872. $35 | Ages 8+. Olana State Historic Site, Hudson.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Seniors: How to get the Care you Need Without Going Broke Free Seminar to Help Seniors, Their Families Plan for Long-Term Care. Presenting are BSR&B Partner Austin DuBois and 1 Call Care Management President Barbara Wilhelmy. Workshop will teach guests how to take advantage of Medicaid benefits – even in those last-minute instances – to pay for the rising costs of long-term care, as well as estate planning tools and techniques to preserve their legacy for their loved ones. To register, call 845-291-0011; receptionist@mid-hudsonlaw.com. BSR&B Education Center, Goshen.

4:00 pm-5:00 pm Family of Woodstock Fall Youth Anger Management Open to: Youth ages 13-18. First Floor Conference Rm. Signup is not necessary, but participants must attend all five sessions. Contact/Questions: Jonas Bers- 845-647-2443 x115 Family of Woodstock, Inc, Kingston.

4:30 pm-5:30 pm Tunezday A youth musical jam session! Bring your own instrument (and any power supply/batteries and such) and let’s start making some music. Free, for 10-16 yrs. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

4:30 pm-6:00 pm Iyengar Yoga Level II with Barbara Boris For students who are well-practiced in Iyengar Level I. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

4:30 pm-5:30 pm Art Hour Fun for ages 3 to 103! From paper flowers to crazy critters, we are always up to something creative. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

4:45 pm-9:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm Red Hook Ultimate Frisbee Ongoing games – Wednesdays 5pm & Sundays 3pm. Casual, co-ed pickup games. Red Hook High School, Red Hook.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

5:30 pm-7:30 pm Prenatal Class Ongoing on Wednesdays. 845-563-8043 for more info. Mackintosh Community Room, Newburgh.

5:30 pm-6:30 pm Woodstock Informal Service Followed by reflections and spiritual discussions. Everyone welcome. 845-679-9534 First Church of Christ Scientist, Woodstock.

5:30 pm-6:30 pm Panel Discussion: Art After Vassar The Art Department is pleased to present a panel of four young artists who graduated from Vassar to discuss their artwork. Taylor Hall, Room 203, Poughkeepsie.

5:30 pm-7:30 pm Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

6:00 pm Many Voices, One Community Monthly Interfaith Gathering! Bring some food to share. Led by a diverse group of faith leaders in our community. Eat, sing, and talk about our life journeys. Questions? Call 845-331-2252. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Kingston.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Narcan Training for the Public with the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health Community Narcan training event w/Jennifer Miano, FNP, Family Nurse Practitioner and Mary Richard, RN, Public Health Advisor. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Yin Yoga and Sacred Sound with Jessica Caplan This yin class will be slower, where asanas are held for longer periods of time. For beginners and advanced students. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

6:30 pm Gurdjieff Study Group Meets on Wednesdays, 6:30pm in Stone Ridge. For information and directions, respond to Jim by email: gstudygroup@gmail.com. .

6:30 pm-7:05 pm Learn Remembrance A very holy and deep form of prayer (with roots in the Old Testament – Remember my name in the night) which connects you with the Divine within. All are welcome, RSVP please. Info: 845-679-8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, Woodstock.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm “Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism” Class Free 90-minute program includes 30 min of Quiet Sitting Meditation followed by 1 of 8 lectures on the history, practices & principles of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 845-679-5906 for more info. Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Calling all Trivia Nerds – Trivia Night Flex your mental muscles and compete for prizes at our weekly Trivia Night! Play solo or as part of a team while enjoying extended Happier Hour Specials. Think of it as “Jeopardy Night“ – Catskills style! For more information, contact us at 845-688-2828 or emersonresort.com. The Emerson Resort and Spa, Mt. Tremper.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Volleyball A pickup volleyball game. Ongoing every Wednesday, 7-9pm. Enter the Center at the entrance on the left side, as you face the school from Lucas Ave. 845-616-0710. Rondout Municipal Center, Cottekill.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm Confessions of a Bar Brat: Growing up in Rosendale, NY: a Memoir-Judith Boggess "Confessions" is a memoir of strength and passion from a Rosendale native. Tips on self-publishing discussed. Rosendale Public Library, Rosendale NY.

7:00 pm-11:00 pm Chess Night Free every Wednesday. Players should bring their own boards & pieces. Info: 845-658-9048. The Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale.

7:00 pm Towne Crier’s Open Mic Night Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm Adult Coloring & Making Pumpkin Spice Lattes Come in, sit back, learn to make a pumpkin spice latte, and then relax with some coloring as you sip your hot drink. Please register. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

7:00 pm H.S. Drama Club: Black Box Theater Both actors and audience will be set up on the stage of the HS auditorium. The evening with be composed of three 5-minute student-directed plays, a variety of monologue presentations and poetry recitations by finalists from RHS’s second Poetry Out Loud (POL) competition. A suggested donation of $5.00 at the door will go toward funding activities for the HS Drama Club. Info: 845-871-5500 x5151. Rhinebeck High School Auditorium, Rhinebeck.

7:00 pm-8:00 pm Tax Diversify Your Retirement Plan Retirement isn't what it used to be--especially with people living longer and spending more of their lives as retirees. In this free tax Diversification Seminar, you'll learn: Why you should tax diversify your retirement portfolio. Where your retirement income may come from. What impact taxes can have on your retirement income. Free. Info: 845-528-3242. Putnam Valley Free Library, Putnam Valley.

7:15 pm-8:00 pm Silent Spiritual Practice For people who would like to do spiritual practice together to increase the potency of the practice. For those who would like to learn Remembrance, come to a teaching at 6:30pm. All are welcome RSVP please. 845-679-8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, Woodstock.

7:15 pm-9:30 pm Vittorio daSica’s “IL BOOM” A mid-level executive during the economic boom following World War II, goes to absurd lengths to maintain his wife standard of living. Accord, NY, Accord.

7:30 pm The Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus All male a cappella group, that sings in the uniquely American “Barbershop Style” of close four-part harmony. Guests are always welcome. Sight-reading not required. Meets every Wednesdays at 7:30pm. Crown Heights Clubhouse, Poughkeepsie.

7:30 pm Chess Club Meets every Wednesday. Free admission. Info: 845-419-2737, albiebar@aol.com. Woodland Pond, New Paltz.

8:00 pm-10:00 pm Trivia Wednesday No cover. The Derby, Poughkeepsie.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Petey Hop’s Roots & Blues Sessions Sign Up & Sit In Blues Jazz. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Underground, Marlboro.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Common Tongue’s “The Music of Jaco Pastorius” Pastorius Tribute. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Main Stage, Marlboro.

8:00 pm-9:30 pm Jazz Ensembles The Department of Music presents three performances by Jazz Studies student ensembles during the fall '17 semester. Each evening's program features different jazz classics. Info: degnanl@newpaltz.edu; 845-257-2700. SUNY New Paltz/ Studley Theatre, New Paltz.

Tell Your Story of the Hudson River: A Call for Oral Histories Trained staff members and volunteers will conduct the oral history interviews, which normally take one to two hours and will be arranged to fit your schedule. Please contact Carla Lesh, assistant curator, at clesh@hrmm.org; 845-338-0071, ext. 21, to set up your interview. Hudson River Maritime Museum, Kingston.

Southern Ulster Rotary Club Fund Raiser Hannaford Supermarket in Modena will donate one dollar for Rotary’s community activities for each reusable shopping bag purchased in Nov. Info: 845-399-5785; dazzle7@optonline.net. Hannaford Supermarket Modena, Plattekill.

Roost Studio & Art Gallery’s Second Annual Holiday Gala Call for artists! We are looking for artists to showcase their work in our 2017 Holiday Gala & Art Show. Register and reserve your spot now! Roost Studios and Art Gallery, New Paltz.

Hudson Valley Community Center Pool Re-Opens Open Lap Swim and Swim Lessons are now available. Also a host site for one of the Senior Friendship Centers. Info: 845-625-4929. Hudson Valley Community Center, Poughkeepsie.

7:00 am-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: by Joseph Randell Bard Art Graduate, Avian portrait color photography from all over the world. Eye-to-eye portraits of exquisite birds. Come enjoy! Exhibit will display thru 1/2018. Alternative Baker, Rosendale.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Pippin Book by Roger O. Hirson, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Info: themiamitheatreplayers@gmail.com; 845-257-3026. SUNY New Paltz/McKenna Theatre, New Paltz.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-3:00 pm Off the Walls Artwork from our patron’s collections. Curated by Paula Nelson and John Kleinhans. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

9:00 am-9:50 am Joint Lubricating Qi Gong with Marilyn St. John Uses gentle movement and relaxation to circulate the life energy. All ages and fitness levels. A reduced-price class. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

9:00 am-10:00 pm Open Level Flow Yoga Christina Steen will be offering this on-going class on Thursdays at 9am. Olive Free Library, West Shokan.

9:30 am-10:30 am Woodstock Senior Flex and Stretch with Diane Colello Movement for balance and breath, weight-training for bone health, and mat work for flexibility and core strengthening. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am Art Exhibit: The Force of Fragility Internationally acclaimed master painter, Anamario Hernandez has created unique representational works that are both classical and modern. Exhibit will show thru 12/03. The Inn and Spa at Beacon, Beacon.

10:00 am-11:30 am Parkinson’s Dance & Exercise Class Led by Anne Olin. For people with PD & other neurological disorders. Groups are challenging, creative and fun! More info: 845-679-6250. .

10:00 am Gentle Yoga with Wendy Lines This is a perfect place for beginning your yoga practice. This class encourages spiritual practice while enhancing health and well-being. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Hooks & Needles, Yarns & Threads Informal weekly social gathering for rug hookers, knitters, crocheters, and all other yarn crafters. Just drop in. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic For previously spayed/neutered cats and dogs only. No appointment needed. Dogs must be leashed and cats in carriers. TARA (The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc.), Middletown, NY.

10:00 am-3:00 pm Vassar Indoor Farmers’ Market Main Building at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

10:30 am Bible Study Study of the New Testament. On-going every Thursday at 10:30am. Info: Lecia Siebeking at 845-246-5975. Reformed Church of Saugerties, Saugerties.

11:00 am-11:00 pm Free Adult Exercise Class Low impact movements, strength/flexibility training and exercises to help with balance and focus. Drop-ins welcome. Info at 845-626-2115. Town of Rochester Community Center, Accord.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art The artwork is a collection of various styles and mediums all sized 12” x 12” and under by 0ver 50 artists from the HV and NY metro area Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-8:00 pm Steiff Toys Exhibit Display of Steiff stuffed animals in the exhibit case in the library lobby. From the cherished collection of a Newburgh family. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am Office for the Aging: Enjoying the Holidays Without Weight Gain With OFA nutrition coordinator Nimesh Bhargava. Call: 845-838-4871 for details. Beacon Senior Friendship Center.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm On View: Breschi: Acrylic Paintings on Canvas FRG Objects & Design / Art is pleased to exhibit a selection of acrylic paintings on canvas by Italian artist Fabrizio Breschi. FRG Objects & Design, Hudson.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Art Exhibit: New Exhibitions at WAAM Members Holiday Show; Marcia Slatkin: Correspondences; BOOK ART curated by John Yau; Small Works + Sea Stories: Bennett Elementary 5th Grade. Exhibitions continue thru 12/31. Info: 845-679-2940. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-4:00 pm Art Doll Exhibit Eclectic and unique selection of art dolls and figurative sculpture. Unique, Whimsical, Sublime, Disquieting. Show exhibits thru Dates:12/25. Uncanny Gallery, Kingston.

12:30 pm-6:00 pm I Ching Oracle and Tarot Readings with intuitive and esoteric scholar Timothy Liu Walk-ins welcome or call to schedule an appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, Woodstock.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Woodstock Senior Duplicate Bridge with John Stokes The Woodstock Bridge Club offers a short lesson and a game of Duplicate Bridge. Woodstock Rescue Squad building, Route 212 Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Rescue Squad, Woodstock.

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Game and Card Day Board games, Mah-jong and cards are available, or bring your own. Bring a friend or come and meet people. $1 donation suggested to cover cost of refreshments. Ongoing every Thursday. Red Hook Community Center, Red hook.

2:00 pm-5:00 pm Mah Jongg Open to beginners and seasoned players alike. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

3:30 pm-4:00 pm Free Step Class A high energy class. Ongoing. Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties.

4:00 pm-5:00 pm Fitness Hour Drop in for a workout on Mondays at 4:30pm & Thursdays at 4pm. Class will be an aerobic warm-up followed by a combination of band and body work. Instructed by Connie Scuitto. Connie is an RN and certified Reiki Master. 845-246-4317. Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties.

4:00 pm Backgammon Club Learn the game, pick up fancy moves, meet new people. Open to the public. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

4:45 pm-9:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

5:30 pm-7:00 pm Active & Restorative Yoga with Seth Lieberman This class combines active, energizing, warming movements and postures with cool, calming restorative postures supported by props. Level 1-2. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

5:30 pm-7:30 pm Teen Nights at the Library Each week will feature a different, fun and educational activity. Call the library today for more information. Olive Free Library, West Shokan.

5:30 pm-7:30 pm Biennial Norman E. Hodges Lecture: Race in American Law With Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, author. Sanders Classroom Building, Spitzer Auditorium at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

6:00 pm Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Center Ongoing. Free and open to the public. Info: 845-658-8556. Sky Lake Meditation Center, Rosendale.

6:00 pm Tasty Tunes Open Mic Each musician gets to perform 2 songs or 10 minutes (whichever comes first) of family friendly music. Meets every Thursday night at 6pm. Sign up for musicians begins at 6pm. Show starts at 6:30pm. Taste Budd’s Cafe, Red Hook.

6:00 pm Indian Cooking Learn to make delicious Indian dishes. The diner was renovated by Hudson Valley artisans to reflect the hip element of the food. Info: 845-425-6048. Nimai’s Bliss Kitchen, Newburgh.

6:00 pm-8:00 pm Reading & Book Signing by John Freeman Author of Maps, and the publication of his literary journal, Freeman's. Taylor Hall, Room 203, Poughkeepsie.

6:30 pm-8:00 pm Free Steps of Meditation Weekly classes. Learn the fundamentals for an effective meditation experience. Info: 518-589-5000 or peacevillage@bkwsu.org. Peace Village Retreat Center, Haines Falls.

7:00 pm-11:00 pm Open Mic Popular weekly open mic has been drawing great crowds and talented local musicians for one of the best nights in the Berkshires. The Barn at Egremont Village Inn, South Egremont.

7:00 pm Other Uses Film Series- Other Uses 04 Beatriz Santiago Muñoz. Info: 518-276-3921. Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy.

7:00 pm-9:30 pm Jim Pospisil Jim Pospisil is a singer songwriter who has been performing since the 1970's, as a soloist and with various bands. High Falls Cafe, High Falls.

7:00 pm Ed Marris & Peter Brittain Acoustic. Zephyr Restaurant, Pine Hill.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Towne Crier Dance Jam Dance to a rich mix of R&B, Latin, Soul, Funk, Disco & much more. Requests Welcome. Dining, snacks & full bar available. Singles, Couples. Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon.

7:00 pm The Hudson: A River at Risk Sponsored by Interfaith Earth Action, New Paltz Climate Action Coalition and the Environmental Task Force of SUNY New Paltz. A screening of short films about the environmental issues facing the Hudson Valley and the stories of those working to make a difference, by renowned filmmaker Jon Bowermaster. Mr Bowermaster will be joined by Jeremy Cherson of Riverkeeper and Althea Mullarkey of Scenic Hudson for a post-screening discussion. Info: 845-255-4170; jimmyodowd@yahoo.com. St. Joseph’s Church Hall, New Paltz.

7:00 pm Calling All Poets’ Visiting award winning Nepalese poet, global poetry ambassador and educator, Yuyutsu Sharma, will be joined by poet and Dutchess County Poet Laureate Poet Gold, and Beacon’s own, singer/songwriter Judith Tulloch. The three will perform and then take questions from the audience. Info: media@callingallpoets.net; 845-741-9702. Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon.

7:30 pm-9:00 pm Weekly Thursday Nite EFT Healing Circle & Recovery Workshop Bring your physical, emotional, & spiritual challenges and issues, and have them quickly, effectively resolved and healed in a safe supportive environment. Ongoing. 845-706-2183. Family of Woodstock, Inc, Kingston.

7:30 pm Reading and Meditation Ongoing every Thursday night at 7:30pm. Info: matagiri.org; 845-679-8322. Matagiri Sri Aurobindo Center, Mt. Tremper.

8:00 pm-10:00 pm Mind Train Poetry Sessions Listen or read. Every Thursday. For more information, contact 229greenkill@greenkill.org or 347-689-2323. Green Kill, Kingston.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Manuel Valera Trio “The Planets” Chamber Jazz. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Main Stage, Marlboro.

8:00 pm-9:30 pm Choral Ensembles The SUNY New Paltz Department of Music fall Concert Series presents The Choral Ensembles, performing the great Oratorio choruses from Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Creation, Mendelssohn's Elijah and the Brahms Requiem. Info: degnanl@newpaltz.edu; 845-257-2700. SUNY New Paltz/ Studley Theatre, New Paltz.

8:30 pm Bluegrass Clubhouse Featuring Brian Hollander, Tim Kapeluk, & Geoff Harden. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, Woodstock.

Mitten Tree Help keep our community warm and happy this holiday season by donating new, *unwrapped* mittens and gloves -- for adults and children. Bring your donations to the Main Library or Town Branch between Dec. 1 - 28. At the Main Library, drop them off in the box next to the main level Information Desk. The mittens and gloves will be hung from the Christmas Tree in the Main Library lobby, and later distributed to kids and adults in need of winter attire, through local community agencies. Info: 845-563-3601. Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

7:00 am-7:30 pm Art Exhibit: by Joseph Randell Bard Art Graduate, Avian portrait color photography from all over the world. Eye-to-eye portraits of exquisite birds. Come enjoy! Exhibit will display thru 1/2018. Alternative Baker, Rosendale.

8:00 am Silent Auction – Give the Gift of Art for the Holidays Fay Wood, an internationally known sculptor & painter, is holding a Silent Auction both in her studio & on her website. Bid on high quality work from her portfolios - the studio needs room for new work! It's just in time for holiday gifts of art! Auction and exhibit continues thru 12/2. Info: faywoodstudio.com; info@faywoodstudio.com; 845-246-7504. Fay Wood Studio.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Pippin Book by Roger O. Hirson, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Info: themiamitheatreplayers@gmail.com; 845-257-3026. SUNY New Paltz/McKenna Theatre, New Paltz.

8:30 am-9:30 am Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation Ongoing every morning, seven days a week, in the Amitabha Shrine Room. More info: 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, Woodstock.

9:00 am-3:00 pm Off the Walls Artwork from our patron’s collections. Curated by Paula Nelson and John Kleinhans. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) Master Gardener Horticulture Hotline Diagnostic Lab open on Fridays only. Need help, call 845-340-DIRT. .

9:00 am Shamatha Meditation with Angelina Birney Through shamatha meditation (calm abiding), we develop concentration, inner strength, stability and confidence, in addition to fostering numerous health benefits. Lama Angelina Birney completed a 3-year meditation retreat in the Karma Kaygu Tradition and has been a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism for over 30 years. Free and open to all. Info: info@tibetancenter.org; 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, Kingston.

9:45 am-10:45 am Woodstock Senior Chi Kung with Corinne Mol Meditative, healing exercise consisting of 13 movements. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

10:00 am Historic Huguenot Street Special exhibition "Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art." Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am Art Exhibit: The Force of Fragility Internationally acclaimed master painter, Anamario Hernandez has created unique representational works that are both classical and modern. Exhibit will show thru 12/03. The Inn and Spa at Beacon, Beacon.

10:00 am-11:00 am Moving for Life (NYC-based non-profit) Free Exercise Class Hosted by the Kingston Library in partnership with the oncology department of Health Alliance of Westchester with funds received from a grant from the New York State Department of Health. The classes meet on Fridays, 10-11. Free, open to all with preference to Breast Cancer Survivors. Info: 212-222-1351, caroline@movingforlife.org or www.movingforlife.org. Kingston Library, Kingston.

10:00 am First Friday San Gennaro Festival Featuring food, art and music, held in the city of Poughkeepsie. The event takes place every first Friday of the month. Free admission. Dongan Park, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am Bag Holiday Hunger Project Santa: Parents or Guardians of children ages 14 and under, Bag Holiday Hunger: Parents or Guardians who have school age children. Project Santa & Bag Holiday Hunger: through December 15th (Distribution is Tuesday, December 19th). To register for Project Santa (includes an age appropriate toy, game or craft, winter weather item, books and stocking stuffers), or Bag Holiday Hunger (provides breakfast, lunch & snacks for the week school is out for holiday break), please visit People’s Place between the hours of 10am – 1pm, Monday – Friday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You MUST have identification proving residency in Ulster County for ALL household members. For more information, call 338-4030 or email director@peoplesplaceuc.org. People’s Place, Kingston.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art The artwork is a collection of various styles and mediums all sized 12” x 12” and under by 0ver 50 artists from the HV and NY metro area Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties.

11:00 am Opening Reception: Like and Unlike Show runs thru 12/3. John Davis Gallery, Hudson.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Landscapes Ggroup exhibit. Show exhibits thru 12/31. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:30 am Gyrotonic Tower Class Using natural body spinal movements to decompress and strengthen the spine. It emphasizes full mobility of the joints and lengthening of the fascia and skeletal system. Ulster Pilates, Kingston.

11:30 am-5:00 pm Past Life Regression sessions and Angelic Channeled Dialogue with Margaret Doner First Friday of every month. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Art Exhibit: New Exhibitions at WAAM Members Holiday Show; Marcia Slatkin: Correspondences; BOOK ART curated by John Yau; Small Works + Sea Stories: Bennett Elementary 5th Grade. Exhibitions continue thru 12/31. Info: 845-679-2940. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock.

12:00 pm-4:00 pm Art Doll Exhibit Eclectic and unique selection of art dolls and figurative sculpture. Unique, Whimsical, Sublime, Disquieting. Show exhibits thru Dates:12/25. Uncanny Gallery, Kingston.

12:05 pm-1:00 pm Senior Pilates – Mixed Level with Christine Anderson A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility. $1/donation. Open to Woodstock residents 55 & older. Woodstock Community Center, Woodstock.

12:30 pm-6:00 pm Crystal Readings and Chakra Energy Attunements with medicine woman Mary Vukovic Walk-ins welcome or call to schedule an appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, Woodstock.

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Scrabble Club Join us for our new Scrabble Club! Bring your extensive vocabulary and your enjoyment for games to our Scrabble events. Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

2:00 pm A Charlie Brown Christmas A delight audiences of all ages, but especially the young at heart. Best known as the animated television special based on the comic strip Peanuts® by Charles M. Schulz, the play will come to life with Charlie Brown and his Peanuts® gang uniting to celebrate the Christmas season. Info: 845-298-1491. County Players Falls Theatre, Wappingers Falls.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm SUNY Ulster Honors Recital Faculty-selected solo and chamber performances by students. SUNY Ulster/Quimby Theater, Stone Ridge.

3:00 pm Honors Recital The concert will feature faculty-selected solo and chamber performances by students in its applied lesson program chosen based on outstanding performances at the convocation series. SUNY Ulster/Quimby Theater, Stone Ridge.

3:00 pm-6:00 pm Christkindlmarkt – A festive German Christmas Market Woodworkers, Vendors' Specialties, Gift Ware, Crafts, Elves' Table, Home-baked Treats, German and American Food and Refreshments. Info: 845-338-3763. Kingston Maennerchor and Damenchor Hall, Kingston.

4:00 pm-6:30 pm Dungeons & Dragons Join your Dungeon Master Patrick to create and play characters for a Storm King's Thunder campaign. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

4:00 pm A Holiday on Huguenot Street Info: 845-255-1660 Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

4:00 pm-5:00 pm UNO Night for Teens/Tweens! Hey Teens/Tweens: Who wants to play UNO? Come play this fun and fast-paced card game! There may be some pizza as well! In East Room. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

4:30 pm CMRR – The Polar Express Additional ride at 6:30 & 8:30pm. Info: CMRRevents.com. Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR), Kingston.

4:45 pm-10:30 pm ErDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display 11th year with the animated display. Donations for charity for the night. Open Sun-Thurs. 4:45-9:30pm. Fridays, Saturdays, 12/25, 12/26 4:45-10:30pm. 8 Patrick Dr, LaGrangeville.

5:00 pm-9:00 pm Saugerties First Friday Every month businesses stay open late and offer special activities and discounts to visitors. Village of Saugerties, Saugerties.

5:00 pm-8:00 pm Clearwater’s Open Boat & Holiday Party Potluck, boat tours, kids crafts, live music, round robin, holiday merriment! Free! Info: cortney@clearwater.org. Hudson River Maritime Museum, Kingston.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Included attractions: Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus. Join us each night under the big top. Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus is great fun for all ages. SHOW TIMES: Weekdays and Sundays – 5:30, 6:30, 7:30; Fridays and Saturdays – 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30. The Santa Experience. RangersTown Rink. As you stroll the grounds this year, you will see your favorite light features from years past, including Candy Cane Lane as you enter Winter Wonderland. Our Christmas Tree will be over 40’ tall this year with the star at the top and centered on the Plaza. Musical Light Show. Dancing lights magically light up the night throughout the evening, choreographed to your favorite music. Your pay-one-price admission includes unlimited visits with Santa skating, walks through Candy Cane Lane, winter amusement rides, our spectacular light show and more. Buy a snack or a warm-up beverage at a selection of food trucks and vendors, and warm up in the Holiday Spirits warming tent. Info: 914-231-4600. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla.

5:00 pm-9:00 pm Peekskill Arts Alliance Holiday Boutique & Show Pottery, Paintings, Jewelry, Photographs, Wearable Art, Cards, Prints - all hand-crafted gifts from local artisans! Free admission. Antonia’s Studio 4, Peekskill.

5:00 pm-8:00 pm Holiday Lights in Bloom At Orange County Arboretum. The Arboretum is all decked out for Christmas. Enjoy beautiful, garden themed light features in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Montgomery.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm Bruschi Christmas With over 15,000 lights meticulously set to music that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. Bruschi Christmas, Wallkill.

5:30 pm-7:00 pm Restorative Yoga with Barbara Boris Rejuvenating and supported postures that soothe the nervous system and alleviate tension. Lots of props and dim lights. Woodstock Yoga Center, Woodstock.

5:30 pm-8:00 pm Opening Reception: Pot Pourri Holiday Show, arts & crafts. Exhibits through 12/30. Info: 845-338-5580. Duck Pond Gallery, Town of Esopus Library, Port Ewen.

5:30 pm-8:30 pm First Friday Poughkeepsie First Friday Poughkeepsie is a monthly celebration of Poughkeepsie’s cultural, dining and entertainment offerings, highlighting the best of Poughkeepsie to create a unique and fun evening. Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie.

6:00 pm A Frosty Fest Enchanted forest with animated light displays, glistening gardens, magical mansion, Santa’s North Pole, Frosty’s Adventures - a 3-D experience, 30-foot train, stage shows, food, cafes, gift shops and more. Info: 845-339-2666. Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses, Ulster Park.

6:00 pm Astor’s Annual Holiday Festival Fundraiser Celebrate the season with them. Join them as they kick off their 65th Anniversary with cocktails & hors d'oeuvers! Info: 845-871-1024; DConsultant@astorservices.org. Astor Services for Children and Families, Rhinebeck.

6:00 pm 24th Annual Celebration of Lights Parade and Fireworks The parade will kick off at 6pm on Main Street and Garden Street with the tree lighting occurring on Main, near Market St. The Parade will proceed to Dongan Square Park for the second tree lighting and the count down to the anticipated Fireworks display. Then at 7:15pm, The Poughkeepsie River District Association and Legion Fireworks will present the area's only winter fireworks display along the River District. Santa Claus will be joining in on the fun. Bring non-perishable food to support FoodStock 10! Donations will benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley and can be dropped off at the Food Tent next to the Christmas Tree. Also, Toy drive will benefit the under privileged children of Poughkeepsie! .

6:00 pm-8:00 pm Annual Snowflake Festival Arriving in a historic fire truck, Santa will light the tree at the corner of Wall Street and North Front Street promptly at 6pm immediately followed with festivities throughout the Historic Stockade district! Free musical performances located on the festival’s main stage at Wall Streetfeaturing Key of Q Chorus, Coach House Players Choir, the KHS Brass Band, CCE Energy & POOK, Ukraine Dancers, and many others. The Ice-Man will be creating a magnificent snowflake display with dancing lights, music, and new for this year a ‘selfie’ ice sculpture. The Heat-Mizer will be juggling fire which has become an annual crowd pleaser at the Snowflake Festival. Victorain Carolers will stroll the streets filling air with music and holiday spirit. Under the canopy, many shops and businesses will be joining the festivities offering crafts, hot chocolate, cookies and even a photo booth to capture your holiday memories with family and friends. Once again the Senate House will be a winter wonderland of lights and beauty where you can - stroll the grounds and tour the historic Loughran House so elegantly decorated for the season Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Yorker Barn and enjoy a holiday movie. Enjoy chestnuts roasting over an open fire and hot apple cider, Christmas Carolers singing holiday music Presented by the The Kingston Uptown Business Association (KUBA). Info: kingstonuptown.org/2017-snowflake-festival-coming-uptown-kingston/ or contact John Perry of Signature Fitness at: sigfitkingston@gmail.com for more information. Kingston’s Historic Uptown District, Kingston.

6:00 pm-9:00 pm Kevin McCurdy’s Holiday Spirit Festival One of a kind, family holiday event. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Holiday Spirit Festival is like no other event, offering your family a place to make new memories and relive old ones. From its inception, The Holiday Spirit Festival was designed to take you back to those days of yesteryear, with holiday tunnels and twinkling light displays, while adding a new twist. Info: 845-297-9627. Kevin McCurdy’s Holiday Spirit Festival, Wappingers Falls.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Tree Lighting: Woodbury Common Second annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Holiday music and entertainment. Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in the Hudson Valley District next to the Gazebo. Info: 845-928-4000. Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets, Central Valley.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Hospice Tree of Life Lighting Ceremony Featuring The Middletown Concert Chorale. Center Court, Lower Level. Info: 845-561-5362 ext. 366 Galleria at Crystal Run, Middletown.

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Free Dinner Show Every Friday & Saturday. The Anchor, Kingston.

6:30 pm New Paltz – Kabbalat Shabbat & Dessert Potluck Spiritual Judaism in New Paltz: Kol Hai Jewish Renewal Shabbat Services. See website for details & location. Info: 845-477-5457; kolhai.org/. Woodland Pond, New Paltz.

6:30 pm Holiday Potluck Supper & Gift Auction A festive potluck supper and whimsical auction of “Secret Santa” wrapped gifts. Creek Meeting House, Clinton Corners.

6:45 pm-8:30 pm Children & Teen Ministries Meets Fridays: 6:45-8:30pm. Class for adults also offered. Info: 845-876-6923 or cdfcirone@aol.com. Grace Bible Fellowship Church, Rhinebeck.

7:00 pm Star Nations Sacred Circle A not for skeptics discussion group concerning all things paranormal. Dedicated to acknowledging the extraterrestrial presence on earth. Bring a drink, snack to share & a comfortable lawn chair to sit under the stars afterwards for a UFO watch. Meets monthly on the 1st Friday of each month, 7pm. Info: 845-331-2662 or Symbolic-Studies.org. $5 suggested donation. Center for Symbolic Studies, Tillson.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm First Friday Concert Series Local musicians offer a community benefit concert. Admission by free will donation. Christ’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock.

7:00 pm Weekly Senior Citizen’s Bingo Seniors 50 and older. Ongoing every Wednesday at 1:30pm & Friday at 7pm. 50/50 tickets available at 3 tickets/$2. Half-time complementary refreshments. Shawangunk Valley Senior Center, Southwyck Square, Napanoch.

7:00 pm Ang ‘n Ed Acoustic Duo Acoustic. Farm to Table Bistro, Fishkill.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Community Drum Circle All levels are welcome. Just bring your drum and jam! Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

7:00 pm What Would Jesus Buy Presented by The Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. The film focuses on the issues of the commercialization of Christmas, materialism, over-consumption, and globalization, as seen through the prism of activist and performance artist "Reverend Billy", and his troupe of activists, a church choir called "The Church of Stop Shopping," that sings anti-shopping and anti-corporate songs. Info: 845-309-3853; patla42@gmail.com. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie.

7:00 pm A Holiday on Huguenot Street: Community Christmas Tree Lighting Info: 845-255-1660 Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz.

7:00 pm-8:00 pm Holiday Tree Lighting: Brotherhood Winery Free. Info: 845-496-3661. Brotherhood Winery, Washingtonville.

7:30 pm-9:30 pm A Christmas Carol Ulster Ballet Company's 23rd Annual production of the Charles Dickens’s holiday classic! $25/adults, $22/senior citizens. Info: 845-339-6088; 800-745-3000; ulsterballet.org, ulsterballet@gmail.com. $25/adults, $22/seniors, & $18/ 12 & under. Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston.

7:30 pm-9:00 pm The Fridge Plays Two cutting-edge one-acts, two playwrights, two directors, four actors, one fridge. 18+ only. Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill.

8:00 pm 6th Annual Westchester All- Stars- Christmas For Veterans Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill.

8:00 pm Richard Thompson Iconic British folk rock legend Richard Thompson, one of the world's most critically acclaimed and prolific songwriters and admired guitarists, performs an intimate solo acoustic concert. Info: 518-473-1845. The Egg, Albany.

8:00 pm Bill’s Toupee Covers. Italian Center, Poughkeepsie.

8:00 pm Community Playback Theatre Audience stories brought to life onstage. $10/suggested donation. Info: 845-883-0392. Boughton Place, Highland.

8:00 pm It’s A Wonderful Life Adapted for the stage from Frank Capra’s beloved., holiday film will be presented by Up In One Productions. Info: 845-876-3080. The Center For Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

8:00 pm World War II Radio Christmas Show This moving holiday show recreates the experience of attending a recording of a 1940’s radio show. Using period songs and stories inspired by actual veterans, WWII Radio Christmas transports the audience to another time that reminds us all the importance of coming together for the holidays and an inspiring look at strength in the face of hardship. Directed by John Remington. Phoenicia Playhouse, Phoenicia.

8:00 pm Maybrook Wind Ensemble Winter Concert Info: 845-978-0617; maybrookwindensemble@gmail.com. Grace Epsicopal Church/Middletown, Middletown.

8:00 pm-9:30 pm Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol Charles Dickens’ classic tale of greed redeemed into hope and kindness, with a fun Shadowland twist. $15-$40. Shadowland Stage, Ellenville.

8:00 pm Live @ The Falcon: Cuboricua Salsa! Latin Dance. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon Underground, Marlboro.

8:30 pm First Friday Poughkeepsie A city-wide celebration held on the first Friday of each month. Music, Food, Entertainment, & Craft Beers. .

9:00 pm Sara Watkins Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson.