The week ahead | Upland Current

Edited by Pamela Doan ([email protected])
For a full list of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SAT 20
Annual sale of books and media
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Find gently used books and media at this sale hosted by Friends of the Library in support of library programs. Continues every day until Monday the 29th.

SAT 20
garrison craft
GARRISON
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison Landing
garrisonartcenter.org
More than 50 artisans will present their furniture, works of art, jewelry, textiles and ceramics at this annual juried event. Rain or shine. Also SUN 21. Cost: $10 (free for ages 9 and under)

SAT 20
Mid Hudson Comic Con
POUGHKEEPSIE
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. MJN Center
14 Civic Center Square
midhudsonciviccenter.org
The convention will include collectibles, cosplay, panel discussions, and appearances by celebrities, artists, and wrestlers. Also SUN 21. Cost: $23 ($15 for students, seniors, military; free for ages 6 and under)

SUN 21
Toy and comic book fair
TAG
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. VFW room
413 Main Street
facebook.com/beacontoyandcomicshow
Browse comics and collectibles from dozens of sellers. Cost: $2 (free for 16 and under)

TUE 23
Dutchess County Fair
RHINBECK
10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Fairground
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
duchessfair.com
Enjoy carnival rides and games, food, 4-H exhibits and animals, a rodeo and live music at the 176th annual event. Continues every day until SUN 28. Cost: $18 ($12 for seniors, military; free for 11 and under)

GAME 25
Blood collect
FISH
1 to 6 p.m. Hyatt House
100 Westage Business Center Drive
redcrossblood.org
State Senator Sue Serino has partnered with the American Red Cross to organize this event to address shortages.

SAT 27
Hudson River Seafood Festival
TAG
1 to 6 p.m. Waterfront Park
2 Red Flynn Drive | bap.ticketleap.com
Restaurants and vendors will serve seafood, craft beer, wine and cider, accompanied by live music. Also SUN 28. Cost: $20 to $99

VISUAL ART

SAT 20
Blinky Palermo
TAG
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Dia: Beacon
3 Beekman Street | 845-231-0811
diaart.org
The Artist Series, Periods of the daymade from 1974 to 1976, will return for viewing. Cost: $20 ($18 for seniors, $12 for students and visitors with disabilities; $5 for ages 5 to 11; free for ages 4 and under)

SAT 20
People make things happen
TAG
1 to 2:30 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street
Jean-Marc Superville Sovak will talk about his work in this exhibition to mark the 150th anniversary of the Howland Public Library, and Myra Beth Young Armstead will talk about her book, The Gardener of Liberty: James F. Brown, Horticulture and the Hudson Valley in Prewar America.

SAT 20
Ordinary wonders
PUTNAM VALLEY
1 to 3 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Sunken Road
tompkinscorners.org
Center Prize Winner Doreen Battles To like exhibition, will have his first solo photography exhibition. Until October 1.

SAT 20
Otherness
NEWBURGH
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Holland Tunnel
46 Chambers Street
hollandtunnelgallery.com
Chantelle Norton, Carl Van Brunt and Joseph Ayers will explore the relationship of self to others. Until September 25.

CHILDREN & FAMILY

SAT 20
Back to school block party
TAG
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. South Avenue Park
iambeacon.org/beacon-back-to-school
Pick up school supplies at this annual event hosted by I Am Beacon.

CONFERENCES AND VISITS

SAT 20
Optimize your phone
PHILIPSTOWN
10 a.m. & 1 p.m. Stonecrop
81 Stonecrop Lane | 845-265-2000
stonecrop.org
Don Dempsey will lead workshops on how to take great flower photos using a smartphone, including apps for post-production. Cost: $30

WED 24
Systematic order beds
PHILIPSTOWN
5:30 p.m. Stonecrop
81 Stonecrop Lane | 845-265-2000
stonecrop.org
A horticulturist will lead a tour of the flowerbeds. Cost: $10 (free for members)

STAGE AND SCREEN

SAT 20
where we belong
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
2015 Route 9 | 845-265-9575
hvshakespeare.org
In this limited-engagement solo show, Madeline Sayet will explore Shakespeare and colonialism through self-discovery. Continues until MON 22. Cost: $10 to $95

SAT 20
The Talented Mr. Ripley
COLD SPRING
8:30 p.m. Quayside Park
coldspringfilm.org
Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith, this 1999 thriller stars Jude Law, Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow. Organized by the Cold Spring Film Society.

SUN 21
The Pound Ridge Massacre
PUTNAM VALLEY
11 a.m. Putnam Valley Library
30 Oscawana Road
putnamvalleylibrary.org
Jon Scott Bennett, filmmaker and historian, will screen his documentary on the 1644 attack on a Native American village by settlers, the deadliest on the East Coast. Co-organized with the Tompkins Corners cultural center.

TUE 23
Darci Lynne and Friends
RHINBECK
7:30 p.m. Fairground
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
duchessfair.com
The 17-year-old ventriloquist, who won America’s Got Talentwill perform as part of the Dutchess County Fair. Cost: $37 ($42 door)

GAME 25
Bored Teachers Summer Comedy Tour
PEEKSKILL
7:30 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown Street | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Teacher-actors from the popular online series will perform. Cost: $35 to $55
bored-teachers

GAME 25
Romeo and Juliet
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
2015 Course 9 | 845-265-9575
hvshakespeare.org
Kurt Rhoads and Nance Williamson star in this take on the Fatal Lovers story directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. Also SAT 27, MON 29. Cost: $10 to $95

FRI 26
Mr. Burns, a post-electric piece
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
2015 Course 9 | 845-265-9575
hvshakespeare.org
After the power grid goes out, a group of people come together to share memories and stories that have been lost on hard drives. Also SUN 28.
Cost: $10 to $95

MUSIC

SAT 20
Hudson Valley Jazz Festival
KINGSTON
hudsonvalleyjazzfest.org
More than a dozen acts will perform, including venues in Warwick, New Paltz and Woodstock. See website for schedule. Also SUN 21. Free

SAT 20
That much
WEST POINT
7:30 p.m. Trophy Point
westpointband.com
The West Point Band will perform a range of classics, including military marches and Broadway hits.

SAT 20
Rory Block & Cindy Cashdollar
TAG
8:30 p.m. Town crier | 379 Main Street.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Known as the Sisters of Slide, the duo will perform delta blues and other genres. Cost: $30 ($35 door)

SUN 21
Tony DePaolo
TAG
11 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Boats leave the quay
845-831-6346 | bannermancastle.org
The guitarist will perform as visitors take self-guided tours of Bannerman Island. Cost: $40 ($35 children)

SUN 21
Linda and Robin Williams
TAG
7 p.m. Town Crier | 379 Main Street.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The country music duo reunited after 25 years as bandleaders. Cost: $25 ($30 door)
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MON 22
Manix
TAG
8:30 p.m. Quinn’s | 330 Main Street
facebook.com/quinnsbeacon
Chris Bowman, John Bruschini, John Mulkerin and Steve Peskoff will perform as part of Quinn’s weekly jazz series. Cost: $15

FRI 26
Chris Janson
RHINBECK
7:30 p.m. Fairground
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
duchessfair.com
The country music singer and songwriter will perform at the Dutchess County Fair. Cost: $37 ($42 door)

FRI 26
Cherish the ladies
TAG
8:30 p.m. Town Crier | 379 Main Street.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Irish flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden leads this Celtic group that performs traditional music and dance. Cost: $45 ($50 door)

SAT 27
Doansburg Chamber Set
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut Street | 845-228-4167
doansburgchamberensemble.org
A string trio with flute and oboe will perform works by Cambini, Sussmayr, Boccherini and Mozart. Attend in person or watch a virtual performance on the website. Cost: $15
Doansburg Chamber Set

SAT 27
Howard Britz Trio
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Sunken Road
tompkinscorners.org
Jazz musicians will perform music from their latest release, Comfort and Joy. Cost: $20

SAT 27
Cothurnus & Batteau
TAG
8:30 p.m. Town Crier | 379 Main Street.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The duo combines piano and violin with harmonies that include wry, silly, gritty folk music. Native American songwriter and flautist Bill Miller will open. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

CIVIC

SAT 20
Early voting
PHILIPSTOWN
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. North Highlands Fire Station
504 Fishkill Road | putnamboe.com
Philipstown voters registered with the Democratic, Republican, or Conservative parties can vote in the Congressional primaries for District 17. Also SUN 21.

SAT 20
Early voting
FISH
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fishkill Town Hall
807 Route 52 | elections.dutchessny.gov
Flagship voters who are registered Democrats can vote in the congressional primary for District 18. Also SUN 21.

MON 22
Dutch legislature
POUGHKEEPSIE
7 p.m. Legislative chambers
22 Market Street | 845-486-2100
dutchessesny.gov

TUE 23
Primary election
COLD SPRING
6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Methodist Church
216 Main Street | putnamboe.com
Voters in the Village and Philipstown registered with the Democratic, Republican, or Conservative parties can vote in the congressional primaries for District 17.

TUE 23
Primary election
GARRISON
6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fire station
1616 Highway 9 | putnamboe.com
Garrison and Mainland Village voters who are registered with the Democratic, Republican, or Conservative parties can vote in the congressional primaries for District 17.

TUE 23
Democratic primary
TAG
6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Memorial Building
413 Main Street | elections.dutchessny.gov
Additional polling places for District 18 will be located at Rombout and JV Forrestal Schools and Lewis Tompkins Hose Co. Check the website for where to vote for District 18.

TUE 23
Black board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane | 15 Craigside Drive
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org

WED 24
Village committee
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Festival Hall | 85 Main Street.
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

WED 24
Black board
GARRISON
7:00 p.m. Garrison School | 1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org
The meeting will include a public hearing on the district’s safety plan.

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