COLUMBIA COUNTY… getaway and play
If you are looking for the perfect getaway destination, Columbia County is the ideal place. Unsurpassed rural beauty, quaint unique boutiques, Hudson antiques, a rich cultural scene, active recreational opportunities, and heritage sites fill the seasons with things to do and see. Here’s a glimpse of what’s happening now!
Honky-Tonk Americana Festival:
Seth’s Sauerkraut Revue, a mini festival of regional Americana and honky-tonk performers hosted by “Sauerkraut” Seth Travins, returns, featuring country-roots and old-time sounds from the Roughouts and old-jazz, ragtime and blues from Miss Maybell & Slimpickin’s.
Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson NY 12534
Time: 9pm, Fee: $15
Meet the Maker:
Carlo Devito, Hudson-Chatham Winery
DeVito, author, wine maker, and co-owner of Hudson-Chatham Winery joins us in sampling his award winning wines while sharing the story behind the wine, the wine maker and the winery!
Hudson Valley Distillers, 1727 US 9, Germantown NY 12526
Time: 6:30pm-8pm , Free !
The Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase:
A Day of Shopping & Fun
Shearing, spinning, dyeing, knitting and weaving demonstrations, exhibition of various breeds of sheep and other wool bearing animals, wool artisans and shops, music & food.
Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown NY 12526
Time: 11am-4pm, Event Fee: $10 per vehicle
Grand Season Opening:
Get Ready to Race!
A $3000 To Win Modified Event, All Weekly Divisions Plus Sportsman (No SBM).
Lebanon Valley Speedway, 1746 US Route 20, West Lebanon, NY 12195
General Admission: $11/adults, $2/kids
Chamber Music Concert:
Bend the Knotted Oak
4 musicians, 7 hands – Latest example of unique programming …. solo piano music for left hand alone, string trios and a quartet that combine it all.
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 Route 203, Spencertown NY 12165
Time: 2pm, Fee: $20
Classics on the Hudson:
Serious Fun…….With Very Young Composers
A concert that combines great classical music with a chance to hear some of the “Very Young Composers” – (ages 6-10 years old) a program created by composer, educator and bassist, Jon Deak.
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren Street, Hudson NY 12534
Fee: Adults $10, Children 13 and under, free