Fox Oldies WGNY 98.9FM and Dutchess Tourism host an outstanding series of summer concerts at the Bowdoin Park Bandshell in Wappingers Falls. Performers include The Plattersplus The Dubs and the Quotations on Saturday, July 21. Then The Drifters plus Jay Siegles Tokens and The Super Girls Group appear on Saturday, August 11. The Coasters plus Larry Chance and the Earls and Jimmy Gallagher with backup Acapella by Classic Soundsentertain on Saturday, September 8. Show times for July and August shows are 6 – 9 p.m. The September concert begins at 5 p.m. Get your friends together to catch these popular Rhythm & Blues vocal groups, who’ve all had a major impact on music history! Early bird tickets are $25 thru June 15, $35 afterward, & $75 for all three concerts; kids under 12 are FREE. Get tickets onlinenow!
MAY 25-28 WWII Living History FDR Home, Library & Museum, Hyde Park
JUNE 3 Mid-Hudson R/C Jamboree at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Rhinebeck
JUNE 3 ‘T’ Space Rhinebeck Exhibits Richard Nonas Rhinebeck
JUNE 3 12th Annual Bellefield Design Lecture FDR Home, Library & Museum, Hyde Park
JUNE 3 Music at the Depot Hopewell Depot, Hopewell Junction
JUNE 8 Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail 2018 Rendezvous at Hotel Tivoli, Tivoli
Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) celebrates its 150th Anniversary of glassmaking, which began in Brooklyn. In celebration of that journey, CMoG’s GlassBarge docks at Waryas Park on the Poughkeepsie waterfront on June 8-10, offering glassblowing demos from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Up to 150 guests are welcome onboard for each 40-minute performance. It’s free, but pre-registration is required to board. In addition to the Hot Glass demos (rain or shine),Dutchess County Historical Society’s Over Here WWI exhibition will be on display. Arts-Mid-Hudson hosts Art Battles at the Park, and III Harmonix will provide the entertainment for the weekend (weather dependent).
Rhinebeck Crafts Festival is June 23 & 24
For the 6th annual Rhinebeck Crafts Festival, 200 of America’s best independent artists and craftspeople travel from more than 20 states to exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind creations at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Shop for jewelry; apparel and accessories; furniture and home décor pieces; functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, wood and mixed media; fine art painting, printmaking, drawing and photography. Make sure to visit the gourmet specialty food boutique to experience hand-crafted delights. A celebration of fine craft, art, shopping, food, it’s fun for everyone, with special kids’ activities, too.