COLUMBIA COUNTY… getaway and play
Dan Shulman (piano), Kaori Washiyama (violin), and Nathaniel Parke (cello) will round out the Academy’s 2016 concert season this fall with a performance of important trios by Mozart and Schubert for piano, violin and cello. Also music by Tartini, Prokofiev and Schumann.
Fee: $20/adults, $10/students
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!
Kenneth Branagh Theater Company
November 19 & 20
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne’s modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the unforgettable Archie Rice.
Hours: 11/19 – 6:30pm, 11/20 – 1:00pm
Fee: $20/adults, $15/students
Basilica Farm & Flea
Part timeless flea and farmer’s market and part 21st century craft and design fair, showcasing the wealth and splendor of the Hudson Valley’s artisanal talents. Basilica Farm & Flea is inspired by the abundance of passionate and talented farmers, collectors, and artisans in the Hudson Valley.
Hours: Friday, 2:00-9:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm; Sunday, 11:00am-5:00pm
The Turn of the Scrooge
November 25-27, December 2-4 & 9-11
Spend time with all the familiar characters – maybe a few new ones. As the Loons return with their own zany spin on the classic holiday tale, “A Christmas Carol”, with another terrific original British-American Panto. Great fun for the whole family!
Hours: 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Fees: $20/adults, $10/students
Handmade Holiday Pop-up Shop
November 27-29 & December 5-6
Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “went local” at this curated sale that featured cards, ceramics, jewelry, quilts, cutting boards, knitwear, felted puppets, fired glass, baskets, paper crafts, and edible delicacies made by dozens of area residents.
Hudson’s mile-long Warren Street is transformed into a festive boulevard with twinkling lights, brightly decorated shops, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, live reindeer, petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon, carolers, and a legion of characters and performers. An evening of holiday frolicking is capped off with fireworks from Promenade Hill.
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