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What To Do In The Hudson Valley This Weekend Feb 17 – Feb 19 – 2023

By inside + out | February 16, 2023

A Hot Chocolate Fest, Jazz Festival, and more! The Hudson Valley has events for all ages this weekend☃️ Take your pick below…

🇨🇿 Bearsville, Fri Feb 17th, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Czech-Stravaganza!

Kitchen take-over by Brendon featuring a selection of traditional European-style dishes
from the Czech Republic and Hungary to accompany the Schilling Alexandr Czech style Pilsner + Featuring: Czech Chlebicky, Czech Utopenci, Hungarian Goulash and Hungarian Lángos at Tinker Tavern. Info HERE

🎺 Hudson, Thurs Feb 16th – Sun Feb 19th. 2023 Hudson Jazz Festival.

Curated by Cat Henry, this event brings together adventurous, inventive artists whose bold vision takes jazz in new directions while honoring the traditions of the past. Info HERE

❄️ Kingston, Fri Feb 17th – Sun Feb 19th. The 2nd Annual Winterfest at Ole Savannah.

Special events all weekend long will benefit local non-profit organizations, including ice skating and a chili cook-off, with the ice bar open throughout the festival, with specialty drinks and guest bartenders all weekend long! Info HERE

🛠️ New Paltz, Sat Feb 18th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Repair Cafe.

A Repair Cafe is a free community event. You bring your broken but beloved items and together with volunteer repair coaches. WE FIX THEM! Info HERE

📚 New Paltz, Sat Feb 18th,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Special Story Time in Honor of Black History Month.

Calling all kids! Join a guest reader from the Dr. Margaret Wade-Lewis Center in New Paltz for a Black History Month-themed storytime for children ages 2-12. The center is also displaying art by black artists in various locations including framed artists at the Unison Arts & Learning Center. Info HERE

🥔 Gardiner, Sat Feb 18th, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Potato Bar at Whitecliff Vineyard.

Enjoy Whitecliff wines with delicious handmade, authentic pierogis from the Hudson Valley! Vegan options are available. Info HERE

🕺🏾 Kingston, Sat Feb 18th, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Great Jell-O Jamboree!

Jell-O sculpture competition, music, dancing, art, food and lots and lots of community. We’re creating a fabulous time to be together and celebrate the power of the arts in our community. Enjoy a cash bar with wobbly cocktails, dancing with DJ Michael, a photo booth, a Jell-O cake walk and more! Info HERE

🎷 Kingston, Sat Feb 18th 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Jazz at Senate Garage.
Enjoy the Swingin’ Strings of Ed Cherry, John di Martino, and John Menegon in the industrial surroundings of Senate Garage. Info HERE

🍫 Olivebridge, Sat Feb 18th – Sun Feb 19th. 2023 Hot Chocolate Fest at the Ashokan Center.
Enjoy inspiring flavors of hot chocolate & outdoor fun! Live jugglers, and ice sculpture, blacksmithing demos, self-guided nature walks, cozy campfires, live music, and sledding if it snows (bring your own sled)! Info HERE

🧘🏾‍♀️ Beacon, Sun Feb 19th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Deep Winter Healing & Restorative Yoga.

A luxurious morning of collective breath-work, meditation and restorative yoga. Celebrate yourself by engaging in a practice of productive rest. Info HERE

🎹 Beacon, Sun Feb 19th, 4:00 PM. Chamber Music Piano Festival.
Featuring acclaimed young American pianist Drew Petersen; a sought-after soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician at Howland Chamber Music Circle. Info HERE

🎻 Saugerties, Sun Feb 19th, 3:00 PM. Argus Quartet.
Enjoy the sounds of a cello, viola and two violins in this FREE concert live and in person at Saugerties United Methodist Church. Info HERE


👉 Know of more cool events happening in the Hudson Valley/Catskills area?
Leave them in the comments below.

Have a wonderful weekend from Inside+Out Upstate NY!

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