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What To Do In The Hudson Valley This Weekend Jul 21 – Jul 23

By inside + out | July 20, 2023

Upstate Art Weekend, Moosic Fest, 🥂 flying dogs, a Scavenger Scramble, Farmer’s Markets + more! The Hudson Valley has events for all ages this weekend 🌞 Take your pick below…

🦋 Gardiner, Fri Jul 21st, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. What’s All the Buzz with Pollinators?
Help researchers learn about our native bumblebees and other pollinators, including butterflies and moths at Mohonk Preserve. Family-friendly! Info HERE.

🎶 Kingston, Fri Jul 21st, 7:00 PM. City of Kingston Presents: Music in the Parks.
Held at TR Gallo Park, enjoy an evening of music by The Bush Brothers. Info HERE.

🖼️ Hudson Valley, Fri Jul 21st – Mon Jul 24th. Upstate Art Weekend (UPAW).
A connective annual self-guided event, for locals and tourists alike, celebrating the cultural vibrancy of Upstate New York. Info HERE.

🌳 Saugerties, Fri Jul 21st – Sun Jul 23rd. Soil Fest.
Stop into White Feather Farm for live performances, workshops + food intersecting art, science + ecology. Info HERE.

🧘 Phoenicia, Fri Jul 21st – Sun Jul 23rd. The Summer Slowdown: A Weekend Yoga Retreat.
Enjoy a Menla retreat with deep dive yoga classes, meditation, journaling, hiking, swimming, and spa sessions. Info HERE.

👟High Falls, Sat Jul 22nd, 8:00 AM. Scavenger Scramble at Mohonk Preserve.
Tackle over 13 miles of terrain including the 40+ foot Bonticou Crag Rock Scramble with amazing 360° views, featuring a unique scavenger hunt. Info HERE.

🎸 Gardiner, Sat Jul 22nd, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. 6th Annual Moosic Fest.
An all-day music festival at Kiernan Farms. Bring family, friends, lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Dance the day away, enjoy food, beverages, music, yard games and views. Info HERE.

⚓ Kingston, Sat Jul 22nd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fourth Saturdays Night Market.
Enjoy al fresco activities, pop-up shops and snacks, store discounts, live music + more every fourth Saturday down on the Waterfront. Info HERE.

💃 Beacon, Sat Jul 22nd, 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM. BOS Concert Event.
Get ready for a night of live music, dancing, and delicious local food + drinks held at the indoor/outdoor venue, The Yard, brought to you by Beacon Open Studios! Info HERE.

🐕‍🦺 Hudson, Sat Jul 22nd + Sun Jul 23rd, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Christmas in July Dock Diving Competition.
Hudson River Air Dogs is celebrating Christmas in July. Bring a chair and watch the dogs fly! Info HERE.

✈️ Red Hook, Sun Jul 23rd, 10:00 AM – Twilight. WWI Dog Fight Spectacular Air Show.
Watch historical planes reinact a battle in the sky with a hero/heroine (Cheer!), the villainous Black Baron of Rhinebeck (Boo!), scenery, pyrotechnics + a WWI tank. The supporting cast includes many antique automobiles! Info HERE.

💦 East Durham, Sun Jul 23rd, Noon – 4:00 PM. Summer Beach Party at Zoom Flume!
Enjoy a day of cooling off slides, splashes + lots of smiles while DJ Pat Del cranks up the music at the water park! Info HERE.

🏥 Woodstock, Sun Jul 23rd, 8:00 PM. Benefit Concert for Abortion Access with Special Guests.
NOISE FOR NOW and Seeding Sovereignty present a benefit concert for abortion access in New York State featuring performances by Amanda Palmer, Daniel Rossen (Grizzly Bear), Holly Miranda, Shana Falana, Marc Delgado + Sandy Bell, with host Ida Hakkila at Colony. Info HERE.

🌽 Hudson Valley Area, Check out the Hudson Valley Farmer’s Markets near YOU!
From year-round to seasonal markets, here’s your insider’s go-to Hudson Valley Farmer’s Markets. 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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