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What to Do in The Hudson Valley This Weekend Sep 15 – Sep 17

By inside + out | September 14, 2023

Oktoberfest, An Art Walk 🍷 + more! Upstate NY has events for all ages this weekend 🌞 Take your pick below…

🍵 Mount Tremper, Thur Sep 14th – Sun Sep 17th, Chado: The Zen Art of Tea at the Zen Mountain Monastery.
Learn about Chad, the “way of tea,” with masters Pei-Tsen Tao and Andrew Hobai Pekarik and the ancient choreographed “ceremony” that has been practiced in Japan and China since the 16th Century. Info HERE.

🎸 West Point, Fri Sep 15th – Sat Sep 16th. 13th Annual West Point Oktoberfest.
Enjoy Opening Day on Friday, featuring an Opening Ceremony + keg tap with the Garrison Commander, games, competitions, and entertainment, with a family-friendly day on Saturday including crafts + activities! Info HERE.

🛠️ New Paltz, Sat Sep 16th. 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. New Paltz Repair Cafe HV.
Bring a beloved item for repair to the New Paltz United Methodist Church, and a volunteer will fix it for free. Info HERE.

🧀 Hudson, Sat Sep 16th, 10:00 – 12:00 PM. Churchtown Dairy Farm Tour.
Explore a brief history of the farm, Churchtown’s various projects in regenerative agriculture, while spending time with the livestock and landscape. Info HERE.

🪘Woodstock, Sat Sep 16th, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Master Class West African Dance Workshop.
World-renowned master teacher of Guinea-style African dance, Youssouf Koumbassa, will be teaching a workshop at Mountainview Studios to live drumming. Also, there will be a drumming workshop starting at 10:30 AM. Info HERE.

🖼️ Kingston, Sat Sep 16th – Sun Sep 17th. 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Art Walk Kingston.
Explore 150+ artists open studios and events at over 50 locations throughout Kingston, sponsored by Arts Mid-Hudson. Info HERE.

🍺 Beacon, Sat Sep 16th, 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Hudson River Craft Beer Festival.
Enjoy 80+ different breweries, cideries, and seltzers alongside live music, food trucks, and games! Info HERE.

🌳 Millbrook, Sat Sep 16th, 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM. Two Shakuhachis for Peace.
Join acclaimed Shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) players Ralph Samuelson and Elizabeth Brown in a program of traditional Japanese and recent music at Innisfree Garden. Info HERE.

💃🏽 Chatham, Sat Sep 16th, 7:00 PM. An Immigrant’s Story by Wanjiru Kamuyu.
Wanjiru Kamuyu brings to life emotional stories of immigration, blending different dance styles that span three continents. PS21 Open-Air Pavilion Theater. Info HERE.

📽️ Rosendale, Sat Sep 16th, 7:00 PM. HUDSY’s Beyond the Screen.
Part film screening, part live performance, and part party at Rosendale Theatre featuring DJ Majic Juan, local film screenings, live performances and delicious food + drink. Info HERE.

🩰 Tannersville, Sat Sep 16th, 7:30 PM. States Of Hope.
Experience States of Hope, a fully scripted, evening-length, new dance theater work, Hope Boykin shares experiences and insights in a multifaceted excavation of self-discovery, reshaping, and renewal—a dance memoir of sorts. Info HERE.

🎙️ Beacon, Sat Sep 16th, 8:00 PM. The ARTICHOKE Storytelling Series.
A fabulous night of storytelling from our hilarious raconteurs at The Howland Cultural Center. Info HERE.

🏊‍♀️ Saugerties, Sun Sep 17th, 8:00 AM. Alpha Win Triathlon Series.
Kids from ages 7 to 15 years old will swim and run in a “Splash & Dash” Triathlon series. Info HERE.

🎉 Hudson, Sun Sep 17th, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 3rd Annual Hudson Latinx Parade and Festival.
Parade starts at 1:00 PM. Tons of delicious food, talented artists, and incredible performers all await you. Info HERE.

📖 Stone Ridge, Sun Sep 17th. 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Annual Subterranean Poetry Fest 2023.
Pete’s Poetry Series from Brooklyn will read written word utilizing the natural acoustics of Widow Jane Mine. 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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