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Drum Boogie Festival: FREE Multi-Cultural Family Event on Sept. 9th

DRUM BOOGIE FESTIVAL® 2017 A FREE WORLD-CLASS MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH DANCE and VOICE Andy Lee Field on Rock City Road WOODSTOCK, NY Saturday, Sept. 9th, 2017 1:00am – 8:00pm The Drum Boogie Festival®, produced by the Woodstock Chimes Fund, the charitable arm of Woodstock Chimes®, is spear-headed by Grammy Award winner Garry Kvistad, founder/owner of… Read more »

Hudson Valley Drive-in Theaters

Drive in Theaters in the Hudson Valley

When I think of the drive-in movie theater I usually picture how they’re portrayed in the movies. But, in addition to being a great date night, they can be a really fun family experience.  I just took my family to one the other night and everyone had a blast, especially the kids.  We will definitely… Read more »

Donations Needed: School Supplies for Dutchess County Children

School Supplies

Dutchess County volunteer, Jessica Lopez, is calling for support from the community to help children in emergency and transitional housing get prepared for the upcoming school year. Through its programs such as The Gannett House and The Lagrange House, Hudson River Lodging provides emergency and transitional housing. Families that are placed in emergency housing are… Read more »

SallyeAnder to Host Grand Opening Party for Store in Beacon, NY

Sallyeander Soap Company Opens Store in Beacon, NY

After nearly 35 years manufacturing all-natural, hypoallergenic, functional soaps that are sold in over 2,000 stores nationwide, Sallie Austin, second-generation owner of SallyeAnder, has announced the opening of the company’s first-ever retail operation in the historic business district of Beacon, New York. Located at 1 East Main Street, the opening of the flagship store will… Read more »

Hudson Valley Farmers Markets

Hudson Valley Farmers Markets

Farmer’s markets are a great opportunity to teach children about where food comes from, what it takes to produce it and the health benefits of eating fresh verses store-bought. Many markets also have perks the kids will love, like honey bee displays, taste samples, homemade ice cream and children’s activities. To make the most of… Read more »

18 Kid-Friendly Earth Day Events

Earth Day Events

Many parents hope to pass on to their kids an appreciation for natural beauty and a sense of responsibility to take care of it. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of family events throughout the Hudson Valley that will be sure to educate, inspire and initiate conversations about what it means to be a good steward of… Read more »