Posts Categorized: Holidays

Review: Half Moon Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” at the CIA

A Christmas Carol by Half Moon Theatre

Attending a classic stage performance is one of our family’s favorite Christmas traditions. This past weekend we were invited to see Half Moon Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” which is being performed on weekends through December 18th at the Culinary Institute of America. In short, we loved it! My husband and I originally planned to bring… Read more »

“Christmas Lemonade” – Performing Arts Program Director Releases Children’s Book

Christmas Lemonade

*Links in this post may be affiliate links. You can read our disclosure policy here. Several years ago, the Kingston-based King’s Kids performing arts program had to overcome an obstacle surrounding their annual Christmas show. The result was a valuable experience and life lesson for everyone involved. Ralphine Childs, the Program Director for King’s Kids… Read more »

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Just in time for Small Business Saturday, we’ve pulled together a ton of ideas made up of Hudson Valley made products, mom-and-pop shops and fun local experiences. We hope this makes it easier for you to #ShopLocal this holiday season. The guide covers a wide variety of options so browse around, discover some new businesses… Read more »

Experience Gifts {Holiday Gift Guide 2016}

Experience Gifts

Hoping to cut down on the STUFF influx this year? You’re not alone. Below you’ll find a list of kids activities and family fun experiences to leave under the tree through gift certificates, tickets, etc. Many of these businesses are offering limited-time holiday sales including Billy Beez, Zoom Flume, New York Renaissance Faire and Sesame… Read more »

Halloween Attractions

Hudson Valley Halloween Attractions

Looking for spooky thrills? We’ve rounded up some scary attractions throughout the Hudson Valley to make your  planning easier. Many of these attractions are designed for kids around age 12 and up and we’ve done our best to recommend them accordingly – however, use your own discretion! Also, make sure to check our calendar for… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Parades: Where & When

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and that means – parades! If you’re still looking for one to attend with your family, check these out. More information can be found by following the links. Don’t forget to wear green!   Peekskill’s 27th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 12th 3:00pm Peekskill White Plains St. Patrick’s… Read more »

Easter Egg Hunts & Events

Easter Egg Hunts 2016

Looking for 2017 events? This list will be updated soon! In the meantime, find upcoming Easter events on our calendar here: Easter Events Easter is coming! We’ve rounded up some fun events so your family can take part in the celebrations. Events with astericks(*) require pre-registration or another requirement so make sure to get more… Read more »