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Staatsburgh Guided WalksStaatsburg, N.Y.  (5/28/24) — This summer, Staatsburgh State Historic Site is offering free guided landscape walks on the Gilded Age estate’s beautiful grounds overlooking the Hudson River. The program, entitled “What You See… and What You Don’t See,” shows how Staatsburgh’s landscape architect designed a glorious setting that showcased the good life in the Gilded Age, while deliberately using landscape elements to hide the technology and labor that made a turn-of-the-century estate run.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationBear Mountain, NY (May 24, 2024) – Ten months after the historic storm that led to its closure, the Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain State Park will reopen for Memorial Day weekend 2024. Additionally, the previously closed sections of the Major Welch and Suffern – Bear Mountain trails will also open to hikers.

We Are NYHudson Link Buses Transport Thousands of Pedestrians and Bicyclists to Popular Shared-Use Path Each Year

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Hudson Link's free weekend shuttle bus servicing the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge shared-use path will restart service this Saturday, May 25, and continue every weekend through Sunday, October 27. Pedestrians and cyclists will once again be able to use this easy and convenient service to access one of the longest and most scenic shared-use paths in the country. The shuttle service will operate from select locations in Westchester and Rockland counties and transport passengers to the path’s landing sites on either side of the Hudson River.

Bug hunt by Kait FraineCornwall, N.Y. – As the warm sun graces the Hudson Highlands, the Hudson Highlands Nature Center invites you to a season of adventure, discovery, and outdoor education. Whether you’re a curious child, a budding naturalist, or simply someone who loves the great outdoors, the center’s diverse programs and events promise something for everyone.

Kofi's FireNew digital project brings to life story of the 1741 “New York Conspiracy,” sheds light on Black experience in colonial New York

Sleepy Hollow, NY (May 23, 2024) — The Sleepy Hollow-based education non-profit Historic Hudson Valley is launching Kofi’s Fire, an interactive graphic novel based on the true story of the "New York Conspiracy of 1741" and Kofi, an enslaved man who was accused of being one of the ringleaders of the uprising.

Hudson River SkywalkGuided Hikes Will Feature Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Rip Van Winkle Bridge, and Olana State Historic Site

Event Coincides with National Trails Day and Fifth Anniversary of Hudson River Skywalk Opening

Catskill, N.Y. and Hudson, N.Y. – The New York State Bridge Authority (NYSBA), the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks), The Olana Partnership, and the Thomas Cole National Historic Site have announced an upcoming “Bridges to Parks” hike event. The event on June 1 will feature guided hike options along the Hudson River Skywalk, a scenic walkway that connects the historic homes and studios of the two Hudson River School painters Thomas Cole and Frederic Church via the Rip Van Winkle Bridge. Members of the public are welcome to register online on a first come, first served basis.

City WineryMontgomery, NY — City Winery Hudson Valley is thrilled to announce the launch of Vineyard Fest, an exhilarating celebration of summer with all-day live music along the picturesque Wallkill River. Spanning across 11 unique Weekend Festivals, each with its own thematic flair, the series promises an array of unforgettable experiences for attendees.

Military MeritNewburgh, NY (May 16, 2024) – During Memorial Day weekend, in honor of those who serve(d) in the US Military, come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site for these special activities: 

The lecture, From Badge of Military Merit to Purple Heart, will be presented on Saturday, May 25th at 2pm.  General George Washington, while headquartered in Newburgh, created the Badge of Military Merit on August 7th, 1782.

Bobby Previte, photo by David McIntyreHighlights include the premiere of Bobby Previte’s solo drum concert, No Bells; No Whistles; a screening of Shortbus (2006) with writer/director John Cameron Mitchell and producer Howard Gertler; and American Terror, a new opera by Jeffrey Lependorf exploring America’s involvement in Vietnam

Hudson, NY (May 16, 2024) -- Hudson Hall announces a celestial summer season including a star-studded film screening, cosmic visual art, fantastical community theater, jazz, and two brand new commissions by pioneering local composers…

meadowlark-2024-logo-black-small copyWith Blonde Redhead; Fruit Bats; Slaughter Beach, Dog; Deer Tick; Laura Stevenson; Daddy Long Legs; Joan Shelley, and More

2nd Annual Festival Supports Farmers, With Proceeds Benefiting Farm Aid, Rondout Valley Growers Association, Hudson Valley Center For Food, Culture & Agriculture

Stone Ridge, N.Y. - Meadowlark Festival – the Stone Ridge, NY three-day festival of indie, roots, and countercultural music that benefits farmers in the Hudson Valley and nationwide – confirmed its 2024 lineup today,…

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