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Derrick Adams - BouyantMarch 7–June 14, 2020
Press Preview: March 5, 3pm—RSVP
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Yonkers, NY (January 10, 2020) – Derrick Adams (American, born 1970) delves deeply and fearlessly into the nooks and crannies of Black life and culture, unveiling a nuanced wholeness of humanity. The multidisciplinary, New York-based artist depicts a world where joy, love, leisure, and even prosaic normalcy play central roles, methodically filling the many voids and omissions in popular visual culture. The Hudson River Museum presents Derrick Adams: Buoyantwhich is the first museum exhibition of Adams’ Floaters series, and will debut We Came to Party and Plan, new related works the artist created during his summer 2019 Rauschenberg Residency.

Staatsburgh Downton Abbey Tour“America’s Elite in the Downton Abbey Era”

Sunday, January 19, 2020, 1:00 PM

Staatsburg, N.Y. (12/30/19) — On Sunday, January 19, fans of the popular PBS television series can attend a special tour at Staatsburgh, a real-life American version of Downton Abbey.  The tour, entitled “America’s Elite in the Downton Abbey Era,” compares the fictional Downton Abbey to Staatsburgh, a 79-room Gilded Age mansion on the Hudson River.  Admission for “America’s Elite in the Downton Abbey Era” is $10; $8 for seniors and students; and free for children age 12 and younger.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling (845) 889-8851.

The Caldwell HouseThe Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast is offering guests who reserve two nights a third for $29 all February and March long as way to celebrate the special February 29th holiday

Salisbury Mills, NY (January 6, 2020) – The Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast is offering guests a chance to stay two nights and add on a third night for only $29 in a nod toward Leap Year. The famed holiday comes around just once every four years on February 29th and graces calendars this 2020. The deal is available to guests mid-week (Mondays through Thursdays) who stay two consecutive nights in the months of February and March; Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are excluded.

Orange County TourismProgram offers on-set training, direct pathway to employment in film industry for local youths

Orange County, N.Y. (January 6, 2020) – The Orange County New York Film Office, a department of Orange County Tourism, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Below the Line BTL Bootcamp, a program for at-risk youths created and managed by Newburgh-based production company Choice Films. The program has already led to direct employment in the entertainment industry for many of its participants who have played critical roles in locally-filmed productions for HBO, Netflix, and other companies. BTL’s third session kicks off in January, and participants will begin work on the set of a feature film being filmed entirely in Orange County.

Progressive World Fishing & Outdoor ExpoNortheast’s Premier Fishing, Hunting and Travel Event Returns to Rockland County Community College Welcoming Experienced Outdoor Enthusiasts and Newcomers Alike

Suffern, N.Y. – The 2020 Progressive® Insurance World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition, the northeast’s premier fishing, hunting and travel event, transforms Rockland Community College into an outdoors paradise Feb. 27-Mar. 1, featuring the latest and greatest in hunting and fishing gear, major fishing tackle manufacturers, trusted brand names and independent local retailers. The multi-generational tradition of the ‘Great Outdoors’ continues as families can spend the day comparing and shopping newly released and hard-to-find products for their outdoor needs, plus enjoy a variety of free educational seminars and attractions for all ages and skill levels.

Orange County TourismFocus on celebrating this New Year’s Eve Hudson Valley-style!

Orange County, N.Y. (December 18, 2019) – Here comes 2020! A special new year worthy of a special Orange County, N.Y. celebration. Focus on exciting and elegant events happening right here in the Hudson Valley. Get your Gatsby on at a fun Roaring 20’s-themed gala or join in the excitement at a national treasure, as West Point’s historic Thayer Hotel elegantly rings in the New Year. Whether you’re looking for a festive night out with friends, a romantic evening with your significant other, or to gather together with the whole family, Orange County has a party for you. Choose from a wide variety of New Year’s Eve celebrations with nearby places to spend a restful night afterwards. Look out, Big Apple! The Orange has all of the revelry and sophistication people look forward to on New Year’s Eve.

Staatsburgh Tea and Talk SeriesStaatsburg, N.Y.  (12/16/19) — Staatsburgh State Historic Site will once again present its winter “Gilded Age Tea & Talk” programs in the mansion’s elegant formal dining room on weekend dates in the winter months of 2020.  The programs feature scones, tea sandwiches, sweets and the site’s Staatsburgh Blend tea, a custom blend created for the site by renowned tea purveyors, Harney & Sons.

Orange County Tourism logoFeel the excitement, warmth and wonder of the season at these great family-friendly spots

Orange County, N.Y. (December 11, 2019) – Orange County, nestled in the rolling hills of the Hudson Valley, puts all the wonder of Christmastime on full display. ‘Tis the season to experience incredible holiday lights, shop for unique gifts at special venues and discover seasonal traditions from days of yore. Hear the jingling bells of horse and carriage rides along quaint village streets lined with cute shops and restaurants. Whisper your heart’s desire into Santa’s ear or, better yet, tell Eggbert – the Hudson Valley’s best-loved talking egg – what you really want for Christmas.

A Gilded Age ChristmasDecember 26 – 31, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Staatsburg, N.Y. (12/9/19)A Gilded Age Christmas, Staatsburgh State Historic Site’s month-long program of lavish decorations and children’s programs, will offer additional open hours during the last week of December.  Starting Thursday, December 26, Staatsburgh will be open from 11a.m. to 3p.m. every day through December 31.   Before December 26, Staatsburgh will be open on its regular December schedule, Thursday through Sunday, 11a.m. to 3p.m.  The site will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. …