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NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation Germantown, N.Y. – On Saturday, August 4 at 3:00 p.m. Clermont State Historic Site will present “Luminarium Dance Company in Concert: Exploring Female Identity at Clermont”. Company founders Merli V. Guerra and Kimberleigh A. Holman have created two new pieces of dance exclusively for Clermont, exploring the lives of women who called Clermont home and the Livingstons’ relationship to the landscape.

Gomez Mill HouseWander off the beaten path for some unforgettable Hudson Valley experiences.

Orange County, N.Y.  – Located just 60 miles north of New York City, Orange County, N.Y. is known for its scenic landscapes, historic sites and acclaimed farm-to-table restaurants. Visitors come from far and wide to see these famous Hudson Valley attractions, but those willing to veer off the beaten path can also discover local gems that may stand out less in travel guides, but that lead to treasured experiences.

Historic Huguenot Street exhibitionHistoric Huguenot Street exhibition of Dutch Fine and Decorative Arts extended through December 16

New Paltz, N.Y.Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) has extended the special exhibition Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art until December 16, 2018. Featuring more than 100 17th- and 18th-century Dutch items from the Netherlands—including 22 oil paintings, a rich diversity of interior furnishings, and decorative and utilitarian objects—the exhibition is installed in a period room in the historic Jean Hasbrouck House (ca. 1721) and celebrates the Dutch culture that flourished in the 1600s and 1700s in New York State’s New Netherland Colony.

Kjirsten GustavsonSunday, August 26, at 10:00 am

Staatsburg, N.Y.  —  On Sunday, August 26 at 10am, historian Kjirsten Gustavson will present “Women on a Wheel” at Staatsburgh State Historic Site, a program that combines history, costumed interpretation, and a short bike ride through the hamlet of Staatsburg, which surrounds the Gilded Age mansion on the Hudson River.

The MoonCornwall, NY- On Friday, July 27 at 7:30pm, join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a Full Moon Hike at the Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall.  Enjoy the moonlit fields and forests with a guided full moon trek on a hike like no other.

The Museum’s expert staff will ensure safe night hiking habits are utilized by the group and guide you along the enchanting scenery of the fields in the evening.

Fort Montgomery State Historic SiteUnfold America’s story at historic Hudson Valley landmarks.

Orange County, N.Y. –  Summer is the perfect time to explore the many Hudson Valley sites that played prominent roles in our nation’s history. Discover how Orange County’s location between the Hudson and Delaware rivers made it so strategically important during the Revolutionary War. Travel back through time to the 1700s. George Washington spent more time at his Newburgh headquarters than anywhere else during the war. Trace his steps to the New Windsor Cantonment where his famous “farewell address” was made. Visits to the homes occupied by his generals and tours of the forts where the continental army defended our freedom tell America’s story better than any history book.

Dutchess County Tourism logoPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – Dutchess Tourism, Inc., of Poughkeepsie, and BBG&G Advertising and PR of Campbell Hall, have been recognized with two Gold Awards, a Service Industry Advertising (SIA) Award and a Hermes Creative Award.

The SIA Gold Award is for Special Video Production for Dutchess County Live Video: The Culinary Institute of America/The CIA in Hyde Park.

Columbia County Historical SocietyLaunch of 2018 visitor season

CCHS is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to active military personnel and their families this summer

Celebrate Father's Day Weekend by Picnicking at a Historic Site

Columbia County, N.Y. – Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS) has announced its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Dutchess County Tourism logoPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Special Olympics New York Summer Games will be hosted in Dutchess County from June 14-16, 2019 and on June 19-21, 2020.  More than 1,700 athletes and coaches will travel from around New York State to Vassar College and Dutchess Community College, as well as other locations throughout the county, to compete in a variety of sports.

Walkway Over the Hudson logoRegistrations now open for Walkway members and general public for July, 4th 2018 event  

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Walkway organization will once again offer the public an opportunity to view of the City of Poughkeepsie’s annual fireworks display from Walkway Over the Hudson State Park on the Fourth of July. 

“Watching fireworks from the Walkway is a unique patriotic experience!” said Walkway Executive Director Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart. “This event has become an annual tradition for many Hudson Valley residents—a way to celebrate Independence Day, joining with family, friends and the community.” 

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