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8 Old New Paltz Stone House Day Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St.,
New Paltz
845-255-1660 (office), 845-255-1889
(visitor center)
Old New Paltz Stone House Day celebrates the 340th anniversary of the settling of New Paltz with historic house tours, craft vendors, reenactments and more.
16 28th Annual Taste of New Paltz Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz
845-255-0243 Hudson Valley food, wine and beer tastings, arts, crafts, live music and entertainment. A full day of family fun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
28-30 Northeast Blacksmiths Fall “Hammer-In”
Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge
845-687-7130 Blacksmithing demonstration, hands-on teaching program and tool flea market. This event is held in the spring and fall each year. Admission fee.
29 Hurley Heritage Society
Harvest Concert
Hurley Reformed Church Hall, 11 Main St., Hurley 845-331-5331 Musical performance featuring Professor Louie and The Crowmatix. 7 p.m. Tickets: $25, online $21 or in advance at museum gift shop $20.
6 Heart of the Hudson Valley Bounty Festival
Cluett Schantz Memorial Park, 1801-1805 Route 9W, Milton
A fun-filled event showcasing agricultural heritage and businesses making up the beautiful Hudson Valley. Local restaurants, farmers’ market, wineries, crafts, businesses, entertainment, kids’ activities and fun for everyone. 10 a.m–4 p.m.
7 Forsyth Nature Center Fall Festival 157 Lucas Ave., Kingston
845-339-3053 Food, games, children’s rides, entertainment and zoo. Accessible. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
7 Highland HudsonFest Hudson Valley Rail Trail Association,
75 Haviland Road, Highland
845-691-8880, Celebrate the arts, crafts, foods, spirits and all that make the Hudson Valley so special. Silent auction featuring wonderful prizes. Walk the trail and visit the many regional vendors.
On Facebook. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
13 18th-Century Autumn Festival Senate House State Historic Site,
296 Fair St., Kingston
845-338-2786 Demonstrations and hands-on activities such as making cornhusk dolls and action figures, dipping candles and more. Eighteenth- century reenactors and entertainment. Free. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
26-28 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase
291 Tinker St., Woodstock
845-389-9247 The three-day show features the finest handmade guitars and stringed instruments exhibited by their makers, continuous live music plus special exhibits and special
events included in the admission fee. Also presenting a series of instructional clinics
and workshops taught by some of the world’s finest instrumentalists.
28 Kingston Model Train and Railroad Hobby Show
Andy Murphy Midtown Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston
A biannual family fun day at the largest model train and hobby show in Ulster County. Train layouts, dealer tables, operating toy trains, food, raffles, Thomas the Tank trains and much more. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Event held March and October each year.
3 Kingston Model Railroad Club Open House
Kingston Model Railroad Club, Susan Street, Kingston
845-334-8233 club-157880130902014/
A complete “O” scale railroad system in action. Scale models of steam and diesel locomotives, old-fashioned and modern trains, complete villages and scenery. Railroad museum, trolleys and circus train. Thomas the Tank Engine. Saturday and Sunday, noon–5 p.m. through first weekend in December.
17-18 Wreath Fineries at
the Wineries
Ulster County
(Also Dec. 1-2, 8-9) Receive a souvenir wine glass, grapevine wreath, an ornament and wine tastings at your starting winery, then receive an ornament and wine tastings at the remaining wineries on the Shawangunk Wine Trail;
18 21st Annual Rosendale International Pickle Festival Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 Route 32, Rosendale
845-204-8827 Cultures of many countries are represented with food and music. Vendors offer a variety of wares. Contests, prizes and plenty of pickles. Accessible. ATM available. Always Sunday before Thanksgiving. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.;
22 Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot Water Street Market, 10 Main St., New Paltz 845-255-7957
As much of a tradition as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade featuring a
3.1-mile run/walk and a fun run for children. Registration 8 a.m. Races 9 a.m.–11 a.m.
23 A Frosty Fest
Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted
Houses, 778 Broadway (Route 9W),
Ulster Park
A family-fun holiday light spectacular featuring Candy Cane Lane, Frosty’s Enchanted Forest, Glistening Gardens, Magical Mansion, Frosty’s Magical Adventure, Santa’s North Pole, Blizzard the Polar Bear, professional stage show, gift shops and tasty treats. Friday, 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, 4:30–8 p.m.; Sunday, 4:30–7 p.m.
1-31 The Wawarsing Wassail Wawarsing
Month-long series of fun, family, holiday events. Celebrated throughout the Town of Wawarsing including Ellenville, Napanoch, Cragsmoor and Kerhonkson. Don’t miss the Holiday Hustle 5K-ish Run or the Holiday Market. Joshua R. Peters Memorial Electric Firetruck Parade in Ellenville, Dec. 1.
12, 2019 Hudson Valley Rail Trail WinterFest
Hudson Valley Rail Trail Depot, 101 New Paltz Road, Highland
845-691-6313 Outdoor winter festival featuring “Best of Fest” chili contest, roasted chestnuts, toasted marshmallows, light snacks and beverages, wagon rides, wood carving demonstration and activities for children of all ages. Admission fee. Children 6 and under are
free. 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
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