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  • Friday, February 6 - Saturday, February 7
    American Symphony Orchestra
    Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4; Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Violin Concerto in D Major; and Carl Reinecke, Flute Concerto. Music direction by Leon Botstein. 7pm preconcert talk; concert at 8pm. $25–$40. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Saturday, February 7
    Opening, Erotic Art Show
    Opening reception & fundraising party. (Over 18 only, please.) Lively cabaret entertainment, creative/festive attire and erotic edibles. $10 at door; 6–9pm w/7pm performance. Phone: 845-757-2667. Url: http://www.tivoliartistsgallery.com. .

  • Saturday, February 7
    Rodgers & Hammerstein Classics
    A romantic evening of timeless melodies from Oklahoma, South Pacific, Carousel, The King and I and The Sound of Music. Orchestra is joined by four guest vocalists. Part of the Arts Mid-Hudson 50th Anniversary celebration. Phone: 845-635-0877. Email: info@ndsorchestra.org. Url: http://ndsorchestra.org.

  • Saturday, February 7
    FDR Library Documentary Film Series
    The Pare Lorentz Center presents the Winter 2015 Documentary Film Series beginning at 3pm. Screenings will include the films of Pare Lorentz: THE PLOW THAT BROKE THE PLAINS (1936) and THE RIVER (1938); MISA'S FUGUE (2012) with introductory remarks by Director Sean Gaston; and the academy award-nominated film, CITIZENFOUR (2014). Free and open to the public. Email: clifford.laube@nara.gov. Url: http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu.

  • Saturday, February 7
    Deep Air Art Series
    "Human Ecologies/Changing Landscapes," with poet Peter Lamborn Wilson and visual artist Tanya Marcuse. The first of several events designed to use the Wagon House space and grounds of Olana to highlight artistic practices and conversations about ecology, local geography and landscape. 3–5pm. $5 per person; Ages 10 and up. Snow date Sunday February 8. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Sunday, February 8
    WWI & the End of the Gilded Age
    Special tour explores how the Millses’ extravagant way of life withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Pls. reserve. $10/$8. 1pm. Phone: 845-889-8851 X300. Email: Donald.Fraser@parks.ny.gov . Url: http://staatsburgh.org.

  • Thursday, February 12
    RHHS Prism Concert
    Check web for location. 7:30pm. Phone: 845-758-2241 opt. #1. Url: http://redhookcentralschools.org.

  • Thursday, February 12
    "Tales of the Majestic Hudson"
    Captain Stanley Wilcox presents rare and little known stories; free. Snow Date: 2/19. Phone: 518-822-2027. Email: kovler@sunycgcc.edu. Url: http://sunycgcc.edu.

  • Friday, February 13
    World of Animals
    Red Hook Library presents program w/Bill Robinson, biologist who founded NYS Falconry Assn. 6:30pm. Free. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

  • Saturday, February 14
    Dan Tepfer's Goldberg Variations/Variation
    Variations on the Variations: a Valentine's benefit. Tkts include post-performance reception with the artist. Proceeds benefit Classics on Hudson. $35 at 7pm. Phone: 518-822-1438. Email: info@hudsonoperahouse.org. Url: http://hudsonoperahouse.org.

  • Saturday, February 14
    Just Desserts: Coffee and Creations
    Create an art project for your sweetheart with your sweetheart! Join Hudson Valley artist Jill Obrig as she leads an acrylic painting class inspired by the work of Jim Dine Heart. Desserts & hot beverages. No experience needed. 2–4pm. $30/person, $50/two, Adults. Space limited. Please pre-register by 2/12. Snowdate: 2/15. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Sunday, February 15
    Horszowski Trio
    Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society concert featuring Jesse Mills, violin; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; and Rieko Aizawa, piano. 3pm. $25/$5. Phone: 845-876-2870. Email: info@rhinebeckmusic.org. Url: http://rhinebeckmusic.org.

  • Sunday, February 15
    Gilded Age Tea and Talk
    Enjoy tea & refreshments in the servants' dining hall while listening to a talk about picking the "right spouse" and other rules of courtship in the Gilded Age. $30/$25. Reservations req. 1pm. Phone: 845-889-8851 X300. Email: Donald.Fraser@parks.ny.gov . Url: http://staatsburgh.org.

  • Sunday, February 22
    Flamenco Guitar Concert
    Members of the Mid-Hudson Classical Guitar Society perform flamenco solos & flamenco-inspired works. $10. 3pm. Email: rnraustin@gmail.com. Url: http://MHCGS.blogspot.com.

  • Sunday, February 22
    Music Alive!
    Concert program by student composers at 3pm. Phone: 845-758-7196. Email: conservatoryconcerts@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/conservatory/events.

  • Friday, February 27 - Sunday, March 1
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Saturday, February 28
    Snowshoe Walk at Olana
    Enjoy the beauty of winter along the scenic carriage drives. Break in your new snowshoes, or test out a pair of ours. 1–3pm. $10/adult, $5/child; All Ages; Snowdate: Sunday, March 1. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Sunday, March 1
    Toy & Train Show
    34th annual event. 10am–3pm. $3/under 6 free. In gymnasium & student dining hall. Sponsored by the CGC Foundation, Inc. Phone: 518-828-4181. Url: http://sunycgcc.edu.

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Sunday, March 8
    Geography and Gender
    Part of Olana's "Deep Air" Art Series, featuring poet, artist bookmaker, curator, and professor Deborah Poe and visual artist Kazumi Tanaka exploring complex issues of geography and power (gendered, nationalist, and resource-based. 3–5pm. $5 per person; Ages 10 and up. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

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Local History
New Englanders on the Hudson, Part 2: Rhinecliff and the Railroad
  
Winter 2014   

(Note: This is the second of a three-part article about the prominent New Englanders who resided in the mid-Hudson River Valley. All but the Minturns, who were among those who founded the city of Hudson in 1783, came after 1850, when the Hudson River Railroad made commuting to New York City increasingly reliable. Part 1 dealt with the Minturns and Delanos—Warren Jr. and his younger brother Franklin Hughes. Part 2 covers Charles Handy Russell, the developer of Rhinecliff, John Lloyd Aspinwall, and Levi P. Morton. Part 3 will be devoted to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who knew his grandfather Wa Read more...

 


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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

For a unique collaboration of your nature and mother nature. We offer full services of design/build of landscapes, including stone work. We will create a low-maintenance, timeless aesthetic solution to your landscaping needs. Completely insured, references available upon request. BBB member, A+ rated.

845-758-4088

Tradition, pride, experience, and the finest ingredients combine to bring the best of old Mexico to your table. Our menu is packed with classic Mexican dishes we create from scratch. From delicious appetizers to tasty salads, inspired entrees to decadent desserts, your meal will be one of a kind. Don't forget to order a Margarita at the bar or with your dinner. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be happy to offer suggestions or answer questions. We hope you walk in a stranger and leave a friend. Gracias Amigos!

7483 S. Broadway, Red Hook
845-835-8207

When it's time for a break from the ordinary! Serving breakfast, lunch & grab & go prepared meals. We thrive to provide high quality food & catering with attention to detail & eye appealing presentation. Espresso and cappuccino drinks. See also, under "Caterers."

One E. Market St., Red Hook
845-758-9030

Lovely country setting 10 minutes north of the center of Rhinebeck. 4 comfortable A/C rooms decorated with a combination of antiques and modern amenities. Hearty breakfast served from 8 AM. Lower rates mid-week/off season. Free WiFi.

339 Stone Church Rd., Rhinebeck
845-758-2427

Hudson Valley Foot Associates' board-certified podiatric physicians and surgeons are intensely trained in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all disorders and diseases of the foot and ankle. We offer state-of-the-art treatment options and technology in our six offices conveniently located in Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Delaware, and Columbia Counties.

52 Old Farm Rd., Red Hook
877-339-4832

An architectural firm founded in 1971 with offices in Dutchess County and New York City, providing contemporary, award-winning site-specific residential designs: new houses, additions, renovations and interiors. See our website and/or call for brochure.

116 West 72 St. 16th floor, New York

Little Pickles Toys & Sweets Shop and Playhouse is a specialty toy and candy store to delight children of all ages. Discover beautifully crafted toys, a stunning variety of candies, and playhouse programs set in a gorgeous visual landscape.

7505 North Broadway, Red Hook
845-835-8086

The NY Center for Jungian Studies presents annual programs in Rhinebeck, Ireland and other extraordinary settings. Open to the general public, our programs are designed for individuals interested in applying Jungian psychology to their personal lives and/or professional activities.

Rhinebeck
845-256-0191

Get hot & cold subs & the best pizza in town at this family-owned community gathering spot in the heart of the village.

7514 N. Broadway, Red Hook
845-758-5808

Serving Dutchess and Columbia counties. All types of carpentry, additions, renovations, roofing, decks, etc. Free estimates, fully insured. Call for appointment. See also “Lawn & Landscape."

518-537-5526

Conservatory-trained pianist (Oberlin, B. Mus. Piano Performance) offers instruction at her Milan studio, ages 5 & up. Full range of musical skiills: reading, technique, repertoire, ear-training, etc. WINTER SPECIAL: free 30-minute trial lesson.

86 St. Paul Rd., Milan
845-758-2225

Vicki L. Haak, CFP®, Financial Advisor—Personal financial planning, including planning for risk protection, taxes, retirement, estate preservation investments and asset allocation.

30 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-876-1157

The "go to guys" for all your landscaping, new lawn installation and maintenance, driveway repair, storm clean-up, interior and exterior home repair. Anthony Wallentine.

845-532-0122

Garden center, nursery, gift and floral shops, gorgeous indoor greenhouse. Thousands of annuals and perennials from our farm. Also: fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, deli, cheese shop, coffee. Everything fresh & delicious. Family owned since 1919.

1560 Rt. 9W, Kingston
845-336-6300

Make one stop to shop for all renovation and new construction needs. Homeowners, contractors, architects, and designers are offered a wonderful variety of the newest products on the market. Walls, countertops, vanities, custom cabinetry, and flooring, Corrado’s brand new showroom features it all. Corrado’s also specializes in granite, stone, eco -riendly products and other natural resources. Corrado’s is known for 3 generations of industry artisans, experienced staff and cutting edge design program.

854 Violet Ave., Hyde Park
845-229-5676

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