Events

The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival returns July 7-9 in Poughquag

The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival returns July 7-9 in Poughquag The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival on July 7-9, 2017 with over 80 launches between Friday and Sunday. The festival will be held at Barton Orchards at 63 Apple Tree Lane in Poughquag throughout…

Art Exhibit: Mood and Light

  Art Exhibit: Mood and Light   Works by Barbara Youngman and Luki O’Connor at Studio Around the Corner The Cultural Arts Coalition will present paintings and photographic works by Barbara Youngman and Luki O’Connor at the Studio Around the Corner beginning June 30, 2017, at an opening reception from 7 to 9 PM.  The show, entitled…

ounty Clerk’s Office Now Serves as Collection Point for Donations of Usable Eyeglasses

  County Clerk’s Office Now Serves as Collection Point for Donations of Usable Eyeglasses Poughkeepsie, New York:          Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall has announced that usable eyeglasses can be donated at any one of its Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices. Eyeglasses collected will be forwarded to the Lions Club International through their Recycle for Sight program.   According…

The Pine Plains Free Library presents a free concert by the internationally-acclaimed acoustic duo Hungrytown

  The Pine Plains Free Library presents a free concert by the internationally-acclaimed acoustic duo Hungrytown. Recently returned from the United Kingdom and New Zealand, this concert is part of a seven-month national and international tour which began in Florida in January. Vermonters Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make up Hungrytown, have been touring professionally for…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of June 19, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of June 19, 2017 Note: if you’re a northwestern Dutchess resident and would like to volunteer a helping hand for your senior friends and neighbors at this week’s Senior Picnic at Memorial Park in Tivoli, drop a line to outreach coordinator Brian Jones. His…

Mid Hudson Bottle Show Coming Up Fast!

  Mid Hudson Bottle Show Coming Up Fast! The Mid Hudson Bottle Show, which will be held on August 20th this year, is quickly becoming the regional hot-spot for sellers, collectors and designers looking for unique or rare bottles. Located in the newly renovated Poughkeepsie Elks Lodge on 275 Overocker Rd, this show has seen…

ThinkDIFFERENTLY for Jobs This Thursday

  ThinkDIFFERENTLY for Jobs This Thursday Is your business looking to diversify its workforce and expand its clientele? Are you interested in the financial incentives available for hiring residents with special needs? Dutchess County’s “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” for Jobs Round Table event will provide information about these and other benefits of employing individuals of all abilities. Local business and community…

Pawling Farmers Market Begins This Weekend

    “Worth Getting Up For”  Pawling Farmers Market Begins This Weekend     March 7, 2017 Pawling, New York – The Pawling Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 17 for the season, with extended hours, more vendors and more special programs delivering the finest fresh produce, specialty foods, cheese and wines the Hudson Valley has…

Join the Excitement of Walkway Marathon Weekend!

  Join the Excitement of Walkway Marathon Weekend! The third annual Walkway Marathon weekend is almost upon us, bringing thousands of competitors and spectators to Dutchess County for Saturday and Sunday’s events. Dutchess County Government is proud to be a partner in the Walkway Marathon weekend, which includes Saturday’s“ThinkDIFFERENTLY” Dash through the City of Poughkeepsie for individuals…

Student Art Exhibit at the Pawling Library

  Student Art Exhibit at the Pawling Library A lot is always happening at the Pawling Library. Currently, there is a display of student art gracing the walls and propped atop the stacks.. The works exhibited are a selection from the 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students in Advanced Placement Art, Drawing and Painting 1 and…

2017 Art in the Loft Exhibit and Wine Label Competition

        Join us at the Millbrook Vineyards & Winery for the opening of the 2017 Art in the Loft Exhibit and Wine Label Competition. Take in the art, the beauty of Millbrook and vote on your favorite piece. Enjoy free wine and mingle with the artists. The winner will be announced in November Opening Reception: Saturday June 10, 3:00-5:00…

Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail

  Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail   Poughkeepsie, NY… The Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail , in its second year, brings history and local cuisine together, while introducing the community to iconic locales. Each installment of the program is held at a different historic location, and includes a brief presentation of the site’s history. The…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of June 5, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of June 5, 2017   Note: If you’d like to volunteer at this Wednesday’s Senior Picnic in Fishkill, we’d love your help with any or all of the following: setting up, parking assistance, bringing meals to seniors, and post-picnic cleanup. For details on…

Rally for Climate Science and EPA Funding

    What:                   Demonstrators to Call for Leadership from Rep. John Faso on the Environment When:                 Monday, June 5, 8:30 a.m. Where:               Cary Institute, 2801 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook, NY (see attached map for details)   The local negative economic and health impacts due to the Trump administration’s proposed EPA and other science-based…