Hudson Area Library Presents Tales from Hudson’s Crypts: Tour w/ Kelley Drahushuk, Oct 23

The Hudson Area Library presents the fifth anniversary tour of Cedar Park Cemetery, Tales from
Hudson’s Crypts: The Tour on Sunday, October 23.

Kelley Drahushuk’s talk at the library, Raising the Dead: Tales from Hudson’s Crypts, was so
popular that this tour was created and it has become an annual event. Kelley once again acts as tour

Long-touted as “a virtual treasure trove for historians and enthusiasts of American funerary art”,
the Hudson Cemetery includes over 10,000 grave sites for a wide range of interesting and
notable individuals, including the Proprietors and their ancestors, war heroes, famous artists,
paragons of industry, disaster survivors and much more. Learn about the history of the original
cemetery, more recent history and discoveries as well as its current layout.

Kelley Drahushuk is a long-time resident of Hudson, NY with family history in the city dating
back to the 1800s. She, along with her husband Alan, own The Spotty Dog Books and Ale, now
in its 17 th year of operation on Hudson’s Warren Street in the former CH Evans Hook & Ladder
building. She has served on the board of the Hudson Area Library and continues as a member of
the History Room Committee. She earned a BS from Rochester Institute of Technology in
Industrial Engineering. Two adorable children, a very chill cat, and two bossy guinea pigs keep
her quite busy.

Donations are appreciated but not required and they will support the archiving of the library’s
History Room collection based on the history of Hudson, Greenport and Stockport.

As this is a walking tour, wear appropriate footwear & dress for the weather & conditions. We may encounter uneven ground, semi-steep hills, and mud and will not always be sticking to the paved pathways. Attendees will meet in the cemetery office parking lot promptly at 12pm.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, October 23, 2022 / 12 – 1:30pm
Rain Date: Sunday, October 30 / 12pm

LOCATION: Cedar Park Cemetery
Cemetery Office Parking Lot
20 Columbia Turnpike
Hudson, NY 12534

REGISTRATION: Required and limited to 45 participants
Register by emailing

LOCATION: The Greenport Conservation Area
319 Joslen Blvd,
Hudson, NY 12534



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Ghent Playhouse Presents Buyer & Cellar

The Ghent Playhouse presents, ‘Buyer & Cellar’, running weekends in October, 2022.

This outrageously funny and irresistible one-man play from the most peculiar of fictitious premises – a struggling L.A. actor takes a job working in Barbra Streisand’s Malibu, California basement – makes for some delicious wit and insight on the solitude of celebrity, the love-hate attraction between gay men and divas, and the melancholy that lurks beneath the narcissism.

Cast: Sam Reilly as Alex More

Written by Jonathan Tolins
Directed by Cathy Lee-Visscher

Please Note: Masks must we worn at all times while inside the theater 

DATES/TIMES: October 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 2022
Friday & Saturday performances – 7:30pm
Sunday matinee performances – 2pm

TICKETS: $12 – $28
General $28.00
Members of The Ghent Playhouse $23.00
Student $12.00

To purchase, visit BUY TICKETS

LOCATIONThe Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Place
Ghent, NY



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Chatham OctoberFeast 2022 is this Saturday, Oct 8

This event will feature great local food and talent. Attendees will enjoy fall foods from local restaurants, as well as outside food vendors and food trucks. There will be live entertainment, plenty of free activities, great local food and drink, and so much more.


Noon-1:00pmMike McMannClassic to southern rock to bluegrass, roots to acoustic to instrumental. Chatham Brewing StageVisit the website.
Noon-4:00pmHudson Valley HatchetAxe throwingChatham Brewing Parking LotVisit the website.
2:00-5:00pmThe Rob Beaulieu Band30 years of music and inspirationChatham Brewing StageVisit the website.
2:30-4:30pmWDST Live RemoteWDST will broadcast live in front of Red Mannequin. Stop by and say hello.1 Main StreetVisit the website.
7:00-10:00pm Guilty PleasureThe Northeast’s premier cover band.Chatham Brewing StageVisit the Facebook page.


Ben BerkowitzKids’ stuff
Bill & Betsy VanAlstyneArtisan/Crafter
Boozy Moo!Food ServiceVisit the website.
Cooper’s Daughter Spirits at Olde York FarmSpiritsVisit the website.
Desserts By DesignPackaged baked goods (macarons, cake pops, cookies, bars/brownies, macaroons)Visit the website.
Maplewood FarmFood ServiceVisit the website.
MED PTACrockpot Dishes
Mr. Ding-A-Ling Ice CreamFood ServiceVisit the website.
Nine Pin CiderworksCideryVisit the website.
Pima Mediterranean KitchenWood-fired pizzas and wood-fired roasted lamb gyrosVisit the website.
Righteous RagsArtisan/CrafterVisit the website.
Schenectady Distilling Inc.Craft Spirit ProducerVisit the website.
Sternfeld Dance StudioBaked Treats
Sunny Crest Flower Farm Flower TruckVisit the website.
The Chuck Wagon Food Service
Turn Again Woodworks Artisan/Crafter
Wunderburger Inc.Food Service

DATE/TIME: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Family Fun 11:30am-5:30pm 
Night Life 5:30-10:00pm

LOCATION: Chatham Village, Chatham, NY 12037

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New Lebanon Guided Walk at Ruins of Sassafras Farm, Oct 14

The Town of New Lebanon Recreation Commission and The Ruins at Sassafras have scheduled a third Community Walk for Friday, October 14th.

Spend time in nature on a guided walk, past the Shaker Chair Factory and the foundations of various Shaker buildings. We’ll be traversing beautiful fields experiencing a part of town you might not know. Walk with friends or meet new ones. The walk will be an hour in length, rain or shine and is suitable for most fitness levels.

This walk is over uneven ground, so may not be for everyone. Wear good walking shoes (no flip flops) and bring water. Sunscreen, insect repellent and a hat are recommended.

If there is enough interest, the commission will continue to plan future walks at nearby locations.

DATE/TIME: Friday, October 14, 2022 / 8:30 – 9:30am

LOCATION: The Ruins at Sassafras Farm
194 Darrow Road, New Lebanon
Directions will be given after Registering

She can also answer questions you may have about the walks.


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Howard Blue’s Book Talk & Guided Tour of Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Oct 1

Join Constitution Marsh Audubon Center on Oct 1st with Author and Copake Town Historian, Howard Blue, for a two-part program based on his book The Man Who Sold Superman to the World.  At 2:00 pm, a book talk and signing will take place at the Copake Grange, followed by a guided tour* at Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center & Sanctuary. 

Carroll Rheinstrom’s first came to Copake as a Boy Scout in 1918; later he bought 9 acres which grew to 1000. Learn about Rheinstrom Hill’s history; Carroll’s two publishing industry careers; his role as DC Comics representative to foreign publishers; his battles with the anti-comics movement; Superman comic books entry into foreign lands. 

DATE / TIME: Saturday, October 1, 2022 / 2pm

  • Book Talk & Signing at 2:00 pm:  Copake Grange
  • Guided Tour & Refreshments at Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center & Sanctuary at approximately 3:30 PM:  
  • A rain date for the guided tour at Rheinstrom Hill will be October 2nd at 1:00 pm.*

LOCATION: Copake Grange
628 Empire Rd,
Copake, NY 
(Near the Copake Clock, just behind the Clock Tower Pub & Grill) NOTE! Most navigation systems don’t work properly with this address.

LOCATION: Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center
225 Cambridge Rd,
Hillsdale, NY 12529
(Take Center Hill Rd. to Craryville, go east onto the northerly Cambridge Rd. Take Rheinstrom Hill to the end.)

REGISTER: Online here


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