Columbia-Greene Workforce Mini Job Fair, Aug 23

DATE/TIME:
Thursday, August 23, 2018: 9am – 11am

LOCATION:
Columbia Greene Community College
PAC Building, Room 612
4400 Route 23, Hudson NY 12534

MORE:
http://columbiagreeneworks.org/

 

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Omi International Arts Center – Artist Walk with Sarah Butler

Every Saturday, Art Omi hosts a free Artist Walk with artist Sarah Butler. Artist Walk invites visiting individuals and groups for introduction to featured exhibitions and permanent installations at The Fields Sculpture Park. Conversations in design, cinema and cultural studies beginning in Benenson Center. For more info or to suggest topics of interest, write to: events@artomi.org.

DATE/TIME:
Saturdays in August 18 & 23, 2018: 12pm

LOCATION:
Omi International Arts Center
Fields Sculpture Park
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY 12075

MORE:
ArtOmi.org.
FaceBook/Art-Omi
instagram.com/art_omi

 

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Tony Stewart All Star Sprint Car Series at Lebanon Valley Speedway, Aug 19


The All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. This winged sprint car tour will be at The Lebanon Valley Speedway along with a $1500 To Win Small Block Modified Event.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, August 19, 2018: 4pm – 10pm

TICKETS:

  • General Bleacher – $25
  • Premium Bleacher – $27
  • Indoor Tower – $40
  • Roof Top – 35

Tickets can be purchased at http://boxoffice.printtixusa.com/lebanonvalleyspeedway/eventcalendar

LOCATION:
Lebanon Valley Speedway,
1746 US Route 20, West Lebanon, NY 12195

MORE:
To see the full schedule for the 2018 season, click here.
www.lebanonvalley.com
facebook.com/lebanonvalleyspeedway
@LVSpeedway

 

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Chip & Sip – Hudson Brewing, Helsinki & Red Dot at NY Golf Park, Aug 18

Red Dot Restaurant & Bar, Helsinki Hudson and the Yummy Kitchen present Chip & Sip at NY Golf Park. This will be a fun day with contests like a long drive, closest to the pin and a miniature golf tournament. Free PGA Instruction too. Food sponsored by Red Dot Restaurant & Bar, Helsinki Hudson and the Yummy Kitchen. Beer Sponsored by Hudson Brewing Company.

  • Music
  • Batting Cages
  • Mini Golf
  • Driving Range

100% of the proceeds benefit the children in Columbia, Greene and Northern Dutchess County Schools through the Playground Golf Foundation. The Playground Golf Foundation’s mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, August 18, 2018: 12pm – 5pm

LOCATION:
New York Golf Park
5490 RT-9H, Hudson,
New York 12534

ADMISSION:
Kids under 12 play FREE. Adults $25 online and $30 day of event. Visit http://playgroundgolffoundation.org/ for tickets.

MORE:
facebook.com/events/237604607050084/
http://nygolfpark.com/
http://reddotrestaurant.com/
http://www.helsinkihudson.com/
https://www.yummykitchen.xyz/
https://www.hudsonbrew.com/
http://playgroundgolffoundation.org/

 

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Eclectimaniac Events – The August 2018 Show

This is the place to get more info on the events we discussed on the Eclectimaniac Radio Show for August 15, 2018.

Art Omi: Music live on Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM

On Saturday, August 18, a live, collaborative performance by the Art Omi: Music fellows will be broadcast on Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM, a community radio station serving New York’s Greene and Columbia counties based in Acra, New York. The performance can also be heard via live stream at wgxc.org and found in the WGXC audio archive following the performance.

DATE/TIME
Saturday, August 18, 2018: 2 – 3pm


Tony Stewart All Star Sprint Car Series at Lebanon Valley Speedway

The All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. This winged sprint car tour will be at Lebanon Valley Speedway along with a $1500 To Win Small Block Modified Event.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, August 19, 2018: 4pm – 10pm

TICKETS:

  • General Bleacher – $25
  • Premium Bleacher – $27
  • Indoor Tower – $40
  • Roof Top – 35

LOCATION:
Lebanon Valley Speedway,
1746 US Route 20,
West Lebanon, NY 12195


Wish You Were Here: A Look Back at Life in Hudson Through Vintage Postcards at Hudson Area Library

The Hudson Area Library presents Wish You Were Here: A Look Back at Life in Hudson Through Vintage Postcards. This marks the library’s first ever History Room collection exhibit, and is curated by David Murphy of Hudson, former president of the library’s Board of Trustees and a member of its History Room Committee.

What did people do to connect with each other before telephones, internet, and instant messaging? Many sent postcards, even if it was to a friend or relative just a few miles away. Wish You Were Here examines and celebrates that era.

The Hudson Area Library History Room has collected an extensive set of postcards from this river city, most from the early 1900s, that tell charming personal stories about life here 100 years ago. The collection illuminates how essential this widely used method of communications was for travelers, family and friends in and around Hudson. It includes many street scenes of Hudson, prominent buildings such as the county courthouse, and parks such as Promenade Hill.

There will an opening reception on Thursday, September 6, which includes a presentation on the collection, hosted by Gary Sheffer, a native of Hudson. This will be followed by a wine and cheese gathering. The library will also have note cards and t-shirts for sale with an image of an iconic historic Hudson postcard.

DATE/TIME:
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 6, 2018: 6 – 8pm
Exhibition: September 6 – October 31, 2018

ADMISSION:
Free and open to the public

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534


Grillsdale 2018

Back for its third year as one of the most tantalizing evenings of the summer, Grillsdale spotlights the bounty of Columbia County, Dutchess County, and the Berkshires—featuring some of the best grilled small plates from top restaurants, chefs, and purveyors from the area. Set against the hills at Roeliff Jansen Park, watch the sunset while sampling your way through an all-inclusive food and drink menu. For live music, this year we are thrilled to have Chops N’ Saurekraut Trio ( with surprise guests ) from Hudson, all performing on the big Herrington’s truck-stage.

Featuring grilled food and craft beverages from the following:

Job Yacubian The Farmer’s Wife * Carla Perez-Gallardo & Hannah Black Of Lil’ Deb’s Oasis * Jack Peele of JACüTERIE * Eliah Gardner of Yummy Kitchen * Carrie Chen & Keith Tannenbaum of Casana T House * Luloo & Evan Flynn-Mann of Empaninas * Nick Keene of The Barn at The Egremont Village Inn * Jared Schwartz & laura Webster of The Poor Devil Pepper Company * Ethan Athur Sumner of FIRE KING BBQ * Brigid Dorsey of Les Collines Preserves * Chef Jeremy Spesard of Miracle Springs Farm * HILLSDALE FIRE CO. #1 * Svendale Brewing Co.* King’s Highway Fine Cider * Chatham Brewing * Irving Farm Coffee Roasters * White Oak Farm * Little Apple Cider Inc.

The evening will be capped with the naming of the “People’s Choice” to be decided by the attendees. Last year SHIRE 935 Productions donated a substantial portion of the net profit to the HARLEM VALLEY RAIL TRAIL and pledge to do so again via a raffle of a chic new trail-worthy bicycle and a few other recreational items.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, August 25, 2018: 7pm – 11pm

ADMISSION:
$85 – All Inclusive Ticket
$45 – Wine & Beer (no-food) Ticket
$25 – Kids, 12 and under
If the last two years are to be any indication, Grillsdale will sell out fast, so get your tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com

LOCATION:
Roeliff Jansen Park
116 Old Route 22
Hillsdale, NY 12529


Columbia County Fair

Six days of fun with all your fair favorites as well as new entertainment that will fill the stages, exhibit buildings, barns, midway and grandstand. Headlining the Fair this year is Country Band Parmalee, known for their hit singles, “Carolina,” “Close Your Eyes,” and “Already Callin’ You Mine.”

Two nights of Demolition Derby.

Truck Pulling circuit rolling into our Grandstand for one exciting night of diesel, 4WD modified and enhanced gas competitors, produced by Shootout Productions.

Professional cowboys throughout the country competing for cash prizes and a chance at the year-end trophy buckle at the Painted Pony Rodeo. Team roping, calf roping, steer wrestling and ladies barrel racing contest fill out the event.

Monster Tractors will once again pull their heavy loads past the grandstand crowd, testing fairgoers eardrums while earning points towards the circuit championship.

DATES/TIMES:
August 29 through Labor Day, September 3, 2018
Wednesday NOON to 11pm
Thursday-Monday 10am-11pm

ADMISSION:
Single Admission (excluding Sunday) $10.00
Sunday Admission $15.00
Senior Citizens 62 & over (Thursday 10am to 4pm) $5.00
Youth Day 18 & under (Thursday 10am to 4pm) FREE
Active Military Individual Personnel, with ID or uniform FREE (not a family discount)

LOCATION:
Columbia County Fair Grounds
182 Hudson Avenue
Chatham, NY 12037

 

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