Eclectimaniac Events – The May Show

This is the place to get more info on the events we discussed on the Eclectimaniac Radio Show for May 16, 2018.


A night of karaoke on the radio in support of hands-on creative, community radio. Join Half Moon karaoke hosts Amanda Lees and Peter Balducci for an evening of both regular non-competitive karaoke, and also chances to win WGXC swag and other prizes in special a karaoke contests. Live DJ dance party to follow.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 8pm

The Half Moon
48 South Front St.
Hudson, NY 12534

Your $5 admission supports WGXC 90.7-FM. 21 and up; valid ID required.

Drag Queen Story Time

Hudson Area Library and Out Hudson bring you story time with Ella Ghent. Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event. Striving to celebrate differences, breaking down barriers and dressing up, Ella will be reading stories, accompanied with a ukulele, that celebrate diversity, self expression and creativity. There will be also be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven. Ella Ghent lives in the city of Hudson, and is a versatile performer in speech, drama, movement, storytelling, song and clowning. She has also studied Waldorf education.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 11am – 12pm

Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-1792

All kids and families are welcome. This program is free and open to the public.

The 6th Annual Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

The 6th Annual Wine and Food Festival will feature beverage trail members plus other regional wineries, distilleries and cideries. The Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail is the premiere beverage trail in New York State’s Hudson Valley and the Berkshires of Massachusetts. The trail extends from south of Albany, through the Berkshires, and down through Columbia County, NY

The Memorial Day Weekend festival will also include gourmet cheeses, baked goods, jams, jellies and more from farm producers. Plus, there will be special seminars by some of the region’s foremost experts in the craft beverage industry.

Check out for a list of all the participating Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries, Farms and Food Providers.

Saturday, May 26th: 11am – 6pm
Sunday, May 27th: 11am – 5pm

One Day Tasting – $25.00 Tasting Ticket – includes admission, souvenir tasting glass and all the wines, ciders and spirits you care to taste for one price.

General Admission – Non tasting Tickets- $10.
Children 12 and Under are free.

Columbia County Fairgrounds
Route 66 and Route 203
Chatham, New York 12037

Entrance / admission is on Rt. 66 – tickets for sale at gate

FREE parking on premises


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Jeff McKinney is a Realtor in Columbia County, NY. Connect with him on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.

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