Eclectimaniac Events – The June Show

This is the place to get more info on the events we discussed on the Eclectimaniac Radio Show for June 20, 2018.

WGXC Radio Everywhere Spring Pledge Drive

Our Community Radio Station has made some great progress toward the $25,000 goal, but we still have a way to go. It’s critical that we make this goal. This is not an exaggeration, overstatement or hyperbole. These funds are needed to keep the station going.

Call (518) 697-7400 or go to and pledge your support of Hands-on Creative Community Radio.

Annual Hudson River Exchange Summer Market

The 6th Annual Hudson River Exchange Summer Market takes place this weekend (June 22 to 24, 2018). Summer Market is a weekend gathering of creativity and exchange, bringing together makers, collectors, farmers, live musicians and community organizers to celebrate creation, connection, and the scenic beauty that is the Hudson Valley.

The weekend kicks off Friday night with a party to celebrate the Suarez Family Brewery’s 2nd anniversary, and a preview of 40 Summer Market vendors. The market continues on Saturday and Sunday, when visitors can shop handmade and vintage items from the Hudson Valley, try artisanal food and drinks, and enjoy a summery soundtrack of local DJs and live music.

Check out the list of venders at, and the food and drink providers at

Friday, June 22: from 5pm – 9pm
Saturday, June 23: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, June 24: 11am – 4pm

Henry Hudson Riverfront Park
Water St, Hudson, NY 12534



Columbia Land Conservancy’s Sip & Snap: Herons & Hefeweizen

The Columbia Land Conservancy presents their second Sip and Stroll event of the season – Herons & Hefeweizen.

Join the CLC at Hand Hollow Conservation Area to check out the Great Blue Heron Rookery, where the chicks may be starting to fledge at this time. A scope will be set up at a safe distance to view, and there will be a talk about the habitats that occur at Hand Hollow. Learn about the birds, while enjoying a Chatham Brewery Hefeweizen beer.

Thursday, June 21 2018: 5:30pm – 7pm

Hand Hollow Conservation Area
4079 County Route 9
East Chatham, NY

Registration is required so that the CLC can be in touch in the event of a cancellation. Visit to register.

Columbia Land Conservancy Inc.
49 Main Street Chatham, NY

The Theater Barn Celebrates its 35th season in New Lebanon

The Theater Barn, in New Lebanon, opens this Friday (June 22nd), for its 2018 season, which is it’s 35th season!  The season kicks off with the comedy “The Nerd” by Larry Shue. Following the show the audience is invited to stay for a complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres reception with the cast and crew to celebrate the 35th Season.

The 2018 season runs from Friday through the fall with plays, musicals, and the always popular Agatha Christie mystery.

Friday, June 22 2018: 8pm

$29.00 for the evening performances

654 Columbia Pike
New Lebanon, NY 12125

Box Office – 518-794-8989

Foam N’ Glow “World’s Largest Foam Party” Presents: Foam N’ Glow Albany

Foam N’ Glow “World’s Largest Foam Party” Fuses High-Energy Music, Ultraviolet Dancers, Contortionists, Stilt Walkers, Fire Performers, Soaring Ariel Acts, CO2 Shows & the ever so famous FOAM N’ GLOW BLAST, Into One Mind Blowing Combination.

The show concept leads fans on a journey of unimaginable atmospheres and unforgettable emotions. A concert revolution that has swept the world of electronic dance music, blurring the line between fantasy and reality. With state of the art visual effects, ground shaking bass, and World class DJs.

Saturday June 30th 2018: 9pm – 1am

Jupiter Hall
1 Crossgates Mall Road #99×09
Albany, NY 12203

Ages – 16 and up
General Admission – $22.50 + $5.18 fee
Ultimate VIP Experience – $75.00 + $6.75 fee. VIP includes Express Entry, LED Foam N’ Glow bam bam, Foam N’ Glow towel, bracelet and drawstring bag.

Tickets can be purchased at:


Food Truck Village in Kinderhook

For two evenings this summer, the Kinderhook Village Square will become Food Truck Village! The annual event includes a variety of cuisines in one spot, with live music.

Thursday, June 28 2018, and Thursday, August 23 2018: 5pm to 9pm (both dates)

Kinderhook Village Square
Intersection of Route 9 & Hudson Street, Kinderhook, NY

This event will happen rain or shine

For more local happenings, news, and events, follow ColumbiaCountyCurrent on Facebook, and twitter @CoCoCurrent.

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

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