Author Archives: Jeff McKinney

About Jeff McKinney

Licensed Realtor, Blogger, World's Best Uncle, Movie Buff, Lover of Happy Hour.

West African Dance and Drum Performance at PS21 Chatham

Just for Fun is a series of performances presented especially for kids and their families at PS 21 in Chatham. This week is a West African Dance and Drum Performance. “Choreographer/dancer Jamal Jackson, drummer Frank Malloy IV, and the kids … Continue reading

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New Lebanon Library Crafts Event: Balloon Powered Race Car

This week at the New Lebanon Library, the library will host it’s monthly Family Crafts event. This month’s craft session will teach kids to make their own Balloon Powered Race Car! All materials will be provided by the library. For ages 5 and … Continue reading

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Advance Tickets for Columbia County Fair on Sale Today

Advance tickets for the 177th annual Columbia County Fair are now on sale throughout the area. Advance tickets are available now at the fair office at the fairgrounds off state Route 203. Tickets can also be purchased at Agway stores, … Continue reading

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The Ghent Band in Concert August 11, 2017

The Ghent Band has been performing since 1899, and you can see them live (not the original 1899 members) throughout the summer. The next performance is in the Kinderhook Village Square, this Friday. The music includes a repertoire of marches, … Continue reading

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Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in Hillsdale, Aug 4 – 6, 2017

Each summer, the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival sets up camp in Hillsdale, NY for a three day music festival. 2017 marks the festival’s 29th year, and kicks off Friday, August 4. In addition to the music, the festival will also … Continue reading

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Cuomo Awards $10 Million to Hudson for Downtown Revitalization

The city of Hudson is one of 10 winners in a statewide competition for $10 million downtown revitalization grants. This is the second year for the contest, which Governor Cuomo created to reinvigorate aging downtowns. In a press event on … Continue reading

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Block Party: LEGOs in the Library, August 3

The New Lebanon Library is hosting it’s monthly LEGO Club. The library will provide the LEGOs, so all kids need to bring is their imaginations.  After each build, kids will have a chance to check out each other’s creations and the library … Continue reading

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