Columbia Land Conservancy & Cornell Cooperative ‘Star Lore’ Event, Nov 15

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and Cornell Cooperative Extension at Ooms Conservation Area to explore the night sky on Tuesday, November 15th. Human cultures have directed their gaze towards the heavens for thousands of years. Justin Wexler of Wild Hudson Valley will guide for a night of learning about the importance of the stars, the moon, and the darkness of night for Northeastern Native Peoples.

Please dress appropriately for the weather. All are welcome for this fun family event!

Things to bring: Water, weather appropriate clothing and footwear, binoculars.

Difficulty level: We will be walking the Pond Loop up to the overlook. These trails include inclines, loose gravel, roots, mowed grass paths, and may be muddy if it’s recently rained. 

Questions? Please contact Jenifer Rosete at Jenifer.Rosete@clctrust.org

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 / 5pm – 6:30pm

LOCATION: Ooms Conservation Area
480 Rock City Road
Chatham, NY 12037

COST/REGISTRATION: $15
Register here

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Columbia Land Conservancy Inc.
49 Main Street Chatham, NY
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New Lebanon Library Crafternoon Kids: Turkey Decoration, Nov 8

It’s turkey time! Join the New Lebanon Library for this month’s Crafternoon Kids, where kids will turn mini clay pots into some perky turkeys to decorate your holiday table!

For ages 5 years and up – all materials provided.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, November 8, 2022 / 4:30pm

LOCATION: New Lebanon Library
550 State Rte 20
New Lebanon, NY 12125

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Art Omi Park & Gallery Introduction Tour

Whether you’re a first-time or frequent visitor to Art Omi, there’s plenty to learn on the seasonal introductory tours for the public. These tours provide insights and information about the gallery, artworks and architectural pavilions in the Sculpture & Architecture Park, as well as general information about Art Omi’s various programs. The Park & Gallery Introductory Tour is a walking tour that will last roughly an hour and fifteen minutes, and is limited to 12 participants. Tickets are $15 per person. 

There is a suggested age limit of 13 years and older for tour participants. For families with children ages 4-12, please check out the new Explore & More Interactive Tour for Families!

DATE/TIME: Saturday, November 5, 2022 / 1 – 2:15 PM

LOCATIONOmi International Arts CenterSculpture & Architecture Park
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY 12075

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Two Of Us Productions Presents 12 Angry Jurors, Oct 21 – 23

The Two Of Us Productions, presents 12 Angry Jurors. This production puts you, the audience, in the midst of the jury deliberations of a homicide trial. A dozen local citizens are entrusted with deciding the fate of a teenage boy accused of murdering his abusive father. As the play opens, our 12 jurors are nearly unanimous in concluding the youth is guilty. One juror dissents, declaring the young man "not guilty" and proceeding to sow a seed of reasonable doubt . As the emotionally charged jury deliberations proceed you are a right there as our jury struggles to understand the sworn testimony of several witnesses, to decide for themselves what is credible and what is “reasonable doubt”. The jury’s decision is a surprise that you don’t want to miss.

12 Angry Jurors features Brian Yorck, Zach Nayer, John Leinung, Debra Hughes, Kevin Hunt, Elaine Leinung, Karissa Payson, Connie Lopez, Diane Boice-Yorck, Candi Wood, Mark Leinung, and Cyndi Miller as the 12 jurors deciding a murder trial, supported by a voiceover by local attorney Lance Miner as the Judge.

The Two Of Us Productions is well known throughout the Hudson Valley for presenting quality theater, both musicals and dramas. Their recent productions of Sweeney Todd, Cabaret, Young Frankenstein, Deathtrap, Chicago, Les Miserables, next to normal, Mamma Mia! and Jesus Christ Superstar were all recognized by the Theatre Association of NYS with multiple awards, including outstanding work by the company outstanding performance by the orchestra. Reviews of their recent virtual live-staged readings of three Arthur Miller scripts; All My Sons, Broken Glass, and an adaption of An Enemy Of The People will appear in upcoming editions of The Arthur Miller Journal.

DATES/TIMES: October 21, 22, 23 / 3 & 7:30pm
Friday & Saturday Performances are at 7:30pm 
Sunday Matinees are 3pm 

TICKETS: $15 for adults, $10 for students & seniors
Available here

LOCATION: The Performing Arts Center at Taconic Hills CSD
73 County Route 11 A
Craryville, NY 12521

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Clermont’s Legends by Candlelight Ghost Encounters Tour 2022

Clermont’s annual Legends by Candlelight Ghost Encounters Tour returns with two weekends of fun. In this annual event visitors will meet a horde of “ghosts” from Clermont’s past as they tell their stories of glory, loss, success, and failure. Some ghosts may be scary, some may be funny but all the stories they tell are true!

On Friday October 21st and Saturday October 22nd, visitors will be seated on the lawn of Clermont surrounded by the flickering specters of Jack-o’-lanterns; hand carved by the museum’s staff. Visitors for the ghost encounter should bring their own chair or blanket as none will be provided. This program will begin at the Visitor Center.

On Saturday October 29th and Sunday October 30th, visitors will begin their night of spooky entertainment enjoying a bonfire with marshmallows, then be whisked off on a walking tour to meet the ghosts of Clermont. Visitors for the ghost encounter should wear comfortable shoes and be ready for an adventure!

As all events are outside it is suggested everyone dress for the weather.

DATES/TIMES: Fridays and Saturdays, October, 2022 / 6pm, 7pm, 8pm

ADMISSION$12 (Adults) / $5 (Children, 5 – 12)
Advanced tickets required, no walk-ins will be allowed.
To reserve your tickets or for more information please call (518)537-4240

LOCATION: The Clermont Mansion
87 Clermont Avenue,
Germantown, NY 12526

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