Columbia And Dutchess County Residents in The Times

A recent article in the New York Times discusses the allure of weekend homes in our two counties for city dwellers who love to garden. The article’s author, Stephen Orr, spoke to residents from both Columbia and Dutchess Counties for the piece.

You can read the article now by clicking here.


Happenings: December 21 – December 23

Friday, December 21, 2007

Community Sing of Handel’s Messiah
Sing along with the Christmas portion and Halleluia Chorus and instrumental ensemble.
7:30 pm at St. James Church in Chatham, NY (corner of Rtes 203 & 66)
Tickets are $10 at the door; $8 in advance (online only)

Free Singalong Workshop with Mark S. Meritt
“Ideal for parents and their young children, great for anyone. Sing along to your favorite songs, including pop, rock, standards, show tunes and more. Reserve your spots early since space may be limited.”
Potluck Creative Arts studio Red Hook, NY
Potluck Creative Arts

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Living Nativity

Teens from several congregations present the story of the birth of Jesus in Bible readings, Christmas carols, and action with live animals. Performances are at 7:00 and 7:30pm on Saturday and Sunday evenings in front of the church.
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Valatie

Two Gun Man It’s a Pajama Party!
“Start your holiday cheer this Saturday with local music legends Two Gun Man! Clothing optional, pajamas and slippers required! If you dare, come and get comfy at the Pub.”
Show opens @ 9 PM with a special guest appearance. Dancing included.
12 Main Street (Route 217), Philmont, NY 12565
(518) 672-7346

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Wiccopee Community’s Christmas Candlelight service
A popular tradition over the past 180 years. The service consists of carols, candles, special music, and readings
7 pm in the Church
7 Old Grange Rd, Hopewell Jct. NY. Off of Route 52 next to Rainbow Pools at the Town lines of East Fishkill/Fishkkill.
Wiccopee Community Church

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