5 Reasons to Come to Woodstock

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Museum Mates: Ice Harvesting in the Hudson Valley

WHEN: January 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
WHERE: Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston

Get out of the cold and spend a warm afternoon learning about Ice Harvesting. HRMM will host a family activity focusing on Ice Harvesting and how it was once an important local industry.

Participants will explore ice harvesting history and techniques and will also be able to conduct their own ice experiment. This event is geared toward children ages 5 to 12 years old. Registration required.




WHEN: January 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
WHERE: Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston

“Touch of Rapture,” a new comedy by Fengar Gael, is TheaterSounds’ first production of the new year. A magic, romantic comedy celebrating the love of art and the art of love.

As she lies dying, Quince Dillingham’s wife Clovis clasps his hands, thereby passing to him her artistic gift for sculpting. His wife’s sister recognizes Clovis’ genius now in Quince’s work. At first she threatens to expose him as a thief but then conspires with him. Ultimately the artistic talent is passed to another, as the play explores art as creation versus art as commodity, the relationship of art to character, and the mystery surrounding an artist’s legacy.

Marnie Andrews* stars, supported by James Occhino* and Eileen Schuyler*.
Jonathan VanGieson directs.

* Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association.
Admission is a suggested donation of $5 or more.



Dizzy Gillespie alumnus ED CHERRY

WHEN: January 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
WHERE: Senate Garage, 4 North Front Street, Kingston

Jazz at Senate Garage is excited to announce our new season beginning Saturday, JANUARY 20, with a CONCERT & TASTING at the beautiful Senate Garage presenting: Dizzy Gillespie alumnus ED CHERRY on guitar, JAY COLLINS on sax, JOHN MENEGON on bass, and STEVE WILLIAMS on drums.

Check out Ed Cherry playing with Dizzy GIllespie by clicking here!




WHEN: January 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
WHERE: Sage Academy of Sound Energy, 6 Deming Street, Woodstock


Have you experienced Cosmic contact or think you may have? At times do you feel separate yet connected to something, somewhere else? Perhaps you have physical anomalies that perplex health care practitioners! If you resonate with any of these or other remarkable aspects of yourself then learning about your Cosmic lineage may offer you solace. Opening to your Cosmic Family can allow a shift in perception, alignment with higher integrity and promote well being.

Darlene Van de Grift, Transformational Counselor and Medical Intuitive, returns to Sage from her 4 year hiatus to share experiences, lessons and methods to deepen your connection with your Cosmic Family. This workshop will guide you in reaching out and expanding exponentially through your co-creative Cosmic relationship.

$20 exchange. Register: sagehealingcenter@gmail.com or 845 679 5650



WHEN: January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, Woodstock

Performing Arts of Woodstock’s new season of play readings opens Sunday, January 21 with Nobel Prize-winner Dario Fo’s absurdist farce “We Won’t Pay, We Won’t Pay.” Here the human spirit’s desire to meet the basic need of hunger with dignity is described in a side-splitting satire involving a consumer backlash against high prices. The cast comprises Kevin Higgins, Wil Anderson, Jessie Truin, Geneva Turner and Justin Waldo, who also directs this production.

Tickets are $12. For reservations, call (845) 679-7900
or go to http://www.performingartsofwoodstock.org/


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Mountain Jam

WHEN: June 15, 2018 – June 17, 2018 all-day
WHERE: Hunter Mountain Ski Resort, Main Street, Hunter Mountian

Mountain Jam is a three-day, multi-stage event, featuring approximately 40 bands on 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters. Rolling Stone Magazine, along with many other noteworthy national publications, consistently rates Mountain Jam as one to the top music festivals in the country. In 2011, Pollstar recognized Mountain Jam with a nomination for Music Festival of the Year.

The Festival offers 3-Day festival tickets with and without camping, VIP, and Super VIP with single day tickets available closer to the festival. On-site camping and condos, and a variety of nearby hotels, lodges and ski chalets offer attendees a wide variety of accommodations.


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