NOVEMBER 2008
Events in Orange County, NY  
Mon-Fri Executive Suite Gallery: Route 66 Orange County Big Read Art Exhibit. Photos by John Rizzuto of Route 66 that illustrate the theme of the book, The Grapes of Wrath. Gallery hours: 9AM-5PM. Orange County Government Center, Goshen. 845-615-3860.
Nov 1-Dec 31 Holiday Entertainment. Carolers will be strolling the courtyards singing holiday favorites. 12Noon-4PM. Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Central Valley. 845-928-4000. www.premiumoutlets.com
Thru Dec 31
Tues-Sun
Photography Exhibit: The Stereoview Age. The stereoscope was popular from the 1860s to the 1940s. An amazing collection of photos taken with the stereoscope are on display through Dec 31. Museum hours: Tues-Sat 10AM-4PM. Sun 12-4PM. Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Newburgh. 845-569-4997. www.karpeles.com
Daily year round Twin Oaks Family Flea Market. Home Of The 7 Day Flea Market. Specialty auctions, over 55,000 square feet of great vendors. Daily 9AM-8PM. Middletown. 845-344-1780.
Every Sun
Year-round
Sunday Brunch. Unlimited and wonderful assortment of beverages, shrimp, salads, seasonal fruits, hot breakfast and lunch entrees, omelets made to order, carving station, freshly baked pies and pastries. 11AM-2:30PM. Overlook Lodge, Bear Mountain State Park. 845-786-2731.
Daily thru
Nov 11
(except holidays)
Watercolors Exhibit Entitled "Along the Hudson". Award-winning local artist M.E. Whitehill's watercolors will be on display through Nov 11. Gallery hours: 9AM-4PM. Class of 1929 Art Gallery in Eisenhower Hall, West Point. 845-938-4159. www.eisenhowerhall.com
Nov 1
Sat
Geneology Program: Bob Mayers Search. Program details the thirty year search by Bob Mayers for his family's genealogy, culminating with the discovery of long lost relatives from the Orange County area. 10:30AM. 1841 Historic Courthouse, Goshen. 845-562-2749.
Every Wed Acoustic Open Mic. No cover charge. 8PM-1AM. Corner Stage, Middletown. 845-342-4804.
Every
Wed-Sun
Interpretive Programs at Fort Montgomery. Learn about the history of the fort, soldiers, and citizens that lived, worked, fought, and died here. Guided tours 11AM-2PM. Musket demonstrations 12-3PM. Artillery demonstration 1PM. Music demonstration 3:30PM. Fort Montgomery State Historic Site. 845-786-2701. www.palisadesparksconservancy.org
Every Thurs Open Mike Hosted by Mike Baglione and Terry Michie. Every Thursday night, mostly unplugged. Signup starts at 6:30PM. Music at 8PM. Bodles Opera House, Chester. 845-469-4595. www.bodles.com
Every Thurs, Fri, Sat Blues Jam With Mike Quick Trio. All musicians are welcome to sit and play. No cover charge. 9PM-1AM. Corner Stage, Middletown. 845-342-4804.
Every first Thurs Reel Eclectic Art And Foreign Film Series. Every first Thursday of the month at 7:00PM. Thrall Library, Middletown. 845-341-5479.
www.thrall.org
Until
Nov 12
Textile Arts by Jaruwan Ponmak and Evelyn Kish. An exhibition and sale of antique Asian clothing and tribal accessories, batik painting on silk wall hangings and wearable art. Gallery hours: Mon-Tues, Fri-Sun 11AM-5PM. Thurs 1-7PM. Cedarwood Center for the Arts, Port Jervis. 845-856-2307. www.cedarwoodcenter.com
Every 1st Thurs
of the Month
Hudson River Poets. Monthly meeting. All are welcome to bring original work or the works of a favorite poet to share. 7-8:30PM. Newburgh Library Lobby, Newburgh. 845-563-3601 www.newburghlibrary.org
Every Sat-Sun
until Nov 20
Strawberry, Chocolate and Wine Festival. Every weekend until Nov. 20. 12Noon-5PM. Balwin Vineyards, Pine Bush. 845-744-2226. www.baldwinvineyards.com
Every Sat-Sun until Nov. Orange County Antique Fair And Flea Market. Every Sat and Sun through Nov. 8AM-5PM. Orange County Fair Grounds, Middletown. 845-227-1154.
Nov 1 Thru
Jan 4
Thur-Sun
Opening Reception for 8th Annual Small Works Juried Art Exhibition. Many varieties of art media. Gallery hours: Thur-Sun 11AM-6PM. Opening reception Sat. Nov 1 from 6-8PM. Bertoni Gallery, Sugar Loaf. 845-469-0993. www.bertonigallery.com
Nov 1-2
Sat-Sun
Gillinder Glass Special Guest Artists. Watch with amazement as talented glass blowers make beautiful and decorative glass objects right before your eyes. Vases, bowls, hanging vases and more, each one a work of art. 10AM-3PM. Last tour at 3:30PM. Gillinder Glass Factory, Port Jervis. 845-856-5375.
www.gillinderglassstore.com
Nov 1-2
Sat - Sun
Let's Talk Turkey. What to serve with Thanksgiving dinner? Applewood’s own chef will be on hand with tips, recipes and food tasting. Preview Holiday wines. Holiday gift baskets and custom labels available. Applewood Winery, Warwick. 845-988-9292. 12-5PM. www.applewoodwinery.com
Nov 1
Sat
Army Football. West Point vs. Air Force. Time:TBA. USMA, West Point. 877-TIX-ARMY.
www.goarmysports.com
Nov 1
Sat
Poetry On The Loose. J. St. John, C. Keenan, and D. Spinelli of the New London, Connecticut School of Poets will read. 4PM. Baby Grand Bookstore, Warwick. 845-294-8085.
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Nov 2
Sun
The Big Read: Homespun Community Dance. Learn the traditional dances that were popular during the 1930s, and hear folk music played on the fiddle and banjo. Audience participation encouraged. 3PM. Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh. 845-563-3601. www.newburghlibrary.org
Nov 8-9
Sat-Sun
4 Centuries in 48 Hours. This Hudson Valley Quadricentennial Kick-Off weekend includes tours of the replica ship "Half Moon". 845-569-8090. www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov
Nov 8-9
Sat - Sun
Wino Club Party. Applewood Winery, Warwick. 11AM-5PM. 845-988-9292. www.applewoodwinery.com
Nov 8-9
Sat-Sun
River Art Walk. Enjoy music, cinema, art events, fine dining and historic sites. Stroll River Art Walk, an open air gallery along Newburgh's waterfront promenade. Noon-Dusk. 845-561-9374. www.newburgharts.com
Nov 9
Sun
Salute To The Big Bands Concert. Fifteen-piece orchestra conducted by Joe Battaglia will perform music of the 40’s and 50’s. Hosted by the Orange County Veterans Coalition. Doors open at 12:30PM. Paramount Theatre, Middletown. 845-346-4195.
Nov 9
Sun
The Mansion Series: Tom Rush. Experience the distinctive guitar style of this music legend. 3PM. Morrison Mansion at SUNY Orange County Community College, Middletown. 845-343-3049. www.friendsofmusic.net
Nov 12
Wedn
Investment Fundamentals. Find out how to help your investments survive in this shaky economy. Also explore the five myths and truths of investing, covering stocks, the market and risks. 7PM. Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh. 845-563-3614. www.newburghlibrary.org
Nov 13
Thur
What Colors are Right for You? Elaine DeFeo will show you what colors are best for your skin, eye and hair color. To register, call 845-563-3619. 7PM. Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh. www.newburghlibrary.org
Nov 14
Fri
Blue Oyster Cult at the Paramount. This group puts on a "must see" and memorable performance! 8PM. Paramount Theatre, Middletown. 845-346-4195. www.middletownparamount.com
Nov 15-16
Sat-Sun
Traditional Thanksgiving Feast. 12:30PM and 3:30PM. Museum Village, Monroe. 845-782-8247. www.MuseumVillage.org
Nov 15
Sat
Holiday Appetizers with John Moultrie. Chef and radio personality John Moultrie will create easy appetizers to serve at your Thanksgiving or December holiday dinner. Recipes and samples will be given out. 1PM. To register call 845-563-3619. www.newburghlibrary.org
Nov 15
Sat
Thanksgiving – Seasonal Displays. More info to follow. Brick House Museum, Montgomery. 845-457-4905.
Nov 15
Sat
Moscow Cats Theatre. The only entertainment of its kind in the world. Come experience Moscow Cats Theatre and their group of acrobatic felines perform feats that are sure to astonish the entire family. 1PM. Lycian Centre, Sugar Loaf. 845-469-2287. www.lyciancentre.com
Nov 16
Sun
Local Authors and Local Books. A lively opportunity for exchanging ideas with local authors on topics ranging from history, literature, arts and sciences. 3PM. Captain David Crawford House, Newburgh. 845-561-2585. www.newburghhistoricalsociety.com
Nov 16
Sun
Grand Montgomery Chamber Music and Theater Series. Jason Cutmore, pianist has given highly acclaimed recitals both home and abroad and will play music by Schubert, Albeniz, DeFalla and others. 3PM. Senior Center, Montgomery. 845-457-9867. E-mail: hwrd.garrett@gmail.com This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Nov 18
Tues
Author Talk with Fran Dunwell: Part of the Hudson Fulton Celebration. Author of "The Hudson, America's River," Fran Dunwell, will talk about the river that has been central to New York's power and U.S. history. 7PM. Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh. 845-563-3614. www.newburghlibrary.org
Nov 19
Wedn
Hudson Valley Science Cafe: The Astronomic Search for the Origins of Life on Mars. Presentation by Robert Novak, Ph.D, Prof. and Chair Physics Department, Iona College. 7PM. Diana's, New Windsor. 845-731-3616.
www.cafescientifique.org
Nov 19
Wedn
Retirement Investment Strategies. Learn about investment portfolio management and outliving your retirement income. 7PM. Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh. Registration 845-563-3614. www.newburghlibrary.org
Nov 21-22-23
28-29-30
Fri-Sat-Sun
"Over the River and Through the Woods". Performance by the Illustrious Theatre Company. Fri-Sat 8PM. Sun 7:30PM. Warwick Valley Winery, Warwick. 845-258-4858. www.theillustrioustheatre.org
Nov 22-23
Sat-Sun
Harvest To Holly. Warwick’s Historical Society buildings will be open featuring festive period decorations. Guided tours throughout the buildings on Sun. Times TA. 845-986-3236. www.warwickhistoricalsociety.org
Nov 22
Sat
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker. A classic for the whole family. Don't miss this spectacular holiday event of the season. 2PM. Eisenhower Hall at West Point. 845-938-4159. www.ikehall.com
   
Nov 26
Wedn
Hudson Valley Science Cafe: 7PM. Diana's, New Windsor. 845-731-3616.
www.cafescientifique.org
Nov 28-30
Fri-Sun
After Thanksgiving Weekend Sale Featuring Midnight Madness. Select stores will open at Midnight right after Thanksgiving! Shop 220 designer brand names with additional savings. Fri 7AM-10PM, Sat 8AM-10PM, Sun 8AM-9PM. Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Central Valley. 845-928-4000.
www.premiumoutlets.com
Nov 28, 29, 30
Fri, Sat, Sun
Festival Of Trees – Holiday Boutique. Silent Auction, raffle, specialty gifts, holiday décor. 11AM-4PM. Arboretum at Orange County Park, Montgomery. 845-457-4902.
Nov 28
Fri
Gillinder Glass Special Guest Artists. Watch with amazement as talented glass blowers make beautiful and decorative glass objects right before your eyes. Vases, bowls, hanging vases and more, each one a work of art. 10AM-3PM. Last tour at 2:30PM. Gillinder Glass Factory, Port Jervis. 845-856-5375.
www.gillinderglassstore.com
Nov 28
Fri
Nutcracker On Ice. Performed by the St. Petersburg State Ballet. Thirty-four world-class skaters perform exquisitely to Tchaikovsky's immortal classic. 2PM and 7PM. Lycian Centre, Sugar Loaf. 845-469-2287. www.lyciancentre.com
Nov 29
Sat
18TH Century Cooking Demonstration and Colonial Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration. 11AM-4PM. Fort Decker, Port Jervis. 845-856-2375.
www.minisink.org
Nov 29-30
Sat-Sun
Holidays In The Village. Time TBA. Museum Village, Monroe. 845-782-8247.
www.MuseumVillage.org
Nov 30
Sun
Craft Fair / Holiday Village / Pictures with Santa. 10AM-3PM. Neversink Valley Area Museum, Cuddebackville. 845-754-8870. www.neversinkmuseum.org
Nov 30
Sun
Idols in Concert for the Holidays. Four American Idol finalists - Diana DeGarmo, Constantine Maroulis, Kimberly Caldwell and David Hernandez will take the stage for a brilliant holiday concert. 7PM. Lycian Centre, Sugar Loaf. 845-469-2287. www.lyciancentre.com