Visual arts

October 31, 2022 – Daily Freeman

• The “Guiding the Currents” exhibition featuring the works of Dutch Hudson Valley resident Marieken Cochius runs at SUNY Ulster’s Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery in Stone Ridge until 29 november. A free reception is scheduled for Friday, November 4. from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Normal gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and by appointment by calling (845) 687-5134. For more information, email [email protected]

• Dan Shapiro will perform as part of the Coffeehouse Series presented by the Kingston Chapter of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild on Saturday, November 5 at the Catskills Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 320 Sawkill Road, City of Ulster. Using elements of Indie Rock, drum machines, incendiary guitar sounds, catchy vocal hooks and live samples, Shapiro seamlessly blends a variety of styles to put a new face on the familiar. Admission is $7, $6 for Folk Guild members and seniors. The program begins with an open mic at 7:30 p.m., with registration starting at 7 p.m.

• Redeemer Lutheran Church, 104 Wurts St., Kingston, will host a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 5 from 9 am to 3 pm. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with pastries and soup to be pre-ordered by calling the church office at (845) 338-8930. The bazaar will feature porcelain dolls handcrafted by local artisans, collectible bears, jewelry and accessories, holiday treasures, gently used household items and much more! Off-street parking is available. The church is handicapped accessible. Masks are optional.

• The Rhinebeck High School Drama Club will perform the black comedy ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’ on Saturday November 12 at 7pm and Sunday November 13 at 2pm at the High School Auditorium, 45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck. Advance tickets are $12, $10 for seniors and students. Tickets at the door are $14, $12 for seniors and students. There will only be general seats. Masks are optional. Call (845) 876-5738 for group rates of 15 or more. Advance tickets can be purchased online only at https://onthestage.tickets/rhinebeck-hs-drama-club.

• The Rhinebeck Theater Society will present the musical “Kinky Boots” November 4-20 at the CENTER for Performing Arts, 661 State Route 308, Rhinebeck. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $27 each with a Pay What You Want party on Nov. 4. Visit centerforperformingarts.org for more information.

• “Jekyll & Hyde” will have six performances at Coach House Players, 12 Augusta St., Kingston, from Friday November 11th to Sunday November 20th. Evening performances will take place on November 11, 13, 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. :30 p.m., and matinee performances are November 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20, $18 for seniors 62 and older and $10 for students 18 and younger. Coach House is handicapped accessible with assistance. Ticket reservations can be made by calling (845) 331-2476 or at coachhouseplayers.org.

• The Tivoli Artist Gallery, 60 Broadway, Tivoli, will have its holiday show from November 18 to December 18. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, November 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. The show will feature unique handcrafted items. such as ceramics, jewelry, small paintings, ornaments, greeting cards, sculptures, textiles and photographs. Gallery hours are 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, 1-8 p.m. Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Call (845) 757-2667 or visit tivoliartistsgallery.com for more information.

• High Falls Community Church, 4 Firehouse Road, High Falls, will have its annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 12, from 9 am to 3 pm. The bazaar will offer candles and fudge, Christmas crafts, baskets and mugs, and soup to take away. There will also be a plant table, household items, and items for cats and dogs. Call (845) 687-0910, email [email protected] or visit the church’s Facebook page for more information.

• The Olive Free Library Community Art Exchange will take place on Saturday, November 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library seeks materials for arts and crafts, suitable for reuse, new or slightly used and not expired. Potential donors are encouraged to consider the “best friend rule” that would you give this item to your best friend. Donations will be accepted until Thursday, November 10, then purchase used art supplies on November 12. For more information, call (845) 657-2482, email [email protected], or visit olivefreelibrary.org.

• The Flying Cat musical series continues Saturday, November 5 at 7:30 pm with a performance by singer-songwriter Ray Bonneville at Phenicia United Methodist Church, 29 Church St., Phenicia. Tickets are $23 in advance and $25 at the door. Visit flyingcatmusic.org for tickets or more information.

• Rochester Reformed Church, 5142 US Route 209, Accord, will host a pulled pork dinner on Saturday, November 12. The cost is $15 and the format will be take-out. Pickup will be available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meal will consist of slow-cooked pulled pork, a roll, cabbage claw, cheese potatoes and dessert. Call Debbie at (845) 443-1386 for more information.

• The Comforter of Kingston, 26 Wynkoop Place, Kingston, will host a Meat Lovers Dinner on Saturday, November 12, 5-8 pm. It will be a continuous buffet. On-site and take-out meals available. Call (845) 688-5835 or email [email protected] for tickets.

• Rachel Wagman will sing selections from Strauss, Mozart, Duparc Stravinsky and more in concert Sunday, November 20 at 3 p.m. at Temple Israel of Catskill, 220 Spring St., Catskill. A life member of Temple Israel, the soprano performed there several times while she was a student. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at www.TempleIsraelofCatskill.org/donate.

• Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery will be hosting a free educational tour of its crematorium facility at 205 W. O’Reilly Street, Kingston on Thursday, November 10 from 5-7 pm. Attendees will be able to view the Wilwyck crematorium facility and learn more about the crematorium and cremation. treat. Light refreshments will be served throughout the event. Please RSVP by November 8 by calling (845) 331-0199.

• Soup sales will be held at the Rhinecliff Firehouse, 17 Shtazell Ave., Rhinecliff, on the third Thursday of the month — November 17 and December 15 — from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Soup will be sold by the pint for $10 per liter . Only take-out orders will be available. Soup can be picked up at the side window of the fire station on Orchard Street. Sales are sponsored by the Rhinebeck Grange. Email [email protected] to pre-order online and receive soup choices by email.

• The St. Remy Fire Department at 564 Main St., St. Remy will be hosting a Brooks BBQ Charity Take-Out Dinner on Saturday, November 12 from 3-6 p.m. Dinners include half a chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, cornbread and dessert. Tickets are $15 per dinner in advance and $16 at the door. Anyone wishing to pre-order should call (845) 853-8559, leave a message with their name and number, and the call will be returned.

• The Friends of Saugerties Public Library will host its annual wine and cheese fundraising event at Total Tennis at 1811 Old Kings Highway, Saugerties on November 16 at 6:30 pm. A speaker will be announced at a later date. A food drive for canned goods and other non-perishable items to benefit food pantries in the Saugerties area will also take place. Admission is $10 for Friends members and $12 for non-members. Membership applications will be available.

• A Thanksgiving dinner will be offered this year in Germantown. A turkey dinner with all the trimmings for takeout or delivery from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on November 24. Reservations are required by calling Donna Diehl at (518) 537-6405. For more information call the same number.

• Scott Bradlee’s postmodern jukebox life in The Past Lane returns to Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie, Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $49. Members get $5 off. Call Bardavon at (845) 473-2072 or the Ulster Performing Arts Center at (845) 339-6088 or email [email protected] to purchase tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com but charges apply.

• People’s Place, in partnership with Institute for Animal Happiness, brought the Happy Cart back to the parking lot at 17 St. James St., Kingston every Wednesday from 4-6pm. The Happy Cart offers plant-based foods to our community for taste and is free. happyvegancart.org.

• The People’s Place Wellness Empowerment Center monthly Evening Of Holistic Health collaboration with the Holistic Health Community continues. The first Wednesday evening of each month from 3-7 p.m. at 775 Broadway, Kingston. https://peoplesplacewec.simplybook.me/v2/.

• The People’s Place Wellness Empowerment Center offers free weekly workshops, including wellness classes, health screenings, nutritional counseling, alternative health modalities and financial education. 775 Broadway, Kingston. For more information and to register for workshops, visit www.peoplesplace.org/wellness-empowerment-center/ or call (845) 338-4030.

• People’s Place Food Pantry is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesday evenings 5 ​​p.m. to 7 p.m. at 17 St. James St., Kingston. Donations of fresh and shelf stable food are accepted. Dial (845) 338-4030.

• The People’s Place Bounty table, located just outside the doors, offers free produce, bread, baked goods, dairy and protein. Items change daily and are on a first-come, first-served basis during business hours, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (845) 338-4030 for more information.

• The Hurley Heritage Society Museum at 52 Main St., Hurley, has opened for the season. See the current exhibition “Winslow Homer at Hurley – an artist’s view”. featuring reproductions of the paintings and illustrations that Homer created during his visits to Hurley between 1870 and 1875. The exhibition features five new paintings this year. The museum’s opening hours are Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

• The Rhinebeck Farmers Market has opened for the season in the municipal parking lot at 61 E. Market St., Rhinebeck. The market will take place every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., except from December 4 to December 18. Visit rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com for more information.