Daily Planner calendar for Aug. 28
Dutchess County Fair — Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Route 9, Rhinebeck. Aug. 28, 171st edition of the annual event. 845-876-4001. www.dutchessfair.com
Vassar Farm Informational Walk — Vassar College Farm and Ecological Preserve, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 28, Join the Environmental Cooperative at the Vassar Barns on an educational walking tour of the Vassar Farm. Focus on research projects and ways to get involved through citizen science initiatives and volunteer work. Meet at the newly renovated barns, across from the Poughkeepsie Farm Project. 845-437-7414 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/716973468440617
Author discussion and signing — Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck. 6 p.m. Aug. 30, Book signing and Q&A with Elizabeth Cunningham, author of “Murder at the Rummage Sale.” Reservations requested. 845-876-0500.
Author discussion and signing — Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook. 6 p.m. Aug. 31, Samantha Hunt will discuss her book, “Mr. Splitfoot.” Part of the library’s Read Local Author Series. 845-758-3241.
Bag Lunch Group — Barnes & Noble, 2518 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie. noon Aug. 31, Group meets the last Wednesday of every month, through October. 845-485-2224.
Variety show — Coach House Theater, 12 Augusta St., Kingston. 2 p.m. Aug. 28, Members of the Coach House Players perform a variety of folk songs by Woody Guthrie, The Kingston Trio, Bob Dylan and others. $20; $18, senior citizens and children age 12 and under. 845-331-2476. www.coachhouseplayers.org
Welcome Concert for the Class of 2020 — Vassar College, Martel Recital Hall, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 8 p.m. Aug. 28, Presented by the music department faculty: Gail Archer, organ; Brian Mann, piano; Moran Katz, clarinet; Sophie Shao, cello; Anna Polonsky, piano and Richard Wilson, piano. Free. 845-437-7294.
Shakespeare Live! from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre — Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main Street, Rosendale. 3 p.m. Aug. 28; 7:15 p.m. Aug. 30. From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, hosts David Tennant and Catherine Tate are joined by Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, Joseph Fiennes, along with The Royal Ballet, English National Opera and many more. Together, they mark the life and work of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. $12/$10 members. 845-658-8989. www.rosendaletheatre.org
Vendors needed for flea market — Stanford Grange No. 808 will have a flea market during the 58th annual Stanford Community Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at the grange hall, 6043 Route 82, Stanfordville. Vendor space is $20. To reserve a space or for more information, call Ryan Orton, grange secretary, 845-868-7869.
Vendors needed for flea market — Hyde Park Lions Club will have a flea market 10 a.m.-3 pm. Sept. 17 at the former Amish Market, Route 9, Poughkeepsie. Rain date is Sept. 18. Vendor space is $25. For reservations, call 845-505-2058 or 845-229-7739.
Vendors needed for Fall Fest — Hyde Park Recreation will have its annual community day 1-5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Hackett Hill Park. Merchandise and craft vendors, health groups offering a free service, antique cars and community organizations welcome to apply for vendor space. Pre-registration required. Free to nonprofit groups; $40 for other groups; $50 after Sept. 20. Contact Diane Cullen, recreation leader, 845-229-8086 ext. 4 or visit www.hydeparkny.us.
Entries accepted for Scrabble tournament — Mid-Hudson Love In the Name of Christ (INC) is accepting registrations for its benefit Scrabble blitz tournament 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Hellenic Community Center, Poughkeepsie. Players have the option of competitive or just for fun play. All levels of players welcome. Registration deadline is Oct. 10. $30, per person; $60 for team. Hors d’oeuvres, beverages, dessert and raffle ticket included in entry fee. Proceeds will help Love INC, a Christian nonprofit organization that addresses local poverty. For details, visit www.mid-hudsonloveinc.org.
Vendors needed for flea market — St. Mary’s School, 2 Convent Ave., Wappingers Falls. Will have a craft fair 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12. Proceeds benefit the students. To apply for vendor space, email StMarysWappCraftFair@gmail.com
Open house — Hopewell Depot Museum, 36 Railroad Ave., Hopewell Junction. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through October. Learn the history of Hopewell Junction and the New England and Dutchess County Railroads at this restored 1873 train station located at the southern end of the Dutchess County Rail Trail. 845-226-7003.
Bridge Music — Mid Hudson Bridge-at the Towers, Mid-Hudson Bridge, Route 44/55, Poughkeepsie. Daily 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sound art installation by Joseph Bertolozzi using only the sounds of the Mid Hudson Bridge. Listening Stations on the pedestrian sidewalk of the Mid Hudson Bridge open from dawn to dusk, located at each of the bridge’s towers. Accessible from Gerald Drive in Poughkeepsie and Haviland Road in Highland. Through October 31. Park Radios on 95.3 FM playing the same music year-round, in Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie and Johnson-Iorio Park, Highland. www.josephbertolozzi.com/bridge-music.
Frankin D. Roosevelt High School class of 1956 reunion — A 60th reunion is planned for Sept. 3-4 that will include a tour of Haviland Middle School, the former site of Franklin D. Roosevelt High School. At 5 p.m., attendees are invited to Aloy’s Garden Restaurant, 157 Garden St., Poughkeepsie for refreshments. On Sunday, Sept. 4, a gathering at Coppola’s Restaurant, 4167 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, will take place. Cocktail hour begins at 2 p.m.; buffet to follow at 3 p.m. For information, call John Dorn, 845-635-3847.
Arlington High School class of 1966 reunion — A 50th reunion is scheduled for Sept. 9-11. Friday, a social mixer is planned at Aloy’s, Poughkeepsie; Saturday, a dinner dance is planned at Coppola’s, Hyde Park; Sunday a barbeque is planned at the Pirate Canoe Club, Poughkeepsie. For information, contact Kathy Domin Dressel at email@example.com, Emma Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or Carol Whalen Spahn at email@example.com.
John Jay High School class of 1981 reunion — The class will have its 35th reunion 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, 40 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie. $75, per person. For details and to purchase tickets email JJHS81@yahoo.com or visit Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/jjclass81/
Roy C. Ketcham High School class of 1966 reunion — A 50th reunion dinner will be held Sept. 24 at the Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie. Activities will start on Sept. 23, with a mixer. On Sept. 24, there will be a golf outing in the morning followed in the afternoon by a tour of the high school, a RCK student athletic game at RCK, and a dinner dance. Reservations required for the dinner dance and golf outing. For details & venues, contact Debi DeFrance Tyger at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeanne Hadden Paino at email@example.com
Arlington High School class of 2006 reunion — The class will have its 10-year reunion Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. For details, visit www.facebook.com/arlington06
Franklin D. Roosevelt High School class of 1976 reunion — A reunion is planned for Oct. 7-8. A social will be held Oct. 7 at Darby O’Gills in Hyde Park. A picnic with entertainment will be held Oct. 8 at the Germania Club. Catered by Billy Bobs with music by The Harvest Band. 845-464-9158 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Beacon High School class of 1966 reunion — A 50th reunion is planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at St. Rocco’s Society Hall, 26 S. Chestnut St., Beacon. Tickets are $60, per person. RSVP requested by Sept. 1. For details, email email@example.com
Beacon High School class of 1971 reunion — A 45th reunion is planned for 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Dutchess Manor, Route 9D, Beacon. Tickets are $60, per person before Sept. 15; $75, at the door. For reservations and more information contact Patty Phillips Marino at firstname.lastname@example.org or Nora Lomanis-Squillace at email@example.com.
FARMERS MARKETS/FLEA MARKETS
Amenia Farmers Market — Amenia Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia. 3-7 p.m. Fridays. Open year-round. 845-373-4411. www.ameniafarmersmarket.com.
Arlington Farmers Market — Vassar Alumnae Flats Lawn, Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie. 3-7 p.m. Thursdays to Oct. 27. Sponsored by Arlington Business Improvement District. 914-474-7533. www.arlingtonhasit.org.
Beacon Farmers Market — Beacon Waterfront, 8 Red Flynn Drive, Beacon. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 20. Market features nearly 30 vendors. 617-538-7577.
Beacon Flea Market — Henry Street parking lot, Beacon. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Every fair weather Sunday through November. Located at 6 Henry Street parking lot, behind the Beacon Main Street Post Office. For vendor information, call 845-202-0094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.beaconflea.blogspot.com.
Dutchess Marketplace — Dutchess Mall, 461 Route 9, Fishkill. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays inside all year. Outside markets March to December, weather permitting. 845-820-3901. www.dutchessflea.com.
Fishkill Farmers Market — Parking lot at 1004 Main St., Fishkill. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 27. Sponsored by Village of Fishkill Activities Committee. Contact Julie Spann, 845-897-4430 or email at email@example.com.
Hudson Valley Farmers Market — Pitcher Lane, Red Hook. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Open year-round in the Greig Farm dairy barn. 845-802-6515. www.greigfarm.com.
Hyde Park Farmers Market — 4390 Route 9, across from Town Hall, Hyde Park. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 29. 845-229-9336. www.hydeparkfarmersmarket.org.
Kingston Farmers Market — Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St., Kingston. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays to Nov. 26 in front of the Old Dutch Church, Wall Street. www.kingstonfarmersmarket.org.
Kingston YMCA Farm Stand — Kingston YMCA, 507 Broadway, Kingston. 3:30-6 p.m. Thursdays to Oct. 27. Presented by Kingston Farm Project. 845-332-2927.
Milan Farmers Market — Milan Town Hall, Route 199, Milan. 3-7 p.m. Fridays to Sept. 30. Held rain or shine. 845-876-7702.
Millbrook Farmers Market — Front Street and Franklin avenues, Millbrook. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays to Oct. 29. 845-592-2945. www.millbrooknyfarmersmarket.com.
Millerton Farmers Market — Lawn between Railroad Plaza and North Central Street, Millerton. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays to Oct. 29. Sponsored by North East Community Center. 518-789-4259. www.neccmillerton.org.
Pawling Farmers Market — Village Green, Route 22, Pawling. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays to Oct. 1. www.pawlingfarmersmarket.org.
Rosendale Farmers Market — Behind the Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, to Oct. 30. www.rosendalefarmersmarketny.com.
Rhinebeck Farmers Market — Rhinebeck Municipal Parking Lot, 61 E. Market St., Rhinebeck. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 27. www.rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com.
Saugerties Farmers Market — Cahill School parking lot, 115 Main St., Saugerties. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to Oct. 29, except Oct. 1, garlic festival weekend. Children’s activities and music every Saturday with special events also planned. www.saugertiesfarmersmarket.com.
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Daily Planner calendar for Aug. 28