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Live Music and Beer at Hudson Brewing! Friday, September 10, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.  Come on down and enjoy some LIVE music by Kacey & Paul from Guilty Pleasure on Friday, September 10 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm and Saturday, September 11 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm LIVE music by Twice Shy

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Fall Pollinator Walk & Workshop on Saturday, September 11, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Explore Olana’s artist-designed landscape through the perspective of pollinators! Learn about how honeybees and humans can prepare for cold and flu season through a guided outdoor walk and workshop. During this program, beekeepers Chris and Lisa Layman will lead a guided outdoor walk and a short demo about making honey throat spray. Chris and Lisa run Fox Farm Apiary, a honeybee rescue and sanctuary in the Hudson Valley. In partnership with Olana, Fox Farm maintains an apiary onsite at Olana’s farm complex. This program covers approximately 1/4 mile and will be conducted outside.

Advanced registration required. For more information, please contact or call (518) 567-2170.  Cost is $20

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Kinderhook Reformed Church will hold a 9/11 Service of Remembrance on Saturday 9/11/21,at the  the Kinderhook Reformed Church , 21 Broad St., Kinderhook. It will be a solemn prayer and memorial service to remember the events of 9/11/01.  Readers will retrace the timeline for each plane, from take off to final moments. For each plane’s final moment there will be prayer and the church bells will ring 20 times.  The service will start at 7:50 am and end at 10:15am.   All are welcome.  This is an indoor event, and we be following CDC mask guidelines.  For information call 518-758-6401 or


The Livingstons and Their Community in the Revolutionary War on Sunday, September 12, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Join one of Clermont’s interpreters for a walk-and-talk tour of Clermont’s grounds. The tour will discuss the important role Clermont and the Livingston family played during the American Revolution, culminating in the British army assault on Clermont in 1777. Hear stories of the residents of the manor—the Livingston family, the enslaved people, local Palatine tenants and free holders. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

Please note: Unvaccinated visitors should wear a face covering when unable to maintain social distance outdoors.  There is no charge for the event, but visitors must register in advance at  Event is Free


The Columbia Memorial Health Foundation is hosting two special events in September to benefit Columbia Memorial Hospital. Here is the information for you to put on your event calendar.
The 25th Annual “Chip in for Columbia Memorial Golf Tournament” is taking place on Monday, September 13, 2021 at Columbia Golf and Country Club, 295 Route 217, Claverack NY 12513. The player registration fee is $150 and other sponsorships are available. Registration is now available on line and Raffle ticket sales start on line in July at
Hudson Hall presents:
ASHLEY KAHN: A Love Supreme – The Lives and Music of Alice & John Coltrane, Tuesday, September 14, 6:00 pm

PRE-SERIES TALK – ASHLEY KAHN: A Love Supreme – The Lives and Music of Alice & John Coltrane

FREE, reservations recommended.

GRAMMY award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn, author of A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album and other popular books, delivers a presentation focusing on the lives and music of John and Alice Coltrane. Balancing musical insight with fascinating stories, Kahn will bring their careers into a modern-day perspective—discussing the musical influences and spiritual devotion they shared, even as their music proved so influential, enduring, and vastly different.

This FREE talk kicks off A Love Supreme: Celebrating the Legacy of Alice & John Coltrane, a concert series honoring the enduring vision of two artists whose work, love, and influence symbolize artistic achievement and Black excellence. The series features three distinct performances by artists at the forefront of the contemporary jazz scene: Brandee Younger Trio (September 18), Orrin Evans Trio (October 16) and JD Allen Trio (November 20). For tickets and more information on the series visit  Visit their website at


Kinderhook Reformed Church is hosting a Free Community Fun Day on Saturday 9/18/21 on their premises at 21 Broad Street, Kinderhook, from 10:00 am-1:00 pm.  There will be food, crafts, snacks, music, a bounce house/slide and other fun activities that the whole family can enjoy together.  All are welcome and everything is free.  This is an indoor/outdoor event, and CDC  mask guidelines will be followed.  Rain date
Saturday September 25, 2021.  For information call 518-758-6401 or

Spencertown Academy offers “Putting Your Garden to Bed” on Sunday, September 12, 11:00am
A Lecture with Donna Peterson at Spencertown Park Pavilion.  Tickets $10. Registration required.
Donna Peterson, a Horticulture Educator and Certified Master Gardener with Cornell Cooperative Extension since 1994, tells us how to get a jump on next year’s garden by putting this year’s flower and vegetable garden to bed the right way! Learn what to cut back (and when) and what to leave up (and why). Get the scoop on when to put down compost and mulch (and on what). Find out the best time to divide perennials and what to plant in the fall. Donna covers all the bases.

**********Equine Advocates Open Day on September 25-  Spend a few hours walking around and meeting their horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, most of whom were rescued from abuse, neglect  and/or slaughter.   All are now happily enjoying their life at the sanctuary.  Please feel free to picnic a their pond and enjoy one of the most beautiful and serene spots at the sanctuary.  Hours of Open Day are 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.  For more detailed information visit

Happenings at PS21 in September  for more details visit

Ipsa Dixit, composed by Kate Soper and directed by Ashley Tata, is a theatrical chamber opera for soprano, flute, violin, and percussion that blends monodrama, Greek theater, and screwball comedy to skewer the treachery of language and question the  authenticity of artistic expression. Called “a twenty-first century masterpiece” (The New Yorker), Ipsa Dixit will close Modern Opera Fest on September 3–4.

Galmae, the street artist Juhyung Lee, who through the medium of C’est pas là, c’est par là (It’s not here, it’s over here) transforms a crowd of spectators into a problem-solving collective. September 4–6

A Weekend of Music + Art, September 17–19

SoundScape: PS21 and Basilica Hudson join forces for the Tenth Anniversary edition of SoundScape, a celebration of the end of summer, outdoors on our campus for the first time.  Additional partners for this unique music festival include the Creative Independent, Wave Farm/WGXC, H0L0, and others. We are proud to join forces with our fellow arts and culture organizations in celebration of resilience, strength, and solidarity among artists and the communities we are part of.


New York Golf Park – Golf lessons and much more.  Visit their website for more information at


Drive Through History !  Get out and explore the historic beauty of Columbia County with our new self-guided road trips.  Download the maps and be sure to tag @CCHS_NY and use the hashtag #DriveThroughHistory as you make your way around the County!  For more information visit


Falls Echo Equine Retreat Center would like to show our appreciation for the community’s first responders & school teachers by offering special discounts on our unique, luxury horse experiences. We understand the extreme stress of these important roles & we are excited to provide a relaxing experience where these great people can come & enjoy the good vibes. 

Our program is based at a peaceful, historic equine estate, hidden on a hillside in Hudson, New York.  We host daily Half-Day Retreats that allow our guests to experience the magic of having their very own horse in a clean, safe, upscale setting where the horses & visitors are treated like kings & queens.

During this seasonal promotion, all first responders & school teachers will receive $50 off their reservation. Simply enter the code: TEACHER or FIRSTRESPONDER upon checkout.

Find more information about our Equine Retreat Center at our website:

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