The Cooper’s Daughter Spirits Cocktail Garden is open every weekend for farm-to-glass spirit tastings, signature cocktails, beer, wine and cider.  The distillery is also open daily for bottles of bourbon, whiskey, vodka and liqueur to-go.

How do they keep you comfy in an open-air setting?  An oversized fire bowl, propane heaters, two covered patios, and hot drinks.

Friday, January 7 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and Sunday, January 9 from 12:00 – 6:00 pm:  This & That Food Truck is back this weekend with their classic offerings and vegan menu such as fired chicken, grilled artichoke, cauliflower wings, empanadas, falafel, quesadillas, and more!  (V & GF Options)

Saturday, January 8 from 12:00 – 6:00 pm:  Hierba Buena, a mother-daughter team is back for a taco pop up!  Their delicious food is a reflection of traditional Mexican dishes.  (V & GF options)

For more details visit

The Greens at Copake Country Club in Copake are shaking things up for January, their Chefs are going to play around with some themed cuisine:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Mexican Specials on every Monday-⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Wednesday 1/12 Comfort Food⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Thursday 1/20 Tapas⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Friday 1/28 Ramen ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Let them know what you want or you would like to see more of on a permanent special rotation or even the regular menu!  For more information about The Greens at Copake Country Club visit⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
*remember every time you dine is a chance to check off a bingo square!*


Spencertown Academy presents Judy White Staber: Book Release Celebration – Saturday, January 8, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Celebrate the publication of a biographical-memoir by our former executive director, Judy White Staber. “Rise About It, Darling: The Story of Joan White” Actor, Director, Teacher, Producer and (Sometimes) Mother (The Troy Book Makers, January 2022), is about Staber’s mother, who was a well-known actress and teacher in the 20th century theatre world. The event will feature a reading and Q&A, followed by a reception where copies of the book will be available for purchase (cash or check only please).

Free: Registration Required
For more information about Spencertown Academy visit


Reducing Stress and Anxiety with the Alexander Technique
Saturdays, January 15 and 22, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in person at the Hudson Area Library  Join Becky Sandler, certified Alexander Technique teacher, for this two-class series where you will learn how to move from clenched jaw, furrowed brow, and shallow breathing to more balance, ease, and presence in your daily life. Each class is unique, but if you can’t make both dates, come to one!

To register, email or call 518-828-1792 x101.

For more information on the Alexander Technique, visit or

Hudson Area has some great events/programs in January.  Visit their website to find out more at

PS 21 presents PASCAL RAMBERT: “THE ART OF THEATER,” AND “WITH MY OWN HANDS,” WITH ACTORS JIM FLETCHER AND ISMAIL IBN CONNER.  Following their residency at PS21 in December 2021, celebrated French playwright and director Pascal Rambert, actors Jim Fletchers and Ismail ibn Conner, and translator Nicholas Elliott return to PS21’s Black Box Theater for four public performances on Friday, January 14 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Saturday, January 15, Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm.  Cost is $25 – $35

For more details or to purchase tickets visit


Hudson Brewing will have LIVE: ELI’S GIN on Friday, January 14 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.  What started out as an acoustic band has transformed into good ole’ fashioned rock n roll at full volume! Come find your mix!  On Saturday, January 15 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm, Side Show Willie will be LIVE.   A well seasoned classic rock band that plays dance, legendary rock songs, and one hit wonders!  For more information


Join FASNY for a FREE IN-PERSON event on Saturday, January 15 at 10:30 am: Weird Science with Professor Sparks!  Come spend the morning exploring the science of fire! Professor Sparks and her robot canine companion, Spot 2000, will present an interactive program that is full of surprises! After the program make your own “slime” to take home! Only Professor Sparks can make learning about science this much fun. This hands-on program is appropriate for children ages 5 and up.

For more information visit


Art Omi presents Borders, Identity, and Constructs in Architecture on Thursday, January 20 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Join Art Omi for a virtual conversation: Architecture residency alumni about recent projects, tackling notions of geopolitical identity and systems. Featuring Miguel Braceli (2021), presenting his recent project, Here Lies A Flag; Dream the Combine (Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers, 2018)—presenting their recent project Columbus, Columbia, Colombo, Colón; and BASE Studio (Felipe Sepúlveda, 2019 and Bárbara Barreda, 2018)—presenting their recent project Flocking Tejas. Moderated by Julia van den Hout, Art Omi: Architecture Curator and Program Director.

This virtual event is free to attend, but pre-registration is required – register HERE

For more information about Art Omi visit


THe Wick presents Trivia Night on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Call 518-567-6584 for more information. 21+. $10 Per Person/ 4-6 Players per table/ Team


4 Rounds;  3 Regular Rounds 1 Bonus Round;   The Winning Team of All 4 Rounds will win $300 Cash;  No Refund Unless the Event is Canceled.  For more information contact Jonathan at 518-567-6584


Alexi Kenney will perform at Hudson Hall on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 3:00 pm.  Alexi Kenney made his debut two seasons ago with Capital Region Classical and returns for an inventive program at Hudson Hall, interspersing solo Bach works with older and recent works (some with electronics).  This thrilling violinist made his debut two seasons ago and returns for an inventive program at Hudson Hall, interspersing solo Bach works with older and recent works (some with electronics).

$35 General Admission
General Admission seating – doors open 45 minutes before concert.  All kids and college students admitted free at the door.

This concert is sponsored by Gregory Anderson and William Tuthill

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The Ghent Playhouse presents “The Curious Savage” on January 28-30, February 4-6, February 11-13, 2022.  Ethel has been left ten million dollars by her late husband. Her stepchildren want to get their hands on it and commit Ethel to a sanitarium. There she meets social misfits who have the skills to help her. This warm comedy leaves one with the hope that kindness and affection have not been entirely lost in a world that can seem motivated only by greed and dishonesty. Written by John Patrick; Directed by Cathy Lee-Visscher.  For tickets or more information about The Ghent Playhouse visit their website at