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Ten Things to do in November

FREE Disney Presentation

Join All Aboard Travel for a FREE Disney Presentation on November 5 at 6:30 pm at the Chamber Office located at 1 North Front Street in Hudson.  Meet the Disney Sales Representative, light refreshments and special show offers.  Reservations are required and space is limited,  call  All Aboard by November 2 at 518-943-6500.

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out at Great Finds on Saturday, November 7 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  Refreshments will be provided along with giveaways and sales.  Everyone is asked to bring a non perishable food item to donate to the food pantry.  Also, on Saturday, November 21 is their Holiday Preview and Open House from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm.  There will be complimentary refreshments.  Great Finds is located at 3043 Upper Main Street in Valatie.

“Dining Out for Others”

Dine out at the following restaurants on the specified dates and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Food Pantry & Emergency Assistance Programs of Catholic Charities.  All proceeds will stay in Columbia & Greene Counties, helping local people with food, heating assistance, and other emergency needs.  November 4 dine at Carolina House in Kinderhook, Plaza Diner in Hudson, White Stone Café in Ghent, O’s Eatery in Chatham and Kozel’s Restaurant in Ghent.  Stay tuned in future emails for other dates and places.  Reservations are recommended.  For more information about this program or the services of Catholic Charities, please visit them at

9th Annual Fall Auction Event

9th Annual Fall Auction Event in support of Columbia-Greene Community Foundation benefiting the Scholarship Fund at Columbia-Greene Community College on Saturday, November 7.  Silent Auction is at 4:30 pm and the Live Auction is at 6:00 pm.  Event will take place in the Professional Academic Center at the College.   Catered by Chartwells Dining Service.  Admission is $10 and includes a paddle.  For more information call Joan Koweek at 518-828-4181 ext. 3727.

Superhero Fun Run

Railroad Crossfit and The Salvation Army present the Superhero Fun Run on November 7 at the 7th Street Park.  Dress as your favorite superhero.  9:30 am registration.  10:00 am race begins.  Fee:  one new unwrapped toy (toy will be given to a local deserving child through The Salvation Army Christmas distribution).  Race finishes at the Chamber of commerce.  Post race reception with Batman and friends.  Superhero strength test at Railroad Crossfit.

Concerts in the Village

Concerts in the Village, Alexander’s Feast on Sunday, November 8 at 3:00 pm.  The Broad Street Chorale and The Broad Street Orchestra.  Amanda Boyd-Grout, soprano, Vicki Smith, mezzo-soprano, Christopher Sokolowski, Tenor, Rolfe Dauz, bass and David Smith, Artistic Director and Conductor.  It will take place at the Kinderhook Reformed Church on Broad & Church Streets in Kinderhook.  Suggested contribution of $20.  Reception follows.  For further information visit

Open Day at Equine Advocates

Equine Advocates 2015 Open Day on Saturday, November 8 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Spend a few hours walking around and meeting 86 horses, ponies, donkeys and mules.  Most of them have been rescued and now are enjoying their life at the sanctuary.  Please feel free to picnic a the pond which is one of the most beautiful spots at the sanctuary.  Admission is free.  However donations are greatly appreciated!  All visitors will have to sign a release form upon arrival.  No pets allowed.  For more information visit their website at

Beyond Glory

Beyond Glory is Stephen Lang’s acclaimed one-man show telling the stories of eight Medal of Honor winners on Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 pm in the Arts Center Theater at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson.  Admission is $18/Adult and $12/students & senior citizens.  Advanced ticket sales by phone 518-828-4181 ext. 3126 or “0”, Chatham Bookstore in Chatham and Greene County Council on the Arts in Catskill.

Drip & Sip

Hudson Valley Drip & Sip comes to Copake Country Club on Friday, November 13 at 6:30 pm.  $45 per person includes all art supplies including guided instruction.  First drink is free.  Copake Country Club is located at 44 Gold Course Road in Craryville.  To reserve a spot email

Reading at Chatham Bookstore

Jeffrey L. Diamond reads from “Live to Air” Saturday, November 21, 5–7 p.m., Chatham Bookstore. TV producer/director and journalist, Jeffrey L. Diamond reads from his new book, “Live to Air: An Ethan Benson Thriller,” at the Chatham Bookstore on Saturday, November 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. A conversation with Thomas Chulak from the bookstore and Q & A will follow a brief reading. Free. Refreshments. Live at the Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main St., Chatham, NY. 518-392-3005.

Thanksgiving Traditions – Celebrate with a Sale!

Traditions Linens Factory Outlet Store on Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  There will be incredible savings on fine quality linens.  There will be savings of up to 90% off retail prices on fine linens for the home including sheeting, towels, blankets, quilts, tablecloths and so much more!  Traditions is located at 29 Route 9H in Claverack.

Basilica Farm & Flea

Basilica Farm & Flea in collaboration with Hudson River Exchange on Thanksgiving Weekend, November 27 -29.  There will be food, vintage, art, design and culture.  Makers of handmade items, collectors of high quality vintage finds, local farmers, prepared food vendors, chefs and educators.  For more detailed information visit  Basilica is located at 110 South Front Street in Hudson.

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