Hudson Valley “Virtual Quilt” Project: Let’s Be “Apart Together”

Cultural Quilt of the Hudson Valley Engages Schools, Seniors, Celebrates Diversity and Builds Community While We Are Apart A crowd-sourced art project, launched by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History and the Barrett Art Center, invites neighbors to come together while we are apart to collaboratively produce a digital quilt representing our diversity […]

This Week’s Featured Things to Do

There are plenty of locally oriented things to do each week and KingstonHappenings.Org is always the place to find them. A minor thing like a pandemic isn’t going to keep this community down and even if we can’t physically congregate, we can still enjoy music, comedy, and other community focused events to keep us all […]

On KingstonHappenings.Org, we have always offered a robust listing of local businesses located in Kingston and the surrounding area, but now we have updated our content, and added a “Restaurant Finder” which enables users to find restaurants by Type of Cuisine, Type of Restaurant, or by Services Offered, such a “Takeout” and “Delivery”.

This perspective of local eateries will  (more)

Kingston Happenings Local Music Showcase

Our area is chock full of talented musicians and bands who are not able to perform at present. Kingston Happenings wants to use its web presence and extensive social media to support them as strongly as we can. We’re compiling a list of locals who are selling music and merchandise who need to still make money to survive this crisis.. ( More ) 

Makers comprise a large part of our local economy. They often display their goods at regional markets and establishments. Since most markets and establishments are currently “non-essential,” many local makers are left without an outlet to display their goods and services. We have established a channel for local makers to utilize to give them a platform to highlight… ( More )



Hudson Valley Makers

American Percussion Instruments by Ken Lovelett

My name is Ken Lovelett and I design and make unique percussion instruments. Mostly, I make percussion instruments that are derivatives from many different cultures. I will combine some of these differences into an instrument with some unique alterations. I call my company American Percussion Instruments by Ken Lovelett to acknowledge and to celebrate the […]

Cheyenne Mallo Pottery

Our studio is nestled at the base of the Catskill Mountains, in Olivebridge, NY. We make pots intended for everyday use, using food-safe glazes. Most pieces are microwave and dishwasher safe, though hand washing may increase longevity. We work primarily with a porcelain clay body, and fire in an electric kiln to cone 6. Cheyenne […]

Marysa Sacerdote

Marysa Sacerdote is a jeweler in Kingston, NY. All of her work is handcrafted with love using recycled metals. Marysa’s work can be found in many galleries and shops throughout the country, and she sells her creations at regional arts events. As a part of the #stayhome effort, Marysa  is offering free domestic shipping on all […]

Hudson Valley Musicians

Lucky Louie Blues Co.

A fine blend of Rock and Roll, Indie, Jazz and Soul. It’s theatrical, its magical, its got razzle and its got dazzle. Performing the music written by Ross Mandel, Lucky Louie Blues Company is a group of rotating musicians and sound engineers. We are not shy to improvise, and have played sets as a full […]

Jules Taylor

“His vocals are as weathered as an old highway sign and as inviting as your favorite mom and pop diner… Overall, the collection is the musical equivalent of the Great American Novel: a work that captures what it means to be human – the shortcomings and the triumphs, the heartaches and the joys.” – Paula […]

Mark Marshall

It’s not always easy being a chameleon. But it certainly makes for an interesting life. And, in the case of Mark Marshall, interesting music as well. “I’ve worked in warehouses, pumped gas, been a census taker, a taxi dispatcher, a CD-ROM producer, a radio host – I’ve even designed components for robots,” says Mark, who […]

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