Kingston’s Sinterklaas Celebration, Not to Be Missed

Always bringing forward elements from the past and introducing even more new ways to entertain people of all ages, this year’s Sinterklaas Celebration is staying true to form. Kids will still be able to make their ‘Crowns and Branches’ to carry in the parade in various workshops that day and before. Then they can join […]

This Weekend’s Happenings in Kingston, NY

These are just the highlights of this weekend’s activities in the Kingston, NY area. For the complete list of events check out the KingstonHappenings.Org weekly calendar at http://www.kingstonhappenings.org/events/

Kingston, NY’s Hometown Heroes (video) – reposted from 2014

The call to serve our country has been heard in many different ways over the years. Whether that call was a family tradition, a genuine desire to serve, a rational career decision, or a notice in the mail, our service men and women have one thing in common: They are all fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, […]

Halloween Happenings Here in Kingston !

Halloween really gets people of all ages out to party in all sorts of ways. There are themed events of all kinds for the entire week leading up to the big night and you can find them all here.  Whether it’s “Witches and Weights” at the gym, a “Howl-a-Ween” party for your pooch, or “Salsaween” […]

Pairing It Up for Wine at The Forsyth

Kingstonians Tamara Ehlin of The Forsyth B&B and Christina Pickard of Wine with Christina have joined forces to offer grape lovers a weekend of wine immersion. From September 29 through October 1, Christina Pickard, a professional wine writer, educator, and presenter, will host this delicious and educational weekend based at The Forsyth B&B. No wine […]

The Secret’s Out: A True Storytelling Event in Kingston has Everyone Talking

Thursday night, 9/28, TMI Project, the Hudson Valley nonprofit that believes ‘too much information’ can be a good thing, will have BSP Kingston abuzz with true confessions. But this performance isn’t just about divulging our deepest darkest secrets, TMI Project Founder and Executive Director Eva Tenuto believes, “By sharing bravely and candidly, storytellers become agents […]

Art Walk Kingston – Kingston’s Artists Show Off Again!

Art Walk Kingston is a celebration of the arts and the local community now in its second year. This is an opportunity for the public to explore three distinct areas of the city of Kingston and immerse themselves in a range of art and events presented by over 100 artists. Paintings, photographs, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, […]

West Point Cadets Invade Kingston Waterfront

Last Saturday night the City of Kingston was the benefactor of a benefit of a bit of serendipity when the West Point Glee Club was able to give an impromptu performance at the Kingston Rondout Waterfront’s T.R. Gallo Park. Even though the event was publicized on very short notice, there was a crowd of 200-300 […]

Chronogram Block Party Album – Previous Years

Live music all night along with food trucks, beer garden, activities for kids, a beach ball drop, and a whole lot more make the Chronogram Block Party the party of the summer. Each year Wall St. turns into a festival from 3:00 in the afternoon to whenever to make it great place for family entertainment […]

The Beach Boys are Kingston Bound

The Beach Boys have often been called America’s first rock band with over eighty songs charting worldwide, thirty-six of them US  Top 40 hits (the most by any American rock band).   Timeless classics like Surfin USA,  I Get Around, Help Me Rhonda, California Girls, and Good Vibrations  secured the band their place in Rock and Roll history. The Beach Boys […]

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME: Semi-professional Football is a Thing, and it’s Right Here in Kingston

By Carrie Jones Ross One of Kingston’s best-kept secrets: Hudson Valley Buccaneers. Ever hear of them? Look no further than Kingston’s own backyard to find a homegrown team of 45 football players between 20-50 years old, practicing regularly and playing weekly for the love of sport. Team owner Lennard Byrd grew up in Kingston, and […]

Bob Dylan comes to Hutton Brickyards – Update

Hutton Brickyard isn’t just about Smorgasburg anymore! On June 24th, one of the biggest acts in the entertainment business is coming to Kingston. NY’s Hutton Brickyards to put the last functioning brickyard in the Hudson Valley on the map as a major event venue in its latest incarnation. Bob Dylan, one of the most recognizable […]

A PERFECT DAY TO SPEND IN KINGSTON ON THE HISTORIC WATERFRONT

Park your car at Kingston Point Park & take a $2.00 trolley ride to & from Downtown Kingston – dine, shop, stroll, enjoy the festival & concert! The Hudson River Maritime Museum and the Trolley Museum of New York have partnered to offer a special “park and ride” arrangement for visitors and concert-goers during the […]

It’s a Fathers’ Day Weekend at Smorgasburg Upstate

Smorgasburg Upstate at Hutton Brickyards is upping its game this weekend for Dads with new vendors and a full schedule of entertainment all weekend. Oyster, empanadas, tuna poke, and potato balls will be making an appearance along with the Gold Hope Duo, Paul Green Rock Academy, and lots of other local local talent. We have […]

Kingston Happenings: Making it Happen in Kingston for Three Years and Counting

By publisher: Kevin Godbey The Kingston Happenings media channel has completed its third year of operations since I assumed ownership as its publisher in 2014. Originally a project of the Business Alliance of Kingston, the original KingstonHappenings.Org website and newsletter were launched in 2009 as a project of the Business Alliance of Kingston and managed by […]