Doers and Dreamers – Lex Feldheim

On the third floor of Kingston’s Shirt Factory, is Lex Feldheim’s happy place. Light-drenched even on a cloudy day, Kingston Ceramics Studio provides a welcoming environment with an abundance of creative energy that is palpable upon entering. A former school teacher, Lex Feldheim made her stress-relief hobby into her full-time career and transitioned to a […]

This Weekend’s Happenings in Kingston, NY

  Enjoying Fall here in the Hudson Valley? This is a blockbuster week with some world-renowned celebrities performing in the area including 17 year NBC Tonight Show Host, Jay Leno, headlining the week at UPAC. He will be followed up by the bands, Los Lobos (La Bamba) and David Bromberg’s Big Band later in the […]

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StockadeFaire: An Uptown Autumn Street Fair

Uptown businesses have come together to highlight Uptown’s thriving community and welcomes locals and visitors from afar to shop all the quaint shops, feast on culinary delights, and peruse the outdoor local makers market curated by Phoenicia flea. Heermance Farm from Tivoli, NY will be providing total fall vibes with a mini farm, including hay […]

Hudson Valley History Repeats Itself with Imaginative Flair at Olde York Farm Distillery and Cooperage

By contributing writer: Veronica Fassbender While driving north through the Hudson Valley to Claverack from Kingston, one can be pleasantly surprised by the serene and relaxing environment. Right off Route 23, a meandering road with picturesque landscapes and intriguing architecture, sits Olde York Farm: distillery, cooperage and Bed & Breakfast. Olde York Farm is a […]

Return of the Kalmar Nyckel

The Hudson River Maritime Museum is pleased to announce Kalmar Nyckel will be at the historic Rondout Waterfront from August 10 through August 14. The 141-foot reproduction of the 17th century Swedish explorer’s ship will be making her only stop in New York in Kingston from August 10 – 14. While in port, she will […]

2019 Fourth of July Happenings and More

Happy Fourth of July! It’s the biggest weekend of the summer, and you certainly don’t want to miss out on all of the fun activities that are happening over this long weekend. Everybody knows that Kingston has the best fireworks celebration in the area on the beautiful Rondout Waterfront, and you can get the details […]

“Avengers: End Game” Timing is Sublime

‘Avengers: Endgame’ may be one of the biggest cinematic events in years AND it will owe some part of that success to the beautiful Hudson Valley. It is not yet known how many scenes in the movie will be showcasing the Hudson Valley, but just to have the bragging rights to say that some of […]

Spotlight on Ulster County’s Newest Addition: NCG Cinemas!

Since last summer, the Hudson Valley Mall has been without a cinema, but now, we no longer have to live without! Welcome the area’s newest addition: NCG Cinemas! You can find this new gem in the former Regal Cinemas location at the Hudson Valley Mall. This Easter Weekend is its grand opening. This new cinema […]

Video: Reliving Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?”, Kingston’s Black History Month 2019 Reenactment

On Saturday February 9th, the 1st Annual Sojourner Truth Life Walk took place. Traversing from Port Ewen to the Ulster County Courthouse, walk participants retraced many of the steps Sojourner Truth took during her life enslaved in Ulster County. The walk concluded at the Old Dutch Church where historian and reenactor Deborah A. Zull presented […]

Fun things to do this Thanksgiving Weekend in Kingston

Happy Thanksgiving from Kingston Happenings! Whether you’re back in Kingston for the holidays, or live here year-round, there is bound to be an exciting event for you occurring this weekend. Ring in Thanksgiving with JK Vanderbilt at BSP or dance the night away at Ole Savannah on Wednesday night. Eat too much on Thursday! Break […]

Family, Loss, & Love: “A Shayna Maidel” presented by Kingston’s Coach House Players

By contributing writer Veronica Fassbender     “A Shayna Maidel” (beautiful girl in Yiddish) is a striking play focused on family, transitions, and resiliency. Set in post-WWII America, it tells the stories of two sisters who grew up in different worlds. The youngest sister, Rose (played by Cheyenne Mitchell) grew up Americanized in New York City […]

Halloween Happenings Here in Kingston !

By contributing writer Veronica Fassbender   Kingston is a great place to celebrate Halloween events. From haunted history, to music and dancing galore, there will be fun festivities throughout the weekend leading up to the big day. There are plenty of activities for children and families to enjoy, as well as for adults who are looking […]

Art Walk Kingston – largest open studio tour in the Mid-Hudson region!

By Linda Marston-Reid Linda Marston-Reid is an artist, writer, and executive director of Arts Mid-Hudson. The 3rd Annual Art Walk Kingston open studio weekend returns Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, noon until 5:00 pm each day, and with over 130 artists’ work on exhibit, it is the largest open studio in the Hudson […]