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  • The Berkshire Botanical Garden's Harvest Festival, taking place October 8 and 9, will include continuous family entertainment; a giant tag sale featuring repurposed, gently used household items, clothing and jewelry; and an expanded plant sale and farmers market. Children’s activities include hayrides; pony rides; a haunted house; an obstacle course; interactive music with Robie Bones; giant bubbles; pumpkin painting; pumpkin tossing; a hay maze; a vintage fire truck; face painting and Balloon Ben; Berkshire Waldorf School's puppet wagon; a hay jump; aerialists demonstrations by Berkcirque; cider press and photo op; petting zoo; interactive music; roving entertainers, and, back by popular demand, “The Pocket Lady.”
  • The Little Falls Cheese Festival in Little Falls, NY takes place October 1, 2022.
  • The O+ Festival will return to Kingston, NY for the 12th annual celebration of art, music and wellness October 7-9, 2022.
  • The 39th Annual Iroquois Arts Festival will be happening on September 3 and 4 at the Iroquois Indian Museum in Howes Cave, New York. The event centers on the celebration of Iroquois creativity and self-expression.
  • This weekend’s Newburgh Literary Festival, conceived by Safe Harbors, is curated by authors Ruth Danon and Belinda McKeon. The event will feature the work and words of eight acclaimed writers and will be enlivened by readings, conversations, interviews, interactive workshops, a Local Writers' Fair and a cocktail mixerThis year the Festival committee is thrilled to present poets Erica Hunt, Ricardo Alberto Maldonado and Evie Shockley, as well as fiction writers Julie Chibbaro, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh and Laura Sims, essayist Jordan Kisner and memoirist Julie Metz. These visiting writers will be introduced by the festival curators, poet Ruth Danon and novelist Belinda McKeon, both of whom live locally.Danon and McKeon will also moderate a special keynote event Saturday afternoon, a conversation with me about books and the Book Show. We welcome Ruth Danon and Belinda McKeon.
  • Little Falls Cheese Festival returns this year, moving from its traditional mid-July spot to Saturday, October 2, 2021. But visitors to this year’s event will find that the cooler time of year isn’t the only thing new about the festival.
  • Hudson Hall will hold their 3rd Annual Hudson Jazz Festival February 14-16 in Hudson, New York.The festival will begin with an evening of amour with a…
  • Celebrating its 18th season, Modfest 2020 is Vassar College’s annual exploration of the arts of the 20th and 21st centuries. This year’s theme, “reflect…
  • The WCI Film Festival in Albany, New York features “Food on Film.” Their Food Symposium will be held November 7 on UAlbany’s Downtown Campus. Guests…
  • Hudson Valley Vegfest debuted in September of 2017. This year’s Vegfest will take place at BSP in Kingston, New York October 19 and 20 and will feature…