Events Calendar

October 21 /
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Kingston
Ulster

Learn how to safely chop like a pro, cut your cooking time in half, bone a chicken and prepare vegetables. Take home your chopped ingredients ready to go in the pot! $35, register by the Monday before.

October 21 / 11:00 am to October 22 / 6:00 pm
Kingston
Ulster

This Brooklyn-inspired outdoor market returns for the last time of the 2017 season, featuring the region’s most notable chefs, purveyors and craft brewers alongside vintage clothing and antiques.

October 30 / 12:00 pm to November 12 / 11:00 pm

Over 200 restaurants in the mid- and lower-Hudson Valley offer special 3-course meals for a fraction of the price during this two-week event. No tickets required. Lunch: $22.95, dinner: $32.95. See dining directory in this magazine or go online for participating restaurants. Reservations strongly recommended.

November 5 /
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess

This epicurean festival brings together wines and culinary delights from Hudson Valley establishments and beyond. Nearly 100 food and wine pairings to enjoy. Proceeds will benefit Mid- Hudson Regional Hospital.

November 11 /
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Kingston
Ulster

Join CCEUC Agriculture Educator, Christian Malsatzki and learn the different cuts (some inexpensive!) and grades of meat, and then join CCEUC Nutrition Educator, Janie Greenwald for meat cooking tips and a tasty sampling.  $35, register by the Monday before.

November 18 / 11:00 am to November 19 / 9:00 pm

Ring in the start of the holiday season by visiting wineries along the Shawangunk Wine Trail. Receive a special souvenir wine glass and holiday ornament for attending.

November 18 /
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess

Don’t forget the wine for Thanksgiving! Sample six wines that will perfectly complement each course of your Thanksgiving dinner while learning about each variety from certified wine specialist Marta Marchetti-Kandl.

November 19 /
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Rosendale
Ulster

Celebrate 20 years of Picklefest with a home pickling contest, live music, pickle inspired clothing and jewelry, plus the pickle triathalon (a pickle eating contest, a pickle juice drinking contest and a pickle tossing contest). Admission: $5; kids 15 and under: free.

December 2 /
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Kingston
Ulster

Learn the boiling water bath method by canning delicious, sweet fruit butter in class and take home a jar of what you can. Homemade fruit butters make a great holiday gift to enjoy throughout the year! $35, register by the Monday before.

From The Editor
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