Events Calendar

February 25 /
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Winter Festival with crafts and activities by Northern Grade. Food, drinks, activities, and goods from local farms and makers like Applestone Meats, Arrowood Brewery, Hetta Glogg, Kingston Wine Co., Tree Juice Maple Syrup

March 4 / 10:00 am

Are you intimidated by making a pie crust from scratch?  Do you want to improve your skills or learn how to make flaky crust every time?  Join Beacon Pantry's own Jaclyn, a CIA-trained pastry chef, as she teaches you how to make pie, tart and quiche from scratch.  Learn the secrets to cutting in butter, rolling out the dough, along with all the fillings too! Reservation required, $65

March 6 / 12:00 pm to March 19 / 11:00 pm

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week returns for this spring's lineup of over 200 participating restaurants is as exciting and diverse as ever. Restaurants offer prix fixe, three-course dinners for $32.95 and lunches for $22.95. Many chefs focus on local products on their prix fixe menus. Whether it’s trying a new place or returning to a true favorite — wherever you choose to dine, Restaurant Week means a good deal on a great meal. Reservations at participating restaurants highly recommeneded. 

March 11 / 9:00 am

Join us for a day of hand made maple syrup and pancakes, complete with live music, cast iron pots on fire and many activities for kids. 

March 19 /
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Enjoy the 6th Annual Chocolate Social and Auction with a global food experience plus chocolate martinis, a chocolate fountain and decadent chocolate desserts at the picturesque Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern. Funds raised will go towards programs that serve at-risk youth in Ulster County. Tickets are $55. 

March 30 / 12:00 pm
Hyde Park

France is a melting pot of cultures, and its street food reflects the gorgeous variety of flavors and cooking styles. You’ll feel like you are wandering the streets of Paris and sampling dishes like classic crêpes, bánh mi, kebobs, socca, brochette, Gruyere and butter baguettes, French pâtisserie and the refreshing Kir Royale drink, to name a few. $55 prepaid, all-inclusive.



April 1 /
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
, April 2 /
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come sip wine and sample chocolate from all across the Hudson Valley and the surrounding region. Enjoy craft beverages including beer, cider, and distilled spirits. Shop from additional vendors including honey, olive oil, specialty foods, and more. And don’t miss the cooking and cocktail demonstrations. This is a benefit for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Age 21 and over only. $25 per person in advance, $35 at the door (if available). 

April 8 /
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
, April 9 /
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring at Pasta Primo Vino! Shake off the winter blues and head to wine country right here in the Hudson Valley. Visit all 15 Shawangunk Wine Trail wineries for wine tastings paired with a deliciously different pasta dish at each of our wineries. Your ticket includes a souvenir wine glass, wine tastings and a pasta sampling at each of the wineries you visit. Ticket range: $16- $45.

April 22 / 12:00 pm to April 23 / 5:00 pm

This weekend-long tasting will celebrate spring with a full line-up of Rosés, paired with local and seasonal food samples that complement this greatest of warm-weather wines. Whitecliff Vineyard offers a large selection of dry Rosé wines this year: an estate-bottled Rosé from Gamay Noir, one from Pinot Noir, a Rosé from Merlot & Malbec and a lively Rosé blend of local hybrid grapes, in addition to their champagne method North River Rosé.

April 22 /
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Brotherhood Winery will host the 2nd Annual Mac and Cheese Fest Competition this year. Mac and Cheese from over 40 different vendors will be up for offer. Eat and drink your way through this amazingly delicious event. Reserve your tickets now, as it sold out last year. VIP admission $50, General Admission $25. 

Oh, What a Lovely Year
SO, HOW WAS YOUR YEAR? …If you’re a Cubs fan, this year was undeniably better than the previous 108, but if you’re a Hudson Valley peach grower, it’s probably hard to imagine a worse one.

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