After a somewhat slow, and cool, start to the summer, warm weather is here and so to are some great events that celebrate summer throughout the Hudson Valley. Here are just a few suggestions, with links to find even more.


Saturday, July 22; 8-3: 4th Annual Dutchess Dragon Boat Race and Festival, hosted by Habitat for Humanity. Enjoy food, music, games, and, of course, the boat races. To find other events going on in Dutchess County this weekend,click here.


Saturday, July 22; 1-3:30: Free Movies at E.B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello. The first Saturday of every month is a teen movie (up to PG-13) and the others are family movies (PG). Everyone is invited to come with a snack and covered drink. To find out what the movie is, call the library at 845-794-4660. To find other events going on in Sullivan County this weekend, click here.



Saturday, July 22; 1-4: Family Art Day with Woodstock Artists Association and Museum and ByrdCliffe. You can make mixed-media landscapes as well as tour current exhibitions. All ages are welcome.  To find other events going on in Ulster County this weekend, click here.

Jorge Salgado


Saturday, July 22; 9-5: Free Circus Workshop with Zip Zap Circus with Boys and Girls Club of Newburgh and Safe Harbors of the Hudson Green in Newburgh. Your kids will have the chance to learn skills like acrobatics, comedy, juggling, tumbling, magic, and more. For other events going on in Orange County this weekend,click here.

Julien Lemarchand