The Hudson Valley has been a place for several movies and television shows in the past and is going to be the backdrop for another film soon.
Sunny Edelman Casting is looking for non-union Hudson Valley background actors for a new feature film. The flim is named, Stay Awake. Filming will be in the Mid Hudson Valley from June 7 through July 1.
This is a SAG-AFTRA project, and the background is non-union. The pay is $50 per day. There is also a $25 stipend for COVID testing. If you’re interested in signing up, visit the Hudson Valley Casting website.
The film, Stay Awake, explores the ups and downs of two teenage brothers who help their mother battle addiction. Stay Awake is based off the writer’s own true story.
Where: Dining hall at SUNY Ulster campus, 491 Cottekill Road in Stone Ridge
Early bird attendees will have first pick of the one-of-a-kind, handmade ceramic bowls the chili is served in and pay a $10 admission fee from 2-4 p.m. Later arrivals will have free admission from 4-7 p.m.
Nearly 1,000 handmade ceramic bowls, mugs and tumblers will be available for purchase, each with a serving of chili donated by local restaurants. For those who don’t want to eat out of their bowl at the event, paper bowls are available, as are paper bowls of chili at nominal cost for those not buying ceramics. Live music heightens the camaraderie and raffles are offered. The event will also include live music and raffles. There is a $15 minimum for credit card purchases.
The Winter Hoot is your source for family fun in nature, local food and crafts, and lyric-laden, foot-stomping, soul-soothing, fiddle-infused live music where the Catskills meet the Hudson River Valley.
Discover your new favorite bands, try your hand at blacksmithing, go on a group hike to Cathedral Gorge (weather permitting), sleep in a cozy bunk, play and sing with friends, see a film, learn to square dance, eat local food, drink local beer and cider, and forget all about your cabin fever at the Hoot!
Don’t miss this local, family-oriented rendition of a classic holiday favorite ballet, The Nutcracker.
Under the direction of Aggie Kimple and Annie Cerone, featuring the choreography of Helen McLennan, Louisa Flaningam, Annie Cerone, and Aggie Kimple, the company features dancers from Hudson Valley, including Charlotte Nelson and Sophia Pesci sharing the role as Clara; and Debbie Wason as the Sugar Plum Fairy.
The Nutcracker, Short and Sweet offers the timeless music of Tchaikovsky, favorite dances performed by a company of committed ballet students, engaging narration written by Anastasia Edson and spoken by Beth Maurer, and costumes that will delight every guest—in a setting and at a price that is perfect for audiences ages 3 and older. Only one hour long and fully narrated from the point of view of Clara , this show is sure to hold the attention of even the youngest ballet fan.
The Hudson Valley Dance Theatre, founded in 1986, is a not-for-profit corporation, registered and approved by the New York State Department of Education for its commitment to provide opportunities for participation in and enjoyment of the art of dance in our community. Its annual production of Nutcracker, Short and Sweet is produced entirely through fundraising, donations, and ticket sales. Support the arts in your community with a performance of a holiday classic the whole family will treasure.
Ticket prices: $15 for adults and $13 for children 10 and under. You can buy them HERE
Head on over for Hudson Valley Harvest and discover delicious, local food and the best of the harvest season. Join us at any one of three weekends in September as we explore the culinary treasures and local trades of the remarkable Hudson Valley region. Featuring food demonstrations from Chef Ric Orlando of New World Home cooking, Richard Erickson of Blue Mountain Bistro, and Michelle and James Walsh of Mudd Puddle Café and Yard Owl Brewery, live music each night, and local vendor expos with lots of samples! If you love fresh, local food and handmade goods, Mohonk’s Hudson Valley Harvest is the perfect place for you!
Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in the United States, affecting more than 50 million people. The Arthritis Foundation is committed to finding a cure for the millions of people who suffer from arthritis pain, including 300,000 children and their families.
Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that rallies communities and raises funds to conquer arthritis once and for all. Join us for the Walk to Cure Arthritis and say Yes to helping create a world where people don’t have to struggle to button their shirt, tie their shoe, pick up their child or grandchild or play with their friends. As Champions of Yes, it’s up to us to make sure that people with arthritis have life changing resources and information to manage their disease, access to the critical medications they need to live full, healthy lives and to accelerate the path to better treatments and a cure through cutting-edge research.
Join the fight and Walk to Cure Arthritis – register, fundraise, come together to support each other and walk. Another step, another victory.
For more help or information about the 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis Hudson Valley, contact Donna Mangione by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 917-794-2103.
Join in on a fabulous excursion throughout the Hudson Valley wine country for exclusive tours, tastings, snacks, a buffet lunch, dessert, and goodie bags! The Little Wine Bus will depart from HGAR’s White Plains offices.
First stop – the historic Newburgh Brewing Company, the Hudson Valley’s newest brewery. Learn all about craft beers, take a tour and taste some samples! Then enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.
Next stop – Nostrano Vineyards, the Valley’s newest winery in Marlboro. Enjoy the amazing views and taste their wines, including a new rose. Cheese, crackers and chocolates will be served.
Final stop – Palaia Winery in Highland Mills. Once a dairy farm, the 200-year old barn is a beautiful winery. A dessert table will be included with your wine tastings.
Join the Tour of Hudson Valley for 5 courses paired with 5 amazing Hudson Valley Brewery beers. Food will also be sourced from the Hudson Valley as well. snack- Crossroads, Brick Row Red duck confit & wild mushroom hash- poached egg- sour dough toast
On May 15, 2019, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will participate in the 4th annual Hudson Valley Gives Day! Please save the date.
What is Hudson Valley Gives? Hudson Valley Gives is a day of giving fueled by passion, collaboration and the power of social media. You can think of it as a type of digital telethon that benefits hundreds of much-deserving nonprofits in our area.
At the Children’s Home, we see this as an incredible opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe in and help nonprofit organizations like ours connect to the larger community.
How can you help. Please join our campaign and help us reach our goal to raise $5,000 to support Ivy’s Fund, which funds the facility service dog program at the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie! Currently the Children’s Home has three facility services dogs, Ace, Marshall and Elvis, who work 5-days a week offering comfort and unconditional, non-judgmental love to all of the children in care.