Check Out These Impressive Landmarks Built Out of Gingerbread

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‘Tis the season for recreating our homes and favorite buildings out of dough. Even though no one has put baked panel to icing and build the Gilmore Girls home in Stars Hollow out of crispy gingerbread or frosty fondant (yet), these landmarks both real and fictional have us whispering, “I smell snow.”

ApartmentTherapy.com has put together an amazing array of gingerbread houses that imitate architecture artistry. I can’t take my eyes away!

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Lettuce Rejoice! Hedda’s Holiday Spectacular Comes to Rosendale!

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Lettuce Rejoice! Hedda Lettuce returns to the Hudson Valley on Saturday night, December 16th!

The Queen of green is bringing her book of parodied holiday classics along for the ride, so get ready for a raucous night of gay holiday cheer as this drag legend brings brings her one-of-kind humor and storytelling to the Rosendale Theater for one night only!

Don’t miss her first-ever HOLIDAY spectacular at the fabulous Rosendale Theatre starting at 9:30pm!

Wreath Fineries at the Wineries

December 9-10

2017-12-05_13-38-00Self-guided wine tasting tour along the Shawangunk Wine Trail.

Advance tickets only; tickets will not be sold at the door. All 15 member wineries will be decorated and awaiting your visit.

Jump into the holiday spirit and do your holiday shopping with Wreath Fineries at the Wineries, the Shawangunk Wine Trail’s memorable holiday event!

You pick the weekend or Sunday date. You pick a winery for your starting point. The event begins when you check-in at your starting winery where you’ll receive a souvenir wine glass, a grapevine wreath, and a Shawangunk Wine Trail ornament. Then you’ll travel along the Wine Trail, receiving a wine tasting and a beautiful ornament to decorate your wreath from each winery you visit.

Please Note: We offer weekend and Sunday tickets only. There are no Saturday only tickets available. You may attend the event only on the specific weekend or Sunday that you have chosen. The Shawagunk Wine Trail recommends you use the entire weekend to enjoy the trail. Thank you! TICKETS

Important Information:

You must bring your Eventbrite receipt email and a valid photo id to check-in at your starting winery, receive your tasting glass and wreath, and begin your tour. Please note that each winery may be visited once. The number of people allowed at each winery to start the event is limited. Purchase tickets early to be assured of getting your preferred starting winery. Groups of attendees should purchase tickets all in one order to assure that everyone gets the same starting winery.

Holiday Lights in Bloom at The Arboretum

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Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays to Dec. 23rd from 5-8pm, Daily Dec. 26th thru Dec. 31st from 5-8pm. CLOSED Christmas Eve 12/24 & Christmas Day-12/25.  Wander through the beautiful Holiday Lights in Bloom display throughout the Arboretum. The Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Stroll many paths of lit trees, gardens filled with an assortment of flowers and the 9/11 Memorial Garden adorned with patriotic decorations. Other features in this year’s “Lights in Bloom” will include a pond created in lights. Volunteers from the Friends of the Arboretum will be on hand selling hand made crafts while supplies last until Dec 17th. The Orange County Arboretum is located in Thomas Bull Memorial Park St. Route 416, Montgomery. (Use Hamptonburgh for GPS directions.) Take the Grove St. entrance into the park. Admission is free.

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