Olana Market

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Spend this weekend in Hudson. Over 25+ local vendors, workshops, and eateries will be parked at Olana State Historic Site, the home and 250-acre landscape designed by 19th-century Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church. Come shop, discover, picnic, relax, and enjoy the views.

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Lady Moon & The Eclipse

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Led by Ngonda Badila (whose name means ‘moon’ in Congolese), Lady Moon & The Eclipse are a multicultural collective blending soaring vocal textures with R&B/afrobeat-influenced rhythms to create inspirational music with an emphasis on inclusivity and spiritual unity.
Well know for their spectacular performances with compelling dance moves, galactic projection art, and ethereal handmade regalia designed and handmade by Lady Moon herself, there is no denying the entrancing beauty on this cosmic journey.

This concert by Lady Moon & The Eclipse is part of a weekend of events by Hudson’s first family of creativity. Don’t miss Young Paris’ (Milandou Badila) triumphant return to his hometown Friday, July 20 at 9pm, and the free performances of Spirit of the River on Friday, July 20; Saturday, July 21; and Sunday, July 22.

WINTER WALK – 20TH ANNIVERSARY!

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It’s with great pleasure that the Hudson Opera House presents the 20th annual Winter Walk on Saturday, December 3. For one magical evening, thousands of area locals and visitors from throughout the region flock to our city to enjoy free, family-friendly festivities including a musical parade, live reindeer, a fireworks show, and hundreds of performers throughout town, including carolers, fire-throwing jugglers, and one saxophone-playing Santa Claus.

A beloved community event, Winter Walk begins at 5pm with Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus leading the Santa parade from the Hudson Opera House to City Hall, as well the Hudson-debut of Phil Kline’s long-running holiday parade and musical extravaganza Unsilent Night, stepping off from Front and Warren Streets. Winter Walk concludes at 8pm with a mesmerizing firework display at Promenade Hill. Upwards of 20,000 people, young and old, will be in attendance to celebrate this year’s Winter Walk.

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@NY_Resident Escapes to #HudsonNY

hudsonny_lrThe September issue of RESIDENT magazine highlights the historic Hudson district.

Historic homes and buildings characterize Hudson, New York where you will enjoy multiple gourmet food options and markets. The countryside along the Hudson River in Columbia County offers endless options to enjoy your getaway. From hiking, boating, fishing, to soaking up the beautiful fall foliage, dining, entertainment, and shopping- your days will thrive with adventure and you will want to stay an extra day. Here is a guide to plan your weekend getaway or summer vacation in Hudson.

WHERE TO STAY
The charming Barlow Hotel was originally built in the 1800’s and later expanded in 1924 and is centrally located on Warren Street, about a 20 minute walk from the train station, and short walking distance to just about everything Hudson has to offer. While staying at the hotel enjoy Barlow Privileges which is a discount program, where they hand picked a variety of the best restaurants, shops, and galleries.
542 WARREN STREET
Thebarlowhotel.com

The pet friendly St. Charles Hotel is at the heart of the Hudson Valley and has a history dating back 139 years. Situated in a red brick Victorian building it is a short distance from Warren Street, home to many shops and restaurants.
16- 18 PARK PLACE
stcharleshotel.com

WHAT TO DO
If you’re into antiques, vintage finds, shopping, entertainment, and dining you’re in the right place with plenty of options to find vintage treasure and delectable food.

Farm to Glass Wine Tours
A spirited tour filled with tasting and fun. Along the way, there are three stops and tastings, where you will learn about the craft and history of the wine. Drink right from the barrel and watch the mash brew! The tour includes seasonal cocktails, locally grown provisions for lunch, snacks, and a souvenir wine tasting glass. Your tour will start at 10:30AM at the Hudson Valley Train Station with stops at three different venues and end by 4:00PM. farmtoglasstours.com

Hudson Home
Hudson Home on Warren Street showcases wonderful findings of new and vintage furniture. Amongst their treasures you will find include artwork, bed linens, tableware, candles, custom upholstery, and more. Founded by Richard Bodin and Greg Feller, they both love history and express their creativity through their merchandise. Store hours are from 11-5 Sunday to Thursday and 11-6 Friday, Saturday.
366 WARREN STREET
Hudson-home.com

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