Treetop Adventures Kickoff
When: Through Saturday, April 20, 11:00am-5:00pm
Where: Barton Orchards ( 63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag, NY 12570)
Don’t miss the season kickoff of the latest attraction at Barton Orchards: An aerial obstacle course dangling from the treetops with a rope bridge, flying kayak and more. Tickets will be offered buy-one, get-one-half-price.
Beacon Barks Dog Parade and Street Festival
When: Saturday, April 27, 11:00am-3:00pm
Where: Beacon Barkery (190 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508)
This canine-centric street fair is held to raise awareness for shelter dogs and benefit Safe Haven Animal Shelter & Wildlife Center. Expect a dog parade, costume contest, music, live pet adoptions and more.
Youth Fishing Derby at Union Vale Parks & Rec
This annual 15-and-under fishing competition reels in fun for participants and parents alike.
When: Sunday, April 29, 8:30am-12:00pm | Awards Ceremony at 11:00am
Where: Tymor Park (8 Tymor Park Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540)
Taste of Rhinebeck
When: Tuesday, April 30, 5:00-8:30pm
Where: Rhinebeck Village (Various Locations)
Get to know Rhinebeck’s much-lauded food scene touring this “walking trail of culinary delights,” featuring more than 20 venues throughout the village. Ticket sales benefit the Northern Dutchess Hospital Foundation.
Turn, Turn, Turn! Celebrating Pete Seeger's 100th Birthday
When: Sunday, May 5, 7:00pm
Where: Bardavon 1869 Opera House (35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601)
The Hudson Valley will honor native son and longtime area resident Pete Seeger with a tribute performance by the acclaimed Vanaver Caravan. Tickets range $35-45.
Poughkeepsie Farm Project Farm Fest & Plant Sale
When: Saturday, 4 and Saturday, May 11, 9:00am-3:00pm
Where: Poughkeepsie Farm Project (51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604)
Join the 20th anniversary celebrations of Poughkeepsie’s nonprofit community farm, tour the site and seek out the latest additions to bring home to your garden. Live music, food trucks, children’s activities and more.
Field + Supply Spring MRKT
When: Friday, May 24, 2-6pm; Saturday, May 25, 11am-6pm; Sunday, May 26, 11am-5pm
Where: Hutton Brickyards (200 North St, Kingston, NY 12401)
Easily one of the Hudson Valley’s most anticipated events, the trendsetting design fair, founded by interior designer Brad Ford in 2014, will host its first-ever spring installment in Kingston over Memorial Weekend. Tickets $15 and up.