Rhinebeck in July 2008

Brazilian Aire – A Concert For Classical Guitar

July 2nd 
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Guitarist David Temple features music of Brazil in a concert of exotic rhythms and dream-like melodies. Compositions by Villa-Lobos, Reis, Morel, Bonfa and more. A perfect summer escape! Wednesday at 8 pm. Tickets: $18 adults; $16 seniors & children. (845) 876-3080 www.centerforperformingarts.org

Fourth Of July Parade

July 4th 
Roosevelt Cinemas, Route 9 to Regina Coeli School,
Takes place in Hyde Park. 10 a.m.: Independence Day community parade featuring bands, floats, performers, fire departments, and community groups. 845.229.8086 www.hydeparkny.us

Bard Summerscape: Mark Morris Dance Group

July 4th  – July 9th 
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
8:00pm, 3:00pm and 2:00pm (call for schedule). World premiere of Sergey Prokofiev’s original Romeo and Juliet: On Motifs of Shakespeare, featuring the original score and scenario, with new choreography by Mark Morris. American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein.
845-758-7900  www.fishercenter.bard.edu

Rhinebeck Sidewalk Sale Days

July 4th– July 6th 
 Downtown Rhinebeck
If you’ve never been to Rhinebeck’s Sidewalk Sale Days, you owe yourself a treat. Through the Fourth of July weekend participating merchants will have great bargains in designer apparel, gifts, books, toys, specialty food and much more.
876-5904  www.rhinebeckchamber.com

Great American Picnic 

July 4th – July 6th 
Dutchess County Fairgrounds
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 4th, 5th, and 6th, the Dutchess County Fair is hosting the Great American Picnic on the fairgrounds. The Hudson Valley Philharmonic will be performing on Friday at 7:00 p.m. Two demolition derbies will be held on Saturday at 2:30 and 7:00 p.m. Fireworks will be presented at dusk on both nights. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday –  10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday. The admission for Carloads is $30 advanced and $40 at the gate. Walkup admission is $7 advanced and $11 at the gate. A discount price of $6.00 will be offered with proof of Rhinebeck residency. On Sunday, July 6th, WBPM will be presenting Freedom Fest, a classic rock concert from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm. All events will be held rain or shine. Please visit http://www.dutchessfair.com for more information and an opportunity for discounted tickets. No pets please.  876-4001 www.dutchessfair.com

Dog On Fleas

July 5th 
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
A band for kids and their parents who like to dance around and act silly! Come sing along to Dog on Fleas and their wild mix of meaningful and meaningless original songs, traditional tunes and unconventional music in this fun, interactive live show! Saturday – 11 am. Tickets: $6/$7 children; $8/$9 adults.
(845) 876-3080 www.centerforperformingarts.org

Freedom Fest 2008

July 6th 
Dutchess County Fairgrounds
The Fourth of July celebration continues at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds on July 6th with WBPM’s Freedom Fest 2008 and Classic Rock Concert. The gates to the show will open at 11 a.m. and it will start at 12 Noon. Admission for the event is $25 advanced and $35 at the gate and will be held rain or shine. Please visit http://www.hudsonvalleyfreedomfest.com or http://www.dutchessfair.com for more information and an opportunity for discounted tickets. No pets please.
 876-4001  www.dutchessfair.com

Bard Summerscape: Spiegeltent

July 6th -August 17th 
Location: Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Thursdays through Sundays, 5:30 to 7:30, Cabaret at 8:30, SpiegelClub at 10:00pm. Saturday and Sunday afternoons, family entertainment. The Spiegeltent offers family-oriented programs, including an updated version of Peter and The Wolf, and evening adult fare.
845-758-7900 www.fishercenter.bard.edu

Uncle Vanya By Anton Chekov

July 9th – July 20th Theater Two, Fisher Center, Bard College
8:00pm, 3:00pm and 2:00pm (call for schedule). Directed by Erica Schmidt and starring film and stage actor Peter Dinklage. Admission.  845-758-7900 www.fishercenter.bard.edu

Meet & Greet – A Women’s Circles Event

July 11th – 7 Ann Street, Saugerties, NY 12477
5:30, Dinner at 7:00pm. $20 per person. This informal, comfortable and fun event brings local women together to share resources, meet others in the community who own businesses or offer services.
Sally 914-474-5530  www.womenscircles.us

Concert : Schumann

Sunday, July 13
Schumann Concert
Featuring Babette Hierholzer. Benefit for Rhinebeck/Reinbach student exchange program. 4pm. Church of Messiah, Rhinebeck. 876-2615

 

Concert at the Dock
Sunday, July 13, 2008
4pm to 7pm

Come be part of the fun!
Head down to The Rhinecliff Landing for a summer evening of music!
The Rhinecliff Waterfront Committee is proud to present the
Third Annual Concert at the Dock.
Bring you lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the local pop band, U-Guys,
featuring Rhinecliff’s own Jeff Loeber, lifelong Rhinebeck resident,
Steve Bartles and Kingston’s Greg VanDine performing tunes from the 1950s through today.

Alcohol is prohibited. Concessions will open at 4pm.
Admission is free. No rain date.
Hosted by The Rhinecliff Waterfront Committee, Town of Rhinebeck.

Wild World Of Reptiles With Wildman Jack

July 12th The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Wildman Jack DiMuccio gives the audience an opportunity to become familiar with the natural history of many strange and interesting animals. Learn about the survival of reptiles (snakes, crocodilians, lizards, turtles and tortoises) with lots of audience participation and hands-on opportunities. Saturday at 11 am. Tickets: $6/$7 children; $8/$9 adults.
(845) 876-3080 www.centerforperformingarts.org

Sleeping Beauty By Tanglewood Marionettes

July 19th 
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Beautifully hand-crafted marionettes are brought to life by a master puppeteer as the dramatic events unfold. The wicked witch has placed a curse on Princess Aurora. Will the curse come true? Will someone with a “true heart” appear? You will know when you see Tanglewood Marionettes’ presentation of this best-loved tale. July 19, Saturday at 11 am. Tickets: $6/$7 children; $8/$9 adults. (845) 876-3080 www.centerforperformingarts.org

 Clermont Bird Walk

July 19th
Guided walk at Clermont State Historic Site. 9am. $3 per person. Cty. Rt. 6, off 9G. 518-537-4240

Poetry to Paint

July 19th
Group art show opening. 5pm. Tivoli Artists Coop, Tivoli.
757-COOP

The Digits

July 19th
Outdoor sunset rock concert. 7–9pm. $10 per vehicle. Clermont State Historic Site. 518-537-4240

 Bard Summerscape: Opera

July 25th– August 3rd 
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
8:00pm and 3:00pm. Harnasie and King Roger (The Shepherd) by Karol Szymanowski. Directed by Lech Majewski. American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein. Admission.
 845-758-7900 www.fishercenter.bard.edu

West Side Story

July 25th-August 17th 
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Up In One Productions. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Book by Arthur Laurents. Directed and choreographed by Laurie Sepe Marder. Produced by Diana di Grandi. (Opens on a Friday)Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8 pm Sundays at 3 pm. Tickets: $22 adults; $20 seniors & children.  (845) 876-3080  www.centerforperformingarts.org

Summer Magic

July 26th

 
Rhinebeck Antiques Fair’s summer show: 200 exhibitors of furniture, folk art, decorative objects & more. Held indoors. Free parking, food court. 10am–5pm. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck. 876-1989