Rhinebeck in August – 2008

Baby Care Fair

August 2nd
Outside main parking area, 11am–2pm.

Northern Dutchess Hosp, Rhinebeck.

Organized by NDH Birth Ctr. & La Leche League. 876-6880
August  16th

Rhinecliff Waterfront Day
Music, food, vendors, games, contests, and tour of a Coast Guard boat.

11am–4pm. Free. 876-1125


Bard Summerscape: Spiegeltent

July 6th August 17th 

 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


Bike, Run & BBQ

August 17th
Benefit for HV Chapters of Bikers Against Child Abuse.  Astor Home for Children, Rhinebeck. 871-1116


Guided Kayak Tours On The Hudson River

July 12th– August 31st
Mills-Norrie State Park
Weekends at 10:30am and 2:00pm $50 per person includes all equipment For those wanting to experience kayaking without a full day commitment we offer 2 hour guided tours from the Norrie Point Paddlesport Center. This program is designed for people with limited or no paddling experience. Depending on the conditions of the day, exploring Black Creek, Esopus Island, and Mills Mansion are all possibilities, as well as sighting the occasional Bald Eagle. Pre-registration is necessary by e-mail Norrie@AtlanticKayakTours.com, phone (845) 889-8461 or in person at Norrie Paddlesport Center.
For more information: Norrie Paddlesport Center 845.889.8461 www.AtlanticKayakTours.com

Mid-Hudson Kennel Assoc. Training Classes

July 15th  August 19th 
Location: Cookingham Home Rt. 9 Red Hook, NY
Breed Handling- 4wk. session 7/15/08-8/5/08 contact Danielle 876-4544 for this course Beginner Obedience- 6wk session Rally-6 wk session Kids n’ Dogs Always Win- 6wk session Please go to our website for description of courses
For more information: Marylou Sotanski 845-797-0799 www.mhka.net

Landscapes And Seascapes 

July 18th  August 15th 
Location: Morton Memorial Library and Community House
Watercolors by Ginny Collins Opening on Friday, July 18, 2008 from 6pm to 9pm.
For more information: Sandy Bartlett www.morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us

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

The Pied Piper By Kids On Stage Perf. 1

July 26th  August 2nd  
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Performed by the Kids on Stage Performance Group, directed by Diana di Grandi. When a town becomes overrun by rats there is only one solution – to employ the assistance of a stranger who claims he can rid the town of these pesky rats. Saturdays at 11 am. Tickets: $6/$7 children; $8/$9 adults.  (845) 876-3080  www.centerforperformingarts.org

Of Thee I Sing By George S. Kaufman

August 1st  August 10th 
Location: Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Political satire of 1931 with songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Directed by Will Pomeranz. Admission. Call for schedule.  845-758-7900  www.fishercenter.bard.edu

Rhinebeck & Red Hook Networking Dinner

August 5th
Starr Place, 6417 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck
Come for cocktails, a delicious dinner and the opportunity to meet members and friends from two Womens Circles in this area. Bring brochures, flyers and business cards to distribute.Cocktails at 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Dinner 7:00pm-9:00pm. $30 for members $45 for non-members.
For more information: regina-sophia@webjogger.net by July 20th 2008

Sidewalk Sales Days

August 15th – August 17th 
Rhinebeck’s Shopping District
If you haven’t experienced Rhinebeck’s Sidewalk Sales Days – you owe yourself a treat. Browse through some wonderful bargains in designer clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories, special occasion gifts, art and art supplies, books, cosmetics, edible goodies, toys and household items. There’s something for everyone, all discounted, all day. 876-5904

Alice In Wonderland By Hampstead Stage Co.

 August 16th 
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Lewis Carroll’s immortal classic is a wonderful tale about a young girl, whose boredom takes her on a journey of the imagination, creating a wonderland of characters. Through Alice’s imagination, ordinary everyday things become extraordinary. Special interactive live theater performance that allows some audience members to be part of the show! Saturday at 11 am. Tickets: $6/$7 children; $8/$9 adults.
(845) 876-3080  www.centerforperformingarts.org

Soup Salad & Soul

 August 17th 
Home of Sandy Fraiman 302 Frost Rd Rhinebeck, NY
We invite you to enjoy sensational salads and spectacular summer soups to satisfy your body, and inspiring insights to satisfy your soul and our monthly women’s brunch. $7 suggested donation Hope to see you there!
woolly1@frontiernet.net   www.RhinebeckJewishCenter.com

Dutchess County Fair

August 19th – August 24th
Dutchess County Fairgrounds
The 163rd Dutchess County Fair will be held on the Rhinebeck, NY fairgrounds from August 19th through the 24th. The gates will open each day at 10:00 a.m. Regular admission is $12. Children under 12 are free The fair features thousands of farm animals, petting zoos, antique museums, a huge carnival, arts and crafts, commercial vendors and big name talent. Please visit http://www.dutchessfair.com for more information and an opportunity for discounted admission, ride, food and show tickets.
No pets please.
 876-4001 www.dutchessfair.com

Rock &Roll Broadway – A Musical Revue!

August 21st  August 24th 
Location: The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
A short n’ sweet revue, comprised of songs derived from the finest rock musicals! Selections from “Rent,” “The Rocky Horror Show,” “Tommy,” “Grease,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and MORE! A CENTERstage Production directed by Lisa Lynds and Dan Landa, with musical direction by Elaine Miller and music performed by Pitchfork Militia! Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8 pm; Sunday at 3 pm Tickets: $18 adults; $16 seniors & children.

(845) 876-3080www.centerforperformingarts.org

Willy Wonka By Kids On Stage Perf. 2

August 23rd – August 30th 
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Performed by the Kids on Stage Performance Group, directed by Lisa Lynds. Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this musical adaptation of “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory,” which features the songs from the classic family film “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory.” Saturday at 11 am. Tickets: $6/$7 children; $8/$9 adults.  (845) 876-3080 www.centerforperformingarts.org

Camp Lightheart

August 26th – August 29th 
Omega Institute
CAMP LIGHTHEART is a free sleep away camp for children ages 8-15 who have a parent diagnosed with breast cancer. It is open to Hudson Valley Residents. Campers are in a safe, nurturing and fun-loving environment with a professional staff. If you want more information or to participate in the CAMP LIGHTHEART WALK on July 26: 845/339-4673.
For more information: Hope Nemiroff- 845-339-4673 http://www.breastcanceroptions.org

Rags, Blues, And All That Jazz

 August 29th

The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
The Diamond Jubilators Quartet return. From Gershwin to Fats Waller, Scott Joplin to Cole Porter, an evening of classy classics for everyone who loves of American music! Featuring the ever-popular Peter Muir on piano, international vocalist Susan Burghardt-Diamond, masterly trumpet man Ivan Hunter, and the great John Diamond on drums. August 29, Friday at 8 pm. Tickets: $18 adults; $16 seniors & children.  (845) 876-3080 www.centerforperformingarts.org

Highlights From The Footlights

 August 30th– August 31st 
The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Gilbert & Sullivan Musical Theater Company presents a very special Labor Day Weekend Event! Brand new and utterly delectable. The best of Broadway, Cabaret, Tin Pan Alley and Operetta. Your favorite songs sung by your favorite performers in an elegant cabaret setting. Saturday at 8 pm; Sunday at 3 pm. Tickets: $18 adults; $16 seniors & children.
For more information: (845) 876-3080  www.centerforperformingarts.org