Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest: September 8th-9th,2012

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  September 8th & 9th, 2012 – Dutchess County Fairgrounds – Rhinebeck, NY Festival Hours: Sat. 11am-6pm, Sun. 11am-5pm Celebrating its 11th year in 2012, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is a… Continue reading

Threepenny Opera

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Threepenny Opera September 7-23 8 pm Fridays & Saturdays 3 pm Sundays Tickets: $26 Adults; $24 seniors Box Office: (845)876-3080 Colorful criminals, piercing social satire, and a brilliant musical score come together in… Continue reading

Author Neil Gaiman at the Sosnoff Theater

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Live Arts Bard Presents a Reading by Award-Winning Author Neil Gaiman Wednesday, September 5 at 6:00 pm Sosnoff Theater Free and open to the public   Award-winning author Neil Gaiman will read his… Continue reading

Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra

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Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra at Bard College   Wednesday, September 5 at 7:30 pm Thursday, September 6 at 7:30 pm Theater Two Tickets: $35; $20 with Bard ID   Singer/songwriter… Continue reading

Letters to the editor: A letter of thanks!

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To the Editor, The 167th Dutchess County Fair has come and gone for another year. For several years I have been trying to establish an open and cooperative relationship with Fair management. I… Continue reading

Village of Rhinebeck Posts Board Meeting Videos on Village Website

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  August 28, 2012 The Village of Rhinebeck is pleased to announce the publication of the Village Board of Trustees regular monthly board meeting videos on the village website. Beginning with the August… Continue reading

ALOT IS HAPPENING AT THE TIVOLI FREE LIBRARY!

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  A few things to note: We will be closed Saturday September 1st through Monday September 3rd in observance of Labor Day. Our summer hours are coming to an end!  In September our… Continue reading

Water Colors Exhibition at Morton Memorial Library

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Cross River Art Group Opening: Water Colors Exhibition:  September 6 – October 6   Work may be viewed during library open hours. Featuring the work of:  Barbara Bergin, Ellen Crimmins, Joanne Cuttler, Deborah… Continue reading

Mosquitoes and Disease : West Nile

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NYSDOH – New York State Health Department With increases in human cases of West Nile virus in New York State and throughout the country, State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H. emphasizes the… Continue reading

Letters to the editor : NYS Sheep and Wool Festival participant concern about lodging

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August 24,2012 It appears that the NYS Sheep and Wool festival has many Workshops and people come from all over the country to attend October 18-21, 2012 at the fairgrounds.. and there doesn’t… Continue reading

County Fair Employee arrested by the New York State Police for possessing forged money

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE  : Rhinebeck, NY – August 24, 2012   The New York State Police at Rhinebeck arrested John McCabe, age 34, of 40 Bircher Ave, Poughkeepsie NY for Criminal Possession of a… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Crew and You in 2012 ~ 2013

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  Rhinebeck Crew needs you! Why Crew? The Rhinebeck Crew program offers the students of Rhinebeck High School a sport where just about everyone competes. It’s a sport that we believe helps our young… Continue reading

Town of Rhinebeck Basketball ~ Fall 2012

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Offers Chance to Say “Thank You” to Wounded Warriors

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome recognizes our nation’s defenders, honoring Wounded Warriors w/ special air show Sun., Aug. 26. Robert Jenks, Commander, American Legion Post 178 opens; “This air show honors military men & women;… Continue reading

Mad Dash Race 2012

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The Mad Dash was founded in 1988 by the Church of the Messiah in Rhinebeck, NY. After 23 successfull years, the race has become a Rhinebeck Labor Day tradition. Last year, the Dash… Continue reading

5th Annual Art Studio Views ~ Rhinebeck September 1st-2nd, 2012

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August 2012 Rhinebeck/Red Hook Third Weekend events: Get updates on the latest shows and receptions at: Art Along the Hudson http://www.artalongthehudson.com September 1-2, 2012. Free event, open to the public 5th annual Art… Continue reading

DUTCHESS FAIR FOOD DRIVE – YOU CAN HELP!

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Rhinebeck, NY… Preparation for the Dutchess County Fair can be daunting. But, along with all of the hundreds of details involving animals, exhibits, volunteers, staffing, rides and entertainment, Deborah Aschmann, Manager Administrative Operations… Continue reading

NEW YORK RED BULLS RHINEBECK SOCCER LEAGUE SOCCER CAMP

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Only two weeks left to register for the New York Red Bulls soccer camp in partnership with Rhinebeck Soccer League!   Details of the camp are below:   Host Organization: Rhinebeck Soccer League… Continue reading

At the Center : The Best of Doo Wop

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The Best of Doo Wop August 24, 25, 26 8 pm Friday & Saturday 3 pm Sunday Tickets: $24; $26; $70* *Sat. Special Event Feat. “The Brooklyn Bridge” Box Office: (845)876-3080 This event… Continue reading

Food Republic : Julia Child’s 100 Favorite Recipes Revealed

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Julia Child would have turned 100 on August 15. To celebrate, a panel of chefs and culinary experts have compiled a list of Julia Child’s 100 most-beloved recipes — a daunting task given she… Continue reading

NY State Police News: Rhinebeck State Police Arrest Red Hook resident for Rape

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14 August 2012 State Police arrest Red Hook resident for Rape in the 1st degree The New York State Police at Rhinebeck arrested Christopher P. Loftus, age 20, of Red Hook, NY, for Rape… Continue reading

“Shift,” a play to be presented at Rokeby Estate on Aug 24th and 25th, 2012

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RHINEBECK, NY, August 12, 2012 – SHIFT: A Path, A Pilgrimage, and a Lot of Strange Transformations Along the Way, a wonderfully bizarre performance piece, will take place outdoors at historic Rokeby Mansion… Continue reading

Chronogram : Rhinebeck, Red Hook, and Tivoli

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By Lindsay Pietroluongo and photograph by David Morris Cunningham Rhinebeck is half opulent and the other half agrarian, and it pulls off both personas oh-so-well. This versatile town has tall, blooming flowers and fresh-squeezed lemonade during… Continue reading

HELP IS AVAILABLE AT TWO RHINEBECK FOOD PANTRIES

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HELP IS AVAILABLE AT TWO RHINEBECK FOOD PANTRIES By: Brenda J. Brockett and Elizabeth Mensch Did you know that there are two food pantries in Rhinebeck to help area residents in need? The… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor : FYI to all attempting to sell a house.

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August 13th, 2012 A con artist is making a habit of pretending to be a cash buyer, who wants to move in quickly. She gets inspections done, acts excited and honest…… She has… Continue reading

Dutchess County Fair 2012 ~ PLAN AHEAD FOR BIG SAVINGS

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Rhinebeck, NY… Advance discount tickets for the 2012 Dutchess County Fair go on sale at various locations beginning July 14 through August 20th 5pm. The one hundred and sixty seventh Dutchess County Fair… Continue reading

23rd Annual Bard Music Festival: Saint-Saëns and His World

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Program One: Saint-Saëns and the Cultivation of Taste  Friday, August 10 at 8 pm Sosnoff Theater Tickets: $25, 35, 45, 55 Program Two: Performing, Composing, and Arranging for Concert Life Saturday, August 11… Continue reading

CALLING ALL DOCENTS!

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Hudson River Heritage is gearing up for our 2012 Country Seats Tour and we are looking for enthusiastic and responsible docents to guide our guests through the wonderful houses.  The tour this year… Continue reading

We Want YOU To Join Us On Set for the 2012 WFF OFFICIAL TRAILER

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Woodstock Film Festival WFF is highlighting its regional roots by producing a new trailer that will feature an Olympic-style torch relay during which the WFF Maverick Award will be carried town-to-town .Scheduled to… Continue reading

The Almanac Reports: TV food guru Ted Allen in Rhinebeck this Saturday

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“It’s an honor and it’s a privilege,” said Gregory Triana, bluecashew co-owner and Allen fan. “We really value his strength in his culinary field and what he has done to date, and also… Continue reading