Weekend Event Highlights 4-13-18

Event Highlights of the Upcoming Weekend

April 13-14-15 – Fri-Sat-Sun
Durang’d
10 one-act plays by Christopher Durang, one of America’s most original and funniest contemporary playwrights, presented by the SUNY Orange Apprentice Players.  (May not be suitable for children.)      Fri-Sat  at 7:30pm; Sun at 3 p.m.  Orange Hall, Middletown.
845-341-4790, www.sunyorange.edu/news/articles/pr2018-015.shtml

April 14 – Saturday
Wildlife at the Woodland Pool
Family-friendly 1-mile roundtrip guided hike to explore the habitat of spring amphibians. Dress for wet, muddy conditions. Registration required: 845-534-3690. 10-12pm.  Fuller Mountain Preserve, Warwick.
www.oclt.org

April 14 – Saturday
Grasshopper Grove Opening Day
Bring your little ones to this unique outdoor play space designed to spark creativity and love of nature.  Sat-Sun, mid-April through mid-Nov, and Fri from June 22- Aug 1. 10am-4pm. Outdoor Discovery Center at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall.
845-534-5506,  www.hhnm.org

April 14 – Saturday
Bare Rock Vista Hike
Let the park rangers lead you along the Bare Rock Trail to Bare Rock Vista with views of Greenwood Lake on this moderate 3-hour hike.  Registration required: 845-351-5907. 11am. Visitor Center, Sterling Forest State Park. www.palisadesparksconservancy.org

April 14-15 – Saturday-Sunday
Cider Rites of Spring
Sample Naked Flock ciders along with small batch specials. Live music, food and cocktail bar. Free admission.  12-5pm. Applewood Winery, Warwick.
845-986-1684, www.applewoodwinery.com

April 14-15 – Saturday-Sunday
Hudson Opera Theatre Presents Verdi’s La Traviata
Giuseppe Verdi’s enduring masterpiece, “La Traviata” fully staged with sets and costumes, and presented in the round.  Champagne and hors d’oeuvres, coffee and desserts round out the performances. Sat 7pm. Sun 4pm. First Presbyterian Church, Monroe.
845-661-0544, www.hotopera.com

 

HIGHLIGHT

April 14 – Saturday
Opening Day at Museum Village
There’s so much to discover among the collection of over 27,000 eclectic artifacts at this incredible living history museum’s 19th century village. Take “Harry” for example. He’s one of three complete specimens of the mastodon in the world and he’s on display here, just a few miles from where he was found. Be one of the first visitors of the season and go often to take it all in. Every building will be open and the staff of interpreters will be your guides to a long lost era. School and group tours by special appointment. Snack Bar and Gift Shop. Check the web site for changing hours of operation until Nov. 11th. Monroe.
845-782-8248, museumvillage.org

 

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