Weekend Event Highlights 2/15/19


Weekends – February 23 & 24; March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17
Opening Day Sweet Maple Syrup Celebration and Maple Sugar Tours
Opening day celebration with crafts, games and story telling around the camp fire, sweet treats, fun recipes and maple sugar tours. Tour registration suggested. $10 Adults, $8 Children ages 3 – 17. Sugar Bush Tours (one-mile moderate hike to the Sugar Bush Shack: 11am, 1pm & 2pm -terrain and weather conditions dependent.) Maple Lane Tours: short walk from Visitor Center to Maple Lane Sugar Shack after tour of the sugar maple stand. 12pm & 3pm. Outdoor Discovery Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall.
845-534-5506, www.hhnm.org

More Event Highlights of the Upcoming Weekend

February 14 – Thursday
Anti Valentines Cider Soiree
Escape all the lovey-dovey decor and happy couples at a fun evening featuring small plate appetizers presented by Chef Shawn Hubbell complete with small batch New York cider styles available exclusively at the Cider House. 21 and up, $50 per person. 6pm. Angry Orchard, Walden.
888-845-3311, www.angryorchard.com

February 15 – Friday
Music: David Silliman and Friends Jazz Quintet
Drummer/percussionist David Silliman’s exciting rhythmic energies add color and mood to any musical performance. Tickets $10, online or at the box office night of performance starting at 6:15pm. 7:30 pm. Orange Hall Theatre at SUNY Orange, Middletown.
845-341-4891, www.sunyorange.edu

February 16 & 17 – Saturday & Sunday
Greenwood Lake Winter Carnival
Contests, events and entertainment for everyone. Food vendor
tent. Crafts for the kids. Each day ends with a bonfire at 7pm. No kids after 8pm. Adult after-hours party at 10pm. 10am-12am. Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park, Greenwood Lake.
845-275-3402, www.gwlnychamber.com

February 16, 17 & 18 – Saturday, Sunday & Monday
George Washington’s Birthday Celebration
3 days of fun and festivities in honor of General George Washington. Birthday cake, music, military demonstrations, topical talks, and more. The General greets visitors everyday; meet Martha Sunday and Monday. Free admission, donations appreciated. 12-4pm. Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh.
845-562-1195, www.nysparks.com

February 16 – Saturday
Drag Brunch with the Divas #Valentine’s Edition
Brunch and entertainment. Get tickets on line and call restaurant to reserve table. 1-3pm. Pamela’s on the Hudson, Newburgh.
845-562-4505, Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2DUyAXF

February 16 – Saturday
Modern Dance Performance with Miki Orihara
Miki Orihara of the Martha Graham Company performs Resonance in the Black Box Theatre. 7-9pm. Warwick Center for the Performing Arts, Warwick. On-line tickets.
845-986-2466, www.warwickperformingarts.com

February 17 – Sunday
Lecture: Historical Sites in the Hudson Highlands by Kayak
Talk on the geography/topography/history of Dennings Point, Bannermans Island, Forts Montgomery/Clinton, Gomez Mill House, Cold Spring Foundry, and Washington’s Newburgh Headquarters and kayak access points/boat ramps. Refreshments available. 1-3pm. Call to register. Sterling Forest State Park Visitor’s Center, Tuxedo Park.
845-351-5907, www.friendsofsterlingforest.org

February 18 – Monday
Winter Wildlife Survival – Nature Program
Nature trek to search for tracks, hands-on furs, and games. Free, family-friendly program suited for age 8 and up. Please call to register. 1-3pm. Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, Fort Montgomery.
845-446-2134, www.palisadesparksconservancy.org

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