Weekend Event Highlights 6/7/19

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August 24 & 25 – Saturday & Sunday
New York  International Air Show
See the event of the decade as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Royal Air Force Red Arrows, F-35 Lightening II Demo Team, GEICO Skytypers and more demonstrate amazing maneuvers in the sky. Air and ground displays. Flight performances take place 12-4 pm. Purchase tickets online or by phone. Parking fee. 9am-5pm. New York Stewart International Airport, New Windsor.
877-766-8158, http://airshowny.com

Event Highlights of the Upcoming Weekend

June 8 & 9 – Saturday & Sunday
Motorcyclepedia XPO
Enjoy Motorcyclepedia Museum’s incredible collection of 500+ bikes and memorabilia while checking out your favorite brands from dealers and custom shops in the Hudson Valley! 9am-5pm. Motorcyclepedia Museum, Newburgh.
845-569-9065, www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org

June 8 – Saturday
Ranger Adventures – Schunnemunk Hike
Join NY State Park Rangers on a challenging 6-mile group hike up Schunnemunk Mountain, the tallest peak in Orange County! This climb to the 1660-foot summit takes about 1.5 hours and is not suited for novices or people with limited hiking experience. Preregister. Wear appropriate attire and don’t forget your lunch and plenty of water. 9:30am-2:30pm. Schunnemunk State Park Otterkill Road Trailhead, Cornwall.
845-351-5907, https://parks.ny.gov

June 8 – Saturday
Weekend Nature Program: Ladybug Release
Learn about ladybugs and how helpful they are. After a short presentation, we will release native ladybugs into the fields and gardens. Suggested for families with children over age 5. Admission includes same day admission to the Wildlife Education Center. 10-11:30am. Outdoor Discovery Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall.
845-534-5506, www.hhnm.org

June 8 – Saturday
Spring Smashtacular: The Orange Crush
Enduro race with nearly 100 cars on the track, a demolition derby, trailer race (not to be missed) and thrilling stunts! Reserved seating available for purchase online ahead of the show. 5-8pm. Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown.
845-342-2573, www.orangecountyfairspeedway.net

June 8 – Saturday
West Point Band: Music Under the Stars
Bring a picnic and blanket. Enjoy the music of the Army’s first band at Trophy Point overlooking the Hudson River. Hear the tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey titled “Get the Message! Free Summer Concert series held Saturdays through Labor Day weekend. 7:30pm-9:30pm. Trophy Point Amphitheater, West Point.
845-938-2617, www.westpointband.com

June 9 – Sunday
Warwick OCNY Pride Event
Late morning family-friendly party: free rainbow bagel brunch, float decoration, body art, vendors, DJ Skyhook; Parade through Warwick at 1:30pm. All are welcome to march with their own banner. 2:30pm Drag Show, Acting-Out Playhouse, dancing. (After party/barbecue at Middletown Caberet from 4-11:30pm.) 11:30am-4pm. Warwick Valley Community Center, Warwick.
845-986-6422, www.facebook.com/OCNYprideevent

June 9 – Sunday
Children’s Fairy Festival
Bring all your little fairies to the Arboretum to hear a story in the Woodland Garden and build a fairy house. Games and more! $3 per person. No reservations required. No reservations required. 12-4pm. Orange County Arboretum, Montgomery.
845-615-3830, www.orangecountyarboretum.org

June 9 – Sunday
Hudson Valley Farm to Fork Fondo
Gourmet farm-to-table cycling event featuring aid stations on local farms. Post-ride barbecue, treats along your ride and much more. Local and cycling industry vendors; distillery and cidery tasting room; beer and cider garden; and more! 7am-6pm. Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery, Warwick.
www.farmforkfondo.com

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