Weekend Event Highlights – August 14-16, 2015

Photo by Daniel Case
Photo by Daniel Case

SAVE THE DATE

September 12 – Saturday
General Montgomery Day
The Village of Montgomery celebrates its namesake, Revolutionary War Major General Richard Montgomery, with a wonderful parade, 8K race, live entertainment, vendors, events, an evening of fireworks, and more.
845-457-9661, www.villageofmontgomery.org


Event Highlights of the Upcoming Weekend

August 14 through 16 ”“ Friday through Sunday
Hudson Valley International Film Festival
Red carpet reception with opening ceremony and first film showing, 6pm on Friday. Sat & Sun, outdoor festival, films play continuously Sat 11am-Midnight, Sun 11am-5pm. Sun closing reception 6pm. Town of Monroe Arts and Civic Center.
845-428-4059, www.hudsonvalleyinternationalfilmfestival.com

August 14 – Friday
Free Outdoor Movie
Free family-oriented movie shown on a giant, inflatable screen. Gates open at 7pm with the movie scheduled to begin at approximately 8:40pm. Concession stand. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. 7pm. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Montgomery.
845-457-4910, www.orangecountynyparks.com

August 15 – Saturday
Natural and Human History Interpretive Hike
An expert guide provides a historical overview of human, animal, and plant life on the mountain on a moderate hike to a scenic overlook. Hike is 2 miles round-trip and includes some steep sections. Registration required. 10am. Fuller Mountain Preserve, Warwick.
845-469-0951 ext 18, www.oclt.org

August 15 – Saturday
Mustang Club Car Show
Car registration 9-11:30am. Judging 12-2pm. Awards 3:30pm.  Music on the Green. Raffle and door prizes. Buildings will be staffed with costumed interpreters. Snack bar and gift shop will be open. Admission. 11am-4pm. Museum Village, Monroe.
845-782-8248 x1, www.museumvillage.org

August 15 – Saturday
Rededication Ceremony
The newly enhanced galleries will be rededicated with a ceremony beginning at 1pm. Parking at the facility is limited, shuttle bus service available. This event is free and open to the public. 1pm. The Purple Heart Hall of Honor, New Windsor.
845-561-1765, www.thepurpleheart.com

August 15 – Saturday
Firefly Light Show
Learn how fireflies flash and why they create such a show. Make an observation jar to take home. For adults with or without children ages five and up. Admission. 6:30-8:30pm. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall.
845-534-5506 x204, www.hhnm.org

August 15 – Saturday
Brews and Blues
Bluesman Popa Chubby and Blues Buddha. Cash bar and food catered by Delancey’s Restaurant. Additional dates: Aug 21 and Aug 29. Order tickets by phone, online, or by e-mail. 7pm. Goshen Historic Track, Goshen.
845-294-5333, concerts@goshenhistorictrack.com, www.goshenhistorictrack.com

August 16 – Sunday
Tour de Goshen
Four choices of rides from 11, 25, 45 to 62 miles. For every rider regardless of ability. 7am registration with coffee and bagels. Free T-shirt with registration. All riders receive free lunch at noon. Register in advance and day of tour. Helmets required. 8am. Craigville Park, Goshen.
845-294-7242, www.joefixits.com