Join us for the second annual Winter Fest at Cedar Lakes Estate, now extending to two days! Enjoy local goods, food, drink, and lots of holiday cheer! Stick around for live music by The Goods and activities for both kids and adults. Be sure to check out the Pavilion/SnowGlobe and additional holiday shops in the chic cabins. Free Admission, Parking $10 per car. 10am-4pm. Cedar Lakes Estate, Port Jervis.
Event Highlights of the Upcoming Weekend
November 4-17 – Monday-Sunday
HUDSON VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK
Take a culinary adventure at the 13th Annual Hudson Valley Restaurant Week! The celebration features 3-course lunch and dinner options, highlighting the talented chefs and local food of the region. Lunch,
$22.95. Dinner, $32.95. Beverage, tax, & tip not included. Reservations recommended. 11am-10pm. Various, Hudson Valley.
November 7 – Thursday
GOOSE POND MOUNTAIN HIKE
Join the Friends of Sterling Forest on a moderate hike through wooded trails, open fields, and rolling hills with a view of Goose Pond Mountain. Stops include the area where loyalist leader Claudius Smith used a rock shelter hideout in the Revolutionary War and other historic and natural sites. Please bring sturdy hiking shoes and lunch. As it is hunting season, FSF suggests wearing hunter orange or bright colors other than white. 11am-2pm. Call park to register. Meet at trail head on 17M near Craigville Road, Chester.
November 9 – Saturday
COCKTAIL CLASS WITH ORANGE COUNTY DISTILLERY AT FINDING HOME FARMS
Kick off the season with a holiday cocktail class! Bartender Aaron Warner mixes up classic cocktails like Old Fashioneds, Martinis, Manhattans, and more while teaching tricks and tips for entertaining your guests. And of course, learn how to include FHF maple syrup in your cocktails. 2pm. $25/person. Finding Home Farms, Middletown.
November 9-10 – Saturday & Sunday
Get a taste of local history at Museum Village’s Pre-Thanksgiving weekend! Enjoy samples of traditional dishes, delicious breads, soups, puddings, pies, and more from the Pilgrim and Victorian eras. More information including toy drive specifics on website. Adults $14, Children 4-12, $10. Children under 4 are free! 12pm-4pm. Museum Village, Monroe.
November 9 – Saturday
ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS VS UMASS
Watch as the Army West Point Black Knights take on UMass! At 9am, experience the full-dress cadet parade on “The Plain” and Fan-Fest with live music, inflatables for kids, food, beer tent, face painting, autographs, tailgate show, and more. Don’t forget to look skyward before kickoff for a parachute demonstration! Price varies by seat. All active or retired military personnel and their families have access to special discounted rate. 12pm game start. Michie Stadium, West Point.
November 10 – Sunday
VETERANS DAY WREATH LAYING & TOUR
Join us as we commemorate Veterans Day in a ceremony and wreath laying demonstration at the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Following the demonstration, visitors are invited to take a guided tour of the Hall of Honor to learn more about the history preserved there and the connection of the Purple Heart to the site. If you would like to join the guided tour, please call to reserve space. Outdoor Ceremony begins at 2pm. The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, New Windsor.