Spring is in the air, and for those looking to enjoy all our beautiful Hudson Valley has to offer, here are some of our favorite events. Mark your calendars!
Gilded Age Tea & Talk: Elegance and Aspiration
Enjoy tea, refreshments and a discussion of Gilded Age jewelry at the April 2 Tea & Talk held in Staatsburg at the Staatsburg State Historic Site. Newark Museum curator Ulysses Dietz will lead the discussion. Click here for more information.
Bard College: Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin
Celebrate Spring with song on April 22 and 23 at Bard College. Leon Botstein conducts Béla Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin Suite; György Ligeti, Violin Concerto; and Ernő Dohnányi, Symphony No. 2. Click here for more information.
Hudson Farmer’s Market
Spring has officially sprung in Hudson when the Hudson Farmer’s Market opens on April 22. Located at 6th Street & Columbia, it is held every Saturday through November 18. Click here for more information. Farmer’s Markets can be found throughout the Hudson Valley, so always be on the lookout for one near you!
Mother’s Day Brunch at Madava Farms, the Home of Crown Maple Syrup
You won’t find a sweeter gift for mom than brunch at Madava Farms on Mother’s Day, May 14. Madava Farms is the home of Crown Maple syrup, which is sustainably made on 800 acres of pristine land at Madava Farms in Dutchess County and truly sets the standard of excellence in maple production and flavor. Click here for more information.
Gardiner Cupcake Festival
Have a sweet tooth? Then be sure to celebrate your love of baked goods at the Gardiner Cupcake Festival, held May 20. Featuring more than 20,000 cupcakes to choose from, there also are crafts, three live bands, local wineries and cideries, food and free children’s activities. You can burn your calories in advance of the festival at the 5K Cupcake Classic, where you can walk or run through the orchard prior to the event. Click here for more information.
Barn Star’s Antiques at Rhinebeck
Love antiques? Then don’t miss this annual Spring marketplace held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds from May 27 to 28. Click here for more information.