Columbia County Happenings, Feb 15 – 17

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

Columbia County Happenings, Feb 15 – 17

2019 marks Chatham NY’s 150th anniversary. The village is kicking off the celebration this Friday at the Tracy Memorial Village Hall with a Casual Open House. The Tracy will be decorated with historical photographs of the Village, and the evening, hosted by the Friends of the Tracy, will be filled with delicious local foods, thirst-quenching drinks,
friendly conversations and fascinating history.

There will be a historical presentation in the upper hall at 6:15 and again at 7:00. A free raffle will also be offered featuring a prize of hundreds of dollars of local Merchant gift certificates and Friends of the Tracy trinkets.

RSVP appreciated (but not required) to 518-755-7763 or knellerlauren@gmail.com

DATE/TIME:
Friday, February 15, 2019: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE EVENT WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 1

LOCATION:
Tracy Memorial
77 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

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The Great Backyard Bird Count, Feb 16

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy on Saturday February 16th at Ooms Conservation Area in Chatham, for a morning counting the birds with an expert birder.

Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time.

Now, more than 160,000 people of all ages and walks of life worldwide join the four-day count each February to create an annual snapshot of the distribution and abundance of birds.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, February 16th, 2019: 8am – 10am

LOCATION:
Ooms Conservation Area
480 Rock City Rd.
Chatham, NY 12037

COST/REGISTRATION:
Free
Registration is required so that the CLC can be in touch in the event of a cancellation. Visit clctrust.org to register.

MORE:
http://clctrust.org
facebook.com/ColumbiaLandConservancy

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Terms of Endearment at the Copake Grange

The Two Of Us Productions, the award winning theater company based in Columbia County NY, is pleased to present Terms Of Endearment by Dan Gordon.

Challenges in life and love test the resilience of a mother-daughter relationship in Dan Gordon’s adaption of Terms Of Endearment from the Oscar-winning screenplay by James L. Brooks and Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Larry McMurtry. Though Emma is often exasperated by her highly-opinionated mother Aurora, they talk every day about their problems, from Aurora finding unexpected love even as she becomes a reluctant grandmother, to Emma’s struggle with her troubled marriage. But when they need one another most, will they be able to find the courage in each other? This funny and touching story captures the delicate, sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

DATE/TIME:
Weekends February 15th through 24th, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays: 7:30pm
Sundays: 3pm

LOCATION:
The Copake Grange
628 Empire Road
Copake, NY 12516

ADMISSION:
Adults: $20
Students & Seniors: $15
Group rate available: $12. Call 518-329-6293

Tickets are available at the door, or call (518) 758-1648 or email constancerlopez@gmail.com.

MORE:
copakegrange.org
facebook.com/Copake-Grange
stephensanborn.tripod.com/thetwoofusproductions

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Columbia County Happenings, Feb 8 – 10 2019

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

“Columbia County Portraits” Part 2 of an Illustrated Lecture by Art Historian & Appraiser, Gayle Skluzacek, Feb 9

The Columbia County Historical Society presents “Columbia County Portraits” An Illustrated Lecture by Art Historian and appraiser, Gayle Skluzacek.

This is the 2nd of a two part lecture series, and will explore Columbia County portraiture, focusing on paintings from the Permanent Collection of the Columbia County Historical Society. Ms. Skluzacek is a classically educated art historian and appraiser. After working in curatorial, research, and public relations at the Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts, the Chicago Art Institute, the Oriental Institute, and the Carnegie Institute, she began appraising in 1981. She has catalogued important collections, estates, and archives, identified lost masterpieces, served as an art/personal property expert in court cases, and has worked closely with major museums in their art acquisition programs.

Ms. Skluzacek served on the Board of Directors of the Appraisers Association of America and served as President, 2000-2002. She was presented with the Director’s Award for her services in 2015.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, February 9, 2019: 4:30pm – 6:30pm

TICKETS:
Advance Tickets $15
At the Door:
$15 Members (CCHS)
$ 20 Non-Members

Tickets can be purchased online at www.cchsny.org/lecturenyamericanportraits.html

LOCATION:
Van Buren Hall
6 Chatham Street,
Kinderhook, NY 12106

MORE:
www.cchsny.org
facebook.com/cchsny
twitter.com/cchs_ny

At The Crandell: ‘The Favourite’, ‘Amores Perros’ & ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

The Crandell Theatre Continues to bring movie-fans an increasing roster of diverse offerings. This weekend, there are two matinees with Amores Perrosplaying on Saturday, and Mary Queen of Scotson Sunday. The feature for the week is The Favourite.

The Favourite

A costumer drama unlike any other, that tied Roma with ten Oscar nominations. Backbiting, scabrous gossip, and palace intrigue flourish in early 18th century England, at war with France. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. Olivia Colman won a Globe for her performance as Queen Anne. Also with Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos who gave us The Lobster.

INFO:
Rated: R (for strong sexual content, nudity and language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Yorgos Lanthimos
Written By: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
Runtime: 119 minutes
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Film4 and Waypoint

SHOW TIMES:
Friday, February 8 through Thursday, February 14, 2019: 
Weekdays at 7:00pm
Saturday, February 9, at 3:00pm 5:15pm 7:30pm
Sunday, February 10, at 2:15pm 4:30pm 7:00pm

Amores Perros

Amores Perros,the debut film from five time Oscar winner Alexandro Gonzalez Inarritu, tells three stories of life in the margins of Mexico City. Octavio is sharing an apartment with his brother, which leads to a serious problem when he falls in love with Susanna, his sister-in-law. Elsewhere, Daniel, a successful publishing magnate, leaves his family to take up with a beautiful model, Valeria. And finally, El Chivo is an elderly homeless man who is trying to contact his daughter, whom he hasn’t seen in years.

INFO:
Rated: R (for violence/gore, language and sexuality)
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Written By: Guillermo Arriaga Jordan
Runtime: 153 minutes
Studio: Lionsgate

SHOW TIME:
Saturday, February 9, 2019: 12:00pm

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of charismatic Mary Stuart (Saorise Ronan). Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the great Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie).

INFO:
Rated: R (for some violence and sexuality)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Josie Rourke
Written By: Beau Willimon
Runtime: 112 minutes
Studio: Focus Features

SHOW TIME:
Sunday, February 10, 2019: 12:00pm

TICKET PRICES:Chatham Film Club Members & Children $6.50
Non Members $7.50
Additional $2.00 fee for 3D

LOCATION:
The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

MORE:
CrandellTheatre.org
FaceBook.com/CrandellTheatre

Friends of the Hudson Area Library Book & Bake Sale, Feb 9 & 10

The Hudson Area Library‘s Friends of the Hudson Area Library will be hosting a Book and Bake Sale in the community room of the Library. This is a great opportunity to purchase new and gently used books on a variety of subjects, including art books as well as CDs and DVDs.

There will also be homemade baked desserts for sale during this event. So come out and support the library, get that unique book you’ve been looking for and didn’t know it, enjoy a baked good, and support the Hudson Area Library!

DATES/TIMES:
Saturday, February 9, 2019: 10am – 2:30pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019: 1-3:30pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534

MORE:
HudsonAreaLibrary.org
For more information email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518.828.1792 x101, or visit the main desk in the library.

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Columbia County Happenings, Feb 1 – 3

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

Cabin Fever Party at Copake Country Club, Feb 1

The Copake Country Clubinvites you to break out your best flannel and join a night of fun to beat the winter blues!

LIVE MUSIC by Jukebox Junkies
FOOD by Nosh Food Truck and Catering Company
SHOTSKIS by Woody Creek Distillers
Plus Giant Jenga, Lumberjack Photo Booth, Ice Luge and other fun!

DATES/TIME:
Friday, February 1, 2019: 7pm – 10pm

LOCATION:
The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club
44 Golf Course Rd,
Craryville, New York 12521

ADMISSION:
NO COVER
21 and over

MORE:
www.copakecountryclub.com
www.thegreensatcopake.com

At The Crandell: ‘Green Book’ & ‘Roma’

Now Playing at the Crandell TheatreGreen Book is showing nightly today, through next Thursday, and Romawill be the weekend matinee with afternoon showings on both Saturday and Sunday.

Green Book

When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

INFO:
Rated: PG-13 (for thematic content, language including racial epithets, smoking, some violence and suggestive material)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Peter Farrelly
Written By: Nick Vallelonga, Peter Farrelly, Brian Currie
Runtime: 130 minutes
Studio: Universal Pictures

SHOW TIMES:
Friday, February 1 through Thursday, February 7, 2019: 7:00pm

Roma

The most personal project to date from Academy Award (R)-winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men, Y Tu Mama Tambien), ROMA follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s. Cuarón’s first project since the groundbreaking Gravity in 2013, ROMA will be available in theaters and on Netflix later this year.

INFO:
Rated: R (for graphic nudity, some disturbing images, and language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Alfonso Cuarón
Written By: Alfonso Cuarón
Runtime: 135 minutes
Studio: Netflix

SHOW TIMES:
Saturday, February 2, 2019: 2:00pm & 4:30pm
Sunday, February 3, 2019: 12:00pm 2:30pm

TICKET PRICES:Chatham Film Club Members & Children $6.50
Non Members $7.50
Additional $2.00 fee for 3D

LOCATION:
The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

MORE:
CrandellTheatre.org
FaceBook.com/CrandellTheatre

Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s ‘Conversations with Neighbors’, presents An afternoon with Pops Peterson, Feb 3

Spencertown Academy Arts Centerand it’s ongoing series, ‘Conversations with Neighbors’, presents An Afternoon with Artist Pops Peterson.

Pops Peterson, boldly imagines Norman Rockwell Paintings through a modern-day lens, rethinking the iconic Four Freedoms.

Celebrating the diversity in today’s America, the series has won Pops a great deal of press coverage, as well as an award from the Northeast Regional Conference on Fair Housing and Civil Rights. He has also been named the first Artist in Residence of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. The Norman Rockwell Museum has embraced the project, presenting Pops’ work and lectures at standing room only events in their main gallery.

DATES/TIMES:
Sunday, February 3, 2019: 2pm

ADMISSION:
$20 adults, $10 students, $15 members
Tickets: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=YaHzbX-

LOCATION:
790 NY-203
Spencertown, NY 12165

MORE:
facebook.com/SpencertownAcademy
info@spencertownacademy.org
518.392.3693

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Columbia County Happenings

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

Art & Design Auction, Jan 25

Art & Design is a mix of styles that reflects how we live today. Rustic & refined. Classic & contemporary. Old & new. The Stair Galleries‘ Art & Design sales blend these juxtapositions to create interesting combinations of furniture, fine art and objects that are affordable and easy to live with. Mid-century chairs around a rustic farm table, or an oversized black and white photograph over a beautifully upholstered sofa speak to today’s design trends and offer easy up-styling for any room. The Art & Design catalogue is laid out in groupings that mix-and-match styles, colors and materials to create room vignettes that hopefully will provide inspiration for a quick room-makeover or a future redecorating project.

DATE/TIME:
Friday, January 25, 2019: 6:00 pm

LOCATION:
Stair Galleries
549 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534

MORE:
www.stairgalleries.com


FREE Lecture: “Oil Tank Safety in Historic Properties”, Jan 26

The Columbia County Historical Society, and Historic Committee for the Town of Kinderhook is holding a free lecture on Oil Tank Safety in Historic Properties.This lecture will be important to you if your oil tank is more than 15 years old; if you own an historic property, are planning to sell or buy a property; or are thinking of replacing your older tank. There is no way to predict if or when an oil tank will fail. Both aboveground and underground tanks have the potential for a costly environmental condition. Oil tanks will leak with age or when exposed to the elements. Buried tanks that are not ‘to code’ can present the potential for a costly environmental condition. Learn what to look for if your tank is a potential candidate for replacement, before it becomes an environmental hazard. Learn how to go about the process of oil tank abandonment if your tank has leaked or is buried. Logical and responsible choices in new oil tanks will also be discussed. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Toni Hokanson, Director of Marketing and Training for C2G Environmental Consultants in New Paltz will explain the life span of oil tanks, options for abandonment or removal as well as new tank options. Fire Safety is important throughout the year and especially during the winter when fireplaces and wood stoves are in use. Cailey Nieto, Public Health Technician, with the Columbia County Department of Health, will also make a brief presentation about fire extinguishers and what we should know about them and where to have them filled or checked.

info from cchsny.org

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, January 26th, 2019: 1:30 – 2:30pm

LOCATION:
Martin H. Glynn Municipal Building (Meeting Room)
3211 Church Street,
Valatie, NY 12184

MORE:
www.cchsny.org
facebook.com/cchsny
twitter.com/cchs_ny


Magic Show at the Copake Grange, Jan 26

Enjoy a spectacular evening of laughter, fun and amazement as award winning magician & illusionist Jeffrey Jene performs his unique blend of comedy, audience participation, and classic & modern magic and illusion!

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, January 26, 2019: 7pm – 8pm

LOCATION:
The Copake Grange
628 Empire Road
Copake, NY 12516

ADMISSION:
Adults: $5 Suggested Donation;
Children Under 12: FREE (must be accompanied by an Adult).

MORE:
copakegrange.org
facebook.com/Copake-Grange

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Snow Storm Likely to Cause Event Cancellations

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

With 1 to 2-feet of snow projected for parts of the area this weekend (January 19 – 20, 2019), chances are good that there are going to be lots of event cancellations. If you have plans to attend anything this weekend, check with the organizer, venue, etc before heading out.

If we do get as much snow as the forecasts are projecting, be safe and stay off the roads unless you absolutely must go out.

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Columbia County Happenings, Jan 11 – 13, 2019

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

Live Music at New Lebanon Library w/ Up In The Air, Jan 11

This will be an evening of soft rock and jazz with Berkshire trio Up in the Air!

DATE/TIME:
Friday, January 11, 2019: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

LOCATION:
New Lebanon Library
550 State Route 20
New Lebanon, NY 12125

MORE:
NewLebanonLibrary.org
facebook.com/NewLebanonLibraryNY
instagram.com/new_lebanon_library
twitter.com/NewLebanonLib

Columbia Land Conservancy Discussion: Owning & Managing Forested Land, Jan 12

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy, professional foresters, fellow landowners, and other experts for a neighborly discussion about woodland management and conservation options. Refreshments will be served.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, January 12, 2019: 10am – 12pm

LOCATION:
West Taghkanic Fire House
631 Old Route 82
Taghkanic, NY

COST/REGISTRATION:
Free
Registration is required so that the CLC can be in touch in the event of a cancellation. Visit clctrust.orgto register.

MORE:
http://clctrust.org
facebook.com/ColumbiaLandConservancy

Winter Architecture Exhibitions Opening at Art Omi

Opening this weekend at Art OmiEXIT Architecture: Speculations for the Hereafter, and InConstruction: Hariri + Hariri, the inaugural exhibition in this new series focusing on architecture and design projects, by contemporary architects presented publicly for the first time. EXIT Architecture is a speculative look at designing for the afterlife in all its potential architectural and design forms, and new ways of marking our exit, and was curated by Warren James, and Julia van den Hout + Kyle May.

Refreshments will be served, with remarks from the exhibiting architects, curators, and Warren James, Director of Art Omi: Architecture.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, January 12, 2019: 2 – 4 pm

LOCATION:
Omi International Arts Center – Benenson Center
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY 12075

MORE:
ArtOmi.org.
FaceBook/Art-Omi
instagram.com/art_omi

Bakyard Birds, Winter Birding Workshop at Mud Creek, Jan 13

The winter months are a great time for backyard birding. Come to Mud Creek ELC and create your own bird feeder from recycled materials. By putting up a feeder in your yard you can experience the wonderful birds of winter right outside your window and stay warm inside while watching. Feeding birds in winter is fun and helps birds during the harsh conditions the season brings.

Learn about common backyard birds, feeding tips, and ways to attract birds to your property. There will also be a stroll along the trail in search of birds.

Columbia County Soil and Water Conservation District (www.ccswcd.org) provides educational programs and services to help residents and communities manage and protect the natural resources of Columbia County.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, January 13, 2019: 12pm – 1:30pm

LOCATION:
Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center
1024 RT-66
Ghent, NY 12075

ADMISSION:
Free
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – please contact Pamela Price at Columbia County Soil & Water Conservation – 518-267-3313

MORE:
www.ccswcd.org/
facebook.com/MudCreekELC

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Columbia County Happenings, Jan 4 – 6 2019

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every Thursday, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

Side Show Willie at Valatie Bar & Grill

Join local favorites, Side Show Willie, for the band’s first gig of 2019. The show will include new tunes and a special guest. Start 2019 with a rockin’ nite of dancin’ and singin’.

DATE/TIME:
Friday, January 4, 2019:
8pm – 11pm

LOCATION:
Valatie Bar & Grill
3011 Main Street 
Valatie, NY 12184

MORE:
https://www.facebook.com/events/346770062571159/


Gail Giles “Winter Light” Art Exhibit at Chatham Bookstore

In addition to offering current and classic books for readers of all ages, plus a diverse selection of art supplies, the Chatham Bookstorealso provides artists with a venue to display their work.

Currently on display is “Winter Light” by Gail Giles. Giles has been painting and drawing – in all seasons – the pathways, fields and vistas of the Columbia County and Hudson Valley region for more than forty years. The paintings in Winter Light reflect the quiet beauty of our longest season.

DATE/TIME:
Exhibit runs through through January 16, 2019.

LOCATION:
The Chatham Bookstore
27 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

ADMISSION:
Free

MORE:
ChathamBookStore.com
facebook.com/thechathambookstore


Hands On Workshop Series at Red Hook Library: Art Journaling

Having creative outlets as a habit has been linked to happiness and improved mental health. Get your year started off creatively with the next in the Red Hook Public Library series of Hands On workshops — Art Journaling for adults

Learn tips and techniques in creating a daily practice of drawing, doodling, painting and collage from local artist Pamela Deitrich. Bring favorite drawing tools and a blank sketchbook if you’d like, but supplies will also be provided.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, January 5th, 2019: 10:30am – 12pm

LOCATION:
Red Hook Public Library
7444 South Broadway
Red Hook, New York 12571

MORE:
Intended for adults
Registration is required online or by calling the library at 845-758-3241


‘The Guilty’ Screening at Crandell Theatre

When police officer Asger Holm is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy beat as an emergency dispatcher. That all changes when he answers a panicked phone call from a kidnapped woman who then disconnects abruptly. As the severity of the crime slowly becomes more clear, Asger, confined to the police station, is forced to use others as his eyes and ears, as the ticking clock and his own personal demons conspire against him. This innovative and unrelenting Danish thriller uses a single location to great effect, ratcheting up the tension as twists pile up and secrets are revealed. The Guilty scored a remarkable 99% among Rotten Tomatoes top critics and is Denmark’s submission to the Best Foreign Film category for this year’s Oscars.

Rating: R (for language)
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Gustav Möller
Written By: Emil Nygaard Albertsen, Gustav Möller
Runtime: 85 minutes
Studio: Magnolia Pictures

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, January 6, 2019: 12pm

TICKET PRICES:
Chatham Film Club Members & Children $6.50
Non Members $7.50
Additional $2.00 fee for 3D

LOCATION:
The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

MORE:
CrandellTheatre.org
FaceBook.com/CrandellTheatre




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Reaching Out

In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, we were immediately reminded of how each of us belongs to a much larger community. This time, we were spared the terrible damages and extended power outages that many of our friends and relatives to our south suffered. However, through the efforts of our Local Board of Realtors and others, we were able to reach out & offer our help. A young Chatham man, Jonathan, & his girl friend Trisha, volunteered their time and van to drive down to Staten Island to deliver a cargo of food, supplies, clothing and blankets to folks who had lost so much. Despite the hectic pace of our own lives, it’s at times like this when we seem to be at our best, when the needs of others rise above those of our own. So no matter where we choose to live, when tragedy strikes amongst some of us, others are there to help.

Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching and everyone is preparing for all the ghosts and goblins to come out, so get the candy ready. There are many events going on leading up to Halloween to check out, here are a few.

 FilmColumbia starts tomorrow and should be a lot of fun; I myself will be going to see some movies.  It is a great time to sit back and check out some movies; most times that have not even hit theatres yet.

On Saturday October 29th, the Chatham Area Business Alliance is holding its annual Halloween in the Village celebration from 11-4.  This will be great fun for the whole family. There are activities going on all over Main Street, you can go to Chatham Kids and decorate a cookie, participate in the Scavenger Hunt, or simply just go trick or treating at each store in your costume. For the adults you will be able to go to the Hudson-Chatham Winery and if you’re in costume you will receive a complimentary wine tasting. We here at Beach & Bartolo will have a Beanbag toss game, and a “Guess How Many” game, and we will certainly have the candy ready.

So stop by Chatham over the next two weekends and check out the great events that are going on right here on Main Street.

Fall Events in Columbia County

Here in Columbia County the end of summer is marked by the Columbia County Fair, which wrapped up after 6 days of activities and entertainment on Labor Day. With the kids back at school and everyone back to work, it seems that summer is truly over. With the summer wrapped up it is now time to look forward to the exciting fall events that are happening in Columbia County.

Something exciting to look forward to is the annual Film Columbia Festival October 19-23 at the Crandell Theatre in Chatham NY. Last year the festival featured award-winning movies “Black Swan” and “The King’s Speech” before they were released. This is a great event for movie lovers.  Click Here to find out more information.

October 9, from 11am to 4pm, The Austerlitz Historical Society will be holding it’s annual Autumn in Austerlitz. This is a great event for the whole family, the event features volunteers dressed in early 1830’s costumes, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of hot and cold foods. Click Here to get more information.

This time of year in Columbia County is also a great time to go apple picking at the local orchards, there are many orchards around the county that offer pick your own apples. For a complete list Click Here.