Columbia County Happenings, Mar 1 – 3 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.

At The Crandell: “They Shall Not Grow Old’ & ‘Green Book’


Peter Jackson directs this homage to the British troops of the First World War with never-before-seen footage of soldiers facing the fear and uncertainty of frontline battle in Belgium. Digitally remastered and now in color, the footage has been studied by lipreading experts whose transcripts were recorded and used as audio for the film.

Rated: R (for disturbing war images)
Genre: Art House & International, Documentary
Directed By: Peter Jackson
Runtime: 99 minutes
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Friday, March 1 through Thursday, March 7, 2019: 5pm everyday.
3:00pm on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3.



When a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive 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.

Rated: PG-13 (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

Friday, March 1 through Wednesday, March 6, 2019: 7pm

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

The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037


Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking Hike at Mud Creek

The Columbia County Soil and Water Conservation District ( presents an animal tracking hike on Saturday (March 2, 2019). Hikers will look for signs of wildlife and learn about the natural history of local animals. The program begins at a brief instructional talk by Pamela Price, Certified Wildlife Biologist and Education Program Coordinator. Afterward, head out to the trail to use your new knowledge to spot tracks and traces left by rabbits, foxes, deer, and perhaps even a bobcat. The hike is a snow or no snow event!

Saturday, March 2, 2019: 12pm – 1:30pm

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

This event is free, however, registration is requested so please call Pamela Price at 518-267-3313. 


Drag Queen Story Time w/ Trixie Starr at Hudson Area Library

The Hudson Area Library in collaboration with Out Hudson presents Drag Queen Story Time with Trixie Starr, Saturday, March 2. Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event. Striving to celebrate differences, breaking down barriers and of course dressing up! There will also be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven.

Saturday, March 2, 2019: 11am – 12pm

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

Free and open to the public. Kids (ages birth to 7), and families are welcome.

To register, email ‘’ or call 518-828-1792.

Columbia County Current is a blog dedicated to all things in, around, and occasionally, way beyond Columbia County, NY.

For more local happenings, news, and events, visit, or follow on
FaceBook, and twitter @CoCoCurrent