Columbia County Happenings, June 14 – 16, 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.

Spencertown Academy 2019 Hidden Gardens Tour & Garden Market, Jun 15

Spencertown Academy’s annual summer celebration of the art of the garden is Saturday, June 15th. This year the self-guided garden tour showcases six private gardens in the hamlets of Spencertown and Old Chatham, NY.

A variety of garden styles will be on display on the tour: the perennial, herb, and pool gardens of a 1770s center hall colonial; a recently installed meadow with 1000 native plants; a cloistered rose garden and formal courtyard parterre; a productive kitchen and cutting garden; a charming retreat featuring an award-winning design; a two hundred-acre former horse farm with an English courtyard garden, multiple ponds, sweeping views, and massive islands of perennials, specimen trees, shrubs, and more.

Also happening on Saturday is the Garden Market on The Green at the Spencertown Village Green. This year’s market will showcase more than 20 vendors offering plants, home and garden furnishings, birdhouses, antiques, garden books, and expert garden advice. Food trucks will be on hand offering breakfast and lunch choices, as well as an ice cream sundae booth staffed by Academy members.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Tour: 10am – 4pm. Maps available from 9am to 2pm.
Market: 9am – 3pm
The tour will take place rain or shine

LOCATION: Spencertown Academy
790 NY-203
Spencertown, NY
Tickets & garden maps available at the Academy.
The Garden Market will take place at the Spencertown Village Green across the street from the Academy.

Tour: $35 in advance, $40 day of.
Market: Free
Visit to purchase tickets.
Various package rates involving multiple events are also available.

Phone: (518) 392-3693

OutHudson Pride Festival 2019

OutHudson presents the 2019 Hudson Pride Festival, “Faerie Tales!” A variety of events will take place in Hudson starting tonight and running through the weekend. As always, the highlight of the weekend will be Hudson’s annual LGBTQ Parade down Warren Street.

Here’s the Schedule of OFFICIAL EVENTS:

Thursday, June 13th

Movie Night showing of “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson”
House Rules Cafe – 757 Columbia St

Friday, June 14th

Boat Cruise
Hudson River Waterfront
7-9pm – $25
The Boat leaves PROMPTLY at 7pm
Boarding starts about 6:30pm
DJ Prephab – Hosted by Davon

Pride Kick-Off Party
Back Bar – 347 Warren Street
9pm – 12am – $5

Trixie’s + Queeraoke
Half Moon – 48 S. Front Street
11pm-4am – $10
DJ Prephab, Hosted by Merrie Cherry

Saturday, June 15th

Parade Down Warren Street
Parade starts at north end of Warren – 2pm

ETSY Family Craft Fair
3-6pm – Promenade Hill Park – End of Warren Street

Family Fun Zone
Wm. Farmer and Sons
3-6pm – 20 S. Front Street

Poke the Bear
OR Gallery & Tavern – 35 S. Third Street
3-6pm – $10 – Live Performances!

Miss Sherry Vine Cabaret Show
Club Helsinki, Hudson – 405 Columbia Street
Doors open for dinner at 5pm / Show at 7pm
Purchase Show Tickets -$25 –  On-Line– or in person at Helsinki Hudson

Faeries, Freaks, and Fantasies
Basilica Hudson – 100 S. Front Street
8pm-4am – $10 Hosted by Davon and Celeste

Sunday, June 16th

Tea Dance
Red Dot – 321 Warren Street
4pm-9pm – $5
Hosted by Girlgantua Jones
Sponsored by SDL+GHS Insurance Agency
DJ Prephab



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