Columbia County Happenings, April 19 – 21

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.

Easter Egg Hunt at Love Apple Farm

Easter Egg Hunt, free petting zoo, playground, refreshments, prizes and giveaways!

DATE/TIMEFriday, April 19, 2019 / 10am – 11:30am

LOCATION: Love Apple Farm
1421 State Route 9H
Ghent, NY 12075

MORE:
loveapplefarm.com
facebook.com/LoveAppleFarmNY/


Volunteer for Earth Day at Schor Conservation Area

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Columbia Land Conservancy, and their volunteer day at Schor Conservation Area in East Chatham on April 20th.

You can help by removing invasive species like honeysuckle and garlic mustard, help improve trails, culverts, and collect trash and debris at the site. Coffee and snacks will be provided at the pavilion.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 20, 2910 /  9am – 11am

LOCATION: Schor Conservation Area
58 Shore View Drive
East Chatham, NY 12060

MORE: For more info & to register, check out clctrust.org


Lebanon Valley Speedway 2019 Grand Season Opening

The Lebanon Valley Speedway 2019 season kicks off this Saturday with the 67th Grand Season Opening. L&M Motors & Sayer’s Auto Wrecking’s present the $5000 to Win Berkshire Bank Modified Event. All Weekly Divisions Plus Sportsman (No Small Block Modifieds)

DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 20 2019 / 5pm – 10pm

ADMISSION:
GA Kids $2 – GA Adult $11 – Reserved $13 – Tower or Roof $16

LOCATION:
1746 US Route 20
West Lebanon, NY 12195

MORE: www.lebanonvalley.com


Sweet & Savory Waffle Brunch at Olde York Distillery

Screen Shot 2019-04-18 at 2.13.54 PMJoin Olde York Farm Distillery and Cooperage for an Easter and Passover brunch this Sunday with sweet and savory waffles from Sweetbakes Cafe!

The family-friendly brunch will feature an Easter Egg Hunt, with eggs hidden around the distillery grounds and filled with chocolates, prizes, and coupons*. There will also be a Weekend Cocktail Special: Cheeky Chai made with Chai, Cacao Maple Vodka, Vanilla Syrup, Cinnamon, Black Walnut Bitters, Milk, Whipped Cream, Cadbury’s Eggs, and a Peep!*Please claim one Easter egg per person.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, April 21, 2019 / 12pm – 4:30pm

LOCATION: Olde York Farm Distillery & Cooperage
284 State Route 23
Claverack, NY 12513

MORE:
www.oldeyorkfarm.com
facebook.com/oldeyorkfarm
facebook.com/jennysweetbakes

 

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Columbia County Happenings, Apr 12 – 14

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.

Copake Auction’s 28th Annual Bicycle & Automobilia Auction

Copake Auction Inc.’s 28th Annual Bicycle and Automobilia Auction and Swap Meet will feature bicycles and bicycle, automobile and transportation related memorabilia, collectibles, signs, art, posters, parts & accessories, ephemera and more!

DATE/TIME: Saturday April 13, 2019 / 9am
Preview: Thursday & Friday / 11am – 5pm, Saturday / 8am – 9am

LOCATION:
Copake Auction Inc
266 East Main Street
Copake, NY 12516

MORE:
CopakeAuction.com
facebook.com/copakeauction
instagram.com/copakeauction


Spencertown Academy Members’ Art Show Opening, Apr 13

Spencertown Academy Arts Center presents its 4th Annual Members’ Art Show and Opening Reception. This popular annual show begins the Gallery season, and is bigger than ever. Work will be shown, in all mediums, by over 50 Academy artists.

DATES & HOURS:
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 2019 / 3pm – 5pm
Art Show: April 13 through May 5

ADMISSION:
Admission is free.

LOCATION:
790 NY-203
Spencertown, NY 12165

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


Concerts in the Village Presents Brahms Requiem (Ein deutsches Requiem), Apr 14

Concerts in the Village (CITV) presents the Requiem (Ein deutsches Requiem) of Johannes Brahms, with the Broad Street Chorale and Orchestra, and soloists Heather Green and Richard Byrne. CITV Artistic Director, David Smith, conducts.

The orchestral and choral forces of CITV perform one of the most moving works in all of music literature, the great Requiem (Ein deutsches Requiem) of Johannes Brahms. Unlike nearly every other requiem, this well-known masterpiece is very much a celebration of life rather than a liturgically-based memorial to the dead. Once heard, the beauty of Brahms’ writing cannot easily be forgotten.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, April 14, 2019 / 3pm

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Reformed Church
21 Broad Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106

Handicapped accessible.

ADMISSION:
Contribution $20

MORE:
concertsinthevillage.org
kinderhookreformedchurch.com

 

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Columbia County Happenings, Chatham Berry Farm’s Greenhouse Cidery Reopening

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.

The Chatham Berry Farm Greenhouse Cidery Re-Opening is this Weekend (April 5th , 6th & 7th, 2019)!

The Greenhouse Cidery, located at The Chatham Berry Farm, is a family owned & operated farm cidery in Chatham, NY. The cidery is housed in a retrofitted greenhouse previously used to grow vegetables. Unique small batch hard ciders are crafted using locally sourced apple cider from family farms.

Tonight (Friday, April 5th) from 6pm-9pm:
Food truck: Yummy Kitchen
Live Music: Dusty Dream Revival
Free s’mores (weather dependent)

Hang out in the tap room or enjoy the picnic tables in the next section of the greenhouse, play some board games, eat some delicious food from Yummy Kitchen Food Truck & enjoy the great music from Dusty Dream Revival as they play all your favorite hits! Don’t forget about the fire pit, where you can sit around a blazing fire & toast some free marshmallows to make your very own s’more! (weather dependent)

Family-friendly farm & Cidery, all are welcome but children do need a supervising adult present at all times on premise. Also a dog-friendly facility, but please have your well-behaved dog leashed at all times.

LOCATION:
The Chatham Berry Farm
2309 NY 203
Chatham, NY 12037

 

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Columbia County Happenings, Mar 29 – 31

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At The Crandell: ‘Dumbo’

From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new live-action adventure Dumbo expands on the beloved classic story in which differences are celebrated, family is cherished, and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the troupe makes an incredible comeback, attracting slick entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland.

INFO:

Rated: PG (for peril/action, some thematic elements, and brief mild language)
Genre: Animation, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Tim Burton
Written By: Ehren Kruger
Runtime: 112 minutes
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

SHOWTIMES:
Friday, March 29 – Thursday, April 4, 2019 / 7pm everyday plus:
4:30pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday
2pm on Saturday & Sunday

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

 

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Columbia County Happenings, Mar 15 – 17

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At The Crandell: ‘Captain Marvel’ & ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

CAPTAIN MARVEL

The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

INFO:
Rated: PG-13 (for sequences of sci-fi violence & action, brief suggestive language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Written By: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet
Runtime: 128 minutes
Studio: Marvel Studios

SHOWTIMES: Friday, March 15 – Thursday, March 21, 2019 / 7pm everyday, plus:
Saturday, March 16, at 4:00pm
Sunday, March 17, at 2:15pm and 4:30pm

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

The Crandell is showing Singin’ in the Rain as a tribute to the movie’s codirector Stanley Donen, who died on February 23 at the age of ninety-four. In addition to Singin’ in the Rain, Donen directed Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with Jane Powell, Funny Face with Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire, and Damn Yankees with Tab Hunter and Gwen Verdon. Singin’ in the Rain, starring Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O’Connor, is one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed. It is filled with memorable songs, lavish routines, and Kelly’s fabulous song-and-dance numbers performed in the rain. Also with Cyd Charisse and Rita Moreno.

INFO:
Rated: G
Genre: Classics, Comedy, Musical & Performing Arts, Romance
Directed By: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Written By: Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Runtime: 102 minutes
Studio: MGM

SHOW TIMES: Sunday, March 17, 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

Katherine Bernhardt’s ‘GOLD’ Exhibition Opening at Art Omi

Art Omi’s latest exhibit, Katherine Bernhardt’s ‘GOLD’, is a collection of seven large paintings of the enigmatic yet illustrious Pink Panther. The paintings are not dissimilar to Bernhardt’s early work, which focused on supermodels such as Gisele Bündchen and Kate Moss. Over the past decade, Katherine Bernhardt’s subjects have expanded to include pop cultural icons (e.g. Darth Vader, Garfield, E.T., the Pink Panther, etc.), as well as more quotidian objects (cigarettes, toilet paper, MTA MetroCards, sharks, watermelons, Scotch Tape, ice cream, pizza, etc.).

DATE/TIME: Exhibit on View March 16 – May 19, 2019.
Opening Reception – Saturday, April 6, 2019: 2 – 4pm

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

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

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Columbia County Happenings, Mar 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 Land Conservancy Author Event, ‘Visionary Women’ Book Signing, Mar 8

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy, in celebrating International Women’s Day with local Author Andrea Barnet, as she reads from her new book Visionary Women.

Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World (Ecco; On-sale March 13, 2018) is the story of four renegades who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together these women—linked not by friendship or field, but by their choice to break with convention—showed what one person speaking truth to power can do.

DATE/TIMEFriday, March 8, 2019:  7pm – 9pm

LOCATION:
Spotty Dog Books and Ale
440 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534

COSTFree to attend. A portion of the proceeds of the sale of the book will go to the CLC.

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

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Dancing Through The Decades at The Falls, Mar 9

Dance the night away to your favorite decade. Dance will always have a major impact on history and the future. From the 1950s to the 2000s, music will forever be a way people can express themselves from many different cultures.

Every half hour, the music changes to a different decade. Dress from your favorite decade is encouraged, but not required.

Entertainment by: DJ Shawn Gille Entertainment
Catering by: Chef Yvette ( A perfect plate catering)
Coordinated by: Christina Snyder ( Director of Operations)

DATE/TIMESaturday, March 9, 2019: 7pm – 11:30pm

ADMISSION:
21 and over (ID required)

$40.00 (per person) in Advance
$50.00 at The Door
Tickets: events.ticketprinting.com/event/Rockin-50s-To-Now-32732

LOCATION:
The Falls
158 Union Tpke
Hudson, NY 12534

MORE:
facebook.com/events/304094426913671/
Phone: 518-719-1600 Ext 140

 

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Folktales and Stories, Mar 10


Pamela Badila, folkteller & performance artist, reads, tells and perform folktales from around the world with children and their families. This special story hour gives families the opportunity to explore stories, told through generations, that formed the traditions and ethics of particular cultures. Craft and music activities follow the folktelling.

DATE/TIMESunday, March 10, 2019: 2pm – 3pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library (community room, which is wheelchair accessible)
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534

ADMISSION:
Free and open to the public.
“Folktales & Stories” is geared towards children ages 6-11, however children of all ages are welcome.

MORE:
http://hudsonarealibrary.org/2018/09/folktales-stories-with-pamela-badila/

 

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Columbia County Happenings, Mar 1 – 3 2019

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

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD

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.

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

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

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GREEN BOOK

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.

INFO:
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

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

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

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Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking Hike at Mud Creek

The Columbia County Soil and Water Conservation District (www.ccswcd.org) 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!

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, March 2, 2019: 12pm – 1:30pm

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

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

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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.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, March 2, 2019: 11am – 12pm

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

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

To register, email ‘youth@hudsonarealibrary.org’ or call 518-828-1792.

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Columbia County Happenings, Feb 22 – 24, 2019

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At The Crandell: ‘The Upside’

Inspired by a true story, The Upside is a heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston). Directed by Neil Burger and written by Jon Hartmere, The Upside is based on the hit 2011 French film The Intouchables.

INFO:
Rated: PG-13 (for suggestive content and drug use)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Directed By: Neil Burger
Written By: Jon Hartmere
Runtime: 126 minutes
Studio: STXfilms

SHOW TIMES:
Friday, February 22 through Thursday, February 28, 2019:
Evening Showings at 7pm
Saturday, February 23, at 4:30 & 7pm
Sunday, February 24, at 2pm 4:30pm 7pm

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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Hudson Polar Plunge, Feb 23

The Friends of Hudson Youth proudly announce the 2nd Annual Hudson Polar Plunge! All proceeds directly benefit two incredible community services: the City of Hudson Fire Department Water Rescue & Dive Team and the Hudson Youth Department!

Jump in the icy cold invigorating water. (A plunge is defined as a “quick submersion,” and safety personnel will be onsite). The plunge takes place at Oakdale Lake in Hudson. Mandatory check-in at the Beach House for all registrants starts at 11am, and every plunger will be required to sign a waiver. Plunging begins in small group waves starting at noon.

Please dress for the weather! Participants can leave a bag of clothes/possessions tagged with their name in the Beach House and changing rooms are available post-plunge.

Immediately after the Polar Plunge, warm up at the Great Chili Cook-Off at the Central Fire Station at 77 N. 7th Street. If you’d like to bring a big pot of your prize-winning and soul-satisfying chili to the Cook-Off, email tamar.e.adler@gmail.com for details.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, February 23, 2019: 11am

ADMISSION:
$25: Register as either an Individual or a Team for $25 per person.

LOCATION:
Oakdale Lake
132 N. 6th Street
Hudson, NY 12534

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Concerts in the Village at Kinderhook Reformed Church, Feb 24

Concerts in the Village presents ‘Beauty! Texture! Emotion – 1840 to 1940’.

This will be a performance of 19th-20th c. music for Orchestra and for Voices with Orchestra. Including Vocal and Orchestral Music from France –  Berlioz, Duparc, Chausson, Debussy, Canteloube, Ravel, and Milhaud.

Featuring the Broad Street Orchestra and from the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program:
Addie Rose Forstman soprano
SeolAh Yoo soprano
Hailey McAvoy mezzo
Sun-Ly Pierce mezzo
Brad Testerman baritone
David Smith, Artistic Director and Conductor
Noah Palmer, Assistant Conductor

Reception to follow.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, February 24, 2019: 3pm

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Reformed Church
21 Broad Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106

Handicapped accessible

ADMISSION:
Contribution $20

MORE:
concertsinthevillage.org
kinderhookreformedchurch.com

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Columbia County Happenings, Feb 15 – 17

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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

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“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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