out and about

In case you need an excuse to get away from your garden, or from Warren Street eating…

Coming up rapidly is a benefit dinner in the fields of Katchkie Farm in Kinderhook, “celebrating local farms and community”.  Cocktails and music followed by dinner in the fields.  The dinner is Saturday July 16 starting at 5pm.  Tickets are $125/person. For tickets go to farmtotableinthefields.eventbrite.com or call 518.758.2170 for more details.

Come back to  Hudson for a moment for the Acres Co-op Market community meeting on Wednesday, July 20 at 6:30 pm at Christ Church Episcopal, 431 Union Street, Hudson, NY.  Find out what’s going on, offer your input! ***UPDATE: meeting has been postponed.***

Every year on Tivoli Yard Sale Day (last Saturday of July), Tivoli Bread & Baking Co. sponsors the Annual Tivoli Pie Contest. Check at the bakery for a signup sheet. It’s a no-canned-fruit-filling sorta pie contest.  After the winner is announced you can use your plastic fork and dig in.  It’s a small town mob scene – get there at noon…  Tivoli Bread & Baking is at 75 Broadway. 845.757.2253.

BeerFEST – 5th Anniversary!  August 6, 2011 from 2pm-8pm at the Dinsmore Golf course in Staatsburg.

Tickets  available at Terrapin Restaurant (6426 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY) or by calling 845-876-3330. Advance ticket prices are $35/person or $19/designated driver (no beer tasting included); day-of tickets will cost more and will be based on availability.  There will be 100+ beers from NY State brewers.  Count. me. in. 

County Fair time is coming up quick!  These are the largest in the area:

Ulster County Fair – August 2-7, 2011 – New Paltz, NY

Dutchess County Fair – August 23-28, 2011 – Rhinebeck NY

Columbia County Fair – August 31- September 5, 2011 – Chatham NY

What happened to the lazy days of summer?


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