Calendar

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Art exhibit
Ober Gallery: David Eddy: New Paintings. Through September 7. Two exhibition spaces: 6 North Main Street and 11 North Main Street, Kent, CT. (860) 927-5030. obergallery.com.    

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Potterthon
Oblong Books and Music, Rhinebeck:  Kickoff of  the Potterthon: a reading of one Harry Potter book every two weeks, Thursday, September 3–Thursday, December 3. Lively discussions with fellow Potter fans about the books. 6:30 p.m. 6422 Montgomery Street. Reading schedule at www.oblongbooks.com/event/all-aboard-oblongs-harry-potterthon. (845) 876-0500.    
Concert
Bard College: Historic Piano Celebration: The Bard College Conservatory of Music celebrates the gift of historic pianos with a special concert with pianists Peter Serkin and Julia Hsu, with commentary by President Leon Botstein. Reception to follow. Seating limited. Blithewood, Levy Economics Institute. Tickets: $75; advance reservation only, contact Ann Gabler gabler@bard.edu. A $60 portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible

Friday, September 4, 2015

Farmer's market
Amenia Farmers’ Market: Farm-fresh produce, meats, eggs, charcuterie, cheeses, baked goods, jams, wool products, woodworking. 3 p.m.–7 p.m., year-round. Town Hall parking lot. (845) 373-4411; www.ameniafarmersmarket.com.
Artisan Festival
Millerton: Millerton Alrtisan Festiva. Friday, September 4, 4 p.m.–10 p.m.; Saturday, September 5, 10 a.m– 4 p.m. At No. 9 restaurant, 53 Main Street, Millerton.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Children's event
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Saturday Morning Family Series: The Great All-American Audience Participation Magic Show. 11 a.m. Children, $7; adults, $9. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Farmer's market
Millbrook Farmer’s Market: Vegetables, fruits, meats, baked goods, beauty products, craft artisans, and more. Music; craft table for children; game tables for chess, checkers, and backgammon. Rain or shine, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Tribute Garden parking lot, Front Street. (845) 592-2945; www.millbrooknyfarmersmarket.com.    
Farmer's market
Millerton Summer Market: Vegetables, fruits, artisanal breads, probiotic artisanal cheeses, cured meats, and more. Featured performer: Last of the Marsupials. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Railroad Plaza, Millerton. www.millertonfarmersmarket.org
Concert
Music Mountain: Shanghai String Quartet: music by Beethoven and Haydn. 6:30 p.m. $35, $30 in advance; ages 5–18 accompanying ticketholder, free. Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT. www.musicmountain.org.    
Children's event
Oblong Books and Music: Picture book story time with children’s book author and illustrator Matthew Van Fleet. “A colorful canine romp for toddlers.” 12 p.m. Cosponsored by Samuel’s Sweet Shop. 6422 Montgomery Street. (845) 876-0500.    
Art exhibit
Carrie Haddad Gallery: Paper: Ellen Nieves, Louise LaPlante, Melinda McDaniel, Anne Francey, Edward Avedisian, David Dew Bruner, Matthew Hopkins, William Bond Walker, Mark Beard, Gabriel de la Portilla and James Meyer. Through October 4. 622 Warren Street, Hudson. (518) 828-1915.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Labor Day benefit concert
Music Mountain: Labor Day benefit concert and reception with the Shanghai String Quartet, featuring Gilbert Kalish, piano, and Jonathan Yates, piano. Music by Brahms and Beethoven. 3 p.m. All tickets $75; includes voucher for a future, regularly priced performance. Ages 5–18 accompanying ticketholder, free. Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT. www.musicmountain.org.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
Fountains, Millbrook: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald: vocalist Perley Rousseau and pianist Sonny Daye. 2 p.m. 79 Flint Hill Road. Registration requested. 845-905-8000.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Film
Fountains, Millbrook:  From Book to Film with the Wandering Book Club: special presentation of the film "Wild," based on the book of the same name.! A lively discussion will follow. Refreshments served.  11 a.m. 79 Flint Hill Road. Registration requested. 845-905-8000.
Film
Fountains, Millbrook:  From Book to Film with the Wandering Book Club: special presentation of the film "Wild," based on the book of the same name.! A lively discussion will follow. Refreshments served.  11 a.m. 79 Flint Hill Road. Registration requested. 845-905-8000.
Film
Fountains, Millbrook:  From Book to Film with the Wandering Book Club: special presentation of the film "Wild," based on the book of the same name.! A lively discussion will follow. Refreshments served.  11 a.m. 79 Flint Hill Road. Registration requested. 845-905-8000.
Money Matters
Millbrook Yoga Studio: Money Matters, an eight-part “process group” conducted by financial counselor Helen Hamada. Participants are encouraged to bring real-life money goals, such as examining retirement options, financing a career change, or making a will. Thursday, September 10, through Thursday, November 5. $200; $175 if registered by September 1. Registration required by September 4. 5 Merritt Avenue, Millbrook. (914) 388-6363.
Chair Yoga
Millbrook Free Library: Chair Yoga with Dana Lucas. Thursdays, September 10 through October 8. 10:15 a.m. No prior yoga experience necessary.  Please wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement and bring a thick towel or cushion and water. Registration required. (845)  677-3611.    
Mark Rothko
White Hart Inn: "Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel,” a discussion of Rothko’s life by his biographer, Annie Cohen Solal. 7 p.m. 15 Undermountain Road, Salisbury, CT. www.oblongbooks.com.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Pleasant Valley Weekend
Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Valley Weekend: Freedom Fest. Friday, September 11, through Sunday, September 13. Friday: Classic Car Parade, 6 p.m.; 911 Memorial Ceremony. Saturday: Lions’ annual 25-mile scenic Bike Ride, Community Yard Sale; Sunday: Parade featuring the Arlington High School Marching Band, 12 p.m.–3 p.m.  All three days: live music, amusement park rides and games, Mid-Hudson Modelmasters, and more. pleasantvalley-ny.gov/community/activities/pleasant-valley-weekend/