Calendar

Friday, November 28, 2014

La Puerta Azul: Live music with Reality Check. 8:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. www.lapuertaazul.com.
Sinterklaas: Crowns & Branches workshop: kids make their crowns and branches to carry in the parades. 1 p.m.–4 p.m. Kingston Home Port & Education Center, Hudson River Maritime Museum. 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. www.sinterklaashudsonvalley.com.    
Stissing House, Pine Plains: Cocktail reception and preview for Le Shopping weekend shopping event. 5 p.m.–8 p.m. $20 donation benefits Pine Plains Community Food Locker. 7801 South Main Street (corner of routes 199 and 82). (518) 398-8800.    

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Book Cove: Author event: author and photographer Bob Demchuk introduces his latest book, Before Tomorrow Comes to Kenya. 11 a.m. 22 Charles Colman Boulevard, Pawling. (845) 855-9590.
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Saturday Morning Family Series: Magic and Beyond, featuring illusionist David Garrity. 11 a.m. Children, $7; adults and seniors, $9. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Dover:  J. H. Ketcham Hose Company hosts the first annual Dover Christmas Tree Lighting. Cookies and hot chocolate, 6:30 p.m. Dover Station No. 1, Route 22.    
Kent: Holiday Champagne Stroll, sponsored by the Kent Chamber of Commerce. Friday, November 29, and Saturday, November 30, 4 p.m.–8 p.m. Thirty participating merchants. www.kentct.com.    
La Puerta Azul: Live music with Lick the Toad. 8:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. www.lapuertaazul.com.
Millerton: Millerton Fire Company’s annual Parade of Lights. Line up at 5:30 p.m., Arnoff Moving and Storage, Route 22. Parade begins 6 p.m. Fire company open house follows.
NorthEast-Millerton Library: David Engel’s Star Wars Jedi Academy. Imaginative action adventure. Sit-down stage show with magic follows. 10:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m. Pre-K through 5th grade. Registration required. 75 Main Street, Millerton. (518) 789-3340.    
Salisbury School: Annual Family Skating Party at the Salisbury School Flood Rink. Route 44. 1 p.m.–3 p.m. Children, $3; adults, $5 adults; benefits Habitat for Humanity. www.habitatnwct.org.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble: Jazzing Up the Classics Matinee Concert. 3 p.m. Sherman Congregational Church. 6 Church Road, Sherman, CT. 
Sinterklaas, Kingston: Crowns & Branches workshops: kids make their crowns and branches to carry in the parades. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Kingston Home Port & Education Center, Hudson River Maritime Museum. 50 Rondout Landing. www.sinterklaashudsonvalley.com.
Sinterklaas, Kingston: Sinterklass sets sail from Spain (Kingston) to the Netherlands (Rhinebeck) after a day of celebration. Children’s Maritime Parade down Broadway to see Sinterklaas off, 4:15. Tree lighting at Ulster County Tourism and Kingston Heritage Area Visitors Center, 20 Broadway, 5:15. Full schedule: www.sinterklaashudsonvalley.com.    
Small Business Saturday: All-day shopping holiday held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage holiday shoppers to shop local. A number of Millbrook businesses participate.
Stissing House, Pine Plains: Le Shopping weekend shopping event. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 7801 South Main Street (corner of routes 199 and 82). (518) 398-8800.      
Amenia Farmers’ Market: Winter Market indoors at the Amenia Town Hall: Saturdays, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 4988 Route 22, Amenia. www.ameniafarmersmarket.com.    
Millerton Farmers’ Market: Winter Market indoors: local farmers, producers, and bakers will set up at Gilmor Glass studio, Saturdays in November and December and alternate Saturdays with the Amenia Farmer’s Market from January through April. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 2 Main Street, Millerton. www.millertonfarmersmarket.org.    
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Mainstage:  Mysterious Deceptions—Magic, Mind Reading and Comedy, with illusionist David Garrity and mind-reader Denny Corby: “baffling illusions, magic and mind reading with a comedic twist.” 8 p.m. $20. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Gallery on the Green, Pawling: Group exhibition of works in ceramics, mixed media and sculpture. Exhibit runs through the holidays. Artists’ reception Saturday, November 29, 5 p.m.–7 p.m. 7 Arch Street, Pawling. (845) 855-5642; www.gotgpawling.com.