Audubon Sharon Center: The Wonders of Waterfowl, a field trip for adults and interested learners. 8 a.m.–11 a.m. $15. 325 Cornwall Bridge Road/Route 4, Sharon, CT. (860) 364-0520.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Hotchkiss School: Tremaine Gallery: Reflections; presented by the Sharon Land Trust. Works by approximately 30 regional artists and artisans with wood milled from the "Twin Oaks,” beloved Sharon icons that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. All works sold benefit the Sharon Land Trust. Gala fundraiser Saturday, October 25, 5 p.m.– 7 p.m. In advance; $45; at the door, $50. 11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, CT. (860) 435–4423; (860) 364-3167; hotchkiss.org/arts.
NorthEast-Millerton Library: Learn to Needle Felt with Jocelyn Gayle Krodman. Materials will be provided to create your own needle-felted jack-o-lantern. 1 p.m. 8 spaces available; registration required. (518) 789-3440.
St. Peter’s Church, Lithgow: Twenty-fifth anniversary Bar Harbor Music Festival Benefit Concert. Performance at 4 p.m. followed by a cocktail buffet reception at Tamarack Preserve.
Argazzi Art: “Among Roses,” by Carrie Pearce. Through November 15. 22 Millerton Road (Route 44), Lakeville, CT. (860) 435-8222.
ArtEast 2014: Open Studio Tour. Self-guided tour. Second of two weekends: selected venues open Saturday, October 25, and Sunday, October 26. 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Tour map and descriptions at website. (845) 855-1676; arteastdutchess.com.
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Saturday Morning Family Series: Grace the Pirate, interactive theater show based on the career of Irish pirate Grace O’Malley. 11 a.m. Children, $7; adults and seniors, $9. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Mainstage: Peter Pan, directed and choreographed by Kevin Archambault. Friday, October 24–Sunday, November 9. Fridays and Saturdays: 8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays (except October 25): 3 p.m. $26 / $24 / Saturday matinees, $20. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Half Moon Theatre: Inaugural Benefit Gala for Half-Moon’s season at the Culinary Institute of America, headlined by Broadway veteran and Tony Award-winning actress Cady Huffman. Ecolab Auditorium in the Marriott Pavilion. Cocktail reception at 6 p.m. $200 covers pre/post reception and performance. Cocktail attire. (800) 838-3006; halfmoontheatre.org
Kaatsbaan: Project 44. 7:30 p.m. $30; children and student rush (ID required), $10. Kaatsbaan Road, Tivoli. (845) 757-5106; www.kaatsbaan.org.
La Puerta Azul: Live music with Orca Blues Band. 8:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. www.lapuertaazul.com.
Merritt Bookstore: Bestselling children's authors David Soman and Jacky Davis with their newest Ladybug Girl installment, Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma. 2 p.m. 57 Front Street, Millbrook. (845) 677-5857.
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Field Trip: Stonyhouse Woods Sanctuary. Led by Adrienne Popko. Call for time and meeting place. (845) 264-2015; watermanbirdclub.org.
Wall & Rah Gallery: Join Neil Charles for the opening reception for Chad Kleitsch’s exhibition Botanicals. 4 p.m.–7 p.m. 22 Front Street, Millbrook. (845) 266-8374.
Webutuck High School: Class of 2015 Car Show and Community Day, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.; blood drive, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 194 Haight Road Amenia. (845) 373-4100.
Roeliff-Jansen Community Library: Rosegarten Reconstructed: Compositions in Mixed Media. Through November 9. 9091 Route 22, Hillsdale. (518) 325-4101.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Audubon Sharon Center: Kids' Day. 12 p.m.–3 p.m. $10 per carload. 325 Cornwall Bridge Road/Route 4, Sharon, CT. (860) 364-0520.
Howland Cultural Center: Stonyart: Live art auction to benefit the Stony Kill Foundation and help keep Stony Kill Farm open to the public for programming and events. Live entertainment, wine and cheese, raffles, silent auction. 3 p.m.–6 p.m. $20. Main Street, Beacon (845) 242-3184.
Hudson Valley Hunter Pace: Hunter pace series and challenge: Millbrook Pony Club hunter pace at beautiful Beckenrah Farm. Paces are run independently; each sets its own entry fees and has its own rules. 148 Fox Hill Road, Ancramdale. www.FindaHunterPace.com/millbrookpony.html; email@example.com.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: Encore: The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Verdi’s Macbeth, with Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth in a chilling production by Adrian Noble, conducted by Fabio Luisi. 1 p.m. $25; students under 13, $18. 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. www.mahaiwe.org.
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