Calendar

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Live music
Fountains, Millbrook: Blues Music: Jeff Gonzales and Wanda Houston perform "Big and Bigger." 2 p.m. Registration requested. 79 Flint Road. (845) 905-8000.    
Internet security
Stanford Free Library:  Internet Safety, a PowerPoint presentation on identity theft prevention by a New York State Police inspector. 6:30 p.m. 14 Creamery Road, Stanfordville. (845) 868-1341.
Writing Workshop
Tivoli Library: Writing Workshop: a support group for writers of any kind. Snacks, feedback, advice, solidarity. The writing group at the Tivoli Library meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to show up and discuss the challenges and successes they're facing in their work with others. Additional sessions June 24 and July 22. 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Watts dePeyster Hall, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.  (845) 757-3771; tivolilibrary.org.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Theater
Center for Performing Arts: Mel Brooks’s “The Producers,” directed by Tracy Carney; a CENTERSTAGE production. Through June 7. Fridays and Saturdays: 8 p.m.; Sundays: 3 p.m. $27/$25. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Photography exhibit
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon: Nadia Block: Cuba Unplugged Art Show, photographs from a recent trip to Cuba. Through July 4. 10 Upper Main Street, Sharon, CT. (860) 364-5041.
Art exhibit
Vassar College: Embodying Compassion in Buddhist Art: Image, Pilgrimage, Practice, devoted to the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese art. Through June 28. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. fllac.vassar.edu.
Lyme disease
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: The Ecology of Lyme Disease, a presentation by Cary Institute ecologist Rick Ostfeld on how interactions among pathogens, ticks, host animals, and climate set the stage for human Lyme Disease infection l. 7 p.m. Auditorium. 2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44), Millbrook. www.caryinstitute.org.
Theater
Sharon Playhouse: George: The Life of George Rose written and performed by Ed Dixon. Until May 31, (860) 364-SHOW ext 201.    
Art exhibit
White Gallery: Exhibition: For the Love of Making Art: The Work of Robert Baras. Through July 12. Opening Artists' Reception, Saturday, May 30, 5 p.m.–7 p.m. 342 Main Street, Lakeville, CT. (860) 435-1029; www.thewhitegalleryart.com.    
Farmer's market
Amenia: Amenia Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 3 p.m.–7 p.m. Amenia Town Hall Parking Lot. www.ameniafarmersmarket.com.    
Financial Fitness
Pawling Library: Financial Fitness, with Adrienne Haynes, Housing Counselor: three-hour course covering developing a spending plan, understanding and reviewing credit reports, and more. Two Sessions: Friday, May 29, and Friday, June 12. 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Free to Dutchess County residents. Community Room–Annex. 11 Broad Street, Pawling. Registration required: (845) 855-3444.    

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Theater
Sharon Playhouse: George: The Life of George Rose written and performed by Ed Dixon. Until May 31, (860) 364-SHOW ext 201.    
Concert
Bardavon 1869 Opera House: Ballet Arts Studio presents Simple Gifts: A Treasury of American Music, featuring both American composers and American musicians and vocalists interpreting international compositions. 2:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. $15; children 12 and under, $12. 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie. (845) 473-2072; www.bardavon.org.
Millbrook Literary Festival
Millbrook: The Millbrook Literary Festival: 50 timely, thought-provoking, and entertaining authors and illustrators participating in panel discussions, readings, and signings throughout the day. Millbrook Free Library, 3 Friendly Lane at Franklin Street. Full schedule at Millbrookbookfgestival.org.    
Farmer's market
Millbrook: Millbrook Farmers’ Market. Every Saturday 9 a.m.–1 p.m., rain or shine. Memorial Day through October. May 30: music by Doug Marcus. Craft table for children; game table for chess, checkers, and backgammon. Theresa Iannucci, Market Manager. (845) 592-2945; www.millbrooknyfarmersmarket.com.         
Farmer's market
Millerton: Millerton Farmer's Market, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Music by Josh Driver. Railroad Plaza. www.millertonfarmersmarket.org.    
Live music
NorthEast-Millerton Library:  Music in the Annex: Guitarist Jonathan Fritz, who has toured with Lionel Richie and the late Richie Havens, among many other well-known musicians.  7:30 p.m.–12 a.m.  Doors open 30 minutes before start time. $5 suggested donation at the door. Century Boulevard, Millerton.
Book event
Oblong Books and Music, Rhinebeck:  National book launch: Joseph Luzzi’s In a Dark Wood: What Dante Taught Me about Grief, Healing and the Mysteries of Love. 7 p.m. Reservations requested. 6422 Montgomery Street. (845) 876-0500.    

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Theater
Sharon Playhouse: George: The Life of George Rose written and performed by Ed Dixon. Until May 31, (860) 364-SHOW ext 201.    
Book event
Oblong Books and Music, Rhinebeck, at the Market: Terry Walters: Eat Clean, Live Well. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rhinebeck Farmers Market, 61 East Market Street, Rhinebeck. (845) 876-0500.