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Bethel Woods concerts
Lots of live music is scheduled for late summer at Bethel Woods. The Zac Brown Band with special guests Teddy Swims and Ashland Craft will perform on August 6 at 7 p.m. followed by Harry Connick Jr. on August 21. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees James Taylor and Jackson Browne August 21 at 7:30 p.m. Former Grateful Dead members and acclaimed musicians, The Dead Company will perform on August 23 at 7:00 p.m. bethelwoodscenter.org/events
Auto Show, Orange County Fair Speedway
Starting August 6 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Orange County Fair Speedway features auto shows on the first Friday of each month through October. Register your car for $ 15 to participate and win a door prize of $ 250. There will also be a trophy ceremony, concessions and a burn out pit. Head over to orangecountyfairspeedway.net/schedule for more entertainment and fun.
Concert in the cemetery
Participate in a fundraiser for a night of melodies among the graves! Enjoy the 6th edition of “Grateful We’re Not Dead” with the Kurt Henry Band, Barbara Dempsey & Co., Debbie Fisher & Co., Mike & Annie Baglione and Jeff Entin. Bring your lawn chairs and flashlights as well as a $ 5 entry donation on August 7 at 5 p.m. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Head to Poplar Grove Cemetery, 180 Phillipsport Road in Phillipsport. For more information, call Janet or Dave at 845-888-3357. poplargrovecemetery.org.
HV Seafood Wine and Brew Festival, Brotherhood Winery
The Brotherhood Winery will host the Hudson Valley Seafood Wine and Brew Festival on August 14 at 1 p.m. Pair wine and craft beers as well as hard seltzer with the seafood of your choice. And with great food comes music and entertainment! Tickets can be purchased on baptickets.com. 1000 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville.
Americana Music, Backyard Park
Three local talents will present different musical genres for guests to enjoy on August 14th. Amy Gallatin will bring bluegrass with an acoustic flair; Justin Sutherland will honor the crowd by playing piano, saxophone, guitar, drums and harmonica while singing his own music; and Slam Allen will bring a unique blend of blues and soul. The Backyard Park is located at 21 Lovett Lane in Jeffersonville. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and music will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $ 25 per person, purchased at Secret Garden on Main Street in Jeffersonville or online at myrivertickets.com/events/91580.
Former Rhinebeck airfield
Enjoy air shows every Saturday. and Sun. until October 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday’s program will feature the pioneer era before WWI, a teaser and the golden age of aviation in the 1920s and 1930s. Sunday’s program is the spectacular dogfight of WWI world with hero, heroine, fireworks, WWI tank and more. Also featured will be vintage cars and the museum open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the historic aircraft fleet at 9 Norton Road, Red Hook. oldrhinebeck.org.
Hudson Valley Renegades
Baseball fans, head to Dutchess Stadium to play baseball until the end of September. Along with the games, there are fun events such as a t-shirt replica giveaway, autism awareness night, witches and wizards night and fireworks at least once a month. . Dutchess Stadium is located at 1500 Route 9D in Wappingers Falls. For a list of events and the baseball schedule, visit milb.com.
Visit a historic FDNY pump boat
The John J. Harvey fireboat, named after FDNY pilot John J. Harvey, who died in a fire, was launched in Brooklyn in 1931. Over the next six decades, the Harvey served and protected New Harbor. York, assisting with such notable fires as the Cunard Line Jetty Fire in 1932 and Normandy Fire in 1942. Decommissioned in 1994, Harvey was rescued from scrap and restored as an operational museum and hub. education. On September 11, 2001, the pump boat was recalled to service by the FDNY and reactivated as Marine Company 2; it pumped water for 80 hours until the water lines in lower Manhattan were back in service.
The water pump will stop at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston August 13-16 for free bridge tours and free public trips, lasting 30-45 minutes. Registration is required; details can be found at hrmm.org/john-j-harvey. Participants will be asked to pay a nominal deposit for registration which will be refunded upon arrival. Tours of the bridge do not require registration. On August 12 and 16, people are also invited to travel to New York and come back to Harvey. Visit fireboat.org for details. The free tours are as follows: August 13, August 15
- 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m .: Free public transportation
- 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Visits to the bridges
- 4 pm-5pm: Free public tours