Memorial Day Weekend is full of events throught the Ulster County and surrounding areas. Whether you live in the area, or are just visiting, take this opportunity to get out with friends and family and enjoy all the beautiful Hudson Valley has to offer. Kick things off with....
The Kingston Farmer's Market Opening Day
The Kingston Farmer’s Market will be hosting their opening day for this annual event, located in Historic Uptown Kingston on Wall St. with crafts setup on John St. This is one of the largest farmer’s markets outside of NYC, with almost 40 venders! Stop by and browse around, and while you’re there, stop by our office, we’re right in the middle of it all at 304 Wall St. Opening day is set for Sat, 05/26/2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Stone Ridge Annual Flea Market
Annual Flea Market supporting the local community held at Christ The King Episcopal Curch, Rte 213 East, Stone Ridge NY. Great atmosphere for family and friends – bring the kids, there’s great food, a free craft table and face painting! Proceeds support outreach programs including the Rondout Valley Food Pantry. The date is: Sat, 05/26/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Woodstock – New Paltz Arts & Crafts Fair
The Hudson Valley’s premier art & crafts show takes place at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. $8/Adults, $7/Senors, Children 12 and under free. The Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair has attracted some of the finest artists and craftspeople from across the United States, and has become "a destination" for the discerning collector of quality art and fine crafts. Be entertained by the best regionally based musicians, and enjoy the very best the Hudson Valley has to offer in both New York State wines and locally produced handcrafted specialty foods. Over 300 artists and craftspeople. Exhibitions, demonstrations, children’s center. Furniture, landscape arts, supplies, entertainment, specialty foods and health care products. The dates are: Sat, 05/26/2012 - 10:00am - Mon, 05/28/2012 - 4:00pm
Rondout National Historic District Walking Tour
The first Rondout National Historic District walking tour for 2012, offered by Friends of Historic Kingston, will take place on Saturday, May 26, departing at 11 a.m. from outside the Kingston Heritage Area Visitors Center, 20 Broadway. Hear how a canal created a thriving maritime village from farmland in the 19th century. View the legacy of architecture from the heydays of the village including the many churches built by the various immigrant groups who streamed into Rondout in search of jobs and asylum. Some uphill walking involved. Adult $5, child under 16, $2. Sat, 05/26/2012 - 11:00am
Take advantage of these great local events, and while you're out and about, take a short scenic drive throughout the area, take in some of the beautiful scenery and visit nearby towns, there's always something fun and exciting going on!