July 2003, Saturday
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Bethel Summer Farmers' Market
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Corner of Hurd and West Shore Roads in Bethel, NY
Fresh produce, exotic potatoes, locally-produced wine and cheese are among the vegetables and farm products that form the basis of the new Bethel Summer Farmers Market on Saturdays in July and August. It's located at the site of the "Original Woodstock Festival" and "Day in the Garden Concerts."

The market will be open on the seven Saturdays between July 5 and August 16. Admission and parking are free.

Farm booths will be located under a tent across the road from the festival monument area, with parking adjacent to the vending area. No pets are allowed.

Regional producers of vegetables, meat, dairy and value added agricultural products are welcome to participate. For information and an application, call market manager Ruby Gold at 845-295-2440.

Gardening for Kids
Time: 10:00am
Location: Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center, Route 9D in Wappingers Falls
Come to Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center on Saturday, July 5 and experience many aspects of gardening including planting, watering and harvesting.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please pre-register by calling (845) 831-8780, ext 300.

Celebrate America
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe, New York
A day of food, music, demonstrations and old fashioned games, at Museum Village. There will be prizes given to the winners of the following contests,

Egg Races, Cracker Whistling, Seed Spitting, Sack Races and Pie Eating

Come join for a cook out and a day of fun!

For more information please call 845-782-8248

Celebrate America
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Museum Village, Monroe, NY
Come celebrate the 4th's Past & Present with us!
Contests, Races, Music, Crafts & More

For more information please call 845-782-8247

Saugerties Waterfront Festival
Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Saugerties Tina Chorvas Park and the Saugerties Lighthouse
The Great Hudson River Paddle will spend the night at Saugerties' Tina Chorvas Waterfront Park. A festival to welcome the paddlers will be held Saturday afternoon and evening, July 5th, at the Saugerties waterfront.
At the Saugerties Lighthouse:
" 1:00 - 5:00 Free Kenco Kayak Demos and Instruction
" 1:00 - 5:00 Tours of the Saugerties Lighthouse.
" 2:00 - 5:00 "Images by the River" Draw or paint the river environment with award winning Hudson Valley artist Kate McGloughlin and other local artists. Bring your own watercolors, pastels, pencils and pads. Meet Kate at the Saugerties lighthouse. (no oils please) All ages welcome!
At Tina Chorvas Waterfront Park:
" 1:00 - 6:00 Hudson River displays and hands-on programs:
" 1:00 - 6:00 Fly tying and Fly Fishing demo/instruction - Fly tyer "Reel Cowboy" Bill Newcomb
" 1:30 - 3:30 Puppet making of river life with Lisa Abbatamarco
" 3:00 - 5:30 Saugerties Fulton Steamboat Foundation: Learn about the first Robert Fulton Steamboat and the project to re-create it.
" 4:30 - 5:30 Write your own river poem with Rich Parisio, DEC Environmental Educator and poet.
" Puppet Parade and Stilt walking with Lisa Abbatamarco.
" 5:30 - 7:30 Display of the Hudson River Art, Puppets & Poetry - Work from the day will be photographed and displayed on the GHRP gallery web site.

Sunset Serenades concert
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers
Westchester's world-renowned chamber orchestra Philharmonia Virtuosi will perform classical favorites as the seventh annual Sunset Serenades concert series debuts on Saturday, July 5.

The evening's program will feature a performance of Tchaikovsky's "Serenade for Strings, Op. 48," along with "Serenade for Strings" by Elgar; followed by "Adagio for Strings" by Barber; "Saint Paul Suite" by Holst; and concluding with a performance of "Molly on the Shore" by Grainger.

Tickets for the Sunset Serenades are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 18 accompanied by an adult. Group tickets are available by calling Philharmonia Virtuosi at (914) 693-5595.

Seating at the park is informal and concert-goers should bring blankets or chairs for seating on the lawn. Refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the concert. No pets are allowed at the park.

Please note that parking is approximately one-third mile from the concert area. Shuttle bus transportation and parking for the disabled are available. Rest rooms are accessible to the disabled.

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