Come celebrate Fall with fresh cider donuts, seasonal fruit, and hot cider from the Stone Ridge Orchards. Catch a historic walking tour hosted by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History. Or hop on an authentic historic trolley operated by the Trolley Museum. Trolley Car #358 will be running from 5pm to sundown betweendowntown Kingston and Kingston Point Park. Just listen for their new whistle!
On Friday October 19th, the shops and galleries on Lower Broadway look forward to entertaining visitors with various food and drink, numerous art openings, music events, vintage and antique collectibles, outdoor movies, and off-beat music.
Studio Stu will bring his Studivarious, a single string, virtuosic, ten-ply maple, washtub bass to the street. His solo act is pure entertainment combining his original jazz style and unique Brooklyn humor. Add to that a willingness to navigate uncharted paths through the improvisational wilderness; he is ‘el ultimo hombre del lounge’.
View the Storefront Gallery’s show of Rita Sherry’s show titled, Evocations: prints, sculptures and paintings of birds, bears, monkeys, little people, and ensembles. While there, join the family in posing for a fun holiday greeting card at the vintage-inspired Photo Booth.
Mid-block, cruise through the Parisian style antiques market set up outside At Home Antiques and Mezzanine Antiques. Shop for interesting furniture, art, toys and assorted “collectibles”. A few steps away at Karmabee, some of its Hudson Valley artisans will show off their unique crafts, a perfect place to pick up handmade gifts for the holidays. At 7:30pm, Pam and Jorge, well-known for their popular dance classes, will offer free salsa-dancing lessons outside Karmabee. Come give it a try!
Local artist Chris Gonyea returns with his Tekki-Torch art and his one-man outdoor theatre of vintage movies. Pat’s Tats will host an open house to introduce her new location. And the newest Rondout shop TheGreenSpace puts New York-made food products front and center. Last but not least, catch the many facets of the moods, feelings and personalities of the feminine figure in nude form at Agustsson Gallery ‘s sculpture show “The Feminine Mystique”.
So come down to the Kingston waterfront. Catch some up-beat music. Shop early for the holidays. The Night Market runs from 6 PM to 10PM, on Lower Broadway between McEntee & West Union Streets. Rain date: Oct. 26th.
For more info, contact B.C. Gee at 845-339-6925