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30 things to do in NORTH DUTCHESS COUNTY

We put together an exciting list of activities and places for you to stop by in North Dutchess County!
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In the Swim

Stylest was born of serendipity. As Joyann King and Chrissy McCurdy tell their origin story it all started at a summer pool party in Millbrook in August 2020.
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Helen Cook’s Passion for Flowers

 Hydrangeas. Tulips. Daffodils. Peonies. Alliums. These are some of Helen Cook’s favorite flowers
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Best Of Breed

“I have placed a reservation for six lambs and they are coming in the spring.” This is how Cara Leigh Wilson announced to her husband Sten that they were about to start raising sheep.
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Bear Creek Farm: Peonies with a Passion

When Debra Kaye dove into cut flowers at Bear Creek Farm, she went big. In spring, that means voluptuous peonies beyond your fondest dreams.
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Charlotte’s in Millbrook

A gent at Charlotte’s Restaurant outside of Millbrook who wishes to wash his hands before dinner will find just off the left of the tin horse trough converted to a sink, the 1960s menu from The Silver Horn, offering steaks for three dollars and a double cut lamb chop for 50 cents more.
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White Flower Farm Blossoms Under Son’s Leadership

Life has come full circle for Eliot Wadsworth. As a child he lived on the property of White Flower Farm, a family-owned nursery in Morris.
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People Are Talking About Mary

Met Gala. Malcolm Forbes’s birthday party in Morocco. Save Venice ball. Valentino’s 1992 party at the Armory. Countless ballet openings. Fashion shows.
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New You

Geary Contemporary is pleased to present Sun You’s second exhibition with the gallery, New You from April 15 - May 28. The opening reception is on April 15 from 5 - 7 pm.
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Refillery Opens

Good things come in reduced packaging. Pine Plains is about to be home to Rural Center Refillery, a bulk refill stop for every day staples - from grind-your-own coffee beans to toothpaste tablets.
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We’ll Drink to That!

Most of the “rustic rural” that used to characterize the village of Millerton is gone now, replaced by artisanal bakeries and vendors of $50 socks. Millerton Wine & Spirits bridges the gap between the old and the new
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Blade Man

As a kid growing up in Sharon, CT, Greg Cimms always gravitated toward swords. “Knives, swords, that sort of thing,” he says. It’s not surprising then that as an adult, Cimms now fills his days making…what else? Knives and swords.
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Things to Do

Events, gatherings, and outings: What to see and do in Northeast Dutchess County

June 2, 2023
Avery Fisher grant winner, violinist Rachell Ellen Wong, consummate keyboardist David Belkovski and musicians of Twelfth Night will present a mix of vocal and instrumental music on historical instruments inspired by Shakespeare’s play of the same name.
June 3, 2023
Hollister House Garden - Barn Talk: Design-Less Gardening: A Naturalistic Approach, Presented by Dan Jaffe Wilder - 10:00-11:30AM
June 3, 2023
Join us at Maxon Mills in celebrating all that the Wassaic Project has been, is, and can be.
June 3, 2023
We invite you to discover Wethersfield Estate & Garden. Generally considered to be the finest classical Italian garden in the United States, the commanding views from the formal hilltop garden are sprawling
June 3, 2023
Second Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration in the Town of Stanford.
June 8, 2023
Hollister House Garden - Art Workshop: Garden Journaling, Presented by Betsy Rogers-Knox - 10:00AM-3:30PM
June 9, 2023
Award-winning Off-Broadway theater, Urban Stages presents "Eleanor and Alice - Conversations Between Two Remarkable Roosevelts." Starring Tony Award-Winner Trezana Beverley and Drama Desk Award-Winner Mary Bacon.
June 16, 2023
A GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA FLOWER SHOW PRESENTED BY  LITCHFIELD GARDEN CLUB June 16-17, 2023 Gala Preview Party is Friday, June 16 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Saturday, June 17 the show is open to the public from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Admission for Saturday is free of charge. Tickets for Friday are here! Litchfield Community Center 421 Bantam Road Litchfield, CT litchfieldgardenclub.org
June 17, 2023
Scrabble Word Tourney at BANGALLWORKS- June 17, 2023  11:00 am - mid afternoon  $15 entry fee For entry form email: [email protected] or call 917-929-9221

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