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What is happening in the  City of Poughkeepsie this summer?

We will be busy...  This isn't everything, just some highlights.

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FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS on the Poughkeepsie waterfront Waryas Park, around 9:00pm or so...

Free viewing from the waterfront, or purchase a ticket to view from the Walkway Over the Hudson.

For more information, visit cityofpoughkeepsie.com news flashes.

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SATURDAY, JULY 13, Waryas Park

 

BIKE NEW YORK, DISCOVER HUDSON VALLEY RIDE

Friday, July 12 social and checkin at Farmers and Chefs, Saturday, July 13 checkin at Waryas Park.

     

For more information, visit www.bike.nyc/events/discover-hudson-valley-ride/ 

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SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2:00pm - 6:00pm, on Cannon Street from Market Street to Academy Street

CANNON STREET BLOCK PARTY

A "SUMMER SUNDAYS" BLOCK PARTY with food, drinks, music by KALE

For more information, visit the Summer Sundays Facebook Page 

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THURSDAY, JULY 18 - SUNDAY, JULY 21  [days and times may vary by location]

UPSTATE ART WEEKEND

The Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn Gallery, The Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory Print Studio, and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College.

For more information, visit upstateartweekend.org 

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SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2:00pm,  Cunneen-Hackett Theatre, 12 Vassar Street

BALLET COLLECTIVE LIVE CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCASE

Featuring dancers from the New York City Ballet and acclaimed choreographer, founder, and New York City Ballet dancer Troy Schumacher

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SUNDAY, JULY 21, 4:00pm, Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum Pavilion on the Hudson River

CONCERT AT THE PAVILION

Rae Simone & The Fellas

Dylan Doyle and Friends

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SATURDAY, JULY 27, 12:00pm - 3:00pm, Dudley Memorial Shelter in College Hill Park

FREDERICK DOUGLASS DAY

Commemorate the 1858 speech given in College Hill and celebrate freedom, culture, and community.

For more information, celebratingtheafricanspirit.org/frederick-douglass-day 

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 12:00pm - 7:00pm, Waryas Park

LA GUELAGUETZA

Celebrate arts and culture from Oaxaca, Mexico.

For more information, facebook.com/pokguelaguetza/ 

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, Waryas Park

POUGHKEEPSIE RIVERFEST

Carnival rides, games, food, live music and more.

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2:00pm - 6:00pm, on Cannon Street from Market Street to Academy Street

 

CANNON STREET BLOCK PARTY

A "SUMMER SUNDAYS" BLOCK PARTY with food, drinks, music by Bosco and the Storm

For more information, visit the Summer Sundays Facebook Page 

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

 

JAZZ IN THE VALLEY - JAZZ CRAWL

The second annual Jazz Crawl in around the city:  Millhouse Brewing Company, Dulce Cafe, and Mahoney's Irish Pub, culminating in music in the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum Pavilion on the Hudson River, featuring Desmond Teague and Friends, True North (Joe North), and more...

For more information, check jazzinthevalleyny.org for updates.

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 12:00pm, Waryas Park

 

JAZZ IN THE VALLEY

An annual festival, showcasing music performed by world-class musicians, fittingly complemented by breathtaking views of the Hudson River Valley as backdrop.

For more information, visit jazzinthevalleyny.org 

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 12:00pm - 6:30pm, Southside Historic District (Academy, Garfield, etc.)

 

POUGHKEEPSIE PORCHFEST

Over 2 dozen porches hosting 40 bands and performers - R&B,Neo Soul, Country, Rock, Spoken Word, Jazz, Cabaret, Folk, and more!  

For more information, visit facebook.com/POKPorchFest/

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2:00pm - 6:00pm, on Cannon Street from Market Street to Academy Street

CANNON STREET BLOCK PARTY

A "SUMMER SUNDAYS" BLOCK PARTY with food, drinks, music by Slipgroove

For more information, visit the Summer Sundays Facebook Page 

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, time TBD, Upper Landing Park on the Poughkeepsie Waterfront

THE FATEFUL HOUR

A new play written by local legend Al Rosenblatt about  New York State ratification of the United States Constitution in the City of Poughkeepsie in 1788.

​Stay tuned for more information.

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THREE SATURDAYS IN SEPTEMBER ON THE POUGHKEEPSIE WATERFRONT, 4:00pm

KAAL ROCK PARK CONCERT SERIES

Saturday, September 14, Moonlight Initiative

Saturday, September 21, Base Camp

Saturday, September 28, Cuboricua

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/kaalrockparkconcerts/ 

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 10:00am - 6:00pm, and SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

POUGHKEEPSIE OPEN STUDIOS

Artist studios, galleries, arts organizations, and pop-up locations around the city.

For more information, visit poughkeepsieopenstudios.org

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