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I live in the Coolest Village according to Budget Travel 
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http://www.wamc.org - Northeast Public Radio 

There are many events listed below, but . . .
Instead of copying in the Freeman's events listings, I've decided to put their link here - below are the long term events and all the contributed events.

November is NY History Month

Kingston Daily Freeman, with obits.

The Times-Herald Record, with obits.

Woodstock Times Local stories, sometimes with obits
and sometimes good articles on local history.

and click on "Calendar of Events" in the blue box.

A full version of this month's Chronogram Events Listings and a catalogue of back issues,  http://www.chronogram.com.


My hectic schedule (as a baker and traveling culinary writer) no longer allows open hours at my warehouse on 15 Jane Street. It is now just my writing office and storage. Please visit the online shop for all your New York book needs. 
You can also email me or call to be sure we connect

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Garlic Festival

Saugerties Festival Web Site

    Next Festival is ALWAYS the Last FULL Weekend in September!

    Saugerties Tourism information

Real Estate Hudson Valley  

http://www.gristmillrealestate.com  Grist Mill  
www.ssrealestate.com Sophie Sirpanlis
www.flemmingrealty.com Flemming
www.westwoodrealty.com Westwood/Metes & Bounds
www.villagegreenrealty.com  Village Green
www.weichert.com Weichert
www.dutchvalleyrealty.com Dutch Valley
www.winmorrisonrealty.com Win Morrison
 www.marycollinsrealestate.com Mary Collins
Search Ulster County Real Estate at TaftStreetRealty.com

    In collaboration with the: New York State Historical Association / New York State Department of Education / New York State Regional Publishers Association / New York State Library Association, and as decreed by the New York State Legislature: 

November is New York State History Month
A complete list of statewide events  

         One year we did:
    Ulster County Historian, Karlyn Elia, announces: 
    A Celebration in Recognition of Alf Evers' 
    Contributions to the Furthering of New York History  Alf Evers Page  

    In 2003 - there was a BIG Ulster County History in Books display at the Ulster County Office Building, in uptown Kingston, NY.

For Other History Month events see: http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/historymonth/index.html

For links to my travel articles that include lodging and dining options all over the world

    Lodging available in the area:
    Guide Books on Hudson Valley  or Catskill Mountains
    All my New York State Books

B&Bs   Hotline for Ulster B&Bs 845 532-5466

    Bluestone Country Manor Bed and Breakfast
    Address 4170 Route 9W West Camp NY 12490
    Tel 845-246-3060 toll free 877-822-2144
    Email bluestone@hvc.rr.com
    Webpage www.bluestonemanor.com 
    Description; -Three miles North of the Village of Saugerties
    -All rooms have private baths
    -Two night minimum
    Thanks Elizabeth and John

    The Brick Cafe
    12 Market Street
    Saugerties NY 12477
    532-3182 & 532-3183

    The Montgomery Bed & Breakfast
    Historic Saugerties Village
    four suites and one deluxe apt.
    76 Montgomery St.
    Saugerties, NY 12477

    Cafe Tamayo
    Rooms above the 4 star restaurant of the same name on Partition Street in the Historic Saugerties Village Business District. http://www.cafetamayo.com 

    Red House Inn
    3249 Route 32,  Saugerties NY 12477 845-246-5533 (2.5 miles north of Thruway exit #20 - formerly Hanser's Inn) Maximum privacy, views, a convenient location. redhouseinn@yahoo.com  www.redhouseinn.com 

    Rose Mountain Cottages
    120 Route 47 (Old Rt 28) Shandaken NY 12480 845-688-6825 Open May - Columbus Day, 34 miles west of NYS Thruway exit 19 - housebroken leashed pets welcome.

    Twin Gables Guest House
    73 Tinker Street Woodstock NY 12498. 845-679-9479. 10 miles west of NYS Thruway exit 20 in the center of the Village of Woodstock  Smoke Free - no pets

    Evergreen Country Inn
    6711 Hommelville Rd
    Saugerties, New York 12477

    Three Oaks B&B
    Julie Desch & Michael Morrissey
    110 Fairview Avenue
    Kingston, NY 12401
    Beautiful B&B in the City of Kingston – convenient location

    Holmestead B&B
    Margaret and Richard Holmstead PO Box 129
    West Camp, NY 12490
    Telephone: (845) 246-9830 (Cell) (845) 548-4835 (Fax) (845) 246-2058

    Barclay Heights Bed & Breakfast
    Elegant lodging in the picturesque Catskills
    Hosts David & Justine Smythe, culinary chefs
    158 Burt St. Saugerties, NY 12477
    Call for reservations 845.246.3788
    Explore at www.OutstandingHospitality.com 

    The Chateau Room Bed and Breakfast on the Esopus
    $120--$170 per night, depending on season and availability. Special rates for extended stays. Full deposit required one week in advance, no refunds.
    Contact phone: 845-246-4058
    Cell phone: 845-399-8302
    Email: jgutelius@yahoo.com

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Saugerties Tourism information

Hotels / Motels

Comfort Inn
2792 Rt 32 (just north of the NYS Thruway exit 20) Saugerties - 800-228-5150 or 845-246-1565

    Holiday Inn
    At the NYS Thruway exit 19 (Kingston) 845-338-0400

    Howard Johnson Inn
    1001 Rt 32 (just north of the NYS Thruway exit 20) Saugerties 845-246-9511

    Ramada Inn of Kingston
    At the NYS Thruway exit 19 (Kingston) 845-339-3900


Saugerties/Woodstock KOA 882 Route 212, 
(3 mi west of Thruway exit #20 on 212)
Saugerties, NY 12477, Phone: 246-4089 April 1-October 31. 84 sites; 41 electric, 14 full hookups. Camp store, children's play area, dumping station, fireplaces, fishing, flush toilets,
laundry room, pets allowed (not in kabins), pool, showers, tables. Kamping Kabins available.

Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds Inc.149 Blue Mountain Rd. (2.5 miles from NYS Thruway Exit 20) Saugerties, NY 12477  1-888-720-1232 www.ripvanwinklecampground.com Designed and maintained for the true lover of nature. One mile frontage on crystal clear Plattekill Creek. Beautiful separate tent sites, large full hookups. 40' towing welcome. 50 amps. KOA Value Cards honored. 

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B&B in NYC - Looking for accommodations while visiting New York.? All amities, Kurt Thometz, Polyhistor, Philologus, Hotelier
Jumel Terrace Books  http://jtbandb.wordpress.com/
426 West 160th Street
New York, New York 10032
(212) 928-9525 

The Weyside INN and Cottages, Rt 28 Big Indian NY. Comfortable cottages around a 3 acre lake with 7 rooms in the inn. Ski, Skate, Sled, Firepit. All here. www.theweyside.com in the heart of the Catskill Mountains, 5 mins from Belleayre Mt Skiing

For other lodging in the Catskill Mts.,  go to: www.catskillhighpeaks.com  

Lodging directory one of the largest on the web for NYC 

A good Metropolitan NY lodging locator

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Santiago Airport Hotels - When looking for a hotel at Santiago - Airport, Chile, stay at the Holiday Inn Santiago - Airport that 
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SAUGERTIES PRO MUSICA concert schedule 

Saugerties Area Chamber of Commerce NEWS 

Visit www.discoversaugerties.com for more details
Email: justine@smythehouse.com 


THE JAY UNGAR & MOLLY MASON BAND (aka Swingology) with Peter Ecklund, Peter Davis and Harry Aceto. contact office@ashokan.org for more information and info on upcoming gigs.

For the complete list of upcoming events (including our Wednesday Live Shows), visit us on the web at www.wamc.org/artsched.html. To make reservations, call our main number at 1-800-323-9262, extension 4. Questions can be directed to Nina Killam at nkillam@wamc.org.

Hill Brothers children's and family concert dates. For further information on any programs or locations, email: Dave Ruch dave@hillbrothers.net

Hudson Valley Dance  www.hudsonvalleydance.org  Mid-Hudson Valley Dance Schedule


Maverick Concerts, near Woodstock, New York, is the oldest continuous summer chamber music series in America, and will celebrate its 90th anniversary next year. The Maverick Concert Hall, built by Hervey White in 1916 and nestled in a distinctly sylvan setting, is designated as a National Historic Site. Concerts are Saturday evenings at 6:00 and Sunday afternoons at 3:00. Take Rts 28 OR 212 to Rt 375 (In Woodstock) and then, Maverick Road off that - follow signs. It is approx 3 miles from the center of Woodstock.
Maverick Concert web site: http://www.maverickconcerts.org

9 Sunday afternoon (3 PM) concerts from September to May http://www.saugertiespromusica.org



Saugerties Stone House Tour

The Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, 2119 Route 145, East Durham, NY,  call 518-634-2286 or see webpage at http://www.east-durham.org/DIRT/index.htm

Events at The Meditation Center in Albany - The Meditation Center in Albany is located at 5 Marwood Street (off of Hackett Boulevard) For additional information, directions to the center and to register for all of the programs call (518) 438-4180 or email albany@us.bkwsu.org

U&D Railroad events
For more info "U&D Members Online" president@udrrhs.org

The First Ulster County Militia is a colonial re-enactment organization in the Hudson Valley. Featuring historic displays of civilian and military lifestyles of the period Contact:  (845) 331-0874 or (845) 246-6305 Capt.Ben Carlos E-mail Address: burgevin@ulsfedcu.net & URL  http://www.firstulster.org 


 Horse Shows In The Sun - HITS - Saugerties
Offices Main Street, Show facilities located at: Washington Avenue & Krout Road (Enter from Krout Road) Info 845-246-8833



Events take place at The Kiersted House 119 Main Street, Saugerties, NY 12477 Please call the Kiersted House at (845) 246-9529 for information on upcoming events and changes in scheduling due to weather. OR - you can email Majorie Block at Harry39a@aol.com


pronto limo - We still offer door to door transportation to/from nyc area ( airports etc...) 1-888-434-5200 1-914-434-5200 24 hour email: prontolimo@bigfoot.com

Paisa 2 Car, Van & Limousine Service is a full transportation service provider servicing, but not limited to, the greater New York area. We have provided service to the general public for over 15 years, and are now taking a more aggressive approach in professional luxury transportation with your needs in mind. Whatever your profession, or needs may be, we are prepared to serve you with pride and excellence, at a price you can afford. We provide local, tri-state, inter-state, airport, tour, road trip, wedding, and customized service to meet your every need. Anytime, anywhere, 24 hours, 7 days. paisa2@nyc.rr.com   OR Feel free to telephone us at: (212) 724-6666 or (718) 478-7700

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If Genealogy is your primary interest. 

The Friends of the National Archives –  at www.narafriends-pittsfield.org/calendar.htm Call 413-236-3600 for further information 

The Fairfield Historical Society is searching for direct male descendants of Benjamin Lines (1689-1732) and his wife Esther Sturges (1700/01-) for a special project. Benjamin was the son of Benjamin and Anna(Wilmont) lines. He was born at New Haven CT. on 8-November-1689 and died at Fairfield on 21-February-1732 where he was buried. His wife Esther Sturges ,the daughter of Joseph Sturges, was bapt. on 2-March-1700/01 at Fairfield, CT.
Please respond to rmackenzie@fairfieldhs.org
Rod MacKenzie
Library Assistant/Geneologist
Fairfield Museum and History Center
Fairfield Historical Society 

Palatines to America -- The New York Chapter is planning a celebration of the three hundredth anniversary of the arrival of the Palatines in the Hudson Valley. The celebration will be held in or near Kingston in June 2010. Anyone interested in attending or helping at a later date is welcome. Contact johnmparis@aol.com for further information.

LDS Genealogy Archives to Go Online http://www.sltrib.com/1999/mar/03061999/utah/88438.htm


PALATINES TO AMERICA National Convention  I don't know when or where it one will be, but you can email  wlmch@aol.com for more info

PALATINE  Monument Dedication West Camp, (Saugerties) NY,  dedication of a memorial  
commemorating the original landing site in West Camp. 

Orange County Genealogical Society Programs
1841 Historic Courthouse, 101 Main Street, Goshen, NY


Mount Gulian.

Mount Gulian sits near the Hudson River in historic Fishkill, New York, less than a mile from the intersection of Routes 1-84 and 9D. Take 1-84 to Exit 11 (Wappingers Falls/Beacon). Take 9D North 3/lOths of a mile; turn left into Hudson View Park Apartments, make an immediate left onto Lamplight Street which becomes Sterling Street. Mount Gulian is at the end of Sterling.
Open Wednesday thru Sunday 1 - 5 PM, July 2nd - August 31st. Museum Admission Adults $3, Children $2  Mount Gulian's active volunteer group participates in our events, programs and garden restoration. If you are interested in volunteering, we would be happy to hear from you. Information about tours, as well as specific dates of our events and programs, are available upon request.

1st Ulster County Militia , Col. Snyder's Regt. living history organization Capt. Ben Carlos

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