Athens Victorian Stroll: December 10: This free event offers fun for the entire family. There will be contemporary art and performances galore interspersed with our Victorian past. A Victorian Santa and horse drawn trolleys and many performances throughout the day at the Athens Cultural Center, Athens Municipal Building, First Reformed Church and the Rivertown Senior Center.
The Nutcracker Ballet: December 9-11: Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory, NYC joins with former Met Opera Ballet star Victoria Rinaldi, to create the most enchanting Nutcracker ever for the Catskill Region.
Winter Walk – December 3: Now celebrating its 20th year, Hudson’s mile-long Warren Street is transformed into a festive boulevard with twinkling lights, carolers, colorful roaming street performers, stunning storefront displays, delicious local food, carriage rides, magical riverfront fireworks, Mr. & Mrs. Claus, and even live reindeer.
WinterWalk &+ Winter Parade – December 10: Santa and Mrs. Claus ring in the festivities throughout the village and will welcome kids’ to the Valatie Community Theatre
Make Your Own Holiday Ornament in Beacon. Now – thru Jan. at Beacon’s Hudson Beach Glass. From kids to group of 20+ (schedule on evening weekdays), spend just 15 minutes to create an original had-blown glass ornament to last a lifetime! Call to schedule an appointment, 845-440-0068
Eggbert and Christmas on the Farm: Nov 25-Dec 24. Walk the festive Christmas Trail and ride the new Devitt’s Eggs-press train! Admission. Children age 3 and under are free. Wed 2-4:30pm, Fri 5-7pm (except Black Fri), Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Special dates: Black Fri Nov 25 10am-5pm, Fri Dec 23 2-4:30pm, Sat Dec 24 10am-1pm, Frozen Event Fri Dec 9, 16 6pm-8pm.
Christmas at Hill-Hold: Candlelight Tours: Dec 10, Dec 17: A warm and nostalgic tour during the annual candlelight tours in the beautiful 1769 historic stone farmhouse. The parlor will host the traditional holiday tree with the famous antique toys. Cooking over the open hearth. Refreshments will be available. Sat Dec 10, 17. 3-7pm, Sun Dec 11,18 12-4pm. Admission.