the McKim, Mead and White carriage house, formerly part of the Schuyler estate, and Grasmere in theafternoon. Self guided, speaker. $20 when paid by June2/$25 day of event. Complimentary breakfast andregistration at the DAR House, 77 Livingston Street.Box lunch available. Free gift bags to first 75. Ticketsand information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-876-
– Viewing of flotilla at Rhinecliff 4-7pm (Half Moon will be staying overnight in Kingston). Cannonsand fire trucks spraying water will salute the flotilla asit passes the dock.
– School event at the Kingston dock? Need tocheck with schools to see if they are participatingFlotilla and Half Moon sailing to Saugerties at 11am.
June 13 – Oct 31
– Museum of Rhinebeck History, atQuitman House, 7015 Route 9 North – ‘Hudson River Estates’ Photography show – Saturdays and Sundays – 2pm to 4pm, 845-876-7462
Saturday, June 27, 2009
– 12 NoonRHS Annual Picnic at Montgomery Place, Lecture byRay Armater, Executive Director, Lunch catered byThe Rhinecliff Hotel(See Details on flyer inside)
Saturday, July 4
- Dutchess County FairgroundsPhilharmonic & Fireworks
– 4pm - Nancy Kelly Lecture, signing,Rhinebeck’s Historic Architecture, MessiahCommunity Lecture Series
– Waterfront Day – Our float at the dock 11am to 4pm. Lecture at the Morton Library at 4:30 by Nancy Kelly – ‘Phenomenon of the River Front Estates’
– Float at the Dutchess County Fair andin daily Fair parade.
- Progressive Dinner, sponsored by QRC& Museum of Rhinebeck History. Ticket sale limited to100. Tickets and information: email@example.com
- “Let’s Go Deutsch” at the PalatineFarmstead, Rt. 9, Rhinebeck. Join us for an open houseof the 1727 farmstead and learn about the early PalatineGerman settlement of Rhinebeck while supporting agood cause. Funds raised will go toward matching a NYS Barn Restoration and Preservation Grant for restoration of the 1770 Dutch barn associated with thefarm. Demonstrations will include: baking bread in an18th century bake oven, churning butter, blacksmithing, peg-making in the barn, as well as carding and weavingfabric. Taste delicious food cooked in the hearth.Information - 845-876-7462
– Rhinebeck Historical Society SunsetSupper at the Rhinecliff Hotel – 5:30pm – Dinner andlecture by Patrick Higgins, Milan Historian, ‘HenryHudson’s Four Voyages’. Information – 845-876-6298
– 9am ‘Quad for the Quad’ four milerace over the Kingston/Rhinecliff Bridge. Buses will be provided to shuttle runners to toll plaza in Kingston andthen run over the bridge back to Rhinebeck. Raceapplications are available at the town website.
-- Morton Hall of the Morton MemorialLibrary and Community House in Rhinecliff. TheMorton is fortunate to be the venue for a wonderfultraveling exhibit, sponsored by Dutchess County.Produced by the New Netherland Institute, it is namedLIGHT ON NEW NETHERLAND. It consists of 14double-sided panels, each containing text and graphicson topics such as, New Amsterdam, West IndiaCompany, Wiltwijck, Family Life, Dutch Legacy,Relations with the Indians, and the People of New Netherland. The exhibit will also have anaccompanying video on the New Netherland Project,and other informational materials.
- Walkway over the Hudson opening and parade. Artist design of Rhinebeck banner to be carriedduring the parade.
– Date to be announced - Dinner catered bythe Rhinecliff Hotel and Cynthia Owen Philip Lectureon Robert Fulton at the Morton Library at 7pm. Moreinformation will be in the summer newsletter.**Please note that this is a work in progress and someof the events are subject to change. Once the calendar isfinalized I hope to get it up on the town website and/or have it distributed using the town email.