Michael Golden & The Outsiders 8pm. 60s-inspired rock. The Falcon Underground, Marlboro. 236-7970. Ragtime 8pm. $27/$25 seniors. Rhinebeck Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck. 876-3080. Red Hot Chili Pipers 8pm. $28-$48. Unique fusion of rocked up Bagpipes and clever covers of popular songs from all genres. Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown. (914) 631-3390. Scott Sharrard & The Brickyard Band 8pm. Roots and blues rock. The Falcon, Marlboro. 236-7970. Singer-Songwriter Showcase Third Friday of every month, 8pm. $6. Acoustic Music by three outstanding singer-songwriters and musicians at ASK GALLERY, 97 Broadway, Kingston 8-10:30 pm Arts Society of Kingston (ASK), Kingston. 338-0311. Song of the Soul: Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices 6-8pm. $35/$60 premium/$10 under 18. The Crescendo Vocal Ensemble will perform Renaissance and Baroque works. Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA. (860) 435-4866.
Radish salad from Butterfield in Stone Ridge. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week The twice-yearly Hudson Valley Restaurant Week returns March 12 through 25, featuring over 200 participating eateries. Restaurants will provide inexpensive, three-course meals, and are encouraged to use locally sourced products and ingredients. During this twoweek event, restaurants offer three-course, prix-fixe dinner menus for $32.95 and lunch menus for $22.95. Restaurant Week is all about making connections between farmers, chefs, and consumers. No matter where you are in the Hudson Valley, Restaurant Week is cooking in every county, from Canterbury Brook Inn in Cornwall to The Village Tearoom in New Paltz to Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill in Cold Spring to the newly reopened Troutbeck in Amenia. Local from the ground up, Restaurant Week is organized by Valley Table magazine. Publisher Janet Crawshaw says that the mission of HVRW, one of the largest events of its kind in the country, “is to support the local economy and showcase the culinary talent and abundance in the Hudson Valley.” Valleytable.com/hvrw/restaurants —Kurt Karlson Drawing, Painting and Composition with Eric Angeloch 1-4pm. $160/4 sessions. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock. 679-2388. Library Knitters Third Thursday of every month, 7-8pm. Sit and knit in the beautiful Gardiner Library. Gardiner Library, Gardiner. 255-1255. St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails 6-7:30pm. Paul Maloney, Stockade Tavern. bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy, Rhinebeck. 876-1117.
FRIDAY 16 COMEDY
High Mud Comedy Fest with Mike Birbiglia 8-10pm. $20-$75. Mike Birbiglia headlines MASS MoCA’s High Mud Comedy Festival, the museum’s annual mud season yuk-fest, which returns to North Adams stacked with comedy-club kings and queens, funny film, uncommon workshops, halfbrewed beer tastings, and more. Storytelling funny man and This American Life regular Mike Birbiglia is joined by comedic songstress Nellie McKay, with more comedic talent to be announced soon. High Mud will deliver a thousand laughs a minute during two nights of stand-up in MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center. Come early for an afternoon of comedy adventures. MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA. (413) 662-2111. Irish Comedy Tour 8-10pm. $27/$32/$42. The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans. Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill. (914) 739-0039 ext. 2.
Small Plates Choreography Festival 8-10pm. $15/$10 student rate at the door. A curated dance performance series advancing the work of emerging and established choreographers. . Safe Harbors Lobby at the Ritz, Newburgh. (703) 321-6957.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls 7:30-8:30pm. $30/$25 in advance. Michelle Clifton will play the singing bowls and awaken our bodies’ own innate healing abilities and re-tune our bodies. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, Cold Spring. 265-4444.
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KIDS & FAMILY
Mummenschanz 2pm. Bardavon Opera House, Poughkeepsie. 473-2072. All Abilities Kids: Storytime 10:30am. Inspired by sensory storytimes at libraries and schools across the country, All Abilities Kids Storytime features stories told through multiple modalities with optional interactive elements. Using a visual schedule, we will have a story and craft, as well as movement and song activities. Red Hook Public Library, Red Hook. 758-3241. Cookie Céilí 4:30-5:30pm. Listen to Irish/Celtic music CDs and decorate sugar cookies fresh from Tivoli Bread and Baking. Cookies and icing/sprinkles provided. (While supplies last.) All ages. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli. 757-3771.
LECTURES & TALKS
An Evening with Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler 8pm. $25. Join a public conversation between Neil Gaiman, Bard Professor in the Arts, and Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket), bestselling author of the beloved A Series Of Unfortunate Events and noted literary critic. Handler and Gaiman will discuss adaptation, collaboration, and the role of the writer as giver of advice.This event includes an audience Q&A. Signed copies of the authors’ work will be available for sale. The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. 758-7900. An Evening with the Celebrity Housewives 8pm. $75/$175 with VIP meet and greet. Featuring Teresa Giudice, Brandi Glanville, and Carole Radziwill. Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT. (203) 438-5795. Hudson Valley Latino Forum Dutchess Community College, Fairview. Latinoforum.abclatino.com.
Altan 8pm. $29. Traditional Irish band. Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown. (914) 631-3390. Ang ‘n Ed Acoustic Duo 8pm. Hyde Park Brewing Company, Hyde Park. 229-8277. David Kraai with Hector Becerra 7:30-10:30pm. David Kraai swings by to dole out two sets of fine country folk music with the help of Hector Becerra stirring up those cool beats on drums. Palaia Vineyards, Highland Mills. 928-5384. Desert Highway: A Tribute to the Eagles 8pm. $20-$35. Daryl’s House Club, Pawling. 289-0185. Folk/Rock Duo Roger and Lenny 5pm. Red Hook Public Library, Red Hook. 758-3241. Joe Russo’s Almost Dead 8:30pm. $40/$37.50 in advance. Palace Theater, Albany. (518) 465-3334.
Introductory Session for Prospective Parents 9-11am. Join us to learn more about Waldorf Education. The morning includes a short video, a campus tour, and a Q&A with our Administrator and several faculty members. Green Meadow Waldorf School, Chestnut Ridge. 356-2514 ext. 302.
THEATER "Into the Woods" 7pm. $12/$10 in advance/$9 students, seniors and children/$7 in advance. Marlboro Central High School, Marlboro. Marlboroschools.schoolwires. com/domain/78.
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES Demystifying Detoxification 6pm. $85. Andrea Lubrano Goldstein, chef/ owner Black Flamingo Williamsburg. All you need to know as we move from winter to spring (vegan). bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy, Rhinebeck. 876-1117. Sound Healing with Michelle Clifton Third Friday of every month, 7:30-8:30pm. $30/$25 in advance. Sound Healing is one blissful and nurturing evening. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, Cold Spring. 265-4444. Weekend Intensive Weekend-long retreat. Dharma Drum Retreat Center, Pine Bush. 744-8114.
SATURDAY 17 COMEDY High Mud Comedy Fest with Mike Birbiglia 8-10pm. $20-$75. Mike Birbiglia headlines MASS MoCA’s High Mud Comedy Festival, the museum’s annual mud season yuk-fest, which returns to North Adams stacked with comedy-club kings and queens, funny film, uncommon workshops, halfbrewed beer tastings, and more. Storytelling funny man and This American Life regular Mike Birbiglia is joined by comedic songstress Nellie McKay, with more comedic talent to be announced soon. High Mud will deliver a thousand laughs a minute during two nights of stand-up in MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center. Come early for an afternoon of comedy adventures. MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA. (413) 662-2111.
DANCE Frolic All-Ages Ecstatic Dance Party 6:30-10:30pm. $2-$15. The Frolic is an all-ages dance party for dance lovers: a not-for-profit allvolunteer freestyle dance event in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Frolic dances are alcohol free, smoke free, and drug free which keeps the focus on dancing. Dancers of all kinds attend, ranging from people who are serious about dance and want to expand their experience and learn from other dancers, to people who just want to get down in a fun, open atmosphere. Marbletown Multi-Arts, Stone Ridge. 687-6090. Small Plates Choreography Festival 8-10pm. $15/$10 student rate at the door. A curated dance performance series advancing the work of emerging and established choreographers. Safe Harbors Lobby at the Ritz, Newburgh. (703) 321-6957.
HEALTH & WELLNESS Healing the Stories We Tell Ourselves with Mother Turtle (Marisa Shuron Harris) 1-4:30pm. Free. Mother Turtle (Marisa Shuron Harris) helps people to redefine their future, letting go of what they hold in their past and moving forward through inspiration and symbolic experiential work. Bring pen and paper. Marbletown Community Center. Sponsors: The Morty and Gloria Wolosoff Foundaton and the Rondout Valley Holistic Health Community. Free. www.rvhhc. org Marbletown Community Center, stone ridge. Rvhhc.org.
LECTURES & TALKS Understanding Islam 4pm. Dive into Islam’s tenets and practices with Aida Mansoor of the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut. The Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah. (914) 232-9555. Why There are Dysfunctional Systems with Nick Costanzo 5-6pm. No matter whether it’s a family system, a workplace, or a group of friends, many systems today are affected by dysfunctional behavior. This behavior has a negative effect on all the members of the system and all those they come in contact with. If this behavior is not corrected the long term effects can be devastating. Woodstock Public Library, Woodstock. 679-2311.
LITERARY & BOOKS Science Saturday 11:30am-12:30pm. Join us for exciting measuring of pH level. The acidity or alkalinity of substances will amaze you. Testing led by High School Science teacher and faculty advisor of Science Olympiad team, Marika Janums. Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck. 266-5530.
MUSIC The Ariel String Quartet: Tchaikovsky, Arensky, Shostakovich 6-8pm. $50 orchestra/$27 balcony/$15 students. Three 19th and 20th century Russian works create a trajectory through recent Russian history. Mahawie Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA. (413) 528-0100. Blonde Ambition 9pm. Classic rock. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar, Peekskill. (914) 737-6624. The Charlie Daniels Band 8-10pm. $55/$65/$85/$105. Country. Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill. (914) 739-0039. Dixie Dregs 8pm. Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. 679-4406. Kool Keith 8pm. American rapper and founding member of Ultramagnetic MC’s. Colony Woodstock, Woodstock. 679-7625. Locust Honey 8pm. $15. Old-time, bluegrass, and pre-war blues blended with original material and the traditional songs and tunes of the American Southeast. Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale. 658-9048. The Mighty Ploughboys 8pm. $10-$20. Daryl’s House Club, Pawling. 289-0185. Mummenschanz 2pm. Bardavon Opera House, Poughkeepsie. 473-2072. Ragtime 8pm. $27/$25 seniors. Rhinebeck Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck. 876-3080. Rob Scheps B3 Organ Quartet 7-10pm. B3 Organ jazz, .soul, funk, blues. With Bud Burridge, Alex Smith, Jesse Simpson Denning’s Point Distillery, Beacon. Denningspointdistillery.com. Sarah Potenza 8pm. Nashville blues. The Falcon Underground, Marlboro. 236-7970. St. Patrick’s Day with The Dylan Doyle Band 8:30-11pm. Come get your Irish on and bring your dancing shoes. A unique musical interpretation that lies somewhere within the Delta of Rock, Blues, and Funk. High Falls Cafe, High Falls. 687-2699. Steely Dan’s Roger Rosenberg with The Rob Scheps B3 Organ Band 7-10pm. Donation. Baritone saxman Roger Rosenberg has been with Steely Dan for over 12 years. He appears in a very rare Hudson Valley show playing jazz & soul with Rob Scheps’s B3 Organ Band. Also featuring Alex Smith, Bud Burridge & Jesse Simpson. Denning’s Point Distillery, Beacon. Denningspointdistillery.com. Todd Londagin Band 8pm. Jazz. BeanRunner Café, Peekskill. (914) 737-1701. Upstate Rubdown 8pm. Americana. The Falcon, Marlboro. 236-7970. The Young Irelanders 7:30-9pm. $27. Paramount Theatre, Middletown. 346-4195.
OUTDOORS & RECREATION Maple Sugar Tour $6-$10. Learn how to identify and tap sugar maple trees, discover sugaring techniques used by Native Americans, pioneers, and modern-day farmers, see an evaporator in action, and finish by participating in our taste test challenge to see if you can tell the difference between maple-flavored syrup and the real thing. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, Cornwall. 534-7781.
SPIRITUALITY Meditation 101 11am-1pm. $50/. Open up pathways to begin or resume a meditation practice. The Yoga Way, Wappingers Falls. 227-3223.