Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Field trip: Elk Ravine. Meet at Farm and Home Center, Route 44, Millbrook, at 7:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Pawling Free Library: From Memory to Family Memoir: An Invitation to Pawling Senior Citizens, a workshop with Robin Lester. Learn how to write your family and personal history. Community Room–Annex. 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Registration required. 11 Broad Street, Pawling. (845) 855-3444.
NorthEast-Millerton Library: Arte: A Selection of Latin American Art and Artists: contemporary Latin American art. Paintings, sculpture, photography, wood carvings and works on paper from Mexico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Haiti, Guatemala, Brazil, Columbia, Peru and Ecuador. Prices upon request; 20 percent of the proceeds will jointly benefit the NorthEast-Millerton Library and the Safe Passage Project. Through September 27. 75 Main Street, Millerton. (518) 789-3340.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: National Theatre Live in HD: Euripedes’s Medea, in a new version by Ben Power. Directed by Carrie Cracknell; starring Helen McCrory. 1 p.m. $25; students with ID, $18. 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. (413) 528-0100; 
Moviehouse, Millerton: National Theatre Live in HD: Euripedes’s Medea, in a new version by Ben Power. Directed by Carrie Cracknell; starring Helen McCrory. 7 p.m. $20. 48 Main Street. (518) 789-0022.
Noi Italiani d’oggi: We Italians of Today: First Thursday of the month: language and culture events, 7 p.m. Fourth Saturday of the month: La Tavola Italiana luncheon. 12 noon. Prix fixe; $10 plus gratuity. Italian Center of Poughkeepsie, 277 Mill Street; parking entrance on Mansion Street. RSVP a few days in advance: Rosemarie Calista. (845) 471-0313.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: On the Mainstage: Grease, with the Castaway Players Theatre Company. Friday, September 5, through Sunday, September 21. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. $26 / $24. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Graham-Brush House, Pine Plains: “A Revolutionary War Soldier Comes to Life,” material culture of the Revolutionary-era soldier. With Neil Murray of Stissing Mountain Junior-Senior High School. Sponsored by the Pine Plains Free Library. 7 p.m. North Main Street parking lot adjoining Peck’s Market. (518) 398-1927;
Noble Horizons:  Book and Tag Sale, and additional vendors. Friday, September 5: 9 a.m.–3 p.m., free; early admission 8 a.m.–9 a.m., $10. Saturday, September 6: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (860) 435-2838;
Salisbury Forum: “Polling: How Do They Do It?” Presented by Douglas Schwartz, PhD, director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. 7:30 p.m. The Salisbury School, 251 Canaan Rd, Salisbury, CT.
Carrie Haddad Gallery: Playful, an exhibition of works by Stephen Walling, Fernando Orellana, Phyllis Palmer, and Joseph Kurhajec. Through September 21. 622 Warren Street, Hudson. (518) 828-1915.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Aububon Sharon Center: First birding walk of the fall migration season. 7:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Free. Additional walks on September 13, September 20, and September 27. Sharon Mountain Road and Route 4, Sharon, CT.
Aububon Sharon Center: Live Birds of Prey program/aviary tour. 1 p.m. Free. Sharon Mountain Road and Route 4, Sharon, CT.
Aububon Sharon Center: “It Began With Birds,” a benefit event with composer John Luther Adams, this year’s Pulitzer Prize Winner in Music. Le Train Blue ensemble from New Haven will play samplings from his Adams’s composition “songbirdsongs.” 4:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. $45; advance ticket purchase required. Sharon Mountain Road and Route 4, Sharon, CT.
Bard College: Live Arts Bard: Open rehearsal, Miguel Gutierrez’s Age and Beauty, Part 2: Asian Beauty at the Werq Meeting, or the Choreographer and Her Muse, a “tragicomic meditation on middle age, youthful hopefulness, and the politics of queer performance.” 2 p.m. Free; reservations required; for ages 18 and over. Theater Two, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale. [Age and Beauty Part 1 premiered at the 2014 Whitney Biennial.] (845) 758-7900; 
Dutchess County Fairgrounds: Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest. Saturday, September 6: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sunday, September 7: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Admission: $22 one day, $37 weekend; Tasting Ticket: $40 one day, $70 weekend. (845) 876-4000;    
Hudson River Valley Ramble: Celebrates the history, culture, and natural resources of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area over the month of September. Information and full schedule of events at    
Innisfree Garden: Wildflower Walk guided by George Petty, a life-long naturalist who has led many wildflower and bird walks for the New Jersey Audubon Society and is the author of “Hiking the Jersey Highlands: Wilderness in Your Backyard.” 11 a.m. $1. 362 Tyrrel Road, Millbrook. (845) 677-8000;
Millerton: Millerton Artisan Fair. Friday, September 5: 5 p.m.–9 p.m.; Saturday, September 6: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Music Mountain: Michael Berkeley & Friends: No Tune Like a Show Tune, a musical revue. 6:30 p.m. $30; $27 in advance. Falls Village, CT. (860) 824-7126;