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Five activities in the Hudson Valley this weekend
Bonticou Crag: Bonticou Crag is a six-mile long cliff climb in the Mohonk Preserve. There is unobstructed view of the area, a pleasant week-end walk and one of the best photographic experiences in the Hudson Valley. Saugerty's lighthouse: The lighthouse of Saugerties, a symbol of the Hudson River, was built in 1869 at the estuary of Esopus Creek.
This renovated, bricked light house provides accommodation, guided visits and exceptional activities. Hudson Basilica: Situated in a 1880s solar-powered industry plant on the Hudson NY Hudson Beachfront, the Hudson Basilica is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary art centre that houses the Back Gallery Art Series, non-fiction film shows and the Farm & Flea Vacation Pump.
Its task is to promote the establishment, generation and promotion of art and cultural activities while at the same time promoting a lasting alliance. Fisher Center for the Performing : Situated in the busy city of Red Hook, Bard College has a wonderful college on which a wide range of activities best known for the Bard Music Festival take place.
One of the most sought-after destinations for photographers is the Fisher Center by Frank Gehry, the designer of things like the Guggenheim and EMP Museums in Seattle.
New Paltz, Hudson Valley, Woodstock Gay Pride 2016
Artistic, vibrant university campus, the enchanting New Paltz is part of a series of beautiful cities on the western side of the Hudson River, and also a gate to the famous Catskills Hills. The other cities in the area that are very much loved by people living full-time and on weekends (mostly from New York City) are Woodstock Art Centre, the busy small community of Kingston and historical communities such as Rosendale and Saugerties.
Given the GLBT-friendly attitude of the region, it is not astonishing that a large (and growing) gay pride festival is taking place here every year: The first Hudson Valley Gay Pride will take place on June 5, 2016, but there will be several previous weeks and the Big Gay Hudson Gay Pride Preview weekends on the other side of the Poughkeepsie riverbank the afternoons.
During Hudson Valley Pride Week, several festivals and meetings take place in May and June. Hudson Valley Gay Pride's big Sunday. First, there is a Pride Rally at New Paltz Middle School at lunchtime, followed by a Pride March (with this year's B-52s grand Marshal, Kate Pierson - she is a Hudson Valley inhabitant and proprietor of the magnificent Kate's Lazy Meadow Hotel in Woodstock) at 1pm, which will take place along Main St. - then heading westwards and then to Plattekill Avenue to the Hasbrouck Park, where the Pride Festival will be held in the afternoons and performed by several artist.
Local pubs, gay-friendly cafes, hostels and stores will be attracting many people from the local area during the wide area.