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Figure Drawing & Painting Workshop 12/01/2022

The SGCA is open to everyone. All interested and motivated students are encouraged to apply. If you have any trouble with this online application, please call (845) 255-7612, or visit their website and contact them here. This is a series of after-school drawing, painting and sculpting workshops.

Snowflake Festival 12/02/2022

The festival sets an exciting stage to welcome Santa with a wide range of FREE activities for visitors of all ages. The dazzling entertainment includes a band on stilts, comedian juggler, a flame eater, ice sculptures, holiday carolers, youth-group fiddlers, campfire s’mores, horse-drawn carriage and more. The action packed festival also includes numerous open houses […]

Christkindlmarkt – Save the Date 12/03/2022

Kingston Maennerchor & Damenchor Inc. 37 Greenkill Ave., Kingston, NY

Stop by for a nice selection of handcrafted goodies (Christmas presents!) and lighter fare in our cafe.

Joys for Tots 12/03/2022

Frank Guido's Little Italy 14 Thomas St, Kingston, NY

From 12 PM to 5 PM Saturday, December 3rd, bring a new, unwrapped toy to us, and, in cooperation with The People's Place and the Salvation Army, we will bring your donations to children in need all over Ulster County and help make their winter holidays special. Plus, if you make a donation during the […]

1-Day Holiday Ornaments Workshops (All ages) with Karen Jaimes 12/03 + 12/10/2022

$50 per person for 10 ornaments. | Make your own holiday gifts in this 2 hour ornament making workshop. They will use an assortment of cookie cutters and clay knives to cut out various shapes. Feel free to bring in your favorite cookie cutters from home. You will personalize them with your own sweet messages […]

New Paltz Ballet Theatre – The Nutcracker

PRICING Schools and Members: $7.00 Child $7.00/Adult $15.00 After two years of waiting, The New Paltz Ballet Theatre returns for it’s 23rd season to present this classic holiday event featuring dancers from the New York City Ballet. Peter and Lisa Naumann, co-directors of the NPBT, have brought many fine regional artists together to create this […]

Holiday Story Time 12/09/2022

Location Wellness Empowerment Center, 775 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401 Holiday Story Time featuring storyteller Karen Pillsworth. A pizza lunch will be provided.Children ages 6 and under and their parent/guardian. Contact: 845-338-4030 x107. register at: peoplesplace.org/wellnessempowermentcenter

UpCycled Holiday Ornaments for Kids 12/09/2022

Join the folks from the Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency as they guide y'all in making upcycled holiday ornaments to take home! They will be reusing clean, discarded items to create beautiful works of art for kids to hang in their home. Suitable for kids aged 7 and up.

Light up the Hamlet 12/09/2022

Join Town of Lloyd events for their annual event. Come out for a picture with Santa, have some yummy treats and warm up with some Hot chocolate. They will have all the fixings for the kids to make some reindeer food to put out on Christmas Eve. Vineyard Ave, Highland, NY 12528

Friday Night Magic at World’s End Comics! 12/09/2022

World's End Comics Kingston Unit 1 319 Wall St, Kingston

Join World’s End Comics every Friday starting at 6:30pm to play Magic the Gathering. Event type may change from week to week – drafts, tournaments, and more – and cost varies depending on event, so check their Facebook or Instagram, or contact the shop, to find out about what is happening on any given week. […]

Saddles with Santa 12/10/2022

Location: 85 Hasbrouck Rd New Paltz, NY At Ridge Runner Ranch it will be $35 for a Pony Ride and Photo with Santa! Contact: ridgerunnerranchny@gmail.com | 845-706-3637.

Carols with the Cows 12/10 + 12/17/2022

Join Catskill Animal Sanctuary for a cozy afternoon of carols, cocoa, and cows! They’ve re-written some classic holiday songs for a festive celebration of the season and their beloved rescued cows. You’ll get to visit with our rescued animals and then warm up with a delicious cocoa, cider, cookies and snacks — all vegan of […]

Third Annual Holiday Hoopla Parade and Winter Carnival 12/10/2022

Location: New Paltz Middle School 196 Main Street New Paltz, NY 12561 Parade at noon; Carnival is at Hasbrouck Park from 1-3 p.m. The parade will kick-off at noon from the New Paltz Middle School and proceed to Hasbrouck Park located at 15 Mohonk Avenue in New Paltz. Contact: pkawamoto@townofnewpaltz.org | 845-256-5014. Facebook event here.

Seeing Nature – Outdoor Photography with CPW 12/10/2022

Seeing Nature – Outdoor Photography with CPW  Saturday, December 10 • 1pm  Did you know that Harriet Tubman was a skilled naturalist?  Using the subtle signs of nature, self-liberators and Underground Railroad conductors like her knew how to move north to freedom while steering clear of roads and towns. Learn to take a closer look […]

Into the Light 12/10/2022

Rosendale Theater 408 Main St, Rosendale, NY

Saturday, December 10, 2022 ($15) 75min each 2PM and 4PM . *The 4pm performance will also be live streamed (No ticket purchase necessary —Donations welcome. Livestream link will be made available on Dec 10. Snow date: Sunday, December 11th, 10:00am & 12pm. Into the Light is a Holiday Spectacular presented by The Vanaver Caravan and […]

On the Big Screen: ELF (2003) 12/16/2022

@ 601 Broadway Kingston: After being raised at the North Pole by Santa’s elves, Buddy (Will Ferrell) discovers he’s secretly human. Buddy travels from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cold, emotionless businessman on Santa’s naughty list. Along the way Buddy experiences the intimidating […]

Breakfast with Santa 12/18/2022

The East Kingston Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting Breakfast with Santa from 9AM - 11AM at station 1 which will be immediately followed by their annual raffle. The menu will be determined later. There is no charge for breakfast, however there will be a donation box available for contributions.

Winter Solstice Celebration 12/21/2022

At 50 Murray Street by the basketball court and Rondout Gardens apartment, Rondout Community Garden will have a chilly outdoor roast with marshmallows.

A Frosty Fest 12/23/2022

2022 Season at Frosty Fest- 12 Attractions -- Enjoy the Drive-Thru Experience in the Comfort of Your Own Vehicle Park and Walk In Visit Santa Dance with the Characters Jingle and Jangle Stage Show And More All Included in the Ticket Price Choreographed Light Show on Santa's Magical Mansion Please See the Attractions Page for a […]