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Top 10 Events in January

Publish Date: 2019-12-17

Dutchess Hotel Week!
When: Jan 19-26, 2020 & Jan 27-Feb 2, 2020 | Where: Various Participating Hotels

Hotel Week celebrates affordability with $99 room rate offers to make travel memories without blowing the budget! And what better time to take it easy, relax, and restore your energy after the holiday season.

First Day Hike on the Walkway Over the Hudson
When: January 1, 2020 | Where: Walkway Over the Hudson

Join Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park staff and members of the Walkway community for the annual First Day Hike on New Year’s Day. The whole family (including leashed pets!) are welcome on this easy 1-to-3-mile hike. The Walkway Over the Hudson is 1.28 miles from gate-to-gate. Both entrances will be open. Hikers will meet at the Center Overlook (by the flagpole) at 2pm for giveaways and hot chocolate.

‘Chili’ Weather Weekends
When: Every Weekend in January | Where: Millbrook Vineyards & Winery

Spend a winter weekend afternoon at Millbrook Winery chillin’ in the Taproom by the fire with a delicious, warm bowl of chili and a glass of your favorite Millbrook tap wine. Slammin’ Salmon has put together a great line up of different chilis to keep you coming back over and over again! Every Saturday and Sunday all month long from 12-5pm.

Kakizome Japanese Traditional First Writing of the Year
When: January 4, 2020 | Where: Arts Mid-Hudson

This Japanese cultural program celebratrd the traditional first calligraphy writing of the New Year. This annual writing is traditionally in a poetic calligraphic form expressing peoples hopes and aspirations for the coming year.

Hops on the Hudson: NY Craft Beer and Football Playoff Party - CANCELLED
When: January 11, 2020 | Where: Dutchess Manor

Come watch the playoff game and enjoy unlimited New York Craft beer from 30 brewers and cideries! Event will also include all you can eat and free raffles! Tickets are limited so purchase yours in advance. Metro-North friendly, providing a free shuttle bus from the Cold Spring station to the Fest.

Hyde Park Winter Fest
When: January 25, 2020 | Where: Hyde Park

Embrace the winter season and enjoy an afternoon in the park participating in seasonal activities like snow tubing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing at more! Afterwards, warm up around the fire pit and roast marshmallows. A Snowman Contest and Nature Hike round out the afternoon. Winterfest will take place with or without snow on the ground.

Annual Hudson Valley WingFest
When: January 25, 2020 | Where: MJN – Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center

Join in on this annual event to find out who will be crowned King of Wings! With even more restaurants, food trucks and caterers than ever to battle it out.

Man-Con: The Ultimate Man Show
When: January 26, 2020 | Where: MJN – Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center

Looking for the ultimate guys weekend? Don’t miss Man-Con! Bringing in over 60 vendors with everything from trucks and cigars, to hunting and sports! Spend the day with your buddies sampling scotch and bourbon, sipping on craft beer and meeting your favorite movie and sports celebrities.

Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 138th Birthday Celebration
When: January 30, 2020 | Where: FDR Rose Garden & Presidential Library

Each year the National Park Service holds a Rose Garden Ceremony to commemorate Franklin Roosevelt's birthday. Following the ceremony, the FDR Presidential Library will invite attendees to return to the Wallace Center for birthday cake and refreshments. This event is free public event.

12th Annual Robbie Burns Night
When: January 31, 2020 | Where: The Rhinecliff

Celebrating the life and art of the legendary poet Robert Burns. A much-anticipated tradition in the Hudson Valley. Featuring the recitation of Burns's poetry, a traditional dinner with the entrance of the haggis, storytelling, songs, and whisky toasts. Reservations suggested - call (845) 876-0590. $49.95 per person, or $40.95 bar seats. Special overnight room rates available for $149.

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