How can it be that September is already half-way over? Don't let any more of this month pass you by without getting out and having some fun on the weekends. Here are a few suggestions with links to where to find other events going on throughout the Hudson Valley.

Saturday, September 15; 10-10: Hardscrabble Day in Red Hook. See the parade visit the vendors, enjoy activities for kids, food, and more. Plus live music all day long. New this year, they will have a free shuttle bus from the Dutchess County Transit running from parking areas to the main area. Find more events going on in Dutchess County this weekend.

Saturday, September 15; 4-10: Firefly Picnic at the Delaware Highlands Conservancy. This is their annual free, community picnic. There will be a catered dinner, live music, guided trail walk, crafts, and much more in Bethel. Pre-registration is a must, call 570-226-3164 ext. 6. Find more events going on in Sullivan County and the Catskills this weekend.

Sunday, September 16; 11-8: The 16th Annual taste of New Paltz. Enjoy Hudson Valley food, wine, and beer tastings. Arts, crafts, and live music and entertainment will be going on throughout the event. Perfect day to spend with family and friends. All the fun happens at the Ulster County Fairgrounds. Find more events going on in Ulster County this weekend.

Saturday, September 15-Sunday, September 16; 9-5: NY Air Show at Stewart International Airport. See the US Air Force Thunderbirds headlining performance and so much more all weekend long. gates and ground demonstrations begin at 9 with air performances between 12 and 4. Parking is free, but there is a charged admission. Find out more events going on this weekend in Orange County.