The Dutchess County Fair may have wrapped up for 2021 but that doesn't mean the events are over at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. They have a full schedule for the Fall.

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The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest

The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest - Join popular regional celebrity chefs plus wine experts and specialty vendors at this annual event that celebrates food and wine from our region and around New York State. The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest runs September 11th and 12th. Any tickets purchased for the 2020 event will be honor at this year's fest. Wineries, Cideries, Distilleries, Craft Beers, Food Trucks and Gourmet food will all be available. Parking is Free. Find out more and purchase your tickets at


Handcrafted Octoberfest at Rhinebeck

Handcrafted Octoberfest at Rhinebeck: A Family Harvest Celebration will be held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds on Saturday October 2nd from 10 AM to 5 PM and on Sunday the 3rd from 10 AM to 4 PM. This is a family event with free parking that happens rain or shine. Quail Hollow Events presents this weekend of handcrafted, artisanal and agricultural wears. Their is food and refreshments surrounded by furniture, jewelry, ceramics, glass and fiber art. The are activities for adults and children. Order tickets at


Barn Star's Fall Antiques at Rhinebeck

Barn Star's Fall Antiques at Rhinebeck run on Columbus Day Weekend, October 9th and 10th. Hours will be 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday and 11 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. Enjoy a variety of dealers at this show with fine art, folk art, antique and estate jewelry  plus pottery, silver and more. Parking will be free but you will need a ticket. Admission will be $10 and you can order yours at

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New York State Sheep and Wool Festival

New York State Sheep and Wool Festival will arrive to Rhinebeck the weekend of October 16th and 17th. Everything you could possibly need for any kind of wool or wool product will be at this festival plus so much more. New York has a thriving sheep industry and it is showcased at this fantastic event. Everything from fine knitted product to dog demonstrations will be on hand. There are still a few things that will be held virtually this year like the workshops but other favorites will be looking forward to your visit to Rhinebeck. Hours at 9 AM to 5 PM Saturday and 9 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. Parking is free but tickets for the show are $12 and can be purchased at

Did You Know? Over 100 Fun Facts About the Hudson Valley

Did you know that Lucille Ball made her stage debut in the Hudson Valley? How about Philadelphia Cream Cheese wasn't invented in Philadelphia, but in Orange County? Or that a mansion in Dutchess County inspired the expression "keeping up with the Joneses?" Find out about those and over 100 other fun facts about the Hudson Valley. 

25 Hudson Valley Locations Featured in Movies

The Hudson Valley, or the new Hollywood? The Hudson Valley has been featured in many movies over the years, and it's not stopping. From recent hits like A Quiet Place (2018) to modern- classic films like The Departed (2006), The Hudson Valley has been a low-key hot spot for locations. Due to tax incentives, beautiful locations, and the growth of independent filmmaking, the Hudson Valley will continue to thrive as a valuable destination for filmmakers.

So, we compiled a list of 25 Hudson Valley locations featured in film. This list includes blockbuster hits and independent films too. We hope you enjoy reading through, and learn more about The Hudson Valley and film!