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Lower Hudson Valley Weekend Guide July 31- August 2, 2015
There are lots of events going on in Westchester and Rockland County this weekend. To truly enjoy summer and beach weather, visit Glen Island Park in New Rochelle on Saturday, August 1, where it will host its second annual sand castle competition.
For cultural events, the annual Heritage of India Festival will be held on August 2, 12:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. On the same day, the 5th Annual United Latin Festival of Haverstraw will be held from 11am-8pm.
The Bear Mountain Pow Wow will be held this weekend, August 1-2 at Harriman State Park, featuring great dancing and music. If you are going to visit the Trailside Zoo at Bear Mountain, celebrate the birds of New York State, bald eagle, owls, hawks and vultures, at the Bird Festival at the zoo.
Mid Hudson Valley Weekend Guide July 31- August 2, 2015
The Orange County Fair continues this week. And the Ulster County Fair runs from July 28 to Sunday, August 2 at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. Check out our guide to all the county fairs this year.
The annual New York Renaissance faire returns to Tuxedo Park on August 1st. It will run from August 1 to September 27, 2015.
On the evening of Friday, July 31 at 8pm, join a ghost tour through the 19th century Museum Village. For some community fun, the Village of Monroe Summer Festival runs from Thursday, July 30 - Sunday, August 2 at Millpond Park.
The 7th annual La Guelaguetza Festival will take place on Sunday August 2nd, at Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie.On Thursday, July 30th, taste burgers and beers from different Hudson Valley restaurants at the Hudson Valley Burger and Beer Bash. For more food and wine, there are several festivals at our Hudson Valley wineries, including the BBQ and Blues event at the Applewood Winery, Cash and Country weekend at the Warwick Winery, the 2nd annual Vino and the Best Vineyard Race at the Millbrook Winery.