Things to Do in Hudson: March

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Things to Do in Hudson: March
We’ve gotten through the roughest months of winter and now we prepare for spring. The anticipation feels like new life to our spirits, our routines and homes. While it’s not time to break out the summer outfits just yet, it’s never too early to start looking around for things to refresh your home decor with, learn a new skill, or start a new meditative practice. Or, just celebrate!

 

Stair Galleries

 

East Meets West: Fine and Decorative Arts Across Cultures
On March 24th, Stair Galleries is hosting a marvelous selection of works of fine and decorative arts spanning from Asian works of art, including fine Chinese porcelain, Japanese prints and scrolls, and Southeast Asian carvings, to the traditional styles of Louis XVI, Regency and Edwardian furnishings, bucolic landscape paintings, and fine silver table wares. Accompanying this collection is a selection of African carvings, sculptures, and pottery. Even if you’re not in the market for collectibles, browsing the display is a spectacle in itself. Bidding for this auction starts at 12:30 PM and they also accept online, absentee, and phone bids. For more information on the items in the sale, you can email or call the gallery. Don’t miss out!
549 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, 12534

 

Sadhana Center for Yoga & Meditation

 

Roots of Kirtan with Krishna Kumari at Sadhana Center for Yoga & Meditation
Honoring the birth anniversary of Sri Caitanya, the “avatar and mystic saint” who began the sacred practice of chanting, also known as Kirtan, Sadhana is hosting a free event open to all. Enjoy an evening of chanting, singing, a discussion on the roots of Kirtan lead by Ravindra Svarup Dasa, music, and, to top it all off, a big vegetarian feast for all. Participate in traditional call-and-response chanting practices, and learn about the roots of this spiritual musical practice. While the event is free, donations are greatly appreciated and encouraged. The event is on March 2nd and runs from 6-9 PM.
403 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, 12534

 

Club Helsinki

 

Shannon McNally at Club Helsinki
Catch Shannon McNally, critically acclaimed and Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter, play at Club Helsinki on March 2nd at 9PM. McNally is known for her soulful, gritty vocals and has made her a prominent musical figure in the Americana genre. Along with her multiple album successes and Grammy nomination, McNally has also shared the stage with country and blues stars Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Bonnie Raitt, and many many more. Get your tickets to this show now, this one will sell out quick! Club Helsinki shows are the perfect place to bring friends or a date, with its fun, casual atmosphere and delicious food and drinks.
405 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY, 12534

 

Drop Forge and Tool, The Spotty Dog

 

All Women’s Eve at Drop Forge and Tool and Performances at Spotty Dog for International Women’s Day

In solidarity with International Women’s Day on March 8th, Drop Forge and Tool is hosting an art event featuring women artists including Kat Howard, Phoebe Grip, Caitlin Parker, and more. This event is free, so it’s the perfect place to gather up some friends and look at some art before heading over to the Spotty Dog, Warren Street’s favorite bar/event space/book store, for a night of musical performances, readings, and drinks later in the evening. Grab a lager or a cider on tap and watch Amelia Moon from Kingston, along with Hudson poet Ifetayo Cobbins, sound performer Jen Kutler, and many many more. Entrance to the show is $7 and all proceeds go to the artists. Show starts around 7 PM.
The Spotty Dog, 440 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, 12534

 

Drop Forge and Tool

 

Make Your Own Dress Weekend
Ever wanted to learn how to make a dress from scratch? Or are you just looking to tighten up some of your sewing and tailoring skills? If so, then check out this weekend-long class taught by Cal Patch on how to make your own dress. In this class, you’ll learn how to draft a pattern using your own measurements for a sleeved dress, make a muslin to test fit, alter the pattern, and finally to create the final dress using an invisible zipper. The versatile style taught in this class can be used for infinite possibilities of blouses and dresses with sleeves.
405 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY, 12534

 

Hudson Area Library

 

Bash Bish Falls Comes To The Library
Bash Bish Falls is one of New England’s most popular natural landmark attractions, and starting this month and going through April, there will be an ongoing exhibit of beautiful photographs and historical information on these famous falls. If you’re looking to learn a bit about local history, or you’re just paying a visit to the library to take out a book, make sure you stop by this exhibit.
51 N 5th Street, Hudson, NY, 12534

 
Racquel Roberts