Category: Event

Breathe Studio Sinterklaas Fundraiser

Join us for our Sinterklaas Fundraising event! We are hosting a Fusion fitness class that will incorporate barre and yoga. Nicole & Lea will be instructing this class together.

All fitness levels are welcome. Modifications will be provided.

Saturday, November 19th at 9:30 a.m.

Event address: Fr. Brogan Center, 6 Mulberry Street, Rhinebeck

100% of the proceeds from the class will go to this very special annual community event!

Advanced registration is required, so sign up now! If you have anything festive- please wear it!

🌟The minimum donation is $30.

🌟 You will be entered into a raffle where you will have the opportunity to win: A spa gift basket or a 5 class package from Breathe.

🌟 If you donate $50 or more you will receive two raffle tickets, one complimentary class at Breathe Barre & Pilates and your choice of a Sinterklaas star or a gorgeous one-of-a-kind handmade Sinterklaas headband!

🌟 Sign up! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11rzSnvYqtTBS4mRgZkbZ_H7qVKzjD9Ny5v9I5P0Bcuk/viewform?edit_requested=true

Woodland Night on November 19, 2022

Step into Vlei forest after hours to visit Sinterklaas animals in their natural habitat before they emerge into town for the Sinterklaas Parade. The Seven Sisters, twinkling lights and Sinterklaas stars illuminate your path.

This immersive experience of the nighttime forest and marsh, through the lens of this cherished Sinterklaas tradition, is an awe-inspiring journey of our irreplaceable forests and the biodiversity within them.

Woodland Night is a collaboration of the Winnakee Land Trust and Sinterklaas.

Where

Vlei Marsh Rhinebeck (Parking at Burger Hill)

When

Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 4-8PM. Timed entry.

Cost

Adults $15; Youth (12 & under FREE)

REGISTER

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Buy a Sinterklaas Star lantern to illuminate your walk through Woodland Night, then decorate your home and bring it again to the Dec 3rd parade!

  • Stars will be distributed at the Will Call table at the event.
  • Stars are $20 each.
  • Sinterklaas addresses food insecurity in our community by allocating a portion of each star sold to our local food pantries.

Parking & Arrivals

Please note

  • There will be no parking on-site at Vlei Marsh for Woodland Night with this general admission ticket.
  • Parking will be at Burger Hill, 3158 NY-9G, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.
  • A short, 5-minute shuttle (with entertainment aboard) will take you into the woods at Vlei.
  • Three shuttles run continuously every 7 minutes from 3:40 PM – 9:00 PM.*

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FAQ’s

  • What time should I arrive? To ensure a positive experience for guests, we ask that you arrive 20 mins before your designated time slot. For example, guests with 5:30pm tickets should arrive to the shuttle pick-up location in time to board at approximately 5:10pm. Early/Late arrivals may need to wait to accommodate those with correct timed tickets.
  • What is the weather policy? Rain or snow will cancel this event. In the event we must cancel due to weather, guests will be notified by email, and we will offer an option for the new rain date or a full refund. The rain date is Sunday, November 20, 2022, with same time slot.
  • Can I change my ticket time? At this time, we are unable to accommodate time slot changes.
  • Amenities & Accessibility: How long does it take to walk through? On average, expect to spend about an hour on the property, which includes the illuminated Woodland trail walk (approximately 35 mins) with a welcome / exit area that includes bonfires, music, hot drinks, and a few activities.
  • Will food & drink be available for purchase? Yes, concessions (snacks, hot drinks) will be available on-site.
  • Will restrooms be available? Yes, restrooms will be available for guests.
  • What should I wear? The event will take place outdoors. Please be prepared to walk through unpaved pathways on uneven terrain through the woods. Trails may be muddy or icy at times, sturdy boots are recommended. Dress appropriately for the weather that day.
  • Is the site wheelchair or stroller accessible? Unfortunately, Woodland Night is not wheelchair or stroller accessible due to the nature of the trail and uneven terrain in a few places.
  • Are dogs allowed? No, dogs are not allowed.

If your plans change and you no longer plan to attend, please email contact@winnakee.org, so that we can make your spot available to others. This event is expected to sell out and has limited availability.

Create Your Own Hobby Horses & March in the 2022 Sinterklaas Parade!

Sinterklaas & Southlands Invite You to Create Your Own Hobby Horses 8 March in the 2022 Sinterklaas Parade!

Sunday, November 20, 2022
Workshops at 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm
at The Southlands Foundation
5771 US-9
Rhinebeck, NY 12571

SIGN UP!
1 hour time slots (spaces limited): https://forms.gle/7FU3noCrX8B9kbrm7

RIDE your hobby horse in the Sinterklaas Parade on Saturday, December 3! (Instructions will be provided, but marching is not required)

COLOR a Mask!This year’s Sinterklaas Honored Animal is The Porcupine

PLUS HOT CHOCOLATE AND HOLIDAY SNACKS!

Questions? info@southlands.org or phone: (845) 876-4862

For more information about Sinterklaas: https://sinterklaashudsonvalley.com

For more information about Southlands: https://southlands.org

Love It or Swap It!

YES, the SWAP is returning for 2022!  October 23rd!

Love It or Swap It save the date

 

Where & When…

Sunday, October 23, 2022 — 12-4 pm, Old Buckeley Middle School Gym (newly named: Dutchess Shepherd)

The corner of Market and Mulberry St. Rhinebeck, New York

Here’s how it works…

FIRST: Gather up your Swap items: women’s clothes, accessories, jewelry, handbags and shoes
Items must be in very good condition, delivered on hangers

THEN: Drop off your swap items the day before, October 22, at the Old Buckeley Middle School (newly named: Dutchess Shepherd) or bring on the day of the event.

ON October 23: Come to the Swap, bring your family and friends.
$25 Donation All proceeds go to Sinterklaas! our annual community-wide winter celebration!

Visit the SinterStore…

Located inside the Swap you’ll find the store filled with special items for sale: accessories, gifts, jewelry, designer clothes, and gift certificates. Plus our special collection of Cashmeres!!!

Questions? Ask us: sinterswapstore@gmail.com

Grumpus Making Workshops

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Join us in making  jumbo cardboard Grumpus heads for the annual Sinterklaas Send-Off parade that takes place on November 26th in Kingston this year.  If  you love creating imaginary works out of cardboard, paint, glue, and  shellac, this is the right place for you. 

July 9, 10 am-2 pm (during the Kingston Farmer’s Market)

July 16, 10 am-2 pm (during the Kingston Farmer’s Market)

July 23, 10 am-2 pm (during the Kingston Farmer’s Market)

July 30, 10 am-2 pm (during the Kingston Farmer’s Market)

The Old Dutch Church in uptown Kingston, NY. Free.

 

Sinterklaas Star Party

WHAT: The Star Party, Annual Fundraiser & Celebration

WHEN: Saturday November 9, 2019 — 5:30-7:30pm

WHERE: The Beekman Arms, Rhinebeck, New York

 

The annual Sinterklaas Kick-off Party is scheduled for Saturday November 9 and you are invited!

There is something fishy about the Illustrious Star Party this year! Our most elegant gathering of the year at which the Snow King and Queen Bring the Celestial Flame to light the First Star that is presented by the Star Child to the Keepers of the Flame; the announcement of the new Family who act as Holders of the Flame for the Sinter Season. Stories, dances, live music, prizes and much, much more! Libations and Hors d’oeuvres are served. Our biggest fundraiser of the year! All welcome! Donation: $50

Purchase your tickets today.


Prefer to order by mail?

Make your check payable to: HVCP (Hudson Valley Community Productions)
and mail to:
HVCP, 118 La Bergerie Lane, Red Hook, NY 12571

 

Can you do more?

To donate more than the “Star Party” amount please visit our Donation Page.

Kingston Crowns & Branches Workshops

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When: Saturday, November 18, 1:00-4:00pm

Where: Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston

Where every child becomes a King or Queen as they create their 
own crowns and branches and make their wishes.
For children of all ages (must be accompanied by an adult) 
The workshops are free, but donations are welcome.

Children create their own Crowns and Branches to carry in the Parade on Sinterklaas Day when  the children become Kings and Queens with their handmade decorated crowns and royalty with their branches representing the Royal Scepter. Hundreds of handsome branches will be laid out alongside lots of beautiful and fanciful materials—jewels, ribbons, glitter, lace, streamers, — with which the children can can create their Royal garb!

Sinterklaas Crown Workshop at FiberFlame

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WHEN: Sunday, November 23, 2014 — 1:00-5:00pm

WHERE: Fiberflame in Rhinebeck: 18B East Market St.(845.516.5123)

 
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Dad fits a newly made crown!

Stop by Fiberflame for this drop-in workshop where kids can make SINTERKLAAS CROWNS to wear on the festival days. Parents and children are invited to co-create (the kids may need your help with some of the materials and tools!) crowns.

Crowns are a traditional part of the Hudson Valley Sinterklaas Celebration where children are elevated to royalty and the adults have the opportunity to honor our most precious ones!