On Our Radar

Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention.

McGrath Cheese Company

The cheeses are sold in more than 150 retail locations in New York and Connecticut, and there is a private label for Millbrook Beef & Dairy.
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50 Things to Do This Summer in Dutchess County

Northeast Dutchess County is the ideal summer retreat, complete with countryside views, small town shopping, and family-friendly activities. Whether you are a year round resident or a seasonal visitor, we’ve
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June Events

Check out our list of fun things to do in Dutchess County this June. Events include garden tours, fairs, theater, art shows, and more! MAY 31 Field and Supply Fair,
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Milea Estate Vineyard

In just five years, owners Barry and Sang Milea have managed to produce a highly sought-after portfolio of reds, whites, and rosés of the finest caliber.
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DIA Beacon – State of the Art

The Dia Art Foundation was founded in New York City in 1974 to help artists achieve visionary projects that might not otherwise be realized because of scale.
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May Events

Check out our list of fun things to do in Dutchess County this May. Events include plant sales, fairs, theater, live entertainment, and more! MAY 1 Troutbeck Symposium 2024, AMENIATroutbeck
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The Willa Way

“Surprising” is not always a good word when used to describe a restaurant. But the new Willa on Main Street in Millerton has found a way, after a bit of
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The Secret Garden

Like all the best secrets, this one is right out there for everyone to see. This is, after all, a 260-acre working farm located on Route 199 in Red Hook.
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Fitch’s Corner

Fitch’s Corner, with its iconic gray, red, and green color scheme, on Mabbettsville Road in Millbrook, is the country home and horse farm of Fernanda Kellogg and her husband, Kirk
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The Shape of Things – Montgomery Place

A visit to Montgomery Place offers history, horticulture, and heirloom edibles.
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​​Innisfree Garden – Spring Awakening

There is something inherently calming about Innisfree, the 185-acre public garden located near the village of Millbrook.
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Old World Aesthetics – Modern Sensibility

An elegant stone building stands sentry near the side of a country road, its location the only hint of its former life as a squat two-car garage.
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Things to Do

Events, gatherings, and outings: What to see and do in Dutchess County, NY.

June 26, 2024
Celebrate the grand opening of SPARC Park on the last day of school! Ceremony at 5 pm. There will be snacks and refreshments provided. 
June 28, 2024
Join us as we use our garden journals to create several watercolor vignettes celebrating the glorious summer garden with Betsy Rogers-Knox.
June 28, 2024
American tenor Daniel McGrew ( “Viciously beautiful timbre” – BOSTON GLOBE) and mezzo-soprano Katherine Beck (Metropolitan Opera, Lyrical Opera of Chicago, Arizona Opera) are reuniting at The Stissing Center after their first collaboration at Stephen Sondheim 86th-birthday concert with Boston Pop Orchestra.
June 28, 2024
Enjoy an exquisite wine and cheese pairing event with McGrath Cheese Company at Lily & Marigold in the Eastdale Village. It will be an unforgettable evening of delectable cheeses and exquisite wines, expertly curated by McGrath Cheese Company!
June 29, 2024
In this multidisciplinary program, dancer, writer, and movement therapist Cris Caivano will lead participants to points at Innisfree that she feels align with passages implying motion in the Tao De Ching, a revered twenty-five-hundred-year-old Chinese poem.
June 29, 2024
Rock Steady Farm PRIDE Celebration! We will have activities ranging from working on the farm to workshops including a forage walk, flower dye crafts, and plant essence-making.
June 29, 2024
Join Bear Creek Farm for their next farmers market and enjoy a day filled with fresh produce and family-friendly activities! This farmers market is renowned for its local produce and unique attractions that make it a must-visit destination.
July 11, 2024
Sample culinary tastings from a celebrated Hudson Valley Chef, Amy Tung of Hudson Valley Home Dining paired with three fine tastes of wine and a wine presentation from Viscount Wine & Liquor!

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