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

July Events

Check out our list of fun things to do in Dutchess County this July.
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Milan Modern 

The single-story home is split over two levels Three gabled pavilions are connected by a central staircase that leads from the open kitchen/dining area down to the main living area.
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Le Jardin Flower Farm

Romane began by selling them under the name Le Jardin Flower Farm at the Saturday market in Millerton (and surprised herself by how well she did), then deepened her knowledge
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The Troutbeck Symposium

This past May, 200 middle and high school students from sixteen regional public and private schools gathered at the Troutbeck Resort in Amenia for the third annual Troutbeck Symposium.
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Pieter Estersohn

For his newest book, he photographed and wrote about farmers in Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester counties.
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Brigitte Bistro

Brigitte Bistro is cozy without being cramped, with crystal chandeliers dripping with teardrop pendants that dominate the decor.
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Terrapin Restaurant

Rhinebeck’s pioneering farm-to-table restaurant, Terrapin, remains at the forefront of the Hudson Valley restaurant scene after 25 years.
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Cat Gentry Floral Design

Gentry’s love of flora and fauna came early. She had one of those idyllic country childhoods complete with ponies, dogs, and the freedom to explore the North Carolina countryside. 
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The Millbrook Horse Trials

Over the course of several days, as many as 400 horse-and-rider teams will compete in dressage, cross-country, and showjumping in one of six levels, from Beginner Novice through Advanced.
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Fat Apple Farm

Fat Apple Farm in Pine Plains was started by Eric Costello and John Agostinho, here they share some of their Dutchess County foodie faves.
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Bottle Shop Antiques

Few things in life are certain but one thing is undeniable: If you live anywhere near Millbrook, you know Kevin de Martine and Bottle Shop Antiques.
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Bennett Park

The Millbrook Community Partnership's (MCP) mission is to give the residents of Millbrook and the surrounding area an extraordinary 35-acre public park and a vibrant, multi-use community center.
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Things to Do

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

July 21, 2024
Join the Stissinger Center for Arts & Culture for the second play reading of our BOUNTIFUL: RURAL VOICES series. This series includes three plays celebrating life in rural America. Tickets are $12. Show starts at 2 pm.
July 23, 2024
Gather at the Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield, then walk over to the Home Garden at the FDR Historic Site to learn more about the history of Sarah Roosevelt’s Home Garden and the process of recovering the garden from the past from National Park Service horticulturists Anna deCordova and Susan MacAvery.
July 25, 2024
Troutbeck invites you to join their newest offering, Country Campus - a professional-focused respite designed for industry leaders and creative minds to experience an inspiring overnight stay. It's lightly curated with group gatherings to join if you so choose, including a morning meditation and a cocktail hour with a complimentary cocktail. Troutbeck will also be offering all participants a complimentary 50-minute infrared sauna to boost productivity, and movement classes at their wellness facility, The Barns, are also free to hotel guests. Call to reserve.
July 26, 2024
Join the Fisher Center as they present Le Prophète by Giacomo Meyerbeer, a new production sung in French with English supertitles. This glorious psychodrama is about religion, power, and manipulation! Tickets start at $25. Showings are July 26th at 6:30 pm, July 28th at 2:00 pm, and July 31st at 2:00 pm.
July 26, 2024
Celebrate the deeply rooted equestrian traditions of the Hudson Valley at the Millbrook Horse Trials. Enjoy four days of dressage, cross-country and show jumping competitions, as well as a country fair with vendors, food trucks, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities. This is an important event on the national calendar and will feature roughly 400 competitors of all levels, from Olympic riders to local amateurs. Spectator admission is free! Times vary.
July 26, 2024
Mark your calendars for GAME NIGHT at the New York Stage and Film, an exhilarating story of seven friends coming together for their monthly gathering of good times, jokes and most importantly, games. Told through dance and spoken word, this performance showcases the beauty and complexities of American experiences through the lens of Black American culture and unabashedly highlights the challenges of those experiences. Tickets are $38. Show begins at 7 pm.
July 27, 2024
Mark your calendars for Dutchess County’s Prettiest Farmers Market, Bear Creek! Experience the peaceful beauty of Bear Creek Farm Farmers Market, set in a pretty park with refreshing gardens and inviting porches. Start your day right with a continental breakfast or lunch from one of our various outstanding food trucks. Indulge with the savory delights of La Polla Food Truck, and savor the very essence of Argentina on your plate. Join us for a perfect day filled with the best local tastes and the natural beauty of Bear Creek Farm flowers. 9 am - 1:30 pm
July 27, 2024
Mark your calendar for Dan Tepfer at the Stissinger Center for Arts & Culture. One of his generation’s extraordinary talents, Dan Tepfer has earned an international reputation as a pianist-composer of wide-ranging innovation, individuality, and drive—one “who refuses to set himself limits.” Be transported into a world of beautiful music! Tickets start at $25. Show begins at 7 pm.

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