Orange County Weekly Events 12/17-12/22

Orange County Weekly Events 12/17-12/22
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Orange County Events

Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate! Check out the upcoming events happening throughout Orange County this week.

Wednesday, December 17th

Menorah Lighting and Chanukah Community Party

www.chabadorange.com

5:00-8:00 pm

Colonial Lanes, Chester, NY

Grand Pop’n Community Party. Menorah Lighting, Hanukkah songs, food and refreshments and more.

 

Christmas on the Farm Trail with Eggbert

www.devittsnsy.com

12/19 2:00-5:00 pm

Devitts Nursery and Supply, New Windsor, NY

Visit Devitts for our areas favorite Christmas character, Eggbert The Talking Egg. Enjoy the Christmas trail which includes holiday displays, farm animals, and more! While you are there, you can buy your tree or other holiday decorations in the Christmas store. Open on Wednesdays & Friday-Sundays. Check their website for specific hours.

 

Wednesday-Thursday, December 17-18th

Homework Help

12/17-12/18 4:00-6:00 pm

Newburgh Free library, Story Hour Room, Newburgh, NY

Children in grades 1-6 can receive free homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. No Registration required. Program runs Mondays-Thursdays through Dec. 18.

Thursday, December 18th

Sukey Molloy & Friends! Winter Concert

www.sukeymolloy.com/events-2

12/18 10:30 am

Monroe Free Library, Monroe, NY

Come sing and dance along with the award winning recording and video artist, Sukey Molloy, and her friends Sunflower, Sunny & Tick Tock. Sign up for this hour-long sing-along by calling the Children’s Room at 845-783-4411.

 

Barnes & Noble Story time

http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2215

12/18 1:00 pm

Barnes & Noble, Newburgh Crossing, Newburgh, NY

Drop-in every Thursday for a story and other activities for children. Free.

Menorah Lighting

12/18 5:00 pm

New Windsor Town Hall Complex, New Windsor, NY

See the Menorah Lighting followed by refreshments and festive music at the community center.

 

Menorah Lighting

www.chabadorange.com

12/18 5:30 pm

M&T Parking Lot, Monroe, NY

Menorah Lighting, Hanukkah songs, food and refreshments and more.

Thursday – Sunday, December 18-21

Nutcracker

www.sugarloafpac.org

12/18-12/21 Check website for specific times and prices

Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, Sugar Loaf, NY

 

Nutcracker

www.hvcfa.com

12/18-12/21 Check website for specific times and prices

New Rose Theater, Walden, NY

Friday, December 19th

Dinner with Santa & Mrs. Claus

12/19 6:00-9:00 pm

The Theater at West Shore Station, Newburgh, NY

Tickets include dinner and dessert, hot and cold beverages including wine for the adults, Santa’s arrival on the Candy Cane Carpet, performance by the Up in Arms Puppets, sing-a-long with Mrs. Claus and the Elves, dress-up contest with prizes. Christmas raffle finale. Included will be a wrapped gift chosen specifically for your child. Take pictures with Santa Claus and his Elves! Age 1 and over must have a ticket. Purchase tickets in advance via phone call or e-mail.

 

Friday-Saturday, December 19-20

Holiday Lights in Bloom

www.orangecountyparksny.com

12/19-12/20 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Orange County Arboretum, Montgomery, NY

The Arboretum is in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden-themed lights in the form of flowers, animals, and insects. Visit the Holiday Boutique and sip some hot chocolate. Free.

 

Christmas on the Farm Trail with Eggbert

www.devittsnsy.com

12/19-12/20 Check website for specific hours

Devitts Nursery and Supply, New Windsor, NY

Visit Devitts for our areas favorite Christmas character, Eggbert The Talking Egg. Enjoy the Christmas trail which includes holiday displays, farm animals, and more! While you are there, you can buy your tree or other holiday decorations in the Christmas store. Open on Wednesdays & Friday-Sundays.

Saturday, December 20

Children’s Holiday Craft Workshop

http://www.harnessmuseum.com

12/20 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, Goshen, NY
Bring the kids to make a holiday horseshoe wreath. Take a photo opportunity in a one-horse open sleigh with Hall of Fame Harry, play horse related games, and ride on the Harness Racing 3-D Simulator. Admission per child; parents free.

Home for the Holiday

11:00-4:00 pm

Village of Warwick, NY

Free horse and buggy ride departing from Railroad Green. Get pictures with Santa and his elves from 12-2pm. Enoy music, refreshments and more.

 

Skate with Santa

12/20 1:00-5:00 pm

Castle Fun Center, Chester, NY

Skate with Santa and his elves!

Beary Merry Christmas

http://www.trailsidezoo.org

12/20 10:30 am

Trailside Museum and Zoo, Bear Mountain, NY

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 to make holiday treats for the bears and then see the bears unwrap their gifts at 11:00 am. Rain date Sunday, December 21st.

 Nutcracker

www.middletownparamount.com

12/21 Check website for specific times and prices

The Historic Paramount Theatre, Middletown, NY

 

Sunday, December 21st

Lunch with Santa

12/21 12:00-4:00 pm

Billy Joes Ribworks, Newburgh, NY

Enjoy lunch and let the kids meet Santa!

 

Fire & Ice – Chanukah Celebration

http://www.chabadorange.com

12/21 4-:00 – 5:30 pm

Galleria at Crystal Run, Middletown, NY

Come watch as the 6 foot ice menorah is carved and lit upstairs in front of Dick’s Sporting Goods. Enjoy donuts, a latke bar, fake snow activities, crafts and games for kids, dreidel races, and more. Grand lighting of the menorah with dignitaries.  Free with a suggested donation of $5 per person.

 

Monday, December 22nd

Menorah Lighting

12/22 6:00 pm

Tuxedo Train Station, Tuxedo, NY

Menorah Lighting, Chanuakah songs, food and refreshments and more.

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