ArtsWalk begins on October 3rd with Windows on Warren. Merchants along Warren Street celebrate the visual arts with artwork displayed in shop windows and with selected stores opening their walls to art. This is also “First Saturday” in Hudson.
ArtsWalk will then begin formally on Friday, October 9th with a Big Celebration at Basilica Industria. There will be two artist shows for Arthur Price and Earl Swanigan, with Walking the Dog and Mother Fletcher performances.
On Saturday, October 10th ArtsWalk is in full swing with events and programs for Kids, performing artists along Warren Street, the Slink Moss Performance Show at Jason’s Upstairs, Windows on Warren and in the evening, the Artist Opening Reception at the Cannonball Factory.
Sunday, October 11th the Member’s Show is open at the Cannonball Factory with a special Youth Variety Showcase presented there in the afternoon. In the evening at Basilican Industria there will be a special music presentation. ArtsWalk continues on Monday, but closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Member’s show will reopen on Thursday and Friday at the Cannonball Factory and in the evenings of the October 15th and 16th there will be special Literary events. Selected authors will be presenting their recently published works with readings and book signings.
On Saturday, October 17th ArtsWalk has a full schedule starting with the member’s show at the Cannonball, children’s programs at the Library and the Prebyterian Church, and a literary reading at the Cannonball. There will be a BeLo3rd festival starting at 11am and continuing with a World Music Night at the Savoia starting at 5pm.
This year there is an expanded performing arts schedule. Special events are underway to showcase the many talented artists in the region. Small and large venues are being planned during each weekend of Artswalk.
With the wonderful fall foilage that covers the county, Artswalk has become a must for residents and visitors. Recent estimates indicate that ArtsWalk attracts over 10,000 additonal visitors to Hudson and the surrounding region.
These are among our busiest weekends of the year, so please call us at 518.828.6529 to book your table soon!