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A gallery that features art from local artists, the Artists' Collective of Hyde Park features a variety of events, exhibits, and collections. Works are in multiple media, including paintings, photographs, and sculptures, and most are available to buy.
The Walkway Over the Hudson welcomes each year approximately 750,000 visitors. It is a 1.28 mile-long elevated pedestrian bridge, standing 212 feet above the ground, making it the longest of its kind in the world.
The oldest continuously operating theater in the state, the Bardavon Opera House was founded in 1869 and since then it has hosted more than 140 shows by worldwide known artists, such as Blondie, Joan Baez, Al Pacino, and Bill Cosby.
As a community art gallery space, Mid-Hudson Heritage Center features a new exhibition every month in a variety of different art mediums. The permanent exhibits include collaborative murals from students and volunteers in the community.
Hudson Valley Wine Country is America's oldest wine making and grape-growing region. They offer hospitable winery tasting rooms where patrons can often meet the owners and taste award-winning wines made from classic European varieties, regional hybrids and fruit wines.
With a miniature golf course and driving range, the Gilbert Farm Recreation Center offers affordable prices and plenty to do. The venue offers mini-golf leagues and may be booked for large gatherings, such as corporate events.