All photos: Elise McMahon
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for our fifth annual Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market. Over 100 farmers, makers, artists, chefs and collectors created an exciting and inspiring weekend, and over 10,000 visitors came through the old factory doors to share it with us.
Basilica strives to be a gateway to the dynamic and abundant Hudson River Valley region and the creativity, independent spirit and joyful people of Farm & Flea energize us as we move into dreams for 2018.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS WEEKEND’S BASILICA FARM & FLEA HOLIDAY MARKET
$5 wristband gets you in for the whole weekend.
FREE for kids under 12
Come back more than once to make the most of this year’s bounty of independent talent
Open noon on Friday
Come early to get first dibs on one-of-a-kind vintage clothing and objects, hand-made leather, wood and ceramic goods and farm-fresh products including cheese, maple syrup, cider, whisky, honey and holiday wreaths.
Friday, November 24 | 12PM – 9PM
** Black Friday Soiree | 6PM – 9PM **
Saturday, November 25 | 10AM – 6PM
Sunday, November 26 | 10AM – 5PM
With over 100 local and independently spirited artists, chefs, farmers, makers and collectors, Basilica Farm & Flea has everything you need to give unique, personal gifts this holiday season. Join us Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26, and read on for our Gift Guide picks.
Located in the grounds of Basilica Hudson with the Catskill mountains as backdrop
// FREE //
Basilica Hudson is honored to host Kris Perry’s large-scale, wind-powered sculpture Revolution for our 2017 season.
Just in time for the start of our 7th season, our friend, neighbor and frequent collaborator, sculptor / metal worker Kris Perry has installed a monumental kinetic sculpture, Revolution, on the southwest corner of the Basilica grounds. We are honored to host this work, a large-scale wind-powered steel behemoth. Check it out, especially at sunset, when its dramatic silhouette is framed by the brilliant Hudson River sky.
September 15 – 17 2017
“It was a wild, exhilarating place to read my work. I would’ve expected it to be hard to get a music audience to focus on words but it was all pure energy, the space great and flowing, the overlap of that act to mine and the next created this really unique attention to sound that I was so glad to be a part of.”
September 15 – 17 2017
“What an excellent opportunity to set the stage and debut new works… I was mesmerized by the music.”
Friday, October 27 | 6PM
An Evening of Celebration and Success | In collaboration with Good Work Institute and Hudson River Stories
// FREE ADMISSION //
THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for this wonderful celebration of our community. To the organizations who work tirelessly to preserve our region’s environment, thank you for sharing your stories and allowing us an insight into your vital work. To Jon Bowermaster and Ocean’s 8 Films, thank you for shining a light on the untold stories of the Hudson River in such a poetic and powerful way. For those feeling inspired after such an incredible event, follow the links to learn more about Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Schooner Apollonia, The Columbia Land Conservancy , the SS Columbia Project, Clearwater and Good Work Institute. Watch Jon Bowermaster’s Hudson River Stories web series here.
The Hudson Valley Climate Salon Series
Climate Chaos and Its Impact on the People and Places of the Mid-Hudson Valley
Elsewhere, those interested in learning more about the changing climate and what it means for our communities can look to Good Work Institute and Bard College’s Hudson Valley Climate Salon Series. The series takes place at Bard College Montgomery Place Campus over four Sundays in October and November. Good Work Institute and Bard College will partner with local experts to explore a different theme each week, and to provide a clear and honest assessment of the local risks and challenges that come with a chaotic climate as told through the experiences of those who are closest to them. Learn more about the series here.
// Bard College Montgomery Place Campus, 26 Gardener Way, Red Hook, NY //
September 15 – 17, 2017
“This was my first time at Basilica, and I’ll definitely be coming next year!
The space is amazing and worked perfectly for this genre. I had never heard of many of these groups, and I’m so glad that Basilica Soundscape is where I saw/heard them first. It was run so efficiently and I found myself wishing it would just go on and on. Having this event in Hudson makes me fall in love with Hudson all over again, too. We walked up and down Warren Street before the event began and visited many wonderful and surprising shops.”
Christopher Baetz, SoundScape 2017 first-timer