MixPicks For Your Third Weekend in August
Friday is here and it's still summer, but you're not sure what to do this weekend. Don't worry cause the MixPicks For Your Weekend are here. So whether you want to stay in town or travel for some fun, Mix has got it done!
1. Hudson Valley Ribfest - 13th Annual
Happening: Hudson Valley Ribfest 249 Libertyville Rd, New Paltz
Location: Friday thru Sunday, August 18-20th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Are you a fan of barbecue? Then check out the 13th Annual Hudson Valley Ribfest happening this weekend. Kicking off on Friday, there will be live music, a corn hole tournament and plenty of kids activities at this family-friendly event. All proceeds of the Fest go to over 30 local community organizations. Sorry, no pets permitted, but to get more information and tickets head to HudsonValleyRibfest.Org
2. Brunch Fest
Location: Angry Orchard 2241 Albany Post Rd, Walden
Happening: Sunday, August 20, 11 AM - 3 PM
Have you had your fill of Ribsfest or just not a fan to begin with? Then check out, Brunch Fest happening at Angry Orchards in Walden. Happening on Sunday this soiree boasts tasty decadent bites from french toast donuts to scrumptious sweet strawberry shortcake waffles. Apart from the food, there will also be a live DJ photo booth, a barber on-site along with a dry bar for blowouts and handy manicurist, inflatable games and even a pie-eating contest. Something for almost everyone awaits at this afternoon event, except you must be over 21 years of age and no pets. For more information head to eventbrite.com
3. Village of Fishkill Block Party
Location: Village of Fishkill 1095 Main Street, Fishkill
Happening: Saturday, August 19 at 6 PM - 10 PM
Get ready to party this weekend as Fishkill holds their annual block party shutting down Main Street for a fun activity-field party. Kicking off at 6 p.m., this party, just off Route 9, boasts plenty of live music and food. Plus there'll be many children's activities to partake in. So don't miss out on this day of fun.
4. NYC Dessert Fest
Location: Convene & Dobbin St in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Happening: Saturday & Sunday, August 19 & 20 at 10 AM
Are you looking for an over-the-top dessert bar? Maybe you want to see what NYC has to offer when it comes to sweets. If so, head to Brooklyn Williamsburg to be exact for a two-day dessert-filled festival. Yes that's right NYC Dessert Fest is happening this weekend. This day of indulgence is sure to set back your diet, but why not give in to delectable sweets with 20-plus vendors from all over NYC. They'll be exclusive desserts designed just for the event and there will be an Instagram Garden specially designed for dessert photography. Don’t forget to indulge in the free candy from Dylan's Candy Bar. For more information and tickets head to eventbrite.com
5. Mix At The Movies: The Hitman's Bodyguard & Logan Lucky
Hitting movie theaters this weekend, Ryan Reynolds is doing his best to protect Samuel L Jackson in The Hitman's Bodyguard. This action-packed comedy, which also stars Salma Hayek and Gary Oldman, centers around a secret agent hired to protect a hitman on his way to testify against an evil dictator. Also out this weekend is Logan Lucky. This film stars Channing Tatum and Adam Driver as two brothers who attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race with the help of Daniel Craig's character. The film boasts an assemble cast of Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes, Hilary Swank and a lot of Southern accents.