MIX’s Picks For The Weekend Of May 19th-21st
Not sure what to do this weekend? Well there’s no need to worry because MIX has a few Picks for this weekend. Whether you’re looking for something that is family-friendly or is just for adults there is plenty going down in and around town.
- 8th Annual Pet/Wildlife Expo
Location: East Fishkill Provisions Inc. 567 Old Hopewell Rd, Hopewell Junction
Happening: Saturday May 20th from 11AM to 4PM
Looking for a family-friendly event? Then Check out the 8th Annual Pet and Wildlife Expo happening on Saturday. The Expo will kick off at 11 a.m. in Hopewell Junction. This event has live music, food, a kid’s corner and even a dog parade. All proceeds from the event will go to the construction of a no kill animal shelter and Wildlife Center in Stormville. Attendees are asking to bring a can of pet food to donate to the pet food pantry.
- Salsa Under the Stars
Location: Safe Harbors of the Hudson 111 Broadway, Newburgh
Happening: Friday, May 19 at 7 PM to10 PM
Looking for a fun night underneath the stars? Well, grab the partner and head to Safe Harbor on the Hudson in Newburgh. This free event includes salsa lessons, live music and live performances. Refreshments will also be for sale. For more information about the events contact: June Henley at firstname.lastname@example.org
- NYC Vegetarian Food Festival 2017
Location: Metropolitan Pavilion Events & Production Services 125 W 18th St, New York
Happening: Saturday May 20th from 11AM to Sunday May 21st at 4PM
Are you vegan or vegetarian? Are you excited to try something new? Happening in NYC this weekend is the NYC vegetarian Food Festival. Whether you want to try or buy this festival will have samples a long with vegan products for sale. The festival will also have experts on hand. From doctors to leading authors as well as chefs and fitness professionals, come and get educated on the future of plant based food. Plus, the will be plenty of kids activities too. For tickets: https://tracking.goldstar.com
- Tiny Home Open House
Location: Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ at Lazy River – Gardiner, NY 50 Bevier Rd, Gardiner
Happening: Saturday May 20th from 12PM to 5PM
Good things come in small packages, especially if you’re talking about the tiny homes trend sweeping America. Get a first-hand look at some of the tiniest homes in the country as this tour rolls into Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Gardner. Parking and emissions is $5. For more information check out: http://www.lazyriverny.com/tinyhomes/
- Mix at the Movies: Alien: Covenant, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul & Everything, Everything
This weekend is going to be busy at the box office. Three big films are coming to a big screen near you. First, is the highly anticipated Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant. The film stars Michael Fassbender and Billy Crudup and tells the tale of a colony spaceship that encounters an immeasurable threat. Also out this weekend is Everything, Everything, which stars Nick Robinson and Amanda Stenberg. The film centers on a teenager who’s trapped indoors due to a life-threatening illness but truly struggles when she falls for the boy who lives next door. Rounding out the weekend is Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. This installment of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise stars Alycia Silverstone and centers a round of family road trip that goes wrong.