Category Archives: Community Events

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Gingerbread Cookie Recipe for Christmas Day

How to make gingerbread cookies at home for Christmas?

Christmas is here, and it is time to bake some delicious gingerbread cookies. Fill your homes with the aroma of baked goods and welcome the spirit of Christmas with much joy and cheer. Join us at Volkswagen of Kingston in Kingston, NY, to learn how to make gingerbread cookies at home for Christmas. Continue reading for the recipe.

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Spring Events in the Kingston NY Area

Local Spring Events in the Kingston NY Area

Spring is here and the snow is melting, and that means that it’s time to get out and enjoy the better weather while it’s here! One of the best ways to do this is to partake in events in your local area with friends and family, and we at Volkswagen of Kingston have created a small list of events that you might enjoy! Continue reading below to learn what events you can partake in early this spring!
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Thanksgiving 2018 Buffets, Feasts, and Restaurants in Poughkeepsie, NY

Don’t want to spend the cooking and cleanup time on a big meal this Thanksgiving? Instead, find a restaurant near you that’s open on Thanksgiving 2018 for a big and tasty meal. That way, you can enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving dinner without worry. For residents in and near the cities of Poughkeepsie and Kingston, New York, we’d definitely recommend checking out these Thanksgiving buffets and feasts near you!

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Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches in Kingston and Poughkeepsie, NY

We’ve previously covered Halloween 2018 events in the Kingston and Poughkeepsie area, but this primarily covered parties, parades, and festivals. There are a few more Halloween staples we weren’t able to fit in due to space, so we’ll include them together here. In case you’re in the mood for scares, we’d found haunted houses and attractions near you. Additionally, for those wishing to carve jack o’ lanterns, check out these local pumpkin patches, farms, and orchards. All are either in or near the cities of Kingston and Poughkeepsie, New York.

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Art and History Museums in Kingston and Poughkeepsie, NY

Museums are informative, entertaining, and relaxing all in one. A great time out of the house at a nearby location, there are many art and history museums close by. For those in Kingston, New York, and Poughkeepsie, New York, enjoy these museums throughout Ulster County and the Hudson Valley.

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Coffee and Tea Shops in Poughkeepsie, NY

A cup of coffee or tea is a perfect morning drink for any season, but there’s something special that pairs these drinks more closely to the gentle, cool weather of fall. If you need a local place to stop by on your way to or back from work, then please try these attractions found in Dutchess County. You’ll find something to love, whether you want a hot or iced cup or mug. Here are the best coffee and tea shops located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

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Bookstores and Libraries in Kingston, NY

September is coming up which means school will be back in session. Do you have family members going back to school? A son or daughter, or a brother or sister? Whether you know someone headed to preschool for the first time or going back for their last year of college, they’ll need to stock up on school supplies and a reading list.

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Ice Cream and Dessert Shops in Poughkeepsie, NY

Now in July, the summer heat seems to be at its peak. Air conditioning sure can help when you’re stuck inside to hide from the heat, but what can you do when you’re outside and trapped in the humid heat? Well, you need to always stay hydrated, of course, but an even better way to feel good is to grab an ice cream cone, sundae, shake, or another frosty and cold dessert option. Not sure where to look? Check out these great ice cream and dessert shops in and around Poughkeepsie, New York!

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2018 4th of July Fireworks in Hudson Valley

Fireworks Displays in Kingston, NY

Do you live in or near Hudson Valley? Well, seeing as we here at VW of Kingston are based in the area, we thought it’d be helpful to see what events are going around in the county for Independence Day. Here are all of the 4th of July fireworks in and near Kingston, New York!

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