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Ferry Sloops Announces 2017 Music & Lecture Series

March 20, 2016

 

The Ferry Sloops "2017 Music & Lecture Series" will feature local musicians and guest speakers at their monthly meetings. The popular annual series is hosted by Shattemuc Yacht Club in Ossining and begins at 7:30pm. Come with a dish to share at 6:30pm and enjoy a potluck dinner. Admission is FREE and open to the public.

 

(schedule subject to change)

 

SPRING LECTURE SERIES

April 5

Hudson Valley Ruins

In an effort to raise awareness for the plight of neglected historic sites, Hudson Valley Ruins offers a long overdue glimpse at some of the region’s forgotten cultural treasures.

Presented by co-authors & photographers, Rob Yasinsac & Tom Rinaldi

 

May 3

Past, Present and Future Importance of the Hudson River

Learn the fascinating story of how the confluence of unusual people and the Hudson River—itself a geographical oddity—led to shaping the United States as we know them and making New York the Empire State. Includes a fast forward film of the River from 1917!

Presented by local historian, Scott Craven

 

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

June 7

Julie Corbalis

Rock, singer-songwriter.

Performing original songs as well as classics from the 50's thru today, including classics from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Beyonce, Janis Joplin, Van Morrison, Dolly Parton, Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Sam Cooke and more.

 

July 6

Greg Connors Music

Alternative rock, singer-songwriter.

 

August 3

Megan Talay

Pop-rock, singer-songwriter & guitarist.

 

September 6

All Wheel Drive

Original and cover songs with a wide array of musical styles.

 

FALL LECTURE SERIES

October 4

Sense the Wind

Visually impaired sailors learn not to fear what they cannot see. They sail by feel: sensing the breeze on a cheek or tension in the tiller, listening to the pattern of waves hitting the hull and sails luffing in the wind. 

Documentary presented by filmmaker, Christine Knowlton

 

November 1

Lives & Legends of Hudson River Fishes

Learn about the roles our fish have played since we first arrived here at least 12,000 years ago.

Presented by DEC Estuary Naturalist, Tom Lake

 

WINTER CONCERT SERIES

December 6

TBA

 

 

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