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The 3rd Annual HUDSON VALLEY VEGFEST comes to Kingston NY! You can STILL get tickets at the door. ( :

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NOTE: YOU CAN STILL GET TICKETS AT THE DOOR. WE SIMPLY STOP SELLING ONLINE TICKETS THE DAY BEFORE SO WE CAN BETTER TRACK ATTENDANCE. BUT WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US - TICKETS ARE THE SAME PRICE AT THE DOOR, THERE IS NO EXTRA CHARGE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN HUDSON VALLEY VEGFEST!

A fun and jam-packed TWO DAY festival celebrating the exciting, rapidly growing world of VEGAN LIVING.

OCTOBER 19TH & 20TH 2019

at BSP KINGSTON 323 Wall Street, KINGSTON NY

70+ VENDORS including: delicious vegan food vendors, local animal rescues and advocacy organizations, businesses devoted to sustainability and compassionate lifestyle offerings, plant-powered health and fitness, and so much more. Hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy thought-provoking films, sample cruelty-free products, and learn from exciting organizations working on all fronts for positive change. In addition, enjoy a full line-up of vegan artists, poets and musicians as part of the first-ever KINGSTON ANIMALIA concert on Saturday night!

If you are already vegan, or if you are curious to experience what the vegan world has to offer in a fun (often life-changing) way, we hope you'll join us!

Official Website: www.hvvegfest.org

Admission:

  • $10 General Admission for Adults
  • Kids 11 and under are free
  • Veterans receive half price at the door

All net proceeds from Hudson Valley Vegfest go to support the rescue, care and advocacy work of the 501(c)3 non-profit, The Institute for Animal Happiness!

ALL WEEKEND: 70+ vendors in the main vendor hall (Important note: vendors comprise an array of independent companies and charitable organizations who are each charging for their food and other offerings separately. Many vendors ARE offering free samples, but please understand that food and other vendor products are not included in your admission.)

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Your admission supports the festival and the work of the Institute for Animal Happiness, and gives you access to:

ON VIEW BOTH DAYS / ALL WEEKEND:

  • Live Painting Performance by Brian Zickafoose!
  • The Four Wise Cattle (sculptures) by Mark Zlotsky & Karyn Lao of Mookntaka

Visual Artists featured in the digital gallery or with physical works in the house:

  • Lisa Clemett (Paintings celebrating sanctuary residents)
  • Molly Holm (Photographer of the Insects and their Amazing Experiences)
  • Robert Plath (Paintings of Animals that bring you in with words)
  • Coy Jacobs (Paintings from an Animal Rescuer)
  • Joanne Ehret (Multi-media evocative works honoring animals)
  • Janet Holmes (Photos from the "Why Would Anyone Rescue a Chicken?" Project
  • Lisette Rotman (Paintings, screen printed works and more that illuminate the vegan message)

SINGLE DAY SCHEDULED OFFERINGS:

SATURDAY 10/19:

12:00 PM KEVIN ARCHER: Veganism and The Growing Imperative (Back Room Stage)

12:30 PM Film in front lounge (To be announced)

12:45 PM Cooking Demo: NAVA ATLAS (In the San Severia Space)

1:15 PM OMOWALE ADEWALE: Champion Fitness & Nutrition (Back Room Stage)

1:30 PM AMELIAROSE ALLEN (Music in the front lounge)

2:00 PM Cooking Demo: CHEF MARCUS EFFORD-SINGLETON (In the San Severia Space)

2:30 PM ABIOSEH COLE: Reading from his new book for children (in the front lounge)

2:45 PM PATRICK BATTUELLO: Advocating for Horses exploited by the racing industry (Back Room Stage)

3:45 PM CYNDI WASHBURN (Music - Back Room Stage)

4:30 PM BOBBY BELFRY & KEVIN LUTKE (Music - Back Room Stage)

And from 5:00 to 8 PM on the Back Room Stage: the KINGSTON ANIMALIA Concert featuring sets and readings by:

  • Robert Plath, Poet
  • Candle Hoax
  • Abioseh Cole, Poet
  • The Repressions
  • Ameliarose Allen
  • Kiirstin Marilyn
  • Gretchen Primack, Poet
  • Kneel Cohn
  • Luis Mojica

The concert is all a part of Saturday's offerings and included with the $10 admission. Keep your wristband on if you leave and want to be re-admitted. We hope you'll spend the day with us, have brunch/lunch and take in the offerings of the day, support the many great vendors - and by all means return to for more treats and eats at dinner time and enjoy the concert, too!

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SUNDAY 10/20:

12:30 PM EARLY BIRD CHICKEN RESCUE, ADVOCACY & CARE DISCUSSION: Join us for coffee and conversation in the San Severia space to learn all there is to know about our beloved feathered friends from a vegan, ethical perspective! Learn why chickens are important and the truth about the unique challenges they face as exploited beings. Participants to be announced!

12:45 PM CAMILLE DEANGELIS: Veganism and Creativity (Back Room Stage)

1:00 PM NANCY FURSTINGER: Reading from her books for Kids (in the front lounge)

1:30 PM SUIN PARK: "Make your own Kimchi" Cooking Demo (in the San Severia Space)

1:30 PM SHORT FILMS: To be announced (in the front lounge)

2:00 PM ROBERTA SCHIFF: Transitioning to Vegan (Back Room Stage)

2:15 PM AMELIAROSE ALLEN: Music (in the front lounge)

2:45 PM JULIE SQUIRES: Prevent Compassion Fatigue - Maintaining Self While Making A Difference (in the San Severia Space)

3:15 PM SANDE NOSONOWITZ: Reading from her book, "Oblivious" (Back Room Stage)

3:45 PM ROBERTA SCHIFF: Cooking demo (in the San Severia Space)

PLEASE NOTE:

SCHEDULE OF PRESENTATIONS AND OFFERINGS ALL CAN BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THE FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS' CONTROL. WE HOPE YOU'LL COME READY TO EAT, LEARN, BE INSPIRED AND ENJOY AS MANY OF THE FESTIVAL OFFERINGS AS POSSIBLE, AS THERE ARE A LOT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Thank you West West Side Music, for all the audio support that helps this event happen!

WITH HUGE THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS:

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