Upcoming Events


Albany-hudson electric trail exhibition & talk

WHEN: Opening Reception Saturday, May 7th, 3:00--5:00 PM including introduction to the history and conversion of this train line by Matt Kierstead. 

Mr. Kierstead returns on Thursday, May 26th, 6:00--7:30 PM to discuss this project in more detail in his talk Trolleys, Trails and Tales: Interpreting the Empire State Trail’s Albany-Hudson Electric Trail. 

Exhibition runs through June 30th, 2022. 

LOCATION: Hudson Area Library Community Room, 51 N. 5th Street, Hudson, NY

IMAGE CREDIT: Nassau Free Library



22nd ok5k Race

WHEN: Saturday, June 11th, 2022, Start Time 9:00 AM 

LOCATION: Village of Kinderhook 

DETAILS: Online & day-of-race registration. Free Kids' 1-mile fun run


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Solstice Celebration

With Columbia Friends of the Electric Trail & Kinderhook Runners Club

WHEN: Saturday, June 18th, 2022, 6:30-8:00 PM

LOCATION: Samascott Orchards, 5 Sunset Avenue, Kinderhook

DETAILS: Light refreshments. Kids crafts. Bonfire.

Columbia Friends of the Electric Trail
P.O. Box 11, Valatie, NY 12184

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