Ken, The Exec. Director of Locust Grove & Our Pride Preview Party Host - Be Sure To Thank Him For The Party on Friday Night! This is his reflection in his favorite mirror in the Locust Grove Estate. Can you find it on the tour?

Ken, The Exec. Director of Locust Grove & Our Pride Preview Party Host - Be Sure To Thank Him For The Party on Friday Night! This is his reflection in his favorite mirror in the Locust Grove Estate. Can you find it on the tour?

Hello Friends – Welcome to another edition of BGHV Weekend! As you all know, Friday, May 29th is the Big Gay Hudson Valley Pride Preview Party at Locust Grove, and we could not be more excited to see all of you there!

With a huge variety of Pride Events coming up for the month of June, we hope that all of you will consider getting “out & about” to check them all out for new ways that you can get involved in the myriad organizations right here in your Big Gay Hudson Valley.

Now, on with the listings;

Friday, May 29th

Big Gay Hudson Valley’s PRIDE PREVIEW PARTY, Poughkeepsie, NY @ 5pm – Midnight
Yes, it might be a little “moist” out on Friday, although the Party will go on…. and we hope that you will join us!


Saturday, May 30th

Loft Gay Center Open House, White Plains, NY @ 12 noon

Capital Pride Singers, Spring Concert, Albany, NY @ 7:30pm

Lesbian Spring Fling Dance; Casa Mia, Highland, NY @ 5pm
$27 per person. Contact Terry @ 845.978.3650 for reservations.

Markus Payne’s Birthday Party, The Muddy Cup, Beacon, NY @ 6pm
Featuring local out musician, Tom Goss, at 10pm

PAWS Gala featuring Rachael Ray, Albany, NY @ 6pm
Pets Are Wonderful Support works to ensure that peple living with HIV/AIDS are never separated from their loving pets. PAWS supplies support at no-cost to eligible pet owners in the Capital District.

“Waiting III” Gallery Opening presented by Findustry Projects, Hudson, NY @ 6pm


Sunday, May 31st

Capital Pride Singers, Spring Concert Part II, Albany, NY @ 5:30pm

VCS Gay Pride Rockland Gala featuring Tim Gunn, Nyack, NY @ 3pm


Monday, June 1st

Marriage Equality Rally in Albany, Presented by @12 noon
New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane, the sponsor of the marriage equality bill in the Senate, is calling on same-sex couples from across the State of New York to join him and his partner Louis Webre for a media event and rally in the New York State Capitol, so grab your “partner” and come on our and join the crowd to support Marriage Equality!