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12 Local Things to Do This Thanksgiving Weekend

By at November 20, 2016 | 10:22 am | 0 Comment

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Thanksgiving weekend in the Hudson Valley is loaded with things to do. After you've piled on the turkey, football and family time, treat yourself to some holiday fun.   Wednesday Nov 23rd  |  Thanksgiving Eve @ Union Tavern's Bar 49 (Poughkeepsie) Friday's at Forty Nine is taking over on Thanksgiving Eve! The biggest party night of the year. Music by

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RECAP: See Pictures from Out on the Farm

By at October 22, 2016 | 10:37 am | 0 Comment

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Haaayrides, Burgers, a Bonfire & 200+ Flannel Shirts   All we can say is WOW - thank you to the more than 200 of you that spent an autumn afternoon and evening at Poughkeepsie's Sprout Creek Farm for BGHV's 3rd annual Out on the Farm. The amazing staff at Sprout Creek operated haaayrides around the property and gave farm tours while the Roundabout Ramblers

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HUNG With Care Tickets – On Sale Now!

By at October 14, 2016 | 11:07 pm | 0 Comment

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[fbvideo link="https://www.facebook.com/biggayhudsonvalley/videos/10154163258628869/" width="580" height="326" onlyvideo="1"]   Kick off the Holiday season with everyone's favorite holiday burlesque spectacular - HUNG With Care!   That's right, after a week filled with turkey, leftovers, and football, Thanksgiving weekend now offers you and your loved

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Out on the Farm Tickets On Sale Now!

By at October 9, 2016 | 11:29 am | 0 Comment

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BGHV's annual fall festival, Out on the Farm, returns to Poughkeepsie's Sprout Creek Farm on Saturday October 15th. Wondering what to expect? Check out the video below.   >> CLICK HERE to get all of the details and order your tickets. >> CLICK HERE to RSVP on

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[RECAP] Pics from BGHV’s Big Gay Pool Party

By at July 27, 2016 | 10:34 pm | 0 Comment

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Clear sunny skies, a crowd of 150+ and amazing poolside beats spun live by DJ Prephab and Superior Sounds - how could we not gush about July's Big Gay Pool Party? It was great! Check out the pics on Facebook and mark your calendar now for our Otter Pop Pool Party, coming up Sunday August 21st at the spectacular St. Hubert's Lodge in Marlboro,

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“We Stand With Orlando” Vigil To Be Held at Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center on Mon June 13

By at June 13, 2016 | 11:40 am | 0 Comment

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From the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center: In solidarity with the men and women who perished in the recent shooting at the Pulse Club in Orlando, the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center will hold a vigil tonight [Monday June 13] from 5:30-6:30. It will be an opportunity to mourn, to support each other, and to demonstrate that the loss of one member of our

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The Essentials: What to Pack for This Sunday’s Summer Community Picnic @ Locust Grove

By at June 9, 2016 | 10:49 pm | 0 Comment

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BGHV’s 8th annual celebration of the summer Pride season returns to Poughkeepsie’s Locust Grove Historic Estate this Sunday June 12th for our classic Summer Community Picnic. Whether a veteran picnicker or newbie to the party, here’s what you’ll need to have the best al fresco experience ever.   It’s All BYO There won’t be any food or drink

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BGHV’s 9 Favorite Queen-Inspired Looks

By at June 9, 2016 | 9:35 am | 0 Comment

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This Saturday’s Queen City Pride Queen-Sized Tea Dance at Union Tavern has no cover for those that come in an outfit inspired by their favorite figure of royalty. Looking for some inspiration? Here are 9 of our favorites.   1) Queen of Hearts Feared by Alice and hated by her subjects, this antagonistic jewel of the Disney villains collection deserves Hall of

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Dutchess County Seeks Applications for Human Rights Commission Members

By at June 7, 2016 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

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Dutchess County, NY sent this bulletin at 06/06/2016 04:30 PM EDT Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Chairman of the Legislature Dale Borchert have announced applications are being accepted to serve on the Dutchess County Human Rights Commission. Individuals who are dedicated to the cause of human rights and seek to ensure Dutchess County

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[VOTE] Which Classic Gay Music Video Is Your Good Luck Charm?

By at June 7, 2016 | 9:51 pm | 0 Comment

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Love Shack? Supermodel? Karma Chameleon? What Fuels Your Bowling Game?   This Friday's Queenpin Bowling event is part bowling-part video bar as the in-lane screens at the newly renovated Spins Bowl in Poughkeepsie pump music videos to keep your triple crown game strong.   For this Friday's event we've booked the ENTIRE bowling alley - it's all

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At Big Gay Hudson Valley we believe that a community is only as strong as the sum of its parts. Since 2009 BGHV has hosted a wide variety of events aimed at bringing local people and organizations together. BigGayHudsonValley.com is focused on highlighting the efforts of local businesses and organizations by providing resources of interest to the Hudson Valley's LGBTQ community and our allies. The site spotlights the efforts of local grassroots organizations, highlights locally gay-owned and gay-affirming businesses and promotes the diversity of the region.

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