The “Hudson Valley Arts Festival” at Rhinebeck, held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, will be a celebration of artistic expression with a main focus on craft, visual art and music. In addition to 200 of America's top artists and craftspeople, the festival will highlight the exciting art, culture and food of the Hudson Valley; a line-up of exceptional live music including The Jay Collins Band, the Lindsey Webster Band, Myles Mancuso, CKS, Mambo Kikongo; live art projects; children’s art activities; docent guided tours; craft demonstrations; book signings and more. Artrider is collaborating with Hudson Valley Tourism, the Dutchess County Arts Council, The Woodstock Film Festival, Chronogram, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week and local Chambers of Commerce with the intention of making this event the center of an Annual Arts Weekend for the pleasure of area residents and tourists. Show hours are Friday, October 4 from 10-6, Saturday, October 5 from 10-6 and Sunday, October 6 from 10-5. For more information visit www.artrider.com.