Last updated 09/29/2019 12:09 PM


Southern Jersey Section - MBCA 2019 Hudson Valley Weekend

Saturday, October 26 - Sunday, October 27


This page will be updated frequently over the next few months.

Stop back often to get the latest trip information.


Click <here> to register for the event.



Trip Planning Information For October 26-27, 2019

Sunrise 7:21 a.m.   Sunset 6:04 p.m.

Average Daytime High Temperature 62o

Average Overnight Low Temperature 38o

Average October Rainfall: 3.6"


Interactive Fall Foliage Map


New York State Fall Folliage Map (as of Sept. 23)


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Saturday, October 26, 2019


11:30 a.m. - Members assemble at north end of

 Bear Mountain State Park Parking Lot

Walk the Appalachian Trail! Bring a sign.  Take selfie.   Post on social media.

GPS Address 99 Service Road, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986


1:00 p.m.  - Lunch at Max on Main

246 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508


2:00 p.m. - Dia:Beacon Museum Tour

3 Beekman Street, Beacon, NY 12508


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2:30 p.m. - Denning's Point Distillery Tasting & Tour

10 North Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY 12508


4:00 p.m. - Hotel Check-in


5:00 p.m. - CIA Book Store & Gift Shop

N.B. The CIA book store and gift shop closes at 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays

(and is not open on Sundays).


7:15 p.m.  - Dinner at The Culinary Institute of America

1946 Campus Drive (Route 9), Hyde Park, NY 12538  845-452-9600

 The Bocuse Restaurant (private dining room)


Optional Aprs Dner Event

Hyde Park Brewing Company

4076 Albany Post Road (Route 9, about 1.7 miles north of the CIA)


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CIA Campus Map

Use the south entrance to enter the campus

from  Albany Post Road/Route 9

(just off the lower right corner of the map)


The restaurant is in the building designated #1 on the map.

 Follow the signs to the visitor parking under the plaza (#12).

The entrances to the visitor parking are indicated by the two yellow

dots with a "V" in the center, one on either side of the #12 on the map.


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Lodging & Accommodation Information

Members and friends attending the event will make their own lodging arrangements.

There are many hotels and B&Bs in the area,

but here are not many lodging options in Hyde Park itself.


If you search the Web for "hotels  Hyde Park NY" many sites will

return listings for hotels that are not even close to Hyde Park.

Some will even be on the other side of the Hudson River in Ulster County.

 Make sure you get an accurate location before making your reservation.


Hotels and B&Bs fill up fast at this time of the year.

Some require a two-night minimum stay

so make sure to ask when making your reservation.


Depending on how far you'd like to drive after dinner, here are some

other locations north and south of Hyde Park that may be of interest.

Poughkeepsie - 4 miles south of Hyde Park

Rhinebeck - 13 miles north of Hyde Park


Here are a few links to help get you started.


Bed & Breakfasts

Whistlewood Farm Bed & Breakfast

52 Pells Road, Rhinebeck, NY  12572 (845-876-6838)

30 minutes north of Hyde Park

Two-night minimum stay.


Beekman Arms & Delamater Inn

6387 Mill Street, Rhinebeck, NY  12572 (845-876-7077)

 (intersection of Route 9 and West Market Street/Route 308)

25 minutes north of Hyde Park


Please select your hotel and make a confirmed reservation as soon as possible.




Sunday, October 27, 2019


9:00 a.m.  - Breakfast at the Eveready Diner

4184 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538



12:00 p.m.  - Brotherhood Winery Tour

100 BrotherhoodPlaza Drive, Washingtonville, NY 10992


2:30 p.m.  - Lunch at The Captain's Table

547 Route 17M, Monroe, NY 10950


 3:30 p.m. - Homeward Bound!





111:30 a.m.

Meet at

Bear Mt.

State Park

Parking Lot

(Bear Mt.)


1:00 p.m.

Lunch at

Max on Main



2:00 p.m.







2:00 p.m.








7:15 p.m.

Dinner at




(Hyde Park)


9:00 a.m.


at Eveready


(Hyde Park)


12:00 p.m.






2:30 p.m.

Lunch at




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