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Hudson Valley BBQ Festival Day Trip & Hike *PRE-PAY EVENT ONLY*
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A PRE-PAY ONLY EVENT Please read carefully: This event is being hosted by Dave Cervini's ( ) and several of their partner Meet Up groups. The number of people you see registered on your Meet Up represent only a portion of those actually attending. If you have any questions or want to know how many are attending from all groups please contact the event host at [masked] COST: $90.00 PRE-PAY BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW: MUST PRE-PAY!!! IF YOU ONLY SIGN UP HERE, THIS DOES NOT RESERVE YOUR SPOT/HOLD YOUR TICKET. YOU MUST CLICK ON THE LINK TO PRE-PAY The Hudson Valley Ribfest is an annual event at the Ulster Country Fairgrounds that brings together scores of pitmasters from across the Hudson Valley to show off their recipes and compete for the title of The Best!! Join us for this tasty day trip option out of the city as we enjoy a hike in the Shawangunk Mountains and all the fun at the Hudson Valley Rib Festival complete with live music, crafts tents and some of the best BBQ you will ever taste! Your day will begin with the beautiful ride up the Hudson River Train line on Metro North. Your guide will pick you up in Poughkeepsie, NY to start you adventure! We'll pick up a snack and head over to The Lake Minewaska/Awosting Falls Trail for a quick bite and moderate hike (1 hour 30 minutes) from there we'll head to the fairgrounds where you can start digging in on some of that great BBQ! You can hang with the group or go off and explore on your own. After the festival we will head to a local Hard Cider Mill to wash down the BBQ! After the cider mill we will go to our private riverside campsite and chill out with the overnight camping group for a riverside happy hour! You will be on the 6:50pm train back to NYC (you may also drive to meet the group in Poughkeepsie.) Can I come alone? Yes, most of the people attending come on their own. Our staff is great at introducing you to others at the event and keeping the conversations lively! What to expect: 10-14 participants What to wear: hiking shoes or sturdy sneakers What to bring: snacks, bottled water What is included? round trip transportation to and from Poughkeepsie train to all attractions, festival admission, hiking fees, cider tasting, a reasonable amount of adult beverages at campsite happy hour, snacks, taxes and tips. Not Included: Train fare (you may also drive to Poughkeepsie), BBQ samples & lunch if you choose to eat Admission: $90 What if it rains? Refunds are only given if the trip is canceled due to rain. How hard is the hike? This hike is moderate. There are some hills and rocks & roots to walk over. It is about 2 miles and you should be in fairly good shape. How will I find the group? We will send you a confirmation email with exact locations, contact info and names of those who are hosting the event when you register for the event and send follow up emails as we get closer. Ages: 21+ Most of our events attract 20’s -40’s although some events can skew younger or older (50’s) depending on the event. Some events are clearly age specific as indicated. If this is an issue for you contact Dave at the address below and we can usually give you a very accurate idea of what to expect. Questions? Contact Dave Cervini at [masked] or call[masked] M-F 10am-4pm This event is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled or rescheduled. By registering for this event you take full responsibilities for your actions and agree to conduct yourself accordingly.

Take the 8:43am Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie

Your Guide will meet you when you get out from the train at Poughkeepsie · New York, NY


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The New York Singles Social Network is designed to bring together fun and dynamic singles from the tri state area ages 20's -40's for both fun activities as well as opportunities to make connections. Our main goal is to host a diverse selection of interesting events like Wine Tastings, Group Dinners, Trips to Shows, Happy Hours, Day Trips/Tours, Community Service Events and Adventures for singles that do not have the pressure or stigma of being a "singles" party or event. Come to enjoy the event, get out of the house and meet new people, if you meet someone special, that's a bonus! If you can understand our goal, this group will be perfect for you. Some events are free, some you will have to pay for. Most will not be labeled as "singles" events and many will include members of some partner groups such as

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