Are you planning your ultimate holiday weekend this winter? Bring your friends, bring your family and enjoy the delicious, beautiful, festive offerings all around your stay at Wicked Finch Farm.
We are spoiled in the village of Pawling for holiday flavors! For hot drinks, the Dancing Bear Cafe is serving up Peppermint Mocha and Gingerbread Lattes. (Don't forget to top them off with one of our marshmallows while you're there!)
Do you need a decorated cookie? Sunflour Bakery serves up the best selection of festive treats.
Mckinney & Doyle's seasonal cocktails include the "Holiday in Barcelona" combining apricot, rosemary, and sparkling rose. The "Baker's Choice" shakes up chestnut, sage, apple, ancho, baking spices, and bourbon. This is also your best best for a decadent brunch or special occasion dinner in Pawling.
Are you a fan of HBO's The Gilded Age? Many of the sprawling mansions used as film locations are in the Hudson Valley and gussied up for the holiday season. Tour one, get dressed up and attend a gala, admire their elaborate decorations. Plan your tour from here: https://dutchesstourism.com/spotlights/holiday-decorated-historic-sites
For ice skating, Pawling Recreation hosts open-skate sessions at Tirrell Rink at Trinity-Pawling School.
For the best light show in the Hudson Valley, head up to Lagrangeville to ERDAJT, a family-created light display. The massive home-based light show has won Guinness World Records and raises money for local charities.