merchants of hudson

September 2016:

September 14-17 - Trollbeads Trunk Show at Epiphany
Epiphany is offering special promotions, including a gift with purchase. Also, come in now and see how you can get a FREE bracelet. While supplies last!

September 15, 6-8 PM - Poetry Reading at Open Door Coffee Company
Come to the Open Door the third Thursday of every month for a Poetry Reading. Come and share your favorite poem - original or by any author. Bring a friend or make a friend. Signups requested at the counter, or phone 330 653-5900.

September 17, 1-3 PM - Author John Keyse-Walker at The Learned Owl Book Shop
John Keyse-Walker will visit The Learned Owl to sign and discuss his mystery Sun, Sand, Murder. This is John's first novel and the winner of the 2015 Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award.

September 17, 1-3 PM - Author David Horton at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Meet David Horton, author of the supernatural murder mystery The Swamp Witch.

September 17, 2 PM - Author Jennifer Chiaverini at the Hudson Library
Jennifer Chiaverini, author of the Elm Creek Quilts series, returns to the library to discuss her new novel, Fates and Traitors, which tells the story of the four women who kept the confidence of President Abraham Lincoln's notorious assassin, John Wilkes Booth. In the novel, Chiaverini masterfully brings the time of the Civil War and the conspiracy of Lincoln's assassination to life. Please register for this event online at, or call 330-653-6658. Copies of Fates and Traitors will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of The Learned Owl Book Shop.

September 22-25 - Nicole Miller Bridal Trunk Show at All Brides Beautiful
Join us for this amazing trunk show! Nicole Miller bridal gowns are perfect for a destination, backyard, or cathedral wedding. With their body-hugging silhouettes and light-weight fabrics, you are sure to be comfortable on your wedding day. We love the beautiful silhouettes these gowns create and the stunning trains that lay effortlessly as you walk down the aisle. Trunk Show Incentives: 10% off your purchase of a Nicole Miller bridal gown; 25% off an accessory of your choice; Complimentary monogram sewn into your gown. CALL: 330.655.1339 for your personal appointment today.

September 24, 1-3 PM - Author Shelley Costa at The Learned Owl Book Shop
The Learned Owl is delighted to have Shelley Costa at the shop with her new book A Killer's Guide to Good Works, the second in a new series. The first, Practical Sins for Cold Climates, will also be available. Stop by to meet the author and get a personalized copy of her newest mystery.

September 29, 6-9 PM - Open Mic Night at Open Door Coffee Company
Open Mic Night at Open Door Coffee Company is the last Thursday of each month, 6-9 PM. Come join our growing talent pool of musicians playing to a full house of enthusiastic listeners. Please sign up by email or phone: 330-653-5900 / Bring a friend, grab a yummy latte or hot chocolate and be entertained by our eclectic group of musicians.

September 29, 6:30 PM - The Learned Owl Book Shop's Book Club in a Bar
Join us as our Book Club in a Bar discusses Killing Trail, a mystery by Margaret Mizushima. Location TBA.

October 2016:

October 1, 5:30-8 :30 PM - Annual In the Pink Show Wine & Cheese Reception at Hudson Fine Art & Framing
This year we are working with The Red Twig and Open Door Coffee Co. for our 11th annual In the Pink art show. Our gallery, along with The Red Twig located at 5245 Darrow Rd., will be raffling over eighty 6? x 6? canvases created by local artists. Yvonne Gaudet will be displaying her Doers of GOod series. The series is a whimsical collection of collage art featuring animals. At The Red Twig, Susan Porges' "You're Not Your Hair, a Survivor's Story" will be on display as well as 30 of the raffle pieces. The Open Door Co. will be having an art show for local artist Mark Hornyak and live music. Please take time to visit all three venues and support this worthy cause. 100% of the proceeds of the raffle will go to The Gathering Place. The mission of The Gathering Place is to support, educate, and empower individuals and families touched by cancers through programs and services provided free of charge. For more information on The Gathering Place please visit If you have any questions or need more information on this event, please call the gallery at 330-650-2800.

October 1, 5:30-8 :30 PM - "Spheres of Influence" art exhibition at Open Door Coffee Company
Featuring paintings and sculptures by Mark Hornyak, live music throughout the evening, great coffee and company. All this will be in conjunction with the opening of the "In the Pink" Art Show at neighboring Hudson Fine Art and Framing Co. Percentage of the evening's proceeds to benefit The Gathering Place.

October 20-22 - Young Actors Studio presents The Addams Family
Just in time for Halloween, the students of Young Actors Studio will perform the wacky musical The Addams Family. This comedy production features the original story of what could be every father's nightmare. Morticia and Gomez Addams want to continue living amongst death, pain and suffering, the way they always have. But then there is a change in plans. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family - a man her parents have never met. If that wasn't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife. Everything will change on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents. Show times are October 20 - 22 at 7 PM each evening with an additional matinee on October 22 at 2 PM. Tickets cost $8.00 each and can be purchased online at Young Actors Studio is located at 86 Owen Brown Street in Hudson. For more information, please call 330-653-8525.

Hudson Community Events

Hudson Flea

Hudson Farmers Market

Destination Hudson

For more community events,