Things to Do

Whatever the season, there is always a reason to visit Copake and the surrounding Roeliff Jansen community. Located just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston, the Town of Copake offers a wide variety of activities. Check here for information about recreation in Copake and upcoming events in the local are


Thursday, November 23rd Thanksgiving Day Dinner serving 2:00 pm at the Copake Memorial Park Community Center. OPEN TO ALL – NO CHARGE. Donations accepted to benefit the Roe Jan Food Pantry and Churches Assisting Neighbors. Sponsored by the West Copake Reformed Church and area volunteers. For Reservations please contact Karen Calsi at 518-329-1175 or

Friday, December 1st 6:30pm “Polar Express” Comes to Library Children are invited to a holiday party featuring a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express, along with hot cocoa and surprises, at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library on Friday, December 1 at 6:30pm.  Pajamas are welcome!

The Knit Club of the Hudson Valley Craft & Bake Sale Saturday, December 2nd 9:00am-4:00pm and Sunday December 3rd 10:00am-2:00pm at the Copake Memorial Park Building, 305 Mt. View Road, Copake, New York. For more information click Here.

Sunday, December 3rd Winter Walk in the Wilderness in the Historic Hamlet of Copake Falls. For more information please click Here.

Saturday, December 9th Copake Holiday Light Parade. Line up in front of the Copake Fire House at 5:00pm and Parade starts at 5:30pm ending at the Copake Memorial Park where there will be hot chocolate, cookies, a bon fire and a visit from Santa Claus with gifts for all of the children.

EVENTS IN THE ROE JAN AREA For more information  please consider signing up for our Copake Connection letter for the latest news about our community.

You are invited  to submit the details of  your event to be listed  on our website.  We will list the events of Not- For- Profit organizations, in the Roeliff Jansen area.  Please email  Link to Community Calendar