The 20th annual Civil War Encampment and Re-enactment will take place today at Walnut Mountain Park, east of Liberty, from 9 a.m. until the battle's over. There will be camp tours and cooking, drill and weaponry demonstrations. $10 for adults, $8 senior citizens, free for children ages 5 and younger. Call 295-9297 or visit For more information, e-mail

Real relief

There will be a disaster relief benefit concert today at Steges Lake, Eldred Preserve, beginning at 1 p.m. Expect live entertainment, inflatable rides, cash bar and door prizes. Proceeds to benefit Roscoe's flood victims. Advance tickets $20, $10 children. Call 800-557-3474 for details and directions.

On the railroad trail

Today is Middletown Railroad Day, celebrating and remembering the days of the city-based New York Ontario and Western Railway. There will be historical displays and the chance to talk to railroad experts and authors.

It's all happening at the Middletown Senior Center on West Main. It's free, though donations are welcome. Visit for details.

Bounty hunting

The annual Bounty of the Hudson Food and Wine Festival concludes today at the Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville. Epicurean delights will abound, along with farm-fresh produce and live music. The event begins at noon and wraps up at 5 p.m. Tickets are $33 at the door.