2019 Construction Concert Series

Welcome to The Stissing Center! After 4 years of designing, building, renovating, dreaming, and fundraising, we are thrilled to be opening our doors in late Summer, 2019. Join us for our opening celebration and Construction Concert Series.

Grand Opening
Surprise Party

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2019 has been Our Year of Building Surprises, and one of the biggest surprises is that we’re opening the doors! We’re kicking things off with a Surprise Party, of course. You’re invited to join us for this free community event as we show off our performance space and celebrate with friends, neighbors, supporters, sponsors, visitors, and… you! And, yes. There will be a DJ and dancing!

An Evening with
Wynton Marsalis

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

This concert is sold out. ____________________________________ World renowned musician Wynton Marsalis will be heading to Pine Plains on Saturday, September 7th to headline the inaugural Benefit Concert for The Stissing Center, formerly the Pine Plains Memorial Hall.

The Phantom of the Opera:
Silent Film with Music

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Saturday, September 21, from 2:00 – 4:00pm, The Stissing Center, in conjunction with the New York Theatre Organ Society will be hosting a screening of the silent classic, “Phantom of the Opera.” Doors open at 1:30pm.

Bard Conservatory
of Music Concert

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Stissing Center is pleased to present an evening of great performances by students from the Bard Conservatory of Music. Please join us as both the brass and percussion ensembles travel to Pine Plains on October 5, 2019. Our venue is so intimate and acoustically pleasing that you’ll think you’re on stage playing along with the musicians.

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

“It is no exaggeration to say that Bruce Molsky is one of the greatest American fiddlers of all time. His playing is mesmerizing and transporting, and best experienced live” – WBUR (Boston NPR)

Spirit Family Reunion with Mail The Horse

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us at The Stissing Center as we present Spirit Family Reunion with Mail The Horse for a night of Raw Blue Grass and Rock 'n' Roll.

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Our Sponsors

The Construction Concert Series would not be possible without the support of our incredible sponsors.
Join us in thanking them for helping make our inaugural season a great success.




Our Mission

Our mission is to foster community and economic development in Northern Dutchess County and surrounding areas through the transformation of The Stissing Center (formerly Pine Plains Memorial Hall) into a regional center for community-based civic and social programs, arts education and cultural performances, and as an incubator for local charitable organizations and entrepreneurs.

The goal of The Stissing Center is to transform Pine Plains into a thriving tourist destination to generate local economic revitalization and to create a healthier and more vibrant community.

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