Rip the Nut – a raucous mashup of the Rip Van Winkle story and The Nutcracker Suite conceived by Adam Weinert ā€“ returns for the 25th Anniversary of Winter Walk. Weinert has reimagined the event this year to be experienced outdoors, with dancers performing in shop windows along the mile-long stretch of Hudsonā€™s historic main street. The following dancers will be featured in this year’s Rip the Nut:

RIP THE NUT is made possible with funds from the Restart NY Regrants, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered in Columbia County by CREATE Council on the Arts.