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Summer Fun Day: Make a Giant Memory in Phoenicia



Visit the world's largest kaleidoscope and see a "Kaleidoshow"

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Looking for something a little quirky to do this summer? At the Emerson Resort in Mt. Tremper you can visit the Guinness-stamped World's Largest Kaleidoscope! Housed in an old animal feed silo, here you will not only find the infamous Kaleidoscope you'll find gallery quality kaleidoscopes on display and for sale.

largest kalidescope

The main attraction silo is 60 feet tall and wows audiences with a multi- media presentation of moving images and theater-quality sound. The specially created video used as the imagery was designed by Isaac Abrams, a pioneer in the psychedelic art movement of the 60's, the musical score by Gary Burke a local composer and drummer.

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The show is mesmerizing for both children and adults. It runs every 10 minutes and admission is only $5 per person. Children under 11 are free. 

After your Kaleidoshow, spend some time wandering the store featuring a vast collection of spectacular kaleidoscopes including some which are one-of-a-kind, designed by artists from around the world. Learn and discover the history and magic of the kaleidoscope from the knowledgeable staff. 

The Emerson Resort and Spa is located in the heart of the Catskill Mountains surrounded by a wealth of activities and events with everything from hiking to art, music and shopping. 

The region is also littered with arts and culture for the whole family to enjoy. 

A few ideas to complete your artsy-educational trip to Phoenicia include the Senate House or Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston, the Woodstock Playhouse or just spend some time exploring Phoenicia rated USA's top ten coolest towns by Budget Travel Magazine.

Also visit our daily calendar page filled with activities and events in every county!

Pamela resides in Dutchess County with her two boys and enjoys crossing things off their bucket list each summer.



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