Tradition holds that Henry Hudsonâ€™s crew named Red Hook in 1609 for a hook-like land configuration and hills covered by red foliage near where they anchored. Annandale-on-Hudson, a hamlet of Red Hook, is home to Bard College, one of the countryâ€™s leading liberal arts colleges. The campus boasts the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts â€“ designed by Frank Gehry, a dynamic environment for innovative world-class programs in music, opera, theater, and dance. At the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, see one of the worldâ€™s largest collections of antique airplanes from WWI, the barnstorming era, and the earliest days of aviation. You can also catch a thrilling air show or schedule an exciting biplane ride!