Events
This week at the Saugerties Farmers Market

This week at the Saugerties Farmers Market

July 25 is Summer Fun Day and a Farm-to-Table demonstration at the Saugerties Farmers Market. This day includes a number of kid-friendly events such as face-painting, giant-bubble making, and performances by the Ivy Pine Puppet Theater, and the Royals, a choir from the Boys and Girls Club. For artistic enjoyment, Fiber Flame will conduct creative...
Saugerties food pantry open house

Saugerties food pantry open house

The Saugerties Area Council of Churches Food Pantry will host an open house on Saturday, July 18 from noon to 3 p.m. at 44 Livingston St.
Dream machines: The Sawyer Motors Car Show

Dream machines: The Sawyer Motors Car Show

Photos by Doug Freese   With apologies to Robert Frost, something there is that doesn’t love a car. They arrived, displacing everything ordinary in the village, hundreds of them, gleaming in chrome-plated splendor under a hot summer sun, the four-barreled, the candy-colored, the monstrous and the mini, the proud progeny of dreamers who love cars...
Sawyer Motors Car Show Sunday, July 12

Sawyer Motors Car Show Sunday, July 12

“The Best Little Car Show in the Northeast” will be held Sunday, July 12 from 1-6 p.m. in the village. Main and Partition streets will be closed to traffic and filled with more than 500 cars. More than 50 trophies will be awarded. Live entertainment all day. Spectator admission is free. Proceeds from registration goes...
July 4 in Saugerties

July 4 in Saugerties

Photos by Garrett Colburn As parades go, the Saugerties Fourth of July Parade is one of the most popular in the area with folks from all over Ulster and neighboring counties turning out for the two-hour march. This July 4, hundreds lined the parade route, many bearing umbrellas or large sheets of clear plastic to...
Bug hunt at the library tomorrow

Bug hunt at the library tomorrow

The shrubbery, flowers and grass surrounding the Saugerties Public Library is a hotbed of life if you know where to look. On July 8, starting at 6:30 p.m., Barbara Hammerstone, a supervisor in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will show young people where to look and how to identify the creatures they find. Hammerstone will...
Saugerties July 4 schedule of events

Saugerties July 4 schedule of events

Saturday July 4 11 a.m. Parade in village center 6:35 p.m. Saugerties Stallions baseball game 10 p.m. Fireworks at Cantine Field. Fireworks are funded by the Kiwanis with the sale of chance booklets sold by Kiwanis members for $2 each or six for $10. The chance books contain more than 75 prizes from local area...
Secret Gardens of Saugerties Tour July 11

Secret Gardens of Saugerties Tour July 11

Each year, the Secret Gardens Tour offers the opportunity to visit private gardens that are not otherwise open to the public. In 2014, well over 300 people were lucky enough to discover secret gardens at private homes in Saugerties. This year the tour is on Saturday, July 11 — what a coincidence, as it is...
A holistic exploration at Opus 40

A holistic exploration at Opus 40

You can hardly turn around in the Hudson Valley without bumping into another health-focused festival. Relatively rare are the ones that add psychic healers and mystical music to the mix, especially in as otherworldly and dramatic a setting as Opus 40 in High Woods. “There is a growing awareness among people that there is so...
Touch-a-truck playground fundraiser

Touch-a-truck playground fundraiser

The Community Foundation of Saugerties will hold a Touch-a-Truck fundraiser on Saturday, June 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot at Cantine Field. Proceeds will benefit the replacement of equipment at Small World Playground. The event allows kids to touch, climb on, sit in and experience many of the trucks they...
Saugerties Book Fair Saturday, June 6

Saugerties Book Fair Saturday, June 6

The annual Saugerties Library Book Fair on Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kiwanis Ice Arena will offer hundreds of books, tapes and DVDs priced at 50 cents for softcover and $1 for hardcover. Vern Benjamin will emcee the programs, which will feature Rodney Batista’s Triumph Martial Arts demonstration at...
Public meeting on medical marijuana proposal sought

Public meeting on medical marijuana proposal sought

In response to an increasing number of questions, town officials are seeking a public meeting and more information about a medical marijuana growing operation proposed for Kings Highway, just south of the Army Reserve Center. Deputy Supervisor Fred Costello attempted to provide the few answers available as he filled in for Supervisor Greg Helsmoortel at...