Events
Ghost hunter to speak at Saugerties Inquiring Minds

Ghost hunter to speak at Saugerties Inquiring Minds

Have you seen the spirits? Are there inexplicable events taking place in your dwelling? Sudden chills, unforeseen movements? The Connecticut Ghost Hunter, Barry Pirro, will shed light on the paranormal when he delivers a lecture at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Inquiring Minds Bookstore. Public school band teacher by day, ghost hunter by...
Saugerties New Year’s Eve, bigger and better than last year

Saugerties New Year’s Eve, bigger and better than last year

Village Trustee Jeannine Mayer says that this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration will be bigger, louder and more awesome than last year’s. Last year’s inaugural event attracted a few hundred revelers. This year the committee that puts the celebration together hopes to attract a lot more. The celebration will be held at the intersection of...
New Year's Eve in Saugerties

New Year’s Eve in Saugerties

The New Year’s celebration will be held on Main St. from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Music will be provided by deejay Riley Cornelison and the Post Modern Music band. The Boy Scouts will give out coffee and hot cocoa followed by a bigger and better countdown video and ball drop. Most restaurants will stay...
Saugerties Holiday in the Village

Saugerties Holiday in the Village

[portfolio_slideshow] When it comes to celebrating the holidays, no one does it better than Saugerties. The annual Holiday in the Village event will be held Sunday, Dec. 6 from noon to 5 p.m., followed by the firemen’s Parade of Lights to Seamon Park. The family-friendly event includes an amazing amount of giveaways of bikes and...
Saugerties honors veterans

Saugerties honors veterans

[portfolio_slideshow id=8439] Photos by David Gordon   Rain drove the traditional Saugerties Veterans Day observance inside, but the weather cleared in time to permit the traditional rifle salute and playing of taps outside the American Legion Post 72 building. Referring to them as “special guests we have with us today,” former Legion commander and master...
Scenes from the Saugerties Zombie Crawl

Scenes from the Saugerties Zombie Crawl

[portfolio_slideshow id=8322] Photos by Doug Freese
Police chief: Anti-terrorism security at Garlic Fest was necessary

Police chief: Anti-terrorism security at Garlic Fest was necessary

Police Chief Joseph Sinagra said the presence of officers from four different agencies, as well as bomb-sniffing dogs and equipment to detect “dirty bombs” at the Garlic Festival were necessary because the event could be a target for a terrorist or mass-shooter. “I’m a realist,” said Sinagra. “I look at the events as targets and...
Saugerties Mum Festival Sunday, Oct. 4

Saugerties Mum Festival Sunday, Oct. 4

By the time the annual Saugerties Mum Festival gets here, there will be between 1,800 and 2,000 mums planted at Seamon Park, hanging from village light poles and filling planters. This year’s festival will be held on Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date is Oct. 11. George Terpening, in charge...

Garlic Festival in Saugerties Sept. 26-27

“Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime…Please, treat your garlic with respect…Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don’t deserve to eat garlic.” -Anthony Bourdain, “Kitchen Confidential: Adventures...
Saugerties Comic Con

Saugerties Comic Con

[portfolio_slideshow id=8039] Photos by Garrett Colburn   On Saturday, Aug. 8, fans, superheroes and villains alike converged on the Senior Center for the first Saugerties Comic Con, organized by the Saugerties Public Library. When asked about the reason for creating such an event, librarian Christine Pacuk explained that the teens she works with wanted to...
Tomato Taste-Off at the Farmers Market

Tomato Taste-Off at the Farmers Market

This Saturday’s Saugerties Farmers Market will be bustling with live music, kids’ crafts and the annual Tomato Taste-Off. Home gardeners are encouraged to bring in there tomatoes by 11 a.m. There will be prizes—gift certificates from DIG, Partition Street Wine Shop, and Lucky Chocolates—in several categories: tastiest cherry, tastiest full-size, and heaviest. Diane Reeder of...
Saugerties Comic Con to be held Aug. 8

Saugerties Comic Con to be held Aug. 8

The Saugerties Public Library Comic Con will be held Aug. 8 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Senior Center on Market St. Admission is free and for all ages. The winners of the Graphic Novel Contest will be revealed and the day will finish with a costume contest.   Participating creators Jeff Burns, “Super Geeked...