Events
Saugerties Comic Con

Saugerties Comic Con

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 emulate the...
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...
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...