Events
Zombie Crawl a modest success

Zombie Crawl a modest success

  The fifth annual zombie crawl was smaller than years past, but a success nonetheless, according to organizers. “I’m glad how it went,” organizer Robert Titus said after the Oct. 18 crawl. “It was a tremendous time,” said police Chief Joseph Sinagra, who had expressed concern prior to the event, which was organized quickly by...
Zombie Crawl tonight

Zombie Crawl tonight

Bars and restaurants in the village of Saugerties are gearing up for this year’s zombie crawl, slated for Saturday, Oct. 18 from 6–10 p.m. Mirabella’s will have a band that night and Halloween and zombie-themed food. Most activities will be on Main St., which will be closed to traffic during the event. They include: face-painting...
Animal shelter fundraiser Saturday

Animal shelter fundraiser Saturday

Photos by David Gordon   The Saugerties Animal Shelter yard and bake sale set for 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, will feature tools, household goods, lots of books, toys and some clothes, said shelter manager Marie Post. The sale also includes baked goods provided by a group of women who volunteer for the fundraiser. Many...
Slideshow: Mum Festival

Slideshow: Mum Festival

Photos by Robert Ford and Alen Fetahi
Saugerties zombie crawl slated for Oct. 18

Saugerties zombie crawl slated for Oct. 18

If they were still in their graves, zombies would be rolling over, confused by the kerfuffle caused by the popular annual event. Here’s the situation as it stands this week: There will be a Zombie Crawl in the village on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 6–10 p.m. (A Zombie Crawl is an event in which people...
Mum Festival at Seamon Park

Mum Festival at Seamon Park

The 49th annual Mum Festival at Seamon Park will take place on Sunday, Oct. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. with thousands of mums on display at peak color. Admission is free. Enjoy music, craft vendors, a wildlife show, petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides and an art show of work by local artists and photographers....
Whole lotta clove

Whole lotta clove

Photos by Ali Zacker Gale   Since 1989, the true beginning of fall in Saugerties has been marked by a celebration of garlic on a grand scale. What began as a way for local grower Pat Reppert to promote her harvest soon became the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, the largest event of its kind in...
Zombie Crawl resurrected; local officials terror-stricken

Zombie Crawl resurrected; local officials terror-stricken

Isn’t it just like a zombie not to stay dead? Barely a week after we reported that the organizers of the popular Village Invasion zombie crawl were calling off this year’s event, a local resident emerged with a plan to save it. But not everyone is thrilled. Over the course of the past four years,...
Lighthouse art auction held at SPAF

Lighthouse art auction held at SPAF

Photos by David Gordon   The 35 lighthouses that graced Saugerties streets this summer, plus one that was on loan to Catskill, were auctioned on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory. The sale raises money for the Chamber of Commerce and Finger Emergency Fund, each of which receives one third of the...
Lighthouse art auction benefits the needy

Lighthouse art auction benefits the needy

Saugerties Performing Arts Factory (SPAF) at 169 Ulster Ave. will host the Shine On Saugerties gala and auction on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. The evening begins with food and wine and live music by Todd Boyle until the auction of the painted model lighthouses created by local artists begins at 6:30 p.m. with...
Take the bus to People’s Climate march

Take the bus to People’s Climate march

World leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis and Ulster County residents are gearing up to fill buses to participate in a large climate march on Sunday, September 21. To reserve a seat on the bus making pick-ups in Woodstock, Saugerties and Kingston, visit www.pcmmhv.eventbrite.com. Tickets cost...
Ready for disaster in Saugerties

Ready for disaster in Saugerties

Come to the library on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. for a free presentation on how to prepare for natural and manmade disasters and how to respond and recover from them. Developed by the office of Gov. Cuomo to create a resilient and prepared New York. Register at the main desk or call (845)...