Events
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...
Slideshow: Craft Beer Boogaloo

Slideshow: Craft Beer Boogaloo

Photos by Alen Fetahi   Radio Woodstock’s Craft Beer Boogaloo at Cantine Field Saturday, May 23 included live music and beer from over 75 breweries
Saugerties Memorial Day service Saturday 5/30

Saugerties Memorial Day service Saturday 5/30

Saugerties American Legion Post 72 will conduct a Memorial Day service on the traditional day, Saturday, May 30, on the post grounds, beginning at 6 p.m. The Saugerties Community Band will play several selections one half-hour before and during the service. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served in the banquet hall and the Military...
This weekend in Saugerties

This weekend in Saugerties

Carol Zaloom print exhibit at Opus 40 An exhibit of linocuts and monoprints by Saugerties-based artist Carol Zaloom will open on Saturday, May 23 at Opus 40. A reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The show will feature recent work and old favorites. The show runs through the end of June. More information is...
Saugerties' Hudson Project music festival 'on hold'

Saugerties’ Hudson Project music festival ‘on hold’

There may be some events at Winston Farm this year, but another big electronic music festival won’t be one of them. “The Hudson Project is on hold for the moment,” said Michael Lang, who represents the property owners. “It’s not coming back this year.” Last year’s event was held July 11-13 at the former site of...
Cell phone health hazards the subject of film

Cell phone health hazards the subject of film

The Woodstock Smart Meter Forum is sponsoring the Hudson Valley premiere of “Mobilize,” a new documentary on the cell phone industry, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln., Woodstock. The film explores the long-term health effects from cell phone radiation and the harsh challenges activists face getting precautionary legislation...
Saugerties New Year’s Eve ball drop

Saugerties New Year’s Eve ball drop

A New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in the village will be held Wednesday, Dec. 31 in the Reis parking lot, conducted by Mayor William Murphy and Police Chief Joe Sinagra. Live music by the band 90 proof starts at 11 p.m. Solo cups only for alcohol. The family event will include a performance at SebSi...
On-stage magic at annual Christmas Carol ballet

On-stage magic at annual Christmas Carol ballet

Photos by Alen Fetahi   One doesn’t have to travel to New York City to see onstage magic in a holiday production. All the charm one could imagine was on display at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) this past weekend as the Saugerties-based Ulster Ballet Company presented “A Christmas Carol” in three performances for...
Holiday in the Village

Holiday in the Village

Youngsters could be forgiven if they were a bit confused by the abundance of Santa Clauses at this year’s Holiday in the Village celebrations. There were Santas in the banks, at the coffee roasters, on the street, in the shops, at the Kiersted House and as part of the Festival of Lights parade. Would such...

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