Saugerties Celebrating Art
Yes, Saugerties is one cool place. Saugerties was recently named “A Top 10 Coolest Small Town in America” by Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine. Saugerties is 100 miles north of NYC, nestled between the Hudson River and the Catskills. A blend of arts, culture and nature, discover it for yourself. You will be embraced by the friendly atmosphere, stroll the streets of the historic Village, formed in 1831, known for its many unique shops, gourmet restaurants and antique stores.
You will be amazed by the many attractions Saugerties has to offer, including First Fridays, the Historic Lighthouse on the Hudson, Opus 40 Sculpture Park and Museum (a National Historic Place), HITS Horse Shows, Total Tennis, The Lazy Swan Golf Club, historic Kiersted House from 1727. Summer highlights include a public art event throughout the summer months on the streets of the Village of Saugerties, Car Show (July), Saugerties Artists Studio Tour (Aug), the Esopus Creek Puppet Suite (Aug), “Shine On Saugerties” Gala and Auction (Sept), the Garlic Festival (Sept) and the Mum Festival in October. Discover Saugerties and see why it’s so cool. www.DiscoverSaugerties.com.
Arts & Cultural Venues
|Café Mezzaluna -
Gallery & Music
|626 Route 212||845-246-5306||www.cafemezzaluna.com|
|Imogen Holloway Gallery||81 Partition St.||347-387-3212||www.ihgallery.com|
|Kiersted House & The Dutch Barn Art
& Heritage Gallery Historical Society
|119 Main St.||845-246-9529||www.saugertieshistoricalsociety.com|
|Opus 40 Sculpture Park and Museum||50 Fite Rd||845-246-3400||www.Opus40.org|
|Saugerties Performing Arts Factory||169 Ulster Ave.||845-246-7723||www.saugertiesperformingartsfactory.com|
|The Gallery At the Saugerties
|91 Washington Ave.||845-246-0858||www.saugertiespubliclibrary.org|
|Hungry For Music Foundation
Exhibit & Silent Auction
|Opus 40, 50 Fite Rd.||May 4||www.Opus40.org|
|Music At The Saugerties
|115 Main St.||May-Oct||www.saugertiesfarmersmarket.com|
|Shine On Saugerties
Public Art Display
|Village of Saugerties||May-Sept||www.discoversaugerties.com|
|Heritage Folk Music||TBA||May-Oct||heritageconcerts.blogspot.com|
|Ars Coralis||Opus 40, 50 Fite Rd.||Jun 22-23||www.Opus40.org|
|Free Sunset Concerts Series
||Tina Chorvas /
Glasco Mini Parks
|Sawyer Motors Car Show||Village of Saugerties||July 6-7||www.sawyermotorscarshow.com|
|“Bridges” Saugerties Artists
119 Main St.
|Saugerties Artists Reception||Opus 40, 50 Fite Rd.||Aug 9||www.saugertiesarttour.com|
|Saugerties Artists Studio Tour||Town of Saugerties||Aug 10-11||www.saugertiesarttour.com|
|Art Lovers’Weekend||Saugerties B&Bs||Aug 10||www.saugertiesarttour.com|
|Esopus Creek Puppet Suite||Tina Chorvas Park||Aug 23||www.armofthesea.org|
|WDST Festival of Local Musicians||Opus 40, 50 Fite Rd.||Aug 24||www.opus40.org|
|Saugerties Pro Musica Concerts||United Methodist Church,
Washington Ave. & Post St.
|Shine On Saugerties Gala & Auction||Kiersted House,
119 Main St.
|Hudson Valley Garlic Festival||Cantine Field||Sept 28-29||www.hudsonvalleygarlic.com|
|History Of Folk Music In The
119 Main St.
|Gallery At The Saugerties
|91 Washington Ave.||Year round||www.saugertiespubliclibrary.org|
|John St. Jam: 2nd Saturdays||16 John St.||Year round||www.johnst.jam.net|
|Cuban Blues & Arts: 3rd Saturdays||626 Rte. 212||Year round||www.cafemezzaluna.com|
|Stories For Inquiring Minds||Inquiring Mind Bookstore,
Partition & Main Sts.
|First Fridays||Village of Saugerties||Year round||www.ihgallery.com|
|Saugerties Artists Studio Tour||www.saugertiesarttour.com|
|Café Mezzaluna Gallery & Music
|Town of Saugerties||www.saugerties.ny.us|
|Many small businesses & organizations|