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May 2017

OPENING DAY 2017

May 27

OPENING DAY Sponsored by Town & Country Liquors, 330 NY Route 212, Saugerties, NY, 12477 May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Saugerties Farmers Market 115 Main Street Saugerties, 12477 + Google Map Ribbon Cutting Live Music by the Kurt Henry Band Chef Demo & Tasting by Bobby Bruno of Delicioso Deli & Bistro Kids Art Corner with Anita Barbour making Elegant Eagles for Memorial Day Gardeners Q&A by Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension

June 2017

Art Corner with Anita Barbour June 3rd 2017

June 3 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Kids Art Corner with Anita Barbour: Origami Box Live Music: Ron Renninger About Ron Renninger A year or so  after teaching himself to play guitar at age 15, Ron formed a band which would become the first band to be signed to the newly formed SIRE records. Such early success was very encouraging to a starry eyed teenager who soon moved to NY’s Greenwich Village to pursue his music career. He has since followed his musical dreams from the East…

Health Day June 10th, 2017 (“Sunday” in Almanac ad is incorrect)

June 10 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

SPONSORED BY THE HEALTHALLIANCE OF THE HUDSON VALLEY  Love your Body, Mind, Spirit. HealthAlliance Services:  Heart Heath, Nutrition, Bone Density, Cancer Awareness Tai Chi: Demos & Lessons Therapeutic Massage: Demos for relaxation & boosting energy Hearing Health: Screenings. Info on hearing loss, tinnitus, hearing aids MORE INFORMATION    HEALTH DAY-flyer-final  

Art Corner with Anita Barbour June 10th, 2017

June 10 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Art Corner with Anita Barbour Finger puppets: Get healthy with fruits and vegetables!  We’ll make cute felt finger puppets in the shapes of our favorite fruits and veggies: talking tomatoes, chatting cherries, singing celery, blabbing broccoli and more.  

Art Corner with Anita Barbour June 17, 2017

June 17 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Father’s Day card:  We’ll make a card for dad from an origami shirt and a marbled-paper add-on tie in either of two styles: necktie or bow tie.

Summer Fun Day

June 24 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate summer with a bevy of fun activities for children. Big bubbles, balloons, crafts, face painting, crazy science experiments.


Live Music: Too Lazy Boys

Art Corner with Anita Barbour June 24,2017

June 24 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  For Summer Fun Day, come over to the Art Corner and make a sandwich and a cupcake ….. out of felt!   Not exactly delicious or nutritious, but fun!

Live Music: Too Lazy Boys June 24th, 2017

June 24 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Live Music:  Too Lazy Boys   Showcasing the songwriting of Chris Gili on guitar and vocals, with Rod Archer on bass and vocals. Formed  as an offshoot of “The New Lazy Boys”, Chris and Rod have stripped down the full band sound, to its’ acoustic essentials. Chris’ upbeat storytelling  draws from the full spectrum of American Musical traditions. At the same time both fresh and familiar,you’ll find elements of folk, rock, country, and traditional music;  with a little bit of Broadway…

July 2017

Live Music: July 1 Katie Hoffstatter

July 1 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Katie is a young talented artist who draws in her audience with her sweet soulful voice and lyrics well beyond her years Katie has frequented many local venues in the towns of Saugerties, Woodstock and Kingston. She has delighted audiences at several music festivals around the region and has even taken on the stage at the legendary Bearsville Theater.

Art Corner with Anita Barbour July 1

July 1 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This week’s Art Corner features a 3-D flower garden. 

Live Music: Paul Maloney

July 8 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

About Paul Maloney A fixture in the Hudson Valley music scene for over thirty years, Paul has played bass with The Saturday Night Bluegrass Band, The Pontiacs, Big Joe Fitz, Doctor Romo’s Cajun Swing Orchestra, and Cleoma’s Ghost.  Influenced by Jesse Winchester, Mickey Newbury, John Hiatt, Tom Waits, Joan Armatrading and the Subdudes. He has performed his original, Contemporary Folk music in a variety of clubs and cafes throughout the Northeast.      

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

July 8 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Magical sea creatures swim in Anita Barbour’s Art Corner.

Dog Day

July 15 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

SPONSORED BY THE OZ FARM     Dog Costume Contest    Live Music:  Niall Connolly About Niall Connolly To make great art, you have to do whatever it takes.  A prime example is singer-songwriter Niall Connolly, who paid for the recording expenses of his 2001 debut album, ‘Songs from a Corner’, by undergoing medical trials at Shandon Clinic in Cork City.  “I took some tablets, they took some blood. I paid for the recording with my own blood money,” he…

Dog Costume Contest

July 15 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring your gorgeous companion to the Saugerties Farmer’s Market on July 15, and parade them in the best dog costume! Prizes are a basket of doggie treats and other goodies..and lots of pride! Judging is at 11 AM, the market opens at 10 AM and stays open until 2 PM. And while you’re there you can pick up some great fruit and vegetables, baked goods, cooked treats like Arepa and tacos, wraps, soups, maple syrup, cheeses, meats, fresh fish, poultry,…

Art Corner with Anita Barbour Origami Butterflies

July 22 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Origami Butterflies — Designed by the late Akira Yoshizawa, the father of modern origami and the world’s most revered designer of original origami models, this lovely butterfly can be used in many ways: on cards, in mobiles, on or as gifts, in collages and as ornaments, earrings and pins.

Live Music-BARBARA DEMPSEY

July 29 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Barbara Dempsey plays original songs as well as blues, jazz, rock, and pop standards. Whether she is interpreting a jazz standard (one review likened her to a young Ella Fitzgerald),or getting down with the blues (here the comparisons were to Janis Joplin and Bonnie Raitt), you will be treated to a powerful and heart felt performance. http://www.barbaradempseymusic.com    

Pie Contest July 29th, 2017

July 29 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bakers of all ages wanted for homemade fruit pie contest Live Music: Barbara Dempsey 
 About Barbara Dempsey At the core is Barbara Dempsey(vocals and guitar) and Dewitt Nelson (bass and vocals). The husband and wife team have been playing together in various bands for over a decade. Barbara Dempsey and co. defies categorization. They perform songs that span the gamut from well thought out originals to the blues, jazz , rock, and pop standards. Whether you catch them as a duo or in a full band the…

Art Corner with Anita Barbour-

July 29 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

We will make whimsical collage houses, inspired by the art of Richard Crist (1906-1985), we will make collage houses with peekaboo windows, which the kids will fill with their own hand-drawn characters, pets and other creatures..

August 2017

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

August 5 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fish Printing — The Japanese art of gyo taku is applying ink to a real fish, putting paper over it and rubbing the paper to pick up an image of the fish.  We will use rubber replicas and create wall hangings.  

Live Music: Elly Wininger

August 12 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

About Elly Wininger Elly Wininger will play for us this week. This musician is in the NY Blues Hall of Fame, and you’ll see why! From Woodstock NY, Elly Wininger delights audiences with a cornucopia of American styles: blues, alt country, folk, and singer/songwriter. True roots music with a wicked sense of humor and top notch guitar playing, Elly has won numerous awards for her songwriting, and has performed at major folk festivals in the US. In addition to her solo work, Elly…

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

August 12 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In Anita Barbour’s Art Corner, kids will make creepy crawlies out of beads.  

Live Music: Dave Kearney

August 19 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

About Dave Kearney Dave Kearney got his first guitar,,a sears silvertone;with hula dancers on it,from his father when he was nine years old. by age fourteen he was playing at uso shows in the maryland/virginia/dc. area,. after his family relocated to the mid-west, he became a founding member of the regional favorite ” reed street ” opening for national acts including The Hollies,Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes, Steppenwolf, Seals and Croft, and Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels. then…

Anita Barbour’s Art Corner

August 19 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

…become king (or queen) for a day making paper crowns in Anita Barbour’s Art Corner.

Live Music: Katie Hoffstatter

August 26 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand, Katie Hoffstatter makes a return visit as this week’s entertainer. Katie is a young talented artist who draws in her audience with her sweet soulful voice and lyrics well beyond her years Katie has frequented many local venues in the towns of Saugerties, Woodstock and Kingston. She has delighted audiences at several music festivals around the region and has even taken on the stage at the legendary Bearsville Theater.

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

August 26 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In the Art Corner, Anita Barbour will help kids make birds of paradise from paper.  

September 2017

FARM ANIMAL DAY sponsored by Helsmoortel Insurance and Realty

September 2

Live Music: Ron Renninger

September 2 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

About Ron Renninger A year or so  after teaching himself to play guitar at age 15, Ron formed a band which would become the first band to be signed to the newly formed SIRE records. Such early success was very encouraging to a starry eyed teenager who soon moved to NY’s Greenwich Village to pursue his music career. He has since followed his musical dreams from the East Coast to the West; from Europe to Asia. In the last several…

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

September 2 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In the Art Corner, kids will make their own farm animals with help from Anita Barbour.

Live Music with Kimberly Ann

September 9 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Kimberly is a vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who has the knack for evoking powerful emotions through her songwriting/storytelling, making expert use of her strong, smoky voice.

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

September 9 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Make hot glue resist stencils in the Art Corner with Anita Barbour.  

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

September 16 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

make ancient Peruvian textiles in the Art Corner with Anita Barbour.

Live Music: Bunkhouse Boys

September 16 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bunkhouse Boys play close to the roots, unvarnished Cajun/Creole music. No holds barred.

Live Music- Terri & Steve Massardo

September 23 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Steve & Terri Massardo arrived in Saugerties 25 years ago and can’t imagine living anywhere else. As performing musicians they have contributed to several local acts including Yankee Rose, the Big River Band, and Trio Mio. As music lovers, they created the John Street Jam, a haven for songwriters and the Hudson Valley’s best listening room. Over the years they have become friends with hundreds of talented singers, songwriters, and instrumentalists, and some of those friends might be joining them…

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

September 23 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In the Art Corner, kids of all ages will make felt drawstring bags to hold their treasures.  

October 2017

Live Music: Niall Connolly

October 7 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

About Niall Connolly To make great art, you have to do whatever it takes.  A prime example is singer-songwriter Niall Connolly, who paid for the recording expenses of his 2001 debut album, ‘Songs from a Corner’, by undergoing medical trials at Shandon Clinic in Cork City.  “I took some tablets, they took some blood. I paid for the recording with my own blood money,” he explains.  Connolly says the medical experience proved uneventful, and since then, he has played thousands…

Live Music: Marji Zintz

October 14 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 Acoustic guitarist and vocalist Marji Zintz, living and performing in the Catskills/Hudson Valley region of New York, is a gifted, soulful interpreter performing a hybrid of contemporary folk, rock and jazz. She has been described as “…sublime,” “angelic,” and has a “beautiful voice.” With a voice that has been likened to Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones, Eva Cassidy, Linda Ronstadt, Shawn Colvin, and Billie Holiday, Marji is known for her sweet voice; heart-felt, soulful interpretations; spot-on intonation; extensive, genre-busting repertoire;…

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

October 14 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

learn to paint still-life watercolors…  

Live Music: Marji Zintz

October 21 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

About Marji Zintz Acoustic guitarist and vocalist Marji Zintz, living and performing in the Catskills/Hudson Valley region of New York, is a gifted, soulful interpreter performing a hybrid of contemporary folk, rock and jazz. She has been described as “…sublime,” “angelic,” and has a “beautiful voice.” With a voice that has been likened to Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones, Eva Cassidy, Linda Ronstadt, Shawn Colvin, and Billie Holiday, Marji is known for her sweet voice; heart-felt, soulful interpretations; spot-on intonation;…

Live Music: Jeff Entin

October 28 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Jeff will be playing a wide variety of music with an almost infinite song list including many originals, with a bit of jam band attitude thrown in. The emphasis is on fun for both Jeff and the audience, with familiar, obscure, and original tunes and jams making the show.

HALLOWEEN TRICKS & TREATS October 28th, 2017

October 28 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

There will be costume contests, apple dipping, pumpkin painting, a photo booth, and lots more great activities.

Art Corner with Anita Barbour

October 28 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In the Art Corner, kids will make Haunted Houses …..  

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