September 2011

Found 5 blog entries for September 2011.

There’s something in the air around the Town of Saugerties; a scent that’s easy to identify and hard to miss. The aroma of fresh garlic emanating from Cantine Field in Saugerties can mean only one thing: the 2011 Hudson Valley Garlic Festival! This extremely popular annual festival features all things garlic, and we mean all things. From garlic ice cream (yes you’re reading that correctly!), to garlic fudge, to humans dressed as dancing garlic cloves, the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival is yet another lively event unique to the Hudson Valley Region. It is another shining example of an active community that characterizes not only Saugerties but most all of Ulster County.

 

Taking place this Saturday and Sunday, the 2011 Garlic Festival started in 1989 as a…
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- Update - New 2012 Woodstock NY Film Festival Blog -

The Woodstock Film Festival is an exciting event that showcases not only great films, but also the lovely Hudson Valley region and our thriving community.  The festival will be four days and five nights of films, concerts, workshops, celebrity-led panels, awards ceremonies, and fantastic parties. With multiple venues not just in Woodstock but all over Ulster County, the Woodstock Film Festival will draw an estimated 12,000 visitors, more than half of whom will be out-of-towners travelling from all parts of the country and the world. This surge in tourists will undoubtedly give a boost to local businesses, in particular the service sector. Often upon arriving in the Woodstock area and seeing some of

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September 23rd and 24th will kick off the 2011 Jennie Bell Pie Festival! The festival is apie_400 delicious celebration of pies and of a local hometown hero featuring great food and entertainment for the whole family. Jennie Depuy Bell (1915-2004) and her family were among the first settlers in the area now known as Accord. Accord is one of Ulster County’s best kept secrets in terms of real estate. Located where the Rondout and Peters Kill Creeks meet, Accord real estate conveniently borders the relative hotspots of Stone Ridge and High Falls, as well as butting up to the spectacular cliffs of the Shawangunk Mountains and the academic and cultural Mecca of New Paltz. All while maintaining relatively affordable home prices.

Jennie Bell was known for baking some

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Taste of New Paltz is a delightful and delicious event unique to the Hudson Valley. It features local restaurants showcasing their specialties, selling taste-sized portions of their best dishes. Area wineries will be offering tastings and local farms will be presenting the best of this year's crops. If you've been dreaming of owning real estate in New Paltz, here's your chance to sample everything the local cuisine has to offer in one fell swoop! Taste of New Paltz offers a great experience for residents & visitors, as well as a platform for regional artisans to gain some great exposure!

Food Is The Main Event

2011 marks the 21st birthday of Taste of New Paltz, which is presented by the New Paltz Chamber of Commerce. Local restaurants and food

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Happy Birthday Saugerties! Saugerties, New York is celebrating its 200th anniversary of incorporation this year! Originally inhabited by the Esopus Sachem Tribe, and then Dutch settlers in the 1600’s, Saugerties has evolved into the perfect blend of old and new. Nestled at the base of the Catskill Mountains and bordered by the Hudson River and the Esopus creek, Saugerties is a beautiful Hudson Valley town. Just 90 miles north of New York City it currently thrives as a tourist location with a bustling Main Street dotted with shops and eateries. Recently named one of the Top 10 Coolest Towns in America, Saugerties is a melting pot of rich history and energetic culture, perfectly epitomized by its vibrant Main Street.

Festivals & Farmers Markets,

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