I think it was May or June when Diane Dwyer of the new Imogen Holloway Gallery on Partition Street opened her space and decided to time her monthly art openings with our First Friday cocktail tastings. It was then that things started to change, as last month was a really big deal in the Village of Saugerties! Dozens of businesses joined forces to keep the village going ’til 9pm (or later for some) with openings, sales, tastings, live music, giveaways, a fashion show (at DIG, of course), and other things I can’t recall right now. It was senSAtional and turned out to be, for us, the best Friday to date (and we’ve had some fab Fridays!).
Realizing the success of last month’s event, August’s First Friday – 8/3 – looks to be shaping up to be even better. Here’s some of the great stuff happening that evening: