Sugar Loaf BLOG

Annual Holiday Event set for Dec 13

Nov 5th, 2014 | By

Sugar Loaf Celebrates the Holiday with Free Horse and Wagon Rides with Santa On Saturday, December 13, 2014 the Hamlet of Sugar Loaf will celebrate the holiday spirit with its annual tree lighting and holiday celebration. This Sugar Loaf tradition includes carolers, horse and wagon rides with Santa and refreshments all reminiscent of an old
[continue reading…]



Iconic festival crowds Sugar Loaf

Oct 15th, 2014 | By

80 vendors fill artisan community By Gittel Evanglist Times Herald-Record Posted Oct. 13, 2014 @ 8:15 am Perfect weather brought out thousands of people to the annual Sugar Loaf Fall Festival on Sunday. There were dozens of vendors who sold everything from art, to jewelry and, of course, food. JIM SABASTIAN/For the Times Herald-Record SUGAR
[continue reading…]



Sculpture Exhibit at Bertoni

Oct 8th, 2014 | By

 THE ORGANIC PERSPECTIVE An indoor and outdoor – Sculpture exhibition by Mark Hauge Mark Hauge, local sculptor and educator will be demonstrating chain saw carving techniques at his closing reception at Bertoni Gallery located at 1392 Kings Highway, Sugar Loaf, NY, November 16, from 2-5 pm when you can meet and speak with the artist.
[continue reading…]



Barnsider Tavern – 35th Anniversary

Sep 12th, 2014 | By
barnsider-cozy-tap-room

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony On Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 12:30 pm, The Barnsider Tavern would like to invite you to a “Ribbon Cutting Ceremony,” celebrating our 35th year in business. (Followed by a complimentary beverage and Hor Dourves.) Matthew, Walter and the Kannon Family, wishes to express their thanks to you for your patronage over
[continue reading…]



Pisces Passions 10th Anniversary Event

Aug 21st, 2014 | By
Pisces Passion Flyer Image

Pisces Passions Celebrates 10 Years in Sugar Loaf! Please join us as we celebrate 10 years and the premiere of Ada Jo’s LipStick Ladies series. Opening & Reception, Saturday August 23rd from 4 p.m. Come enjoy an afternoon and evening of Art, Music, Giveaways and Fun! Performances by Sarah Morr & Gayle Donnelly. Refreshments will
[continue reading…]



Collage in Sugar Loaf

Aug 11th, 2014 | By

History of Collage 40 years of Creative Design In 1971 Bruce Roberts graduated college a marketing major and Marsha Roberts graduated the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan specializing in design. That year with $800.00 and a rent of $75. 00 a month they opened a gift and handcraft store which they called Collage. Marsha
[continue reading…]



Fall Festival Turns 45 Years Old

Aug 6th, 2014 | By
Sugar Loaf Fall Festival Art

Rain or shine, the Sugar Loaf Fall Festival will celebrate its 45th year on October 11, 12, 13, from 10:00am to 6:00pm. It is the perfect place to spend the weekend watching the leaves turn colors, getting a breath of fresh cool air, and enjoying the festival filled with dozens of visiting crafters from the
[continue reading…]



On The Lawn Concert Series

Jul 21st, 2014 | By
onthelawn_tent

2014 Free Summer Concert Series (Our 10th year) The “On the Lawn” Concert series is intended to bring community together and improve quality of life in the Chester and surrounding areas. This series is a Lycian Centre presentation. Calendar of Performances: 6.30PM – 8.30PM 7/10/14: Jeremy Langdale | 7/17/14: Tim Hadler | 7/24/14: Petty Young
[continue reading…]



Cuba Forbidden Fruit – Photo Exhibition

Jul 10th, 2014 | By
Cuba Cover

Photographer Nick Zungoli’s interest in exotic world travel began when he bought his first camera while hitchhiking through Europe in 1972. Since opening his Exposures Gallery in the Art and Craft hamlet of Sugar Loaf over thirty years ago, his wanderlust has taken him to many destinations. In March, 2013, Nick added Cuba to a
[continue reading…]



10th Annual Sundays in July Free Music & Poetry

Jun 30th, 2014 | By
free music image

Click to download the full tri-fold brochure as a PDF document. BBBertoni Gallery is hosting its 10th Annual Sundays in July Free Music & Poetry Festival. It is held every Sunday in July at the Bertoni Gallery Sculpture Garden located at 1392 Kings Highway in Sugar Loaf from 1 to 5 p.m. Local and regional
[continue reading…]



A Jeweler Recasts Herself

May 5th, 2014 | By
J.Hengen Design Gallery - Store Sign

[Dirt Magazine – Reprint] Step inside Jessica Hengen’s store and workshop in Sugar Loaf, N.Y., and you might find her at her workbench, jeweler’s visor on, filing a ring carved from wax—a commission for a customer. The finished version will be cast in green gold, and set with natural, uncut sapphires. Or you might find
[continue reading…]



Sugar Loaf’s Favorite Spirit – Applejack

May 4th, 2014 | By
Barnsider Tavern Apple Jack image

The Barnsider Tavern invites you to stroll through Sugar Loaf in the year 1798 with thanks to Donald M. Barrell for his book Along the Wawayanda Path, The Black Dirt Distillery, Eliza Benedict Hornby’s Under Old Rooftrees edited by Sue Gardner, and Rebecca Orchant of the The Huffington Post. Sugar Loaf has a long colorful
[continue reading…]



Sugar PAC Undergoes Transformation

Dec 4th, 2013 | By

The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center is undergoing a transformation   After successful transfer from private ownership to a not-for-profit organization in the spring of 2012, Sugar Loaf PAC has presented a diverse and expansive range of programming, from children’s shows and world-renowned performers to cabaret nights, rock ‘n’ roll show-stoppers and a jazz festival. Despite
[continue reading…]



Cheryl Simpson Publishes Angel Book

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By
Simpson Book Cover

Have you ever seen or talked to an angel? We have all directed our gaze into the sky, enjoying the peace and solitude of nature, anticipating to see the shape of something in the clouds. Cheryl Simpson started seeing angels more than 20 years ago and has been recording their images ever since. She feels
[continue reading…]



Exposures voted “Best Art Gallery”

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By
Readers Choice title

The Times Herald Record readers selected photographer Nick Zungoli’s Exposures Gallery as “Best Art Gallery” for 2013. Nick Zungoli established his gallery in 1979 and moved to his present location when he purchased the property in 1985. Since then it has undergone periodic improvements; most recently last year with an outdoor water-wall and a complete
[continue reading…]



My Sister’s Closet Celebrates 40 Years in Sugar Loaf

Sep 27th, 2013 | By

When she opened My Sister’s Closet in Sugar Loaf in 1973, 22-year-old Beth DuCharme thought of it as more of a “labor of love” than a career—a fun way to earn some income while pursuing a master’s degree in clinical psychology from SUNY New Paltz. She named the boutique for her lifelong habit of borrowing
[continue reading…]