‘Ahoy Maties’ Gala & Auction’ (9/25, 5pm)

Kicking off with Cocktails at 5pm, followed by a buffet and live music from Ian Flanigan. Auction including 40sailboats begins at 6:30pm with auctioneers Bob Siracusano and Ray Tucker. Presented by the Saugerties Chamber of Commerce. A third of the proceeds from this Fall’s auction goes to the Food Pantry, the Finger Fund and the Back Pack Program, another third goes to the artists and the remaining third goes to the Chamber, a portion of which funds two $1,000 scholarships to be given to two Saugerties High School graduation seniors. The sailboats can be viewed around the Village of Saugerties as well as on the Chambers website at discoversaugerties.com. Tickets are $25 before the event and $30 at the door. Tickets are available at Town & Country Liquors, Smith Hardware, the Chamber Visitor Center. SPAF (Saugerties Performing Arts Factory), 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties.