Farm Animal Day at Saugerties Farmers’ Market on Saturday

(Dion Ogust | Almanac Weekly)

The Saugerties Farmers’ Market presents Farm Animal Day on Saturday, August 31. The parade of farm animals includes horses, ponies, an alpaca, baby goat, pot-bellied pig, baby bunnies, chicks, ferrets, chinchillas and bees in their hive. At this free event, children and families are welcome to touch and hold and the animals, take pony rides, climb on the antique tractors, make art, get a face-painting and more. Farmers at the market will be selling fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, cheeses, wines, poultry and meats, eggs, maple syrup, honey, baked goods (including gluten-free), jams, elixirs and other homemade specialties. Lunch will be available at the café tables.

Farm Animal Day, Saturday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Free, Saugerties Farmers’ Market, 115 Main St., Saugerties,