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Ballston Spa and Saratoga Area Events

Sat, Aug 10, 2013 - Sun, Aug 10, 2014
DiDonna's on a Rainy Day (11:00 AM - 9:00 PM)
DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant 113 Rte 9P Malta Saratoga Lake NY
DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant is open rain or shine. The best part is they have a large game room that offers board games such as Hang Man, Battleship, Backgammon, Chess, Checkers, Chinese checkers, pool table, roulette, cards, just to name a few. Come enjoy a rainy view of Saratoga Lake and enjoy the old fashioned games while eating delicious made to order food.
Cost: Varies
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 - Wed, Dec 31, 2014
DUO SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR! (4:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
175 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
At our bar only, Monday to Saturday 4:30 - 6:30 pm & Sunday All Day (Except Selected Holidays). SPECIAL DRINK MENU WITH A LOT OF CHOICES: $3 beer, $4 house wine, $5 classic cocktails & specialty mixed drinks and $5 large Sake. SPECIAL FOOD MENU WITH WIDE SELECTIONS: $4 Hors D'oeuvre & Appetizer and $4 Sushi Roll.
Cost: Beers $3, Mix Drinks $5, Wines $5, Sushi Roll & Appetizer $4
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 - Wed, Dec 31, 2014
BOGO Happy Hour with Free Food (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Peabody's Sports Bar
Every weekday from 4PM to 7PM, join us for buy one - get one on well, wine and draft with an array of free food available.
Cost: No Cover Charge
Sat, Nov 23, 2013 - Mon, Nov 24, 2014
What's Shakin' Fall Pub Tour (5:00 PM - 12:00 AM)
Ballston Spa Area
14 Pubs/Restaurants on Board, Two Shuttle Buses. Live Music, Dancing, Food & Beverage. Purchase a $10 Wrist Band, And YOU'RE On Board TOO!
Cost: $10
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 - Tue, Feb 24, 2015
Gluten Free and Food Intolerance Support Group (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
53 Spring Street Ste 202
Explore the benefits of knowing how to determine if you need to restrict your diet due to a food intolerance, such as Gluten, Dairy, Lactose, Night Shade Plant, Eggs, Wheat, etc. Taught by a Registered Dietitian/
Cost: $8.00
Mon, Mar 10 - Wed, Dec 31, 2014
South Shore Marina Parking Passes (8:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
South Shore Marina Saratoga Lake
South Shore Marina is located on Saratoga Lake, Malta, NY They offer daily parking for you to have access to the lake, enjoy the picnic area, restrooms, and beach. Season launch passes are available to launch your boat for $250 per year. Whether you purchase the parking pass or the launch pass it is good even during the winter months for ice fishing, ice skating, etc.
Cost: Weekend $7, Weekdays $5, season pass $75
Sat, Mar 29 - Sat, Dec 20, 2014
Karaoke at Circus Cafe (10:00 PM - 2:00 AM)
Circus Cafe, 392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Voted Best Karaoke in Saratoga! Over 180,000 songs to choose from, including many different versions of the same song. New and Improved sound system. The 1st & 3rd & 5th Saturdays of Each Month (when there is a 5th Saturday)! Drink Specials during KARAOKE. With your Hosts Chad or Juan. Party Room for Private Parties. 21+ Event.
Cost: $0
Sun, Apr 20 - Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Boat Launch South Shore Marina Saratoga Lake (8:00 AM)
South Shore Marina Saratoga Lake
Boat launch opens with the coming of the melting snow and ice this spring. Weekend launches $20 and weekdays $10. The price includes your parking and the marina is equipped with bathrooms and a picnic area.
Cost: Weekend $20 and Weekdays $10
Fri, Apr 25 - Fri, Dec 26, 2014
Laughter The Best Medicine Comedy (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant 113 Rte 9P, Malta, NY 12020
Come join us the last Friday of each month at 8pm to get your monthly dose of laughter at DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant. Because this is the only prescription you should share if you bring 4 people and yourself, you get yourself in for FREE! Co-pay is $15 per person. Food and drinks will be served before and during the show to help the medicine go down. If you would like to reserve your selected table please call 518-584-0227. Otherwise you are welcome to just show up!
Cost: $15pp
Fri, May 23 - Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Tubing and Kayaking on the Battenkill River Arlington, VT (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Big Big on the Battenkill 5827 Rte 313 Arlington, VT
Great summer time fun for everyone...float peacefully down river while taking in the sounds of nature, water, and the scenic Green Mountains. Call ahead to schedule your trip that is only 50 minutes a way from Ballston Spa, Saratoga Springs, and surrounding area.
Cost: Depends on Tubing or Kayaking
Sat, Jun 7 - Sat, Jul 26, 2014
David Miller: Mapping the Mind
Arts Center Gallery
Formerly a Professor in Skidmore’s Art Department and for many years Director of the Schick Gallery on campus, David Miller is a prolific painter whose work has been included in many group exhibitions and has been honored with solo shows in galleries throughout the Northeast.
Wed, Jun 18 - Wed, Dec 31, 2014
Live Music at HARVEYS (9:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
HARVEY'S Restaurant and Bar - 14 Phila St
Live Music Thursday Friday and Saturday nights after 9pm, and sometimes starts earlier.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Jun 23 - Sun, Aug 31, 2014
The Best Happy Hour in Saratoga at Chianti il Ristorante
Chianti il Ristorante, 18 Division Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
The best happy hour in Saratoga just got better at Chianti il Ristorante!
Mon, Jun 23 - Sun, Aug 31, 2014
Early Seating and Sunday Menu at Chianti
Chianti il Ristorante, 18 Division Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Eat early and often at Chianti Ristorante in downtown Saratoga? Well they now have some great deals for you! Enjoy 3-course meals for only $19.00 everyday available
Tue, Jun 24 - Tue, Aug 26, 2014
Summertime Tots (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
The Children's Museum at Saratoga
Join the Children's Museum at Saratoga every Tuesday during the summer when they close the upper parking lot and fill it with all sorts of fun activities. Create pavement pictures with chalk, blow bubbles, play with trucks, participate in weekly art projects and play with friends. When it rains meet us in the community room.
Thu, Jun 26 - Thu, Aug 28, 2014
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Ballston Spa Free Concerts in the Park Series (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wiswall Park, downtown Ballston Spa, 39 Front Street
Enjoy your summer Thursday evenings at the Ballston Spa Free Concerts in the Park Series! Thursday evenings, starting June 26 - August 28, enjoy live music in Wiswall Park in downtown Ballston Spa from 6 -8 p.m.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Jun 30 - Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Bachelor/Bachelorette Fitness Activities (8:00 AM - 7:30 PM)
NOA Fitness & Pilates Studio
Fun Fitness classes for Bachelor/Bachelorette parties/special Anniversaries/GIRLS night out etc. Choose from SURFSET, YOGA, BARRE, HIIT, ZUMBA, BOOTCAMP &/or combo MIX type classes...We will create specific themed classes to satisfy your needs...For groups of 4 up to 24, let us create a special experience.
Cost: $15 per person/LOWER for bigger Groups
Tue, Jul 1 - 31, 2014
Find Waldo in Saratoga!
Participating Businesses
Join the Northshire Bookstore in a month-long scavenger hunt for our tricky friend Waldo!
Tue, Jul 1 - Thu, Aug 21, 2014
Tang's Library Programs
The Tang Teaching Museum’s traveling program to libraries will feature a hands-on art project in keeping with the libraries’ science theme of “Fizz, Boom, Read!”
Fri, Jul 4 - 31, 2014
Live Harness Racing-Saratoga Casino and Raceway (6:45 PM)
Saratoga Harness Track
Celebrating our 73rd year of Harness Racing. Watch the action from the rail, clubhouse or enjoy trackside dining in Fortunes and wager right from your table! Call 800-727-2990 x5750 or email groups@saratogagaming.com to book a special event in Fortunes today! Visit us online for more information and a full 2014 racing schedule. 12:45 Matinee post time on Sundays July 6 and 13 6:45 post time on July 3-5, 10-12, and 17th. 7:05 post time July 18-19, 22-26 and 29-31.
Cost: No Cover
Fri, Jul 4 - Fri, Sep 19, 2014
Greenfield's Farmers Market (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Middle Grove Park, Middle Grove, New York
Farmer's Market featuring Live Music and Special Events. Local produce, jams, jellies, locally raised grass fed meats, eggs, pickles, baked goods, honey, dinners to go. We also have Pa's Pistols Hot Dogs while you shop. Playground for the kids, and rest rooms. Great local event for everyone. Come check us out ! Sponsored by the Town of Greenfield Historical Society.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Jul 5, 2014 - Sun, Jan 4, 2015
Tang Museum presents ''I was a double'' (12:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
Skidmore College's Tang Museum presents "I was a double", featuring a multi-layered group exhibition/composition that interweaves music and art, on July 5. The exhibition is co-curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Jul 5, 2014 - Sun, Jan 4, 2015
Opener 26: Jeff Sonhouse: Slow Motion
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
The first solo museum exhibition devoted to Sonhouse’s work, Opener 26 brings together a selection of the artist’s paintings from 2003 to the present, including several recently created pieces that will be shown for the first time at the Tang.
Sat, Jul 5, 2014 - Sun, Jan 4, 2015
Opener 27: Beverly Semmes: FRP
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
The Feminist Responsibility Project (FRP) by New York-based artist Beverly Semmes includes drawings, video, ceramics, and illuminated glass forms that are suspended throughout the gallery. At the heart of the exhibition is a collection of works on paper that features rough gestural applications of ink and paint that conceal and reveal the body as depicted in pornographic magazines.
Sat, Jul 5 - Sun, Oct 26, 2014
Elevator Music 27: Kamau Amu Patton
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
Elevator Music 27 features a new work by New York based artist Kamau Amu Patton at the Tang Museum.
Sat, Jul 5 - Sun, Sep 28, 2014
Masked at the Tang
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
The exhibition features photographs, prints, and sculpture from the Tang Collection by artists Marina Abramovi?, Nayland Blake, Jeanne Dunning, Phyllis Galembo, Daniel Gordon, Nancy Grossman, Yasumasa Morimura, Lillian Mulero, Eduardo Paolozzi, Man Ray, and Laurie Simmons.
Mon, Jul 7 - Mon, Sep 1, 2014
Congress Park Walking Tour (10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Saratoga Springs Visitor Center
What: History, Legends, Lore & More Where: Departing from the Visitor Center @ 297 Broadway When: 10:30am - 12:00pm daily from July 7th - September 1st Cost: $5.00 per person, children under 12 FREE 200 years of History in 90 minutes! Join our knowledgeable guide & taste the world famous mineral waters in Congress Park just as society's elite did in the 1800's. No reservations required.
Cost: $5.00 per person under 12 FREE
Mon, Jul 7 - Mon, Sep 1, 2014
Mondays: All Day Happy Hour! (4:00 PM)
The Wine Bar
Every Monday of the summer is Happy Hour all day/night! $4 wines, $3 beer, $8 specialty cocktails and $5 appetizers!
Tue, Jul 8 - Fri, Aug 1, 2014
First Night Saratoga: Seeking Artists!
Don't miss your chance to be a part of a Saratoga tradition! Saratoga Arts is currently seeking artists to participate in this exciting, family friendly event on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Accepted artists will receive a stipend from Saratoga Arts. Application deadline: August 31, 2014.
Fri, Jul 11 - Sun, Aug 31, 2014
2014 Saratoga Polo Tournament Season (5:30 PM)
Saratoga Polo Field, Bloomfield Road
Polo matches are played on the historic Whitney Field or on adjacent fields, every Friday and Sunday evening at 5:30 pm. – just five minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. 2014 Polo season runs from 7/11 - 8/31.
Cost: $20-$50
Sat, Jul 12 - Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Family Saturdays at the Tang (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
The Tang also offers children ages 5 and older a chance to express their creativity in the museum through its Family Saturdays programs. These free programs use current exhibitions as a starting point to give children (and their adult companions) the opportunity to express their creativity in fun and inspiring ways.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Jul 15 - 27, 2014
Saratoga Shakespeare Company presents "Macbeth"
Congress Park
Join the Saratoga Shakespeare Company as they present one of the greatest tragedies ever written, Shakespeare's Macbeth from July 15 through July 27 in Congress Park.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Jul 17 - Thu, Aug 28, 2014
Meet the Dark Horse after the Race Course (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Impressions of Saratoga
Meet Upset, the head spokesequine and mascot for Impressions of Saratoga’s new brand of merchandise “The Dark Horse”. Upset will be available for a meet and greet outside Impressions of Saratoga.
Fri, Jul 18 - Fri, Aug 29, 2014
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Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet! Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample numerous craft beers produced exclusively by New York State breweries. As many as a dozen breweries from New York State will be featured throughout the meet. The tasting will be held each Friday from noon to 4p.m. in the Saratoga Pavilion, located inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Box Office on Union Avenue. Admission is $20 and includes 20 sampling tickets.
Cost: $20 admission
Fri, Jul 18 - Mon, Sep 1, 2014
Saratoga Race Meet 2014 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Race Course
The true 150th year at it's current location
Cost: $5 General Admission / $8 Clubhouse
Sat, Jul 19 - Sat, Aug 30, 2014
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Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturdays (10:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
This weekly event is designed to highlight the tradition of style and glamour in thoroughbred racing.
Sat, Jul 19 - Sun, Aug 31, 2014
''Ghost Ranch'' Photography Show (10:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
Coffee Planet 100 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY
An exciting, color saturated print exhibit of the very landscape that inspired Georgia O'Keeffe, by award winning Fine Arts photographer,Sue Clark. "Ghost Ranch."
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sun, Jul 20 - Sun, Aug 31, 2014
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Taste NY: Food & Artisans (10:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Returning for the 2014 summer meet, Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of up to 19 food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State.
Mon, Jul 21 - Mon, Sep 1, 2014
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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Monday, July 21 is the return of weekly family-friendly festivals! Each Monday will feature games, attractions, and educational activities in the Saratoga Pavilion.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 - Thu, Dec 31, 2015
HARVEY'S Mon to Fri Happy Hour (3:00 PM - 6:30 PM)
HARVEY'S Restaurant and Bar - 14 Phila St
Happy hour Monday to Friday 3-6.30pm join us for special drinks promotions and offers.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Jul 22 - Fri, Sep 12, 2014
Harness Racing Memorabilia on Display (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Springs City Center
The City Center’s lobby is filled with several local treasures for residents and visitors to enjoy this summer. Currently on display are the Saratoga En Pointe ballet shoes and the “Saratoga Surrender” bronze on loan from the Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield. The newest edition to the space is a harness racing exhibit from the Saratoga Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame. Admission in free.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Jul 22 - 27, 2014
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173rd Saratoga County Fair (9:00 AM)
Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect Street Ballston Spa NY
Classic carnival fun is just around the bend in Saratoga County! The 173rd Saratoga County Fair is sure to be a hit with every member of your family. From July 22 -27, you can enjoy one of the country's oldest fairs, right in Ballston Spa.
Cost: Varies
Tue, Jul 22 - Mon, Sep 1, 2014
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Saratoga Wine Tour - Summer 2014 (1:00 PM)
Various locations in Saratoga Springs, NY
After your day at the track is over, there is plenty to do in Saratoga Springs! Not sure what to do on Tuesdays, when the track is "dark"? We have a fun solution!
Cost: $35 per person
Wed, Jul 23 - Wed, Aug 27, 2014
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International Heritage Series (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Wednesday, July 23 is the inaugural International Heritage Series, a weekly celebration of global culture and heritage.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Wed, Jul 23 - Wed, Dec 31, 2014
Harvey's Trivia Night (8:00 PM)
HARVEY'S Restaurant and Bar - 14 Phila St
TRIVIA NIGHT EVERY WED NIGHT AT 8pm
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Jul 24 - Thu, Aug 28, 2014
Barbershop on Broadway (6:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Various locations downtown Saratoga Springs
The award-winning Racing City Chorus will entertain visitors and outdoor dining guests with four-part a cappella barbershop harmonies with sidewalk mini-concerts at various downtown Saratoga Springs locations on Thursday evenings during the Thoroughbred race meet. Check out racingcitychorus.org for exact times and venues. Sponsored by Boca Bistro, The Stadium Cafe, Crafters Gallery, Max London's, Mrs. London's, Circus Cafe, The Crown Grill, Kilwins, Northshire Bookstore, and The Olde Bryan Inn.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Jul 24 - Thu, Aug 28, 2014
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Taste NY: Wine & Cheese (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet – Taste NY: Wine & Cheese will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample varietals of wine from numerous New York State wineries for $30.
Cost: $30
Fri, Jul 25 - 26, 2014
Pete and Wayne Show @ Duffy's Tavern (10:00 PM - 2:00 AM)
20 Amherst Street Lake George
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
TSE Band @ Dangos (9:00 PM)
38 Caroline St.
Great Food, Drink and Dancing at this Great Club In Saratoga
Sat, Jul 26 - 27, 2014
Seven Minutes Left at Bailey's Sat., July 26 (9:00 PM - 1:00 AM)
Bailey's Cafe
seven minutes left - playing party rock in the Saratoga area since the dawn of the 21st century.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Grant's Spy: The Life of Elizabeth Van Lew (1:00 PM)
New York State Military Museum, 61 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
In The Chosen Path, Dr. Donald Wyman recounts the life of Elizabeth Van Lew, one of our nation's best spies. During the Civil War, Van Law left Richmond society to spy for the Union Army and earn the title "Grant's spy."
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Virgil Cain (9:00 PM)
Gaffneys
Virgin Cain coming live on set at Gaffneys for a Saturday Night Live Gig performance, don't miss out on one of the top bands !
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Donatellos (9:00 PM)
Icehouse
Donatellos is sure to be off the chart Saturday night at The Icehouse and their music will set the place alight. Atmosphere is set to be booming and this will be a performance you do not want to miss !
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
The Ideal Situation (9:00 PM)
Javier's
Javier's will be the place to be come Saturday night. Live performance from the Ideal Situation starting at 9pm !
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
The Samples/ Rich Ortiz (9:00 PM)
Putnam Den
Two performances tonight at Putnam Den. YOUR Saturday night is set to be filled with live music at Putnam Den and it will be some weekend to remember !
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Lee Woodruff presents "Those We Love the Most" (7:00 PM)
Lee Woodruff's novel, Those We Love Most, treats a delicate subject with poise and dignity.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Amsterdam and Jim Dandy
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Pilates For Mediation Matters (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
18 Division Street Suite 203 Saratoga Springs NY 12866
This is a 50 Minute Pilates Mat Class suitable for all levels. There is no fee for the class. Donations will be accepted for a different non-profit organization each week. 100% of the donations will be given to the non-profit. Donations must be made in the form of cash or check made out to the non-profit. No credit cards accepted for this class.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Sights and Sounds-DJ Element and DJ Playground (9:00 PM)
Vapor Night Club-Saratoga Casino and Raceway
The hottest DJs and VJs every Saturday night. Hosted by JAMZ 96.3's J. Will. Plus, $3 Budweiser and $4 Sauza Tequilla Cocktails
Cost: No Cover
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Paint AVENUE OF THE PINES at Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
http://www.saratogapaintandsip.com/event/830/Avenue-of-the-Pines
It's time for our SUMMER SATURDAY painting! Ready to paint AVENUE OF PINES with us? There will be painting, and sipping, and partying, and hopefully YOU! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats!
Cost: $25
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Paint FUNKY STARRY NIGHT at Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio
Get your Van Gogh on and come paint FUNKY STARRY NIGHT with us tonight! It will be SO funky! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats, and with a little help from us (and wine of course), you'll channel your inner artist and go home with your very own masterpiece!
Cost: $38
Sat, Jul 26 - 26, 2014
Just You/Just Me Duo Live Music (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Rare Earth Wine Bar
Just You/Just Me Duo Live Music at the Rare Earth Wine Bar.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
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Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday (10:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
This weekly event is designed to highlight the tradition of style and glamour in thoroughbred racing.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Annual Fife and Drum Corps Muster (9:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Celebrate America's Fort with the sounds of Fife and Drum music! Enjoy the stirring rhythms and tunes of classic marches and camp songs throughout the day.
Cost: Free with Fort Ticonderoga General Admission Ticket
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
National Dance Day Celebration (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
National Museum of Dance
The National Museum of Dance will be "movin' & grooving"
Cost: Adults $28, Children $5
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
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Annual Million Dollar Duck Race In Glens Falls (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Feeder Canal at Haviland Cove, Glens Falls
The 24th Annual Million Dollar Duck Race is July 26, 2014. You can buy a duck for $5 and watch it race through Haviland Cove to the finish line. Plus you could win one million dollars!
Cost: $5 a duck, FREE admission
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
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24th Annual Satins, Silks & Stars Gala (6:30 PM - 11:00 PM)
The Saratoga Hilton, 534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York
24th Annual Satins, Silks & Stars Gala, the Special Olympics annual fundraiser in Saratoga Springs, will take place on Saturday July, 26th at the Saratoga Hilton.
Cost: Tables from $1,000 - $2,5000 / Individual Tickets $175
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
The Samples at Putnam Den (8:00 PM)
63A Putnam Street Saratoga Springs, NY
Come jam out with The Samples at Putnam Den! Get your tickets now to make sure you have a pass to party! See you all there!
Cost: $20 Advance / $25 Day of Show (Note: there is a $5 surcharge at door if under 21)
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Gravity at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-Gravity! See you all there.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Martha Gallagher (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Martha Gallagher's vision of the harp is expansive; acknowledging and honoring it's rich history and exploring it's contemporary voice. It takes an instrument this diverse to give voice to all the music that sings through the heart of this unique artist.
Cost: $15.00 Advanced / $17.00 Door
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Putnam Den Presents The Samples (8:00 PM - 1:00 AM)
Putnam Den 63A Putnam Street Saratoga Springs
The Samples were one of the most popular and influential bands of the early '90s. Their music has been described as "reggae influenced folk and rock/pop"and as a "Police meets Grateful Dead hybrid"
Cost: $20 Advance / $25 Day of Show (Note: there is a $5 surcharge at door if under 21
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Luzerne Music Center's Red & Gold Gala (4:30 PM)
Luzerne Music Center - 203 Lake Tour Road, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Join us for an evening to benefit Luzerne Music Center's Scholarship Fund.
Cost: Concert/reception ONLY: $80. Red Sponsor (incl dinner): $150. Gold Patron (dinner & priority seating): $300.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Slaid Cleaves (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Maine-born, Austin-based singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist's eye and a poet's heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter's newest album, Still Fighting the War, delivers vivid snapshots as wildly cinematic as they are carefully chiseled with themes ranging from gospel, to Texas pride, to tongue in cheek numbers. His bittersweet melodies deliver equal measures of hope and resignation, effortlessly shading dark with light and wringing the most out of a melody
Cost: $20.00 Advance/$22.00 Door
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Rich Ortiz at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-Rich Ortiz! See you all there.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
7th Annual Blessings of Animals Service (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs
This seventh annual Blessings of Animals service will focus on both personal stories and meaningful readings that explore and explain the rich experiences we humans share with the animals around us. Storyteller, Christie Keegan will tell one of her stories, candles will be lit to remember our past pets and music will lift our spirits. Humans and pets are all welcome. Sunday, July 27, 10 AM Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs 624 N. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Saratoga Polo: Anniversary Cup Tournament (5:30 PM)
Whitney Field
Polo matches are played on the historic Whitney Field or on adjacent fields, every Friday and Sunday evening at 5:30 pm. – just five minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. 2014 Polo season runs from 7/11 - 8/31.
Cost: $20-$50
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Paint ELEPHANT MARCH at Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio
It's SUNDAY FUNDAY and we're escaping the heat with some painting, sipping, and partying! We're painting ELEPHANT MARCH and you should totally join us! Register on our website calendar to reserve your seats!
Cost: $25
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
The Lady in Number 6 (movie & discussion) (7:00 PM)
Congregation Shaara Tfille
Join Congregation Shaara Tfille as they present the 2014 Oscar winning documentary "The Lady in Number 6" at 7pm on Sunday, July 27th at the Synagogue located at 84 Weibel Avenue in Saratoga Springs.
Cost: $5
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Saratoga Choral Festival (3:00 PM)
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Avenue, SS
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. The Saratoga Choral Festival will perform in a concert at the Henning Rd. United Methodist Church in Saratoga Springs on Sunday, July 27th, at 3:00 p.m. This summer's concert will feature the choral music of Aaron Copland to include the complete Old American Songs setting for chorus and orchestra and Leonard Bernstein with music from On the Town.
Cost: $25
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Jazz in July Free Concert in Congress Park (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
War Memorial in Congress Park
C.C. Vagabonds - Scorching riffs and smooth melodies! A unique blend of traditional Django Reinhardt style music, with a modern take on jazz standards. ALL CONCERTS ARE WEATHER-PERMITTING. In the case of inclement weather forecasts, please call 518.587.3241 after 5:00 pm the evening of the concert for more information.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Children's Painting Workshop with Jennifer Maher (11:00 AM)
Spring Street Gallery Two, 112 Spring Street, Saratoga, NY
Bring your kids to the Children's Painting Workshop with Mrs. Maher on Sunday, July 27 at 11 am! The cost is $25 per child (price includes supplies, frames, and a week of gallery display). If interested, email Belinda at springstreetgallerylist@gmail.com to reserve a spot. Space is limited.
Cost: $25 per child
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Shuvee Handicap
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Om for a Cause (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Spa State Park, Reflection Pool Area
Join us for an epic yoga class on Sunday, July 27th, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm in Spa State Park (near the reflecting pool). We are excited to announce that local teachers Susan Paschal, Clover Schwartz and Kim Beekman, will be leading the flow!
Cost: Suggested Donation $10
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
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Track Giveaway Day - Pilsner Glass Set
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Attend the races on July 27 for free Saratoga pilsner glasses!
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Open House - 1140 Raymond Road (12:00 PM)
1140 Raymond Rd Malta, NY 12020
Join Kaylie Radliff of Equitas Realty on Sunday, July 27th from 12-2pm at 1140 Raymond Road Malta, NY 12020 3 bedroom, 2 and half bath on nearly 5 acres! Many updates and upgrades have been made to this home. Country property located in the desirable Malta is Mins to I87, Global Foundries, Albany & Saratoga. Less than 10 mins to schools and downtown shopping. Interior features include wide plank Brazilian cherry hardwood floors upstairs, solid surface kitchen counter tops & first floor laundry. Exterior features incl Recently painted Cedar Siding, detached 3 car garage, new stamped concrete walkway and backyard patio. Enjoy nearly 5 acres of land with mature landscaping and your own walking/riding trails.
Cost: 0
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
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Taste NY: Food & Artisans (10:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Returning for the 2014 summer meet, Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of up to 19 food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Latin Night @ Javier's (9:00 PM)
Javier's 17 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
It's time to get SPICY .. on the DANCE FLOOR! Step right up and Salsa and Flamenco your way across the room at Javier's LATIN NIGHT this Monday!
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
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Young Professionals Day at the Track!
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Race Course will welcome young professionals from around New York State for a professional development and networking summit highlighted by a day at the races.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
HRTV Honorable Miss Handicap
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
George Giroux at Primetime Ultra Lounge (6:30 PM)
Primetime Ultra Lounge
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays: ''Days Gone By'' (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Monday, July 21 is the return of weekly family-friendly festivals! Each Monday will feature games, attractions, and educational activities in the Saratoga Pavilion.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Best Bet
Junior Achievement Adirondack Golf Tournament (12:15 PM)
Airway Meadows Golf Club
Come support Junior Achievement of Northeastern New York by attending the Adirondack Golf Tournament at Airway Meadows on July 28, 2014!
Cost: $90 per player ($360 per foursome)
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Chris and Tim Duo Every Monday at One Caroline (7:00 PM)
One Caroline Street Bistro 1 Caroline Street Saratoga Springs
Chris and Tim Duo Every Monday at One Caroline Street Bistro
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Jeff Walton at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-Jeff Walton! See you all there.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Buy One, Get One FREE Wine Tastings! (11:00 AM - 7:00 PM)
The Saratoga Winery - 462 Rt. 29 West, Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Stop into the winery anytime on Monday during business hours (11am-7pm) and receive Buy 1, Get 1 FREE Wine Tastings! We currently offer 16 handcrafted wines to choose from! Take advantage of the savings and find your new favorite wine on Mondays!
Cost: Free Admission
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
The OFf-track Band Live at The Parting Glass (8:00 PM)
40-42 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Do you love beer, live music, traditional pub food and all things Irish? If this sounds like your kind of party, head on down to the Parting Glass! Live music tonight by- The OFF TRACK BAND! Hope to see you all there.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Tang Tour of "Opener 28" (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
Tour of "Opener 28: Erika Verzutti: Mineral" with Curatorial Assistant Megan Hyde.
Cost: Free
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
An Evening With David Rosenfelt (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Holiday Inn of Saratoga 232 Broadway Saratoga Springs
A FUN filled evening with live music, gourmet dessert bar, refreshments, raffles, and a talk by one of the funniest writers out there today! Every penny from ticket sales will benefit the Saratoga County Animal Shelter!
Cost: $35 in advance/$40 at door
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Hillary Rodham Clinton Book Signing (12:15 PM)
Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs
Join Northshire Bookstore for a book signing with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, author of Hard Choices!
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Rich ortiz @ Caroline St. Pub (7:00 PM)
-21 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
If Wishes Were Horses (4:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Oliva Vineyards
If Wishes Were Horses is a fundraising event to benefit ACCT Naturally - an innovative retraining program for off-track thoroughbreds. Enjoy an evening at Oliva Vineyards with several local wineries, breweries, distilleries, food vendors, local products, silent auction, live music, a horse demo and more!
Cost: $35 in advance, $40 at the door
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Special Education Record Keeping (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Presented by Mary Fornabia, Special Education Resource Specialist with the Parent Network of the Capital Region. For parents, guardians and advocates of children with special needs. Bring your child's educational records including evaluations, quarterly reports, report cards, copy of IEP, etc. The PNCR will provide binders, tabbed page dividers, 3-hole punch and cover page. During this workshop, participants will learn which documents are important to keep and will organize them into a useful binder that they can add to in the future.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
World Cup Soccer - pick up soccer games (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment. Please register in advance by emailing with your son or daughter's name and age. Ages: Boys and Girls ages 7-13 Days and Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays Clinics 5:30-6:45pm, Pick-up 6:30-8pm Dates: July 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, August: 19-21, 26 and 28
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
An Evening with Best Selling Author David Rosenfelt (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
The Holiday Inn 232 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Join Best Selling Author David Rosenfelt for an evening to benefit the Saratoga County Animal Shelter! David has written a series of mysteries around a dog loving main character and his rescue dog. His latest book is called "Hounded."
Cost: Admission $35.00, prepaid $40.00 at the door
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Open Mic with Rick Bolton at Gaffney's
Gaffney's: 16 Caroline St. Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
World Cup Soccer Clinics - FREE (5:30 PM - 6:45 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment. Please register in advance by emailing with your son or daughter's name and age. Ages: Boys and Girls ages 7-13 Days and Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays Clinics 5:30-6:45pm, Pick-up 6:30-8pm Dates: July 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, August: 19-21, 26 and 28
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Wed, Jul 30, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Coronation Cup
Wed, Jul 30, 2014
Best Bet
International Heritage Series: Italian-American Day (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Wednesday, July 23 is the inaugural International Heritage Series, a weekly celebration of global culture and heritage.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Wed, Jul 30, 2014
The Heaters at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-The Heaters! See you all there.
Wed, Jul 30, 2014
Saratoga Hospital Foundation's 32nd Annual Benefit Auction (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Polo Meadow, Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Now in its 32nd year, the Saratoga Hospital Summer Benefit Auction, is the quintessential kickoff to the Saratoga summer season. This year's theme is "A Mad Tea Party" so come prepared to jump down the rabbit hole!
Cost: $175 /$125 Junior Ticket (Ages 21- 36)
Wed, Jul 30, 2014
Because of the Brave Fundraising Event (4:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
Union Gables, 55 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs NY
Because of brave soldiers that gave the ultimate sacrifice, there are now non-profit organizations founded in their memory that give back to our local community. Show your support by attending the "Because of the Brave" Fundraiser for: The Ben Osborn Memorial Fund The Capt. John J. McKenna IV Military Courtesy Room Taylor's Heroes Uncle Shawn's Hugs Gold Star Mothers of America NE Chapter Raffle Prizes, Meet the Families, Gift Baskets & more! FREE event, but $10 donation at the door recommended. To be involved in the event or for more information call 518-232-4526
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Wed, Jul 30 - Tue, Aug 5, 2014
Saratoga Springs Bike Share Week (10:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
Registration is located at the Downtowner Motel
Saratoga Springs will be hosting a one-week trial bikeshare in partnership with the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) from *Wednesday, July 30-Tuesday, August 5*. As bike share programs grow in popularity across the US and beyond, this is an opportunity for Saratoga Springs to try out a program that is believed to increase choices for transportation, promote public health, and contribute to a higher quality of life and the economy.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Making Jam, Jelly, and Fruit Leather (6:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Ballston Spa
Pre-registration required by July 29. Using fresh fruit, you’ll make jam and jelly, and learn how to dehydrate fruit. Learn about the interplay of fruit, acid, pectin and sugar in making jellied products. Participants will take home a preserved product.
Cost: $20
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets at the Track (7:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Clubhouse Porch, Saratoga Race Track
The boutiques of Manchester Designer Outlets will be at Saratoga Race Course on alternating Thursdays and Fridays beginning July 25, entertaining guests with informal modeling 7 to 9:30am on the clubhouse porch.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Capital Region 2014 Chef Challenge! (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
The Excelsior Springs, Saratoga Springs, NY
What happens when you pit Prime at Saratoga National vs. Saratoga Golf & Polo Club in a battle of the chefs? On July 31, we will find out as two top chefs from the Capital Region, Chef Joe Mazza of Prime and Chef John Ireland of Saratoga Golf & Polo, take sides and compete for the title.
Cost: General Reservations $60 per person / Honorary Committee $110 per person
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
TS Ensemble at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-TS Ensemble! See you all there.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Chef's Challenge (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Excelsior Springs, adjacent to the Marriott, Saratoga Springs
We invite you to join our upcoming celebration, Chef's Challenge taking place in July of this year. Chef's Challenge will feature a parlayed culinary competition on Thursday, July 31st at the new Excelsior Springs in Saratoga. Regional restaurants will sample showcase their signature dishes for Chef's Challenge guests in competition for our People's Choice title.
Cost: General Admission $60
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Hard Soul (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa
This free concert series is a signature event in Ballston Spa and draws hundreds of visitors, as well as residents of the greater Ballston Spa community, to the village's historic downtown. The concerts are held amid our lovely Wiswall Park gardens on Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm directly following the Thursday afternoon Farmers' Market. This year's concert season runs from June 26th through August 28th, once again offering a diverse line-up of talent. Upstate New York's own Hard Soul made their debut in late 2011, showcasing their take of what songwriter-driven rock n' roll music should be all about. Channeling the guitar & lyrical stylings of Thin Lizzy, the hooks of The Beatles, and the emotion of Oasis, the band is bringing back vintage rock with a modern-flare. The mighty Hard Soul delivered their debut LP 'Heart of Plaster', featuring 10 brand-new guitar-driven tracks inspired by life on the road, heartbreak and sacrifice, and the search for a place to call home, all set to a mighty back-beat with heartfelt lyrics soaring over a classic-rock inspired soundscape.
Cost: Free
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Chef's Challenge (6:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Excelsior Springs, adjacent to the Courtyard by Marriott, Saratoga Springs
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region's 3rd annual Chef's Challenge; two culinary competitions, one culinary treat for all!
Cost: $60 General Admission, $110 Honorary Committee
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Open Mic - All Ages at Caffe Lena (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
This open mic is for all styles of music and spoken word performance, including poetry, comedy, and storytelling. Most of what you'll hear is original songs on acoustic instruments, but we warmly welcome whatever you have to offer.
Cost: $3.00 Door
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
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Taste NY: Wine & Cheese (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet – Taste NY: Wine & Cheese will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample varietals of wine from numerous New York State wineries for $30.
Cost: $30
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Find Waldo in Saratoga Party! (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs
The month-long scavenger hunt for our tricky friend Waldo comes to a close! Head to the Where's Waldo party at Northshire Bookstore for a grand prize drawing!
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
A. P. Smithwick Memorial (Steeplechase) and Evan Shipman (NYB)
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
World Cup Soccer Clinics - FREE (5:30 PM - 6:45 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment. Please register in advance by emailing with your son or daughter's name and age. Ages: Boys and Girls ages 7-13 Days and Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays Clinics 5:30-6:45pm, Pick-up 6:30-8pm Dates: July 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, August: 19-21, 26 and 28
Cost: FREE
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
World Cup Soccer - pick up soccer games (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment. Please register in advance by emailing with your son or daughter's name and age. Ages: Boys and Girls Days and Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays Clinics 5:30-6:45pm, Pick-up 6:30-8pm Dates: July 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, August: 19-21, 26 and 28
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Smirnoff Sorbet Caress
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
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Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet! Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample numerous craft beers produced exclusively by New York State breweries. As many as a dozen breweries from New York State will be featured throughout the meet. The tasting will be held each Friday from noon to 4p.m. in the Saratoga Pavilion, located inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Box Office on Union Avenue. Admission is $20 and includes 20 sampling tickets.
Cost: $20 admission
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo at Caffe Lena (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Jazz guitarist Frank Vignola is one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing today. His stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world's top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, the Boston Pops, the New York Pops, and guitar legend Les Paul, who named Vignola to his "Five Most Admired Guitar List" for the Wall Street Journal.
Cost: $25.00 Advanced / $27.00 Door
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
The Audiostars at The Horeshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-The Audiostars! See you all there.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
UpBeat On the Roof (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Tang Museum Rooftop
"Dana and Susan Robinson" perform old time music on the Tang Museum roof top. Rain location is inside the museum.
Cost: Free
Fri, Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Saratoga Polo - Whitney Cup Tournament (5:30 PM)
Whitney Field
The 116th Saratoga Polo Tournament Season runs from July 11th until August 31st on Fridays and Sundays. For more information, please call (518) 584-8108.
Cost: $20-$50
Fri, Aug 1 - 2, 2014
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2014 Ballston Spa Film Festival
Ballston Spa High School Auditorium and Old Iron Spring Park
Whether you're film-maker or just a film-lover, mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Ballston Spa Film Festival (BSFF) taking place August 1 & 2, 2014.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
An Evening with the Brubeck Brothers Quartet (8:00 PM)
Universal Preservation Hall
The Brubeck Brothers Quartet is an exciting jazz group featuring two members of one of America's most accomplished musical families. BBQ features four outstanding musicians: Dan Brubeck on drums, Chris Brubeck on bass & trombone, Mike DeMicco on guitar and Chuck Lamb on piano. Their collective approach to their own compositions and tunes written by the Brubeck Brothers legendary father, Dave Brubeck, have thrilled audiences all over the world. They recently toured Russia selling out the major concert halls of Moscow and St. Petersburg and were also invited to play the biggest jazz festivals in North America including the Monterey, Montreal and Playboy Jazz Festival. After their June 2014 appearance at the Rochester International Jazz Festival the City Newspaper wrote: "Regardless of origin, each piece flowed from the Quartet with impeccable ease. I have never seen an act that felt more at home on stage. Each member's instrument seemed like an extension of his body, and it all came together to create a perfect storm of quick rhythms and complicated chords." Event tickets can be purchased in advance online by going to the Universal Preservation Hall website. Proceeds from the event will go towards the ongoing restoration efforts in the space. This show is proudly sponsored by COOL INSURING AGENCY, INC. in Glens Falls, New York. Promotional support and production assistance for this series have been provided by PROCTORS and 2440 DESIGN STUDIO. More information regarding each performance group can be found at the UPH website.
Cost: $25 In Advance | $30 Day of Show at the Venue
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
Comedy Dinner and Show (6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Clifton Park Elks Lodge, 695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake, NY
The Clifton Park Elks are hosting a Comedy Dinner and Show on Friday, August 1. The dinner is at 6 PM and the show will start at 8 PM. The show will feature comedians Matt Bergman ("Nobodies of Comedy Tour", Pat Dabiere (The Saratoga Comedy Club") and host Mikael Gregg ("The Syracuse Funny Bone" and "Joke Factory". Dinner menu will be a summer barbecue with pulled pork, ribs and chicken. Tickets are $25 per person. Proceeds will support Elks Charities. Advance reservations required - call 518-877-5200. The Lodge is located at 695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake, NY.
Cost: $25 per person
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Saratoga Springs Pop Warner to Host NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition powered by USA Football (12:00 PM)
Beau Kilmer Field, East Side Rec., Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Springs Pop will host a local competition for NFL Punt, Pass & Kick on Saturday, August 2nd, at 12:00 noon at the Beau Kilmer Field, East Side Rec in Saratoga Springs. The competition is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 15 and is free. Go to SSPW's website to pre-register.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 2 - Sat, Sep 27, 2014
Sights + Sounds of the Saratoga Region
Saratoga Arts is proud to announce the opening of its annual summer juried exhibition, Sights + Sounds of the Saratoga Region in the Arts Center Gallery from August 2 through September 27.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Sights + Sounds of the Saratoga Region: Opening Reception (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Saratoga Arts, 329 Broadway
Saratoga Arts is proud to announce the opening of its annual summer juried exhibition, Sights + Sounds of the Saratoga Region in the Arts Center Gallery from August 2 through September 27. Join us for an opening reception on Saturday, August 2 from 6-8pm.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Everest Rising (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Hailing from New York's Capital Region, Everest Rising is a tight-knit quartet influenced by folk, jazz, rock and more. Together they create a progressive acoustic sound that is unique yet comfortably familiar. Their pretty melodies, thoughtful lyrics, and expansive, fresh instrumental arrangements take the listener up less-traveled routes.
Cost: $15.00 Advanced / $17.00 Door
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Big Truck Day (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Maple Avenue Middle School (515 Maple Ave, Saratoga, NY 12866)
Big Truck Day is one of The Children's Museum at Saratoga's primary fundraisers, which allows the museum to offer quality programs and learning opportunities to families throughout the capital region and beyond! This fun event will feature trucks of all shapes and sizes for children to tour.
Cost: $5 per child, $1 per adult
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
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Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday (10:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
This weekly event is designed to highlight the tradition of style and glamour in thoroughbred racing.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Jill Hughes Body & Soul @ Siros (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Siros
Offering up a mix of music sure to entertain everyone, Jill Hughes, a staple of the Saratoga entertainment scene, is joined by her 8 piece Body & Soul band. Playing a mix of contemporary favorites, Motown, R&B and good old American Rock & Roll, they will have you dancing the night away!
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap, De La Rose, Test, Whitney, and Lure
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
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The $1.5 Million Whitney (1:00 PM)
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Whitney, one of North America’s premier races for older horses on the dirt, will top the card of a blockbuster day of racing that includes five stakes.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Waya
Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Rusty Belle with opener Pandafan (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
This delightful, fun Pioneer Valley trio is comprised of Zac Trojano along with brother and sister Matt and Kate Lorenz. They have aggressively eclectic tastes in music--everything from The Beatles to Miles Davis, Led Zeppelin to Tom Waits--which cooks up into something they call Roots-Rock/Junk-Folk. In the words of Dan Bolles of Seven Days, "They're a little bit country, a little bit rock'n'roll, a little bit old-timey and a whole lotta weird.
Cost: $16.00 Advance/$18.00 Door
Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Bow Ties & Bourbon - Tie One on for the TRF (6:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
Canfield Casino, 1 Congress Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY
Save the date for the annual Bow Ties & Bourbon event, an annual fundraiser benefitting the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) and the TRF Second Chances program. This years event is on August 3 at Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs.
Cost: $150, Junior Ticket $150
Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Rascal Flatts (7:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines Saratoga Springs
One of country’s biggest names, Rascal Flatts will rock the stage of SPAC with Sheryl Crow and Gloriana.
Cost: TBA
Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Turning Point Invitational Drum & Bugle Corps Show (4:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
Schuylerville High School 14 Spring Street Schuylerville NY
Drum & Bugle Corps Competition Featuring: The Cabelleros, Fusion Core, The Bushwackers, Sunrisers, The White Sabers , Windsor Regiment, Excelsior Drum & Bugle Corps, Centurions. BBQ Meals - Snack Bar - Parade Fesivals & Fire Works!
Cost: 15.00
Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Taste NY: Food & Artisans (10:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Returning for the 2014 summer meet, Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of up to 19 food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State.
Mon, Aug 4, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
NYSS Cab Calloway Division and NYSS Statue of Liberty Division
Mon, Aug 4, 2014
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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays: Mad Science Exhibit (12:00 PM - 4:00 AM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Monday, July 21 is the return of weekly family-friendly festivals! Each Monday will feature games, attractions, and educational activities in the Saratoga Pavilion.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014
WHACK N ROLL CROQUET TOURNAMENT! (3:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
AIM SERVICES,INC. 4227 ROUTE 50, SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866
Please join us in our 1st Annual AIM Services, Inc. "Whack & Roll" Croquet Tournament. AIM Services, Inc. is devoted to supplying quality services to 500 Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Residential and Community Based Programs. AIM serves Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties.
Cost: From $ 40.00
Tue, Aug 5, 2014
Kiss and Def Leppard (7:30 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Kiss and Def Leppard - WORLD TOUR 2014 - At SPAC
Cost: $149.50, $89.50, $52.50. LAWN $29.50. LAWN FOUR PACKS: $90.00
Tue, Aug 5, 2014
Tang Tour of student exhibition (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
Tour of student exhibition in the Winter Gallery with Celia Caldas, Class of 2014.
Cost: Free
Wed, Aug 6 - 23, 2014
Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the preeminent orchestras in the world, renowned for its distinctive sound and technical skill. The orchestra plays a classical music and repertoire, and also continues to perform exciting programs that resonate with contemporary audiences. Inspired by tradition yet looking to the future, the Philadelphia Orchestra offers a powerful music experience to audiences all over the world.
Wed, Aug 6, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
John's Call
Wed, Aug 6 - 7, 2014
Saratoga Handicapping Challenge
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Battle for supremacy, monetary prizes, and a trip to the National Handicapping Championship at Saratoga.
Cost: All day event
Wed, Aug 6, 2014
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International Heritage Series: Irish-American Day! (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Wednesday, July 23 is the inaugural International Heritage Series, a weekly celebration of global culture and heritage.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Aug 7, 2014
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Taste NY: Wine & Cheese (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet – Taste NY: Wine & Cheese will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample varietals of wine from numerous New York State wineries for $30.
Cost: $30
Thu, Aug 7, 2014
Special EQX Event-Vapor Night Club (7:00 PM)
Vapor Night Club-Saratoga Casino and Raceway
THE EQX Miller Lite Concert Series Presents: Wild Adriatic with Special Guests North and South Dakotas
Cost: No Cover
Thu, Aug 7, 2014
Making Connections: Autism Program (5:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
The Children's Museum at Saratoga
Join The Children's Museum at Saratoga for the Making Connections Autism Program on August 7 from 5:00 pm to 7:30pm.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Aug 7, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Birdstone*
Thu, Aug 7, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra - An Evening on The Rhine (8:00 PM)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents An Evening On The Rhine
Thu, Aug 7, 2014
Ballston Spa Union Fire Co. Band and Ice Cream Social (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa
Please join us for a delightful evening in Wiswall Park as the BSBPA hosts our annual Ice Cream Social, Thursday, August 7th, from 6-8 pm. Enjoy tasty cake, ice cream, coffee and bottled water. Music for the evening is provided by the The Union Fire Company #2 Marching Band, Ballston Spa, made up of volunteers in the fire company, family and friends.
Cost: Free
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
Polo Hall of Fame Cup Tournament (5:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
2 Bloomfield Rd. Saratoga Polo Field
Please join us Friday, August 8th at 5:30 for the Polo Hall of Fame Cup Tournament at Saratoga Polo Field, 2 Bloomfield Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY.
Cost: $20-$50
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
Jamcrackers (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
For fans of British Isles and American traditional music, three-part harmony and wholesome fun, the Jamcrackers will be just what you're looking for. Named for the river-drivers who broke up log jams and "got things rolling again," the band features the extraordinary voice and soulful ballads of Peggy Lynn, the rich baritone and original songs of Dan Berggren, and national champion hammered dulcimer player Dan Duggan.
Cost: $16.00 Advance/$18.00 Door
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
UpBeat On the Roof (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Tang Museum Rooftop
"Jocelyn Arndt" performs blues inspired contemporary-alternative music tempered with elements of jazz on the roof top of the Tang Museum. Rain location is inside the museum.
Cost: Free
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
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The Philadelphia Orchestra - An Evening With Yo-Yo (8:00 PM)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Don't miss the opportunity to see Yo-Yo Ma play cello alongside the Philadelphia Orchestra. Award-winning cellist and icon of the music world, YO-YO MA brings his stunning musical gifts to the Orchestra stage in a performance of two of Tchaikovsky’s most popular and melodious works: the Andante cantabile and his virtuosic Variations on a Rococo Theme.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
National Museum of Racing Hall Of Fame
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
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Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet! Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample numerous craft beers produced exclusively by New York State breweries. As many as a dozen breweries from New York State will be featured throughout the meet. The tasting will be held each Friday from noon to 4p.m. in the Saratoga Pavilion, located inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Box Office on Union Avenue. Admission is $20 and includes 20 sampling tickets.
Cost: $20 admission
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets at the Track (7:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Clubhouse Porch, Saratoga Race Track
The boutiques of Manchester Designer Outlets will be at Saratoga Race Course on alternating Thursdays and Fridays beginning July 25, entertaining guests with informal modeling 7:00 am to 9:30am on the clubhouse porch.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014
The Audiostars at The Horeshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-The Audiostars! See you all there.
Fri, Aug 8 - 10, 2014
Round Lake Library Book Sale (5:00 PM)
Round Lake Auditorium
Book Sale at the Round Lake Auditorium. 15000 Books. Preview Sale on Friday , August 8 from 5pm to 8pm. Sale continues on Saturday, August 9 from 9 to 5 and Sunday, August 10from 9 to 4. Proceeds benefit the Round Lake Library. Call 899 2733 for information
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Upper Hudson Paddle (10:00 AM)
Sherman Island Boat Launch
Participants will join staff and volunteer leader, Lorraine Skibo, on a leisurely 5.5 mile paddle on a beautiful flat-water reach of the River. This section is dammed at both ends and boasts an undeveloped, forested shoreline.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Annual Clam Steam (12:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will have its annual Clam Steam on Saturday, August 9 from noon to 9:00 pm. Tickets are $40. Including steamed clams, raw clams, potatoes, chicken, sausage, watermelon and MORE!
Cost: $40
Sat, Aug 9 - 10, 2014
Hudson River Piecemakers Quilt Show
Hadley Luzerne High School
The Hudson River Piecemakers Quilt Show will be on August 9th and 10th at the Hadley Luzerne High School. August 9th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and August 10th 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Admission is $6 or $5 with a canned good for the local food pantry.
Cost: $6 Admission or $5 with a canned good
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday (10:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
This weekly event is designed to highlight the tradition of style and glamour in thoroughbred racing.
Sat, Aug 9 - 9, 2014
Sonny and Perley LIVE at Rare Earth (8:30 PM - 11:30 PM)
Rare Earth Wine Bar
The exciting duo of Sonny Daye and Perley Rousseau achieves a rare musical symbiosis. The husband and wife team have spent the last several years developing and perfecting their unique blend of Jazz, Bossa Nova, American Songbook Standards, and International Cabaret which has become their musical signature. They engagingly perform the timeless standards of the Great American Songbook such as Berlin, Gershwin and Porter as well as the irresistible Bossa Nova melodies of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Sonny and Perley perform as a duo, trio, quartet or quintet for concerts, festivals, theme shows, intimate cabaret, restaurants, nightclubs and private events.
Cost: Free
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Chip in for Veterans (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Exit 17 Golf @ Exit 17N, 1267 Route 9 in Gansevoort, NY
Are you a golfer? Or a golf enthusiast? If you'd like to have some fun and have the opportunity to win some cool prizes, all while showing your support & gratitude for our wounded vets of Iraq & Afghanistan, come out and join us for Chip in for Veterans!
Sat, Aug 9 - 10, 2014
Round Lake Art & Craft Show (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Round Lake Village
This highly anticipated annual event is set up along the Zim Smith trail in the Victorian village of Round Lake, NY. Thousands of people flock to this show to find one of a kind handmade items from local artists, and wander through the beautiful and historic "Village in the Grove". Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Fourstardave Handicap
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Robin Mark in Concert (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
New Life Fellowship
Irish singer and recording artist, Robin Mark, will present a concert of praise and worship music.
Cost: $15
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra - Cirque de la Symphonie (8:00 PM)
108 Avenue of the Pines Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Back by popular demand, Cirque de la Symphonie returns to SPAC for an August 9 program. Currently a sell-out show at concert halls across the US, the stunning production features world-record holders, gold medal winners and former Olympians performing acrobatics, aerial feats and astonishing displays of strength uniquely choreographed to classical music masterpieces.
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Craft & Flea Market (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
American Legion
This event features many artisans exhibiting handmade items as well as quality gift items. There's something for everyone in the family. Come meet our exhibitors, enjoy the good food and make a day of it!
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
2U (U2 Tribute Band) Live at Harvey's (9:30 PM)
14 Phila St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Come enjoy a night of live music in beautiful downtown Saratoga! 2U (U2 Tribute Band) will be playing live at Harvey's( formerly known as the Irish Times). Get your dose of good beer, good food, and good music at Harvey's! See you all there.
Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Five Strings, Five Pickers: Banjo Masters In-the-Round (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Hear the amazing versatility of banjo on old time, bluegrass and contemporary originals. This team has a few lifetimes worth of collective picking expertise! Host Bob Altschuler performs and records with Thirteen Feet of Bluegrass and Dyer Switch. He's been heard on NPR and radio and TV commercials and is a favorite regional banjo instructor.
Cost: $22.00 Advance / $24.00 Door
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Mop & Bucket Company (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Your wish is their command. That's right! Mopco's riotous scenes, stories and songs are all based on your impromptu suggestions. In residence at Proctor's Theater in Schenectady since 2007, MopCo blends short and long-form improv. They use both tried-and-true formats, such as Theatresports and Spontaneous Broadway, along with original formats, such as Tapestry (free-form theatrical Jazz) and Our Town Today (community-based improv that explores current events and issues).
Cost: $18.00 Advance / $20.00 Door
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Kings of Leon at SPAC (7:00 PM)
SPAC
KINGS OF LEON-WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS: YOUNG THE GIANT AND KONGOS TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 25th at 10 AM! TICKETS: $65.50, $39.50, LAWN $29.50. LAWN FOUR PACKS: $89.00. *PLUS FEES, NOT AVAILABLE DAY OF SHOW. Tickets available online at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com, select Walmart locations or Charge By Phone at 1-800-745-3000. All dates, acts and ticket prices subject to change without notice. Tickets subject to applicable fees.
Cost: TICKETS: $65.50, $39.50, LAWN $29.50
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
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Track Giveaway Day - Tote Bag
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Head over to the track for a FREE Saratoga canvas tote bag!
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Adirondack and Saratoga Special
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Homemade Boat Race (11:30 AM)
Tinneys Tavern
Head to the Homemade Boat Race Day at Tinneys Tavern on Sunday, August 10th!
Cost: $20 per boat payable in advance
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Benefit to Aid Ballston Spa Native (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs
Knights of Columbus Council 246 will host a benefit to support an alcoholism treatment facility in South America that was founded by Ballston Spa native Rev. William Tracy. Tickets to the benefit are $15 each and may be purchased at the door or after masses at local Roman Catholic churches, including St. Mary's in Ballston Spa. Reservations may be secured.
Cost: $15
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
Champlain Canalway Trail Annual Bicycle Tour (9:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga National Historical Park, 648 Route 32, Stillwater
This 28-mile bicycle tour between Stillwater and Mechanicville will follow the scenic Hudson River and stop at sites that highlight the natural, historical, cultural, and recreational resources of our region.
Cost: $12 pre-registration fee/ $15 at the event
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
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Taste NY: Food & Artisans (10:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Returning for the 2014 summer meet, Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of up to 19 food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State! The market will be held each Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., so don't miss out!
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
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Saratoga Polo: Zappone Cup (5:30 PM)
2 Bloomfield Road, Greenfield Center, NY 12833
Saratoga Polo will host the Zappone Cup on August 10th at Whitney Field.
Mon, Aug 11, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Tenski
Mon, Aug 11, 2014
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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays: Leaping Lizards and Rocking Reptiles (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
The first Berkshire Bank Family Monday invites attendees to explore and learn through Leaping Lizards and Rocking Reptiles exhibit!
Mon, Aug 11, 2014
SPAC Chamber Music Festival Opening Night: Gems from Three Centuries (8:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The inaugural season of CMS at SPAC opens with music by a trio of master composers. A stellar cast of CMS musicians, including Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han, perform Beethoven’s most brilliant string trio, Barber’s enchanting Souvenirs, and Dvo?ák’s nostalgic Piano Quintet, a moving tribute to his Bohemian homeland.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014
SPAC Chamber Music Festival: Instrumental Inspirations (8:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Creative instrumental combinations are a unique feature of this concert which opens with Mozart's ingenious invention, the piano quartet. Hungarian Zoltan Kodály found the perfect palette for his folk-influenced Serenade with two violins and viola, and the precocious teenage Mendelssohn added a viola and a double bass to the supporting cast of the pianist, who plays a virtuoso role throughout.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014
String of Pearls (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
With an entertaining repertoire of vintage "girl group" music and a modern vocal jazz style, String of Pearls has sass and musicality in abundance. From the 1930s sounds of the Boswell Sisters and Andrews Sisters to Brazilian, bebop, and pop music, this 3-woman trio has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Avery Fisher Hall, Town Hall, the JVC Jazz Festival, the Cape Cod Jazz Festival, the Provincetown Jazz Festival, and in clubs and concert halls in France, Germany, and Japan.
Cost: $18.00 Advance / $20.00 Door
Tue, Aug 12, 2014
Tang Tour of "I was a double" (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
Tour of "I was a double" with Dayton Director and exhibition co-curator Ian Berry.
Cost: Free
Tue, Aug 12, 2014
Live Strong, Live Fun! (11:30 AM - 2:00 PM)
Union Gables
The Saratoga Regional Y invites you to an entertaining luncheon to support LIVESTRONG at the YMCA!
Cost: 85
Wed, Aug 13, 2014
Liz Longley with Opener Barnaby Bright (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
This Berklee College of Music grad with the stop-you-in-your-tracks voice has performed at Newport Folk Festival and taken home top prizes in the nation's most prestigious songwriting competitions, including the BMI John Lennon Competition, Mtn Stage New Song Contest, the International Acoustic Music Awards, and the Rocky Mountain Folk Fest Songwriting Competition.
Cost: $22.00 Advance / $24.00 Door
Wed, Aug 13, 2014
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The Philadelphia Orchestra - POPS: On Broadway (8:00 PM)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
On August 13, SPAC welcomes back New York Pops Conductor Steven Reineke for “On Broadway,” an evening celebrating the music from some of Broadway’s most beloved shows. The Philadelphia Orchestra performs selections from Broadway hits including West Side Story, Carousel, Ragtime, The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Smokey Joe’s Café, Kiss of the Spiderwoman and more.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014
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International Heritage Series: African-American Day! (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Wednesday, July 23 is the inaugural International Heritage Series, a weekly celebration of global culture and heritage.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Wed, Aug 13, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Troy
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Dew (NYB)
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
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Taste NY: Wine & Cheese (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet – Taste NY: Wine & Cheese will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample varietals of wine from numerous New York State wineries for $30.
Cost: $30
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra - Yannick Returns! (8:00 PM)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Yannick Returns! YANNICK NÉZET-SÉGUIN, following a triumphant 2012-13 inaugural season as Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra, returns to the podium at SPAC to conduct two stellar programs on August 14 and 15.
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
Jamcrackers (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
For fans of British Isles and American traditional music, three-part harmony and wholesome fun, the Jamcrackers will be just what you're looking for. Named for the river-drivers who broke up log jams and "got things rolling again," the band features the extraordinary voice and soulful ballads of Peggy Lynn, the rich baritone and original songs of Dan Berggren, and national champion hammered dulcimer player Dan Duggan.
Cost: $16.00 Advance/$18.00 Door
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
Holly & Evan (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa
This free concert series is a signature event in Ballston Spa and draws hundreds of visitors, as well as residents of the greater Ballston Spa community, to the village's historic downtown. The concerts are held amid our lovely Wiswall Park gardens on Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm directly following the Thursday afternoon Farmers' Market. This year's concert season runs from June 26th through August 28th, once again offering a diverse line-up of talent. Holly & Evan live for the blues. Both from rich musical backgrounds, Holly Taormina and Evan Conway have joined together with drummer Bob Morris, to update the traditions of the Barrelhouse, with their unique and electric style.
Cost: Free
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets at the Track (7:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Clubhouse Porch, Saratoga Race Track
The boutiques of Manchester Designer Outlets will be at Saratoga Race Course on alternating Thursdays and Fridays beginning July 25, entertaining guests with informal modeling 7 to 9:30am on the clubhouse porch.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
The Audiostars at The Horeshoe Inn Bar and Grill
1 Gridley St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
What better to do on a hot summer day than bet on some horses, have a few drinks, and listen to some awesome live music? Come enjoy all this and more at The Horseshoe Inn Bar and Grill! Tonight-The Audiostars! See you all there.
Fri, Aug 15 - 17, 2014
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RBC Wealth Management presents the Barrantes Cup Tournament
2 Bloomfield Road, Greenfield Center, NY 12833
Join Saratoga Polo as RBC Weath Management presents the Barrantes Cup Tournament - D.P. Miller Associates Cup at Whitney Field Friday August 15th and Sunday, August 17th.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Donny ''Elvis'' Romines Fundraiser (6:00 PM)
Saratoga-Wilton Elks
Fundraiser to Support Our Troops - Donny "Elvis" Romines will be hosted by Carol Pingelski at the Saratoga-Wilton Elks on August 15.
Cost: $10
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Dom Flemons (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Dom Flemons is the "American Songster," pulling from old-time folk music to create new sounds. During the past three years he has played live for over one million people as part of his GRAMMY-winning trio, the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
Cost: $22.00 Advance / $24.00 Door
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
UpBeat On the Roof (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Tang Museum Rooftop
"Heard" performs on the Tang Museum rooftop, blending jazz, classical and world music with the inspiration of the natural environment. Rain location is inside the museum.
Cost: Free
Fri, Aug 15 - 16, 2014
Saratoga Children's Theatre Presents: Rent
Skidmore College, Bernard Theater
The three-week teen summer program at the Saratoga Children's Theatre will present Rent this August. If your child is interested in performing, registration is open for summer courses. Show dates/times: August 15 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., August 16 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra - Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women (8:00 PM)
108 Avenue of the Pines Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Passionately committed to, and passionate about, the work of current day composers and equally committed to showcasing the artistry within the Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead the Orchestra and Principal Harpist Elizabeth Hainen in the New York premiere of Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women, a multi-media work created by Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dan (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon).
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
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Fabulous Fillies Day at the Saratoga Race Course
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Join in the "pink" atmosphere as we celebrate women and the glamour they bring to Saratoga Race Course during Fabulous Fillies Day.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Fort Ticonderoga's Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
pens today, August 15th! Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze designed in the shape of the Fort. Getting lost in this life-size puzzle is part of the fun as you look for history clues among towering stalks of corn! Winding paths will confuse and delight young and old alike.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
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Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet! Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample numerous craft beers produced exclusively by New York State breweries. As many as a dozen breweries from New York State will be featured throughout the meet. The tasting will be held each Friday from noon to 4p.m. in the Saratoga Pavilion, located inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Box Office on Union Avenue. Admission is $20 and includes 20 sampling tickets.
Cost: $20 admission
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
John Morrissey (NYB)
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Alabama and Knob Creek Lake Placid
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
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HOOTenanny! presented by Caffe Lena & Friends of the IBA (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Oliva Vineyards, 2704 State Highway Route 4, Fort Edward, NY
Enjoy an evening of great food, wine, music and friends at HOOTenanny at Oliva Vineyards! Presented by Friends of the IBA and Caffe Lena, you'll be able to sample a gourmet selection of tasty hors d'oeuvres and locally made wine or beer, all while relaxing on a porch overlooking the Hudson River!
Cost: $40/$45 at the door
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
Alabama Day
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
The historic Alabama highlights Saturday's card. The 134th running of the Alabama anchors an outstanding day of racing. Three of the last four Champion Three-Year-Old Fillies have made the Alabama a key victory in their outstanding campaigns.
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain (9:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues related to these magnificent lakes that are so integral to Fort Ticonderoga. Attendees learn about these topics through three strands: history, arts/culture, and ecology/current issues. The series takes place on three Saturday mornings during the summer of 2014.
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra - Celebration of an Artist (8:00 PM)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Celebration of an Artist
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
Annual Airway Benefit Tournament (1:00 PM)
Airway Meadows Golf Club, 262 Brownville Road Gansevoort
4- Player Scramble, Benefactor to be determined, Food, Prizes Betting Hole, Skins Game, Auction
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
The Bluebillies' Gospel Music Revue (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Styled after the old-time "brother acts" (Everly Brothers, Louvin Brothers and Blue Sky Boys), the husband and wife duo of Mark and Mel Guarino have spent nearly 30 years preserving the tradition of close harmony country music.
Cost: $16.00 Advance/$18.00 Door
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
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Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday (10:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
This weekly event is designed to highlight the tradition of style and glamour in thoroughbred racing.
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
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Taste NY: Food & Artisans (10:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Returning for the 2014 summer meet, Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of up to 19 food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
Flipsydz (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
It wouldn't be August at Caffe Lena without a night with The Flipsydz! Spanning three generations, The Flipsydz sing "the golden oldies" of the doo-wop era. Along with their fun-loving and beautifully performed songs, they lead the audience down memory lane with recollections of the '50s and '60s street corner doo-wop ensembles of Philly and Brooklyn.
Cost: $16.00 Advance/$18.00 Door
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
Luke Bryan at SPAC
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
LUKE BRYAN with LEE BRICE & COLE SWINDELL - Part of the 2014 SPAC Country Megaticket.
Sun, Aug 17 - 21, 2014
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Travers 1864 Restaurant Week
Participating Restaurants in the Capital Region
Celebrate the Travers 1864 Restaurant Week! The Travers 1864 Restaurant Week offers three-course meals at a great price, in honor of the year of the first Travers.
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
SPAC Chamber Music Festival: Monumental Beethoven (3:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
In a performance feat rarely tackled, the technically brilliant Miró Quartet brings together three of the greatest (and most difficult) string quartets ever composed: Beethoven's "Razumovsky" quartets. Written at the height of Beethoven's "heroic period," these unforgettable works demand individual and collective virtuosity possessed by only a handful of ensembles throughout history.
Sun, Aug 17 - 21, 2014
''The Labor of Liberty: Defending Independence in 1776'' (9:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Co-sponsored by the Living History Education Foundation, this week-long course for teachers takes a hands-on approach to learning about the lives of Continental soldiers. Crew a bateau, cook up rations, help construct a soldiers' hut, create a knapsack, and spend a night in garrison in the Soldiers' Barracks
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Sword Dancer Invitational and Alydar*
Mon, Aug 18, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Summer Colony
Mon, Aug 18, 2014
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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays: ''Days Gone By'' (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Monday, July 21 is the return of weekly family-friendly festivals! Each Monday will feature games, attractions, and educational activities in the Saratoga Pavilion.
Mon, Aug 18 - 22, 2014
Instant Admission Week (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Queensbury Campus
Join SUNY Adirondack for Instant Admission Week from August 18 - 22 for students interested in taking classes in the Fall 2014 Semester.
Mon, Aug 18 - 24, 2014
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The 2014 Washington County Fair
Washington County Fairground, Greenwhich, NY
Old fashioned family fun is right around the corner! The Washington County Fair, August 18 - 24, will bring great food, music, entertainment, rides, animals and so much more! You just can't do it all in one day!
Mon, Aug 18, 2014
HARVEY'S - Steve Candlen (9:30 PM)
HARVEY'S Restaurant and Bar - 14 Phila St
Live Music
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Old Friends $1,000 Poker Tourn'y + Benefit (7:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
The Parting Glass Pub
$1,000 Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament 100% free to enter but with REAL cash paid to top finishers. $1,000 paid that night! Event benefits the OLD FRIENDS AT SARATOGA race horse retirement facility. Pre-register to save time and guarantee a spot: bit.ly/SRo4WC (Also has rules and payout, etc)
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
SPAC Chamber Music Festival: Extraordinary Quintets (8:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Miró Quartet plays host to three guest collaborators in an unusual program of diverse quintets. Cellist David Finckel joins the quartet for Boccherini's amazing, avant-garde tone painting of a night on a Madrid street. And CMS proudly welcomes two outstanding musicians from its musical neighbor at SPAC, the Philadelphia Orchestra, for much-loved quintets by Mozart and Weber.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Chicago & REO Speedwagon (7:30 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Chicago & REO Speedwagon live at SPAC
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Tang Tour (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
Tang Inside/Out with Assistant Director for Engagement Michael Janairo.
Cost: Free
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
One Fine Day (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Union Gables, Bed and Breakfast, 55 Union St., Saratoga Springs
Shelters of Saratoga, providing sheltering and programs to individuals who are homeless and at risk in the greater Saratoga Region, will be hosting their summer fundraiser. Attendees will enjoy an afternoon lawn party with catered light fare, live music by Jeff Brisbane, and a silent auction.
Cost: $60.00 per person
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
World Cup Soccer - pick up soccer games (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment.
Cost: FREE
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
World Cup Soccer Clinics - FREE (5:30 PM - 6:45 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment. Please register in advance by emailing with your son or daughter's name and age. Ages: Boys and Girls ages 7-13 Days and Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays Clinics 5:30-6:45pm, Pick-up 6:30-8pm Dates: July 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, August: 19-21, 26 and 28
Cost: FREE
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Better Talk Now
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
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International Heritage Series: Asian-American Day! (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Wednesday, July 23 is the inaugural International Heritage Series, a weekly celebration of global culture and heritage.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra - An Evening with Itzhak Perlman (8:00 PM)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Violin virtuoso and classical music icon ITZHAK PERLMAN makes his highly anticipated return to SPAC on August 20 for the first time since 2007. Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. The winner of 15 Grammy Awards and four Emmy Awards, the musician will perform dual roles of soloist and conductor for the performance.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
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Stewart's Shops Ice Cream Eating Contest!
Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
The coolest way to beat the summer heat, racing fans will come to the Spa spoon-in-hand as they prepare to compete in the ultimate in chilly contests - the Stewart's ice cream eating contest!
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
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The Philadelphia Orchestra - An Evening with Alisa Weilerstein (8:00 PM)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
American cellist and 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellow ALISA WEILERSTEIN (Aug 21) has attracted widespread attention worldwide for playing that combines a natural virtuosic command and technical precision with impassioned musicianship.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
Health, History, and Horses Charity Gala (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga
The Health, History, and Horses Charity Gala will be held on Thursday, August 21 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Help support community charity programs in Saratoga, Washington and Warren Counties.
Cost: $60.00 payable to Ladies of Charity
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
Studio Two - Beatles tribute (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa
This free concert series is a signature event in Ballston Spa and draws hundreds of visitors, as well as residents of the greater Ballston Spa community, to the village's historic downtown. The concerts are held amid our lovely Wiswall Park gardens on Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm directly following the Thursday afternoon Farmers' Market. This year's concert season runs from June 26th through August 28th, once again offering a diverse line-up of talent. Studio Two is a Beatles cover band that pays tribute to the early Beatles years, choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era. These four lads met in a "cellar full of noise" in a town west of Liverpool, in Milford, New Hampshire. By recreating the Fab Four's music, instruments, and onstage banter, Studio Two performs your most favorite hits that will bring people to the dance floor.
Cost: Free
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
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Taste NY: Wine & Cheese (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet – Taste NY: Wine & Cheese will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample varietals of wine from numerous New York State wineries for $30.
Cost: $30
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
New York Turf Writers Cup (Steeplechase) and Union Avenue (NYB)
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
World Cup Soccer Clinics - FREE (5:30 PM - 6:45 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment.
Cost: FREE
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
World Cup Soccer - pick up soccer games (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment.
Cost: FREE
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Personal Ensign Invitational and Lord & Taylor Tale of the Cat
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
Bill Staines (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Now in his fifth decade of delighting audiences on the North American folk circuit, New England troubadour Bill Staines is a folk music legend. His songs, including "River," "Roseville Fair," and dozens more, have become standards, recorded by artists ranging from Nanci Griffith and Jerry Jeff Walker to Grandpa Jones.
Cost: $20.00 Advance/$22.00 Door
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
UpBeat On the Roof (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Tang Museum Rooftop
"Mike Perkins & Friends" perform classic rock from the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's on the rooftop of the Tang Museum. Rain location is inside the museum.
Cost: Free
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
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16th Annual Travers Wine Tasting (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Fasig Tipton, Senior Services of Albany
The Travers Wine Tasting is one of the region's largest wine and food tastings with more than 400 guests sampling an upscale selection of wines and craft beers from around the world.
Cost: General Admission: $135.00; Junior Professionals (21-35 years of age): $100
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra: Stéphane Denève, Conductor (8:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
TBD - Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
Saratoga Polo: The Ylvisaker Cup Tournament (5:30 PM)
Whitney Field
Polo matches are played on the historic Whitney Field or on adjacent fields, every Friday and Sunday evening at 5:30 pm. – just five minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. 2014 Polo season runs from 7/11 - 8/31.
Cost: $20-$50
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets at the Track (7:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Clubhouse Porch, Saratoga Race Track
The boutiques of Manchester Designer Outlets will be at Saratoga Race Course on alternating Thursdays and Fridays beginning July 25, entertaining guests with informal modeling 7:00 am to 9:30am on the clubhouse porch.
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
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Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturdays (10:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
This weekly event is designed to highlight the tradition of style and glamour in thoroughbred racing.
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Anika and Christopher Denise "Baking Day at Grandma's" (11:00 AM)
Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs
Husband and wife author and illustrator Anika and Christopher Denise will read their new picture book "Baking Day at Grandma's." This charming story is the perfect way to celebrate the special relationship between a child and senior.
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Spectacular (8:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents the Tchaikovsky Spectacular
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
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The $1.25 Million Travers
267 Union Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
This is Saratoga's biggest race - the one the don't want to miss - the 145th running of the $1 million Travers, the "Mid-Summer Derby" for three-year-olds at a mile and a quarter.
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Craft & Flea Market (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
American Legion
This event features many artisans exhibiting handmade items as well as quality gift items. There's something for everyone in the family. Come meet our exhibitors, enjoy the good food and make a day of it!
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
25th Annual Saratoga Bridges Day at the Races (11:00 AM)
Carousel Restaurant at Saratoga Race Course
Held on Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course, this event includes premium seating and hospitality with a delicious buffet and beverage service at The Carousel Restaurant. Ticket price includes one complimentary cocktail per person, general admission to The Clubhouse and a Post Parade Program. Join us while we enjoy the thrill of the most exciting day of Saratoga's racing season.
Cost: $140 and up
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Spuyten Duyvil (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Spuyten Duyvil's ("SPITE-en DIE-vil") soaring vocals, traditional jug band energy, slide guitar, and Chicago-style blues harp propel the listener on a barn-burning romp through the last 100 years of American Roots music. Recent tour stops include the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks, Bethel Woods Center for the Performing Arts and Musikfest.
Cost: $18.00 Advance / $20.00 Door
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
6th Annual Come Together for Kaitlin (12:00 PM)
Saratoga Eagles Club at 373 Crescent Ave
Come Together for Kaitlin is a non profit founded in honor of Kaitlin Bowman; a local girl diagnosed at 3 yrs old with a rare and fatal disease called late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. Please come out and show your support for Kaitlin and her family as she is in the fight for her life. Free food and live bands all day. Hundreds of raffle prizes and a 50/50. Bounce house for the kids, face painting and more.
Cost: $20 for adults, $5 for children 12 & under
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Ballerina, Ballston Spa, Ketel One King's Bishop, and Travers Stakes
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Firefly5 Festival (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Saratoga Race Track
Are you ready for a Party!?? We are!! Join us on August 23rd for the best party in the Capital Region! Be part of the most unique Glow Festival of the Summer or be witness to the Spectacle! Just dont miss it! What are you waiting for!! Register NOW!
Cost: varies
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Albany (NYB), West Point presented by Trustco Bank (NYB), Yaddo (NYB), Fleet Indian (NYB), Funny Cide (NYB), Seeking the Ante (NYB)
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
Blair Crimmins & The Hookers (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
A great choice for fans of The Wiyos, Frank Vignola and Caravan of Thieves. Band leader Blair Crimmins is a time traveler--a music preservationist and playful showman from Atlanta determined to bring Ragtime and 1920's Dixieland Jazz to today's audience.
Cost: $18.00 Advance / $20.00 Door
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
SPAC Chamber Music Festival: Colors of France (3:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The sensuous and seductive aesthetic of Impressionism is perfectly captured in this program which combines familiar French classics by Fauré and Debussy with incredible works sure to be delightful discoveries for many listeners. Adding to CMS's sonic palette for this program are the charismatic flutist Tara Helen O'Connor and virtuoso harpist Bridget Kibbey, who join three incomparable string players making their CMS at SPAC debuts.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
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Taste NY: Food & Artisans (10:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Returning for the 2014 summer meet, Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of up to 19 food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
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Saratoga Showcase Day
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Sunday, August 24 will be dedicated to the best New York-breds as Saratoga hosts the inaugural Saratoga Showcase Day, featuring the Albany, West Point, Yaddo, Fleet Indian, Funny Cide, and Seeking the Ante.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
Saratoga Polo: The Ylvisaker Cup Tournament (5:30 PM)
Whitney Field
Polo matches are played on the historic Whitney Field or on adjacent fields, every Friday and Sunday evening at 5:30 pm. – just five minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. 2014 Polo season runs from 7/11 - 8/31.
Cost: $20-$50
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Smart N Fancy
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays: Robotics Demonstration (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Monday, July 21 is the return of weekly family-friendly festivals! Each Monday will feature games, attractions, and educational activities in the Saratoga Pavilion.
Tue, Aug 26, 2014
World Cup Soccer - pick up soccer games (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment.
Cost: FREE
Tue, Aug 26, 2014
World Cup Soccer Clinics - FREE (5:30 PM - 6:45 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment.
Cost: FREE
Tue, Aug 26, 2014
Motley Crue with Special Guest Alice Cooper (7:30 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Motley Crue with Special Guest Alice Cooper - ALL BAD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END: THE FINAL TOUR
Tue, Aug 26, 2014
Tang Tour of "Opener 26 & "Opener 27" (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Tang Museum at Skidmore College
Tour of "Opener 26: Jeff Sonhouse" and "Opener 27: Beverly Semmes: FRP" with Assistant Director of Curatorial Affairs Rachel Seligman.
Cost: Free
Tue, Aug 26, 2014
SPAC Chamber Music Festival Season Finale: Beethoven, Tsontakis, and Brahms (8:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
This closing performance of the festival features treasures of the chamber music genre by Beethoven and Brahms, alongside a spirited work by Upstate New York resident and Grawemeyer Award-winning composer George Tsontakis. The globe-trotting Korean-American violist Richard O'Neill makes his festival debut, and CMS Artistic Directors Wu Han and David Finckel return to wrap up the summer season in high spirits.
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
P. G. Johnson
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
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International Heritage Series: The history and culture of Saratoga Springs! (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Wednesday, July 23 is the inaugural International Heritage Series, a weekly celebration of global culture and heritage.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
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Taste NY: Wine & Cheese (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet – Taste NY: Wine & Cheese will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample varietals of wine from numerous New York State wineries for $30.
Cost: $30
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
With Anticipation
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
World Cup Soccer Clinics - FREE (5:30 PM - 6:45 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment.
Cost: FREE
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
World Cup Soccer - pick up soccer games (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Gavin Park, Wilton
The Saratoga Wilton Soccer Club will offer FREE summer soccer clinics on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gavin Park this summer. The clinics are designed for soccer players who are looking for advanced skills training in a fun and encouraging environment.
Cost: FREE
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
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Veterans Day at the Race Track
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Race Course will pay tribute to those who have served the country with a special ceremony. All veterans and active duty military will receive free grandstand admission with military ID.
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
Wild Adriatic (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa
This free concert series is a signature event in Ballston Spa and draws hundreds of visitors, as well as residents of the greater Ballston Spa community, to the village's historic downtown. The concerts are held amid our lovely Wiswall Park gardens on Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm directly following the Thursday afternoon Farmers' Market. This year's concert season runs from June 26th through August 28th, once again offering a diverse line-up of talent. Three friends seeking to carry forth the torch of timeless rock n roll infused with tons of soul, captivating guitar work, and an impressive live show. Guitar solos? We still remember those. "Flawlessly tight with infectious melodies & tons of soul." - Relix "Full of rocking blues, soul, and depth." - Huffington Post "An act to get behind." - USAToday
Cost: Free
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets at the Track (7:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Clubhouse Porch, Saratoga Race Track
The boutiques of Manchester Designer Outlets will be at Saratoga Race Course on alternating Thursdays and Fridays beginning July 25, entertaining guests with informal modeling 7:00 am to 9:30 am on the clubhouse porch.
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
Jo Henley (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
Boston-based, Schenectady-born trio Jo Henley is a crowd-pleasing ensemble, as evidenced by their winning (by a mile!) the Audience Choice Award at a Caffe Lena street music festival.
Cost: $15.00 Advanced / $17.00 Door
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
Jason Aldean with Florida Georgie Line (7:00 PM)
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
JASON ALDEAN with FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE. Part of the 2014 SPAC Country Megaticket!
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Riskaverse
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
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Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet! Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample numerous craft beers produced exclusively by New York State breweries. As many as a dozen breweries from New York State will be featured throughout the meet. The tasting will be held each Friday from noon to 4p.m. in the Saratoga Pavilion, located inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Box Office on Union Avenue. Admission is $20 and includes 20 sampling tickets.
Cost: $20 admission
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
Saratoga Polo: Veuve Clicquot (5:30 PM)
Whitney Field
Polo matches are played on the historic Whitney Field or on adjacent fields, every Friday and Sunday evening at 5:30 pm. – just five minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. 2014 Polo season runs from 7/11 - 8/31.
Cost: $20-$50
Sat, Aug 30, 2014
Run 4 Reese 5K (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Ballston Spa Recreation Field
Come join us as we run for Reese. 13 year old Reese Johnson, a student at Ballston Spa Middle School was recently diagnosed with an aggressive childhood cancer called Ewing's Sarcoma.
Cost: $20-$30
Sat, Aug 30, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Bernard Baruch Handicap, Forego, Prioress, and Woodward
Sat, Aug 30, 2014
Woodward Day
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
The historic Woodward highlights Saturday's card. The 61st running of the Woodward anchors an outstanding day of racing on the final Saturday of the meet.
Sat, Aug 30 - 31, 2014
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Final Stretch Music Festival Weekend (7:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
Downtown Saratoga
Labor Day weekend brings the 2014 Saratoga Springs racing meet to a close. But don't worry, there's plenty of fun planned for Final Stretch Weekend to keep your spirits up! Don't miss this Final Stretch Music Festival at the Track; then return on Monday for Labor Day 2014 at the races.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Aug 30, 2014
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Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday (10:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
This weekly event is designed to highlight the tradition of style and glamour in thoroughbred racing.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
Best Bet
Taste NY: Food & Artisans (10:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Returning for the 2014 summer meet, Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of up to 19 food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
Susan Elizabeth Phillips "Heroes Are My Weakness" (5:00 PM)
Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs
New York Times bestselling author - and romance superstar - Susan Elizabeth Phillips will read from her new novel - a book packed with her sassy wit and dazzling charm.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
David Wax Museum (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Caffe Lena - 47 Phila St. Saratoga
With a Mexo-Americana combo of Latin rhythms, infectious melodies, and call-and-response hollering, this ensemble is fronted by a charismatic Missourian singing tight harmony with a Southern belle rattling the jawbone of a donkey.
Cost: $22.00 Advance / $24.00 Door
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
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Tom Durkin Day at the Track!
Racing fans are invited to celebrate the legendary career of track announcer Tom Durkin as he calls his final race at Saratoga.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
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Track Giveaway Day - T-Shirt
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Head over for the last Sunday of the meet at the track for a FREE black Saratoga T-Shirt!
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Glens Falls and Spinaway
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
Saratoga Polo: Alex and Ani Cup (5:30 PM)
Whitney Field
Polo matches are played on the historic Whitney Field or on adjacent fields, every Friday and Sunday evening at 5:30 pm. – just five minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. 2014 Polo season runs from 7/11 - 8/31.
Cost: $20-$50
Mon, Sep 1, 2014
Stakes Race
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Hopeful and Saranac
Mon, Sep 1, 2014
Closing Day at the Track
Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Saratoga meet comes to a close. The 2014 Saratoga Race Course meet comes to a close on Labor Day. Live racing resumes at Belmont Park on Saturday, September 6.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014
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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays: Magic Show (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga Pavilion
Beginning Monday, July 21 is the return of weekly family-friendly festivals! Each Monday will feature games, attractions, and educational activities in the Saratoga Pavilion.
Fri, Sep 5 - 7, 2014
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Saratoga Wine & Food Festival
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Saratoga Wine & Food Festival is a three-day destination event located in world-class Saratoga Springs, New York (2.5 hours north of New York City). Set in a 2,400 acre park preserve, the three-day event draws an audience of close to 6,000 from Montreal to Northern New Jersey.
Cost: Wine & Food Festival Package $350, Wine & Food Connoisseur Package $410
Sat, Sep 6, 2014
Malta Business and Prosessional 5K (8:30 AM)
HVCC TEC Smart 345 Hermes Road Malta
The 5th Annual Malta Business & Professional Association 5k will be held Saturday, Sept. 06, 2014 starting at 8:30 a.m. Run through the Saratoga Technology & Energy Park and the Luther Forest Technology Campus, get a firsthand look at the GLOBALFOUNDRIES chip manufacturing plant that are the focus of so much attention in Malta, NY in the heart of Saratoga County.
Cost: Free to observers, $25 for runners
Sat, Sep 6 - Sat, Oct 18, 2014
Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga
Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze designed in the shape of the Fort. Getting lost in this life-size puzzle is part of the fun as you look for history clues among towering stalks of corn! Winding paths will confuse and delight young and old alike. Open weekends only starting September 6 - October 19 & open Columbus Day October 13. 10 am - 5 pm (last entry at 4:30 pm)
Cost: n/a
Sat, Sep 6, 2014
Run For The Horses 5K Run/Walk (8:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
Saratoga Spa State Park, Orenda Pavilion
5th Annual Run For The Horses 5K. Run or walk, it is up to you, but be sure to join us Saturday morning, Sept. 6, at Saratoga Spa State Park for a family friendly 5K. All proceeds to benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF). We are the nation's oldest Thoroughbred sanctuary, saving Thoroughbreds no longer able to compete on the racetrack. For more information please call: 518-226-0028.
Cost: $20 Pre-Registration, $25 Race Day
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
Feast of the Fields (5:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Saratoga National Golf Club
Saratoga P.L.A.N.s Feast of the Fields is a unique culinary event celebrating local farms, chefs, and conservation heroes. The event is held at Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Cost: $85.00
Fri, Sep 12 - 13, 2014
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2014 Irish 2000 Festival
Saratoga County Fair Grounds in Ballston Spa, NY
The 18th annual Irish 2000 Festival will once again offer a unique line up of Irish music including everything from celtic punk and jam music to traditional and everything in between.
Cost: $16- $30 Adults / FREE Children under 12
Sat, Sep 13, 2014
Craft & Flea Market (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
American Legion
This event features many artisans exhibiting handmade items as well as quality gift items. There's something for everyone in the family. Come meet our exhibitors, enjoy the good food and make a day of it!
Cost: Free Admission
Sat, Sep 13 - 14, 2014
Living History Weekend: Lodging as the Nature of the Campaign will Admit - Building Soldiers' Huts in 1776 (9:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Watch soldiers of the Continental Army build huts at Ticonderoga just as they did 238 years ago on this ground. See exciting new research into the living quarters of these soldiers come to life in this weekend-long building project. The Ticonderoga peninsula was already an old battlefield and encampment site by the summer of 1776 when American soldiers began digging in to block a British invasion southward.
Sat, Sep 13, 2014
2014 Capital Region Walk for Children w/Apraxia of Speech (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Saratoga Spa State Park - Warming Hut
An awareness and fundraising walk will be held September 13, 2014 at the Saratoga State Park. Apraxia is among the most severe speech and communication problems in children. Affected children have difficulty planning and producing the precise, highly refined and specific series of movements of the tongue, lips, jaw, and palate that are necessary to produce clear, intelligible speech. All proceeds will benefit Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America. The organization raises awareness; provides support, information and education; and funds and supports CAS research. Locally, efforts are ongoing to raise awareness and funding to assist those affected by Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
Cost: $20
Sat, Sep 13 - 14, 2014
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2014 Insane Inflatable 5K Run (9:00 AM)
Ellms Family Farm, 468 Charlton Road Ballston Spa
Albany, NY here we come! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world- Insane Inflatable 5K. Here's your chance to be a kid at hear, but insane by choice! This race benefits the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Cost: $54 - $75 Registration Fee
Sat, Sep 13 - 14, 2014
The Great Village Sell Out in Waterford (8:00 AM)
Waterford, NY
The Great Village Sell Out in Waterford, NY! Dozens of participating residents expected to take part in our annual event. Addresses and sale items will be listed on our website as the date approaches.
Cost: Free
Sat, Sep 13, 2014
Art in the Park (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Congress Park, SS, NY 12866
Art in the Park is two days of fine art in Saratoga Springs' historic downtown Congress Park, curated and presented by Saratoga Arts.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thu, Sep 18 - 21, 2014
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Adirondack Balloon Festival 2014
Glens Falls & Queensbury, NY
Hundreds of hot air balloons take to the sky at the 42nd Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival, taking place September 18 - 21, 2014.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
''Burgoyne's Campaign of 1777: The Second Stage'' Bus Tour (9:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
This day-long bus tour includes Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Jane McRea's grave, Bennington Battlefield, and more with historian Michael Gabriel and tour coordinator Bruce Venter.
Sat, Sep 20 - 21, 2014
Saratoga Showcase Of Homes Weekend 1 (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
14 homes throughout Saratoga County
The Saratoga Builders Association invites you to the 19th annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes! For three consecutive weekends, the Saratoga Builders Association showcases and invites the public to tour the area's finest homes built by some of the Capital Region's best home builders and designers.
Cost: Starting at $20
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
9th Annual Tom Indiano Memorial Ride (10:30 AM - 2:30 PM)
Italian American Club 247 Grand Ave Saratoga
9th Annual Tom Indiano Memorial Ride SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2014Italian American Club 247 Grand Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY Rain or Shine \
Cost: $20pp
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Pilates for Franklin Community Center (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
18 Division St. Suite 203 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
"Pilates for a Purpose" is part of our Community Outreach Program. This is a 50 Minute Pilates Mat Class suitable for all levels. There is no fee for the class. Donations will be accepted for a different non-profit organization each week. 100% of the donations will be given to the non-profit.
Cost: FREE! Donations Accepted
Sat, Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Center for Vascular Awarenss Gala (7:00 PM - 12:00 AM)
Hall of Springs
We invite you to help support the Center for Vascular Awareness in their continued mission of vascular health and awareness education. Please join us in celebrating an evening of dinner, live music, casino games, and silent auction. Your contribution will help support the valuable programs we offer.
Cost: $150
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
City Center's 30th Anniversary Family Fun Day (10:00 AM - 10:00 PM)
Saratoga Springs City Center
Celebrate at the City Center’s 30th Anniversary Family Fun Day! The event is free and open to the public. Some of the highlights include a National Guard rock-climbing wall, bounce houses as well as a petting zoo and pony rides. Be sure to save the date and bring your family and friends! The City Center is thrilled to have another occasion to “Bring People Together”!
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sun, Sep 21, 2014
The Saratoga Palio Melanie Merola O'Donnell Memorial Race (7:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
Saratoga Springs -- race ends at HIgh Rock Park
The Saratoga Palio is fast becoming a regional favorite, thanks to its breathtaking course through the heart of Saratoga Springs and for the great cause it supports. And with a certified 5K run/walk, a children's run, and a certified half marathon, the Palio is as exciting for families as it is for serious runners.
Cost: 5k $25/Half marathon $50
Fri, Sep 26 - 28, 2014
Hemmings Motor News Concours D'Elegance (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga Automobile Museum
Go to Saratoga Automobile Museum website for more information.
Cost: $15.00
Sat, Sep 27 - 28, 2014
Saratoga Showcase Of Homes Weekend 2 (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
14 homes throughout Saratoga County
The Saratoga Builders Association invites you to the 19th annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes! For three consecutive weekends, the Saratoga Builders Association showcases and invites the public to tour the area's finest homes built by some of the Capital Region's best home builders and designers.
Cost: Starting at $20
Sun, Sep 28, 2014
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Run For The ROC 5K Run and Community Walk
Grandstand, Historic Saratoga Flat Track, Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs.
The Saratoga Hospital Foundation presents Run For The ROC, a 5K run and community walk held at the Saratoga Race Track on Sunday, September 28, 2014 beginning at 11:00 a.m. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.
Cost: $20 pre-registration (9/16) / $25 after & day of
Wed, Oct 1, 2014
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Saratoga's Job Fair: 'The Career Building Expo' (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Saratoga City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York
Is it time for a change in your career? This spring, take advantage of the changing seasons and allow your true colors to shine. Come find a place that will foster new growth and push your mind to new heights.
Sat, Oct 4 - 5, 2014
Saratoga Showcase Of Homes Weekend 3 (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
14 homes throughout Saratoga County
The Saratoga Builders Association invites you to the 19th annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes! For three consecutive weekends, the Saratoga Builders Association showcases and invites the public to tour the area's finest homes built by some of the Capital Region's best home builders and designers.
Cost: Starting at $20
Sat, Oct 4, 2014
7th Annual Walk to Remember & Community Festival (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Mitchell Park - Palo Alto
Our annual 5K WALK TO REMEMBER & FAMILY FRIENDLY FESTIVAL is a wonderful opportunity to support friends or family grieving the loss of a loved one, or to demonstrate support to the bereaved in our neighborhoods and workplaces.
Cost: $25/walker <12y old - $35/runner - $5 off before August 9
Sat, Oct 4, 2014
Goat Brothers 20th Annual Swap Meet (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Saratoga County Fairgrounds
Motorcycle parts and accessories, Bike Show, food, live music and entertainment, gifts, and more!
Cost: Adults $10.00, Kids under 12 Free
Fri, Oct 10 - Sat, Nov 1, 2014
Saratoga Scare Fair (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Saratoga County Fairgrounds 162 prospect st
The Institute Of Fear brings your Fears and Phobia's to a 8'000sf Teen/Adult Haunted house located at the Saratoga county fairgrounds! Open Friday-Saturday nights 6-10pm Gate 5
Cost: $8.00
Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Fall Craft Show (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
American Legion
This event features many artisans exhibiting handmade items as well as quality gift items. There's something for everyone in the family. Come meet our exhibitors, enjoy the good food and make a day of it!
Cost: Free Admission
Sun, Oct 12, 2014
Airway Meadows 16th Annual Oktoberfest Tournament (10:00 AM)
Airway Meadows Golf Club, 262 Brownville Road Gansevoort
4-Player Scramble, handicaps, Side Games, Putt & Chip for Free Gold Membership, BBQ Package
Sun, Oct 12, 2014
Sprint For Soldiers (9:00 AM)
Hudson Crossings Park (Schuylerville)
Plan Ahead Events of is pleased to present the Sprint For Soliders 5K & 10K benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. This event will be held on Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at the Hudson Crossing Park in Schuylerville, NY.
Cost: $20+
Fri, Oct 17 - 18, 2014
Maze by Moonlight (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Explore the 6-acre corn maze using your flashlight as a guide and under the light of the full moon. The mysteries of the night surround you as you search for hidden stations in the maze to complete our Archeology Quest in the Corn game! Cost is $10 per person; tickets available at the door. Admissions booth/maze opens at 7 pm; last ticket sold at 9 pm, maze closes at 10 pm.
Cost: $10/person
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
To Life!'s 10th Annual Pink Ball (6:30 PM)
The Hall of Springs, 108 Avenue of Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York
To Life!'s 10th Annual Pink Ball will be an evening to honor breast cancer survivors and members of the community who make a difference. Cocktails & Hors d'Oeuvres at 6:30 and dinner at 7:30pm. There will be dinner entertainment and a live auction.
Cost: $150 per person / $275 per couple
Sat, Oct 18, 2014
MVP Heath Care presents The Great Pumpkin Challenge (9:00 AM)
Saratoga Spa State Park
This event features 5K (walk or run) and 10K (run) through the beautiful and historic Saratoga Spa State Park. The day also includes a Fun Run for kids 12 and under. Pre-Registered participants (by 10/1) receive long-sleeved moisture wicking t-shirts. **PLEASE NOTE** Net Chip Timing (5K & 10K begin at the same time), disposable chips/bibs and NO DAY OF REGISTRATION, shirts are men's sizes.
Cost: $25 prior tp 10/1
Tue, Oct 21, 2014
Airway Meadows Employee/Member Scramble Tournament (12:30 PM)
Airway Meadows Golf Club, 262 Brownville Road Gansevoort
4-Player Scramble, many New Golfers, casual, no handicaps
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
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Special Olympics New York rUNDEAD 5K Presented by VENT Fitness (7:30 AM)
Saratoga Springs State Park - 12866
Don't miss this year's rUNDEAD! This 5k run in Saratoga Springs State Park will support Special Olympics New York. The obstacles on this run...zombies.
Cost: Pre-Register $30 | Day Of Registration $35
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
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8th Annual Lake George Polar Plunge For Special Olympics (9:00 AM)
Shepard Park Beach, Lake George, NY
Did you know it costs $400 to fund a Special Olympics athlete? Come out November 15th and take the Plunge to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Cost: Spectators - FREE
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
Holiday Craft Show (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
American Legion
Leave the hustle and bustle of the malls behind - When Fall is in the air, and the holiday season is right around the corner, you'll know it's time for ... A huge selection of booths with tempting treats, unique handcrafted treasures and holiday gifts.
Cost: Free Admission
Sat, Dec 6, 2014
3rd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K Run/Walk (8:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Milton Community Center 310 Northline Rd. Ballston Spa, NY
3rd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K Run/Walk Saturday, December 6th - 8:30am Registration / 10:00am Run - Milton Community Center 310 Northline Rd. Ballston Spa, NY
Cost: Pre-register $25 / Day of race $30
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
ChaseCon Expo (8:30 AM - 11:00 PM)
Saratoga City Center
ChaseCon Expo was founded in 2014 by Samuel J. Chase. It'll be known as an Upstate NY Comic Con, featuring not just comic book dealers, but artists, vendors of all kinds and guest stars!
Cost: $7.00


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