Saratoga Events for August 01, 2013 - August 31, 2013

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When: Today | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 39 Fire Road, Clifton Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
SmartEarly offers a BEST-IN-Class child care and early education experience. Stop by and see why every child deserves to be SmartEarly!
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs Public Library
Cost: FREE
Participants will join RiverJack Z a.k.a. Jack Zucchini (of the Zucchini Brothers) to learn more about songwriting by writing and recording their own song. Working together, participants will create a musical composition.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Wiswall Park, Front Street, Ballston Spa
30 years of serving our community! Concerts in the Park with Union Fire Company Band and ice cream social!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Olde Saratoga Brewing Company
Cost: $15
Enjoy a night of food and drink tastings all to support local non-profit To Love A Child's work in Haiti.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The celebrated troupe of dancer illusionists led by choreographer Moses Pendleton, comes to SPAC on Thursday, August 1 at 8 P.M.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $3 (+$5 if under 21)
Formed in 1991 by Juan and Michelle Calzada, Half Step has evolved into Juan Calzada on lead vocals and acoustic guitar, Bob Peck on vocals and bass, David Lawson on vocals and lead guitar, and Robin Barkenhagen on drums. The group, drawing on musical influences from the Allman Bros., Bob Dylan, Santana, Pink Floyd, and The Grateful Dead, is an ever growing presence on the East Coast with a strong and loyal following.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs City Center
Cost: $250 per person
Jack Knowlton of Sackatoga Stable (owners of Funny Cide) and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco will be honored at Equine Advocates 12th Annual Benefit in Saratoga. Hors d'oeurves, cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, awards presentations, spectacular silent & live auctions and much more will be part of this very special evening. All proceeds benefit Equine Advocates Horse Rescue & Sanctuary Programs. For more information, please call (518) 245-1599
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Encounter
Cost: free
NYC hat designer Christine A. Moore, of Christine A. Moore Millinery fresh from Del Mar races and her appearance on the TODAY SHOW at the Kentucky Derby, and her Triple Crown appearances heads to Saratoga Springs to continue her mission to provide elegant fashion for racing.
When: Today | 11:00 AM
Where: Saratoga Race Course
Cost: $3.00
In celebration of their 100th anniversary, the Charles Freihofer Baking Company will be hosting a Day at the Races at Saratoga Race Course Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
This week’s event will feature a Victorian twist in celebration of the 150th anniversary season at Saratoga. Kids will be invited to take photos with characters in traditional Victorian costumes and explore Victorian-era relics from the Scotia-Glenville Children’s Museum.
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $5.
The Round Lake Summer Stars culminate their summer drama camp with a great double feature! First, the Carpe Diem Kids perform Disney's Aladdin Kids, followed by the Summer Starts in Dear Edwina Jr. Shows at 1:00pm and 7:00pm on both Friday and Saturday.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Sharon Crutes Gallery- 73 Beekman Street, Saratoga
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
August 2, 2013, from 6-8 PM, will be the opening, and artist reception date, for "Rock and Bone; A Photography Tribute to Georgia O'Keeffes Legendary Ghost Ranch Country," produced by award winning fine art photographer Sue Clark. Georgia O'Keeffe found her soul at the legendary Ghost Ranch,located in Abiquiu, New Mexico. She surrounded herself with the Ranches ancient high mesas, and arid desert lands, and then painted what inspired her, from that stunning, vast land of "Rock and Bone." NOTE:"Rock and Bone" will be available for viewing throughout August and September, at Sharon Crutes Gallery on Beekman Street, in Saratoga. Call the Gallery after the opening reception date, for ongoing viewing hours, as Sharon will be at Saratoga Track during the 2013 season! Stop by and say HI!
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Disney?s The Aristocats at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 2 at 6 PM and Saturday, August 3 at 12 noon. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Karey Trimmings. Tickets are $5 at the door and refreshments will be available. Madame's jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. What's a cat to do? Luckily, Thomas O'Malley and his rag-tag bunch of Alley Cats come to their rescue! This feline adventure is sure to get your audiences tapping their feet to its hep, jazzy beat, which includes the Disney favorites "The Aristocats," "Scales and Arpeggios" and "Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat."
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When: Today | 7:30 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs, NY
In honor of the Saratoga 150 celebration, Saratoga will host a Floral Fete Promenade and Ice Cream Social on August 2, 2013.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $12 adv $15 dos (+$5 if under 21)
If David Byrne is one of the geniuses of modern times, then Start Making Sense is a tribute to genius. The musicians in this 7-piece Talking Heads Tribute take pride in faithfully recreating the music of Talking Heads entire career. Together they bring much of the Heads unique live show to the stage, with front man Jon Braun as a spot-on David Byrne, giving you a "once in a lifetime" experience. Prepare yourself for a rockin', funkin', danceable celebration of the new-wave art punk you loved from the 80?s !!!
When: Today | 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY
After the historic Floral Fete Promenade, head to Congress Park for an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social!
When: Today
The Tech Valley Young Professionals are teaming up with the Saratoga and Adirondack Young Professionals Organizations for their annual Breakfast at the Track.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 3, 2013
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
KT Sullivan live at SPAC
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: Saisselin Art Center
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Summer Studio Art Program Open House all studios will be open displaying student artwork from the summer session II
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
UpBeat on the Roof:"Markellis, Haskell, Maul" American roots/blues/swamp rock/country swing Celebrating 13 years of free music performances on the rooftop of the Tang Museum. Rain location inside the museum.
- BEST BET!
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
This is your chance to win big! 5 racing fans will have the chance to wager $15,000 of someone else's money. If the fan selects a winner, he/she will take home the full on-track winnings!
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Springs, NY
For more information, please email belmontchildcare@aol.com.
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Maple Ave Middle School in Saratoga Springs
Cost: $5 per child, $1 per adult, under one is free
The Children's Museum Big Truck Day is fun on wheels for the whole family! Check out Saratoga's big trucks and meet the people who drive them!
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Join us for the track’s official anniversary party on Whitney Day. The Cake Boss will provide a specially-designed birthday cake. Get your picture taken with our special Victorian-themed photo booth. And watch as one lucky fan places the first in a series of five $15,000 win-wagers, courtesy of Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson.
- BEST BET!
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Mabee Farm Historic Site, 1080 Main Street, Route 5S, Rotterdam Junction, NY 12150
Cost: $5 donation per car
Enjoy a whole day of family fun at the 4th Annual Wags & Whiskers Family Fun Fair at Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction. Event presented by the Schenectady County SPCA.
When: Today | 12:00 PM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Disney?s The Aristocats at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 2 at 6 PM and Saturday, August 3 at 12 noon. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Karey Trimmings. Tickets are $5 at the door and refreshments will be available. Madame's jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. What's a cat to do? Luckily, Thomas O'Malley and his rag-tag bunch of Alley Cats come to their rescue! This feline adventure is sure to get your audiences tapping their feet to its hep, jazzy beat, which includes the Disney favorites "The Aristocats," "Scales and Arpeggios" and "Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat."
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come celebrate Fort Ticonderoga's historic legacy at this gala dinner! Set within the majestic walls of the Fort, enjoy music, fabulous food, friends and a silent auction. Formal attire is encouraged.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, SS, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Saratoga 150: Then, Now, and Beyond August 3 to September 28, 2013 Artist Reception: Saturday, August 3, 6pm-8pm - The Arts Center Gallery 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Lil Wayne live at SPAC featuring T.I. and Future.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $5.
The Round Lake Summer Stars culminate their summer drama camp with a great double feature! First, the Carpe Diem Kids perform Disney's Aladdin Kids, followed by the Summer Starts in Dear Edwina Jr. Shows at 1:00pm and 7:00pm on both Friday and Saturday.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $8 Advance $10 Door
Retro Soul-Power Rock "? if Lenny Kravitz cranked it to 11, he'd be the London Souls." Fresh off their tour with Black Crowes and a standout performance at Mountain Jam? The London Souls' unique reinterpretation of classic hard-hitting rock and roll formula recalls elements of the past with an ever-present boundless energy, fit to cement their place in the future.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Arts Center Gallery
Cost: FREE
2013 marks the 150th Anniversary for The Saratoga Race Course. In celebration of this citywide sesquicentennial event, Saratoga Arts will exhibit artworks that reflect on our region's rich past, represents or comments on our own time in Saratoga Springs, or envisions Saratoga's future. The exhibition will merge history with the present day and anticipate fresh, innovative ideas of what's to come.
When: Today | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Salem Art Works
Cost: $10
Each month Salem Art Works converts Barn 1 into a music cafe where we join regional musicians for an intimate evening of performance. Grab a slice of homemade pizza, baked on-site by SAW staff, then sit back and enjoy the sounds of homegrown music. We're pleased to announce that August 31st Music & Pizza will feature local musician Molly Durnin!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Saratoga National Golf Club
Cost: $250
Delicious food by Prime at Saratoga National, open bar and live music performed by The Dennis Collins Band of NYC. Dennis and Sharon Collins have performed with Beyonce , Whitney Houston and more. They were a huge hit at last year's event. This year's event will also feature special guest Deney Terrio of Dance Fever fame. Come dance with the man who taught John Travolta all his moves!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 4, 2013
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
The Fasig-Tipton Festival of Racing celebrates the rich history of Fasig-Tipton in Saratoga and the upcoming Select Yearling Sales.
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Dr. Dallas is a holistic veterinarian in Saratoga Springs who specializes in acupuncture, herbs, holistic dental care and end-of-life care. She will speak about the options available to pet companions as they support their pets through their final stages and will also address the difficulties we face when the human-animal bond is lost.
When: Today | 10:30 AM
Where: SE Corner of Nelson and Union Avenues
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members
This tour, lead by Georgia Horner will explore the Saratoga Race Course area along Union Avenue featuring the Reading Rooms, National Museum of Racing, Oklahoma Track, and the Fasig-Tipton Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion.
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Saratoga will pay homage to the only New York-bred to win the Kentucky Derby. The day will include a meet and greet in the paddock with Funny Cide while Funny Cide’s jockeys, Jose Santos and Richard Migliore, will sign autographs to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.
When: Today | 2:15 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Escher Quartet live at SPAC
When: Today | 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Schuylerville High School Football Field - 14 Spring St. Schuylerville, NY 12871
Cost: 10
Along with the Turning Point Parade at 1:00, Sunday, August 4 marks the Inaugural Turning Point Invitational Senior Drum and Bugle Corps Competition.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: The Ice House Saratoga
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Marcus Ruggiero performing live with Ed Kinum on percussion
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Temple Sinai
Cost: $5.00
What makes a Jew? Can one be a Catholic priest and an observant jew at the same time? "Torn," a 2011 Israeli documentary about compassion, conflict, and right to a history. $5.00 donation requested. Refreshments included. RSVP to Temple Sinai at 584-8730.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sponsored by Hollandale Apartments Your home for the Blues! Bringing Blues and Rock together, this band is a house rocker always ready to play and have a great time. Bent Rail builds on a solid foundation of the Mississippi Delta and Chicago blues.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Temple Sinai, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5.00 donation requested
What makes a Jew? Can one be a Catholic priest and an observant Jew at the same time? "Torn," a 2011 Israeli documentary about compassion, conflict, and right to a history. $5.00 donation requested. Refreshments included. RSVP to the temple website or call 518-584-8730
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: The Arts Center, Downtown Saratoga Springs
Cost: $25
A new play with music featuring many personages from the establishment of the RaceTrack to the dawn of the 20th Century. Among the notables: Commodore Vanderbilt, John Morrisey, Mark Twain, U.S. Grant and Madame Jumel--only some of the colorful characters who populated Saratoga in its early heydays!
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Temple Sinai
Cost: $5 donation requested
What makes a Jew? Can one be a Catholic priest and an observant Jew at the same time? "Torn," a 2011 Israeli documentary, is a story about compassion, intrinsic conflict and the right to a history. "Not your ordinary Jewish-identity discussion" will follow with a panel of community leaders. Refreshments included. RSVP to 584-8730.
When: Today until Mon, Aug 5, 2013 | 8:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $10. / $8.
Agnes Armstrong, one of the Capital Region's premiere organists, returns to the Auditorium for a delightful program of music. Agnes is world-renowned as an expert on American and French organ music of the 19th century. Concerts: Sunday at 8pm and Monday at 2pm.
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitors Center
Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitors Center. The Life and Times Of Saratoga Race Course featuring old-fashioned Sunday amusements.
When: Today
Where: Old Friends at Cabin Creek Farm
Featuring tours and talks by racing experts. For more information, please call (518) 698-2377.
When: Today | 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Old Friends at Cabin Creek
Cost: $20.00
Meet Funny Cide, owner Jack Knowlton, jockey Jose Santos, trainer Barkley Tagg and assistant trainer Robin Smullen.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park Commons Basketball Courts, Clifton Park, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Open to all boys and girls ages 6-12. Registration starts at 6:00pm - Rain or shine! Three different age groups compete, with winner in each age group!
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Gil Shaham and Friends
When: Today | 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Bella Rouge Cosmetic & Skincare Boutique
Cost: No Charge/ R.S.V.P. Required
Meet w/ B. Kamins National Education Mgr. Ryan Christopher. Ryan is an internationally recognized skin care professional. Voted "Best of Skincare" by Allure magazing and quoted in numerous national publications. B. Kamins Skincare specializes in treating a wide range of skin conditions including acne, rosacea and the effects of menopause as well as being a focused Anti Aging, result driven line.
When: Today | 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: The Porch, 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $50.00 per person
Vision - a look at life behind the scenes. Join Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. on the Clubhouse Porch at Saratoga Race Course and take "a look behind the scenes" at the opening reception of this year's "Estamos Aqui" (We Are Here) photography exhibit featuring black and white photos taken by Spanish-speaking workers in Saratoga Springs. The event benefits EOC's Latino Community Advocacy Program, which provides English as a Second Language and Advocacy Services to Spanish-speaking individuals and families year round in the Saratoga Springs area and seasonally at the Race Course Backstretch. Don't miss this festive evening featuring drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and music by the Garland Nelson Ensemble, to benefit a most worthy cause. For reservations, sponsorship or further information, contact Dottie Sellers at (518) 587-3158 ext 111.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 8, 2013
Where: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium 80 Vandenburgh Avenue,Troy , Ny
Valley Cats vs Williamsport Crosscutters
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
Public exhibition tour of "TRANSFORMer" in the Malloy Wing at the Tang Museum at 1 p.m.
When: Today | 5:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
An evening of open mic music, poetry and more. In collaboration with the LGBT Outreach and Education project at Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson (PPMH) and the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council. This outreach project is geared toward accepting, including, and supporting the local LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning) questioning) ...
When: Today
Where: Vapor Night Club
Cost: Non-Member - $20 Gold Member - $18/ 180 points Platinum Member - $16/ 160 points Diamond Member - 2 complimentary tickets.
Let's Hang On pays tribute to one of the greatest vocal groups of all time, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons!
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Recreation Center
It's jockeys versus trainers in this fun-filled night of hoops. For more information, email rtcany@aol.com.
When: Today
Where: Saratoga National Historic Park Grounds
When: Today | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Gideon Putnam Hotel
Cost: No charge
To Life! will host a morning symposium featuring medical experts speaking on the topic of breast cancer; past present, and future surgical and treatment options. Speakers include: Dr. Richard Agag, Dr. Valerie Brutus, and Dr. John Delmonte, Jr. Event includes complimentary continental breakfast.
When: Today | 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs
Cost: 50
This will be a hands on seminar where you will discover the meaning of Tarot cards along with how to interpret them in divination spreads. We will touch on the relationship between Tarot numerology, Spirit and intuition.
When: Today | 12:00 PM
Where: The Egg, PO Box 2065, Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
A concert of Indian classical music on sitar and tabla featuring Veena & Devesh Chandra. This free performance is part of the "Made in the Shade" concert series and will take place on the Empire State Plaza just outside The Egg
When: Today | 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Where: Christ Church, 15 West High St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
This program is designed to provide basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: SPAC
Cost: 65
We are having our 6th annual Evening at the Symphony. A $65 ticket not only includes a seat to the Opening Night of the Philadelphia Orchestra, but aalso a champagne reception
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Schenectady County Public Library Central Branch, 99 Clinton Street, Schenectady 12305
Cost: 0
Congressman Paul Tonko will be holding a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, August 7, 6 to 7:30 pm in the McChesney Room at the Schenectady County Public Library Central Branch, 99 Clinton Street, Schenectady. The Congressman will be giving brief opening remarks and then he will take questions, comments and concerns.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: 2872 Route 9, Malta, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
BENTLEYS ADIRONDACK GRILLE DECK PARTY, 6-9pm. Drink and Food Specials. Free Appetizers, live music with Rich Thomas, wine tastings with "Brian The Wine Guy" and Fantastic Give-a-ways from Lily & David Fine Jewelers. 101.3 the JOCKEY live broadcasts with Walt Adams. 2/1 Wine, Draft Beer & Well Drinks. Come join the FUN !!!!....
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Opening night of The Philadelphia Orchestra, SPAC will host pre-performance talks with Stephane Deneve
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Andy mingles traditional and original songs and novelty, delighting and involving kids through sing-a-longs, dancing, play-acting and storytelling.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
When: Today
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Performing Arts Center will pay tribute to the 150th Anniversary of Saratoga Race Course by presenting the World Premiere of an original orchestral composition by Grammy Award winning composer Richard Danielpour on August 8, 2013.
When: Today
Where: Downtown Saratoga Springs
Enjoy the sounds of the Racing City Chorus of Saratoga Springs, NY as they perform at locations on Broadway. For more information, please call (518) 371-0062
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
A new event for the 2013 meet – International Day will celebrate a variety of cultures with special entertainment, performances, music and activities as well as food and drink for track patrons.
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Grant Cottage
Cost: Free (tours are regular fee)
During his weeks at the Cottage, many old friends - and enemies! - came to say farewell to General Grant.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Wiswall Park, Front Street, Ballston Spa
30 years of serving our community! Concerts in the Park with Sirsy (indie rock)
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Vapor Night Club
Cost: $5-$35
August 8th at Vapor Night Club. $35 to join the private VIP party upstairs, from 6:00-10:00, with Hors D'oeurves and Cash bar. Only $5 to join the public party downstairs, from 7:30-10:00 pm! Entertainment provided by DVDJ Michael Morgan and a dance demonstration with YMCA instructor Lizette Orozco. $1 raffle tickets to win a YMCA gift certificate valued at $494. For more information, please call Susan Rhoades at 583-9622, ext. 104.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: Free
Join us for a dazzling evening of magic and illusion! Sponsored by Stewarts Shops.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pre-Performance talk with Keith Lockhart and Richard Danielpour
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: HedgesFest: 6344 Dorothy's Way Cambridge, NY, Reservations Suggested - hedgesfest@nycap.rr.com
Cost: $20 Suggested Donation
Praised as an "Americana sensation" by WSM 650, the four classically trained musicians of Harpeth Rising bring an exciting and distinctively new sound to the folk genre. With a banjo and a fiddle, you might think they're traditional bluegrass - but think again.
- BEST BET!
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Philadelphia Orchestra will perform the 150th Anniversary of the Race Course Concert - A Saratoga 150 Signature Event, sponsored by New York Racing Association.
When: Today | 9:00 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: FREE
School Bus Yellow is a four piece original psychedelic rock jam band originating from upstate New York. Since the band was created on New Year's Eve 2004, the band and crew have been touring all over the Northeast spreading the music and the name of school bus yellow to as many listeners as possible.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: The Ice House
Cost: FREE
Enjoy a night out with your dog while enjoying a wide array of summer cocktails, mouthwatering appetizers and entrees as well as gourmet doggie delectables in a beautiful outdoor setting.
When: Today
Where: Vapor Night Club
The Accents at Vapor Night Club
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park Town Hall
Cost: 0
The office of Congressman Paul Tonko will be holding Mobile Office Hours on Friday, August 9, Noon to 3:00 pm at the Clifton Park Town Hall, One Town Hall Plaza (corner of Vischer Ferry and Clifton Park Center Roads), Clifton Park, NY 12065. Staff will be available to provide assistance with navigating the federal government and its agencies. No appointment is needed.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Kids will experience the thrill of piloting a helicopter during a ride in a flight simulator from Independent Helicopters.
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Children
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Honk! at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 9 at 1 PM and 7 PM. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by June Coryer and Sariah Ashton. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children at the door. Refreshments will be available. In the London season featuring the appearance of The Lion King, Honk! became a stand-out by winning the 2000 Olivier Award (the British equivalent of the Tony Award) for Best New Musical. Honk! is a contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling with a Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat-esque score that everyone will enjoy.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Laffer Gallery | 96 Broad St Schuylerville, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Laffer Gallery will be holding an opening reception for their new exhibition featuring two of the area's preeminent equine artists, Robert Cartmell and Paul Kant on Friday, August 9th from 6pm until 9pm at 96 Broad Street in Schuylerville, N.Y.
When: Today | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: East Line Books, 1714 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY, 12065
Cost: suggested donation of $10
The Throwaways, a documentary film which tells the story of homeless filmmaker and ex-felon Ira McKinley and his struggle to bring positive change to his community in inner city Albany, NY, weaves McKinley's personal narrative of survival with stories of social movements rising up.
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge
Cost: $10.00 per person
Fundraiser to benefit Capital Region NY2 Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. to send Freedom Boxes to our deployed troops in Afghanistan and around the world. 50/50 and raffle items will be available. The Elks will be selling pizza and snacks.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Children
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Honk! at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 9 at 1 PM and 7 PM. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by June Coryer and Sariah Ashton. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children at the door. Refreshments will be available. In the London season featuring the appearance of The Lion King, Honk! became a stand-out by winning the 2000 Olivier Award (the British equivalent of the Tony Award) for Best New Musical. Honk! is a contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling with a Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat-esque score that everyone will enjoy.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Upstate Concert Hall Rt 146W North Country Commons, Clifton Park, NY
Cost: $19 Adv/$21 Day of Show
Halestorm with Special Guests Highly Suspect and 7th Squeeze
When: Today | 7:30 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: Free
Join us for this classic movie musical, set in Dickensian England! For more details about the film, please call us. We'll share desserts and have a discussion after the film. In association with the Round Lake Library and the American Movie Club.
When: Today | 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: The Paddock Lounge
Cost: N/A
Plan to be in attendance when The Vibratones return to ROCK the House at The Paddock! Be ready to DANCE till you drop - see you at 7:30! ..got vibe?
When: Today | 8:30 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $5 (includes unlimited mechanical bull rides, +$5 for under 21)
Esquela, a proud purveyor of the Bovina Rock sound, is not limited by its rural roots but grounded in them and uses its provenance as a springboard to sing about universals that fans can appreciate. War, politics, relationships and the banalities of everyday life, provide fodder for the band's original songwriting while a talented and passionate group of musicians wrap those lyrics in a roots-rock-Americana sound that both beguiles and charms its listeners.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 10, 2013 | 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant 113 Rte 9P Malta Saratoga Lake NY
Cost: Varies
Every Friday and Saturday night we offer our delicious oven roated prime rib dinner. Served as 12 or 16 oz cut with our homemade mashed potatoes and a zucchini pomadore vegetable.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 10, 2013 | 9:30 PM to 2:00 AM
Where: The Putnam Den
Cost: $5
Roots-rockin Americana band, Esquela, to Perform at The Putnam Den this Friday New Album, Are We Rolling
When: Today until Sun, Aug 11, 2013
Where: Whitney Field
Tournament Sponsored by Zappone Chrysler Town Square Media Cup
When: Today until Sun, Aug 11, 2013
Where: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium 80 Vandenburgh Avenue,Troy , Ny
Valley Cats vs Jamestown Jammers
When: Today | 3:00 PM
Where: Arthur Zankel Music Center ELM Hall
"Play with the Pros" Concerto Competition features the Saratoga Harp Colony directed by Elizabeth Hainen and Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
UpBeat on the Roof: "Jeanne O"Connor and the New Standard" 60s & 70s soulful classics Celebrating 13 years free music performances on the rooftop of the Tang Museum. Rain location inside the museum.
When: Today
Where: 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Don't miss the most spectacular gala of the summer season. Mark your calendars now! Join us as we proudly induct Judith Jamison.
- BEST BET!
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
This is your chance to win big! As part of the Saratoga 150, 5 racing fans will have the chance to wager $15,000 of someone else's money. If the fan selects a winner, he/she will take home the full on-track winnings!
When: Today
Where: Vapor Night Club
DJ Playground & DeeJay Element at Vapor Night Club
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: GREEN SHINGLED GARAGE ON PEPPERS ALLEY BETWEEN EAST AVE. AND 2ND. PARK ON EAST OR 2ND
Cost: FREE
GENERAL GARAGE SALE ITEMS, OVENS,RANGE TOP, GLASS WARE, LINENS, NUT-CRACKERS, DISHES, KITSH, CEILING FANS, A DRESSER, FOLDING CHAIRS, MUSIC BOXES, GOLF CLUBS....
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Racing Gift Shop
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Thoroughbred Hall of Fame Trainer Jack Van Berg will be signing his book titled: "JACK, From Grit To Glory"
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Clifton Park Common
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
It's a full day of live music, talent show, food, children's activities and much more! And it's FREE!
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Racecourse
Cost: paid admission into track
Join Thoroughbred Hall of Fame Trainer Jack Van Berg near the paddock for a book signing of his biography titled: "JACK, From Grit To Glory."
When: Today | 1:30 PM
Where: Upstate Concert Hall Rt 146W North Country Commons, Clifton Park, NY
Cost: $25 Adv/$27 Day of Show
Summer Slaughter Featuring Dillinger Escape Plan, Animals As Leaders, Periphery Norma Jean, Cattle Decapitation, The Ocean, Revocation, Aeon, Rings of Saturn, Thy Art is Murder, March to Victory and Hollow is Thy Heart
When: Today | 4:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: 34 Vandam St. (between 6th Ave & Varick St.)
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Music by Hot 97's DJ MISTER CEE w/DJ Vol P & DJ Stretch.... Doors open 5pm to 10:30pm Everyone is FREE Before 6pm + 2 for 1 Drinks w/RSVP..... Ladies Only $10 6pm-7pm w/RSVP ACE's List Get's You In!
When: Today | 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Firemen's Grove, Main St., Ballston Lake, NY
Cost: Free Admission to the Grounds
The Annual Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Community Day is set for Saturday, August 10. The celebration begins with the "DanRan 5K Run/Walk" starting at 9am from Stevens Elementary School, Lakehill Rd., Ballston Lake. The event continues from 4-10PM at Firemen's Grove, Main Street, Ballston Lake where a Steak Dinner ($13 each / $25 for two dinners) will be served. Local bands include "Rusty Old Guys,""Dead Spartans," and Boothill Band" on stage in the Grove. An a la carte menu includes steamed clams, clam chowder, hamburgers, hot dogs, and French fries. A bake sale, raffles, and food and beverages will be available from 4pm on. The day ends with a bang with Fireworks by Alonzo sponsored by Morris Ford. DanRan 5K Run / Walk 9am same day. All Proceeds will benefit the Danny G. Ward Memorial Scholarship Fund. Dan Ward was a popular member of the community who was an active runner, member of the Ballston Lake Fire Department and bartender at Carney's Tavern. -END- Media contact: Rosemary Carney 518 399-9281
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Paddock Lounge, Caroline St.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join Saratoga Women's Rugby for their Fall Kick Off Event. All women 18+ are welcome to join the team, no experience necessary! Learn about the sport, meet your new team mates, and have a fun night.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: The American Legion
Cost: $10.00
2nd Annual Boxing for Veterans - Join us for 12 action-packed amateur bouts. August 10, 2013 - doors open at 6:00 p.m. - first bout at 7:00 p.m. Admission only $10.00 - tickets available at the door, Mohr's Mobil and The American Legion. 50/50 Drawings, Barbeque Grill Raffle, Food and Beer. American Legion - 34 West Avenue - Saratoga Springs, New York. Hosted by Saratoga Boxing Club.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $10. / $5. Students
Laugh your cares away as the Capital Region's best comedians come together for a night of clean comedy.
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $10.00
Stand up Comedy Show Headliner National Comedian Frank Vignola Featuring Local favorite Dee Watson Special Guest - Tony Yates w/host Pat DaBiere
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pre-Performance talk with Robert Cafaro
When: Today | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $10
Come spend a magical evening at one of the Capital District's best kept secrets, Round Lake Auditorium and enjoy a night of laughter!
When: Today | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Bernhard Theater, Skidmore College Campus
Cost: $10 adults; $5 under 18
Latino youth dance troupes from across the state will be coming together for this performance event that highlights some of the many traditional forms of Latino dance. Live musical interludes will be provided by Grupo Taineri, an Albany-based band that plays Puerto Rican music.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
When: Today | 8:30 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $7
Probing Digit loudly and proudly exploded onto Albany's music scene when they brilliantly formulated the most spectacular ensemble of musical prowess this area (or any area of the universe) has ever seen. Some people call the music offensive. These people have no sense of humor. Others call their music fantastically brilliant and epic to immeasurable proportions. These people are correct.
When: Today | 9:00 PM to 11:45 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $7
Probing Digit loudly and proudly exploded onto Albany's music scene when they brilliantly formulated the most spectacular ensemble of musical prowess this area (or any area of the universe) has ever seen. Some people call the music offensive. These people have no sense of humor. Others call their music fantastically brilliant and epic to immeasurable proportions. These people are correct.
When: Today | 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: New Skete Monastery
Cost: Free
A day of spiritual reflection, art, peace and prayer. Guest speaker this year is art historian and the Mildred C. Jay Professor of Art Emeritus at Oberlin College, Professor William Hood. The topic will be Art in religion. Additional events throughout the day include; Liturgy, church tours, iconography demonstrations, exhibits and discussions of New Skete life and art. The day concludes with a Healing service with anoint?ing.
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: 427 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Cost: Free
Please join us on Saturday, August 10th for a meet and greet with artist Greg Montgomery. He'll be signing his newest posters - including the 28th poster in the longest running series of its kind, 2013's official Travers Poster.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Dance Center Dance Theater
This performance features the New York State Summer School of Dance faculty performing works by Robert Battle, Jose Limon, William Forsythe, Danny Grossman, Laura Bennett and the NYSSSA Alumni Beth Gill. Sponsored and supported by the New York State Education Department.
When: Today
Where: Saratoga National Historic Park Grounds
Saratoga National Historic Park For more information, please call (518) 664-9821.
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Dance
Cost: free
Former principal dancer and Artistic Director of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Jamison's career has been truly innovative and expansive. Her commanding physical presence, strong African identity, and extraordinary technique have made her a historic innovator and beacon of inspiration to people all over the world.
When: Today | 10:30 AM
Where: NW Corner of Congress Street and Broadway
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members
Stroll with Gloria May as she leads a tour of Broadway while painting a vivid picture of the sights and sounds of Saratoga in the year 1874. This year marked an age of sophistication and excitement amongst the grand hotels and bustling society lifestyle.
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: national Museum of Dance
Cost: free
Former principal dancer and Artistic Director of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Jamison's career has been truly innovative and expansive. Her commanding physical presence, strong African identity, and extraordinary technique have made her a historic innovator and beacon of inspiration to people all over the world.
When: Today | 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Art Side 459 12th Avenue W40th Street 12th Avenue New York, NY 10018
Cost: $30
Come experience NYC' newest Outdoor Venue on the Water with its all New Sunday Brunch. Come relax, feel the music and enjoy the view.
- BEST BET!
When: Today | 2:00 PM to 6:00 AM
Where: Elks Lodge, Cronin Road, Queensbury, NY
Cost: $20
A benefit for the American Heart Association in memory of well know DJ Rick Knight. A $20 ticket includes live music, buffet and 10 raffle tickets. For more information call Katie at 307-3318.
When: Today | 2:15 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Night in Day live at SPAC
When: Today | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Shenentaha Park, Eastline Road, Malta
Cost: $12
This class will explore nature and the park around us. The kids will create their own yoga poses based on what they see and we'll learn lots of nature poses as well as some playground poses (like swing, see-saw and slide). We will also be playing I Spy and a game called When the Big Wind Blows. Ages 4-9.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Congregation Shaara Tfille
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Congregation Shaara Tfille is hosting their second 2013 Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival family-oriented, fun-filled event intended to foster community, enhance Jewish identity and raise awareness of Jewish cultural arts. Open to the public, it is partially sponsored by a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY and is part of the Saratoga 150 five-month-long celebration.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Jason Aldean live at SPAC
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sponsored by Price Chopper: Featuring outstanding vocals and a fabulous horn section, this dynamic ensemble of highly skilled performers offers an unmatched variety of musical styles ranging from big band to Hot Rockin' Top 40 to Motown to Country. Highly acclaimed for their non-stop energy, enthusiasm, and sterling reputation, New York Players will bring the excitement to our Sunday night!
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: SPAC
Cost: $20.00
Jump on the Giddy Up for a ride up to SPAC for Jason Aldean! Check out our website for more details. $20.00 round trip
When: Today until Mon, Aug 12, 2013 | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant 113 Rte 9P Malta Saratoga Lake NY
Cost: Varies
Every weekend DiDonna's offers breakfast from 8am til noon. We offer outdoor dinging with a lake view on the patio or indoor dining all year with a lake view.
When: Today until Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 8:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $10. / $8.
Join us for a performance of organ music in the historic Round Lake Auditorium. Concerts: Sunday 8pm and Monday 2pm.
When: Today | 5:00 PM
Where: Arthur Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall
The Opening Festival Concert features the Saratoga Harp Colony directd by Elizabeth Hainen and Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero.
When: Today
Where: Vapor Night Club
Saratoga Springs History Museum Including free 1/4 mile fun run for kids
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: Whole Foods Market 429 N Broadway Jericho, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Meet Debbie Adler, author of Sweet Debbie?s Organic Treats: Allergy-free & Vegan Recipes from the Famous Los Angeles Bakery (on sale Nov. 2013 from Harlequin), at Whole Foods Market Jericho (429 N Broadway) on Mon., Aug. 12, 1-2pm. Learn how to make allergy-friendly, high protein, vegan raw energy truffles in this free class. Sign up on Whole Foods Website
When: Today | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Cost: 25.00 Pre Registration 30.00 day of Race
1st Annual Saratoga Casino and Raceway Monday Night Mile To Be Held To Benefit The Saratoga Springs History Museum
When: Today | 5:30 PM
Where: Vapors Night Club-Saragtoa Harness Track
Cost: $75-$150
Minimum age 21 years - ID Required Two Ticket Purchase Levels Available: Level 1: VIP $150.00 Enter venue at 5:30 PM, mingle and enjoy a buffet dinner with the Saratoga Jockeys Level 2: General Admission $75.00 Enter venue at 7:00 PM. Purchase tickets on-line at PDJF.org Performances scheduled to start at 7:45 PM
When: Today
Where: Saratoga National Golf Club
The 13th Annual Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Charity Golf Tournament will be held at Saratoga National Golf Club, Saratoga Springs, NY on Tuesday, August 13th.
When: Today
Where: The Children's Museum at Saratoga
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
When: Today | 1:30 PM
Where: Skidmore College, Zankel Concert Hall
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA), School of Orchestral Studies, will present a free concert on Tuesday, August 13 at 1:30 PM in Zankel Hall at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs.
When: Today | 2:30 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction, Coheed And Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers and many more!
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Oliva Vineyards: 2074 State Highway Route 4, Fort Edward, NY, 12828
Cost: free
Brighten Your Dark Days: When the Saratoga Race Course is dark on Tuesdays, look for great events at Oliva Vineyards and Thoroughbred Horse Farm. Located on a working thoroughbred horse farm, visit the winery for a wine tasting or a glass of wine or beer; then see mares with their foals that will be headed to the Fasig Tipton yearling sales and two-year-olds getting ready for their turn at the track. Events are being added for each of the 6 dark days; check often at facebook. com/OlivaVineyards. Special events will be held each Tuesday during the Saratoga meet. August 13th: Cook Up A Great Time - learn about and make your own wood-fire pizza on a mobile brick oven pizza truck. Open Tuesdays noon till 5 PM with extended hours for evening events, Friday noon till 9 PM, Saturday and Sunday noon till 5 PM
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: saratoga eagles' club/373 crescent ave/saratoga springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
8 capital region food trucks will be showcasing their collective culinary talents for two nights...7/30...5-9pm & 8/13...5-9pm at the Saratoga Eagles' Club...373Ccrescent Ave. Live music, beer and wine, free admission! Come and enjoy amazing food selections...a live performance by Saratoga's own Crispin Catricala....and experience the fun of the food truck trend!!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: free
This program talks about what causes those who care for individuals with Alzheimer's and dementia to experience emotional and physical stress, and how to handle the stress of caregiving effectively. Appropriate audience - anyone who is actively caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia, or anyone who knows someone who is a caregiver. To register, please call the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library at 518-371-8622.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame, 191 Union Avenue
Cost: $10 per person
Paul Roberts, co-author with Isabelle Taylor, has written books on The Spa and race courses around the world. He will review many racetracks, their architecture and history from around the world and assess Saratoga's place in worldwide racing after 150 years. Paul Roberts of Turnberry UK, London, is the capital planning consultant to NYRA. Proceeds will benefit the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation & The National Museum of Racing. RSVP required by Monday, August 12, 2013.
When: Today | 7:30 PM
Where: Saratoga Chabad 130 Circular St
Cost: $10
Skidmore alum returns to play at Saratoga Chabad. Amazing Israeli blues music and lots of soul.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Four Hands live at SPAC, part of Saratoga Chamber Music Festival
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: Albany-Colonie Executive Education Center
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come attend our information session, and learn how the Weekend MBA Program can power up your career. Speak firsthand with the program director, students and alumni, tour the Executive Education Center, discuss any specific questions or concerns you may have about the program, and find out if the program is the right fit for you!
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
"Caffe Lena: Inside America's Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse" public exhibition tour in the Winter Gallery at 1 p.m.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Filene Music Building Recital Hall
The Harp Concert will feature the Saratoga Harp Colony directed by Elizabeth Hainen and Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero.
When: Today | 10:30 AM to 2:00 AM
Where: Rail Pavilion at Saratoga Race Course
Cost: $150
Reserve your place now for the 11:30am to 2:00pm Wednesday August 14th Sizzling Hot Pink Saratoga Hat Luncheon presented by Escada honoring Marylou Whitney!
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Grant Cottage
Cost: Free (tours are regular fee)
Local historian Paul Perreault will discuss Elmer's life story and attempt to compare and contrast it with that of U.S. Grant.
When: Today | 5:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Lifestylized Success Center
Cost: $47.00
Grab a friend and come out for this fun workshop that's all about men! This is a women only event and limited seating. Make sure to reserve ahead!
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Upstate Concert Hall Rt 146W North Country Commons, Clifton Park, NY
Cost: $20 Adv/$22 Day of Show
Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals with Special Guest Warbeast and Author and Punisher
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Zany foot taping music with "Words of Wisdom". This band of brothers: Jack on Guitar, Steve on Keyboards, Sam on Drums (each his own character, all of whom sing) offers up a musical stir-fry of styles. You never know just what these three zany guys will do. But one thing's for sure, once you've seen 'em-you won't forget 'em.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pre-Performance talk with Steven Reineke and Michael Cavanaugh
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
When: Today | 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Meet your favorite jockeys while watching the morning workouts during a trackside breakfast on the Clubhouse porch. Autographs are free. Commemorative Saratoga 150 books autographed by the jockeys will be available to benefit the Travers Celebration.
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Congress Park (H. Dutcher Community Room at Saratoga Springs Public Library in case of rain)
Cost: FREE
Come out to Congress Park for a morning with Seth Warden, Brian Melick, and Doug Moody of Seth and the Moody Melix! This dynamic, trio entertains children with songs and rhythms in a fun, creative environment.
When: Today | 5:00 PM
Where: NW Corner of North Broadway and 4th Street
Cost: $5 per person, dogs free.
Enjoy an hour-long tour of historic North Broadway with your favorite pup. Dog treats & water will be provided along the route. Join us and we guarantee your pooch will love this posh neighborhood. Pre-registration required. Space is limited.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Wiswall Park, Front Street, Ballston Spa
30 years of serving our community! COncerts in the Park with The Rob Skane 3 (rock-power pop)
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pre-Performance talk with Jennifer Higdon
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
When: Today | 9:00 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: Free
School Bus Yellow is a four piece original psychedelic rock jam band originating from upstate New York. Since the band was created on New Year's Eve 2004, the band and crew have been touring all over the Northeast spreading the music and the name of school bus yellow to as many listeners as possible.
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Saratoga National
Cost: $30
Come join us at Saratoga National for Cocktails and Connections. Preview all your favorite eye-wear collections from designers including Chanel, Oliver Peoples, Tiffany, Coach, Tory Burch and on and on and on. Cant wait to see you all there!
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Arthur Zankel Music Center ELM Hall
Master Teacher Series master classes will feature the Saratoga Harp Colony directed by Elizabeth Hainen and Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Kids and families will enjoy the Mad Science interactive exhibit with putty, slime, dry ice, and other hands-on activities.
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for children
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of The Wedding Singer at the Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 1 PM and 7 PM and Saturday August 17 at 1 PM and 7 PM. Local teens will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Michael Lotano and Matt Duclos and choreographed by Sarah Sutliff.
When: Today | 5:30 PM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Annie at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 5:30 PM, Saturday, August 17 at 11 AM, Friday, August 23 at 6 PM and Saturday, August 24 at 12 PM. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Karey Trimmings. Tickets are $5 at the door. Refreshments will be available.
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: The Post at Saratoga Race Course
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Unwind after a full day by the racetrack with Party at The Post! Hosted by Union Square Events, Party at The Post features food and drink specials, live music and DJ, and free giveaways. Starting at 6pm and located between Gate C and the Paddock, Party at The Post is the party of the season that you don't want to miss!
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for children
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of The Wedding Singer at the Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 1 PM and 7 PM and Saturday August 17 at 1 PM and 7 PM. Local teens will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Michael Lotano and Matt Duclos and choreographed by Sarah Sutliff. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children at the door and refreshments will be available for purchase. This performance is rated PG.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: $35 general/ $27 member/ $15 student
Barber by day, matchmaker by night, Figaro puts his wiles to work as he aids the Count in wooing the beautiful Rosina. She's such a catch that her sleazy guardian keeps her under lock and key with the intent of marrying her himself.
When: Today | 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: FREE SHOW
The Adam Ezra Group (AEG) is not just a band; they are a force to be reckoned with musically, personally and socially. Selling records and tickets is important to AEG, but they are committed to changing the world with their songs and their actions along the way.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop
Cost: Free
Help us kick off our 10th Anniversary Celebration with a Bird-friendly? Coffee Hour with Birds & Beans? owner Bill Wilson. * Learn more about certified Bird-friendly shade grown coffee * Enjoy a complimentary morning coffee with light breakfast fare * Save on delicious Birds & Beans coffee (during coffee hour only)
When: Today | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop
Cost: Free
Meet Wyatt, a Eurasian Eagle Owl, at Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop. This Meet an Owl event is to help celebrate the bird feeding hobby shop's 10th Anniversary. The Eurasian Eagle Owl is one of the largest owls in the world. Wyatt's handler, Trish Marki of Silent Wings Raptor Rehab and Education will answer questions about this magnificent creature and will also have one other rescued raptor to show.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 18, 2013
Where: Whitney Field
Join us for two cups during the The Hector and Susan Barrantes Cup tournament.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop
10th Anniversary Celebration - August 16 - 18. * Special events * Ten super savings weekend-only specials * Prize giveaways * Snacks and Refreshments MAIN EVENT FRIDAY AUG 16, 4-7pm - Meet Wyatt, the Eurasian Eagle Owl MAIN EVENT SATURDAY AUG 17, 1-5pm - Booksigning with Don & Lillian Stokes MAIN EVENT SUNDAY AUG 18, 1-5pm - Bovano Trunk show with owner Jim Flood
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Dance Center Dance Theater
This performance features the New York State Summer School of Dance students. Sponsored and supported by the New York State Education Department.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
UpBeat on the Roof: "Johnny Rabb & The Tichy Boys" Music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper Celebrating 13 years of free music performances on the rooftop of the Tang Museum. Rain location inside the museum.
- BEST BET!
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
This is your chance to win big! As part of the Saratoga 150, 5 racing fans will have the chance to wager $15,000 of someone else's money. If the fan selects a winner, he/she will take home the full on-track winnings!
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: 22 Clifton Country Road (Inside the Mall, Next to Boscovs)
Cost: $5-10 Toy Donation
SaratogaCountyMommies and Bounce Around are teaming up to celebrate our 4th Birthdays Together!
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Automobile Museum, 110 Avenue of the Pine , Saratoga Springs
ATA British Motorsports Show
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Schoharie County will celebrate its proud farming tradition and host the inaugural Schoharie County Family Farm Day, Saturday, August 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors are welcome to stop at participating farms throughout the county to sample farm-fresh products and enjoy farm demonstrations, activities, tours.
When: Today | 11:00 AM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Annie at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 5:30 PM, Saturday, August 17 at 11 AM, Friday, August 23 at 6 PM and Saturday, August 24 at 12 PM. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Karey Trimmings. Tickets are $5 at the door. Refreshments will be available.
When: Today | 12:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
Exploring the overlap between painting and weaving, Jonsson creates shimmering paintings on woven silk thread inspired by a range of sources, including the unique geology and landscape of her native Iceland.
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for children
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of The Wedding Singer at the Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 1 PM and 7 PM and Saturday August 17 at 1 PM and 7 PM. Local teens will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Michael Lotano and Matt Duclos and choreographed by Sarah Sutliff. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children at the door and refreshments will be available for purchase. This performance is rated PG.
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: Pay what you will, $15 advance reservation/suggested donation
Angelina, jilted by her lover Edwin, has taken him to court for breach of promise. The jury has been coached by the Court to side with her, in order to be "fair and impartial." Edwin, the defendant, offers every legal argument he can, including an offer to marry both Angelina and his new lover.
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: The Post at Saratoga Race Course
Cost: Free
Unwind after a full day by the racetrack with Party at the Post! Hosted by Union Square Events, Party at the Post features food and drink specials, live music and DJ, and free giveaways. Starting at 6pm and located between Gate C and the Paddock, Party at The Post is the party of the season that you don't want to miss!
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pre-Performance talk with Charles Joseph
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for children
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of The Wedding Singer at the Bernhard Theatre, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 1 PM and 7 PM and Saturday August 17 at 1 PM and 7 PM. Local teens will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Michael Lotano and Matt Duclos and choreographed by Sarah Sutliff. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children at the door and refreshments will be available for purchase. This performance is rated PG.
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When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs City Center
Cost: $10 per guest without a medallion
Most festival balls require tuxedos and pricey tickets, but not during Saratoga's 150th birthday bash on Saturday, August 17th.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: $35 general/ $27 member/ $15 student
Barber by day, matchmaker by night, Figaro puts his wiles to work as he aids the Count in wooing the beautiful Rosina. She's such a catch that her sleazy guardian keeps her under lock and key with the intent of marrying her himself. But no challenge is too great for Figaro's trickery.
When: Today | 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: TBA
Stone Revival Band pays tribute to The Rolling Stones!!
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Comic Depot, Wilton Mall
Cost: Free
Join local artist and writers for a fun day of autographs, great deals, a podcast and trivia contest with FanboysInc. and a chance to see a 1960's Batmobile replica!
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop
Cost: Free
Bird field guide authors Don & Lillian Stokes will sign copies of their books at Wild Birds Unlimited on Saturday August 17 from 1:00 to 5:00pm. The Stokes are appearing to help celebrate the bird feeding hobby store's 10th Anniversary. Books will be available for purchase.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: free
The Saratoga Arts Celebration is a juried fine arts and fine crafts festival of visual and performing arts taking place August 17 and 18, 2013 from 10 - 5 Saturday and Sunday. The event is held rain or shine at the National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway. In a gorgeous park setting as well as inside the Dance Museum, the Arts Celebration is timed with start of Travers Festival week in Saratoga Springs.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 18, 2013 | 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Salem Art Works
Cost: $125
In this two day beginner's workshop, students will learn how to make printable images on cloth or paper using silk screens. Students should come with their own materials to print on and are encouraged to bring a selection of sketches and images to work from. Suggested items to use as printing surfaces include heavy weight paper, shirts, handbags, and linens.* *No fuzzy material or nylon. Level: Beginner
When: Today until Sun, Aug 18, 2013 | 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Salem Art Works
Cost: $150
This intermediate level workshop will build on students' skills and offer opportunities to work on joinery and forge welding, as well as creating decorative elements such as twists, scroll work, and leafing. Participants will have the opportunity to work on individual projects of their own design. For more advanced projects, please contact workshop instructor Ron Bakerian through the SAW office to ensure projects are feasible in the time allowed. Levels: Intermediate - Advanced Age: 18+
When: Today until Sun, Aug 18, 2013 | 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Salem Art Works
Cost: $150
This class is offered to students who have some welding experience and wish to learn more in-depth techniques as well as incorporating other materials in creating sculpture. Students will have access to oxy-acetylene for cutting and bending, MIG welders, and finishing tools as well as materials. Students may use the welding facilities the following week, working independently, for an hourly rate. Please contact the SAW office for details. Long sleeved cotton shirts, thick cotton or denim long pants, and leather boots are required. Students should bring pencil and paper to sketch out ideas and take notes. Level: Intermediate Age: 18+
When: Today until Sun, Aug 18, 2013 | 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Salem Art Works
Cost: $150
This intermediate level workshop will build on students' skills and offer opportunities to work on joinery and forge welding, as well as creating decorative elements such as twists, scroll work, and leafing. Participants will have the opportunity to work on individual projects of their own design. For more advanced projects, please contact workshop instructor Ron Bakerian through the SAW office to ensure projects are feasible in the time allowed. Levels: Intermediate - Advanced Age: 18+
When: Today | 3:00 PM
Where: Filene Music Building Recital Hall
The final concert for the two-week Harp Colony program is directed by Elizabeth Hainen and Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero.
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Auto Museum
Cost: free
ATA British Motorfest Car Show
When: Today | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Best Western 617 Plank Road, Clifton Park
Cost: free
The topic for this months Eck worship service is, 'Is Life a Random Walk'? The public is warmly invited.
When: Today | 10:30 AM
Where: NW Corner of North Broadway & Van Dam St.
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members
Executive director of SSPF, Samantha Bosshart will lead a tour of the grand Queen Annes along this famed corridor. This area features homes built by Saratoga's most promi-nent figures such as Lucy Skidmore Scribner, Fred Cluett, William B. Gage, and Senator Brackett.
When: Today | 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Saratoga Cycling Studio
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
40 minutes that include bike set-up, explanation of the Spinning program and a short ride to get you comfortable on the bike and ready for your first class.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Central Little League, Troy, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Enjoy live music, food, children's activities, family resources, and much more at the 2013 Family Music Fest, taking place August 18 in Troy, NY.
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When: Today | 12:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Track, 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: VIP Ticket: $165 per person / General Ticket: $135 / Youth Ticket: $100
Join us as we support the 4th Annual Wins For Kids fundraising event, Saturday August 18, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. with live horse racing, cocktails, and gourmet food at the Saratoga Racetrack!
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: Pay what you will, $15 advance reservation/suggested donation
Angelina, jilted by her lover Edwin, has taken him to court for breach of promise. The jury has been coached by the Court to side with her, in order to be "fair and impartial." Edwin, the defendant, offers every legal argument he can, including an offer to marry both Angelina and his new lover.
When: Today | 2:15 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
An Afternoon to Remember at SPAC, part of the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Common Stage!
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
18-piece big band orchestra playing the Big Band Sounds of the 30's and 40's, music from the 50's, 60's, 70's and more, Sinatra to Santana.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Where: Saratoga Flat Track - Luxury Suite
Cost: $175.00
Race to Save Voices - Esophageal Cancer Fundraiser to benefit American Cancer Society.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop
Meet Jim Flood, owner of Bovano of Cheshire where fine glass enamel and copper wall art pieces are made. Have your piece signed by Jim.
When: Today until Tue, Aug 20, 2013 | 7:00 PM
Where: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium 80 Vandenburgh Avenue,Troy , Ny
Valley Cats vs Vermont Lake Monsters
When: Today until Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Saratoga Springs United Methodist church
Cost: 150
Cello Every Day is a hands on, interactive music education experience designed to give 4-5 year old children an introduction to the cello the Suzuki way! Professional cellist and Suzuki instructor Kathleen Bowman is offering this unique opportunity for families interested in exposing their children to the cello. Students do not need to have a cello prior to the class. Consider joining us for Cello Every Day!
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: 392 Old Schuylerville Rd Greenwich, NY 12834
Cost: $20 wristband unlimited carnival rides
Come one, come all to the Carnival Fun Day at the Washington Country Fair! Unlimited carnival rides for just $20. And, of course, events for the whole family happening all day!
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Automobile Museum
Cost: children have free admission with a paid parent
Kids Love Cars Day - every Tuesday, free with parent all of the month of August!
When: Today | 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs Public Library
Cost: FREE
Let's go Beneath the Surface of supernatural Saratoga Springs and explore it's haunted history! When you sign up for this reading & discussion group, come to the library to pick up copies of the short stories we will read from well-known "ghost" writer, David J. Pitkin. When we meet, we'll talk about the locations, discuss the existence of ghosts, and have some pizza for lunch.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Beethoven and Beyond, part of the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Union Gables, 55 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs
Cost: $60
Guests will enjoy refreshments, music and a silent auction. Proceeds to benefit Shelters of Saratoga.
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
A public tour of Behind the Scenes at the Tang Museum at 1pm.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: 392 Old Schuylerville Rd. Greenwich, NY 12834
Cost: $5 admission ages 62 & over
Senior Day at The Washington County Fair is here! Anyone 62 and over will get in for just $5 on August 21.
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs Public Library
Cost: FREE
This multicultural program includes music, humor, and fun facts that celebrate our natural world. Stories and songs will be presented with a variety of instruments. The audience will be invited to participate. For ages 3 and up. No registration required.
When: Today | 12:00 PM
Where: Grant Cottage
Cost: Free (tours are regular fee)
Ulysses S. Grant was not only the best horseman in his class at West Point, he was one of the best horsemen of his era.
When: Today | 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Abrahams Landing Road Amagansett, NY 11930
Cost: $30 per person
Join Skidmore alumni, parents and friends for an afternoon to enjoy each others’ company and the beautiful beach front setting. A representative from the College will be on hand to give you the latest news from campus. Don’t miss out on this summer gathering!
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Ballston Town Hall, 323 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Congressman Paul Tonko will be holding a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 6 to 7:30 pm Ballston Town Hall, 323 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. The Congressman will be giving brief opening remarks and then he will take questions, comments and concerns.
When: Today | 6:30 PM
Where: Gideon Putnam Hotel
The 16th Annual BCCA Benefit will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY! This annual event will be Wild West Saloon themed and will honor Charlotte Weber to benefit The Belmont Child Care Association's Anna House. There will be cocktails and a silent auction at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 8 p.m. The Special Creek Bluegrass Band will provide music throughout the cocktail hour. Attendees should wear western attire! For tickets call: (516) 488-2103
When: Today | 6:45 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pre-Performance talk with Bela Fleck
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When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Clifton Commons (rain date August 26)
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Grab your blankets and chairs and bring the family for an evening filled with fun and games. Family Flicks in the Park, hosted by Radio Disney AM 1460, returns to Clifton Common this summer.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
When: Today
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Daniil Trifonov, a 21-year-old Russian piano prodigy who won medals at three of the world’s most prestigious international music competitions, will make his debut at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on August 22, performing Rachmaninoff’s powerful Piano Concerto No. 2 in a program with The Philadelphia Orchestra.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: 392 Old Schuylerville Rd. Greenwich, NY 12834
Cost: Children under age 14 FREE
It's Children's Day at The Washington County Fair! Jam packed with fun events for the whole family, including tractor pulls, hypnotist performance and many more!
When: Today | 10:30 AM
Where: National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame, 191 Union Avenue
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The program is free and open to the public and will feature video of key races leading up to the Midsummer Derby as well as a question-and-answer session with the panelists. Tom Amello has produced the “Trackfacts” selection sheet at Saratoga Race Course since 1989.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Wiswall Park, Front Street, Ballston Spa
30 years of serving our community! Concerts in the Park with Zucchini Brothers (children's show)
When: Today | 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Maple Leaf Childcare Center in Malta
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
SaratogaMama is excited to present the first ever Women's Business Expo in Malta! Come to shop and meet and mingle with over 50 vendors, all women-owned and operated businesses!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Art Studio and Meditation Room, 79 Beekman St., Saratoga Springs
Cost: $10
We all have the ability to break free of limitations that are holding us back and experience the spaciousness and joy that come from a calm and positive mind. Learn how to nurture this ability that will give you the freedom and power to change your life for the better.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pre-Performance talk with Johannes Moser
When: Today | 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Cost: $175 / $125 Under Age 30
The Travers Celebration, the only evening affair at the Saratoga Race Course, will return to celebrate the 144th Mid-Summer Derby.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: $35 general/ $27 member/ $15 student
Barber by day, matchmaker by night, Figaro puts his wiles to work as he aids the Count in wooing the beautiful Rosina. She?s such a catch that her sleazy guardian keeps her under lock and key with the intent of marrying her himself.
When: Today | 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $5 (+$5 if under 21)
Alex Culbreth & The Dead Country Stars are an alt-country/americana band from Fredericksburg, VA. Guaranteed to get some toes tapping and hips shaking, they're likely to break a few hearts and strings before the night is through.
When: Today | 9:00 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: TBA
Stone Revival Band pays tribute to The Rolling Stones!!
When: Today | 9:30 PM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $8 door $5 advanced
Alex Culbreth and the Dead Country Stars are an alt-country/roots rock band hailing from Fredericksburg, VA. Since it's formation in August 2012, they have been gaining momentum playing across the United States promoting their album "Heart in a Mason Jar" released in Dec 2012. Alex Culbreth's music has been compared to The Drive-By Truckers, The Band, and The Civil Wars and has shared the stage with well-known country and folk acts such as Chris Knight, Spirit Family Reunion, and Shakey Graves. Find them on Facebook or follow them on their brand new Twitter (DeadCtryStars)!
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant
Cost: FREE
Enjoy a night out with your dog while enjoying a wide array of summer cocktails, mouthwatering appetizers and entrees as well as gourmet doggie delectables in a beautiful outdoor setting.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Hughes Opticians Malta
Cost: Free
Come Join Kacey and preview the entire fall collection from Chanel, Tiffany and Bulgari. We will have a stocked bar, light Hors d'oeuvres and a special appearance from Alayne Curtiss of Make Me Fabulous to touch your eyes up and share some pro make up tips!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Crafters Gallery - 428 Broadway
Cost: FREE
Come meet and greet with author Mike Veitch as he signs copies of his new book, A Summit Of Champions.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Thoroughbred Track
Cost: $25 (tax deductible)
The Z Association of New York (ZANY), 'Vettes in Perfection (VIP), and the New York Racing Association (NYRA) will be presenting A Day at the Races, a Car Show at Saratoga Race Course in support of Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Harbor Visitor Center, One Tugboat Alley, Waterford, NY 12188
Cost: 0
The office of Congressman Paul Tonko will be holding Mobile Office Hours on Friday, August 23, Noon to 3:00 pm at Harbor Visitor Center, One Tugboat Alley Waterford, NY 12188. Staff will be available to provide assistance with navigating the federal government and its agencies. No appointment is needed.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Families will have another chance to enjoy the Leaping Lizards and Rocking Reptiles exhibit from CMOST.
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When: Today | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Cost: $35 online / $40 day of
The American Red Cross Adirondack Saratoga Chapter proudly present the 16th annual Battle of the Brews, pitting some of the region's finest craft brews in head-to-head competition to determine which beer reigns supreme
When: Today | 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: G. Willikers Toy Store at 461 Broadway in Saratoga Springs
Great Travers Eve refreshments and great cause, The McCarthy family will host their 4th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand to raise funds and awareness for the fight against kids’ cancer.
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: The Post at Saratoga Race Course
Cost: Free
Unwind after a full day by the racetrack with Party at The Post! Hosted by Union Square Events, Party at The Post features food and drink specials, live music and DJ, and free giveaways. Starting at 6pm and located between Gate C and the Paddock, Party at The Post is the party of the season that you don't want to miss!
When: Today | 6:00 PM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Annie at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 5:30 PM, Saturday, August 17 at 11 AM, Friday, August 23 at 6 PM and Saturday, August 24 at 12 PM. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Karey Trimmings. Tickets are $5 at the door. Refreshments will be available.
- BEST BET!
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $125 General Admission / $80 Junior Professional
Join us for the 15th Annual Travers Wine Tasting on the eve of the Travers Stakes race to benefit Senior Services of Albany's 'Meals on Wheels' program and other senior-related services.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: Pay what you will, $15 advance reservation/suggested donation
Angelina, jilted by her lover Edwin, has taken him to court for breach of promise. The jury has been coached by the Court to side with her, in order to be "fair and impartial." Edwin, the defendant, offers every legal argument he can, including an offer to marry both Angelina and his new lover.
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Vapor Night Club
Cost: No cover charge
Don't miss the Bluz House Rockers as they kick-off Travers weekend during Vapor Live!
When: Today | 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: FREE SHOW
Four Turn Tables: Two DJ's: & One MC Old School + New School Jamz
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Spa Fine Art 376 Broadway Saratoga
Cost: Free Admission
Meet the artist and view the vast array of styles and subject matter that he offers in his work. From fun and whimsical, to plein air landscapes, this artist will be showcasing his ability to constantly evolve as an artist. Enjoy champagne and refreshments as you browse the collection!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 25, 2013
Where: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium 80 Vandenburgh Avenue,Troy , Ny
Valley Cats vs Staten Island Yankees
When: Today until Sun, Aug 25, 2013
Where: Whitney Field
Alex and Ani Bangle Bar. Music with Party of 3 after the match!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 25, 2013 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Washington County Fair
Cost: General
The Ram Truck brand and Stephens Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Greeniwch, NY are bringing the award-winning Rammunition, driven by Hall Brothers Racing, to the Washington County Fair, 392 Old Schuylerville Road, Greenwich NY from August 23- August 25 for an experience the family will enjoy.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
UpBeat on the Roof: "Nancy Walker Trio with special guest Tim Wechgelaer" Contemporary Folk Celebrating 13 years of free music performances on the rooftop of the Tang Museum. Rain location inside the museum.
- BEST BET!
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
This is your chance to win big! As part of the Saratoga 150, 5 racing fans will have the chance to wager $15,000 of someone else's money. If the fan selects a winner, he/she will take home the full on-track winnings!
When: Today | 12:00 PM
Where: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5
The Saratoga Children's Theatre announces live performances of Annie at the St. Clements School, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY on Friday, August 16 at 5:30 PM, Saturday, August 17 at 11 AM, Friday, August 23 at 6 PM and Saturday, August 24 at 12 PM. Local children will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Karey Trimmings. Tickets are $5 at the door. Refreshments will be available.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Eagles Club Saratoga : 373 Crescent Ave
Cost: $20 Adults $5 kids 12 & under
Kaitlin Bowman is a local girl who was diagnosed with a rare & fatal disease called Late Infantile NCL. This disease has taken Kaitlin from being a lively, energetic little girl at 3 years old to an 8 year old girl who is now wheelchair bound, tube fed, blind and unable to communicate. Please Help Us Help Her.
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
School of Orchestral Studies final concert featuring music by Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Borodin and more!
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: $35 general/ $27 member/ $15 student
Barber by day, matchmaker by night, Figaro puts his wiles to work as he aids the Count in wooing the beautiful Rosina. She's such a catch that her sleazy guardian keeps her under lock and key with the intent of marrying her himself. But no challenge is too great for Figaro's trickery.
When: Today | 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: $10 (+$5 if under 21)
One chilly evening, early in the fall of 2010, Adam Brockway, Dave Wright, Carl Anderson, Luke Anderson and Zack Infante gathered by a woodstove in a barn on the outskirts of Greenwich, NY.
When: Today | 7:00 AM
Where: Saratoga Race Track
Cost: $5.00 - $10.00 +
The big race of the season!!! Enjoy your day at the track and then grab a ride from us to your favorite restaurant or after party.
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Where: Salem Art Works
Cost: Free to the public
Join Salem Art Works and salem2salem artists for this International Iron Pour. The public is invited to watch as artists from around the world produce original work in cast iron using molds made on site and SAW's very own coke fired furnace. Scratch blocks will be available for all interested in creating a piece of their own.
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Where: Carousel Restaurant at Saratoga Race Track
Cost: $135
August 24, 2013 - DIAGEO presents The 24th Annual Saratoga Bridges Travers Day at the Races 11am; Buffet open from Noon - 3pm $135 per person 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.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: 392 Old Schuylerville Rd. Greenwich, NY 12834
Cost: $20 wristband unlimited carnival rides
Celebrate your family by bringing them to Family Day at The Washington County Fair! Unlimited carnival rides for just $20 and so much more!
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Congress Park, Saratoga Springs
Cost: $10/$20
The goal of the 2013 Capital Region Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech is to educate the public, professionals, and parents, as well as to assist with fundraising to continue research.
When: Today | 10:30 AM
Where: SW Corner of Phila and Henry Streets (Ben & Jerry's)
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members
Ellen Steinberger will conduct a tour of the area behind Broadway known as The Gut. This was home to many working class family businesses and important contributions from Saratoga's Jewish community for many years. Learn more about this fascinating area.
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Lake Desolation in Middle Grove, NY
Cost: $25 until 8/1, $30 thereafter
This fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Fund, this friendly competition combines a 0.5 mile swim and a 3.1 mile run. All registrants receive lunch immediately following. Fantastic array of prizes & giveaways. Hosted by Team LUNA Chix Albany Triathlon.
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Cambridge NY
Cost: $35 general/ $27 member/ $15 student
Barber by day, matchmaker by night, Figaro puts his wiles to work as he aids the Count in wooing the beautiful Rosina. She's such a catch that her sleazy guardian keeps her under lock and key with the intent of marrying her himself. But no challenge is too great for Figaro's trickery.
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Charles R. Wood Theater
Cost: $5
The C. R. Wood's showing the classic Gone With The Wind August 25th at 2pm, with trivia and raffles.
When: Today | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Yana Yoga
Cost: $12
Anything goes (ALMOST!) when the kids get to choose everything we do for this class. It's all about empowerment, creativity, cooperation and fun! Ages 4-9.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Luke Bryan Live at SPAC
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $10. / $8.
Known for his exciting, passionate performances on both organ and harpsichord, Tom Dressler combines warm musicality with historic technique. Two performances: Sunday 8pm and Monday 2pm.
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: 128 Van Aernem Rd Malta, NY 12020
Cost: 0
Join us this Sunday, August 25th from 1-3pm to see this lovely split ranch home in Malta. It is now reduced to $219,900. Great location!!
When: Today | 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Congress Park
Cost: Free
A Jewish celebration of art, music and entertainment featuring activities and performances for young and old. Fun for the whole family! Sponsored by Saratoga Chabad.
When: Today | 9:30 AM
Where: Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
Cost: Free preview plus $12 entrance fee
The Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library will sponsor a free preview of the exhibit: Winslow Homer - Making Art, Making History at the Clark Art Institute on Monday, August 26.
When: Today | 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Where: Saratoga National Golf Course
Cost: 250.000
Coaches vs. Cancer will again host the Teeing Off on Cancer Golf Classic to benefit the American Cancer Society. The tournament, held at Saratoga National Golf Course, attracts coaches, civic and business leaders and golf enthusiasts that come together to support cancer research and raise awareness.
When: Today | 2:00 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium
Cost: $5.
Known for his exciting, passionate performances on both organ and harpsichord, Tom Dressler combines warm musicality with historic technique. Two performances: Sunday 8pm and Monday 2pm.
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Abundant Life Church
Cost: FREE
Abundant Life Preschool located at the intersection of Hutchins Road and Route 50 South, midway between Ballston Spa and Saratoga Springs, is hosting an Open House on Monday, August 26th at 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Limited openings are available on a first come, first service basis for the fall 2013-2014 school year.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Von Dan Farm, Amsterdam, NY / email us at NYhorserescue@gmail.com
Cost: $149 pp ($199 with limo service)
Come enjoy a summer evening with our beautiful New York thoroughbreds and taste wines from around the globe! Personally interact with our winning thoroughbreds and be treated to world renowned wines with Albany's premier purveyors of fine wines, For Love of Wine. Enjoy light fare brought to you by F.L.O.W.'s famous Lark Street Restaurant "From the Garden".
When: Today | 1:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
Public Exhibition Tour of "The First 15: Photography from the Meredith S. Moody Residency at Yaddo" at the Tang Museum at 1pm.
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs NY, 12866
The Spa pays tribute to those who have served our country with a special pre-racing ceremony.
When: Today
Where: 297 Ontario st. Albany NY 12208
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs Public Library
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Interactive comedian, "The Spoon Man" will entertain audiences using humor, music, and a pair of ordinary tablespoons. Curious?
When: Today | 6:30 PM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Cost: Each adult lawn ticket purchased entitles you to one FREE lawn ticket for a kid 12 and under.
The Allman Brothers Band returns to SPAC for one night only, with special guest Steve Winwood! Each adult lawn ticket purchased entitles you to one FREE lawn ticket for a kid 12 and under, courtesy of GE.
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Saratoga National
Cost: $120.00
Leave Prime at Saratoga National in a whole new way! Experience the ultimate thrill of a Helicopter Ride from Independent Helicopters! Your chief Pilot, Heather Howley, will take you and two guests (unless you reserve a private ride by booking all 3 seats) on a ride to see Saratoga from the sky! Make sure you bring your camera as it's the perfect distance for some one of a kind photos! Your tour includes major Saratoga landmarks and leave you with lasting memories!
When: Today | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Spring Street Gallery, 110 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
A silent auction to benefit Samuel Yager and his family in his recovery from a traumatic brain injury. Come bid on donations from dozens of local businesses and artists, with food from Four Seasons Natural Foods, and music by Rosary Beard.
When: Today | 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: NOA Fitness & Pilates Studio
Cost: Free event
A chance to try a great 30 minute Barre class, then if you have more energy stay for a SURFSET Fitness class or join us when our fall session starts Sept.9th...
When: Today | 5:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Where: NOA Fitness and Pilates Studio
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
NOA Studio is celebrating the end of summer session Thursday August 29th. Join us for 2-30 minute classes & 1-45 minute class.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Saratoga National Golf Club
Cost: Dinner ticket ~ $150 (cocktail hour, dinner and after-party) After-party only ticket ~ $75 (open bar, dessert, and dancing)
AngioDynamics will host the inaugural St. Jude Gala at the Saratoga National Golf Club. The evening's event will honor Neil and Jane Golub for their generous support of children in need. There will also be a special guest appearance by long time St. Jude supporter, Eric Trump.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: NOA Fitness & Pilates Studio
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Want an amazing workout, join us for a 30 minute SURFSET Fitness class...Do 1 class only or add the Barre class 5:30 or the class after Partner Yoga @ 6:30pm... RESERVATIONs NEEDED, 5 spots left....
- BEST BET!
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 11:00 AM
Where: Saratoga National Golf Club, Saratoga Springs, New York
Cost: Dinner $150 / After-Party $75
Mark your calendar for the inaugural St. Jude Gala for Hope presented by AngioDynamics, taking place August 29, 2013.
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Wiswall Park, Front Street, Ballston Spa
30 years of serving our community! Concerts in the Park with Bentwood Rockers (acoustic folk and country)
When: Today | 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Where: NOA Fitness & Pilates Studio
Cost: Free event
Join us for a fun & challenging Power Yoga class. We will go through a Power Yoga warm up (sun salutations) & then we will pair up to execute duo exercises (poses). No need for a friend, we will find one for you..Space limited/RESERVATIONS needed
When: Today until Fri, Aug 30, 2013
Where: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium 80 Vandenburgh Avenue,Troy , Ny
Valley Cats vs Vermont Lake Monsters
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013 | 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Where: Saratoga City Center
Cost: Free
Artisan Direct, ltd. presents the 1st Annual Saratoga International Art Show & Fair at the Saratoga City Center from August 29th through September 1st, 2013. The fair features more than 75 International and US based artists. The public is invited and the price of entry is free. The four day International Art Show & Fair will be launched by a free Thursday night cocktail party from 5 - 8 pm.
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
The Spa will reflect upon the 150th anniversary season with a special presentation designed to pay homage to the race course’s past while looking ahead to the future. More details to come.
When: Today | 12:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
As the anniversary season approaches its conclusion, Saratoga Race Course will take a look to the future with a hands-on robotics demonstration from students at Shenendehowa High School.
When: Today | 7:30 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $75.00, LAWN $36.00. LAWN FOUR PACKS: $99.00*.
Born & Raised Tour with special guest Phillip Phillips
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013
Where: Whitney Field
Saratoga Polo: The SPA Anniversary Cup Tournament
When: Today until Mon, Sep 2, 2013
Where: Saratoga Springs, NY
Downtown Saratoga Springs businesses will have special deals and products for sale on the sidewalk. Enjoy the weather, stroll the streets and shop at your favorite stores.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Tang Teaching Museum
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
UpBeat on the Roof: "Lyle and Phil Divinsky" Soul/R&B Celebrating 13 years of free music performances on the rooftop of the Tang Museum. Rain location inside the museum.
- BEST BET!
When: Today
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
This is your chance to win big! As part of the Saratoga 150, 5 racing fans will have the chance to wager $15,000 of someone else's money. If the fan selects a winner, he/she will take home the full on-track winnings!
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Dance
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The School of the Arts at the National Museum of Dance has announced its fall class schedule and Open House, with classes beginning on September 9th.
When: Today | 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: Salem Art Works
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Visitors are invited to take a self-guided tour of artists' studios and workspaces at Salem Art Works. Tour all or some of the SAW studios, meet current resident artists, and discuss their artistic process and thinking.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $64.50, $39.50, Lawn $29.50. Lawn Four Packs: $88.00.*
*Limited Quantities, Plus Fees. Not Available Day Of Show.
When: Today | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Crafters Gallery - 428 Broadway
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Artist Jim Dieso will be signing some of his newest posters here at Crafters Gallery on Saturday, the 31st.
When: Today | 8:30 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Putnam Den
Cost: FREE SHOW (+$5 if under 21)
Following up on their March performance with Rusted Root, New York City groove/rockers, Banooba return to The Den for a special FREE SHOW to close out the final weekend of Track Season!
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013 | 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Stockade Imports, 543 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society - aka SABS - is looking forward to our 6th Annual Saratoga Blues Celebration over Final Stretch weekend at Stockade Imports in the Old Firehouse on Broadway in Saratoga Springs.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013 | 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Irish Ale Pub, 95 Ferry Street, Troy, NY 12180
Cost: 0.
Smash4 is a 4-piece female fronted PARTY rock band featuring lead vocalist Lila Lynn Laguna. Come on out to play and lets SMASH it up!
When: Today until Thu, Dec 26, 2013 | 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Wheatfields Restaurant, Saratoga, Wheatfields Bistro & Wine Bar, Clifton Park
Cost: $19.00
Every Thursday is Three Course Thursday at Wheatfields Restaurant and Bar in Saratoga and the NEW Wheatfields Bistro and Wine Bar in Clifton Park.
When: Today until Mon, Dec 23, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Where: Waterford, Colonie, Troy, Stillwater, Schaghticoke
Cost: $15 per (package discounts avail.)
Multiple locations & times. 1 hour cardio & strength training, designed to keep your heart rate up the entire time; help you push out of your comfort zone & jump start your fitness!
When: Today until Sun, Dec 8, 2013 | 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club
Cost: $6.00 Adult, $3.00 Child
VICTORY MONTHLY BREAKFAST: The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club located on route 32 south of the village of Victory ( look for our sign ). W
When: Today until Fri, Dec 27, 2013 | 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Saratoga Springs State Park at The Lincoln Baths
Cost: Class cost for local guests is 'by donation' what you feel like giving, $20 for all others guests
Kundalini Yoga is the science of changing and strengthening the radiance to give expanded life and capacity.
When: Today until Tue, Dec 31, 2013 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Kelevra Krav Maga
Cost: $20.00
Come check out Saratoga's Hottest new self-defense trend, open to all ages and abilities. Sign up on our website or just call to set up an appointment
When: Today until Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: West Side Recreation Park, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $5 per person
Want to get fit this summer? Can't find the motivation? The new outdoor solution that combines fresh air and weight loss results!
When: Today until Sun, Nov 3, 2013
Where: Sa Saratoga Automobile Museum
From May 6, 2013 to November 3, 2013, the Saratoga Automobile Museum will focus on “BMW, the Ultimate Driving Machine.”
When: Today until Sun, Nov 24, 2013
Where: National Museum of Dance
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Twenty-four local artists have decorated five foot tall pointe shoe sculptures that will soon be placed in their permanent homes around the city of Saratoga Springs.
When: Today until Sun, Nov 24, 2013
Where: National Museum of Dance
Tails and Terpsichore is an exhibit about the many occurrences where animal and dance themes become intertwined.
When: Today until Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: SunKiss Ballooning-20 mins from Saratoga
Cost: Several Packages Available
Nothing is more breathtaking than viewing the gorgeous landscape of the Adirondacks from hundreds of feet in the air. Here at SunKiss Ballooning in Upstate NY that is what we do every day.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 8, 2013
Where: Brookside Museum
A new exhibit at the museum. For more information call (518) 885-4000.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 8, 2013
Where: The New York State Military Museum
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013 | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 39 Fire Road Clifton Park
Enroll now - limited availability.
When: Today until Mon, Sep 30, 2013 | 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Where: South Shore Marina 113 Rte 9P, Malta, NY 12020
Cost: $10 per hour of use
New this year to South Shore Marina is Kayaks! For just $10 per hour you can enjoy Saratoga Lake up close and personal.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 29, 2013 | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant 113 Rte 9P Malta Saratoga Lake NY
Cost: See menu on line for pricing
Come enjoy a view of Saratoga Lake while you enjoy a delicious breakfast on our outdoor patio any Saturday or Sunday during the outdoor season.
When: Today until Sun, Oct 13, 2013 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Waterford Harbor
Cost: free
Come stroll along the promenade and choose from a variety of fresh, local produce and products at the gateway to the famed Erie Canal in friendly, historic Waterford, NY.
When: Today until Thu, Sep 5, 2013 | 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Where: Jay Street Mall
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Concerts are from noon to 1:30pm on Jay Street mall, mid block near Ambition. Come, buy lunch and hear a variety of the region's jazz musicians in a free concert.
When: Today until Tue, Dec 31, 2013 | 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Main Street Grille
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Dinner music and requests.Sophisticated Standards every Friday and Saturday.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 15, 2013 | 10:00 AM
Where: The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Cost: Members free, see below
Through a selection of fifty-eight paintings, this landmark exhibition is the first to explore the formative influence of Lake George on the art and life of Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986).
When: Today until Sun, Sep 8, 2013
Where: Saratoga Springs
Join the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation on a stroll through historic Saratoga Springs. Held each Sunday through September 8, 2013. For more information, please call (518) 587-5030.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 30, 2013 | 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: High Rock Park Pavilions, High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs
Cost: Free
Every Friday. All local artists and crafters. Where the Farmers Market is on other days, underneath the roofs of High Rock Park Pavilions. One block off Lake Ave, 2 blocks east of Broadway. Over 30 vendors!
When: Today until Sat, Oct 26, 2013 | 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $50.00
Experience the tastes of Saratoga while learning about what makes our area so special.
When: Today until Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Where: NOA Fitness & Pilates Studio
Cost: $22 walk ins/monthly unlimited packages
Special packages for tourists or for Track fans who want some physical activity while they are in the area. 1 SURFSET walk in class $22 -$15 for Pilates/Barre/Fitness 1 week Unlimited classes $30 (any class) 1 month Unlimited SURFSET $79 1 month Unlimited Barre/Pilates/Fitness $69 or Combine Both (SURFSET & Fitness) 1 month Unlimited $99
When: Today until Thu, Aug 1, 2013 | 10:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park/Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: Discounted ticket prices
The Friends of the Clifton Park/Halfmoon Library have tickets for a wonderful show this fall, "Ghost", at Proctors! Don't wait, get your tickets now for the Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at 2:00pm show of "GHOST THE MUSICAL". Orchestra seats - $60.00; Balcony seats - $51.00. The Deadline for ordering tickets is Aug. 1, 2013. Order forms can be downloaded from the Friends' website, cliftonpark[dot]org/friendsofcphl, and are also available at the Library on the Friends' tables in the lobby and upstairs. Email Lori Bennett at folshows@gmail[dot]com for more information.
When: Today until Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 8:15 AM to 7:45 PM
Where: NOA Fitness and Pilates Studio
Cost: $30/1 week for unlimited classes
Special offer for visitors to the Saratoga area and all track enthusiasts. We offer 1 week passes for unlimited classes for only $30. Monthly passes also offered for SURFSET $79, Barre, Interval, Toning, Yoga & Pilates classes $69 or Combo (SURFSET and all fitness classes) $99...Spaces limited/Reservations needed. Reservations can be made via email if more than 24 hours prior to class, but please contact us via phone or text to reserve less than 24 hours prior to class.
When: Today until Sun, Oct 13, 2013 | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Old Fort House Museum 29 Broadway (Route 4), Fort Edward, NY 12828
Cost: Adult $5.00, Children under 18 and members FREE
Museum Campus, including tours of the Old Fort House, A. Dallas Wait Law Office, Riverside Schoolhouse, Cronkhite Pavilion and Baldwin Barn Exhibit and Gift Shop is open from 1-5 pm Daily.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 9, 2013
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park NY
Looking to beat the heat this summer? Join us for Family Film Fridays at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. These movies are sure to delight all members of the family.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 17, 2013 | 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Clay Arts Center
Cost: FREE
When: Today until Mon, Sep 2, 2013 | 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Springs Visitor Center
Cost: 5.00 per adult/Children free
The Saratoga Springs Visitor Center offers daily walking tours of Congress Park entitled "History, Legends, Lore & More". Tours begin daily at 10:30a.m. rain or shine leaving from the Visitor Center.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013 | 10:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: Discount ticket prices
The Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library have tickets for a wonderful show this Fall, "Sleeping Beauty", at Proctors! Don't wait, get your tickets now for the Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at 2:00pm show of "Sleeping Beauty". Orchestra seats - $55.00; Balcony seats - $46.50. The Deadline for ordering tickets is Sept. 1, 2013. Order forms can be downloaded from the Friends' website, cliftonpark[dot]org/friendsofcphl, and are also available at the Library on the Friends' tables in the lobby and upstairs. Email Lori Bennett at folshows@gmail[dot]com for more information
When: Today until Wed, Aug 7, 2013
Where: Saratoga Springs History Museum
The People Behind the Track: The Founding of Saratoga Race Course exhibit will run through the end of the year. For more information, please call (518) 584-6920.
When: Today until Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: 912 Route 146, St. George's Church parking lot
Cost: Free admission
Every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m., several local farms and producers sell a range of fresh food-including vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, jam, baked goods and prepared foods-as well as garden plants.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 2, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College
Cost: $699
Kaplan is offering an SAT prep class at Skidmore College. The class will meet three days a week. This class will prepare students for the fall SAT.
When: Today until Mon, Aug 5, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Abigail's Tea & Tiaras
Cost: $15 per child or $40 for all four classes
Magical Mondays is an enrichment program for PreK, K and kids entering 1st grade. Magical, literacy-based learning sessions incorporating all intelligences. Each session we will jump into our story, the story becomes our environment! Our learning objective is to "make connections" across the curriculum while expressing ourselves through reading, writing, handwriting, art, oral language, exploration, music & movement. Hightlight of each session include: Interactive story, take-home story souvenir, music & movement, relaxation & snack. Class dates - July 15th, 22nd, 29th and Aug. 5th
When: Today until Mon, Aug 5, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Abigail's Tea & Tiaras
Cost: $15 per child or $40 for all four classes
Hihlights of each session include: Interactive story, mini lesson, take-home story souvenir, music & movemnet, relaxation time & snack. Ages: 4-7
When: Today until Fri, Aug 30, 2013 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Track, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
This weekly family festival will be held each Friday of the meet inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Office near the Carousel, from noon to 4 p.m. beginning on July 19th! Family Fridays include face painting, arts and crafts from Tiny Tots Tea Room and bounce inflatables.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | 7:00 PM
Where: Vapor Night Club
Cost: $50 and tickets at the door will be available for $5. - See more at: http://saratogacasino.com/Groups/PartyforaCause.aspx#sthash.q0m3I0hu.dpuf
The 2013 Party for a Cause series features six local charities that were selected to use Vapor Night Club and the house DJ to host a fundraising event, with no rental fees. - See more at: http://saratogacasino.com/Groups/PartyforaCause.aspx#sthash.q0m3I0hu.dpuf
When: Today until Mon, Sep 2, 2013
Where: Guest Services Information Booth, Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $3 per person or $10 for a group of four
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Saratoga Race Course, NYRA has announced that Walking Tours have been brought back this season!
When: Today until Mon, Sep 2, 2013 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame, 191 Union Avenue
The Saratoga Sesquicentennial Exhibit examines 150 years of thoroughbred racing in the Spa City.
When: Today until Mon, Sep 2, 2013 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Where: Saratoga/Clifton Parl/Albany
First party shuttle service to bring people round trip to from Albany/Clifton Park to Saratoga for racing season, downtown nightlife, concerts and much more for just $10 each way! Our schedule with pick up and drop off locations are listed on our website under more information below!
When: Today until Sat, Sep 7, 2013 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
Family Fridays kick off on Saratoga’s Opening Day. Attendees can have their day at the races commemorated with a special photo laminated on a magnet by Picture Perfect. The first 150 kids at the family tent will receive a special 150th anniversary t-shirt to decorate.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013 | 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, NY
The Uniquely New York Marketplace is a lively, on-track market of 13 vendors and artisans featuring products made exclusively in New York State. The market will be held each Sunday of the meet from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Office near the Carousel.
When: Today until Mon, Aug 19, 2013 | 7:00 PM
Where: 40-42 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs
Come join us for Rockstaru, where you perform with a live band. You are the rock star!
When: Today until Wed, Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: United Methodist Church (Fifth and Henning) every Monday evening
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
FA is a program based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues, fees, or weigh-ins at FA meetings. FA is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience and mutual support, are recovering from the disease of food addiction.
When: Today until Tue, Aug 27, 2013 | 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: THE PARTING GLASS
Cost: FREE
EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT FROM 8-10 WE WILL BE DOING A HANDICAPPING TOURNAMENT. EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT WE WILL HANDICAP EVERY WEDNESDAY RACE CARD FOR THE SARATOGA RACE MEET. THIS WILL START ON 7/23/13. IT WILL BE EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT FROM 8-10PM UNTIL THE SARATOGA RACE MEET IS OVER. WEEKLY WINNERS GRAND PRIZE WINNERS ALL TO BE ANNOUNCED
When: Today until Sat, Aug 31, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Abigail's Place
Cost: $50
Enjoy some tea time together! Tea Time includes hot tea, pink lemonade, tea menu catered from Iron Roost, dessert, hat fascinator craft for child and a coupon for one doll clothing item for 1/2 off! Tea Time is for one adult and one child. You may add additional adults and children. Located in charming Ballston Spa.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 29, 2013 | 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Various downtown locations
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The award-winning Racing City Chorus, Saratoga's ambassadors of harmony, presents its 4th annual Barbershop on Broadway a cappella mini-concerts at various locations downtown Thursday nights during the thoroughbred racing season. An official Saratoga 150 celebration event. Consult racingcitychorus.org for venues and times
When: Today until Sun, Sep 1, 2013 | 11:00 AM
Where: Yaddo, Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Explore the rose and rock gardens of Yaddo with docent-led tours every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday during the Saratoga 150 celebration!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 11, 2013 | 8:00 PM
Where: The Arts Center, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $25
History of Saratoga Springs, from the discovery of water to the eradication of crime -- A Saratoga 150 event.
When: Today until Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $275, $50
This is your chance to embark upon a flight of fancy with Montréal’s renowned Cirque Éloize. This is an exciting opportunity to experience unadulterated exhilaration, complete with all the thrills and skills you’ll need to impress an audience, and yourself.
When: Today until Tue, Sep 3, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: Bella Rouge Cosmetic & Skincare Boutique
Receive 25% off "Bella Rouge Cosmetics" Brand of Make up.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 24, 2013
Where: Proctors Mainstage
Cost: $20, $30, $40, $50 & $65
With Cirkopolis, Cirque Éloize presents a show that combines the worlds of circus, dance and theatre. In the heart of a stern and imposing city in appearance, giant gears and dark portals symbolize a mechanism that crushes individuality.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 24, 2013 | 8:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Cost: Each adult lawn ticket purchased entitles you to one FREE lawn ticket for a kid 12 and under.
Renowned for its distinctive sound and admired for its keen ability to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences, The Philadelphia Orchestra, one of the preeminent orchestras in the world, returns to its summer home, inviting a new generation of classical music fans with each performance.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant 113 Rte 9P Malta Saratoga Lake NY
Cost: Varies
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.
When: Today until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Where: DiDonna's South Shore Restaurant 113 Rte 9P Malta Saratoga Lake NY
Cost: Varies
Come have a game night date or game night with the kids with the old board games. We have chess, checkers, hang man, battleship, pool table, cards, just to name a few. Enjoy appetizers and play or order your meals and play while you wait for your made to order delicious food.
When: Today until Tue, Aug 27, 2013 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: Saratoga National Historic Park Grounds
The track is closed, but music echoes from the Hudson River Valley. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the views while listening to noontime concerts every Tuesday. Sponsored by Friends of Saratoga Battlefield.
When: Today until Sun, Sep 8, 2013 | 9:00 AM
Where: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library and the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library will co-sponsor an Evening with Author Karin Slaughter on MONDAY, SEPT 9 at 7:00pm at the Library.

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Simply copy the widget code below and paste it into the source code for your website, and the local events will feed in and update automatically, seamlessly. Get started now!

 
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