The Saratoga Home & Lifestyle Show, the
Saratoga Springs Rotary Club’s largest annual
fundraiser since 1973, will take place Feb. 26-28
at the Saratoga Springs City Center.
New this year, admission to the show is free
of charge, courtesy of the its major sponsor, the
Adirondack Trust Co.
Also new for 2016, the Rotary Club will host
a Fine Art & Crafts Show on the second floor
of the City Center, concurrent with the Home
& Lifestyle Show. The second floor will have
artisans such as painters, photographers, wood
crafters, sculptors, jewelers, botanical artists,
and wine and spirits makers selling their work.
Also on display will be artwork from Saratoga
Springs High School students.
The Home & Lifestyle event features 120
regional exhibitors showcasing a wide range
of home improvement services, décor and
furnishings, energy-saving products, outdoor
living and landscaping, family recreation, and
lifestyle products and services, as well as prizes.
In addition to exhibits, the show will feature
special events and activities including
a Saratoga Springs Police Department child
safety booth issuing ID cards; kids activities
with balloons and face painting (Sunday, noon-
3 p.m.); hourly prize drawings throughout the
event; cooking demonstrations by Forno Bistro
(Saturday at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.); and pet
adoption with H.O.P.E. (Saturday 3:30-6:30
The club said it expects to raise close to
$100,000 from the event, with proceeds being
distributed to community organizations, youth
scholarships, and international humanitarian
The Rotary booth on the main floor will have
information about the club's scholarship and
charitable donation programs.
High school seniors attending Saratoga
Springs High School, Saratoga Catholic High
School and the Waldorf School are eligible to
apply for scholarships, with applications due by
April 15. The club's charitable giving programs
include monthly contributions of under $5,000
to numerous non-profits as well as an annual
major gift of $5,000 or more, with applications
for major gifts due by April 1 this year.
Other sponsors include Allerdice ACE
Building Supply (door prizes); Phillips Home
Solutions (major prize); Granite & Marble
Works (supporting sponsor); The Saratogian
(advertising); Saratoga Today (magazine), and
Edward Jones Financial (exhibitor hospitality).
The show will be open Friday, February 26,
5-9 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 27, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and
Sunday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More information at www.rotaryhomeshow.com.