Now that Saratoga Race Course has finally opened for their 2017 meet, there are even more options for things to do throughout the Saratoga area. This weekend alone, you can attend some special Race Course events, watch two Shakespeare performances, and discover more entertainment around every corner.
Head Off To The Races
It’s time for the 9th annual College & Alumni Day at Saratoga Race Course this Friday! This year, the special day will feature the first ever College & Alumni Handicapping Tournament in which college students/alumni will be able to test their handicapping skills in a live money tournament. While registration has closed, it’s sure to be an exciting day at the races.
Join Saratoga Race Course as they take part in Permanently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund Awareness Day this Saturday. Highlights of this special awareness day will include autograph signings and photo opportunities.
Celebrate Music & The Arts
If you’re in the mood to party this weekend, then head over to The Saratoga Winery for some Saturday Night Vibes! DJ Damon will be on the deck playing all the best party music from 7:00pm-10:00pm, and there will be fire pits, lawn games, Pick Six Vodka samplings, and more to enjoy.
Join the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College for a fun Family Saturday. The theme will be Cabinets of Curiosity, and activities will focus on David Ireland’s playful cabinet of curiosity, Spanish Corner Cabinet, which is part of the Claude Simard exhibition.
Love Pink Floyd? Come to Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) this Saturday for a performance by the Australian Pink Floyd Show! This band has spent many years perfecting the sound, feel, and experience of their shows, and they have been celebrating Pink Floyd since 1988.
The Saratoga Shakespeare Company will continue their summer programming with additional performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” through Saturday. Join them in Congress Park at the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage and watch one of Shakespeare’s most romantic and magical plays. Admission is free.
Can’t get enough of Shakespeare? Mark your calendar for this Sunday as the Adirondack Shakespeare Company makes their way to the National Museum of Dance for a performance of “The Winter’s Tale.” This is one of Shakespeare’s late romance plays and is a tale of jealousy and redemption. General admission is $25.
Find Outdoor Entertainment
Come watch some exciting polo matches at the historic Whitney Field this weekend as part of the Saratoga Polo Association’s Mid-Summer Celebration Tournament. Matches will begin on Friday and Sunday this weekend at 5:00pm, and admission varies.
The Saratoga Automobile Museum will present British Motorfest 2017 this Saturday from 9:00am-3:00pm. Vehicles on display will include 17 classes of all types of British sports cars, sedans, and motorcycles. Stop by and have a look!