Wondering where you should spend Veterans Day Weekend? Consider a trip to Saratoga Springs! From local ceremonies to Restaurant Week, comedy shows, and more, all kinds of events will be happening in and around the Spa City.
Attend Ceremonies to Honor Our Veterans
In recognition of Veterans Day, Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater will host a small living history event from 10:00am-2:00pm on Saturday. A commemoration ceremony honoring all branches of the US military will take place at 1:30pm at the visitors center.
This Sunday, don’t miss the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Maplewood Cemetery in Saratoga Springs. Gurtler Brothers VFW Post 420 will provide a short memorial service at the cemetery at 11:00am.
Take Advantage of Restaurant Week in Saratoga
Enjoy lunch and dinner specials at Discover Saratoga’s Annual Restaurant Week, happening now through Sunday, November 11 at participating Saratoga County restaurants. This is a great opportunity to get out and eat at a restaurant you’ve never been to before. Reservations are suggested!
Find Fundraisers for Great Causes
Join Homes for Orphaned Pets Exist (H.O.P.E.) on Friday night as they present the 7th Annual Celebration of H.O.P.E. Gala at Saratoga National. This fundraiser event will feature fantastic hors d’oeuvres, gourmet food stations, and delicious desserts and drinks. The special guest MC for the gala will be Steve Caporizzo.
Head over to Nostalgia in Malta for their special comedy show to support the area’s veterans. The price of admission is $15, and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Veterans & Community Housing Coalition.
Ready to have fun on Saturday night? Get your tickets to the fundraising comedy show at the Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs! Dinner will be held at 6:00pm, and then the show will start at 8:00pm. Funds raised will benefit After the Fire, a nonprofit organization that helps victims of fire in Saratoga County.
On Saturday, Barnes & Noble in Saratoga Springs will host a bookfair to benefit the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne. During the event, a portion of proceeds from customer purchases will go towards supporting the folk school and its programs.
Kick-Start Your Holiday Shopping
The holiday season is upon us, so get a little shopping done early at the National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame’s 4th Annual Saratoga Holiday Art Fair. Browse handmade jewelry, wood vessels and utensils, quilts, mixed media, paintings, and other products that would be perfect for a unique holiday gift.