It’s time to finalize your weekend plans! If you’re looking for fun things to do in the Saratoga area, then you’re in luck. A variety of awesome events will be going on from August 16-18, and we’ve rounded up some of the best below.
Experience the Acclaimed Philadelphia Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2019 residency at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) concludes this weekend with two amazing concerts:
- Friday, August 16 – The Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC: Jan & Yannick
- Saturday, August 17 – The Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC: All Mozart
Discover Events for Horse Lovers in Saratoga
Head over to White Hollow Farm in nearby Stillwater this week for the Skidmore College Saratoga Summer Horse Show! Each year, the horse show attracts top equestrian competitors from all over North America.
Don’t miss the 139th running of the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga Race Course! This annual race will anchor another great day of thoroughbred horse racing.
This Sunday, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County will present their Saratoga County Horse Farm Tour. From 12:00pm-4:00pm, members of the public may take a self-driven tour to local participating horse farms and learn about each of them.
Attend Local Festivals & Shows
The 11th Annual Saratoga Arts Celebration will take place at the National Museum of Dance this weekend on both Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm. This juried fine arts, fine crafts, and performing arts festival will feature the highest caliber national and regional artists.
Join West Mountain in Queensbury at their Over the Top Run, Bike, and Brew Festival this Saturday! The exciting event will include a 5K Trail Run, a 10K Mountain Bike Race, and a Brew Festival in the Main Courtyard. The festival will be open to competitors, customers, and the public from 11:00am-5:00pm.
Visit the Clifton Park Elks Lodge this Saturday during their 13th Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show. In addition to cool vehicles, there will be food, music, vendors, and door prizes and awards for the participants. Proceeds will support charities and various programs.