Thanks to the recent snowfall, it finally feels like the heart of winter in Saratoga Springs! If you’re looking to get out and have fun this weekend, then check out these 8 outstanding events and activities.
Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association’s 7th Annual Ballston Spa Chocolate Festival! Local participating restaurants, bakeries, and chefs will offer $1 samples of their best chocolate creations. The Ballston Spa Chocolate Festival will run from 6:00pm-9:00pm.
It’s the second weekend of The Mill on Round Lake’s Fire & Ice Bar. Stop by this cool attraction and enjoy frosty drinks and warm fire pits.
On both Friday and Saturday, the 31st Annual National College Comedy Festival will feature a mix of student and professional shows at Skidmore College.
Join Music from Salem in Greenwich this Friday at their annual Heart of Winter Party. This fundraiser will support Music from Salem’s 33rd season, and it will feature savory and sweet treats, wine and soft drinks, a silent auction, and live music from Lila Brown.
The 6th Annual Saratoga Fat Bike Rally will be held at Saratoga Spa State Park this Saturday, and event registration is free. This year’s event will have food, beer, and a variety of races and fun events (small registration fee for some races).
Warm your spirits at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge during their annual Brews & Blues event. Listen to live music from the Roadside Blue Bands, dine on delicious food, and enjoy wine, beer, and dancing throughout the evening.
After rave reviews from last year’s event, Ballsfest returns to The Adelphi Hotel on Saturday! Ballsfest is a late-night adult PJ party with good food, drinks, music, games, dancing, and pajama fun. Funds raised will benefit Ballsfest’s year-round programming for local pediatric oncology patients.
Wizards and muggles are invited to attend Northshire Bookstore’s magical Harry Potter Book Night on Sunday. This free event will include activities, crafts, and games inspired by the Harry Potter series.
Looking Ahead to Next Week
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