Winter is a wonderful time of year, whether you enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or even sledding. One of the top places for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing near Saratoga is Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park, and they are now offering rentals on weekends. Learn more about the Preserve & Park and other interesting news in the area. And, scroll to the bottom for details on a Saratoga love story feature for Valentine’s Day.
Ski & Snowshoe Rentals Now Available at Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park
Are you ready to hit the trails this winter? Head over to Camp Saratoga at Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park! Cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals are now available in the cabin at Parking Lot #1 on Scout Road (weather and conditions permitting). Rentals cost $10/adults and $5/children and students, and they will be offered every Saturday and Sunday from now through March, as well as Monday, January 18 and February 15-19.
Shop One-of-a-Kind Artworks at Saratoga Clay Arts Center’s Clayfest
Clayfest at the Saratoga Clay Arts Center in Schuylerville is on display in their Schacht Gallery and online from now through Saturday, January 16. Browse a unique selection of functional and decorative clay pieces from artists across the country.
Stock Up on Fresh Produce, Prepared Foods & More at the Saratoga Farmers Market
Have you been to the Saratoga Farmers Market’s Winter Market at Wilton Mall yet? Located in the food court, the farmers market is happening every Saturday from 9:30am-1:30pm. Vendors offer everything from fresh produce to meats, eggs, cheeses, prepared foods, spirits, handmade crafts, and more. And, to ensure a safe shopping experience, vendors are spaced farther apart, and there are extra hand washing and sanitizing opportunities.
Mark Your Calendar for a Meatloaf Dinner Event From the Elks Lodge
The Saratoga – Wilton Elks Lodge #161 is hosting a meatloaf dinner curbside pickup event next week on Wednesday, January 13. Dinner for two is just $25 and includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes, salad, and more. Please call to place your order on Monday, January 11 or Tuesday, January 12 between 10:00am-12:00pm.
Saratoga County 4-H Announces New Teen Program
If your teen loves animals and would like to get involved with a fun and educational program, then Saratoga County 4-H has what you need. They are excited to announce a new teen animal ambassadors program that will focus on animal science and animal industries. Meetings will be held once a month, and Animal Ambassadors will learn from professionals in the field and work on projects. The deadline for applications is February 1, and requirements are available on their website: http://ccesaratoga.org/4-h/animal-ambassadors
Roohan Realty Wants to Hear Your Local Love Stories
Saratoga real estate company Roohan Realty is putting together a special digital feature, #LoveLocally, for Valentine’s Day to celebrate love for each other and local businesses. They are asking the public to submit stories about how you met your spouse, where you fell in love, and other love stories. All stories must mention at least one Saratoga County business or brand, and the deadline to submit yours is Friday, January 29. Visit their website for more details: https://www.roohanrealty.com/lovelocally/