Don’t miss out on all of the fun winter events and activities in Saratoga! Spend the weekend ice fishing, enjoy dancing at home, take advantage of an outstanding one-day restaurant promotion, and check out more news from the region.
Don’t Miss Out on the One-Day Restaurant Promotion Happening in Saratoga
Restaurants need our help, and that’s why on Thursday, February 11, Split The Bill NY will host a special one-day promotion in Saratoga. If you purchase a meal from a participating Saratoga restaurant on Thursday, then Split The Bill NY will reimburse you for 50% of your receipt total, up to $30. Reimbursement forms must be submitted by 11:59pm. See the participating restaurants here: https://www.splitthebillny.com/
Discover Winter Events to Enjoy In-Person or at Home
New York State’s Free Fishing Weekend: If you’ve ever wanted to try ice fishing, then this is the weekend to do it. February 13-14 is a Free Fishing Weekend in New York State, which means the requirement for a fishing license is waived for these two days.
Winter Clearance Event at Brookside Nursery: Brookside Nursery is hosting their 2nd Annual Winter Clearance Event on Thursday, February 18 – Saturday, February 20. Stop by and find decorative pots, garden decor, tools, and more at great prices (items are up to 90% off!).
Flurry’21: Dancing in the Cloud: The annual Flurry Festival is going virtual this year! In place of the traditional in-person event, Flurry’21 will feature over 150 Zoom sessions of music, dance, workshops, social hours, and more from February 12-14. Tickets are available now.
UUCSS Wine & Chocolate Coffeehouse Auction: On Saturday, February 13, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs will host a Wine & Chocolate Coffeehouse Auction on Zoom. Emcee Peter Marino will preside over a mini auction and the entertainment, which will include music, storytelling, and more. They will be auctioning off 10 bottles of wine and 10 delicious desserts.
SPAC Unveils Dance Performance By Local Fourth Graders
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) has recently unveiled “Too Darn Hot,” a video featuring 104 fourth grade students from Charlton Heights Elementary School who participated in SPAC’s public-school dance residency. The students performed Broadway-style choreography to the show tune “Too Darn Hot” from the musical Kiss Me, Kate. The performance is available to watch online and at Stewart’s Shops in Saratoga County from February 8-22.
Explore the National Museum of Racing’s New Hall of Fame Website Bios
Here’s some fun news for history buffs! The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has launched new online biography pages for its 459 inductees. These biography pages feature updated content, including expanded photo galleries, statistical graphics, and details on past performances for many racehorses thanks to Daily Racing Forum.
Saratoga Shakespeare Company Releases New Online Programming
To bring the arts into people’s homes, the Saratoga Shakespeare Company has kicked off “Ghostlight,” their new online programming series for 2021. The first program is “Sonnet Man,” which highlights brilliant rap artist Devon Glover, who brings Shakespeare’s love sonnets to young audiences in a genre they know and love – hip hop.