Snow is falling in Saratoga Springs today, but that’s not the only thing happening this week. Get details about Saratoga Beer Week, Winterfest at Hudson Crossing Park, a new local coffee shop, and more.
Beer Week, the Farmers Market, and Other Events to Check Out
Here’s what’s going on this weekend in the Saratoga area:
- 2022 Saratoga Beer Week: Today through February 26
- Winter Farmers Market: February 26
- Love Our Locals Pub Night @ The Winery: February 26
- H.O.P.E.’s Antique Roadshow Fundraiser: February 26
- 2022 Saratoga Beer Summit: February 26
- Skeeter Creek at Vapor Night Club: February 26
- Winterfest at Hudson Crossing Park: February 27
- 2022 Longfellows Wedding Show: February 27
See the full Saratoga events calendar >>
New Restaurants, a Tour Road Project Update, and More
Grab a Bite to Eat at The Village Tart in Schuylerville
Earlier this month, the Village of Schuylerville welcomed a new specialty coffee shop named The Village Tart to 63 Broad Street. According to an article from The Saratogian, this local eatery offers breakfast, lunch, and assorted small-batch treats, and customers can expect to find a variety of sweet and savory fare on the menu. Since opening on February 2, The Village Tart has become a popular community spot with its delicious food and drinks, cozy atmosphere, and free Wi-Fi.
A New Restaurant Is Coming to Halfmoon
Although Joe’s Tavern in Cohoes is now closed after being a local watering hole for almost 90 years, the former owner, Mike Fortin, is preparing to open a new restaurant in Halfmoon named Emma Jayne’s. The Times Union reports that Emma Jayne’s will be located at 1475 Route 9, and it has a projected opening date of March 3. Follow their Facebook page for announcements: https://www.facebook.com/Emma-Jaynes-Restaurant-261487855701959
Tour Road Improvement Project Kicks Off at Saratoga National Historical Park
Saratoga National Historical Park recently announced that its $6-plus million, multi-year project to rehabilitate the interpretive battlefield experience will officially begin on March 1. The project will include rehabilitating the parking areas and pathways at all tour stops, improving accessibility, and replacing the battlefield’s aging exhibits.
In March, the Tour Road will be closed to all traffic on weekdays, but it will be open on weekends for pedestrians and bicyclists only. Then, from April 9 through May 27, the Tour Road will be open on weekends only for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians. The Tour Road and most of the tour stops are expected to be open seven days a week from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Enjoy Free Ice Skating at Moreau Lake State Park
Looking to go ice skating with the family during this last weekend of winter break? Moreau Lake State Park has announced that its outdoor ice skating rink will reopen this Saturday from 10:00am-3:00pm (weather permitting). Skate rentals are free, and hot cocoa will be available at the Warming Hut. Be sure to follow their Facebook page for the latest updates: https://www.facebook.com/MoreauLakeStatePark
Snow has arrived! Find winter activities in the region >>
- The Saratogian: The Village Tart celebrates its grand opening
- National Park Service: Saratoga Battlefield begins $6+ million rehabilitation project
- Times Union: Joe’s Tavern closes as owner prepares Halfmoon successor