Whether you’re looking to get outdoors on Earth Day on find things to do with the family, there are plenty of events to choose from this weekend. Make plans for another great weekend in and around Saratoga!
Celebrate Earth Day With Fun Events & Activities
Head to Congress Park in Saratoga Springs this Saturday for an Earth Day community cleanup event. Help clean up the park with other volunteers from 12:00pm-2:00pm.
Ballston Spa’s First Friday committee has decided to move their monthly First Friday event to Earth Day. Join them at Wiswall Park from 10:00am-2:00pm for an Earth Day pop-up featuring local businesses, discounts, and special promotions.
Balet Flowers & Design in Ballston Spa is celebrating the opening of their new Arts Barn with an Earth Day-themed event. After the ribbon cutting at 9:00am, there will be games for kids and families, educational displays on native plants and pollinator gardens, face painting, and more. Plus, Balet Flowers & Design will give back 10% of their weekend sales toward plant materials to help support Saratoga County pollinator gardens.
On Saturday, Dancing Grain Farm Brewery and Saratoga PLAN are teaming up to release a honey IPA that’s inspired by the surrounding farmland. Each pour of this new draft will raise $1 toward land conversation in the area. Saratoga PLAN will also be on hand with information on local trails, land conservation, and upcoming volunteering opportunities.
See More Things to Do Throughout Saratoga
Plan a visit to Impressions of Saratoga and The Dark Horse Mercantile on Saturday for the 7th Annual Breyer Fun Day. This kid-friendly event is open to all Breyer enthusiasts and horse lovers, and it will include crafts, prizes, specials, and a visit from Upset the Mini Dark Horse, who is celebrating his 15th birthday.
April 21 & 22
The Palette Community’s Night Markets continue this weekend! Stop by Palette at 480 Broadway on April 21 or 22 from 5:00pm-8:00pm and check out all the unique products available for purchase from local vendors.
Don’t miss out on the Children’s Museum at Saratoga’s 17th Annual Big Truck Day. From 9:00am-1:00pm, Big Truck Day will feature trucks of all shapes and sizes for children to check out. There will also be activities, food vendors, and more. Tickets cost $7, and funds raised will benefit the museum’s programming.
The third event in Opera Saratoga’s “America Sings” concert series will take place at Caffe Lena. “America Sings” shines a spotlight on the voices of BIPOC artists, with soprano Helena Colindres taking the stage with pianist Johnny Gonzales this Sunday.