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Friday, 28 February 2014 10:47
Get Ready For Spring At Saratoga Home And Lifestyle Show - 120 Exhibitors Plus Wine Tasting Cooking Demo And Fun For Kids
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Home & Lifestyle Show, organized by the Saratoga Springs Rotary Club takes place this weekend, February 28-March 2, at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Show hours are Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Among the displays from the show’s 120 exhibitors will be landscaping and outdoor living, home improvement, storage and organization, home décor and furnishings, builders and contractors, elder care, legal, financial services and more. The show also features hourly door prizes, a major prize of an exterior home washing, and the grand prize of a 50” flat-panel TV. A scavenger hunt will also give participants additional chances to win valuable items. Admission is $6 for adults, $1 for kids 5-12, under 5 free. Adults with a Buy Local rewards card will receive $2 off admission. A discount coupon for $1 off adult admission is available at www.rotaryhomeshow.com. All proceeds support Saratoga Rotary’s charitable donations, youth scholarships, and humanitarian aid. New This Year Friday: Wine Tasting From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, the Saratoga Winery will offer complimentary tastings of several of its hand crafted varieties including Chardonnay, Saratoga White, Cabernet Franc and Steeplechase. Wine by the glass and bottle will be available for purchase. Saturday: Cooking Demonstrations Executive Chef James Frese of Pasta Pane Rustic Italian Bistro in Clifton Park (at right) will demonstrate how to make fresh fettuccine pasta with pomodoro sauce. Pasta Pane is part of the DZ Restaurants family, which includes Saratoga’s Boca Bistro, Chianti Ristorante and Forno Bistro. Demonstrations will be held at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Sunday: Kids Day The show will admit kids under age 17 for free all day on Sunday. JoJo’s Face Painting and Balloon Gal Jenny will entertain between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Also, the Saratoga Springs Police Department’s child safety and fingerprinting table will be present throughout the entire weekend. Local Sponsors Support Club’s Efforts Several local businesses sponsor the show, which is the Rotary Club’s largest fundraising event each year: The Adirondack Trust Company (major sponsor), Allerdice Ace Building Supply (door prizes), Champion Window (grand prize), Granite & Marble Works (supporting sponsor), The Saratogian (advertising sponsor), Saratoga TODAY (magazine sponsor), BuyLocalDeals.com (digital media sponsor), and Saratoga Springs City Center (community sponsor).