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July 21 - July 27, 2023

Annual Old Stone Church Lawn Sale

159 Old Stone Church Road, Ballston Spa on July 28, 29, August 4,5, 11, 12 Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Shop and have coffee, soda or water, hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn or a breakfast sandwich for lunch. Sit and relax, then shop some more! Donations will be accepted until July 22. Leave on ramp.  Accepting household items and clothing. NO mattresses, car seats, exercise equipment, T.V’s , old phones, cribs, bassinets, golf clubs, bowling balls or skis. Call Ann @ 518-885-4034 for more information. 

The Saratoga Pinball & Arcade Show

The show will be held at the Saratoga Regional YMCA in Saratoga Springs, on Friday, July 28, Noon-10 p.m. and Saturday July 29, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. The show will feature approximately 40 pinball machines & arcade games from the past and present, all set on free play. Many of the games available to play will also be for sale! Admission will be $15. There will be a beginner-friendly “PinGolf” pinball tournament open to all ages on Saturday. Medals and a portion of the cash pool will be awarded to the top four tournament players.

The Theory of Relativity

Produced by Spa City Theatre and featuring a cast of staff members and alumni of our youth programs, this new musical from Drama Desk Award nominees Neil Bartram and Brian Hill is a joyous and moving look about our surprisingly interconnected lives. Performances are Friday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 29 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Cost is $18 for adults, $12 for Students and Seniors, $5 for children under 10. The show will be at Saratoga Children’s Theatre Blackbox Theatre, located at 615 Maple Ave., Suite 3, Saratoga Springs. 

Third Annual Gumbo with Jockey Kendrick Carmouche

Monday, July 31, at the Principessa Elena Society, 13 Oak Street, Saratoga Springs, from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.   Benefits the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, now in its 40th year of saving former racehorses from neglect, abuse and even slaughter after their racing careers are finished. Kendrick, a native of Vinton, Louisiana, has won more than 3,700 races and his mounts, just under $140 million. The menu will be Kendrick’s Gumbo, Cornbread, Salad and Dessert. The gumbo will be served at 6 p.m., so come early for parking, seating, and your own happy hour. Purchase tickets at https://www.trfinc.org/event/july-31-gumbo-with-kendrick-carmouche/ for $35; or $40 at the door. 

Artist Exhibit

Bella Lucia’s, 1218 Route 146, Clifton Park | Nine artists and members of SSAS will be featured at the Pizzeria through the end of July. Artists exhibiting are Denise Kornak, Anup Sood, Frank Coletta, Cheryl Jenks, Karen Zimmers, Barbara Hurley, Carol Winterton, Jack Morgan and Rita Helie. Please visit these venues and support the arts in Southern Saratoga County. For more information about SSAS visit: southernsaratogaartist.com or check us out on Facebook.

Guided Trolley Tours

The Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center is excited to announce the launch of their 2023 guided trolley tours. Join them for a 90-minute guided tour of beautiful, historic Saratoga Springs. Tours will run from Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31, 2023, Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting at 10 a.m. Tickets are $25.00 per person. For advanced reservations, call 518-587-3241. Day of tickets, based on availability, can be purchased at the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center,297 Broadway. No refunds for reservations cancelled less than 48 hours prior to start of tour. Cancellations can be made by phone or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Toast to the TaTa’s Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Tuesday, August 1 at 6 p.m. at Village Pizzeria & Ristorante, located at 2727 Route 29, Middle Grove. Tickets on sale now for $75. Proceeds benefit: ToLife & Michelle Charlton. Special Guest appearance by Wine Maker Joseph Carr. Silent auction, raffles, entertainment & more. For more information, go to: villagepizzeria.com/events.

Pitney Meadows Farm-to-Table Fire Feast

Fire Feast features an all-star team of renowned farm-to-table chefs cooking over six open-fire pits sourcing meats, vegetables, and other ingredients from local producers and from the Pitney Meadows’ Farm fields. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available from Just Water. Beer and wine will be provided by local favorites Druthers Brewing Company and Old Tavern Farm Winery, and a signature cocktail and tastings will be available from One With Life Organic Tequila. The event will be held on August 1, 6 – 9 p.m. at Pitney Meadows Community Farm, located at 223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs. Tickets are available at www.pitneymeadowscommunityfarm.org/fire-feast-2023

Guided Tour of Grant’s Cottage and Adirondack Winery Tasting Event

August 3, 3:15 - 7 p.m. at Grant’s Cottage, 1000 Mt. McGregor Rd., Wilton. The cottage remains essentially the same as during the Grant family’s stay. Visitors tour the downstairs of the cottage, viewing original furnishings, decorations, and personal items. The cottage is now owned by the State of New York and open to the public by the Friends of the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage. After the tour we’ve made reservations at the Adirondack Winery Queensbury Tasting Room, 395 Big Bay Road, Queensbury, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $30/both events, $12 Grant’s Cottage Only. Limited to the first 15 people to register and pay online. https://cdcss.wildapricot.org/event-5339797

Forever Farmland Supper

Hosted by the Agricultural Stewardship Association. Immerse yourself in a remarkable farm-to-table dinner, a celebration honoring the conservation of our cherished local farmland. This unforgettable event will take place at Hand Melon Farm in Greenwich. Rain or shine, mark your calendar for Thursday, August 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Forever Farmland Supper is prepared by Crafted Catering and Events. Chef Will Brown passionately embraces the art of showcasing local foods, infusing each dish with the essence of our vibrant community. The evening will also feature a live auction for some one-of-a-kind experiences. Tickets start at $100 per person and are available online until July 21 at www.AgStewardship.org/events. 

Public Reception: Artist Lisa Palombo

Spa Fine Art, 376 Broadway, Saratoga Springs on August 4 from 7 – 9 p.m. We are thrilled to announce the upcoming celebration of the Secretariat’s 50th anniversary, featuring a stunning collection of original paintings by acclaimed artist Lisa Palombo. Join us as we pay tribute to Secretariat’s incredible journey and the lasting impact it has had on the world of horse racing. This anniversary celebration promises to be a momentous occasion filled with art, history, and the thrill of Secretariat’s remarkable achievements. Exhibit will go LIVE online August 3 at 5:00 EST. Don’t miss your chance to get a sneak peek before the opening!

The Schuylerville Central School Alumni Banquet

Saturday, August 5 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post 278, Clancy St., Schuylerville. Cost $30 per person. Send money to PO Box 50, Schuylerville. For information call Pat Temple, 518-338-2329 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

The Camp Saratoga 5K Trail Series 

Held at 6:15 p.m. Monday evenings in August—August 7, 14, 21 & 28. Registration is $5 day-of or $15 for all four races. Proceeds benefit the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park. For more information, call Laura Clark at 518-581-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.saratogastryders.org.

Jack Schoen Memorial Book Sale

Held at Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. To benefit the Temple Sinai Library. August 8 and 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. A wide range of used books: fiction, non-fiction, history, memoir. Priced right: $.50, $1, $2. We hope you can join us. 

13th Annual Caboose Day & Car Show

At King’s Station Saturday, August 12 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tour King’s Station and Caboose

Corner of Route 9N and Porter Road, Porter Corners. Car Show, Trucks, Motorcycles, Vendors, bake sale, souvenir t-shirts, hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, soda and water to benefit Town of Greenfield Historical Society Train Rides from Saratoga Corinth & Hudson Railway 9 Railroad Place, Corinth to King’s Station and Special “Greenfield Flyer” from King’s Station to LaMothe Landing. Book your ride now at CorinthTrain.com. Rain or Shine. For information, contact Louise at 518-587-6060.

Dinner Dance Fundraiser

Saratoga Springs Knights of Columbus Assembly 745 will be sponsoring a Dinner Dance to raise funds to help support our local needy veterans on Saturday, August 12, at the KOC Hall, 50 Pine Road, from 5 - 10 p.m., at a cost of $25 per person. This event will have a live band and will feature a silent auction. All proceeds from the event will go to: Veterans Community Housing Coalition (VCHC), Ballston Spa, and other veterans’ support agencies, as well as for $100 gift cards to VCHC residents at Christmas.

The Health, History, & Horses Charity Gala

Presented by Ladies of Charity, Saratoga Chapter. Funds raised are distributed annually to established charities in Saratoga & Warren/Washing counties: Catholic Charities, food kitchens, shelters, and tuition support programs. Thursday, August 17, 6 – 9 p.m. at Saratoga Winery, 462 route 29, Saratoga Springs. Complimentary Beer & Wine the 1st hour, hot and cold food stations, cash bar, live music, silent auction, four seasons basket raffle, 50/50 raffle and racetrack t-shirt quilt. Cost is $75 per person payable to Ladies of Charity. Attire: summer festive. Tickets: www.ladiesofcharitysartaoga.com. Contact Yolanda at 518-886-8064. 

Unique Vendors & Artisans

Ballston Area Senior Citizens Annual Bazaar on Saturday, October 7 at the Milton Community Center, located at 310 Northline Road Ballston Spa. What is your specialty? Pickles & relishes, jams & jellies, or any handmade crafts are appreciated and welcome. Vendors of all kinds will be accepted on first-come bases for indoor spaces, until October 2. Indoor spaces-- 8’W x 7’D are $30 indoor only are (electrical outlets indoor are limited). Outdoor spaces-- 12’W x 10’D are $25. To receive an Exhibit Contract and Hold Harmless agreement and payment to reserve your space contact Sue Heimburg 518-885-8037 / text message with name and mailing address or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Travel with the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) to an Italian Cooking School 

Have you dreamed of living in a seventeenth century palazzo nestled on a hilltop village in the romantic Italian countryside? ALL is sponsoring a gourmet retreat and cooking school November 11-18, 2023. We will tour a historic or culinary attraction each day and begin cooking late afternoons under the guidance of a professional chef before enjoying a four-course dinner with local wines each evening.  This small group experience includes all meals and six nights in a beautifully restored historic palazzo. For more details, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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