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August 11 - August 17, 2023

National Aviation Weekend

Friday August 18 – Sunday August 20 at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, in Glenville. The weekend will feature many aviation activities, including tours of the museum’s extensive and unique collection of exhibits and historic aircraft, as well as special presentations and displays. Guided tours will be conducted each day, and you’ll be able to hop in some classic aircraft. Discovery flights will be available by Five Star Flight. Call Bill Faulkner to schedule a flight at 914- 406-0376, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Fly-In - Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.

Clifton Park Elks 17th Annual Car Show 

695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake | 9 a.m. – Noon, Awards 3:45 p.m. All years and makes of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. We will present awards to the top vehicles. Fun, Music, 50/50 Raffles, and Great Food. Come see the contestant vehicles. Proceeds benefit the Elks National Foundation and the NYSEA Major Project Fund (Cerebral Palsy Home Service Program). Rain Date is Sunday, August 20. For Information contact Doug Simmons at 518-669-4588  or Brian Shelton at 518-956-1600.

Genealogy and Local History

Heritage Hunters will sponsor a summer walk on Saturday, August 19. Clifton Park historian, John Scherer, will meet the group at 10 a.m. at the end of Ferry Drive, off Riverview Rd. in Vischer Ferry. Parking will be at the edge of the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve. John will describe historic homes as he leads the group through the Vischer Ferry Historic District to the Amity Reformed Church cemetery located at 335 River Rd. There, at 10:45 a.m., Chris Nafis will describe the extensive work done on the newly restored cemetery. Lunch will be at Vischer Ferry General Store at noon. Public is welcome. Contact Ginny Humphrey for details at 518-885-9309 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   


The Saratoga Winery and the Saratoga County Children’s Committee (SCCC) today announced this fundraising event to benefit the SCCC’s back to school program. The event will be held Sunday August 20, 1 – 3 p.m. at Saratoga Winery, located at 462 Rte. 29, Saratoga Springs. Sneakerfest will include free activities for kids provided by Allo Saratoga, child-friendly food concession stands, and outdoor space for yard games. Participants will have an opportunity to make donations to help outfit children with high quality sneakers, supported by iRun LOCAL.

49th Annual Saratoga County 4-H Walkathon

This is Saratoga County 4-H’s annual fundraiser to support the 4-H Training Center. There will be over two hundred youth and adults from Saratoga County involved in the event as both walkers and volunteers. All funds raised by the walkathon go to the 4-H Training Center located on Middle Line Road in Ballston Spa. It will be held at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds on August 26. Registration/Check In at 9:30 a.m., 5K Walk/Run starts at 10:15. Games and activities and fun to follow the walkathon.

Auditions for The Headless Horseman

Malta Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe will be holding auditions on Sunday, August 27 and Monday, August 28 for the musical production of ‘The Headless Horseman’, based on the classic ghost story by Washington Irving. The show will be presented at the Malta Community Center on October 28 and 29. Appointments are necessary and can be scheduled by contacting Elyse Young, Artistic Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 518-899-4411 ext. 305.

John Oates Benefit Concert

An evening of songs and stories and horses! Oates was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004, and in 2014 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of Daryl Hall & John Oates. His memoir, Change of Seasons, was published in 2017. John is an avid horseman who believes in the mission we are serving here at THS and all proceeds from this concert will go to the betterment of horses in aftercare that are aiding to heal people right here in our community. Location: Therapeutic Horses of Saratoga, 683 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 on September 8 at 7 p.m. The John Oates Concert is an open-seating event. 

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Annual Charity Golf Tournament 

Saturday, September 16 at Hales Mills Country Club, Johnstown. Cost is $125 per golfer, $500 for foursome. Includes: 18 holes of golf, cart and lunch. Registration is at 8 a.m. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. followed by players feast and awards ceremony at Village Pizzeria, 2727 Route 29, Middle Grove. 518-882-9431 or

Senior Trip to the Castles

Old Saratoga Seniors are hosting a trip to the Castles of New York.  This will be three days, 2 nights on October 4-6, 2023.  The cost will be $469 for members.  For more information and to reserve a seat contact Peg Jennings or Pat Temple at 518-338-2329.

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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