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August 18 - August 24, 2023

The Annual Saratoga County Horse Farm Tour

Saturday, August 26, from Noon – 4 p.m. at two participating horse farms. This is a FREE drive-it-yourself event offered to the community, with a mission of promoting the equine industry and providing the public an opportunity to experience life on a horse farm. Horse lovers and families will delight in meeting different breeds of horses and get a behind-the-scenes look at the horses that reside here in Saratoga County. The participating farms are: Cross Timbers Ranch 122 Barney Road, Middle Grove and Mill Creek Farm 1019 County Route 70, Stillwater. 

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 & 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 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. 

Become a Sponsor to receive a reserved table! For tickets, visit www.thsaratoga.org. 

Equine Advocates 22 Annual Gala 

An evening with Judy Collins, preceded by a live auction. Pre-performance Cocktail Party for sponsors and VIP Ticket holders. Saturday, September 9, 6 p.m. at PS21, 2980 State Route 66, Chatham, NY 120378. For more details, visit equineadvocates.org or call 518-392-0175. 

PS21/Performance Spaces for the 21st Century is a contemporary arts venue in the Hudson Valley presenting innovative programming by leading and emerging artists in music, dance, theater, contemporary performance, and the visual and multimedia arts.

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 www.villagepizzeria.com.

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.

Malta Cultural Arts Festival – Call for Vendors

The Malta Department of Parks, Recreation and Human Services is looking for craft and food vendors in celebration of artists of various cultures and art forms at the 2023 Malta Cultural Arts Festival to be held on Saturday, October 7 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. inside and outside the grounds of the David R. Meager Malta Community Center at 1 Bayberry Dr., Malta. Deadline for application submission is Thursday, September 25. Please contact the Malta Community Center AT 518-899-4411 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application or additional information. 

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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