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April 19 - 25, 2024

Fish Fry Dinner 

Saratoga Knights of Columbus, located at 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs, will be holding the dinner on Friday, April 26. Take out or eat in the lounge. Dinner will be available from 5 until 7 p.m. The menu is fried or baked haddock, fried clam strips, French fries, clam chowder and dessert when available. Cost is $15. Dessert and chowder extra.

Multi-Family Garage Sale Fundraiser Supporting Higher Education for Women

Saturday, April 27 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. - 51 Regatta View Drive, Saratoga Springs. Household items, books, toys, furniture, audio equipment, artwork and more. This event is sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter CR of Saratoga Springs. P.E.O. provides educational opportunities for women. We do this by offering scholarships, grants, awards, and loans to help women enhance their lives through learning. All proceeds will go towards funding these opportunities.

23rd Annual Maple in April Festival

An outdoor, one day family fun even on April 27. French toast breakfast at the Hadley Senior/Community Center, 24 Maple St. at 8 a.m., maple sampling, a Backyard Sugar Makers Tasting Contest, Lil’ sugar dust-off Car, Truck and Vintage Tractor Show at the Hadley-Smead Park on Stony Creek Rd. Food trucks, craft vendors, music, horse drawn wagon rides, the Roaming Railroad, street performers, Smokey the Bear, turn-your-own wooden wands with the Wizard, Farm Pets and activities for children including games, inflatables, face painting and pony rides. For more information email: info@This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for vendor application. 

9th Annual Swap Meet of The Antique Outboard Motor Club

There is no admission fee and no fee to display/buy/sell/trade. The day is planned to begin at 9 a.m. on April 27, as a casual open-air event that is expected to last until 2 p.m. The event includes the buying, selling, and trading of antique and classic outboard motors, boats, and related items from attendees/vendors. The public is welcome. There will be food available for donation for morning coffee & doughnuts and lunch at noontime from local food establishments. The swap meet is held in an Antiques Roadshow type atmosphere. The event will be held at Schrader and Company, 850 Saratoga Rd., Burnt Hills. For information, visit http://mglen2.wix.com/mohawkhudsonchapter#. 

Volunteer Tree Planters Needed

Help plant trees in the community. On Saturday, April 27, Sustainable Saratoga’s Urban Forestry

Project will hold its 10th year of TREE TOGA planting event, adding an expected 35 large growing 

shade trees to the urban forest. Volunteer Tree Planters are needed. Volunteers will check in at Pitney Meadows Community Farm at 9:30 a.m. on April 27 and get a lesson in tree planting before heading off in small teams. Once the trees are in the ground, Tree Host homeowners and other volunteers provide the care that is critical to tree survival and the success of Sustainable Saratoga’s mission to preserve and expand Saratoga’s urban forest. To get involved in this family-friendly community event, sign up at

https://sustainablesaratoga.org/tree-toga/

Kentucky Derby Preview Panel and Book and Memorabilia Sale

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will play host to its annual Kentucky Derby Preview Panel program as well as a book and memorabilia sale on Saturday, April 27. Admission to the program and book sale is free. The book and memorabilia sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Museum lobby and the Kentucky Derby program will begin at noon in the Hall of Fame. Additionally, the Museum Gift Shop will be offering 15 percent off all new books throughout the day. All proceeds from the sale will directly support the Museum’s John A. Morris Research Library.

Color Pop!

Saratoga Clay Arts Center is pleased to present COLOR POP!, a national juried exhibition of 60 functional and decorative works by 42 clay artists. Juried by prominent California potter and artist, Didem Mert, this exhibition features ceramic works that utilize color theory to express thoughts, ideas, and emotions. The exhibition runs through April 27. Details online at www.saratogaclayarts.org. The Schacht Gallery is open Monday - Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and by appointment. Located at 167 Hayes Rd., Schuylerville. Visit www.saratogaclayarts.org, call 518-581-2529 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Annual Meeting Briggs Cemetery Association

Held at 11 a.m. on April 27, at the cemetery located on Brookline Road, Town of Ballston. A business meeting and election of officers and trustees will be held. All lot owners and interested persons are invited to attend. The spring cleanup starts at 9 a.m. prior to the meeting. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monthly Indoor Craft and Garage Sale 

On Sunday, April 28, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. the popular Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale will be held at the Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club. Admission is free. Last sale until September. Over 40 vendors; great parking, bargains galore, and lunch. Just about anything you can imagine might be found; new vendors signing up every month. A fun activity the entire family enjoys. All proceeds go to local charities.  8’ table and chairs $15.  Email Debbie @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-885-6506 for information or to sign up for a table(s). 

Saratoga Book Festival

The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library’s Saratoga Book Festival, in partnership with Literary Arts@SPAC and the Saratoga County Veterans Peer Connection program, announces it will present “Masters of the Air: An Evening with Donald L. Miller,” the acclaimed historian and bestselling author of Masters of the Air: America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany, on April 30 at 7 p.m. in the Spa Little Theater in Saratoga Springs. The inspiration behind the major Apple TV streaming series Masters of the Air, the book tells the gripping story of the American Eighth Air Force in World War II and the young pilots who flew the bombers that helped beat the Nazis and liberate Europe. Tickets and copies of the book are available now at https://saratogabookfestival.org/donald-l-miller-event/. Veterans are encouraged to sign up now for free passes on the Saratoga Book Festival website at https://saratogabookfestival.org/donald-l-miller-event/.

Seeing Crafters and Vendors

The Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church seeks crafters and vendors for its Spring Festival to be held May 11, from 10 am to 3 pm, at 768 Charlton Rd. For information or an application, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-399-4831.

23rd Annual Golf Classic

Hosted by the Saratoga County Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Leaders Association. This year’s event will take place on June 1, at the beautiful Fairways of Halfmoon Golf Course. We invite you to join us for a day of friendly competition and camaraderie with fellow golfers, all while supporting a great cause. 

Sponsorship opportunities range from $1200 to $130, and individual players can join for just $140. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to network, have fun, and make a difference in your community. To register, visit https://ccesaratoga.org/4-h-youth-development/4-h-annual-golf-classic 

Mostly Modern Festival

Returning to Saratoga for its fifth season from June 6 – 21, at the Arthur Zankel Music Center on the Skidmore College campus. There are 11 orchestral, vocal, and chamber concerts by festival and guest ensembles of mostly new music. The festival also hosts the Mostly Modern Festival Institute, a three-week intensive with a distinguished 50-member faculty for up to 30 composers and 100 instrumentalists, vocalists, and conductors. The festival’s brand-new dramatic vocal works initiative celebrates living composers, librettists, and singers and is creativity-driven and composer-forward. Audiences will witness riveting world premieres in each concert, written by upcoming and professional innovative composers. For concert and ticket details, visit www.mostlymodernfestival.org/concerts

Craft Fair at Brookside Museum – Vendors Wanted!

The Saratoga County History Center is seeking vendors of handmade crafts, antiques, and farm products for the annual craft fair on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No mass-produced or commercially made items will be permitted. Spaces are available outdoors, with limited spaces available indoors. This is a rain or shine event. Visit https://brooksidemuseum.org/event/2024-craft-antique-fair/ for more information or contact Beth Silvestri at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuscan Treasures: Art, Food and Wine from Lucca to Florence

Academy for Lifelong Learning Announces Tour to Tuscany, November 10 – 18, 2024, is an enchanting medley of Renaissance cities, rolling hills and terraced vineyards. This very special region offers a quintessential Italian experience. From olive groves and cypress alleys to the romantic villages perched on rocky outcrops, the landscape here has become a symbol of the country as a whole. We will spend three nights in Lucca and four in Florence. Special features include wine tastings, lunch at a Tuscan farm, a cooking class preparing a three-course dinner, guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery and visit to the Accademia to view the renowned David. The double occupancy price for air and land is $5775. For additional information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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