Friday, June 4
Fundraiser Yard Sale
Gateway House of Peace, 479 Rowland St., Ballston Spa | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
June 4-6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to Gateway House of Peace. Gateway House is a donor driven end-of-life home that cares for local residents & families during loved one’s final days.
Perennial Plant and Garage Sale
8 Berkshire Dr., Clifton Park | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Southern Saratoga Garden Club will hold its annual perennial plant and garage sale. This event will be held in conjunction with the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Garage Sale. A wide selection of shade and sun perennials will be available, including a variety of specimen Hosta. In addition, experienced gardeners will be on hand to assist you in choosing plants suitable to your garden. Miscellaneous garden art and other garage sale items will also be on sale. Proceeds from the sale will fund the club’s scholarship to a graduating Shenendehowa student entering a horticultural-related field, the Wiawaka Center for Women in Lake George, and The Nature Conservancy. Masks and social distancing will be required.
Free Movie in the Park
Wiswall Park, Front St., Ballston Spa | 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Free movies in Wiswall Park are back for the 14th summer in a row, presented by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association on the first Fridays of June, July, August and September. The movies are projected onto the wall of the adjacent Front Street Deli building on Front Street in the village and begin at approximately dusk (8:30-8:45 p.m.). All screenings are free. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. We will follow any continuing guidelines for safe public gatherings that may be in effect at the time of the event. These may include social distancing measures, face masks and limited capacity in the park for movie viewers. Rain dates are the next Saturday evening.
Saturday, June 5
Cars & Coffee
Middle Grove Town Park, 428 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 8 – 11 a.m.
Annual Garage, Bake and Plant Sale
Italian American War Veteran, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Rain or shine. Bake sale will include cakes, breads, cookies, cupcakes, brownies, pies, muffins, and other specialties. Plant sale will include assorted hanging baskets, packs of assorted flowers, and assorted vegetables. There will be no public garage sale items accepted.
Craft Fair at Brookside
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | The Saratoga County History Center is thrilled to announce a county-wide craft fair. Guests will be able to shop a wide variety of locally handcrafted collectibles, antiques, and farm products. Moreover, the event is juried, and vendors will be judged on their originality, creativity, and craftsmanship. No mass-produced or commercially made items will be permitted. Thus, this is a terrific opportunity for New Yorkers to sample and appreciate the best of upstate artisans, farmers, and culinarians. The event is free and open to the public and will be held rain or shine. For more information, visit www.brooksidemuseum.org.
Festival of Young Artists
SPAC, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | The 2021 Adirondack Trust Company Festival of Young Artists is an outdoor guided walking tour around the grounds at SPAC that will immerse you in live performance, poetry, and art! Conceived and directed by renowned modern dance company Pilobolus, the festival will feature more than 200 local student dancers, singers, musicians, poets, and visual artists performing alongside Pilobolus. Also highlighting this year’s event are performances by Empire State Youth Orchestra, Schenectady High School Dance Connection, Capital District Youth Chorale, Capital District Youth Pipe Band, and Northeast Ballet Company. Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, attendees are required to pre-register for specific arrival and entry times. Tickets are free but extremely limited.
Spring Artisan Market
Lakota’s Farm Weddings and Events, 99 County Route 62, Cambridge | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Local artists, crafters, vintage furniture and wares, handmade jewelry, pottery, soaps, live music, Farmer’s food trucks, holistic practitioners and more. Admission is $2. Kids 12 and under free. Sunday hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
3rd Annual Plant Sale
Pitney Meadows Community Farm, 223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs
Noon – 3 p.m. | Calling all gardeners!! Come support your local community farm. Whether you are an experienced green-thumb, a homesteader, or a novice gardener growing for the first time, we have plants for you! We will have a wide assortment of veggie starts including herbs, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, beans and more, along with annual flowers, hanging baskets, patio pots, and garden needs such as soil!
Sunday, June 6
Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 9 – 10:15 a.m.
41st Annual Saratoga Antique Bottle Show & Sale
Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect St., Ballston Spa
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | The Bottle Show is the Museum’s chief annual fundraiser. It features all types of antique bottles and related items including early New England glass, Flasks, Bitters, all types of medicinal bottles, canning jars, milk bottles, and stoneware. Also, bottles made to hold the mineral waters of Saratoga and the surrounding springs. The show is an opportunity to promote the fun and interesting hobby of bottle collecting. To add to the excitement of looking at all the old bottles, there will be live flameworking demonstrations by Glint Glassworks. Food and refreshments will be available on site from the Brickyard Tavern. Covid 19 Guidelines will be adhered to.
Monday, June 7
Chit Chat & Music Groups
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 1 p.m.
Facilitated by Abby and Jackie our Summer Skidmore Interns Mondays, 1 p.m. at the Center. Join us for a fun hour of chit chat, laughs and music! Meet new friends and connect with old ones!
Tuesday, June 8
Lunchtime Concert Series
Downtowner Hotel Parking Lot, 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | Noon
Sirsy rock, pop, and soul duo. They write honest songs, full of sing along melodies, with lots of heart and just the right amount of sass. Chairs provided. Free. Donations appreciated.
Wednesday, June 9
Saratoga Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Call Monday or Tuesday Between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 is $25. (cash only)
Thursday, June 10
Overcoming Picky Eating and Raising Intuitive Eaters
Zoom Presentation, Saratoga Springs Public Library | 8 – 9 p.m.
Mariel Baron, a local registered dietitian, discusses how to make family meals peaceful by defining yours and your child’s role at the table and developing strategies to help your child build comfort around new food. Learn how to navigate sweets and how to encourage your child to trust their own body to guide their eating. Register online at www.sspl.org.