Friday, June 25
Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church
768 Charlton Rd., Ballston Lake | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Also on Saturday, June 26: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit CAPTAIN and the BH-BL Area Churches Summer Lunch Program for children. Please: bring your own bags, and wear mask.
Indoor and Outdoor Yard Sale
Malta Ridge United Methodist Church
729 Malta Avenue Extension, Malta | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Also on Saturday, June 26 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. On Saturday only, there will be an ala-carte lunch featuring hot dogs, chips, and a beverage, available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For additional information or directions please call the Church at 518-581-0210.
Best of Saratoga Springs Festival
Spa City Motor Lodge
413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 – 8 p.m.
Bringing together local businesses for a celebration of the best the town has to offer to locals and travelers alike. The festival is hosted by Discover Saratoga and Lark Hotels at the brand-new boutique hotel and venue, Spa City Motor Lodge. The event will feature a tasting from local restaurants, an outdoor beer garden, live bands and musicians, an art gallery from local artists, and a flea market with pop-up shops featuring local curators and stores. Join us to support the wonderful local businesses and artists of Saratoga Springs! To register for this free, family-friendly event, please visit Eventbrite. Free admission.
Principessa Elena Society
11-13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m.
Principessa Elena Society will host take out only, curbside pick-up from 5 – 7 p.m. Menu: pasta w/sauce, meatballs w/sauce, sausage w/sauce, salad, Italian bread, butter. Cost is $10. Open to the public.
Saturday, June 26
Fish Creek Rod & Gun Club
123 NY Rt 32, Schuylerville | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Open to the public. Great time to introduce the youth to trap shooting for fun. Novice to Expert, only $5 per round.
Parts of a Plane
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum
250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Open Cockpit: Bell UH1 Huey (Vietnam Era) For students (ages 8-15 years old) to learn about the history of aviation and how planes fly. Classes will be limited to 10 students and will be conducted in the museum’s outdoor airpark and/or Community Room. Masks are required and social distancing rules will apply. The ESAM airpark contains 20 historic military aircrafts, so this is a great opportunity to learn about aviation, see something different, and have fun! Cost is $12 per student and reservations are necessary. Please call the museum at 518-377-2191, ext. 10 to register.
Sunday, June 27
Sheep to Shawl
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa
Noon and 4 p.m. | Sheep, lambs, farmers, herders, and shearers, including the famous Fred the Shearer, will assemble on Brookside’s lush front lawn to demonstrate every facet of sheep husbandry, shearing, and weaving to produce the wool clothing that was so ubiquitous in colonial America. Sheep to Shawl is an interactive, family-friendly event. Young and the young-at-heart will have fun petting the sheep, meeting farmers, and participating in demonstrations. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated. For more information call 518-885-4000, visit www.brooksidemuseum.org, or follow on social media: Twitter, @SaratogaCoHist; Instagram, SaratogaCountyHistory.
Saratoga Chamber Players Live Concert
Pitney Meadows Community Farm
223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.
A summer afternoon concert to honor the memory of Dr. David A. Wasser, long-time board member and supporter of the arts in general. Joseph Haydn. Flute Quartet in in D Major, (Hob.II:D11) Gordon Jacob. Six Shakespearean Sketches (for flute, viola, cello) Antonín Dvorák. Quartet in Eb, Op. 51 All attendees must be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the performance. Masks will be worn during the concert and seating will be socially distanced. There will be no intermission.
Benefit for Terry Leonbruno
Principessa Elena Society, 13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs
3 – 8 p.m. | Terry is currently recovering from a brain aneurysm. While he concentrates on healing, let’s help him with everything else. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers, food from Three Vines Bistro, silent auctions and 50/50. Please come and help our favorite bartender who has always been there for us.
Monday, June 28
“Rocky Railway – Jesus’ Power Pulls Us Through” Vacation Bible School
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 149 Lake Ave., Saratoga
June 28 - July 2 | 9 a.m. - Noon
Give your children a week of positive, Christ-centered experiences, grow their faith, and build meaningful relationships. Each day your child will come home with a big smile, a stronger faith, and singing their hearts out with new songs that they will learn each day! There are opportunities for children, youth, and adults, so go to www.spalutheran.org/vbs or call 518-584-0904 for more info and to sign up. Free and open to all. Donations are welcome. We will be following applicable CDC/NY COVID-19 guidelines to keep everyone healthy, and space will be limited to meet these guidelines.
Oil Painting Demonstration
Zoom Presentation | 6:30 p.m.
Southern Saratoga Art Society is hosting a free and open to the public oil painting demonstration with artist Takeyce Walter. To register please visit: www.southernsaratogaartist.com. Takeyce is an award winning contemporary American painter focusing on the natural landscapes of the Northeast, working primarily with oil paint and soft pastels. She is especially inspired by bodies of water and there is a great sense of familiarity, tranquility, and reverence in each piece of her artwork.
Tuesday, June 29
Lunchtime Concert Series
Downtowner Hotel Parking Lot, 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
12 p.m. | Chairs provided. Free. Donations appreciated.
Wednesday, June 30
Brown Bag Lunch Workshop
Saratoga Auto Museum, 110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs
Noon – 1 p.m. | The Saratoga Chapter and Jane McCrea Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invite you to a brown bag lunch workshop to learn about all of the exciting programs that are available for students and community leaders from the DAR and enriching partnerships with other community service groups by offering grants, scholarships and recognition of outstanding service while expanding the support of new membership. Come and learn about Today’s DAR!
Roast Pork Dinner
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. – 12 p.m. to place an order: 518-584-2585. Menu: roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, gravy and roll, tossed salad. Dinner for two is $25 cash only.
Thursday, July 1
Meeting for Ch. 60 Korean War Veterans Association
VFW, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 1 p.m.
Veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend. The VFW is located at the end of Veterans’ Way, off the arterial just North of Saratoga Springs. New members are always welcome. For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Paul O’Keefe at 518-603-4186.
Concerts in the Park
Lions Music Park, Front St., Ballston Spa | 6 – 8 p.m.
This week’s featured artist is the Ballston Spa Community Band. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. We will follow any continuing New York State 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. The concert series is free to the public.