December 24 – December 30, 2021

Friday, December 24 

21 Annual Artisan Market
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa

11 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Featuring only handcrafted products created by local artisans. Everything from natural soaps and lotions to unique ornaments and jewelry to delicious syrups and edibles – simply the best that our community has to offer. The is the last day of the market. Face coverings are required during your visit. Hand sanitizer will be available.

Holiday Lights Spectacular 2021
Quick Response Restoration

2077 Route 9, Round Lake | 5 – 11 p.m.
This favorite local holiday tradition runs through January 3. Drive through our magical Holiday Lights Spectacular. Santa will be visiting regularly. Capital Region Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots donations will be accepted throughout the event. The Marine Corps Reserve will be on site December 17 & 18. If you wish to donate, please bring new unwrapped toys. ADMISSION IS FREE. www.facebook.com/quickresponserestoration.

Holiday Lighted Nights
Washington County Fair

392 Old Schuylerville Rd., Greenwich
This drive-thru experience will be fun for the whole family as you enjoy over a mile and a half of holiday magic. Take in the giant light displays that will feature holiday favorites, as well as community-created displays, all while listening along to holiday music provided by the Breeze 103.9. Order your tickets ahead of time to pre-order snacks to be picked up upon arrival. Tickets are $25 per car and can be purchased online at www.washingtoncountyfairgrounds.com or at the gate. Visit the Fair Store for this year’s commemorative ornament as well as new winter items! 

Saturday, December 25

Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 26

A Family Scavenger Hunt
Saratoga Springs Public Library

49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | All Day Event
Find the snowmen. There are snowmen hidden in the Children’s Room and on the Putman Street patio overlooking the library. Can you find all of them? Stop by the Children’s Room for game card and instructions. If you find all the snowmen, children who participate will receive a small prize - while they last! This event runs during holiday break week.

Monday, December 27

Paper Gingerbread House Kit
Saratoga Springs Public Library

49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | All Day Event
The Children’s Room will have free 3D paper gingerbread houses that include lots of stickers for decorating your house. For ages 5-11, while supplies last.

Tech Club
Galway Public Library 2112 East St., Galway

4:30-5:30 p.m. | Design a video game with Pixicade (ages 7-14). Program details are available on the website: www.galwaypubliclibrary.org. Participants should register in advance at 518-882-6385 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Masks and social distancing are required in the library.

Tuesday, December 28

New Year’s Eve Noisemaker Craft
Galway Public Library 2112 East St., Galway

Noon – 1 p.m. (ages 5-14) | Program details are available on the website: www.galwaypubliclibrary.org. Participants should register in advance at 518-882-6385 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Masks and social distancing are required in the library.

Chicken Parmigiana Dinner
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Menu: chicken parmigiana, penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2, $25 (cash only). To place an order call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 518-584-2585.

Family Game Night
Ballston Spa Public Library

21 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Staying put this holiday break? Attend Family Game Night and Hot Chocolate Bar Kids ages 5+ and their families are invited to attend this fun, free event. Registration required, limit 20. Call 518-885-5022 or stop in to reserve your spot. Parking lot behind the building on Low Street. 

Wednesday, December 29

Galway Photography Club
Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., Galway | 6 p.m.
Held on the last Wednesday of each month, providing a safe, relaxed, and friendly atmosphere for those interested in photography. Share your photographs and learn how to improve their technical and artistic skills. At this meeting club member Maria Goldsmith will be speaking about photographs from her portfolio and members of the group will be sharing their photographs from our recent photo walk at Camp Brookledge in Middle Grove. Following CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing are required in the library building. For more information contact: Dave Waite, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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