Friday, August 5
SAIL Garage Sale
71 Greenwood Ave., Queensbury | 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Southern Adirondack Independent Living sale will take place Friday and Saturday. It will include clothing, household treasures, a basket raffle and gift certificates from area businesses. The Glens Falls Rotary will sell breakfast and lunch items. A bake sale will offer delicious treats. All the excitement is set to music, provided by Froggy 100.3 WFFG. Proceeds from all the day’s festivities benefit SAIL to help cover costs associated with special projects and services not supported by grant funding.
Annual Lawn Sale
Old Stone Church, 159 Stone Church Rd., Ballston Spa
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | The sale will also be held on August 6. Items will be sold inside and outside rain or shine. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase. Parking lot is located behind the church.
Saratoga Children’s Theatre Summer Shows
615 Maple Ave., Suite 3, Saratoga Springs
Saturday, August 6
Cars & Coffee
Middle Grove Town Park, 430 Middle Grove Rd, Middle Grove | 8 – 11 a.m. | The Town of Greenfield Lions Club is hosting this free event and is open to any car or truck, including daily drivers. There will be a 50-50 raffle and door prizes for entered vehicles. This event is being sponsored by Ryan’s Garage. The Greenfield Lions will be selling fresh breakfast sandwiches, donuts, and coffee. The public is invited to check out the vehicles.
Big Truck Day
The Maple Avenue Middle School
515 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs | 9 – 1 p.m. Trucks of all shapes and sizes will be on display for children to explore! From classic trucks to unique vehicles. Enjoy truck tours, children’s activities, food vendors, and more! Big Truck Day is one of the Museum’s primary fundraisers, which allows the Museum to provide high quality programs and learning opportunities to families throughout the Capital Region and beyond! Tickets are $6 presale and $7 the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased in advance through the Museum’s website www.cmssny.org.
Hudson River Quiltmakers Quilt Show
Hadley/Luzerne High School, 273 Lake Ave.
(Rt 9N), Lake Luzerne | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, August 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Under the Sea Interactive Movie
The Galway Public Library, 2112 East St, Galway
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | All ages are invited to attend; children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration for the program is required by calling 518-882-6385. More program information is available on the website, www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.
Start UP for School
112 Spring Street Parking Lot, Saratoga Springs
Noon – 2 p.m. | Join Youth2 – Youth Helping Youth, for our “Start UP for School,” Community Care PopUP. Gather School items and drop them off. Supplies will be distributed through Wellspring, Franklin Community Center and SNACpack. Covid Safe drop off, rain or shine. www.youthsquared.org
Sunday, August 7
Summer Sunday Stroll: The Spa Complex
Meet: Outside Hall of Springs, 108 Ave. of the Pines, Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m. – Noon.
Music at the Museum
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa
3 p.m. | The program will feature a saxophone quartet comprised of Tracy DeRagon, Ali DeRagon, Frank Conti, and Dennis Searles, three veteran North Country professional musicians and a recent Ithaca College graduate. The quartet will be playing a variety of light classical and unique arrangements of familiar melodies. Bring your lawn chairs, sunscreen, and enjoy the music – and please visit the museum while you are there. The musicians will perform on the porch. In the case of rain, it will move inside the museum.
Monday, August 8
5 K Trail Series
Summer Concert Series: Skippy & the Pistons
Congress Park, War Memorial, Saratoga Springs | 6:30 p.m. Gather your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, find a spot on the lawn, and enjoy some of the area’s favorite performers. This free, family-friendly concert series is a program of the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center in partnership with Discover Saratoga and the City of Saratoga Springs. Shows will begin at 7 p.m. and each concert will be approximately 90 minutes.
Tuesday, August 9
Guided Trolley Tours
Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | Beginning at 10:30 a.m. This informative and entertaining tour includes historic sights and points of interest along Broadway, North Broadway, Skidmore campus, High Rock Park, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Race Course, and more. For advanced reservations, please call 518-587-3241. Tickets are $25.
Congress Park History Tours
Saratoga Springs Visitor Center, 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. Our experienced guides will tell you the stories of how Saratoga became the “Queen of Spas” in the 19th Century. The tragic story behind the Trask Family and the Spirit of Life statue. The history of the Saratoga City Museum and its notorious reputation as the highest rolling gambling casino in the US. How the city rallied to restore the historic Spit and Spat statues. Cost is $20, children under 12 free.
Wednesday, August 10
Roast Beef Dinner Take Out
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Menu: roast beef, roasted redskin potatoes, vegetables, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585.
Off The Northway Presentation and Book Signing
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 6 p.m.
Longtime local journalist Stephen William will talk about some of the tales that make Saratoga Springs unique, how the $15 billion GlobalFoundries chip plant came to Saratoga County, and how the construction of the Northway has changed the county. He will also sign copies of Off the Northway, a compilation of 83 articles written by Williams from 2005 through 2020 for the Daily Gazette in Schenectady. The book will be available for purchase. The event is sponsored by and proceeds to benefit the Saratoga County History Center.
Knights of Columbus #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. Every Wednesday evening. The doors open at 4:30 p.m., the kitchen window (which is staffed by the Catholic Daughters) opens at 5:30 p.m., games go on sale at 6 p.m. and the first game starts at 7 p.m. Every week, there is $1,500 in guaranteed prize money. Join us for an evening out and help to support our activities within the community.
Thursday, August 11
Ballston Spa Concerts in the Park
Iron spring Park, Front Street, Ballston Spa | 6 – 8 p.m. The BSBPA presents the 2022 Concerts in the Park summer concert series. Free and open to the public. It is a great family-friendly event made possible by our sponsors each year. Bring your blanket & chairs to the park for a great evening of live music in the village! This week’s featured concert: Sirsy