Friday, October 27
Fish Fry, Music, Dancing, Singing, and Halloween ?
Knights of Columbus,
50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs
5 p.m. | Fish Fry Dinner followed by Karaoke. We’ll be providing background music during the Fish Fry and then continuing at 7 p.m. with Karaoke/dance music after that. We’re having a Halloween theme and inviting people to wear costumes. Hope to see you there!
Silent Hunters ?
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton
Carnegie Hall Ensemble Connect Residency at Skidmore ?
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7:30 p.m. Ensemble Connect, a group of the finest young professional classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall, celebrates its 16th year at Skidmore! Visit the Arthur Zankel Music Center website for event details. Concert Program: MISSY MAZZOLI | Still Life with Avalanche, BARBER | Summer Music, Op. 31, FRANZ SCHUBERT | Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, “Trout”. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, October 28
American Legion Monthly Meeting
Adirondack Post 70, 34 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m.
Savings, Health, and Comfort: Learn How to Take Advantage of Federal, State, and Utility Incentives
Galway Public Library,
2112 East Street, Galway
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | In conjunction with The Climate Reality Project, a workshop to present practical ways for consumers to conserve energy while benefitting their lives by saving money and making their homes healthier and more comfortable. Please register for the program by calling 518-882-6385.
Animal Tracks, Trails and Lore ?
Saratoga Springs History Museum, Canfield Casino, Congress Park, Saratoga Springs | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
In this workshop, wildlife educator, storyteller, and Ndakinna Education Center Director James Bruchac, author of the popular Falcon pocket guide Scats & Tracks of the Northeast, will include track-based information on such regional mammals as fox, raccoon, deer, black bear, coyote, bobcat, moose and more. Along the way he will also share a few traditional Native legends pertaining to the animals. Through the use of his vast collection of plaster casts of various animal tracks and more, participants will greatly increase their chances of identifying the tracks of some of our area’s most prevalent and exciting creatures.
The Headless Horseman ?
Malta Community Center Stage, One Bayberry Dr., Malta
2 p.m. & 7 p.m. & Sunday, 6 p.m.
Just in time for Halloween. The Town of Malta Spotlighter’s Theatre Troupe presents ‘The Headless Horseman’, based on the classic ghost story by Washington Irving. The musical will be directed by Elyse Young. Call 518-899-4411 or visit Maltaparksrec.com for ticket information. ‘The Headless Horseman’ is produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Services and sponsors to date include GLOBAL FOUNDRIES/ Town of Malta Foundation, Adirondack Trust/Amsure, Marriott Hotels and Suites, Levine & Levine.
Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl
Druthers Brewing company, 381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
3 p.m. | All proceeds from this event support the Foundation’s mission to promote the preservation and enhancement of the architectural, cultural, and landscaped heritage of Saratoga Springs. Tickets are $35 for an individual, $60 for a couple, and $120 for a group of four. The online registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. Participants may also register the day of the Pub Crawl at Druthers starting at 2:30 p.m. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit, www.saratogapreservation.org/calendar/pints-for-preservation or call 518-587-5030. To stay informed about the Pub Crawl, other upcoming events, and our preservation efforts, please visit our website and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Curb Side Chicken and Biscuit Dinner
Old Stone Church, 159 Stone Church Road, Ballston Spa
4 – 7 p.m. | Dinners include chicken and biscuit with green beans, carrots, peas, gravy, cranberry sauce, and a choice of a slice of pumpkin, apple, or fudge pecan pie all for $12. To reserve your dinner call 518-522-4482 or 518-583-1002. Be sure to include the number of dinners, your choice of pie and time of pick up. For more information call Ann at 518-885-4034. We look Forward to seeing you there.
Motown Dinner Dance
The Saratoga-Wilton Elks,
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
6 p.m. | The fabulous East Coast Players will be bringing music from the 60’s and 70’s. A cocktail hour from 6-7 p.m., followed by a soul food buffet dinner at 7 p.m. that will include Southern fried chicken, several side dishes, and desserts. The band will play from 8-11 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Elks Veterans Programs. The price is $40 per person. Reservations needed. RSVP to Barb Ash 518-879-8713 (leave voice message or text) with your number of guests and method of payment.
Sunday, October 29
Breakfast Buffet ?
ITAM Post #35, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs
8 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Eggs to order, bacon, pancakes, etc. Adults $10, Seniors $9, Children 10 & under $5 (children under 5 free), Take out orders $12.
Sunday Autumn Stroll: Indigenous People of Saratoga Springs ?
Meets at High Rock Park,
112 High Rock Ave.,
Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.
Monday, October 30
Madness, Murder, Untimely Deaths, and Strange Coincidences ?
17 Green Ridge Place,
Saratoga Springs | 5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 31
Moreau Overlook Hike ?
Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Park, Gansevoort
10 a.m. | Join an educator on a guided hike up to the Moreau Overlook. Cost is $5.
Wednesday, November 1
Holiday Inn, 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7:30 a.m.
The Veterans Business Council of The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual breakfast featuring a keynote by local veteran, author, and artist Ryan Smithson. Open to all to attend. Smithson’s keynote, War, Writing and Butterflies, will discuss his military service and how a writing assignment turned into therapy and a published memoir. Registration is $25 per person; proceeds will benefit the Veterans Business Council. Register online at saratoga.org.
BBQ Chicken Dinner Take-out
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs
4:30 – 6 p.m. | Take out only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: BBQ chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, corn muffin. Cost: $15 per dinner. (Cash only).
Pickin’s Session ?
310 Northline Rd., Ballston Spa
6 – 9 p.m. | All acoustic musicians who enjoy playing country/western, folk, gospel & bluegrass are welcome to participate. If you don’t play, become part of the audience. Bring a snack to share. Beverages provided. Open to the public, free admission, and ample free parking. Call 518-885-4229 with questions.
Thursday, November 2
Campfire Chat and Astronomy Party ?
Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton