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October 27 - November 2, 2023

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

7 – 8 p.m. | Owls are amazing nighttime hunters with adaptation to help them find and catch their prey. This special quiet program is intended for older participants, ages 16+ who are interested in exploring the owl’s nighttime habitat. Registration is required. To sign-up call the office at 518-450-0321, email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website at

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 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, 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. 

Jamie Parillo, Saratoga Springs History Museum Executive Director, and Charlie Kuenzel, SSHM President, will lead this new tour highlighting locations in Saratoga Springs with significance to the area’s indigenous peoples. This tour ends at Congress Park. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and requires walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours are limited to 30 and tickets must be purchased in advance. If tickets are still available the day of the stroll, they can be purchased at the tour’s meeting location. The cost per stroll is $15 for SSPF members and $20 for non-members. Foundation members with stroll passes need to contact the Foundation’s office to book their tour. For additional information or to purchase tickets to any of the upcoming tours, please visit, call 518-587-5030, or email Marcy Dreimiller, Administrative Assistant, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday, October 30

Madness, Murder, Untimely Deaths, and Strange Coincidences ?

Greenridge Cemetery,
17 Green Ridge Place,
Saratoga Springs | 5 p.m.
Join the Foundation and Gloria May to get in the spooky Halloween spirit by exploring Greenridge Cemetery at dusk while unearthing tales of Saratoga’s most notable residents. This tour meets at the Sackett Gates entrance on Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $25 for SSPF Members and $30 for non-members and space is limited to forty. Complimentary stroll passes can’t be used for this special program. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit, call 518-587-5030, or email Marcy Dreimiller, Administrative Assistant, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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

Annual Breakfast

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

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

6 – 7:30 p.m. | Have fun around the campfire while learning about the fall night sky. Local amateur astronomers will have telescopes for viewing the stars. Registration is required. To sign-up call 518-450-0321, visit, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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