December 18 – December 24, 2020

Friday, December 18

1980’s-90’s Holiday Music Dance Party
Saratoga Springs Public Library Zoom Presentation | 7 – 8 p.m.

DJ Costa Rica, Troy Lester, presents a 1980s - 90s Holiday Music Dance Party - Whether you celebrate a holiday or not, if you are trimming your tree, or lighting your menorah, lighting your kinara, or celebrating the winter solstice, join us for an entertaining family-friendly retrospective dance party and kick it old school! Registration with an email is required in order to receive a Zoom link three (3) hours prior to the start time of the program. Please register online. www.sspl.org

Saturday, December 19

Holiday Farmer’s Market
Wilton Mall Food Court, 3065 NY 50, Saratoga Springs | 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Featuring 50+ vendors selling a full range of locally produced items including fresh produce, ready-to-eat foods, artisanal products, and holiday gift items. Masks required. For more information visit www.saratogafarmersmarket.org. 

Pop Up Holiday Market
Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | Noon – 4 p.m.

Shop local this holiday season and help support local artists. Masks and social distancing required.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
East Side Area starting at 3 p.m.

Catch a glimpse of Santa in your neighborhood as he travels through Saratoga Springs atop a tower ladder fire truck provided by King Enterprises. Follow Santa live on Facebook @downtownsaratogasprings. For more information visit www.saratogaspringsdowntown.com. 

28th Annual Holiday Cookie Sale 
The Galway United Methodist Church, Corner of Rte. 147 and CR45, Village of Galway | 10 a.m. - Noon
Cookies must be pre-ordered and paid for in advance.  Cookies will be boxed in 1-pound assortments and pick up will be available for drive through only in the church parking lot. Contact Sharyn Kalinkewicz at 518-928-0179 for information, placement of orders and/or payment information.

Sunday, December 20

A Joyful Noise!
Caffe Lena, YouTube Live | Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Gospel Music director & Soulist Garland Nelson leads Lena’s Inspirational Voices gospel choir for an afternoon of joyful noise. Songs range from traditional gospel and contemporary church music to soulful pop classics. “Hymnals” are provided, and audience participation is downright thunderous. It’s impossible to stay quiet or in your seat as Garland Nelson stirs up the Spirit!

Monday, December 21

Song Swap with Jeff Walton
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Zoom Presentation | 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Please join us for an informal song swap led by local musician, Jeff Walton. Feel free to bring your own tune to play and share. Please register online at www.sspl.org. This online program uses the Zoom livestreaming platform. It will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access. Registration with an email is required to receive information on how to connect. The email will be sent three (3) hours prior to the scheduled start time of the program.

Tuesday, December 22

Storytelling Night
Caffe Lena, YouTube

Featuring Kate Dudding, Sandor Schuman & Betty Cassidy. The show will feature some of the finest storytellers from around the Capital Region who often serve as the featured artists for these monthly open mics.

Wednesday, December 23

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
South Side, Jefferson St. and Union Ave. South Area starting at 2 p.m.

Catch a glimpse of Santa in your neighborhood as he travels through Saratoga Springs atop a tower ladder fire truck provided by King Enterprises. Follow Santa live on Facebook @downtownsaratogasprings. For more information visit www.saratogaspringsdowntown.com. 

Chicken Cacciatore Dinner
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

For curbside pick up only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order at 518-584-2585. Menu: chicken cacciatore, orecchiette pasta, tossed salad, garlic toast. Dinner for 2 cost $25. (cash only). 

Thursday, December 24

20th Annual Artisan’s Market
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa | Noon – 4 p.m.

Shop a unique selection of locally crafted goods, including soaps and lotions, cutting boards, ornaments, jewelry, dog treats and much more!  Each purchase supports local artisans and Brookside Museum.

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