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Friday, September 15

Free Fridays at the Museum 

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 191 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 2 p.m.

Free admission each Friday from 2 p.m. to close through the end of 2017.

Ghost in the Garden 

Yaddo Gardens, 312 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Tours will be held in the garden only, Friday and Sunday evenings through Sunday, October 29. Docent led tours begin at the Yaddo parking lot. Cost $10/person (children 12 and under free). www.yaddo.org or call 518-584-0746 for more information.

Half Way to St. Patrick’s Day Dinner 

Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd. 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. 

Cost is $12. Corned Beef, cabbage, Irish Soda Bread, dessert.

Taste of Showcase 

Six Locations in Saratoga Springs, 5 – 10 p.m.

Featuring food samplings from area chefs/restaurants and craft beer/local wine tastings at each lo-cation. A limited number of tickets for this evening will be available. Tickets are $25. Tickets are available at the door of each home or you may order online.  For the list of homes and to get your ticket, visit http://www.saratogashowcaseofhomes.com/taste-of-the-showcase

Saturday, September 16

Hunt for History and Horses 

Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 10 a.m. - Noon

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present a unique and family-friendly scav-enger hunt. Afterwards, there will be pony rides, a petting zoo, crafts and refreshments available. Following the scavenger hunt and activities, free admission will be offered to all scavenger hunt participants at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame throughout the day. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the National Mu-seum of Racing located at 191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs/ Cost is $5 per person; free for children under 5. For more information or to R.S.V.P. to the event please call 518-584-0400 exten-sion 120 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Habitat ReStore Preview Sale

588 Queensbury Ave, Queensbury, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

At Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties, we are excited to announce the opening of our first ReStore. To introduce our great selection of appliances, furniture, cabinets, lighting, building materials and household goods Habitat is hosting a preview sale on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17. For more information, call 518-793-7484. 

NatureFest 

Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Rd, Gansevoort, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 A free fun-filled family day of interactive nature related activities. There will be live animals, in-formation and crafts. All donations collected will go to The Friends of Moreau Lake.  We are work-ing toward being a Zero-Waste event so BYOB (water bottle & bag) and get a free pin or magnet! For more information call the park at 518-793-0511 or visit, Friendsofmoreaulake.org

Hugs from Henry Meeting

Ballston Spa Public Library, 10:30 a.m. 

Hugs from Henry is a non-profit group in Saratoga county is dedicated to the rescue and placement of shelter dogs. Our mission is to pull dogs from “kill shelters” and re-home them into loving fos-ter or permanent homes. We need dedicated volunteers to join our group. We need dog fosters and people willing to help with fundraising events. Please email Barb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or if you plan on attending.

Ken Haedrich: The Harvest Baker Signing 

Saratoga Farmers’ Market, High Rock Park, 112 High Rock Ave., Saratoga Springs, 1 p.m.

The Harvest Baker: 150 Sweet & Savory Recipes Celebrating the Fresh-Picked Flavors of Fruits, Herbs & Vegetables Award-winning cookbook author Ken Haedrich signs copies of his latest book, recipes for 150 delicious baked goods that are full of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. This book teaches the reader to make wonderful use of the bounty of harvest season. For more infor-mation visit www.northshire.com

Genealogy and Local History

Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville, 1 p.m.

Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County meeting. Thomas Ruller, Assistant Commissioner and State Archivist for the NYS Education Department, will present the program relating to the five truck-loads of state court records that were transferred to the NYS Archives in Albany from NYC. The records cover the years 1680 to 1847 and are now available to researchers six days a week, in Al-bany. The cases are a fascinating glimpse of the issues of the past, and contain familiar names as Alexander Hamilton, Robert Fulton, Herman Melville and General Philip Schuyler. Public is wel-come to attend the Heritage Hunters meeting and program. For information call 518-587-2978. 

Edison Bulb Tours 

Grant Cottage, 1000 Mt. McGregor Rd., Gansevoort6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

What was life like for the Grant family during the long evenings at Grant Cottage in 1885?  Step back in time and experience the awe and wonder of the beginnings of the Electric Age as you take a tour through Grant Cottage lit with 19th century style Edison light bulbs.  Re-enactors dressed in period 1880’s clothing will be on hand to help bring the Grant family and their visitors to life.  Take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the same charming environment that surrounded an Ameri-can hero in his final days. Early registration is recommended as space is limited. 518-584-4353.

Sunday, September 17

Fundraiser for After the Fire 

Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs, 8:30 - 11 a.m.

All-you-can eat breakfast buffet to benefit After The Fire. The delicious breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, eggs Benedict, French toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon, ham, biscuits and gravy, corned beef hash, hash browns, coffee, juice. The cost is $10 for adults, $9 for military & senior citizens, $8 for children 5-12 years, children under 5 years are free.  There will be at least one raf-fle, and many door prizes available for our customers. 

Bug’s Boston Terrrier Parade 

Spirit of Life, Congress Park, Downtown Saratoga Springs, 11 a.m.

A parade to celebrate Boston Terriers, all dogs are welcome. Donations in any amount accepted for Northeast Boston Terrier Rescue. 

Family Fun Day 

Albany-Saratoga Speedway, 2671 Route 9, Malta, 1 – 4 p.m.

Town of Malta Republican Committee Chairman Ted Willette and Malta Town Council candidate Sharon Farley Schiera announced the 2017 Malta Republican Committee “Family Fun Day”. Sena-tor Jim Tedisco will be this year’s special guest. The event will include a bounce house and kid games. Cost is $10 per individual and $25 for a family of 4. Children under 10 are free. To learn more about the event, or to pre-register, visit www.maltagop.com. 

Monday, September 18

Public Forum

Empire State College, 2 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs. 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Officials speak to senior issues. The Forum is presented by the Saratoga Springs Mayor’s Seniors Advisory Committee. The following Public Officials will address top concerns of seniors, includ-ing Healthcare, Housing and Transportation: Congressman Paul Tonko, Senator Kathy Marchione, Christopher Rhodes (representing Senator James Tedisco), Mark Luciano (representing Assembly Member Carrie Woerner), Supervisor Peter Martin, Supervisor Matt Veitch, Mayor Joanne Yepsen, Commissioner of Public Safety Chris Mathiesen, and Commissioner of Public Works Anthony Scirocco.  Kathleen Fyfe, from the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, will moderate the panel session.  This free event will include light refreshments and door prizes.  For questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Southern Saratoga Artists’ Society Meeting

Clifton Park Senior Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park, 6:30 p.m. 

Local artist, Karen Woodin, will give demonstrations and focus on 3 oil waterscapes that examine the movement of various water scenes with the use of oil paints. The public is welcome.  For more information visit our website:  southernsaratogaartist.com

Tuesday, September 19

Academy for Lifelong Learning Fundraiser 

West Side Sports Bar and Grill, 112 Congress St,, Saratoga Springs, 5- 8 p.m.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning will be Rai$ing Dough to support Academy programs. A per-centage of all purchases, including take-out, will be donated to the Academy.  For more infor-mation, call 518-587-2100 ext. 2415. www.esc.edu/all

Wednesday, September 20

GriefShare

S. Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls, 6 – 8 p.m.

This program helps you understand the grieving process. The group is for anyone who has lost a loved one and is grieving. For more information, please call 518-793-1152. 

Thursday, September 21

Feast of the Fields 2017

Saratoga National Golf Club, 458 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, 5:30 – 9 p.m.

The 12th annual Feast is a celebration of the bounty of Saratoga County: farm-fresh food prepared by local chefs, along with enticing products and drinks from local producers. A silent auction is filled with items and experiences from local businesses and artisans. Call for tickets: 518-587-5554.

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