Friday, October 20
Autumn Discovery Hike ?
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Gansevoort, 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a nature walk to learn about the transformative autumn months and how plants and animals adapt and prepare for the winter season. The walk covers about a mile of gently rolling terrain and will not take place if there is rain. We will meet at the kiosk in Parking Lot #1 on Scout Road.
Saturday, October 21
October Genealogy Conference
Saratoga Town Hall, Corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, Schuylerville, 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Saratoga Recycles Day
Saratoga Springs High School, Parking Lot, Enter West Ave., Saratoga Springs, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Make sure your “junk” gets re-purposed instead of ending up in a landfill. Sustainable Saratoga is organizing this community-wide recycling event. We’ll be collecting clothing, household textiles, electronics, appliances, metal objects, bikes, sewing and needlework supplies, any condition. You don’t have to be a Saratoga Springs resident to participate. For more information or to sign up to volunteer: www.sustainablesaratoga.org/projects/zero-waste/recycles-day/
Round Lake United Methodist Church, 34 George Ave., Round Lake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be a bake sale, holiday table, vintage and collectibles, and a Chinese auction (drawing at 3 p.m.). Need not be present to win. Proceeds will go to Wellspring (domestic violence crisis intervention), Volunteers in Mission - to rebuild for people in need and men and women veteran’s programs.
Volkswalk for Fun, Fitness and Friendship
Start point:Four Seasons Natural Foods, 120 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, Registration 9:30-9:55 a.m.
A volkswalk is a leisurely walk (typically 10k or 6.2 miles. A 3 mile route is also offered) through a scenic and or historic area over a pre-marked trail. Information is available at www.ava.org or www.walkescv.org.
Annual Open House Saratoga Senior Center
5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Meet the staff and instructors. A One Day 2017 Membership Special - $10. Explore: Trips, classes and services available to adults age 50 and up. Learn about volunteer opportunities. Free and open to the public.
Fall Vendor Show
General Schuyler Rescue Squad, 901 Route 29; Saratoga Springs. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Come out and support your local rescue squad. Over 35 vendors, refreshments, and raffles. For more information, call Pat at 518-338-2329.
Benefit – Estherville Animal Shelter
Estherville has cared for abused and abandoned animals for over 60 years. It is a “No Kill”, privately run, non-profit shelter; located in Greenfield Center, Saratoga County. True Elegance Boutique, 124 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa will donate 30% of each days’ proceeds to help support the shelter on Saturday, October, 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, October, 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit www.TrueEleganceBouique.com or call 518-229-0097.
Nipper Knolls Basket Party Fundraiser
Gansevoort Fire House, 1870 Route 32N, Gansevoort, Doors open 11 a.m.
Sunday, October 22
Monthly Indoor Craft and Garage Sale
Saratoga-Wilton Elks, 1Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hosted by the Elks Ladies Auxiliary. Admission is free with over 40 vendors. Great parking, bargains galore, lunch, books, fall decor, household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, party vendors, pet supplies and just about anything you can imagine. New sellers are signing up every month. All proceeds go to our local charities. Call Linda at 518-289-5470 for more information or to reserve a space.
Sons’ of ITAM Post #35, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs, 8 – 11:30 a.m.
$8 for Adults, $7 for Seniors, Children under 5 are free.
A Bridle Affair
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 191 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Brides can come and seek advice from over 30 wedding
professionals on how to make their special day spectacular. Admission is complimentary. For more information visit www.abridleaffairsaratoga.com or by calling 518-350-9505.
Monday, October 23
Skidmore Theater: Let the Right One In
Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga springs, 8 p.m.
Awash in innocence and shrouded in darkness, the forces collide when young schoolboy Oskar meets his new next-door neighbor, Eli. Oskar is bullied, lonely, and from a broken home – all of which pale in comparison to the strange and secretive rituals of Eli. A bond is welded between the two unlikely misfits while, at the same time, a series of bone-chilling murders begin. For tickets, visit theater.skidmore.edu or call the Skidmore Theater Box Office at 518-580-5439.
Tuesday, October 24
Academy Wine & Jazz Event
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 4 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, October 25
Baked Chicken and Meatloaf Dinner
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Donation Requested: $12 adults, $11. Seniors (62 years) and Military (Active or Retired) with ID Card, $8 Children 5-12. Children under 5 Free, $12 All Take-outs. Cash bar available. Call 518-584-2585 for more information.
Southern Adirondack Audubon Society Monthly Program
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m.
Photographer Douglas Goodell will present “Costa Rica: Nature’s Paradise”. This program will highlight some of the natural wonders, diversity, beauty and contrasts of Costa Rica. The Southern Adirondack Audubon Society is organizing a birding trip to Costa Rica in March 2018. Open to the public. For more information visit www.southernadirondackaudubon.org/
Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam
Café Lena, 33 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m..
Opening Set is at 7:30 p.m. Acoustic Jam to follow - All levels of playing are welcome –
Featured Artists: Mike Herman, blends his influences of acoustic blues, bluegrass, ragtime and most recently old-timey music into a style uniquely his own. His originals speak of life and the trials and tribulations it may dish out. Admission: $5. www.Caffelena.org. 518-587-6433
Thursday, October 26
Chicken Parmigiana and Pasta Dinner
Saratoga Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
The public is invited. Cost is $11. Come join us for a tasty night out.