Friday, November 20
The 45th Saratoga Holiday Craft Marketplace
Virtual Event through November 28
Find crafters from previous shows or discover new ones. These locally handmade items include art, quilting, floral, holiday décor, pottery, baskets, fashion, woodworking and more. All proceeds benefit the Saratoga Center for the Family in their mission to reduce and treat abuse, neglect, trauma and mental health in our community’s children and families. Visit saratogacraft.org to start shopping.
Free Drive Thru Flu Vaccine
Shelly Park Adult Community, 19 Elm St., Gansevoort | 1-3 p.m.
First Come, First Serve, no appointment required, quick and simple. Bring your health insurance member ID card- if you have one. No cost even if you do not have insurance. Vaccines will be administered by Adirondack Health & Wellness. Please come wearing a mask and short sleeve shirt (if receiving a vaccine), CDC COVID-19 guidelines will be practiced. Seniors will receive additional giveaways while supplies last. Sponsors by MVP Healthcare, BIMBO Bakeries USA, and Stewarts Shops. For more information call The Office for the Aging at 518-884-4100.
Simpson UMC Holiday Brown Bread Sale Pick Up
Simpson United Methodist Church, 1089 Rock City Road, Rock City Falls | 4 – 6 p.m.
Pick up times are Friday, November 20, 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, November 21, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Holiday bake sale and hot dog lunch available during pickup Saturday, November 21. Any questions call 518-885-4794.
Saturday, November 21
Pop-Up Holiday Open Air Market
37 High Rock Ave., Lower Level Parking Garage, Saratoga Springs | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Shop from 22 Local Artisans and local food vendors. Safely enjoy the market, temperature checks before admittance. Masks and social distancing required, hand sanitizer stations. No “try before you buy” sampling. Bring your own reusable bag, vendors will not distribute plastic bags.
Sunday, November 22
3rd Annual Turkey Ride
Kalabus Perry (KP) Trails, 99-1 Gailor Lane, Saratoga Springs | 1 p.m.
Join us for our annual Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey MTB ride. The trails are flowy, smooth, and appropriate for beginner, intermediate and even advanced riders. A fun color-coded trail system. Bring gear, water, mask, and snacks. Meet in the Gailor Lane Parking Lot.
Monday, November 23
Thanksgiving Kit Pick-Up
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga, Springs | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saratoga Clay Arts Center, 167 Hayes Rd., Schuylerville
Saratoga Clay Arts Center is pleased to present its first annual holiday invitational exhibition, CLAYFEST, our way of celebrating the holiday season with a compilation of incredible functional and decorative works by clay artists from across the country. CLAYFEST will be on exhibit through the holidays in Saratoga Clay Art Center’s beautiful Schacht Gallery and in their online SHOP from November 21, 2020 – January 16, 2021. Visit saratogaclayarts.org/events/clayfest.
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls | 6 – 8 p.m.
GriefShare seminars and support groups are meant to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. The group is for anyone who has lost a loved one and is grieving. We will meet for 13 weeks (ending on December 29). For more information, call 518-793-1152.
Open House for our Beginner Swing Class
Virtue Event Zoom | 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday, November 24
Comfort for Those Who Mourn
St. Luke’s On the Hill, 40 McBride Road, Mechanicville | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
After the Fire Monthly Meeting
Eagle Matt Lee Firehouse, Washington St., Ballston Spa | 7 p.m.
After the Fire is a non-profit organization that helps Saratoga County Residents who have suffered a loss due to fire. Families are provided with gift cards, a night’s stay at a participating hotel/motel, Red Cross referral, informational material, emotional support. Volunteers are needed. Anyone interested in learning more about After the Fire, becoming a member, attend a meeting, visit us at afterthefire.org or on Facebook. You may leave a message at 518-435-4571.
Wednesday, November 25
Virtual Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot
Location of your choice | Wednesday – Sunday
The Christopher Dailey Foundation’s annual Turkey Trot, which traditionally takes place on Thanksgiving morning, has gone virtual for 2020. You can do the race from anywhere! Whether you’re still looking for our memorial t-shirts to add to your collection, or want to support the cause without needing the shirt, we welcome you to gather your family and friends for a 5K whenever, and wherever works for you around Thanksgiving. T-shirts are limited to the first 1,000 entrants. Learn more and register here: zippyreg.com/online_reg/index.php?e=1462
Thursday, November 26