July 16 – July 22, 2021

Friday, July 16

Photographing the Beauty Around Me
Zoom Course | 2:15 – 3:45

Saratoga County Office for the Aging is excited to offer a new, free program for 55+ residents of Saratoga County. A 6-week Zoom course is designed to teach older adults to capture digital photographs of their environments and the people they encounter on a daily basis. Participants will learn and hone basic aim-and-shoot skills. By the end of this class, students will have an appreciation for what makes a great photograph. No previous photography skills are required. The course will be held every Friday through August 13. Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP to Christina Krowel via phone 518-884-4998 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Keanen Stark and Orion Kribs
VFW Post 420, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs

6 – 9 p.m. | Multi-instrumentalists and vocalists Keanen Stark and Orion Kribs will be performing. Join us for drinks and live music! Each a capable lead vocalist, Stark and Kribs swap old-timey folk, blues, bluegrass, and classic Americana tunes, and dabble at entertaining endless other influences and flights of fancy. We will have food and drink specials. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call 518-584-9686. Support your local veterans organization.

Saturday, July 17

Fly-In Breakfasts Are Back
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum (ESAM), 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast is open to the public. In step with guidelines from the New York State Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control, ESAM will continue certain safety measures to assure the safety of our visitors. Speaking at 10 a.m. will be Stephen Davies on his experiences as a passenger on the Concorde which he has flown in twice to Europe and back to the US.  Mr. Davies is a UK-born aeronautical engineer who enjoyed a varied career at Rolls-Royce, British Airways and GE. Now retired, he lives in the Capital District and works part time as a flight instructor. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. 

Janice Dean Book Signing
Encounter, 482 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | VIP Pre-Sales: 9 – 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

New York Times Best Selling Author Janice Dean is the senior meteorologist at Fox News, and serves as the morning meteorologist on Fox and Friends. Limited to 50 people. Janice to speak. Lite refreshments Receive: two autographed books: “Make your Own Sunshine” & “Mostly Sunny.”  Enter to win: Encounter Gift Card, Samantha Sung Dress Gift Basket, plus 20% Encounter purchases on July 17. VIP Pre-Sales: $50 nonrefundable. Book Signing is from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Enter to win: Encounter Gift Card, Gift Basket, plus 20% encounter purchases on July 17. Day of Book Signing Cost of one Book: $30. A portion of proceeds will go to Multiple sclerosis (MS) and a charity of Janice’s choice. 

Christmas in July Craft Fair
Middle Grove United Methodist Church | 429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Crafters/vendors please call Lisa Biss at 518-779-9141 or 518-584-1016. 

Beetle and Butterfly Club 
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga | 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.

Get your hands dirty in this amazing program that will have us gardening, learning about plants, and investigating pollinators. In spring, young minds will discover the important role plants play in our lives as we manage our garden space and learn what it takes to have a successful garden. www.cmssny.org

Sunday, July 18

Summer Stroll: North Broadway
NW Corner of North Broadway and Van Dam St., Saratoga Springs (Witt Construction)

10:30 a.m. – Noon | Executive Director of the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation (SSPF), Samantha Bosshart, will lead a tour of the grand Queen Annes along this famed corridor. All Sunday morning tours last approximately 90 minutes and require walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours will be limited to thirty and tickets must be purchased in advance. The cost per tour is $15 for SSPF members and $20 for non-members. Members who have received complimentary Stroll passes will have those honored for their value of $10 and will be required to pay the difference of $5. Visit our website at saratogapreservation.org or call 518-587-5030 to purchase tickets in advance!

Sounds of Summer from the Brookside Porch
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa
3 p.m. | The History Center is pleased to welcome instrumentalists from the American Federation of Musicians to perform two concerts at Brookside Museum.  Performers, including several from the Albany Symphony Orchestra, will be playing popular melodies on Brookside’s grand front porch while guests relax on the spacious front lawn. The ensemble will treat visitors to a selection of toe-tapping pop favorites. free and open to the public.  Guests should bring their own lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Rain date will be the following Wednesday.

Summer Concert Series
Congress Park, War Memorial, 268 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

7 – 8:30 p.m. | Fenimore Blues will be performing.  Gather your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, find a spot on the lawn, and enjoy some of our area’s favorite performers. Free to the public.

Monday, July 19

Nature on the Move
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
To register or for more information, please contact the Preserve & Park Office at 518-450-0321 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please provide your full name, phone number, email address, and the number of people who will be attending in your party (adults & children included). Registration must be done at least one business day in advance. Free. 

Tuesday, July 20

A Day in Vermont – Bus Trip
Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs | 7:45 a.m.

A Unique Vermont Experience! Shop and lunch in Manchester. Head to the Friesians of Majesty horse farm for a tour and show. These horses are stunning. Located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains on a 650-acre full-service breeding and training facility. Leave at 7:45 a.m. $55 member price. Non-members welcome, please call the front desk.

Wednesday, July 21

Snider Fashion x Saratoga WarHorse Foundation Fashion Show
The Atruim in the Adelphi Hotel, 365 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

3 – 5 p.m. | Mission: to raise money for the Saratoga WarHorse Foundation which helps veterans get their lives back on track after military trauma through working with retired thoroughbred racehorses. To inquire about tickets, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 518-306-6755. Space is limited so secure your ticket today. Individual tickets $150. We look forward to a fun afternoon of fashion with friends — and all for a worthy cause. You are making a difference in someone’s life.

Roast Beef Dinner 
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Call Monday or Tuesday Between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 is $25 cash only. 

Malta Summer Concert Series 2021
Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta | 6 – 8 p.m.

All concerts are free to attend on the front lawn. Bring a picnic supper, blanket and /or chairs and enjoy! This week’s featured artist is Graham Tichy All-Stars Tribute to the Beatles. 

Thursday, July 22

Concerts in the Park
Lions Music Park, Front St., Ballston Spa | 6 – 8 p.m.

This week’s featured artist is The Lustre Kings. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. We will follow any continuing New York State guidelines for safe public gatherings that may be in effect at the time of the event. These may include social distancing measures, face masks and limited capacity in the park.  The concert series is free to the public. 

Open Mic
VFW Post 420, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs, 7 – 9 p.m.

Food and drink specials. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call 518-584-9686. Support your local veteran’s organization. 

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