September 10 – September 16, 2021

Friday, September 10

Annual Rummage Sale
West Charlton United Presbyterian Church

1331 Sacandaga Rd., Amsterdam | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
West Charlton United Presbyterian Church will hold its annual rummage sale on Friday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. -5 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  The sale will include clothing, books, household items, children’s toys, and many other items. For those who have not been vaccinated, please wear a mask.

Tugboat Roundup
Waterford Harbor Visitor Center

1 Tugboat Alley, Waterford | 4 p.m.
The Tugboat Roundup is a gathering of tugboats, workboats and barges to celebrate the maritime heritage of the Northeast Inland Waterways. The festival features a tug parade, tug tours, boat rides, tug talks, competitions, fireworks, children’s activities, vendors, food, and more. Continues Saturday and Sunday. For the schedule, visit 

Saturday, September 11

Continental Breakfast 
Milton Grange, Old Stone Church

159 Stone Church Rd., Ballston Spa | 8 a.m.
The speaker will be Dr. Ken Slentz, Ballston Spa School Superintendent. RSVP to Mary Ann Becker by calling 518-885-6606. Public Welcome.

27th Annual Town of Greenfield, Town-Wide Garage & Craft Sale
Greenfield Center, Porter Corners, and Middle Grove | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Rain or Shine

Tons of stuff to browse and buy. Free maps of all the garage sales will be available beginning Sept. 10 at the Stewart’s Shops in Greenfield and Middle Grove, the Post Offices at Middle Grove, Porter Corners and Greenfield Center, the Town Hall in Greenfield, the Greenfield Center Baptist Church, and the Greenfield Lions Information/Silent Auction Tent.  The sale continues on September 12. 

Malta Community Day
Shenantaha Creek Park, Eastline Road, Malta

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. |Come enjoy our 32nd annual Malta Community Day, free admission. The day includes musical entertainment, kids’ activities, business & non-profit booths, fire trucks & demonstrations, food for sale and much more!
For more information, contact the Town of Malta’s Department of Parks, Recreation & Human Services at 518-899-4411.

Couch Potato 0.5K Fun Run
Pitney Meadows Community Farm

223 West Ave., Saratoga Springs | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come to “run,” stay for fun! The “race” will take place on the beautiful grounds of Pitney Meadows Community Farm. No training, athletic ability or special apparel required (but we do hope you’ll dress up and have fun!) Race time is at 11:30 a.m., family activities 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cost: $10 Adults $5, Kids under 16. Pets welcome. Each registration includes one race entry with bib event sticker, healthy snack and beverage, and family-fun activities. Food and beverage will be available for additional purchases. Prizes will be awarded for most creative finish, best dressed pet and best costume. Register at 

Chicken BBQ
Middle Grove United Methodist Church

429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove
3 – 6 p.m. or until sold out | Meal includes ½ chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, drink and cookie.  Tickets are $12. Drive thru take out only. 

Sunday, September 12

Monthly Breakfast
The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club

123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 8 – 11 a.m.
Menu: Eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, toast (white or wheat), pancakes (regular, blueberry, buckwheat, apple cinnamon), French toast, home fries, orange juice, coffee, tea, hot Chocolate. Cost: $10 Adult, $5 Child. Everyone is welcome to join us. 581-695-3917.

Curtis Lumber Car & Truck Show
Curtis Lumber, 885 Rt. 67, Ballston Spa

11 a.m. – 3 p.m | Fun, family, and pet-friendly event! FREE for spectators. All makes of cars, trucks, and tuners are welcome. (no-cut off years).  $20 per pre-registered online show vehicle by September 10 or $25 show vehicle registration day of show. We highly recommend that you pre-register your show vehicle. All registered vehicles with receive a free goodie bag, dash plaque, and gift.  40+ awards and trophies will be awarded!  Music by DJ Jason La Juene of Raven Events, giveaways, 50/50 raffle to benefit the WTEN Pet Connection, food trucks, and more!  Leashed pets are welcome.  For full details visit or find the event page on Facebook. 

Drive-In Movie Night
Malta Drive-In, 2785 Rt 9, Malta | 6 p.m.

Hosted at the Malta Drive-In, the public is invited to enjoy one or two movies: Charlotte’s Web for the families and Farmland, a documentary for the more mature crowd. Gates open at 6 p.m. Films will show simultaneously at approximately 7:20 p.m. Cost is $15 per carload. Can be purchased in advance by calling 518-885-8995 or at the venue on the day of the event. All proceeds will go to the Argicultural Promotion Committee Scholarship Fund. 

Monday, September 13

Pre-K Nature Hour 
Camp Saratoga North, Parking Lot #1 on Scout Rd., Wilton

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | This monthly program is for our youngest explorers (ages 3-6) where we use children’s love of nature to teach simple concepts. We will go on a short walk followed by a fun nature-based craft! This season’s topics will include Monarch butterflies, fall foliage, and more! Registration is required at least one business day in advance. Space is limited. For more information or to register for the program, 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 name, phone number, email address and the number of people within your party.

Tuesday, September 14

Knitting and Handcrafting Meet Up
Saratoga Springs Public Library Zoom Program | Noon – 1 p.m.

Join our informal online knitting and handcrafting meet up. This online gathering is a perfect opportunity to knit, crochet, embroider or do other handwork while chatting companionly with others who are working on their own projects. There will be no instruction, but we welcome the opportunity to show and share our creations and help each other. New members welcome. Please register online at 

Wednesday, September 15

Composting: Getting Started
Malta YMCA Lobby, 10 Medical Park Dr., Ballston Spa | 11:30 a.m.

Talk Description: You know you want to do it...but how do you get started? Like most everything these days, it can seem complicated and overwhelming... but it really is easy and so rewarding! This presentation will provide simple strategies and encouragement to get you started in making your own “gardener’s gold” while keeping food waste out of landfills (where it produces the greenhouse gas methane) and reducing your trash production. Registration required. Visit: 

Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, 12 Spring St, Schuylerville |  Noon

It will be a sandwich meeting.  Bring your own lunch and dessert will be provided. New members are always welcome. For more information, please contact Pat Temple at 518-338-2329. 

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. 

Thursday, September 16

“Murder for Hire” Presentation
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa |  7 p.m.

The Saratoga County History Roundtable will offer a presentation by Russ VanDervoort, Waterford Town Historian. Russ will tell the story of a 150-year-old murder for hire plot that a newspaper called “The Most Damnable Murder Plot Ever Ventilated!”, an event that unfolded in 1870-1871 that involved participants from throughout Saratoga County. Preregistration required for the presentation at the Museum by email to Jim Richmond at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The program will also be available live at 7:15 p.m. on the Saratoga County History Center Facebook page 

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