September 24 – September 30, 2021

Friday, September 24 

Day of Play
Saratoga Spa State Park

Polaris Pavilion, Saratoga Springs |  4 – 7 p.m.
Presented by: the Beagle School and Go Kids. Free for all to play. Activities for all ages including home run derby, dodgeball, pumpkin painting, a frisbee golf hole-in-one contest, smores and more! 

Fundraiser Fish Fry
Hosted by Knights of Columbus #246

50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Meal choices: fried or baked haddock $14, or fried clam strips $12, French fries, Cole slaw, tartar sauce, cocktail sauce included. Macaroni and cheese $5, New England clam chowder (pint $7; quart $13) side of fries $3, dessert, $2. To order call 518-584-8547 on Wednesday, Sept. 22 - Friday, Sept. 24 from 12 - 3 p.m.  Pickup Friday at 5 p.m. and every 15 minutes thereafter until orders are filled or out of food. Pick up your meal inside or have it brought to your vehicle. Call, give your name and description of vehicle. 

Saturday, September 25

Trap/Clay Shoot
Fish Creek Rod & Gun Club

123 Route 32, Schuylerville | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Trap/Clay shoot open to the public – Great time to introduce the youth to trap shooting for Fun. Novice to Expert only $5.00 per round. Bring your own gun and ammo. Hot dogs, hamburgers, soda, and water will be available for purchase.

6th Annual Saratoga Giant PumpkinFest
Saratoga Springs City Center Parking Garage

11-77 High Rock Ave., Saratoga Springs
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Giant pumpkin growers from the Northeast will compete at this Festival to find the biggest pumpkin of the year. The Saratoga Giant PumpkinFest is a FREE family friendly event. These giant pumpkins begin arriving at 9 a.m. with the weigh off starting at 11 a.m. There is the Saratoga Farmer’s Market next door on High Rock Avenue, food vendors, and special exhibits. 

Art in the Park 2021
Congress Park, Downtown Saratoga Springs

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | A day of fine art in Saratoga Springs’ historic downtown Congress Park, curated and presented by Saratoga Arts. Nearly 80 artists from the greater Saratoga and Capital regions will display and sell their original fine art and hand-crafted functional art in a beautiful park setting. Artists will be on hand to discuss their drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, photography, and printmaking techniques. Rain date October 2.

Sunnyside’s Fall Festival
Sunnyside Gardens, 345 Church St., Saratoga Springs
Kick-off weekend. Each year, we create amazing one-of-a-kind displays and fill our patch with locally grown pumpkins of every shape and size. You’ll notice the intoxicating scent of freshly made cider donuts as soon as you step out of the car. And don’t forget our main attractions: our tractor-pulled hayrides and the area’s only ride-on train.

2021 Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival
Washington County Fairgrounds

392 Schuylerville Rd., Greenwich | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Experience Everything Fiber Arts, Also, on Sunday, September 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event will offer education on the products produced in fiber arts, raw fleece, roving, spinning supplies, needle felting, dyes, yarns, and items needed to knit, crochet, and weave. Located in beautiful Washington County, a top producer of animal fiber, this is a great way to spend the day, browsing, shopping, and learning. For more info, visit: www.adkwoolandarts.com 

The Great Saratoga Museum Treasure Hunt
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa

1 – 5 p.m. | Grab your car keys, smart phones, and sense of adventure because Saratoga County is about to embark on a family-friendly treasure hunt from Lake Luzerne to Waterford! During the weekend of September 25-26, the Saratoga County History Center is hosting a wide-ranging scavenger quest that includes a dozen of the county’s charming local museums and historical societies. To participate in the scavenger hunt, please pick up a “passport” (at a cost of $5 – perfect for a family or a carload of people) at Brookside Museum. Inquiries should be directed to Field Horne: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 518-885-4000. For details, visit www.brooksidemuseum.org

Chicken & Biscuit Drive-thru Dinner
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church

15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Menu: Chicken & gravy with veggies, biscuit, soup, and homemade dessert. Cost is $12. Pre-orders are recommended and delivery is available. Call 518-793-1152.

Sunday, September 26

“Purple” Documentary and Discussion
United Methodist Church, 175 5th Ave., Saratoga Springs
2 – 4 p.m. | At a time of immense division, PURPLE tells the story of Americans with opposing viewpoints confronting their disagreements head-on and discovering the concerns and humanity that lie behind each other’s positions.

Monday, September 27

 

Artist Demonstration
Zoom Program | 6:30 p.m. | Southern Saratoga Art Society is hosting a free and open to the public demonstration by Award winning artist Lisa David.   Lisa will demonstrate a Fall still life in oils. To register please visit: www.southernsaratogaartist.com 

Tuesday, September 28

After the Fire’s Monthly Meeting
Hillcrest Fire Department, 145 Pruyn Hill Rd., Mechanicville | 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. etc.  Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Volunteers needed. Anyone interested in learning more about After the Fire, or becoming a member, may attend a meeting, visit us on Facebook at www.afterthefire.org, or leave a message on voicemail at 518-435-4571. Masks and social distancing required.                                         

Wednesday, September 29

Roast Pork 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. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, gravy & roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 is $25.00 cash only. 

Galway Photography Club
Galway Public Library, 2112 East Street, Village of Galway | 6 p.m.

These monthly meetings provide a safe, relaxed and friendly atmosphere for those interested in photography to share their photographs and learn how to improve their technical and artistic skills. This month Galway photographer and club member Jason Cromie will be sharing images from his portfolio and explaining the techniques he used to create these photographs. Following CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing are required in the library building, For more information contact: Dave Waite, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Community Conversation Series: Bridging Saratoga’s Public Safety Divide
Putnam Place, 63 Putnam Place, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

A meetup where we get everybody in the same room and talk it out. This session’s topic is the hot button matter of ‘Public Safety: Civil Protests; the Nightlife District; Police Reform and more. Featured guests/presenters include Public Safety Commissioner Dalton, reps from the SSPD, members of Black Lives Matter-Saratoga, election candidates and other interest groups. The public is invited to join in the discussion as well. This event is presented by The Black Elks / Frederick Allen Lodge in the spirit of finding common ground and community unity. Production help from Saratoga Flash News and The 398Group. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Thursday, September 30

Painting in Nature - Acrylic Workshop
Delegan Pond, Parking Lot #1 on Scout Rd., Wilton | Noon – 3 p.m.

This workshop will be led by local artist Page Darrow. This program is appropriate for participants older than 13. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required at least one business day in advance. Space is limited.  Our outdoor programs are weather-dependent and may be cancelled during bad weather. 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.

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