October 22 – October 28, 2021

Friday, October 22  

Congress Park Walking Tours 
Saratoga Springs Visitors Center

297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Learn about the fascinating history of “The Queen of Spas” with a leisurely walk thru Congress Park.  Our experienced guides will tell you the story of what journalist Nellie Bly called “The wickedest city in America”. You’ll hear about our “magic water”, the tragic story of the Trask Family and the history of the Saratoga City Museum. Tours are given Thursday - Saturday at 10:30 a.m. thru the end of October.  Tickets are $20 adults, $10 children.  Book online at www.walkingsaratoga.com 

Trivia Fun
Italian American War Veterans, Post 35

247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 8 p.m.
One of the area’s largest basket raffles. Something for everyone. Have a hot ziti and meatball dinner for a $10 donation, followed by a fun night of trivia with Mark Hersh starting at 6:30 p.m. doors open at 5 p.m. for dinner and basket viewing. Drawings at 8 p.m. (need not be present to win). Come help support local veterans and their families.

Saturday, October 23

Autumn Family Fun
Moreau Lake State Park

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort | 12 – 3 p.m. 
Join us for a couple hours of discovery and fun! We’ll have Red Spruce performing their acoustic bluegrass and folk, pumpkin painting, a self-guided walk with things to discover and games. There will be no food or beverages available so please bring your own. This event is free and there is no park admission. Rain cancels event, 518-793-0511.

Saratoga County Stories
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa

2 – 5 p.m.  | A major achievement for the History Center and the Roundtable, comprised of fifty-eight short articles, the collection is a veritable who-what-where-when-and-why of Saratoga County history.  Contributing authors include familiar names of local historians, as well as many regional “history buffs.”  The second in-person events will be on Sunday, November 7, 2-4 p.m. at Historic Grooms Tavern in Clifton Park.  The public will be able to meet contributing authors and the editorial team, purchase copies of the book, and have their editions signed.  For more information, or to pre-order books, go to www.brooksidemuseum.org or email Jim Richmond of the Saratoga County History Roundtable: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Roast Beef Drive Thru Dinner
South Glens Falls United Methodist Church

15 Maplewood Parkway, S. Glens Falls | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
This dinner will be a drive-thru/pick-up dinner. We will not be serving sit down meals inside. Dinners will be bagged and delivered to your car. We will have the full meal available with French Onion Soup and apple pie. We will not be able to take special requests.  We will be taking pre-orders & dinners will be $12. We are also offering delivery service. Our phone # is 518-793-1152.

Sunday, October 24

Malta 2K, 3K, 5K Trail Race
100 Acre Woods Trail system, 30 Rocket Way, Malta

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. | The Malta 5k Trail Racecourse begin at the soccer fields and quickly enters some of the best maintained trails in the area at 100 Acre Woods.  Most of the course is covered in stone dust and 6’ wide. Other sections are on soft ground that feels like you are immersed in nature.  This course is for everyone that loves to run or hike on trails with beautiful scenery the whole way!  #Malta5kTrailRace. Volunteers from Roundabout Runners Club maintain these trails. 100% of proceeds from the event go to activities that support the club efforts to keep these trails in great shape!

Monday, October 25

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

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | This 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.  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.

Tuesday, October 26

Lease Your Farmland to a Solar Energy Company
556 Middleline Rd., Ballston Spa | 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Saratoga County at an in-person meeting for farmers and rural landowners to get answers to your solar leasing questions. This program will feature several live webinars presented by industry experts to help you navigate the solar development process, make informed decisions, and negotiate solar lease agreements. Cost is $12 per person (includes lunch). Call 518-885-8995 or email Nicolina at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register. 

Senior Day Fall Festival
Saratoga Regional YMCA, 290 West Ave., Saratoga Springs

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | The Saratoga Senior Center and the Saratoga YMCA invite you for a Celebration of Seniors. The day will include Live music with Garland Nelson, dancing, outdoor games & Fall activities, free BBQ lunch, cider & donuts, Pitney Meadow Farm. Please call the Center at 518-584-1621 to reserve your spot! Free admission.

Fall 2021 Dancing Through Time Virtual: The Golden Age of Hollywood
Zoom Presentation | 1 – 2:15 p.m. A unique six-week series on Tuesdays through November 16. Each 75-minute class begins with a virtual tour with film clips by Hollywood poster collector Mike Kaplan followed by a 55-minute thematic movement class for all level participants. Cost is $10 per class. October 26 class is Exotic Leading Ladies with Jessica Lennon. Registration is now open at www.dancealliance.org/dancing-through-time-registration 

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. etc. Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. 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.

Wednesday, October 27

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 club members Jason Cromie & Dave Waite will be offering practical tips for creating family holiday greeting cards from taking the photos to how to order cards online. 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.

Octoberfest Dinner
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs

4:30 – 6 p.m.  | For curbside pickup only. Call Monday and Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order, 518-584-2585. Menu: Bratwurst, Knockwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad, pumpernickel bread.  Dinner for 2, $25. Cash only. 

BINGO 
Knights of Columbus #246

50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 p.m.
Due to the ongoing concerns regarding Covid, masks must be worn, temperatures will be taken at the door for all workers and patrons, and only the larger room will be open for players. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., food service will start at 5:30 p.m., bingo cards will be sold at 6 p.m., and the first game will be at 7 p.m. There will be a limited food menu available.

Hallow “Wine” Happy Hour
The Parting Glass (Dart Room)

40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs | 5 – 7 p.m.
Join the Saratoga Springs Rotary Club. Come learn about all the opportunities to get involved in the community, as well as celebrating Halloween early with $5 beer and wine specials, $10 for pizza and wings and a “Hallo-wine” raffle. 

Thursday, October 28

Art With Heart and Hope
Universal Preservation Hall

25 Washington St., Saratoga Springs | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening full of inspiration, awareness, and community partnered with food, drink, live music, and lots of exciting raffles. “Art with Heart & Hope” is an annual fundraiser and showcase of artworks of local patients and caregivers. All proceeds benefit Beyond My Battle, a Saratoga-based nonprofit helping people reduce the stress of serious illness, rare disease, and disability. Tickets can be purchased on Beyond My Battle’s website (beyondmybattle.org) Donation $48 online or $50 at the door. 

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