September 2 – September 8, 2022

Friday, September 2

Haunted Saratoga Ghost Tours 

Saratoga Tea & Honey
348 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Hear the stories that have lived on in our city for hundreds of years. They will enchant, entertain, and perhaps even scare you. Our 90-minute-long walking tour will take you in search of the countless ghosts rumored to haunt the city. Total walking distance is less than a mile, covered at a very leisurely pace so that you can enjoy Saratoga’s many infamous ghosts and haunted locations. For details visit, hauntedsaratogatours.com.

Saturday, September 3

Congress Park History Tours

Saratoga Springs Visitor Center
297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.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 stories of How Saratoga became the “Queen of Spas” in the 19th Century. The tragic story behind the Trask Family and the Spirit of Life statue. The history of the Saratoga City Museum and its notorious reputation as the highest rolling gambling casino in the US. How the city rallied to restore the historic Spit and Spat statues.

Sunday, September 4

Summer Sunday Stroll: Skidmore’s First Home

Meet: SE corner of Spring & Circular Streets, Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.
Debbie Studwell will tour the area of Skidmore College’s first campus. In 1903, Lucy Scribner purchased 82 Circular Street to establish the Young Women’s Industrial Club of Saratoga that became Skidmore College. Over time, the campus expanded to Union Avenue and the surrounding streets. Cost per tour is $15 for SSPF members and $20 for non-members.  For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit our website, call 518-587-5030, or email Jacqueline Bunge, Events & Programs Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chicken BBQ

St. Therese Chapel, Intersection of Route 32 and Gansevoort-Wilton Rd., Gansevoort
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or sold out. | Dinners include half a chicken, corn on the cob, baked potato, coleslaw, and a homemade dessert.  Dinners $15. For Take outs Call 518-792-2276.

Monday, September 5

The Tru Back to School Event 

Tru Cutz Barbershop
45 Park Place, Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tru Cutz Barbershop will be giving free backpacks filled with school supplies AND offering FREE haircuts to all kids ranging from Pre-K up to 12th grade! What started as a small one-day event has now evolved and became a two-day massive event (September 5 and 6) helping hundreds of local students in the community. When this event first started, Tru Cutz Barbershop funded all the expenses. Now that the event has grown; so has the communities desire to get involved and help with the event. If you would like to be a part of this great event, call us at 518-584-2889. 

Tuesday, September 6

Guided Trolley Tours 

Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center

297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

Beginning at 10:30 a.m. | This informative and entertaining tour includes historic sights and points of interest along Broadway, North Broadway, Skidmore campus, High Rock Park, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Race Course, and more. For advanced reservations, please call 518587-3241. Tickets are $25.

Congress Park History Tours

Saratoga Springs Visitor Center
297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. | Our experienced guides will tell you the stories of how Saratoga became the “Queen of Spas” in the 19th Century. The tragic story behind the Trask Family and the Spirit of Life statue. The history of the Saratoga City Museum and its notorious reputation as the highest rolling gambling casino in the US. How the city rallied to restore the historic Spit and Spat statues. Cost is $20, children under 12 free. 

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Meeting

Knights of Columbus
50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs | 6:30 p.m.

Court McLaughlin #422 members are welcome to gather for the Rosary at 5:45 p.m. followed by social time. Through CDA we share our talents and gifts and work with other Catholic women who share faith and similar values. We welcome those interested in giving us a look. If you have any questions feel free to contact our Regent, Lucille Koch at 516-319-4577.

Wednesday, September 7 

Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting

Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club, 123 NY-32, Schuylerville | Noon

This is the first meeting of 2022-2023. The club will provide the meat and the seniors will bring something to share. 

Karner Blue Butterfly Walk

Old Gick Farm, Wilton Wildlife Preserve, 80 Scout Rd., Wilton

Noon – 1 p.m. and 4 – 5 p.m. | The endangered Karner blue butterfly has two broods every year. The first brood emerges in late May and the second brood in early July. On a guided walk through the meadows, learn about the Saratoga Sandplains ecosystem on which this animal thrives and how it became endangered. Registration is required via our website at wiltonpreserve.org or by calling the office at 518-450-0321. 

Baked Ham Dinner Take Out

Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m. For curbside pickup only. Menu: baked ham, Au Gratin potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, roll, tossed salad. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. 

Poetry Reading 

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

A poetry reading by Marc Delgado. An open mic poetry reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. and the readings will start at 7 p.m. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5 general, free for students. The featured reading will also be livestreamed. You can find a link for the livestream at caffelena.org. 518-583-0022.

BINGO

Knights of Columbus #246, 50 Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m. Every Wednesday evening.  The doors open at 4:30 p.m., the kitchen window (which is staffed by the Catholic Daughters) opens at 5:30 p.m., games go on sale at 6 p.m. and the first game starts at 7 p.pm.  Every week, there is $1,500 in guaranteed prize money.  Join us for an evening out and help to support our activities within the community.

Thursday, September 8

Foreign Film: Parallel Mothers (2021)

Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park 

6:30 p.m. | Two women meet in a hospital room where they are going to give birth. The few words they exchange in these hours will create a very close link between the two and changes their lives forever. In Spanish/English Subtitles. Not Rated 518-371-8622. www.cphlibrary.org

Open Mic Music Night 

VFW, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.

Come and see Saratoga’s hidden talent! Or sign up and show what you’ve got! All are welcome. 

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