Friday, September 9
Waterford Tugboat Roundup
Richard M. Hurst Harbor Center, 1 Tugboat Alley, Waterford | Friday 4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 11:10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This three-day festival begins with a tug parade up the Hudson River. The festival features tugboat tours, boat rides, tug talks, competitions, fireworks, children’s activities, vendors, food, and more. This event is free to attend.
Saturday, September 10
Saratoga Lake Golf Course, 35 Grace Moore Rd., Saratoga Springs | Registration 7:45 – 9 a.m.
27th Annual Town of Greenfield Town-Wide Garage & Craft Sale
Throughout Greenfield, Porter Corners and
Middle Grove, September 10 & 11 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rain or shine. Tons of stuff to browse and buy at numerous garage sales located throughout the tri-village area. Free maps of all the garage sales will be available at the Stewart’s Shop 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 Lion’s Information/Silent Auction Tent.
BARC Field, 91 Eastern Ave. Ballston Spa
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. Experienced guides will tell you 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 reputation as the highest rolling gambling casino in the US. Cost is $20, children under 12 free.
From Slavery to Freedom
Dyer-Phelps Memorial AME Zion Church
122 Crescent St., Saratoga Springs | 10:30 a.m.
The Saratoga County History Center at Brookside Museum sponsors this presentation by Dr. Myra B. Armstead of Bard College entitled “From Slavery to Freedom: Blacks in Saratoga from the Colonial Period through Gradual Manumission.” This talk will focus on slavery and slaveholding, mainly from 1702 to 1805, on the Saratoga Patent lands owned by the Schuyler family in Old Saratoga. Seating is limited. Please pre-register at brooksidemuseum.networkforgood.com.
Meet the Breeds
4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Road, Ballston Spa
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | The Saratoga (New York) Kennel Club partners with 4-H of Saratoga County to host this event. The public may meet and interact with a variety of different dog breeds. Attendees will have the chance to learn about each breed’s country of origin, historical purpose/function, traits, and attributes as a family pet. All while learning about responsible dog ownership and which breeds may be right for your family. There will be demonstrations of dog sports and handling, as well as vendors on-site selling canine supplies. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 518-885-8995.
Sunday, September 11
6th Annual Tailgate Party Veterans Fundraiser
The party will be held at the VFW located at 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs on September 11 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. There will be live music all day, food trucks, cash bar, raffles, and craft vendors. Tickets are $20 in advance or at the door. 100% goes to local veterans’ organizations.
String Quartets for the Season
Saratoga United Methodist Church
175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs | 3 p.m.
Saratoga Chamber Players Concert performing works of Haydn, Janacek, & Beethoven. Tickets: Adult $30; Senior $25; Student $20 (children admitted free when accompanied by an adult). Season Discount Price: Adult $112.50; Senior $93.75; Student $75. Pay online at www.saratogachamberplayers.org. For more information you can call 518-584-1427.
“The Music Man” Auditions
12th Annual Curtis Lumber Car and Truck Show
885 State Route 67 - Ballston Spa | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
All makes of cars, trucks, modified and tuners (no-cut off years). $20 per pre-registered online show vehicle or $25 show vehicle registration day of show. All registered vehicles receive a goodie bag, dash plaque, and gift. The event is free for spectators. 40+ awards and trophies awarded. Gorgeous custom-designed, handcrafted wood “shifter” awards, and trophies made of domestic and exotic hardwoods by the Northeast Woodworkers Association available to win. Music, giveaways, 50/50 raffle to benefit the WTEN Pet Connection, food trucks, and more. This is a fun family event; leashed pets are welcome. For details visit www.CurtisLumberCarShow.com or on Facebook!
Monday, September 12
A Stop Along the Way-Blue Corners
Galway Town Hall, 5910 Sacandaga Rd., Galway | 7 p.m.
Join The Galway Preservation Society for our monthly program meeting when Dave Waite will present the history of the hamlet of Blue Corners in West Charlton from its beginning as a stop for teamsters until its demise as a community in the mid-1800s. Dave is a Galway Preservation Society Trustee. The meeting will be at the All are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, September 13
Beyond Limits Class
Zoom Presentation | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
This 10-week class in practical spirituality explores the practical tools for personal transformation and inner peace including creative thinking, affirmative prayer, meditation, empowered intentions, and much more. Certificated by Centers for Spiritual Living and being offered by New Thought New York on a suggested donation basis of $20 per class session. Required texts: How to Change Your Life and Creative Ideas: A Spiritual Compass for Personal Expression by Ernest Holmes. To register visit www.newthoughtnewyork.org and fill out “Contact Us” form or call 518-366-9918.
Wednesday, September 14
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.
Community Bible Study
Clifton Park Community Church, 516 Moe Rd., Clifton Park
9:15 – 11:15 a.m. | Capital District North – NY 2022-2023 for women. We have a children’s program for infants to 4-year-olds during our in-person morning class. Topic will be Red Sea to the Jordan River. The study will include the books Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers. It will be held on Wednesdays, through May 24. Also, held at Loudonville Community Church, 374 Loudon Rd., Loudonville from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Registration fee, $35 yr., children $10 yr. Scholarships available. For more information visit capitaldistrictnorth.cbsclass.org/
Pork Dinner Take Out
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Menu: roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, stuffing, applesauce, tossed salad. Dinner for 2/$30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m.-12p.m. to place an order. 518-584-2585.
Thursday, September 15
A Photographic Tour of the Pacific Northwest
Saratoga Springs Public Library, Dutcher Community Room
49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs | 7 – 8:30 p.m. | Join Mo & Jim Coutant, photographers, and longtime chapter members, for a brief recap of the Pacific Northwest portion of their cross-country trip last year. The couple explored the scenery while trying to avoid the smoke from the wildfires. As most of the country seemed to be in the smoke zone, exploring the coast became the best option. See the great scenery of the National Parks and coastline and learn how they travelled across the county. Co-sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club Glens Falls. Seating is limited.