Friday, September 30
Saratoga Lake Golf Club
Saturday, October 1
6th Annual Saratoga Recycles Day
SPAC Parking Lot, west side of Route 50,
Saratoga Springs | 9 a.m. – Noon.
5th Annual Dan Provost Memorial Walk
Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Dr., Saratoga Springs
9:30 a.m. | This will be a 1.25-mile family friendly walk, information on area addiction recovery resources, Narcan training, refreshments, and great raffle items. Proceeds to benefit area addiction recovery programs. Suggested donation $10 individual/$20 family. Registration at zippyreg.com or at the door. For further information call 518-587-8422 or see Facebook.
Charlton Freehold Fall Festival
768 Charlton Rd., Village of Charlton | 9:30 a.m.
Come and enjoy a day of many activities. Blessing of the Animals, beginning with a short service browsing the booths of local artisans and vendors offering a variety of crafts and goods while you listen to live music! Chili, hot dogs, and baked goods will satisfy anyone’s appetite which include vegan and keto choices. Take a break or end the day with fun games on the lawn for the young and mature.
Goat Brothers 28th Annual Swap Meet
Saratoga County Fairgrounds
162 Prospect St., Ballston Spa |10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission is $10 (under 12 free). Motorcycle Show. Cars and trucks welcome to the show, live entertainment, motorcycle parts and accessories, gifts and novelties, food, and drink available. For information, call 518-583-3398 or go online to www.goatbrothers.com.
Blessing of the Animals
Peter Lutheran Church, 2776 Hwy 9, Malta | 11 a.m.
In commemoration of the Feast of St. Francis you are cordially invited to bring your pets (leashed, caged, or securely held), pictures of your pets, or beloved stuffed animals (no leashes or cages required) to a service of blessing of all God’s companion creatures. Professional nail clipping will be offered free of charge. For more information or questions call 518-583-4153.
Malta Cultural Arts Festival
Malta Community Center
One Bayberry Drive, Malta | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Performances and Workshops Indoors and Outdoors, celebrating the cultural diversity of Malta and surrounding communities! Artists include: Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra; Asian Culture Dance Troupe; Motoko & Echu, Storytellers; Narthalaya School of the Arts; Rural Soul Music Studio; 3Smart Studio. Local Artisans, food, kid’s activities and more! Go to www.maltaparksrec.com for schedule of performances and workshops!
Saratoga Wing Off 2022
Various locations Saratoga County | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Discover Saratoga and Bailey’s Saratoga are proud to announce Saratoga Wing Off. Featuring wing samples from a variety of restaurants, live music, and family-friendly activities. Wing lovers will have the opportunity to try $2 wing samples at participating establishments and vote for their favorite. Winners will be announced via social media on Saturday evening, October 1. For more information, including a list of participating wing vendors, please visit discoversaratoga.org/events/saratoga-wing-off or call 518-584-1531.
World Cultures Full Circle
Unitarian Universalist Church of Saratoga Springs
624 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 7 p.m.
An hour of flute and piano arrangements of uplifting music. From the jazz of Gershwin in America (including a special arrangement of Rhapsody and Blue excerpts) and Claude Bolling of France; through many musical styles from around the world embracing Spain, Germany, Argentina and more. Performers are Judith Thomas, pianist known in Saratoga for her work at UU services as Music Director and as a popular entertainer in the Assisted Living circuit; and, Jolene Crowley, a former teacher and orchestral performer. Refreshments will follow the concert. Cost: $20 Donation.
Sunday, October 2
Looking for Land in All the Right Places Farm Tour
2531 State Route 40, Greenwich | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Finding land to farm can be a tough challenge for new farmers or those looking to expand their operations. Join the Agricultural Stewardship Association for a day long tour featuring three properties which offer leasing and/or farm management opportunities for farm seekers. Transportation will be provided by van and carpooling. This program is free to all, however advanced registration is required. For more information on the three farms, a complete agenda for the day, and to register, please visit the ASA website: www.agstewardship.org/events or call 518-692-7285.
Paint Collection Day
SPAC Overflow Parking Lot, West Side of Route 50, Saratoga Springs
Spare Some Time Bowling Fundraiser
Strike Zone, 32 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs | 2 – 5 p.m.
Monday, October 3
Preschool Nature Hour
Wilton Wildlife Preserve, Camp Saratoga, 90 Scout Rd., Wilton
Tuesday, October 4
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court McLaughlin #422 Monthly Meeting
Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs | 6:30 p.m. 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.
Let’s Talk History
Ye Deli, 7 East Street, Fort Edward | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Our picturesque region is gilded with the blood, sweat, passion and brilliance of our history – from the colonial times through the French and Indian and Revolutionary War eras. We cannot turn around twice without trodding upon the footprints of our larger-than-life forebears – or gliding our canoes over the same rivers and lakes they traversed. Why not get together and talk about them. Historic topics needn’t be limited to our local history – there’s plenty to go around. John Weber, of the Fort Edward Historical Association, invites you to enjoy lively chat about history with friendly folks. The Fort Edward Historical Association is a 501 C3 non-profit organization.
Wednesday, October 5
Olde Saratoga Seniors Meeting
Town Hall, 35 Spring St., Schuylerville | Noon
It will be a casserole luncheon. Please bring a dish to pass and share. Dues will be due and information about our upcoming trip will be shared. Guests are welcome. For more information, please contact Pat Temple, 518-338-2329
Meatloaf Dinner Take Out
Saratoga Wilton Elks, 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
For curbside pickup only. Menu: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, gravy. Dinner for 2 / $30. Cash only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to place an order. 518-584-2585.
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, October 6
H.O.P.E. 20 Year Anniversary Gala
Saratoga National Golf Club, 458 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
6:30-10 p.m. | Homes for Orphaned Pets Exist is celebrating 20 years of helping people and pets find each other at the annual H.O.P.E. Gala. Steve Caporizzo is the special guest emcee, and live music will be provided by Hot Club of Saratoga. There will be plenty of great food and drinks, a silent auction, raffle, and live auction with Mark Capone. Reservations are required and can be made online at hopeanimalrescue.org. For more information, call 518-450-7013.