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November 24 - 30, 2023

Friday, November 24

Pajama Day ?

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs

All Day Event | It’s Pajama Day in the Children’s Room. Stop by all day in your PJ’s for some fun. Check out the special morning Story Time, and our afternoon Pajama Party. No registration is required.

Saturday, November 25

Winter Wonderland Tour ?

Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs, 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

10 a.m. | #1 New York Times bestselling author/artist Jan Brett is traveling to Saratoga Springs with Northshire Bookstore and Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. Jan will highlight her wintry backlist books, do a drawing demonstration, talk, and book signing. The tour will also feature the newly released Winter Collection Box Set which includes The Snowy Nap, The Hat, Cozy, and The Three Snow Bears. For more information: www.northshire.com/event/northshire-saratoga-jan-bretts-winter-wonderland-tour

48th Annual Holiday Craft Marketplace ?

Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Shop over 120 crafters and artisans! Find unique and locally made items from wood to wool, candles to cakes and everything in between! New this year, bring the kids to visit Santa!

Sunday, November 26

Breakfast Buffet ?

ITAM Post #35, 247 Grand Ave., Saratoga Springs | 8 – 11 a.m. 

Eggs to order, bacon, pancakes, etc. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 children age 10 and under, under 5 is free. $12 take out orders. 

Indoor Craft and Garage Sale ?

Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Over 40 vendors, great parking, crafts galore, and lunch. New vendors sign-up every month. Admission is free. All proceeds go to local charities. 8’ table and chairs $15; Call Debbie @ 518-885-6506 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information or to sign up for a table(s).

Monday, November 27

Library Goes to Town ?

Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College | 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Join Children’s Librarian, Kristine, as she travels around Saratoga Springs with a super fun story time. This month we will be at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College. This story time is intended for children ages 2-5 but siblings are welcome with accompanying adult. We’ll have storytime and then do a craft led by a museum educator. Registration is required. Register online, in the Children’s Room, or by calling 518-584-7860.

Tuesday, November 28

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference

Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | November is National Family Caregivers Month and to honor the superheroes who provide unpaid care to a loved one with dementia, the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York is hosting a free Caregiver Conference. There will be presentations and discussions with local experts on topics of interest. Participants will also have an opportunity to ask questions and connect with other caregivers. For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3SmyjDu or call 518-675-7214.

Serving Saratoga: Conversations with Community Leaders 

Caffe Lena, 47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs | 4 – 5 p.m. Each month Caffè Lena executive director Sarah Craig interviews a leader from Saratoga’s social impact sector. Serving Saratoga happens monthly on the last Tuesday, starting with a 30-minute conversation with a nonprofit leader followed by an informal half hour gathering where nonprofit workers and volunteers can swap news and ideas. All are welcome to come recharge and connect! November’s featured guest is Wellspring CEO Maggie Fronk. 

After the Fire Meeting

Eagle Matt Lee Firehouse, Washington St., Ballston Spa

7 p.m. | Volunteers Needed. After the Fire is a non-profit organization that helps Saratoga County residents who have suffered a loss due to a fire. Families are provided with gift cards, a night’s stay at a participating hotel/motel, Red Cross referral, informational material, emotional support. etc. Anyone interested in learning more about After the Fire, or becoming a member, may attend a meeting. Visit on Facebook, at afterthefire.org, or leave a message at 518-435-4571.

Wednesday, November 29

Chicken & Biscuits Dinner Take Out

Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club,
1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs

4:30 – 6 p.m. | Take out only. Call Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. – Noon to place an order. 518-584-2585. Menu: Chicken & biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad. Cost: $15 per dinner. (Cash only). 

Photography Club 

Galway Public Library, Community Room,
2112 East St, Galway | 6 p.m. This month Ray Sussmann will be giving a presentation on the photo editing technique Photo Stacking, and we will be viewing photographs from this month’s Photo Challenge “Macros & Closeups.” Anyone interested in photography regardless of their level of experience is encouraged to attend these relaxed and friendly gatherings. For more information contact: Dave Waite at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dine for a Cause ?

The Brook Tavern, 139 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs | The Brook Tavern will be hosting “Dine for a Cause” event to benefit the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation. The Brook Tavern will donate 25% of all food sales that evening, both dine-in and takeout, as part of our Giving Tuesday celebration.

Thursday, November 30

How Nathaniel Bacheller Changed History ?

Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center Theater, 648 Rte 32, Stillwater, | 6:30 p.m. 

Almost all media covering the 1777 Battles of Saratoga tell a story of American Generals Benedict Arnold and Horatio Gates embroiled in conflict. Arnold famously defied Gates and participated in the Battle of Bemus Heights. But, come to find out, it’s a lie! Join Park Ranger Eric Schnitzer as he reviews the evidence which proves how most of the story is false. Reservations required: go.nps.gov/saraevents or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..     

Victorian Streetwalk

Downtown Saratoga Springs 6 – 9 p.m. | Keeping in tradition, Broadway will be closed, the Tree Lighting Ceremony will start at 6 p.m., and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the cottage. There will be live music downtown and performers strolling Broadway and so many other surprises. More than 25 sites will feature free entertainment. For more information, visit saratogaspringsdowntown.com. 

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