Thanksgiving Table Crafts at Serendipity Arts Studio11/25

23 Nov

Thanksgiving is such a cute holiday for kids crafts, and this Wednesday at Serendipity Arts Studio check out the Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids event from 10am to 11:30am.

Cost is $10 and in this fun class your child will make crafts to help make your Thanksgiving table extra beautiful and sweet! They will make place cards (SO CUTE) and other beautiful table crafts. This class is open to children of all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied an adult. This class runs from 10:00-11:30am and registration is highly recommended.

Questions? Call the studio at (518) 886-9553.


Make and Take Playdough at The Children’s Museum at Saratoga 11/24

23 Nov


Make & Take: Playdough is on Tuesday, November 24th from 1-1:30pm at
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline Street Saratoga Springs. Cost is $2 per child (non member), $1 for members.

Kids can make their very own batch of pumpkin pie or apple spice playdough! Learn the recipe step by step and then take your creation home to enjoy! They will even have a batch made up at the Museum, so you can play with some before you leave!

Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please call the Museum at (518) 584-5540.

This program is recommended for children ages 3 and up.

Photos with the Grinch at Northshire Bookstore 12/1

23 Nov


Mark your calendars for this great holiday event at Northshire Bookstore: Photos with The Grinch!

Join them for this special photo opportunity, and take a picture of your child with this beloved holiday figure!

While you’re there, please consider making a donation or buying a book to support their Book Angels campaign, which gives new books to local children who would not otherwise receive them this holiday season.

Event details:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 – 5pm to 7pm
Northshire Bookstore
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs

Seth and the Moody Melix FREE Holiday Shows

20 Nov

2015 holiday shows

Don’t miss these FREE holiday shows by the fabulous family entertainment, Seth and the Moody Melix!

12/6 – FREE show at the Saratoga Springs Public Library @ 2pm
12/12 – Singing for Santa at the Saratoga Winery @ 11am
12/19 – Clayton Opera House, Clayton NY @ 2pm

For more information, visit:

Arts Fest Fridays: “Holidays at Home Made Theater” 12/4

18 Nov

SAF-Miracle-on-34th-Street-SQUARE_PHOTO-Richard-LovrichOn Friday, December 4, 5-7:30pm, Arts Fest Fridays – a co-presentation of Saratoga Arts Fest and Spring Street Gallery — presents “Holidays at Home Made Theater,” a free, multi-genre, multi-generational arts and performance event at the Spa Little Theater in Saratoga Spa State Park.

Inspired by Home Made Theater’s winter production of “Miracle on 34th Street,” this family-friendly evening will include behind-the-scenes theater tours, a wishes-for-the-world letter-writing campaign, dress-up and other activities for kids, and a mini-movie-theater highlighting the original “Miracle on 34th Street” film. There will also be an outdoor gathering area with food and hot drinks, and the Salvation Army will attend with their traditional Red Kettle. Activities will all be reminiscent of a New York City streetscape in 1947, the year the classic film was made.

Upstairs in the Spa Little Theater balcony, a 1940s-inspired lounge will ring with jazz standards provided by The Useless Cans, a trio of accomplished Capital Region jazz musicians including Dylan Perrilo on Bass, Bobby Davis on Guitar and Julia Posin on Vocals. Libations by event sponsors, local brewery Druthers and Springbrook Distillery.

“Holidays at Home Made Theater” marks the finale of the four free, multi-genre, multi-generational Arts Fest Friday events in 2015.

“Our audience has really enjoyed the range of entertainment and offerings at Arts Fest Fridays,” said Dee Sarno, President of Saratoga Arts Fest Board of Directors. “Each event has been very special and excitingly different, and attendance has been beyond our expectations.” Past Arts Fest Fridays have included the Vintage Beekman Street Fest in September, “UPH Goes Avant Garde” in October, and “A Vaudeville Circus at the Tang Museum” in November.

Arts Fest Friday TONIGHT at the Tang 11/6

6 Nov

e88050c3-2bd4-472d-bde7-380dc6ae8e60Step on up, folks, to Arts Fest Fridays’ Vaudeville Circus at the Tang Museum, featuring tumblers, tricksters, tappers and much, much more! Your evening’s entertainment includes dancing by Saratoga Jazz Tap, performances by the Skidmore Circus Club and Waldorf School Circus Club, violin by Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Mike Campese, and the headline act: the traveling one-man-band extravaganza known as The Suitcase Junket, as well as food from Circus Cafe. All this while performers mingle with visitors as they tour the Tang’s visual art exhibitions, “Affinity Atlas” and “Machine Project – The Platinum Collection (Live by Special Request).” This FREE, family-friendly, early-evening event takes place on Friday, November 6, 5-7:30pm at the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery.

The 18th Annual Falling Leaves Festival Saturday, October 24

22 Oct

PositiveFocusedStrongThe 18th Annual Falling Leaves Festival will take place on Saturday, October 24 (rain date October 25) in Ballston Spa. Festivities start with a costume parade that will step off at 3:30pm (line up at 3:15) from Wiswall Park in Ballston Spa and make its way through the village to Kelley Park. At the park, there will be, crafts, bounce house, rock climbing wall, pie eating contest and pumpkin catapult. Plus great food, a bonfire and fireworks at 8:30 pm. Presented by the Village of Ballston Spa, Ballston Spa Fire Police and Ballston Spa Elks Lodge. For more information or to volunteer, contact the Ballston Spa Village Office, 885-5711.


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