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2021 Saratoga Summer Racing Options

June 4, 2021

2021 Saratoga Summer Racing Options   Race Course 2021 Season to Resume at Near 100% Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, in conjunction with the New York Racing Association, announced that Saratoga Race Course will re-open to fans at near full capacity when the 2021 summer meet commences on July 15. There will be free grandstand admission…

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2021 Best of Capital Region Winners–Saratoga

May 24, 2021

2021 Best of Capital Region Winners-Saratoga The results are in. These are the Saratoga places that were voted as the 2021 winners for Best of the Capital Region. Click on any title, image, or link in the copy for more information. Check individual websites for their most current updates. Arts & Entertainment | Best open mic Caffe…

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Saratoga Summer Season 2021–What’s Open?

April 27, 2021

Saratoga Summer Season 2021 What’s Open? Updated 5/28/21 Wondering What to Do and Where to Go? Here’s a Run-Down Click on any title, image, or link in the copy for more information. Check individual websites for their most current updates.   The Track Saratoga Race Course will re-open to fans on Thursday, July 15 through…

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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2021

March 12, 2021

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2021 -Wednesday, March 17th- Get in the Spring Spirit in Saratoga County! Fun Fact: Do you know why you’re supposed to wear green on St. Paddy’s Day? According to folklore, the tradition of wearing green supposedly makes you invisible to leprechauns, who like to pinch anyone they can see.…

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Festive Family Fun

December 8, 2020

Festive Family Fun! – Celebrate the Season- Get in the Holiday Spirit in Saratoga County!   We’ve compiled a few suggestions to get you started, Saratoga-style: While the holiday season will look different this year, there are still many ways to get in the spirit in Saratoga County! Through virtual and socially distanced in-person events,…

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Saratoga Holiday Shopping Guide

November 17, 2020

Making your holiday shopping lists? We’ve got gift ideas, Saratoga-style! – Get a Holiday Head Start – Shop Saratoga County for everything on their wishlist! *Due to COVID-19, some businesses, attractions and events may not be fully operational. Please contact each venue before visiting for current hours of operation and restrictions and follow CDC guidelines. This…

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Plan an Art & History-Filled Museum Crawl Through Saratoga County, NY

August 14, 2020

Plan an Art & History-filled Museum Crawl through Saratoga County NY Editor’s Note (7/15/2020): The Capital Region has entered Phase 4 of reopening, and museums are permitted to reopen for visitors with social distancing regulations. Below, we’ve noted which museums have announced tentative reopening dates and more information. Whether you’re a history buff, a fan…

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Perfect Picnic Places in Saratoga County & Spots to Grab the Grub

July 29, 2020

Perfect Picnic Places in Saratoga County & Spots to Grab the Grub The next time you’re craving a quiet afternoon with a serious sandwich or otherwise kicked-up-a-notch lunch grab a basket, a blanket, and head to one of these serene spots in Saratoga County. The following seven picnic places all happen to have the ideal…

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Check Out These Top Fishing Spots in Saratoga County

July 15, 2020

Check Out These Top Fishing Spots in Saratoga County Head to these lakes, rivers, or ponds in Saratoga County for prime fishing opportunities, including the place where the largest Northern pike to date has been caught in this country. Saratoga Lake Photo credit: Hope Relly-Cobb The DEC states that Saratoga Lake is stocked with approximately…

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Take a Self-Guided Architecture Tour through Saratoga

May 19, 2020

Take a Self-Guided Architecture Tour Through Saratoga May 19, 2020 Saratoga County is a treasure trove of houses, buildings, and businesses boasting tall towers, classic columns, and symmetrical details you don’t need to be an architect to appreciate. Check out our suggestions below for examples of exceptional architecture throughout the area and plan a self-guided…

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