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Wednesday, June 11

4:00 pm Student Art Exhibition - Opening Reception

An opening and reception for this unique juried arts exhibit. The works of k-12 students were selected by a team of arts educators, administrators, curators, and other professionals.

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Skidmore College, Case Center, Burgess Cafe

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

6:00 pm Short Story Contest Awards Ceremony and Reception

SAF hosts the second annual high school short story contest. Area students grades 9-12 submitted short stories and were judged by local award-winning authors and literary experts. Top three submissions will be honored at the awards ceremony and reception. The first prize story will be published in Saratoga Living.

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Sponsored by: Stewart's Shops

Location: Skidmore College, Case Center, Spa Main Dining Room

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

Thursday, June 12

7:00 pm Pre-Performance Talk

Janet Eilber, artistic director for the Martha Graham Dance Company, will share wisdom and experience in this pre-performace talk. Seating is limited!

Performer: Martha Graham Dance Co.

Presented by: Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Location: Hall of Springs Gold Room

Admission Information: $5 for the Talk (only ticketholders to performance following may attend)

 

8:00 pm Martha Graham Dance Co.

Martha Graham Dance Company, an iconic modern dance troupe, will showcase three stunning works including Graham's own Appalachian Spring and The Rite of Spring, as well as a new work, Echo.

Performer: Martha Graham Dance Co.

Presented by: Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Location: Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Main Amphitheatre

Admission Information: $30 per person, $25 per person with ARTSPASS

 

Friday, June 13

4:30 pm Life of a Jazz Man

Big band jazz music by some of the region's top young jazz musicians, members of ESYO's Repertory Jazz Ensemble, directed by Matthew Cremisio. Featuring guest soloist, NYC trombonist Michael Davis, performing with the ensemble. The program will include a piece by Michael Davis, commissioned for the festival performance with a grant from SaratogaArtsFest. During the performance, Mr. Davis will provide commentary about composing, performing as a jazz artist, and the commissioned piece.

Performer: ESYO's Repertory Jazz Ensemble

Presented by: Empire State Youth Orchestras with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Skidmore College, Filene Recital Hall

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

7:00 pm UpBeat on the Roof

Join the Tang in kicking off the 14th season of this popular free music series held on the rooftop deck of the museum. The Chronicles will perform!

Presented by: Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery

Location: Skidmore College, Tang Museum Rooftop; Rain location: Payne Room, Tang Museum

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

7:30 pm Sol Lewitt

A lyrical valentine to one of the great abstract conceptual artists of the 20th century, the movie Sol Lewitt keeps its focus just where Lewitt himself would want it: on the work and the idea. Despite his being one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Sol LeWitt didn't want to become an art personality, refused prices, didn't want his picture to be taken and hardly ever gave interviews. The film Sol Lewitt, directed by Chris Teerink, is not a biography, the work itself is the point of departure. The beauty of his work raises the question where the conceptual principles end, and where the quest for beauty begins. 'Conceptual artists leap to conclusions, logic cannot reach', we hear LeWitt say in a rare audio-interview from 1974. "I really believe that art is not something that's laid down as frosting on the cake of society. I think that aesthetics and ethics are really very much the same kind of thing." Sol LeWitt's wall drawings could be described as obsession pushed to the limit of paradox and absurdity: an often simple idea leading to an overwhelming visual and intellectual beauty. Theoretically they can be made by anyone, anywhere. The idea, or concept, is the actual work. Written and directed by Chris Teerink. 87 minutes, Netherlands.

Speakers from the art world will share their insights into this film and artist after this screening. This special Film on Art/Art on Film production is a co-partnership with the Saratoga Film Forum and the Tang Teaching Museum of Skidmore College.

Performer: Saratoga Film Forum

Presented by: Saratoga Film Forum and Tang Teaching Museum with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Saratoga Arts

Admission Information: $9 per person, $7 for members, free with ARTSPASS

 

8:00 pm An Evening with Duncan Sheik

Duncan Sheik will be performing music from his solo catalogue and forthcoming album as well as music from his theatrical productions, including Spring Awakening and American Psycho. The performance will feature a string quartet, guest vocalist alongside band members Doug Yowell and Jason Hart.

American songwriter and Grammy winner, Duncan Sheik has spent the better part of the fall in London working on the theatrical debut of American Psycho which opened to rave reviews in December. Sheik has won multiple awards, including two Tonys for his stage effort, Spring Awakening for which he composed an original score and wrote lyrics with the help of Steven Sater. Duncan Sheik launched his musical career in 1996 with his self-titled debut album Duncan Sheik, which earned him a Grammy nomination for "Best male Vocal", spurned the pop hit Barely Breathing and went on to sell 750,000 copies, Certified Gold by the RIAA. He has subsequently garnered critical accolades for his unique brand of folk-pop music.

Performer: Duncan Sheik

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

Admission Information: $50 per person, $25 per person with ARTSPASS

 

Saturday, June 14

9:30 am A Morning of Family Fun

Enjoy a puppet play, dance performance and circus arts workshop. Come and create your own pizza, for free. All events are for the entire family.

Presented by: Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs

Location: The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

10:00 am Mustang at 50: An American Icon

The Saratoga Automobile Museum will celebrate teh 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang with a special exhibition and full schedule of related programs and events. Mustang at 50: An American Icon will open on Saturday, June 14, 2014 and continue through November 2. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Sunday. 10am-5pm

Presented by: Saratoga Automobile Museum

Location: Saratoga Springs Automobile Museum

Admission Information: Adults $8.50, Studetns 17+ (with ID) $.00, Senior Adults 65+ and Active Military $6.00, Children 6-16 $4.00, Children 6 & under free, members free, and Buy-One-Get-One admission to the museum with ARTSPASS.

 

10:00 am An Artist's Life: The Art of Words through Storytelling

Stop in to the Children's Museum to learn the art of storytelling with Karen Pillsworth, a local professional storyteller. Each story will use simple props to retell a classic tale. Children will listen to Karen's tales and then have the opportunity to design their own props to recreate and tell these traditional stories for friends and family.

Stories include: The Three bears, The Three Little Pigs, and The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Stop in for one or stay for them all!

Performer: Karen Pillsworth

Presented by: The Children's Museum at Saratoga with additional support from a SAF partner enhancement grant

Location: The Children's Museum at Saratoga

Admission Information: $6 for ages 1 & up, free with ARTSPASS

 

10:00 am Paint Out

Broadway will serve as the staging point for the en plein air Paint Out, in which visual artists will demonstrate their craft as they paint downtown cityscapes.

Participating Artists

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Downtown Saratoga Springs

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

1:00 pm Raku Firing/Wheel Demonstration

The center will have raku demonstrations and demonstrations on the potter's wheel.

Presented by: Saratoga Clay Arts

Location: Saratoga Clay Arts Center

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

2:00 pm Family Saturday

Drop by with your family and make an art project together! Suitable for children ages 5 and up with their adult companions.

Presented by: Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery

Location: Skidmore College, Tang Museum, Whitman Classroom

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

2:15 pm Artists' Talk and Reception

Curator Rachel Seligman will lead a discussion celebrating the vibrant creative energy of four Skidmore graduates that span fifty-years and a diverse range of mediums. With artists Gayle Wells Mandle ?63, Grace DeGennaro ?78, Nicole Parcher ?90, Courtney Mattison ?08. Reception to follow.

Presented by: Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery

Location: The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

2:30 pm School of the Arts Showcase Excerpts

School of the Arts will present a showcase with different dance styles (ballet, modern, Irish dance, hip-hop, Jazz).

Presented by: National Museum of Dance

Location: National Museum of Dance

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

2:45 pm Music for a Summer Afternoon

The Ballston Spa Community Band is a 45 member group that performs a mix of classical and contemporary music for all audiences.

Performer: Ballston Spa Community Band

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Congress Park

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

3:00 pm Shakespeare: The Remix

The Remix performed by two actors, is a uniquely hip, dynamic, educational way to introduce Shakespeare to young audiences: when a hip-hop-loving high school girl on the verge of dropping out meets Shakespeare, a 400-year-old ghost having a mid-death crisis, a pitched battle of wits erupts! The Remix is an unparalleled way to experience Shakespeare.

Performer: Saratoga Shakespeare Company

Presented by: Saratoga Shakespeare Company with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Universal Preservation Hall

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket

Single Event Tickets available online now or at the door

 

3:30 pm BHOS Vocal Scholarship Awards

BHOS will perform short works as bookends to five local high school vocal students competing for two $750 scholarships.

Performer: Burnt Hills Oratorio Society

Presented by: Burnt Hills Oratorio Society

Location: Skidmore College, Filene Recital Hall

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

5:00 pm Theatrical "Therapy" - A cabaret performance

Find out what happened to your favorite musical theater characters after the final curtain. This original piece is filled with laughter and song.

Performer: Home Made Theater

Presented by: Home Made Theater with additional support from a SAF partner enhancement grant

Location: Universal Preservation Hall

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket

Single Event Tickets available online now or at the door

 

5:00 pm Push - The Souls and Soles of One and Many

Push is a performance of a three new works, by choreographer Matt Pardo. Photo exhibit by Dave Clark to enhance the experience.

Performer: Northeast Ballet Company

Presented by: Northeast Ballet Company

Location: Myers Dance Center, Center for Dance in the Capital Region

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

5:00 pm David Miller - Opening Reception

In David Miller's paintings, gestural layers begin to suggest fragments of reality, creating a range of tension within the ungrounded space.

Performer: David Miller

Presented by: Saratoga Arts

Location: Saratoga Arts

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

6:00 pm Russell Banks - author talk and book signing

Russell Banks, an American author of fiction and poetry, will lead a presentation and discussion on his works. Banks has won Guggenheim and NEA grants and a St. Lawrence Prize for fiction. His novels, Affliction and The Sweet Hereafter were both adapted into feature films which garnered widespread critical acclaim.

Performer: Russell Banks

Presented by: Northshire Bookstore

Location: Northshire Bookstore Saratoga

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

6:00 pm Paint Out - Silent Auction and Reception

Come join artists from SAF's Paint Out at a silent auction and reception as they present finished pieces as well as works from their day of painting on Broadway.

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: The Niche Gallery

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

7:00 pm An Evening with Eric Andersen

A fixture in the folk world since the 1960s, Eric Andersen has penned songs recorded by Judy Collins, Linda Ronstadt, John Denver and The Grateful Dead.

Performer: Eric Andersen

Presented by: Caffe Lena

Location: Caffe Lena

Admission Information: $28 per person, $25 for members and ARTSPASS holders

 

7:30 pm The Magic Flute

Love and loyalty propel Mozart?s final opera, as we journey with Prince Tamino through trials and tribulations, which are overcome by perseverance and victory. A brilliant combination of comedy and profundity, it is no wonder that this operatic fantasy sits high among the most popular operas of all time.

Performer: Opera Saratoga Young Artists

Presented by: Opera Saratoga

Location: The Spa Little Theater

Admission Information: $50-85 per person, ARTSPASS holders receive $25 discount (subject to availability)

 

7:30 pm Cutie & the Boxer

Cutie & the Boxer explores the quirky world of Japanese alternative artist Ushio Shinohara and his artist-wife, Noriko, who dreams of emerging from Noriko's shadow. For years, Ushio Shinohara has been one of the leading, and most underappreciated, alternative artists in Japan and New York City with a wildly esoteric style. For many of those years, his wife, Noriko, has been a faithful companion to this idiosyncratic man, but grew want to be more. This film covers the relationship of these special couple as Ushio struggles for commercial success on his own terms. Meanwhile, we also follow Noriko pursuing her own artistic vision with her semi-autobiographical line art project that reveals much about her own soul as eloquently as her husband's work. Dir. Zachary Heinzerling. 82 minutes.

Speakers from the art world will share their insights into this film and artist after this screening. This special Film on Art/Art on Film production is a co-partnership with the Saratoga Film Forum and the Tang Teaching Museum of Skidmore College. Tang Director Ian Berry will be on hand to interview the presenter after the film.

Performer: Saratoga Film Forum

Presented by: Saratoga Film Forum and Tang Teaching Museum with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Saratoga Arts

Admission Information: $9 per person, $7 for members, free with ARTSPASS

 

8:00 pm Coosje (KOH-shuh)

In this whimsical love story, inspired by Claes Oldenberg & Coosjenvan Bruggen, two sculptors learn to collaborate in life and art. Meanwhile, a pear falls out of a fruit bowl, gains consciousness and travels the world.

Performer: No. 11 Productions

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Universal Preservation Hall

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket

Single Event Tickets available online now or at the door

 

9:30 pm SAF After Dark with the Costellos

The Costellos will rock the night out at the fabulous outdoor patio of Javier's Restaurant. With special drinks, eclectic food and music to keep your feet moving, this After Dark party will light up downtown.

Performer: The Costellos

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Javier's Nuevo Latino

Admission Information: $5 cover charge

 

Sunday, June 15

10:00 am Klezmer

Chabad of Saratoga will present a Jewish music performer. This performance is for children and their families.

Presented by: Saratoga Chabad

Location: Saratoga Chabad

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

10:00 am Beekman Street Art Fair

Beekman Street Art Fair is a juried art and craft fair, with musical groups, street performers, and gourmet food trucks representing the ?taste of Saratoga?. The fair is held outdoors, rain or shine, and the area is closed to traffic for family-friendly events. More than 40 artists are set up along Beekman Street, in the heart of Saratoga County?s art district, displaying fine art and craft, including demonstrations in papermaking, ceramics, and weaving.

Presented by: Beekman Street Artists and SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Beekman Street

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

11:00 am Sports as Art

In this dynamic program, led by Professor Jeff Segrave, former professional athletes and professionals in the field of collegiate sports, will gather to discuss and analyze the concept of Sport as Art. Jeff Segrave, professor at Skidmore College, is a teacher, scholar, administrator, and coach. Well versed in the relationship between sport and art Professor Segrave will lead this dynamic group as they explore the question: is Sport an Art?

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Sponsored by: Saratoga National Golf Club

Location: Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, 117 (ELM)

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket

Single Event Tickets available online now or at the door

 

11:00 am Saratoga Chamber Players Interactive Workshop - Composing Music

Composer Eliot Bailen and musicians of the Saratoga Chamber Players will explore a composer's method and create music together with children and families.

Performer: Saratoga Chamber Players

Presented by: Saratoga Chamber Players with additional support from a SAF partner enhancement grant

Location: Skidmore College, Filene Recital Hall

Admission Information: $15 for adults without a ticket to the 3 p.m. performance, free with ARTSPASS

 

12:00 pm Kids Do Art!

Family friendly fun with activities for children 12 and under. Multiple stations with a variety of art forms including clay, illustration, crafts, music, dance and much more. Performances on stage upstairs: Cowboy Dave Around the World by Albany Symphony Orchestra and Everything Will Be Copsetic by Saratoga Jazz Tap.

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Universal Preservation Hall

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

12:15 pm Cowboy Dave Around the World

Take a trip with Cowboy Dave and the Albany Symphony all over the world, from England to Spain, Hungary to New York! He needs your help in saving the world's music from the "Miserable Music Miser" by dancing, marching, flying and singing the music of Strauss, Copland, Sousa, Brahms, Handel, Bizet and others.

Performer: Maestro David Alan Miller as Cowboy Dave

Presented by: Albany Symphony Orchestra with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Universal Preservation Hall

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

1:15 pm 150 (151) Years of Arts in Saratoga

This multi-disciplinary production was a big hit at last year's Artsfest, and due to popular demand, it is returning to the JKB Theater at Skidmore, on Sunday June 15th at 2pm. With new additions and refinements to the program, it is certain to delight audiences of all ages. Choreographer Mary Harney and composer Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius have joined forces to present original choreography and music, performed live by world jazz group, Heard and Skidmore dance and theater students. A lush, evocative score inspired by Saratoga Springs sets the stage for inventive, imaginative movement, presented within the historical framework of the huge contribution our small city has made to the arts.

Performer: Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & HEARD

Presented by: Heard & Skidmore

Location: Skidmore College, JKB Theater, Main Stage

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket, $7 for Skidmore Alumni, Faculty, & Students

Single Event Tickets available online now or at the door

 

1:30 pm Neopolitan Renaissance

Journey back to the 18th century with the musicians of SSYO as they explore and present for your listening enjoyment a Neapolitan Renaissance Experience, and developed from an extraordinary collaboration with the internationally recognized Neapolitan Music Society (NMS).

Performer: Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra

Presented by: Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket

 

2:00 pm Everything Will Be Copsetic

Celebrating the roots of tap and jazz dance, Everything Will Be Copsetic pays tribute to the works and lineage of the Copsetics Club and its impact on the American tap dance landscape.

Performer: Saratoga Jazz Tap

Presented by: Saratoga Jazz Tap

Location: Universal Preservation Hall

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

2:00 pm Fame High

From Academy Award Nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy comes a documentary musical drama where talented teens reach for their dreams of becoming actors, singers, dancers, and musicians.

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: Dee Sarno Theater at the Arts Center

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket

Single Event Tickets available online now or at the door

 

2:30 pm School of the Arts Showcase Excerpts

School of the Arts will present a showcase with different dance styles (ballet, modern, Irish dance, hip-hop, Jazz).

Performer: National Museum of Dance

Presented by: National Museum of Dance

Location: National Museum of Dance

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

3:00 pm It's an Artist's Life

Six Saratoga Chamber Players musicians will explore musical inspiration with Haydn's Frog quartet; Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence, and Bailen's A Day in the Life of an Artist. Featuring Jill Levi and Calvin Wiersma, violin; Cyrus Beroukhim, viola; Elliot Bailen and Lindy Clarke, cello.

Performer: Saratoga Chamber Players

Presented by: Saratoga Chamber Players

Location: Skidmore College, Filene Recital Hall

Admission Information: $15 for seniors and adults, $12 for students

 

4:30 pm Serenata Italiana: Exploring the Music of Italy

The concert will feature music ranging from powerful and familiar arias by Verdi and Leoncavallo, to popular songs by Tosti, Donaudy and others. The stars of the evening will include soprano Rachele Schmiege whose voice was hailed by the Daily Gazette as "lustrous, agile, supply and soar[ing]" for her work with Hubbard Hall Opera Theater's La Traviata, and Chris Nelson who has recently been praised as a "stand out" tenor with "a clear ringing tone" by Forbes Film. The quartet is rounded out by mezzo-soprano Brooke Larimer known by the Boston Phoenix as the "impressive singing actor" with the wine-dark voice and internationally acclaimed baritone Patrick McNally whose lively and robust Figarobrought down the house in Barber of Seville with Hubbard Hall Opera Theater this past summer. The concert will be accompanied by Tristan Cano on piano.

Performer: Hubbard Hall

Presented by: Hubbard Hall Projects with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

Admission Information: ARTSPASS or single event ticket

Single Event Tickets available online now or at the door

 

7:30 pm Edward Burtynsky's Watermark

The visionary photographs of environmental photographer, Edward Burtynsky, are brought to life in the stunning homage to his global vision, Burtynsky's Watermark, which tells the story of our relationship to water through visits to ten countries. The film brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of that use. We see massive floating abalone farms off China's Fujian coast and the construction site of the biggest arch dam in the world - the Xiluodu, six times the size of the Hoover. We visit the barren desert delta where the mighty Colorado River no longer reaches the ocean, and the water-intensive leather tanneries of Dhaka. We witness how humans are drawn to water, from the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach to the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, where thirty million people gather for a sacred bath in the Ganges at the same time. We speak with scientists who drill ice cores two kilometers deep into the Greenland Ice Sheet, and explore the sublime pristine watershed of Northern British Columbia. Shot in stunning 5K ultra high-definition video and full of soaring aerial perspectives, this film shows water as a terraforming element, as well as the magnitude of our need and use. Coming seven years after Baichwal's award-winning Manufactured Landscapes, which tracked Burtynsky as he photographed the colossal effects of industry in China, Watermark returns to the theme of man's heavy footprint on the landscape, finding more terrible beauty in the disruption. It is an immersive version of his ravishing photographs: thrilling, terrifying and enraging all at once. Directed by Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, with photographer Edward Burtynsky, marking their second collaboration after Manufactured Landscapes in 2006. Canada. 92 minutes.

Speakers from the art world will share their insights into this film and artist after this screening. This special Film on Art/Art on Film production is a co-partnership with the Saratoga Film Forum and the Tang Teaching Museum of Skidmore College.

Performer: Saratoga Film Forum

Presented by: Saratoga Film Forum and Tang Teaching Museum with additional support from a SAF program enhancement grant

Location: Saratoga Arts

Admission Information: $9 per person, $7 for members, free with ARTSPASS

 

Special Events

Tuesday, May 27

5:00 pm Featured Artist Exhibit

This juried exhibition features the art work of Jack Metzger (sculptor), Takeyce Walter (painter) and Rebecca Kane (photographer). Each visual artist brings something unique to the featured exhibit. Jack Metzger uses found objects, bits and pieces of items from daily life to create sculptural assemblages that give new meaning and life to elements that have been previously discarded. Takeyce Walter is a veteran of SAF featured exhibitions. Her work showcases the beauty of nature in the Adirondacks and the surrounding area. Rebecca Kane's work portrays pure and enlightened fluid source energy that flows through her lens to capture the many diverse Mineral Springs of Saratoga Springs.

Presented by: SaratogaArtsFest

Location: SaratogaArtsFest Center and Gallery

Admission Information: Free and open to the public

 

Sunday, June 8

2:00 pm Roscoe - Workshop Performance of Act 1

Exploring Albany politics of the 1940s, Evan Mack?s new opera, currently in development and based on William Kennedy?s novel by the same name, is tragic, comic, poignant, and romantic. Opera Saratoga?s 2014 Young Artists bring this work to life in a workshop performance of Act 1. This 80-minute performance will help the opera?s creative team refine the work and provide you the opportunity to hear it first!

Performer: Opera Saratoga Young Artists

Presented by: Opera Saratoga

Location: Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

Admission Information: $25 per person, $10 with ARTSPASS

 

Friday-Sunday, June 20-22

12:00 am Saratoga Balloon & Craft Festival

The Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival will feature hot air balloon rides and activities in addition to jury-selected Fine Art and Craft Exhibitors. Expect an impressive array of food, beer, wine and other beverages, live music, craft demonstrations, and much more!

Events run from 12-7 each day.

Presented by: Craftproducers

Location: Saratoga County Fairgrounds

Admission Information: $10 per person, $5 per person with ARTSPASS (17 and under free).