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American WildflowersAn Earth Day Celebration Hosted by WAMC’s Joe Donahue, with Author and Editor Susan Barba and illustrator Leanne Shapton

Saturday, April 22 @ 5pm 

Saratoga Springs, NY (March 17, 2023) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announces “American Wildflowers,the next event in its WAMC@SPAC series, to be held on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd at 5pm in the Nancy DiCresce Room at The Pines@SPAC facility. The event will be hosted by WAMC’s Joe Donahue and will feature a conversation with Susan Barba and Leanne Shapton about their new book American Wildflowers: A Literary Field Guide. A book signing will follow the conversation.

Adirondack Sports Summer ExpoNew York's Run, Bike, Tri, Hike & Paddle Expo!

Including Health, Fitness & Travel, and featuring 200 exhibitors, sales, activities, and prizes

Saratoga Springs, NY - The 17th annual Adirondack Sports Summer Expo is back at the Saratoga Springs City Center on Saturday-Sunday, March 18-19! The FREE admission, high energy show brings Adirondack Sports magazine to life with 200 exhibitors covering running, biking, triathlon, hiking, paddling, health, fitness, and travel destinations across New York.

Pysanky eggs courtesy Christine LevyGranville, NY – Later this month, the Slate Valley Museum will welcome artist Christine Levy to instruct two workshops on the art of Pysanky egg decorating. An adult workshop will be held on Friday, March 24 at 7pm for adults and a workshop for children ages 6-12 will take place on Saturday, March 25 at 1pm. Each workshop will last approximately three hours.

Pysanky, the ancient art of egg decorating, is a part of cultures throughout Eastern Europe and is most widely associated with the Ukraine.

Adirondack Sports Summer ExpoNew York’s Outdoor Sports, Fitness and Travel Show at City Center, March 18-19

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – The 17th annual Adirondack Sports Summer Expo is back at the Saratoga Springs City Center on Saturday-Sunday, March 18-19 – the first weekend of spring! The FREE admission, high energy show brings Adirondack Sports magazine to life with 200 exhibitors covering running, biking, triathlon, hiking, paddling, health, fitness, and travel across upstate New York. See our exhibitor list below.

NYSEDDonation Ceremony to be Held on Wednesday, March 8

New Exhibition: Women Who Lead to Open on March 11

Albany, N.Y. - The New York State Museum, in partnership with Monumental Women and in observance of Women’s History Month, will host a donation ceremony to debut the Women’s Rights Pioneers Central Park Monument model at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at the Huxley Theatre in the Cultural Education Center located at 222 Madison Avenue in Albany, New York. The statue features three nationally recognized leaders of the women's rights movement, all hailing from New York State: Sojourner Truth (Ulster County), Susan B. Anthony (Rochester), and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Johnstown, Seneca Falls, and NYC). It will also be included as part of the Museum’s new exhibition, Women Who Lead.

Gypsy ReelGranville, NY – On Saturday, March 18, the Celtic rock band Gypsy Reel will return to the Slate Valley Museum for its annual St. Patrick’s performance. Music will begin at 7pm.

Joining the group this year will be two of their favorite guitar/ upright bass players: Jon Scaife (over from the United Kingdom) and Silas Hamilton. “These fantastic rhythm and tune players will keep the beat for the dance tunes and are fabulous accompanists for the Celtic songs,” notes band member Graham Parker. “We hope that guests will feel free to wear green and bring their dancing shoes to what is sure to be a memorable concert at a fantastic venue!”…

SPAC Logo 2023Inaugural SPAC Fundraiser to kick-off the summer season and support SPAC’s mission, residencies, and youth education initiatives

Hosted by News10ABC Anchor Lydia Kulbida, featuring live music, a dance party on SPAC’s Stage, cocktails, culinary tastings and fireworks 

Friday, June 2 from 5:00-11:00pm

Saratoga Springs, NY (March 6, 2023) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announces its inaugural fundraiser to kick-off the summer season, Summer SPACtacular, featuring an expansive celebration across the SPAC grounds that includes live music, a multi-course “Summerscape Supper,” culinary tastings, cocktails, a whiskey and cigar lounge, fireworks and a dance party on SPAC’s historic stage. Slated for Friday, June 2 from 5:00-11:00 p.m., the event will benefit SPAC’s mission, residencies, and youth education initiatives.

SPAC Logo 2023The New York Times Chief Wine Critic will lead a guided tasting through world-class wines from New York’s Finger Lakes Region at Canfield Casino

Thursday, April 20 from 6:00-8:30PM

Saratoga Springs, NY (March 2, 2023) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announces the latest CulinaryArts@SPAC event, Eric Asimov: Wines of the Finger Lakes, featuring The New York Times chief wine critic and author, Eric Asimov. Asimov, a connoisseur and champion of the growing region, will lead guests through an expert guided tasting of six different wines from New York’s Finger Lakes region including Riesling, the signature wine of the region, as well as a selection of reds from Ravines Wine Cellars, Forge Cellars and Bloomer Creek Vineyard, in addition to a sparkling wine from chëpìka.

Cabin Fever Sip & Paint on Slate eventGranville, NY – The Slate Valley Museum will launch its 2023 Sip & Paint on Slate series with a Cabin Fever event on Friday, February 17 from 7-9pm.

The Cabin Fever workshop is the first of six unique, stand-alone sessions that the museum will offer this year. Painters use slate as their canvas and will create their own works with step-by-steps guidance and encouragement from Parrott and assisting museum staff. The painting in this first event will be a crisp and bright wintertime scene featuring birch trees and a pair of birds.

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