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SPAC 2024 LogoFree community festival to showcase hundreds of the Capital Region’s brightest young dancers, musicians, singers, poets and visual artists, culminating in a large-scale performance on the SPAC stage

With performances by local organizations and school ensembles, including Empire State Youth Orchestra, Capital District Youth Chorale, Saratoga Springs Youth Ballet, Capital District Arts Initiative, and the SPAC School of the Arts

Saratoga Springs, NY (May 13, 2024) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced that “The Adirondack Trust Company Festival of Young Artists” will return for its seventh annual event on Sunday, June 2 from 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Following the theme Rhythm – an inspirational thread woven throughout SPAC’s 2024 season – the festival will celebrate the collaborative creativity of more than 700 of the Capital Region’s brightest young dancers, musicians, singers, poets, and visual artists all in support of SPAC’s mission to provide free access to enriching arts programs for local youth.

Invasive species mitigation along the birdwatching tour in the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic PreserveMillersburg, OH (April 10, 2024) – The National Scenic Byway Foundation congratulates the Mohawk Towpath National Scenic Byway of New York State as a winner of our 2024 Byway Award for Viewshed Improvement. This is one of the Foundation’s eight national awards presented annually.

View of the Hudson River from Saratoga National Historical ParkMillersburg, OH (April 10, 2024) – The National Scenic Byway Foundation congratulates the Lakes to Locks Passage All-American Road of New York State, one of America’s Byways, as a winner of our 2024 Byway Award for Visitor Experience. This is one of the Foundation’s eight national awards presented annually.

The Lakes to Locks Passage Byway organization designed The Turning Point Trail. This trail guides you through 200 miles of the Byway's storied landscape, illustrating the events that led up to the Battles of Saratoga, which many historians have called the “turning point of the American Revolution.” …

We Are NYConstruction of New State of the Art Terminal, Adjoining Hangar Will Transform Saratoga County Airport into a Travel Hub for Commerce and World-Class Attractions

Project Awarded $27 Million Through Governor’s Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization Competition

Renderings Available Here 

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that major construction work on a large-scale project to build a new terminal and adjoining aircraft hangar at the Saratoga County Airport is underway, with the addition of extensive clean energy improvements expected in the coming months. The work aims to provide a more efficient and enjoyable travel experience for passengers, especially during the peak summer season.

Tang - 2024-02-10-Spring-Opening-Celebration-187Tang joins nationwide program to offer free admission for military personnel and their families all summer

Saratoga Springs, NY (May 9, 2024) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College is proud to join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2024 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18, 2024, and end on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2024.

Cabaret at the MansionSaratoga Springs, NY (May 9, 2024) - Opera Saratoga opens its thrilling 2024 season with Cabaret at the Mansion, a showcase of the fabulous voices of this year’s Festival Artists at one of Saratoga’s most charming venues, The Mansion Inn, only minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs.

Gun Runner (NYRA photo)Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — Nine new members have been elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. The class of 2024 is comprised of jockey Joel Rosario and racehorses Gun Runner (KY) and Justify (KY) in the contemporary category; jockey Abe Hawkins and racehorses Aristides (KY) and Lecomte (KY) have been selected by the Pre-1900 Historic Review Committee; and Harry F. Guggenheim, Clement L. Hirsch, and Joe Hirsch were chosen by the Pillars of the Turf Committee. Rosario, Gun Runner, and Justify were all elected in their first year of eligibility.

We Are NYNew Solar Array to Advance Governor Hochul’s Goal to Transition State Park to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

New Warming Hut Provides Place for Visitors to Take a Break While Hiking, Picnicking or a Day of Winter Sports in the Park

Indian Ladder Trail is Open to the Public for Earth Day, the Earliest Opening on Record

To celebrate Earth Day, Governor Kathy Hochul today highlighted the dedication of John Boyd Thacher State Park in Albany County as a National Natural Landmark and announced $3.9 million in improvements to bolster the park’s environmental stewardship and recreational facilities. The park will construct a new $2.5 million solar array that will provide carbon-free sustainable power to Parks. The park also broke ground on a new $1.4 million warming hut to serve year-round visitors to the Hop Field picnic area and trailhead.

Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Leonidas KavakosWith special guest Antoine Tamestit

A Benefit Concert for Spa Little Theater on August 25

Saratoga Springs, NY (April 18, 2024) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announces that it will present Beethoven For Three featuring Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma with special guest Antoine Tamestit on August 25 at 3 p.m. in the 500-seat Spa Little Theater. Proceeds from the performance will go toward establishing a programming fund for the Theater, SPAC’s year-round performance home.

Albany Pine Bush Discovery CommissionAlbany, NY – The Albany Pine Bush Preserve is thrilled to announce the transformation of its annual Lupine Fest into a month-long celebration, taking place throughout May. This exciting change comes in response to the overwhelming enthusiasm and support from the community, making Lupine Fest 2024 a must-attend event for nature lovers of all ages.

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