Today in Saratoga: What’s happening on Friday, Aug. 6

Todd Pletcher, right, will be honored Friday during the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
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Todd Pletcher, right, will be honored Friday during the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

PICK OF THE DAY

National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  • 10:30 a.m.; doors open at 9:30 a.m. 
  • Fasig Tipton Sales Pavilion, 415 East Avenue, Saratoga Springs
  • Free, public seating available on a first-come, first-served basis

AROUND TOWN

Saratoga Race Course

  • Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs
  • Gates open 11 a.m. 
  • First post 1:05 p.m.
  • Stakes race: Troy Stakes (Grade III) (Turf)
  • Alydar (R)
  • National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (Grade II) (Turf)
  • The Stony Creek Band at the Vulcan Tequila Summer Stage

Poker Fridays

  • 9 a.m. to noon
  • Saratoga Senior Center
  • 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs
  • New players welcome

Family Fun Fridays at Brookside Museum

  • 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Saratoga County History Center at Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St. Ballston Spa
  • Cost: Free

Bangers & Mash – Live at The Parting Glass

  • 8 to 11 p.m.
  • 40 42 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs
  • Free admission

Free Movie in the Park

  • 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
  • Wiswall Park, Front Street, Ballston Spa
  • Free admission
  • Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets

Jenn Colella at The Mansion of Saratoga

  • 8 p.m.
  • 801 Route 29, Rock City Falls
  • Cost: $60.00
  • Space limited

ELSEWHERE

Roots, Rhythm, and Ale Amphitheater Concert

  • Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road, Howes Caves
  • 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Museum fundraiser
  • Price: $10 for admission or
    $20 for admission, commemorative cup, and one free beer
  • Music and beverages, including beer from local breweries
  • Phone: (518) 296-8949

Smokin’ The Good Stuff at Unified Beerworks!

  • 3 to 9 p.m.
  • 7 Old Stonebreak Rd., Suite 4 Malta
  • Smokers will be rolling until sold out
  • Free entry

Live Music at Bound by Fate Brewing: Thom Powers and Friends

  • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Bound By Fate Brewing, 31 Ferry St, Schuylerville
  • Free admission

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