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Today in Saratoga: What’s happening on Saturday, Aug. 21

Malathaat with John Velazquez atop, is the favorite in today's Grade I Alabama Stakes on Saturday. Her trainer Todd Pletcher returned from COVID isolation Friday, just in time for final preparation.
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Malathaat with John Velazquez atop, is the favorite in today's Grade I Alabama Stakes on Saturday. Her trainer Todd Pletcher returned from COVID isolation Friday, just in time for final preparation.

Saturday, Aug. 21 in Saratoga

Pick of the Day

ALABAMA DAY AT SARATOGA RACE COURSE

  • Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs
  • Gates open 11 a.m.
  • First post 1:05 p.m.
  • Stakes races: Alabama (Grade I)
  • Lake Placid (Grade II) (Turf)
  • Smart N Fancy (Turf)
  • The Donna Tritico Band at the Vulcan Tequila Summer Stage

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Around town

SATURDAY SARATOGA FARMERS’ MARKET

  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • High Rock Park, Saratoga Springs

BRUNCH AT THE SARATOGA WINERY

  • 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 462 Rt. 29, Saratoga Springs

SEASONAL PERSPECTIVES: SUMMER PLEIN AIR ART MAKING AT PITNEY MEADOWS COMMUNITY FARM

  • Dawn to dusk
  • 223 West Ave, Saratoga Springs
  • All ages and abilities
  • Activities can include nature journaling, plant and organism studies, landscape and farm scenes drawing/paintings, poetry and short stories
  • Art making materials provided

SARATOGA ARTS FESTIVAL AT SPA PARK

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Lawn in front of Dance Museum, 99 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs
  • Fine arts and crafts to be juried
  • Artists available to educate, demonstrate or provide custom artwork
  • Artists will arrange safe delivery and home visits

Elsewhere

ALTAMONT FAIR

  • 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Altamont Fairgrounds, 146 Arlington St, Altamont
  • Admission: $22

BALLSTON SPA FARMERS’ MARKET

  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saratoga County History Center, Ballston Spa

RUSTICATOR CONCERT 

  • 7 p.m.
  • Freedom Park, Scotia
  • Free and open to the public

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Categories: Art, Entertainment, Food, Life and Arts, News, Saratoga County

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