Saratoga Springs

Today in Saratoga: What’s happening on Friday, Aug. 27

John Mayer and Bob Weir of Grateful Dead & Co. perform at SPAC in 2019. This year's show is sold out except for some resales through Live Nation, but no one should miss Putnam Place's show after party. The doors open at 10 p.m., but the main act "Shred is Dead" gets started at 11:30 p.m.
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John Mayer and Bob Weir of Grateful Dead & Co. perform at SPAC in 2019. This year's show is sold out except for some resales through Live Nation, but no one should miss Putnam Place's show after party. The doors open at 10 p.m., but the main act "Shred is Dead" gets started at 11:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 27 in Saratoga

Pick of the day

NEW YORK SHOWCASE DAY AT SARATOGA RACE COURSE

  • Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs
  • New York Craft Beer and Spirits Specials
  • Cutwater Spirits Tasting
  • LifeWorks Community Action Food Drive
  • CDPHP celebrates NYRA Hometown Heroes
  • Gates open 11 a.m.
  • First post 1:05 p.m.
  • Stakes races: Albany (NYB), Fleet Indian (NYB), Funny Cide Stakes (NYB), Seeking the Ante (NYB), West Point Stakes (NYB), Yaddo Handicap (NYB)
  • Sensemaya at the Vulcan Tequila Summer Stage

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Around town

SHRED IS DEAD (DEAD & CO. AFTERPARTY)

  • Doors: 10 p.m. | Show: 11:30 p.m.
  • Putnam Place, 63a Putnam Street, Saratoga Springs
  • Age: 21 and up
  • Tickets: $10

DJ PAULYD AT GAFFNEY’S

  • 16 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs

DINOSAURS IN MOTION

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington St., Saratoga Springs

MAEVE GILCHRIST

  • 8 to 10 p.m.
  • Caffé Lena, Saratoga Springs
  • $28

Elsewhere

SARATOGA BALLOON AND BBQ FESTIVAL

  • 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect St., Ballston Spa

SUMMER SQUARE SERIES: JORDAN TAYLOR HILL

  • 6 p.m.
  • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
  • Inspired by African music, percussion, hip-hop and djembe
  • No ticket required

WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR

  • Gates open at 9 a.m.
  • 392 Old Schuylerville Rd, Greenwich
  • Day Pass: $12, Advanced Ride Ticket Sheets: $10

BIG SKY COUNTRY

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Washington County Fair Entertainment Tent #1, Greenwich
  • Daily admission: $12

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