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PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Fireworks illuminate boaters on the Mohawk River at the Independence Day Celebration Concert & Fireworks at Mabee Farm Historic Site Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
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PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Fireworks illuminate boaters on the Mohawk River at the Independence Day Celebration Concert & Fireworks at Mabee Farm Historic Site Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

Summer in the Capital Region is packed with things to do, at the track and away from it. On any given day, there’s plenty to choose from between horse racing, live music, festivals, fairs and theater.

Here are several fun options for today.

PICK OF THE DAY 

Pink Floyd tribute band Brit Floyd will perform at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25.

AROUND SARATOGA

Caffe Lena will host a Beatles tribute night with Hudson Valley musicians joining together to perform two of the band’s most popular albums, “Let it Be” and “Abbey Road.” The performance begins at 7 p.m. with tickets ranging from $14 to $28. 

The Saratoga National Historical Park will host 45-minute guided tours of the Schuyler House. The tours will take place at 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Admission is first come, first served.

Berkshire Bank Family Sundays continue at the Saratoga Race Course, featuring a variety of free family-friendly attractions, games and educational activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Berkshire Bank Family Zone.

ELSEWHERE

Music Haven will host its annual Summer Social at 5 p.m. at Central Park in Schenectady. The event will include dinner under the Park Pavilion and live music featuring the Spanish Harlem Orchestra. Tickets start at $75 each.

Quintocracy, a Capital Region-based wind quintet, will perform at Freedom Park in Scotia as part of the Freedom Park Summer Concert Series. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. and admission is free.

Five string players from The Philadelphia Orchestra will take the stage at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing to perform various reimagined musical masterpieces from composers like J.S. Bach, Franz Liszt and Antonín Dvořák. The performance will take place from 7:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m with tickets at $50 per person.

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