Summer scene with Indiana Nash: Aug. 26, 2022

ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE Opening night of Philadelphia Orchestra “Festive Fireworks”, conductor Erina Yashima, at SPAC in Saratoga Springs on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Balletx, Umoja, Anthem for Unity; choreographed by Tiler Peck.
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ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE Opening night of Philadelphia Orchestra “Festive Fireworks”, conductor Erina Yashima, at SPAC in Saratoga Springs on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Balletx, Umoja, Anthem for Unity; choreographed by Tiler Peck.

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:
Chris Stapleton heads to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, along with Elle King and Morgan Wade. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets begin at $192.25.

Around Saratoga:
The McKrells play Purdy’s Summer Concert Stage at the Saratoga Race Course. Gates open at 11 a.m.

Congress Park History Tours, which run 90-minutes and cover how Saratoga became the “Queen of Spas,” continue today at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and free for children. Additional tours run Tuesday-Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Tours meet at Saratoga Springs Visitors Center.

Take a stroll through the Yaddo gardens, which are open from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Elsewhere:
Separate Ways will bring the music of Journey to Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor as part of the Harbor Jam concert series tonight. DJ Jay Pierre opens at 5 p.m. followed by Skeeter Creek. Separate Ways is set to take the stage at 7:30 p.m.

The Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY presents “Flyin’ West” at Proctors’ GE Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22.50.

The Washington County Fair continues from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. with entertainment, 4-H displays, food, music and rides at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Admission is $15 for a day pass.

Categories: At The Track, Entertainment

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