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ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE Fans watch the 4th race from trackside apron on opening day at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs on Thursday, July 14, 2022.
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ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE Fans watch the 4th race from trackside apron on opening day at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

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 

The Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers highlights an action-packed card at the Saratoga Race Course that includes five other graded stakes worth a total of $4.1 million. The Siena College Band will perform in the infield throughout the day.

AROUND SARATOGA

“Jaguars at Saratoga,” a Jaguar Lawn Show will take place at the Saratoga Automobile Museum starting at 10 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. 

Doc Severinsen’s Last Show is set for tonight at 8 at Universal Preservation Hall. 

ELSEWHERE

The Albany Latin Fest will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Washington Park in Albany. Attendees can enjoy musical performances highlighting the diversity of Hispanic musical genres, a wide array of food, arts and crafts vendors and children’s amusements. 

Shining Star will perform a tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire tonight at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady as part of the Harbor Jam concert series. DJ Ketchup opens the show at 5 p.m. followed by Scars N’ Stripes. Shining Star will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. 

Boyz II Men is set to perform at Proctors in Schenectady at 8 tonight. Tickets are $43- 153.

Categories: At The Track, Entertainment, Life and Arts, Life and Arts

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