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One night in Saratoga…

Greetings from Saratoga Springs New York

When I travel I like to ask people “If I only have 1 night in your town, what is the must see place to go?” So here’s your quick rundown of the most happening spots in our snow filled, quiet little town. On weekends there is a variety of options for things to see and do, but during the week it tends to run a bit quiet around town… until now! The Putnam Place is…

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Time to hit the slopes!

Skier holding another skier's hand overlooking a mountain

Mother nature has been putting on quite the show lately! Snow storms and freezing temperatures across the nation, but this week we are hitting the sweet spot for fun winter activities! We will be hitting 40-50 degrees here in Saratoga so that is the best time to dust off those snowboard boots and skis and get heading to the mountains!  The weather has certainly been helping with the snow making and the trails are open!…

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Saratoga Festival of Trees

SARATOGA FESTIVAL OF TREES A benefit for Catholic Charities at Saratoga City Center Preview Reception, November 30 6-8pm Festival of Trees December 1st-4th Downtown Saratoga will soon begin to look a lot like Christmas!  Next week the Saratoga Springs City Center will be transformed into a magical land, kicking off the holiday season with over 250 decorated trees, wreaths and other holiday decor on display.  Trees, available for viewing and purchase, will be exhibited for…

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Guest Vendor: Reverend Joy Burke

Reverend Joy Burke is a full-time interfaith minister who specializes in personalized wedding ceremonies. She shares her thoughts on the ministry she has provided to several hundred couples that have become like family to her. Describe your style and what distinguishes you from others? When a couple hires me, we begin a dialog that will evolve over the months leading up to their wedding and culminate in a wedding ceremony that will be sacred and…

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Head of the Fish, Saratoga Rowing Association

One scull, eight people, oars cutting through the water, gliding across its top.  Simply magical.  Ten lanes of these synchronized sculls propelling across the water is mesmerizing.  This weekend, over 170 teams will embark on Fish Creek for the Head of the Fish Regatta.  About twenty years ago, Chris Chase, Regatta Director and Freshman Coach for Saratoga Rowing Association, was approached by a group of Saratoga High School students about starting a rowing program.  He…

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Girlfriends Helping Girlfriends-A Girl’s Night Out

Girlfriends Helping Girlfriends – A Girl’s Night Out to benefit Wellspring   Thursday Oct 27 6-9 pm at Longfellows Imagine an evening out with your friends that’s filled with fashion, food, drinks, chair massages, music, and a silent auction.  That’s exactly what Girlfriends Helping Girlfriends, A Girl’s Night Out is!  This event started several years ago when female entrepreneurs from the Saratoga Downtown Business Association wanted an enjoyable way to help promote the mission of…

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Touched By an Angel

Touched by an Angel Celebration A Special Benefit for Community Hospice October 20th 6-8:30 pm at the National Museum of Dance On the evening of October 20th, the 21st annual ‘Touched by an Angel’ celebration will be held at the National Museum of Dance.  The venue will be transformed into an elegant gathering of residents, local business people and politicians to support the mission of Community Hospice.  Providing end-of-life health care, palliative care and support…

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An Evening of Autumn of Giving

Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund 4th Annual “An Evening of Autumn of Giving” Wednesday, October 19 from 6-8:30pm at Longfellows The Community Fund was developed in 2009 to serve as a perpetual philanthropic avenue in Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties.  The “Autumn of Giving Campaign” occurs during October and the Adirondack Trust Company matches all donations made, with 100% of the funds donated benefiting local charities.  In 2013, the Advisory Committee decided to host an…

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Guest Vendor: Dave Bigler Photography

Enthusiasm and passion exudes from Dave Bigler, owner of Bigler Photography and Saratoga Portrait Studio.  We sat down in his studio to discuss what it takes to be a top-notch wedding photographer and videographer. What makes a great wedding photographer? A servant heart, meaning the bridal party and everyone else is first.  They are not there for my photos nor are they my subjects for the day.  They are there for an awesome party and…

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Photo Blog: Wedding Barn at Lakota’s Farm

Mixing it up a little with a photo blog this week, photos courtesy of Daniel Rahal!  These beautiful shots are from an early September Friday evening wedding at the Wedding Barn at Lakota’s Farm in Cambridge. This off-site wedding was catered by the dedicated staff at Longfellows.  Planning a wedding?  Call one of our planners at 518-587-0108 or visit http://www.longfellows.com/weddings/  

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