Union Gables Mansion Inn
55 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs, New York, 12866, United States
(518) 584-1558

Winter in Saratoga Springs

Winter Events
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    Spa City Farmers Market in Saratoga Springs

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    Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    In the Lincoln Bathhouse in the Spa State Park, vendors from local farms, jewerly makers, artisans, wine varieties, mushroom supplements and teas, and herbal teas. Plenty of delicious hot food and a healthy selection of farm fresh produce, meats and cheeses.

    Movie Theaters in Saratoga Springs

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    Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas located in Downtown Saratoga at 19 Railroad Place (a 15 minute walk from Union Gables Inn) or in the Wilton Mall (four miles from Union Gables Inn)

    Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College

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    Exhibitions at the Tang Museum

    Sixfold Symmetry: Pattern in Art and Science, until March 12th

    Liz Collins, Energy Field, until August 31st

    Saratoga Arts Center Gallery

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    Saratoga Art Center, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York (located three blocks from Union Gables Inn)

    IN THE GALLERY: All Stars an exhibition of Saratoga, High School artists. January 16 – February 27, 2017

    Offers full-day and weekend Classes and Workshops with Nationally Known Instructors from watercolor, oil, pastels, drawing and photography.

    Cafe Lena

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    Caffè Lena seats eighty in a relaxed, intimate, alcohol and smoke-free setting. The atmosphere is casual and very neighborly. Expect to share a table with other visitors. During the concert the attentive atmosphere in which the performer receives the audience’s undivided attention. It’s this rare combination of informality and deep respect for the music that makes Caffè Lena unique.

    Open mic every Monday evening at 7:00 pm

    January 12: Ballroom Thieves 7:00 pm
    January 13:  The Lustre Kings 8:00 pm
    January 14: Hattie's Annual Mardi Gras Soiree 6:00 pm
    January 15: Annual Songwriters in the Round 7:00 pm

    January 18:  Bluegrass Jam with Alan Epstein 7:00 pm

    January 20:  Beaucoup Blue 8:00 pm

    January 21:  The Heart of Saturday Night Songs of Tom Waits 8:00 pm

    January 22: Ramblin Jug Stompers 7:00 pm

    January 25:  Acoustic Blues Open Mic 7:00 pm

    January 26:  Hubby Jenkins 7:00 pm

    January 27:  Bill Staines 8:00 pm

    January 28:  Celebrating the Legacy of Frank Jaklitsch 8:00 pm

    January 29:  Bright Series: Old Salt Union and Twisted Pine 7:00 pm 

    February 3: Alash 8:00 pm

    February 4: Michael Jerling 8:00 pm

    February 8:  Robinson and Rohe Albumn Release 7:00 pm

    February 9:  Gibson Brothers Trio 6:30 pm

    February 10:  Glofstrom 8:00 pm

    February 11:  Pesky J. Nixon 8:00 pm

    February 15:  Bluegrass Jam with Alan Epstein 7:00 pm

    February 16:  The East Pointers 7:00 pm

    February 17:  Flurry Festival Sing Around 8:30 pm

    February 18: Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo 8:00 pm

    February 19:  Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo 7:00 pm

    February 24:  Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys 8:00 pm

    February 25:  Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration with Marty Wendell & The Bluebillies 8:00 pm

    HMT Home Made Theater in the Spa Park

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    Home Made Theater in the Spa Little Theater in the heart of the Spa State Park.  Union Gables Inn is proud to sponsor the Little Theater

    Upcoming Theater events

    The Game’s Afoot
    By Ken Ludwig

    February 11, 17, 18, 24 & 25 – 7:30 p.m. 
    February 12, 19 & 26 – 2:00 p.m.

    Tickets: $27/$24t’s

    December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for portraying Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow castmates to his Connecticut castle for the weekend. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities quickly turn dangerous. It’s then up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before there’s another victim. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit!

    Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College

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    Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College
    Concert Venue 2017

    Bartok Series: New Orford String Quartet
    Friday, February 10, 8:00 pm

    Wind Festival Chamber Ensembles
    Saturday, February 11, 8:00 pm

    Wind Festival Concert Band, Sunday, February 12

    Winterfest in Saratoga Springs, NY

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    Winterfest is a popular annual event in Saratoga Springs, bringing the spirit of winter to the Spa City with a week full of live music, special events, great entertainment–and, of course, Chowderfest. Winterfest 2017 runs the week of February 3rd to February 12th.

    2017 Events Include:
    Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe on Friday, Feb 3rd

    13th Annual Winterfest Wine & Beer Tasting, Friday, Feb 3

    Chowderfest 2017 in Saratoga Springs, Saturday, Feb 4th 

    Psychic to the Stars: Rebecca Fearing, Saturday, Feb 4th

    Winterfest at Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, Sunday, Feb 5th

    Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic - Pond Hockey Tournament, Friday, Feb 10-12

    Saratoga Fat Bike Rally, Saturday, Feb 11th

    The 20th Annual Bartenders' Ball, Saturday, Feb 11 - 12

    The Flurry Festival, Friday, Feb 17 until Sunday, Feb 19th

    Saratoga Beer Week and Summit

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    February 21st through Saturday, February 25th, 2017

    Saratoga Beer Summit at the Saratoga Springs City Center 

    The event will showcase over 200 beers from some of America’s finest craft breweries. Attendees will enjoy hours of unlimited sampling and an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food for purchase, and great vendors.

    Dance Flurry in Saratoga Springs

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    Saratoga Flurry Festival weekend

    February 17, 18 and 19, 2017
    Dances • Workshops • Singing • Concerts • Jamming
    Performances • Family Events • Storytelling • Vendors

    Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced Level Workshops and Dances.  Dances and Workshops such as Contra, Swing, Latin, English Country, Squares, Vintage, Clogging, Hip-Hop, Cajun, Zydeco, Irish, Scandinavian, Middle Eastern, Asian, European, American and International Folk, Yoga and Body Movement.  Beginner to Experienced

    Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield

    Saratoga Annual Frost Faire

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    Frost Faire, Annual Winter Festival

    Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Guided Winter Hike
    Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
    Ranger-guided winter hike

    National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

    The Winter Party at the National Museum of Racing

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    The Winter Party

    Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, at the National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame, 191 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    Cost: $75 regular ticket; $50 for first-timers and those under 40.

    The Winter Party, formerly known as Celebrate Choice, is a lively night out exquisitely catered with open bar by Kim Klopstock's the Lily & the Rose Farm to Table Gourmet Catering Co. Awesome Silent Auction and decadent Wine Raffle. Music to dance to by Zack Cohen's Sheiks of Third Street.

    Racing Museum Exhibits

    Open Thursday through Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The National Museum of Racing houses a diverse collection of art, artifacts, and memorabilia that seeks to document the social, economic, political, and cultural history of Thoroughbred racing in America from the eighteenth century to the present.

    Saratoga Automobile Museum

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    Saratoga Automobile Museum exhibits and events

    NYSSCA Hall of Fame Induction, Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 11:00am 12:00pm

    Matinee at the Museum, Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 1:00pm 3:00pm.  Special screening of The Love Bug

    Current exibit through March 24, 2017


    Modeled on chopped pre-war coupes and roadsters familiar to followers of speed record racing on the Bonneville, UT salt flats and the El Mirage, CA dry lake, newly built rods from the Rolling Bones shop look like they came right out of a 1950’s Hot Rod Magazine and have spent the decades since in storage.

    Galas and Fundraisers

    Hattie's Annual Mardi Gras Soiree

    Saturday, January 14, 2017, 6:00 pm

    Grab your beads and get ready for Mardi Gras 2017!

    One of the region’s “must attend” fundraising events of the winter season is Hattie’s Mardi Gras Party at The Canfield Casino. This year’s event will support Caffe Lena!

    A Purple Tie Affair, National Dance Museum

    Saturday, January 21, 2017, 7:00 pm - Midnight

    Be sure you include something purple in your attire at this fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Live music from the Accents, dancing & more! For tickets visit APurpleTieAffair.org

    SPAC's Annual Winter Ball

    Don't miss SPAC's Annual Winter Ball on Saturday, March 4th at the Hall of Springs in the Historic Saratoga Spa State Park. Experience this year's event with live music, delicious food and an open bar. Designed by the Junior Committee

    Find Entertainment in Saratoga Springs

    The Comedy Works in Saratoga: Gilbert Gottfried and Guests

    Thursday, January 26th at 7:30PM
    Friday, January 27th at 7:30PM and 9:30PM

    Gilbert Gottfried as seen on network television as a regular on Hollywood Squares, Tonight Show, cable television, the big screen and in print.

    Jazz Music at 9 Maple in Saratoga Springs

    Chuck Lamb Quartet at 9 Maple Ave
    Friday, Jan 27, 2017 - 9:00 PM
    9 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
    For More Information Call: 518-587-7759