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Classic rock comes to SPAC, classic cars come to Curtis Lumber and more family-friendly events come to the Saratoga region.
Wednesday, September 6
Universal Preservation Hall’s “Women Aren’t Funny” comedy series returns this Wednesday with a show by Kelly MacFarland, an experienced stand-up comedian whose résumé includes comedy clubs, theaters, colleges, festivals television appearances and more. Check out her two albums on iTunes, Amazon or SiriusXM radio, and get tickets to her Saratoga show, which begins at 7:30pm, here. Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 day of show.
Friday, September 8
Perennial Saratoga favorite Lynyrd Skynyrd returns to SPAC this Friday with ZZ Top for the aptly named Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour. The two 1970s rock music powerhouses will be joined by special guest Uncle Kracker of “Follow Me” fame. Tickets start at $48.15 and the show starts at 6:30pm.
Join local whiskey shop First Fill Spirits for their second anniversary party at their Washington Street location this Friday from 5-9pm. The evening will feature tastings from special bottles, light food and raffles of allocated whiskey and other bottles to benefit the Saratoga County Animal Shelter.
Saturday, September 9
Pack the kids into the car and head south to Shenentaha Creek Park for Malta Community Day. The annual family-friendly festival will feature entertainment by High Peaks Bluegrass Band, kids’ activities, vendors, a photo booth, food and more. The event runs from 10am-3pm and admission is free.
Sunday, September 10
Calling all car lovers! Ballston Spa’s Curtis Lumber will host its 13th annual car and truck show this Sunday from 11am-3pm. One of the largest such shows in the region, all makes of cars, trucks and tuners will be on display. Register your own vehicle for $20 in advance or $25 day of show, or stop by as a spectator for free to enjoy the music, giveaways, raffle to benefit WTEN’s Pet Connection, food trucks, face painting, balloon twisting and more. Leashed pets are welcome.
This Sunday, two celebrated local arts institutions are teaming up to present a can’t-miss show in Congress Park. At 5pm, Home Made Theater, in partnership with Saratoga Arts will present a concert staging of the classic Lerner and Loewe musical Brigadoon, featuring a 19-member cast and eight-piece orchestra. The event is free to attend, but donations to benefit both arts organizations can be made here.