Upcoming Events

Local Area History Events – December 2019

Please visit the appropriate web sites for further information on these and other programs.:

Saturday, November 30 – Monday, December 23Brookside Museum Artisans’ MarketDiscover a variety of locally made items, perfect for gifts or for yourself! This is a wonderful opportunity to support local artisans as well as the Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum. Tuesday thru Sunday plus Monday December 23. For updated hours, check www.brooksidemuseum.org

Friday, December 6, 7 PM  – Grooms Tavern, Clifton Park. December 6, 2019 – Crossroads and Canals; A History of Clifton Park – Join John Scherer and travel back in time to a more rural Clifton Park over 100 years ago.  https://www.cliftonpark.org/

Monday, December 2, 7 PM  – Galway Preservation Society at Galway Town Hall  – “Looking at That Antique Christmas Present: a Survey of 19th Century Decorative Arts. Presented by John Cromie, Ballston Spa Village Historian and History Buff.https://galwaypubliclibrary.org/gps/

Thursday, December 12, 12 PM – Saratoga Springs Public Library. A Gangster’s ParadiseRetired Saratoga Springs Police Chief and author Greg Veitch presents stories of Saratoga’s nefarious past from his latest book, A Gangster’s Paradise: Saratoga Springs from Prohibition to Kefauver. Greg will share stories of rumrunners, Prohibition raids, gangsters, murder and corruption. Dutcher Room. Free tickets available at the library


Sunday, December 15, 4 PM – Saratoga Springs History Museum at Canfield Casino presents “ An Immersive Christmas Carol” Visit Charles Dickens’ historic Victorian mansion for a very merry Christmas experience! The ghost of Christmas past will lead you on an immersive journey into The Christmas Carol. For more information and tickets, please visit the SSHM web site   http://www.saratogahistory.org/