News

Save Brookside

The Saratoga County Historical Society/Brookside Museum has begun a campaign to reorganize and prevent the potential closure of the museum. Two local organizations have agreed to provide initial partial funding to keep Brookside’s doors open during this period of change. Local history, group the Saratoga County Area History Roundtable, has also begun a joint fundraising… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Amazing Finds Boutique

Please join us to celebrate a year in business for Amazing Finds Boutique.  Owner Christine Jamison is proud to be among all the other awesome business owners here who make her feel so welcome and thanks everyone who has made this an “Amazing” year. She looks forward to many more years here in Ballston Spa. … Read more »


Birdhouse & Banner Flash Sale

There will be a flash sale of this year’s birdhouses and banners on Friday, November 1, noon to 7 pm and Saturday, November 2, 10 am to 3 pm at the Ballston Spa Public Library, 21 Milton Avenue.  Sale will be in the library parking lot or in the community room, in event of rain. … Read more »


November Networking Breakfast

November’s Networking breakfast is Tuesday, November 5, 7:30-8:30 am,  hosted by Nomad Coffee & Crepes, 80 Milton Avenue. In its relatively short time on the village’s main drag of Milton Avenue, Nomad Coffee & Crepes, the fabulously vintage “pocket” café and bar has become a bit of a local legend.  Started by young entrepreneur Nick… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at McDonald’s of Ballston Spa

  Join us as we celebrate the grand re-opening of McDonald’s of Ballston Spa, 201 Church Street (Route 50) on Monday, October 21 at 10 am.  The entire restaurant was rebuilt from the bottom up and is state of the art–but with that same B Spa McDonald’s friendliness you’ve come to know.  Come check it… Read more »


Ballston Spa Holiday Parade

  The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association’s annual Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting takes place, Friday, December 6.  The step off time is 6:30 pm, proceeding on Milton Avenue and ending in Wiswall Park on Front Street with Santa lighting the Christmas tree.  The parade has become a hometown-style holiday tradition, with… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Dapper & Dames Hair Studio

With over 15 years of salon ownership experience, Carole A Levine is proud to re-open her Dapper & Dames Hair Studio in Ballston Spa where her family roots are.  Carole specializes in unique hair cuts to fit your own personal unique needs, as well as in all phases of coloring perms and special event styling. … Read more »


October 2019 Newsletter

Feel that bit of coolness in the air?  It’s autumn in upstate New York, and here in Ballston Spa, that means falling leaves, pumpkins and mums on the porch and cars—lots and lots of fabulous cars!  The 17th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show is one the biggest events of the year, with all… Read more »


Ballston Spa Holiday Display Community Art Project 2019

Ballston Spa Holiday Display Program 2019 Once again, the Village of Ballston Spa and artist Mark Blech present a Holiday Community Art Project. Thank you all for taking part in the 2019 Holiday display for Ballston Spa. Last year was a great success—everything from the banners to the posters to the tree ornaments looked incredible—and… Read more »


October Networking Breakfast

The October Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, October 1 from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Sherry Hoffman Insurance, 415 Geyser Road in Ballston Spa. As a State Farm Insurance agent, Sherry Hoffman, and her staff, make it their mission to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Sherry… Read more »


September First Friday Re-Cap

September’s First Friday brought out visitors and scavenger hunters, celebrating this year’s final Movie in the Park, Mary Poppins Returns.  Adults and children alike visited our participating businesses and local shop owners to enjoy all the special happenings around the Village and hunt for a Mary Poppins Returns character hidden in each business.  Their reward… Read more »


Local Artisans Wanted!

The Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum is seeking local artisans for the annual Artisan’s Market. This is a juried, month long market, for local vendors of hand-made goods. Vendors set-up their displays and Brookside handles all sales and taxes. The Market is open the public from Saturday November 30 through December 23 during… Read more »