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Upcoming Events

July 17, 2019 - 10:00am

Backstretch Babies Drop-In Program: Offered for young children two years old and younger, these weekly programs during the Saratoga racing season will feature a short story or activity followed by free play with our sensory-friendly toys. When: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. from July 10 through Aug. 28. Cost: Free with a paid adult admission.

July 18, 2019 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “If You Could Create Your Own Horse:” Explore the different colors and markings of horses as well as what goes into choosing a name then, create your own. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid adult admission.    

July 20, 2019 - 9:00am

Women in Racing exhibition opening:  The Museum’s newest special exhibition highlighting the role of women in thoroughbred racing opens to the public in the McBean Gallery. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

July 20, 2019 - 9:30am

Saturday Morning Social: Join Museum staff and special guests for a casual discussion of the day’s racing action at Saratoga and other tracks throughout the country. Featuring “Saratoga Saturdays” handicapping with Tom Amello and Trackfacts at 10:40 a.m., as well as complimentary light refreshments and Saratoga past performances for the day’s racing card. Cost: Free admission. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.  

July 24, 2019 - 10:00am

Backstretch Babies Drop-In Program: Offered for young children two years old and younger, these weekly programs during the Saratoga racing season will feature a short story or activity followed by free play with our sensory-friendly toys. When: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. from July 10 through Aug. 28. Cost: Free with a paid adult admission.

July 25, 2019 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Anatomy, Them Bones:” Join us to learn about the anatomy of horses then, build a horse skeleton with some creative supplies. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid adult admission.          

July 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

“Racing Time” reception and book signing: Join author Patrick Smithwick and artist Sam Robinson for the book launch and reception for Smithwick’s new book “Racing Time: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Liberation.” Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free to attend, books available to purchase.
 

July 26, 2019 - 6:30pm

Racing Trivia Night. Bring your team for a truly unique racing-themed trivia contest. There will be prizes and special presentations, as well as food and drink options. Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost: Free for Museum members; $10 non-members.

July 27, 2019 - 9:30am

Saturday Morning Social: Join Museum staff and special guests for a casual discussion of the day’s racing action at Saratoga and other tracks throughout the country. Featuring “Racing Time” book signing with author Patrick Smithwick and “Race Point” book signing with author Dennis Snyder. Also featuring “Saratoga Saturdays” handicapping with Tom Amello and Trackfacts (10:40 a.m.), as well as complimentary light refreshments and Saratoga past performances for the day’s racing card.

July 27, 2019 - 10:30am

Sugar Plum Farm Tour: Join the Museum for a tour of Sugar Plum Farm, a boutique thoroughbred breeding facility located less than one mile from Saratoga Race Course, as part of our ongoing farm tour series. Along with the tour of the grounds and facilities and meeting the resident thoroughbreds, there will be a catered lunch at the farm. Time: 10:30 a.m. at Sugar Plum Farm, 96 Gilbert Rd, Saratoga Springs. Cost: $25 for Museum members and $30 for non-members.

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