What will you be doing on Mother’s Day Weekend this year? Do you have reservations at a local restaurant, or will you be getting together with family? If you’re still thinking about how to spend this special weekend, then check out our latest roundup of top events and activities in the Clifton Park area!
Friday, May 10th
This Mother’s Day Weekend, the Clifton Park Spring Soccer Classic Tournament will be held at the Clifton Common Soccer Complex. The tournament will feature boys and girls U12 – U18/19. Come join them for a fun-filled soccer experience!
What do you get when you combine libations and scientific exploration? The answer is miSci’s upcoming event called AFTER DARK: Beers & Black Holes. Designed for people ages 21 and older, this astronomy-themed evening will include black hole activities, stargazing in an observatory, a Mars Rover Obstacle Course, and a cash bar with delicious craft beer, cider, and wine. Tickets are limited for AFTER DARK and cost $12 (planetarium shows are an additional $6 each).
Saturday, May 11th
Here in the Capital Region, one of the best ways to spend Mother’s Day Weekend is by attending the annual Albany Tulip Festival in Washington Park. Recognized as the city’s signature spring event, Tulip Fest offers two days of family-friendly fun. See over 100,000 colorful tulips, listen to live music on two stages, browse unique vendors and crafts, and more. Admission is free.
Experience an afternoon of family, fitness, and fun at Christ Community Reformed Church’s 13th Annual 5k Run/Walk and 1k Kids’ Run in Clifton Park. The 5k and 1k will be followed by a chicken BBQ dinner. Net proceeds from the event will benefit Camp Under the Woods in Queenbury, a summer camp for children on the autism spectrum or those with other disabilities that affect social development.
Celebrate Saratoga Springs’ rich architectural heritage during the 2019 Historic Homes Tour. The event is the Saratoga Preservation Foundation’s largest fundraiser, and participants will have the opportunity to tour a variety of historic properties in Saratoga’s East Side Neighborhood. Tickets for the self-guided tour can be purchased in advance or at 112 Spring Street from 9:30am-3:00pm on Saturday (event day).
Love classic cars? The Saratoga Automobile Museum will host their annual Cadillac / Buick Lawn Show this Saturday from 10:00am-2:30pm. Take a trip to Saratoga Spa State Park and see all the beautiful vehicles on display.
Sunday, May 12th
The Rexford Auxiliary will present their Annual Strawberry Festival this Saturday at the Rexford Fire Station. Stop by and enjoy strawberries, ice cream, and shortcake – all while supporting your local firefighters.
Lace up your running shoes on Sunday morning and participate in the 7th Annual Kelly’s Angels Mother-Lovin’ 5K in Saratoga Spa State Park. Runners, walkers, and supporters will come together during this signature fundraising event, which benefits local children who have lost a parent to cancer.