Enjoy free music concerts at 12 noon on Tuesdays in August at Saratoga National Historical Park, located on Route 32 and 4 in Stillwater. Bring a bag lunch, take a seat on the patio or bring a lawn chair and enjoy a different concert every week. The performances, sponsored by Friends of Saratoga Battlefield are held at the park’s visitor center. August 10 – Elizabeth Huntley: How much more elegant can things get? Sublime music of the 18th century performed on the harp, sublime views of the Saratoga Battlefield from the Visitor Center lawn. Enjoy classical pieces played upon the Queen of Instruments performed by harpist Elizabeth Huntley.
August 17 – Tom Akstens and Neil Rossi: Bet you can’t keep your toes from tapping to these lively traditional tunes! Celebrate America’s musical roots played on fiddle, banjo, guitar and mandolin by virtuosos Tom Akstens and Neil Rossi.
August 24 – Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps: Martial music at its best! The Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps perform tunes that wafted over Revolutionary Battlefields while providing inspiration and commands to soldiers.
For more information on this and other programs at Saratoga National Historical Park, please call 664.9821 ext. 224 or visit their website at www.nps.gov/sara
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