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Summer SPACtacular

Season Kick-off Fundraiser

Friday • May 31, 2024 • 7:00pm

Our season kick-off fundraising event – a magical evening under the stars and on the SPAC stage! 

Create your own adventure with live music, cocktails and mocktails, culinary delights, fireworks and a DJ dance party on the SPAC stage!

Join us to celebrate and support SPAC’s mission, residencies, and youth education initiatives. 

Space is limited. Do not wait to purchase tickets. This event will sell out! 

This event is 21+.

Attire: Cocktail


or call 518.584.9330 ext. 142 to make your reservation by phone.

Make a donation in lieu of attendance


Party Pass $175


Bring your appetite, thirst, and energy for… 

  • Live music from Saratoga Springs’ very own Jes Hudak, culinary delights and cocktail samples in The Party Tent from 7-9:15pm 

Buy Your Party Pass Here

All Access Pass $400 


Includes Valet Parking

Begin your evening on the amphitheater stage with cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres from Meadowlark Catering and live jazz from Jonathan Greene and the Grand BoubousseThen we welcome you to… 

  • Savor a Summerscape Supper with wine pairings celebrating the rhythm of the seasons 
    • Features three-courses produced by CulinaryArts@SPAC with renowned regional chefs Alex Lempka, Dan Spitz, and Michael Blake. Menu to be announced soon!
    • Soak in the seasonally inspired and naturalistic surroundings of the Summerscape Supper tent, featuring florals & designs by Robin Holland of Goode Farm Flowers
  • Raise your paddle high to benefit SPAC’s mission, residencies, and youth education initiatives, with NEWS10 ABC’s Lydia Kulbida 
  • Indulge in post-dinner live music from Jonathan Greene and the Grand Boubousse, aperitifs and sweet treats from Meadowlark Catering on The Pines Terrace or dance the night away on the historic SPAC stage with DJs Eric & Dillon of Experience Events 

Few tickets remain
Call 518.584.9330 ext. 142 to reserve ticket.

Need a place to stay after the event?  

Check out our preferred hotel partners offering discounts: 

The Hotel Saratoga: 15% off

Anne’s Washington Inn: Use code SPACtacular for 20% off

Hilton Garden Inn: 31% off


to our Sponsors and Honorary Committee!

as of 5/14/24

Gold Sponsors

Neil Golub 

Sharyn and George Neble* 

Stewart’s Shops and The Dake Family*  

Silver Sponsors

Sally Bott*  

Patti and Chris Hays 

Richard Higgins and Jane Sanzen*

Land Rover Albany 

Dexter and Deborah Senft 

Andrea Spungen*  

The Robert and Lisa Moser Family Foundation  

Drs. Stephen Verral and Susanne D’Isabel*  

Bronze Sponsors

Keeley and Steve DeSalvo*  

Gerry Golub* 

Kenneth Ellis Family Fund 

King Wealth Management Group  

John J. Nigro* 

Peckham Family Foundation 

Elizabeth Sobol and Jorge Gomez  

Linda and Michael Toohey* 

Supporting Sponsors

Donna and Don Adam 

Doris Fischer Malesardi**  

Anthony R. Ianniello, Esq.* 

Gloria M. Lawrence

Merrill Lynch  

Chet and Karen Opalka* 

Maureen Parker**

Phinney Design Group  

Dr. Jeffrey R. Ridha* 

Saratoga Economic Development Corporation 

Frances Spreer Albert

St. Peter’s Health Partners

The Cannon Family Foundation 

Dr. Lisa Vollendorf 

Natalie and Charles V. Wait, Jr.*

Elizabeth Wild and Ed Swyer*  

Honorary Committee

Judy and Grady Aronstamm**  

Susan Bokan 

Walter and Michelle Borisenok 

Susanne Buhac**  

Ann and Robert Bullock  

Skip and Colleen Carlson 

Diane Casano 

Anthony V. Cirillo

Cudney’s Launderers & Dry Cleaners

David and Mary Cornell 

Christine Dalapas   

Marsha and Steve Dolinsky**  

Ellen and Todd Downing  

Mary Lou Doyle** 

JoAnn N. Duquette** 

Mary Anne Fantauzzi / TBT 87 

William and Lorraine Fitzsimmons 

Howard S. Foote 

Rita and Dan Forbush**

Thomas C. Garrett  

Maria Harrison**  

Judy A. Harrigan, Ph.D.*  

Thomas J. Healy, Jr 

Barbara K. Hoehn**  

Rolanda Jetter** 

Patricia Joy 

Harriet J. Kalejs**  

Robin and Gus Kappler**  

Linda and Bernard Kastory 

Dan and Lisa Keating 

Amy E. Knoeller, MD 

Mary Alice Lee

Heather and Tim Mabee*  

Jeffrey Marchesiani 

Sandy and Paul Markatos 

Stephanie and John Markowich** 

Stephanie Martino  

Don and Judy McCormack*  

Bill McEllen and Rachel Dunn*  

Grace and Michael Metzger 

Robert and Marcia Miller  

Eleanor K. Mullaney and Robert H. Coughlin Jr.*  

Mary Murphy** 

NBT Bank 

Marjorie R. Philips and Henry Fader  

Hon. Susan Phillips Read*  

Emily S. Reilly** 

Dr. L. Oliver Robinson*

Elizabeth and Doug Rutnik** 

Elizabeth Rutnik** 

Jessica and Yli Schwartzman 

Rylee and Keith Servis  


Carla H. Skodinski and Michael M. Fieldman 

Elissa and Justin Smith**  

Cindy Spence 

Tas Steiner**

Daniel and Kerry Tomson  

Congressman Paul Tonko 

Kevin and Mary Tully 

Caryn and Robert Tyre

Jill and Cheryl VanKuren  

Bill Walker and Helen Edelman

Heather and Jason Ward* 

Eileen and Don Whelley** 

Garry and Joyce White 

Andrea and Michael Zappone 

Harvey Zirofsky and Sharon Dunn 


*SPAC Board Member

**SPAC Action Council Member

Additional Support Provided By

Hotel Partners:  



Demetria Koninis & Thomas Bundy – Spa City Cello

Coffee Stations:

Summerscape Supper:

Glow Lounge:

Gina Sabatini – Emotion Code Reader 

 Sarah Sweeney – Tarot Card Reader 

Raven Flaherty – Palm Reader 

Hannah’s Healing – Sound Healing Demo 

The Party Tent:



Amphitheater After Party:

Co-presented by the SPAC Action Council and Friends of SPAC

SPAC is a 501c3 charitable organization. Donations and proceeds from fundraising events support our ongoing work to serve art, artists, and community. 

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