Things To Do In Saratoga


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  • Montalvo Arts Center
    San Francisco mayor and US senator James Duval Phelan built the Villa Montalvo in 1912 as a bastion of art, hosting such writers as Jack London and Edwin Markham in conversation-filled luncheons and creativity-fueling vacations. After his death, Phelan bequeathed the house and grounds to the public, asking that they continue its role as an incubator of inspiration. Today, the center hosts artist residencies, gallery exhibitions, and educational opportunities for visitors. Surrounding the wealth of culture, the 175-acre grounds include miles of hiking trails through woodlands densely populated with muses, a meticulously manicured Italianate garden, and a picnic-ready Great Lawn.
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    15400 Montalvo Rd
    Saratoga, CA US
  • The Dailey Method
    Jill Dailey McIntosh has always been intrigued by the human body and how it moves—so much so that she graduated in 1991 with a kinesiology degree and soon thereafter decided to open her own Pilates teaching studio. But it wasn't until years later that this curiosity would manifest itself in a single question: "How can one aggressively transform the shape of their body while still maintaining proper alignment of the spine?" Eventually Jill began to examine her diverse fitness background, pulling low-impact movements from ballet, Pilates, and even orthopedic-exercise routines to create the basis for her fitness style, The Dailey Method. Now, more than a decade later, Dailey's fitness routine has ballooned into studios sprawled across more than 10 states and gained praise from Self, Allure, FitPregnancy, and InStyle magazines. Regardless of the location, instructors remain true to Jill's mission of offering a diverse series of exercises that focus on toning and lengthening the body while lengthening the spine and building strong core muscles.
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    20603 3rd St
    Saratoga, CA US
  • SignatureWines.com
    The wine enthusiasts at Signaturewines.com—a group of professionals from various industries—foster a community for other wine and food lovers to connect and share their oenophile experiences. They regularly notify their members of tours, tastings, and wine-related events at more than 20 Northern California wineries. They also orchestrate special deals that immerse visitors in settings such as the opulent gilded decor of Domenico Winery, the rustic wooden architecture of Guglielmo Winery, and the verdant vineyards and 200-horse stables of Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards. Keeping abreast of local and national food events,SignatureWines.com also introduces members to regional wine bars, wineries, and restaurants, and provides an online community where members can read reviews and share wine experiences. VIP cards let customers take part in complimentary tastings and avoid standard hassles such as corkage fees and general-admission mosh pits. Proceeds for such events often go to charities involved in various initiatives.
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    22645 Garrod Road
    Saratoga, CA US
  • California Survival School
    The instructors at California Survival School impart decades of wilderness-survival know-how during outdoor, hands-on courses. Participants prepare themselves to live self sufficiently off the land using both modern and primitive techniques, which can come in handy when lost in the woods or the year 1412. During the Core Survival Skills Adventure Clinic, up to 30 students spend five hours learning to create fire using only sticks, build shelters with natural materials, purify water, and feed themselves off the land. The Ancient Artisans Workshop teaches novices how to fashion crude implements from scratch with materials found in nature, and how to use them while out in the wilderness. California Survival School also offers team-building workshops and private events.
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    23600 Big Basin Way
    Saratoga, CA US
  • The Basin
    The Basin offers a wide variety of classic American dishes. Keep your diet in check at The Basin, a local restaurant with gluten-free and low-fat menu items. The bar is stocked with TVs, so you can watch the next big game. Gather up your group of friends and head to The Basin, a local restaurant that has room for large groups. Open air seating is ready for diners at The Basin when the weather is warm. If your weekend plans include a trip to the restaurant, avoid the packs of people by securing a reservation ahead of time. Enjoy the vibe here with a business casual dress code. Bring the The Basin's great food to your place. Bring your car to dinner and easily find a space in the area — street parking is available, as is a nearby lot. Meals at The Basin are affordable, with the average tab amounting to about $30 per person.
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    14572 Big Basin Way
    Saratoga, CA US
  • WilderSkills
    Ancient skills. Wild adventures. Deep connection. These three phrases describe WilderSkills's mission, but the center's hands-on programs for children put the words into action. Summer camps take youngsters away from screens and into the three-dimensional reality of the meadows and redwood groves of Savannah-Chanelle Vineyard, where instructors teach survival skills such as how to build a fire, how to construct a shelter, and how to distinguish ordinary animal tracks from celebrity animal autographs. Outdoor academics bring the natural experience to classroom learning by providing after-school sessions and lectures that take an interactive approach to science and ecology.
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    23600 Big Basin Way
    Saratoga, CA US

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