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Skidmore College
Polo by Twilight

Schedule and Menu

Polo by Twilight features a polo match, a reception, a spectacular silent auction, a thrilling live auction, and a gourmet dinner.  Attendees will meet and hear the story of our Palamountain scholar (see the Profiles page for more on the scholars).


5:00 – 6:30 p.m.  Palamountain Cup Polo Match

5:30 p.m.  Registration and Reception

5:30  7:15 p.m.  Silent Auction

7:00    8:30 p.m.  Gourmet Dinner

7:45 p.m.  Live and Program featuring acclaimed auctioneer Chris Ward, Bidforyourbenefit Auctions

9:00   10:00 p.m.  After-Party with Music by MedROCK and Ken Freirich '90


Main Menu

Hot-Smoked Beef Tenderloin Served with Warm Truffle-Parmesan Yeast Rolls, Roasted Garlic Aioli

Carved Honey-Pimienton Glazed Duck Breast with Summer Sweet Potato Salad and Romesco Sauce GF

Crab-Stuffed Local Tomatoes with Sweet Corn Relish and Crunchy Herb Crumb Topping

Cavatelli Toss with Summer Vegetables, Marcona Almond Pesto and Ricotta Salata Cheese Veg

"Inside-out Sushi" - Sticky Rice Balls filled with three fillings: Yellowfin Tuna, Miso-Salmon Tartare, and Vegetarian Avocado Kimchee

Cauliflower Flatbreads with Smoked Chicken, Carmelized Onions, Poblanos, Sweet Corn, Local Cheddar and Lime-Cilantro Aioli GF

Cheese Arepas with Pineapple-Shrimp Salsa Crudo and Cotija Cheese GF

Raw Bar

Maine Lobster Salad Tea Sandwich on House Baked Finger Rolls

Featuring Chilled Shrimp Cocktail, Hand Shucked Oysters and Littleneck Clams with Cocktail Sauce and Cucumber Mignonette

From Farm and Field

Summer Shelling Bean Salad with Shaved Radish, Fresh Herbs, Citrus Vinaigrette GF/DF/V

Local Greens and Ripe Berries, Shaved Fennel, Cucumber, Red Raspberry Vinaigrette GF/DF/V

Heirloom Tomato Caprese with R&G Fresh Mozzarella, Fresh Basil and Balsamic Reduction GF

"Summer in Saratoga" Farmstand Salad - Grilled Sweet Corn, Cucumbers, Tomatoes and Sweet Onion, Simple Vinaigrette

Grilled Ratatouille Style Salad GF

Grilled Eggplant, Peppers, Summer Squashes and Beefsteak Tomatoes, Fresh Basil and Olive Oil GF/DF/V

A Tasting From our Pastry Kitchen

Chocolate-dipped Lime Macaroons

White Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cups

Passionfruit Mango Cheesecake

Summer Berry Tarts