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Featured Events

Feb 14

Butterflies @ miSci

02/14/2015 — 04/19/2015
Mar 27

Empire Golf Expo

03/27/2015 — 03/29/2015
Feb 7


02/07/2015 — 07/26/2015
Mar 21

Maple Weekend

03/21/2015 — 03/29/2015
Mar 1

Sugaring Off Sundays

03/01/2015 — 03/29/2015
Apr 11

Downtown Albany …

04/11/2015 — 04/17/2015
Apr 18

Hudson River …

04/18/2015 — 10/31/2015
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Looking for something to do? There are dozens of museums, planetariums, historic sites, art galleries, and higher education institutions all around the region. There is plenty of nightlife along Broadway, Pearl, and Lark Streets, and along Madison Avenue, too. Albany also boasts a number of art and history venues for your enjoyment. We can't wait for you to visit!

Listed below are just a few of the many events happening every day and night in Albany County. 

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Signature Events

Capital District Garden & Flower Show

March 27, 2015 to March 29, 2015

The first sign of spring in Upstate New York is the Capital District Garden & Flower Show. The McDonough Physical Education Complex at Hudson Valley Community College transforms into a garden lov...

Mary Gauthier, Allison Moorer

March 27, 2015

An evening with two of the day's most unique voices in alternative country music - Mary Gauthier, who explores rarely exposed American scenes with acclaimed songs such as "Drag Queens in Limous...

The Art of Kevin McKrell

March 27, 2015

The Irish American Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its brand new exhibit The Art of Kevin McKrell. This exhibit opens on Friday March 27 at 7:00PM at the Irish American Heritag...

Special Events

A Promising Venture: Shaker Photographs from the WPA

February 14, 2015 to December 31, 2015

The New York State Museum will open a new exhibition featuring Shaker photographs on February 14. A Promising Venture: Shaker Photographs from the WPA features the photography of Noel Vicentini and do...

On-Going Events

2015 NYS Federation Basketball Tournament of Champions

March 27, 2015 to March 29, 2015 (Recurring daily)

The Albany area and the Times Union Center are excited to welcome Federation Basketball Tournament players, families, friends, and fans to a weekend of exciting sports! The Championship Tournament is ...

Colonie Restaurant Week

March 23, 2015 to March 29, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Visit www.coloniechamber.org/tasteofcolonie for participating restaurant hours of operation.
  • Phone: 518-785-6995
  • Send Email
  • Visit Website

Colonie Restaurant Week is a week-long event highlighting the delicious and unique eateries in and around Colonie, N.Y. The week begins on Monday, March 23rd and runs in participating restaurants unti...

Making Sense of Sound @ miSci

June 14, 2014 to June 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Discover sound with hands-on fun from San Francisco’s Exploratorium. Play and experiment, make some noise, and listen. Explore hearing, human speech and communication. Experience – as neve...

Mist Covered Mountains

March 27, 2015

Molly Hebert Wilson, Donna Hebert & Max Cohen This trio is a unique take on traditional and contemporary Celtic acoustic music featuring Molly’s exquisite singing with subtle fiddle and gui...

REPRESENT: Contemporary Native American Art

January 20, 2015 to September 20, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

The Museum's newest exhibition, REPRESENT: Contemporary Native American Art, is now open in Crossroads Gallery. The exhibition features a variety of artwork created by Native American artists in New Y...

The 37th Annual Photography Regional

March 03, 2015 to April 19, 2015
  • Times: Tuesday-Friday 10am-8pm; Saturday-Sunday 12-5pm;
  • Location: Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany
  • 140 New Scotland Ave.
  • Albany, NY 12208
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The Opalka Gallery on the Sage College of Albany campus is pleased to present The 37th Annual Photography Regional. Since 1979, the annual Photo Regional has served to highlight both emerging and esta...

The Comedy Works

April 25, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)

The Comedy Works presents outstanding talent every Friday & Saturday night @ 7:30 & 9:30 pm at our NEW LOCATION! "Dinner and a Show" packages also available both nights, seating at...

William Wellman Film Festival-- Yellow Sky

March 27, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Location: University at Albany Downtown Campus, Page Hall
  • Admission: Free
  • 135 Western Ave.
  • Albany, NY 12203
  • Phone: 442-5620
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Directed by William A. Wellman, (United States, 1948, 98 minutes, b/w) Starring Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark In this highly original Western shot in Death Valley, a prospector and his to...


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