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Feb 14

Butterflies @ miSci

02/14/2015 — 04/19/2015
Mar 27

Empire Golf Expo

03/27/2015 — 03/29/2015
Mar 21

Maple Weekend

03/21/2015 — 03/29/2015
Feb 7

TRIPLE PLAY: …

02/07/2015 — 07/26/2015
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

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

March 28, 2015
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Location: Dave and Buster's
  • Venue: Dave and Buster's
  • Admission: $16.99 kids under 12 and under; $19.99 Adults
  • 1 Crossgates Mall Road
  • Albany, NY 12203
  • Phone: 518-313-4506
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Hop in for breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Hot breakfast buffet, unlimited coffee and juice, $10 power card with unlimited video game play! Plus, an Easter Egg Hunt and giveaways!

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...

Women's Basketball Fan Fest

March 28, 2015
  • Times: From: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Location: Times Union Center
  • Venue: Times Union Center
  • Admission: Free!
  • 51 S Pearl St
  • Albany, NY 12207

Get pumped up before the big game on Saturday at this FanFest! The event will feature a live DJ, pep bands, inflatable bounce houses, face painters, stilt walkers, chalk artists, step dance perfor...

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...

Albany Rowing Center Ice Breaker Challenge 5K

March 28, 2015

The Ice Breaker Challenge is a one of a kind Capital District running/walking road race challenging runners and walkers against rowers from the Albany Rowing Center. Runners/walkers will travel ...

Art for All

February 07, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Saturday)

Bring your family to the museum and express your creative side in our drop-in art making sessions. Activities include creating your own baseball cards, collage, painting, and more! Free with museum a...

Papermaking!

March 28, 2015
  • Times: From: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Location: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
  • Venue: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
  • Admission: $3 per person/$5 per family/Children under 5 yrs free. Registration required.
  • 195 New Karner Rd
  • Albany, NY 12205-4605
  • Phone: 518-456-0655
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Turn old paper scraps into new paper and help conserve trees! In this program you will learn easy steps to making beautiful and functional recycled paper. This is an indoor program. Ages 5+ &n...

Papermaking!

March 28, 2015
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
  • Venue: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
  • Admission: $3 per person/$5 per family/Children under 5 yrs free. Registration required.
  • 195 New Karner Rd
  • Albany, NY 12205-4605
  • Phone: 518-456-0655
  • Visit Website

Turn old paper scraps into new paper and help conserve trees! In this program you will learn easy steps to making beautiful and functional recycled paper. This is an indoor program. Ages 5+ &n...

Schuyler Splendor: The Making of an 18th Century Home of Good Taste (Lecture Series)

March 28, 2015

“Fabric For Furniture: Historic Choices,” presented by Elizabeth Lahikainen, as first of the site’s 2015 spring lecture series, Schuyler Splendor: The Making of an 18th Century Hom...

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
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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...

NCAA DIV 1 Women's Basketball Regional

March 28, 2015 to March 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)

NCAA DIV 1 Women's Basketball Regional

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...

Super Hero Science

March 28, 2015

Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us to investigate things like supersonic hearing, invisibility cloaks and non-newtonian fluids! You'll also get to design your own superhero mask!

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...

 

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