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EVENTS
WWW.ALBANY.ORG
July 9—16
Cycle the Erie Canal Bike Tour
NYS Erie Canal, Upstate
434-1583 ptny.org/canaltour
Join cyclists from around the globe!
July 12 & 19
Capital Concert Series
Empire State Plaza, Albany 474-4759 empirestateplaza.org
July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9
Friends of Pruyn House Concerts in the Barn
Pruyn House, Latham
783-1435 pruynhouse.org
Free Wednesday night concert series in the historic Pruyn House Barn.
July 13, 20, 27
Albany Alive at Five
Jennings Landing at Riverfront Park, Albany 434-2032 albanyevents.org
Albany’s most popular free outdoor concert series, 5-8 pm.
July 15
GE Kids Day
Empire State Plaza, Albany
473-0559 empirestateplaza.org
The area’s “kid-centric” outdoor event.
July 15
Canal Fest
Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Jct 887-5073 schenectadyhistorical.org
Live music, games and activities inspired by the Erie Canal.
July 30
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Clarks Sports Center, Cooperstown 607-547-7200 baseballhall.org
Hall of Famers return to Cooperstown to honor the Class of 2017 at the annual Induction Ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.
August | see website for dates
Bike the Byway
Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway, Clifton Park 371-7548 mohawktowpath.org
36-mile bike tour of the historic Erie Canal.
August 5
Black Arts and Cultural Festival
Empire State Plaza, Albany
474-4759 empirestateplaza.org
Annual summer festival held in celebration of African American Culture.
August 2
Capital Concert Series
Empire State Plaza, Albany 474-4759 empirestateplaza.org
August 2—19
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga 584-9330 spac.org
The Philadelphia Orchestra remains one of the preeminent orchestras in the world.
August 3
Albany Alive at Five
Jennings Landing at Riverfront Park, Albany 434-2032 albanyevents.org
Albany’s most popular free outdoor concert series, 5-8 pm.
August 4-6, 10-13
Annual Theater in the Gardens
Ten Broeck Mansion, Albany 436-9826 tenbroeckmansion.org
August 4—19
The Music Man
Park Playhouse, Albany
434-0776 parkplayhouse.com
A delightful romp featuring a con man music teacher who makes good.
August 5
Fox Creek 5K
Town Park, Helderberg Trail, Berne 872-2736 hilltowns.org
5K run in the Hilltowns of Albany County.
August 6—11
2017 Maccabi Games
Times Union Center, Albany
438-6651 albanyjcc.org/maccabi-games Olympic-style sporting event for Jewish teens.
August 6—17
Catskills High Peaks Music Festival
Carey Institute for Global Good, Rensselaerville 473-0559 careyinstitute.org
International violinists, violists, cellists, and pianists converge.
August 6—22
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga 584-9330 spac.org
Draws more people to Chamber music than any other organization.
August 10
New York State Food Festival
Empire State Plaza
473-0559 empirestateplaza.org
Outdoor food vendors serve up international dishes.
August 13
Sangria Festival
Hudson-Chatham Winery 392-9463 hudson-chathamwinery.com
Your favorite summer beverage celebrated!
August 15—20
Altamont Fair
Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont
861-6671 altamontfair.com
Enjoy the best in entertainment and learn about local history and traditions.
August 16, 23 & 30
Capital Park After Dark Movie Series
Empire State Plaza, Albany 473-0559 empirestateplaza.org Outdoor movie series.
August 19
The Pets of Cherry Hill
Historic Cherry Hill, Albany
434-4791 historiccherryhill.org
Animal presenters, house tours, and a display of “Bunnie Papers” artifacts.
August 22, 25, 26
The Lion King Jr.
Park Playhouse, Albany
434-0776 parkplayhouse.com
Enjoy one of Broadway’s most beloved shows, presented by the Playhouse’s youth production team.
August 26
Mabee Farm Arts & Crafts Festival
Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Jct 887-5073 schenectadyhistorical.org
FALL EVENTS
Ongoing
Hudson River School
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
Hudson River School works portray a visual history of the American landscape during decades of rapid change and transformation.
Ongoing
The Wedding of the Waters:
The Erie Canal and the Underground Railroad Stephen & Harriet Myers Residence, Albany 432-4432 undergroundrailroadhistory.org
First Friday each month
1st Friday Citywide Art Exhibits
Throughout Albany 1stfridayalbany.org
Free citywide art exhibits.
One Friday each month, April—November
Dudley Observatory Star Party
Octagon Barn, Knox (Use Delanson for GPS) 872-1879 dudleyobservatory.org
Wednesdays and Fridays May—October
Farmers Market
Empire State Plaza, Albany 473-0559 empirestateplaza.org
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