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Ongoing—October
Undressed!
An Intimate History of Underwear Schenectady County Historical Society Schenectady 374-0263 schenectadyhistorical.org
A special exhibit about unmentionables.
Ongoing—November
Together Until the End:
Schenectady in the First World War Schenectady County Historical Society Schenectady 374-0263 schenectadyhistorical.org
A special exhibit celebrating WWI.
Ongoing—December
A Spirit of Sacrifice:
New York State in the First World War
New York State Museum, Albany 474-5877 nysm.nysed.org
Celebration of New York’s contributions to WWI.
Ongoing—December | see website for dates
Live Harness Racing
Saratoga Casino & Raceway, Saratoga Springs 584-2110 saratogacasino.com
September | See website for date
LarkFEST
Lark St, Albany
248-9770 larkstreet.org
Hundreds of vendors; local and national musical acts performing on two stages.
September | see website for dates
The North Albany Oktoberfest
Wolff’s Biergarten, Albany 427-2461 wolffsbiergarten.com
September | see website for dates
Rensselaerville Ride
Carey Institute for Global Good, Rensselaerville 473-0559 careyinstitute.org
Weekend of cycling in historic Hilltowns.
Each Weekend in September
Hudson River Valley Ramble
473-3835 hudsonrivervalleyramble.com
Guided walks, hikes, paddles, biking tours and cultural events.
Starting September 1
Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal
New York State Museum, Albany
474-5877 nysm.nysed.org
Erie Canal retrospective upon its bicentennial.
September 6, 13, 20, 27
September in the City Arts Fairs
Tricentennial Park, Albany
434-2032 albanyevents.org
Art exhibits by regional mixed media artists.
September 1—3
Capital District Scottish Games
Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont 861-6671 scotgames.com Experience a taste of Scotland!
September 2—February 2018
Spotlight: Anti-Suffrage Stories
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
September 8—10
The Tugboat Roundup
Gateway to the NYS Canal Systems, Waterford tugboatroundup.com
Collection of working and historic tugboats, arts, crafts, music, and fireworks.
September 9
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Empire State Plaza, Albany
474-4759 empirestateplaza.org
Annual festival celebrating Latin culture and heritage.
September 9
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival
Jennings Landing at Riverfront Park, Albany 434-2032 albanyevents.org
Free world-class jazz concert.
September 10
Old Fashioned Sunday
Pruyn House, Latham
783-1435 pruynhouse.org
A free afternoon of music, food, crafts, and old-time activities.
September 16
Crailo Harvest Faire
Crailo State Historic Site, Rensselaer 463-8738 nysparks.com Colonial-era agricultural festival.
September 16—17
Discover the Hilltowns: Farms & Artisans Tours
Albany County Hilltowns: Berne, Knox, Rensselaerville & Westerlo
872-1390 hilltowns.org
Self-guided driving tour of farms, artisans and markets.
September 16—17
Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival
Altamont Fairgrounds 861-6671 appleandwinefestival.com
Welcome Fall with fine wine, fabulous food, family fun and specialty crafts.
September 20
Oktoberfest
Empire State Plaza, Albany 474-4759 empirestateplaza.org
September 23
Head of the Hudson Regatta
Corning Preserve, Hudson Riverfront, Albany albanyrowingcenter.org
Boat races on the Hudson River.
September 23
Golden Oldies Classic Car Show
Goold Orchards, Castleton 732-7317 goold.com
September 23—24
Knickerbocker Harvest Festival
Knickerbocker Historical Society, Schaghticoke 664-1700 knickmansion.com
September 30
Kids Country Play Day
Goold Orchards, Castleton
732-7317 goold.com
Head over to our orchards and let the kids have a fun day in the country!
Throughout October
Capitol Hauntings Tours – Free!
NYS Capitol, Albany
473-7582 ogs.ny.gov
Join the Capitol guides as they lead you on a supernatural tour of the Capitol; reservations required.
October | See website for date
Pearl-Palooza
Pearl St, Albany
pearlpalooza.com
All-day music festival supported by WEQX and Pearl Street bars and restaurants.
October | See website for date
Drink Albany
Downtown Albany
drinkalbany.org
Capital Craft Beverage Trail tastings.
October 7
Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure
Empire State Plaza, Albany 474-4759 empirestateplaza.org
October 7—8
29th Annual Apple Festival & Craft Show
Goold Orchards, Castleton
732-7317 goold.com
Enjoy the farm store, Brookview Station Winery and Joe Daddy’s Hard Cider mill.
October 7—9
Path Through History Weekend
Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Albany 473-3835 iloveny.com
State-wide celebration of NY’s unique role in shaping America; over 100 lectures, tours, and re-enactments; discounted admissions at participating destinations.
October 7—January 28, 2018
Victorian Fashion: Costumes from the Collection
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
October 8
Mohawk Hudson River Marathon
mohawkhudsonmarathon.com October 8
Helderberg Brewery Oktoberfest
Carey Institute for Global Good, Rensselaerville 797-5100 careyinstitute.org
October 9
Smokey Bear Day
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, Albany 456-0655 albanypinebush.org
October 15
Fall Foliage Festival
Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Jct 887-5073 schenectadyhistorical.org
A celebration of all things fall.
October 15
10th Annual Sweet Cider Flow 5K
Goold Orchards, Castleton 732-7317 goold.com
October 15
15th Annual Mohawk Towpath Duathlon
Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway, Clifton Park 406-8610 mohawktowpath.org


































































































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