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EVENTS
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May 14
Mother’s Day Open House
Knickerbocker Historical Society, Schaghticoke 664-1700 knickmansion.com
Historical tours, pancake breakfast, and chicken BBQ.
May 14
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley
Palace Theatre, Albany
434-0776 parkplayhouse.com
The beloved children’s book, comes to the stage!
May 15
Canal Festival
Waterford Visitors Center, Waterford 233-9123 town.waterford.ny.us Celebrating 100 years of the Barge Canal.
May 19—21
Greek Festival at Saint Sophia’s
Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, Albany 489-4442 stsophia.net
May 20
Lupine Fest
Albany Pine Bush, Albany
456-0655 albanypinebush.org
A celebration honoring the lupine wildflower and the rare Karner blue butterfly.
May 27
Farm Day in the City
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site, Albany 434-0834 schuylerfriends.org
Great guitarists, a good dose of blues, all day dancing on a wooden  oor, a capella singing, a mariachi band, old- time music, shape note gatherings, music from Ireland and MORE!!
May 27
Hall of Fame Classic
Doubleday Field, Cooperstown 607-547-7200 baseballhall.org
Baseball’s biggest stars will make their annual return to the home of baseball on Memorial Day Weekend.
May 27—28
5th Annual Hudson Berkshire
Wine & Food Festival
Columbia County Fairgrounds, Columbia hudsonberkshirewinefest.com
Experience hand-crafted wine, ciders, and spirits, along with gourmet items from this unique region.
May 27—28
Boys Gymrat Challenge Basketball Tournament
Participating Capital Region venues gymratunlimited.com
May 29
Cohoes Memorial Day Parade
West End Park, Remsen St, Cohoes 233-2117 choosecohoes.com
May 29
Albany Memorial Day Parade
Begins at Partridge St & Central Ave, Albany 9:30 a.m. 275-4738
May 31—June 4
American Music Festival
EMPAC, Troy
465-4755 albanysymphony.com
SUMMER EVENTS
Ongoing
Hudson River School
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
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
Ongoing—October
Undressed! An Intimate History of Underwear
Schenectady County Historical Society Schenectady 374-0263 schenectadyhistorical.org
A special exhibit about unmentionables.
Concert Series
Celebrating 125 Years!
Best in live folk music
Community Dance
Fun, simple dances for all ages, 1st Sat. of the month, Nov.–May
Celebrating 125 Years!
37 S. Main St., Voorheesville Info & tickets: (518) 765-2815
oldsongs.org
August 15-20


































































































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