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Don't Miss the Best Things to Do in Albany and the Capital Region This Weekend!

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Are you ready to make the most of the upcoming weekend? Want to have fun with family or friends? View our picks for the best and most exciting things to do in Albany and the Capital Region this weekend, including Troy, Schenectady, Colonie, and more. These Capital Region events are not-to-be missed!

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Lake George Winter's Dream
At Lake George Winter's Dream, visitors will journey into a magical storyworld that brings the beauty of the season to life through lights, sounds, projections, original music and interactive moments.
Fort William Henry Historic Fortress, 48 Canada Street Lake George, NY 12845
people skating in front of the capitol building
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Empire ''Skate'' Plaza
The tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink in Albany will be open to the public throughout the 2023-2024 winter season.
Empire State Plaza Ice Rink, Empire State Plaza Albany, NY 12210
CONTRA-TIEMPO presents ¡azúcar!
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10×10 Festival: Jacob's Pillow Presents CONTRA-TIEMPO Activist Dance Theater
Join CONTRA-TIEMPO Activist Dance Theater and Jacob's Pillow for a special community dance workshop and performance, part of Pittsfield's 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival!
The Common Room at Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St Pittsfield, MA 01201
The Long and Short of It! flyer
The Long and Short of It! Improv Show
Each Long and Short of it will deliver on our promise to accomplish our mission. What's our mission? That's simple: We Make Stuff Up.
The MopCo Improv Theater, 10 N Jay St Schenectady, NY 12305
cup of hot chocolate on a saucer
Troy Night Out: Hot Chocolate Stroll
Join us for Troy Night Out on the last Friday of each month!
Downtown Troy, Troy, NY 12180
Supper Club at Opalka Gallery
Supper Club
Enjoy an evening of art, food, and conversation!
Opalka Gallery, 140 New Scotland Ave Albany, NY 12208
Lunasa with Daoiri Farrell
Irish supergroup Lúnasa performs tunes from their newest album "Live in Kyoto" with special guest Daoirí Farrell
The Egg, Agency Building 1, S Mall Arterial Albany, NY 12203
It's Showtime NYC!
A three-week developmental residency at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre, funded by the New York State Council on the Arts, culminates on the evening of February 23 in a free public...
Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street Catskill, NY 12414
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Wynter Thyme Fest at Colonie Center
Take advantage of excellent shopping opportunities at the Wynter Thyme Fest as well as Colonie Center's merchants.
Colonie Center, 131 Colonie Center Albany, NY 12205
Theatresports is the fast, silly, high-stakes show where two teams of improvisers face off. Come cheer on your favorites and see if they advance to the finals. They can't do...
The MopCo Improv Theater, 10 N. Jay St. Schenectady, NY 12305
Geneva Lewis, violin
Capital Region Classical: Geneva Lewis, violin
An Avery Fisher Career Grant winner and Performance Today young artist, Lewis made her debut at the Tannery in 2022. Her beautiful musicality supported by an astounding technique will captivate...
Union College Memorial Chapel, 807 Union Street Schenectady, NY 12308