Just because the leaves have fallen in Albany doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! We’ve rounded up our top five event picks for this upcoming weekend. Take a look:
The 21st Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration will be held on Friday evening at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. This year’s Rat Pack-themed event will include wine tastings, food samples from the area’s best restaurants, caterers and bakeries, live music by Funk Evolution, a silent auction and more! Don’t miss out on this great event, all proceeds raised at this event will stay local to help Northeastern New Yorkers affected by HIV/AIDS.
Schenectady Daily Gazette Holiday Parade
The Chamber of Schenectady County presents the 48th Annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday! This Capital Region tradition attracts over 20,000 people each year who line State Street for what’s widely known as the largest nighttime parade in the Northeast. Spectators will enjoy more than 100 magical characters, floats, bands and decorated vehicles.
Sandra Bernhard is #blessed
Don’t miss out on Bernhard’s live performance at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Saturday evening. Her shows are a thrilling hybrid of stand-up comedy and rock and roll, mixing together political satire with pop culture.
Dark Star Orchestra
Go back in time with Dark Star Orchestra! The band who is known for its improvisation of the Grateful Dead’s timeless music will be at The Palace on Saturday evening. DSO dips into every incarnation of the Dead, so younger fans can “see” shows that happened long before they were born. Get your tickets today!
Chili, Chowder & SoupFest
Get a sneak peak of Lights In The Park this Sunday at the 2nd Annual Capital Holiday Lights Chili, Chowder and SoupFest! Taste $1 samples from local eateries as you enjoy the music of The Reverberators.
Looking for more weekend fun? Check out the full list of events in Albany.