The holidays are coming up, and communities throughout the Capital Region are getting into the spirit of the season. Join them this weekend for a variety of fun-filled events!
Test Your Detective Skills at the Annual Mystery Challenge
A memorable evening awaits at the 2019 Daughters of Sarah Mystery Challenge at the NYS Museum in Albany. Featuring a dynamic kosher dinner buffet, silent auction, raffle, and mystery challenge through the museum, this is one event you don’t want to miss. Proceeds will benefit the Daughters of Sarah Senior Community.
Discover Holiday Happenings & Sales Around the Area
Taste of the Holidays – Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24
Before the 2019 Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park officially opens to the public, you can experience the dazzling displays during Taste of the Holidays, which includes a Craft Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest, and a Chili, Chowder, and Soup Fest. Admission to the events allows you to stroll around the Lake and see the lights early!
- Craft Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest at Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park | Saturday, November 23
- Chili, Chowder, and Soup Fest at Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park | Sunday, November 24
Take a trip to downtown Schenectady on Saturday for the 2019 Schenectady Holiday Parade! The theme of this year’s parade is “Sugar Rush,” and it will begin at 5:00pm.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of model trains at the Albany Train Show this Saturday. Presented at the Polish Community Center of Albany, the Albany Train Show is the perfect event for both seasoned collectors and people who are curious about getting into the hobby.
For four days, The Hudson-Mohawk Weavers’ Guild will host their annual Show & Sale at the Pruyn House in Latham. The event will feature the best of modern handweaving, from rugs to hand towels, scarves, shawls, jackets, and more.
Visit the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy this weekend for a Country Folk Art Craft Show. Do a little holiday shopping and find everything from handcrafted furniture to seasonal and Christmas decor, gifts, repurposed treasures, framed art, and more.
Buy Your Tickets for Unforgettable Shows
Looking for an exciting way to spend your Friday night in Albany? Head over to Skyloft at Crossgates Mall for a special concert featuring STATIC-X/DevilDriver with Dope, Wednesday 13, and Raven Black.
Get ready for a night of action-packed arenacross racing at the Times Union Center in Albany. Kicker Arenacross and Freestyle Motocross is fun for all ages, and tickets are available now.
Visit the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on Sunday, December 1, for the annual Great Train Extravaganza! Check out the operating model railroads, browse the dozens of products, and meet with numerous exhibitors.