The final stretch of the holiday season is here, and everywhere you go you’ll find people full of cheer. Are you ready to have one more fun-filled weekend before Christmas arrives? Check out these 9 amazing events going on in and around Albany!
Looking to wrap up your holiday shopping this weekend? If so, then don’t miss the last weekend of The Holiday Shop at The Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy. Browse unique works from local artists and pick out some pieces you know the people in your life would love to receive.
The Schenectady County Historical Society’s annual Festival of Trees continues through this Sunday. Stop by and see all the galleries filled with lighted fir trees.
Experience a memorable and magical drive in Washington Park during the 23rd Annual Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights. Admire all the dazzling and colorful light displays, and then meet Santa at the Washington Park Lake House. The popular holiday attraction is open through January 3, 2020.
This Friday, The Children’s Museum of Science and Technology in Troy will celebrate the season with an Ugly Holiday Sweater Day. You can wear an ugly sweater to the museum this day and get a free pass for a future visit. Be sure to stick around and decorate ugly holiday sweater cards and gift tags.
The holiday season is winding down, and so is Christmas Land LLC’s 2019 season in Altamont. Bring the kids to this wonderful attraction and enjoy holiday activities together, such as ornament decorating, Christmas music, Christmas cookie decorating, pictures with Santa Claus and his elves, and more.
CBS 6 Melodies of Christmas at Proctors | Thursday, December 19 – Sunday, December 22
Now in its 40th year, the CBS 6 Melodies of Christmas at Proctors has become the region’s premier holiday music extravaganza. Get your tickets to see the ESYO Symphony Orchestra and Youth Chorale perform with special guests The McKrells, Grand Central Station, The Northeast Ballet, and the Orlando School of Dance. There will concerts on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of this week.
Celebrate the holidays country style with A Nashville Christmas at The Egg in Albany this Saturday night. The incredibly talented cast of A Nashville Christmas will perform a full sleigh of popular holiday tunes mixed in with some country music classics.
The Musicians of Ma’Alwyck will perform live at the Ten Broeck Mansion in Albany this Sunday from 2:00pm-3:30pm. Tour the beautiful mansion and listen to music from this favorite local ensemble.
Ice skating is a wonderful activity you can do with the family this time of year. Take a trip to the Empire “Skate” Plaza in Albany this weekend for free ice skating on the outdoor rink.
The Albany Marriott will host a Groovin’ New Year’s Eve Dinner Show and Dance Party Celebration on December 31. Featuring the Capital District’s premier rock & roll legends show, this festive night will include a light reception, dinner buffet, party favors, live music and entertainment, and a midnight champagne toast.