Whether you’re a fan of ice skating, ice bars, or live music, Albany has something for you this weekend. Take a look at these 6 upcoming events and activities and get ready to experience the region.
Discover Winter Fun in the Albany Area
Did you know the Empire “Skate” Plaza is open daily throughout the winter season? This tremendously popular ice skating rink is the perfect place to enjoy the weekend, and on Saturday, there will be free skate rentals courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets.
Head over to The Mill on Round Lake this weekend for their spectacular Fire & Ice Bar. Warm up by the fire pits, sip a frosty drink, and celebrate winter at this annual Capital Region ice bar!
Get Inspired at a Home Expo
If you’re ready to make your dream home a reality, then plan a trip to the Times Union Home Expo at the Albany Capital Center. This is the largest and longest running consumer show in the area, and it will feature the very best home improvement businesses.
Enjoy Live Music & Entertainment
Mr. Charlie’s Soulshine Tour featuring Dark Hollow (Tribute to Grateful Dead) and Brothers of the Road (Tribute to Allman Brothers and Dickey Betts) is coming to the Cohoes Music Hall this Saturday night. These bands have been around for over 20 years perfecting their art and sharing some of the best and most influential music.
Bring the kids to the Massry Center for the Arts on Saturday morning and enjoy a show by Concerts for Tots. This Valentine’s Day-themed concert will be an engaging experience filled with fun and festive classical music, children’s songs, and more.
This Sunday, five-time Grammy winner Dianne Reeves will perform at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Reeves is the pre-eminent jazz vocalist renowned for her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings.
Looking Ahead to Next Week
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Don’t delay, make your plans for this special holiday today. From local dining specials to featured romance packages, our Valentine’s Day Guide has everything you need to make February 14 memorable for your significant other.