Check out this weekend’s variety of events happening in the Capital Region! With activities ranging from a meditation retreat to an Aerosmith tribute concert, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Keep reading for this weekend’s top picks!
Open For Winter Season
Ice skating season continues at the Empire “Skate” Plaza in downtown Albany. Stop by with family and friends and skate around during the afternoon or evening. Free skate rentals are available every Saturday courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets.
The Theatre Institute at Sage Presents: Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Jersey Lily
Ready for an adventure? Experience the captivating mystery that only Holmes can solve. Can Sherlock Holmes save the day by cracking this case of blackmail? Come find out!
Draw The Line: A Tribute To Aerosmith
Spend your Friday evening jamming out to the only officially endorsed Aerosmith tribute show, Draw The Line. With an uncanny resemblance to Steven Tyler, Draw The Line’s lead singer, Neill Byrnes, will make you wonder if you are seeing Aerosmith themselves. A rocking celebration sure to impress old-school connoisseurs or modern-day followers is guaranteed when you attend one of these epic performances.
Valentine’s Dinner Dance at Clifton Park Elks #2466
Treat your valentine to an unforgettable evening at the Valentine’s Dinner Dance at Clifton Park Elks Lodge! Enjoy a romantic dinner featuring delectable Beef Tenderloin and Crab Stuffed Haddock entrees. Make sure to save room for the Red Velvet Cake dessert! Afterwards, dance the night away as The Vibes serenade you from 6:30-9:30 PM. Reservations for this event are required.
24th Annual Saratoga Chowderfest
Get ready to grab a spoon and dig into some of the region’s best chowders. This event is back for 2023 and features over 80 vendors! With this many options, there is something for everyone—savory or sweet; this festival has it all. After you’ve tried all you can, place your vote for your favorite and see who will win the title of best chowder!
Town of Clifton Park Winterfest 2023
Check out the Clifton Park Winterfest this Saturday for a family-friendly, fun-filled event. Celebrate with your friends, family, and neighbors as you participate in outhouse races, go sledding down snowy hills, or enjoy one of many indoor carnival activities. This unique extravaganza is a can’t-miss event!
Do you feel like life is moving too quickly, and you need to slow down? Join the Mindfulness 101 workshop, a half-day mindful meditation retreat with guidance and support from Instructor Elissa Kane, where you will be immersed in thoughtful meditation. Let go of anxieties and stresses while connecting deeply within yourself through walking or seated meditations—learning to observe whatever is happening around you moment by moment. All levels of meditation practitioners are welcome.
Gregory Popovich is an incredibly talented circus performer, and his furry (and feathered!) friends are too! Enjoy a unique show featuring over 30 rescued pets, including cats, dogs, geese, white doves, and parrots, as they perform amazing tricks alongside Gregory’s hilarious jokes. It doesn’t get more entertaining than Comedy Pet Theatre!
African American History in the Albany Institute’s Collection
Come and sample African Americans’ rich, cultural history at Albany Institute for History & Art! Tricia Barbagallo and Marissa Brown from AIHA’s research team will present an array of resources found in their library collections—a journey through time you won’t want to miss.