Do you want to get out of the house this weekend? Grab a friend and head to the longest ice bar in the Capital Region, or take the family to the Huyck Preserve: Winter Fest! If you’re in need of some laughter, check out The Book of Mormon musical at Proctors Theatre! There are many events happening this weekend—keep reading for our top 8!
This nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical is coming to Proctors Theatre in Schenectady this weekend. This hilarious and outrageous performance is a musical comedy that has become known worldwide. Be prepared for an evening of laughter; this is a show you will never forget!
The Disco Biscuits will bring a funky show to The Palace Theatre this weekend in Albany. Delivering an array of electronic, rock, and a ‘jam band’ personality to the stage, this performance will keep you on your feet all night!
Support your local art community by attending the Artist Reception for the Juried Student Work Show. Local artists who have attended classes or workshops at the Atelier at Arlene’s will display incredible two-dimensional pieces of work. Help give these artists the recognition they deserve and spend an evening contributing to Arlene’s creative community.
February 3 & 4
Come check out the longest ice bar in the Capital Region this weekend. An experience you can’t miss; there will be a live DJ, ice cornhole, hot chocolate cocktails, and more. Grab a bite to eat off of their expansive menu, which includes burgers, soups, salads, mac and cheese—a fan favorite—and many other options.
With activities for the whole family, the Huyck Preserve Winter Fest is an event you won’t want to miss this weekend. Stop by the artisan market, grab some hot chocolate and s’mores, and even get the chance to meet rescued wild animals. Take a guided walk through the preserve and participate in sledding (weather permitting).
This year’s wine and chocolate festival will host numerous wine and chocolate vendors, along with other local businesses as well. The event will also be held in conjunction with the Van Gogh Experience—that’s right, two events in one! Spend your Saturday afternoon sampling wine and chocolate from merchants around the state and experiencing the beautiful and immersive Van Gogh exhibit.
February 4 & 5
Are you itching for a change? Feeling like your space needs sprucing up? If so, this is the event for you! Whether you’re a DIY fanatic or trying to find an expert in home improvement, this show will inspire, motivate and excite you for any upcoming home projects. Make sure to register online in advance for free tickets.
Wind down your weekend with an afternoon of remarkable and moving music on the piano by Zoltán Fejérvári. After winning the 2017 Montréal Competition, Fejérvári has been performing in international music halls all over the world and will be returning to Albany for the first time since 2018.