Discover some of the best weekend events that will be taking place in the Capital Region (and nearby). Attend a festival or two, participate in a 5K, and check out other things to do. Whatever you’re interested in, there’s something for everyone this weekend.
Top 5 Upcoming Events For This Weekend
Looking to hit the road this weekend? Explore the 29th Annual Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival in Norwich, located about two hours west of Albany. This free, two-day festival will include 100 talented creators displaying and selling their stunning paintings, sculptures, fabric art, fine crafts, photography, and more.
While you’re there, experience nationally renowned musical performers, indulge in delicious food, engage in interactive art activities, and dive into the world of poetry and literary arts.
Don’t miss out on a world-class jazz experience at the 21st Annual Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival! This Saturday, the City of Albany will host a day filled with incredible music, tasty food, and refreshing beverages. Best of all, admission is completely free. Throughout the day, five amazing live acts will grace the stage, captivating audiences of all ages.
Make plans for the annual Stockade Villagers’ Outdoor Art Show this Saturday in Schenectady. Talented local artists will have their work on display along the streets of the historic district. All art is for sale, so grab your friends for a stroll, mingle with the artists, and be sure to take something home.
Schenectady’s Little Italy StreetFest is back this weekend. Enjoy a variety of delicious Italian foods and desserts, explore vendors, and shop till you drop. This family-friendly festival will also feature live music from Grand Central Station, The Rogues, and more. There will even be opportunities to learn about Italian heritage.
Participate in the Teal Ribbon Run/Walk, a 5K run and 1 mile walk in Albany to support Caring Together in their mission to raise awareness for ovarian cancer. By joining survivors, advocates, and caregivers, you’re not only showing your support but also helping to raise funds for crucial research and the development of improved detection tests and treatment options for women with recurrent ovarian cancer.