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Tuesday, July 22, 2014  (9-3)
Tag Sale
Location: Gardner's Field Route 22, Stephentown
Sponsor: The Stephentown Historical Society
Description: The Stephentown Historical Society is accepting good, clean, useable, items for the community tag sale. Items to be donated can be dropped off between 1- 4 p.m. between July 18th and the 25th at the Heritage Center on Garfield Road.
Contact: Call 733-5170 to arrange for drop off and for any other questions.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Petra Jancovicova from Anchor No 5. Boutique will lead a Paper Crafting Workshop 6-7:30 p.m. July 22 and 29 at the Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th St., Troy. For adults ages 16+. This program is free and open to the public. Make reservations by calling the library at 235-5310.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014  (be there by 5:30)
History Bike Tour
Location: call the Rensselaer County Historical Society for more information
Description: On July 23rd, RCHS's administrative assistant, Alexandra Prince will be leading a history bike tour through Troy. The tour will depart from Monument Square at 6pm. This program is offered by the Better Biking Bureau, visit their facebook page for more information. For July's Troy Night Out, RCHS is partnering with the 125th New York Regimental Association for a unique one-night only event. This group of Civil War re-enactors will muster for a special presentation of their new military flags. Then, next Tuesday, July 29th at 6pm, join County and City Historian Kathryn Sheehan for a family friendly scavenger hunt at Oakwood Cemetery. Program details are below. Finally, please scroll down and read about the 2014 Annual Fund. This critical fundraising campaign brings essential unrestricted dollars to RCHS so we can continue offering great programs like the ones mentioned above. Our goal is $35,000 and I am thrilled that after our first we campaign we have donations totaling over $6,000. But to get to our goal, or to even exceed it which would be wonderful for RCHS, we need your support. You can donate via paypal by visiting our website, or mail in your donation today. As always, thank you for your support and hope to see
Wednesday, July 23, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music and Entertainment
Description: Every Wednesday evening from June 18th through August 27th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night! The concerts take place in Downtown Troy in the Green Island Bridge Parking lot just north of the Green Island Bridge. Rockin' on the River is rain or shine! In the event of forecasted inclement weather, we will be pitching a huge tent, and rocking out just the same! June 18th: Aquanett, a tribute to 80s hair metal with opener Jet Crash Billy June 25th: Blues for Breakfast, celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead July 2nd:Super 400 and Wild Adriatic with special event TBA July 9th: Adrenalize, a tribute to Def Leppard with opener Second Heat July 16th: HmfO, a tribute to Hall & Oats with opener Start Making Sense, a tribute to the Talking Heads July 23rd: ZBTB, a tribute to the Zac Brown Band with opener Molly Durnin July 30th: Easbound Jesus with opener The Blind Owl Band August 6th Fleetwood Macked, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac with opener Brian & Kevin Tiernan August 13th: Who's Bad, the nation's #1 Michael Jackson Tribute with opener GoodSir August 20th: Almost Queen, a tribute to Queen, with opener Vito 3 August 27th:ZOSO, a tribute to Led Zepplin with openers The Troy Music Academy All-Stars

Thursday, July 24, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: 290 Northline Drive Melrose, New York
Description: The Schaghticoke Entertainment Committee are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2014 concerts: July 3- The Belairs July 10- Patsy Cline July 17- Dyer Switch July 24-All Paul Show July 31-Lustre Kings August 7-Refrigerators August 14-Joe Thomas The Big Band August 21-Hair of the Dog
Contact: For additional information, please call John Rustin, Sr. at 753-6915 x 100.
Thursday, July 24, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill, 2830 R. 43 Sand Lake, NY.
Description: Summer Party Events at Uncle Marty's: 7/24/2014 3 Wheel Drive 7/31/2014 Stray Dogs 8/7/2014 Even the odds? 8/14/2014 Working Class 8/21/2014 The Schmooze 8/28/2014 Funk Evolution
Contact: For additional information, please call 518.674.4080.
Web Site: www.justsayuncle.com
Friday, July 25, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Friday, July 25, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers’ Market
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market Welcomes Summer with Two Market Opportunities Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market begins its 15th Summer Season on May 3rd, 2014. The market will be held every Saturday on River Street from 9 am – 2 pm. The market has worked with the City of Troy, the BID and the local businesses in an effort to integrate with more of the downtown businesses this summer. The market will start near the Market Block building on River Street and continue south beyond 1st Street making the market and the downtown Troy experience easily walkable and safe for customers and vendors. Free parking is available on Saturday’s in the Uncle Sam Parking Garage, the State Street parking garage or on the streets. In addition to the weekly Saturday market, Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market also provides a Friday evening shopping option in the summer months. The Troy Twilight Market, the first of the kind in the Capital Region, joins an intimate group of twilight markets throughout the world. This year, The Twilight Market will be expanded to every Friday night, June – September, 6-9 pm located on Monument Square in downtown Troy.
Web Site: www.troymarket.org
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Powers Park, Lansingburgh
Sponsor: Hannaford-Whitney Young Health, Troy Snowman-Beverage Barn Northeast Shuttle-Friends of 112th Street Lansing Laundry - Sequence Development
Description: The Powers Park Concert Series 2014:

July 26-Refrigerators-Dance Party I August 2-Skeeter Creek-Country Night August 9-Standard Clams-Smooth Jazz Night August 16-El Dorado's-Swing Dance Night August 23 - Bluz House Rockers - Dance Party II No Pets Allowed
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (4-6 p.m.)
BBQ
Location: 45 Old Route 7, Pittstown
Description: Eat in or Take out. Menu includes half a chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, roll, dessert and beverage. Adults are: $10 Children 5-12 are: $5 Children under 5 are Free!
Contact: For reservations call Herb at 753-4427
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Flea Market
Sponsor: Church Anniversary Committee, Fifth Avenue AME Zion Church, 189 Fifth Avenue, Lansingburgh.
Description: Flea Market/Fish Fry/Pulled Pork for $10.00. Vendors needed.
Contact: For additional information, please call Sis. Mary Jones -274-2988 or Sis. Stephanie Floyd-273-6390. Rev. Oscar McLaughlin, Pastor
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (9 a.m.- 3 p.m.)
Tag Sale
Location: Gardner's Field Route 22 Stephentown
Description: The Stephentown Historical Society is accepting good, clean, usable items for the community tag sale. Items to be donated can be dropped off between 1 and 4 p.m. on 7/18 and 7/25 at the Heritage Center on Garfield Road
Contact: Or call 733-5170 to arrange for drop off and for any other questions
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (8-11 a.m.)
Breakfast
Location: Grafton VFW-Fire Hall On South Road in Grafton
Description: The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department and Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will serve and all you can eat breakfast. The menu includes belgian waffles, pancakes, french toast, eggs that are made to order, sausage gravy & biscuits, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, orange juice, coffee, and milk. Adults are $9; children 12 and younger are $4; and children 5 and younger are FREE!
Saturday, July 26, 2014  (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.)
Beginner's Meditation: The Basics for Getting Started
Location: American Meditation Institute in Averill Park
Description: Have you ever thought about trying meditation, but didn't know how to get started? In AMI's two-session course, you'll receive step-by-step guidance on how to start--and stick with--a daily meditation practice. It's easy to learn the basics: how to deal with distractions, reduce stress, enhance your body's immune system and become more focused, creative and content. This class includes a FREE "guided meditation" CD.
Contact: Phone (518) 674-8714 Price $95 Age Suitability None Specified
Sunday, July 27, 2014  (11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser
Location: The Market Place in Troy's Little Italy-Hill Street Between Washington and Liberty.
Description: N.Y. Stickball -"Stick It To Hunger"-To benefit Joseph's House and Shelter, and Troy food pantries. They will be collecting non-perishable food items and donations for the Joseph House and other local food pantries. They ask all of their participants to collect non-perishable food items in their office and form a stickball team of 8-12 players who can attend the tournament.
Contact: For additional information, please call Matt DeFazio at 928-0815 or Rocco DeFazio at 271-8866 or rdefazio@nycap.rr.com.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Meet at the Earl Chapel
Description: Lambs, Snakes & Swords: Family Scavenger Hunt-Only $5.00/family. Friends of Oakwood Cemetery invite you to join Rensselaer County Historian Kathryn Sheehan for a new scavenger hunt as they search a different & easier area of the cemetery this year. Two levels of clues will be given for older and younger children and prizes go to all children who complete the hunt. Children will be able to identify animals, crosses, swords and even chairs. Get the kids out of the house for an hour of exploration. A fun event for the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Wear sturdy shoes. Pay on arrival.
Contact: For additional information, please call 1-800-556-6273 to reserve.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: Petra Jancovicova from Anchor No 5. Boutique will lead a Paper Crafting Workshop 6-7:30 p.m. July 22 and 29 at the Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th St., Troy. For adults ages 16+. This program is free and open to the public. Make reservations by calling the library at 235-5310.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014  (7:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, New York
Sponsor: The Friends of The East Greenbush Community Library.
Description: Marty Wendell & His Tour Band. Marty Wendell has shared the stage with numerous legendary artists. His concerts include rockabilly classics and oldies from the Golden Age of Rock and Roll as well as his original songs. Marty's shows are always enjoyed by people of all ages! Registration begins July 9.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-477-7476.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014  (6-8 p.m.)
Fair Information
Location: 69 Stillwater Bridge Road. Schaghticoke
Description: Have an Item you want to enter in the 2014 Great Schaghticoke Fair, but not sure how to do it? Join the Schaghticoke Fair Superintendents at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds to ask your questions. Even better, bring your entry with you that night an it will be entered right then. You can also enter items online, just go to the fair website and click on Exhibitor Info. The Schaghticoke Fair opens on Wednesday August 27th and runs through Labor Day weekend, Monday September 1st
Contact: For information, call Mary at 753-4411 ext. 13
Web Site: www.schaghticokefair.org
Wednesday, July 30, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music and Entertainment
Description: Every Wednesday evening from June 18th through August 27th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night! The concerts take place in Downtown Troy in the Green Island Bridge Parking lot just north of the Green Island Bridge. Rockin' on the River is rain or shine! In the event of forecasted inclement weather, we will be pitching a huge tent, and rocking out just the same! June 18th: Aquanett, a tribute to 80s hair metal with opener Jet Crash Billy June 25th: Blues for Breakfast, celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead July 2nd:Super 400 and Wild Adriatic with special event TBA July 9th: Adrenalize, a tribute to Def Leppard with opener Second Heat July 16th: HmfO, a tribute to Hall & Oats with opener Start Making Sense, a tribute to the Talking Heads July 23rd: ZBTB, a tribute to the Zac Brown Band with opener Molly Durnin July 30th: Easbound Jesus with opener The Blind Owl Band August 6th Fleetwood Macked, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac with opener Brian & Kevin Tiernan August 13th: Who's Bad, the nation's #1 Michael Jackson Tribute with opener GoodSir August 20th: Almost Queen, a tribute to Queen, with opener Vito 3 August 27th:ZOSO, a tribute to Led Zepplin with openers The Troy Music Academy All-Stars

Thursday, July 31, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: 290 Northline Drive Melrose, New York
Description: The Schaghticoke Entertainment Committee are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2014 concerts: July 3- The Belairs July 10- Patsy Cline July 17- Dyer Switch July 24-All Paul Show July 31-Lustre Kings August 7-Refrigerators August 14-Joe Thomas The Big Band August 21-Hair of the Dog
Contact: For additional information, please call John Rustin, Sr. at 753-6915 x 100.
Thursday, July 31, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill, 2830 R. 43 Sand Lake, NY.
Description: Summer Party Events at Uncle Marty's: 7/31/2014 Stray Dogs 8/7/2014 Even the odds? 8/14/2014 Working Class 8/21/2014 The Schmooze 8/28/2014 Funk Evolution
Contact: For additional information, please call 518.674.4080.
Web Site: www.justsayuncle.com
Thursday, July 31, 2014  (begins at 7 p.m.)
Open Mic
Location: A.E. Diver Library
136 Main Street, Schaghticoke
Description: Open Mic night. Sing a song, read a poem, tell a joke, or just sit back and enjoy the show. Admission is free and open to the public.
Friday, August 01, 2014  (beings at 6:30 p.m.)
Movie
Location: Saint Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church
470 Winter Street Extension, Troy
Description: "Heaven" will be shown. The movie, popcorn and soda are free!
Saturday, August 02, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Powers Park, Lansingburgh
Sponsor: Hannaford-Whitney Young Health, Troy Snowman-Beverage Barn Northeast Shuttle-Friends of 112th Street Lansing Laundry - Sequence Development
Description: The Powers Park Concert Series 2014 August 2-Skeeter Creek-Country Night August 9-Standard Clams-Smooth Jazz Night August 16-El Dorado's-Swing Dance Night August 23- Bluz House Rockers - Dance party II No Pets Allowed
Saturday, August 02, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers’ Market
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market Welcomes Summer with Two Market Opportunities Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market begins its 15th Summer Season on May 3rd, 2014. The market will be held every Saturday on River Street from 9 am – 2 pm. The market has worked with the City of Troy, the BID and the local businesses in an effort to integrate with more of the downtown businesses this summer. The market will start near the Market Block building on River Street and continue south beyond 1st Street making the market and the downtown Troy experience easily walkable and safe for customers and vendors. Free parking is available on Saturday’s in the Uncle Sam Parking Garage, the State Street parking garage or on the streets. In addition to the weekly Saturday market, Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market also provides a Friday evening shopping option in the summer months. The Troy Twilight Market, the first of the kind in the Capital Region, joins an intimate group of twilight markets throughout the world. This year, The Twilight Market will be expanded to every Friday night, June – September, 6-9 pm located on Monument Square in downtown Troy.
Web Site: www.troymarket.org
Saturday, August 02, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, August 02, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Shopping
Location: Demonstration Garden at The Robert Parker School 3454 Route 43, Wynantskill, New York
Description: A Country Garden Faire-Visit The Theme Gardens, Plant Sale, Q and A Table, Soil Testing Sample Drop Off, and Favorite Garden Tools Display Raffle. There will be demonstrations throughout the day: 10:00-Composting 11:00-Herb Gardening 12:00-Sharpening Your Garden Tools 1:00-Garden Fairy Houses Free Admission
Contact: For additional information, please call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 272-4210.
Saturday, August 02, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: Each summer, the Community & Recreation Department organizes a concert series that takes place every Tuesday night in August from 6-8 pm. The concerts are held at Onderdonk Memorial Park, located on Hampton Avenue across from the Lake. This concert series encourages friends, families and neighbors together in celebrating the summer season by enjoying the music, the outdoors and the company. The schedule is as follows: • August 2nd Band of Gold • August 9th White Water *Rescheduled due to rain • August 16th Gelvis (rendition of Elvis) • August 23rd Bow Riders • August 30th Carmine Dio Teagans will be providing hot dogs, hamburgers & sausage and peppers for a minimal fee.
Contact: For further information, please call 477-4775.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014  (all forums are from 6-8 p.m.)
CDTA to hold forums on using smartphones for bus fare
Location: Uncle Sam Atrium
4 Third Street in Troy
Description: The Capital District Transportation Authority is planning to use mobile and smart-card technology for payments, and it is holding a series of public forums to discuss the impending changes.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014  (begins at 7 p.m.)
CAN-A-PALOOZA
Location: Wood Park in Hoosick Falls
Description: A benefit for the HACA Food Pantry. Music provided by "Three's Harmony" Bring a canned item or a cash donation.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music and Entertainment
Description: Every Wednesday evening from June 18th through August 27th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night! The concerts take place in Downtown Troy in the Green Island Bridge Parking lot just north of the Green Island Bridge. Rockin' on the River is rain or shine! In the event of forecasted inclement weather, we will be pitching a huge tent, and rocking out just the same! June 18th: Aquanett, a tribute to 80s hair metal with opener Jet Crash Billy June 25th: Blues for Breakfast, celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead July 2nd:Super 400 and Wild Adriatic with special event TBA July 9th: Adrenalize, a tribute to Def Leppard with opener Second Heat July 16th: HmfO, a tribute to Hall & Oats with opener Start Making Sense, a tribute to the Talking Heads July 23rd: ZBTB, a tribute to the Zac Brown Band with opener Molly Durnin July 30th: Easbound Jesus with opener The Blind Owl Band August 6th Fleetwood Macked, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac with opener Brian & Kevin Tiernan August 13th: Who's Bad, the nation's #1 Michael Jackson Tribute with opener GoodSir August 20th: Almost Queen, a tribute to Queen, with opener Vito 3 August 27th:ZOSO, a tribute to Led Zepplin with openers The Troy Music Academy All-Stars

Thursday, August 07, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: 290 Northline Drive Melrose, New York
Description: The Schaghticoke Entertainment Committee are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2014 concerts: July 3- The Belairs July 10- Patsy Cline July 17- Dyer Switch July 24-All Paul Show July 31-Lustre Kings August 7-Refrigerators August 14-Joe Thomas The Big Band August 21-Hair of the Dog
Contact: For additional information, please call John Rustin, Sr. at 753-6915 x 100.
Thursday, August 07, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill, 2830 R. 43 Sand Lake, NY.
Description: Summer Party Events at Uncle Marty's: 8/7/2014 Even the odds? 8/14/2014 Working Class 8/21/2014 The Schmooze 8/28/2014 Funk Evolution
Contact: For additional information, please call 518.674.4080.
Web Site: www.justsayuncle.com
Friday, August 08, 2014  (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Expo
Location: The Krause Center
2212 Burdett Avenue, Troy
Description: The Empowerment Exchange presents "An Interactive Health & Wellness Expo" The informative Expo includes exhibits, engaging dialogue, takeaways and social activities. This event will give you an opportunity to broaden your knowledge of wellness and community resources. Lunch will be provided. Reservations for lunch are required.
Contact: RSVP Anthony for the events at Anthonymhep@live.com or call 235-2173
Saturday, August 09, 2014  (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Schaghticoke Fairgrounds
Description: Veterans Hall is a Salute to Veterans Past and Present. Come and get a preview of improvements for 2014. Many fairgoers have visited Veterans Hall or have come to an Open House to pay tribute to our veterans and say thank you. Everyone knows and loves a veteran and many come to share that connection. Some come to see a picture, a clipping or perhaps an item donated by family or a friend that served our country. Veterans Hall honors all veterans. In addition we are compiling a list of veteran’s names from Rensselaer County. This will be an ongoing objective for years to come. Getting your veteran’s name on the list is free, easy and a good way to ensure his/her service will be remembered. Come and share some time with them at the Veterans Hall.
Saturday, August 09, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers’ Market
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market Welcomes Summer with Two Market Opportunities Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market begins its 15th Summer Season on May 3rd, 2014. The market will be held every Saturday on River Street from 9 am – 2 pm. The market has worked with the City of Troy, the BID and the local businesses in an effort to integrate with more of the downtown businesses this summer. The market will start near the Market Block building on River Street and continue south beyond 1st Street making the market and the downtown Troy experience easily walkable and safe for customers and vendors. Free parking is available on Saturday’s in the Uncle Sam Parking Garage, the State Street parking garage or on the streets. In addition to the weekly Saturday market, Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market also provides a Friday evening shopping option in the summer months. The Troy Twilight Market, the first of the kind in the Capital Region, joins an intimate group of twilight markets throughout the world. This year, The Twilight Market will be expanded to every Friday night, June – September, 6-9 pm located on Monument Square in downtown Troy.
Web Site: www.troymarket.org
Saturday, August 09, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Powers Park, Lansingburgh
Sponsor: Hannaford-Whitney Young Health, Troy Snowman-Beverage Barn Northeast Shuttle-Friends of 112th Street Lansing Laundry - Sequence Development
Description: The Powers Park Concert Series 2014 August 9-Standard Clams-Smooth Jazz Night August 16-El Dorado's-Swing Dance Night August 23- Bluz House Rockers-Dance Party II No Pets Allowed
Saturday, August 09, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, August 09, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: Each summer, the Community & Recreation Department organizes a concert series that takes place every Tuesday night in August from 6-8 pm. The concerts are held at Onderdonk Memorial Park, located on Hampton Avenue across from the Lake. This concert series encourages friends, families and neighbors together in celebrating the summer season by enjoying the music, the outdoors and the company. The schedule is as follows: • August 9th White Water *Rescheduled due to rain • August 16th Gelvis (rendition of Elvis) • August 23rd Bow Riders • August 30th Carmine Dio Teagans will be providing hot dogs, hamburgers & sausage and peppers for a minimal fee.
Contact: For further information, please call 477-4775.
Sunday, August 10, 2014  (begins at 8 a.m.)
Run For The Roses
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park
Description: Registration is now open for the 29th Annual "Run For The Roses" 5k foot race. The event benefits Grafton Community Library, and includes a 2.5 mile Nature Walk and Kids' 1 mile fun run in addition to the USATF sanctioned 5k race. The pre-registration deadline for reduced entry is August 5th. The Nature Walk steps off at 8 a.m. $10 now and $15 the day of the race. The 5k starts at 9 a.m. $20 now and $25 the day of the race. The Fun Run is at 10 a.m. is $8 now and $10 the day of the race. The first 100 pre-registered 5k runners will receive a lon sleeve t-shirt. Short sleeve tees given to all other pre-registered participants. All participants receive a free book and a rose.
Contact: Register online at the website listed below, or download the application from www.graftoncommunitylibrary.org Race applications are also available at Grafton Lakes State Park Office at 279-1155 and at the Grafton Community Library at 2455 Route 2
Web Site: www.finishright.com
Tuesday, August 12, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets ever second Tuesday of the month at the Library. The group will discuss "Driving Over Lemons" by Chris Stewart
Wednesday, August 13, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music and Entertainment
Description: Every Wednesday evening from June 18th through August 27th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night! The concerts take place in Downtown Troy in the Green Island Bridge Parking lot just north of the Green Island Bridge. Rockin' on the River is rain or shine! In the event of forecasted inclement weather, we will be pitching a huge tent, and rocking out just the same! June 18th: Aquanett, a tribute to 80s hair metal with opener Jet Crash Billy June 25th: Blues for Breakfast, celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead July 2nd:Super 400 and Wild Adriatic with special event TBA July 9th: Adrenalize, a tribute to Def Leppard with opener Second Heat July 16th: HmfO, a tribute to Hall & Oats with opener Start Making Sense, a tribute to the Talking Heads July 23rd: ZBTB, a tribute to the Zac Brown Band with opener Molly Durnin July 30th: Easbound Jesus with opener The Blind Owl Band August 6th Fleetwood Macked, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac with opener Brian & Kevin Tiernan August 13th: Who's Bad, the nation's #1 Michael Jackson Tribute with opener GoodSir August 20th: Almost Queen, a tribute to Queen, with opener Vito 3 August 27th:ZOSO, a tribute to Led Zepplin with openers The Troy Music Academy All-Stars

Thursday, August 14, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: 290 Northline Drive Melrose, New York
Description: The Schaghticoke Entertainment Committee are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2014 concerts: July 3- The Belairs July 10- Patsy Cline July 17- Dyer Switch July 24-All Paul Show July 31-Lustre Kings August 7-Refrigerators August 14-Joe Thomas The Big Band August 21-Hair of the Dog
Contact: For additional information, please call John Rustin, Sr. at 753-6915 x 100.
Thursday, August 14, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill, 2830 R. 43 Sand Lake, NY.
Description: Summer Party Events at Uncle Marty's: 8/14/2014 Working Class 8/21/2014 The Schmooze 8/28/2014 Funk Evolution
Contact: For additional information, please call 518.674.4080.
Web Site: www.justsayuncle.com
Friday, August 15, 2014  (movie begins at 6:30 p.m.)
Movie
Location: Saint Timothy's
470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush
Description: "Bears" will be shown. The movie, soda, and popcorn are all FREE!
Saturday, August 16, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers’ Market
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market Welcomes Summer with Two Market Opportunities Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market begins its 15th Summer Season on May 3rd, 2014. The market will be held every Saturday on River Street from 9 am – 2 pm. The market has worked with the City of Troy, the BID and the local businesses in an effort to integrate with more of the downtown businesses this summer. The market will start near the Market Block building on River Street and continue south beyond 1st Street making the market and the downtown Troy experience easily walkable and safe for customers and vendors. Free parking is available on Saturday’s in the Uncle Sam Parking Garage, the State Street parking garage or on the streets. In addition to the weekly Saturday market, Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market also provides a Friday evening shopping option in the summer months. The Troy Twilight Market, the first of the kind in the Capital Region, joins an intimate group of twilight markets throughout the world. This year, The Twilight Market will be expanded to every Friday night, June – September, 6-9 pm located on Monument Square in downtown Troy.
Web Site: www.troymarket.org
Saturday, August 16, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, August 16, 2014  (1-4/12-4)
Flower Show
Location: James VanderPoel House
16 Broad Street in Kinderhook
Sponsor: The Garden Club of Kinderhook
Description: The Garden Club of Kinderhook 90th standard flower show will be held 1-4 p.m. Aug. 16 and noon-4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the historic James VanderPoel House. The theme will be nine decades interpreted with floral creations. Admission is free.
Saturday, August 16, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: Each summer, the Community & Recreation Department organizes a concert series that takes place every Tuesday night in August from 6-8 pm. The concerts are held at Onderdonk Memorial Park, located on Hampton Avenue across from the Lake. This concert series encourages friends, families and neighbors together in celebrating the summer season by enjoying the music, the outdoors and the company. The schedule is as follows: • August 16th Gelvis (rendition of Elvis) • August 23rd Bow Riders • August 30th Carmine Dio Teagans will be providing hot dogs, hamburgers & sausage and peppers for a minimal fee.
Contact: For further information, please call 477-4775.
Saturday, August 16, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Powers Park, Lansingburgh
Sponsor: Hannaford-Whitney Young Health, Troy Snowman-Beverage Barn Northeast Shuttle-Friends of 112th Street Lansing Laundry - Sequence Development
Description: The Powers Park Concert Series 2014 August 9-Standard Clams-Smooth Jazz Night August 16-El Dorado's-Swing Dance Night August 23- Bluz House Rockers-Dance Party II No Pets Allowed
Saturday, August 16, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Bennington Battlefield
Route 67
Hoosick falls 12090
Description: 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Bennington August 16 & 17 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Saturday (16) 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM Sunday Commemoration & Reenactment of the August 1777 engagement that proved pivotal to the victory at Saratoga.
Contact: For additional information, please call 518-686-7109.
Web Site: www.nysparks.com
Sunday, August 17, 2014  (11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Bennington Battlefield
Route 67
Hoosick falls 12090
Description: 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Bennington August 16 & 17 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Saturday (16) 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM Sunday Commemoration & Reenactment of the August 1777 engagement that proved pivotal to the victory at Saratoga.

Contact: For additional information, please call 518-686-7109.
Web Site: www.nysparks.com
Wednesday, August 20, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music and Entertainment
Description: Every Wednesday evening from June 18th through August 27th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night! The concerts take place in Downtown Troy in the Green Island Bridge Parking lot just north of the Green Island Bridge. Rockin' on the River is rain or shine! In the event of forecasted inclement weather, we will be pitching a huge tent, and rocking out just the same! June 18th: Aquanett, a tribute to 80s hair metal with opener Jet Crash Billy June 25th: Blues for Breakfast, celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead July 2nd:Super 400 and Wild Adriatic with special event TBA July 9th: Adrenalize, a tribute to Def Leppard with opener Second Heat July 16th: HmfO, a tribute to Hall & Oats with opener Start Making Sense, a tribute to the Talking Heads July 23rd: ZBTB, a tribute to the Zac Brown Band with opener Molly Durnin July 30th: Easbound Jesus with opener The Blind Owl Band August 6th Fleetwood Macked, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac with opener Brian & Kevin Tiernan August 13th: Who's Bad, the nation's #1 Michael Jackson Tribute with opener GoodSir August 20th: Almost Queen, a tribute to Queen, with opener Vito 3 August 27th:ZOSO, a tribute to Led Zepplin with openers The Troy Music Academy All-Stars

Thursday, August 21, 2014  (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: 290 Northline Drive Melrose, New York
Description: The Schaghticoke Entertainment Committee are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2014 concerts: July 3- The Belairs July 10- Patsy Cline July 17- Dyer Switch July 24-All Paul Show July 31-Lustre Kings August 7-Refrigerators August 14-Joe Thomas The Big Band August 21-Hair of the Dog
Contact: For additional information, please call John Rustin, Sr. at 753-6915 x 100.
Thursday, August 21, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill, 2830 R. 43 Sand Lake, NY.
Description: Summer Party Events at Uncle Marty's: 8/21/2014 The Schmooze 8/28/2014 Funk Evolution
Contact: For additional information, please call 518.674.4080.
Web Site: www.justsayuncle.com
Saturday, August 23, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers’ Market
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market Welcomes Summer with Two Market Opportunities Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market begins its 15th Summer Season on May 3rd, 2014. The market will be held every Saturday on River Street from 9 am – 2 pm. The market has worked with the City of Troy, the BID and the local businesses in an effort to integrate with more of the downtown businesses this summer. The market will start near the Market Block building on River Street and continue south beyond 1st Street making the market and the downtown Troy experience easily walkable and safe for customers and vendors. Free parking is available on Saturday’s in the Uncle Sam Parking Garage, the State Street parking garage or on the streets. In addition to the weekly Saturday market, Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market also provides a Friday evening shopping option in the summer months. The Troy Twilight Market, the first of the kind in the Capital Region, joins an intimate group of twilight markets throughout the world. This year, The Twilight Market will be expanded to every Friday night, June – September, 6-9 pm located on Monument Square in downtown Troy.
Web Site: www.troymarket.org
Saturday, August 23, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Powers Park, Lansingburgh
Sponsor: Hannaford-Whitney Young Health, Troy Snowman-Beverage Barn Northeast Shuttle-Friends of 112th Street Lansing Laundry - Sequence Development
Description: The Powers Park Concert Series 2014 August 16-El Dorado's-Swing Dance Night August 23 Bluz House Rockers - Dance Party II No Pets Allowed
Saturday, August 23, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, August 23, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: Each summer, the Community & Recreation Department organizes a concert series that takes place every Tuesday night in August from 6-8 pm. The concerts are held at Onderdonk Memorial Park, located on Hampton Avenue across from the Lake. This concert series encourages friends, families and neighbors together in celebrating the summer season by enjoying the music, the outdoors and the company. The schedule is as follows: • August 23rd Bow Riders • August 30th Carmine Dio Teagans will be providing hot dogs, hamburgers & sausage and peppers for a minimal fee.
Contact: For further information, please call 477-4775.
Saturday, August 23, 2014  (8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
2014 Capital Region Homeless Veteran's Stand-Down
Location: Colonie BPO Elks #2192
11 Elks Lane, Latham, New York
Description: Are You A Veteran In Need Of Help? Brother and Sister Veterans who are homeless, at risk of being homeless, and their families. Coffee at 7 a.m., Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., and Registrations at 8:00 a.m. Free Help! Employment, Food, Clothing, Medical Screening, Legal Assistance, Information About Programs and Services
Contact: VA Phone by County all (518) area code: Albany 447-7713; Columbia 828-3610; Rensselaer 270-2760; Saratoga 884-4115; Schenectady 377-2423; Washington 746-2470; Saturday ONLY Number 785-3557
Wednesday, August 27, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music and Entertainment
Description: Every Wednesday evening from June 18th through August 27th the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the City of Troy, present Rockin' on the River! This free, outdoor concert series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night! The concerts take place in Downtown Troy in the Green Island Bridge Parking lot just north of the Green Island Bridge. Rockin' on the River is rain or shine! In the event of forecasted inclement weather, we will be pitching a huge tent, and rocking out just the same! June 18th: Aquanett, a tribute to 80s hair metal with opener Jet Crash Billy June 25th: Blues for Breakfast, celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead July 2nd:Super 400 and Wild Adriatic with special event TBA July 9th: Adrenalize, a tribute to Def Leppard with opener Second Heat July 16th: HmfO, a tribute to Hall & Oats with opener Start Making Sense, a tribute to the Talking Heads July 23rd: ZBTB, a tribute to the Zac Brown Band with opener Molly Durnin July 30th: Easbound Jesus with opener The Blind Owl Band August 6th Fleetwood Macked, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac with opener Brian & Kevin Tiernan August 13th: Who's Bad, the nation's #1 Michael Jackson Tribute with opener GoodSir August 20th: Almost Queen, a tribute to Queen, with opener Vito 3 August 27th:ZOSO, a tribute to Led Zepplin with openers The Troy Music Academy All-Stars

Wednesday, August 27, 2014  (N/A)
Fair
Location: Schaghticoke Fair
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd.
Rtes. 67 & 40
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Description: The Schaghticoke Fair will celebrate its 195th year of being a showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts.
Contact: For more information, contact the Schaghticoke Fair office at 753-4411, x13.
Web Site: http://schaghticokefair.com/index.php
Thursday, August 28, 2014  (N/A)
Fair
Location: Schaghticoke Fair
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd.
Rtes. 67 & 40
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Description: The Schaghticoke Fair will celebrate its 195th year of being a showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts.
Contact: For more information, contact the Schaghticoke Fair office at 753-4411, x13.
Web Site: http://schaghticokefair.com/index.php
Thursday, August 28, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - N/A)
Music & Entertainment
Location: Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill, 2830 R. 43 Sand Lake, NY.
Description: Summer Party Events at Uncle Marty's: 8/21/2014 The Schmooze 8/28/2014 Funk Evolution
Contact: For additional information, please call 518.674.4080.
Web Site: www.justsayuncle.com
Friday, August 29, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Friday, August 29, 2014  (N/A)
Fair
Location: Schaghticoke Fair
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd.
Rtes. 67 & 40
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Description: The Schaghticoke Fair will celebrate its 195th year of being a showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts.
Contact: For more information, contact the Schaghticoke Fair office at 753-4411, x13.
Web Site: http://schaghticokefair.com/index.php
Friday, August 29, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Saturday, August 30, 2014  (N/A)
Fair
Location: Schaghticoke Fair
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd.
Rtes. 67 & 40
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Description: The Schaghticoke Fair will celebrate its 195th year of being a showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts.
Contact: For more information, contact the Schaghticoke Fair office at 753-4411, x13.
Web Site: http://schaghticokefair.com/index.php
Saturday, August 30, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Farmers’ Market
Description: Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market Welcomes Summer with Two Market Opportunities Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market begins its 15th Summer Season on May 3rd, 2014. The market will be held every Saturday on River Street from 9 am – 2 pm. The market has worked with the City of Troy, the BID and the local businesses in an effort to integrate with more of the downtown businesses this summer. The market will start near the Market Block building on River Street and continue south beyond 1st Street making the market and the downtown Troy experience easily walkable and safe for customers and vendors. Free parking is available on Saturday’s in the Uncle Sam Parking Garage, the State Street parking garage or on the streets. In addition to the weekly Saturday market, Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market also provides a Friday evening shopping option in the summer months. The Troy Twilight Market, the first of the kind in the Capital Region, joins an intimate group of twilight markets throughout the world. This year, The Twilight Market will be expanded to every Friday night, June – September, 6-9 pm located on Monument Square in downtown Troy.
Web Site: www.troymarket.org
Saturday, August 30, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, August 30, 2014  (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Music & Entertainment
Description: Each summer, the Community & Recreation Department organizes a concert series that takes place every Tuesday night in August from 6-8 pm. The concerts are held at Onderdonk Memorial Park, located on Hampton Avenue across from the Lake. This concert series encourages friends, families and neighbors together in celebrating the summer season by enjoying the music, the outdoors and the company. The schedule is as follows: • August 30th Carmine Dio Teagans will be providing hot dogs, hamburgers & sausage and peppers for a minimal fee.
Contact: For further information, please call 477-4775.
Saturday, August 30, 2014  (5-10 p.m.)
Dance in the Park
Location: Grafton Lakes State Park
Description: Grafton Lakes State Park, The Dance Flurry Organization, Capital USA Dance, and the Friends of Grafton Lakes State Park will host Dance in the Park Night. This event is open to dancers at all levels of experience with or without a partner. The event will take place at the Deerfield Pavilion, starting with a lesson and a swing dance following. All proceeds from the night will benefit the Friends of Grafton Lakes State Park. The lesson will be taught by Jason Fenton and will cover the basics of East Coast Swing. the main swing dance will feature a live band, and Dylan Perrillo Orchestra. There will also be food from Brunswick Barbeque and Brew. Registration is $15 for the dance only and $25 for dinner and the dance. both fees cover the dance lesson, and a night of live music.
Contact: Pre-registration for those who want dinner is required by August 27th, but drop-ins for the swing dance are also more than welcome. For information about Dance in the Park, call the park office at 279-1155
Sunday, August 31, 2014  (N/A)
Fair
Location: Schaghticoke Fair
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd.
Rtes. 67 & 40
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Description: The Schaghticoke Fair will celebrate its 195th year of being a showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts.
Contact: For more information, contact the Schaghticoke Fair office at 753-4411, x13.
Web Site: http://schaghticokefair.com/index.php
Monday, September 01, 2014  (N/A)
Fair
Location: Schaghticoke Fair
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd.
Rtes. 67 & 40
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Description: The Schaghticoke Fair will celebrate its 195th year of being a showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts.
Contact: For more information, contact the Schaghticoke Fair office at 753-4411, x13.
Web Site: http://schaghticokefair.com/index.php
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: 605 Brunswick Road, Troy.
Sponsor: Brunswick Historical Society.
Description: TAG AND BAKE SALE - Description: Annual Tag and Bake Sale. Vendor space available. 8 x10 space for $20.00, rain or shine. There will be an antique quilt raffle, homemade baked goods, Entertainment provided by the Hill Country Cloggers at 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be available throughout the day.
Contact: For additional information or vendor space, please call 279-4024.
Saturday, September 06, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Covert Affair" by Jennet Conant. All are Welcome.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (N/A)
Reunion
Location: Nassau Sportsmen's Club
370 Boyce Road, East Greenbush
Description: The Columbia High School Class of 1959 Reunion. The day will include lunch and dinner.
Contact: For information, email Betty Coxon Franze at rfranze1@nycap.rr.com
Saturday, September 13, 2014  (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Garage Sale
Location: Third Presbyterian Church
115 Winter Street, Troy
Description: Will be hosting a Community Garage Sale. There is no cost to participate. Just bring a table and your treasures to sell. Food and beverages will also b available throughout the day. There will not be a charge for the food but donations will be accepted and will go to help those in need.
Contact: To reserve a space and for more information, call the church office at 283-2420
Monday, September 15, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Thursday, September 18, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Friday, September 19, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Saturday, September 20, 2014  (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Description: 2014 Patriot Ruckmarch-Heroes at Home Inaugural Patriot Ruckmarch. A 23 mile road march through Rensselaer County to raise awareness about the challenges experienced by our Military. Rensselaer County (exact route TBA soon) All of the money raised will be used to support our local Veterans through the efforts of Heroes at Home.
Contact: For additional information, please call John Holmes, Heroes at Home 518-545-6781.
Sunday, September 21, 2014  (N/A)
Restaurant Week
Description: Every September, the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District hosts a city-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country. Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to four different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event so there is something for everyone.
Friday, September 26, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Saturday, September 27, 2014  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Farmer’s Market
Location: 333 New York 351, Averill Park, NY, 12018
Description: The Poestenkill Farmers' Market & Craft Fair will be extending their market season to September 28th, every Saturday 9-12pm, at the Algonquin Middle School (front lawn) cors. of Rt. 66 & 351. Rain or Shine! Local vendors will be selling quality baked goods, fruits & vegetables, artisan breads, jams, jellies, fresh eggs, maple syrup, handmade soaps, plants and homemade crafts! Come join them and help support your local businesses.
Contact: For additional information, please call (518) 283-4990.
Sunday, October 12, 2014  (N/A)
Community Event
Description: Troy Chowderfest!!
Tuesday, October 14, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "Canal Water and Whiskey" by Marvin Rapp.
Friday, October 31, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Friday, October 31, 2014  (See Description for Times)
Tours
Location: Geoff Benton, HSA
Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Description: May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately an hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, with children 12 and under free. Combination tickets with nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site are available as well. Crailo’s Marketplace Museum shop is stocked with Dutch, Native American and 17th and 18th century related items. Crailo’s park is located on the Hudson River and provides an excellent picnic venue. Crailo is also a location on the NYS parks challenge geocache program.
Contact: For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518)463-8738
Tuesday, November 11, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt
Friday, November 28, 2014  (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event
Location: Dowtown Troy.
Description: TROY NY – Enjoy an evening of art and culture in Downtown Troy NY on the last Friday of every month, officially known as Troy Night Out. The streets are busier than usual for this event as the evening draws over 1,000 locals and visitors alike to get a true taste of the arts and take advantage of everything Troy, New York has to offer! But the fun doesn't stop at 9:00 pm! Many downtown eateries and bars offer a place for people to gather and continue to enjoy the night. There are a variety of venues who participate in Troy Night Out each month.
Web Site: www.troynightout.org
Tuesday, December 09, 2014  (7 p.m.)
Book Group
Location: 4118 Brunswick Road
Description: The Brunswick Community Library Evening Book Group meets every second Tuesday of the month at the library. The group will discuss "The Light in the Ruins" by Chris Bohjalian
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