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Events

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Description:

The 17th annual Hidden Garden Tour takes place Thursday, May 26, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (rain or shine). Enjoy this self-guided walking tour, featuring backyard gardens in the Historic Sage, Washington Park, and adjoining neighbor­hoods in downtown Troy. $10 admission at the check-in table, or buy tickets online (small fee added) at TroyGarden.BrownPaperTickets.com. Check in and pick up a Tour map in the alley next to the Russell Sage parking lot (free event parking) on the east corner of First & Division Streets. Find additional free parking along Division and on First St. (going south). Sponsored by the nonprofit Friends of Prospect Park; all proceeds benefit ongoing projects in the park. Note: Because many gardens include stairs and unpaved or cobblestone paths, access for baby strollers is limited. No dogs are allowed in the gardens. Follow Hidden Garden Tour Troy NY on Facebook, or for more information contact Tom at 461-3451.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 (6:30 pm)

Description:

The Valley Falls Memorial Day Parade-Main Street in Valley Falls

Friday, May 27, 2016  

Description:

GRAFTON LAKES STATE PARK: Friday, May 27, Memorial Day Weekend Star Watch at 8:30 p.m. Join Albany Area Amateur Astronomers for a free tour of the night sky with telescopes provided. Cloudy skies may delay to Saturday, so if forecast is questionable please call 953-0356 to confirm. Please use Winter Entrance and follow signs to program at Deerfield. Free.

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Description:

East Greenbush Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. Parade from Spare Time Bowling to Greenbush Cemetery, 264 Columbia Turnpike or Hays Road Cemetery for memorial services. http://melvinroads1231.org

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Description:

The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be serving you an All You Can Eat Buffet Breakfast on Saturday, May 28, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Grafton VFW - Fire Hall on South Road (County Route 85) . On the menu: Belgian waffles, Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs (made to order) , sausage gravy & biscuits, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, orange juice, coffee, and milk. Cost is $10 per adult, kids 12 and under $5., kids 5 and under free.

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

Sunday, May 29, 2016  (1:00 p.m.)
Description: The Veteran's Memorial Day Parade, Rensselaer. The ceremonies begin at 1:00 p.m. and the Parade will step off at 2:00 p.m. The Parade will begin at The Doane Stuart School at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Forbes Avenue across from the Beverwyck Cemetery. The Parade will end at Rensselaer City Hall at the corner of Third Avenue and Washington Street, and the Parade route will be Third Street.
Contact: 462-4266 nancy.hardt@rensselaerny.gov Nancy E. Hardt, Secretary

 

Sunday, May 29, 2016  
Description: City of Rensselaer Memorial Day Parade, 1 p.m. Opening Ceremonies begin at the corner of Washington and Forbes avenues. The Parade will step off at 2 p.m. from Washington Avenue to Third Street, turning right onto Harrison Avenue, left onto Broadway and left onto Third Avenue ending at Walker Street. http://www.rensselaerny.gov

 

Monday, May 30, 2016  (1:00 p.m.)
Description: Village of Nassau Memorial Day Parade . A Ceremony will follow at the V.F.W. Post on Lyons Lake Road. The parade will form up and down John St. in the Village at 1:00 p.m. and Kikc-off at 2:00 p.m.
Contact: 766-3577

 

Monday, May 30, 2016  (10:00 a.m.)
Description: Castleton Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. This year's event will march from the corner of Boltwood and Seaman avenues and conclude with ceremonies at the Mountain View Cemetery. http://www.castleton-on-hudson.org

 

Monday, May 30, 2016  (10:00 a.m.)
Description: Hoosick Falls Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. The parade steps off at Main and Church streets and proceeds to Wood Memorial Park where a service will be held. http://www.villageofhoosickfalls.com

 

Monday, May 30, 2016  
Description: Memorial Day Observance, Oakwood Cemetery, 186 Oakwood Avenue, Troy. 4 p.m. Music by Army Ground Forces Band, echo taps, and Keynote Speaker Rear Admiral Charles Harr. http://historicoakwoodcemetery.org

 

Monday, May 30, 2016  (1:30 p.m.)
Description: North Greenbush Memorial Day Parade, 1:30 p.m. The parade begins and ends at Town Hall, Douglas Street. http://www.townofng.com

 

Monday, May 30, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - N/A)
Parade

Description:

20th Annual Memorial Day Parade (Rain or Shine). Parade begins at 123rd Street & 5th Avenue, heads South on 5th Avenue, turns on 115th Street and heads to 2nd Avenue, turns onto 2nd Avenue and heads North. The Reviewing Stand is located on the East side of 2nd Avenue in Front of Standard Manufacturing Company. To participate in the Parade please call PJ Higgitt at 221-3428 to request a Parade Participation Form. The Honorary Grand Marshal is Gord Romard.

 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Place:

Hudson Valley Community College

Location: 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, New York
Description: Patrick Pigott: Storytelling with Sculpture: Noted pop-culture collectibles sculptor Patrick Pigott, who has produced character creations for licensors such as Lucas Films, Dreamworks, Disney, Fox, New Line Cinema and Paramount Studios, will exhibit his works at Hudson Valley Community College, June 1 through 30. The exhibition can be seen in the atrium of the Marvin Learning Commons during regular library hours. Admission is free and open to the public. The exhibition features figures, production figures, book covers, wax originals and relief plaques, supplemented by photos and concept drawings of other creations from Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, The Simpsons, Star Trek and Alien. Maquettes and other items from Darth Maul, Aurra Sing, Queen Amadilla, Shredder, Obi-Wan, Spiderman, Hulk, Indiana Jones, Worf, Spock and Sideshow also will be on display.
Contact: 629-7180

 

Saturday, June 4 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016  (6:30 a.m. - N/A)
Shopping

Description:

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church-Bus Shopping Trip to Mills Mall @ Jersey Gardens, New Jersey. There is 230 Stores and 10 Flag Stores. The Departure time is 6:30 a.m. from 2900 Fifth Avenue, Troy. Motor Vehicles, South Pearl Street, Albany at 7:00 a.m. The cost is $45.00 per person and Non-Refundable. The Deadline is May 4th.

Contact:

For additional information, please call Deaconess Ann at 463-5701 Cell Number, 953-7663, Deaconess Angelina at 272-0741, Cell Number 339-9734.

Saturday, June 4, 2016  (10:30 a.m.)
Community Event

Location:

The Oakwood Cemetery

Description:

Annual Spring Bird Walk - All levels of birders are welcome on this easy stroll that covers a variety of habitats. Beginners can learn tips on handling binoculars, where to look and what to listen for. In the past we have seen Bluebirds, Wood Ducks, Indigo Bunting, Red-tailed Hawk, Bald Eagle, Orioles, Red-Bellied Woodpeckers and more. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if you have them. A few loaner binoculars may be available. Rain Date: Sunday. Check our Facebook page for updates. Meet at the flagpole. Oakwood Avenue Entrance. Register: 1-800-556-6273. Pay on arrival. (cash or check, no credit cards) $12pp

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Third Presbyterian Church, 115 Winter Street, Troy will be hosting a Community Garage Sale. Food and Beverages will be available. For additional information, please call 283-2420.

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016  (9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Place: Grafton Lakes State Park
Description: National Trails Day -How about a day of service in the park, followed by a free barbecue lunch and raffle? That's the deal for National Trails Day, coming up on Saturday, June 4th! You'll work on our trails and shorelines, beautifying the park and meeting other amazing volunteers. Check-in at 9am at Rabbit Run pavilion; service 9:30-12 followed by barbecue lunch. All this and you'll have free access to the park for the afternoon to hike, bike, or paddle. (Boat rental fee applies). To officially register, please call 279-1155 by May 31st. Group registrations are welcome but please give us as much advanced notice as possible so we have a project for you.

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016  (4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.)

Description:

Zion’s United Church of Christ; 741 Taborton Road, Sand Lake, New York will be serving a Roast Turkey dinner. The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children (ages 5-12) and under 5 years no charge. For additional information, please call Diane Hoffman at 674-2746. If no answer, please leave your name and telephone number on the answering machine and you will be called back.

 

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016  (N/A)
Community Event

Sponsor:

The Historical Society of Esquatak

Description:

Tour of Lindenwald, the Estate/Farm of the Eighth President of the United States, Martin Van Buren - a National Historic Site. We will have a tour and picnic at the Site. Details to follow.

 

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016  (12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Crailofest: African Culture and Arts in the New World- A festival held in Crailo’s riverside park. Drum circles, food. $6 per adult, $1 per child, Adults $15 for the series. FOFC $4 per adult, $12 for the series

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Description: The Sunshine Day Nursery School (Sponsored by the Greenbush Reformed Church) located on the corner of 9&20 and Hays Road in East Greenbush will be hosting a Giffy’s Bar-B-Q Meal $7. Proceeds will be used toward new classroom computers.

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016  (8:00 a.m.)

Description:

Samaritan Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital, members of St. Peter’s Health Partners – the re a monthly healthy heart program featuring a one-mile walk with an area cardiologist, Saturday, Jun. 11, 8 a.m. (7:30 a.m. registration), at Troy Farmers Market (near the Uncle Sam Statue and walk in Riverfront Park). A cardiologist leads the one-mile walks enabling participants to ask medical questions in an informal, relaxed atmosphere. Just 30 minutes of walking a day can reduce the risk of heart disease, improve blood pressure and blood sugar, elevate mood, and reduce the risk of osteoporosis, cancer and diabetes. This event is open to the public, free of charge. Walkers must sign a liability waiver prior to participating. For more information, please contact 833-6479.

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Description:

Brunswick Historical Society ANTIQUE APPRAISAL DAY at the Brunswick Community Center, Keyes Lane, Center Brunswick (off Rt. 7)Appraisals by: Romanation Jewelers and New Scotland Antiques - (Appraisals of jewelry, art work, antique clothing textiles, small furniture, pottery) $5.00 per item - Lite Lunch served - for information call The Brunswick Historical Society at 279-4024

Saturday, June 11, 2016  (Time TBA)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Discovery Day 1 -Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Sunday, June 12, 2016  (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Description:

The Ladies from Valley Falls VFW post 1938, Poplar Ave, will be having their monthly breakfast on Sunday June 12, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Menu is eggs made to order, French toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon, toast, hash browns, coffee, juice, fruit and biscuits with sausage gravy. Cost is adults 13 and over $8 children 5-12 $4. Please come support the ladies and the servicemen and women.

 

Sunday, June 12, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

Description:

Rebuilding Warriors is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing service dogs to disabled veterans. There will be a fundraiser for Rebuilding Warriors at the Nassau Sportsman’s Club, 370 Boyce Road, Nassau. A $10 donation includes food, music, non-alcoholic beverages (cash bar) and door prizes. There will be Raffles including an autographed Blake Shelton guitar and Chinese Auction Items donated by local businesses. 100% of funds, raised goes to the purchase of veterinary expenses, food and care for the puppy/dog and in-home set-up for the recipient. If you have any questions, or would like to make a donation, please contact Fred Harting at 852-1864.

 

Sunday, June 12, 2016  

Description:

A Strawberry Social and Silent Auction will be held at Cornerstone Community Church in Lansingburgh on Sunday, June 12, from 11:15 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 570 Third Avenue (corner of Third Avenue and 115th St.). There will be numerous Gift Cards and Gift Baskets available for the auction. There will also be a preview of the items on Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m.until 1 p.m. Lunch will consist of sub sandwiches, chips, beverage and strawberry shortcake. The cost for lunch and admission will be $10. All are welcome to attend.

 

Monday, June 13, 2016  (8:30 a.m.)

Description:

The Rensselaer County Honor a Deceased Veteran Program will honor Mr. George E. Dodge at this month’s ceremony on June 13 at 0830 in the Legislative Chambers, Third Floor of the County Office Bldg. located at 1600 Seventh Avenue, Troy. George proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard during World War II receiving several medals for his service. After the war, George married his wife Mary and raised an extended family. He served as a Troy Police Officer, retiring after 25 years. George also served in the NYS Army National Guard for 20 years, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant and Section Leader in the 27th Armored Division. George was active in the Troy PBA and received the very first John J. Givney Memorial Award for his service to the department and the community. He was a Life Member of the Sullivan-Jones VFW Post 7466 of Poestenkill.

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016  (Time TBA)
Music & Entertainment

Location:

Troy River Front Park

Description:

Rockin' on The River This year we celebrate eight concerts in Troy River Front Park, as part of our 2016 Rockin' on The River summer music series. Starting Wednesday, June 15th and running through Wednesday, August 3rd. This free, outdoor concert series will attract thousand of guests each week, giving music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night in Downtown Troy!

 

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

Description:

Farmers' Market-Every Wednesday June 15, 2016 through October 5, 2016 at the Community Way, East Greenbush (in the Parking Lot between the East Greenbush Library & WMCA) Vegetables, Fruits, Bakery Items, Cheeses, Eggs, Meats, Soap, Maple, Honey, Coffee, Jams, Prepared Dinners and more!

 

 

Saturday, June 18 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Festival

Location:

Downtown Troy.

Description:

This year they celebrate the 13th Annual Troy River Fest on Saturday, June 18th from 10:00am to 5:00pm. With an emphasis on locally-crafted, hand-made goods and local cuisine, River Fest is thoughtfully curated to attract all ages and demographics. Centered in Monument Square, the festival attracts over 10,000 guests and spills out onto the surrounding streets to truly make the most of our scenic, historic downtown district. This family-friendly festival encourages visitors to ramble throughout the streets of downtown Troy with food and craft vendors, music, face painting, chalk art and much more. Early-bird Application Deadline: Friday, April 1 Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 18

 

 

Saturday, June 25 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

 Thursday, June 30, 2016  (7:00 p.m.)
Place: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium
Description: Honoring All Who Served -ValleyCats Welcome Home! Veterans Night. Free Tickets available on a first-come first-serve basis for Veterans! For additional information, please call Leah MacDonald, Albany VA Medical Center at 626-6962.

 

 

Saturday, July 2 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, July 2, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

 

Saturday, July 9 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, July 9, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - `12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkil

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, July 9, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Description:

The 9th annual Troy Pig Out challenged barbeque masters from across the Northeast to duke it out for the top prize in the categories of: Best Pulled Pork, Best BBQ Chicken, Best Pork Rib, Best Beef Brisket, Grand Champion, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que People's Choice Pork Rib contest, Mayor’s Choice, and more.

 

 

Saturday, July 16 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Troy's Riverfront Park.

Description:

Troy Pig Out: This year they celebrate the 9th Annual Troy Pig Out on Saturday, July 16th from 10:00am to 9:00pm plus Fireworks! Located in Troy's River Front Park, the Annual Troy Pig Out challenges barbeque master from across the Northeast to duke it out for the top prizes. Drawing over 25,000 guests to Downtown Troy, patrons enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and eats of the city. Part of a deeply routed tradition for BBQ lovers, these guests stay, shop, eat and enjoy Troy. Early-bird Application Deadline: Friday, April 29 Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 1

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - `12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Discovery Day 2 - Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

 

Saturday, July 23 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, July 23, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - `12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Monday, July 25, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Wednesday, July 27, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Thursday, July 28, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Friday, July 29, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Summer Sampler-Kids age 7-12 are invited to Crailo to learn about the history of the Hudson Valley through hands-on games, crafts and special activities. Each day offers a different theme. Registration required. $5 per day per child/ $3 for Members of FOFC

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

 

Saturday, July 30 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

Saturday, July 30, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, August 6, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, August 13, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, August 13, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Discovery Day 3 -Discovery Days highlight a certain aspect of Crailo’s history or exhibit for a fun afternoon of learning, crafts, and refreshments. Check their websites for more details on this event as they become available.

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Saturday, August 20, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, August 27, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Wednesday, August 31, 2016  (N/A)
Fairs

Description:

Schaghticoke Fair- The Great Schaghticoke Fair The 3rd oldest Fair in New York State takes great pride in being a Family Fair with hands on participation at its exhibits. Tasting, seeing, hearing and literally feeling agriculture in action is one of the best experiences we can offer.

 

Saturday, September 3, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkil

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, September 10, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, September 10, 2016  (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Harvest Faire-An old fashioned agricultural festival devoted to all aspects of harvest time in the colonial era Hudson Valley. Harvest Faire offers seventeenth and eighteenth century music, historical reenactors, vendors, Native American and colonial demonstrations, games and activities. Harvest Faire is part of the Hudson River Ramble. Free to attend, nominal fee to enter the museum.

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Saturday, September 17, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Saturday, September 24, 2016  (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)
Farmers Market

Location:

Poestenkill Town Hall (front lawn) Poestenkill

Description:

The Market is moving to downtown Poestenkill for the 2016 season! The Market will be located on the front lawn of the Poestenkill Town Hall. This will bring the wonderful vendors into the center of Town and create greater visibility for the Market. The Market will run every Saturday from July 2nd through September 24th, from 9am to noon.

Web Site:

http://www.poestenkillfarmersmarket.com

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016  (4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser

Description:

Spaghetti Dinner at the Pittstown United Methodist Church, 45 Old Route 7, Valley Falls. Served family style with all the fixings. Take out is available. Children 4 and under Free; 5 to 11 years $5; Adults/12 years and Over $8. All Proceeds to benefit the Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Exchange.

Contact:

Please RSVP at 421-2360.

 

Sunday, October 9, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Description:

Troy ChowderFest: This year they will celebrate the 10th Annual Troy ChowderFest on Sunday, October 9th from 12:00PM to 4:00PM. ChowderFest welcomes over 15,000 chowder-lovers who turn out and judge some of the best chowder in the area. Centered in Monument Square, guests purchase their tickets, explore the vendors and travel to the participating Downtown Troy restaurants distributing chowder from their establishments. Numerous local retailers participate in the day's activities with a citywide sidewalk sale. It's a full day of fall food, live music, and family fun!

 

Saturday, December 3, 2016  (12:00 p. m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

St. Nicholas Day-Meet Sinterklaas, the Dutch St. Nicholas, who will be stopping by to see if you’ve been good or bad this year! Crailo’s Marketplace Museum Shop will be offering unique gifts for the holidays. There will be crafts for the kids, refreshments and cooking demonstrations by the fire. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. Free!

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

The Oakwood Cemetery

Description:

OAKWOOD’S FAMILY CHRISTMAS CONCERT -WELCOMES SANTA Friends of Oakwood will hold their 4th Annual Christmas Concert and Sing-along from 1:00 to 3:00PM at the historic Gardner Earl Chapel in Troy. Small per family fee charged. Sing carols. Meet Santa (he’ll pose for pictures too!) Enjoy cookies & cider.

 

Saturday, January 7, 2017  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Twelfth Night-Museum open house with costumed interpreters and open hearth cooking demonstrations in the cellar kitchen. Join in the Dutch celebration of the end of the holiday season. Combo tickets with Schuyler Mansions Salutations of the Season will be available.

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

Saturday, February 27, 2106  (10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
475 Dyken Pond Rd, Cropseyville, NY

Description:

Winter Shelters and Backcountry Safety” Join Dave Muska, a licensed Wilderness NYS Guide for a workshop that will give you some incredible tools and knowledge on how to deal with those unexpected circumstances. Some of the skills covered will include what to carry in your daypack, how to stay warm with little to no gear, how to build a snow shelter (weather appropriate) for withstanding dropping overnight temperatures, and how to maximize the use of fire. 10am – 3pm. $30; $25 members. Pre-registration required.

Contact:

To pre-register for programs and for more information, please contact the Center at dykenpond@fairpoint.net or 518 658-2055.

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