Looking for fun events around the Capital Region area this weekend? We’ve rounded up our top picks in Albany and Saratoga. Take a look!
Photo courtesy of Saratoga Bridges
Head South to Albany
- The 2015 Pride Center Gala will take place on Friday evening at the Hilton Albany. This special night benefits the Pride Center of the Capital Region and celebrates the important contributions of this year’s honorees who work hard to empower the LGBTQ community. Buy your tickets today!
- Albany Barn’s 4th Annual FUSION event will also take place on Friday. Starting at 6:00 PM, guests can enjoy performances and installations by local artists that spotlight innovators and unsung heroes from the Capital Region’s diverse history. In addition, there will be live music, creative cocktails and delicious eats.
- WWAARC will host their 5th Annual Fall Gala: Jerseys, Jeans and Jewels on Friday. There will be culinary delights, fine wine, a chocolate dessert contest and sports stars in attendance!
- The Downtown Albany Food Fight — Pickle(d) Edition is slated for Saturday! Vendors will sell a tasting of their prepared pickle or pickled item to the public for one dollar.
Drive North to Saratoga
- The 15th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge to benefit Saratoga Bridges will take place in Saratoga Spa State Park. This event will features a 5K (walk or run) and a 10K run through the beautiful and historic park. There will also be a “fun run” for kids 12 and under. Costumes are encouraged!
- Join The Tang for a series of events in celebration of the museum’s 15th Anniversary on Saturday evening. The night will feature special performances and reception for several of its exhibitions. Don’t miss it!