Need plans this weekend to kick off October in the Capital Region area? We’ve rounded up our top picks for weekend events. Check it out:
Clifton Park Events
- Taste a variety of hard ciders at the Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Local eateries Dolce & Biscotti and Lindsey’s will also be there with apple themed delicacies to try!
- Popular roots music group, Annie and the Hedonists, will perform at the Clifton Park – Half-moon Library at 2:00 PM. Don’t miss it!
Top Events in Saratoga
ArtsFestFriday will present an Evening of Avant Garde Entertainment at Universal Preservation Hall on October 2nd. This eclectic, all-ages, multi-genre event kicks off in the Chapel and will feature an evening filled with a variety of live music, beer and wine tastings, a food truck, painting and more!
Head to the Saratoga Race Course for a unique scavenger hunt on Saturday! Explore the NYRA grounds with exclusive post-season access, while learning about the history of thoroughbred racing and its connection to Saratoga Springs. After the hunt, there will be cider, donuts, giveaways, pony rides and free admission to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame!
Support The Wesley Community at the 2nd Annual Balloon Walk on Saturday. There will be more than 1,000 colorful balloons, a hot-air balloon, face painting and more. After the walk, there will be a BBQ and live music! Don’t miss this fun event.
The third weekend of the 20th Annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes is here! Tour beautiful homes with the latest designs and explore new building techniques and products. Get your tickets!
Festivals & Foodie Fun in Albany
- In conjunction with First Friday, Fork in the Road Food Truck Festival will take place on Friday evening in Tricentennial Park.
- Troy will host its 2nd Annual Steampunk Festival on Saturday! Enjoy an eclectic mix of live music, street performers, delicious food and other family entertainment.
- Head to Schenectady and go to the 10th Annual Upper Union Street Harvest Fest & Art Show. There will be food, music and art exhibits throughout Upper Union Street.
- Stroll around downtown Schenectady and sample the best wings from a variety of restaurants at the 2015 Wing Walk! Get your tickets today.