The Capital Region is calling this weekend! With summer in full swing, there’s no shortage of fun things to do in and around Clifton Park. From the Markets at Round Lake to Performing Arts at the Common, we’ve rounded up the weekend’s top events and activities.
Have Fun at Local Festivals & Fairs
Take a trip to the 2019 Markets at Round Lake and browse over 80 of the best and brightest artisans in the local and regional Maker, Crafter, and Artisanal Edibles community. Open to the public on both Saturday and Sunday, the Markets at Round Lake is a great place to shop local and raise funds for the Round Lake Libraries and Village of Round Lake.
Stop by Our Lady of Peace in Schenectady this weekend and enjoy an abundance of traditional Italian foods, kids games, a garage sale, nightly concerts, carnival rides for all ages, and more at their Annual Festa. Admission is free.
It’s time to head to the fair! Round up the kids and prepare for a day of fun at the 2019 Schoharie County Sunshine Fair in Cobleskill. Whether you like rides, live music, tractor pulls, or even just fair food, this event has something for you.
Attend Memorable Shows & Performances
This Saturday, The Philadelphia Orchestra will perform live at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) to a film screening of Pixar’s Up! This is the second film and concert in the popular “Cinema Series at SPAC” this year, and tickets are on sale now.
Come see Grit-N-Whiskey at Clifton Common as part of the Performing Arts at the Common series. Grit-N-Whiskey is a Saratoga Springs-based all modern country music band that is renowned for their strong vocals and high energy performances. Admission is free.
Find Family-Friendly Activities
Head to miSci in Schenectady with the family this Saturday for their popular “Sci-Fi at miSci” celebration! Dress as your favorite science fiction character and enjoy all kinds of fun activities and events from 11:00am-4:00pm. Tickets are limited, so purchase yours today.
Run for a great cause this Sunday at the 34th Annual Run For the Roses at Grafton Lakes State Park this Sunday morning. The family-friendly running and walking event will help raise funds for the local Grafton Community Library, and participants will receive a tee-shirt, free book, and rose.
Check Out Classic Cars & Games
Join the Bethlehem Area YMCA this Saturday for an Open Car Show from 10:00am-2:00pm. Open to all years, makes, and models, this car show will be a festive occasion with food and beverages available under the pavilion, a 50/50 raffle, DJ Andy Narzynski, dash plaques and trophies, and more.
If you’re a fan of classic arcade games, then the Saratoga Pinball & Arcade Show is a can’t-miss event this weekend. Hosted at the Saratoga Regional YMCA, the Saratoga Pinball & Arcade Show will feature around 50 pinball and arcade machines all set on free play. Admission is $10, and attendees can also explore an indoor flea market with games, parts, and collectibles for sale.