Despite the recent weather, the skies are expected to clear up this weekend in Clifton Park. Make the most of your time in the region by attending one of these upcoming events and activities!
Start Your Holiday Shopping Early
Shop local at the Halfmoon Celebrations Holiday Marketplace this Saturday from 10:00am-3:00pm. The Holiday Marketplace will be held at the Halfmoon Town Hall and feature a variety of gift items from small businesses.
If you’re in the mood for a fun road trip, then hop in the car and drive over to Sunnycrest Orchards in Sharon Springs. The orchard’s annual Holiday Marketplace and Craft Show is happening inside their heated greenhouse on Saturday and Sunday. Browse over 50 vendors selling everything from handmade items to food, locally produced products, herb mixes, pickles and jellies, jewelry, photography, and much more.
Discover Top Capital Region Festivals
Go to the Ignite Volunteer Festival in Albany and take the first step to making a difference in the local community. Presented by Serve Albany and Christ’s Church Albany, Ignite is a volunteer-focused event where you can meet with non-profits, learn about their missions, and discover the right volunteer position for you. Admission is free, and highlights will include 40+ non-profit organizations, food tastings from regional restaurants, live music, and panel discussions.
Whether you’re a lover of fine wine or sweet chocolate, the 2019 Saratoga Wine & Chocolate Festival has something for you! Buy your tickets and enjoy an amazing selection of wine samples and tasty nibbles & treats from a variety of vendors. There will be a 1:00pm-4:00pm session and a 5:00pm-8:00pm session.
Find Family-Friendly Events in Clifton Park
Does your child love basketball? Have them compete in the Clifton Park Elks Basketball Hoop Shoot, a national free-throw contest for boys and girls ages 8-13. This year’s contest will take place from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Southern Saratoga YMCA in Clifton Park.
You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown | Friday, November 15 & Saturday, November 16
On Friday and Saturday, The Not So Common Players will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. This 1967 musical comedy is based on the Peanuts characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. Admission is free!
Get into the holiday spirit at the annual Craft Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest at Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in Albany’s Washington Park. See the dazzling light displays and enjoy a taste of the holidays!