Winter is here, and there are all kinds of fun things to do to enjoy the season in the Capital Region. Start your new year off right by checking out some of these top events and activities.
Make your reservation for a horse drawn sleigh ride at Lapland Lake this Saturday. A sleigh ride is a wonderful way to spend time outdoors with the family this winter, and they will be offered from 9:30am-2:30pm for a fee.
Want to try snowshoeing? Sign up for a snowshoeing adventure at Into The Woods Farm in Middle Grove this Sunday. Participants will explore a gorgeous snow covered forest, wetlands, and streams surrounding the educational farm.
Go ice skating with family and friends at the Empire “Skate” Plaza in downtown Albany. This outdoor winter attraction is open daily from noon to 8:00pm, and admission is free. Ice skate rentals are free on Saturday and available for a small fee throughout the rest of the week.
Check out all the new vehicles on display at the 2020 Saratoga City Center RV Show. The three-day event is open to the public, and it’s the perfect opportunity to discover your dream RV.
This Friday at Historic Grooms Tavern, Clifton Park Town Historian John Scherer will present a program about the emergence of Clifton Park from a farming community to a major Capital Region suburb. This will be a fun night of reminiscing from the 1960s to today.
Get your tickets to see “The Band’s Visit” live at Proctors in Schenectady! From Tuesday, December 31 – Sunday, January 5, you can attend this memorable performance of the critically acclaimed, smash-hit Broadway musical.
On Saturday from 2:00pm-5:00pm, the Capital Region Vegan Network will host an information fair about vegan living at the Honest Weight Food Co-op in Albany. Admission is free, and the fair will include recipes, food and product samples, guides, and resources about veganism.
Brass Abbey, a brass quintet based out of the Capital Region, will perform live at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library on Sunday at 2:00pm. No registration is required to attend this free concert.
Mark your calendar! Next Sunday, the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library will host their Two Towns-One Book Kick-Off Event. Kick-Off presenter Marion Roach Smith will give a talk about the memoir genre, the importance of memoirs, and her own experience as a memoirist and writing coach.