Editor’s Note (1/10/2020): On Friday, January 10, it was announced that the Empire “Skate” Plaza will be closed on Saturday and Sunday this weekend (January 11-12) due to the weather.
Ready to make plans for the weekend? Whether you’re in the Capital Region or would like to visit, here are 5 of the best events happening during January 10-12, 2020.
Editor’s Note (1/10/2020): The Empire “Skate” Plaza will be closed on Saturday and Sunday this weekend (January 11-12) due to the weather.
Have you been to the Empire “Skate” Plaza in Albany yet this season? Open each winter, this public outdoor ice skating rink is a popular attraction in the Capital Region, and it’s currently open daily from 12:00pm-8:00pm. Bring the whole family and hit the ice!
Monster Jam at the Times Union Center | Saturday, January 11 & Sunday, January 12
Monster Jam is returning for three shows at the Times Union Center in Albany this weekend! Experience jaw-dropping displays, gravity-defying feats, adrenaline-charged entertainment, and some of the most recognizable trucks in the world. Monster Jam will take place on Saturday at 1:00pm, Saturday at 7:00pm, and Sunday at 1:00pm.
If you’re looking for a fun day or night out with family and friends, then you should attend BH-BL Junior Baseball’s 2020 Winter Festival at Indian Meadows Park in Schenectady. The two-day festival will feature a huge ice bar and lounge area, live entertainment, food and drinks, games and family-friendly activities, horse and carriage rides, and more. Tickets are available now.
Spa City Theatre presents Little Women | Friday, January 10 – Sunday, January 12
Presented by the Spa City Theatre, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March, and the story is based on Louisa May Alcott’s life. Little Women embodies the complete theatrical experience and will entertain audience members of all ages. Get your tickets to see it at the Saratoga Springs High School Teaching Auditorium on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday of this weekend.
New York State is home to many wonderful historic sites and cultural institutions. This Saturday, a large number of them will be at the NY State Museum for Great Places and Spaces, an afternoon of family fun, hands-on activities, and educational artifacts. Admission is free.
Enjoy a weekend of cooking competitions, food and drink tastings, educational seminars, chef demos, and more at the Annual Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival. The Grand Tasting and Seminars will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the Albany Capital Center.