Downtown Troy Happenings

DOWNTOWN EVENTS
Brunette Wine Pop Up Bar
Wednesday, March 29 
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Superior Merchandise Company
Join the prettiest wine bar in Troy for a magical evening of food, drink + good company with Brunette Wine Bar Pop-up at Superior Merchandise Company.

Jamie and Tracy will be slinging a special selection of natural wines and fancy hot dogs as they take over our bar for the night!

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Bill Murray Trivia
Wednesday, March 29 
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Rare Form Brewing Co.
Expect all all-star lineup from your favorite trivia-hosting brewery, including the crowd favorite Coconut Cream Ale. We’ve got wine and cider, too. BYO food (we’ve got excellent take out options on the block.)
Troy Night Out
Friday, March 31
5:00pm to 9:00pm
“Hustle into Health and Wellness” for March Troy Night Out. Get active and healthy as downtown businesses are bringing you deals and steals on healthy products, services and more!
Grand Opening Celebration
Friday, March 31
11:00am to 6:00pm
Topsy Curvy Boutique
Visit Topsy Curvy Boutique at 33 Second St. and welcome them to the downtown Troy district.  They will have new spring inventory to shop, including clothes, bags and accessories.

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Poetic Vibe One Year Celebration
Saturday, April 1
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Troy Kitchen
Get ready for the showcase of the year! Kicking off National Poetry Month with some fire with the 1 Year Celebration of Poetic Vibe at Troy Kitchen!! Come see some of the amazing poets who graced the stage in the last year at Poetic Vibe!! This is not an event to miss.

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Stories for Impact
Wednesday, April 5
8:30am to 9:30pm
Troy Innovation Garage
Influence is one of the most important skills you can develop as an entrepreneur, leader, or change maker, and this workshop is designed to help you hone one of the most powerful skills of influence: storytelling.

Your ability to tell an influential story could be the key to elevating you and your contributions to the next level.

Join Kara Davidson, co-founder of wolf & heron and the Cairn Concept, for a one hour workshop experience that will allow you to: Explore the science of influence and storytelling, and Discover the super powers needed to transform an anecdote into a tool for influence.
Email any questions to info@wolfandheron.com.

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Ink & Drink
Thursday, April 6
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Browns Malt Room
 
Come down to Brown’s Malt Room for a night of Inking & Drinking with Troy Cloth & Paper!
Choice of extremely soft unisex T-shirt. Shirts are preshrunken (will not shrink). 1 Beer + 1 T-shirt included per ticket. Additional T-shirts and beers available for purchase at time of event. Must be 21+ to drink.

Be sure to purchase tickets at least 48 hours in advance of the event so they can order the shirts.

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Natural Deoderant Workshop
Saturday, April 8
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Forage + Sundry
$20.00
In this workshop you will be guided in making 2 of your very own unique scented (or unscented) natural deodorant jars! Each jar is 2oz and will last 8-12 months with daily use- A little goes a long way!
All materials are included: 2x 2oz glass jars with lids, organic/natural essential oils, freshly dried herbs/flowers, ingredients for deodorant (coconut oil, arrow root flour and baking soda), and a sticker for each lid.

Register HERE

Enjoy 15% off all in-store merchandise during this workshop!

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Friends Meet & Greet
Saturday, April 8
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Troy Public Library
 
To celebrate and welcome new and continuing members, The Friends of the Troy Public Library are hosting a social hour at the Main Library, Saturday, April 8, from 4-5. Join us and bring a friend. Please RSVP.
 

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Troy Makers Market
Every Saturday 
9:00am to 2:00pm
Join the Makers Market every Saturday morning inside the Atrium, a market composed of artisans from across the region selling unique handmade goods. Come see what they have to offer while exploring downtown Troy and all of it’s restaurants and retailers!
DOWNTOWN TROY BID EVENTS
 
Drive New Business with Social Media
A Guide to Successful Social Media Marketing
 
Thursday, April 27th, 9:00am to 11:00am
Troy Innovation Garage located at 24 4th St
 
From understanding the different social media platforms, to choosing what to say and where to say it, this seminar will give you the keys to the most effective social media marketing for you. You don’t have to be on every platform, and you don’t have to make every post by yourself. Let us make social media easy – join us!
We will also hear from a Panel of local Troy businesses discussing how they are using social media to market their businesses along with an audience Q&A.
REGISTER
2017 EVENT SEASON APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE
2017 Event Season Applications Now Available
Applications for food, craft, corporate and nonprofit vendors as well as competitor application for Troy Pig Out and Chowder Fest are now available.
Event Season Volunteers Needed
Positions include setup and breakdown at events, information and ticket booth assistance, beverage tents ticket sales and pouring, and bag checking at security check points. Other volunteer opportunities may be available depending on the event.
DOWNTOWN TROY WALKING GUIDE!
Have you picked up your Downtown Troy Walking Guide? 
Visit a retail shop or restaurant, the Downtown Troy BID office at 251 River Street -or- download the 2016 Troy Walking Guide to discover all historic downtown Troy has to offer!
If you would like to distribute walking guides in your shop, school, office, etc., please contact our office to arrange a pickup or drop off. (518) 279-7997. 
JOIN A COMMITTEE
Stay involved and up to date with BID news by attending one of the monthly committee meetings. Find out more information on DowntownTroy.org. 
Marketing:
Tuesday, April 4 at 9am, Forage + Sundry, 53 3rd St.
Chairperson: Deb Lockrow
 
Special Events:
Wednesday, April 5 at 8:30am, Muddaddy Flats, 49 Third St.
Chairperson: Dan Frament & Tom Clement
Fund Development:
Tuesday, April 11 at 1pm, Groff Networks, 81 4th St.
Chairperson: Lauren Groff
Beautification:
Tuesday, April 11 at 5:30, Judge Development, 255 River St. (5th floor)
Chairperson: Sam Judge
Business Development & Retention:
Wednesday, April 12 at 8:30am, Troy Public Library, 100 Second St.
Chairperson: Marie Gavazzi
For up to date information on meeting locations, please contact info@troybid.org or call (518) 279-7997
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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