Unlike a traditional restaurant week, downtown Troy pairs the week with Troy Craft Beer Week to offer a wide selection of events, programs, discounts, course meals, drink pairings, and more. Special promotions run all day through to evening (check with individual businesses for details & hours).
There is something for every budget and palette, so you can discover and rediscover Troy- throughout the week and beyond!
The City of Troy, NY will be electing new Troy City Council members for the 2018-2020 term.
All are welcome to join the Downtown Troy BID in getting to know the candidates through
this informal meet and greet!
Boz Scaggs, Randy Newman, Rodriguez
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
September 11, 16, 25
30 2nd Street
Kicking off the 2017 Fall Season, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents performances by diverse and extremely talented singer/songwriters. They are excited to host Boz Scaggs,
known for hits like “Lowdown,” “Breakdown Dead Ahead,” “Jo Jo,” “Heart of Mine,” as well as the smash “Lido Shuffle,” Randy Newman, whose work run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores, and Rodriguez, the subject of the 2012 Oscar award-winning documentary, Searching for Sugar Man.
Knit, Purl, Knit, Purl…get ready for the cooler months with a new project or hobby! Kathleen’s Fiber Arts will be offering a 13 week Building Blocks class. Each class will focus on different stitches, culminating into bringing all the blocks together to make a beautiful Afghan. Prerequisite: must be able to knit and pearl. Pre-registration is required for material order.
Lotus Wellness Studio is offering many September Specials! Starting in September: $40 30min Reflexology Session, $10 for All September Yoga Classes, Community class of Free Spirit Yoga (Hatha), Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga, Beginner’s Yoga Series, and a Ayurveda and Women’s Health Series.
Drive Me Home Please/Anastasia Lasky/ Utah/Pinesheets
Sept. 20, 7-10pm
147 4th St.
Come by and enjoy some great music on a nice Autumn evening. Coffee, beer + hugs all available. A little about the Musicians:
**Drive Me Home Please (NY)- Sad beauty from Rochester
**Anastasia Lasky (NJ) mem. of Rita Fishbone- Folk guitar stylings and ukele songs with an unconventional sound **Utah (Erik Savage)- I dunno lol **Pinesheets- Will only be performing the old hits (last show)
The 11th Annual Troy ChowderFest welcomes over 15,000 chowder-lovers who turn out and judge some of the best chowder in the area. Centered in Monument Square, guests purchase their tickets, explore the vendors and travel to the participating Downtown Troy restaurants distributing chowder from their establishments.
Numerous local retailers participate in the day’s activities with a citywide sidewalk sale. It’s a full day of fall food, live music, and family fun!
Join the Makers Market every Saturday morning outside on River Street. 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!
Makers & Crafters: The application for the 2017-2018 Indoor Season is now available. Click the link below for details.
The City of Troy and the Office of Economic Development – City of Troy is excited to announce our 2nd annual Troy Small Business Summit. This free event is presented in partnership with Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
This summit is sponsored in part by nationally-recognized Capital District Transportation Authority – CDTA, a premier mobility provider in the Capital Region, deFacto Global, a Microsoft-centric budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, reporting and analysis tool that is powerful, scalable, easy to use and implement, and affordable, and The Rosenblum Companies, a developer and full service owner-operator of premier properties in the Capital Region.
Additional details and agenda will be announced shortly. Join us October 17 as we celebrate entrpreneurs & small business in #TroyNY! Networking mixer from 5:00pm-7:00pm graciously hosted upstairs at IgniteU NY!
Dramatic Reading of Agatha Christie’s play “The Mousetrap”
Troy Public Library
September 15, 1:30-4pm
100 2nd Street
September 15th marks the birthday of celebrated mystery author Agatha Christie. Christie is the author of numerous books including “Murder on the Orient Express” which is being made into a movie set to be released later this year.
In honor of this day, the Troy Public Library will be doing a dramatic reading of her popular play “The Mousetrap.” Interested participants are encouraged to select a character to read for. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk beginning September 1, for anyone wishing to familiarize themselves with their roles before the program. Coffee and birthday cake will be served. Registration Required.
FYI: September is Library Card Sign-up Month! Spread the Word!
Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with a new 8-week intensive training course ($160), offered in partnership with the Huether School of Business of The College of Saint Rose. There will also be a free Seminar Small Business Seminar held on September 28th.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is excited to offer a new drop-in Sprouts program for children ages 2-5! Through free-form creative engagement, caregiver and child will experience the arts like they have never had before! Materials include paint, collage, found objects, and more for refrigerators large and small. Come grow with us! Class Fee: $15
Join the 4th meeting of the Downtown Troy Neighborhood Group. All are invited to attend and bring their ideas and concerns to help improve the downtown community. A great opportunity for new people, old neighbors, new businesses, small businesses to work together for a better downtown!