Saratoga (and Capital Region!) Weekend Events!

Alive at Five: Molly Hatchet with Tumbleweed Highway
When: Thu, Aug 4, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Tricentennial Park (Broadway and Columbia Street), Downtown Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Albany’s signature free concert series – Alive at Five – returns on Thursdays from June 9 – August 4 (excluding July 7).

Schaghticoke Summer Concert Series: Lustre Kings
When: Thu, Aug 4, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: 290 Northline Dr, Melrose
Schaghticoke Town Councilman, John Rustin, Sr. had an idea, a vision of providing entertainment and social gatherings for the residents of the town and surrounding areas.

Rock the Boat with FLY 92.3 and 100.9 The Cat
When: Thu, Aug 4, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: JP Cruise Line, 278 River St, Troy
Cost: $25
Join FLY92.3 and the New 100.9 The Cat for the Rock the Boat Party Cruise Aboard the Captain JP Cruise Line! Thursday August 4, boarding at 6:30 pm, and the boat sets sail at 7:00 pm.

1st Friday – Albany
When: Fri, Aug 5, 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Throughout Albany’s Unique neighborhoods
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
A celebration of arts and culture on the 1st Friday of each month throughout Albany’s unique neighborhoods.

OLQP Annual Festa
When: Fri, Aug 5, 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church 210 Princetown Rd., Schenectady
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The parish community of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 210 Princetown Road, will hold their ANNUAL FESTA on Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th from 5:00pm-11:00pm and Sunday, August 7th from 3:00pm-9:00pm.

The Road Kings at The Greenbush Inn
When: Fri, Aug 5, 6:30 PM
Where: 10 Troy Rd., East Greenbush
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for great music on the Patio at The Greenbush Inn!

Get Your Shyne On!
When: Fri, Aug 5, 6:00 PM
Where: The Barrel Saloon 942 Broadway, Albany
Cost: $10.00
Doors at 6:00PM for this Special Country Event! Country band Outshyne (#1 hit “Moonlight Crush on Sirus/XM) will be performing live.

All Shook Up at Proctors
When: Sat, Aug 6, 2:00 PM
Where: Proctor’s Theater, 432 State Street, Schenectady
This hip-swiveling, lip curling musical will transport you to the Midwest in 1955 where a guitar-playing roustabout changes everything and everyone he meets.

7th Annual Honor Our Vets Car Show
When: Sat, Aug 6, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Stratton VAMC, 113 Holland Ave., Albany
Cost: Free to the public – $10.00 Registration for Show Cars
The Vietnam Veterans of America, Capital District Chapter 8 and Adirondack Chapter 79 will be hosting the 7th Annual Honor Our Vets Car Show on the grounds of the Stratton VAMC in Albany.

International Celtic Festival
When: Sat, Aug 6, 12:00 PM
Where: Hunter Mountain, Hunter
Cost: $16 for adults, kids aged 12 and under are free, group rates available, 50% with military ID
Gates open at 12pm with entertaining beginning at 12:30pm. Featuring fantastic entertainment from the Emerald Isles, plus world-class Irish-American bands and dancers.

Black Arts and Cultural Festival presented by McDonald’s
When: Sat, Aug 6, 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Presented by McDonald’s, the Black Arts and Cultural Festival, formerly African American Family Day, is an updated take on a classic celebration of the traditions and cultural contributions of the black community.

Sand Lake Center for the Arts invites you to the World Premiere of “The Last Chance Diner”
When: Sat, Aug 6, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park
Cost: $4 per person
SLCA’S Youth Theatre Players present the world premiere of “The Last Chance Diner” on Aug 5 at 7pm and Aug 6 at 2:30pm.

Classic Theater Guild’s Summer Theater Festival Gala
When: Sat, Aug 6, 4:30 PM
Where: The Fenimore Gallery, Proctor’s Theater, 432 State Street, Schenectady
Cost: $20
This year, the Classic Theater Guild presents Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Julie Jaster’s adaptation of the classic Treasure Island.

Guided Walk: WOW it’s HOT
When: Sat, Aug 6, 10:00 AM
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar
Take a stroll along the Service Road Loop Trail as we talk about how animals keep cool in the summer heat. Did you know vultures poop on their feet?

Park Playhouse Presents: Seussical The Musical
When: Sun, Aug 7, 2:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany
The wonderful world of Dr. Seuss comes to life in this delightful musical adventure that is fun for all ages! Seussical The Musical tells the stories of Horton the Elephant and the residents of Whoville.

Tri-City ValleyCats vs. Brooklyn Cyclones: NFL Night
When: Sun, Aug 7, 5:00 PM
Where: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy
Tri-City ValleyCats vs. Brooklyn Cyclones. As the NFL Preseason Starts up, It’s NFL Night with the ValleyCats!

 

Pat Decker on the roof at Harvey’s!
When: Thu, Aug 4, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Harvey’s, 14 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Pat Decker plays on the rooftop terrace at Harvey’s!

Barbershop on Broadway
When: Thu, Aug 4, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Downtown Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The award-winning Racing City Chorus performs popular songs, show tunes, and patriotic numbers every Thursday evening from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm from July 28 – September 1 on the sidewalks of Broadway in Saratoga Springs.

ESPN Live at The Post with Andy Serling from the Parting Glass
When: Thu, Aug 4, 8:00 PM
Where: The Parting Glass Pub, 40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
NYRA broadcast analyst and nationally recognized thoroughbred racing personality Andy Serling will host a series of weekly live broadcasts on ESPN Radio 104.5 “The Team” at The Parting Glass in downtown Saratoga Springs.

Knot Dead
When: Thu, Aug 4, 9:00 PM
Where: Putnam Den, 63A Putnam Street, Saratoga Springs
Cost: Free Show / $10 if under 21
Performing the music of the Grateful Dead and More, Knot Dead spans the generations of dead heads old and young alike. Iron your Tie Dye and dust off your Dancing Shoes and come to a show for a Real good time!

Country Night At The Newberry
When: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 until Fri, Aug 5, 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Where: The Newberry Music Hall, 388 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
It’s country night every Thursday at the Newberry Music Hall. Drink specials all night!

7th Annual Wins 4 Kids
When: Fri, Aug 5, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs
Cost: General Ticket: $169 / VIP: $200
Join us as we support the 7th Annual Wins 4 Kids fundraising event! This ‘On the Rail’ event at Saratoga Race Course is the perfect opportunity for celebrating the accomplishments of the Easter Seals New York community.

Saratoga Lake Sunset Cruise
When: Fri, Aug 5, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Boatworks Marina
Cost: 20.00
Sit back and relax on a beautiful Sunset Cruise around Saratoga Lake.

The Philadelphia Orchestra: New York City Ballet & Torke Premiere
When: Fri, Aug 5, 8:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs
The Philadelphia Orchestra: New York City Ballet & Torke Premiere.

Errorsmith at Peabody’s
When: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 until Sat, Aug 6, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Peabody’s Sports Bar, 39 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Seattle grunge-(Nirvana-Stone Temple Pilots) on the back patio.

Latin Night At The Newberry
When: Fri, Aug 5, until Fri, Aug 12, 9:00 PM
Where: The Newberry Music Hall, 388 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Every Friday night in July and August. No cover charge. Mojito and Sangria specials all night!

Stakes Race
When: Sat, Aug 6, 2016
Where: Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs
Fasig-Tipton De La Rose, Test, Fasig-Tipton Waya, Whitney, Lure.

“History, Legends, Lore and More” Guided Walking Tour
When: Sat, Aug 6, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Cost: $8.00 Adults, Children under 12 are FREE
A 90-minute walking tour that concentrates on historic Congress Park and the colorful characters who helped make Saratoga what it is!

Taste NY: Food & Artisans
When: Sun, Aug 7, 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Pavilion at Saratoga Race Course
Taste NY: Food & Artisans is a lively on-track market of numerous food and artisan vendors featuring products made exclusively in New York State.

Saratoga Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet
When: Sun, Aug 7, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Congress Park, Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION, donations appreciated
Saratoga Shakespeare Company will be presenting a limited run of the Bard’s timeless tale of star crossed lovers in a uniquely theatrical way.

Snoop Dogg at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
When: Sun, Aug 7, 7:00 PM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs
MERRY JANE PRESENTS: THE HIGH ROAD TOUR SNOOP DOGG WIZ KHALIFA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KEVIN GATES & JHENE AIKO CASEY VEGGIES & DJ DRAMA

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