Taste of Little Italy Tour
Saturday June 22 and Wednesday July 10, 2pm @Municipal Lot on Warren Street • $15
Che Bello! Come explore Schenectady’s Little Italy
in the best way possible- through its foods! We’ll be visiting some of the best
restaurants around and see how history brought these unique flavors to our town. The sights, the smells, the tastes… mamma mia!
African American History Tour
June 29 at 10am and July 17 at 6pm @ 32 Washington • $10, free for members
Schenectady’s black heritage is rich and storied — especially in the Stockade. Join us for a walking tour as we explore the people and places that make Schenectady’s black heritage so vibrant. From the Underground Railroad to the Great Migration and the Civil Rights movement, African Americans have created a proud and tangible legacy in Schenectady County’s history! recounts the unique struggles faced by African Americans in our city.
State and Jay Street Tour
June 20 and July 18 at 6pm @ 422 Liberty Street • $10, free for members
Downtown Schenectady is alive with a brand new energy! You may know the awesome restaurants and storefronts that make these streets unique but do you know the history? Talk a walk with us as we see how the dusty “Road to Albany” became the heart of an American city.
Footsteps of Hamilton
Saturday, August 17 at 10am @ 32 Washington Ave • $10, free for members
Hamilton is in town! No, really! Join us as we celebrate the opening of HAMILTON at Proctors with a walk through Schenectady dedicated to the travels of Alexander Hamilton, and some of his contemporaries. We’ll touch on Hamilton’s friends, lovers, and politics, and explore how the American Revolution manifested in Schenectady.
Secret Stockade Saturdays
Saturdays: June 1, July 6, August 3, Sept 7, and Oct 5 at 10:00 am • $20
The Stockade and its secrets come to life on this behind-the-scenes journey through the neighborhood. Join us for a morning of mysteries as our guides lead us from the museum, through the Stockade, and inside two Stockade homes, each with their own legends and lore. Refreshments will be served inside the Stockade’s oldest home, the historic Brouwer House. This tour lasts approximately three hours.
Friday, August 23 and Thursday, August 29 at 6pm @ 32 Washington Ave • $10, free for members
Every city has its fair share of scandal!Scandalous Schenectady recalls some of Schenectady’s more nefarious characters. Bold bootlegging, cruel kidnappings and maybe even a few mysterious murders…this tour has it all!