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Events

Tuesday, September 27, 2016  (4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.)
Community Event/Fundraiser

Description:

Spaghetti Dinner at the Pittstown United Methodist Church, 45 Old Route 7, Valley Falls. Served family style with all the fixings. Take out is available. Children 4 and under Free; 5 to 11 years $5; Adults/12 years and Over $8. All Proceeds to benefit the Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Exchange.

Contact:

Please RSVP at 421-2360.

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016  (7:00 p.m.)

Description:

POESTENKILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Poestenkill Historical Society’s guest speaker Gerry Robinson will give an illustrated talk about Reuben Waller, Gerry’s great-grandfather who was born into slavery in 1840. As a Confederate general’s body servant Waller witnessed Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Gerry was intrigued by the history of Reuben Waller and researched the story, which he will present on September 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room at the Town Hall on Route 351. The program is free, all are welcome and refreshments will be served.

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Description: Farmers' Market at the Community Way, East Greenbush (in the Parking Lot between the East Greenbush Library & WMCA)
Vegetables, Fruits, Bakery Items, Cheeses, Eggs, Meats, Soap, Maple, Honey, Coffee, Jams, Prepared Dinners and more!

 

 

Friday, September 30, 2016 (5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Description:

The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of East Greenbush is having their Fall Thrift Sale from 5:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. Saturday is bag day. There will be many different items from household, clothing to toys as well as snack bar. All proceeds go to their Mission projects. The First United Methodist Church is located at 1 Gilligan Road off 9&20, in East Greenbush.

 

 

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Description:

SAND LAKE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Join Sand Lake Center for the Arts on October 1 for Alegria in Concert. This talented group of musicians, featuring Maria Zementauski, along with Monica Roach, Joses Miralles, and Brian Melick, brings stunning original compositions and delightful arrangements with a foundation of Spanish and flamenco music, along with the one and only La Nina, performing flamenco dancing for your entertainment.. The center will once again be offering delectable desserts and beverages from its Café. Tickets are $18. Adults, under 18, $10. For prepaid reservations or for more information go to www.slca-ctp.org or call 674-2007. SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, is handicapped accessible with plenty of free parking.

 

 

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Description:

October 1, 2016 Capital District Patriot Flight, Inc WW II, Korean & Vietnam Veterans Flights to the War Memorials in DC Veterans and Guardians Sign Up Help them Fund the Flight. Patriotflight.org. Thank you for your Donations.

 

 

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Description:

The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of East Greenbush is having their Fall Thrift Sale. Saturday is bag day. There will be many different items from household, clothing to toys as well as snack bar. All proceeds go to their Mission projects. The First United Methodist Church is located at 1 Gilligan Road off 9&20, in East Greenbush.

 

 

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Description:

Our Lady of Victory Columbiettes of Troy will be hosting a Vendor & Craft Fair. Spaces for vendors are $30.00 per space and include 1 table & 2 chairs. Those who are interested may contact them for a registration form at (518) 709-4342. They are located at 55 North Lake Avenue, Troy. They are handicap accessible.

 

Sunday, October 2 , 2016 (8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Description:

The Hoags Corners Fire Department will be hosting an All You Can Eat Breakfast. Cost: Adults-$8.00; Children ages 6-12-$4.00; Children 5 and under-Free. Eat-in or Take-out. For additional information, please call 766-5474.

 

 

Sunday, October 2 , 2016 (8:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Description:

The Brunswick Grange will hold their Agricultural Tailgate Sale at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Rt. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke. More than 50 vendors will have various varieties of chickens, ducks, geese, pigeons, veggies, plants & other agricultural items. Absolutely no dogs, cats, puppies or kittens will be allowed for sale. A donation of $15/Vendor will be charged. This event will be held rain or shine. For additional information, please call 279-9113.

 

 

Sunday, October 2 , 2016 (12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Description:

11th Annual Empty Bowls. It will be held at the Italian Community Center, 1450 Fifth Avenue, Troy. Pre-sale Tickets are $15 and at the door is $20.00.

 

 

Wednesday, October 5 , 2016
Description: Farmers' Market at the Community Way, East Greenbush (in the Parking Lot between the East Greenbush Library & WMCA)
Vegetables, Fruits, Bakery Items, Cheeses, Eggs, Meats, Soap, Maple, Honey, Coffee, Jams, Prepared Dinners and more!

 

 

Saturday, October 8 , 2016

Description:

On the Second Saturday of Each Month. The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club wants to invite all to participate in a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. From 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the East Sand Lake Fire House on Route 43. All-you-can-eat is $8 for adults and $5 for children 50 to 10 years old, kids under 5 are free. Meals will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and beverages. Take-out meals are also available by calling 674-3677. A pasta dinner will continue to be held every second Saturday of each month. All proceeds support the Kiwanis projects.

 

 

Saturday, October 8 , 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, October 8 , 2016 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Description:

The Lansingburgh Historical Society proudly opens the Herman Melville House, on October 8, from 10 am to 2 pm located at 114th St. and 1st Ave., Troy, NY 12182. There is only one more open house, November 12, until next year. Stop in, look around, check out our rehab work in the yard. AND check out our NEW Gift Shop which will now have t-shirts available along with other beautiful gift items. A $5.00 donation is appreciated.

 

 

Saturday, October 8 , 2016 (4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Description:

Roast pork dinner will be held on Saturday, October 8, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Hope United Methodist Church, located on the corner of Garfield Rd. and Rte. 2 in Eagle Mills. The homestyle dinner includes roast pork, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes,apple compote, peas, rolls, beverage, and homemade pie. Charge for adults is $13. For reservations, call 279-9601.

 

 

Sunday, October 9, 2016  (12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Description:

Troy ChowderFest: This year they will celebrate the 10th Annual Troy ChowderFest on Sunday, October 9th from 12:00PM to 4:00PM. 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!

 

 

 

Friday, October 14, 2016 (7:30 pm)

Description:

Highlight Acting Troupes presents "Monster in the Close" by Angela D. Stewart. Murray the closet monster loves video games and he leaves his post in Emily's closet to play. What will happen if he is seen, or worse captured? Will he get in trouble, or banished from dream land? Come see this fun family play. For Reservations call 237-6936. Tickets: Adults $18 Senior/Students 15. Production held at the Brunswick Grange Hall, Intersection of Route 7 and Route 142. Performances will be October 14 - 15 at 7:30 p.m. and October 16 at 2 p.m.

 

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Description:

Call for Artists: The Valley Falls United Methodist Church is seeking artists to exhibit their work in the 1st Annual Fine Art Show on Saturday, November 12. Entries may include original artwork in any medium (e.g., oil, acrylic, charcoal, graphite, watercolor, photography, ceramics, or sculpture). For an application form and show rules contact Jocelyn Cole at goldfinchhill@hotmail.com or at 753-2035. Application deadline for the art show is October 15.

 

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Description:

The Sergeant Walter A. Adams American Legion Post #1021, located in Averill Park, will be holding Monthly Chicken Barbecues on the third Saturday of the month. The dates are: June 18th, July 16th, August 20, September 17 and October 15th. For additional information, please call the Post at 674-2309 to reserve yours

 

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Description:

The Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church is hosting its 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The fee for entering your chili is $10.00. Every type of Chili is welcome. Tickets for tasting are $10 pre-sale and $12 at the door. There will also be a silent auction, craft sale and bake sale, along with other fun and exciting events. Please call the Church at 518-273-6859 to enter your best chili, or to reserve your ticket.

 

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016  

Place: Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center

Description:

Nature Photography Workshop with Scott Stoner and Denise Hackert-Stone. There is incredible beauty in nature: from magnificent birds, flowers and landscapes to the tiniest insects. Suitable for all levels of photographers with a variety of equipment, this program covers the basic elements of nature photography including light, composition, and focus. They will show these elements apply to close-ups, landscapes, and wildlife photography. Also included will be a discussion of simple editing, and where to photograph nature in upstate NY. There will be a two-hour workshop session followed by a one-hour hike around Dyken Pond so that you can practice skills. If you have a camera, from a cellphone camera to a digital SL They encourage you to bring it! Pre-registration is required for this program and can be done by contacting the Center. This class has a 15 person maximum. $15/$10 members. Nature Photography is from 10am -1pm. For more information, please call 270-2760.

 

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: River Street, Downtown Troy

Description:

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market:
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region's freshest and finest! At the market, you buy directly from the producer -Local. Hand-made. High quality. Fresh Produce: vegetables, herbs, berries, tree fruit, Meat, Poultry, Dairy: beef, Bison, pork, chicken, eggs, milk, cheesev,Baked Goods: artisan breads, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, Condiments and Preserves: jams, jellies, relishes, hot sauces, salsa Sweeteners and Sweets: honey, maple syrup, chocolates and candies, Catered Meals: soups, stews, sandwiches and entrees, Flowers and Plants: cut & potted flowers, potted herbs, bedding plants, Household Items: soaps, lotions, cleaning products, textiles and Artisan Wares: pottery, wool and knitted goods, paper, photography.

 

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (7:30 pm)

Description:

Highlight Acting Troupes presents "Monster in the Close" by Angela D. Stewart. Murray the closet monster loves video games and he leaves his post in Emily's closet to play. What will happen if he is seen, or worse captured? Will he get in trouble, or banished from dream land? Come see this fun family play. For Reservations call 237-6936. Tickets: Adults $18 Senior/Students 15. Production held at the Brunswick Grange Hall, Intersection of Route 7 and Route 142. Performances will be October 14 - 15 at 7:30 p.m. and October 16 at 2 p.m.

 

 

Sunday, October 16, 2016 (2:00 pm)

Description:

Highlight Acting Troupes presents "Monster in the Close" by Angela D. Stewart. Murray the closet monster loves video games and he leaves his post in Emily's closet to play. What will happen if he is seen, or worse captured? Will he get in trouble, or banished from dream land? Come see this fun family play. For Reservations call 237-6936. Tickets: Adults $18 Senior/Students 15. Production held at the Brunswick Grange Hall, Intersection of Route 7 and Route 142. Performances will be October 14 - 15 at 7:30 p.m. and October 16 at 2 p.m.

 

 

Friday, October 21, 2016 (8:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: SleepWalks: The Body of Dreams Chapel & Cultural Center/Troy chapelandculturalcenter.org-518-274-4493.

 

 

 

Saturday, October 22, 2016 (8:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: SleepWalks: The Body of Dreams Chapel & Cultural Center/Troy chapelandculturalcenter.org-518-274-4493.

 

 

 

Sunday, October 23, 2016 (10:00 a.m.)

Description:

Brunswick NYHOG 2016 Toys for Tots Event at 10:00 a.m., Rain or Shine. Starting at the Brunswick Harley-Davidson, Rt. 7 -Troy. The price of admission per attendee: NEW un-wrapped toy per person for a needy area child or $10 cash donation. For additional information, please call 279-1145 or 279-1040. 12:00 Noon (Parade Departure time)

 

 

Monday, October 24, 2016

Description:

ANNUAL HOMECOMING DINNER: Troy Rehabilitation & Improvement Program (TRIP) and Rensselaer County Housing Resources (RCHR) will hold their Annual Homecoming Dinner on Monday, October 24, at the Franklin Terrace Ballroom in Troy. Mayor Patrick Madden will be presented the Community Citizenship Award in recognition of his 30 years of service as Executive Director of TRIP & RCHR. TRIP will also induct the last ten years of Troy Treasures into the Hall of Fame, including Mac Henderson with Troy Little League (2015) and Lynn Kopka and the Washington Park Association (2005). Honorary Committee tickets are $150 per person or $250 for two tickets. Sponsorship is still available. Dinner tickets are $75 per person. For more information, visit http://www.triponline.org/events/annual-homecoming-dinner/. To join the TRIP & RCHR Honorary Dinner Committee or to purchase dinner tickets for the 2016 Annual Homecoming Dinner, contact Cathy at TRIP, 518-272-8289 or cathy@triponline.org.

 

 

Friday, October 28, 2016 (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

Description:

Souper Dinner ($8.00) from 5:00 - 9:00 pm Ghost Tours of the Mansion ($7.00) from 6:00 - 9:00 pm Reservations are recommended for groups of 8 or more.

Websitet:

www.knickmansion.com

 

 

Friday, October 28, 2016 (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

Description:

Knickerbocker Mansion, Schaghtiocke Souper Dinner & Ghost Tours of the Mansion.

Websitet:

www.knickmansion.com

 

 

Saturday, October 29, 2016 (5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

Description:

Souper Dinner ($8.00) from 5:00 - 9:00 pm Ghost Tours of the Mansion ($7.00) from 6:00 - 9:00 pm Reservations are recommended for groups of 8 or more.

Websitet:

www.knickmansion.com

 

 

Saturday, October 29, 2016 (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

Description:

Knickerbocker Mansion, Schaghtiocke Souper Dinner & Ghost Tours of the Mansion.

Websitet:

www.knickmansion.com

 

 

Sunday, November 6 , 2016 (8:30 a.m.)

Description:

HONORING THOSE WHO SERVED A SALUTE TO VETERANS :18TH Annual Veterans Breakfast Sunday, November 6, 2016 8:30 am -11:30 am Noontime Medal Presentation Ceremony Free Breakfast at the Veterans of Lansingburgh 777 1st Avenue, North Troy, New York. Free To All Veterans & Immediate Family Members Welcoming Families Of Those Who Are Serving And Those Who Have Served In Current Or Past Conflicts. Sponsored by The Hon. Kathleen M. Jimino Rensselaer County Executive And The Rensselaer County Veterans Service Agency. For more information, please call 270-2760.

 

 

Friday, November 11, 2016 (7:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: Guest Company for Faculty/Student Concert Russell Sage College Meader Little Theater Troy/518-244-2248 Students and faculty at Russell Sage College share the stage with ESDC in this annual concert.

 

 

Saturday, November 12 , 2016

Description:

On the Second Saturday of Each Month. The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club wants to invite all to participate in a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. From 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the East Sand Lake Fire House on Route 43. All-you-can-eat is $8 for adults and $5 for children 50 to 10 years old, kids under 5 are free. Meals will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and beverages. Take-out meals are also available by calling 674-3677. A pasta dinner will continue to be held every second Saturday of each month. All proceeds support the Kiwanis projects.

 

 

Saturday, November 12, 2016 (7:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: Guest Company for Faculty/Student Concert Russell Sage College Meader Little Theater Troy/518-244-2248 Students and faculty at Russell Sage College share the stage with ESDC in this annual concert.

 

 

Saturday, December 3, 2016  (12:00 p. m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

St. Nicholas Day-Meet Sinterklaas, the Dutch St. Nicholas, who will be stopping by to see if you’ve been good or bad this year! Crailo’s Marketplace Museum Shop will be offering unique gifts for the holidays. There will be crafts for the kids, refreshments and cooking demonstrations by the fire. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. Free!

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

 

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Description:

On the Second Saturday of Each Month. The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club wants to invite all to participate in a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. From 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the East Sand Lake Fire House on Route 43. All-you-can-eat is $8 for adults and $5 for children 50 to 10 years old, kids under 5 are free. Meals will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and beverages. Take-out meals are also available by calling 674-3677. A pasta dinner will continue to be held every second Saturday of each month. All proceeds support the Kiwanis projects.

 

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016  (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

The Oakwood Cemetery

Description:

OAKWOOD’S FAMILY CHRISTMAS CONCERT -WELCOMES SANTA Friends of Oakwood will hold their 4th Annual Christmas Concert and Sing-along from 1:00 to 3:00PM at the historic Gardner Earl Chapel in Troy. Small per family fee charged. Sing carols. Meet Santa (he’ll pose for pictures too!) Enjoy cookies & cider.

 

 

Saturday, January 7, 2017  (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Community Event

Location:

Crailo State Historic Site
9 ½ Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Description:

Twelfth Night-Museum open house with costumed interpreters and open hearth cooking demonstrations in the cellar kitchen. Join in the Dutch celebration of the end of the holiday season. Combo tickets with Schuyler Mansions Salutations of the Season will be available.

Contact:

For additional information, please call (518)463-8738.

 

 

Friday, January 27, 2017 (7:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: Concert: Massry Center for the Arts/College of St. Rose/Albany/strose.edu/518-337-4871 ESDC marks its first performance at the Massry Center with an evening of modern dance that features music compositions performed by student and faculty ensembles.

 

 

Friday, February 24, 2017 (7:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: time: 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m. pre. SENSE Performance Tech Valley Center of Gravity/Troy/Tvcog.net Dance music and digital art performance at the inter-sction of expressive movement and computational interfaces.

 

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017 (7:00 p.m.)

Description:

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company 26th Season: Festival of Dance UPAC/Kingston/ulsterbellet.org/845.339.6088 ESDC participates in Ulster Ballet’s 34th annual show-case performance, bringing disparate and distinct genres of dance together to the UPAC stage.

updated 9/27