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Holiday traditions may have been a little different in the late 1700s when the iconic Ten Broeck Mansion was built atop an Albany hill, but more than 200 years later, the historic home continues to welcome visitors for the holidays.
Train exhibit at miSci an intergenerational favorite
Trains and the holidays go together like peanut butter and jelly. There is just something about the sound of a train chugging around the base of an evergreen that brings people back to a simpler time.
Nano Family Fun Day exposes young minds to tiny technology that has a big impact
Explaining the concept of nanotechnology can be a complex and potentially boring lesson for a group of elementary-aged kids.
Maple Ski Ridge’s Fall Festival supports oncology camp for women
The purpose of any support group is for people who are in the same situation to get together and share their coping strategies in an effort to not feel alone. One cancer support group is taking it a step further and changing lives in the process.
Agudat Achim’s carrot festival has grown to an annual rite of fall
In Niskayuna, an orange vegetable marks the beginning of the fall season, and it’s not the pumpkin.
Institute dedicated to providing college-level courses celebrates 20th anniversary
The Humanities Institute for Lifelong Learning, or HILL, in Delmar, was founded in 1993 to enhance lifelong learning opportunities for the adult community in the Capital District.
40th Adirondack Balloon Festival has something for everyone
The Adirondack Balloon Festival began in 1972 in an effort to bring tourists to the area after Labor Day.
Tugboat Roundup draws tens of thousands for a celebration of Erie Canal
This coming weekend, one by one, dozens of tugboats will parade 12 miles from the Port of Albany down the Hudson River before coming to a stop in Waterford to find their docking spots in the 14th annual Tugboat Roundup.
Caber tossing, pipes and culture on tap at Scottish Games
The hills of Altamont will come alive with the sounds of bagpipes on Saturday when The Scottish Games, a two-day festival and celebration of all things Scottish, begins.
On summer weekends, the Double M in Ballston Spa feels a lot like the Wild West
Step through the gates at the Double M Rodeo in Ballston Spa on any Friday or Saturday evening in July and August and you will feel like you stepped into the Wild West.