Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Armory Studios NY 125 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY

NOTE: Newly announced, running until end of November Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience provides a new, and exciting, entertainment option in the Capital Region. Visitors will be able to step into more than 300 of Van Gogh’s sketches, drawings, and paintings by using floor-to-ceiling digital projections,…

Full Moon Snow Walk

Mabee Farm Historic Site 1100 Main St, Rotterdam Junction, NY

The Full Snow Moon of February marks the midpoint between winter solstice and spring equinox. It’s a moment when the light begins to shift towards spring, even as we are deep in bitter winter’s deep snows and scarce game. Celebrate the Snow Moon with a…

Schenectady Aflame: The Great Fires of the 19th Century with Chris Leonard

Schenectady Historical Society 32 Washington Ave, Schenectady

During the 19th century, four major fires burned significant portions of Schenectady, changing the face of the City forever. Join City Historian Chris Leonard as he explores the causes of the 1803, 1819, and 1861 fires and the physical changes they wrought on the city.…

John Bradstreet’s Raid with Ian Macpherson McCulloch

This is a virtual program, presented on Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to SCHS members before the presentation.  Join us for a virtual presentation by Ian Macpherson McCullock, discussing his new book, “John Bradstreet’s Raid, 1758: A Riverine Operation of the French and…

A Schenectady Valentine

Schenectady Historical Society 32 Washington Ave, Schenectady

With Valentine’s day around the corner, this program will explore the ways in which Schanactadians past courted their sweethearts.  Over a glass of wine (or hot chocolate), we’ll delve into our archives of historic love letters to tease out the passion penned on the pages.…

Workshop: Spring Wreath

Mabee Farm Historic Site 1100 Main St, Rotterdam Junction, NY

Welcome the first signs of spring with a beautiful, custom deco mesh wreath! Tavia Hoover, proprietor of Tavia’s Wreath Boutique, will lead us in creating a wreath perfect for celebrating the arrival of spring’s earliest flowers! The class will teach from start to finish how…

Lost Voices Tour of Mabee Farm

Mabee Farm Historic Site 1100 Main St, Rotterdam Junction, NY

Not everyone at the Mabee Farm was free to live and pass down their stories for posterity. The Farm was also home to generations of enslaved people like Sam, Bate, and Cato, whose voices have been lost to history. In this tour, we try to…

A History Erased: Free Black Schenectadians of the 19th Century

Schenectady Historical Society 32 Washington Ave, Schenectady

At the turn of the 19th century, hundreds of enslaved people in Schenectady became free. In the following decades they built a community separate and unequal from their white neighbors. In this program we’ll screen SCHS’ 2022 documentary, “A History Erased,” which is based on…

Schenectady Wine Society

Schenectady Historical Society 32 Washington Ave, Schenectady

It’s the second meeting of the “Schenectady Wine Society” a collection of curated wine tastings by and for local wine lovers at our historic sites. This time, we’ll be sampling wines that are perfect for the warming days and cool nights of spring. Join your…

BrickUniverse Albany

Washington Ave Armory 195 Washington Ave, Albany, NY

🏆 #1 family LEGO® Fan Event is coming to Albany, NY in 2023 with the most LEGO® creations built by Professional LEGO® Artists under one roof! Join thousands of fellow LEGO® fans at The Washington Avenue Armory for BrickUniverse LEGO® Fan Convention. Experience it all…