Saratoga County Fair

Live music nightly, rides, rodeos and fun!  It all happens during the 177th anniversary of the Saratoga County Fair July 24th through the 29th.

The fair is open each day from 9a to 12midnight. Get to the Saratoga County Fair website for more information.

Chris Wienk with Stephanie Tommasone
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The Montgomery County schools All County Festival is Saturday, March 3rd at 4pm.  Come out to support our local student musicians, and the music program in our schools.

Select students from Montgomery County schools will be performing in one of four ensembles: elementary chorus, a high school chorus, middle school band and high school band. Doors open at 3:15pm. 

12th Annual Speedo Sprint

The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy (ASAP), in association with the Albany All-Star Roller Derby, is pleased to present the 12th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint! Net proceeds benefit the Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center.

Come out for a great day! December 16, 2017 -- The Albany Santa Speedo Sprint!

Saratoga County Fair

The 176th Saratoga County Fair is from July 18 through July 23! Fun and excitement for the whole family, everyday and night. Join us at the Fair on the first day for the Masters of the Chainsaw

See the daily schedule and more at the Fair's website.

Artisanal Brew Works

Artisanal Brew Works has partnered with the Tedeschi Trucks Band's Wheels of Soul Tour and Craft for Causes. This summer, Artisanal Brew Works created a special brew that you can get when you drop by for a visit at their place on Geyser Road in Saratoga.

Register to win a special brewery experience including a tasting flight and a growler of your favorite brew - maybe even the new "Wheels of Soul Wit."

Saratoga County Fair

The summertime tradition continues as plans are starting to take shape for the 176th Anniversary season of the Saratoga County Fair held on July 18-23, 2017.

The 2017 Saratoga County Fair will offer seven stages of entertainment from all over the Country, animal displays domestic to exotic, six nights of exciting competition in the National Grid Grandstand with two nights of Pro Rodeo, two nights of Demo Derby, plus Modified tractor Pulls, and a day full of four wheel drive truck pulls.

Dave Michaels talks with Marcy Stengel, Director of Development and Communications with Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar about the 2nd annual Duck Derby and Back2School Fest in Albany's Washington Park Saturday, September 17th at 10am.

Learn more about Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar here:

Adopt a duck here:


Sunday August 28th at 3 pm join Yarn for a "Ring of Hope" benefit concert at Centre Street Pub in Schenectady with opener Strait Up. It's Yarnapalooza!  Tickets available online in advance, and at the door. 


The 2016 Duck Derby and Back2School Fest with Capital Region Sponsor A Scholar is coming to scenic Washington Park in the heart of Albany on Saturday, September 17th at 10am. There will be an exciting duck race, live music, a mini-college fair, family-friendly activities, delicious food and more. Don't miss it!