Albany History Running Tour


Explore 2.5 miles of historic downtown Albany as a pair of Albany Public Library running librarians lead you and a small group of participants on a narrated history run through our city! If you can comfortably run an 11 minute mile (5.5 mph) over 2.5 miles, you'll have no problem keeping up. We'll take three short breaks at historic points along the way. Lace up your sneakers, bring headphones or borrow some of ours. We'll provide a digital audio player you'll hold while running containing a narrated audio tour.

Albany History Running Tour


Explore 2.5 miles of historic downtown Albany as a pair of Albany Public Library running librarians lead you and a small group of participants on a narrated history run through our city! If you can comfortably run an 11 minute mile (5.5 mph) over 2.5 miles, you'll have no problem keeping up. We'll take three short breaks at historic points along the way. Lace up your sneakers, bring headphones or borrow some of ours. We'll provide a digital audio player you'll hold while running containing a narrated audio tour.

Albany History Running Tour


Explore 2.5 miles of historic downtown Albany as a pair of Albany Public Library running librarians lead you and a small group of participants on a narrated history run through our city! If you can comfortably run an 11 minute mile (5.5 mph) over 2.5 miles, you'll have no problem keeping up. We'll take three short breaks at historic points along the way. Lace up your sneakers, bring headphones or borrow some of ours. We'll provide a digital audio player you'll hold while running containing a narrated audio tour.

Albany History Running Tour


Explore 2.5 miles of historic downtown Albany as a pair of Albany Public Library running librarians lead you and a small group of participants on a narrated history run through our city! If you can comfortably run an 11 minute mile (5.5 mph) over 2.5 miles, you'll have no problem keeping up. We'll take three short breaks at historic points along the way. Lace up your sneakers, bring headphones or borrow some of ours. We'll provide a digital audio player you'll hold while running containing a narrated audio tour.

NYS 4th of July Celebration


The New York State 4th of July celebration will be held at the Empire State Plaza from 3:00 - 10:00 PM. Free and open to the public, the event features great food, drink, and live entertainment all day.

Schedule of events:

3:00pm     Wecome & Naturalization Ceremony
4:00pm     The Primetime Band
5:45pm     Saved by the 90s
7:30pm     New York State's Fourth of July Celebration Official Program
8:00pm     Boogie Wonder Band
9:15pm     Fireworks!

Rhythm and Blues Night


Summer at the Plaza's rhythm and blues night on July 20 will feature Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears with special guests Sonny Knight and the Lakers, and The High Rollers. Show is 5:00 - 9:00 PM in the Empire State Plaza.

Rain location is the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.

For additional information, call 518.474.4759 or visit empirestateplaza.org.

Classic Rock Night


Summer at the Plaza's classic rock night on July 13 will feature Blood Sweat and Tears featuring Bo Bice and Dylan Elise with special guest Super 400. Show is 5:00 - 9:00 PM in the Empire State Plaza.

Rain location is the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.

For additional information, call 518.474.4759 or visit empirestateplaza.org.

Reggae Night featuring Beres Hammond


Summer at the Plaza's reggae night on July 6 will feature Beres Hammond with special guests DJ Turbo and The Big Takeover. Show is 5:00 - 9:00 PM in the Empire State Plaza.

Rain location is the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.

For additional information, call 518.474.4759 or visit empirestateplaza.org.

 

Shooter Jennings and Devon Allman


Shooter Jennings and Devon Allman will perform on June 29 at the Empire State Plaza as part of the Summer at the Plaza series. The Mallett Brothers will open the show, which runs 5:00 - 9:00 PM.

Rain location will be the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. For more information, call 518.474.4759 or visit www.empirestateplaza.org.

The Boys of '36


The Palace Theatre will host a free preview of the new PBS documentary The Boys of '36 on July 21 at 7:30 PM. Based on the book "The Boys in the Boat", the documentary will premier on WMHT in August.

Tickets | Free, RSVP by calling 518.880.3400 or via email at rsvp@wmht.org