Fort Orange General Store Ribbon Cutting

Join us as we welcome the Fort Orange General Store to downtown Albany. The ribbon cutting for the shop will be held on July 21 at 11:00 AM.

Learn more here.

412 Broadway

Horse Drawn Trolley Tour

The Irish American Heritage Museum hosts a Horse Drawn Trolley Tour on July 21 at 11:00 AM.

Come out and enjoy an afternoon in Downtown Albany. The trolley will pick you up in front of the Irish American Heritage Museum at 370 Broadway and make it's way through historic downtown Albany. A local historian will walk you through some great points of interest. Of course there will be a bit of Irish history told as well! Come and enjoy some local history and relax as we bring you back in time all while riding on a horse drawn trolley.

Bombshell Hair and Beauty Studio

Head to Bombshell Hair & Beauty Studio is Downtown Albany's for hair cuts, styling, and coloring, makeup design and application, eyelashes, hair extensions, and facial waxing.

Need color? Got an hour? We can do it with our Express Color Service. Want to look your best? Our makeup artist will custom design and apply just what you are looking for.

Easy walking distance from anywhere in Downtown Albany, on major bus routes. Curbside and lot parking near-by.

See full list of services.

Beat Shot Music Festival

The 9th annual Beat Shot Music Festival will be held July 13-15.

Tickets | $12 for an individual day pass (any day), $25 for a three day pass, $15 per day at the door | Purchase online

Thursday July, 13th 7pm | Friday, July 14th 7pm | Saturday, July 15th 4pm

**Proceeds benefit Soul Fire Farm educational programming**

Blue Hand Luke

Blue Hand Luke will perform at McGeary's Irish Pub on July 13 from 7:30 - 10:30 PM. Free admission.

Come on down to see Blue Hand Luke! We'll be outside if the weather permits, but if it rains, we'll move inside and start at 8:30 PM--see you then! Great music, great people! Never a cover, always a good time at McGeary's!

4 Clinton Square

Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor will perform at the Palace Theatre November 16 at 8:00 PM.

Tickets | $49.50 - $89.50 | Purchase online

Spektor recently completed a sold out spring tour across the United States in support of her critically acclaimed new release Remember Us To Life, out now on Sire/Warner Bros. Records.

Craft + Draft

Collar City Candle will hold a candle-making workshop at the Fort Orange General Store on July 28 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.

Tickets | $15 | Purchase online

Ticket price includes all materials to build your own candle, drinks & light snacks will be available & FOGS is offering a discount on merchandise during the event.

412 Broadway

2017 Meet the Candidates Community Forum

WCAA-LP 107.3 FM and The Leage of Women Voters of Albany County present a 2017 Meet the Candidates Mayoral Forum. The non-partisan event will be held at Grand Street Community Arts on August 31 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Listen to City of Albany Primary Mayoral Candidates make the case on why they should be your next City of Albany Mayor. This event will have a live studio audience and be broadcast live on WCAA-LP 107.3 FM.

Costumes & Cocktails

The Excelsior Pub will host Costumes and Cocktails July 17 - August 28 at 8:00 PM. Come dressed as your favorite character from the movie playing that night and enjoy movie-themed drinks all night long. Prizes for best costume.


July 17 | Caddyshack
July 24 | Shaun of the Dead
July 31 | Trailer Park Boys Marathon
August 7 | Blues Brothers
August 14 | Beer Fest
August 21 | Swingers
August 28 | Billy Madison

54 Philip Street | 518.462.0690

Cafe Capriccio Cooking School

Cafe Capriccio will host summer cooking class with Jim and Franco Rua on August 15 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM.

Fee | $70 per person plus tax and tip | Wine included | Reserve your spot