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What to do in the capital region this weekend: July 12-14

What to do in the capital region this weekend: July 12-14

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The weekend is almost here! From Saratoga Race Course’s opening weekend to Schenectady County SummerNight to the Schenectady Tater Trot, there’s a lot happening on July 12, 13 and 14.

Below you will find some events taking place this weekend in the Capital region.


Friday July 12

  • Opening weekend for Saratoga Race Course
  • Schenectady County SummerNight, in downtown Schenectady, starts at 5pm
  • Big Bounce America, Ellms Family Farm in Ballston, various times starting at 9am. You can purchase tickets and select a time slot on the Big Bounce America website.
  • Fitz and The Tantrums, Empire Live in Albany, 8pm You can buy tickets on the Ticketmaster website.
  • Tri-City ValleyCats vs. New Jersey Jackals, Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy, 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the Tri-City ValleyCats website.
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, 8 p.m. Tickets are available on the REP website.
  • Swan Lake & Stars and Stripes by New York City Ballet, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the SPAC website.
  • Dinos Alive Immersive Experience, Armory Studios in Schenectady, 10am-7pm. Visit Fever’s website to purchase tickets.

Saturday July 13

  • Opening weekend for Saratoga Race Course
  • Schenectady Tater Trot, downtown Schenectady, 11am-4pm
  • Big Bounce America, Ellms Family Farm in Ballston, various times starting at 9am. You can purchase tickets and select a time slot on the Big Bounce America website.
  • Marcus King, Palace Theatre in Albany, 8pm You can buy tickets on the Ticketmaster website.
  • Albany Firebirds vs. Salina Liberty, MVP Arena in Albany, 2:30 PM You can buy tickets on the Ticketmaster website.
  • Albany Twilight Market, Quackenbush Square in Albany, 5pm-9pm
  • Cohoes Comic Con, Cohoes Public Library, 11am-4pm
  • Free Family Film Series: Trolls Band Together, Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, 10:30am and 2pm You can reserve your spot on the Proctors website.
  • Elite Fighting Promotions, Saratoga Springs City Center, 7:00-11:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the Elite website.
  • Trey Kennedy, The Egg in Albany, 7pm Tickets can be purchased on The Egg website.
  • Berry Festival, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Loudonville, 4-6 p.m.
  • Chatham SummerFest, Main Street in Chatham, 11am-4pm
  • Lily Festival, Schoharie Lily Park, 10am-3pm
  • Tri-City ValleyCats vs. New Jersey Jackals, Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy, 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the Tri-City ValleyCats website.
  • Veteran’s Time to Thrive car exhibition, Brugstraat 1 in Amsterdam, 11:00 – 15:00 You can register a vehicle on the Veteran’s Time to Thrive website.
  • Artisan Trails in Washington County, around Washington County, from 10am to 4pm. You can check out the recommended locations on the Artisan Trails website.
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, 3pm and 8pm. Tickets are available on the REP website.
  • Swan Lake & Stars and Stripes by New York City Ballet, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 2pm Tickets can be purchased on the SPAC website.
  • Contemporary choreography by the New York City Ballet, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the SPAC website.
  • OM Q, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Courtyard, 6:00 p.m. Free.
  • Dinos Alive Immersive Experience, Armory Studios in Schenectady, 10am-7pm. Visit Fever’s website to purchase tickets.

Sunday July 14th

  • Opening weekend for Saratoga Race Course
  • Troy Pride Festival, Riverfront Park in Troy, closed until 5pm
  • Albany County Farmers Market, MVP Arena in Albany, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Big Bounce America, Ellms Family Farm in Ballston, various times starting at 9am. You can purchase tickets and select a time slot on the Big Bounce America website.
  • Drive & Consign Day, Saratoga Automobile Museum in Saratoga Springs, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Antique Auto Show, Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project Visitor Centre, 9am-4pm
  • Tri-City ValleyCats vs. New Jersey Jackals, Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy, 5:00 PM Tickets can be purchased at the Tri-City ValleyCats website.
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, 2 p.m. Tickets are available on the REP website.
  • Mozart, Mendelssohn and Brahms by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m. Tickets are available on the SPAC website.
  • Dinos Alive Immersive Experience, Armory Studios in Schenectady, 10am-7pm. Visit Fever’s website to purchase tickets.

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