Week of Dec 3 through Dec 10 – Free Area Events

Dec 3 (Sun)

  • Annual Holiday Bazaar at St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church in Gdanian Hall at 100 Troy Sch’dy Road in Watervliet. 12 am to 4pm. Vendors, food and fun.
  • Full Moon Hike from 5 to 6:30 pm at the Albany Pine Bush Discover Center. Ages 8 and up.
  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside Proctors from 10 to 2 pm
  • Jay Street Marketplace in Schenectady starting at 10 am
  • Holiday on the Avenue in Scotia
  • Holiday Weekend in Ballston Spa

Dec 4 (Mon)

  • Monday Noon Opera Series – Beautiful Music presented by Dr. Frank Strauss

Dec 5 (Tues)

  • Music Company Orchestra at BHBL High School in Burnt Hills at 7:30 pm (sponsored by BH Rotary)
  • Community Tree Lighting at Burnt Hills Library at 6:30 pm – Santa Arrive
  • Schenectady Today Show filmed at Proctors from 10-11 am. Meet our interesting guests. Ballroom Dance Demonstration. Join us in the audience.

Dec 6 (Wed)

  • Movie: Maudie– Reels at Main Branch of Sch’dy Library at noon

Dec 7 (Thurs)

  • Theater Talk after Afternoon performance of Finding Neverland – Proctors GE Theater
  • Interfaith Story Telling – “The Power of Story to Connect Us” at Regional Synod of Albany at 1790 Grand Blvd. Sch’dy 12309. Guest Storyteller Rev. Abby Norton-Levering. 7 – 9 pm

Dec 9 (Sat)

  • Downtown Schenectady’s Holiday Bazaar 11 am to 8 pm
  • Downtown Schenectady Hall-iday – Noon to 4 pm
  • Holiday Open House at the Main Branch of the Sch’dy Public Library from 11 am to 3:30 pm Movie at noon.

Dec 10 (Sun)

  • Music Company Orchestra at Niskayuna Reformed Church on Troy Sch’dy Road at 3 pm
  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside Proctors from 10 to 2 pm
  • Jay Street Marketplace in Schenectady starting at 10 am
  • Downtown Schenectady’s Holiday Bazaar – 10 am to 2 pm

Other Events

  • Through Dec 15 (Thurs) – Shaker Christmas Craft Fair from 10-4 pm (closed on Sundays)
  • Through Dec 31 – “Faces and Other Spaces” Exhibition at the Sch’dy Jewish Community Center
  • Through Jan 2018 – Margaret Cunningham Exhibit at Hamilton Hill Arts Center


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