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Santa’s Coming To Town Dec. 7
Holidays in the Capital Region are always fun and even more fun when Santa comes a little early than his expected arrival.
Save the date: Dec. 7 you can meet Santa early this year at the Messiah Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All ages are welcomed...
Coming To America : A Destination Wedding Fashion Show
Sincerely Black proudly presents Coming To America : A destination wedding fashion show. If you have ever seen the movie " Coming To America " then you know to expect extravagant fashion and an over the top show. If you are searching for some authentic, bold and creative African in…
Jurassic World Live Tour At Times Union Center
If you love movies like Jurassic Park, Jurassic World or just our fascinated with dinosaurs then today up until Sunday October 13th enjoy the Jurassic World Live tour at the Time Union Center. The kids will love it. There will be all types of prehistoric dinosaurs at the Times Union Center from T-Re…
Albany's Annual Breast Cancer Walk October 20th
October is Brest Cancer Awareness month, and every year Albany, NY does a great job of participating and and curating events around awareness and bringing thousands of people together for a great cause. This year is no different.
The Annual Breast Cancer walk will take place Sunday, October 20 in Was…
Fun In The Upstate
Looking to get out and enjoy some fun in the upstate area. Check out this weeks event calendar.
Kicking off October with the  happening at the Empire Plaza this Wednesday October 2nd from 10am to 2pm enjoy good food, music and vendors. Its free and open to the public...
Albany LarkFest This Saturday
New York's largest one day festival is back this Saturday, September 21st . Albany will be celebrating what will be  the 38th annual Lark Fest on Lark street happening tomorrow from 10:30am until 5pm.
My favorite part at Lark fest is checking out all the local vendors and art...
Chris Brown Live At The Times Union Center Tonight
Finally the day has come. Chris Browns highly anticipated Indigoat tour has made its way to the 518. Tonight catch Yella Beezy, Tory Lanes and the one and only Chris Brown hitting the stage and turning up for one night only at that Times Union Center...
Albany Riverfront Jazz Fest This Saturday
A true fan of music will appreciate all the sounds of music, from Rock and Roll to HipHop and R&B to Rhythm and Blues to Gospel and Jazz. Music Is inspired from all over the world.
As we enjoy the last few days of summer in the Capital District ,This Saturday August 7th come out and enjoy The…
Albany Fest 2019
This Saturday August 31st , come out to enjoy the vibes at the 2nd annual Albany Fest held at Lincoln Park (lower Eagle street level) in Albany.
From 1-5pm enjoy music, performances, food, check out local vendors and more. There will also be a wing contest a basketball, and kickball game and if you n…
Labor Day Parade Sept 6th
I know Labor is this Monday September 2nd however the actual parade for Labor Day will be celebrated on Friday September 6th at the Corning Preserve in Albany. The parade will start at approximately 6pm. There will be food trucks, music, a rock wall,  game truck and fireworks for after the para…
Free Movies In The Park
As part of the capital region movie summer series this Wednesday August 28th come out to the Empire plaza and catch a free movie under the stars. This week they will be playing My Fair Lady. Admission is Free. Movie starts at 8pm. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and snacks and enjoy a movie und…
2019 Community Cares Cultural Fest
One thing I enjoy most about summer is all the outdoor events that take place but most importantly all the free events you can attend and enjoy.
There had been over 100 events alone this summer that was dedicated to the community and was free and open to the public...
Free Book-Bag Giveaway!!
Back to school is in full effect from school shopping for the first day of school looks and getting all the school supplies needed for the new school year. It can be quite expensive depending on the grade and what is needed and if you have a pretty large family the cost can accumulate fast...
Another Successful Community Block Party
Another successful community event in the 518. Shout to the Palace Theater for putting together a great afternoon of fun for the kids and people in the Albany area. Kids could be seem getting there face painted, playing games and enjoying some of the free snacks and hotdogs that was provided...
Salt N Pepper Was Here In Albany NY Lastnight
I said " Salt N Pepper here yall" could be heard all night up into the iconic legendary Slat N Pepper hit the stage.
Salt N Pepper brought in the vibes in Albany last Wednesday night . They played all there classics from “Push It” to What a man&CloseCurly…
2019 Albany Latin Festival
Save the date for the Latin Festival happening at Washington Park in Albany, Saturday August 24th. Come out and celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Hispanic culture.
The Albany LatinFest is a full day of fun. Family oriented festival which includes musical performances, a wide array of food, ar…
Community Block Party August 17th
Saturday August 17th come out for the 2nd annual community block party outside the Palace Theater in Albany Ny presented by the Palace Theater and Price Chopper Market 32.
Its free and open to the public. Come out an enjoy an afternoon of family friendly activities, music by the ILL Funk Ensemble , v…
Altamont Fair is Back Aug 13th- Aug 18th
The annual Altamont Fair is back at the Altamont fair grounds,  August 13th to August 18th. Enjoy all the attractions and fun the Altamont Fair brings, excitement for everyone.
From exciting entertainment to thrilling rides , to sweet treats and fair games, bring the family out and enjoy a day o…
Mya Live At The Empire Plaza Aug 3rd
Next Saturday August 3rd come join Hot991 and singer and songwriter Mya the Empire Plaza for the Black arts sand Culture Festival.
Come out and enjoy good food, check out vendors , and enjoy a day of music and dancing. There will also be a kid zone with a bouncy house and petting zoo...
The Upstate Experience At Washington Ave Armory
Get ready for one of the biggest pop up shops to happen at the Washington Ave Armory this Saturday July 27th 12noon until 9pm  for The Upstate Experience. It's always dope to see a bunch of creatives coming together to create a dope vibe.
Enjoy the likes of 200 plus vendors from creatives i…
Albany's Inaugural Prop Trot 5k Run July 28th
It's always a good time when it's for a good cause. July 28th there will be a 5k run held at Lincoln Park in Albany. The run will conclude a kids run and an adult run. Part of the proceeds will go to the new Albany /youth program. This will be an all-day fun event as the run starts at 9am …
Get Fit At The Plaza July 25th
This Tuesday and Thursday  get fit at the Empire Plaza. Join the Cap city for a free workout right in the heart of the Empire Plaza. Its a free event and open to the public. No fitness level is required as this is going to be a fun interactive kinda workout...
Saratoga County Fair July 23rd-28th
Get ready for some more summer fun. The Saratoga County Fair is back next week July 23rd to the 28th. Enjoy rides, music, live entertainment, games and a petting zoo. The fair opens daily around 10am. Kids under 12 are free. There will be multiple shows happening at the fair as well so make sure you…
ParkPlayhouse Presents : In The Heights and Disneys ' Newsies
Enjoy a night out with your family and friends  and catch an amazing play presented by Park playhouse in the beautiful historic Washington Park this summer.
It is free and first come serve basis when it comes to seating however there is many you can donate and keep park play house plays continui…
Cardi B Back In The Capital Region
Cardi B has alot of fans here in here in the 518, we been rocking with  Cardi B since before she started making music, she came up to Albany on a few occasions before to host clubs and parties so she has alot of day ones out here.
Last time Cardi B was here she was pregnant with baby Kulture and we a…
Fourth Of July Fun In The 518
The  4th of July is this Thursday. The Cap city is ready for the fun and fireworks.If your looking for something to do this week to celebrate the holiday check out these out.
1) Rivers Casino will be doing there annual 4th of July celebration with live music, food and fireworks...
Juneteenth : A south Pearl Street Festival (Save The Date)
Save the date Juneteenth is happening Saturday, June 22nd and its taking over South Pearl Street in Albany for a day of fun. This is a free community event, bringing together the community, cultural organizations, and entrepreneurs to commemorate slavery’s abolition in the US, and ce…
Fathers Day In The 518
Father's Day is this Sunday June 16th, and we want to celebrate all the good dads out in the 518. There's a lot going on this weekend and most of the Father day events are free and open to the public however some are a little cost to your pockets...

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