Birds, Parades, Wine & Food – Our Capital Region Weekend Top 10
Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away. There is plenty to do in the Capital Region all weekend long.
The Capital Region has plenty to do all spring and summer, but Memorial Day weekend is always packed wall-to-wall with things to do. Need something to do with the kids? Want to take a breather without them? Either way, we've got you covered on this week's Top 10.
If you want to get in on this one, you're going to have to start your weekend off bright and early. According to the Arboretum website, you'll have the opportunity to see 40 avian species during the three-hour walk.
Price: $15/person or $25/family. $5/person or $15/family for members.
Here's your chance to have a relaxing Saturday and take a short drive to sample some food and wine.
Price: General Admission $10
This is a weekly event, but a good one nonetheless. Greenmarket has food, shopping, and music.
Price: Entry Free
An hour and a half cruise from Albany, down to Van Weis Point and back. The cruise is narrated. Boarding begins at 12:30pm. Get there early, because the boat is leaving at 1pm.
Price: $19.95, $18.95 Seniors, $12 3-10 yrs, Under 3 Free
You can show your car to win prizes or just show up and see the cars on display. If you're a car lover, this might be for you.
Price: $15 Entry Fee
If you're up near Ballston Spa or Saratoga check out the Ballston Spa Memorial Day Parade this Saturday. Stay after the parade ends for Memorial Day related ceremonies from the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Great Escape is already open for the year, but Splashwater Kingdom opens up Memorial Day weekend.
Price: General Admission $59.99
This is a mile-long hike through the Pine Bush to see Karner Blue Butterflies - an endangered species.
Price: $3/person or $5/family
You can hang out in downtown Saratoga and check out Memorial Day Weekend sales and specials.
Price: Free Admission
Registration is required for this class in Saratoga Springs. Kids 8 and up can create their own work of art from colored glass.