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Opens October 13

Schenectady Farmer's Market 
Thursdays, 9:30am-1:30pm
Around City Hall
Downtown Farmers Market

Sundays, 10am-2pm
Outside Around City Hall 
Schenectady Greenmarket
Enjoy this festive marketplace with weekly entertainment and more than 70 regional vendors

Jay Street Marketplace
Sundays, 10am-2pm
October 15
Enjoy vendors, music and harvest themed events, in addition to our usual Sunday Market activities.

CDTA's FREE Electric City Trolley runs Thursday-Saturday,

Download the free Cityfinder app by Transfinder to show you the nearest trolley stops & real time trolley progress.

Music & Entertainment

Patrick Sharrow
October 12, 5-9pm
Mia Scirocco
October 13, 6-9pm

Steve Cowles
October 12, 9pm
Joel Fisher and
The Still Prodigals
October 13, 9pm
October 14, 9pm

Katie O'Byrne's
The Accents
October 13, 9:30pm
Betsy & The Byegons
October 14, 9:30pm

Pinhead Susan's
Friday the 13th Party with 
DJ Smoke
October 13, 10pm
Joe Sinatra & Friends
October 14, 9pm

Joel Fisher
October 13, 6-9pm
Rosa Love
October 15, 4-6pm

The Stockade Inn
Jeanne O'Connor & Peg Delaney
October 12, 7-10pm
Patti Melita & Neil Brown
October 13, 7-10pm

Check Out All of
Downtown Schenectady's

The  Downtown  Dish
This week's recipe is creamy, rich and delicious...without all the calories and fat of a regular Alfredo sauce. It's an easy weeknight dish that lets you know fall is here!

 October 12-18, 2017
Fifth of July
October 13-15 & 18-22
Schenectady Civic Playhouse 

Set in rural Missouri in 1977, this play revolves around the Talley family and their friends and focuses on the disillusionment with America in the wake of the Vietnam War. It is sharp and funny and, in the final essence, deeply revealing of lost hopes and dreams and of the bitterness that must be fought back if one is to perceive the good that life can offer. More...

Thank You for a Wonderful Wing Walk!
A total of 20 restaurants served up a mouthwatering selection of chicken wing recipes to a sold-out crowd of 1,500 guests during the 6th Annual Wing Walk on October 7 in Downtown Schenectady. Thank you to everyone who participated for making it a great success!

The 2017 Wing Walk Winner by popular vote was RARE Craft Steak & Cocktail House for their Maple Bacon BBQ Wing. Second place went to 20 North Broadway Tavern for their Maple Chipotle Mango BBQ Wing. Third place went to Centre Street: A Public House & Garden for their Peruvian Dry Rub Wing w/Green Goddess Sauce. The Judges' Top Pick was Mad Jack Brew Pub @ The Van Dyck for their Upstate Harvest Wing Infused w/Mad Jack Beer.


The Color Purple
Through October 14
Mainstage at Proctors

The 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival!  Don't miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman's journey to love and triumph in the American South. It's the musical sensation that New York Magazine calls "one of the greatest revivals ever." Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph! More...

This Week at Proctors

On The Stage

Fun Home Sketch & Sip - October 13, 6pm
Fenimore Gallery - Two-hour interactive comic art lesson, including materials. Inspired by Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir, Fun Home. Come learn to tell your story through panels, ink and drinks.

Avner the Eccentric
 - October 13, 7:30pm  
GE Theatre - A master of the art of physical comedy, Avner weaves a spell of poetic simplicity in a show of hilarious predicaments.

Aztec Two-Step - October 14, 7:30pm 
GE Theatre - The Eighth Step presents AZTEC TWO-STEP CD Release: Naked.

Story Circle: Catalysts - October 15, 2pm
Fenimore Gallery- Come hear the little-known stories about the people behind some changing events.

Hamlet - October 15, 3pm
GE Theatre - Shakespeare's epic masterpiece crackles with raw energy as the Adirondack Shakespeare Company delivers all of the intensity, humor and majesty of the finest tragedy in the English language.

Organ Concert Series - October 17, 12pm
Mainstage - Free organ concert featuring "Goldie," Proctors' mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Performed by members of the Hudson-Mohawk Theatre Organ Society.

On The Screen
Girls Trip - October 11 & 12, 7pm     
GE Theatre - When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. 

Crouching Tiger, HIdden Dragon - Oct. 16 at 2, 4:30 & 7pm  
GE Theatre - In 19th century Qing Dynasty China, a warrior gives his cherished sword to the unconceded love of his life to deliver to safe keeping. 

Mansfield 66/67 - October 17, 3,5 &7pm 
GE Theatre - This tabloid-driven history lesson documents the last two years of movie goddess Jayne Mansfield's life, and the rumors swirling around her untimely death. 
Woodstock: The Director's Cut - October 18, 7pm
GE Theatre - Nearly FOUR hours of legendary Peace, Love and Music.

Grand Openings with Capital Region Chamber:
412 Union Street
October 12, 10am, 78 Washington Avenue
October 13, 1pm, 510 State Street

Schenectady County Historical Society  
October 13, 20 & 27 at 7 & 7:30pm
32 Washington Avenue
Candlelight Walking Tours - E xplore the historic Stockade after dark and discover the neighborhood's haunting past! Advanced ticket purchase required.

October 14, 2-5pm
137 State Street
Bookbinding: Use hand bookbinding techniques to make your own sketchbook. Students will learn to fold and sew pages to a sturdy, flexible cover. 

October 15, 10am-2pm
96 Jay Street
Stop by for Customer Appreciation Day! Free samples from our new menu, free photo booth, live music, drink specials and much more!

Schenectady Co. World Food Day Wellness Fair   
October 18, 11am-1pm
A fun-filled time that will provide important information for older adults and their caregivers. Informational exhibits, health screenings, nutrition education & healthy snacks and prizes. 

Capital Region Chamber 
October 18, 5:30-8pm
Glen Sanders Mansion
Chamber of Schenectady County 29th Annual Business Awards.The Chamber of Schenectady County, an affiliate of the Capital Region Chamber, will honor the following businesses and individuals at its 29th Annual Business Awards: Rising Star/Outstanding New Business -  Clynk; Business Innovation Award -  Via Aquarium; Corporation of the Year -  DSM (Fortitech); Enterprise of the Year -  Schenectady Hardware & Electric; Community Impact Award -  Rivers Casino & Resort; Business Leader Award - Chuck Steiner, presented posthumously.  Register Online

10 North Jay Street  
Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman
October 13, 8pm
Enjoy a fresh mix of true stories told by comedians, storytellers, performers and beyond - think The Moth or This American Life - but every story is either funny or has a hilarious twist!

Spontaneous Broadway
October 14, 8pm
Where performers audition Broadway-style songs that they create on the spot based on song titles created by you, the audience. 

iSci (museum of innovation and science)

15 Nott Terrace Heights
Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 12-5pm

Halloween Frankenstein Camp-In 
October 21-22, 5pm-9am
Explore the museum with a spellbinding scavenger hunt, become a mad scientist and much more! Dinner and breakfast included. Space is limited! Children must be accompanied by adults. Online Registration ends October 19.

Wind and Solar: The Renewable Energy Revolution  
An interactive exhibit sponsored by GE Renewable Energy. The exhibit encourages visitors' understanding of renewable energy technology and climate change, while inspiring advocacy for renewable solutions to society's increasing energy demands.

Schenectady County Public Library Notes
Central Library
99 Clinton Street
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm 
Sunday: 1 - 5pm 
Library Calendar of Events

Author Visit
October 14, 1pm
McChesney Room
Susan Holloway Scott will be discussing her latest book, I, Eliza HamiltonThe Open Door Bookstore will offer her books for sale at the event. You may pre-order copies by calling the store at 518-346-2719.

The Whitney Book Corner
600 Union Street
October - All holiday books half price.
All proceeds support Schenectady County Public Library

College Corner


Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!



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