The Arts 07.04.19

Stephentown Heritage Center increases visiting hours

The Stephentown Historical Society has announced that the Stephentown Heritage Center will welcome visitors on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., beginning on July 6, in addition to the regular weekly Friday hours of 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. These weekend open hours will allow more Stephentown residents and visitors the opportunity to explore what the society offers in genealogy research and local history. The other Saturdays are August 3, September 7, October 5 and November 2. The center is closed during the month of December. The Heritage Center is the former Stephentown Methodist Church at 4 Staples Road at the corner of Garfield Road. It is free and handicapped accessible.

The Public is invited to SLCA’s Turn! Turn! Turn! Gallery Show Reception-July 10 

 Sand Lake Center for the Arts along with A Still Small Voice 4U invites the public to a free artist reception for  SLCA’s Summer Juried Art Show. This show is based on the theme of Pete Seeger’s song Turn! Turn! Turn! in commemoration of his 100th birthday.  Jason Van Staveren, juror for the art exhibit has chosen artworks from all over the capital region to bring together a truly special show.  Come out and join us, with a meet and greet with many of the artists. Reception starts at 6pm on July 10th. Food and Beverages will be served.  Open, and free to the public.  For more information go to or call the office at 518-674-2007.

Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County Announces Irish Night for Literacy with Triskele

On Thursday, July 11, Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County will host the first-ever Irish Night for Literacy with music by Triskele at the Hangar on the Hudson, 675 River Street, Troy, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00. Triskele [Tris-kay-lee] is an all-female Celtic band from Albany, N.Y. Known for their stunning harmonies and Irish wit, they sing in the Gaelic language, performing traditional, original and some modern Celtic/Irish music. There will be a special performance by the An Clár School of Irish Dance. All proceeds will benefit LVORC’s literacy services and programs for adults and children in Rensselaer County and nearby communities. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Visit or call (518) 244-4650.

Celtic Crosses Tour July 13Th At Oakwood

 You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate the beauty and variety of Celtic Crosses found in Oakwood Cemetery. Saturday July 13th at 9am local historian Michael Barrett will lead a 3 hour driving and walking tour to see some of the beautiful examples of Celtic monuments in historic Oakwood. You’ll hear about their history and symbolism as well as some stories about the Irish immigrants memorialized by them.

Call to register 518-328-0090.  Pay on arrival. $15.pp Children under 12, free. Meet at the chapel flagpole Car-pooling from the chapel will be encouraged. Check our Facebook page for updates if weather is a concern: oakwood cemetery troy ny

Coming Next: FULL MOON TWILIGHT TOUR Tuesday July 16 at 6pm Limited to 30 people. Call to register 518-328-0090. Pay on arrival. $15.

Presented by the Friends of Oakwood, a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer group working to support the preservation and maintenance of the non-sectarian chapel and grounds of Troy’s still-active historic 19th C. Oakwood Cemetery. New members are always welcome.

Oakwood Cemetery aka the Troy Cemetery Association is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit cemetery founded in 1848 and still active today. For information call 518-272-7520.

Cohoes Music Hall Events

58 Remsen Street, Cohoes, NY 12047

July 13, David Bromberg Quintet

July 30 – August 3, Beauty & The Beast Jr. / Presented by Playhouse Stage Company

August 22-23, Winnie the Pooh / Presented by Park Playhouse

October 2, Wynonna & The Big Noise / Wynonna Judd and her new band tour make a stop in Cohoes

November 9, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show / 2 shows.

Town of East Greenbush Music in the Park Summer Concert Series 2019

6-8 PM Onderdonk Park TUESDAYS

Hampton Avenue across from the Lake

NEW for 2019 *More Concerts!* 6 Weeks of Music! Lots of Hometown Band Members!*

Gourmellis Taste Food Truck every week!

 July 23rd-Roxy and the Road Kings

July 30th The Lost Art Band

August 6th Band of Gold 

 August 13th Dealt the Blues

 August 20th The Gone Gray Band

  August 27th The Cover Ups  

Then help us end the summer with featured concert on friday august 30th!





Bring a blanket and chairs and get ready to dance and have some fun!

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