Weekend Happenings Before Christmas

Dated: 12/21/2018

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It's the weekend before Christmas and if you find yourself with some extra free time - here are some holiday happenings around town.

The Nutcracker
Friday, December 21st at 7:30 PM and Saturday, December 22nd at 2 PM and 7:30 PM
Location - The Egg
Cost: $28 Adults, Kids 5 and under FREE

Directed and choreographed by Beth Fecteau, this is Saratoga City Ballet’s 25th Anniversary production of the Nutcracker – a perfect holiday treat for audiences of all ages!

To purchase tickets call 518-473-1845.

Brunch with Santa Claus

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Where:Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 W Housatonic St Pittsfields, MA 01201Cost: Adults $45/$40.50 members; Children 12 and younger $25/$22.50 members

Enjoy a delicious buffet, sit on Santa’s lap, and have fun with other seasonal activities such as crafts, music, story time, and visiting our animals in the Round Stone Barn. Tasty foods include eggs, pastries, and even mac ‘n cheese. Fun for the young and young at heart.

Comedy Christmas Spectacular
Proctor's Theatre
Saturday, December 22nd at 7:30 PM and 9 PM

Everyone needs a laugh this time a year, and who better to bring humor to the situation than Schnectady's ownDan Frigolette (HBO's Boardwalk Empire, Wendy Williams Show) and his funny friends-- Gus Constantellis and Freddy G!  This raw and raucous performance demonstrates what is incredible about live comedy and the energy that you can experience as a comedian in a room full of people. Contains adult content.   Schenectady GreenMarket Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 10:00 AM  - 2:00 PM  Proctor's Cost: Free

Each Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., vendors, shoppers, musicians and friends gather at Schenectady Greenmarket and enjoy our festive marketplace. The winter market is located inside Proctors from November through April, with more than sixty vendors who produce everything they sell.

Into the Woods Snowshoe Adventures
Sunday, December 23rd at 2 PM
Into the Woods Farm - 7222 Kilmer Road, Middle Grove NY
Cost: $25

Into The Woods Farm Snowshoe Adventures explore the gorgeous snow covered forest, swamps, and streams surrounding Into The Woods Farm. Located at 1600 ft above sea level there is always snow here in the woods! Snowshoes rentals available upon request and if you have them, bring your own! Reserve your spot now. $25/person includes intro & adventure 2 hours .

Snowshoe Adventures are open to all ages wanting to explore Into The Woods Farm and it's surrounding forest, streams, and wetlands.

The adventures will begin with a brief overview of winter preparedness, snowshoe instruction, winter tracking, and then off we go to make new tracks. Whether you want to go for a short and leisurely stroll with the entire family alongside the frozen stream trail, or hike deep into the woods where you can check out the tracks left by the many animals in the forest we offer adventures to fit all needs.

Snowshoe Rentals (based upon availability) $15 for ages 10-adult & $10 for children.


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