There’s always something on at the Schenectady County Historical Society! Check back regularly for updates and newly scheduled programs!
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September 12, 2017
Bus Trip to the Bronx Zoo
September 12, 2017 N/A
Get face to face with gorillas, marvel at the diversity of species, and discover a world of strange and unique wildlife. Fall is the best time to visit the Bronx Zoo, and with our bus trip, it couldn't be easier to get there! Join us for a day exploring one of the largest zoos in America, featuring over 4,000 animals!
Been on a bus trip with us before? Let us know where you've gone, and we'll take $10 off your ticket for the Bronx Zoo!
Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Tickets at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/bustrip
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September 14, 2017
Schenectady Suds: Historic Beer Tour of the Stockade
September 14, 2017
Take a walk along what was once known as “Brewer’s Street,” looking at local history through the lens of a beer glass. This walking tour of the Historic Stockade District will examine the history of brewing and its impact on our history, from the Colonial era to today’s craft brew revival.
The walking tour is approximately one hour long, begins at the SCHS, and concludes with a pint and tour with the brewers at Mad Jack Brewing Company / Van Dyck (pint included in the price!) Join us before the tour for a look at current exhibitions in the Schenectady History Museum. Tickets are $15 and include a pint at the Van Dyck. Advance registration is required. 21+ please!
Tickets at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/walking-tours
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September 16, 2017
Mabee Farm to Fork
September 16, 2017 –
Savor the harvest with us this season as we present Mabee Farm to Fork, a celebration of local foods!
The Schenectady County Historical Society and the Electric City Food Co-op are teaming up to bring our community an evening of local food tastings and live music inside Mabee Farm’s historic Dutch Barn. We are even sourcing some ingredients from Mabee Farm’s own fields!
The event will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 5 – 8 PM. Tickets are $50 per person and will include local food prepared by a local chef. A cash bar will be available for alcoholic drinks.
Proceeds from the event will support Mabee Farm Historic Site (part of the Schenectady County Historical Society) and the membership drive for the Electric City Food Co-op. Sponsorships for this event are also available!
Details at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/farmtofork