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Workshop: Colonial Ice Cream Parlor

Spend the winter break with us! Today the Mabee Farm will host special winter educational activities. Baking on the hearth, colonial crafts and even a behind-the-scenes tour of our artifact collections.

Free – $10.00

Schenectady Wine Society: Syrah

Join your hosts, Buffy Leonard and city historian Chris Leonard on a tasting and history tour of their favorite wines for the season.


Spring Break at Mabee Farm

Spend the spring break with us, as we search for signs of life at Mabee Farm! Today the Mabee Farm will host special springtime educational activities, including tasty treats, a craft, and more!

Free – $10.00

SCHS Gala Honoring Len Tantillo

Our inaugural gala will honor the work and contributions of artist Len F. Tantillo. We'll enjoy dinner, a wine tasting, and learn about Mr. Tantillo's newest painting, which captures colonial Schenectady! We may even get a sneak preview... The gala will take place at SUNY Schenectady's Van Curler Room.

$80.00 – $150.00

Spring Paint pARTy

Instructor Karen Anthony of Karen’s Paint pARTies will teach us to paint a spring scene.


Mabee Farm late opening

Due to all the events we have going on today, Mabee Farm will be closed until Earth Night begins at 4:30pm. Thanks for understanding.

Walking Tour: Stockade Sacred Spaces

Schenectady has long been home to peoples of many faiths. The various churches of the Schenectady Stockade stand out for their beauty and storied history. In this tour, we’ll explore these spaces and hear their stories from the people who keep them sacred today.

$5.00 – $13.00

A Stockade Tea with Sylvie Briber 

We're kicking off another great season of Stockade adventures with a very special springtime tea! Our good friend Sylvie Briber will be our host, as she shares some of her favorite tales from the neighborhood. 


Earth Night 2024

Earth Night is an evening celebration of sustainability and living in harmony with the planet. Gather together with friends and neighbors as we present down-to-earth music, art, and workshops that honor Mother Earth and our natural surroundings. The fun starts at 4pm, and we’ll be on site until 8, finishing the evening with a campfire and stories from the Earth.