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Albany, NY 12210


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Presenting The Historic Holiday Market Trail!

Albany Barn & the Ten Broeck Mansion, in partnership with Capitalize Albany Corporation & Capital Resource Corporation, are pleased be joining forces this holiday season to present The Historic Holiday Market Trail.  The Holiday Market Trail kicks off on Sunday, December 2nd and runs through December 16th and features a series of artisan vendor events offering art and handcrafted items, musical performances, DIY crafting sessions, and more. Check out the full description of the event below; we can’t wait to celebrate the holiday season with you!
(To register for any of the events below, please call Albany Barn (518-935-4858) or Ten Broeck Mansion (518 436-9826)

(Special thanks to our media sponsors Albany.com & All Over Albany)

Full Description of Events

Sunday, December 2nd

  • First Look, 2-4pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: Join us for a preview of the Mansion’s gracious rooms and halls beautifully decorated for the holidays by community volunteers. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and a visit from Sinterklaas.  Admission is $10 ($5 for ACHA Members & Partners)

Thursday, December 6th

  • Candlelight Tour, 7-9pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: Take a candlelight tour through the beautiful Ten Broeck Mansion and journey through the history of the American Christmas.  Admission is $15 ($10 for ACHA Members & Partners)

Friday, December 7th

  • Gifted Holiday Market, 6-9pm @ Albany Barn*: Shop small this holiday season and browse handmade goods crafted by artisans in the Capital Region.  Enjoy live holiday music, winter-themed snacks and cocktails, interactive art, and more.
  • Candlelight Tour, 6:30pm &7:30pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: Take a candlelight tour through the beautiful Ten Broeck Mansion and journey through the history of the American Christmas.  Admission is $15 ($10 for ACHA Members & Partners)

Saturday, December 8th

  • Children’s Story Hour, 10:30-noon @ Ten Broeck Mansion*: Bring your children to hear Holiday stories read by Sinterklaas, decorate cookies and take a photo with Sinterklaas.
  • Gifted open shopping hours, 12-4pm @ Albany Barn*: Browse a condensed selection of our handmade goods-including visual art, soaps, apparel, and more- while sipping warm beverages and enjoying holiday tunes.
  • Open House, noon-2pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: Celebrate the Albany Holiday season with a visit to Holiday House at Ten Broeck Mansion’s open house. Don’t forget your camera!  Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children under 12.

Tuesday, December 11th

  • Gifted open shopping hours, 4-7pm @ Albany Barn*: Browse a condensed selection of our handmade goods-including visual art, soaps, apparel, and more- while sipping warm beverages and enjoying holiday tunes.
  • ‘Holiday Drinks through History’ Lecture by Craig Gravina, 7-9pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: It’s not all Egg Nog! What special drinks were served during the holiday season through history? Join Craig Gravina, co-founder of the Albany Ale Project, for this special presentation, then try samples of some of the drinks discussed!  Admission is $20 ($15 for ACHA Members & Partners)

Saturday, December 15th

  • Make & Take: Deck the Halls, 11am-1:30pm @ Albany Barn: Create all the elements you need to deck out your home for the holiday season, including a holiday wreath and greeting card display.  Admission is $40 and includes one alcoholic beverage. Pre-registration is required by 12/13/18
  • Tea Time, 1-3pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: Enjoy a festive Holiday Tea served in the formal dining room. Sit with friends in one of the lovely parlors and then stroll through the beautifully decorated rooms and hallways. Enjoy a visit from Sinterklaas!  Registration is $20 and is required in advance.
  • Make & Take Junior: Holiday Painting w/ Megan, 3-5pm @ Albany Barn: Let your little ones flex their creative muscles and paint a snowy scene with resident artist Megan Ruch.  Admission is $5 per child and includes supplies and a snack. Pre-registration required by 12/13/18.
  • Musical performance by The Madrigals, 5-8pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: Enjoy evening coffee, desserts and Holiday songs performed by the full ensemble of the Helderberg Madrigal singers. Stroll through the beautifully decorated mansion rooms and hallways.  Admission is $25 ($20 for ACHA Members & Partners) and reservations are encouraged in advance.

Sunday, December 16t

  • Gifted open shopping hours, 11-2pm @ Albany Barn*: Browse a condensed selection of our handmade goods-including visual art, soaps, apparel, and more- while sipping warm beverages and enjoying holiday tunes.
  • Musical performance by The Musicians of Ma ‘al Wyk, 2-4pm @ Ten Broeck Mansion: Enjoy a special Ten Broeck Mansion Holiday Concert by the Musicians of Ma’alwyck, the acclaimed Capital Region chamber music ensemble led by violinist and director Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz. Then join guests for a stroll through the decorated Mansion.  Admission is $25 ($20 for ACHA Members & Partners) and reservations are encouraged in advance.

*denotes free events

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