LOCAL EVENTS JUST IN TIME FOR MOTHER’S DAY!

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May 3rd, 2013


We found two fabulous events happening just in time for Mother’s Day!Living History Day at Ten Broeck MansionMay 05, 2013 – May 05, 2013·         Location: Albany County Historical Association-Ten Broeck Mansion ·         Venue:Albany County Historical Association-Ten Broeck Mansion ·         Address: 9 Ten Broeck Place, Albany, NY 12210-2524 ·         Times: 12-4 pm ·         Admission: Free ·         Contact: Albany County Historical Association ·         Phone: 518-436-9826 ·         Website: www.tenbroeckmansion.orgThe program includes historic re-enactors, hands on demonstrations, tours, music, archeology, horticulture, and live animals. Highlights include live music from the All City Chorus and Rural Felicity, needlework and wool spinning, a Colonial Maps exhibit, gardening education including garden themed cards for Mother’s Day, a hands-on archeology excavation, tours of the mansion and gardens, Colonial dance instruction, historical re-enactors from various eras, vendors, sheep shearing, pony rides, and a petting zoo. This year’s theme is “Tulip Mania at Ten Broeck.” The Albany County Master Gardeners, who tend the spectacular mansion gardens, planted over 7000 tulip bulbs last fall, joining the wide variety of spring flowers and shrubs currently in bloom on the grounds.Albany Spring Market!May 08, 2013·         Times: From: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM ·         Location: Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center ·         Venue:Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center ·         Admission: Free Admission ·         25 Quackenbush Sq (Corner of Broadway & Clinton Ave.) ·         Albany, NY 12207 ·         Phone: 518-434-0405 ·         Website: www.albany.org/shop/A festive shopping event in Albany’s historic Quackenbush Square Celebrate Spring and shop for Mother’s Day with a special savings of 20% on most items in their Gift Shop.