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Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Discover Albany Visitors Center
Historic Downtown Albany Food Tour - 1 PM
25 Quackenbush Square
Albany, NY [map]
Price: $85

Historic Downtown Albany Food Tour

Wednesday, June 5, 2019


Put on your walking shoes for an entertaining and delicious way to experience Albany. New York’s Capital City for 320+ years, is undergoing a culinary and craft brewing boom. You’ll sip and sample from restaurants that are spicing up Albany’s food scene. Discover stunning architecture and cultural tidbits that will help you develop a fresh perspective on New York’s capital city.  We sprinkle in history, architecture and culture to kick off your weekend in the Capital District. Bring your appetite and your friends and family, to celebrate this great legacy city and let your culinary adventure begin!

Your tour guide will greet you at the Discover Albany Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square, located at the corner of Broadway and Clinton Ave, Albany. We meet at 12:45 and our first taste will be at 1:00 pm. Our tour highlights 5 tastes from different local restaurants, some history of Albany, architectural accents and culture. Our tour lasts 3.25 hours and we walk about 1.5 miles, with plenty of rests during our tastes.   See Historic Downtown Albany with new eyes and be in the know of this legacy city's food scene.

Albany Pump Station

C.H. Evans Brewing Company, a family business that got its start brewing beer in 1786 in Hudson and have been in this historic building since 1999.

First Church of Albany (brief musical interlude by MofM)

Oldest church in Albany, on National Register of Historic Places since 1974. Second oldest church in NYS.

Ama Cocina

Modern Mexican street food. Encompass food-laughter-love in this hip setting

The Hollow Bar and Kitchen

Hip spot in an historic Albany building with seasonal American tapas and main dishes, rotating craft beers and live music. Yum describes it well!

Stacks Espresso Bar

Cool place for your hot beverage paired with Cider Belly's doughnuts.

Olde English Pub

A perfect ending, in the 2nd oldest building in Albany. A neighborhood pub, with strong British influences in beverages and menu items, with a beautiful garden.

Tickets $85, limited to 20, reservations by May 29th


Meet 15min prior to tour at Discover Albany Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square
Metered parking in open lot behind the Pump Station. Park Albany has a free app for parking that is easy to use and allows adding time without returning to your car
Walk is approximately 1.5miles with some inclines & stairs
Please contact for special dietary needs

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Brown's Brewing Company
Central Troy Historic District Food Tour - Noon
417 River St
Troy, NY [map]
Price: $75

Central Troy Historic District Food Tour

Wednesday, June 12, 2019


We love Troy and want to show you why: sharing what we love about this city and introducing the entrepreneurs invested in bringing her back.


Brown's Brewing Company—417 River St, Troy

Experience the first craft brewer in the Capital and among our country's original 100 craft brewers. Enjoy two different beer sips , paired with Buffalo cauliflower bites.

Illium Cafe

Enjoy award winning Chef Marla's Reuben dip sandwich and a signature salad. Alternative offerings for vegetarians and gluten-free guests, available with advance notice.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church (brief musical interlude by MofM)

Get an insider's tour of this entire Tiffany designed interior that is on the National Historic Register.

The Whistling Kettle

Tea Tasting, learn about tea's contribution to our health and its history as you sample two different teas.

little pecks

Enjoy delicious biscuit with tahini butter and seasonal jam. Alternative offerings for vegetarians and gluten-free guests, available with advance notice.

The Dutch Udder Craft Ice Cream

Savor three different tastes of unique crafted flavors, many beer centric, using NY dairy and local produce. GF and dairy free options available.

Tickets $75, limited to 20, reservations by June 5th


Meet 15min prior to tour at Brown’s Brewing Company
Park on street
Walk is approximately 1.5miles with some inclines & stairs
Please contact for special dietary needs

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Glimmerglass Festival
Glimmerglass Bus Trip - 10:30 AM
Cooperstown [map]
Price: $195
Glimmerglass Bus Trip
Sunday, August 18, 2019


  • Round trip bus to Cooperstown 
  • Matinee ticket for opera The Ghosts of Versailles
  • Catered dinner picnic at Hyde Hall
  • Tour of historic Hyde Hall
  • Musicians of Ma'alwyck Civil War concert
  • Tickets $195

Depart from SCCC parking lot at 10:30am. Arrive at opera around 11:45, eat on your own (can bring picnic or buy a variety of types of lunches or snacks there), attend opera pre-talk at 12:30; watch Ghosts of Versailles, at end of opera board bus for 5 minute ride over to Hyde Hall. Group splits into two, one does tour of Hyde while the other eats a picnic dinner (provided by MofM), then flip around, champagne toast, then MofM Civil War concert, done by 8:15 en route by 8:30 home to SCCC parking lot by 9:30.

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 5
    Discover Albany Visitors Center,  Albany
  • Jun 12
    Brown's Brewing Company,  Troy
  • Aug 18
    Glimmerglass Festival,  Cooperstown

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