-The Sippy Cups with a free concert performance at The Egg at 3 p.m. as part of the Family Wonders series at The Empire State Plaza. Admission to the concert is free of charge, however tickets are necessary and will be available beginning at 2 p.m. at The Egg box office in the Empire State Plaza.
-The Chocolate Expo and Holiday Gift Market in the New York State Museum. The Expo runs from 11 a.m. 4:30 p.m. and features some of the finest chocolates, desserts and specialty foods the region has to offer.
-The Great Train Extravaganza in the Empire State Plaza's Convention Center from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, children under 12 are free. This unique event, hosted by the Upstate Train Associates, features actual operating model O and HO gauge trains, and layouts and displays with more than 300 tables of model trains, train parts, books and related merchandise for sale.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
If you have been outside today... and I wouldn't blame you if haven't (it's fuh-ree-zing), you would have seen your breath and some flurries and felt that winter has finally arrived. To get in the winter mood you should head on down to Empire State Plaza this Sunday night for the Holiday Tree Lighting and Fireworks Festival. The fun begins on the plaza at 1pm. Here's a sampling of what you can experience.