Help America celebrate its birthday by attending one of these more popular Fourth of July Events in the Albany, New York area.
The Bethlehem Braves will host a special exhibition baseball game Monday, July 4 at the Elm Avenue Town Park beginning with opening ceremonies at 12:45 p.m. The NY Mutuals v. the Bethlehem Braves will use the 1864 rules of baseball. Members of the Braves include town officials and residents, local coaches, players and fans. Admission is free. For more information call (518) 439-4131 or visit http://www.BethlehemBraves.com.
Bolton Landing invites you to enjoy a Fourth of July Celebration from 7 to 10 p.m., Monday, July 4, at Rogers Memorial Park in Bolton Landing, Lake George. This family fun celebration features fireworks, a professional DJ, face painting and a magician/juggler. Admission is free. For more information call (518) 644-3831 or visit http://www.boltonchamber.com/bolton-landing-events.asp.
Corinth Independence Day Celebration will be held Saturday, July 2, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Corinth Public Beach. Kick off the day with the Firecracker 5K run, followed by a 4th of July Parade, a Ballston Spa Community Band Concert, a chicken barbeque by T-Ray’s, a show by the Mohawk Valley Exhibition Water Ski Squad and a fireworks display. Admission is free.
Price Chopper’s Home Grown 4th and Fireworks Festivalwill be held at Albany’s Empire State Plaza, 240 State Street, Monday, July 4 from 2 to 10 p.m. Enjoy live music and entertainment by local favorites the Audiostars, Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers, Hair of the Dog, and Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, and a live radio broadcast by Radio Disney with their next big thing: Kicking Daisies. Admission is free. Call (518) 473-0559 or visit http://www.ogs.state.ny.us/about/press/docs/2011/2011SummerLineup.pdf for more information.
The Tri-City Valley Cats will host the Vermont Lake Monsters at Joe Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburg Avenue in Troy on Monday, July 4. Game time is 6 p.m. and will be followed by a fireworks display. Cost is between $5 and $11. Call (518) 629-2278 or visit http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com.
Friday, July 1
Freedom Park, Lanzi’s Restaurant in Collins Park area
Six Flags Great Escape and Splash Water Kingdom, Lake George; Park admission $45.99 +tax
Saturday, July 2
Greenwich Elks Lodge, Greenwich
Lanzi’s Pub and Restaurant, Northville
Sunday, July 3
East Field, Glens Falls; Admission $3
Ski Bowl Park, North Creek
Sport Island Pub, Northville
Monday, July 4
Bolton Landing, Lake George
Empire State Plaza, Albany
Saturday, July 9
Gavin Park, Wilton