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FEBRUARY

February 23-March 1

Schenectady Restaurant Week
22 city venues, 2 Scotia venues

February 26-28

B.E.V. NY Conference
Rochester Institute of Technology Conference Center
Off Thruway (I-90) Exit 46
Rochester
 
February 27

11th annual Taste of Compassion
Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick Street
Troy
417-3448

Let's Get Cheesy: Mac N' Cheese Challenge
Lower Level, Colonie Center
Wolf Road
Colonie

Class: Taste of Spain - Warm Winter Tapas
Market Bistro Cooking School
873 New Loudon Road
Latham
782-0441 (Option 1, Press 2)

Class: Croissant, Danish, Puff Pastery
Gio Culinary Studio 
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

February 28

Grand Opening Festivities
Hoss' River House
32 Clamsteam Road
Halfmoon
280-1747

A Gathering of Cideries
Nine Pin Cider Works
929 Broadway
Albany
449-9999

Winter Ball 
Hall of Springs
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga Springs
584-9330

Simple Pleasures: Guided Wine and Cheese Tasting
First Unitarian Universalist Church
405 Washington Avenue
Albany

Class: Beginner Cake Baking
Market Bistro Cooking School
873 New Loudon Road
Latham
782-0441 (Option 1, Press 2)

Class: Italian Comfort Classics
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Aromas and Flavors of White Wines
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

Williams-Sonoma
Crossgates Mall
Guilderland
456-0201

February 28-March 1

Locavore Food Sampling
Adirondack Winery
285 Canada Street
Lake George
668-9463

MARCH

March 2

Class: Out of the Box -- Innovative Meals
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 3

Class: Cuisine of  Italy's Emilia-Romagna Region
Chianti Il Ristorante
18 Division Street
Saratoga Springs
580-0025

55th Charter Anniversary Dinner
Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club
at Comfort Inn
99 Miller Road
East Greenbush
238-1950

March 4

Class: Gourmet Mac 'n' Cheese
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Aromas and Flavors of Red Wines
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

Class: Sourdough Pizza
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667
March 5

Class: Handmade Ravioli
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

March 6

Dinner Theater: "Annie"
Key Hall at Proctors
436 State Street
Schenectady
374-7262

Class: Eating Good on the Cheap -- Soups and Stews
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 7

Winter Brewfest
The Armory Sports & Convention Arena
195 Washington Avenue
Albany

Craft NY Brewers Festival
The Desmond
660 Albany Shaker Road
Colonie

Collar City Kilt Fest & 5K Run
Through the city and at Riverfront Park
Troy
892-1479

Latin Night
90 State Events
90 State Street
Albany
374-7262

Taste of Southern Saratoga
Sportsplex of Halfmoon
6 Corporate Drive
Clifton Park
383-0991 (Sportsplex)

2nd annual Tupper Lake Brew-Ski Trail
Tupper Lake Groomed Cross Country Ski Center
141 Country Club Road
Tupper Lake
359-3328  

Class: Aromas and Flavors of Red Wines
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

Maureen Farrell McCarthy Irish Soda Bread Amateur Competition
Irish American Heritage Museum
370 Broadway
Albany
427-1916

March 8-10

International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of NY
Jacob K. Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York
212-216-2000

March 9-22

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Numerous venues throughout the area

March 10

NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting
Astor Center
399 Lafayette Street
New York

Class: Pizza Napoletana
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Wines of South Africa
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

Class: St. Patrick's Treats
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 11

Class: So Sick of Winter Party
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Gluten-Free Italian Bistro Food
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Soda Bread and Biscuits
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 12

Class: Knife Skills
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Osso Bucco
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Secrets of the Co-Op Cafe
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 14

Capital Region Wine Festival: "Romancing the Grape"
Proctors Theater
432 State Street
Schenectady
382-3884 extension 187

Maple Sugaring
The Farm at Miller's Crossing
81 Roxbury Road
Hudson

Class: St. Patrick's Day Baking
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Wines of South Africa
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

March 14-15

Thurman Maple Days
Various venues
Warren County

March 15

Farm Film Fest VII
Crandell Theatre
46-48 Main Street
Chatham

Class: The Vivacious Vegan
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 16

Class: Start of Culinary Certification Course
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Intermediate Sushi
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

March 18

Class: Gourmet Burgers
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Wines + Food (newcomers only)
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

Class: Fermentation 101
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 19

Class: New York City Pizza
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

March 20

Class: Date Night
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Plan Your Garden
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 21

Fire + Ice Gala
Saratoga City Center
522 Broadway
Saratoga Springs
458-8111 extension 5108

Cooking Class Book Club (1st of 3)
Suny Adirondack 
Queensbury Campus
743-2238  

Class: Sap to Syrup Maple Activity
Paul Smiths College VIC 
8023 State Route 30 
Paul Smiths
327-6241

Class: Wines + Food (newcomers only)
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153


March 21-22

Maple Weekends
Various venues
around NY State

March 22

Famous Ladies' Tea & Gourmet Sandwiches
Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick Street
Troy
274-8526 (Literacy Volunteers)

Class: Fresh Pasta
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Natural Health for Your Dog -- Allergies
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 24

Class: Oaxacan Cuisine
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Managing Autoimmune Disease With Diet

Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 25

Class: Italian Street Food
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Aromas and Flavors of Italian Red Wines
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

March 26

2nd annual Tastes of the World
The Linda: WAMC Performing Arts Center
339 Central Avenue
Albany
465-5233

Class: Hearty Stuffed Vegetables
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Regional Italian Sauces
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

Class: Salad As a Meal
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 26, 28

All-Grain Beer Brewing
SUNY Adirondack Wilton Center
and Saratoga Zymurgist
743-2238

March 27

4th annual Night at the Brewseum
New York State Military Museum
61 Lake Avenue
Saratoga Springs
212-7752

Class: Local Beer Pairing Dinner
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

Class: Couples Dinner In Paris
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

March 28

Class: Armoas and Flavors of Italian Red Wines
Exit 9 Wine & Liquor Warehouse
9 Halfmoon Crossing Boulevard
Halfmoon
688-0153

Class: Raw Foods for Spring
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 28-29

Maple Weekends
Various venues
around New York State

March 29

Maple Weekend Pancake Brunch
Knox Firehouse
2198 Berne-Altamont Road
Berne
872-0368

Class: Easter Decorating
Honest Weight Food Co-op
100 Watervliet Avenue
Albany
482-2667

March 31

Class: Cuisine of  Italy's Umbria Region
Chianti Il Ristorante
18 Division Street
Saratoga Springs
580-0025

Class: All About Scallops
Different Drummer's Kitchen
1475 Western Avenue
Guilderland
459-7990

APRIL

April 1

Class: Italian Easter Bakery
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

April 2

Class: Italian Dinner Classics
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

April 3

Class: Couples Cooking Basics
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

April 8

Class: Knife Skills/Culinary Crash Course
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

April 9

Class: Risotto, Gnudi, Polenta
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

April 18

Cooking Class Book Club (1st of 3)
Suny Adirondack
Queensbury Campus
743-2238

April 19

14th annual Daffodil Brunch
Gardner Earl Chapter
Historic Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Avenue
Troy
800-556-6273

April 21

Class: Cuisine of  Italy's Abruzzo Region
Chianti Il Ristorante
18 Division Street
Saratoga Springs
580-0025

April 25-26

TAP New York
Hunter Mountain Resort
Route 23A
Hunter
800-486-8376

11th annual Hadley Maple Festival
Rockwell Street and other venues
Hadley

April 27

Class: Start of Italian Culinarian Certification
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

April 30

Country Wine Class
SUNY Adirondack Wilton Center
696 Route 9
Gansevoort
743-2238

MAY

May 3

Pizza Eating Contest
172 State Route 28 at South Shore Road
Inlet, Hamiklton County
315-357-6026

May 5

Class: Cuisine of  Italy's Tuscany Region
Chianti Il Ristorante
18 Division Street
Saratoga Springs
580-0025

May 9

Rip Van Winkle Wine Festival
Historic Catskill Point
1 Main Street
Catskill
810-4670

May 15-17

Greek Festival
St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church
440 Whitehall Road
Albany
489-4442

May 10

Mothers' Day Open House Breakfast & BBQ Lunch
Knickerbocker Mansion
132 Knickerbocker Road
Schaghticoke
664-1700

May 23-24

Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival
Columbia County Fairgrounds
182 Hudson Avenue
Chatham
732-7317

May 25

Class: Start of Baking Certification
Gio's Culinary Studio
22 South Main Street
Voorheesville
391-2323

May 29

Opera Saratoga Annual Gala
Canfield Casino
Congress Park
Saratoga Springs
584-6018

Gloversville
773-5544

JUNE

June 3-6

Westchester Magazine Food & Wine Festival
Various venues in
Westchester County

June 13

6th annual Saratoga Brewfest
Saratoga County Fairgrounds
162 Prospect Street
Ballston Spa
885-9701

June 20

Troy River Fest (River Street Arts Festival)
Riverfront Park
Troy
279-7797

June 26

Farmers' Market Season Debut
7 Goodman Avenue
Bolton Landing
480-9118

JULY

July 10-11

8th annual Pig Out
Riverfront Park
Troy
279-7997

July 18-19

Summer Festival Breakfast & BBQ Lunch
Knickerbocker Mansion
132 Knickerbocker Road
Schaghticoke
664-1700

June 27-28

Lake George Wine Festival
Charles R. Wood Park Festival Commons
Lake George
668-9463 (Adirondack Winery)

AUGUST

August 8-9

German Alps Festival
Hunter Mountain Resort
Rpute 23A
Hunter
800-486-8376

Putnam County Wine & Food Fest
Beaver Creek Farm
683 Route 311
Patterson
800-557-4185

SEPTEMBER

September 5-6

North Country Brewfest
Charles R. Wood Park Festival Commons
Lake George
668-5771 (Village office)

September 12-13

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest 
and Hudson Valley Craft Beer Fest
Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Avenue
Rhinebeck
845-658-7181

September 26

Pancake Breakfast & Chicken and Biscuits Dinner
Knickerbocker Mansion
132 Knickerbocker Road
Schaghticoke
664-1700

OCTOBER

October 9-11

Highland Hudson Fest Weekend
Hudson Highland Rail Trail
75 Haviland Road
Highland

October 10

8th annual Guinness Octoberfest
Gavin's Irish Country Inn
118 Golden Hill Road
East Durham
634-2582

October 10-11

Oktoberfest
Canada Street
Lake George

NOVEMBER

November 26

Public Thanksgiving Dinner
YMCA Camp Chingachgook
Kattskill Bay
656-9462

DECEMBER