albany.jpg Albany, N.Y. - Summer may be coming to an end, but the fun isn't! With the arrival of fall, the Capital Region comes alive with a host of great events including fantastic festivals, spectacular shows and exciting games! 9/1-10/31 | Saratoga and North Creek Railway Saratoga Springs & North Creek Railway Stations Website | 877-726-7245 Enjoy a scenic fall train ride from Saratoga Springs up to the town of North Creek. They will be operating Thursday- Monday until October 31st.  The Railway also will be offering special themed and dining train tours throughout the season. 9/3-4 | Capital District Scottish Games Altamont Fairgrounds | 129 Grand St. | Altamont, NY 12009 Website | (518) 861-6671 A Celtic festival of arts featuring pipe bands, Highland dancing, athletics, Clans, Celtic folk/rock music, sheep dog and Scottie dog exhibitions. 9/10-25 | The Hudson River Valley Ramble Various Locations | Albany, NY Website | (518) 473-3835 The 12th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble has been scheduled for the last three weekends in September: 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25, 2011 Over 200 exciting events are being offered this year, including hikes, bikes, walks, historic site tours, festivals, paddles and river explorations. There are activities for all ages and ability levels so we hope you will enjoy exploring this comprehensive resource to discover all of the Ramble events offered this year! 9/16-10/16 | Superior Donuts Capital Repertory Theatre | 111 N Pearl St. | Albany, NY 12207 Website | (518) 445- SHOW SUPERIOR DONUTS REGIONAL PREMIERE! In this delicious new comedy from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, an offbeat friendship grows between a cantankerous white shop owner and an ambitious black teenager with something to hide. As the two men bond over literature and entrepreneurship, they discover that family runs deeper than blood. Amidst the changing face of an old Chicago neighborhood, a local donut shop becomes the setting for old secrets and new beginnings.   9/17-18 | Capital Region Apple & Wine Fest Altamont Fairgrounds | 129 Grand St. | Altamont, NY 12009 Website | (518) 786-1529 This year's festival includes a juried craft show, quilt show & sale, wine lectures, Pride of NY specialty food vendors, car & motorcycle shows, wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, children's activities and much, much more! 9/17 | LarkFEST Lark St. | Albany, NY 12210 Website | (518) 434-3861 LarkFEST is Upstate New York's largest one-day street festival celebrating the Heart of Albany. The event hosts hundreds of vendors, 2 stages of music with both local and national headlining music acts. With an estimated 80,000 people descending upon Lark Street, this is the event to not miss!  9/21 | NY Rangers vs NJ Devils Times Union Center | 51 S Pearl St. | Albany, NY Website | (518) 487-2000 Cross river rivals collide in Albany! NHL PRESEASON GAME 9/24 | PearlPalooza- Pearl Street Music Festival Pearl St. | Albany, NY 12207 Website This year's event will feature bands (TBA), craft vendors, art vendors, carnival games, carnival rides and local music inside the Pearl St. bars. 9/28-10/2 | Cirque du Soleil- Quidam Times Union Center | 51 S Pearl St. | Albany, NY 12207 Website | (518) 487-2000 For More Information: 800-258-3582