Albany, N.Y. - Tired of being stuck at home on these cold, wintry days? Brighten up your days by experiencing one or all of the many exciting events in Albany in January! 1/6 | Twelfth Night Dinner Ten Broeck Mansion | Albany | (518) 436-9826 End the Holiday Season with a Twelfth Night Dinner in the Mansion's beautifully decorated formal dining room. Seating is limited to twelve adults. $100 per person. Pre-paid reservations required. 1/7 | Salutations of the Season Schuyler Mansion | Albany | (518) 434-0834 Join us for an evening of merriment! Special Twelfth Night festivities at Schuyler Mansion will highlight the holiday season as may have been celebrated by the Schuyler family in the 18th century. 1/12-1/14 | 3rd Annual Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival Crowne Plaza | Albany Top-of-the-line food and wine pairings, cooking demonstrations and wine tasting seminars. 1/17 | Kelly Clarkson Stronger Tour 2012 Times Union Center | Albany | (518) 487-2000 Global superstar Kelly Clarkson announces her highly anticipated Stronger Tour 2012 in support of her 5th studio album, Stronger. 1/20 -1/21 | Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam 2012 Times Union Center | Albany | (518) 487-2000 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Thunder Nationals roars into the Times Union Center in Albany for two action packed events on Friday, January 20th at 7:30PM and Saturday, January 21st at 7:30PM. 1/23 | Three Stooges Film Festival Palace Theater | Albany | (518) 465-3334 The original knuckleheads return to the Palace as we once again present the best of Moe, Larry, and Curly (and sometimes Shemp) in six of their funniest short films that will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter. 1/24-1/29 | Shrek the Musical Proctors | Schenectady | (518) 346-6204 Shrek the Musical, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on stage. 1/26 | Rascal Flatts Times Union Center | Albany | (518) 487-2000 Rascal Flatts live in concert with special guests, Sara Evans & Hunter Hayes. 1/27-1/29 | Sesame Street Live "1-2-3 Imagine" Palace Theater | Albany | (518) 465-3334 Imagine singing and dancing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your favorite Sesame Street Live friends! It's as easy as counting "1-2-3 Imagine!" For more information and great things to do in Albany visit http://www.albany.org/ or call (800) 258-3582.