Albany Symphony brass perform for conservancy fundraiser

Rensselaerville azaleas: The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is partnering with the Albany Symphony to bring an afternoon of music and nature on Saturday, June 24, at Stewart Meyers’s historic Rensselaerville home. The fundraiser celebrates the conservancy’s protection of the Eldridge Farm. The suggested donation is $75;  visit www.mohawkhudson.org or call (518) 436-6346.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is partnering with the Albany Symphony to bring an afternoon of music and nature to Capital Region residents and visitors on Saturday, June 24.

The event celebrates the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s protection of the Eldridge Farm and the preservation of the historic agricultural landscapes of Rensselaerville.

An outdoor reception and light refreshments precede an outdoor performance by the brass musicians of the Albany Symphony, conducted by David Alan Miller. Hosted by Stewart Myers at his historic home in Rensselaerville, the evening event will also include guided walks through the lawns, fields, and gardens of the Daniel Conkling House, a restored 1806 Federal mansion.

To reserve a spot, visit www.mohawkhudson.org or call (518) 436-6346. The suggested donation for the event is $75 per person, and all proceeds will support the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy. Space is limited.

 

More Out & About

  • “Abhidharma: Buddhist Insights Into Reality,” a one-day teaching session by Khenpo Karma David Choephel will be held at the Albany KTC Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center on Sunday, Sept. 10.

  • NEW SCOTLAND — The First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville invites all to a free lunch on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.

    Meals are served from noon to 1 p.m., for eating in only. The church is located at 68 Maple Ave. in the village.

  • On Sept. 14, residents from across the Capital Region are invited to gather at the Thacher State Park Visitor Center for the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s fall fundraiser — 25 Years of Conservation: A Celebration.