FREE FEST: Empire State Plaza’s 50th Anniversary Celebration on Wednesday

September 14th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg

The Empire State Plaza at 50 Anniversary Celebration takes place from 12noon-8pm on Wednesday (September 16), featuring a farmers market, a 50th anniversary cake, special tours of the Plaza, a spotlight on the Plaza’s art collection, a panel discussion, and, of course, live music.

And it’s all free.

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Here’s the complete, updated schedule of events for the celebration:

10am-2pm: Farmers market
11am: The Electric City Chorus
11:15am: Plaza at 50 Tour
12noon: Birthday cake cutting
12:15pm: The Schmooze
1:15pm: Plaza at 50 Tour
5pm: Grand Central Station
6pm: “Power, Politics and the Plaza: A Look at Rockefeller and Corning,” a panel discussion at The Egg featuring biographers Paul Grondahl and Richard Norton Smith
6:30pm: Shadows of the 60’s
7:50pm: fireworks

The Plaza at 50 Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/16/15, FREE
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15
LarkFest @ Lark Street, Albany, 9/19/15, FREE
Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 9/19&20/15, FREE
American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George, 9/26-27/15
Bridge Jazz Festival @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Troy) and Massry Center for the Arts (Albany, 2/26&27/16

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