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Thu 27 Sep
The Pleasure of Wine: Madeira Presentation and Tasting
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
(518) 434-0834

Join us at Schuyler Mansion to learn about the 18th century's most status-laden wine: Madeira. On Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Robert Engel, Historian Chef at Great Camp Sagamore and Diploma holder from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, will introduce us to the history and cultivation of Madeira wine, and its important place in Schuyler hospitality.

After the presentation, Engle will lead a tasting where we will taste all four of the noble, historic Madeira styles – Sercial, Verdelho, Baul and ever-present Malmsey.

Admission to this event is $15.00 per person. Reservations required by 9/24 and may be made by calling the site at (518) 434-0834.

Registration: Required
Sat 13 Oct
Spectres, Strange Sights, and Visions
Saturday, October 13, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
(518) 434-0834

Do you believe in ghosts? The people of 18th century Albany did! Join us around the campfire at Schuyler Mansion to hear ghost stories and learn about what visions of "spectres" and "apparitions" tell us about beliefs during Philip Schuyler's time. Younger siblings and the faint of heart are welcome to paint spooky pumpkins. Mulled cider and refreshments. Admission: Suggested donation of $3.00 per person. Reservations required by October 10. Outdoor program - visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets and dress for the weather. In the event of rain, program will be held indoors with limited seating.

Registration: Required
Sun 21 Oct
Fall Concert: the Musicians of Ma’alwyck
Sunday, October 21, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
(814) 441-0852

The Musicians will present Nights in Naples and a Few Other Places!, a concert featuring works of Blum, Monzani, and Weber for flute, violin and guitar.

Dinner to follow at Café Capriccio. $45. Seating strictly limited, reservations necessary by Oct 18. To purchase tickets, please contact the Musicians directly at (814) 441 - 0852 or visit their website.

Registration: Required