How You Should Celebrate 200 Years of the Erie Canal with #WaterMusicNY

Looking to add to your Water Music NY itinerary?  What about a place to eat in Schenectady or a kid-friendly hangout in Amsterdam? The Capital Region boasts many exciting opportunities to spice up your summer— and your dinner.

The Albany Symphony will be kicking off the Erie Canal bicentennial celebration on July 2 in Albany at Jennings Landing/Corning Preserve followed by Schenectady and Amsterdam performances.  Each will be followed by a fireworks show the whole family is sure to enjoy!

These canal side performances include world premieres by award-winning composers and selections from Handel's Water Music as well as American favorites.

While you're in the area, make sure to check out some of these local businesses, museums, and restaurants!

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