Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away. There is plenty to do in the Capital Region all weekend long.

The Capital Region has plenty to do all spring and summer, but Memorial Day weekend is always packed wall-to-wall with things to do. Need something to do with the kids? Want to take a breather without them? Either way, we've got you covered on this week's Top 10.

  • 1

    Landis Arboretum Bird Walk

    May 27 6am - 9am

    If you want to get in on this one, you're going to have to start your weekend off bright and early. According to the Arboretum website, you'll have the opportunity to see 40 avian species during the three-hour walk.

    Price: $15/person or $25/family. $5/person or $15/family for members.

  • 2

    5th Annual Hudson-Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

    May 27, 11am-6pm and May 28, 11am-5pm

    Here's your chance to have a relaxing Saturday and take a short drive to sample some food and wine.

    Price: General Admission $10

  • 3

    Schenectady Green Market

    May 28, 10am-2pm

    This is a weekly event, but a good one nonetheless. Greenmarket has food, shopping, and music.

    Price:  Entry Free

  • 4

    Hudson River Cruise

    May 27, 1pm-2:30pm

    An hour and a half cruise from Albany, down to Van Weis Point and back. The cruise is narrated. Boarding begins at 12:30pm. Get there early, because the boat is leaving at 1pm.

    Price: $19.95, $18.95 Seniors, $12 3-10 yrs, Under 3 Free

  • 5

    Tamarac Plaza Car Show

    May 27, 11am - 3pm

    You can show your car to win prizes or just show up and see the cars on display. If you're a car lover, this might be for you.

    Price: $15 Entry Fee

    Spectators Free

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  • 6

    Ballston Spa Memorial Day Parade

    May 27, 9am

    If you're up near Ballston Spa or Saratoga check out the Ballston Spa Memorial Day Parade this Saturday. Stay after the parade ends for Memorial Day related ceremonies from the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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  • 7

    Splashwater Kingdom Opens for the Year

    May 27

    Great Escape is already open for the year, but Splashwater Kingdom opens up Memorial Day weekend.

    Price: General Admission $59.99

  • 8

    Karner Blue Butterfly Walk at Pine Bush Reserver

    May 27, 11am-12:30pm

    This is a mile-long hike through the Pine Bush to see Karner Blue Butterflies - an endangered species.

    Price: $3/person or $5/family

  • 9

    Saratoga Memorial Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale

    May 26 -29, 10am-6pm

    You can hang out in downtown Saratoga and check out Memorial Day Weekend sales and specials.

    Price: Free Admission

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  • 10

    Kids Fused Glass Class

    May 27, 2pm-3:30pm

    Registration is required for this class in Saratoga Springs. Kids 8 and up can create their own work of art from colored glass.

    Price: $25