Free Weekend Events Include Fashion Show, Giveaways
Blue Star Mother Fundraiser and Family Festival
WHAT: Albany’s popular retail and restaurant destination, Colonie Center http://www.shopatcoloniecenter.com/, is hosting three days of grand reopening activities this weekend that are free and open to local families.
From supporting our troops, to wining prizes, to getting back-to-school fashion tips and enjoying free face painting and entertainment, Colonie Center’s celebration has something for everyone.
WHY: Colonie Center’s Grand Reopening allows patrons to see the updates that have been made to better meet the surrounding community’s needs including improved interiors, seating and lower level family restroom with lounge, nursing rooms and television.
WHEN: Friday, Sept 11 – Sunday, Sept 13
Friday, Sept 11 Blue Star Fundraiser/Chili Cook-off (Center Court)
Colonie Center is partnering with the Blue Star Mothers of the Capital Region for a benefit fundraiser to help support troops at home and overseas alongside a volunteer firefighter chili cook-off.
Stop by Center Court during the event and purchase a True Blue Ticket ($5) for a chance to win a prize and partake in the chili cook-off. Proceeds go to support Blue Star Mothers of the Capital Region and participating volunteer fire departments.
Saturday, Sept 12 Fashion Show and Giveaways (Lower Level by Macy’s)
The Back-To-School Fashion Show features local children, ages 8-17, modeling fun back-to-school fashions from popular Colonie Center retailers.
The first 300 people at Center Court after 4pm will receive a FREE Colonie Center Grand Opening Tote with a Colonie Center gift card valued between $5 and $500!
Sunday, Sept 13 Center Court and Food Court
Noon – 3 p.m.: Magicians Reptile Show, Jugglers, Clowns, Face Painting
Balloon Twisters and more.
WHERE: Various locations at Colonie Center
131 Colonie Center
Albany, NY 12205
NATIONAL MEDIA CONTACT:
Pacific Retail Capital Partners