Downtown stroll set for tonight
Updated 2:48 p.m.
SCHENECTADY Downtown Schenectady’s first “Passeggiata” is set for this evening, an event encouraging strolling through downtown.
The strolling event is to run from 5 to 9 p.m.
Tonight’s event is to feature a “Wing Walk,” with a $5 ticket getting revelers a free chicken wing from many downtown restaurants. After visiting at least six restaurants, strollers can vote on their favorite wing.
DJs will run a two-hour student dance party on Jay Street with electronic dance music. The party begins at 7 p.m.
Proctors will also show “The Big Lebowski” in the GE Theater at 7 p.m., with discounts and free popcorn for students.
Passeggiata is an Italian word referring to the tradition of going for an after-dinner stroll. The event is the first downtown stroll, an event that is to be held on the third Friday of each month.