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412 Broadway
Albany, NY, 12207
United States

(518) 818-0105

A lifestyle and home goods gift shop in Albany, NY. 

happenings

Craft + Draft with Collar City Candle
Jul
28
5:00 pm17:00

Craft + Draft with Collar City Candle

  • Fort Orange General Store

We're so excited to host our first candle-making workshop with Collar City Candle!! In this fun, laid back workshop the fun team from Collar City Candle will help you design & create a one of a kind candle to take home with you that evening. The process is fairly quick so feel free to come at any time after 5.

(Please note the ticket price includes all materials to build your own candle, drinks & light snacks will be available & FOGS is offering a 10% discount on merchandise during the event!)

Register through Collar City Candle here.

Yoga at Fort Orange
Jul
29
9:00 am09:00

Yoga at Fort Orange

  • Fort Orange General Store

Nikki has devoted the past decade of her professional life to promoting the health and wellbeing in the Capital District. She began her personal journey into yoga in 2005, and in 2012 a 200-hour Hatha Yoga teacher training opened the door to her dream of sharing yoga with the community as a pathway to stress relief and a healthy lifestyle.

Nikki's classes could be described as “beginner plus.” She designs her classes specifically to be done by people with little experience with the practice, while still providing a challenge to all skill levels. Linking breath and movement for a relaxing practice, Nikki safely guide students into poses and tailors each session to the individual needs of each of her classes.

Classes are $12 each and may be purchased at our Online Store.

CDPHP Cycle! At Fort Orange General Store
Jul
30
2:00 pm14:00

CDPHP Cycle! At Fort Orange General Store

  • Fort Orange General Store

Your bike is waiting!

Come to the Fort Orange General Store to learn how to use the CDPHP Cycle! bike-sharing system, get a demonstration on how to access a bike, or sign up for a membership! 

While you're here, make sure to peruse Fort Orange General Store's selection of modern and classic home goods, accessories, stationery, and more.

This event is free and open to the public.

Yoga at Fort Orange
Aug
5
9:00 am09:00

Yoga at Fort Orange

  • Fort Orange General Store

Nikki has devoted the past decade of her professional life to promoting the health and wellbeing in the Capital District. She began her personal journey into yoga in 2005, and in 2012 a 200-hour Hatha Yoga teacher training opened the door to her dream of sharing yoga with the community as a pathway to stress relief and a healthy lifestyle.

Nikki's classes could be described as “beginner plus.” She designs her classes specifically to be done by people with little experience with the practice, while still providing a challenge to all skill levels. Linking breath and movement for a relaxing practice, Nikki safely guide students into poses and tailors each session to the individual needs of each of her classes.

Classes are $12 each and may be purchased at our Online Store.

Embroidery Workshop with Kelly Ryan
Aug
5
1:00 pm13:00

Embroidery Workshop with Kelly Ryan

  • Fort Orange General Store

In this all-levels embroidery workshop, we will discuss color and fabric choices, learn about transferring patterns, and go over step-by step instructions that will give you the tools to create colorful embroidery hoops! Participants will receive four patterns, which can be used to make a set of embroideries. In this workshop participants will all be working from the same pattern, but are welcome to make any of their own design and color choices! Some patterns may take longer than the workshop session, but can easily be finished at home with the skills learned in the workshop. The following materials will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring any additional supplies they may have at home:
 
-One 4 inch hoop w/ cotton fabric
-Four embroidery patterns
-Scissors and embroidery thread
-Pencils

Kelly Ryan is an embroidery artist and designer from Voorheesville, NY. She received her BFA in graphic design from SUNY Purchase in 2015. To see more of her work, visit her Instagram @kellryan.

 Space is limited to 10 participants. Sign up on our Online Store.

Meet the Maker: Tidy Thyme
Aug
11
4:30 pm16:30

Meet the Maker: Tidy Thyme

  • Fort Orange General Store

Meet the Tidy Thyme team for a "Meet the Maker" event. Ask questions one on one to the founder of this eco-conscience company, chat about the practice of intentional cleaning and find out what lights the fire and passion to this "green" purposeful team.

This event is free and open to the public.

Consider joining our Aromatherapy Soy Candle Workshop with Tidy Thyme from 5:30 - 7:00 PM. More details here.

Aromatherapy Soy Candle Workshop with Tidy Thyme
Aug
11
5:30 pm17:30

Aromatherapy Soy Candle Workshop with Tidy Thyme

  • Fort Orange General Store

(Even if you can't join us for the workshop we invite you to come on by from 4:30 - 5:30pm to meet the Tidy Thyme team for a "Meet the Maker" event. Ask questions one on one to the founder of this eco-conscience company, chat about the practice of intentional cleaning and find out what lights the fire and passion to this "green" purposeful team.)

Creating and burning candles with pure plant ingredients and focused intention can be a powerful practice for manifestation and healing. Candles have been used in sacred rituals and prayer since ancient times!

This workshop will walk you through the practical steps of making your own scented or unscented soy candle for daily rituals of self-love! 

You will take away a custom 8oz Aromatherapy Soy Candle, and of course your new found SKILLS!

All materials and supplies will be provided. You may register for the workshop at our Online Store.

Yoga at Fort Orange
Aug
12
9:00 am09:00

Yoga at Fort Orange

  • Fort Orange General Store

Nikki has devoted the past decade of her professional life to promoting the health and wellbeing in the Capital District. She began her personal journey into yoga in 2005, and in 2012 a 200-hour Hatha Yoga teacher training opened the door to her dream of sharing yoga with the community as a pathway to stress relief and a healthy lifestyle.

Nikki's classes could be described as “beginner plus.” She designs her classes specifically to be done by people with little experience with the practice, while still providing a challenge to all skill levels. Linking breath and movement for a relaxing practice, Nikki safely guide students into poses and tailors each session to the individual needs of each of her classes.

Classes are $12 each and may be purchased at our Online Store.

Yoga at Fort Orange
Aug
19
9:00 am09:00

Yoga at Fort Orange

  • Fort Orange General Store

Nikki has devoted the past decade of her professional life to promoting the health and wellbeing in the Capital District. She began her personal journey into yoga in 2005, and in 2012 a 200-hour Hatha Yoga teacher training opened the door to her dream of sharing yoga with the community as a pathway to stress relief and a healthy lifestyle.

Nikki's classes could be described as “beginner plus.” She designs her classes specifically to be done by people with little experience with the practice, while still providing a challenge to all skill levels. Linking breath and movement for a relaxing practice, Nikki safely guide students into poses and tailors each session to the individual needs of each of her classes.

Classes are $12 each and may be purchased at our Online Store.

Terrarium Workshop with Forage + Sundry
Sep
9
2:00 pm14:00

Terrarium Workshop with Forage + Sundry

  • Fort Orange General Store

Make your own terrarium! Closed terrariums are easy to care for, needing low/filtered sun light, and watering only 3-4 times per year!! They add spark of creative inspiration to any room. We will cover all you need to know in creating and maintaining your terrarium!

You will make one medium sized closed terrarium, featuring two moisture loving foliage plants. All materials are provided. You are welcome to bring any personal decorations- keep in mind that wood and items from salt water areas are not suitable for this environment. Gemstones make a wonderful addition as well as figurines- be sure they are glazed, stainless or plastic!

Only 10 spaces available. You may register for the workshop at our Online Store.


ribbon cutting
Jul
21
11:00 am11:00

ribbon cutting

  • Fort Orange General Store

Join Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Capitalize Albany Corporation, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District, and our friends and family as we officially open the doors to our new location at 412 Broadway in downtown Albany! Look forward to seeing your favorite products and expanded selections.