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Busy food Saturday in the Capital Region, and a new Herbie's in Guilderland

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This coming Saturday, Nov. 12, has multiple food- and drink-related events. Among them:

Camp Bravehearts, a local not-for-profit that provides opportunities and experiences in exercise, crafts, wellness and outdoor, educational and social activities to women with cancer, will hold its ninth annual Charity Hike — aka bar crawl — from noon to 4:45 pm Saturday, visiting four bars in downtown Albany, all owned by women. There will be free food, snacks, live music and activities at each location as well as specialty drinks and other beverages available for purchase. The schedule: Noon at McGeary’s Pub, 1:15 p.m. at The Yard, 2:30 p.m. at The Hollow, 3:30 pm at Dawn’s Victory Cafe. A live auction with auctioneers including Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Steve Barnes of the Times Union begins at 4 pm, at Dawns Victory Cafe. Tickets are $45 each and are available online or at the registration table at McGeary’s.

Wing Wars, an annual fundraiser for St. Jude the Apostle School in Wynantskill, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday at Franklin terrace Ballroom, 126 Campbell Ave., Troy. Attendees will receive two wings from each of more than 15 participating restaurants, and there will also be free pizza and desserts, and beer and wine available for purchase. Tickets, at $40 per person, are available online.

Peripheral Natural Wine Fair will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the new warehouse event space of Kitty’s Restaurant & Market, 60 S. Front St., Hudson. The event is an unlimited tasting of naturally fermented wines, ciders, beers and other beverages “produced with a dedication to sustainability from field to bottle” by more than 75 producers, according to promotional material. Guest chefs from local restaurants such as Gaskins, Saisonneire, Frankie’s, Bodega Aguilar Real, DPNB Pasta & Provisions and Merchants Social will be selling food on site. Tickets are Tickets are $55 in advance online, $65 at the door, and include a keepsake tasting booklet with a wine map of where to buy and drink natural wines throughout the Hudson Valley and the Berkshires.

The Saratoga Chips and Beer Festival will be held from 1 to 5 pm Saturday at Brookside Museum, at 21 Fairground Ave., Ballston Spa. Mechanicville-based DeCrescente Distributing Co. sponsors the festival, with drinks including cider, beer an assortment of strong seltzers, sodas from Saranac and Saratoga Water, DeCrescente’s own non-alcoholic autumn juice punch Brookside Brew and tastings of the original Saratoga Chips. The festival is a fundraiser for the museum, which currently is hosting the exhibit “In the Saratoga Style: Potato Chips and Their Regional Folklore.”

In other news:

June Farms, at 275 Parker Road in West Sand Lake, is bringing back it fall Farms Food + Cabin Tours from 6 to 9 pm Tuesday and Thursday, Nov. 8 and 10. (Wednesday’s tour is sold out.) The event, running from 6 to 9 pm, will feature tours of all of the cabins and other overnight accommodations at June Farms as well as food by June Farms’ food provider, Crafted Catering + Events, with a vegan menu on Tuesday. Tickets are $81; details and a ticket link are available online.

Herbie’s Burgers is finalizing work on its third location, in a former Inferno Pizza location at 1827 Western Ave., Guilderland, with a projected start next week. It will be open 9 am to midnight daily and will launch the company’s first bacon-egg-and-cheese sandwiches for the morning crowd. If successful, co-owner Nick Warchol tells me, Herbie’s will roll out breakfast at its Albany original location at 196 Lark St. and the Herbie’s in Galleria 7 in Latham.