Friday March 24
New York State Maker Summit at The Desmond: Bringing makers of all kinds together.
Grand Reopening at 3Fish/Downtube: Two years after the fire, everything is ready to go. Also, there’s now a wonderful specialty coffee shop connected to the Downtube.
New Writing From Visiting Authors at SMCo.: Enjoy some fiction and poetry readings.
Albany Devils vs. Utica Comets at TU Center: AHL hockey.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Cohoes Music Hall: 8pm or midnight show.
John Browns Body, Dr. Jah and the Love Prophets at The Hollow: Dub/reggae/roots.
The Slaughterhouse Chorus, Bridge Under Fire, Spirit of Violence at The Low Beat: Punk/rock/americana.
Dryer, Pony in the Pancake, Nick Nigro at Paulys: Rock/indie/alternative.
Upgrade ‘Schmucky Thompson’ Release Show at BSP: With Maxx Brown and Freezy Feddi.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday March 25
Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.
Spring Festival at Saratoga Farmers Market: Gearing up for spring.
Ice Breaker Challenge 5K at Corning Preserve: 7th Annual. Race the rowers in the Hudson.
Back to the Future at Madison Theater: 35¢ matinée, great scott!
Capital Trash Invasion 2 at Fuzebox: With Daddy Long Legs, Televisionaries, Tex Railer’s Doomtown, Harmonica Lewinski, The Jagaloons, DJ Trash Only, DJ’s Captain Heartlock, Mr. Reel Time, and more.
4th Annual New York Craft Brewers Festival at The Desmond: People love their craft brews.
LGBTQ Hockey Night Out at TU Center: Albany Devils vs Providence Bruins.
The Tomorrow Paradox Screening at Madison Theater: “A young insomniac’s black-market sleep aid sends his mind time-travelling one day into the future, where he’s the suspect in the disappearance of a girl he hasn’t met — yet”
Society High, Totally Gnarly, Savage Randys, 9VotesShort at The Low Beat: Punk rock.
Soul Vibes with DJ Saved By The Rhythm at BSP: Late night dance party.
Sunday March 26
Brunch by Celina’s Kitchen at The Low Beat: First one!
Knotted at Takk House: Alternative wedding showcase.
Sleeping Beauty at The Egg: New York Theater Ballet.
Sheer Terror at Fuze: Early show, limited tickets.
Langhorne Slim at Club Helsinki: Alt-country/americana/rock.
Capital District Garden & Flower Show at HVCC: Spring is just around the corner.
Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.
Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.
The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.
Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!
Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.