Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 09

Lark Street Holiday Pop-Up at UAG: Little holiday marketplace pop-up. Get some gifts or ideas for your loved ones.

Kate Soper “Ipsa Dixit” at EMPAC: ” evening-length work of theatrical chamber music”.

Eleanor Friedberger at The Half Moon: Alternative, with Darien Rectangle and Louis Munroe.

Too Much Soul at Fuze Box: Soul and funk dance night.

Gin Wigmore at The Hollow: Rock/blues singer from New Zeland.

Saturday December 10

Lark Street Holiday Pop-Up at UAG: Little holiday marketplace pop-up. Get some gifts or ideas for your loved ones.

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

11th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint: A fun benefit for the the Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Med.

Babes in Troyland at Takk House: Holiday gift market.

Standing With Standing Rock Screening at Basilica Hudson: With Oscar-nominated director Fidel Moreno.

Dinosaur Jr. at MASS MoCA: With Luluc and Sunburned Hand of the Man.

Planned Parenthood Benefit at The Low Beat: Featuring American Runaways, Eveyrthing Bagel, Odd Body, Anthill Annihilator, Lost Giant, and Dan Haggerty.

Happy Holidaze at The River Street Pub: With Sun Natives, St. James & The Apostles, and Rechorduroys.

Shadow Witch, The Begotten, Knock Yourself Out at BSP: Metal/rock.

Hot Jamz at The Half Moon: 90s Hip-hop/reggae dance party.

Sunday December 11

Babes in Troyland at Takk House: Holiday gift market in Troy.

Toys For Tots Ride at Savile Road: Ride your bike, support a cause, and have fun.

Bing Bamboo Room at The Low Beat: Naughty and nice burlesque show.

All weekend

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.

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