Quality events for this weekend

Friday February 10

Downswing & Degrader at Fuze Box: Hardcore show. With Ascensions, Somewhere To Call Home, Toxic Crew, and Breathe The Skyline.

PechaKucha Night at Opalka Gallery: Series of short talks. 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

28th Annual National College Comedy Festival at Skidmore: Students and pros.

jPhelpz, Cyberoptics, Sewer Sessions at River Street Pub: Bass music. Part of the Raging on the River series.

Storytime Time at Mopco Theater: True and funny story telling.

Big Mean Sound Machine at The Hollow: Experimental/dance/funk. With Hartley\’s Encore.

Saratoga Sixteen Hip Hop Showcase at The Tang: Rap night.

Saturday February 11

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

28th Annual National College Comedy Festival at Skidmore: Students and pros.

Sip + Shop w/ Glen Edith Coffee Roasters at SMCo.: Free tasting from a local roaster.

The Sound of Music at Madison Theater: 35ยข matinee.

Heartbreaker\’s Ball with Hot Cousin at Takk House: Rock and roll dance party.

Evan Williams at Steamer 10: Comedy show.

That 1 Guy at Parish Public House: One man band, playing an instrument he made.

Delicate Steve and Slow Collins at The Half Moon: Noodly guitar jams.

Early Grabs, Savage Randys, Rescott Renegade at Pauly\’s: Food Not Bombs benefit.

Palberta, WILT, Landline at SMOG: Art in music form.

Sunday February 12

Less Than Jake and Pepper at Upstate Concert Hall: Relive the awkward formative years.

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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