Quality events for this weekend

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.

All weekend

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday March 17

39th Annual Photography Regional Select at ACG: Opening for a photography show featuring work from local artists.

Albany Devils vs. Springfield Thunderbirds at TU Center: AHL hockey.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze Box: Burlesque show.

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.

Made Violent, RFA, Blue Cherry at St. Rose: Rock show but on by the St. Rose Music Industry Student Association.

Saturday March 18

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

Scandinavian Saturday at SMCo.: Try out rare, incredible coffees from Nordic roasters.

Adirondack Sports Summer Expo in Saratoga: Get ready for summer.

Capital Region Wine Festival at Proctors: Sample a large selection of wines and food.

Death Metal Pope, Scavengers, Graviton, Dust Lung at Pauly’s: Metal/hardcore show.

DJs Seven Tits, Alger Moy, T-Bone, Goldee Dust at The Half Moon: “Grime, Acid, Tech-House, Banshees, Egyptian Rap”

Sunday March 19

Just The Brunch of Us 5: Quincy, George & Grover at Umana: Jazz brunch with Beat*Shot.

Free Open House at The Arts Center of the Capital Region: Try everything!

Barbara Nissman at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: “one of the last pianists in the grand Romantic tradition.”

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday March 10

Trey Anastasio at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Acoustic.

Carl Daniels at Savoy: Live performance from excellent area musician.

Beau Sasser Trio at Takk House: Trey afterparty.

Saturday March 11

Marc Maron at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Comedian and legdendary podcaster.

Albany St. Patricks Day Parade: Kicks off at 2pm.

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

Coffee with Comrades at HRCH: Organize.

Ferriday, Stoker, Uniform(opr), and Hundreds of Au at The Low Beat: Alt/rock/punk/90s.

Sunday March 12

Cave Music Volume 2 at Freedlyville Quarry: Literally music in a cave.

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday February 17

August Burns Red at Upstate Concert Hall: Messengers 10-year anniversary tour. With Protest The Hero, In Hearts Wake, \’68.

Artist Showcase at Albany Barn: An evening of musical performances.

4th Anniversary Party at Half Moon: With Last Good Tooth
She Keeps Bees, Annie Bielski, Sam Regal, Jennifer Vanilla, House Band Arthur and Dj Lunar Moss.

Particle and Space Carnival at The Hollow: Progressive jam bands.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze Box: Burlesque show before the dance party. Get inspired for..

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.

Saturday February 18

Scandinavian Saturday at SMCo: Rare coffees, this time featuring The Coffee Collective from Denmark.

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

Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show & Sale at NYS Museum: Rock out.

North Adams 20th Annual WinterFest: Celebrating the winter.

Gathering of the Farm Cideries at Nine Pin: Sold out.

Albany Devils vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers at TU Center: AHL hockey.

Step Show at The Palace: Celebrating Black History Month.

TDF Choreo Ball at The Arts Center: Dance show.

Jo Firestone with Joe Pera at MASS MoCA: Comedy show.

Charlies Getting Wonkered at Fuze: Hard dance music.

DJ Jonathan Toubin and Daddy Long Legs at BSP: Soul Clap. $100 dance off at midnight.

Sunday February 19

Christopher Lloyd Goes Back to the Future at Proctors: Doc Brown himself talking about Back to the Future.

North Adams 20th Annual WinterFest: Celebrating the winter.

All weekend

Flurry in Saratoga: Saratoga\’s winter festival, featuring international music, dance, song, storytelling, and more.

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.

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: 35¢ 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.