Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 15

Fort Orange Holiday Market at the Arcade Building: Getting close to the wire! Get your gifts for sorted!

The Rocky Horror Christmas Show at Madison Theater: Christmas version of the classic.

Rechorduroys, Sun Natives, Jessica Rabbit Syndrome at The Low Beat: Garage, pop, psych, etc.

Stoker, Dirt Church at Pauly’s: Doom/metal.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze: Burlesque show.

Body Shine Vol. 20 at Fuze: Proper dance party.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday December 16

Saturday Morning Cartoon Cereal Bowl at Proctors: Three hours of holiday cartoons.

12th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint on Lark: Raising money for a great cause.

The Jagaloons at Savoy: Santa Speedo Sprint after party.

Matt Pond PA, JK Vanderbilt, Wild Pink at BSP Kingston: Singer/songwriter/indie/etc.

Neutron Rats, Leap the Dips, Mr.Cancelled at One Caroline: Punk/psych/etc.

Modern Psychics, Druse, Bruiser, Bicycle at Savoy: Post-hardcore/screamo/alternative/etc.

Emo Night at Fuze: State Champs DJing with lots of friends.

Hot Jamz at The Half Moon: Early 90s hip-hop, R&B, reggae, and more.

Sunday December 17

Apostrophe S, Evvergreen, The GPGP, Parking Lot at The Low Beat: Mixed-genre show.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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 December 08

Punk 2 Funk at Fuze Box: Punk/funk dance party.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Fort Orange Holiday Market at The Arcade Building: It’s holiday market season.

Creepshow and Paperbacks from Hell at Proctors: 4 hours of horror.

Delicate Steve, Monogold at BSP Kingston: Alternative/indie.

Darlingside, Front Country at The Egg: Folk/bluegrass.

These Are the Breaks at The Tang: “A Celebration of Hip Hop”.

Action Bronson at Upstate Concert Hall: Rap.

Sam Green and Kronos Quartet at MASS MoCA: Film and live music.

Fragile Rabbit, Adrian Aardvark, TheGreatPacificGarbagePatch at Pauly’s: Psych/shoegaze/grunge.

Saturday December 09

After Dark at miSci: Adult beverages and science.

Owel at The Low Beat: With Parallel, Perfect Score, ImaginaryFriends & The Backseat Bullets.

Sect xVx, Media Limits, Promised End, YBOD at Pauly’s Hotel: Metal/grind/hardcore.

Trevor Noah at The Palace: Comedy show.

80s Night at Fuze: 80s madness.

Mammal Dap with Haley Moley at Parish Public House: Electronic.

Sunday December 10

Center Square Mini Market at Downtube: Small holiday market.

Guided Morning Meditation Workshop at ACCA: Learn how to quiet that voice in your mind.

Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers & Bob Franceschini at The Egg: Renowned bassist.

All weekend

The Half Moon Market Pop-Up at West Elm: It’s holiday market season.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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 December 01

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around Albany.

Ice Skating Rink at Empire State Plaza: Opening day.

Upstate Collage Night at Opalka Gallery: Free form collage making, snacks, and music. Free.

Caroline Rose, Hammydown, Elijah at BSP Kingston: Americana/alt-folk.

Northern Faces, Dark Honey, Lucy at The Hollow: Hometown show. Indie/dream/pop.

Exhuman Presents Winter Wasteland at Fuze: Goth night!

Ghostface Killah at Putnam Den: Wu co-founder with great local support.

The Electric Mess, Tex Railer, Jagaloons, Abyssmals at Savoy: Psych/surf/rock.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday December 02

Holiday Sip + Shop with Little Wolf Coffee at SMCo.: Try some great coffees and get some holiday shopping done.

Pint Sized Very Late Grand Opening and Half Year Anniversary: Celebrating their very belated grand opening.

Spider Rockets, Forest Park, More Than Human at Paulys: Metal show.

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Soul, funk, disco, and good vibes.

The Figgs at The Low Beat: Annual tradition.

To the Beat, Y’all at HiLo Catskill: WGXC’s dance party.

Sunday December 03

Taste NY Holiday Market at NYS Museum: NY made food and beverages.

NYS Holiday Tree Lighting and Fireworks Festival at ESP: Lighting the tree and setting off some fireworks because why not.

All weekend

Ice Skating at the Plaza: It’s that time of year!

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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 November 24

Cretin Hop at Fuze: Rock and roll dance party.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

Coal Palace Kings at The Low Beat: Black Friday tradition.

Tsuga Opening Party: Celebrating the opening of the 1-month-only shop.

Bella’s Bartok, Frenchy and the Punk at BSP Kingston: Punk/pop/party.

Saturday November 25

Handmade at The Hollow: Holiday market.

Avi Buffalo, Dryer at One Caroline: Alternative/indie.

90s Dance Party at Fuze: Nostalgia night.

Sunday November 26

Talk Eat Art Funny Bone: Art/music/poetry.

All weekend

Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market: Holiday shopping the Hudson Valley way.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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.

Tsuga, a pop-up gift shop in Troy, opens tonight

Tsuga will begin it’s 30 day run, starting tonight at 6pm. The shop will be operating out of the Flower Scout space at 137 2nd Street in Troy.

TSUGA opens for one month (and one month only) on this night, and we’ll have wine and snacks and music to celebrate.

Come hang out and take a gander at the array of local, handmade, wholesome products you could grab for yourself or for someone you love.

Trust me, it’ll be cozy, pretty, and nice-smelling in this little temporary shop. Come on out!

More info on the Facebook event. If you can’t make the grand opening, be sure to visit before Christmas eve!