Quality events for this weekend
Friday October 17
Cretin Hop Halloween at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party and other general weirdness.
Nightmares for a Week, Those Mockingbirds, Lives of the Obscure at BSP Kingston: Local legends NFAW are back after a little break.
C. Amanda Boutahorse’s Cult Classics at the Hangar: : A burlesque tribute to Ghostbusters!
Fusion at the Barn: Great food, music, art and more to raise funds for the Barn.
The Jazz Connection at Tierra: 5-piece jazz group at the Madison Ave shop.
Radiation Blackbody, Thurn & Taxis, and Yoma at the Low Beat: Metal and the like.
Steven Wright at the Egg: Jokes from one of the weirdest and best comedians.
Newsies at Proctor’s: Last chance to catch this show.
Amon Amarth and Skeletonwitch at UCH: Synchronized headbanging.
Saturday October 18
Downtown Albany Block Party: Albany Modern Body Art celebrating their 5th birthday in style.
Light Up Troy at the Gas Holder: Benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness Month where they are transforming the Gas Holder into a 1930s version of Troy.
Stylin’ at Taste: Fashion show benefit for the Albany Damian Center.
John Waters at Basilica Hudson: John Waters’ One-Man-Show “This Filthy World, Volume 2â€³, as a benefit for The AIDS Council of Northeastern New York.
Sunday October 19
Rock and Roll Brunch at the Low Beat: It’s that time again for the best brunch around.
Silent Film Spectacular at APL: A pick up orchestra will be providing the score for the 1916 adaptation of 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.
Apple Picking: It’s that time of year to hit up Goolds or Indian Ladder.
Art Omi: The sculpture fields are always 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.
Donnie Darko, Get on Up and Guardians of the Galaxy at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.