Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 29

Troy Night Out: Art, food and culture event in Troy.

TNO After Party at River Street Pub: Post-TNO dance party.

Over the Verrazano at Peck’s: DJ Trumastr and DJ Noodle holding your night down.

Local Forage Dinner at Sweet Sues: Six course tasting menu of local foraged foods.

Shawn Mendes at UCH: 16 year old Canadian singer.

Summer Jams at Fuze: 90s-00s summer tunes.

Destroyer of Worlds, Neighborhood of Make Believe, and Caswell at 51 3rd: Mixed bill of noise, indie/folk and alternative something or other.

The Neighborhood The Disappeared at Grand Street Community Arts: Free screening.

Charmboy at The Low Beat: With Thirty Silver and Henry’s Rifle.

Chris Hedges at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: A talk exploring “the moral imperative of revolt”.

Saturday May 30

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors: Featuring Brooke Van Poppelen.

Mad Laughs at The Madison Theater: Featuring Shawn Gillie, Brendan Joseph, Ryan Shanahan, and Marty Caproni.

Deadly Dragon Sound System at The Half Moon: Reggae!

We are Music! at Bobby Ts: Free night of DJ music.

5th Annual TBR Bikefest at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Celebrating bike month and the Troy Bike Rescue.

An evening with Patrick Porter at ACG: Part of the EDGE exhibit and a nice send off to Patrick.

One year anniversary at Rare Form: Celebrating a year of killing it.

E. O. M. at McGeary’s: Celebrating the best in local (and not so local) talent.

Matinee Show at Fuze Box: With Recon, GHOSTxSHIP, Vice, and Artisan.

Feel Squad Tour at River St Pub: Dance party.

Sunday May 31

MV at The Low Beat: With Wovoka and Fossils From The Sun.

Flat Track Racing at Albany Saratoga Speedway: Also: swap meet and more.

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.

The Wizard of Oz, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2, Hot Pursuit, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade at the Madison Theater: Just five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a locally owned theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

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