Quality events for this weekend

Friday August 21

ADCo Takk House Shake-up: Albany Distilling at Takk House team up once again for a night of local cocktails.

Thrill Bill at The Hangar: Another installment of C. Amanda Boutahorse’s Cult Classics Burlesque Tributes.

Tal National with Dj Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Prepare to dance.

Hair of the Dog at Riverfront Park: The last Rockin’ on the River of the season.

Shadows Fall at Upstate Concert Hall: With Brick By Brick.

Ted Leo at MASS MoCA: Indie royalty.

Saturday August 22

World’s Largest Yard Sale at Saratoga County Fairgrounds: Buy other peoples crap!

Kimono Dragons, Hammer Hawk, The Black Ships, Asa Morris at River St Pub: Rock out.

Summer Soul Dance Party at BSP Kingston: With W/ Dj Sterling.

Heaven Knows What at Basilica Hudson: Film screening, with filmmaker Josh Safdie in attendance.

Life in Film at the Hollow: Indie jams.

Electric Love Fest in Lake George: With Mike Doughty, Genevieve, Northern Faces, Start Making Sense, Gang of Thieves and Rich Ortiz.

Summer Festival on the Hill at Albany Barn: Celebrating the Barn’s community.

Sunday August 23

Unearth at Upstate Concert Hall: With Fit For An Autopsy.

Thacher Park Running Festival: 5k, 10k, Half, Maraton and 50k races, cookouts and more.

Rock N Roll Brunch XVI at The Low Beat: Best brunch around.

ESDC Performance at Freedom Park: Modern dance, for free yo!

Troy Flea at Riverfront Park: Check out the flea and vendors.

All weekend

The Track: It’s open.

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 locally owned theater.

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

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