Friday September 4
Albany First Friday: Food, art, music and more all around Albany.
Concept to Console at Opalka Gallery: “Art & aesthetics in video game design opening reception”.
Fork in the Road at Tricentennial Park: Food trucks, vendors, music and more.
Discofunk at The Low Beat: With Victory Soul Orchestra and more.
Friday Night Cookout at The Cheese Traveler: Hosted by guest Chef Josh Coletto.
Scott Brodie: Retrospective at Albany Center Gallery: Showing 40 years of Scott’s work.
Whatever’s Left at The Brakes: Art by Cat Jones and live music by Leif Solem.
Ed O’Connell at UAG Members Show: Opening reception.
First Friday at Fort Orange with Parker Works: Check out what’s new at FOGS with wine, cheese, music and more.
Goth Night at Fuze Box: 3 year anniversary party.
Hudson Valley Drag Brigade at BSP Kingston: Drag show!
Saturday September 5
Capital District Scottish Games: Lift heavy things, watch people lift heavy things, listen to music, run a 5k and much more.
SMCo. Grand Opening: They’re finally opening!
Triangle Artists’ Workshop Open Studios at Salem Art Works: See work from 25 artists that were part of the workshop.
JD Samson at MASS MoCA: 1/3 of of Le Tigre with her band.
Bobby Previte and the Visitors at The Half Moon: Experimental ensemble.
Sunday September 6
LakeGeorge Brewfest: Beer. In Lake George.
Cyn Elise Memorial at The Low Beat: Remembering a lost friend. Bring stories.
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.