Friday December 18
Holiday Sip and Shop with Two Roads Brewing Co at SMCO: Finish the holiday shopping and sample some beers.
Saturday December 19
Sean Rowe at Takk House: Hometown holiday show to benefit the homeless. With TheSea TheSea.
14th Annual Ghost of Hardcore Past Cover Show at Low Beat and Pauly’s: The annual staple.
EQX-mas with Matt & Kim at Upstate Concert Hall: Fun holiday show with Good Old War and Grizfolk.
Polly at 51 3rd St: Outsider dance party. Donations go to the kids!
Incontinence at Parish Public House: Metal show. With Glass Skeleton Death March, Skeptic, and Goblet.
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.