Friday February 26
Body Shine at Fuze Box: â€œA celebration of dance and nightclub culture from the 70s, 80s, and the early 90sâ€.
Troy Night Out: Celebrate the last Friday of the month in Troy.
PechaKucha Night at Opalka Gallery: Speakers giving talks of 20 slides for 20 seconds each.
Mad Satta and Upstate Rubdown at BSP: Soul/funk.
The Bridge Jazz Festival at Troy Music Hall: Two Nights of the areas best Jazz.
Saturday February 27
2nd Annual Gathering of the Farm Cideries at Nine Pin: Celebrating cider.
2/27 Duff and Cover at Fuze Box: A memorial tribute to Patrick Duff, featuring bands playing their own material and some of Duffâ€™s favorites.
Mad Laughs at Madison Theater: Comedy showcase with Theresa Cassiack, Travis Stealey, Christopher Barnes, and Richard Williams.
DMX at The Chance: Really.
Simi Stone Band and Yard Sale at BSP: â€œMountain Motownâ€.
Cabin Fever Dance Party at BSP: Featuring DJ Eddie P.
The Bridge Jazz Festival at St Rose: Two Nights of the areas best Jazz.
UAG Black & White Gala at Overit: Music, art, silent auction, and more to raise money for the UAGâ€™s continued operation.
518 Songfest at The Egg: Showcase of great area musicians.
LGBT Troy Night at The Hangar: â€œSometimes you just need a good place to dance.â€
Albany All Stars vs. Rock Coast Rollers at The Armory: Roller derby.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at Upstate Concert Hall: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Tha Crossroads.
Sunday February 28
Woody Pines at The Low Beat: With Tim Vee.
Schenectady Restaurant Week: Try something new for a great price.
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 small centrally located theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.