Friday July 15
Broken Field Runner, Slowshine, Hammerhawk, Hospital Corners, County Mike at WCPH: Super solid house show.
Cretin Hop at Fuze: Rock and roll dance party. Get weird.
Garage Bands at Albany Public Library Washington Ave: After work concert in a literal garage. With Rechorduroys and Coupons.
Kingston Night Market at Kingston Waterfront: Pop-up festival with art, wares, music, food, and more.
Saturday July 16
Art on Lark: Music, art, food and more.
Summer UnderCover Show at The Low Beat and Paulyâ€™s: The annual cover show. Not to be missed.
Polly: Head Games at The Hangar: Dance party. Starting early.
Scandinavian Saturday at SMCo.: Get your rare coffee game going.
Thoreau Hike on Bellow’s Pipe: Get closer to Thoreau with an 11-mile hike.
Pokestop Tour in Saratoga Spa State Park: Catch them all, yo.
Mad Laughs at Madison Theater: Improv and comedy show.
The Feelies at BSP Kingston: Alt rock.
Okkervil River at Helsinki Hudson: Alt/folk rock.
Marissa Nadler, Wrekmeister Harmonies, and Muscle and Marrow at The Half Moon: Dreamy/alt/dark jams.
Sunday July 17
Summer Festival at Indian Ladder: 100th anniversary party and the grand opening of Indian Ladder Farmstead Brewery and Cidery.
Community Farm Day at Soul Fire Farm: Work the land, enjoy some food and conversation.
Wildflower Walk at Huyck Preserve: Improve your flower identification game.
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.