Friday August 26
Cannon the Brave at SMCo: Finishing up their tour. Indie pop, part of TNO.
Tyler The Creator at the Upstate Concert Hall: This is cancelled. Don’t go.
Of Then and Beyond at Troy Public Library: Steampunk fashion show.
Urban Oasis Summer Celebration at City Beer Hall: Island themed party on the patio.
Over the Verrazano at Peck’s Arcade: Art Show curated by Chip Fasciana and music from DJ Trumastr.
The Partial Observer at Collar Works: Drawings and paintings by Darcie Abbatiello and Richard Moninski.
Troy History Month at Troy Cloth & Paper: TNO fun printing your own shirts and a limited posted.
PokÃ©-Pub Crawl with Shmaltz in Troy: Starts at Takk House. Catch them all.
Ill.Gates, Notixx, Dusty Bits at River St Pub: Raging on the River.
Maggot Brain, Clover, The Osedax at Fuze: Sludge/noise/metal/doom/metal show.
Back to School BBQ at Pride Center of the Capital Region: Free food and music. Meet some friends.
An Evening of Soul Jazz at Savoy: “featuring Justin Henricks on guitar, Chris Carballeira on organ, Jon Fisher on drums, Jason Panucci on bass and Jeff Nania on sax
Free Friday at Normal Rockwell Museum: Free day!
Saturday August 27
Body Shine #5: A Fifth of Body Shine at Fuze Box: Dance night, as it should be.
Hollis Brown at Club Helsinki: Rock and roll.
Kardia, Becoming A Ghost, Anthill Annihilator at Pauly’s: Melodic rock.
Mab After Dark at The Hangar on the Hudson: Burlesque, music, cocktails, and more.
Mad Laughs at Madison Theater: With Rich Williams.
Mushroom Stalking at Bartholomew’s Cobble: Morning mushroom scouting walk.
My Neighbor Totoro at Madison Theater: 35Â¢ screening.
Hill Haints, Moon Worship, The Spirit of Violence, Beauty Queen at UAG: Party at the gallery.
Pints 4 Paws at The Ruck: Do something good while drinking for once.
Soul Vibes at BSP: DJs: Bradford James, Shaman Vybez with an opening set from Joey Hernandez.
The Enchanted City in Troy: Steampunk street festival.
Albany History Running Tour: Run and learn.
Sunday August 28
Thacher Park Running Festival: Kids race all the way up to a 50k.
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.