Quality events for this weekend

Friday October 14

Troyasia Night Market at 4th St: Downtown Troy’s Asian night market.

Night of the Living Dead at Madison Theater: With opening lecture from David Schmid.

Fusion at Albany Barn: Anti-gala to celebrate art and industry.

Candlelight Walking Tours in Schenectady: Check out the Stockade after dark.

Jouska, The Spirit of Violence, Lake Pleasant at The Low Beat: Gaze/rock/alt.

The Grape and The Grain with Stellar Young at BSP: Early bird album release show.

Big Mean Sound Machine at The Hollow: Afro-beat/funk party.

Beetlelesque at The Hangar: A Burlesque tribute to Beetlejuice.

Saturday October 15

Fall Foliage Festival at Saratoga & North Creek Railway: Train ride through the foliage to their fall festival.

NEDA Walk at Colonie Town Park: A walk in support of mental health.

Drink Albany in Quackenbush Square: Yet another excuse to drink!

The Fleshtones and Off The Record at The Hangar: Album release party.

Pennywise at Upstate Concert Hall: Punk it up.

Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: “engaged conversation about the world, this historical (or hysterical) moment”.

Long Live The Goat, Charmboy, Hammer Hawk at Pauly’s: Alt/indie/rock.

Zach Sherwin at Proctors: Part of the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

Benjamin Clementine at MASS MoCA: “London-based singer-poet, pianist, and composer”.

Sunday October 16

Fall Foliage Festival at Saratoga & North Creek Railway: Train ride through the foliage to their fall festival.

Fall Foliage Festival at Mabee Farm: It’s fall.

Blue October and Danny Malone at Upstate Concert Hall: Alt-rock.

Still Corners and Elijah at BSP: Dream/synth/indie/pop.

Full Moon Night Hike at Hyuck Preserve: Check out the trail after dusk.

All weekend

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.

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