Quality events for this weekend
Friday October 28
October Troy Night Out: Halloween theme. Surprise.
Screenprint Biennial at The Arts Center: Screenprint based art.
The Free School Haunted House: Family friendly, fundrasing for the Junior High.
Hemlock’s Bicentennial BeWITCHing Ball in Troy: Steampunk halloween.
Spooky Cans + Crayons at SMCo.: Drink, color, chill.
The Mad Hatter’s Ball at 90 State: Sold out.
Ryley Walker, Circuit des Yeux, Last Good Tooth at The Half Moon: Singer-songwriter.
Body Shine #7 at Fuze Box: Proper dance party.
I Want Your Funk & Soul: Mascarade Ball & Art Show at Lucas Confectionery: Dancing, costume contest, art show, drinks.
For The Funk Of It at Takk House: Costumes, dancing, food, drinks.
3 and Jules Taylor at BSP: Rock out.
Saturday October 29
Upstate’s Alright 3 at Paulys & The Low Beat: Halloween blowout jammer.
Trick or Treat at Omi: Check out the fields and score some candy.
Dope Jams’s Hallowe’en Ball at Preserved Instincts: Peak dance party.
Lark St BID Halloween Party at the Lake House: An annual tradition.
Vijay Iyer and Craig Taborn at EMPAC: Pioneering jazz musicians.
Hollow-een at The Hollow: Eastbound Jesus, costume contest.
Chronoween at BSP: Dance party.
Pollyween: Two Face in Troy: Outsider dance party and debut of the Art Funds Art Tour.
Sunday October 30
Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon & Squirrelly Six Mile at Thatcher: Run away from your hangover.
HalloWoodstock at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary: Hayrides, vegan everything, cute animals.
Peter and The Farm Screening at Basilica: Main character and director in attendance.
Monday October 31 aka Actually Halloween
Trash Talk, Antwon, Black Noise at Fuze Box: Proper rager.
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.