Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 06

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around Albany.

Mike Gafney and Paul Bond at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Two headliners, two shows.

American Film History, Tiny Blue Ghost, St Marilyn at BSP: Indie/synth/lo-fi/pop. Album release show.

Chef Jacques Pépin and Claudine Pépin at Proctors: Two greats sharing the joy of cooking.

SuicideGirls Burlesque at Upstate Concert Hall: High production value burlesque show.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday April 07

Albany Craft Beer Sessions at The Armory: An event not to be missed by the craft beer heads.

Mike Gafney and Paul Bond at The Comedy Works Saratoga: Two headliners, two shows.

CANstruction Family Fun Day at NYS Museum: Check out the structures.

The Low Anthem, Haley Heynderickx at BSP Kingston: Experimental/folk.

Start Making Sense, Swift Technique at Putnam Place: Talking Heads tribute.

Wolf Alice at The Hollow: Sold out.

Sunday April 08

Grown Up Easter Egg Hunt at Collins Park: A fun fundraiser for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Lark St Restaurant Week: Deals to encourage you to try a new place, or something new at your favorite.

Tru at Savoy: Wind down your weekend in style.

All weekend

Empire State Comic Con at Albany Capital Center: Creators, consumers, exhibitions, and more.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

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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