Quality events for this weekend
Friday August 17
Body Shine at Fuze Box: All night dance party.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Kevin Downey Jr from America’s Got Talent at The Comedy Works: Shows all weekend long.
Drag Me To The Disco at The Bradley: Drag show and silent disco.
Kimono Dragons, Tsunamibots, Surfer R Cool at Pauly’s Hotel: An evening of surf rock.
Pop Culture Provocateurs’ Burlesque Revue at Fuze Box: Burlesque show.
Saturday August 18
Palace Theatre Community Block Party: Food trucks, vendors, music, and more.
Homebrew Competition at Fort Orange Brewing: See how your homebrew stacks up.
Albany Brawl Stars vs Worcester Roller Derby at Albany Cap Center: Roller derby bout.
The F.U.’s, Male Patterns, Human Ignorance at Pauly’s: Hardcore/punk.
A Little Help From Our Friends 2 at Fuze Box: Rave for a good cause.
Sunday August 19
Really Really Free Market #5 at Albany Social Justice Center: Everything is free!
The Purple Punktuation at The Low Beat: Rap show.
Green Knuckle Material, RICH 81, High Fashion Normalize at Paulys: Rock/reggae/rap.
3 The Hard Way at Savoy: Three DJs, $3 beers.
Altamont Fair: Nothing more summer than a fair.
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 movies at a small centrally located theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.