Quality events for this weekend
Friday October 12
Capitol Hauntings Tour: Exploring the spooky side of the Capitol.
Troyasia Night Market in Troy: Asian themed food festival/block party.
Tony Roberts at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.
Confetti Fest at Confetti Stage: Short play festival.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday October 13
Supper Club at Opalka Gallery: “Enjoy delicious local cuisine, thought-provoking art and lively conversation with Sharon Bates and other regional artists.”
Albany Symphony Gala at The Palace: “A night in Valhalla”.
Atmosphere at Upstate Concert Hall: Hip-hop.
Sun Natives, Rechorduroys, Candy Ambulance at The Low Beat: Album release show.
Healer, Rabid Peak, YBOD, Squab at Paulys: Punk/hardcore/grind.
80s Dance Party at Fuze: The classic.
Sunday October 14
Schenectady County Fall Foliage Festival at Mabee Farm: Seasonal celebration.
The Hudson River School and Our National Parks at Albany Institute: Sunday lecture.
Voices In Vain, Beast, Every Enemy Alive at Pauly’s Hotel: Hardcore/metal/progressive.
Dark Tranquillity at Upstate Concert Hall: Melodic death metal.
Modest Mouse at The Palace: With TFS.
Beats by JB at Savoy: Sunday night party.
The Half Moon Market at Washington Park Lake House: Handmade, vintage, food, drinks, and more.
10YEARS at EMPAC: Incredible lineup of events running all weekend. (Be sure to check out Sudden Rise. I’m a big fan of Asma Maroof, MA/Asma from Nguzunguzu.)
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.