Quality events for this weekend
Friday October 26
Cretin Hop Halloween at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party, with candy and a costume contest!
Halloween Fright Fest at Takk House & FASC: Two parties in one building.
Capitol Hauntings Tour at The Capitol: Halloween tours of the Capitol.
Capital Masquerade at Schenectady Armory: Golden Era Halloween party. Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald house.
Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.
Saturday October 27
PollyWeen: Prom Edition at Post Contemporary: Haunted prom themed. Proceeds benefit a local social justice org.
The Albany Record Riot at Ramada Plaza: Crate-digging madness.
Emmure & Stick To Your Guns at Upstate Concert Hall: Hardcore show.
Society High, Savage Randys at The Low Beat: Halloween punk show.
Annual Halloween Party at The Lakehouse: The annual tradition.
Zach Sherwin at Proctors: Comedy.
Throwback Halloween at Fuze: 80s/90s Halloween dance party.
HOLLOWeen Bash at The Hollow: DJ, drinks, costume contest, live performances and more.
City Fear Hall at City Beer Hall: Big ole Halloween jammer.
Sunday October 28
Halloween Hangover Tiki Brunch Surf Party at River Street Pub: With food from Berben & Wolff’s.
Wine & Brunch at Lucas Confectionery: A benefit for Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood.
Cold Medicine, Bare Mattress, Scum Couch, at Paulys: Darkwave/synth/experimental.
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.