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.

The Breeders, Screaming Females at Upstate Concert Hall: Alt/rock.

All weekend

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.

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