Quality events for this weekend
Friday January 11
Obscure + Rare 80s at Pint Sized: Dancy retro soundtrack to consume beer to.
Forest Park, Wading Nine, Toxoplasma at Pauly’s: Metal show.
Metal Night at Fuze Box: All metal, all night.
DJ Trumastr at Savoy: Celebrating Jason P’s birthday.
Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman: Funny and true stories.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday January 12
The Hudson River School and American Environmentalism at Pine Bush Preserve: Free, but reservations required. Provides “insights into the Hudson River School and its impact on the conservation movements of the late 19th and 20th centuries.”
Raisinhead, Glass Pony, Caribbean Sun Band at Parish Public House: Jammy/funky tunes.
Darlingside at The Egg: Folk/pop.
Stand and Wave, The Paul Graves Trio, Abbey McGrath at Pauly’s: Indie/folk/blues.
80s Night at Fuze: Playing the classics.
Bear Grass, Sinnet, Onlyness at The Low Beat: Folk/indie/pop.
90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.
Sunday January 13
Stavros Halkias at MopCo.: Stand up show.
Rick Gutierrez at Funny Bone: Comedy.
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.
Did I miss something? Please let me know!