Quality events for this weekend

Friday March 01

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around Albany.

Five Year Celebration at Nine Pin: Celebrating their fifth birthday with a pizza party.

1st Friday Albany at Albany Institute: Free admission.

PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: Talks consisting of 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

Ryan Rosmarin and DJ Citrus Minute at City Beer Hall: Live music for First Friday.

Jocelyn & Chris at Jupiter Hall: Album release show. With Ruby Dear.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at The Palace: Grateful Dead tribute.

Elton John at Times Union Center: Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.

Pass the Aux at Pint Sized Albany: Guest DJs from Stacks Espresso Bar.

The Mountain Carol, pencildive, Pony In The Pancake at Pauly’s: Indie/pop/synthpop.

Villains Ball II at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday March 02

Wine & Chocolate Festival at The Desmond: Celebrating NYS wine and chocolate.

Winter Art Fest at Albany Distilling: Indoor/outdoor party.

Jim Gaffigan at The Palace: Stand-up comedy.

Dark Thoughts, Postage at Pauly’s: Punk show.

Girl Blue, Zan and the Winter Folk, and Belle-Skinner at The Linda: Folk/singer-songwriter.

Wobble N’ Bang at Fuze: House/breaks/drum and bass/etc.

Botanica at The Half Moon: With DJ Ephraim Asili & Tall Ass Matt.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday March 03

Dungeons & Dragons Open Skill Night at Thinkgeek: Get your game on.

Seven Spires, Screams of Hockomock, Toxoplasma at Pauly’s: Metal show.

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.


Did I miss something? Please let me know!

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