Quality events for this weekend

Friday October 04

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

Strawberry Snail Doughnut’s First Friday Pop-up at 3Fish Coffee: Vegan donut pop-up.

Drink Albany at NYS Museum: Celebrating NY Craft beverages.

Pop-Up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: Food, beer, art, a talk about Albany Ale from a Beer Historian and more.

Whitewashed: the racism project at Opalka Gallery: ” an original documentary theater performance, based on Black history, current events, and the personal experiences of the cast.”

Zones, Joan Kelsey’s Silver Lining, Super Dark DJs at Pint Sized: Psych/disco/folk/etc.

Incubus at The Palace: “20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond”

Dark Blue Sea at Club Helsinki: “A cinematic dance experience set to live music by Dark Honey, Girl Blue and The Sea The Sea with stunning narratives by Chromoscope Pictures”.

Vogon Poetry, Wax Jaw, Brass Orchid at Pauly’s Hotel: Emo/noise rock/indie.

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.

DJ Sawtooth at Fuze Box: Goth night!

“Museum” by Joe Gietl at Post: Film screening from local filmmaker.

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

Gratefully Yours at Parish Public House: Grateful Dead tribute.

Saturday October 05

AMG ROCKtoberfest at 15 Pleasant: Free, all ages music event benefitting the nonprofit Community Miracles in Action.

AIGA Creative Brew Conference at 150 State: “Half day conference for full time creatives”.

Kharma, Reserving Dirtnaps, Adrenaline at Fuze Box: Hardcore show.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!

Sunday October 06

Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Dababy, Saweetie, Pop Smoke, PArdison Fontaine, TJ Porter, Johnny 2 Phones at TU Center : Hip-hop show.

Lake Street Dive at The Palace Theatre: With Madison Cunningham.

Richard Shindell at The Linda: An evening with.

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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