Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 29

Friendsgiving at Nine Pin: Escape the Black Friday madness and chill out at Nine Pin.

Open Mic Night at Albany Pride Center: No pressure, no theme.

Coal Palace King at The Low Beat: The annual Black Friday tradition.

Headbang:Revival at Fuze Box: Rave with 9 DJs, live painters, and a handful of vendors.

Timbre Coup at The Hollow: Prog rock.

Jadakiss, Lola Brooke at Skyloft: Rap show. With lots of local support.

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

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

Saturday November 30

Small Business Saturday: Patronize your favorite locally owned businesses and get some holiday shopping out of the way!

Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Albany: $300 worth of gift certificats up for grabs.

Gel, Human Ignorance, Wet Specimens, Scavengers at Fuze Box: Hardcore/metal show.

David Bowie Spectacular at The Linda: 5 band performing classic Bowie tunes.

The Magdalens at McGeary’s: Alt rock/folk rock band.

Vintage Trouble at The Hollow: R&B band.

Lil Skies at Skyloft: Rap show.

Sean Rowe at The Hangar: Local legend.

Brother Hemlock With Leo D’Juan at The Low Beat: Soul/funk/R&B.

Sunday December 01

Great Train Extravaganza at Empire State Plaza Convention Center: Model train show.

All weekend

Mike Winfield at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up 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!

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