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.
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!