Quality events for this weekend

Friday December 06

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

2019 Shaker Holiday Market at Shaker Heritage Society: It’s that time of year!

Ice Rink Opening Day at Empire State Plaza: Opening day!

ACG Members’ Show at Albany Center Gallery: Opening reception and award ceremony.

Fort Orange Holiday Market at Fort Orange General Store: 30 vendors, entertainment, drinks, and more.

Strawberry Snail Doughnut Pop-Up at 3Fish: Vegan donut pop-up!

Gifted: Holiday Market at Albany Barn: Live music, holiday gifts, drinks, and treats.

Brad Hester & Matt Richards from Annie in the Water at City Beer Hall: Jam/funk/fusion.

Pinball Wizard Challenge at Excelsior: Good at pinball? Prove it!

White Devil + 666 & Ryan Flynn at Pint Sized Albany: A Super Dark First Friday.

Ian Bagg at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Exhumanity Presents: M C M X C I X at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul nite.

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

Saturday December 07

2019 Shaker Holiday Market at Shaker Heritage Society: It’s that time of year!

Fort Orange Holiday Market at Fort Orange General Store: 30 vendors, entertainment, drinks, and more.

10th Annual Holiday Toys N’ Noise at Lost & Found: Holiday fundraiser for Center For Disability Services’ Langan School. With Mirk, Victory Soul Orchestra, and School Of Rock House Band.

Society High, Frozen Heads, Brother T, Eric Lewis at The Low Beat: Rock & roll.

Darlingside at The Egg: Folk-pop.

The Joy Formidable at The Hollow: Alt-rock.

El Modernist, Waitress & Lily at Savoy: Indie-rock. Free show.

Fuzionz : Winter Wonderland at Fuze Box: EDM night.

Ian Bagg at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

Sunday December 08

Taste NY Holiday Market at NYS Museum: Celebrating NYS food and beverages.

NYS Holiday Tree Lighting at Empire State Plaza: Tree lighting and fireworks.

Merry-oke at Lost & Found!: Holiday karaoke.

Sunday Comedy Showcase at Pint Sized Albany: Featuring AJ Amigo, Matt Hart, Padrick Smith, Marcus Meehan & Dan Frank.

Kerwin Claiborne at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.

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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