Friday September 15
Pinky Lemon, Barbie Barker, Allie Young, Toriendofstory at No Fun: Indie/dream-pop/shoegaze.
Julian Lage and Elijah Wolf at Lark Hall: Solo guitar.
Bret Raybould at Fort Orange Brewing: Comedy show.
DJ Ali Gria at Whiskey Pickle: Tech house.
The Queer Factor: A Queer Talent Competition at ADCo.: $100 prize for best performance.
Pop-up Beer Garden at Opalka Gallery: Food, beer, music, art! With Sirsy and Belle-Skinner.
Mad About Vintage Street Market in Cohoes: Vintage vendors, music, food, art, and more.
Saturday September 16
Openbaar Market at 946 Broadway: 50+ Vendors, food, and tunes.
House of Harm, Architrave, Hellseeker Djs at No Fun: Darkwave/pop/post-punk.
Cut the Activist at Whiskey Pickle: Beerpong, giveaways, live music, and more.
Circus Opening Day at 46 North Swan: Workshops and music. Featuring NYC graffiti legend Al Diaz and much more.
Really Really Free Market at Townsend Park: Take what you need, give what you can.
PearlPalooza on Pearl Street: Featuring Fishbone, Alexsucks, B Chaps, The Rob Beaulieu Band, and Sly Fox & The Hustlers.
Sunday September 17
Djunah, Dogpisser, Dblgoer at No Fun: Post-rock/post-punk/post-hardcore.
Classes at Honest Weight Food Co-Op: Free and low-cost community classes, events, and services.
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.
Movies at Madison Theater: Albany’s only dine-in theater showing first-run films.
Take a Hike: You live in an amazing area for hiking. Touch grass!
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady, Colonie, and Saratoga on Sunday.
Did I miss something? Please let me know!