Quality events for this weekend

Friday August 26

Cannon the Brave at SMCo: Finishing up their tour. Indie pop, part of TNO.

Tyler The Creator at the Upstate Concert Hall: This is cancelled. Don’t go.

Of Then and Beyond at Troy Public Library: Steampunk fashion show.

Urban Oasis Summer Celebration at City Beer Hall: Island themed party on the patio.

Over the Verrazano at Peck’s Arcade: Art Show curated by Chip Fasciana and music from DJ Trumastr.

The Partial Observer at Collar Works: Drawings and paintings by Darcie Abbatiello and Richard Moninski.

Troy History Month at Troy Cloth & Paper: TNO fun printing your own shirts and a limited posted.

A Nautical Mile, Breaking The Fast, Boy Go Fast, Gracie Lineham at Pauly’s Hotel: Rock out.

Poké-Pub Crawl with Shmaltz in Troy: Starts at Takk House. Catch them all.

Ill.Gates, Notixx, Dusty Bits at River St Pub: Raging on the River.

Maggot Brain, Clover, The Osedax at Fuze: Sludge/noise/metal/doom/metal show.

Back to School BBQ at Pride Center of the Capital Region: Free food and music. Meet some friends.

An Evening of Soul Jazz at Savoy: “featuring Justin Henricks on guitar, Chris Carballeira on organ, Jon Fisher on drums, Jason Panucci on bass and Jeff Nania on sax

Free Friday at Normal Rockwell Museum: Free day!

Saturday August 27

Body Shine #5: A Fifth of Body Shine at Fuze Box: Dance night, as it should be.

Hollis Brown at Club Helsinki: Rock and roll.

Kardia, Becoming A Ghost, Anthill Annihilator at Pauly’s: Melodic rock.

Mab After Dark at The Hangar on the Hudson: Burlesque, music, cocktails, and more.

Mad Laughs at Madison Theater: With Rich Williams.

Mushroom Stalking at Bartholomew’s Cobble: Morning mushroom scouting walk.

My Neighbor Totoro at Madison Theater: 35¢ screening.

Hill Haints, Moon Worship, The Spirit of Violence, Beauty Queen at UAG: Party at the gallery.

Pints 4 Paws at The Ruck: Do something good while drinking for once.

Soul Vibes at BSP: DJs: Bradford James, Shaman Vybez with an opening set from Joey Hernandez.

The Enchanted City in Troy: Steampunk street festival.

Albany History Running Tour: Run and learn.

Sunday August 28

Thacher Park Running Festival: Kids race all the way up to a 50k.

Bike Smut 9: Science Friction at The Ranch: Film screening at 6, clothing optional bike ride at 4. More info here.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

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