Things To Do, Hear, Eat, Learn and See: Aug. 29 – Sept. 2

We’re heading into the final big weekend of summer. It’s a three-day doozy of a weekend…hopefully the weather will cooperate, though it looks like we’re for some rain on Monday.

As usual, there’s a plethora of things to do, starting today and continuing on through Labor Day. There’s something for everyone here.

Thanks to the CivMix events guru, Stacey Abrams, for compiling this list.

TODAY: Thursday Aug. 29:

Tiki Thursday. Royal Meadery, Delmar

The Chalet: Drag Night. MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Film: Cut-Throats Nine. It Came from Schenectady presents at Proctors, Schenectady

Ferry Street Night Market. Troy

Last Night of Summer on the Deck. Shogun, Delmar

Super Dark Collective presents We’re History cd release featuring Comrade Nixon, Mr. Cancelled, Dover & the Elevators, L.A. Dies. Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga

Columbia County Fair. Columbia County Fairgrounds, Chatham (now through Labor Day).

Friday, Aug. 30:

Troy Night Out: Back to School. Various, downtown Troy

TNO: Forts Ferry Farm x Rare Form Pop-up. Rare Form Brewing Company, Troy

TNO: Back to School Cocktails & Cider Donut Ice Cream. Manory’s, Troy

End of Summer Alley Party! Franklin Alley Social Club, Troy

Feel Me: A Sensory Show. Collar Works, Troy

Friday Night Cookout. The Cheese Traveler, Albany

In Cold Blood, Fixation, Low End, Scavengers. Fuze Box, Albany

Stimmerman, Tiny Gun, Candy Ambulance. Albany Distilling Company, Albany

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with Melissa Etheridge. Tanglewood, Lenox, Mass.

Saturday, Aug. 31:

Capital District Scottish Games. Through Sunday. Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont

Bubble Blast. Children’s Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST), Troy.

Phantogram featuring Munya. Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park

Flying Lotus 3D. MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass.

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Tanglewood, Lenox, Mass.

Adirondack Independence Music Festival featuring Twiddle, Pigeons Plating Ping Pong, G. Love & Special Sauce, Pink Talking Fish, Ryan Montbleau Band, and many others. Through Sunday. Charles R. Wood Park, Lake George.

Yoga in the Vineyard with J’Vanay Lei-Lani. Stable Gate Farm and Winery, Castleton-on-Hudson

Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival. Bennington, Vt.

Huge Music Yardsale. Woodstock

Sunday, Sept. 1:

Yoga for Gamers: Return to Hogwarts. Bard & Baker, Troy

Reba McEntire, Tanglewood, Lenox, Mass.

Labor Day. Monday, Sept. 2:

Future Islands featuring The Bobby Lees. Skyloft, Albany

Super Dark Collective presents Fred Lonberg-Holm, Frode Gierstad, Adam Tinkle, & Treesearch. Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga Springs

Photo credit: The Cheese Traveler.



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