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.