No surprise that the latest round-up of offerings from our Mistress of Fun (AKA Stacey Abrams) is heavy on the Halloween events at the outset. That said, there’s plenty of other options for those among us who aren’t into the dressing-up and getting scared thing (raises hand).

And now, for some fun…

Thursday, October 31:

Super Dark Collective Halloween Prom. Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga

Blackbeard’s Seafood House & Pirate Bar. Solevo Kitchen + Social, Saratoga

Troy Foundry Theatre Presents: Yellow. Through November 9th. Trojan Hotel, Troy

Candy & Beer Flight Pairings. Rare Form Brewing Company, Troy

Hangar Halloween with Los Straitjackets. The Hangar on the Hudson, Troy

Hip Hop & All That Jazz 3: A Nightmare on Lark Street. Savoy Taproom, Albany

Halloween in Faeland. Rocks, Albany

Halloween Horror VHS Marathon. Paulys Hotel, Albany

Whispering Bones: An Evening of Ghost Stories. Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady

Sukha in Concert: An Enchanting Halloween Kirtan & Bonfire. Stable Gate Farm and Winery, Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Knocked Loose and Stick To Your Guns. The Chance Theater, Poughkeepsie

The Meltasia Hallowine Jamboree & Wine Mixer. Station Bar & Curio, Woodstock

Friday, November 1:

Vital Remains, Anthropic, Burial, Incontinence, Tyranize, Citizen X, Foaming At The Mouth, Necroptic Engorgement. Chrome Food & Spirits, Waterford

Spontaneous Noir. The Mopco Improv Theatre, Schenectady

Exhumanity Presents: Santificados with END: the DJ. Fuze Box, Albany

Scoopy’s Masquerade Ball aka Dia De Los Scoopy. Pint Sized, Saratoga

Apocalypse on the Mountain. Bousquet, Pittsfield, MA

Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase. Through Sunday. Albany Capital Center

Heathers: The Musical. Through Sunday. The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy

Quintron & Miss Pussycat with The Three-Brained Robot, Ereptile Destruction, and Minibeast. BSP Kingston

Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival. Through Sunday. Hunter Mountain, Hunter, NY

Saturday, November 2:

Capital Region Wing Wars. Franklin Terrace Ballroom, Troy

UNYCosplay Halloween Party. Troy Masonic Community Center

Chrome’s Annual Halloween Event Featuring Sanctuary, Earth, and Flamuel. Chrome Food & Spirits, Waterford

A Halloween Basement Cover Show. Pint Sized, Saratoga

Turkuaz. Putnam Place, Saratoga

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili. The Half Moon, Hudson

Pumpkin Chunkin’. Adirondack Pub & Brewery, Lake George

The Fiber Festival of New England. Through Sunday. Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA

Haunted Hills Pirate and Mermaid Festival. Williamsburg, MA

Red Hook & The Chocolate Festival. The Village of Red Hook, NY

Bad Seed Cider Fall Back Fest. Bad Seed Cider Company, Highland, NY

BUILT: Albany’s Architecture Through Artist’s Eyes. New York State Museum, Albany

Sunday, November 3:

Sunrise Fire Tower Hike. Grafton Lakes State Park, Grafton, NY

Albany Lantern Parade. Washington Park, Albany

Fall Back 5 Mile Trail Race. Saratoga Spa State Park

RAM. The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. Rosendale Theatre, Rosendale, NY

Season Finale Pig Roast. Twin Star Orchards, New Paltz