FRIDAY, JUNE 21
Summer Craft Festival: Lake George
Artisans from all over New York, Pennsylvania, Maine and Vermont will be in attendance.
@ Shepard Park, Lake George | 10 AM-8 PM, Friday & Saturday, 10 AM-4 PM Sunday | FREE
Saratoga Balloon & BBQ Festival 2019
The annual festival combines great food and drinks, music, art and activities for the whole family with, of course, hot air balloons!
@ 162 Prospect St, Ballston Spa | 3 PM – Sunday June 23 (Evening) | $8
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
The Jersey shore musical group led by Southside Johnny plays a blend of R&B and rock. Singer/songwriter Adam Ezra will open the concert.
@ The Egg, Albany | 8 PM | $35
The former DJ and MC, Trixx uses pop culture, relationships and music in his comedic act. If you miss him tonight, you can catch him again on Saturday, June 22 at 7 PM and 9:45 PM and Sunday, June 23 at 7 PM.
@ Funny Bone Comedy Club, Albany | 7:30 PM & 10 PM | $12
Midsummer Night’s Dream
William Kempe’s Players presents an early modern exploration of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
@ Prospect Park, Albany | 8 PM, Saturday June 22 & Sunday June 23 3 PM | FREE
The New Orleans based American roots rock group heads to Hudson this Friday.
@ Helsinki Hudson, Hudson | 9 PM | $35
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
The festival is in commemoration of abolition in the U.S. Feel free to visit one of the open houses during the festival, such as the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, Coliseum Mall, and Root3d. There will also be musical performances and vendors. The event is rain or shine.
@ South Pearl Street, Albany | 12 PM | Free
Malta Spotlighter Theatre: ‘Mary Poppins’
Come see “Mary Poppins,” the first show of the Spotlighter Theatre Troupe’s 30th Anniversary season!
@ Malta Community Center | 1 & 7 PM Saturday, 1 & 6 PM Sunday | $15
Taste of Little Italy
Explore Schenectady’s Little Italy in the best way possible, through its food!
@ Municipal Lot (Warren Street), Schenectady | 2-4 PM | $15
Merce Cunningham: Passing Time – Opening Reception
The exhibit features James Klosty and Stephanie Berger’s photography of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Both artists will be at the opening reception. The exhibit will be on view from June 22-Aug.4.
@ Hudson Hall | 5-7PM | Free
Directed by Krysta Denis this Tennessee Williams classic will have the extra advantage of being performed in the ultra-swank courtyard of Albany Distilling Company. @AdCo , Albany | 2 PM | $20, $12 for student and seniors.
The local band plays a blend of classic and contemporary rock as a part of the Summer Concert Series in Freedom Park.
@ Freedom Park, Scotia | 7 PM | Free
The Machine Performs Pink Floyd
On their 30th year of touring, The Machine is known for their incredible ability to reproduce Pink Floyd. Check them at Skyloft in Crossgates Mall.
@ Skyloft, Albany | 8 PM | $30
Osbourne burst into the scene over 20 years ago and has seven Grammy nominations under her belt. She will be performing at The Egg singing classic songs of Bob Dylan this Saturday.
@ The Egg, Albany | 8 PM | $38.50
SUNDAY, JUNE 23
Enjoy the fresh air with a free outdoor yoga class in Riverfront Park! Instructors from Lotus Wellness will lead the class. This free class takes place every Sunday at 9 am in Riverfront Park throughout the summer.
@ Riverfront Park, Troy | 9 AM | Free
Zan & the Winter Folk Album Release Show
Come and celebrate the release of How to be Alone, the second EP from the Troy based group. Presale ticket holders will receive a copy of How to be Alone in with CD or digital format. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Listen to their first EP below.
@ Little Pecks, Troy | 6 PM | $12 (Advance) or $15 (at door)
SUNY Schenectady Jazz Faculty Combo
Enjoy a night of Jazz played by the students and faculty at SUNY Schenectady Community College.
@ Freedom Park, Scotia | 7 PM | Free
The electronic band takes on Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park.
@ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park | 8 PM | $18
Arts of the Mohawk Hudson Region
Submissions may be made online until July 13. Eligibility includes artists residing within a 100-mile radius of the Capital Region. The exhibition will be on view October 11 through December 4.
@ The Hyde, Glens Falls | $25 fee for submission