Above: Megan Fairchild as Coppelia with NYCB. Photo Credit: nycballet.com
THURSDAY, JULY 18
River Street Market Grand Opening
Check out downtown Troy’s newest food hall! After the ribbon cutting ceremony, there will be tasty samples from the vendors. Vendors include Copper Pot, Luka’s, Stacks Espresso Bar, Papa’s Best Batch, Prime Burger and Shakehouse, Hatch Test Kitchen, and Maria’s.
@ River Street Market, Troy | 11:30 AM (Grand Opening) Market open 11 AM- 8 PM | Free
As part of the Alive at Five concert series, jam funk band Lettuce performs. They recently released their new album, Elevate.
@ Jennings Landing, Albany | 5 PM | Free
Presented by Chatham Brewing and Nine Pin Cider, Broadway Alive features public art, local beer/cider and music by Brian Brudige and friends. Must be 21+ to attend this event.
@ Jim DiNapoli Park, Albany | 7 PM | Free
Do you love the songs of hit musical “Hamilton?” Come show off your pipes at the park.
@ Central Park, Schenectady | 7 PM | Free
New York City Ballet: Coppélia
As one of the most loved classical works in the ballet repertory, Coppélia has three performances. The ballet features local children from the Capital Region. See it again at 8 PM Friday or 2 PM on Saturday.
@ Saratoga Performing Arts Center | 8 PM | $30-100
Lastdayshining, Kleptokrat, and AOTS
Three groups perform as a part of Super Dark Thursdays, Lastdayshining is a post rock group from Albany, Klepokrat is a psych-pop group from NYC and Apes of the State is folk-punk group from Lancaster, PA.
@ Desperate Annie’s Saratoga | 9:30 PM | Free