Mrs. Hyde’s Birthday

The Hyde Collection will celebrate Charlotte Hyde’s birthday with free admission and docent tours. @The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls | Tours at 10 and 11 AM and 1 and 2 PM| Free

Roselove, Stephen Ferm, NXNES

Lofi alternative rock and noisemakers Roselove and Stephen Ferm are on their “last tour of the decade” through Troy with local avant-garde R&B artists NXNES.

@ Superior Merchandise Co., Troy | 7:30 PM | $5 suggested donation


Gallery Talk: The Schuyler Sisters & Their Circle

Explore the world of Albany’s Schuyler sisters: Angelica, Eliza, & Peggy with a museum-provided guide.The exhibit closes on Dec. 29 so get your Hamilton fix while you still can. @Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany | 1 PM | Free with museum admission 

Ladies Night 

Enjoy specialty drinks, massages and holiday shopping.

@ LARAC, Glens Falls | 5 PM 

Hip Hop Holla Daze

Local MCs Dezmatic, JB!! AKA Dirty Moses, Mike Larry Draw, Juice Mega, Mike Arson and Oddy Gato perform at this showcase hosted by Emcee Graffiti.

@ The Low Beat, Albany | 8 PM 

Holiday Market

Get your last minute handmade gifts and explore the Arts Center. 

@ Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy | Dec. 12-22


Fort Orange Holiday Market

Pick up a Nipper shirt for your cousin and some locally-made chocolate for your aunt. Perhaps a hand-crafted pacifier for the latest addition to your family? WIth up to 30 vendors showing their wares your likely to find a locally-made product that allows you to cross someone off your shopping list. 

@ Fort Orange General Store, Albany| 5-9 PM| Free

2019 end of the year party

Celebrate Youth FX, the organization dedicated to empowering young people through filmmaking and digital media, and all they have accomplished over the past year.

@ Youth FX, Albany | 7 PM | $75-$100

Belle-Skinner, Ciarra Fragale, Melanie Alanna Glenn

Nostalgic indie singer-songwriter Belle-Skinner is back with more melancholy tunes for a cold winter’s night with Hudson Valley-based “glitzy” indie pop artist Ciarra Fragale and Rochester soloist Melanie Alanna Glenn.

@ Superior Merchandise Co., Troy | 7 PM | $5 suggested donation


Confetti Stage presents this film noir-inspired comedic thriller. 

@ The Linda, Albany | 7:30 PM & Saturday, Dec. 14, 7:30 PM | $15

Christmas from Dublin

Musician Bob Halligan leads over 30 musicians, singers and dancers in a celebration of Ireland’s influence on Christmas music. @Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes | 9:30 PM | $25-$30 

Haley Moley/ Pony in the Pancake 

New wave rockers Haley Moley team up with surf pop dudes Pony in the Pancake to take over Unhihog. @Unihog, Hoosick Falls | 8 PM | Free


Christmas at June Farms

Get into the holiday spirit with ice skating, small plates, a pop up gift store by Fort Orange General store and sleigh rides. @ June Farms, West Sand Lake | 11 AM-4 PM | Free

David Neumann: Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed

Award-winning choreographer and theater artist David Neumann pairs with Marcella Murray to explore what constructive conversations about race might look like. Utilizing a talk show format the performance combines video, dance, personal histories and philosophy. @MASS MOCA, North Adams MA | 8 PM | $14 in advance, $23 day of. 

Albany Symphony: The Magic of Christmas

The Albany Symphony Orchestra will play some of your favorite holiday tunes, carols and more. Santa Claus himself will make an appearance. @Palace Theatre, Albany | 3 PM | $55, $45, $30


Laveda, i feel okay, Chaz Monroe, Fear Not Ourselves Alone

Stripped down, intimate performances from shoegaze duo Laveda, Albany’s i feel okay (performing solo), “passionate glam punk” solo artist Chaz Monroe from Baltimore and “confessional art rock” punk crew FNOA from Queens.

@ Superior Merchandise Co., Troy | 6 PM | $5 suggested donation