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McKownville Pumpkin Patch

Date: Fri, Sep 23 - Sat, Oct 1, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Where: McKownville United Methodist Church, 1565 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
Cost: priced per pumpkin based on size

22 tons of pumpkins! An acre of gorgeous orange, red, white and green globes from a Navajo Farm in New Mexico. Prices vary by size. Open Sun. 12- 6/M-F 11-7 & Sat 10-7 thru Oct. 31. *Change the world, one pumpkin at a time!* Pumpkins of various sizes and colors available!

City Hall on the Road

Date: Tue, Sep 27 - 27, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Pine Hills Elementary School, 41 North Allen Street, Albany, NY

On Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan will be hosting City Hall on the Road at Pine Hills Elementary School, 41 North Allen Street.

Artist Talk: Essayist and Blogger Jennifer Kabat

Date: Tue, Sep 27 - 27, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: University Art Museum, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

From the Hudson River School to drones, Kabat's talk is a meditation on travel, writing, and the search for meaning in contemporary art and American culture. A recent finalist for Notting Hill Editions' Essay Prize, Jennifer Kabat, is working on a book of linked essays, Growing Up Modern, which explores ideology and the landscape from the modernist suburb where she grew up to where she lives now, in the Catskill Mountains. Harper's, The White Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books are all publishing selections from the book. Kabat, who teaches at New York University, has been awarded a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation arts writers grant for her criticism.

Twisted Trivia at VIA

Date: Tue, Sep 27 - 27, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Via Entertainment, 93 West Campbell Rd Schenectady, NY 12306

Every Tuesday night!

September in the City Art Fair In Albany *Best Bet

Date: Wed, Sep 28 - 28, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Tricentennial Park, Broadway and Columbia Street, Albany, NY 12207

Every Wednesday during the month of September, head downtown for a spectacular fall lunchtime diversion.

Alice Cooper at Palace Theatre Albany

Date: Wed, Sep 28 - 28, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: The Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207

Alice Cooper pioneered a grandly theatrical brand of hard rock that was designed to shock. Drawing equally from horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock, the group created a stage show that featured electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood and boa constrictors. He continues to tour regularly, performing shows worldwide with the dark and horror-themed theatrics that he's best known for.

2016 Capital Region Wing Fest

Date: Wed, Sep 28 - 28, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Revolution Hall at Brown's Brewery, 417 River St, Troy NY
Cost: $25 a ticket/ $35 at the door

Enjoy delicious wings by over 15 restaurants! September 28th from 6-9pm at Revolution Hall in Troy, NY. $25 for tickets purchased in advance/ $35 at the door.

The Deadbeats

Date: Wed, Sep 28 - 28, 2016
Time: 10:00 PM
Where: The Low Beat, 335 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206

The Deadbeats are playing at The Low Beat.

Giffy's Bar-B-Q Fundraiser

Date: Wed, Sep 28 - 28, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Where: Bethlehem Children's School, 12 Fisher Boulevard, Slingerlands, NY 12159
Cost: $12.00

On September 28th, we will be welcoming back Giffy's Bar-B-Q for our first fundraiser of the year. Their delicious dinner have been a great success in the past and we are looking forward to offering them to our families and the surrounding community. Orders placed by September 15th are $12.00 per dinner. If ordered after the 15th up until the day of, the cost is $15.00 per dinner. Each dinner includes 1/2 Giffy's chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll & butter, cookie and a beverage.

Interfaith Dialogue and Perspectives on End of Life Options

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Wm. K. Sanford Public Library, 629 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211

An interfaith panel of prominent clergy members will explore how their ethical and religious beliefs relate to end-of-life options and the proposed legislation authorizing medical aid in dying. Panelists will share their personal approaches and ethical frameworks underlying these sensitive and sometimes controversial issues.

Fashion on the Runway presented by Integra Optics and Marini Homes

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: Integra Optics, Airplane Hangar 202, 745 Albany Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110
Cost: Tickets are $125 or $75 for guests 30 years old and under. Contact Karen Coleman for more information at

IntegraOptics, a global provider of carrier-grade fiber-optic components and custom-engineered networking solutions, in conjunction with Marini Homes, will be hosting a women's and men's couture fall fashion show to benefit the Center for Disability Services. Participating boutiques will include Saks Fifth Avenue, Worth New York, and The Shoppes at Newton Plaza with all models' makeup and hair to be styled by Complexions Spa for Beauty & Wellness, Rumor's Salon and Spa, Jenna's Salon, and Jean Paul Salon & Spa.

R. Kelly at Palace Theatre Albany

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207

Lauded as an R&B legend, R. Kelly is one of the most successful artists of all time with over 40 million albums sold worldwide, 3 Grammy Awards, 6 American Music Awards, 6 Billboard Awards, and 8 Soul Train Awards. His chart-topping hits range from "Bump N' Grind" and "Your Body's Callin" to Grammy Award winning "I Believe I Can Fly" and everything in between. In addition to recent collaborations with Lady Gaga ("Do What U Want"), Justin Bieber ("PYD"), Phoenix ("Trying To Be Cool" remix) and Bruno Mars ("Gorilla" remix), R. Kelly has scored hit songs for Michael Jackson ("You Are Not Alone"), Celine Dion ("I'm Your Angel"), Maxwell ("Fortunate") and countless others.

Fireball Run

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Front Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

On September 29th, the internationally broadcast series Fireball Run, films the finale of an episode in the village. The Fireball Run follows 40 teams of contestants, driving fabulous cars on a "life sized trivia game on the road less traveled" to under-discovered places and obscure historic artifacts across the US. Each season highlights a different part of the country is an 8 day, 2000 mile journey.Working with the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County, the producers of Fireball Run have chosen Ballston Spa to be a finish line for one leg of the journey. On Thursday, September 29, from about 2 pm to 6 pm, Low Street and Front Street will be closed to regular traffic, while the production company sets up to film the cars and contestants arriving and their interactions with the people and places here in the village.

Hannah Rickards Film at EMPAC

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: EMPAC, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street Troy, NY 12180

The film titled "One can make out the surface only by placing any dark-colored object on the ground" is a performance that uses navigational techniques to choreograph the interaction of a moving camera with two performers.

The title refers to how one can travel in polar whiteout conditions by placing an object on the ground and continuing to place the object in front of you as you move forward. By this successive act, a pattern is formed, which can be viewed as a visual score for performance. Inspired by the graphic scores of Morton Feldman that explore musical composition as spatial terrain, London-based artist Hannah Rickards approaches the media infrastructure of EMPAC's Studio 1 in a similar fashion. A cable-suspended camera is maneuvered throughout the space in relation to the performers, capturing wide aerial shots as well as close-up detail of their gestures.

This performance has been developed specifically for the production environment of Studio 1 and will be the only time this work will be performed live. Following the artist's residency, "One can make out the surface..." will tour solely as a video installatio

Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 30 Second Street Troy, NY 12180
Cost: $78, $68, $58, $38

Don't miss two of the world's greatest troubadours, together at the acoustically perfect Hall for the first time!

Donna the Buffalo

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Cohoes City Music Hall, 58 Remsen Street, Cohoes, NY 12047
Cost: $20 plus fees

Boogie Stomp is presented at the newly renovated Cohoes City Music Hall.

Blake Shelton at Times Union Center- NY

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207

Blake Shelton Live at the Times Union Center!

10th Annual Autumn Evening in the Garden

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180
Cost: $150-$300 per individual (cost varies)

At this farm-to-chef extravaganza, Capital Roots celebrates the fall harvest with more than 300 guests each year. Chefs, hailing from the region's best restaurants, prepare culinary samples with fresh, seasonal ingredients, donated by local farmers.

Let live jazz music be your soundtrack to a course of 'Braised Pork with Plantain Butter and Pickled Shallots' made with meat raised in Troy. Pair it with whiskey, distilled in Albany and produced from locally grown grains. Win gift certificates while you finish your tasting experience with Elefante Dolce, a wine produced from Concord grapes grown in Altamont and 'Sweet Potato and Apple Bread Pudding' made with produce grown in Argyle.

Karaoke Night at VIA

Date: Thu, Sep 29 - 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Via Entertainment, 93 West Campbell Rd Schenectady, NY 12306

Let your inner superstar voice out at Via Entertainment's Karaoke Night held every thursday at 7:00pm! Drink specials and great food!

Troy Night Out

Date: Fri, Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Downtown Troy

Troy Night Out is a monthly arts and cultural event that takes place the last Friday of every month in Downtown Troy from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The event regularly draws thousands people onto the streets of Troy, and attendees are able to enjoy over art events, music venues, fine restaurants as well as unique boutiques of all varieties.

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox at Palace Theatre Albany

Date: Fri, Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox is a genre-busting, rotating collective of musicians and vocalists that reimagines modern pop hits in the style of jazz, ragtime, and swing classics of the 1920s-1950s. As arranger and producer, Bradlee has assembled a multi-talented group of performers who rework versions of popular modern songs.

Exhibition Opening - The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design

Date: Fri, Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12210
Cost: Free for AIHA members; $10 for non-members

Join us for a special night of celebration and refreshments as we open this dynamic new exhibition.

The Garcia Project live at The Madison Theater

Date: Fri, Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: 1036 Madison Avenue Albany, NY
Cost: $25

The Garcia Project performs actual, full, classic Jerry Garcia Band shows from the 70's, 80's and 90's

Double M Haunted Hayride

Date: Fri, Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Double M Haunted Hayrides, 678 New York 67, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Cost: $25.00

Double M Haunted Hayrides is the Capital District's #1 Haunted Attraction! Reservations are required.

The Hot Sardines

Date: Fri, Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: The Low Beat, 335 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Cost: $34.50

Take a blustery brass lineup, layer it over a rhythm section led by a stride-piano virtuoso in the Fats Waller vein, and tie the whole thing together with a one-of-the-boys frontwoman with a voice from another era, and you have the Hot Sardines. Along with their very own tap dancer, the Sardines play "hot jazz" with a bit of glamour, a little grit, and a lot of passion.
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