Weekend Events!

Downtown Albany Restaurant Week
When: Thu, Apr 14 and Fri, Apr 15, 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Participating Locations, Downtown Albany
Cost: $20.16
You’re invited to the 2016 Downtown Albany Restaurant Week! Join a few thousand of your closest friends and enjoy a 3 course meal for just $20.16 at participating restaurants.

Butterfly House at miSci
When: Thu, Apr 14 until Sun, Apr 17, 11:00 AM
Where: miSci (museum of innovation and science), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady
Cost: $6.50 +
Escape cabin fever, and discover hundreds of brilliantly colored native butterflies at miSci’s new indoor butterfly house.

The Road Kings Open Mic at Greenbush Inn
When: Thu, Apr 14, 6:30 PM
Where: Greenbush Inn, 10 Troy Rd., E Greenbush
Come join a great group of friends and musicians. The Greenbush Inn has an excellent stage and lighting. All skill levels come and perform solo or with us!

The Hellasexuals and more at The Low Beat
When: Thu, Apr 14, 8:00 PM
Where: The Low Beat, 335 Central Avenue Albany
4 bands at The Low Beat in Albany, The Hellasexuals, Girth Control, The Savage Randys, and On The Cinder.

Project/Object ft. Ike Willis & Don Preston play The Hollow
When: Thu, Apr 14, 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 79 North Pearl Street, Albany
Cost: $15
Project/Object – featuring Ike Willis and Don Preston – will perform at The Hollow Bar + Kitchen on April 14, 2016. Doors at 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM show.

Giffy’s BBQ Fundraiser
When: Fri, Apr 15, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Shaker Rd Loudonville Fire Department, 550 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany
Cost: $10.00
Shaker Rd Loudonville Fire Department is hosting a Giffy’s BBQ Fundraiser. Friday, April 15th, 4pm-7pm.

An Evening with America
When: Fri, Apr 15, 8:00 PM
Where: The Egg, Center for the Performing Arts, Empire State Plaza, Albany
Cost: $49.75-$84.75
America’s journey has found them exploring a wide variety of musical terrain.

Lewis Black
When: Fri, Apr 15, 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany
Cost: $29.75-$65.00
The Emperor’s New Clothes / The Naked Truth Tour LEWIS BLACK, GRAMMY Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working Thursday.

First Contact
When: Sat, Apr 16, 7:00 PM
Where: Steamer No.10 Theatre, 500 Western Ave, Albany
Cost: $10-15
An original Melodrama based on the 19th century style. FIRST CONTACT explores the first contact between the New World and . . . Alien visitors.

Clifton Park’s Trails and Parks Clean-Up Day
When: Sat, Apr 16, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Various
Everyone is invited to participate in this volunteer Clean-Up Day. With over 20 miles of Town Trails and 12 large Parks there are ample opportunities for community volunteers to help beautify and clean-up.

Children’s Star Sighting Show
When: Sat, Apr 16, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Henry Hudson Planetarium, 25 Quackenbush Square, Albany
Cost: $3.00 all seats
Interactive program exploring the stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky. Geared to children ages 3-7 and their families.

Estherville Animal Shelter Annual Spring Luncheon
When: Sat, Apr 16, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Van Patten Golf Club, 924 Main St., Clifton Park
Cost: $35 per person
Estherville is a privately owned “no kill” animal shelter that relies on fundraisers and donations. Please join us this April to support our continued efforts in rescuing animals.

Hudson Valley Hops 2016
When: Sat, Apr 16, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Avenue, Albany
Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door the day of the event
Come join us at the fifth annual Hudson Valley Hops! We’ll be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Wm.Newman’s Pale Ale.

William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar
When: Sat, Apr 16, 8:00 PM
Where: Proctor’s Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady
Cost: $20 Adult, $17 Senior/Student/Veteran, FREE for 12 and under
Unrest is afoot in Rome, as Cassius, Brutus, and other Roman Senators plot against the rise of Julius Caesar.

The Return of the Smash4 Band
When: Sat, Apr 16, 2016 until Sun, Apr 17, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Kings Inn, 6 McDonald Ave, Schenectady
Cost: $5.00
Playing “party rock” music featuring: Lila Laguna, Greg Nash, Jerry Brehm, and Tim Starin.

Collar City Cool
When: Sun, Apr 17, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Where: The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy
Cost: Free
Family Happening: Collar City cool FREE! Advance Registration Required.

Albany Word Fest
When: Sun, Apr 17, 2016 until Sat, Apr 23, 2016
Where: Various Locations Around Albany
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2016 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate New York.

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