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   DECEMBER 2016 - CAPITAL REGION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

December 1 - 17  SHAKER CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR
Shaker Heritage Society
1848 Shaker Meeting House  - Albany, NY  (518) 456-7890.

Shop local while supporting a small museum this holiday season! The Christmas Craft Fair features local and regional artisans selling popular items like handmade pottery, jewelry, gourmet preserves and chocolate, woven goods, stationary and art prints, photography, children’s toys and clothing, and more! This event helps support local businesses and a small non-profit.
10AM-4PM
Web Site

December 1 - 31    TRANSFORMING THE HYDE: THE FEIBES & SCHMITT GIFT
The Hyde Collection

161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY (518) 792-1761.
Selections from the recent gift of Modern art from the collection of Werner Feibes and the late James Schmitt will be exhibited. The gift represents a remarkable group of paintings, drawings, prints, mixed media, and sculpture by many of the world’s leading modern artists, including Josef Albers, Sol LeWitt, Grace Hartigan, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, Bridget Riley, and David Smith, among others.
MUSEUM HOURS
Web Site

December 1 - 31    2016 ARTISTS OF THE MOHAWK-HUDSON REGION
The Hyde Collection

161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY (518) 792-1761.
In the fall of 2016, The Hyde Collection will present the 80th anniversary of the Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region. The Hyde will mark this special occasion with a campus-wide exhibition juried by Michael Oatman, artist and associate professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Beyond work for The Hyde’s Wood Gallery, this year, Oatman and the Museum will accept proposals for interventions in Hyde House as well as sculpture on the grounds. The exhibition will take place from October 30 through December 31, 2016. The Hyde Collection is happy to continue its affiliation with the Albany Institute of History and Art and the University Art Museum at the University at Albany as the third collaborative sponsor of this long-standing exhibition, hosted by the three organizations on a rotating basis.
MUSEUM HOURS
Web Site

December 1 - 3    13TH ANNUAL HUGE BOOK SALE
Grace United Methodist Church

16 Hillcrest Drive - Ravena, NY (518) 756-6688.
We have over 30,000 books both fiction and non-fiction. Prices are $1.00 hard covers, .50 for paper backs. Buy 5 get one free. Children's books .25/5 for a $1. There will also be a mini rummage sale. Breakfast, snacks and lunch will be available Friday and Saturday. For more information call Joy (518-731-8076)or (518-756-6688 the church and leave a message).
DECEMBER 1 - 2 (9AM-3PM & 6-8PM), DECEMBER 3 (9AM-3PM)

December 1 - 4   60TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY GREENS SHOW
Historic Hart-Cluett House
59 Second Street - Troy, NY
The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) and the Van Rensselaer Garden Club will present the 60th Annual Greens Show, December 1 - 4, 2015. Thursday - 12pm to 8pm/Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - 12pm to 5pm. Enjoy a Troy holiday tradition with 12 rooms of the legan 1827 Federal-style Hart-Cluett House transformed into a unique holiday display. Inspired by this year's theme, The Fabulous Fifties, Van Rensselaer Garden Club members decorate the historic house with fresh trees, abundant flowers, and lush greens. Community Night holiday crafts for kids. Free evening admission. Tickets available at the door.
12-5PM
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December 1 - 31    PAY AS YOU WISH
The Hyde Collection

161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY (518) 792-1761.
The entire month, The Hyde Collection invites visitors to its Pay as you Wish program, in which the public visits the Museum and makes a voluntary contribution based on their experience. Come explore The Hyde, and bring your family and friends to experience the world-class museum just around the corner in Hometown USA. Vote for your favorite exhibition space of the AMHR with your Hyde admission sticker.
MUSEUM HOURS
Web Site

December 1 - 24  CAMELOT
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.

8PM
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December 1 - 31    FESTIVE ART CARD PARTY & POTLUCK
Independent Living Center Of The Hudson Valley

15-17 Third Street - Troy, NY (518) 495-5787.
Come to a Festive Art Card Party to get gifts for those who have everything. This show/party features the unique one of a kind greeting cards of local artist Susan Cohen. Susan is known for her elegant 3 dimensional cards for all different occasions. Customers can pick their favorite cards and put them is a festive gift box. At this show the card is the gift. Also Susan late mother Kathy Cohen was a well known glass artist. the last remaining of her colorful-abstract one of a kind glass pendants will be on sale. This event is free of charge and there is an appetizer pot-luch so bring a snack to share!
5-7PM

December 2 - 4    2016 OPEN HOUSE & GREENS SHOW------O CHRISTMAS TREE!
Mynderse-Frederick House
451 Main Street (Route 146) - Guilderland Center, NY

Sponsered by: Guilderland Garden Club & Guilderland Historical Society
*Free entertainment & refreshments
*Ornaments, wreaths & arrangements will be for sale
*Bring a non perishable donation for a local food pantry
A portion of the proceeds from donations & sales will benefit The Thacher Park Center - Capital Campaign
DEC 2ND 4-8PM/DEC 3RD 1-5PM/DEC 4TH 1-5PM
Web Site

December 2     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

December 2    KARAOKE w/ KEVIN THE GOODMAN
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

7:30PM
Web Site

December 2    ART AT OVERIT: VIDEO GAMES
Overit
435 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY

As part of the Upstate Artists Guild's 1st Friday Albany, Overit will host Art at Overit: Video Games on Friday, December 2 at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature video game themed artwork, virtual reality (VR) demos, and video game-inspired musical performances. Artists and experts will showcase the art and technology related to this creative industry, along with the opportunity for attendees to demo games and purchase artwork. Artists and experts will include creatives from Overit, Ilium VR, 1st Playable Productions, Spaceout VR, and Geek Musica. For more information, visit ArtAtOverit[dot]com or follow Overit at Facebook[dot]com/OveritMedia.
5:30PM
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December 2    4TH ANNUAL GIFTED ARTISAN FAIR
Albany Barn
56 2nd Street - Albany, NY

Whether you’re shopping for dozens or only for one, For eight nights of gifting or one morning of fun, Join us 1st Friday for the opening of “Gifted,” We promise your holiday spirits will be lifted! Gift a local artist some coin in their pocket By shopping our gallery while sipping hot chocolate! Join us for live music, refreshments, and unique art, fashion, accessories & more- made by local artists and artisans. Opening reception to be held 1st Friday, December 2nd from 6-9pm. Vendors: Hoops by Jem, Mariaville Goat Farm, BACON Handmade Neckwear, RetrospectArt, Emily Dorr, Robert Ciampolillo, Magnolia Oil, Sam Davies, Notable Stitches, and Work of a Kind.
*20% of all purchases made will help us to Raise the Barn
5-9PM
Web Site

December 2    LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

December 2   DJ CHERCHIO
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

10-11PM
Web Site

December 2    LADIES NIGHT - SEX IN THE CITY
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany
, NY  (518) 499-3532.
10PM/21+ NO COVER
Web Site

December 2    BOOK LAUNCH EVENT
The Hyde Collection

161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY (518) 792-1761.
The Hyde Collection continues its celebration of the 80th annual Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region exhibition. Buy a catalogue from the show, then meet the artists featured in it. RSVP by contacting Colette at 518-792-1761 ext. 310 or adminassist@hydecollection.org. Admission included with purchase of the exhibition book
5:30-7:30PM
Web Site

December 2   BINGO
Boys & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County
544 Broadway - Rensselaer, NY (518) 465-3403.

Over $1500 in prizes/Concession/Pull Tabs/Spacious Bingo Hall/Ages 10+ Only/Door card prices start at $3.00
DOORS OPEN @ 6PM, BINGO BEGINS @ 7:15PM

December 2  HARRY T. BURLEIGH 150TH COMMEMORATION
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949) was a trail-blazing African-American singer, composer, and arranger who sang in Saratoga Springs' Bethesda Church choir before going on to international fame. His performances and arrangements of African-American spirituals helped to preserve and popularize an essential strand of American music. Acclaimed Baritone Stephen Salters - who sings "like God on a good day ... intensely imaginative and adventurous" (Washington Post) - brings to life Burleigh's inspiring and historic music.
Tickets: $8 adults, $5 seniors, free for students & children
8PM
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   DECEMBER 2016 - CAPITAL REGION CALENDAR OF EVENTS (cont'd.)

December 2  DISNEY'S QUEEN OF KATWE
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
The colorful, true story of a young girl whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess. With the support she receives from her family and community, she is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international champion. Directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding), the film stars Golden Globe® nominee David Oyelowo (Selma), Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave), and newcomer Madina Nalwanga. Rated PG for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material. 124 minutes.
2:30PM, 5PM & 7:30PM/$5
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December 3 - 4   CHRISTMAS LAND
Altamont Vineyard & Winery
3001 Furbeck Road - Altamont, NY
Come Celebrate Christmas Land at the Altamont Winery & Vineyard! A holiday destination for all ages.
November 26 & 27 and December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 from 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Highlights include:

Ornament decorating
Wine tasting
Christmas cookie decorating
Local artisans and crafters' displays
Carolers
A light display
Food and beverages available for purpose
You can also visit and take a picture with Santa Claus and his elves!
2-8PM/FREE
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December 3 - 4  NORTHEAST BALLET'S ANNUAL THE NUTCRACKER
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
From its radiant score to its comforting sense of tradition during a festive season, The Nutcracker is perfect holiday entertainment! With the Sugar Plum Fairy and live horse and carriage, this narrated version of The Nutcracker is a wonderful introduction to the magical world of ballet and created especially for schools.
10AM/$7-$15
Web Site

December 3 - 4  ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR
St. Peter Armenian Church
100 Troy Schenectady Road - Watervliet, NY  (518) 274-3673.
The event will feature a variety of delicious Armenian foods to enjoy on site or to take home and stock your freezer, a community outreach to support Community Hospice (donations may be made during the bazaar), musical entertainment, a caricaturist, a variety of vendors for your holiday shopping pleasure and a 50/50 raffle to be drawn on December 4th (winners need not be present at time of drawing). Of course, what Holiday Bazaar would be complete without a visit from Santa Claus? Jolly Old St. Nicholas will make a special appearance to delight children of all ages. You can even have a photo taken with Santa Claus which makes a great holiday gift for friends and loved ones.. The “Hye” (Armenian) Kitchen and Bake Shop will be stocked and ready to serve delicious Armenian foods including Madzoon ov kufteh (a yogurt based soup with meatballs), Lahmajeun (Armenian meat pizza), Sini Kufteh (meat and bulgur wheat filled with sautéed onions and spices). Dolma (stuffed peppers), Choreg (Armenian sweet bread), Armenian String Cheese, Paklava (nut-filled filo dough pastry), Khadaif (shredded dough filled with nuts and/or cream) Boereg (cheese filled filo dough triangles), Ghourabia (Armenian shortbread cookies) Simit (sesame topped cookies) and so much more. All foods are sold and served ala carte so that you can sample and enjoy the many flavors available to tempt your palate.
11AM-5PM ON 12/3 & 12-4PM ON 12/4
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December 3 - 18  10TH ANNUAL SCHENECTADY FESTIVAL OF TREES
Schenectady County Historical Society
32 Washington Avenue - Albany, NY
Visit beautifully decorated trees in the YWCA and the Schenectady County Historical Society. Community organizations, schools, groups, clubs, businesses and families are welcome to decorate a tree.
9AM-4PM/ADULTS $5, CHILDREN $2, UNDER 5 FREE
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December 3    FREE LIVE MUSIC SHOWS
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

December 3    LIVE MUSIC
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

9:00PM
Web Site

December 3   80s WITH THE LADIES
The Roadhouse Grille
27 Fuller Road - Albany, NY (518) 489-3170.

9:30PM-1AM
Web Site

December 3  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 3    LUCKY STRIKE SOCIAL
Juniper Hall - EDM Nightclub

1 Crossgates Mall Road - Albany, NY (518) 556-3350.
Join us for the ultimate nightclub experience at the Jupiter Hall Albany - every Saturday, beginning October 8th, inside Lucky Strike Social Albany! Lose yourself in pure electronic bliss as breathtaking bass & seismic synth pulsate through the dancefloor - featuring a dazzling array of lights, on-screen visuals, huge LED panels and more! Bringing a group? Share a table or two for the ultimate VIP experience - complete with select bottles & mixers, a private seating area, dedicated cocktail waitress and more! {Tickets sold at door on night of show} $10 Cover ★ Doors at 10pm ★ 21+
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AMENITIES:
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☞Bottle Service
☞VIP Tables
☞Private Couches
☞Massive Dance Floor
☞Vegas-style Lights
☞Huge LED Panels
☞Premium Cocktails
☞Craft Beer
☞Co2 Cannons
☞and much, much more!
**NEAT, FITTED ATTIRE REQUIRED**
10PM-2AM/EVERY SATURDAY
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December 3  WOVEN REED ORNAMENT WORKSHOP w/SANDY SALADA
Shaker Heritage Society
25 Meeting House Road - Albany, NY  (518) 456-7890.
In this workshop you’ll make two ornaments from three choices offered: woven reindeer from reed or ash, an eight pointed snowflake made in reed, or a puffy heart ornament made in reed. Perfect for your home or as a wonderfully unique, handmade holiday gift! No prior experience is necessary. This workshop is suitable for ages 14 and up. This is a 3-hour workshop. If you’re unable to finish your ornaments, you may schedule additional class time with Sandy for a fee. Registration with payment is required by November 25th. The workshop is $25 per person and includes the $10 materials fee.
10AM-3PM
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December 3   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
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December 3  OUT OF THE PITS ADOPTION CLINIC
Healthy Pet Center
775 New Loudon Road- Latham, NY  (518) 783-7387.
Looking for an opportunity to meet the dogs we have for adoption? Well this is it. Join us and our dogs at an adoption clinic to be held at the Healthy Pet Center store in Latham, NY. Our dogs and puppies in need of homes will be on hand to greet you. Please visit our Facebook page the night before the clinic for a list of the dogs/pups that will be attending. We will also have Out of the Pits’ merchandise available for sale (T-Shirts, Sweats, Mugs and more). Admission is free. Merchandise is priced separately. Information about both our foster and adoption processes can be found at www.outofthepits.org
11AM-1PM
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December 3  SKIDMORE GUITAR ENSEMBLE
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
Coached by Joel Brown/Free & open to the public.
8PM
Web Site

December 3  BROTHER SUN CD RELEASE: WEIGHTS & WINGS
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Brother Sun is warm as a campfire, stirring as a gospel church, rousing as a call to arms - an explosion of musical diversity and harmony in the finest of male singing traditions.
5:30PM/$26 ADVANCE/$28 DAY OF/$40 ADVANCE
Web Site

December 3   THE ZEN OF IMPROV: ONE-DAY INTENSIVE w/PAM VICTOR
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
Take the improv rules you’ve carefully learned. And (lovingly) throw ‘'em out the window. What you need lies right in front of you. In this delicious one- or two-day intensive, you’ll immerse yourself in a uniquely natural and self-affirming approach to discovery-based, longform improvisation. You’ll focus on being more aware of the scene that’s revealing itself onstage and following where the scene wants to go…while letting go of the need to work so damn hard and “make stuff up.” This mindful approach is developed in part from what Pam Victor learned over the two years of writing Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ & Dave Book with legendary improvisers TJ Jagodowski and Dave Pasquesi. Together you’ll practice: improvising one small step at a time by paying attention at the ninja detective level seeking joy and effortlessness in our scenework focusing on emotional relationship rather than words in a scene utilizing “Heat” and “Weight” to discover existing relationship between characters performing from a place of ease and joy, and trust in yourself, your scene partners improvisation, and the moment playing the scene in the here and now Join Pam for the Zen of Improv: it’s good for the stage and it’s good for the soul!
10AM-4PM
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December 3    BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site

December 3   LATIN NIGHTS
Joe Malone's Mexican Irish Restaurant
405 River Street
- Troy, NY (518) 273-2196.

7PM

Web Site

December 3    JOEY BELLDONNA'S CHIEF BIG WAY
Chrome Food & Spirit

405 Hudson River Road - Waterford, NY (518) 326-2725.
Bands that Chief Big Way covers include: AC/DC, Alice In Chains, Anthrax, Bad Company, Black Sabbath, Bon Jovi, Boston, Bryan Adams, Cheap Trick, Collective Soul, Cream, Creed, Deep Purple, Dio, Doors, Eagles, Eric Clapton, Foreigner, Free, Grand Funk, Iron Butterfly, James Gang, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Walsh, Journey, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, Lit, Lynard Skynard, Ozzy Osbourne, Pink Floyd, Queen, Rolling Stones, Rush, Shinedown, Steppenwolf, The Who, Tommy Tutone, Triumph, Van Halen, ZZ Top.....
8PM-1AM

Web Site

December 4  SUNDAY BRUNCH
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.

11AM-3PM
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December 4   GREAT TRAIN EXTRAVAGANZA
Empire State Plaza
Convention Center - Albany, NY  (518) 668-9892.
There will be operating layouts in most if not all gauges
GTE 2016 will again feature a massive, operating model train layout made entirely of … Legos! This layout always delights guests young and old alike! Another big hit from recent years, the Roaming Railroad, will be returning with train rides for kids and grandkids. The ideal place to do your holiday shopping, there will be more than 300 tables of model trains, train sets, parts & accessories, scenery items, books, videos, DVDs, prints, railroad memorabilia and related items for sale. In addition there will be educational displays and free Seminars. Refreshments will also be available. Many other family activities are being held at the adjoining Empire State Plaza the same weekend so why not bring the entire family for a fun day out. These activities typically include food and craft show, Christmas tree lighting, meet Santa and special holiday activities at the New York State Museum.
10AM-4PM
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December 4   HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING & FIREWORKS FESTIVAL
Empire State Plaza
Convention Center - Albany, NY  (518) 668-9892.
The annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Empire State Plaza is scheduled for December 4 from 1:00PM - 8:00PM!
1-8PM
Web Site

December 4   MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS
The Palace
19 Clinton Avenue - Albany, NY
Celebrate the magic of the season with family and friends at the Capital Region's premiere holiday celebration. Festive carols and sparkling holiday favorites led by Music Director, David Alan Miller. Of course, the program culminates with a very special visit from Santa Claus himself.
3PM/$28-$42
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December 4   BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
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December 4   MNSS UPSTATE NY CHAPTER HOLIDAY GALA
Century House
997 New Loudon Road - Latham, NY (518) 869-3670.
Join us for the 3rd Annual NMSS Upstate NY Chapter Holiday Gala hosted by Waldron's Walkers & Snyder's Striders on Sunday, December 4, 2016! We will also kick off Walk MS 2017. Attire is “holidayish” and comfortable!
Highlights include:
Hors d'oeuvres & cash bar
Dinner
Dancing
FUNdraising
Make your paid reservation by Friday, November 18 for a chance to win a $100 Macy's gift card! Deadline for all paid reservations is Tuesday, November 29
6-10PM/$50 PER PERSON ($10 DONATION TO NMSS)
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December 4  SKIDMORE WIND ENSEMBLES
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
Coached by Jan Vinci/Free & open to the public.
7PM
Web Site

December 4  SWEETS AND TREATS WITH SANTA
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Cookies, cocoa, crafts and the star of the season: Santa! This event sells out quickly so reserve your seats now.
12:30PM/$10-$20
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December 4   VICTORIAN STROLL
Downtown
Troy, NY
Celebrate the holidays Victorian style at the Troy Victorian Stroll, taking place on Sunday, December 4, 2016! This year marks the 34th anniversary of the Victorian Stroll. The theme for this year is Celebrating Troy's Bicentennial! The city of Troy closes the streets to traffic for the evening to allow for this festive event. The Victorian Strolls runs from 11:00am to 5:00pm and has long been a heartwarming tradition for thousands of local families and visitors from all over the Northeast. In fact, this is the largest free holiday festival in the entire Northeast with more than 100 live performances throughout the day!
11AM-5PM
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December 5    HANDEL'S MESSIAH
The Cathedral Of All Saints
62 South Swan Street - Albany, NY  (800) 838-3006.

Woodrow Bynum leads The Cathedral of All Saints Choir of Men & Boys, and The Cathedral Consort in a performance of Handel's masterpiece, MESSIAH at 7 p.m. on Tuesday 6 December. The work, sung in its entirety, features guest soloists Sarah Brailey, soprano, Emily Marvosh, alto, Jonas Budris, tenor, and Nathaniel Webster, baritone, and is performed in the Gothic splendor of The Cathedral of All Saints. All Tickets are General Admission. VIP-Prime tickets reserve you the best spot in the Cathedral and may not be available on the night of the performance.
7PM
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December 5    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
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December 5    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
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December 5    FERRY-OKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

December 5  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

December 5    MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

December 5  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

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December 5  SKIDMORE BIG BAND
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
Directed by Mark Vinci/Free & open to the public
8PM
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December 5  BY SIDNEY LUMET
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Via a never-before-seen interview made a few years before his death, director Sidney Lumet guides us through his life and work in this intimate, new American Masters documentary. Powerfully dramatic and wildly entertaining films such as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, 12 Angry Men, and Network, are just part of the canon of one of the most socially conscious directors in the history of cinema. With his typical candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what mattered to him as an artist and a human being. Not rated. 103 minutes
2:45PM, 5PM & 7:15PM/$5
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December 5  SENIOR SCIENCE DAY AFTERNOON LECTURE
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights - Schenectady, NY  (518) 382-7890.
Today's topic: Updates from the Robots on Mars.

Curious about Curiosity? Join us to learn more about this science laboratory in outer space as it explores the planet Mars. In October 2016 President Obama declared "We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America's story in space: sending humans to Mars by the 2030s and returning them safely to Earth, with the ultimate ambition to one day remain there for an extended time". The Dudley Observatory at miSci is committed to lifelong learning and has created programming specifically designed for adults and senior citizens! Come explore the museum on a quiet afternoon, then join the Dudley Observatory for an exciting astronomy lesson presented by our Outreach Astronomer, Dr. Valerie Rapson.
Cost: Senior Admission to miSci- $9.00 (for 65+), FREE for miSci members. Regular adult admission is $10.50
Come early or stay after the lesson to enjoy the many exhibits miSci has to offer! The museum is open from 9 am – 5 pm. You need not be a senior citizen to attend.
3-4PM
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December 5   MUSICAL IMPROV SAMPLER (3-WEEK CLASS)
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
This 3-week improv sampler class will give you a taste of all the musical improv goodness we have to offer! We'll teach you some face-paced musical improv games, to play with genre on the fly, and how to burst into song mid-scene with some longform improv music work. It's a taste of some of the exciting new options we'll be offering up in the next year and we've got this special December sampler to tide you over til then. This class is recommended for improvisers who know the basics, and already have at least a little experience improvising song. Mondays in December 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
7-9:30PM
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December 5   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508.

Games Begin At 7:30PM

December 6 - 9    HOLIDAY NORTHEAST ART & CRAFT SHOW - PART 2
Empire State Plaza
North Concourse - Albany, NY

This indoor Art & Craft Show provides a great opportunity to sell to employees at the Empire State Plaza and adjoining buildings.
9AM-3PM

December 6  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
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December 6  TRIVIA NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Test your Trivia knowledge with us and enjoy $2.50 Labatt Blue Drafts, and play for prizes including free food and drinks, plus a chance to win $25 off your bill for the night.
7PM
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December 6  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.
7PM
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December 6   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
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December 6  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
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December 6    TEAM TRIVIA
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
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December 6  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
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December 6  THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER w/GUEST MC KURTIS BLOW
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
A holiday mash-up for the whole family. Visually exciting and bold, The Hip Hop Nutcracker re-imagines Tchaikovsky’s classic score through explosive hip hop choreography—along with rap legend Kurtis Blow to BREAK it up!
7:30PM/$20-$45
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December 7 - 8  SENIOR HOLIDAY SALE
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY
Come support our Senior Crafters. Event open to 55 and older.
10AM-2PM

December 7 - 8  FESTIVE EATS
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Add convenience to the holidays with a hot, kid-friendly buffet prior to performances of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer The Musical.
5:30PM DEC 7TH/5:30PM DEC 8TH
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December 7 - 8  RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER THE MUSICAL
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
The original television classic comes to life! The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.
$20-$57
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December 7  TRIVIA
Blue 82
82 North Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 445-8082.

8:30PM
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December 7    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
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December 7   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

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December 7  SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

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December 7    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 7   PADRAIG AND FRIENDS
Power's Irish Pub

130 Meyer Road - Clifton Park, NY (518) 406-5561.
Come join our favorite Dubliner and his friends as he sing your favorite Irish tunes!
8PM

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December 7   JAZZ GUITAR MASTERS JOHN STOWELL & MARK KLEINHAUT
Universal Preservation Hall (UPH)

25 Washington Street - Saratoga Springs, NY (518) 584-2627.
Capital District Jazz and Universal Preservation Hall invite you to enjoy an evening of jazz guitar wizardry with two renowned jazz guitarists to celebrate the release of their new CD “Cross Country Lines”. John Stowell and Mark Kleinhaut combine their unique styles to produce music of remarkable beauty. Using the Great American Songbook as inspiration they reimagine the repertoire to create improvisatory flights that are strikingly original, harmoniously textured, mysterious, melodic and romantic. Jazz Times writer Bill Milkowski notes of the duo’s CD “The two guitarists mesh so beautifully… some real six-string magic happens that will make guitar aficionados sit up and take notice.” This intimate concert is perfect for a mid-week date night during Saratoga Springs restaurant week. Also, in furtherance of its mission to expand the audience for Jazz, Capital District Jazz is especially pleased to invite those 18 and younger to attend this performance free of charge, and encourages parents to share this experience with their kids. Tickets are $15.
7:30PM

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December 7   IMPROV 102: 4-WEEK INTRO TO IMPROV COMEDY
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
This four-night class will guide students through the basics of performing improvisational theatre. Students will learn the foundations of improv and learn to perform this collaborative art with a supportive ensemble. The course will dive into “Yes, and…”, celebrating failure, making your partner look good, developing relationships in scenes, playing to the top of their intelligence and striving for truth in comedy. Wednesdays in December: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
Price: $100
7-9:30PM
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December 7   IMPROV 200: SCENEWORK FUNDAMENTALS - 4 WEEK CLASS
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
The lights come up, the lights go down. What happens in between is the scene. How do you make that brief time riveting for your audience? We’ve got a few ideas! Fundamentals: Scenework focuses on the core of improvised theatre, the two-person scene. This course will center on creating scenes with a satisfying beginning, middle and end that will delight audiences. From establishing a strong base reality to playing with status, this class is great for new students or returning veterans looking to sharpen their skills.  Wednesdays in December 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
7-9:30PM
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December 8 - 9  SANTA SALE
Empire State Plaza
279 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY
We will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths.
10AM-3PM

December 8   THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
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December 8   KARAOKE
International Bar & Restaurant
90 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (646) 912-5507.

The latest fad is now in Albany. Every Thursday come sing the night away to your favorite song or come enjoy the show while enjoying drinks from our specials. Doors open at 8 PM with FREE admission all night.
8PM-3AM

December 8   ROCK & LOL COMEDY OPEN MIC
Savannah's Albany's Dublin Underground

1 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 426-9647.
8-11PM

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December 8    INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
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December 8  LADIES' NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Live DJ and Drink Specials all Night. Have a few drinks and dance the night away.
9PM-MIDNIGHT
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December 8  BINGO
Elks Lodge
8 4th Avenue - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-6363.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 8     BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

December 8   COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

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December 8    HYDE NIGHT OUT: GALLERY TALK w/MICHAEL OATMAN
The Hyde Collection

161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY (518) 792-1761.
Meet Michael Oatman, guest juror for the 80th Annual Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region. RSVP by contacting Colette at 518-792-1761 ext. 310 or adminassist@hydecollection.org.
$8 for members / $10 for non-members
6:30PM
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December 8  SKIDMORE CONCERT BAND
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
Directed by Milton Lee/Free & open to the public.
8PM
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December 8    OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
This open mic is for all styles of music and spoken word performance, including poetry, comedy, and storytelling. Most of what you'll hear is original songs on acoustic instruments, but we warmly welcome whatever you have to offer. Performer registration is from 7 to 7:25 PM. Performances start at 7:30. No advance registration by phone is permitted. Participants play two songs or speak for 10 minutes. Excessive profanity and vulgarity are strongly discouraged. Please bear in mind that Caffè Lena is not a bar and often has children in the audience. No advanced ticket sales. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
7PM/$3 DOOR
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December 8    BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

December 8  RUDOLPH: THE MUSICAL
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. Come see all of your favorite characters Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey, Bumble, Clarice, Yukon, Cornelius, the misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph as they come to life in an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has become a beloved Christmas classic, capturing the hearts and wonder of generations of fans. Grades: K - 4
10AM/GROUPS 10 OR MORE $12/$13, INDIVIDUALS $47
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December 8   BINGO AT GERMANIA HALL
Troy German Hall
309 3rd Avenue & 107th Street - Troy, NY  (518) 237-5008.
Games start at 7 PM, Kitchen open from 5 to 7 PM. Prizes to $1,250 - two 50/50 games. Lighted Parking Lot, Sliding chair at entrance to help those with problems with stairs.
Doors Open At 5:00PM
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December 8  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
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December 9 - 10   SANTA LAND DIARIES w/DAVID SEDARIS
The Linda WAMC's Performing Arts Studio
339 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 465-5233.
This December 9th and 10th, Confetti Stage will present David Sedaris’ curdled classic, The Santaland Diaries. For everyone who gets nauseous at the mere mention of “Dominic the Donkey”, “Black Friday Door-busters”, and “That one must-have toy of the season!”, here is the Christmas show that understands, and provides an antidote to Holiday Overload. The Santaland Diaries is a wicked comedy detailing one man’s time working as an elf in the very special purgatory that is, was, and will always be Macy’s Santaland. Adapted from real-life experiences, the show’s hero tells a story of horrible children, worse parents, long hours of cheek-breaking smiles, dashed attempts at love and fortune, and then, possibly, a moment of surprising revelation. This is a fabulously dark comedy, a true joy to perform, and the one holiday show this season that doesn’t need an insulin chaser.
7:30PM/$15, OR FOUR FOR $50
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December 9 - 18  'TWAS THE LAND OF THE NIGHT BEFORE
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Make this family musical part of your holiday tradition as 'Twas the Land of the Night Before returns to Proctors! Twas the Land of the Night Before is a heartwarming musical family comedy about an enchanting village where everyone enthusiastically prepares for the holiday morning ­ ALL the time. Exchanging presents but never opening them, decorating and undecorating the tree, it's all part of their simple and content daily life. Until one day, when a likeable bumbling soul wanders into the town and promises everyone he can show them all about the holiday. Join us as Yule, along with his faithful sidekick Satchel, meet the various townsfolk including the Mayor, Toymaker, Ribbon Meister, a generous family, and Aristotle and Einstein, the town simpletons. Everyone loves Yule (even when he keeps doing things all wrong) and is excited about the promises he brings, except for the Teacher, who wants things to stay just the way they are ­ she just doesn't trust Yule, and what he is trying to do.
$20/$18 (SENIORS & 12 AND UNDER)
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December 9     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
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December 9    KARAOKE w/ KEVIN THE GOODMAN
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

7:30PM
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December 9    LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
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December 9   DJ CHERCHIO
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

10-11PM
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December 9    LADIES NIGHT - SEX IN THE CITY
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany
, NY  (518) 499-3532.
10PM/21+ NO COVER
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December 9   SOMEDAY AT CHRISTMAS
Shenendehowa United Methodist Church
Route 146 - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 371-6681.
The Clifton Park Community Chorus and The Choraliers of Schenectady Present - Someday At Christmas - an evening of new and traditional holiday music. Admission is FREE!
7PM
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December 9   BINGO
Boys & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County
544 Broadway - Rensselaer, NY (518) 465-3403.

Over $1500 in prizes/Concession/Pull Tabs/Spacious Bingo Hall/Ages 10+ Only/Door card prices start at $3.00
DOORS OPEN @ 6PM, BINGO BEGINS @ 7:15PM

December 9   LA SALLE INSTITUTE CHRISTMAS w/THE CADETS BAND CONCERT
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 2nd Street - Troy, NY  (518) 273-8945.
La Salle Institute presents: "Christmas with the Cadets" December 9, 2016, 7:00 pm at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. The evening will include performances from the dedicated Middle School Band and the distinguished Symphonic Band. Join us for an enchanting evening of music, where you will enjoy traditional seasonal favorites, famous classics and new renditions with sophisticated performances by La Salle Cadets. This event will sell out. Get tickets while they last!
7PM
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December 10 - 11   CHRISTMAS LAND
Altamont Vineyard & Winery
3001 Furbeck Road - Altamont, NY
Come Celebrate Christmas Land at the Altamont Winery & Vineyard! A holiday destination for all ages.
November 26 & 27 and December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 from 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Highlights include:

Ornament decorating
Wine tasting
Christmas cookie decorating
Local artisans and crafters' displays
Carolers
A light display
Food and beverages available for purpose
You can also visit and take a picture with Santa Claus and his elves!
2-8PM/FREE
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December 10    THURSDAY MUSICAL CLUB CHRISTMAS CONCERT
First Reformed Church of Schenectady
8 North Church Street - Schenectady, NY

The Thursday Musical Club directed by Julie Panke and accompanied by Elinore Farnum will present a Christmas Concert. Music of Mozart, Liszt, Meacham and Rutter will be included. Guest artists are Jean Hayes, Flautists and the Thursday Musical Club scholarchip recipients from Schenectady Community College and Niskayuna High School. Tickets are $15 and $12 (for seniors and children) and available at the door and from TMC members.
2:30PM
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December 10    THE NUTCRACKER
Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center

6050 Main Street - Tannersville, NY (518) 263-2063.
Catskill Mountain Foundation, in cooperation with Victoria Rinaldi, the Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory New York, and Margo Sappington, presents the world’s favorite ballet--The Nutcracker--which enchants audiences young and old across the world during the holiday season. The long tradition of The Nutcracker will draw you into its magical realm, never to be forgotten.

In this special production, Valentina Kozlova will stage the snow scene and second act, inspired by the Bolshoi Ballet production of her youth. Margo Sappington will play the role of Auntie Drosselmeyer. Victoria Rinaldi will once again work with local children and adults to stage the party scene, the battle, the second act angels and Mother Ginger.
7:30PM
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December 10    FREE LIVE MUSIC SHOWS
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

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December 10    LUCKY STRIKE SOCIAL
Juniper Hall - EDM Nightclub

1 Crossgates Mall Road - Albany, NY (518) 556-3350.
Join us for the ultimate nightclub experience at the Jupiter Hall Albany - every Saturday, beginning October 8th, inside Lucky Strike Social Albany! Lose yourself in pure electronic bliss as breathtaking bass & seismic synth pulsate through the dancefloor - featuring a dazzling array of lights, on-screen visuals, huge LED panels and more! Bringing a group? Share a table or two for the ultimate VIP experience - complete with select bottles & mixers, a private seating area, dedicated cocktail waitress and more! {Tickets sold at door on night of show} $10 Cover ★ Doors at 10pm ★ 21+
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☞Bottle Service
☞VIP Tables
☞Private Couches
☞Massive Dance Floor
☞Vegas-style Lights
☞Huge LED Panels
☞Premium Cocktails
☞Craft Beer
☞Co2 Cannons
☞and much, much more!
**NEAT, FITTED ATTIRE REQUIRED**
10PM-2AM/EVERY SATURDAY
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December 10    THE 11TH ANNUAL SANTA SPEEDO SPRINT
25 South Allen Street

Albany, NY
The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy (ASAP), in association with the Albany All-Star Roller Derby, is pleased to present the 11th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint! Net proceeds benefit the Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center. Come out for a great day! December 10, 2016 - The Albany Santa Speedo Sprint and Winter WonderLark! Info on signing-up for the race is coming soon!
11AM-3:30PM/$25

December 10    ST. PETER'S CARDIAC & VASCULAR CENTER LAST RUN 5K
Downtown

Albany, NY (518) 434-2032.
The 20th Annual St. Peter's Cardiac & Vascular Center Albany Last Run 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful course through Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park and a spectacular fireworks show!

Following the race, awards recognition and posting of results takes place at the Empire State Plaza Concourse at the base of the Egg, featuring age-based divisional awards and random prize drawings. This race also features chip timing. All registered runners will receive a Last Run 5K wicking fabric shirt (sizes not guaranteed).

Bibs will be available based on the last name of registrant. If picking up multiple bibs for family members please see multiple bib line and be prepared to sign a form for all participants you are picking up for. Last Run staff are not responsible for lost bibs, so please be sure to keep your bib safe once picked up!

Awards will be given to the 1st place male and female runners. Top three male and female finishers in each of the following categories will also receive awards: 15 and under; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+; middle of the pack. The post-race party for all registered runners takes place at the Empire State Plaza North Concourse.
5PM/$25-$35

December 10    LIVE MUSIC
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

9:00PM
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December 10   80s WITH THE LADIES
The Roadhouse Grille
27 Fuller Road - Albany, NY (518) 489-3170.

9:30PM-1AM
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December 10  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
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December 10   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
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December 10  SKIDMORE COLLEGE ORCHESTRA: "A WORLD PREMIERE & DVORAK ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION"
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
Anthony G. Holland, Conductor
SIBELIUS: Karelia Overture, Op, 10
CHOBANIAN: World Premiere: Variations on an Israeli Theme for 2 Guitars & Orchestra
Special guest conductor: Dr. Loris Chobanian
Guest guitar soloists: Bryan Reichert & Chris Ellicott
DVOŘÁK: "Songs my Mother Taught Me" (from Gypsy Songs)
"Song to the Moon" (from the opera Rusalka)
Special guest soprano: Sylvia Stoner
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”) Movements 2 & 4
Tickets: $8 adults, $5 seniors, free for students & children
8PM
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December 10  DOWNTOWN SCHENECTADY'S CITY HALL-IDAY
City Hall
105 Jay Street - Schenectady, NY
Members of the regional community are invited to gather family and friends and head to Schenectady’s spectacular City Hall in the heart of downtown for a fun-filled afternoon of music, crafts, demonstrations, performances and more at Downtown Schenectady’s City Hall-iday on Saturday, December 12 from Noon-4:00 p.m. Presented by the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation (DSIC) with assistance from the City of Schenectady, this annual event is the largest free holiday celebration in Schenectady County. Schenectady City Hall, located at 105 Jay Street, will throw its doors open to the public for hours of holiday-themed entertainment. FREE activities visitors can enjoy during “Downtown Schenectady’s City Hall-iday” include:
Horse-drawn carriage rides around City Hall
Family photos with Santa
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12-4PM

December 10  MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Kris Kringle fills in for Santa Claus in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, and proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the store on 34th Street. Kringle subsequently causes an uproar when he sends Macy’s customers to a rival store for better deals. But, when he claims he is the real Santa Claus, Kringle is forced to go on trial to defend his own sanity! Will he be able to prove he is who he claims to be? Will he be able to prove to the world that Santa really exists? With a touching story and wonderful songs, such as “Just Imagine,” “Macy's Madrigals,” and “I Believe in Miracles,” you will truly believe in the miracles of the season. Rediscover your own childhood - and restore your faith in miracles - in this fun-filled musical classic for the whole family.
2PM & 8PM/$20-$45
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December 10   IMPROV 101: INTRO TO IMPROV
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
101 is a one-off class to introduce you to the basics of the art of improvisation. Students learn the core improv concepts of “Yes, and...,” celebrating failure, and making your partner look good to collaboratively create scenes and stories. Through exercises and games, this course will guide you toward better listening skills, to trust your creative instincts, and be present in the moment. Whether you want to do improvisation on the stage or be a better communicator and more spontaneous off-stage, this class is a great place to start.
10:30AM-12:30PM
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December 10    BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
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December 10   LATIN NIGHTS
Joe Malone's Mexican Irish Restaurant
405 River Street
- Troy, NY (518) 273-2196.

7PM

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December 10   SOCCER INSIGHTS w/JACK BELL & ERIN SULLIVAN
Voorheesville Public Library
51 School Road - Voorheesville, NY  (518) 765-2791.
Join us as Jack Bell, Senior Media Specialist for the North American Soccer League and Erin Sullivan, Men's Soccer Coach at Williams College discuss the ins and outs of the game. They will answer your questions—about the game, the players and anything else soccer-related—from both professional and college points of view. We are honored to bring these two soccer experts to the library and have them share their perspectives and experience. The snow date is December 10. Please register.
2-5PM
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December 11  SUNDAY BRUNCH
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.

11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 11   BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 11   MAX & RUBY'S NUTCRACKER SUITE
The Egg
1 Empire State Plaza, South Mall Arterial - Albany, NY  (518) 473-1845.
Beloved bunny siblings Max & Ruby celebrate a wonderful tradition this holiday season as they take to the stage their magical performance inspired by Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
3:30PM/$18
Web Site

December 11   SOMEDAY AT CHRISTMAS
Shenendehowa United Methodist Church
Route 146 - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 371-6681.
The Clifton Park Community Chorus and The Choraliers of Schenectady Present - Someday At Christmas - an evening of new and traditional holiday music. Admission is FREE!
3PM
Web Site

December 11  STEAM SUNDAY
The Hyde Collection
161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY (518) 792-1761.
New Schedule *Second Sunday of each month
Activities in the Art Studio 1 - 3:30 pm
Explore the museum in a different light, with a new and exciting self guided tour packet each month. Think from different angles and learn new, exciting facts about the world around us and how it relates to the art of the past and present. Then join us in the Art Studio for a science-based art activity and create your own masterpiece to take home.
Free for everyone!
1-3:30PM
Web Site

December 11   K OF C "ALL YOU CAN EAT" BREAKFAST
Latham Colonie Knights of Columbus
328 Troy Schenectady Road - Latham, NY  (518) 783-0572.
Menu includes: juice, coffee, tea or hot chocolate, fruit cup, scrambled eggs, pancakes with hot syrup, French toast, home fries, corned beef hash, bacon, sausage, cereals & banana, Danish pastries, bagels, toast plus an OMELET STATION.
Free Christmas gift while supplies last!
Come relax and let us do the cooking!
All you can eat for only $9.00, children 5-10 $4.00 under 5 free.
8-11AM
Web Site

December 12 - 16  36TH HOLIDAY CRAFT & GIFT SHOW
Empire State Plaza Concourse
279 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY
Gala holiday gift shopping. Thousands of great gifts to choose from. 9000 employees onsite plus visitors. LAST YEAR this show was a sold out. We will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include: farmers market, conventions, corporate meetings on site.
9AM-3PM

December 12    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
Web Site

December 12    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

December 12    FERRY-OKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

December 12  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

December 12    MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

December 12  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

Web Site

December 12  SKIDMORE STRING ENSEMBLES
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
Coached by Michael Emery, Josh Rodriguez, and Jameson Platte/Free & open to the public
8PM
Web Site

December 12   MUSICAL IMPROV SAMPLER (3-WEEK CLASS)
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
This 3-week improv sampler class will give you a taste of all the musical improv goodness we have to offer! We'll teach you some face-paced musical improv games, to play with genre on the fly, and how to burst into song mid-scene with some longform improv music work. It's a taste of some of the exciting new options we'll be offering up in the next year and we've got this special December sampler to tide you over til then. This class is recommended for improvisers who know the basics, and already have at least a little experience improvising song. Mondays in December 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 12   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508.

Games Begin At 7:30PM

December 13  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
Web Site

December 13  TRIVIA NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Test your Trivia knowledge with us and enjoy $2.50 Labatt Blue Drafts, and play for prizes including free food and drinks, plus a chance to win $25 off your bill for the night.
7PM
Web Site

December 13  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.
7PM
Web Site

December 13   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
Web Site

December 13  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
Web Site

December 13    TEAM TRIVIA
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 13  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
Web Site

December 13  SKIDMORE STUDENT COMPOSITIONS
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center
815 North Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 580-5321.
World premiere of Skidmore student compositions. Directed by Anthony G. Holland/Free & open to the public.
8PM
Web Site

December 13  IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE FROM WVL RADIO THEATRE
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Since 2009, audiences from Chicago to Miami to Schenectady have come to know and love Immediate Theatre Project’s annual performance of Live From WVL Radio Theatre: It’s A Wonderful Life. This fresh new adaptation of the film is set in the fictional studio of WVL Radio Theatre, which is struggling to stay on the air one snowy winter’s night. The professional voice actors are unable to get to the studio, but the show must go on—and so a small but intrepid band of employees manages to create the story’s dozens of characters and scenes using just their voices and some everyday household items for sound effects. The cast of four does double duty, playing the hard-working radio actors, as well as their alter-egos from Bedford Falls. Each actor bounces swiftly from character to character, sometimes playing opposite themselves in the same scene. At the same time, the actors produce all of the sound effects live on stage, using old-fashioned techniques and simple household objects.
7:30PM/$30
Web Site

December 14  TRIVIA
Blue 82
82 North Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 445-8082.

8:30PM
Web Site

December 14    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 14   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

Web Site

December 14  SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

Web Site

December 14    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 14   PADRAIG AND FRIENDS
Power's Irish Pub

130 Meyer Road - Clifton Park, NY (518) 406-5561.
Come join our favorite Dubliner and his friends as he sing your favorite Irish tunes!
8PM

Web Site

December 14   IMPROV 102: 4-WEEK INTRO TO IMPROV COMEDY
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
This four-night class will guide students through the basics of performing improvisational theatre. Students will learn the foundations of improv and learn to perform this collaborative art with a supportive ensemble. The course will dive into “Yes, and…”, celebrating failure, making your partner look good, developing relationships in scenes, playing to the top of their intelligence and striving for truth in comedy. Wednesdays in December: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
Price: $100
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 14   IMPROV 200: SCENEWORK FUNDAMENTALS - 4 WEEK CLASS
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
The lights come up, the lights go down. What happens in between is the scene. How do you make that brief time riveting for your audience? We’ve got a few ideas! Fundamentals: Scenework focuses on the core of improvised theatre, the two-person scene. This course will center on creating scenes with a satisfying beginning, middle and end that will delight audiences. From establishing a strong base reality to playing with status, this class is great for new students or returning veterans looking to sharpen their skills.  Wednesdays in December 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 15 - 18  CBS 6 MELODIES OF CHRISTMAS
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 to Sunday, December 18, 2016 The Capital Region’s premiere holiday extravaganza featuring the Empire
State Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorale with special guests Fireworks Ensemble, the Northeast Ballet and Orlando’s School of Dance.
Net proceeds benefit the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.
7PM DEC 15-17/3PM DEC 18TH
Web Site

December 15   THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

December 15   KARAOKE
International Bar & Restaurant
90 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (646) 912-5507.

The latest fad is now in Albany. Every Thursday come sing the night away to your favorite song or come enjoy the show while enjoying drinks from our specials. Doors open at 8 PM with FREE admission all night.
8PM-3AM

December 15   ROCK & LOL COMEDY OPEN MIC
Savannah's Albany's Dublin Underground

1 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 426-9647.
8-11PM

Web Site

December 15    INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 15  LADIES' NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Live DJ and Drink Specials all Night. Have a few drinks and dance the night away.
9PM-MIDNIGHT
Web Site

December 15  BINGO
Elks Lodge
8 4th Avenue - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-6363.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 15     BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

December 15   COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

Web Site

December 15    OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
This open mic is for all styles of music and spoken word performance, including poetry, comedy, and storytelling. Most of what you'll hear is original songs on acoustic instruments, but we warmly welcome whatever you have to offer. Performer registration is from 7 to 7:25 PM. Performances start at 7:30. No advance registration by phone is permitted. Participants play two songs or speak for 10 minutes. Excessive profanity and vulgarity are strongly discouraged. Please bear in mind that Caffè Lena is not a bar and often has children in the audience. No advanced ticket sales. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
7PM/$3 DOOR
Web Site

December 15    BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

December 15  NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE ENCORE SERIES: WAR HORSE
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of millions of people around the world. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
3PM & 7PM/$15
Web Site

December 15   BINGO AT GERMANIA HALL
Troy German Hall
309 3rd Avenue & 107th Street - Troy, NY  (518) 237-5008.
Games start at 7 PM, Kitchen open from 5 to 7 PM. Prizes to $1,250 - two 50/50 games. Lighted Parking Lot, Sliding chair at entrance to help those with problems with stairs.
Doors Open At 5:00PM
Web Site

December 15  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

December 16     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

December 16    KARAOKE w/ KEVIN THE GOODMAN
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

7:30PM
Web Site

December 16    COMEDY'S BEST KEPT SECRET TOUR
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Come see what happens when National touring Comedians take over Albany NY and raise money for Animal Charities! Dan Frigolette @danfrigolette (Boardwalk Empire, Bob and Tom, Wendy Williams Show) brings 2016 Make Me Laugh Albany Winners Adam Gabel @TheAdamGabel and Albany Comedians, Cody Montayne, Tommy McGuire and few special guests for the Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour. Proven comedians nationally and throughout the country and now hitting the Capital Region to keep Comedy's Best Kept Secret.
8-10PM/$10/$12 TICKETS
Web Site

December 16   DJ CHERCHIO
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

10-11PM
Web Site

December 16    LADIES NIGHT - SEX IN THE CITY
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany
, NY  (518) 499-3532.
10PM/21+ NO COVER
Web Site

December 16    BOOK LAUNCH EVENT
The Hyde Collection
161 Warren Street - Glens Falls, NY (518) 792-1761.
The Hyde Collection continues its celebration of the 80th annual Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region exhibition. Buy a catalogue from the show, then meet the artists featured in it. RSVP by contacting Colette at 518-792-1761 ext. 310 or adminassist@hydecollection.org. Admission included with purchase of the exhibition book

5:30-7:30PM
Web Site

December 16   BINGO
Boys & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County
544 Broadway - Rensselaer, NY (518) 465-3403.

Over $1500 in prizes/Concession/Pull Tabs/Spacious Bingo Hall/Ages 10+ Only/Door card prices start at $3.00
DOORS OPEN @ 6PM, BINGO BEGINS @ 7:15PM

December 16  ICFS PRESENTS: THE FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
The Found Footage Festival is a one-of-a-kind event that showcases footage from videos that were found at garage sales and thrift stores and in warehouses and dumpsters across the country. Curators Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher take audiences on a guided tour of their latest and greatest VHS finds, providing live commentary and where-are-they-now updates on the people in these videotaped obscurities. From the curiously-produced industrial training video to the forsaken home movie donated to Goodwill, the Found Footage Festival resurrects these forgotten treasures and serves them up in a lively celebration of all things found.
7:30PM/$15 ADULTS - $10 STUDENTS
Web Site

December 17 - 18   CHRISTMAS LAND
Altamont Vineyard & Winery
3001 Furbeck Road - Altamont, NY
Come Celebrate Christmas Land at the Altamont Winery & Vineyard! A holiday destination for all ages.
November 26 & 27 and December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 from 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Highlights include:

Ornament decorating
Wine tasting
Christmas cookie decorating
Local artisans and crafters' displays
Carolers
A light display
Food and beverages available for purpose
You can also visit and take a picture with Santa Claus and his elves!
2-8PM/FREE
Web Site

December 17    FREE LIVE MUSIC SHOWS
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

December 17    LIVE MUSIC
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

9:00PM
Web Site

December 17    LUCKY STRIKE SOCIAL
Juniper Hall - EDM Nightclub

1 Crossgates Mall Road - Albany, NY (518) 556-3350.
Join us for the ultimate nightclub experience at the Jupiter Hall Albany - every Saturday, beginning October 8th, inside Lucky Strike Social Albany! Lose yourself in pure electronic bliss as breathtaking bass & seismic synth pulsate through the dancefloor - featuring a dazzling array of lights, on-screen visuals, huge LED panels and more! Bringing a group? Share a table or two for the ultimate VIP experience - complete with select bottles & mixers, a private seating area, dedicated cocktail waitress and more! {Tickets sold at door on night of show} $10 Cover ★ Doors at 10pm ★ 21+
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☞Bottle Service
☞VIP Tables
☞Private Couches
☞Massive Dance Floor
☞Vegas-style Lights
☞Huge LED Panels
☞Premium Cocktails
☞Craft Beer
☞Co2 Cannons
☞and much, much more!
**NEAT, FITTED ATTIRE REQUIRED**
10PM-2AM/EVERY SATURDAY
Web Site

December 17   80s WITH THE LADIES
The Roadhouse Grille
27 Fuller Road - Albany, NY (518) 489-3170.

9:30PM-1AM
Web Site

December 17  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 17   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
Web Site

December 17  OUT OF THE PITS ADOPTION CLINIC
Shawna's Dogs
64 Hannay Lane - Glenmont, NY  (518) 937-2544.
Looking for an opportunity to meet the dogs we have for adoption? Well this is it. Join us and our dogs at an adoption clinic to be held at Shawna's Dogs in Glenmont, NY. Our dogs and puppies in need of homes will be on hand to greet you. Please visit our Facebook page the night before the clinic for a list of the dogs/pups that will be attending. We will also have Out of the Pits’ merchandise available for sale (T-Shirts, Sweats, Mugs and more). Admission is free. Merchandise is priced separately. Information about both our foster and adoption processes can be found at www.outofthepits.org
11AM-1PM
Web Site

December 17    INKY SALAD ROCK SHOW
Kings Inn

6 MacDonald Avenue, Corner of Kings Road & MacDonald Avenue -
Schenectady, NY (518) 370-5337.
Classic Rock with INKY SALAD. Performing all your favorite classic Rock tunes from Led Zeppelin, Rush, Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Grand Funk, Black Sabbath, Heart, Pretenders, Joe Walsh, STP, Bowie ,Queen and more.
9PM-1AM

Web Site

December 17    BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site

December 17  CHRISTMAS SINATRA STYLE w/THE JOEY THOMAS BIG BAND
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
Celebrate Christmas Sinatra Style! With vocalists Bob Father and Mia Scirocco as your tour guides, The Joey Thomas Big Band takes you on an intimate holiday tour through the Sinatra Songbook and more. From Sinatra’s holiday standards such as “The Christmas Waltz” and “White Christmas” to Kay Starr’s “The Man with the Bag” along with the outrageous “Frosty the Bluesman,” this show will absolutely get your holiday spirit swinging!
7:30PM/$35
Web Site

December 17   LATIN NIGHTS
Joe Malone's Mexican Irish Restaurant
405 River Street
- Troy, NY (518) 273-2196.

7PM

Web Site

December 18  SUNDAY BRUNCH
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.

11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 18   BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 18   WINTER WONDERLAND FAIR
Hebrew Academy
54 Sand Creek Road - Albany, NY  (518) 482-0464.
Come, browse, and support local vendors while you shop for one-of-a-kind holiday, birthday, or "just because" gifts.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 19 - 21  36TH HOLIDAY CRAFT & GIFT SHOW
Empire State Plaza Concourse
279 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY
Gala holiday gift shopping. Thousands of great gifts to choose from. 9000 employees onsite plus visitors. LAST YEAR this show was a sold out. We will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include: farmers market, conventions, corporate meetings on site.
9AM-3PM

December 19    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
Web Site

December 19    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

December 19    FERRY-OKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

December 19  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

December 19    MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

December 19  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

Web Site

December 19   MUSICAL IMPROV SAMPLER (3-WEEK CLASS)
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
This 3-week improv sampler class will give you a taste of all the musical improv goodness we have to offer! We'll teach you some face-paced musical improv games, to play with genre on the fly, and how to burst into song mid-scene with some longform improv music work. It's a taste of some of the exciting new options we'll be offering up in the next year and we've got this special December sampler to tide you over til then. This class is recommended for improvisers who know the basics, and already have at least a little experience improvising song. Mondays in December 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 19   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508.

Games Begin At 7:30PM

December 20  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
Web Site

December 20  TRIVIA NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Test your Trivia knowledge with us and enjoy $2.50 Labatt Blue Drafts, and play for prizes including free food and drinks, plus a chance to win $25 off your bill for the night.
7PM
Web Site

December 20  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.
7PM
Web Site

December 20   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
Web Site

December 20  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
Web Site

December 20    TEAM TRIVIA
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 20  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
Web Site

December 20  NIGHT SKY ADVENTURE
miSci
15 Nott Terrace Heights - Schenectady, NY  (518) 382-7890.
Tonight's topic: 2016 Discoveries: A year in review

Join us as we summarize the latest and greatest astronomical discoveries of 2016! Then enjoy a live planetarium show focusing on Winter sky constellations. Night Sky Adventures are astronomy fun for the whole family! Educators from the Dudley Observatory, in conjunction with volunteers from the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers group, present astronomy lessons, activities, planetarium shows and night sky viewing (weather depending). Amateur astronomers and families are invited to bring binoculars or telescopes. One or more telescopes will be provided for public use. Great for all skill levels!
Cost: Admission to miSci ($10.50 adult, $7.50 child age 3-12, $9 senior 65+), Free for miSci members
Come early to enjoy the museum galleries as well as the Dudley Observatory program. miSci will be open continuously from 9am through the end of the Night Sky Adventure.
3-4PM
Web Site

December 21  TRIVIA
Blue 82
82 North Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 445-8082.

8:30PM
Web Site

December 21    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 21   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

Web Site

December 21  SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

Web Site

December 21    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 21   PADRAIG AND FRIENDS
Power's Irish Pub

130 Meyer Road - Clifton Park, NY (518) 406-5561.
Come join our favorite Dubliner and his friends as he sing your favorite Irish tunes!
8PM

Web Site

December 21   IMPROV 102: 4-WEEK INTRO TO IMPROV COMEDY
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
This four-night class will guide students through the basics of performing improvisational theatre. Students will learn the foundations of improv and learn to perform this collaborative art with a supportive ensemble. The course will dive into “Yes, and…”, celebrating failure, making your partner look good, developing relationships in scenes, playing to the top of their intelligence and striving for truth in comedy. Wednesdays in December: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
Price: $100
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 21   IMPROV 200: SCENEWORK FUNDAMENTALS - 4 WEEK CLASS
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
The lights come up, the lights go down. What happens in between is the scene. How do you make that brief time riveting for your audience? We’ve got a few ideas! Fundamentals: Scenework focuses on the core of improvised theatre, the two-person scene. This course will center on creating scenes with a satisfying beginning, middle and end that will delight audiences. From establishing a strong base reality to playing with status, this class is great for new students or returning veterans looking to sharpen their skills.  Wednesdays in December 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 22   THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

December 22   KARAOKE
International Bar & Restaurant
90 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (646) 912-5507.

The latest fad is now in Albany. Every Thursday come sing the night away to your favorite song or come enjoy the show while enjoying drinks from our specials. Doors open at 8 PM with FREE admission all night.
8PM-3AM

December 22   ROCK & LOL COMEDY OPEN MIC
Savannah's Albany's Dublin Underground

1 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 426-9647.
8-11PM

Web Site

December 22    INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 22  LADIES' NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Live DJ and Drink Specials all Night. Have a few drinks and dance the night away.
9PM-MIDNIGHT
Web Site

December 22  BINGO
Elks Lodge
8 4th Avenue - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-6363.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 22     BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

December 22   COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

Web Site

December 22    OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
This open mic is for all styles of music and spoken word performance, including poetry, comedy, and storytelling. Most of what you'll hear is original songs on acoustic instruments, but we warmly welcome whatever you have to offer. Performer registration is from 7 to 7:25 PM. Performances start at 7:30. No advance registration by phone is permitted. Participants play two songs or speak for 10 minutes. Excessive profanity and vulgarity are strongly discouraged. Please bear in mind that Caffè Lena is not a bar and often has children in the audience. No advanced ticket sales. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
7PM/$3 DOOR
Web Site

December 22    BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

December 22   BINGO AT GERMANIA HALL
Troy German Hall
309 3rd Avenue & 107th Street - Troy, NY  (518) 237-5008.
Games start at 7 PM, Kitchen open from 5 to 7 PM. Prizes to $1,250 - two 50/50 games. Lighted Parking Lot, Sliding chair at entrance to help those with problems with stairs.
Doors Open At 5:00PM
Web Site

December 22  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

December 23     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

December 23    KARAOKE w/ KEVIN THE GOODMAN
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

7:30PM
Web Site

December 23    LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

December 23   DJ CHERCHIO
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

10-11PM
Web Site

December 23    LADIES NIGHT - SEX IN THE CITY
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany
, NY  (518) 499-3532.
10PM/21+ NO COVER
Web Site

December 23   BINGO
Boys & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County
544 Broadway - Rensselaer, NY (518) 465-3403.

Over $1500 in prizes/Concession/Pull Tabs/Spacious Bingo Hall/Ages 10+ Only/Door card prices start at $3.00
DOORS OPEN @ 6PM, BINGO BEGINS @ 7:15PM

December 24    FREE LIVE MUSIC SHOWS
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

December 24    LUCKY STRIKE SOCIAL
Juniper Hall - EDM Nightclub

1 Crossgates Mall Road - Albany, NY (518) 556-3350.
Join us for the ultimate nightclub experience at the Jupiter Hall Albany - every Saturday, beginning October 8th, inside Lucky Strike Social Albany! Lose yourself in pure electronic bliss as breathtaking bass & seismic synth pulsate through the dancefloor - featuring a dazzling array of lights, on-screen visuals, huge LED panels and more! Bringing a group? Share a table or two for the ultimate VIP experience - complete with select bottles & mixers, a private seating area, dedicated cocktail waitress and more! {Tickets sold at door on night of show} $10 Cover ★ Doors at 10pm ★ 21+
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AMENITIES:
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☞Bottle Service
☞VIP Tables
☞Private Couches
☞Massive Dance Floor
☞Vegas-style Lights
☞Huge LED Panels
☞Premium Cocktails
☞Craft Beer
☞Co2 Cannons
☞and much, much more!
**NEAT, FITTED ATTIRE REQUIRED**
10PM-2AM/EVERY SATURDAY
Web Site

December 24    LIVE MUSIC
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

9:00PM
Web Site

December 24   80s WITH THE LADIES
The Roadhouse Grille
27 Fuller Road - Albany, NY (518) 489-3170.

9:30PM-1AM
Web Site

December 24  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 24   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
Web Site

December 24    BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site

December 24   LATIN NIGHTS
Joe Malone's Mexican Irish Restaurant
405 River Street
- Troy, NY (518) 273-2196.

7PM

Web Site

December 25  SUNDAY BRUNCH
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.

11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 25   BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 26    MANIC KARAOKE MONDAYS
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 499-3532.

9PM/21+
Web Site

December 26    BINGO
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext. - Albany, NY (518) 456-3995.
Warm in the winter and cool in the summer for a nice night out! Jackpot $1,000. Kitchen opens at 6PM! Special Games and Great Food Specials every week!
Doors Open At 6:00PM - Games Begin At 7:30PM
Web Site

December 26    FERRY-OKE MONDAYS
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
10PM-2AM
Web Site

December 26  VINYL NIGHT
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
Classic Vinyl All Night. You Bring Em, We'll Spin Em
7PM
Web Site

December 26    MONDAY COMEDY NIGHT
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Monday Night COMEDY NIGHT at the Lark Tavern!! Come down and check out some of the area's up and coming comedians. Guaranteed laughs!!
9PM
Web Site

December 26  LIVE MUSIC/POETRY ETC..
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
7:30PM

Web Site

December 26   BINGO
Italian Community Center Bingo
1450 5th Ave. - Troy, MA (518) 274-0508.

Games Begin At 7:30PM

December 27  TRIVIA
Pauly's Hotel
337 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 426-0828.

9PM
Web Site

December 27  TRIVIA NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Test your Trivia knowledge with us and enjoy $2.50 Labatt Blue Drafts, and play for prizes including free food and drinks, plus a chance to win $25 off your bill for the night.
7PM
Web Site

December 27  TRIVIA TUESDAYS
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 694-8490.
Come check out our NEW trivia game. 4 Rounds including a music round. Now with many More giveaways!!
$25 Gift Certificate for the winner!
$.50 WINGS
$2 PBR
$3 BUD LIGHTS.
7PM
Web Site

December 27   OPEN MIC
Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia Street - Hudson
, NY  (518) 828-4800.
8-11PM
Web Site

December 27  TEAM TRIVIA
The Rusty Anchor Bar
1 Selke Drive - Watervliet
, NY  (518) 273-2920.
8PM
Web Site

December 27    TEAM TRIVIA
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 27  TRIVIA
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
KNOW-IT-ALL? SMARTY PANTS? WISE GUY?.....PROVE IT!!
9PM
Web Site

December 28  TRIVIA
Blue 82
82 North Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 445-8082.

8:30PM
Web Site

December 28    KARAOKE & MARGARITAS
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 28   OPEN MIC
McGeary's Irish Pub

4 Clinton Square - Albany, NY (518) 463-1455.
8PM/SIGN UP @ 7:30PM

Web Site

December 28  SMASH WEDNESDAYS OPEN MIC NIGHT
Geno's On The Avenue

2197 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 982-5004.
8-11PM

Web Site

December 28    BINGO
Knights of Columbus
46 Market Street - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-5260.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 28   PADRAIG AND FRIENDS
Power's Irish Pub

130 Meyer Road - Clifton Park, NY (518) 406-5561.
Come join our favorite Dubliner and his friends as he sing your favorite Irish tunes!
8PM

Web Site

December 28   IMPROV 102: 4-WEEK INTRO TO IMPROV COMEDY
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
This four-night class will guide students through the basics of performing improvisational theatre. Students will learn the foundations of improv and learn to perform this collaborative art with a supportive ensemble. The course will dive into “Yes, and…”, celebrating failure, making your partner look good, developing relationships in scenes, playing to the top of their intelligence and striving for truth in comedy. Wednesdays in December: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
Price: $100
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 28   IMPROV 200: SCENEWORK FUNDAMENTALS - 4 WEEK CLASS
Mopco Improv Theatre
10 North Jay Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 577-6726.
The lights come up, the lights go down. What happens in between is the scene. How do you make that brief time riveting for your audience? We’ve got a few ideas! Fundamentals: Scene work focuses on the core of improvised theatre, the two-person scene. This course will center on creating scenes with a satisfying beginning, middle and end that will delight audiences. From establishing a strong base reality to playing with status, this class is great for new students or returning veterans looking to sharpen their skills.  Wednesdays in December 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28
7-9:30PM
Web Site

December 29   THERAPY THURSDAY
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany
, NY  (518) 465-9079.
11PM-4AM
Web Site

December 29   KARAOKE
International Bar & Restaurant
90 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (646) 912-5507.

The latest fad is now in Albany. Every Thursday come sing the night away to your favorite song or come enjoy the show while enjoying drinks from our specials. Doors open at 8 PM with FREE admission all night.
8PM-3AM

December 29   ROCK & LOL COMEDY OPEN MIC
Savannah's Albany's Dublin Underground

1 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 426-9647.
8-11PM

Web Site

December 29    INDIE ROCK NIGHT
Bomber's Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street - Albany, NY (518) 463-9636.

9PM
Web Site

December 29  LADIES' NIGHT
The Albany Rail Yard
1118 Central Avenue - Albany, NY  (518) 813-9359.
Live DJ and Drink Specials all Night. Have a few drinks and dance the night away.
9PM-MIDNIGHT
Web Site

December 29  BINGO
Elks Lodge
8 4th Avenue - Amsterdam, NY  (518) 842-6363.

Games Start at 7:00PM

December 29     BINGO
Clifton Park Elks
MacElroy Road - Clifton Park, NY  (518) 877-5200.

Games Start at 7:15PM

December 29   COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS
Boars Nest Bar & Grill

1263 Patten Mills Road - Fort Ann, NY (518) 761-9088.
Interested in learning how to country line dance? It's great exercise & fun. Absolutely love Tasha our new country line dancing instructor! She is amazing and takes her time teaching to make sure everybody knows what they are doing and are comfortable with the moves. Definitely make sure you come check her out Thursday nights from 7 to 9 PM! She's bringing the life back to line dancing again teaching all the new line dances to all the country songs you want to dance to! For all ages. Only $5
7-9PM/$5

Web Site

December 29    OPEN MIC
Cafe Lena
47 Phila Street - Saratoga Springs, NY  (518) 583-0022.
This open mic is for all styles of music and spoken word performance, including poetry, comedy, and storytelling. Most of what you'll hear is original songs on acoustic instruments, but we warmly welcome whatever you have to offer. Performer registration is from 7 to 7:25 PM. Performances start at 7:30. No advance registration by phone is permitted. Participants play two songs or speak for 10 minutes. Excessive profanity and vulgarity are strongly discouraged. Please bear in mind that Caffè Lena is not a bar and often has children in the audience. No advanced ticket sales. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
7PM/$3 DOOR
Web Site

December 29    BINGO
Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Bingo
250 Maxwell Road - Latham, NY  (518) 453-2258.
Full kitchen & Bell Jars available.
Games Start at 7:30PM

December 29   BINGO AT GERMANIA HALL
Troy German Hall
309 3rd Avenue & 107th Street - Troy, NY  (518) 237-5008.
Games start at 7 PM, Kitchen open from 5 to 7 PM. Prizes to $1,250 - two 50/50 games. Lighted Parking Lot, Sliding chair at entrance to help those with problems with stairs.
Doors Open At 5:00PM
Web Site

December 29  OPEN MIC
Rustic Barn Pub
150 Speigletown Road - Troy, NY  (518) 235-5858.
Come check out the best open mic in the capital district! with a different guest host every week, its never the same always different! lights, sound, stage and drum set provided ... Come check it out!
7-9PM
Web Site

December 30     FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND
Water Works Pub
76 Central Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 465-9079.

11PM-2AM
Web Site

December 30    KARAOKE w/ KEVIN THE GOODMAN
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

7:30PM
Web Site

December 30    LIVE MUSIC
Lark Tavern
453 Madison Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 694-8490.

Happy Hour 4:00-8:00pm/$2 PBR $3 Well Drinks/$3 Domestic/$4 Craft Beers/Half Priced Appetizers 'till 7:00pm
6-9PM
Web Site

December 30   DJ CHERCHIO
Graney's Bar & Grille
275 New Scotland Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 453-3299.

10-11PM
Web Site

December 30    LADIES NIGHT - SEX IN THE CITY
Elda's On Lark
205 Lark Street - Albany
, NY  (518) 499-3532.
10PM/21+ NO COVER
Web Site

December 30   BINGO
Boys & Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County
544 Broadway - Rensselaer, NY (518) 465-3403.

Over $1500 in prizes/Concession/Pull Tabs/Spacious Bingo Hall/Ages 10+ Only/Door card prices start at $3.00
DOORS OPEN @ 6PM, BINGO BEGINS @ 7:15PM

December 31    FREE LIVE MUSIC SHOWS
Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House

366 Delaware Avenue - Albany, NY (518) 512-5100.
We have free live music every Fri and Sat night.
7-10PM

Web Site

December 31    LIVE MUSIC
Broadway Joes of Albany
51 South Pearl Street - Albany, NY (518) 432-5637.

9:00PM
Web Site

December 31   80s WITH THE LADIES
The Roadhouse Grille
27 Fuller Road - Albany, NY (518) 489-3170.

9:30PM-1AM
Web Site

December 31  PRETTY MUCH THE BEST COMEDY SHOW AT THE REP
Capital Repertory Theatre
111 North Pearl Street - Albany, NY  (518) 445-7469.
Laugh to a fresh mix of the best up-and-coming comedians, with TV credits from Comedy Central and beyond, at the Capital Region’s premier alternative comedy room. Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show includes a feature act, a host, and a guest comedian to make up nearly 2 hours of comedy entertainment on theREP’s legendary stage. Headliner to be announced! Patrons are encouraged to buy tickets in advance to guarantee seating at the show. Doors open 7:30, show starts 8 pm
Where: theREP in Albany
8PM & 10PM/$15 IN ADVANCE; $20 DAY OF
Web Site

December 31   LATIN NIGHTS
Joe Malone's Mexican Irish Restaurant
405 River Street
- Troy, NY (518) 273-2196.

7PM

Web Site

December 31  BEER & BRUNCH
City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street - Albany, NY  (518) 449-2337.
BRUNCH ENTREE INCLUDES COFFEE + A CRAFT BEER, BLOODY MARY, MIMOSA OR SCREWDRIVER. EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
11AM-3PM
Web Site

December 31    LUCKY STRIKE SOCIAL
Juniper Hall - EDM Nightclub

1 Crossgates Mall Road - Albany, NY (518) 556-3350.
Join us for the ultimate nightclub experience at the Jupiter Hall Albany - every Saturday, beginning October 8th, inside Lucky Strike Social Albany! Lose yourself in pure electronic bliss as breathtaking bass & seismic synth pulsate through the dancefloor - featuring a dazzling array of lights, on-screen visuals, huge LED panels and more! Bringing a group? Share a table or two for the ultimate VIP experience - complete with select bottles & mixers, a private seating area, dedicated cocktail waitress and more! {Tickets sold at door on night of show} $10 Cover ★ Doors at 10pm ★ 21+
===============
AMENITIES:
===============
☞Bottle Service
☞VIP Tables
☞Private Couches
☞Massive Dance Floor
☞Vegas-style Lights
☞Huge LED Panels
☞Premium Cocktails
☞Craft Beer
☞Co2 Cannons
☞and much, much more!
**NEAT, FITTED ATTIRE REQUIRED**
10PM-2AM/EVERY SATURDAY
Web Site

December 31  NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619
10 Hamilton Street - Ballston Spa, NY  (518) 879-1958.

Join us at the Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619 for our NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY. We’re Rolling Out the Red Carpet to Ring in 2017 Old Hollywood Style!
**7 pm Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres
Fruit & Vegetable Platters, Cheese & Pepperoni Platter, Bruschetta, Swedish Meatballs & Mini Hot Dogs

**8 pm Dinner Catering by Basil’s Creative Catering
Salad Station - Traditional Tossed, Caesar Salad, Assorted Dinner Rolls & Garlic Bread
Dinner Station - Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce, Seafood Newburgh & Rice Pilaf, Garlic Smashed Potatoes, Glazed Baby Carrots & Buttered Corn
Carving Station - Top Round of Beef with Horseradish Mayonnaise & Roasted Turkey

**9 pm Dessert & Coffee Station

For our Dancing and Entertainment pleasure: DJ MARK HERSH
$45.00 per person (includes 2 drink tickets, Hats, Noisemakers & Champagne Toast at Midnight)
RSVP by: Friday December 16, 2016
Contact: Lisa 518–796–7216, Crissy - (518) 879–1958 or Sue 518–879–0788
Net Proceeds to support Elks Charities and Veteran Programs

7PM-1AM
Web Site

December 31   DJ KARAOKE
Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern
1781 Route 9 - Clifton Park, NY (518) 371-9875.

10:00PM
Web Site

December 31    BINGO
Schenectady Bingo Palace
1866 State Street - Schenectady, NY (518) 374-2262.

Games Begin At 6:00PM
Web Site

December 31  NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION
Proctors
432 State Street - Schenectady, NY  (518) 346-6204.
The evening starts with Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at 9pm and is followed by live music and light fare at 11pm with a champagne toast at midnight. A whole evening of entertainment to ring in the New Year at one low price!
9PM/$60
Web Site