July Event Listings:
Lark Area Galleries, Exhibit Spaces, Events
Alacrity Frame Workshop
Lark St. 5-9pm
Featuring Burst of Flowers by Kathy Jacobs
56 2nd Street 6-8:30pm
“H20” Solo exhibit by artist Megan Ruch
Albany Institute Of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue
Free Admission from 5-8pm
New exhibition: Thomas Cole’s Paper Trail
6PM | History on Tap: America the Beautiful
$12 non-members, $10 members
Register online at www.albanyinstitute.org
Bombers Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street 5-9pm
12 ½ Delaware Avenue 5-9pm
Buy a bottle of wine and receive a free appetizer. Plus $1 off all drinks
The Dan Cuatt Quartet @ 7pm
275 Lark Street 5-9pm
½ price drinks with food purchase.
Café Lark Pizza
452 Madison Ave 5-9pm
$1 Slice of Pizza
Cap City Boutique
219 Lark St.
$20 Hat Sale
Corner of State & Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
465 Madison Avenue 8-9pm
Stop in and ask for our 1st Friday Appetizer Special
Elissa Halloran Designs
229 Lark Street 5-9pm
JESUS IN JULY- 15% off all religious items!!
271 Lark Street – 4-7pm
$5 Margueritas & Sangria
Spanish & Mexican Tapas $5
GreatFinds Thrift Boutique
A Program of Equinox, Inc.
260 Washington Avenue, 11-5pm
Artful Windows: “Play Ball” (inspired by Park Playhouse show “Damn Yankees”) and have a Home Run Summer Sale!
King’s Place Gallery
29 N. Swan St. 5-8pm
TASTE OF HISTORY – Opening Reception
presented by the Albany County Historical Association
Explore Albany’s culinary past and present in this journey though food, from the earliest Dutch settlers to modern-day food culture. (Please note our galleries are on the second floor and we do not have an elevator.) Light refreshments will be available. Free on-street parking. Additional free parking available in the Ten Broeck Mansion lot, accessible via Livingston Ave. or Ten Broeck Pl. The exhibit is part of the Association’s “Appetite for History” theme of 2018
La Luce Boutique
248 Lark Street – 5-8pm
Featuring Artist Ashley Busby
10 % off entire purchase (excluding art).
Lark Natural Foods
217 Lark Street
10% Off EVERYTHING with mention of 1st Friday Deal
453 Madison Ave. 5-9pm
½ priced drinks with food purchase
L.A.X Restaurant & Lounge
205 Lark Street 9:30pm-1:30 am
Live Band! 90’s Night featuring Bad Apple
448 Madison Avenue 5-9pm
$1 off Draft Beer
353 State Street 5-9pm
Burger and a Beer $15
200 Lark Street 5-9pm
Complimentary glass of house wine with an appetizer/small plate
Featuring local artists
NoHo & SoHo Pizza
195 & 269 Lark Street 5-9pm
$3 off any large pizza
304 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
$3 Fireball and $3 Labatt Tall Boys
250 Lark Street
Drink & Doodle at Pint Sized! Draw up a beer themed doodle and get $1 off a draft beer. Best doodles will be traced on the Pint Sized chalkboard wall.
420 Madison Ave.
10% off any dine in or pick up order
299 Lark Street 5-9
25% Off Storewide Sale for 1st Friday!
301 Lark Street
Highlighting and supporting local artists on the 1st Friday of each month
Music by Eric Fernandez 6-9.
8 Delaware Avenue
½ Price Appetizers while sitting @ bar. $1 off all drinks!
Happy Hour until 9pm
247 Lark Street 5-9pm
20% discount on all incense, incense accessories, and body oils on 1st Friday
221 Lark Street 5-9pm
20% off of all art and art related items – hats, shirts, necklaces, bracelets
Albany First Friday Swing Dance
Albany Elks Lodge, 25 South Allen St.
Band: The El Dorados
– Free Swing Dance LESSON w/ Jason Fenton from 7 – 8pm, no partner needed
– DANCE from 8 – 11pm to the El Dorados
Admission including lesson: $15; DFO members $12; Seniors/Students $10.
African American Cultural Center Center of the Capital Region
135 S. Pearl St.
Exhibition: “Dark is Beautiful”
Featured artists: Robert Cooper, Jr., Jayana LaFountaine and Darian Gooden. This photographic exhibit is a celebration of the life and times of melanated women.
Albany Modern Body Art
7 S. Pearl St 5-9pm
Tattoo artist showing their portfolios and original art work
Capital Repertory Theatre
111 N. Pearl St. 5-7pm
Guitar Reinterpreted – 30 Artists were invited to create a new work, the only stipulation is that a guitar be incorporated into the final piece. All pieces will be part of a silent auction in our gallery and online.
This art show is the perfect accompaniment to Ring of Fire, the music of Johnny Cash now being staged at theREP.
Gallery and bidding is open to the public noon to 5pm weekdays.
Stacks Espresso Bar
488 Broadway 5:30-7pm
Confetti Stage presents scenes from “Cyrano” a show which will take place in full at Ten Broeck Mansion
Visit ConfettiStage.org for more information and reservations.