August Event Listings:
Lark Area Galleries, Exhibit Spaces, Events
Alacrity Frame Workshop
Lark St. 5-9pm
Albany Rocks the Alacrity Frame Workshop
By Amy Modesti
56 2nd Street 6-8:30pm
“The Great Outdoors” A one night only pop-up exhibition & vendor fair with works highlighting the beauty and brutality of nature.
“H2O” Solo exhibition by Megan Ruch
Albany Institute Of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue
Free Admission from 5-8pm
– Thomas Cole’s Paper Trail
– A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade
– Birds & Beasts: The Scary, Magical, and Adorable Animals of the Albany Institute
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. 5-9pm
All Hats BOGO – Buy 1 get 1 Half Off
Music by Dj Siroc
Corner of State & Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Center Square Barber Shop
225 Lark Street 5:30-8pm
Hosting a Vintage Arts Sale – Select pieces from the “Treasure Chest” Thrift Store’s collection. All proceeds will benefit the Albany Damian Center.
Elissa Halloran Designs
229 Lark Street 5-9pm
NEIGH!!! 30% off all horse items!!
465 Madison Avenue 8-9pm
Stop in and ask for our 1st Friday Appetizer Special
271 Lark Street – 4-7pm
$5 Margueritas & Sangria
Spanish & Mexican Tapas $5
GreatFinds Thrift Boutique
A Program of Equinox, Inc.
260 Washington Ave. 11-6pm
Artful Windows “Gone Thrifting” celebrating National Thrift Shop Day
Summer Bag Sale, New Fall merchandise, light refreshments.
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 Elinur Danon
10% off entire purchase. (Excludes artwork)
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-1:30am
Live local band “North of Somewhere”
Kitchen open until 1:30am.
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
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 5pm to close
Chalk Wall Takeover with Cara Hanley
Opening reception for the first transformation of the chalkboard walls at Pint Sized. Other works by Cara will be hung in the bar.
Free Snacks and Drink Specials
420 Madison Ave.
10 percent off any dine in or pick up order
Romaine Brooks Gallery @ Pride Center of the Capital Region
332 Hudson Ave.
Featured artist: Lance Monotone
299 Lark Street 5-9pm
25% off storewide sale for 1st Friday in August!
301 Lark Street
Highlighting and supporting local artists on the 1st Friday of each month
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: Doc Scanlon
– Free Swing Dance LESSON from 7 – 8pm, no partner needed
– DANCE from 8 – 11pm to Doc Scanlon
Admission including lesson: $15; DFO members $12; Seniors/Students $10.
Albany Center Gallery
488 Broadway 5-8pm
Creations: Connections & Collections
Opening Reception & Party in the Park
Highlighting over 70 artists, live music by Intell Hayesfield, and more!
Albany Modern Body Art
7 S. Pearl St 5-9pm
Tattoo artist showing their portfolios and original art work