December Event Listings:
Lark Area Galleries, Exhibit Spaces, Events
Alacrity Frame Workshop
215 Lark Street
Featuring: Disparate Views by Lynn Bunnell
56 Second Street 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Gifted Artisan Fair
UAG Holiday Marketplace
Artists and their creations at holiday gift giving prices.
@Stage 1 Gallery
46 No. Swan Street 6 – 8 p.m.
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue
Free Admission from 5 – 8 p.m.
Bombers Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Featuring $3 Dos Equis Drafts; $6 original Margaritas
Corner of State & Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Center Square Barber Shop
225 Lark Street 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Group Art Show
10% of all art sales to benefit the Albany Damien Center.
200 Washington Ave. 6 – 10 p.m.
Ugly Sweater Party to raise money for “The Sunday Before Christmas”, a community event.
Food, Drinks, Live Music & Raffle Give-aways
$10 at the door, or $5 with a toy donation.
All proceeds go towards helping those in need within our community
Elissa Halloran Designs
229 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
10% off picture frames & framed art!!!
250 Lark Street — 6 – 9 p.m.
Paintings by Gary Shankman
First Presbyterian Church
362 State St. 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Art Gallery: Handmade Holiday Marketplace, hosted by Tim Dumas
Concert: 6 p.m.
Holiday Music by Capitaland Chorus and First Pres Bell Choir
GreatFinds Thrift Boutique
A Program of Equinox, Inc.
260 Washington Avenue, 12 – 5 p.m.
Artful Windows: “Vintage Merry”
La Luce Boutique
248 Lark Street – 5 – 8 p.m.
Featured Artists: Jason “King Leo” Neal and Stephanie Levay
L.A.X. Restaurant & Lounge
205 Lark Street 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Live Open Mic Night with House Band
$3 Bud Light Special
299 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
25% Off Storewide Sale for 1st Friday!!!
The Lionheart Pub
448 Madison Ave. 5 – 9 p.m.
Live Band, Drink Specials
The National Upholstering Design Studio/Gallery
231 Lark Street 6 – 9 p.m.
Holiday show and sale
Jewelry by Danica Barnes, Art by Gerald Cooley, Jim Flosdorf, Bill Pettit and Wren Panzella
The Romaine Brooks Gallery at the Pride Center of the Capital Region
332 Hudson Ave. 5 – 8 p.m.
Featured Artist: David Carter – Gay Icons and Allies
301 Lark Street
Highlighting and supporting local artists on the 1st Friday of each month
This month features artists Bob Anderson and Steven Minchin
The University Club
141 Washington Ave. 7:30 p.m.
An Evening with Bethany Wood
Albany First Friday Swing Dance
Albany Elks Lodge, 25 South Allen St.
Band: Gals that Play Jazz Swing Dance Band (5 pcs incl Patti-O Melita, Peg Delaney)
– Free Swing Dance LESSON at 7 – 8 p.m. by Linda/Chester Freeman, no partner needed
– DANCE from 8 – 11 p.m. to Gals that Play Jazz Swing Dance Band (5 pcs incl Patti-O Melita, Peg Delaney)
Admission including lesson: General $15; Dance Flurry members $12; Seniors/Students $10.
Esther Massry Gallery @ The College of Saint Rose
1002 Madison Ave. 5 – 9 p.m.
Featuring: LOTHAR OSTERBURG
Reaching for the Sky
The exhibition features copperplate photogravure prints, constructed models, video and a 27-ft. sculpture installed in the Vertical Gallery.
Opalka Gallery @ Sage College of Albany
140 New Scotland Ave.
Upstate Collage Night
Drop in for this free-form collage party. Vintage magazines, supplies, music and snacks provided!
African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region
135 S. Pearl St. 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Featuring African American Santa’s from the private collection of Cathleen Coleman-McConney
Nine Pine Cider
929 Broadway 5 – 8 p.m.
In conjunction with Albany Barn presents
The Chair Show
The City School District of Albany at The Cathedral of All Saints
62 S. Swan Street
Student art show and musicians
Art show begins at 5 p.m.
Concert: 6:30 p.m.