October Event Listings:
Lark Area Galleries, Exhibit Spaces, Events
3Fish Coffee and Downtube Bicycle Works
466 Madison Ave. 5-8pm
Pop-Up Exhibit with Albany Center Gallery featuring Lori Lawrence
Alacrity Frame Workshop
215 Lark St. 5-9pm
Featuring Steven Minchin
56 2nd Street – 4-7pm
14th Annual Summer in the City Youth Talent Exhibition
Showcasing visual, digital, and performance art created by local youth
@Kings Place Gallery
29 North Swan Street 5-7:30pm
Special presentation of “Taste of History.” Explore Albany’s culinary past and present in this journey though food, from the earliest Dutch settlers to modern-day food culture. Sara Evenson will share the smells and tastes of the period during an interactive lecture on Friday, September 7th at 6pm. Attendees will learn how food arrived in the Albany area, what flavor profiles were common, how foods were prepared, and will have the chance to sample a variety of items while exploring the material culture of food in ACHA’s latest exhibit. The presentation is free. Donations accepted.
Albany Institute Of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue
Free Admission from 5-8pm
- A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William Schade
- Birds and Beasts: The Scary, Magical, and Adorable Animals of the Albany Institute
- Thomas Cole’s Paper TrailA Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade
Bombers Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street 5-9pm
Byron & Gill Mercantile
273 Lark Street 5-8 pm
20% off in-store items (some exclusions apply) Also featuring 3 pop up shops by local makers of clothing, home decor and re-purposed furniture and lighting.
12 ½ Delaware Avenue 5-9 pm
Buy a bottle of wine and receive a free appetizer. Plus $1 off all drinks
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
$20 Hat Sale
$5 Graphic Tees Sale
Capital Wine & Spirits
Corner of State & Lark Street 5-9pm
Center Square Barber Shop
225 Lark Street 5:30-8pm
Photography by J.Michael Malec
Musical Guest John Hill
Elissa Halloran Designs
229 Lark Street 5-9pm
20% off all skeleton and Halloweenish 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
First Presbyterian Church
362 State Street
Art Gallery 5:30-8:00 pm
Watercolors by Kevin Kuhne
Concert 6:00 pm
Finger Lakes Guitar Quartet
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.
La Luce Boutique
248 Lark Street – 5-8pm
Featuring artists: David Painter & Luke Ryan
10% off entire purchase. (excludes art)
453 Madison Ave. 5-9pm
½ priced drinks with food purchase
L.A.X Restaurant & Lounge
205 Lark Street 9:30pm-1:30am
Free Live Music
Kitchen open until 1:30am.
448 Madison Avenue 5-9pm
$1 Off All Draft Beers
Band: Yankee Holler
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
420 Madison Ave.
10 percent off any dine in or pick up order
299 Lark Street 5-9pm
25% off storewide sale for Month of September!
301 Lark Street
Highlighting and supporting local artists on the 1st Friday of each month
Music by Flying Rob & Friends
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.
141 Washington Ave.
Artist in Residence
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 Resonators
– Free Swing Dance LESSON with Linda Leverock from 7 – 8pm; no partner needed
– DANCE from 8 – 11pm to The Resonators
Admission including lesson: $15; DFO members $12; Seniors/Students $10.
Esther Massry Gallery
1002 Madison Avenue 12-9pm
Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Esther Massry Gallery
Francis Cape, James Clark, Judy Pfaff
October 5–December 8
Opalka Gallery @ Sage Colleg of Albany
140 New Scotland Ave. 6-8pm
Featuring Sharon Bates: Exhibit B
African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region
135 So. Pearl St.
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 Street – 5-7pm
Featuring artists Kyle Avery new photos entitled “American Landscape” and Alisa Sikelianos-Carter assemblage work entitled “Crowns”.
This art show coincides with our production of “The Royale” running thru October 14th.
Gallery is open from Noon to 5pm weekdays for the general public and during shows for ticketed patrons