School of Rock Albany presents “A Tribute to Lollapalooza”
Annual fall showcase of School of Rock’s students. 1 p.m., Jupiter Hall, Lucky Strike Social, Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. Tickets: advance $10, at the door $12. Reservations and information: School of Rock, 783-7625.
Canadian rock icon. Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m., Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs. Information: www.spac.org.
The Oldtone Roots Music Festival
Cool Whisper Farm, North Hillsdale.
The Best Man
Gore Vidal’s satirical political drama about two presidential candidates seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-President. Presented by Albany Civic Theater, 235 Second Ave., Albany, 3 p.m. Information: 462-1297 or www.albanycivictheater.org.
Tony Award-winning Broadway musical about a man trying to save his family’s shoemaking business featuring songs written by Cyndi Lauper. Sept. 10 and 11, Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady. 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Information: 346-6204 or www.proctors.org.
The Funny Bone
Liza Treyger, 7 p.m. Crossgates Mall, Western Avenue, Guilderland. Information: 313-7484 or Albany.funnybone.com.
Saratoga Wine & Food Festival and Concours D’Elegance
A three-day event featuring food, automobiles and wine. Must be 21 or older to enter all events. Saratoga Spa State Park. Information: Saratoga Automobile Museum, 587-1935.
Waterford Tugboat Roundup
Three days celebrating the hard-working vessel. Waterford Harbor Visitor’s Center and Erie Canal Lock 2. Free. Information: www.tugboatroundup.com.
Annual event features music from Flame, the Albany Drum Circle, Die Shaine Maidelach und Die Schmendriks and more, a classic car show, a pet adoption clinic, food, crafts, children’s activities and vendors. Sept. 11, 10 a.m., Congregation Agudat Achim, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Information: 393-9211 or www.agudatachim.com.
A free community celebration with music, crafts and activities, plus food and craft vendors. Sept. 11, 11 a.m., The Crossings of Colonie, Albany Shaker Road. Free. Information: 456-2136 or www.colonie.org.
Old Fashioned Sunday
Annual fall celebration. Pruyn House, Old Niskayuna Road, Colonie.
Capital District Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk
Fundraiser for pancreatic cancer research. Elm Avenue Park, Bethlehem.