ALBANY — The Barrel Saloon & Texas BBQ will host its second annual Halloween party from 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, to 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, under the heated tent in its parking lot.
The party features a costume contest with a monetary prize, photos taken by a professional photographer, a live DJ, and complimentary beer and wine. Patrons must be 21 or older and in costume to attend.
Early Bird tickets, which cost $30 each (plus a $2.64 handling fee) are available for purchase online through Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m at theupperroomalbany.com/event/halloween-under-the-big-top-freak-show-edition. Otherwise, tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $40 each. Proceeds will benefit the Albany Business Improvement District.
For more information, visit barrelsaloon.com or https://www.facebook.com/barrelsaloon/?fref=ts.
The party will take place in the parking lot across the street from The Barrel Saloon, 942 Broadway in Albany.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — It’s the final weekend of performances for Home Made Theater’s production of “Shrek: The Musical” at the Spa Little Theater.
Based on the popular motion picture “Shrek,” released in 2001 by DreamWorks Animation, the musical version of this award-winning, twisted fairy tale is filled with irreverent fun, combining a great score with a heartwarming and funny plot.
Join Home Made Theater for this story of everyone’s favorite ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure in which the prince isn’t charming, the princess isn’t sleeping, the sidekick isn’t helping and the ogre is the hero! Unexpected, wise-cracking and clever, musicals will never be the same again.
Performances take place at the Spa Little Theatre on Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.
Tickets cost between $23 and $29 depending on type (adult or student/senior) and seat location. Please note that there is a $2.50 processing fee per ticket when purchased online.
For more information about the production or to purchase tickets for any of its remaining performances, call 518.587.4427 or visit homemadetheater.org.
The Spa Little Theatre is located at 19 Roosevelt Drive within the Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs.