MUSIC: Frederic Hellwitz @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. A classical guitar performance as the first of the 2010 Music @ Noon concert series. Bring your lunch. 12noon. Free.
MUSIC: Cracker with Camper Van Beethoven @ Revolution Hall, Troy. After jacking up the crowd as headliners at the River Street Festival last June, Cracker returns to Troy on a double-bill with legendary college-radio rockers Camper Van Beethoven – also led by Cracker’s David Lowery. 8pm. $22.
TOOLS FOR ARTISTS: Tricks of the Trade @ MAYA III, North Adams. Get some help writing your artist statement in an interactive session led by writer/editor Seth Rogovoy and artist Meryl Joseph. The workshops are free, but pre-registration is required; call 413-663-5253 to register.