MUSIC: Parnas-Kohlberg Trio @ College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Albany. The Parnas sisters – violinist Madalyn and cellist Cicely – team up with pianist Yaron Kohlberg for an afternoon of Debussy, Ravel, Shostakovich and more. 3pm. $25.
TALK: Jorge Martin: Before Night Falls @ The Hudson Opera House, Hudson. Join Close Encounters with Music’s Composer-in-Residence, Jorge Martin as he talks about his first full-length opera, “Before Night Falls,” based on the autobiography of Reinaldo Arenas, the Cuban novelist who chronicled the persecution of gays under Fidel Castro. 3:00 pm. $15 includes light refreshments.
PICKLE FESTIVAL: 13th Annual International Pickle Festival @ Rosendale Community Center, Rosendale, NY. Pickles from around the world, live music and dancing, pickle-themed contests and more. 10am-5pm