MUSIC: Tristan Allen @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The sleeper show of the month. Tristan Allen got his musical start a few years back at the Caffe’s open mic nights. Now the 17-year-old pianist-composer is back to celebrate the release of his debut CD – which he recorded with Amanda Palmer of the Desden Dolls. 7pm. $5.
ARTIST TOUR: Celebrate Jerry Pinkney’s birthday @ The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. The artist will lead a special tour of his exhibition, “Witness.” There will also be a book signing, holiday fun for the children and, most importantly, there will be birthday cake.