Yes, as you may have heard, there’s some kind of football game going on today. (6:30pm. FOX-TV.) But of course there are other entertainment options on tap, too:
MUSIC: The Callen Sisters @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With their dark lyrics and harmonies, the harp and guitar duo of twentysomethings Jessica and Beth Callen celebrate the release of their edgy sophomore album “No Shelter.” 7pm. $12 in advance; $14 at the door.
MUSIC: The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Field Chamber Ensemble @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Performing Svendsen’s Octet for Strings in A Major, Op. 3; Shostakovich’s Prelude & Schezo for String Octet, Op. 11; and Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 203pm. $40, $45.