MUSIC: Katie Haverly @ the Foundry for Art Design + Culture, Cohoes. The Live in the Loft concert series continues with a homecoming concert by the former Nippertonian singer-songwriter now based in Tucson. With Rosary Beard. 7:30pm. $5.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/ART: Rat-A-Tat Tattoo & Music Expo @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Lots of tattoo artists on hand, contests and music all day, headlined by Skarhead. With Slaine, Eye Ra Haze, Nineveh, Scarver, Animal Cracker, Go For the Kill, Here is My Obituary, 100 Proof, Ill Rock Soldiers, Rick Whispers, Dolabra, Breathless By Dawn, Dee Jay Tone, Approaching Infinity, Dissent, Stress, Hard Luck, Shyste. Doors open at 12noon.
FILM: “Barrymore” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Academy Award-winner Christopher Plummer stars as John Barrymore, one of the greatest Shakespearian actors of all time in this play by William Luce. With “Backstage with Barrymore,” a making-of documentary. 8pm. $15; students $7.50.
MUSIC: Tony DeSare @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Maybe you caught the jazz singer-songwriter-pianist (and Hudson Falls native) in concert at SPAC this summer. Now catch his annual “Home for the Holidays” show at the intimate Wood. 2pm. $45.
MUSIC/DANCE: “Thanks! A Thanksgiving Weekend Performance of Gratidue” @ the Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, Salem. Pianist-composer Geoffrey Gee, dancer Kimerer LaMothe and their five children as perform singing, dancing and instrumental music as the Farm Family Players. 8pm. $25 (includes $6 for coffee and dessert).
MUSIC: Nouveau Jazz Beat @ Circus Cafe, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Nicholas Kopp (Le Rubb), Jeff Nania (the Chronicles), Thomas Aldridge (3 Dimensional Figures) and Orion Kribs (Black Mountain Symphony). 10pm. FREE.