This week was brought to you by cider donuts, changing leaves, umbrellas and warm breezes. It was also brought to you by Creo, hosting the AOA farm to table dinner on October 18th. Five courses created with locally raised products. Plus the farmers will be on hand to share interesting and fun info about what goes into growing and creating the products.
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Stuff to do
+Melissa Etheridge, performing October 26 at The Palace Theater in Albany.
+The Breathing Room yoga space, classes in yoga, dance, pilates and more 399 Kenwood Ave Delmar.
+ The Mop and Bucket Improv Company -- where making stuff up isn't lying, it's a gift for fiction. Every Friday at 8pm Underground at Proctors. Shows are based on audience suggestions, so every week there's something fresh and fun.
+ The Hellions of Troy
+ The Albany All Stars start their new roller derby season on January 19th.
+ The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk at Siena College on September 29th. Walk to help fight blood cancer.
Food and Drink
+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark has a new fall menu with yumminess like grilled short ribs au poivre with balsamic and mushroom confit and mussels in lobster broth with white wine and applewood bacon. Late summer is a great time for dinner under the wisteria on the patio. The Albany Gastropub is serving Sunday brunch and has live acoustic music every Friday night.
+ The Schenectady Greenmarket. Sundays from 10am to 2pm around City Hall in Schenectady.
+Localvores, puffball mushrooms abound at New World Bistro Bar all weekend. There's an amazing Catalan soup or you can get them fried crispy as cutlets with lobster veloute. Had something spicy in mind? A Creole Blackened Ribeye steak hits our specials list served with Wild Maine Shrimp, garlic smashed local yukons and braised greens. Get some!
+ The folks at City Beer Hall are now doing Saturday and Sunday brunch starting at 11AM.
+ Delmar Farmers Market runs Saturdays, June through December 9AM-1PM, at the Bethlehem Middle School. Great food and friends. It's all there.
+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.
+ Honest Weight Food Coop has all the best flavors of the season.
+ Albany Law SchoolJournal of Science & Technology will host its fall symposium "From the Page to the Pill: Women's Reproductive Rights and the Law" on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the law school. Among the panelists, Georgetown student Sandra Fluke and Shaifali Puri, Directorof Scientists Without Borders.
+ 2012 AOA Tournament of Pizza Sponsor Sunmark Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th birthday. Check out their website to see how to put more money in your pocket.
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