The Albany Bearded Gentleman's Club

albany bearded gentlmans club mustache photoLet it be known: The first meeting of The Albany Bearded Gentleman's Club is at Patsy's Barber Shop in downtown Albany this Wednesday (January 22) at 6 pm.

From the event description: "Come down and meet the other members of the Club, get some great facial hair advice on care and shaping from some of the finest barbers in Albany and enjoy some comradery and light refreshment."

We asked club founder Will Vondoome for the quick background on the club (link added):

I've been in contact with Beard Team USA, which organizes the annual National Beard and Mustache Championships and represents the United States at international beard and mustache competitions. This is the first step toward creating a local chapter of Beard Team USA that could support participants who want to grow facial hair for serious competitions, as well as have at least one local fundraising competition event per year. Men and women who have or appreciate facial hair are welcome.

photo via Albany Bearded Gentleman's Club

Comments

It's a shame I'm not single. I'd be a beard groupie.

There was never a second meeting, and the club has vanished from Facebook

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Old routes and faded hamlets

Today's moment of historical cartography: We can across this map the other day -- it's of Albany County, published in 1850 as part of the... (more)

Most educated

You know how we've come to feel about these place rankings, but for what it's worth: A new list has the Albany metro area ranked... (more)

Lunch at Sweet Sue's

If you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, neither should you judge a restaurant by the sign in the window. Sweet Sue's on River... (more)

Help with kitchen renovation design?

M. messages: We are thinking about doing a kitchen renovation. Got the contractor, got a "look" picked out, but kind of clueless about the actual... (more)

Albany I Spy: Center Square

It lives: The Albany I Spy scavenger hunt from Albany Archives and the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau is returning for a second year,... (more)

Recent Comments

... [T]he primary issue is that no one uses intersections correctly as it is, drivers or pedestrians. It's as simple as "pedestrians have the right of way in the crosswalk, so don't act like a jerk and try to run them over when they're in it" for drivers and "wait for the walk signal and cross at crosswalks so you don't hold up traffic like an idiot/get killed" for pedestrians. ...

Morning Blend for Sep 16

...has 3 comments, most recently from JayK

Playing the President. With Jimmy Fallon.

...has 6 comments, most recently from Deb

Help with kitchen renovation design?

...has 4 comments, most recently from Local Designer / Architecture Firm

Lunch at Sweet Sue's

...has 1 comment, most recently from Laura Palmer

Enigma.Co

...has 7 comments, most recently from Jonathan