Get into the Halloween spirit by sitting in the dark and watching a scary or campy movie.
On Friday, Halloween night, you can see the 1992 film “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” on University of Albany’s downtown campus.
The Francis Ford Coppola movie, which stars Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder and Anthony Hopkins, will be screened at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Ave. Admission is free.
“It Came From Schenectady” is presenting “Horrible Halloween” at 7 p.m. today at Proctors.
“Sharknado, an animated sci-fi classic,” is the first film, followed by “Raw Force,” which features kung fu and zombies and is rated R.
There will be prizes, surprises, special guests and drink specials in the GE Theatre. Tickets are $9 for adults, $6 for students.
Zombies in Troy
The Troy Civic Theatre is staging “Evil Dead, The Musical,” a play based on the classic cult movie “Night of the Living Dead.”
“Evil” is running through Nov. 9 at the Uncle Sam Atrium.
Shows are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Admission is $15, with a $2 discount for students and seniors.
For more info, go to troycivic.org.
And don’t forget Troy Night Out, the city’s monthly arts event on the last Friday of the month. This year, it just happens to fall on Halloween. There’s a costume contest and trick or treating at downtown stores.
TNO is always free, and you can check the schedule at downtowntroy.org.
Markets going in
This is the weekend when the farmers’ markets go indoors.
Schenectady’s Greenmarket moves into Proctors on Sunday, with veggies, fish, meat and ready-to-eat foods from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, the Saratoga Farmers’ Market moves to the historic Lincoln Baths building at 65 South Broadway. To accommodate all the shoppers, the parking area will be expanding this year.
On Saturday, you’ll find Troy’s Waterfront Market in the Uncle Sam Atrium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 75 vendors on two floors.
Want to check the list of vendors? Go to schenectadygreenmarket.com , troymarket.org or saratogafarmersmarket.org.