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Rochester is known as "Festival City," with festivals almost every weekend from late spring through the fall.  Plus, everyday there is something to do-from performing arts to museum exhibits to musical recitals-and of course, if it's Rochester-there's plenty of PLAY! Be sure to check the calendar for daily activities.

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07/20/2014 - 07/26/2014

Featured Events

Boardwalk Arcade

  • Date(s): 05/24/2014 - 09/07/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Museum Hours
  • Location: The Strong, One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607
  • Phone: (585) 263-2700
  • Admission: Museum Admission

AWS eventCelebrate seaside amusements in all of their beeping, blipping, vibrant and gaudy glory. Stroll down a boardwalk that evokes the heyday of 19th century resorts like Coney Island and Atlantic City. Play pinball and arcade games, spin a wheel of fortune, snap a photo with beach props and cut-outs and much more.

Ongoing Events

Cameras from the Technology Collection

  • Date(s): 06/01/2011(No End Date)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Museum Hours
  • Location: George Eastman House
  • Phone: (585) 271-3361
  • Admission: Museum admission

AWS!From the world’s largest collection of cameras, the evolution of photography is illustrated, -- including the camera that shot the flag-raising at Iwo Jima, the only complete NASA Lunar Orbiter, and a Technicolor movie camera that filmed many MGM classics … plus many cameras that you and your family used to own!

Electricity Theater featuring Musical Tesla Coils

  • Date(s): 07/02/2013(No End Date)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Various—see www.rmsc.org
  • Location: Rochester Museum & Science Center
  • Contact: Debra Jacobson
  • Phone: (585) 271-4320
  • Admission: Various—see www.rmsc.org

AWS eventWith "singing" Tesla coils, this exhibition experience features dazzling displays of lightning set to music. Be mesmerized by zaps of lightning appearing just a few feet away in our newest visitor experience, Electricity Theater! This science show experience features a dazzling display of indoor bolts of musical lightning produced by twin solid-state Tesla coils. Watch the dark theater become splashed with light, and allow that spark in you to ignite as you explore the excitement of electricity and all that goes with it: Lightning, conductors, insulators and storm safety. www.rmsc.org

Under Construction: Building Careers Exhibition

  • Date(s): 01/10/2014(No End Date)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: During regular Museum hours—see www.rmsc.org
  • Location: Rochester Museum & Science Center 657 East Avenue
  • Contact: Debra Jacobson
  • Phone: (585) 271-4320
  • Admission: Various—see www.rmsc.org

AWS eventDrill hands-on into construction trades and complete actual electrical, plumbing, architectural and building tasks! Fun for the whole family. Use your hands and minds to: - Maneuver a giant crane to move bricks on the “job site.” - Run wires through 2x4-studded walls to build a simulated working electrical system. - Install plumbing for a sink as well as install a p-trap for outflow. - Stretch your design and math muscles while creating structures with KEVA Planks. Also, hear from local professionals! Local electricians, plumbers and other construction professionals narrate their story of building the Golisano Institute for Sustainability on campus at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Designing for a New Century: Works on Paper by Lalique and his Contemporaries

  • Date(s): 05/17/2014 - 01/04/2015
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 9AM - 5PM
  • Location: The Corning Museum of Glass
  • Contact: The Corning Museum of Glass
  • Phone: (800) 732-6845
  • Admission: Included in Museum Admission

In the late 19th century and early 20th century, René Lalique’s jewelry, and then his beautifully designed glass objects and vessels, made him an influential figure in the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. His work was acclaimed at the international industrial expositions, particularly the 1900 and 1925 Paris Expositions. Designing for a New Century: Works on Paper by Lalique and His Contemporaries surveys the extraordinary glass art created by Lalique and his European contemporaries, including Marinot, Herbst, Gallé, and Val St. Lambert, through design drawings, trade catalogs, period photographs, and rare books from the Rakow Library’s special collections. For more information, call (800) 732-6845 or (607) 937-5371, or visit www.cmog.org.

René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass

  • Date(s): 05/17/2014 - 01/04/2015
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 9AM - 5PM
  • Location: The Corning Museum of Glass
  • Contact: The Corning Museum of Glass
  • Phone: (800) 732-6845
  • Admission: Included in Museum Admission

This major exhibition will bring together glass, jewelry, production molds, and design drawings by René Lalique (French, 1860─1945), dating from about 1893 to Lalique’s death in 1945. As a successful jeweler Lalique experimented with glass in his designs, which eventually led to a career in which he fully embraced the material. His aesthetic choices in his designs informed the styles of Art Nouveau and Art Deco in France, and the objects he created have become iconic reflections of these periods. Lalique also embraced industrial innovations, like mass production, allowing luxury glass to be placed in more and more households around the world. For more information, call (800) 732-6845 or (607) 937-5371, or visit www.cmog.org.

Menopause the Musical

  • Date(s): 05/29/2014 - 08/08/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Times: Visit web site or call box office for show times and prices
  • Location: Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St.
  • Phone: (800) 457-8897
  • Admission: Visit web site or call box office for show times and pricese

By Special Agreement with GFour Productions By Special License from The Owner Jeanie Linders’ Company Book and Lyrics by Jeanie Linders. Menopause follows four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for over 10 years! A show for a "ladies night out" at MGR Downtown at the Auburn Public Theater!

Going for Baroque: Mini-recital on the Italian Baroque Organ

  • Date(s): 06/01/2014 - 09/07/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Times: 1 and 3 p.m.
  • Location: Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Included in Gallery admission

Casa Larga Patio Parties

  • Date(s): 06/05/2014 - 08/28/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Casa Larga Vineyards, 2287 Turk Hill Road
  • Contact: Cathy Fabretti
  • Phone: (585) 223-4210
  • Admission: $10 per person includes your first glass of wine, beer or wine slushie.

Relax and enjoy summer on Casa Larga's patio with a Rochester food truck, live music, wine, local beer and wine slushies. New this year - tableside bar service! $10 per person includes your first glass of wine, beer or wine slushie. Bring a chair or enjoy our picnic tables for an evening of wine and music by the vineyard. Groups welcome, call Cathy Fabretti 585-223-4210 for details.

Summer Concert Series in Carpenter Park

  • Date(s): 06/13/2014 - 08/15/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Times: see website
  • Location: Carpenter Park, Port of Pittsford, 22 N. Main St.
  • Admission: Free

Free annual concert series along the canal at the Port of Pittsford Park on Friday evenings, featuring a variety of musical styles throughout the season; open to the public. Port of Pittsford includes a new band pavilion and improves amenities for baoters - potable water, electrical hookups and additional dock space.

Downtown Batavia Public Market

  • Date(s): 06/19/2014 - 09/25/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • Location: Bank Street & Alva Place Parking Lot (Across from Jerome Center)
  • Contact: Don Burkel Or Anthony Condello
  • Phone: (585) 344-0900
  • Admission: Free

Downtown Batavia Public Market , Every Thursday, June 19th - September 25th, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. We've Moved To: Bank Street & Alva Place Parking Lot (Across From Jerome Center) Market Features: Fresh Baked Goods, Produce & Fruit, Flowers, Herbs, Wine, Handcrafted Quilts, BBQ Sauce, Pulled Pork Sandwiches by Alston, and lots more... Interested Vendors Contact The B.I.D. At: 585-344-0900.

Strathallan Summer Series - Thursday Jazz Nights

  • Date(s): 06/19/2014 - 08/21/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Location: CHAR Steak & Lounge

Beginning Thursday, June 19th we are pleased to offer a live jazz trio in CHAR Steak & Lounge from 5:30-8:30 PM. Proudly featuring local talent from the Eastman School of Music.

Windstream Party in the Park

  • Date(s): 06/19/2014 - 08/14/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 5-10 p.m.
  • Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park
  • Contact: 311 (outside of City limits call 585-428-5990)
  • Admission: TBD

Music, Food Trucks, Buskers & More!

Inventor Center Exhibit

  • Date(s): 06/20/2014 - 08/31/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Inventor Center hours are 10am-4pm every day, through August. Starting in September, hours are 10am-4pm on weekends and holidays and 2-4pm Monday through Friday. See www.rmsc.org for details.
  • Location: Rochester Museum & Science Center
  • Contact: Debra Jacobson
  • Phone: (585) 271-4320
  • Admission: Various-see www.rmsc.org

Power cities, build cars, harness wind and fire catapults! Dive into a hands-on exploration of the inventive process and see what you can do

Jackson Square Concert Series

  • Date(s): 06/27/2014 - 08/29/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Jackson Square (Alleyways off of Center or Jackson Streets) Downtown Batavia
  • Contact: Downtown Batavia Business Improvement District
  • Phone: (585) 344-0900
  • Admission: FREE

Jackson Square Concerts, 7-9pm, Every Friday from June 27th-August 29th: June 27th: Stone Row (Celtic Rock) July 4th: Northbound Rebels (Southern Rock) July 11th: Mitty & The Followers ( MoTown) July 18th: Kelly's Old Timers (Country) July 25th: Bonnie & Collide ( R&B /Blues) August 1st: It's My Party (60's Hits) August 8th: Ghost Riders (Country & Ghost Riders Drum & Bugle August 15th: OHMS Band (Soft Rock) August 22nd: C'est Bon Dance Band (Cajun) August 29th: Bluesway Band (Blues / Classic Rock) Opening Acts On June 27th, July 25th & August 22nd will be ensembles from the Genesee Symphony Orchestra (GSO) Concerts Are Free, Bring Your Own Seating, Rain Days In Batavia City Centre (Former Genesee Country Mall) on Main Street. Food & Refreshments Available: Sweet Ecstasy Bakery & Bistro

Joyful Rescues Adoption Event

  • Date(s): 06/28/2014 - 09/27/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 11:30-2
  • Location: Webster PetSmart 917 Holt Rd.
  • Contact: Joyful Rescues
  • Phone: (716) 372-3661
  • Admission: Free

Joyful Rescues will be showing dogs and cats up for adoption at Webster PetSmart, 917 Holt Rd. Stop by and see us!

HVAA Summer Hours

  • Date(s): 07/01/2014 - 09/01/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 10am-5pm
  • Location: Hidden Valley Animal Adventure
  • Contact: Front Desk
  • Phone: (585) 535-4100
  • Admission: $18 Adults, $14 Children (3-10) Seniors 65+ Monday-Friday $16

The park is open seven days a week throughout the summer. Wild Game Safari Tours run Sundays-Thursdays 10am-5pm, and Fridays and Saturdays 10am-7pm. Season passes available on-line, or call 585.535.4100. Visit our website for a list of all prices and hours.

Summer of Farewell Parades

  • Date(s): 07/04/2014 - 09/01/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: The Strong Museum
  • Contact: Shane Rhinewald
  • Phone: (585) 410-6365
  • Admission: Age 2 and older $13.50, under age 2 free, members free.

Join in a festive musical march through the museum galleries. Included with general museum admission fees.

Sterling Renaissance Festival

  • Date(s): 07/05/2014 - 08/17/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 15385 Farden Rd, Sterling, NY 13156
  • Phone: 315-947-5783 or 1-800-879-4446
  • Admission: $12.95 - $22.95

The Annual Sterling, NY Renaissance Festival is a re-creation of an English festival around the time period of Queen Elizabeth I. Authentic jousting, demonstrating artisans, live theatre, music and dance and delicious foods.

Sit.Stay.Read

  • Date(s): 07/08/2014 - 08/12/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Times: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Location: 415 W Fayette St.
  • Contact: WCNY
  • Phone: (315) 453-2424
  • Admission: Free

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, or caregivers, are invited to bring your little ones (children pre-K to second grade) to the WCNY courtyard for Sit.Stay.Read story times! Participate in fun activities, and listen to stories. The event may be moved inside depending on the weather.

Damn Yankees

  • Date(s): 07/09/2014 - 07/30/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Visit web site or call box office for show times and pricese
  • Location: Merry-go-Round Playhouse, Emerson Park, 6914 E. Lake Rd.
  • Phone: (800) 457-8897
  • Admission: Visit web site or call box office for show times and pricese

A diehard Washington Senators fan sells his soul to the devil so his favorite team, The Washington Senators, can beat the hated Yankees and win the pennant. As his alter ego, the gifted ball player navigates tricky waters and learns what's most important in life. With classic hits such as "Ya Gotta Have Heart," "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal Mo," and "Whatever Lola Wants," this sporty musical comedy hits it out of the park! Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical!

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

  • Date(s): 07/09/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: various, visit www.gevatheatre.org for more info.
  • Location: Wilson Mainstage, Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd.
  • Contact: Geva Theatre Center Box Office
  • Phone: (585) 232-4382
  • Admission: Tickets from $25

A hilarious musical that follows six awkward adolescents on their quest for the spelling championship of a lifetime. Weekend matinees suitable for ages 10+, all other performances suitable for ages 15+.

Bands on the Bricks

  • Date(s): 07/11/2014 - 08/08/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Times: 5:30 - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Rochester Public Market, 280 Union St. N.
  • Admission: Free

One of Rochester's most popular free concert series, Bands on the Bricks brings the Rochester Public Market to the evening set with live music through the summer months! 2014 Bands on the Bricks will be run on Fridays. Gates open at 5:30 pm and the music runs 6-10 pm.

See website for concert listings.

Village Idiots Improv Comedy Battles

  • Date(s): 07/12/2014 - 08/30/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 9:30 - 11pm
  • Location: 172 West Main St.
  • Contact: Swithun No
  • Phone: (585) 797-9086
  • Admission: $6.00

In an improv comedy show, the audience provides suggestions to the comedic performers who then create hilarious scenes immediately without any further preparation. Improv Comedy Battles are a type of competition where the improvisors compete for the audience's affection. Based on audience suggestions, and audience scores. Perfect for those who have never seen improv before, first dates, birthday parties and bachelor/bachelorette celebrations.

6th Rochester Biennial

  • Date(s): 07/13/2014 - 09/21/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Wed-Sun 11am-5pm, until 9pm on Thursdays
  • Location: Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave.
  • Admission: included in gallery admission

July 13–September 21, 2014 in the Grand Gallery Summers at MAG are dedicated to the art of upstate New York. On alternating years, the Gallery presents juried and invitational exhibitions that showcase regional artists working in a variety of media. For the 6th Rochester Biennial, the Gallery’s director and curators have selected these six exceptional artists: Juan-Carlos Caballero Perez, Rochester (metalwork) Richard Hirsch, Churchville (ceramics) Jeff Kell, Rush (ceramics) Kumi Korf, Ithaca (prints, artist’s books) Lynette Stephenson, Hamilton (painting) Kim Waale, Manlius (installations) Each Biennial artist will present about half a dozen new works.

At the Water's Edge

  • Date(s): 07/15/2014 - 08/10/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Tuesday - Saturday Noon to 6:00 pm, Sunday Noon to 4:00 pm
  • Location: Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave.
  • Contact: Dick Bennett
  • Phone: (585) 749-7010
  • Admission: Free

"At the Water's Edge" is a featured exhibition of framed prints by Image City Photography Gallery partners Dick Bennett and Carl Crumley. Dick's photos are of various bridges over the Genesee River through Rochester. Carl's images are from the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Guest artists include Michelle Turner and members of the Rochester Photo Editing Group. Opening Reception is on Friday, July 18 from 5:00 to 8:30.

Corn Hill Arts Festival Fairy Houses Display

  • Date(s): 07/15/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: The Strong Museum
  • Contact: Shane Rhinewald
  • Phone: (585) 410-6365
  • Admission: Age 2 and older $13.50, under age 2 free, members free.

Flutter over to see a whimsical display of the 10 winning fairy houses from the Corn Hill Arts Festival. Included with general museum admission fees.

Scream Campout Live

  • Date(s): 07/18/2014 - 08/23/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 9:00pm - gate opens at 7:45
  • Location: 3500 Harloff road
  • Contact: Gail
  • Phone: (585) 217-1263
  • Admission: 50.00

Scream Campout Live! is New York's most terrifying, original and unique horror camping experience. Our scare environments, special effects, and interactive scare actors will place you in the nightmare of your life. Campers will navigate around a series of outdoor environments thru out the night. Walk through a slaughter house, chainsaw maze, graveyard, and other scare scenes. You will encounter total darkness, strobe lighting, latex, sudden loud noises, live scare actors, and scent effects which are intended to frighten you. Play zombie paintball as zombies are attacking you and watch horror movies. Campers must be 18 or older.

Wall \ Therapy

  • Date(s): 07/18/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: see website
  • Location: see website
  • Admission: Free

Wall\Therapy is a community level intervention using mural are as a vehicle to address our collective need for inspiration. During this week-long festival, street artists ("therapists") from across the globe paint ("rehabilitate") walls, healing the city with new life and energy, beautifying our landscape, igniting community dialogue and inspiring Rochesterians to view the Image City, a moniker originally attributed to Kodak, in a proud, new way.

JCC SummerStage presents: Hairspray, the Musical

  • Date(s): 07/19/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Times: Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:00pm.
  • Location: JCC Hart Theatre, 1200 Edgewood Avenue
  • Contact: Marc Cataldi
  • Phone: 5854612000x235
  • Admission: $26/$24 JCC Members, $18 Students

Based on the popular John Waters cult film of the same name, Hairspray explores the impact on 1962 Baltimore when a plus sized dancer decides it’s time to end race integration on television.

Carillon Concert of the Quad

  • Date(s): 07/21/2014 - 08/11/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 7-8pm every Monday in July
  • Location: Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester campus
  • Contact: Doris Aman
  • Phone: (585) 671-7297
  • Admission: Free

50 bell carillon will play an open air concert. National and international artists will play. Bring a picnic, friends, and seating. Free, open to the public, enjoy University of Rochester's beautiful campus and arboretum. Parking behind Rush Rhees Library. Rain or shine.

Culinary Boot Camp - Basic Training

  • Date(s): 07/21/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Times: Monday through Friday 7/21 - 7/25 8 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Location: The New York Wine and Culinary Center
  • Contact: The Culinary Institute of America
  • Phone: 18885794454
  • Admission: $1995

The acclimated chefs of The Culinary Institute of America are coming "on location" to the New York Wine &Culinary Center! Come and join all the fun as you spend 5 days in a professional kitchen with a chef from the CIA. You will build your skills through expert instructions, learn tips and techniques with hands on instruction. There will be chef demos, wine tastings, lectures and meals -PLUS a lot of fun with fellow foodies just like you! Join us for this great summer adventure - classes fill quickly - enroll now. To register - http://enthusiasts.ciachef.edu/cia-on-location/ or call 1-888-579-4454

July 21–25: Nature Week

  • Date(s): 07/21/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
  • Location: The Strong
  • Phone: (585) 263-2700
  • Admission: Age 2 and older $13.50, under age 2 free, members free.

Enjoy a fun-filled summer at The Strong! Rejoice in new themed activities every weekday with playful pursuits that include arts and crafts, music and dance, and imaginative play. Be on the lookout for special guests, storytelling, and celebratory surprises. This week: View an award-winning display of fairy houses, make an insect craft, and participate in a Discovery Garden scavenger hunt. This week only, get buy-one-get-one free tickets to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden, with general museum admission Monday through Friday only.

Eastman Music Horizons - Chamber Concert I

  • Date(s): 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 2 p.m.
  • Location: Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Free

Eastman Music Horizons - Chamber Concert II

  • Date(s): 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 7 p.m.
  • Location: Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Free

Hochstein at High Falls Concert Series

  • Date(s): 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 12:10 pm
  • Location: 50 N. Plymouth Ave 14614
  • Contact: Hochstein Performance Hall
  • Phone: (585) 454-4596
  • Admission: free

Mikaela Davis, indie harpist singer/songwriter, returns to the Hochstein at High Falls series as a trio. She's joined by Alex Cote, drums and percussion, and Cian McCasthy, guitar and sitar. Described as "harp and voice with an electric instrument mix whipped into a melancholy lo-fi sound; an intricate balance of fluttering vocal folds and fingers on strings that blend effortlessly."

Les Miserables

  • Date(s): 07/24/2014 - 08/03/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Varied. Visit www.bvtnaples.org for details
  • Location: Bristol Valley Theater, 151 S. Main St.
  • Contact: BVT Main Office (prior to 6/3) or Box Office (beginning 6/3)
  • Phone: 5853749032or5853746318
  • Admission: $12-$33; See website for details

The world’s most beloved musical, as you’ve never seen it before! Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his starving family. From this simple act of desperation springs a classic tale of broken dreams, passion, obsession, and redemption, set against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution. Whether it’s your first time experiencing this enthralling story, or your 101st, you won’t want to miss this thrilling score and this timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit! Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg and lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer.

Old World Wine Pairing Dinner

  • Date(s): 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Tavern58 at Gibbs
  • Contact: Tavern58 at Gibbs
  • Phone: (585) 546-5800
  • Admission: $40.00

Join us for 5 Course Old World Wines Pairing Dinner on Thursday, July 24 at 6:30pm. $40 per person plus tax and gratuity. Wine education and comments from the Chef de Cuisine and Wine Expert in a relaxed Tavern environment.

Ontario County Fair

  • Date(s): 07/24/2014 - 07/28/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: call for info
  • Location: Fairgrounds, County Rd 10, Canandaigua
  • Contact: 585-394-4987
  • Admission: call for info

Featuring a midway, festival foods, petting zoo, family entertainment, DIRT racing, a horse pull, tractor pulls, stunt show 4H activities, demolition derby, fireworks, nightly bands and more.

Overcoming the Culture of Fear

  • Date(s): 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Location: First Church of Christ, Scientist, 440 East Avenue
  • Contact: Lindsay Catlin
  • Phone: (585) 271-7503
  • Admission: free

Speaker Marie Helm of Nevada will present "Overcoming the Culture of Fear" - about letting go of fear-based thinking and discovering our native peace of mind and spiritual courage.

African Drumming & South Indian Percussion – Participants Concert

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Free

East Rochester Firemen's Field Days

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/28/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: see website
  • Location: East Rochester High School Grounds
  • Admission: see website

Live music each evening, chicken BBQ, carnival rides, parade, fireworks, food and more.

Eastman Music Horizons - Composition Reading Session

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 11 a.m.
  • Location: Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Free

Eastman Music Horizons - Vocal Ensemble

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 10 a.m.
  • Location: Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Free

Eastman Music Horizons – Solo Concert I

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 2 p.m.
  • Location: Hatch Recital Hall, 433 East Main St.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Free

Eastman Music Horizons – Solo Concert II

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 7 p.m.
  • Location: Hatch Recital Hall, 433 East Main St.
  • Phone: (585) 274-1100
  • Admission: Free

JD Wine Cellars "Un-wined" Friday

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 6:00p - 9:00p
  • Location: 1342 Eddy Road
  • Contact: 315-986-4202
  • Phone: (315) 986-4202
  • Admission: Free

JD Wine Cellars “Un-wined” Friday Macedon, NY. (July 25, 2014) — On Friday July 25th JD Wine Cellars will be hosting an after work “un-wined” party at the tasting room. “ There is no better way to start the weekend than to relax with a glass of wine while enjoying the musical selections from the ever popular, local artist, Dave McGrath,” commented Joan Allen, owner. As an added bonus JD Wine Cellars is also releasing their first handcrafted Pinot Gris that evening. “Morning Dew is a delightful semi dry white with notes of green apple. It has a sharp mouth watering lingering finish and is sure to be a crowd favorite this summer” stated Doug Allen, winemaker. Visitors to the Tasting Room will be able to try Morning Dew for free during the evening. All of the other award winning wines along with 3 local beers will be available for sampling as well for just $3 per flight. Dave Mc Grath will be playing form 6-9pm, the BBQ grill will be open along with the Long Acre Farm Ice Cream Shop, Farm Market and Back 40 Adventure Area so bring the whole family. JD Wine Cellars will be open with extended hours until 9pm and will feature a sale on Waggin’ Tail Red, as well as tastings of their award winning wines and Fairport Brewing Company’s custom craft beers. Tastings are $3 per person. For questions, directions and a list of upcoming events please visit www.longacrefarms.com or call 315-986-4202. #END# Long Acre Farms, a third generation family farm, has evolved from its early beginnings in 1927 as a vegetable and grain farm into a premiere agri-tainment destination farm. The farm’s mission, to offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy new experiences in an entertaining, wholesome, challenging and educational way, has made it a popular family destination. JD Wine Cellars is in its 5th year of producing and specializing in small batch, hand-crafted red, white and 100% fruit wines. Co-located and working in line with the goals of Long Acre Farms, JD Wine Cellars aims to provide an authentic and family-friendly experience to its guests in its fun and educational wine tasting venue.

WNY Flash vs. Boston Breakers

  • Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Sahlen's Stadium
  • Phone: (716) 655-7529

Women's professional soccer

10 Ugly Men festival

  • Date(s): 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • Times: 10am - 8pm
  • Location: Genesee Valley Park, 952 E. River Road
  • Admission: $10-35

The day is packed with sports-related activities including a 5K run, volleyball tournament, and kickball, all benefiting charity.

50 Mile Garage Sale

  • Date(s): 07/26/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 9:00 am until Dusk
  • Location: Route 90 from Homer to Montezuma
  • Phone: (800) 499-9615

Sale Runs along scenic Route 90 from Montezuma to Homer, with hundreds of vendors selling antiques and collectibles. Enjoy barbecue as well. Rain or Shine. Shop in any direction.

Finger Lakes Cheese Festival

  • Date(s): 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • Times: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Location: Sunset View Creamery, 4970 County Road 14 Odessa, NY 14869
  • Contact: Carmella Hoffman
  • Phone: (607) 594-2095
  • Admission: Adults: $2, Kids 12 & under: Free

3rd Annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival. It’s a day-long family event on the farm! Local creameries, farms, foods and vendors sampling & selling. Activities for everyone: Live music, Barnyard Olympics, kids midway, pairing seminars, cooking demo, goat milking, petting zoo, farm tours, hayrides, cheese making…

Native American Dance & Music Festival

  • Date(s): 07/26/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 10 am - 6 pm
  • Location: Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 State Route 444
  • Contact: Jeanette Miller
  • Phone: (585) 742-1690
  • Admission: $12 - $5, free for children under 2 and Friends of Ganondagan members

Ganondagan's Native American Dance & Music Festival is the only event of its kind in Western New York.  Last year's Festival featured not one but two popular musicians; multiple award-winning and internationally renowned musicians Arvel Bird (violinist and Native American flutist) and singer-songwriter Jennifer Kreisberg.

Our two-day signature event attracts more than four thousand people annually from throughout the country for the variety of music, Iroquois dance performances, artisan demonstrations, traditional storytelling, Wegman's Family Discovery Tent, Native Arts Market, interpretive programs at the Bark Longhouse and Visitor Center, guided trail walks and more.

Spencerport Canal Days

  • Date(s): 07/26/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: Downtown Spencerport

A celebration on the Erie Canal that includes music, activities and an array of vendors.

Waterfront Art Festival

  • Date(s): 07/26/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Location: Kershaw Park, Lake Shore Drive, Canandaigua
  • Admission: $3

For more than 40 years, the Waterfront Art Festival has brought a unique collection of arts and crafts vendors selling jewellery, pottery, and one-of-a-kind items.

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