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5. Frank’s Rat Pack Special Holiday Show

OFC Creations presents Frank’s Rat Pack Special Holiday Show, featuring classic holiday tunes made popular by Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett and more. This show reprises the songs and performances of the great nightclub acts of the ...

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Christmas train


Christmas train The Medina Railroad Museum is hosting its annual Polar Express train rides. Children can experience the magic of Christmas during the hour-long ride. Songs from the famous “Polar Express” movie play over the sound system, workers deliver cookies ...

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Candlelight Night in Pittsford


Candlelight Night in Pittsford Every year the village of Pittsford celebrates its traditional Candlelight Night, and this year it will be held on Dec. 3. The village streets fill with holiday cheer, the sounds of live music, carolers and sleigh ...

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Danscore The Department of Dance at The College at Brockport presents performances of Danscore next week. According to City, with a faculty that performs and teaches internationally, the influence of Brockport’s dance department “ripples far outside Rochester’s borders,” proving that the department ...

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RIT competes in Geico’s chatbot hackathon (access required)

Geico announced the winners of a collegiate software development competition to make chatbots. The insurer announced that a team from University of California, Riverside won the first Geico Hactivates Hackathon. Teams from Rochester Institute of Technology and University of Maryland, ...

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1. Love of Land & Water


Image City Photography Gallery presents Gary Thompson and Phyllis Thompson’s Love of Land & Water. The two have traveled across the country, and this exhibit showcases some of their best landscape and water photographs. On display through Sunday, Nov. 24. ...

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2. Holiday Hams

Kick off the holiday season with sass and style with the Big Wigs, Aggy Dune and Mrs. Kasha Davis. The two present Holiday Hams, a Rochester tradition for more than 15 years. The two will perform festive favorites with quick ...

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3. New Dancers Showcase

The College at Brockport is hosting the New Dancers Showcase this weekend in the Rose L. Strasser Studio in Hartwell Hall. The concert is aimed to introduce the 18 first-year students in the department of dance to the Brockport community. ...

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4. A Charlie Brown Christmas

The world of the beloved “Peanuts” comic strip will come to life in “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” a live musical based on the classic animated special. Presented by the Nazareth College theatre and dance department, a portion of the proceeds ...

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5. Maker Faire Rochester

The 6th annual Maker Faire Rochester returns this Saturday at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. This year’s celebration features rockets and robots, cosplay and fashion, digital fabrication, alternative energy, hand-made crafts, music and more from over 180 ...

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One woman band


One woman band Golden Link Folk Singing Society Inc. presents Zoe Lewis. She’s one band in a body and plays folk originals, Gypsy jazz, jump jive, Latin grooves, vintage swing and more. She plays the ukulele, piano, guitar, washboard, harmonica ...

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Twelfth Night


‘Twelfth Night’ presented at Brockport The College at Brockport takes a look at gender non-conformity in its production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Like several of Shakespeare’s plays, “Twelfth Night” includes characters who cross-dress, usually for amorous relationships. Director Sharifa ...

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Dustbowl Revival


Dustbowl Revival Vintage Americana band Dustbowl Revival is bringing its sound to Rochester. According to Los Angeles Times, the eclectic eight-piece band “would have sounded utterly at home within the hallowed confines of Preservation Hall in New Orleans’ French Quarter,” ...

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