Author Archives: kplessinger

Terrifying fun in Country Village

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Terrifying fun in Country Village Halloween is coming a few days early to the Genesee Country Village & Museum. Youngsters and their families are welcome to come participate in a variety of trick-or-treating experiences. Tonight, there will be tricks and ...

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KettleFest

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KettleFest Kettle Ridge Farm in Victor is hosting its Fourth Annual KettleFest. KettleFest, billed as a “one-day celebration of sustainable farming and artisanship,” is a small yet popular festival in the Finger Lakes area. Over two dozen artisan vendors convene ...

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Mary Jemison story at Ganondagan

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Mary Jemison story at Ganondagan Award-winning vocalist Joanne Shenandoah is bringing her artistry to Ganondagan’s final summer Friends of Ganondagan event. At “Meteor Showers, Storytelling, and Song,” Shenandoah will take center stage for a presentation based on her recent audio ...

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Use Big Ideas

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Use Big Ideas The Rochester Museum and Science Center is bringing back “The Last Question.” The Strasenburgh Planetarium event—originally produced in the early 1970s—is a quiet, contemplative show that starts in 2061 and ends up trillions of years into the ...

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Wilder Weekend

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Wilder Weekend The Genesee Country Village & Museum once again celebrates Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the “Little House on the Prairie” books, this weekend. Wilder Weekend includes special guests Brenda and Wendi Turnbaugh, the twins who portrayed Grace Ingalls ...

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1. Nature as Muse

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Victoria Conners, a felting artist, is hosting a “Nature as Muse” exhibit at the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery at St. John Fisher College. The exhibition is reflective of Conners’ plein art felting depicting landscapes from national parks. On display through ...

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2. Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys are coming to perform at Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center with the Mini Mansions on July 25. The band will perform songs from their latest album, “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.” Doors open at 6:30 p.m., ...

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4. Hopeman Memorial Recital Series

Next week’s Hopeman Memorial Recital Series concert—hosted by the University of Rochester Carillon Society—is Gordon Slater, a Canadian carillonneur, bassoonist, organist and conductor. Slater is best known for serving as Dominion Carillonneur of Canada from 1977 until 2008. Concert begins ...

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Soapy Session

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Soapy Session The Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting a soap-making workshop with Lisa Fredrickson of Flint Creek Soap. The first part of the class will be spent learning the science and history behind soap-making, and the second half ...

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WALL\THERAPY

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WALL\THERAPY WALL\THERAPY’s 2018 program launches tonight featuring six artists—one local—to create murals throughout the city. This is WALL\THERAPY’s seventh year, and co-curators Ian Wilson (founder) and Erich Lehman (lead organizer) are opting for a more intimate experience for the artist. ...

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Ontario County Fair

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   Ontario County Fair The Ontario County Fair turns 175 years old this year. Stop by the Ontario County Fairgrounds in Canandaigua July 24 to 28 for exciting events. Here are some highlights: Tuesday, July 24: Fit Fair/Senior Day • 12:30 ...

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