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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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1. Julien Labro

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Accordion and bandoneon virtuoso Julien Labro is set to open the Canandaigua Lake Music Festival. The French artist has toured Europe, North America, the Middle East and South America. His set, “Café Music of Argentina,” starts with a musicians’ chat ...

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2. Marc Antoine

Marc Antoine is the next performer in Exodus to Jazz’s summer lineup. Latin-tinged jazz is his specialty, and he has played backing guitar for big names like Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Sting and Cher. Doors open at 6 p.m. on ...

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