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1. A Layer Beneath

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International Art Acquisitions is currently displaying A Layer Beneath. Featuring Janet Richardson’s “Mingus” series, the exhibit is a marriage of structured composition and organic texture. Pictured is oil and mixed media on paper. On display Jan. 1 to 31. internationalartacquisitions.com

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2. Winter Break

It’s Winter Break for the kids and Ganondagan has plenty of activities to keep boredom away. From 10 to 11 a.m. today, come check out snowboats, small wooden boats made by Seneca people that you can race down snowy hills. ...

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4. Anansi Tales for the Holidays

Anansi Tales for the Holidays is a mixture of African, Caribbean and African American folklore depicted through interactive theater, storytelling and puppetry and a children’s puppetry and mask workshop. Directed by Reuben Tapp, performances run Dec. 31 to Jan. 6. ...

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5. New Year’s Eve Celebration

Families are invited to the Joseph A. Floreano Convention Center for a New Year’s Eve Celebration to ring in 2019, hosted by the City of Rochester. There will be a DJ dance party, bounce houses, an obstacle course, airbrush tattoos, ...

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1. DeSTEMber to Remember

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Rochester Museum & Science Center is all about STEM this holiday season and making this month a DeSTEMber to Remember. Saturday is the last day to explore the STEM field through a Winter Solstice Celebration. Guests can get up close ...

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2. A Dickens Christmas Party

Looking for a fun activity for the family on Christmas Eve? Come out to the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center for “A Dickens Christmas Party.” Directed by Philip Frey, ShakeCo will perform songs, games and a reading of Dickens’ “A Christmas ...

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4. Santa & Reindeer Train rides

Anansi Tales for the Holidays is a mixture of African, Caribbean and African American folklore depicted through interactive theater, storytelling and puppetry and a children’s puppetry and mask workshop. Directed by Reuben Tapp, performances run Dec. 31 to Jan. 6. ...

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5. Laura Dubin Duo

The Little Theatre is hosting the Laura Dubin Duo on Saturday evening. Dubin is a virtuoso pianist trained in Western classical and classic jazz traditions who is well-versed in Latin and film music. She cites Oscar Peterson, Fred Hersch and ...

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1. 14th Annual Holiday Show

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Image City Photography Gallery’s 14th Annual Holiday Show features nine gallery partners and four artists-in-residence on the main walls and in the adjacent Neuberger Gallery. There are also ten guest photographers, including Dennis Adams, Lisa Cook and Patty Ulrich Singer. ...

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2. Holiday Open House

This Sunday marks Genesee Country Village & Museum’s Holiday Open House. Visitors can enjoy the holiday preparations around the village, including a tree lighting, caroling and even a visit with Santa. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. gcv.org

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3. Brunch with Santa

Casa Larga Vineyards will debut a brand new holiday event this weekend: Brunch with Santa. Guests are invited to a festive French toast brunch to the sounds of holiday music. Santa will arrive shortly after the buffet opens, and kids ...

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4. Yentl

Barbra Streisand co-wrote, co-produced, directed and starred in the story of a young woman who wants to become a religious scholar—a role that’s exclusive to men—in the 1983 film “Yentl.” The story follows protagonist Yentl who disguises herself as a ...

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5. Winterfest

Eastman Community Music School is hosting its annual Winterfest this weekend, showcasing the talent and musicianship of the students. Featuring ensembles and student performances ranging from elementary school age to adults, the celebration offers a variety of musical styles including ...

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