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1. Autumn Harvest

International Art Acquisitions’ latest exhibition, Autumn Harvest, is on display for one more weekend—don’t miss it! Stop by and enjoy the vivid colors Sam Paonessa uses on rustic tablescapes like the oil on canvas pictured here. On display until Nov. ...

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2. It’s a Wonderful Life

Celebrate a 1940s era Christmas with professional touring company Immediate Theatre Project’s rendition of “It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theatre” in Nazareth College’s Callahan Theatre. This hysterical play within a (radio) play follows a radio station’s skeleton ...

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3. Holiday Laser

Rochester Museum & Science Center is putting on its annual Holiday Laser show at the Strasenbugh Planetarium throughout the holiday season. With many showtimes to choose from, favorite holiday songs will be choreographed with dancing light among the stars of ...

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4. Brooks Williams

Golden Link Folk Singing Society Inc. is offering an evening of acoustic roots music with Brooks Williams, hailed as one of the Top 100 Acoustic Guitarists. His songs ooze groove and he delivers them with a laid-back vocal style and ...

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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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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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1. Metal & Enamel Arts

Cobblestone Arts Center Gallery invites you to the opalescent vibrancy of its Metal & Enamel Arts exhibit. Featuring enameling, metal sculptures, silk paintings and jewelry, four local artists will showcase their work. Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to ...

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2. Brockport College-Community Orchestra

The Brockport College-Community Orchestra will be giving a concert on Nov. 21. The ensemble includes both students and music-loving citizens of the village of Brockport, and together they are tackling more difficult pieces. On the program is Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Themes from ...

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3. E.T.

Rochester Museum & Science Center is collaborating with The Little Theatre to celebrate the sci-fi classic “E.T.” There will be a special screening of the classic film at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at The Little. rmsc.org  

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4. Ying Quartet

The internationally renowned Ying Quartet is back in Rochester for Eastman School of Music’s Eastman-Ranlet Series. They have been a quartet-in-residence at Eastman since 1997. The program includes Schumann’s “Quartet in A Major No. 3” and Janacek’s “Quartet Nov. 2 ...

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5. The Cup The Mug

Main Street Arts announces the closing on Sylvia Taylor’s solo exhibition, The Time between the Dog and the Wolf, with an artist talk at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. The same day marks the opening of the 4th annual ...

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