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1. Rochester’s fireworks show

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Independence Day is just around the corner, and The Penthouse at One East Avenue is celebrating with a 360-degree view of Rochester’s fireworks show. From its 11-story outdoor deck, visitors will see fireworks from Frontier Field, the City of Rochester ...

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2. Paddle Carving Course

If you’re looking for a new hobby, look no further. The Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting a paddle carving course where participants are invited to carve a traditional softwood paddle with edge tools. The seven-hour course will be ...

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3. MASH

Finger Lakes Health is offering MASH (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp for eighth- and ninth-grade students to explore health-related careers. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 10 and 11. Flhealth.org

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4. Old Goat Run

Saturday is Ganondagan’s Old Goat Run. The five-mile trail will lead runners through hills, streams, rocky areas, slippery mud boardwalks, forestry and lush meadows. Proceeds from the run will go to Friends of Ganondagan. Run begins at 9 a.m. at ...

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5. Anne of Green Gables

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is bringing the classic story of Anne Shirley to the stage. Broadway in the Finger Lakes presents “Anne of Green Gables,” an orphan girl who is creative, independent, stubborn and always getting into trouble. On ...

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1. Diners, Drive-ins and More…

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Carl Crumley’s work takes center stage at Image City Photography Gallery this month. Diners, Drive-ins and More… is currently on display featuring Crumley’s photography exploring Americana in Upstate New York. Exhibit open through July 8. imagecityphotographygallery.com

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2. Whiskey & Watches

Black Button Distilling and Ocean Crawler Watch Co. have teamed up for a Whiskey & Watches event. Come celebrate the collaboration of two local entrepreneurs; taste three new signature drinks and try on an Ocean Crawler watch. 6 to 8 ...

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3. Discover Martha’s Magic

Martha Matilda Harper was an inventor, an immigrant and an entrepreneur. She came to Rochester in 1882 from Ontario, Canada, to work as a domestic servant and ended up building a hair care franchise. Discover Martha’s Magic and meet Jane ...

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5. Tamar Braxton Live Experience!

Singer, television personality and actress Tamar Braxton is bringing her tour to Rochester. Tamar Braxton Live Experience! with host Zack Johnson take the stage at the Rochester Auditorium Theatre on July 14. Show begins at 8 p.m. rbtl.org

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1. Pints & Pancakes

Kettle Ridge Farm in Victor is celebrating Father’s Day with a Pints & Pancakes event. Guests can enjoy pancakes, sausage, fresh maple syrup and ice cream sundaes. Noble Shepherd Craft Brewery will arrive at 11 a.m. with a selection of ...

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2. Path Through History

This weekend is Ganandogan’s Path Through History weekend. Artist Natasha Smoke Santiago will demonstrate traditional pit-fired pottery making and Hodinohso:ni women interpreters will give personal reflections on the contemporary section of the Hodinohso:ni Women: From the Time of Creation exhibit. ...

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3. Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics

Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics will perform at George Eastman Museum’s Garden Vibes Summer Concert. The Atlanta-based group combines deep funk and Southern soul with a modern twist. 6 to 8 p.m. on June 20. eastman.org

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4. “Swans”

Straw Hat Writers and Method Machine present “Swans,” written by Maria Brandt. “Swans” explores a local family torn apart by abuse as protagonist Paul must confront his mother after her 10-year absence. June 21 to 23 at Geva Theatre Center. ...

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5. Make Music Rochester

Golden Link Folk Singing Society is hosting Make Music Rochester next week. Performers from around the world gather to make music and all are welcome to join. Bring an instrument or just your voice! Noon to 2:30 p.m. June 21 at Christ ...

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