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1. Pirates and Pals


The Happy Pirates are hosting interactive musical performances at the Strong National Museum of Play this weekend. Shake fins with a silly shark and check out model ships from the Model Shipwright Guild of Western New York. At Pirates and ...

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3. Colorama

The George Eastman Museum’s next FOCUS 45 Talk is on Colorama. The display of giant photographs in Grand Central Terminal in New York City was one of the longest-running and most successful marketing campaigns of the 20th century. Rachel Andrews, ...

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4. Winterfest

Monroe County is hosting its 24th annual Winterfest this weekend. Attendees can participate in sledding, Nordic skiing and snowshoeing as well as demonstrations by local organizations. Or guests can watch sled dog and snowshoe races. There will also be face ...

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2. Dancing with the Stars: Live!

Dancing with the Stars: Live! is coming to Rochester Broadway Theatre League’s Auditorium Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Don’t miss your favorite stars—and professional dancers—take the stage with numbers that will make you want to get up ...

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3. Vocal Training Course

Hosted by Golden Link Folk Singing Society, Colleen Liggett is offering a three-week group Vocal Training Course for singing enthusiasts starting on Tuesday, Jan. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church. Liggett has been a vocal ...

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4. “Whispering Inhibitions”

Victoria Visikio LLC Productions presents Lara Brelle’s “Whispering Inhibitions.” Brelle is an award-winning actor, playwright, director and producer. “Whispering Inhibitions” follows Brelle’s life from the 1970s and ’80s to the present day. There are times of darkness, psychological breakdowns, sexual ...

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1. A Layer Beneath


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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