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St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing

St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing
Practice, practice, practice. Certainly instruction and practicing is important at the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy, but performing is also an integral part of the programs offered. “Some 50 performances will take place this academic year to help students build confidence in their ability to practice, rehearse and perform in ways that recognize their potential as individuals,’ according to Donna... more

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th
A wonderful holiday music concert was performed by the incomparable Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra November 30th to a packed house in the Newark High School auditorium delighting concert-goers at the beginning of this holiday season. It was made possible, once again, through the collaboration of the Newark School District and the Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, that teamed up to bring... more

Experience Auburn’s First Friday event on December 7th

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on December 7th
Each venue offers their own spin on entertainment with free admission & refreshments, food & beverage specials and discounted merchandise to contribute to this monthly community celebration. Activities include exhibit receptions, art making & live music. First Friday is organized by Downtown Auburn BID & Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission. TASTING at Auburn Discount Liquor Time: 3PM – 6PM... more

Conductor, soloist named for RPO Concert at Newark High School

Conductor, soloist named for RPO Concert at Newark High School
The Newark Central School District, in conjunction with the Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, will once again host an evening of holiday music with the incomparable Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in the Newark High School on Friday, November 30th at 7:30PM. “We are proud and privileged to host the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for the 18th consecutive year. These holiday concerts here in... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Christmas Lights, Psychics and Shopping in the Finger Lakes November 16th – 18th

WEEKEND EVENTS: Christmas Lights, Psychics and Shopping in the Finger Lakes November 16th – 18th
This weekend, get out and discover the Christmas cheer this season is bringing by checking out the Lights on the Lake, making Christmas wreaths or even something as simple as having a drink at the 6th annual New York State Craft Beer in Syracuse! This weekend comes with a exciting variety of things for your family and friends to go... more

Folk Art Guild hosts Last Big Festival of Crafts at The Harley School

Folk Art Guild Last Holiday Festival at Harley School
For 57 years the Rochester Folk Art Guild has held major craft exhibits in Rochester, without once missing an occasion. This Thanksgiving weekend Holiday Festival of Crafts draws that impressive era to a close. Planning for the next few years to concentrate their efforts and energy into hosting events at home, this season’s show will be the final comprehensive Guild... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Plenty going on in the Finger Lakes October 12th – 14th

Weekend Events: Things to do in the Finger :
Now that we are officially in the month of October, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are changing colors which means it’s that time of year again for haunted houses, pumpkin patches, apple picking and much more! Listed below are a few of the many events taking place this weekend around the Finger Lakes region for your friends and... more

Erie Canal mural artist paints on-site at the Savannah Art Festival

ERIE CANAL MURAL ARTIST PAINTS ON-SITE AT THE SAVANNAH ART FESTIVAL!
Savannah is Wild about Birds and Nature in preparation of its 4th annual Art Festival! On Saturday, September 29th, 10AM-5PM, those who appreciate all forms of art are invited to attend. Catch a glimpse of James Zeger and students as they paint a mural on-site during the festival! Over the last 11 years James has painted several historic murals throughout... more

Folk Art Guild gives series at the Penn Yan Library

Folk Art Guild gives series at the Penn Yan Library
On September 10th, 17th and 24th from 11AM to 12PM, members of the Folk Art Guild in Middlesex will present a series on the teaching brought by George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff. The Penn Yan Public Library, 214 Main Street, provides the site for this sequence, in the ongoing program Classics in Religion. Gurdjieff was an influential spiritual master in touch with... more

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on September 7th

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on September 7th
Each venue offers their own spin on entertainment with free admission & refreshments, food & beverage specials and discounted merchandise to contribute to this monthly community celebration. Activities include exhibit receptions, art making & live music. First Friday is organized by Downtown Auburn BID & Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission. Try the Y for FREE Time: 5AM – 9:30PM... more

Jerusalem summer recreation program a great success

The featured speakers at the Aug. 15 Jerusalem Town Board meeting brought some welcome good news. Bev Eggleston, Summer Recreation Program Director for Jerusalem for over 20 years, and three of her day campers, Wyatt Walters and Grace & Blake Roberts, reported on the great success of this year’s summer recreation program at Keuka Lake State Park. Approximately 75 children... more

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva opens on-line registration for new academic year

Continuing its mission of Arts for All, the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva has opened on-line registration for private and group lessons. Returning students and newcomers are encouraged to register quickly at www.stpetersarts.org as the new season will start on Sept. 5th, 2018. For more information, check the Arts Academy website at www.stpetersarts.org or call 315-789-0106. The annual... more

The Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge brings free glassblowing demonstrations to Wayne County

WHAT: Registration is now open for free tickets for GlassBarge—The Corning Museum of Glass’s mobile glassmaking studio on a canal barge—which will offer the public free, family-friendly glassblowing demonstrations at Palmyra on August 28th. Visitors will see expert glassblowers demonstrate how to shape glowing globs of molten glass into vases, bowls, and sculptures, while hearing about the intertwined story of... more

Canandaigua Lake art show returning for 45th year

The Lakefront Art Show returns July 28-29 to Kershaw Park, 155 Lakeshore Drive, Canandaigua, for its 45th year as a juried art show at this location. Over 100 artists will be on display on the north shore of Canandaigua Lake. There will local nonprofit displays, children’s activities, music and various festival food vendors, including Nick Tahou Hots and Red Osier.... more

Geneva’s Dove holds pivotal place in art history

America’s first modernist artist, Arthur Dove (1880-1946), was born, not in a large metropolitan area, but in the city of Canandaigua. At the time, his father, William G. Dove, was the Ontario County clerk. About two years later, the Dove family returned to Geneva where they owned property and businesses. Arthur Dove grew up in homes on North and South... more

“The Diary of Theodosia Ford” exhibit at Women’s Rights National Historical Park

Ask the average person to name an important woman of the American Revolution and they might think of Betsy Ross, believed to have made the first American flag for George Washington. A fine art photographic exhibit opening on July 1st at Women’s Rights National Historical Park seeks to introduce a new name into the public consciousness: Theodosia Ford. The park... more
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