Friday, July 1, 2011

July Area Events - Fingerl Lakes

Hairspray at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse - Wed. June 29 – Wed. July 20. See Schedule for time. General Admission $37-$41, Seniors (62+)$34-$38, Youth (under 17) & Students (w/ID)$30-$34. Ticket prices vary slightly depending upon performance night and/or seating location. Auburn.

Fireworks Display & Syracuse University Brass Ensemble - Sunday, July 3rd: Band performance 8PM, Fireworks begin at 9:45. Admission Fee: $5.00 per car, handicapped and senior citizens free. Emerson Park, Owasco

Othello:Shakespeare at Highland Bowl Park by the Rochester Community Players – Fri. July 1- Wed. July 6, Fri. July 8 – Wed. July 13, Fri. July 15 & Sat. July 16 @ 8 p.m. Free, but donations are encouraged. Rochester.

Cedric the Entertainer at the Auditorium Theater – Sat. July 2 @ 8 p.m. $40-$70. Rochester.

Red, White & Boom at CMAC – Sat. July 2 @ 7:30 p.m. $13 – $50; Kids 12 and under are free on the lawn at CMAC. Canandaigua.

Canandaigua Wine Walk – Sat. July 2 @ 4-7 p.m. $5 includes souvenir glass. Canandaigua.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Celebrates July 4th at the Main Street Bridge – Mon. July 4 @ 9 p.m. Free. Rochester.

New York State Blues Festival – Fri. July 8 starts @ 5 p.m., Sat. July 9 starts @ 1 p.m., Sun. July 10. starts @ 1 p.m. – Free, but Blues Club VIP Tickets available for $75. Syracuse.

Finger Lakes International Dragon Boat Festival – Sat. July 9 @ 8:45 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Free for spectators. Ithaca.

Corn Hill Arts Festival - Sat. July 9 @ 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sun. July 10 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.Free. Rochester.

Finger Lakes Lavender Festival – Sat. July 9 & Sun. July 10 @ 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fee for some activities. Skaneateles.

Sterling Renaissance Festival Opens – Sat. & Sun from July 9 – August 21, rain or shine @ 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. each day. Regular admission: Adults $24.95, Children 6-12 $14.95.Season Passes: Adults $204.95, Children 6-12 $102.95 Sterling.

Shakespeare Players of Rochester - Performances begin tonight! July 1st, 2011

Othello - Free Shakespeare at the Bowl - The 15th Annual Free Shakespeare at the Highland Park Bowl production will be Othello, in performance July 1-16, 2011. Performances are free, although donations are encouraged. Twelve performances are planned (subject to final revision as of June 1). All performances start at 8:00 PM at the Highland Park Bowl, 1200 South Avenue, Rochester NY. The current performance schedule is as follows:

Friday July 1 Friday July 8 Friday July 15
Saturday July 2 Saturday July 9 Saturday July 16
Sunday July 3 Sunday, July 10
Tuesday, July 5 Tuesday, July 12
Wednesday July 6 Wednesday July 13

Othello is being directed by Stephanie Roosa and produced by Patrick White. This production is co-sponsored by the Monroe County Parks Department and is funded in part by the Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York State Legislature.

If you will be in the area during this time, perhaps staying at 10 Fitch - Luxurious, Romantic, Finger Lakes Bed & Breakfast inn, you might want to plan the trip into Rochester to catch a performance!