DAILY CHOICES: What to do Saturday-Sunday, August 25-26


KIDS: Bring the kids to The Little on Saturday for the MVP Heath Care Little Buddies Family Film Series. This month’s film will be “A Cat in Paris,” which tells the story of Dino, a cat that leads a double life. By day he lives with a little girl whose mother is a police officer, and by night he works for a burglar with a big heart. The film will begin at noon and tickets are $5. For more info, visit thelittle.org/events.php.

ART: See work from A.C. Tucker at Art and Vintage on Main (101 Main St., East Rochester). The exhibit is called “101 | 101,” and features Tucker’s paintings. There will also be music by the Pickpockets, sushi from California Rollin’, and a cash bar from Lemoncello. The show will begin Saturday at 6 p.m.

FILM: The Rochester premiere of “Miss Bala” will be screening Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. at the George Eatsman House’s Dryden Theatre (900 East Ave.). The film is an electrifying account of a beauty pageant contestant ensnared in a war between drug cartels and corrupt officials. The film is Spanish with English subtitles. For more information check dryden.eastmanhouse.org.

SPECIAL EVENT: On Saturday, enjoy a taste of the Finger Lakes alongside local wines and microbrews. The 2nd Annual Wine & Microbrew Tasting Cruise will board at Steamboat Landing at 205 Lakeshore Drive in Canandaigua. Cruises will be held at 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. Registration is $45. For more info, visit pralid.org/event.html.

SPECIAL EVENT: This weekend, all your garage sale shopping can be in one place. The Community Garage Sales & Super Fleas will be held at the Public Market (280 N. Union St.) on Sunday. There will be plenty of treasures and bargains available from more than 100 vendors. The sales will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through October 14. For more info, visit cityofrochester.gov/garagesales.

SPECIAL EVENT: The last day of AIDS Red Ribbon Ride will be held Sunday. The event is five-day, 400-mile bike ride fundraising event that takes place throughout the nine-county Finger Lakes region. All proceeds from the event fund the medical care, support services, prevention programs, and research provided by AIDS Care to help those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, and to stop the deadly virus. It will be held in Genesee Valley Park 5:30-7 p.m. For more info, visit aidsredribbonride.org.

MUSIC: Head out to Fairport to spend this lovely Saturday with the Fairport Music and Food Festival. Starting Saturday at noon, the festival has more than 10 hours of music spread across three stages, including acts like Brass Taxi, The Root Beer Beaver, The Campbell Brothers, and Carbon Leaf. Tickets cost $10 in advance, $15 at the gate, with kids 12 and under admitted for free. Go to fairportmusicfestival.com for more information, to buy tickets, or see the whole music line up.

MUSIC: West Fest hits the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave.) Sunday, featuring a full night of local bands including Anchorage Nebraska, Inugami, Comedown, Pink Elephant, and The Cheetah Whores. The whole show will only cost you $6-$8. How can you say no to six local bands at that price? Music starts at 8 p.m. Head to bugjar.com for more info.


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