Started just two years ago, this year’s included 30 artists from around the globe painting over 40 works during the week long event. By far one of my favorite new things about Rochester.
Writers and Books
Begun as “The Book Bus” in 1974, they moved into their prestigious University Avenue location, a Claude Bragdon designed police station, in 1985. They have become our literary center. This holiday weekend they paid homage to their building’s creator with an interpretation o his famous Festival of Sound and Light.
Photo by Christopher Brandt
Walkins Glen State Park
At the southern tip of Seneca Lake, Glen Creek descends over 400’ in just two miles creating 19 waterfalls. Did I mention you get to walk along and under some of these falls?
Corn Hill Arts Festival
Now in its 45th year, it is one of the largest arts festivals in the region. Plus who doesn’t love walking through the oldest residential neighborhood in the city? Don’t miss it, July 13-14!