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10:14 AM, Nov 08, 2013
1. Tony Award-winning War Horse features life-size horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company in South Africa. Shows continue through Sunday at the Auditorium Theatre. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $37.50 to $72.50. Call (800) 745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com.
2. The Canandaigua Christkindl Market, a European-inspired holiday craft show, opens Friday at the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum in Canandaigua. It’s open from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6; free for ages 11 and younger. Call (585) 394-1472 or visit canandaiguachristkindlmarket.com .
3. Eastman Opera Theatre’s She Loves Me is a musical comedy about two feuding perfume-shop employees who are unaware that each is the other’s secret lonely-hearts pen pal. The curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Admission is $20. Call (585) 454-2100 or go to esm.rochester.edu .
4.Stageworks’ production of Next to Normal will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation. The 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner tells the story of how a family copes as its wife/mother suffers from severe bipolar disorder. Tickets are $12; $10 for seniors and students. Go to StageworksROC.org.
Giordano Dance Chicago showcases its innovative jazz dance choreography at 7 p.m. Saturday at SUNY Geneseo’s Wadsworth Auditorium. Tickets are $16. Call (585) 245-5873.
6. Folk singer and guitarist Vance Gilbert, whose albums include Old White Men, Side of the Road and Up On Rockfield, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Greece Baptist Church. Tickets at the door are $23 ($20 in advance). Call (585) 328-3103 or go to heartlandconcerts.org .
7. The RMSC’s Haudenosaunee Day is a celebration of Iroquois culture featuring displays, demonstrations, storytelling and activities. It runs from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. Museum admission is $13; $12 for seniors and college students with ID; $11 for ages 3 to 18; free for ages 2 and younger. Call (585) 271-1880 or rmsc.org .
8. The Rochester Polish Film Festival, sponsored by the University of Rochester’s Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, is a showcase for Polish films. The schedule of events continue through Monday at the Little. For a complete schedule, go to rochester.edu/news or call (585) 275-9898.
9. The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame celebrates its latest honorees from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be games, activities, displays and entertainment. It’s all free with museum admission ($13; free for children under 2). Call (585) 263-2700 or go to TheStrong.org .
10. Pegasus Early Music Society presents “A Woman’s World” at 4 p.m. Sunday at Downtown United Presbyterian Church. The concert showcases works by Baroque women composers. Tickets are $25; $20 for seniors; $10 for college students; free for children in grades 3 to 12. Call (585) 703-3990 or go to pegasusearlymusic.org .