No plans? No problem. Here are 10 things to do
05:00 AM, Feb 01, 2013
1. The Harlem Globetrotters’ You Write the Rules World Tour will tip-off at 2 p.m. show Saturday (Feb. 2) at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. Fans will get the chance to determine the rules for the game. This year’s roster features Big Easy Lofton and Scooter Christensen. Tickets are $25.25 to $124.75. Call (800) 745-3000.
2. The Greater Rochester Boat Show will be anchored through Sunday at the Riverside Convention Center. Hundreds of boats and watercraft will be on display from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday (Feb. 1); 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 2); and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 3). Admission is $6 ($4 for seniors; free to ages 11 and younger). Call (585) 232-3362.
3. Makers & Mentors showcases works by Kurt Feuerherm and three of his former students (Peter Monacelli, Kristine Bouyoucos and Patricia Dreher) through March 17 at Rochester Contemporary Art Center. Receptions will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday (Jan. 31 and Feb. 1). Call (585) 461-2222 or visit rochestercontemporary.org. The exhibit is part of First Fridays a citywide gallery night by area artists, galleries and studios.
4. “They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky,” they’re The Addams Family. The musical comedy, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, opens Tuesday (Feb. 5) at the Auditorium Theatre. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Feb. 7; 8 p.m. Feb. 8; 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 9; and 1 and 6:30 p.m Feb. 10. Tickets are $32.50 to $67.50. Call (800) 745-3000.
5. Conductor Jeff Tyzik and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, along with the Rochester City Ballet (director and choreographer Jamey Leverett), will take audiences on a journey through New York City and around the world with “New York Cityscapes.” The show begins at 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 1) and Saturday (Feb. 2) in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Tickets start at $22. Call (585) 454-2100.
6. A century of classic Disney characters and new stars will help Disney on Ice celebrate “100 Years of Magic” at the Blue Cross Arena. The show includes Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Buzz Lightyear and Woody from Toy Story, Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket, Stitch, Nemo and the Incredibles, as well as scenes from Disney’s Mulan and The Lion King. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Feb.8; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Feb. 9; 1 and 5 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets ($15 to $60) are available by calling (800) 745-3000.
7. Rochester Children’s Theatre’s Honk!, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling, opens Saturday (Feb. 2) at the Nazareth College Arts Center in Pittsford. The curtain rises at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Shows continue through Feb. 10. Tickets are $20 and $25 (Call (585) 3891-2170.
8. Dave Foley, perhaps best known for his work in The Kids in the Hall, NewsRadio and Celebrity Poker Showdown, performs at The Comedy Club in Webster. Shows continue 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Feb. 1 and 2). Admission is $25. Call (585) 671-9080.
9. A Magical Journey Thru Stages’ Bugsy Malone, a slapstick musical comedy (for all ages), opens Friday at Stages Theater at the Auditorium Center. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Feb. 1 and 2); and 2 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 3); through Feb. 10. Tickets are $15 ($12 advance). Call (585) 935-7173.
10. Just in time for Groundhog Day. Unleashed ! Improv presents “Without a Shadow of Doubt” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 2) at the Jewish Community Center in Brighton. Tickets are $8 ($5 for students). Call (585) 461-2000, ext. 235.