Things to do this weekend
05:00 AM, Feb 08, 2013
1. Daughtry (fronted by American Idol season 5 finalist Chris Daughtry) and 3 Doors Down will rock Rochester starting at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Main Street Armory. Tickets ($39.50 to $55) are available at ticketfly.com. For details, call (585) 232-3221 or go to rochestermainstreetarmory.com.
2. The Addams Family, a musical comedy based on the kooky characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, continues through Sunday at the Auditorium Theatre. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 6:30 p.m Sunday. Tickets are $32.50 to $67.50. Call (800) 745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com.
3. The 29th annual Lakeside Winter Celebration runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Ontario Beach Park and the nearby Port of Rochester Terminal. Attractions include the Chilly Chili Challenge and the chilling Polar Plunge that begins at noon. (For details and to register, visit polarplunge.net or call (585) 586-7400, ext. 105.) Admission is free. Go to cityofrochester.gov/wintercelebration.
4. The Landmark Society of Western New York presents Walk the Walk: Encounters with Rochester’s African-American Ancestors. The free Black History Month celebration begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. It features actors portraying notable pioneers from Rochester’s African-American community, including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Austin Steward and Captain Sunfish. For more, call (585) 546-7029 or go to Landmarksociety.org.
5. Disney on Ice “100 Years of Magic” continues through Sunday at the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 to $60. Call (800) 745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com.
6. Philadanco, whose graceful choreograpy fuses modern, contemporary and African dance, performs at 7 p.m. Saturday in SUNY Geneseo’s Wadsworth Auditorium. Admission is $16; $13 for seniors; $8 for ages 12 and younger. Call (585) 245-5873 or go to saticketoffice.geneseo.edu.
7. Bill Evans Dance presents RRROX, a Valentine’s Day tap and jazz show, at the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Center. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 13; 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14; 5:30 and 8 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16; and 2 and 4 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets to the “Rochester Rhythm and Romance: Jazz Hugs and Tap Kisses,” are $25. Call (585) 325-4370 or downstairscabaret.com.
8. The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Ward Stare, presents its “Rhapsody in Blue” concerts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Saturday in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. The program includes William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1, Afro-American Symphony; Douglas Lowry’s The Freedom Zephyr; Paul Hindemith’s Mathis der Maler; and George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Tickets are $15 to $82. Call (585) 454-2100 or go to rpo.org.
9. The Mend a Broken Heart Pub Crawl begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Salinger’s Bar and Grill. Other stops along the way include Matthew’s East End Grille, Temple Bar & Grill and Easy on East. Tickets to the Harbor House of Rochester benefit are $15. Go to heartpubcrawl.com.
10. During Superheroes Weekend at The Strong’s National Museum of Play, Marvel Comic’s superheroes will meet museum guests and pose for pictures. See Spiderman from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday; and Captain America from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. All activities are free with museum admission ($13; free for ages younger than 2). Call (585) 263-2700 or go to TheStrong.org.