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1Joan Osborne, whose latest album is Bring it on Home, performs at 8 p.m. Friday at the German House. 315 Gregory St. Tickets are $35 ($30.50 in advance). Go to upallnightpresents.com.
2 Guest conductor Jun MärklThursday and Saturday in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Violinist Jennifer Koh joins the orchestra as they showcase Mendelssohn’s “Violin Concerto in E Minor.” Tickets are $22 to $89. Call (585) 454-2100 or go to rpo.org.
3 The World’s Greatest Grape Pie Contest returns to The Naples Grape Festival. The annual celebration of the grape harvest runs from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Naples High School and Memorial Town Hall. It includes arts and crafts, a wine-tasting tent, live entertainment, food and activities. Admission is free ($10 for the wine tasting tent). Go to naplesgrapefest.org.
4Pomme is French for Apple,an irreverent, West Indian look at womanhood, runs through Sunday at the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25. For reservations, call (585) 325-4370 or go to downstairscabaret.com.
5 Ganondagan State Historic Site in Victor will present A Seneca Encounter with LaSalle, a living history event that re-creates the 1669 meeting of the French explorer and Native Americans. It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and includes craft displays and demonstrations, colonial games, food and activities. Admission is $5; $3 for seniors and students ages 6 to 18; and free for ages 5 and younger. Call (585) 742-1690 or go to ganondagan.org.
6The AppleUmpkin Festival celebrates the apple and pumpkin harvests with events from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Wyoming’s Village Park and Gaslight Village. Included are arts and crafts displays, The AppleUmpkin Bake-Off, entertainment, food and activities. Admission is free. For details, go to appleumpkin.com.
7The Pegasus Early Music Society’s Virtuoso Orchestra performs at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Downtown United Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $25; $20 for seniors; $10 for students; $75 for patron seating. Call (585) 703-3990 or go to pegasusearlymusic.org.
8 The Reynolds’ Battery L, 1st New York Light Artillery’s Civil War Encampment runs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum in Canandaigua. Admission is $5; $3.50 for ages 5 to 12; free for ages 4 and younger. Call (585) 394-1472 or go to grangerhomestead.org.
9 View colorful fall foliage via a Fall Sky Ride at Bristol Mountain Ski & Resort in South Bristol. You can take the Comet Express ski lift from noon to 4 p.m. on each Saturday and Sunday through October (also Columbus Day). Tickets are $10; $7 for seniors; $6 for ages 3 to 12; free for ages 2 and younger). For more, call (585) 374-6000 or go to bristolmountain.com.
10Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester is offering chilling rides through the woods from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3329 Eddy Road (off Route 21) in Williamson, Wayne County. Starting on Oct. 4 rides are 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday (also Oct. 17 and 24). The cost is $17 to $22 ($15 and $20 advance). Call (585) 423-2991 or go to hauntedhayridesrochester.com.