1 ART, MUSIC AND MORE Main Street in Canandaigua will be lined this weekend with artists, crafters and many other vendors taking part in the 29th annual Canandaigua Art & Music Festival. The three-day festival takes place from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. It includes artists and artisans representing many genres, styles and media — drawings, sculpture, photography, glass, fiber and more — plus a food truck rodeo operating all three festival days. A Community Cause-Way block will highlight local nonprofits. This year's musical lineup includes: Friday — Jackson Cavalier, noon; The Textured Whinos, 1:45 p.m.; The Klick, 3:45 p.m.; Brian Lindsay Band, 5:30 p.m. Saturday: Marissa Waterman, noon; Shades of Grey, 1:45 p.m.; Wayward Wynd, 3:30 p.m. Sunday: Amy Montrois, noon; Wolf Mountain Band, 1:45 p.m.; Mitty & The Followers, 3:30 p.m. Details: 585-394-0787, www.canandaiguaartfestival.com
2 KARAOKE ENCORE Back by popular demand in Phelps this weekend: The Phelps-Clifton Springs Community Theatre Karaoke Night fundraiser, set for 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at the Phelps Hotel on Main Street, with proceeds to help fund the theatre group's 40th anniversary show, "Anything Goes," set for July 27-30. "Who knew the Karaoke nights would become so popular?" the group's Artistic Director Keith Childs noted in a release. "There was no intention to hold another one until the fall, but it would be silly to ignore those who have pushed for another evening of singing and fun!" There will be door prizes and raffles throughout the evening, and Cecilia Augustus will act as the DJ. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission: $5.
3 FOUNDING OF THE FAITH The Hill Cumorah Pageant returns to the site where the Mormon faith began this weekend. The production, a mix of live acting and multi-media, tells the origin of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with scenes from the Bible and the Book of Mormon. The pageant starts at 9 p.m. July 14-15 and July 18-22 at Hill Cumorah on Route 21 in Manchester, just south of the Palmyra town line. Food is available on-site. Admission: Free. Details: 315-597-5851, hillcumorah.org.
4 LET IT GO Tony Award-winning singer and actress Idina Menzel's stellar career includes originating the roles of Maureen in the musical "Rent" (one she reprised in the movie) and Elphaba in "Wicked"; being part of the cast of the TV show "Glee"; and — perhaps most famously — singing "Let It Go" in the Disney animated hit "Frozen." Now touring behind her fifth solo album, "idina," Menzel will perform Saturday, July 15, at Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell. The concert starts at 8 p.m. (gates open at 6:30 p.m.). Tickets range from $49 to $99 (no lawn seating). Also this weekend, the British Invasion superstars The Who perform Sunday at 7:30 p.m. (gates 6 p.m.) with The London Souls. Early indications were that tickets were sold out, but some may still be available by accessing cmacevents.com. Who tickets range from $70.50 to $140.50 ($41/$46 lawn).
5 R&B IN THE ROC National headliners and locals will take the stage for Rochester MusicFest at 4 p.m. Friday July 14 and noon Saturday,July 15 in Genesee Valley Park, 1000 E. River Road, Rochester. Bobby Rush, Lakeside, Joe Beard, Pokey Bear and Nellie “Tiger” Travis will perform July 14 for “Blues and Barbecue.” Tickets cost $28 in advance and $33 at the door. Local food trucks will offer food, wine and beer for purchase. Local musicians Tamra, Tobias, H2O, Mambo Kings and the English Project will join headliners Bobby Brown, After 7, Arrested Development and Big Daddy Kane on July 15 for “R&B Soul.” Tickets cost $40 in advance and $50 at the door; children ages 2-10 can attend for free with a paid adult admission. Local vendors and food trucks will be available. Details: rochestermusicfest.com.