1 ARTS BY THE WATERSIDE Kershaw Park in Canandaigua this weekend will host the annual Canandaigua Lakefront Art Show, drawing artists from many a genre, medium and discipline — painting, photography, the fiber arts, sculpture, pottery, glass and more. The festival — will also includes a diverse group of food vendors and exhibitors from local businesses and community groups — will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 30 at the park on Lakeshore Drive in Canandaigua. Details: lakefrontartshow.com

2 ALSO AT KERSHAW The Family Promise of Ontario County Bed Race — with teams of five racing decorated beds on wheels down a 150-yard straight run to win prizes and raise funds for FPOC in its efforts to help homeless families — will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at Kershaw Park on Lakeshore Drive. Awards are given for most money raised, fastest bed and the best theme. Registration ($100) is required. Registration/details: bit.ly/2tID5AG.

3 'DON GIOVANNI' AT SMITH Geneva Light Opera will present Mozart's comic opera "Don Giovanni," based on the Don Juan legend, on July 27, 29 and 30 at Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. As the Smith's website puts it, it's "the story of an arrogant seducer who pays the ultimate price for his epic lust." It will be sung in Italian with English dialogue and projected subtitles. Featured performers are baritone Jimi James, bass-baritone Adelmo Guidarelli, and bass Valerian Ruminski. James Blachly conducts, and Philip Lauriat directs, with a 15-piece chamber orchestra. The curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, and Saturday, July 29; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 30. Tickets: $35 ($20 seniors/college students, free for students in grades K-5), available at thesmith.org.

4 CMAC SHOWS This weekend brings two shows to Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center. At 7:45 p.m. Friday, July 28, film composer Hans Zimmer, touring with a band, orchestra and choir, will present the music of such movies as "The Lion King," "The Dark Knight," "Inception" and "Pirates of the Caribbean." Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (parking lot at 4 p.m.); tickets range from $35 to $95. Then at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 29, two pop icons take the CMAC stage: Rod Stewart, whose lengthy career has included classic rock (both solo and with bands like The Faces and The Jeff Beck Group), pop, R&B, disco and, most recently, Great American Songbook standards; and Cyndi Lauper, who emerged in the 1980s with timeless hits such as "Time After Time," "True Colors" and "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." Foors open at 6:30 p.m. (parking lot at 4 p.m.); tickets range from $85 to $175 (lawn seating $39.50 advance, $45 Saturday). CMAC is at 3355 Marvin Sands Drive. Hopewell. Details: cmacevents.com.

5 TAKING WING The Canandaigua Sky Chiefs, a radio-controlled flying club, will hold its annual Larry Bowerman Memorial Fun Fly & Airshow from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 30, at the Pageant of Steam Showgrounds, 3349 Gehan Road, Hopewell. All types of radio-controlled airplanes and helicopters are welcome (with no landing fees), and camping is available on site (no hook-ups). Founded 30 years ago, the Sky Chiefs have over 50 members who fly glow, gas, turbine and electric-powered models; and who help people learn to get into the hobby safely. Demonstrations will be held at noon. Admission: free. Details: canandaiguaskychiefs.org.

6 DECK THE WALLS After taking part in an exchange program in Berlin in spring 2016, Rochester's mural festival WALLTHERAPY kicked off its 2017 program in Rochester over last weekend. Ten WALLTHERAPY artists, curated by Ian Wilson (founder, co-curator) and Erich Lehman (co-curator, lead organizer) are creating eight murals throughout Rochester with a theme of “arts and activism.” Special events this weekend in conjunction with the festival include "Arts and Activism: The Inaugural WALLTHERAPY Conference" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at the Little Theatre, 240 East Ave., Rochester, exploring the intersection of social change, community activism and creative practice; and a blcok party featuring Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 29 at Kaleidoscope Collective, 936 Exchange St., Building A, Rochester. Track the artists' progress at wall-therapy.com.

 

Also, check out live music at many local venues.