1 DOUBLE FEATURE: Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Smith Opera House will present Stanley Kramer’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” and Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” in a double feature at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. Curated by faculty in the HWC Media and Society program, the event will feature introductions by professors Amanda Graham and Iskandar Zulkarnain. The pairing of these two films will highlight their unique similarities. Both were revolutionary for the eras in which they were made, and make a bold commentary on the issues of race and social inequality in the U.S. The doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 (free for HWS students). Details: 315-781-5483 or thesmith.org
2 RIDE FOR BREAST HEALTH: Motorcyclists may take a 100-mile ride through the Finger Lakes Saturday, Oct. 7, while benefiting the Community Transportation Fund for the UR Medicine Breast Imaging Center at Thompson Health in Canandaigua. Sponsored by the American Legion Riders Chapter 256 in Canandaigua, along with American Legion Riders chapters in Lima and Sonyea, the ride starts at the north parking lot of Thompson Hospital, 350 Parrish St., Canandaigua, with registration from 9 to 11 a.m. The ride ends at the American Legion Post 256, 454 N. Main St., Canandaigua, followed by reception with cash bar at 4:30 p.m. Registration: $20 per rider, $15 per passenger. Details: bit.ly/2fkAxiP.
3 CORDANCIA IN CONCERT: Cordancia Chamber Orchestra, formed in 2009 and based in Rochester, will present "Streets of Paris, Songs of Russia" at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Finger Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell. The ensemble will perform works by Prokofiev, Anatoly Lyadov, Erik Satie and Jacques Ibert, with Ines Draskovic as featured piano soloist and Rachel Lauber conducting. Admission: Free. Details: cordancia.org. (The concert will be performed again at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Hochstein School of Music and Dance, 50 N. Plymouth Ave., Rochester; that concert is $15.)
4 YEAH YEAH YEAH: John Lennon would have been 77 on Monday, Oct. 9, and assorted friends, colleagues and contemporaries are coming together Saturday, Oct. 7 in Geneva to celebrate his life and music. "Lennon 77" starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva, featuring Grammy-winning Lennon producer Mark Hudson, Lennon guitarist Earl Slick and Lennon friend and tour-mate Hilton Valentine of The Animals, plus The Dean Brothers and many other local musicians to play Beatles and Lennon songs. Tickets: $28 ($25 pre-sale, also special VIP tickets including pre-show meet and greet at Linden Social club for $50), available at TheSmith.org or FingerLakesDailyNews.com.
5 FIDDLIN' AROUND: Bristol Valley Theater's "Fall for the Arts" series continues Sunday, Oct. 8, with a performance by Fiddlers of the Genesee. The group will perform reels, jigs, hornpipes, waltzes, Western swing and bluegrass at 2 p.m. at the theater, 151 S. Main St., Naples. Admission: $15 ($10 ages 12-18, $5 for under 12). Details: 585-374-6318, firstname.lastname@example.org, bvtnaples.org.