1 'OF HEAVEN AND EARTH': The Finger Lakes Chorale, a community chorus based at Finger Lakes Community College, will give two free concerts with the theme “Of Heaven and Earth” this weekend. Performances are scheduled for Saturday, May 5, at 3 p.m. and Sunday, May 6, also at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of East Bloomfield, 10 South Ave. This concert celebrating the earth, sky and elements opens with “The Heavens are Telling” by Franz Joseph Haydn and closes with “The Ground” by Ola Gjeilo. Admission: free, though donations are accepted for FLCC music and music recording student scholarships. Details: Dennis Maxfield, Finger Lakes Chorale director and adjunct instructor of music at FLCC, at (585) 396-0027.

 

2 STEVE FORBERT RETURNS: Singer-songwriter Steve Forbert, whose best known song is probably "Romeo's Tune" from a 1979 release, will return to Fanatics Pub, 7281 W. Main St., Lima, on Sunday, May 6, in an intimate setting where he'll play acoustic guitar and talk with the patrons. Forbert emerged as a singer-songwriter when the musical trends had moved toward punk and New Wave, but still found an audience at the time at places like CBGB's and Greenwich Village clubs in New York — and in recent years has seen his Americana type of stylings see a thriving resurgence. His Jimmie Rodgers tribute album, "Any Old Time," was nominated for a Grammy in 2004. The music starts at 7 p.m., with Jesse Bardwell opening for Forbert. Tickets: $25. Details: 585-624-2080.

 

3 CRAFT BEVERAGE FEST: Ravenwood Golf Club, 929 Lynaugh Road, Victor, will be the site for a Craft Beverage Fest from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 4, hosted by Victor Chamber of Commerce. It includes a home brewing demonstation and samples from local food and drink vendors, featuring breweries, wineries, distilleries and restaurants from throughout the Finger Lakes Beer Trail: Apple Country Spirits, 1961 Vodka, Iron Smoke Distillery, Arbor Hill Winery, Mad Hops, New York Beer Project, VB Brewery, Sweet Expressions, Irish Mafia Brewing Co., New York Wine & Culinary Center, Parkwood Heights, Naked Dove, Gourmet Goodies, Prima Pop, Six 50 Restaurant, Cork49 Wine Bar, CB Craft Brewers and Three Heads Brewing. It's for ages 21 and older. Admission: $20 members; $30 nonmembers in advance. Details: victorchamber.com or 585-742-1476.

 

4 LOREN AND MARK IN CONCERT: Loren and Mark — the musical duo of Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb, who play bluegrass, country, jazz and more using picking techniques pioneered by the likes of Chet Atkins and Merle Travis — will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at First Congregational Church of Canandaigua, 58 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Proceeds from the concert will go for the church's Historic Building Preservation Fund. Meeting in 2005 when working with Tommy Emmanuel at Jorma Kaukonen's Fun Reace Rance guitar camp, the duo have toured extensively in the U.S., Europe, Canada and New Zealand, and have played this area — the Clifton Springs "Tunes by the Tracks" series in particular — numerous times. Tickets: $10, available at the door ot at 585-394-2184.

 

5 TEA AT 2: Embrace Your Sisters, which provides emergency financial support for people with breast cancer, will be supported by proceeds from a "Tea at 2" fashion show" at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at The Inn on the Lake, 770 S. Main St., Canandaigua. The event will include afternoon tea, a fashion show and a silent auction. Admission: $45, available at Wegmans service desks or embraceyoursisters.org. (A table of 10 seats can be reserved for $450.)