SPECIAL EVENT: Support your favorite Rochester not-for-profit organizations today by participating in "Roc the Day." From 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. visit roctheday.org to donate to one or more organizations of your choice. If you're lucky, you might be one of the donors chosen every hour to give a free additional $500 to any organization. To give over the phone, call 1-800-242-0238.
MUSIC: Zombies are all the rage, and what better way to get out and celebrate 12/12/12 than to party it up, zombie apocalypse style. Head on down to Vertex Nightclub (169 N. Chestnut St., 232-5498) as DJ Mike Dailor will spin you right into the afterlife. This undead party starts at 10 p.m., cover runs $5-$8.
SPECIAL EVENT: Take off the jacket and tie, and relax at Rochester Riverside Convention Center’s “Business After Hours Holiday Jam.” Rochester Business Alliance’s holiday party for members and future members. 5 p.m.-7 p.m. $10 for RBA Members, $50 future members. 123 E. Main St. 232-7200. rrcc.com.
MUSIC: Looking for an event of marathon proportions? Twelve will be happening today, a collective 12 hour long piece that starts at noon and will run until midnight at Greenovation (1199 E. Main St.). Performed by an orchestra of 20 local musicians, Twelve is a improvised work that will shift between 12 different conductors, while local artist Jay Lincoln constructs a concept structure to go with the musical tale.
SPECIAL EVENT: Knock wine off your Christmas list at Casa Larga’s “12-12-12 A Celebration of the 12 Days Before Christmas.” 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 2287 Turk Hill Rd. 223-4210. casalarga.com.
MUSIC: The weather isn’t quite as white as it could be yet, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t take a break during your work day to enjoy some holiday cheer. Stop down to Hochstein (50 N. Plymouth Ave., hochstein.org) for A Cup of Good Cheer featuring Madrigalia. Music runs 12:10-12:50 p.m. and is free.