With beautiful weather forecasted for a good part of the weekend, the time is ripe for a day trip to the lovely Finger Lakes region. Maybe there's a wine tasting, a drive through the sweetly rolling farmlands, or checking out some art. Here's a few suggestions to get you started. For more events, check out the listings in our calendar.
In the historic Victorian village of Clifton Springs, Main Street Arts (20 West Main Street) is currently hosting "Structurally Speaking," a national juried exhibition with a focus on both natural and human-made structure. The exhibition features paintings, drawings, photography, and sculpture by a roster of more than 30 participating artists from 16 states, and includes work by Rochester-based artists Deborah Beardslee, Zach Dietl, Nate Hodge, Namdoo Kim, Tom Kredo, Yoonjee Kwak, and Jean K. Stephens.
The show ends on Saturday, June 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (315) 462-0210 or visit mainstreetartsgallery.com.
The summer art exhibit at Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery (71 South Main Street, Canandaigua) opens this weekend. "The Lake Effect" showcases Rohrer's own paintings of the surrounding Finger Lakes region, including gardens, hills and vineyards, wide open skies, charming towns, and the lakes themselves.
A reception for "The Lake Effect" will be held Saturday, May 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The show continues through August 1. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 394-0030 or visit prrgallery.com.