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Daily Choices: What to do on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17


SPECIAL EVENT: The St. Patrick's Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 16, at 12:30 p.m. The route follows East Avenue to Main Street, stopping at Plymouth. The event is free, and please enjoy the festivities safely. For more information, call 234-5167 or visit For more St. Patrick's Day festivities, search "St. Patrick's Day" at our events calendar.

MUSIC: St. Patty's Day festivities include a ton of music this weekend. Among the offerings for Saturday, March 16: check out Bass Patrick's Day at 10 p.m. at Decibel Lounge (45 Euclid St. 754-4645, The Sisters of Murphy will play at 2 p.m. at Abilene (153 Liberty Pole Way, 232-3230,, free). Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave.,, $3) will host a 21+ St. Patty's Day Metal Matinee at 2 p.m., featuring Tyranitar, Cuthulu, To The Deep. More musical events on the calendar.

DANCE: Ruby Shooz will host a "Rock & Roll" buffet dinner show on Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m., at Whittier Party House (88 Whittier Road, Gates). Tickets are $30. For more info, call 270-8856 or visit

MUSIC: Water Street Music Hall (204 N Water St.) will host the electronic event LA Union: Puerto Rico y Santo Domingo w/DJ Bonitillo, DJ Felix, DJ EJ on Saturday, March 16, at 10 p.m. Admission is $10-$15. For more info, call 325-5600 or visit

SPECIAL EVENT: The annual Antiques on Campus event will be held Saturday-Sunday, March 16-17, at Nazareth College Shults Center (4245 East Ave.). Doors open at 10 a.m. and admission is $5. For more information, call 415-9269 or visit

DANCE: Join the Tap Dance Jam Session on Sunday, March 17, 2-4:30 p.m., at Tango Café (389 Gregory St.). Admission is $5 and all ages and levels are welcome. For more information call 271-4930 or email

MUSIC: Craig Taubman and Co. will perform folk music at Temple Beth El (139 S Winton Rd.) on Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$18. For more information, call 473-1770 or visit

SPECIAL EVENT: Maple sugaring events kick off this weekend at Genesee Country Village and Museum, the RMSC's Cumming Nature Center, Helmer Nature Center, and other regional venues. For more events and details, search "maple" on our calendar of events.

MUSIC: Sunday, March 17, is St. Patrick's Day, and in honor of the Irish, will offer a ton of musical and culinary delights. The Dady Brothers will play with Galtee Mountain Boys at noon at Johnny's Irish Pub (1382 Culver Road, 224-0990,, free). Sisters of Murphy will play with Everhart Band and John Akers at noon at Shamrock Jack's (4554 Culver Road, 323-9310, and again, solo this time, at 1 p.m. at Firehouse Saloon (814 S Clinton St., 319-3832,, 21+). Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave.,, 21+) will host a St. Patty's Day Dance Party w/DJ Richie Salvaggio at 8 p.m. For more related events, visit the calendar.

ART: The Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave.) will host a new exhibit, "It Came From the Vault: Rarely Seen Works from MAG's Collection," as part of the celebration of its centennial, from Sunday, March 17, through Sunday, June 9. Admission is $5-$12, and the hours for Sunday are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 276-8900 or visit

MUSIC: The Rochester Theater Organ Society will host a show featuring Ken Double on Sunday, March 17, 2:30 p.m., at Rochester Museum and Science Center (657 East Ave.). Tickets are $15. For more info, call 234-2295 or visit

MUSIC: The Society for Chamber Music in Rochester will host a "Scandinavian Sampler" on Sunday, March 17, 7:30 p.m., at Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Ave.) Tickets are $30. More info: 377-6770,