Weekend Buzz: Nov. 17-19

We are getting you ready for the weekend with our friends from The Breakfast Buzz with Spezzano and Sandy.

Scott Spezzano, Sandy Waters and Chris Konya joined us via phone from the Buzz studios with a look at what's going on around town for this weekend.

The Weekend Buzz is every Friday at 8:20 a.m. on Good Day Rochester.


AHL Hockey: Rochester Americans vs. Hartford Wolf Pack

Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial | Rochester

11/17 7:05 pm

All Shook Up

Spencerport High School | Ogden

The rock 'n roll musical comedy

11/17 7:30 pm

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Honeoye Falls District Auditorium | Honeoye Falls

Students will be collecting items for hurricane relief efforts for the northeastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Preferred donation items include: non-perishable food items, toiletries, and baby items.

11/17 7 pm

Mata Hari and Magic

Photo City Improv | Rochester

Vintage burlesque exhibition with Bewitched Burlesque Sideshow and Magic Beyond Imagination. Featuring magicians Garrett Thomas and Kozmo.

11/17 8 pm - 11:59 pm

Skycoasters' Turkey Bash

The Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center | Rochester

"Mad Hatter Masquerade Party." Special guest Gary Lewis and The Playboys. Benefits Honor Flight Veterans. For ages 21 and older.

7:30 p.m. to midnight Nov. 17

11/17 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm


Step It Up! Cure Pancreatic Cancer Indoor 5K and Family Fun Day

Gordon Field House, Rochester Institute of Technology | Henrietta

Walk, followed by an afternoon of entertainment, raffles and activities. Proceeds benefit research efforts at Wilmot Cancer Institute

1:30 p.m. Nov. 18; registration begins at noon


Annie: The Musical

Kodak Center Theatre | Rochester

Presented by the Rochester Association of Performing Arts

11/18 7:30 pm

Disney's High School Musical Jr.

Greece Odyssey Academy | Greece

Presented by Odyssey Academy Music & Drama

11/18 3 AND 7 pm

In Another Galaxy Weekend

The Strong | Rochester

Come dressed as your favorite science-fiction character and journey to another universe. Meet actors from the 501st Legion and pose for pictures. Check out robots, mix and match sci-fi outfits in the Other Worlds Dress-Up area and test your skills at vintage arcade games. Create a foam lightsaber to take home. Get a temporary tattoo at the Tatooine Tattoo Shop.

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Oct. 18 and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Oct.

Mini Maker Faire

The Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center | Rochester

A family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, digital fabrication, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, bicycles, unique hand-made crafts, music and local food, and educational workshops and installations

11/18 9 am - 5 pm

National Organization for Women New York State Conference

Monroe Community College | Brighton

Join NOW New York for an empowering day of learning, organizing, and resistance. You will hear from elected women leaders; meet and honor local activists fighting for change; talk about the intersections of white nationalism and misogyny; help to set NOW's 2018 agenda; and take action for real change NOW

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18. Registration required. South Faculty Tower, Room 8-300

Registration Required

Preparing for the Holidays

Genesee Country Village and Museum | Mumford

Wander through the winter village to see how people got ready for the holiday season in the 19th century. Interact with the villagers as they demonstrate a variety of activities, including: soap making, candle making, wool spinning and meat preserving. You can even complete some Christmas shopping at the Flint Hill Store

11/18 10 am - 4 pm

Rage in the Cage 2

Marina Jeep Arena at the Main Street Armory | Rochester

All female fights. Proceeds of the show to be donated to the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester.

11/18 6 pm


Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic

Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial | Rochester

11/19 2 pm AND 5pm

Reverend Mother's Consequences

Italian American Community Center | Gates

An afternoon of fun and food for a great cause. Phyl Contestable's Lake House, also known to many as The Healing Place, has suffered serious flood damage recently. All proceeds will help ensure we get the house back up and running soon, and once again welcome cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.

11/19 2 pm - 6 pm

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