First Friday Citywide Gallery
Feeling artsy? On the first of every month, various Rochester art venues collaborate to showcase local art. Explore ceramics, photography, paintings and even poetry readings. For more information, visit
http://firstfridayrochester.org. Cost: Free.
Lupus Loop Walk
Seneca Walk. Wegmans Pavillion. 9 a.m. — 2 p.m. Walk one to three miles to make a difference in the city of Rochester. All funds go to the support of Lupus research. Local musician Marty Roberts is scheduled to perform. Cost: Free.
Community Garage Sale & Super Fleas
Rochester Public Market. 280 N Union St. 8 a.m. — 2 p.m. Bargain hunters, don’t miss this opportunity to find some great deals. If you love digging through other people’s junk, this event is for you! Cost: Free.
“Design & Happiness”
Ingle Auditorium. 8 p.m. — 9:30 p.m. Stefan Sagmeister has designed album covers for The Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, David Byrne and many more. Join your fellow students at Ingle for his stimulating lecture on design. Cost: Free.
Westside Farmers Market
St. Monica’s Church. 34 Monica St. 4 p.m. — 8 p.m. Get your hands on some fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and more. Don’t worry about missing out this time; Westside Farmers Market continues every Tuesday through October 27. Cost: throwing out last week’s pizza to make room in the fridge.
The Gaslight Anthem at Water Street
Water Street Music Hall. 204 N. Water Street. 7 p.m. If you’re into raspy yet melodic rock and roll, this is your kind of show. The opening band will be Murder by Death. Cost: $15 or $18 at door. (16+ with ID)
The Color Purple
Rochester Auditorium Theater. 885 E. Main Street. 7:30 p.m. A must-see classic based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize winner, Alice Walker. “The Color Purple” will be in town until the 11th. Cost: $30 to $60.