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Paddle and Pour Art & Music Festival is Saturday, May 25, 2024

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Join us over Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 25 from 12:00-10:00pm at our new location on North Main Street for the Town of Pittsford’s annual Paddle and Pour Art & Music Festival. We’ll have live music all day, a craft beer and wine tent featuring New York State beers and wines, plus great food from local eateries (12:00-10:00pm) – this is NOT your average festival fare!

Our live music schedule features five local bands, including a headlining performance from Rochester party band Uptown Groove! From blues to classic rock to pop, country, and dance music, there’s a performance for everybody! Check out the line-up below:

12:00-1:30pm: Peter Pitts and Friends (blues/classic rock)

2:00-3:30pm: Tobey Village House Band (rock, Motown, & Funk)

4:00-5:30pm: Acoustic Brew (pop, rock & country)

6:00-7:30pm: Hey Mabel (pop & blues rock)

8:00-10:00pm: Uptown Groove (party band)

Paddle and Pour also will feature the works of regional artists and artisans for sale, including paintings and photography of Pittsford scenes, plus live art demonstrations.   Browse (and buy from!) the following participants:

•    Crafting for my Sanity
•    Fairy Lady Press
•    Heda Creations
•    Madison’s Art
•    Mesmer Bees
•    Pamela Moon
•    Pittsford Art Group 
•    Pittsford Fine Art 
•    Pittsford UPSTAIRS Gallery 
•    Pour and More by Jody
•    SynGap Productions
•    TOTL Photography 

Kathy Armstrong, Maureen Church, and Kathleen Warren, members of Pittsford Fine Art, will be painting “En Plain Air” scenes at the Pittsford Fine Art Gallery parking lot, located at 4 North Main Street.

From 12:00 - 7:00pm, we'll have plenty of activities for children and families, including mini golf, an inflatable slide, a face-to-face rock climbing wall and a giant Connect 4 and Jenga! And look out for artist Eric Jones, who will be drawing caricatures from 1:00 - 4:00pm!

 And of course, be sure to catch the exciting competition of the 2024 Pittsford Regatta!

We’ve also commissioned local artist and RIT adjunct faculty member Chris Lyons to create another limited edition Paddle and Pour Art & Music Festival poster. This year's poster features an aerial view of Schoen Place. This year's poster as well as our previous year's posters will be available for purchase at the festival.

Admission to the festival is free; food and drink is available for purchase. For complete information about the Paddle and Pour Art & Music Festival – including a complete schedule of events and updates on activities and participating artists, the beer and wine list, and food vendors, please visit  We will continue to update as the event nears - be sure to check the web page!


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Paddle & Pour Poster