The Holiday Laser show includes favorite holiday songs played back-to-back and choreographed with dancing laser light among the stars of the Strasenburgh Planetarium sky.

1. Holiday Laser show

Holiday Laser show at Strasenburgh Planetarium, through Jan. 2, 663 East Ave, Rochester. The Planetarium's family holiday spectacular returns! Favorite holiday songs play back-to-back, choreographed with dancing laser light among the stars of the Planetarium sky. Produced at the Strasenburgh Planetarium, it's a Rochester tradition for family, friends, and out-of-town visitors. This year’s playlist includes: Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson — Rochester Pops Orchestra, It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year — Andy Williams, All I Want for Christmas — Mariah Carey, Blue Christmas — Elvis Presley, Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree — Brenda Lee and many more. For show times and tickets, visit


2. Cookie Walk

Cookie Walk: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 18, St. Patrick’s Church, 115 Maple Ave., Victor. Attendees can shop through tables of cookies, which cost $8 per pound. Proceeds will benefit Serenity House of Victor. For information: 585-489-7787.


3. ‘The Nutcracker’

“The Nutcracker”: noon Dec. 19-20, Cobblestone Arts Center, 1622 state Route 332, Farmington. The event will feature artwork for sale and raffles. Free. For information: