Rubber ducks are prepping to flood the Erie Canal again, as the Brockport Arts Festival gears up for its 21st year. Sponsored by the Brockport Integrated Service & Community Organization (BISCO), the festival, held on Main Street in Brockport and running Saturday, August 8, through Sunday, August 9, features more than 100 artisanal vendors as well as a wine garden, live entertainment, and exhibits. Among the attractions will be a wine tasting at the Sagawa Park Big Tent, running 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; live music from Nerds In Denial from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday; and the Duck Derby, beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. The derby, a race of rubber ducks down the Erie Canal, has a $5 single entrance fee, with a $1,000 Wegmans gift card to the first duck through the finish gate, and a total of $5,000 in prizes.
The Brockport Arts Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, visit brockportartsfestival.com.