(Rochester, NH) - The Rochester Arts Awards will be handed out during a ceremony at The Governors Inn starting at 5:30 tonight.

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The awards will highlight the outstanding work of artists and arts groups that have contributed to the burgeoning arts scene in the Lilac City.

Among those being honored are The Artisan Gallery, Studley's Flower Gardens, Rochester Main Street, Curlie's Comedy Club, Maple Street Magnet School, Rochester Social Club, Strafford Wind Symphony, The Governor Inn, The Rochester Opera House, Holy Rosary Credit Union and Ralph DiBernardo of Jetpack Comics.

The event is open to the public.