Arts, Culture, Recreation in the Rochester New York Area | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

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Dates: 
08/24/2018
08/25/2018
08/26/2018

Location:

225 Fuhrmann Blvd. Wilkeson Point Park
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

(716) 743-9348
Time: 
Friday 4:00pm - 11:00pm Saturday 11:00am - 11:00pm Sunday 11:00am - 10:00pm

Buffalo Irish Festival

Grab your friends and family and get your green on for the annual Buffalo Irish Festival! Your toes will be tapping and your mouth will be watering as you experience Irish culture Buffalo style!! 37th Annual ethnic heritage festival, held on Buffalo's beautiful Outer Harbor. Three days of Irish food, drink, music and dance. 20+ vendors of Irish goods, crafts, and wearables. Booksellers and author signings. FREE Admission FRIDAY ONLY from 4pm to 5:30 pm in time for the Parade of Ireland's 32 Counties!! Tickets are available at all Consumers Beverage stores, Tara Gift Shoppe, and the Bisons Ticket Office.
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Dates: 
08/29/2018

Organization:

CMAC

Location:

Located at the Finger Lakes Community College Lincoln Hill Road
Canandaigua, NY, 14424
United States

Phone:

585.394.4400
Time: 
Door 6:30 pm, Performance Time 8 pm

Earth, Wind & Fire at CMAC

An Evening with Earth, Wind & Fire, live in Concert at CMAC
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560
Time: 
9 am - 12 pm

World’s Largest Fossil Dig at Penn Dixie — the #1 fossil park in the U.S.

Unearth the Unexpected and help set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the World’s Largest Fossil Dig at Penn Dixie! Admission is reduced to $5 per person and includes a commemorative shirt, fossil collecting bag, and all of the amazing Penn Dixie fossils that our guests may collect. No fossil digging experience is necessary as volunteer stewards from several community groups will be on hand to facilitate the dig. Or, invite your friends and register a team of up to ten diggers for just $40. Stay after the dig to collect fossils and enjoy food trucks at Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity to be one of the inaugural title holders in this new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ category for World’s Largest Fossil Dig!
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Dates: 
08/22/2018
08/23/2018
08/24/2018

Location:

New York State Fairgrounds
581 State Fair Boulevard
Syracuse, NY, 13209
United States

Phone:

315.487.7711
Time: 
See web site for times

The Great New York State Fair

Welcome to the Great New York State Fair Find Your Great... AUGUST 22, 2019 — SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 Syracuse, NY
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Dates: 
08/19/2018

Organization:

City of Rochester, NY

Location:

City Hall 30 Church St. Rm. 202A
Rochester, NY, 14614
United States

Phone:

585-428-5990
Time: 
12 - 7 pm

Roc Women's Fest

A festival for Women, by Women!
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Dates: 
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
08/17/2018

Location:

722 University Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585.271.2540
Time: 
Tuesday - Saturday Noon - 6 pm and Sunday Noon - 4 pm

Portfolio Showcase 2018

A Juried Show with Selected Portfolios at Image City Photography Gallery
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Dates: 
08/31/2018
09/01/2018
09/02/2018

Location:

Dansville Municipal Airport Maple Street
Dansville, NY
United States

Phone:

585-335-9470
Time: 
Gates open at 4 pm on Friday; Vendors open 10 am to dusk Fri and Sat; balloon launches at 6 am and 6 pm

New York State Festival of Balloons

Labor Day Weekend -- August 30- September 3, 2018 Dansville Municipal Airport- entrance on Maple Street Dansville, NY 14437
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Dates: 
08/15/2018
08/22/2018
08/29/2018

Location:

Ontario Beach 4799 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY, 14612
United States

Phone:

585-865-3320
Time: 
7-9 PM, except Rochester Philharmonic, that begins at 7:30 PM

2018 Concerts by the Shore Series

Providing Entertainment at Ontario Beach Park, Rochester, New York. Special Thanks to Wegmans for 29 Years of Sponsorship!
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Dates: 
08/31/2018

Organization:

CMAC

Location:

Located at the Finger Lakes Community College Lincoln Hill Road
Canandaigua, NY, 14424
United States

Phone:

585.394.4400
Time: 
Door 6:30 pm, Performance Time 8 pm

Steve Martin and Martin Short at CMAC

An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life with Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko
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Dates: 
09/08/2018
09/09/2018
09/15/2018

Location:

3760 Quaker Road
Gasport, NY, 14067
United States

Phone:

716-772-2211
Time: 
12 pm - 5 pm

Pumpkin Fiesta at Becker Farms

This is a terrific way to celebrate the harvest season! The great Pumpkin Fiesta is a fun family activity that the kids will remember and want to return to year after year. The Fiesta is every Saturday and Sunday from mid-September to the end of October. Free Live music from 1pm to 4pm. Wine, beer, hard cider and dessert wine tasting $5. Food available all over the farm and into the BRAND NEW BECKER BAZAAR! Enjoy our famous chicken bbq & ribs as well! FREE PARKING AND GENERAL ADMISSION TO THE FARM!
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Dates: 
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
08/17/2018

Organization:

Wayne County Fair

Location:

250 W. Jackson St
Palmyra, NY, 14522
United States

Phone:

315-597-1299
Time: 
varies, see website

Wayne County Fair

Come join us for old fashioned fun at the County fair. Rides, food, music and more. The annual fair is a place for families to meet old friends and make new ones. The Fair hosts over 100 commercial exhibitors and hundreds of fair exhibitors who compete in various 4-H, agricultural. and domestic competitions.
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Dates: 
08/23/2018
08/24/2018
08/25/2018

Location:

125 East Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14604
United States

Phone:

(917) 979-5175
Time: 
Time varies, see schedule

2018 New York State Women's Conference & Retreat - Seneca Falls Revisited

You're invited to the first-ever Women’s Equality Weekend. We’re here to learn, bond and reflect as we strategize our Centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment. Our conference is called Seneca Falls Revisited in tribute to the historic 1848 convention.
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